Yamaha reviews

Yamaha CD-N500 CD-player review
CD-player Yamaha CD-N500

The era of CD is nearing its end. And although circulation of releases on this media is still huge, less and less devises are sold for their playing. Many manufactures have eliminated specialized CD players from their nomenclature at all, shifting the corresponding functions on universal players, firstly...
Yamaha CD-S300 CD-player review
CD-player Yamaha CD-S300

In recent times the Japanese giant has greatly expanded the model range of stereo components, which includes the player â€" CD-S300. It is made in retro style but still has some differences in appearance and constructive elements. A frontal USB connector, for example, refers to such features, with a...
Yamaha NS-333 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Yamaha NS-333

Yamaha NS-333 monitor speakers make the impression from the first sight â€" modern body, lacquered like piano, pleasant to eye proportions... Having removed grill, we find a lot of interesting things. So, for example, high-frequency emitter has a real horn loading (Waveguide Horn) â€" the attribute of...
Yamaha NS-630 MKII Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Yamaha NS-630 MKII

Yamaha NS-630 MKII is a two-way speaker system of bass-reflex type with the bass reflex on the faceplate. The diameter of polypropylene woofer’s cone is 165 mm; the dome of the tweeter has the diameter of 20 mm. The sizes are 225x340x240 mm. A foam plug is inserted in the bass reflex port, which will...
Yamaha RX-A3040 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-A3040

What did make the engineers and promoters of Yamaha Company work over improvements of already good AV-receiver RX-A3030, presented little more than a year ago? Multichannel receivers for home theatre like any digital technique become obsolete quite quickly, because the process in field of audio and video...
Yamaha RX-V1300 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V1300

The design of this device is classical for the Yamaha receivers of the highest class: figure notch, four rotary controllers, including timbres; the door, which hides the controls and AV input with connector of optical digital signal. It is desired to do the first setup by screen menu, but if where is...
Yamaha RX-V2600 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V2600

Today our guest is the receiver relating to the most popular price segment â€" from 1000 to 1500 dollars. Ironically, it is the brainchild of the same Yamaha. Unlike DSP-Z9 our test subject is equipped by HDMI digital interface for commutation of the respective signal sources. Video processor in RX-V2600...
Yamaha RX-V2700 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V2700

We won't itemize all characteristics and certifications of Yamaha RX-V2700 - all documents are good with honours degree. Let better get acquainted with innovations of engineer's idea. First of all, the model is able to work with iPod by Apple. For this you need only to connect dock by special cable and...
Yamaha RX-V377 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V377

The forte of Yamaha Company's cinema receivers always has been their digital components, which provides unprecedentedly scaled and localized stereoscopic effect. At that, these positive qualities don't too much depend on a specific model's price. It is possible to get powerful sound processors and extensive...
Yamaha RX-V465 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V465

A younger model in the line of Yamaha is not inferior in many respects to much more expensive counterparts of recent times but compromises still exist. Firstly, the 7.1 scheme, fully implemented on the software level (there are Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoders), is not fully supported by...
Yamaha RX-V559 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V559

The model RX-V559 takes the middle position in the budget line of Yamaha receivers. The company is established itself as a leading choice for a long time in AV-market. Although 6.1 scheme, used in Yamaha RX-V559, is rarely seen, the real advantages of 7.1 variant are minimal yet. Maximum six full-range...
Yamaha RX-V730RDS AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V730RDS

A full-featured fluorescent display divides the front panel of Yamaha RX-V730RDS receiver into three areas, in which there are controls of certain functions, which have own size and form. AV input is equipped with a hole for receiving an optical digital audio signal. The device commutes not only S-Video...
Yamaha RX-V777 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V777

Yamaha takes not only a considerable percent of the world AV-receivers, but is considered to be a leader in developing of innovative decisions for home cinema. The company has accumulated a huge experience in creating of audio components and combines it in the new models with the most digital advanced...
Yamaha RX-V861 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V861

RX-V861 doesn't depart from custom - it is one of the heaviest receivers. The model is equipped by HDMI ports of version 1.2a, can transmit Full HD-picture, receive audio from Blue-ray players signals by "figure" and convert analogue video for HDMI output. We can talk for a long about big possibilities,...
Yamaha WX-030 Wireless Speaker review
Wireless Speaker Yamaha WX-030

A small two-way speaker system is dressed in quite a heavy MDF case in the form of trapezoid. All three front faces are tight with a protective metallic white or black grill (depending on the general background of cabinet finishing). LF/MF driver with the diffusor of 9 cm in diameter and 1,3 cm dome...