Excerpt: Some day Yamaha is going to build a bigger, badder, and more feature packed Receiver, but for now we will have to settle with the RX-Z1. I say this in a humorous tone considering the recent trend for Receiver Manufacturers to continually push the envelope of ludicrousness with each generation of...
Pros: Fantastic sounding in all modes of operation., Excellent UI and Set-Up Features., Five Year Extended Warranty.
Cons: Fixed global 90Hz crossover settings., No bass management on 6 channel inputs.
Excerpt: Of course, the state of the art has improved somewhat since the days of my first receiver. Dolby Digital and DTS multichannel formats abound, and the number of components in a typical system has increased dramatically. In addition, DVD-Audio and SACD require a 6-channel analog input.