After RX- V373 Yamaha has just added two new network audio-video receivers (AVRs) to its RX-V AVR series for 2012. The two new models are the 7.1-channel Yamaha RX-V573 and 5.1-channel Yamaha RX-V473 models.
New models included set-up and control features, including Air Play compatibility with Apple iOS devices, direct connectivity to iPads, iPhones and iPods, as well as the company’s proprietary YPAO system calibration. New Yamaha models can also deliver audio from Internet radio and DLNA-certified devices.
The Yamaha RX-V573 can deliver 7-channel surround sound in one zone, to bi-amp and double power to main speakers, or to provide audio to Zone B. The RX-V573 can achieve full CINEMA DSP 3D sound with Virtual Presence Speaker function.
RX-V573 and RX-V473 both have multi-language OSD (on-screen display) that overlay onto 3D and HD video signals. Data from iPods, iPads, iPhones or USB devices are shown on receiver attractive OSD, and they will automatically charge for later use.
All models in the RX-V series offer a full complement of HD Audio format decoding, including Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio. In addition, each of the RX-V models provides 4K video pass-through and all models provide 3D video pass-through with Audio Return Channel (ARC).
Other features of the RX-V series include:
- ECO Mode that provides 20% power reduction, with low standby power consumption
- YPAO system room calibration;
- Sub-woofer level adjustment
- High speed HDMI switching that remembers settings of all connected sources;
- Four convenient SCENE Mode buttons that automatically power on components.
Users can adjust the listening experience with CINEMA DSP 3D that has 17 DSP programs. With SILENT CINEMA is possible to hear surround sound through ordinary headphones. It’s possible to enjoy surround sound with virtual CINEMA DSP without having surround speakers.Latter this month Yamaha will announce additional models in new series. For start we will give you pictures and some of the features of Yamaha RX-V 473 and RX-V 573 models. Stay tuned reviews coming soon!!!
The Yamaha RX-V573 and RX-V473 are currently available for $549.95 U.S. & $449.95 U.S. MSRP, respectively. For more information, visit Yamaha official page.