yamaha rx-v679

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    Yamaha RX-V679 HLG

    Hi. Trying to set up HDR on Sky Q and passing through my Yamaha RX-V679 firmware 2.86. Sky is set to UHD 10bit, and LGOLED TV UHD deep colour on. The HDR content doesn’t not display in sky menus. Does anyone know if the AV with the firmware installed is HLG compatible? I’m thinking this is the...
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    Help with Yamaha RX-V679 playing from Ipod Touch (A1421)

    My problem is being able to play to the Yamaha from an iPod touch (A1421). This is my first ever use of Apple infrastructure and I am rather low on the learning curve. If I put the iPod on the docking station, which has speakers built and no stereo jack, in I am stuck with the sound coming...
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    LG G1 and Yamaha RX-V679; question on UHD Blurays and DTS

    Long time lurker :) Background first... then question. We've just finally moved on from our old 5y old LG 65" and bought a 65" LG G1 (what an upgrade). Other equipment is a Yamaha RX-V679 and a Sony Bluray player. Previously I had the Bluray, a Chromecast and a Beyonwiz 3-tuner recorder all...
  4. sagilo

    Yamaha RX-V679 automatically switches to default audio channel

    As I switch between the HDMI inputs, for some, the receiver switches the audio back to the default audio channel (audio 1). I've tried disabling anyconnect on my samsung tv Tried to shut down harmony hub Tried to turn off "ARC" in the receiver But neitherw worked, what does work, is turning off...
  5. ArnoldJRimmer

    Yamaha RX-V679

    Hello everyone I have the above AMP with a HDMI cable connected to HDMI Out to my LG TV on the HDMI arc connection. Everything has been working fine and all a sudden the TV now has no sound coming out the AMP. TV sound settings is set to ARC AUTO. Tried PCM etc still no sound. HDMI Cable...
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    Yamaha rxv679 loosing picture

    Hi, I'm new to the home cinema, my father in-law gave me a Yamaha rxv679 reciever, I have 7.1 set up. Sounds great, I have a definitive sound cube sub and tannoy SFX speakers (not the best but sound good for the price) however it keeps loosing it's picture and it goes to a black and white fuzzy...
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    Yamaha RX-V679 auto setup Q

    I just upgraded my old Yamaha RX-V565 to a much newer, but used, RX-V679 for the extra digital & wireless options. I've always had pretty good results using the YPAO microphone auto-setup (this is my 3rd Yamaha AV receiver) but on this one my 5 mini speakers keep changing to "large" and the sub...
  8. deesta

    Yamaha RX-V679 + PS4. How to get Dolby TrueHD etc?

    Hi I have been upgrading my speakers for my surround sound system so have been playing with the settings on my amp, trying to get the sound as good as possible. I have a PS4 (HDMI) to amp but I only ever get PLIIx or Neo6 when playing bluray or Netflix etc. Should I be looking at the settings...
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    Audio Choppy using Optical with Yamaha RX-V679

    With Disney plus I wanted to watch shows in Dolby Vision using Xbox One. Since this receiver does not support Vision, I connected optical from xbox to receiver, and used hdmi direct to tv. I noticed that sound will now skip seemingly randomly. Sometimes it will go a few minutes before it chops...
  10. deesta

    Yamaha RX-V679 settings (sub issue)

    Hi all I've had my 679 for a couple of years now and recently upgraded my speakers to a Q Acoustics set-up with 3050 floorstanders, 3010 rears, 3090C centre. All was good and set up using the YPAO mic no problem. I've just added a Jamo sub so wired in up and settings set on the sub. YPAO set...
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    Yamaha RX V679 + Mission LX2 setup

    After a lot of deliberation I opted for Yamaha to go along with the Mission LX2 speakers. As a complete novice to speaker set up etc I am looking for any and all help to get this set up. I’m happy to spend a bit more and get good quality speaker wiring but I would like to know what to buy and...
  12. Generaltso78

    Getting Yamaha v679 reciever settings/volume to appear on tv

    I have a yamaha rx-v679 and an 2017 lg oled paired with an xbox one x. I was using the hdmi passthrough on the reciever but I have found that I much prefer the dolby vision to the hdr10 when viewing through my xbox. The problem is that the yamaha receiver does not support dolby vision through a...
  13. brendanmclark

    Question RXV 679 HDMI Control

    Hi, so I have an Apple TV connected to my Receiver, which then outputs to 4 surround speakers for audio, then to a Samsung TV for the video. I want to enable the HDMI control on all of them so if I were to (for instance) switch on the Apple TV, the receiver and TV would turn on. Now I managed...
  14. Rasmus

    Problem with sound setup on Yamaha RX-V679

    Hi all I have a Yamaha RX-V679 receiver with Triangle Esprit Gaia speakers. Sound is awesome when playing vinyls, record player connected to Audio 2. But from all other digital inputs, sound is really muffled. Spotify, TV, PS4 and PC. Same for all. Only vinyl works. Also, there is a...
  15. orchidist

    Question Yamaha RX-V679 Connect to TV Converter Box

    Hi, I am trying to get away from DISH. I have a Panasonic TV Monitor that only has component connections. Currently the DISH receiver is connected to the receiver via component video and L/R audio cable to AV1. I connected the TV converter to the same connections which resulted in video only...
  16. redgolfdom

    Yamaha RX-V679

    Hi, I have an rxv679 at the moment for my surround sound. I have just bought an LG b7 ready for my xbox one x in a couple of weeks but I'm worried about what it will be able to pass through. I know it's 4k, and I have also read that it's had an update for HDR, but does this also support all...
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    Yamaha rxv679 party mode issue

    Hi I'm having issues with my Yamaha RXV679, I have an extra zone running 4 ceiling speakers in my kitchen and the primary zone is used for 5.1 surround for my TV this is used mostly through my PS4 using an HDMI1 into the AV amp from the PS4 and the HDMI out to the TV. I have set up 7ch + 1 zone...
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    Question Yamaha RX-V679 not seeing TV

    Had my system all setup and played xbox then went to switch back to TV but the sound have stopped working. I've tried all kinds of setting but nothing. It seems to just doesn't see the TV anymore. However, it won't stop seeing the xbox even when I unplug it. Also, it calls the xbox a xbox...
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    Beginner Set Up Issues

    Hi Guys, please go easy, total beginner here. I was given a Humax free-view play box (FVP-4000T) for Christmas last year. over the course of last year i bought a Yamaha RX-V679 powering a pair of Chorus 714 tower speakers and a matching Chorus centre speaker. i have the intention of adding a...
  20. Wick

    Yamaha rx-v679 HDMI pass-through

    Just purchased the RX-V679. I have a FiOS HD cable box with HDMI attached to my Panasonic TV. Will the v679 pass HDMI signal to TV if the receiver is powered off? Most of the time I would prefer not to use the receiver and only turn it on for the occasional movie. Or will I have to get a HDMI...
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