Summary: Sent it to Pioneer for check up. Heat light always coming on causing it to shut down. Came back not repaired. Tried 2 of my other receivers in the same spot in case it was a speaker, they worked fine. Now stuck with a $300 paper weight. How can a company in today's market survive with customer service of that caliber. Upgrade it I'LL even pay the difference I do not care. but give me some options at least. It was 4 months old and croaked.
Summary: No audiophile but I love this receiver. Very easy to use and I downloaded the free app for my iPhone so it is easy to control from the couch. (Sidenote: why won't vendors make apps their first priority and just include remote controls for backup support? So much better.) Only problem I've run into so far: when connecting a Comcast DVR to the SAT/CBL port (or any HDMI port) it won't read the signal at first. The TV just displays "No signal; check connections.
Summary: Very frustrating receiver. When I would change channels on the DirecTV, it would black out often times when it tried to go to the new channel. I would have to toggle the Pioneer Receiver from the SAT/CBL throughput to another one, such as DVD and then goe back to SAT/CBL to get the receiver to process the change in channel.
Summary: My receiver quit working after 4 months, and when i called customer service, they told me to bring it to a repair shop an hour away. Maybe I'm old fashioned! But I expect a quality brand to send a replacement and a return label. If your product is quality, then warranty replacements should be rare enough that you can suck up the cost on the occasional replacement.