Excerpt: High quality sound & video, as expected. Home Theater Sound says: I don’t think I’ve ever seen a product garner more universal praise than the Yamaha DSP-A1 audio/video integrated amp/surround-sound processor. And for probably the first time in history, all the critics were right: The Ya...
Summary: I judge the Yamaha RX-V1 to be not only an excellent
product, but also a great step forward from the DSP-A1. Its new and improved enhanced
versions of DTS and Dolby Digital put it in a class by itself. If the RX-V1 came with
these surround modes only, and the ability to bypass them for two-channel listening, it
would still get a hearty recommendation from me. But by no means should anybody be bashful
about enjoying the multitude of other modes Yamaha has made available.
Excerpt: “Yamaha’s statement receiver, the RX-V1 has in it just about everything you could imagine for a home theatre system, and a few more things you might never have thought about at all. As such, it is a very complex component that should be installed and set up by a professional. Once that is done, and the parameters relating to room size and shape with respect to multichannel operation are optimized, it is quite simple to operate….