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Yamaha RX-A1030
9.3 out of 10

Yamaha RX-A1030

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Overall 8
8.0

Great value for price

Desert Runner, Yamaha
14 September 2014
  • Summary: Use mostly for home theater. This replaced my old Yamaha Rx-V3300 which was a higher end system. The old Yamaha had better controls and sound but lacked HDMI which is a must in todays AV market. I kept the V3300 hooked up for when I wanted better audio control for music only.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Good Power Output, Great Sound Quality
  • Cons: Limited Functions, Poor Reception / Weak Antenna
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Overall 8
8.0

Impressive Upgrade

Chris M., Yamaha
18 June 2014
  • Summary: First time Yamaha owner. Previous receiver was less than 2 years old. 5.1 set up with Zone 2. Uses include watching TV, Blu-rays, music CDs, and steaming movies and music . The only disappointment is Spotify Connect.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Aesthetic Design, Easy To Set Up, Great Sound Quality, Hd Radio Tuner, Phono input
  • Cons: Spotify Connect
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Overall 8
8.0

Upgrade From Previous Receiver

Chris M., Yamaha
17 June 2014
  • Summary: First time Yamaha owner. Upgrading from a receiver less than 2 years old. 5.1 set up with Zone 2. Uses are the usual watching TV, Blu-rays, music CDs, and steaming movies and music . The only negative that I have is I utterly dislike Spotify Connect.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Aesthetically Pleasing, Easy To Set Up, Great Sound Quality, Hd Radio Tuner, Phono input
  • Cons: Spotify Connect
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Overall 8
8.0

Manual needs improvement

RedHead, Yamaha
14 June 2014
  • Summary: I had to purchase a Grundig Eton NGAN200 Antenna to get half decent AM reception as the supplied AM antenna barely picked up any stations. Before purchasing the NGAN200 I tried the antenna from my old Technics receiver which did work better than the one supplied by Yamaha.
  • Pros: Flexability, Flexibility, Fm Radio Reception, Great Sound Quality
  • Cons: Am Reception Weak, Difficult To Set Up, Poor Am Antenna Supplied, Poor Reception / Weak Antenna
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Overall 8
8.0

Upgraded from RXA800

That Guy, Yamaha
1 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought the display model for $800 and got the free WIFI adapter. Also, the salemen couldn't find the remote so they gave me a RX-A2030 and it rocks! These units now days are so robust with options that unless you dedicate a day or two its hard to get the setup done.
  • Pros: Energy Efficient, Good Power Output, Good Remote Control, Great Sound Quality
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Overall 8
8.0

Best Sound Quality for MP3 Files

rickk726, Yamaha
11 March 2014
  • Summary: Watching movies and listening to music over different sources (IPOD, Sirius, Pandora, web, etc.)I have had other systems (Pioneer, Sony, Kenwood & Bose) I love the sound I get with the Yamaha.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Good Power Output, Great Sound Quality
  • Cons: Confusing / Bad Remote Control
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent machine!!!!

Marcos, Yamaha
23 February 2014
  • Summary: Great product, remote control feels cheap, no back lighting on the remote, Airplay option kept cutting off, excellent sound, great app interface. Worth the money I paid.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Easy To Set Up, Energy Efficient, Good Power Output, Great Sound Quality, Well built
  • Cons: REMOTE CONTROL, Weak "air Play" Signal
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid Workhorse

Neophyte Audiophile, Yamaha
17 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought the Yamaha RX-A1030 to replace my old Panasonic SC-HT800V Home Theater System. The A1030 was a big step up from my old system and after a month of use I'm generally very happy with it. I paired it with a Bose Acoustimass 10 since I live in a small apartment and don't need big speakers.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Airplay Support, Easy To Set Up, Hd Radio Tuner, Ipad App, Ipod Support, Phono input
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Overall 8
8.0

Great A/V reciever, sans speaker setup.

S. Rawlings-Blake, Yamaha
19 November 2013
  • Summary: Purchased receiver as a replacement for an old legacy-based one that does not have HDMI connections (for a TV). Once connected, (including speakers), it sounds great not only for watching DVD/Blu Ray movies, but watching the few decent programs on TV.
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