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8.4 out of 10

Yamaha RX-V471

A versatile 5.1-channel AV Receiver with HD Audio decoding, 1080 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Yamaha RX-V471

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Overall 6

Sub woofer needs to woof louder

Seth, Amazon
31 January 2014
  • Summary: The system isn't bad. but it's not great. If you just want some sound, then sure. But the sub leaves a lot to be desired and I've definitely heard better surround quality. Since I live in an apartment, I'm living with the sub-par quality but in a few months, when we move out, we'll be upgrading to something more impressive.
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Overall 4

Protective Mode shuts this down

PakiEngr "Engineer", Amazon
29 December 2013
  • Summary: Worked for a few months, but now the protective mode comes on every few minutes. I checked the wiring to see if there was a short, but does not seem to be one. Defective or cheap soldering?
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Overall 10

Brilliant Piece of Home Theater

VikramBagri, Amazon
27 December 2013
  • Summary: Yamaha is one of the best out there for sound systems/home theaters. This set has the right balance of Bass and treble response from the speakers. Setup was easy to do and maintenance free operations. I would recomment people with $250-300 budgets to shell out $100-$150 bucks for the quality and peace of mind.
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Overall 2

Wouldn't power on at all, defective.

C. Brooks, Amazon
23 December 2013
  • Summary: Opened the item NIB, set it up according to instructions, attempted to power it on according to instructions and heard two clicks (a relay no doubt). Tried again, two clicks. Third time, no clicks, nothing at all. No further signs of life were given by this piece of junk. Boxing it up and returning it. Definitely disappointed.
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Overall 8

Very solid receiver

Mike Carlson, Amazon
19 October 2013
  • Summary: Very good performance for the price - have only used in 2 channel stereo mode, so it has a lot more features and capability than I really need, but it puts out pretty good sound quality, especially considering the reasonable price.
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Overall 10

good receiver

J. Hart, Amazon
19 September 2013
  • Summary: I had a budget and this receiver was in it. It does everything I want it to do and at the right price.
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Overall 10

Nothing to complain about.

David, Amazon
29 July 2013
  • Summary: Set up was easy. Manual was a bit of a read but who reads that any how. I like the sound and for the price I couldn't expect more.
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Overall 10

I love it!

Mitchell B., Amazon
11 July 2013
  • Summary: I have had this stereo for the last 9ish months and absolutely love it! It does an excellent job with tons of functional and workable options for someone who is "Ok" with electronics.
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Overall 10

Yamaha Power

Victor Pettett, Amazon
4 July 2013
  • Summary: This is my second Yamaha Receiver, and I do like the way they sound. Although boxing for shipment was very good, the receiver smelled strongly of tobacco smoke, which was very disappointing. The smell has faded, but I am still sore about it. Beware, may be something we can do about this problem. I do not need internet on my receiver.
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Overall 10


Paul Chiodo, Amazon
27 June 2013
  • Summary: This receiver amazes me, it just goes from one thing to another without being told, sound is great, from my TV, VCR, satellite box, turntable you name it, it works,even the iPhone.
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