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Pioneer-vsx822k.33587499
8.3 out of 10

Pioneer VSX-822

Great Deal: $359.99

Reviews and Problems with Pioneer VSX-822

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

User Review

josephjr, Walmart
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: Fm reception is poor.could not tune in any of the stations i listen too.my old onkyo got them all.bass and tremble controls only work if you are using large speakers.the set up micrphone set my speakers as large and the subwoofer at 23 feet away. The sub is 6 feet and i have a matched system of 4 inch speakers. you cannot set the subwoofer at 120 which yamaha recommended to with their suwoofer.high pitched when playing cds.returning for credit.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Sound quality 10
10
Ease of setup 2
2.0

User Review

Roman1001, Walmart
24 June 2014
  • Summary: This receiver works only if you have hdmi`s. Very hard to set it up...you have no control over ipad/iphone...God forbit if you have RCA cable to setup...you have input but no signal will go to your tv with the hdmi output....acording to them, what goes in, need to go out....
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Sound quality 10
10
Ease of setup 6
6.0

User Review

dynlub, Walmart
24 May 2014
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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