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Yamaha HTR-6130
5.2 out of 10

Yamaha HTR-6130

High-value receiver with an impressive array of features and Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Yamaha HTR-6130

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Overall 2
2.0

Awful

Anonymous, Newegg
1 week ago
  • Summary: Would not recommend this to anyone.
  • Pros: Do not have one
  • Cons: Set up with Samsung hdtv, cable, DVR player. Unable to get all of the speakers to world. When you increase the volume the numbers go down. The scenes and input make no sense. Have had four different 'experts' try to set this up. Not one of them, nor could I get this correct - evidently.
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Overall 4
4.0

This is a review of the seller, not the product.

Micah, Amazon
21 March 2012
  • Summary: The product was scratched so I boxed it back up to send back. Then I noticed they sent the wrong model. Timing was such that I could not take a replacement so I got a refund. They don't refund the $20+ S&H so I ate that. I do not recommend purchasing from this seller.
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Overall 10
10

Great

Jac, Amazon
12 March 2012
  • Summary: The sound, power and the price is very important for me, thats why I choose this item and of course the trust I have with Amazon.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good reciever but HDMI does not allow audio pass through

Fa Fa Flo HI, Amazon
9 March 2011
  • Summary: I bought this receiver fully expecting to use HDMI inputs for audio and video connections. As it turns out you have to use a separate audio connection along with the HDMI cable. In other words the HDMi for this unit only handles the Video aspect of the receiver and not the audio.
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Overall 2
2.0

Deceit, Good Marketing, Poor Product

Erik, Amazon
22 November 2010
  • Summary: As other reviewers have mentioned, the packaging and the labeling in the store had HDMI all over the box. Buying a "receiver" that indicates HDMI (high definition multimedia interface) led me to believe the receiver "received" multimedia via the HDMI connection. Nope.
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Overall 4
4.0

Lacks Basic Functionality.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
1 September 2010
  • Summary: As a standard def audio receiver, it works as it should. For a HDMI capable receiver, it is utterly useless. It has "HDMI Pass-through" which basically means it works an an expensive switch box. It takes the HDMI signal, and forwards it along to the TV. That is it.
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Overall 10
10

A SLEEPER WITH A BANG

DIGITALSHOOTER "Canon5D-man", Amazon
10 April 2010
  • Summary: I have spent thousands and thousands of dollars on receivers from Sony, Onkyo, NAD, Carver and a few others, but never considered Yamaha...my new philosophy regarding electronics is not to spend over $200.00 on this type of item and if and when something should go wrong, just toss it and start...
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Overall 10
10

Excellent receiver

David Y., Newegg
2 November 2009
  • Pros: It has separated Multi-channel Input, perfect for my 5.1 sound card on my desktop. Everything works as expected and sound is beautiful and powerful. Works great with my Infinity speakers. I had it for over 1 month, very happy.
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good reciever

Amazon Customer, Amazon
2 November 2009
  • Summary: Works very much as advertised. Probably not the best receiver I've ever had, but perfectly adequate for a small home theater and CD playing application. I haven't gotten around to installing the rear speakers yet, so I can't comment on the surround sound, but it drives two pretty hefty (and old and...
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Overall 8
8.0

Just as expected

Pat W., Newegg
31 October 2009
  • Summary: I was looking to get a richer sound in my bedroom, I was previously using a Creative 5.1 PC speaker system. It just wasn't cutting it. I have an HTPC in my living room feeding an Onkyo 5.1 through optical, and it is just amazing. I was hoping to replicate that sound on the cheaps.
  • Pros: Cost is the best pro, on special this was only a hundred and twenty bucks. It is fairly small in depth, and vents well. It has analog inputs if you are going out from a sound card from your PC, as I am doing off my X-Fi card. Optical inputs, HDMI, and all other connections are pretty straight for...
  • Cons: For the price it is hard to list any cons here. If I were to reach for any, it would have to be the half lame remote.
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