Yamaha Series V: Best AV Receivers In The World?

Written by Oonagh Reidy     14/07/2014 | 09:38 | Category: INDUSTRY

WiFi, Bluetooth, Pandora, high end Yamaha receivers get connectivity makeover.

Yamaha Series V: Best AV Receivers In The World?

Launched in 2010, Yamaha says its high end AVENTAGE Series is regarded as the leading AV receiver brand in Australia.

The new high end Series V receivers have a new 21st century edge as the AVENTAGE series celebrates its 5th birthday, kitted out with all connectivity options for the mobile era. 

The new AVENTAGE V receivers now come with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, compatibility with streaming services Pandora and Spotify Connect, HTC smartphones Connect music, and controlled via tablet or phone with AV Connect app. 


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The AV boxes also has high-resolution audio streaming with FLAC and Apple Lossless, Apple AirPlay, supports the new HDMI standard for 4K Ultra HD and has virtual surround sound with 5 speakers in front.

The new V series has new configuration options, from Zone 2, to Zone B HDMI, to Zone 3 and Zone 4 HDMI.

The new AVENTAGE's start at $1299 (90W x 7) to $2799 for ultra powerful (150W x 9) RX-A3040. The entry level model is on sale now and the others go on sale late July/ August. 


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"AVENTAGE Series V solidifies Yamaha's position as the world's premier manufacturer of home entertainment products", says Justin d'Offay - Product Manager for Yamaha Music Australia's AV Division. 

Yamaha are also staying true to their musical roots - the AV receivers are engineered for Natural Sound reproduction - with optimally-arranged circuits, components and exhaustive tuning, signature A.R.T. (Anti-Resonance Technology) Wedge known as the 5th foot, aids in vibration control. There are also enhancements to the internal chassis on higher end V models. 

All the V series have a beautiful aluminium fascia which shields internal circuitry from external noise. 

V series comes in Black, or with the option of a Titanium finish for RX-A1040 and RX-A3040 models only, which cost $1899 and $2799 respectively.

AVENTAGE Series V comes with a 4 year warranty (12 month replacement warranty) applicable to all AV receivers, and a 2 year (2 month replacement) warranty for the BD-A1040 Universal Disc Player.

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