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

User Review

josephjr, Walmart
23 August 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 4
4.0

Serious HDMI Switching Problems

127.0.0.1 "Zeldar", Amazon
18 June 2014
  • Summary: I have had this unit for almost a year. When I first got it, I hooked up all of my HDMI devices to the receiver and then the receiver to my wonderful Vizio 55" TV. I ran through the sound calibration using the microphone, and off I went.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Overall 4
4.0

Pandora Doesn't Work

RonD, Amazon
4 December 2012
  • Summary: Spent an inordinate amount of time trying to get the Pandora feature to work. Finally called Pioneer this morning. Was told that the feature DOES NOT WORK at this time and that a firmware addressing the issue will be released in 30 days or so.
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