Summary: Always been a Pioneer HTR fan, I have to say that I'm changed for life after buying this Yamaha HTR. The construction is well thought out, it feels hefty and rigid, and the power amp stands out when you look inside.
Pros: Construction, Sound quality, power, Yamaha App, control layout.
Cons: "Airplay" option will cut off regularly, this is very annoying. Remote control looks and feels cheap.
Summary: Love all the features of the unit but cannot get the video pass thru to work properly.
Pros: Love the seamless zone 2 audio feature along with the great I Pad app to control unit remotely.
Cons: Wished the DAC was a little sharper but plays well. Cannot get the video pass thru to operate correctly without it cutting out. Have contacted Crutchfield , Yamaha and my cable tv provider but I cannot get this resolved. It seems that one truly knows about this or doesn't understand the issue. T...
Summary: The equalizer control is somewhat difficult, but satisfactory (but I wish I could simply copy the setting from one speaker to another) ... it takes some time to get the curve the same.
Cons: after switching from one HDMI source to another, the "sound setting" changes. I wish I could just "lock it in" (e.g. always have to on the 7.1 setting).
I also wish it had the equivalent of a "loudness" function. At low volume levels the bass needs boosting which is difficult to do, so I ...
Summary: Easy to set up and connect to home theater devices. This unit is heavy and large. It feels substantial. Sound is great and HDMI switching is flawless. Have noticed that the subwoofer doesn't come on as often as it did we my previous Sony receiver; but, I haven't found out why yet.
Pros: Outstanding sound. Easy installation and setup. Easy automatic speaker calibration. One of few AV receivers in this price range on market with Phono In for turntable (yes, some of us still listen to legacy vinyl occasionally) and Digital Audio Out (Optical or coax) to drive wireless headset base ...
Cons: Doesn't activate the subwoofer as expected; therefore, deep bass is often missing when you think it should be there. Haven't verified successful internet connection for firmware updates and airplay. Full user manual is only on CD, so if you're like me, expect to print it out to make it more conve...
Summary: ONE OF THE BEST RECEIVERS I HAVE EVER OWNED, LOVE THE NETWORK FEATURES AND THE FACT THAT I WAS ABLE TO HOOKED IT UP SO EFFORTLESS, LOTS OF POWER, ENOUGH TO DRIVE A 7.1 SET OF SPEAKERS TO MAKE MYWIFE QUARREL WITH ME ABOUT THE SOUND LEVEL GOING THRU THE ROOF AND DISTURBING MY NEIGHBOURS.
Pros: NETWORK CAPABLE, AND IT WORKS AS STATED, THE SUB ROUTINES AND SETTINGS FANTASTIC, I AM STILL PLAYING WITH THEM,LOTS OF POWER ON ALL CHANNELS, INTUITIVE DISPLAY. THE ANDROID APP WORKED AS STATED OVERALL WELL PUT TOGETHER AND PERFORMANCE
Cons: THE NETWORK ADAPTER WAS A LITTLE FINIKY, KEEP DROPPING THE CONNECTION, HAD IT REPLACED AND WALLA. IT WORKED
Summary: 1. Sound quality has improved comparing to my old Sony STR 2100ES. Bass is tighter. 2. Amp assignment is very restricted to only 4 modes. I have two amps for the two front channels and that is not part the assignments. 3. App would drop connection constantly. Very frustrating 4.