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Published on May 20th, 2016 | by Gary Johnson


Yamaha reveals new range of receivers for 2016

More people are turning to surround systems to compliment their HD TVs, and Yamaha are one of the leading companies that produces quality AV receivers with the company revealing a new range for 2016.

Yamaha has revealed some new hardware that includes the entry model RX-A660 that replaces the RX-A550, but have yet to provide pricing for the new models but is expected to be more expensive but having some extra specs to compensate.

These five new models will all come with 4k Ultra HD support along with HDR, and will also support Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D sound formats. The most expensive model will also feature Cinema DSP HD technology that brings two extra channels at the back of the speaker configuration that produces Cinema DSP effects for added clarity.

Yamaha’s new receivers also feature the company’s Total Purity Concept circuitry design that uses fully discrete power amplifiers, independent analogue and digital power supplies and a high-quality volume control integrated circuit.

There is also YPAO room calibration software in all five models but the RX-A3060 has the added benefit of 64-bit and 3D sound processing. All come with built in Wi-Fi along with Bluetooth, both input and output for streaming audio to headphones or speakers.

The company has stated that all five new models will be released just before the IFA event taking place in Berlin that kicks off on September 2nd.

Do you plan to purchase a new AV receiver this year?

About the Author

has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. He also has a love for smartphones and loves spending time with his family.

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