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Yamaha RXV640

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by cunnas, Feb 3, 2004.

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  1. cunnas

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    Hi all
    Does anyone know if the Yamaha RXV640 AV Receiver is any good? I want a receiver for around £350 - Richer Sounds are doing it for about £317. Is it any good? The main thing that attracts me is it has 4 optical in sockets which I need. Anyone have any other recommendations?

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    I've used it and the older 620 for company and personal work and like them a great deal. In an absolute sense they are a little softer than some of the competition (Pioneer) especially in stereo but the effects steering is very good and although the power does drop a bit when all 6 channels are running, it isn't low on grunt in a normal size room. Build is generally very good as well. You might want to look at the DSPAX version that does without the radio but is cheaper.
     
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    Superfi have the next one up, the 740 for £350!!
     
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    Unless you desperately need a AM/FM tuner with you Amp, go for AX640SE and is only £280 at RS. I think this unit won the best buy award in the What Hi-Fi 2003 awards for AV receivers under £500.
     

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