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Pioneer-vsx822k.33587499
8.6 out of 10

Pioneer VSX822K

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Reviews and Problems with Pioneer VSX822K

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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 4
4.0
Ease of setup 2
2.0

User Review

Firozdesai, Walmart
9 March 2014
  • Summary: Failed in just 3 days. 30 minutes to get first person for tech support. Frustrated and returned it. HDMI out port failed. Remote is too complicated to handle. iOS app doesn't work most of the time.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

floaterguy, Walmart
7 February 2014
  • Summary: alto this unit offers a lot for the hdmi folks there is little for analog owner with needs for audio outs for vcr's ,cassette recorders etc. I tried to contact Pioneer for suggestions and received no response. I WAS a long time pioneer customer, but no longer..... Walmart is excellent about returns.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Ease of setup 2
2.0

User Review

LANMan1, Walmart
4 February 2014
  • Summary: Although there are analog connectors available for some components, such as DVD, CD, and TV, there are 6 HDMI-in connectors and 1 HDMI-out. The speaker connectors are fiendishly difficult to use. They are packed tightly together, you have to insert into a small opening, then screw down the terminal. Not fun - for 5 speakers it took me 30 minutes with a lot of do-overs. The sub-woofer uses an RCA-type jack, thank goodness.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Ease of setup 2
2.0

User Review

LANMan1, Walmart
4 February 2014
  • Summary: Although there are analog connectors available for some components, such as DVD, CD, and TV, there are 6 HDMI-in connectors and 1 HDMI-out. The speaker connectors are fiendishly difficult to use. They are packed tightly together, you have to insert into a small opening, then screw down the terminal. Not fun - for 5 speakers it took me 30 minutes with a lot of do-overs. The sub-woofer uses an RCA-type jack, thank goodness.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Ease of setup 2
2.0

User Review

Nodon, Walmart
25 December 2013
  • Summary: The instructions are on cd which requires you to print. The instructions are awful complicated and our not useful. I went on line and printed out "how to connect a AV receiver" a generic blog and connected my 822k. Remote control is poorly designed button are to small.............
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Overall 4
4.0

Didn't work at all as discribed

Elliot Wortman, Amazon
21 December 2013
Overall 4
4.0

You will want to chuck the remote against a wall

M. M. Sheffield, Amazon
7 August 2013
  • Summary: I knew within 15 minutes of plug-in that I would have to return this receiver. Pioneer failed on the interface. Small example: the volume level of the unit doesn't show up on your TV when adjusting. And the remote control is awful. You have to hit the "receiver" button before almost any command other than volume or it doesn't know which device you're trying to talk to. The sound was OK as far as I could tell.
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