You may have heard about the Yamaha RX-V479 AV receiver for your home theater system. This article will briefly review this receiver.
This is an impressive AV receiver with great features and superior sound quality. It also adds HDCP 2.2 copy protection for 4K video, Bluetooth and WiFi. Available at an optimum price, this 5.1 channel AV receiver was one of the top 5 channel receivers in 2015.
While the Yamaha RX-V479 does not seem a lot different from the earlier 477 version, this will change significantly when you look at the rear of the 479 receiver. HDMI becomes the dominant connection format and analog withers away. This receiver gives you about 3 analog inputs and 3 digital inputs. Dotting the top of the receiver are 6 HDMI inputs and 1 output. The 479 is also well equipped to handle 4K video if you do decide to upgrade your TV.
It has about 80 watts per channel and this means that it has enough juice to power a decent set of speakers in a small or medium size room. Also, Yamaha has come up with a remote that is simpler to use than that of prior models.
This AV receiver also has a pretty good set of Internet streaming options with vTuner, AirPlay, Pandora, and Spotify all included. It is also compatible with MusicCast.
This 5.1 channel receiver boasts a painless setup process. Also, for calibration, it uses Yamaha’s tried and tested YPAO calibration system. You can plug in the included calibration microphone and the receiver sends out a series of test zones, which it uses to calibrate your system. In a few minutes, your new AV receiver is pretty much ready to roll.
It has impressive sound quality and packs a punch with your home theater system. Movies as diverse as Jurassic Park and Godzilla storm their way into your living room with this AV receiver. Also, it works well with music too, providing both depth and detail.
This receiver supports the latest HDMI standards, as well as 3D video signals. It also has built-in Wi-Fi and Wireless Direct.
You can connect this receiver to a Mac or PC and also have two-way control of Internet radio, Pandora and Spotify. You can also control various functions from your iPhone, iPod, iPad or Android phones and tablets.