Summary: This is a great receiver - when it works. The sound quality and customizations available are unmatched in this price range. You will need a PhD in electrical engineering to fully appreciate (and use) all of the complex features, but if even a basic enthusiast can enjoy this thing - again, when it...
Summary: I purchased the 3800 about a month ago from 6 ave Electronics through Amazon. I upgraded from a Sony STR-DE 897. I have to say it was a significant upgrade. I was skeptical of how much better a more expensive receiver would make, but it really did.
Sonicaly 5 stars but the menu/remote drops a half star.
AZ Mutley, Amazon
16 December 2008
Summary: This unit replaces my trusty old NAD 754 simply because I needed HDMI connectivity to get to use Dolby True HD and DTS MA audio that Blu Ray provides. It's a hulk of an amp, more than all the watts per channel I could ever use.
Summary: I've had the RX-V3800 now for a little over a month now. Setup and connection was fast and easy with my 37" Sony LCD TV and Blu Ray DVD player. Music from my iPod was excellent as well. All around great receiver! A must have!!!
Summary: I buy my own HT with a Panasonic PTU2000 HD projector, Bose Acoustic 16, and this Great receiver, just say amazing features, great quality, some important features: HDMI support for Upscaling to 1080P/1080i, 7.1 Dolby True HD, Networs support (this is a grat feature, because you can share you Media...
Summary: I'm going to make this short and sweet. This is my 3rd Yamaha A/V receiver and I couldn't be happier. The sound is outstanding and there are enough inputs/outputs to satisfy anyone. Put yourself in the middle of all of your concert DVD's and action movies.
Summary: The Yamaha RX-V3800BL 7.1-Channel Network Home Theater Receiver, has gone beyond my expiations and has served me well. With three zone and multiple option most of which at first I had no use for, and now I completely in brace.
Yamaha RX-V3800BL 7.1-Channel Network Home Theater Receiver (Black)
Amazon Customer, Amazon
23 July 2008
Summary: 5 STARS CANT DO THE EXPECTATIONAL QUALITY OF THIS RECEIVER IT IS THE CENTER PIECE OF OUR TV ROOM RUNNING ALL THE SPEAKERS AND TV SET WITH A RECORD PLAY AS WELL HOOKED UP TO IT. DVD PLAYER AND SATELLITE RECEIVER. ROKU AS WELL IS HOOKED UP TO ALL TV ELEMENTS....
Summary: Replacement in the sense that we had hurricane style rains for weeks straight and my roof leaked directly above my home theater equipment - of course! I digress, this was offered as a replacement by the insurance company from another Yamaha receiver from at least 7 years ago.