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Yamaha RX-V773
7.6 out of 10

Yamaha RX-V773

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Overall 8
8.0

Gread Home Theater System

Thomas O., Newegg
8 December 2014
  • Pros: Plenty of features and performs very well. Can even stream music to it via wifi from phone app
  • Cons: Does not seem to output to HDMI when using component cables.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great AVR if You Need Pre-Amp Outputs

FishtownSteve, Amazon
15 January 2014
  • Summary: I spent the past few months researching the various AVRs and decided I wanted to go with Yamaha. I owned several Sony's in the past and found that the reliability and longevity was not there on the lower end units.
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Overall 8
8.0

Overall a nice unit

Ashley B., Newegg
31 December 2013
  • Summary: My unit is situated out of site, so the IR remote can not connect directly. I use a basic IR repeater (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2C516M4574) pluged directly into the back of the Yamaha to control it.
  • Pros: * Total control can be done through the iOS App (no idea about Android) - I can turn on internet radio from anywhere - zone2 is hooked up to the whole-house sound system) and I don't have to go hunting for the remote :) * It plays MP3 from my file server without an issue ... * It built in support...
  • Cons: * It doesn't airplay video, only audio ... (the photos are slightly misleading show an image on the iPad - although I realise that's probably an album cover) * I can't "fix" the input resolution of the HDMI source ... and it's not playing nice with my Wii HDMI adapter ... Yes I could use the upsc...
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Overall 8
8.0

good but not great

Michael D., Newegg
21 July 2013
  • Pros: sounds is pretty good for price, mp3 interface I don't like because reads meta data but can't sort by file name
  • Cons: probably would get more with h/k brand for the money
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Overall 8
8.0

Good receiver, wifi adapter a disaster

Henrik M., Newegg
2 May 2013
  • Pros: Good sound/image. Tons of connectivity, in particular HDMI. Pandora and AirPlay works very well when connected through UTP. The on-device display is fairly large (useful when the TV isn't on).
  • Cons: YWA-10 next to useless (setup is fairly easy, although some of the input field suffer under strange names or translation issues, but it constantly drops off the network). On-screen menus are a little klunky (entering IPs, addresses etc is particularly cumbersome). iPad/iPhone app doesn't offer an...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice

Joseph H., Newegg
26 April 2013
  • Pros: PLENTY of inputs! Easy to use and set up. Sound has been very good with no evidence of straining.
  • Cons: Remote is not backlit and with the myriad small buttons is difficult to use while viewing in low light situations. Conversely, there does not appear to be a way to turn off the front panel display and is somewhat distracting while watching a movie. The user manual is on CD with no paper manual ne...
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Overall 8
8.0

Hair raising

Anonymous, Newegg
22 April 2013
  • Summary: Could include a DVD with setup and use and throw in some music videos
  • Pros: The usual good service from Newegg. Was on sale for close to half price with free shipping. Highly controlable unit. Refines video signal as well, will go well with new plasma tv. Started out playing and viewing Adele at Royal Albert Hall DVD and was very impressed even before we have started to ...
  • Cons: Get banana plugs to connect speakers as its a tight fit with 9 pairs of speaker outputs. This reciever is very smart and is a bit daunting to setup. Remote should be double its size so one can see the fine print for all the buttons but will download remote app for andriod. This is a highly techni...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice!

Paul D., Newegg
19 April 2013
  • Summary: There are so many options on this unit it will take a while to figure them all out but that is fun for me.
  • Pros: Upgraded from an RX-V765 that did not have 3D or network capability. I wasn't expecting an upgrade in sound but to my surprise this unit sounds better. I added the presence speakers when I did the upgrade and find sometimes I like CINEMA DSP 3D. Fantastic $479 Newegg SALE price. Great sound with ...
  • Cons: Remote has tiny buttons (I need reading glasses to use it). Wireless setup should be less complex (should be able to type in password and be done like my PS3 and TV). No individual speaker crossover points (one setting for all).
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 10
10

Great unit

clexell1, avsforum.com
3 February 2013
  • Summary: This is truly awesome! It has replaced my bullet-proof Denon 3805. I plugged it in, connected the speaker cables (with banana plugs), re-arranged my HDMI cables (the Denon did not have HDMI switching), connected my network cable to the back and instantly had access to Net radio features.
  • Pros: Internal Pandora, Airplay, Netradio. Party mode!
  • Cons: Could have omitted the wireless external access point
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Overall 8
8.0

FM tuner dead on arrival, but great receiver

Cryptapocalypse, Amazon
3 September 2012
  • Summary: I received my receiver about 6 weeks ago but I had to take it to an authorized repair shop in town (fortunately I'm not too far from one) because the FM receiver funtions are not working- no channels, no speakers recognized.
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