Summary: Most everything was simple to setup. Two things caused problems when configuring. One, the included wifi adapter needed to be set up manually in order to prevent connection problems. Two, when setting up the subwoofer there was no bass when playing PCM 2.0 audio. This is the audio used by Dish for satellite radio channels. The problem was solved when I found the extra bass setting in the manual speaker settings. Otherwise, this system has performed perfectly.
Summary: This unit replaces my third Onkyo that died as a result of HDMI failure. I miss some of the flexibility of the Onkyo but it ends there. This unit is in my bedroom and delivers good, clean sound at a rather low volume using Jamo speakers. In addition to this model I bought the 1020, both represent Yamaha tradition of good sound and reliability at a decent cost.
Pros: Clean Power, Clear Sound, Easy To Set Up, Has Needed Punch, Interfaces Well With TV, Intuitive Controls
Summary: I bought This receiver for my movie room and have been very satisfied. Much clearer sound than my previous amp and stronger bass too. Connect a blue ray player to this thing and enjoy true surround 7 speakers to fill your favorite room.
Pros: Clear Sound, Easy To Set Up, Energy Efficient, Good Remote, Interfaces Well With TV, Intuitive Controls, Thundering Bass
Summary: I needed a unit with preouts to connect to an external amp. After much research this unit offered the best bang for the buck. This unit has a ton of features which I still tweak after almost a month of ownership. The 12v trigger works flawlessy too. I could not be happier with this purchase and have already advised my friends when they upgrade their system to go Yamaha.
Pros: 12v Trigger, Airplay, Av Controller App, Clear Sound, Easy To Set Up, Energy Efficient, Interfaces Well With TV, Intuitive Controls, Preouts, Scene Buttons
Summary: Also own an Yamaha Aventage receiver and liked it very much, although YPAO never performed properly. Bought this V773 at about 50% off, and feel like I stole it. Manual is a little difficult to follow at time - lots of trial and error. Yamaha customer technical support is great and resolved several issues. Had the same problem as "Jeff", with HDMI interface from cable box.
Pros: Clear Sound, Easy To Set Up
Cons: No Audio From Hdmi Arc, No Phono Input, Router, Trouble Wmac Wi-fi Route
Summary: We use the receiver as our secondary set up for tv & music. It's great for that. Despite the cons I listed, they are minor with the exception of the major oversight of no phonograph input (!) & I recommend the receiver. If you find it at 50% off like I did, probably year end closeout?, grab one.
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Good Web Streaming Supprt, Interfaces Well With TV, Intuitive Controls
Cons: Can't Add Url To Net Menu, Cant Use Dual Banana Plug, No Phono Input