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Yamaha 7.2 Channel Black AV Home Theater Receiver - RX-V673

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90W Per Channel/ 4K Pass-Through And Upscaling/ 6 HDMI Inputs And 1 Output/ Versatile Zone Control/ AirPlay And AV Controller App/ YPAO Reflected Sound Control/ Front Panel USB Digital Connection/ Discrete Amp Configuration/ Black Finish
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Yamaha 7.2 Channel Black AV Home Theater Receiver, Model RXV673BL

Versatile speaker options include 7.2ch surround, front presence, Bi-Amp main speakers or independent Zone 2 operation. Yamaha AV Controller App provides simple network control in either Zone. Use advanced YPAO (RSC) auto calibration and sophisticated Graphic User Interface to expedite setup and ensure accuracy. Expand Apple® connectivity with AirPlay® and versatile USB input for iPad®. Enjoy ECO mode today and 4k video up-scaling for next generation super-high resolution displays. Refined digital processing for an enriched audio video experience.

Key Features:

  • 7-channel powerful surround sound (90W per channel)
  • Discrete amp configuration and Pure Direct
  • Network functions such as AirPlay and AV Controller app
  • 4K Pass-Through and upscaling for next-generation high resolution images
  • High quality video processing with precise deinterlacing
  • Front panel USB Digital Connection for iPod, iPhone and iPad
  • HDMI (6 in [1on front])/1 out) with 3D and Audio Return Channel
  • YPAO Reflected Sound Control (R.S.C.) sound optimization for automatic speaker setup
  • Dialogue Lift and Dialogue Level Adjustment for natural dialogue and vocals
  • Newly designed preset remote unit
  • Versatile Zone control such as Zone 2 on/off and control on front panel
  • Advanced multi-language GUI on-screen display with album art
  • HDMI front panel input for devices such as camcorders and digital cameras
  • ECO mode operation for about 20% less power consumption

Features:

4K Pass-Through and Upscaling Supports Latest High Resolution Video Formats
This AV receiver's HDMI input/output supports 4K video image pass-through. It also can perform 4K upscaling to boost a lower resolution image to super high-def resolution. This ensures compatibility with the latest super high resolution video formats.

HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel
3D means the receiver can handle 3D signal data. The Audio Return Channel function enables data to be sent and received via the same HDMI cable, so you can hear the sound from the TV via a single HDMI cable, with no need for an extra optical cable.

High Quality Video Processing with Edge Adaptive Deinterlacing
In ordinary deinterlacing, pixels in areas of movement are interpolated by upper and lower ranges. This causes jaggies in diagonal lines. Edge adaptive deinterlacing detects the direction of the line and interpolates the pixels optimally.

Network Functions
This AV receiver provides a variety of network functions that enable you to access more sources and also enhance operation. You can connect the receiver to a PC to enjoy Internet Radio and operate your system via Web Browser Control. The AV Controller app (from iTunes App Store or Android Market) lets you control various functions from your iPod, iPhone, iPad or Android phones.

AV Controller App for Easy, Convenient Operation
This AV Receiver lets you use the Yamaha AV Controller app that is downloadable from the iTunes App Store or Android Market to control power on/off and volume, select input and DSP modes and operate other functions from an iPod, iPhone, iPad or Android phones. A tablet version is also available.

AirPlay Allows Streaming Music to AV Receiver
This AV receiver supports AirPlay, which means they can accept wireless music streaming from iPod touch, iPhone or iPad, as well as from iTunes on Macs or PCs. This makes it easy to enjoy music from your mobile devices or computer on your home theater system. You can use view metadata such as song title, artist name as well as album art* via AV receiver's on-screen display.

YPAO-R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) Sound Optimization
YPAO-R.S.C. analyzes room acoustics and measures various speaker characteristics, then calibrates audio parameters to achieve optimum sound. It employs Reflected Sound Control to correct early reflections for studio-quality sound. It also provides DSP Effect Normalization, which varies the CINEMA DSP parameters according to the reflected sounds.

USB Digital Connection for iPod, iPhone, and iPad on the Front Panel
A USB port on the front panel allows convenient connection of an iPod/iPhone/iPad, which also charges when connected. Because the digital signal from the iPod/iPhone/iPad is transmitted directly to the AV receiver, there is no signal loss or interference, so you enjoy the best possible sound quality. In addition, you can use the receiver’s remote control unit to operate the iPod/iPhone/iPad music playback functions.

Advanced Multi-Language GUI On-Screen Display
Yamaha’s latest Graphical User Interface has a high resolution display with clear, easy-to-use menus and also includes a selectable Status Bar that shows input source, volume level, DSP mode and audio format. The GUI provides a choice of seven languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and Chinese, and can be displayed over both normal and 3D pictures.

Intelligent Amp Assign
Intelligent Amp Assign automatically assigns amplifier channels to certain speakers, depending on what functions are selected. For example, in a 7.1-channel system, when Zone 2 is off, all 7.1 channels will be used in the Main Zone. However, when Zone 2 is on, power to the two Surround Back channels will be directed to the two speakers in Zone 2, and the Main Zone will receive 5.1 channels of power. Similarly, when CINEMA DSP 3D is on, the two Front Presence speakers will be powered and not the two Surround Back speakers. When CINEMA DSP 3D is off, this situation is reversed. Thanks to Intelligent Amp Assign, there’s no need to switch the speaker cables on the rear of the receiver—one more way Yamaha makes your life a little easier.

SCENE for One-Touch Start
Pressing a SCENE button powers on the AV Receiver and selects the input source and DSP mode. You can re-set the buttons for different sources by selecting a source and DSP mode, then pressing a SCENE button for more than three seconds.

HDMI Front Panel Input
In addition to the large number of HDMI inputs on the rear panel, there is also one on the front panel. This gives you a convenient way to quickly plug in a digital camera or camcorder for highest quality pictures.

Input Selection in HDMI Standby Through Mode
When the AV receiver is in HDMI Standby Through mode, the input source (Blu-ray™ Disc player, game console, etc.) for viewing on the monitor can be changed via the remote control. There’s no need to turn on the AV receiver in order to switch sources.

HDMI CEC for Easy Operation
Another benefit of HDMI is the availability of CEC functionality. When the unit is connected to a CEC compatible TV, it will turn on and off together with the TV, and you can use the TV remote to control the volume. CEC also provides advanced functionality with other components. For example, you can use the receiver’s remote unit to control player functions like Skip and Stop. 

HD Audio with CINEMA DSP 3D and Virtual Presence Speaker
CINEMA DSP 3D provides a wide, high and dense sound field. HD Audio format decoding lets you enjoy HD Audio sources. Virtual Presence Speaker delivers 3-dimensional sound without actual use of presence speakers.

Subwoofer Trim for Improved Sound Imaging
The Subwoofer Trim control enhances the low frequencies by avoiding overlap with the front speaker output. This will result in a cleaner, more focused sound stage while providing a seamless frequency response. When subwoofer frequency overlap occurs in conventional systems, the overall sound is “pushed” toward the subwoofer. Subwoofer Trim takes care of this by separating the low subwoofer frequencies cleanly, thus stabilizing the front stage while providing a well-balanced enhanced bass sound.

Dialogue Lift and Dialogue Level Adjustment for natural dialogue and vocals
Dialogue Lift raises the sound of dialogue from the center speaker to a position in the center of the screen. Newly developed virtual dialogue lift achieves dialogue lift function even without the need for presence speakers. Dialogue Level Adjustment lets you control the volume of the vocal sound, so you hear movie dialogue and music vocals at the ideal level for clear, comfortable listening.

Compressed Music Enhancer
When music is encoded into a digitally compressed format like MP3, the frequency response suffers. Yamaha’s Compressed Music Enhancer employs sophisticated digital signal processing using exclusive algorithms to restore what was lost, so the music always sounds the way it should.

Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
Adaptive DRC automatically adjusts the dynamic range of the sound according to the volume level. This ensures that you hear clear dialog and vocals, and all sound effects at comfortable levels. There is no need to adjust the volume level as you listen; everything from whispers to big explosions will be heard clearly and comfortably at the same volume setting. It also tones down loud TV commercials, and is ideal for low-volume, late-night listening, when you do not want to disturb others.

ECO mode lowers power consumption by 20%
Yamaha’s new ECO mode reduces power consumption by about 20%. It can be set from the top of the GUI menu. 

Versatile Zone Control

  • Zone 2 on/off and control on front panel 
  • Zone sleep and system sleep 
  • Remote input/output 
  • Programmable +12V trigger output

Audio Features

  • 7-channel powerful surround sound 
    • 90W per Channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09 % THD, 2 ch driven) 
    • 105W per Channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 2 ch driven) 
  • HD Audio format decoding: Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio; Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio 
  • Discrete amp configuration 
  • Pure Direct for pure HiFi sound quality enjoyment 
  • Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels 
  • Low jitter PLL circuitry helps optimize sound imaging 
  • Assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection

Specifications:

  • Amplifier Section
    • Channel: 7.2
    • Rated Output Power (1kHz, 2ch driven): 105W (8ohms, 0.9% THD)
    • Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz , 2ch driven): 90W (8ohms, 0.9% THD)
    • Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 130/170/200/240W
  • Surround Sound Processing
    • CINEMA DSP: Yes (3D)
    • DSP Programs: 17
    • Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes
    • Virtual Presence Speaker: Yes
    • Dialogue Lift: Yes (no presence speakers required)
    • SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP: Yes
    • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
    • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
    • Dolby Pro Logic IIx: Yes
    • DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
    • Dialog Level Adjustment: Yes
  • Audio Features
    • Pure Direct: Yes (with video on mode)
    • YPAO sound optimization: Yes (R.S.C)
    • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control): Yes
    • Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting: Yes
    • Bi-amp capability: Yes
    • Audio Delay: Yes (0-500 ms)
    • 192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels: Yes (Burr-Brown)
  • Video Features
    • HDMI 3D passthrough: Yes
    • HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
    • Component upconversion: Yes (A/V Only)
    • HDMI upscaling: Yes (Analog to HDMI / HDMI to HDMI)
    • Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync: Yes
    • 4K Pass-through & 4K Upscaling: Yes
  • Extensive Connection
    • HDMI Input/Output: 6 (front 1) / 1
    • HDMI CEC: Yes (SCENE, Device Control)
    • USB Input: iPod/iPhone/iPad, USB Memory, Portable Audio Player
    • Network Port: With access to vTuner Internet Radio service and DLNA 1.5 Compatible.
    • Front AV Input: HDMI/USB/Composite
    • Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical: 2 / 0
    • Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial: 2 / 0
    • Analog Audio Input/Output: 4 / 1
    • Component Video Input/Output: 2 / 1
    • Composite Video Input/Output: 5 (front 1) / 1
    • Preout: Subwoofer (2 x mono)
    • Headphone Output: 1
  • Connectivity
    • AirPlay: Yes
  • Tuner Section
    • FM/AM Tuner: Yes
  • User Interface
    • On-screen display: Graphical User Interface
    • SCENE: SCENE (4 sets)
    • App Control: Yes (iPhone/iPad/Android phone/tablet)
    • Web Browser Control: Yes
    • Remote Control Unit: Yes (Preset)
  • Zone Control
    • Zone 2 Audio Output: Line output
    • Powered Zone: Zone 2
    • +12V Trigger Output: 1
    • Remote (IR) Input/Output: 1/1
  • General
    • ECO mode: Yes
    • Standby Power Consumption (IR only): ≤ 0.1W
    • Auto Power Down: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6-3/4"
  • Width: 17-1/8"
  • Depth: 14-3/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 22.5 lbs
  • Shipping: 27.56 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Two Years Parts and Labor
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Air PlayYes
ColorBlack
Channels7.2
Watts Per Channel90W
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS-HD Master Audio,
Input ConnectorsHDMI, USB, Front AV, Optical, Coaxial, Analog Audio, Component Video, Composite Video,
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Analog, Component, Composite, Headphone
HDMI Outputs1
USB Ports1
Height6-3/4"
Width17 1/8"
Depth14?3/8"
Weight22.5 lbs
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years
  

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Pros

  • Interfaces well with TV (5)
  • Good audio (4)
  • Easy to set up (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Movies (4)
    • Large rooms (3)
    • Living room (3)
    • Surround sound solution (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Movie enthusiast (3), Practical (3)
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    5.0

    Purchase was perfect for us

    By JoC

    from Lindenhurst, IL

    About Me Practical

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Interfaces Well With TV

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Living Room

      The two step on/off set up took a bit of getting use to but we have it now.

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      4.0

      Good priced quality Receiver

      By Paul Soucek

      from Glenview, IL.

      About Me Tech Savvy

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      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Interfaces Well With TV

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Living Room
        • Movies
        • Surround Sound Solution
        • Television Shows

        This is the centerpiece of my home theater system and zone 2. Good sound, easy set-up, nice interface Blah blah blah. The COOLEST part is the smart phone (iphone for me) interface which is the best thing since sliced bread. You can download it now just to play with it. This is what a Receiver Remote should be. Great for Pandora radio too.

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        5.0

        Outstanding!

        By 1096

        from Bartlett, Il

        About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Energy Efficient
        • Good Remote
        • Interfaces Well With TV
        • Thundering Bass

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Larger Rooms
          • Living Room
          • Movies

          I am really glad I finally updated my system! World of difference!

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          3.0

          Set-up More Complicated than Expected

          By Nickels

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

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          Pros

          • Interfaces Well With TV

          Cons

          • Confusing Remote
          • Difficult To Set Up

          Best Uses

          • Larger Rooms
          • Movies
          • Surround Sound Solution

          I understand why the manual isn't in print form (over 150 pages), but it sure would be nice to have it in front of you while you setting up, and later for reference.

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          Delivery was scary fast; unit arrived undamaged.

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          5.0

          A product that has it all.

          By robbie

          from Waterford, Michigan

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          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Good Remote
          • Interfaces Well With TV
          • Intuitive Controls

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Larger Rooms
            • Movies
            • Smaller Rooms
            • Surround Sound Solution
            • Television Shows

            Easy to hookup to accessories.

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            Yamaha 7.2 Channel Black AV Home Theater Receiver

            Yamaha 7.2 Channel Black AV Home Theater Receiver

            UPC Code: 027108941219
            Discontinued


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