Yamaha Adds Connectivity to AVENTAGE AV Receivers

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Yamaha Adds Connectivity to AVENTAGE AV Receivers


Yamaha_RX-A3010_AV_receiver.jpgYamaha recently updated the AVENTAGE family of A/V receivers, to include the first 9.2 channel receivers--the RX-3010 and RX-A2010--along with the 7.2 channel RX-A1010, RX-A810, and RX-A710.

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Networking and control specifications offered on select AVENTAGE receivers last year are now available on every model in the series. These include expanded network set up and control capabilities, front panel direct USB digital connections for iPhone/iPad, as well as iPhone A/V system control app compatibility. Yamaha will offer a control app for Android devices this coming fall.

Other features offered across the new line of AVENTAGE receivers include HD Audio decoding, HDMI with 3D and A.R.C. (Audio Return Channel) and front panel HDMI inputs.

The RX-A3010 and RX-A2010 are the first 9.2 channel models in the AVENTAGE line, and enable the integration of front virtual presence speakers in a single zone or stereo audio in an additional zone. The RX-A3010 also offers Yamaha's proprietary CINEMA DSP HD3 that expands the sound field vertically for the most realistic surround sound available in a home theater receiver.

DLNA (1.5) compatibility and Windows 7 certification enables networked AVENTAGE receivers to stream Internet Radio (MP3/WMA), Rhapsody and Sirius, while playing music files (WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC 96/24) from a PC or DLNA Server. Web set up manager software enables each of these models to be integrated into custom installation environments.

Yamaha_RX-A3010_AV_receiver_close-up.jpgThe top two units in the AVENTAGE series incorporate the HQV high-class "VHD1900" video processing chipset to ensure peak HD and SD video performance. The top three units also feature dual HDMI (Zone B output capability) for convenient dual HDTV viewing for the main room and in a secondary room simultaneously via the main AV system's HDMI sources.

Each AVENTAGE model provides full HD Audio decoding. Models RX-A710 and RX-A810 offer four SCENE buttons to activate pre-set system operations, while the RX-A3010, RX-A2010 and RX-A1010 feature SCENE PLUS, which provides a total of 12 system operation choices.

All models also have Yamaha's proprietary YPAO room optimizer, and the RX-A3010 and RX-A2010 add Reflected Sound Control (RSC) sound optimization with multi-point (speaker height and directivity) measurement, DSP Effect Normalization, Room Acoustic Echo and reflection and echo control.

Yamaha's proprietary Cinema DSP 3D audio processing, which is offered in each of the line's models, complements 3D television technology and reportedly provides extra height dimension to allow more engaging 3D video.

Yamaha's new AVENTAGE Series models will be available at authorized dealers and leading retailers beginning in July, and continuing into the fall, with the following MSRPs: RX-A710 ($649.95), RX-A810 ($849.95), RX-A1010 ($1099.95), RX-A2010 ($1599.95) and RX-A3010 ($1999.95).

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• Read more AV receiver news from HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Explore reviews in our AV Receiver Review section.
• Learn about Yamaha's receivers with Apple integration.


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