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    Yamaha MX-A5200 11-Channel Power Amplifier Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Yamaha MX-A5200 11-Channel Power Amplifier Review
    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?  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha CX-A5200 11.2 AV Processor Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Yamaha CX-A5200 11.2 AV Processor Review
    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.  
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  • Home AV Thread

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    PROMOTED: Immersive 3D Sound with the Yamaha YAS-109 Soundbar

    by Promoted Content Poster
    PROMOTED: Immersive 3D Sound with the Yamaha YAS-109 Soundbar
    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.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Yamaha adds new A-S series integrated amps to website

    by Andy Bassett
    Yamaha adds new A-S series integrated amps to website
    Yamaha quietly unveils its latest A-S series of integrated amplifiers and adds them to its website with barely a whisper of a fanfare.  
  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha YAS-209 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha YAS-209 Soundbar Review
    The Yamaha YAS-209 is the company's latest soundbar, with virtual DTS:X and built-in Amazon Alexa, making it a fully-functioning smart speaker with more immersive sound.  
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  • Home AV Article

    PROMOTED: 10 Reasons to love MusicCast

    by AVForums
    PROMOTED: 10 Reasons to love MusicCast
    Yamaha want to give you 10 reasons why you should consider a MusicCast system in your home cinema or Hi-Fi system.  
  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha RX-A3080 AV Receiver Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Yamaha RX-A3080 AV Receiver Review
    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.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha RX-A1080 AV Receiver Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha RX-A1080 AV Receiver Review
    The Yamaha RX-A1080 is the latest addition to the company's AVENTAGE line-up of AV Receivers. It's got Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and MusicCast but is the addition of Intelligent Sound enough of an upgrade?  
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  • Home AV News

    Yamaha announces YAS-109 and YAS-209 budget soundbars

    by Andy Bassett
    Yamaha announces YAS-109 and YAS-209 budget soundbars
    Joining Yamaha’s wide range of soundbars later in the year will be the company’s recently announced affordable YAS-109 and YAS-209.  
  • Hi-Fi Article

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    Munich High End 2019 Show Report

    by Ed Selley
    Munich High End 2019 Show Report
    The biggest and best Hi-Fi Show in the world rolls around again in a blaze of chrome, telephone number price tags and pork product.  
  • Home AV News

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    Yamaha to add AirPlay 2 and eARC to audio products

    by Andy Bassett
    Yamaha to add AirPlay 2 and eARC to audio products
    Joining an expanding list of manufacturers, Yamaha is ready to add AirPlay 2 and eARC to a range of its home audio products.  
  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Soundbar Review
    Yamaha's MusicCast BAR 400 promises a solid soundbar and subwoofer combo, with support for DTS Virtual:X surround sound and multi-room audio. But how does it perform?  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 Soundbar System Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 Soundbar System Review
    Yamaha's BAR 40 is a great soundbar with DTS Virtual:X and multi-room functionality, but add the SUB 100 and MusicCast 20 speakers and you've also got a great multi-channel system.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Yamaha MusicCast 20 and 50 Wireless Speakers Review

    by Ed Selley
    Yamaha MusicCast 20 and 50 Wireless Speakers Review
    Yamaha has launched their latest generation of MusicCast speakers, adding a selection of new functionality - is this the multiroom to take on all comers?  
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  • Home AV News

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    Yamaha 2018 MusicCast Speaker, Soundbar & AV Receiver Range

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Yamaha 2018 MusicCast Speaker, Soundbar & AV Receiver Range
    Yamaha's 2018 MusicCast line-up features two new wireless speakers, two new soundbars, a wireless subwoofer and a range of affordable AV Receivers. Of course Amazon's Alexa is also on-board  
  • Home AV Thread

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    Why isn't ARC working with my Samsung TV & Yamaha AV receiver

    by AVForums
    Why isn't ARC working with my Samsung TV & Yamaha AV receiver
    Audio return Channel (ARC) can be a very handy feature but it's not always the most reliable or predictable thing. Can you help a member solve their ARC woes with their Samsung TV and Yamaha AVR?  
  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha RX-A3070 9.2 AV Receiver Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Yamaha RX-A3070 9.2 AV Receiver Review
    Yamaha's new RX-A3070 flagship AVR looks just like the last two models so is it any different and does it still excel? Let's find out...  
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  • Home AV Thread

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    What's a good replacement for the Yamaha AX1 AV Receiver?

    by AVForums
    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.  
  • Home AV Thread

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    Yamaha or Denon 9 Channel AV Receiver?

    by AVForums
    Yamaha or Denon 9 Channel AV Receiver?
    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?  
  • Home AV Thread

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    What are the best crossover settings for surround sound?

    by AVForums
    What are the  best crossover settings for surround sound?
    What's the advisable best crossover settings.in terms of a fairly routine AV Receiver and satellite speaker set up?  
  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Yamaha WX-010 Wireless Speaker Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha WX-010 Wireless Speaker Review
    Yamaha's entry-level MusicCast wireless speaker makes a handy little addition to a multi-room system or a even a useful stereo pair.  
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  • Home AV Thread

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    Suggestions for basic AV Receiver?

    by AVForums
    Suggestions for basic AV Receiver?
    Nowadays, AV Receivers are so chock full of features it's difficult to remember all the capabilities but what AVR would you suggest for a bit of basic 5.1?  
  • Home AV News

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    Best Soundbars

    by Steve Withers
    Best Soundbars
    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.  
  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha YAS-107 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha YAS-107 Soundbar Review
    Yamaha's YAS-107 is their latest entry-level soundbar and not only offers a refined performance and a decent price but also useful options when it comes to installation.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Yamaha RX-A870 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha RX-A870 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Review
    Yamaha's RX-A870 is the latest mid-range addition to their AVENTAGE line of AV Receivers but, in a competitive market place, does it do enough to distinguish itself from the competition?  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Yamaha R-N803D Network Receiver Review

    by Ed Selley
    Yamaha R-N803D Network Receiver Review
    The RN-803D is a stereo amplifier but this is only scratching the surface of what it can do, so is this the best specified amp under a grand?  
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  • Home AV Thread

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    What's the best AV receiver for 4K and 5.1 surround?

    by AVForums
    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?  
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    What are the best crossover and speaker settings for bass management?

    by AVForums
    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.  
  • Home AV Thread

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    What is the best value 7-channel power amplifier?

    by AVForums
    What is the best value 7-channel power amplifier?
    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.  
  • Home AV Article

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    Forum Topic: Have AV Receivers gone down the wrong road?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Have AV Receivers gone down the wrong road?
    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?  
  • Home AV Article

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    Forum Topic: Does Dynamic Range Compression (DRC) preserve reference volume?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Does Dynamic Range Compression (DRC) preserve reference volume?
    When should you use DRC (Dynamic Range Compression) settings - is it just for late night listening or should DRC be applied at anything below reference?  
  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Yamaha WXAD-10 MusicCast Adapter Review

    by Ed Selley
    Yamaha WXAD-10 MusicCast Adapter Review
    The WXAD-10 promises to make any system smart, so is this the perfect way to spread Yamaha's MusicCast message?  
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  • Home AV News

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    Yamaha announce Dolby Vision HLG updates for 2016 AV receivers

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Yamaha announce Dolby Vision HLG updates for 2016 AV receivers
    Yamaha is rewarding existing customers with firmware updates to select 2016 AVR's, with Dolby Vision, HLG, TIDAL and Deezer all scheduled for 2017.  
  • Home AV News

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    Yamaha announce new AV Receivers with Dolby Vision & HDR 10

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Yamaha announce new AV Receivers with Dolby Vision & HDR 10
    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.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Yamaha announce new MusicCast adapter

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Yamaha announce new MusicCast adapter
    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.  
  • Home AV News

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    Amazon Alexa coming to Yamaha MusicCast line-up in 2017

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Amazon Alexa coming to Yamaha MusicCast line-up in 2017
    Amazon's Alexa voice assistant capability will be added to forty of Yamaha's MusicCast products, including support for multiroom via soundbars, AV Receivers and wireless speakers.  
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    Yamaha RX-A3060 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Yamaha RX-A3060 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review
    Yamaha's latest flagship AV Receiver has 9 channels of amplification, can process 11.2 channels for Dolby Atmos and has a few new tweaks and some UK sound tuning.  
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  • Home AV Article

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    Best Buy Soundbars of 2016

    by Steve Withers
    Best Buy Soundbars of 2016
    We choose our favourite soundbars of 2016 with prices to match all pockets and a host of features, including some models that support Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.  
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    Best Buy AV Receivers of 2016

    by Steve Withers
    Best Buy AV Receivers of 2016
    We take a look at the best AV Receivers we've reviewed this year, with all of them offering immersive audio, cutting-edge features and state-of-the-art room equalisation.  
  • Hi-Fi Article

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    Best Wireless Speakers

    by Steve Withers
    Best Wireless Speakers
    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.  

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