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Yamaha Black 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver - RX-V675

Abt Model: RXV675BK | UPC Code: 027108944401
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Yamaha Black 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver, Model RXV675BK

Key Features:

  • 7-channel powerful surround sound
  • 105 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 2 ch driven)
  • 90 W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2 ch driven)
  • HD Audio format decoding: Dolby ® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™
  • Dolby Digital Plus® and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio™
  • Full discrete amp configuration
  • Pure Direct for pure Hi-Fi sound quality enjoyment
  • Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels
  • Low jitter PLL circuitry helps optimize sound imaging
  • Assignable amplifiers for front speaker bi-amp connection
  • Intelligent assignable amplifiers for Surround Back Front Presence or Zone 2
  • FLAC or WAV 192 kHz/24-bit audio playback

Features:

  • Total Purity Concept for the Finest Sound Quality
    The Total Purity Concept, which Yamaha has been cultivating for many years, encompasses high drive amp technology, high purity pre-amplification, anti-vibration technology and independent pure power supplies. All models have a fully discrete power amplifier that helps to minimize distortion. They also adopt independent pure power supplies, allowing dedicated power supplies for the analog and digital circuitry to prevent digital noise from affecting analog circuitry. The anti-vibration heatsinks are designed to suppress vibration from transistors and sound pressure. Independent power supplies for the DACs are designed to further eliminate noise on certain models. Down to every detail, these AV receivers are designed with full emphasis on the highest possible sound quality
  • Extensive Audio Codec and Format Support
    This AV receiver is compatible with many audio formats such as Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™. They are also compatible with FLAC/WAV 192 kHz playback. You will enjoy excellent Blu-ray Disc™ sound quality and other types of high resolution sources
  • 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
  • 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
  • SCENE for One-touch Start
    Pressing a SCENE button powers on the AV receiver and selects the input source and DSP mode. You can reset the buttons for different sources by selecting a source and DSP mode, then pressing a SCENE button for more than three seconds
  • 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
    • *All connected devices must be HDMI CEC compatible. Some CEC compatible TVs/players may not work
  • 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
    • *Some models don't support album art display
  • 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 Google Play to control power on/off and volume, select input and DSP modes and operate other functions from an iPhone® or Android devices. You can also use in as many as 23* different languages and customize the interface by hiding unused icons and renaming functions. A tablet version is also available
    • *As of Spring 2013
  • 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, Pandora® and Rhapsody®, and operate your system via WebBrowser Control. The AV Controller App (from iTunes App Store or Google Play) lets you control various functions from your iPod®, iPhone®, iPad® or Android devices
  • MHL® (Mobile High-Definition Link) Support for High Quality Video and Audio
    MHL provides easy, direct connection of compatible mobile phones and this AV receiver. Playback of up to 1080p video and multi-channel audio from the phones is supported. The receiver also charges the connected phone. Play, Stop and other basic operations can be controlled from the remote control
  • 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 eight languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese and can be displayed over both normal and 3D pictures
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 dialogue 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
  • New Virtual CINEMA DSP for 7.1-channel Surround Sound
    New Virtual CINEMA DSP provides virtual 7.1-channel surround sound from only front speakers (2.1-channel), with no need for rear speakers. Using new 24 kHz HRTF (Head-related Transfer Function) technology, it creates a rear sound field that is extremely spacious, natural and powerful
  • 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 Control takes care of this by separating the low subwoofer frequencies cleanly, thus stabilizing the front stage while providing a well-balanced enhanced bass sound
  • ECO Mode Lowers Power Consumption by 20 Percent*
    Yamaha’s new ECO mode reduces power consumption by about 20 percent. It can be set from the top of the GUI menu
    • *Compared to power consumption when ECO mode is off (Yamaha measurement)
  • Selectable Auto Power Down
    Auto Power Down lets you save energy by selecting to turn off the power after two, four, eight or 12 hours
  • Low Standby Power Consumption
    Yamaha makes its receivers eco-friendly with a low standby power consumption of 0.1 W in IR Standby mode (3 W in HDMI Standby Through mode, 3 W in Network Standby mode)

Specifications:

Amplifier Section

  • Channel: 7.2
  • Rated Output Power (1kHz, 2ch driven): 105 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
  • Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven): 90 W (8 ohms, 0.09% THD)
  • Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 130/170/200/240 W

Surround Sound Processing

  • CINEMA DSP: Yes (3D)
  • DSP Programs: 17
  • Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes
  • Dialog Level Adjustment: 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

Audio

  • 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

  • 4K Pass-through & 4K Upscaling: Yes
  • HDMI 3D passthrough: Yes
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • HDMI upscaling: Yes (Analog to HDMI / HDMI to HDMI)
  • Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync: Yes

Connectivity

  • MHL Support: Yes
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • DC Out: Yes

Extensive Connection

  • HDMI CEC: Yes (SCENE, device control)
  • HDMI Input/Output: 6 (front 1) / 1
  • USB Input: iPod/iPhone/iPad, USB memory, portable audio player
  • Network Port: With access to vTuner Internet radio service, Pandora®, Rhapsody® and DLNA 1.5 Compatible.
  • Front AV Input: HDMI (MHL support)/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

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

  • Standby Power Consumption (IR only): =0.1 W
  • Auto Power Standby: Yes
  • ECO mode: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

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

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 22.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 28 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Air PlayYes
ColorBlack
Channels7.2
Watts Per Channel90
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityOptional
Satellite Radio ReadyYes
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD/Pro Logic IIz/Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio/DTS Neo:6
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Composite, Coaxial, Optical, Analog Audio, USB, Ethernet
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Analog Audio, Component Video, Composite Video, Headphone
THX CertificationNo
HDMI Outputs1
USB Ports2
Height6.75
Width17.13
Depth14.33
Weight (lbs)22.1
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.6

(based on 70 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (42)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (51)
  • Great sound quality (37)
  • Good audio (28)
  • Good power output (28)
  • Simple controls (27)

Cons

  • Difficult to set up (6)
  • Confusing remote (5)
  • Confusing / bad remote control (4)
  • Runs hot (4)
  • Poor interface (3)

Best Uses

  • Home theater (36)
  • Large rooms (21)
  • Movies (21)
  • Living room (18)
  • Multiple rooms / whole house (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (38), Movie enthusiast (35), Practical (25), Audiophile (21), Technically challenged (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (65)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Technologigical Marvel

About 20 years ago I brought home what I considered a state-of-the-art high quality Yamaha RX-V890 Stereo Receiver to build a home theater system around. It was absolutely wonderful until it got slowly left...Read complete review

About 20 years ago I brought home what I considered a state-of-the-art high quality Yamaha RX-V890 Stereo Receiver to build a home theater system around. It was absolutely wonderful until it got slowly left behind as the technology changed. Shortly after getting a Satellite Receiver, a Smart HDTV and a Blu-Ray Disc Player, it became apparent that my trusty Receiver didn't have the proper connectors to take advantage of my new equipment. Reluctantly I decided to replace it and naturally chose Yamaha. While I didn't want to accept lower quality, I also didn't want to break the bank, so I did a bunch of research and decided on the Yamaha RX-V675. All I can say is that all those people who give it good grades for easy set-up must be WAAAY more tech savvy than me. As another reviewer stated, a hard copy User's Manual would have made things much simpler, and I really think that the people at Yamaha could use help in simplifying the instructions. On the other hand, this unit is far more technologically advanced than I gave it credit for. It will still take me some time to become proficient, but all the effort really paid off. The sound quality may be even better than I had before and I've got it working with my Smart TV, Blu-Ray, Sony 400 Disc CD Changer, Sony DVD/VHS Player/Recorder, and a Yamaha Double Cassette Deck Player/Recorder. The speaker setup is my old 5.1 system, but with the included high tech speaker setup, the sound is much better balanced with a resulting smoother sound. My appreciation of this Receiver grows exponentially as I learn to use it. I did purchase the YWA-10 Wireless Connector to connect to my wireless home computer network to be able to stream media and provide firmware updates. This setup was a NIGHTMARE and only got accomplished after several days of frustrated cursing followed by an extended phone conversation with a very knowledgeable and courteous Yamaha Tech rep. Unless I am a complete moron, the instructions are atrocious.

Bottom line is that I love this receiver and would gladly recommend it to anyone with the caveat of being prepared to spend some time learning how to hook it up and use it. The sound quality is magnificent and I am thrilled to own it.

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RX-V675 Reciever

I have no problems with the receiver, it's knowing the terms used when they explain the input and outputs of the unit. I found in the back of the manual 2 pages with terms...Read complete review

I have no problems with the receiver, it's knowing the terms used when they explain the input and outputs of the unit. I found in the back of the manual 2 pages with terms and their meaning that helped. Does not come with wi-fi or bluetooth. wish it had AC plug in's, so when you turn it off, the equipment plug in would turn off also. My other receiver had this and lasted over 15 years before it went bad. So far the receivers been working well with my TV and other equipment. installed. Still learning more and more the things it's able to do. The more you play with it the more you start to understand how it works and controls with the remote.

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5.0

Big bang for the buck

By 

from Minneapolis, Minnesota

About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Larger Rooms
    • Living Room
    • Movies
    • Television Shows

    More features available than I use right now so there is plenty of room for me to advance into without having to upgrade soon.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Just what I wanted

    By 

    from Denver

    About Me Audiophile

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Interfaces Well With TV

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Movies
      • Surround Sound Solution
      • Television Shows

      Makes TV and movie watching more enjoyable

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      • No

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      5.0

      Unbelievable Quality for Price

      By 

      from Northern Virginia

      About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

      Pros

      • 'bang For The Buck'
      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Intuitive Controls
      • Thundering Bass

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Movies
        • Surround Sound Solution

        I got this receiver on a 'black Friday' type sale close to the holidays. I honestly can't believe the quality of the product I got for the money. It replaced an older Denon receiver that easily cost 4X the price and I didn't drop an ounce of sound quality, and moved to HDMI interfaces.

        Granted, I'm not the type of audiophile that sits there with acoustic measuring devices testing the entire spectrum of audio signals, but I do appreciate good quality, and when I upgraded my theatre room to this receiver, it was a fantastic move. I STILL can't get over the quality of this receiver for the price it runs.

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        • No

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        3.0

        RX-V675 Reciever

        By 

        from Pearland Tx

        About Me Practical

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Good Remote
        • Interfaces Well With TV
        • Intuitive Controls

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          I have no problems with the receiver, it's knowing the terms used when they explain the input and outputs of the unit. I found in the back of the manual 2 pages with terms and their meaning that helped. Does not come with wi-fi or bluetooth. wish it had AC plug in's, so when you turn it off, the equipment plug in would turn off also. My other receiver had this and lasted over 15 years before it went bad. So far the receivers been working well with my TV and other equipment. installed. Still learning more and more the things it's able to do. The more you play with it the more you start to understand how it works and controls with the remote.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Best buy

          By 

          from Chennai, India

          About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Energy Efficient
          • Thundering Bass

          Cons

          • Poor Interface

          Best Uses

          • Living Room
          • Movies
          • Surround Sound Solution

          I am very happy with this product and will recommend it to others. I had some trouble finding a matching speakers within my budget and finally settled with Cinema 300.

          I expected the receiver to play video content from my hard drive but it didn't even bother to read anything from the disk as it was NTFS formatted. I can play mp3 from my thumbdrive though. I would like to see some updates in regarding NTFS and HD video playback.

          The anyconnect feature works well with my TV enabling me to use one remote for volume control.

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          5.0

          Great receiver, excellent capabilities!

          By 

          from Green Bay, WI

          About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Replaced a repeatedly failing "other brand" receiver which I regret purchasing, will stick with Yamaha from now on. 3rd yamaha receiver I own and all still working perfectly.

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            • No

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            4.0

            A nice step up in my AV receiver

            By 

            from Dallas, TX

            About Me Audiophile, Tech Savvy

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Energy Efficient

            Cons

            • Confusing Remote

            Best Uses

            • Movies
            • Surround Sound Solution
            • Television Shows

            My interest in Yamaha audio began with my purchase of tha excellent A-S500 integrated amp, based on a review in a partucular U.K. magazine. When I saw the big price drop on the RX-V675 I just had to go for it to replace my not-too-old Onkyo. While the Onkyo has a much better remote, the Yamaha wins in every other category, and the Yamaha iPhone app makess up for that deficiency with extra features. With my Onkyo remote I could control my LG TV, DirectTV, and Sony BD player with a single programmable remote, which I cannot do with the Yamaha remore or the iPhone app. The Internet music apps are better than the Onkyo's, except that there is no native Spotify app on the Yamaha. However you can always use AirPlay to play Spotify or anything else from an iPhone. We're moving into a new house in 2 months and I add the Yamaha BD-677 player and a Yamaha Sound Bar for the other TV. I am really sold on the iPhone apps that Yamaha has cooked up.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Awesome Receiver

            By 

            from South of Mason Dixon Line

            About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Living Room
              • Movies
              • Surround Sound Solution

              Got it for a steal on a black friday deal. Paired it with some good speakers. It sounds phenomenal. The coolest thing for me is the iOS app for my phone. I can start music in the morning from my bed. :-)

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              5.0

              Awesome Receiver

              By 

              from Tennessee

              About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Good Remote
              • Intuitive Controls
              • Thundering Bass

              Cons

              • Takes Time To Setup

              Best Uses

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

              Awesome receiver for listening to music or as a home theater system. Can be used from 2 ch. to 7.1 ch. It does take some time to setup correctly. But with the available one touch buttons you only have to go through this one time. Then you can select Blu-ray DVD, TV, Net where you have several options or Radio and you have your settings for each saved to these buttons so you can go from listening to music to watching your favorite movie with the push of one button on the remote.

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              5.0

              A Fabulous System Upgrade

              By 

              from Sonoma County, CA

              About Me Audiophile, Practical, Tech Savvy

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Energy Efficient
              • Interfaces Well With TV
              • Intuitive Controls
              • Ipad App Is Great

              Cons

              • Remote Buttons Small

              Best Uses

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

              This is now the "brains" of my home audio/TV/Movie system and it does everything I want, and more. The iPad App is the best feature. Love the internet connectivity and the ability to have different audio sources in the two zones.

              Only complaints are minor. Buttons on the remote are tiny and controlling Zone 1 and Zone 2 isn't as straightforward as I'd like. There's also a delay between Zone 1 and 2 when both are playing same source.

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              Yamaha Black 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver

              Yamaha Black 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver

              Discontinued


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