Summary: The Pioneer VSX-LX52 is an expensive investment — we've seen 50in plasma televisions cheaper than this receiver. You can certainly get more powerful and equally versatile products from different manufacturers at lower prices, but if you're serious about home entertainment you'll see the reason why...
Summary: Pioneer's VSX-LX52 is a very well kitted out home theatre receiver. It's very well made from high quality components and offers a very versatile choice of setup options for a huge range of speaker configurations.
Pros: High quality design and construction, precise adjustment options, iPod/iPhone compatibility, great SD video upscaling
Cons: Expensive, more powerful options available for a similar price