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I have also noticed my amps don't always turn on when switching inputs. I have to switch between inputs several times to get the amps to accept the input signal and/or turn on.

It's happened at least twice that I can remember within the past month... I'm going to keep a closer eye on this issue.
Yeah, it's a real shame because I have enjoyed the SC-1522k. It is a great receiver when it works. I'm bummed that it's only been 1.5 years and it's already developed a problem. I have another Pioneer, a smaller VSX919AHK that is 6 or 7 years old and still humming along. I will definitely be thinking twice about looking at Pioneer in the future. I'm glad I purchased the unit from Costco because the 1 year warranty from Pioneer is a joke. : /

I'm hoping the Denon X4000 holds up. And at the very least it comes with a 3 year warranty.
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Yeah, it's a real shame because I have enjoyed the SC-1522k. It is a great receiver when it works. I'm bummed that it's only been 1.5 years and it's already developed a problem. I have another Pioneer, a smaller VSX919AHK that is 6 or 7 years old and still humming along. I will definitely be thinking twice about looking at Pioneer in the future. I'm glad I purchased the unit from Costco because the 1 year warranty from Pioneer is a joke. : /

I'm hoping the Denon X4000 holds up. And at the very least it comes with a 3 year warranty.
I used to have the 1522 as well. I never had a problem with it. I sold it for $600 locally (I got lucky on this one lol). Now, I've got the X4000, which I like even more with the XT32 and SubEQ.

I wish I had waited a little bit longer, since Best Buy had the Denon 4520ci for $1000 like a month ago

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I used to have the 1522 as well. I never had a problem with it. I sold it for $600 locally (I got lucky on this one lol). Now, I've got the X4000, which I like even more with the XT32 and SubEQ.

I wish I had waited a little bit longer, since Best Buy had the Denon 4520ci for $1000 like a month ago

Good to hear you like the X4000. Mine was just delivered yesterday. I hope to have time to hook it up and play around with calibration tonight.
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I am sure this has been answered in this thread numerous times but I have people over and need a quick answer..

When I am watching a recorded movie on my DVR and it switched to a commercial it sometimes is incredibly loud. This only occurs on some commercials, not all.

I went into the receiver settings but I couldn't find a quick fix. Can someone walk me through a fix to this terribly annoying issue? Thanks in advance!

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I am sure this has been answered in this thread numerous times but I have people over and need a quick answer..

When I am watching a recorded movie on my DVR and it switched to a commercial it sometimes is incredibly loud. This only occurs on some commercials, not all.

I went into the receiver settings but I couldn't find a quick fix. Can someone walk me through a fix to this terribly annoying issue? Thanks in advance!

I think the cable providers do that on purpose, no?.
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I thought there was a setting on my SC-25 that made sure the volume never spiked? I could be wrong though..

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I am sure this has been answered in this thread numerous times but I have people over and need a quick answer..

When I am watching a recorded movie on my DVR and it switched to a commercial it sometimes is incredibly loud. This only occurs on some commercials, not all.

I went into the receiver settings but I couldn't find a quick fix. Can someone walk me through a fix to this terribly annoying issue? Thanks in advance!
Most commercials volume are higher than regular programming. I don't think there's much you can do about it.

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