Summary: As a decade plus user of Yamaha Products, I upgraded from a HTR 5950 to the 6230 for HDMI. I found the Users guide as always not very user friendly as to how each setting applies specifically, but from all my past experience I was able to dial the settings right in.
Summary: The sound is awesome, but I can only give it 3 stars because of the really terrible set up process and an absolutely useless manual. To be honest with you, if I am reading everything right, the remote is pretty much useless too.
Summary: This unit sold as a class B, which simply means it does not meet all factory Q.A. standards,(normally a blemish) & the seller normally provides a 1 year warranty. After inspection, the marking (sticker) on the unit i received is clearly marked "C STOCK", which simply means this unit was a demo or...
Not worth the headache. Get a Onkyo, Denon or Sony instead
18 March 2012
Summary: This is an incredibly bad piece of equipment. HMDI wont transmit sound and video (??) Maybe the product I got was defective, but overall just setting this item up was incredibly frustrating. Having the added let down that it wouldn't work was just the fly in soup.
Summary: I might have a lemon, but this reciever has been terrible. About 3 months after I got it, the protection system kicked in. This system will turn the reciever off if it detects a short somewhere. I did normal troubleshooting, plugged in speakers one by one, and it kept happening.
Best home theater receiver on the market for the price.
1 December 2011
Summary: I have a Bose 5 speaker home theater sound system with a Sony LED/LCD TV. It was recommended that I use this Yamaha Receiver instead of the Bose Receiver with this system. It works great and is easy to operate. Especially for the price. I liked it so well that I have 2 of these receivers.