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Pioneer VSX-822
7.7 out of 10

Pioneer VSX-822

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Reviews and Problems with Pioneer VSX-822

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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

BRDANZ04, Walmart
25 April 2015
  • Summary: It worked great for a few months. Then, the front display went out. Shortly after, the whole thing started shutting off. I use it for business. In the middle of class, it started smoking. This was a week or two after warranty expired- of course.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Bonbell, Walmart
8 February 2015
  • Summary: I was replacing my old Pioneer. I loved the HDMI ports as it made hooking up easy. The sound is great and it is nice to be able to play my Ipod tunes.
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Overall 4
4.0

Do not recommend for streaming...

Richard, Amazon
1 January 2015
  • Summary: I bought this receiver in June of 2013. I did the best I could researching AV receivers that stream Pandora and selected the Pioneer VSX-822. I regret it. The streaming for Pandora stops working anywhere between 2-6 times daily (I listen to music all day long).
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

LWJR, Walmart
15 December 2014
  • Summary: Though this receiver is not on Pioneer's current list of offerings, it's a perfect addition to our lake home stereo system. Great sound with lots of current options.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

LuckedOut, Walmart
3 December 2014
  • Summary: Clean and powerful sound. Definite upgrade to my old Kenwood receiver. Makes movies sound even livelier. Has stronger punch than my old unit, which was pretty good. Just be patient with the set-up process, especially in bringing up the menu to show up on your TV monitor (you have to press the...
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Overall 2
2.0

The receiver worked for the first 15 months, however ...

George A "Thump", Amazon
2 December 2014
  • Summary: The receiver worked for the first 15 months, however then the HDMI out stopped working. I search the Internet only to find out that this was a common problem affecting a number of the Pioneer receivers.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

VSX822k, Walmart
30 November 2014
  • Summary: Sounds great but found a lower price after ordering. Requires a TV with HMDI connection to program or get the demo program off. This a drawback. Need Internet to get firmware update.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

HoustonGary, Walmart
24 November 2014
  • Summary: It's works very well and the sounds are great! However even I can use the app to control it through air, it can not play pandora, keeping have problem in registering.
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Overall 10
10

Was a great unit, 10 weeks in it developed a problem ...

R. C. "Jack of All Trades", Amazon
25 October 2014
  • Summary: Was a great unit, 10 weeks in it developed a problem with the Display. Sent to a Pioneer Repair station and after 3 weeks, the part they received to fix it was bad out of the box. Called Pioneer Customer Service and they decided to send me a new current year model, the VSX-524-K Our Previous Pioneer...
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 10
10
Ease of setup 6
6.0

User Review

KY480, Walmart
20 October 2014
  • Summary: Setting up the receiver does take some expertise. Setting up Vtunes is easy, just follow the instructions on the web page. Setting up the remote to control other components is little tougher than expected. Still haven't mastered its programming and controls of other equipment.
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