2015 RX-V Series 4K Network AV receivers

2015-05-22T20:00:21+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Home|Comments Off on 2015 RX-V Series 4K Network AV receivers

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Yamaha has announced their 2015 RX-V Series network AV receivers, including their 7.2-channel RX-V679 and RX-V579, as well as the 5.1-channel RX-V479.

All three of these RX-V 79 Series models feature full 4K Ultra HD connectivity with HDMI 2.0 and support HDCP 2.2. In addition, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Spotify Connect, and Internet radio via vTuner are built-in.

All models work with the Yamaha AV Controller App, allowing seamless and easy control via Apple and Android devices.

The RX-V679 supports 4K Ultra HD at 60p 4:4:4 for watching content in this super high-resolution format, while the RX-V579 and RX-V479 provide 4K Ultra HD at 60p 4:2:0. HDCP 2.2 compatibility is found in all models to enable them to work with copy protected 4K media streaming devices and future Blu-ray Disc players. The RX-V679 also incorporates a video upscaling processor that will take content from analog and HDMI inputs and convert them to 4K.

All models include Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio HD Audio format decoding.

Yamaha has further optimized its exclusive Compressed Music Enhancer to effectively reproduce vivid and lively sound from music streamed via Bluetooth from smartphones and other devices.

With the exclusive YPAO automatic calibration system, the RX-479 and RX-V579 optimizes speaker output to create the best possible listening experiences. The RX-V679 has YPAO – Reflected Sound Control that calibrates the listening area for superior sound at every seating position.

For more information on Yamaha’s new RX-V 79 Series network AV receivers, visit:

Pricing and Availability:
The new Yamaha RX-V 79 Series network AV receivers will be available starting this May with the following MSRPs:
RX-V679 ($749.95)
RX-V579 ($649.95)
RX-V479 ($549.95)

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