Pros: Excellent receiver, the best video processor. Great pricing from Newegg.
Cons: Failed in 8 months. Left Front speaker drops off intermittently due to problem in relay. Called Yamaha, they said I have to take it for repair myself to a service center 60 miles away. The service center is only open M-F 9 to 5. It will cost me > 100 dollars to fix it and also waste my time. "Thr...
Good receiver, broke in 8 months, terrible customer support
Nirav Mamdani, Amazon
4 August 2012
Summary: Receiver had failure of left front speaker relay; that channel will drop off itself. Called Yamaha, they said I have to take it to their service center (60 miles away) or pay the shipping out of my pocket to get it fixed! The service center only works M-F 9 to 5.
Pros: Great features and great price. Newegg is GREAT.
Cons: Often times when switching between video sources I will lose my screen. Just goes black and you have to turn the receiver off then back on. Also, sometimes audio sync is off. Voices don't move with mouths. This is my second top of the line Yamaha receiver and both have had issues. I even had the ...
Summary: I'm fairly selective and typically spend a lot of time researching before I purchase something. My decision to purchase the Yamaha RX-A3010 was no different. This Yamaha beat out Onkyo and Denon based on my criteria, and I was pretty excited about setting it all up. That's when the trouble started.