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Yamaha RX-Z7 A/V Receiver Announced

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Expanding on the highly acclaimed Z-Series, Yamaha introduces another benchmark: the RX-Z7, a 7.1-channel Network AV Receiver. This new receiver provides an enormous range of exciting multimedia features, extensive custom installation capabilities, video adjustment features and cutting edge technologies. The RX-Z7 performance provides great enjoyment for the home theater experience.

View Comparison Chart of Yamaha’s Top Three Receivers (RX-Z7, RX-Z1, RX-V3900)

RX-Z7 Specifications

High Sound Quality

  • 7-channel 980W powerful surround sound (140W x 7)
  • Decoders for HD Audio format: Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio (192kHz); Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
  • Digital ToP-ART and High Current Amplification
  • Stable chassis design with cross-shaped frames and double-box construction
  • Pure Direct for HD audio and video enjoyment
  • Burr-Brown 192kHz/24-bit DACs in all channels
  • Digital System Clock Isolator and Ultra Low Jitter PLL circuitry for HDMI and any digital sources
  • Inteligent Assignable Amplifiers for bi-amp or Front Presence connection

High Picture Quality

  • Analog and HDMI video upscaling to full HD 1080p and downscaling to 480p
  • 1080p-compatible HDMI 5 inputs (1 on front) and 2 outputs (simultaneous)
  • Supports Deep Color (30/36 bit), x.v.Color, 120Hz/24Hz Refresh Rates and Auto
  • Lip-Sync compensation
  • PReP™ (Progressive ReProcessing) with 2:2/2:3 Pull-Down Detection, Motion Adaptive Deinterlacing
  • Versatile video adjustment functions with 6 preset memories for different sources. Video adjustments are Mosquito Noise Reduction, Block Noise Reduction, Detail Enhancement, Edge Enhancement, and Brightness/Contrast/Saturation control
  • Anchor Bay VRS™ video processing technologies

Extensive Compatibility

  • Network Receiver capabilities
  • Connecting Internet Radio (MP3/WMA), Streaming Service (Rhapsody/SIRIUS*), music files on PC (WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC) and Yamaha MusicCAST via LAN
  • SIRIUS Internet Radio Coming March 2009 via online firmware update.
  • Windows Vista and DLNA network device support
  • USB port for portable audio players and flash drives (MTP/MSC)
  • HD Radio™ with iTunes tagging
  • XM ready with XM HD Surround powered by Neural Surround
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio ready
  • iPod compatibility via optional YDS-11 Universal Dock
  • Bluetooth (A2DP) compatibility with optional Yamaha Bluetooth Wireless Audio Receiver YBA-10

Superb Convenience

  • Advanced YPAO with multiple point measurement for automatic speaker setup
  • System Memory — 6 combinations for Main and 4 for other Zone 2, 3 and 4
  • GUI superimpose on-screen display with 6 language (English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese)
  • Album Art display on GUI
  • iPod content browsing on front panel display
  • Web Browser Control: You can control the RX-Z7 via a PC or PDA web browser over a home network

Surround Realism

  • CINEMA DSP 3D processing (22 programs) with Adaptive DSP Level
  • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) now enhanced with input source level compensation and YPAO speaker setup data
  • Dialogue Lift
  • Compressed Music Enhancer

Versatile Zone Control

  • Supporting up to Zone 4
  • Assignable Amplifiers for multi-zone control (Zone 2 and Zone 3)
  • Preamplifier Mode
  • Assignable Zone component video for Zone 2 to 4
  • Zone 2 video output with OSD capability
  • Zone 4 optical digital audio output
  • Zone Mono (Zone 2 and Zone 3)
  • Sleep timer for all zones
  • RS-232C interface
  • Remote input/output and programmable Dual +12V trigger outputs

Rear Panel
RX-Z7

Hidden Front Panel
RX-Z7

Remote Controls
RX-Z7-remote

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