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  1. Todd Anderson

    Affordable High-End Performance: Yamaha's AVENTAGE RX-A4A 7.2-Channel Receiver, a Full Review!

    You don't need to drop $3K-plus on an AV receiver to ignite home theater magic. Sure, if the purse strings are loose, have at it. But if money matters and the budget has restrictions, rest easy because grin-inducing performance can be had with gear costing half as much or less than a flagship...
  2. Todd Anderson

    Taking Yamaha's Latest Flagship for a Sonic Test Drive: RX-A8A AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Review!

    The AV receiver market has never been healthier or more exciting, as the industry's biggest names are entering 2022 with highly competitive gear stocked throughout their model ranks. Having cleansed the ills of 2020's HDMI chip issues with workable solutions, the landscape is loaded with the...
  3. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha Refreshes Its AVENTAGE AVR Lineup with Loads of Tech, All-New Look

    (May 23, 2021) Competition in the AV receiver market is heating up, and Yamaha is flexing its collective muscle with a re-tooled AVENTAGE receiver lineup. The company recently revealed the series’ top three models – the 7.2-channel RX-A4A, 9.2-ch RX-A6A, and 11.2-ch RX-A8A – all of which offer...
  4. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha Becomes the Next Big Name to Host Auro-3D Technology

    (May 20, 2021) Marantz and Denon are no longer the only large-scale brands to offer Auro-3D in the North American market. Today, Auro Technologies has announced its platform will be available on select Yamaha 2021 AVENTAGE AV Receivers. According to Auro, Yamaha’s 11-channel RX-A8A and...
  5. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha Reveals RX-V4A and RX-V6A Next-Gen Receivers

    (August 26, 2020) Locked and loaded to meet the demands of 8K video and advanced High Dynamic Range formats, Yamaha has unveiled two new-look RX-V receivers. Complete with fresh external design elements and cutting edge internal tech, these affordable receivers offer forward-thinking performance...
  6. R

    Generated test signals with LFE channel contents?

    So... I tried some searches here, but perhaps my search-foo is not strong. My problem (or "opportunity" ;) ) revolves around the fact that I am trying to use REW with my Yamaha CX-A5200 pre/pro... which under normal circumstances refuses to output anything on the SW output(s) if there is...
  7. Custom made home theater.

    Custom made home theater.

  8. Tight Living Room in Texas

    Tight Living Room in Texas

    My living room is an exercise in how to get good sound using solid, long-lasting components. The heart of the system is a pair of Infinity RS-3000 speakers I was given when we got married. I had to refoam them a few years back, but they still sound great. I picked up a JBL CSS10 sub a few weeks...
  9. Old School Meets New Two Channel Stereo System

    Old School Meets New Two Channel Stereo System

    Yamaha A-S701 Integrated Amplifier Yamaha CD-S300 CD Player Audio-Technica AT-LP7 Turntable / Ortofon 2M Blue Shiit Mani Phono Preamp Shiit Modi 3 D/A Converter Chromecast Audio running optical through Shiit Modi 3 Klipsch RP-600M Bookshelf Speakers Pangea Audio DS400 Speaker Stands (filled) SVS...
  10. J

    Purchasing Advice Needed Yamaha Aventage Line or outlaw 976

    So I recently purchased a 4K TV and with it comes time to update my old Outlaw 990 Processor. Still works, just time for an upgrade. I have a 7 channel 200 W amp, so I really don't need power. Budget is around $1,000 Could go $1,200 but no more. I have sort of settled on either going with...
  11. Todd Anderson

    CEDIA 2018: Yamaha Previews Its Future CX-A5200 Pre/Pro and MX-A5200 Amp

    CEDIA 2018: Yamaha Previews Its Future CX-A5200 Pre/Pro and MX-A5200 Amp (September 10, 2018) Yamaha used CEDIA’s high-profile stage to officially reveal two future AVENTAGE flagship models: the CX-A5200 Preamplifier and the MX-A5200 Amplifier. Priced at $2,699.95 and $2,899.95...
  12. cgramer

    Yamaha R-N803 or Outlaw RR2160?

    I'm looking to replace my ancient Pioneer SX-680 stereo receiver with something current. I plan to use at least one, but most likely two subwoofers in my system, so a solution that has built-in bass management is crucial. After doing my research, I've narrowed my choices down to the two models...
  13. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha’s 2018 AVENTAGE RX-A 80 AV Receivers Feature Next-Gen AI and More

    Yamaha’s 2018 AVENTAGE RX-A 80 AV Receivers Feature Next-Gen AI and More (Yamaha) (May 14, 2018) Yamaha says it’s “revolutionizing the home theater experience” with a bundle of advanced technologies embedded in its new AVENTAGE badged RX-A 80 Series of Network AV receivers. This year’s...
  14. W

    REW with asio4all on Yamaha will not work...

    REW with asio4all on Yamaha will not work. My old AV-Receiver Onkyo and REW with asio4all worked well! Now the new AV-Receiver Yamaha RX-A2070 does not accept a signal to HDMI 5.1 via asio4all. It only works in stereo, when I will send a Center signal the Receiver don´t play this signal. Signal...
  15. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A870 AV Receiver Review

    Modern flagship AV receivers are loaded to the brim with tempting technologies. Most offer relatively robust power capabilities, up to 11 – sometimes 13 – channels of processing, top-flight digital to analog conversion chips, and modern immersive sound technologies such as Dolby Atmos and...
  16. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3070 AV Receiver Review

    It’s always fun to unwrap a new flagship receiver, especially when it’s stamped with a Yamaha badge. Three years ago, I had the privilege of taking the company’s revolutionary RX-A3050 AVR for an Atmos test drive and it literally blew the doors off my reference home theater. Much has...
  17. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A870 AV Receiver Unboxing!

    To read a FULL review, click here: https://www.avnirvana.com/threads/yamaha-aventage-rx-a870-av-receiver-review.1870/
  18. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3070 AV Receiver Unboxing!

    To read a full review of the RX-A3070, click here!
  19. Todd Anderson

    Yamaha Poised to Launch First DTS Virtual:X Product (YAS-207)

    Yamaha Poised to Launch First DTS Virtual:X Product (YAS-207) (Yamaha/DTS) (June 11, 2017) Immersive sound is easily one of the most impactful audio technologies of the last decade, and both Dolby and DTS continue to find ways to deliver an immersive experience to a wide range of consumers...
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