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Yamaha Offers The Best Seat In The House at CEDIA 2004

–Audio/Video, Music Storage and Distribution Offerings
Add Depth to Already Potent Home Theater Lineup–

INDIANAPOLIS–Yamaha Electronics Corporation, the leader in digital audio and video technologies, announces the arrival of new components this week at CEDIA 2004 that will enhance the total home theater experience. The debut of the next-generation RX-V1500 and RX-V2500 A/V receivers with YPAO (Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer) technology; the DVX-S650, a stylish CinemaStation DVD home theater system equipped with YPAO technology; the next generation PDM-5520 55-in. plasma display and the DVD-C750, an affordable high-performance universal DVD changer with DCDi progressive scan providing digital audio and video excellence to any level of home theater enthusiast.

Yamaha will also be showcasing MusicCAST, the system that led the wireless music storage and distribution revolution; the DPX-1100, a third-generation DLP projector with the high-performance Texas Instruments HD2+ DMD chip; and the company’s second-generation LCD projector, the LPX-510, an advanced LCD projector that offers improved film-like picture, all of which continue to demonstrate Yamaha’s commitment to providing digital entertainment solutions throughout the entire home.
The RX-V2500 (130W x 7) and RX-V1500 (120W x 7) feature powerful 7-channel amplification (9-channel output possible) and employ Yamaha’s Digital ToP-ART (Total Purity Audio Reproduction Technology) design concept to maximize digital sound quality, with several operation modes that provide short, direct signal paths for even greater sound clarity. For true audiophiles, a Pure Direct Switch provides the highest-quality stereo sound reproduction. A Night Listening Enhancer ensures that all programs, including Dolby Pro Logic IIx, sound natural at lower volume levels. Superior picture quality is provided by component video up-conversion, HDTV (720p/1080i) compatibility and a wide range of video bandwidth. and YPAO, Yamaha’s proprietary parametric room acoustic optimization technology.
Yamaha continues to offer the most innovative technology at every possible level. Next in line is the DVX-S650, a complete home theater solution equipped with YPAO technology to automatically configure the system’s stylish five-satellite-speaker package and 130W subwoofer. This slim unit incorporates a Progressive Scan DVD player that features an imbedded high-performance 5.1 channel 55Wx5 amplifier that features built-in Dolby Digital, Dolby ProLogic II and DTS decoders.

The DVD-C750 is Yamaha’s first universal progressive scan DVD changer, and features SACD and DVD-Audio playback. A 108MHz/12-bit video DAC provides a high resolution picture for a smoother, film-like image when viewed on a HDTV or large screen.
MusicCAST system is capable of storing an entire family musiccollection in one location, and is able to broadcast any song at any time into different rooms at the touch of a button acting like a high-tech jukebox. The latest member of the MusicCAST family, MCX-C15P in-wall Client with in-wall amplifier and MCX-A10 traditional desk-top Client can both access all the music stored on the main MusicCAST Servers’ (MCX-1000) 80 GB upgradeable hard disc drive via the built in wireless (802.11b/g network) or CAT-5 wiring. With the introduction of MusicCAST system, Yamaha sparked the wireless audio revolution in whole-house music distribution and storage by providing the industry’s first wireless, wired, in-wall home music system capable of playing high-quality music in up to 8 independent locations.
The DPX-1100 is centered on Texas Instruments’ DMD device, HD2+, which uses narrow mirror gaps to improve contrast and is capable of delivering 1080i or 720p HDTV resolutions with a 1280×720 16:9 native aspect ratio for a true widescreen image. It is equipped with a motorized powered iris control, which greatly enhances focusing and gives the image a more three-dimensional feel.
The LPX-510 is an advanced LCD projector that offers improved film-like picture quality due to enhanced brightness and contrast, easy quiet operation, flexible installation and true 16:9 HDTV compatibility. At the heart of the LPX-510 are three 720×1280 high-definition LCD panels that can display a 16:9, high-contrast widescreen image on a large screen. Linear color balance technology corrects color irregularities at each of 640 points on the screen for multiple gradients ranging from dark scenes to bright scenes.

All of Yamaha’s offerings can be seen during the CEDIA 2004 show at Yamaha’s booth (#424), Indianapolis Convention Center, beginning September 10.
For more information, write Yamaha Electronics Corporation, P.O. Box 6660, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9105; email infostation@yamaha.com; or visit www.yamaha.com/home
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About Yamaha
Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC), USA, based in Buena Park, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha. YEC offers Home Theater components and systems, featuring A/V Receivers, Amplifiers, DVD/CD, Speakers, Mini-Systems, Video Projection, as well as A/V & IT Convergence Products

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