Yamaha Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Yamaha R-N803 Stereo Receiver Gets YPAO http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-r-n803-stereo-receiver/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-r-n803-stereo-receiver/#respond Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:33 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-r-n803-stereo-receiver/
Yamaha just announced their most expensive stereo receiver, model R-N803. The $800 unit is the first network Hi-Fi receiver with YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer) technology. Previously reserved for high-performance home theater components, YPAO tunes speaker response to produce the best possible sound for the specific room in which the R-N803 will be enjoyed. […]]]>
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Yamaha R-N303 Stereo Receiver Joins MusicCast Family http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-r-n303-stereo-receiver/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-r-n303-stereo-receiver/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:00:43 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-r-n303-stereo-receiver/
Yamaha just introduced the R-N303 network Hi-Fi stereo receiver that is loaded with wireless connectivity including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay and DLNA. In addition, it features Yamaha MusicCast wireless multiroom technology that distributes music throughout the house to other MusicCast-enabled products — including Yamaha AV receivers, sound bars, and speakers — all controlled wirelessly from an app […]]]>
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Yamaha Introduces Affordable YAS-207 Sound Bar with DTS Virtual:X http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-yas-207-sound-bar/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-yas-207-sound-bar/#respond Tue, 13 Jun 2017 03:23:35 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-yas-207-sound-bar/
Yamaha announced the new YAS-207 sound bar with wireless subwoofer for $300. It will be the first to incorporate DTS Virtual:X for immersive 3D surround sound. This new post-processing virtualization technology developed by DTS Inc. can move sounds around and above the listener even though it is coming from only one speaker. DTS Virtual:X also up mixes any […]]]>
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Yamaha RX-V683, V583, V483, V383 A/V Receivers Debut http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-rx-v-83-receivers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-rx-v-83-receivers/#respond Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:36:34 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-rx-v-83-receivers/
Yamaha just announced four affordable 4K home theater receivers for spring 2017 priced from $300 to $650. The new models include the 7.2-channel RX-V683 and RX-V583, as 5.1-channel RX-V483 and RX-V383. The higher the number, the better the model. The new RX-V583 and RX-V683 AV receivers incorporate the Enhanced CINEMA DSP sound field program that […]]]>
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Yamaha NS-SW050 & SW100 Subwoofers Under $200 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-ns-sw050-sw100-subwoofers-200/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-ns-sw050-sw100-subwoofers-200/#respond Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:01:33 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-ns-sw050-sw100-subwoofers-200/
Yamaha just released the NS-SW050 and NS-SW100 powered subwoofers, which claim to provide clean and punchy bass tones at under $200 a piece. Both incorporate proprietary Twisted Flare Port technology, an innovation that has revolutionized speaker design. Each offers 50 watts of output power, but the NS-SW100 includes a 10-inch cone and features a 25-180 […]]]>
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Yamaha MusicCast to Add Amazon Alexa Voice Control http://www.ecoustics.com/news/yamaha-musiccast-amazon-alexa-voice/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/yamaha-musiccast-amazon-alexa-voice/#respond Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:06:59 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/yamaha-musiccast-amazon-alexa-voice/
Arriving with a firmware update Fall 2017, Yamaha is upgrading its MusicCast wireless multiroom audio products to respond to voice-commands via Amazon Alexa. Although most A/V products are compatible with Amazon Echo Dot, the firmware will enable extra “skills” in addition the regular features available via Bluetooth. Devices can then be connected by simply saying, […]]]>
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Yamaha BD-S681 & BD-A1060 Blu-ray Players Upscale 4K http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-4k-blu-ray-players-2016/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-4k-blu-ray-players-2016/#respond Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:26:50 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-4k-blu-ray-players-2016/
Yamaha today announced its BD-S681 and higher-performance AVENTAGE BD-A1060 Blu-ray Disc players, both of which employ advanced 4K Ultra HD upscaling technology to turn 1080p HD source material into crystal clear images for today’s premium big-screen 4K televisions. Both models have built-in Wi-Fi networking to access BD Live extra features on supporting Blu-ray Discs. The Wi-Fi Direct feature allows the […]]]>
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Yamaha WX-010 Wireless MusicCast Speaker for Small Rooms http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-wx-010-wireless-musiccast-speaker/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-wx-010-wireless-musiccast-speaker/#respond Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:33:02 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-wx-010-wireless-musiccast-speaker/
Yamaha today announced their most affordable and smallest in-home MusicCast wireless speaker for $200. The new WX-010 works in conjunction with over 30 Yamaha speakers and components for effortless whole-home, wireless audio. The almost 7-inch tall WX-10 employs an ingenious driver configuration with a 3.5-inch woofer and 1-inch tweeter on the front, complemented by dual opposing passive radiators on […]]]>
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Yamaha Announces YSP-2700 Sound Bar with 7.1 Surround & MusicCast http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-ysp-2700-sound-bar/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-ysp-2700-sound-bar/#respond Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:52:50 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-ysp-2700-sound-bar/
Sound Bar Combines True 7.1-Channel Surround Sound with Wireless Multiroom Versatility Yamaha today announced the YSP-2700 MusicCast Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer that delivers true 7.1-channel surround sound with remarkable presence, detail and clarity, plus the freedom afforded by wireless multiroom audio streaming. It replaces the YSP-2500 sound bar I reviewed last year, but costs $200 more for […]]]>
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Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A 60 Series AV Receivers Add MusicCast http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-aventage-rx-a60-receivers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-aventage-rx-a60-receivers/#respond Tue, 17 May 2016 17:22:49 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-aventage-rx-a60-receivers/
Yamaha today announced six new premium AVENTAGE RX-A 60 Series network A/V receivers, priced from $650 to $2,200. These new home theater receivers are said to be crafted with the highest-quality components that are obsessively matched and engineered using short signal path runs, painstakingly grounded circuit boards and secure anchoring by a sturdy frame-and-beam chassis design, all to provide […]]]>
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