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Pioneer VSX-515

Pioneer VSX-515
alaScore 79

16 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Pioneer VSX-515. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Pioneer VSX-515 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (



Pioneer VSX-515

Affordably priced 6.1-channel receiver; two component-video inputs; 110 watts per channel; bass and treble controls.

Limited connectivity options; no onscreen display.

Pioneer's entry-level, 6.1-channel A/V receiver won't sway audiophiles but certainly provides value for the money.

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (

Pioneer VSX 515


This entry-level receiver gets the job done, but the step-up model delivers a much better value for just a bit more cash.

Affordably priced 6.1-channel receiver ; Two component-video inputs ; 110 watts per channel ; Bass and treble controls

Limited connectivity options ; No onscreen display

To keep things fair, we also pitted the 515 against Onkyo's TX-SR503 receiver, and the two were more on a par with one another. The VSX-515 sounded more immediate and clear, but we were swayed by the TX-SR503's richer tonal balance, its greater...

Aug, 2005

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Pioneer VSX-515-K - (A/V Receivers)

Nov, 2006

Consumer review (

Pioneer VSX 515


i have this amp and thing about MCAC is rubbish. it has auto and manual mcac. i use it myself.

Easy to operate ; sound is excellent considering its features

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Sep, 2008

Consumer review (

Pioneer VSX 515


Great amplifier. Pioneer VSX 515 is the best in market. Its cheap and reliable. I like it very much. Because i am student so i take a student loans from bank and buy my brand new VSX 515. Its really rocks.

Great works ; Bass rocks ; Stylish and heavy duty


Aug, 2008

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Pioneer VSX 515


I hear about pioneer dvd players that these are best. For this reason i bought pioneer VSX 515. I think that this will works with blu-ray technology but its not. Any how it works with any other sub woofers. This is the first in the list of world's...

Zippy performance ; Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding

High frequency bias

Jul, 2008

Consumer review (

"excellent ease of use"


easy to use

so simple you can't mess it up ; no mass of wires behind the unit makes it easy to fit into a wall cabinet

no component switching...but then again at this price what does

Oct, 2006

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