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  1. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    As many of you should already know that receiver has 5.1 channels, but has the option to add an external amplifier via surround back RCA outputs and turn it into a 7.1 channel receiver. The thing here is that there's so many options to do it that I'm undecided and was hoping to get some advise...
  2. Pioneer
    First of all thanks for any/all responses, I hope I am in the right thread. I'm updating my home theater from a *very* old system, basic issue is that I want to be able to use the TV's speakers instead of the surround sound, preferably without the receiver being powered on. My hardware: *...
  3. Home Theater System Recommendations
    I went to BestBuy this past weekend and they had a clearance sell on the pioneer vsx-822-k for $208.00, im wandering if it's any good, and will it power up my polk audio rm6750 spekers and my def tech prosub 600?
  4. System Setup and Connection
    I recently bought "Acoustimass® 5.1 speaker system with Pioneer VSX-822K receiver" from Costco. My house has surround sound pre-wiring. I am not sure how to connect acoustimass sub-woofer to the pioneer receiver. Sub-woofer connection is in the back of the room. I opened the wallplate and it...
  5. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Picked up from Amazon for $230, $150 discount since new models released. Using 4 Bergtek HDMI 1.4 cables to connect sources and TV. Setup was pretty easy. MCACC works and does improve sound although there is no adjustment after other than bass/treble controls. Front speakers are vintage...
  6. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Amazon has the VSX-822-K discounted to $220. How good is this AVR? I know the OSD is primitive compared to Yamaha and Denon. Does the unit remember each surround setting for each input? How good is the amp section? I can't tell if it has discrete amps like Denon touts in thier adverts. The...
  7. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am hoping you smart folks can help me out. I have a Pioneer VSX-822-K with 4 Polk Audio 100w speakers and a Sub. I got a great deal on it through a friend. I am NOT using it for surround etc. I just need it to power my 4 speakers and Sub. I am using it as an audio system in my fitness...
  8. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Just saw that bestbuy was allowing a price match from amazon and newegg. Checked online saw that VSX-1122 was 150 dollars off the retail price on newegg so I called them to make sure that they had it in and that they would do it and they will. Bought the 822k about two weeks ago I think I'm...
  9. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    What are the best setting or results for the 822k, bought last week used to audessey but did the mcaac 5 times. Changed the speakers to small and turned the sub down to a quarter of the way up. Then changed the crossover to 80 HZ and ran it again it changed the speakers back to large so I...
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