Yamaha's latest 11-channel power amplifier offers serious amounts of power to drive your Atmos home cinema system, but it also adds in the ability to bridge the front channels to add even more grunt to your two-channel music. What's not to like?
The CX-A5200 is a replacement for the long-running CX-A5100 processor and adds some better audio components and also changes some of the inputs available. The big updates are new DACs and a new power transformer, as well as the addition of Surround:AI to the Cinema DSP HD3 processing for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio formats.
PROMOTED: Immersive 3D Sound with the Yamaha YAS-109 Soundbar
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Take your home cinema experience to new heights with sound that comes from above as well as all around you. The YAS-109 features DTS Virtual:X – immersing the audience in exhilarating 3D surround sound from a single bar solution.
The RX-A3080 is the latest flagship AV Receiver from Yamaha for 2019. It includes Surround:AI technology but does it offer enough new features and an improved sound over previous models? Let's find out in our in-depth video review.
What's a good replacement for the Yamaha AX1 AV Receiver?
The Yamaha AX1 is a redoubtable AV Receiver but was released prior to the explosion in HDMI connections so it is lacking in that department. What modern day AVR would make a worthy replacement? Let us know.
Can you help a member decide on an AV Receiver upgrade from a Denon X2300W to a 9 channel receiver. They were set on the Denon X4400H but are being swayed toward a Yamaha. Does anyone have experience of both?
The soundbar market remains huge but there has been a definite trend to greater immersive audio support, especially Dolby Atmos and more single box units with the subs built-in. So here's our selection of the best buys.
What's the best AV receiver for 4K and 5.1 surround?
Not everyone can, or even wants to, accommodate a speaker set up with overhead speakers for the likes of Dolby Atmos or DTS:X so which AVR or processor is best for 'simple' 5.1 surround whilst also supporting Ultra HD video?
What are the best crossover and speaker settings for bass management?
Most, if not all, AV amps and receivers now incorporate some form of bass management. In many instances this management allows a user to determine the point at which lower frequencies are sent to the speakers and subwoofer via crossover settings but how do you go about it? Come and join the discussion.
Are you looking for a boost in your multichannel audio experience but are satisfied with your speakers and AV Receiver/Processor? If so a power amp might just give your system a boost but what are the alternatives? Come and join the discussion.
Forum Topic: Have AV Receivers gone down the wrong road?
by Mark Hodgkinson
One AVForums member is getting the impression that we're paying for features on AV Receivers that we don't really need and would like to see stripped down offerings available with accordingly lower price-tags. Do you agree?
Yamaha announce new AV Receivers with Dolby Vision & HDR 10
by Mark Hodgkinson
Yamaha's new range of affordable AV Receivers cover all the bases with support for 4K, HDR, Dolby Vision, Atmos, DTS:X and integration with MusicCast - Updated with pricing.
Yamaha announce new MusicCast adapter
by Mark Hodgkinson
Yamaha has announced an addition to the MusicCast family, with the new WXAD-10, nicknamed the MusicCast ADD. This small profile adapter allows you to add the benefits of MusicCast to your existing system.
The way we listen to music has fundamentally changed and with the rise of music streaming services the biggest growth market is in wireless speakers and multiroom systems. These are our favourite wireless speakers.