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Yamaha RX-Z9
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Yamaha RX-Z9

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Yamaha RX-Z9 AV receiver

Sound & Vision Magazine
16 October 2004
  • Excerpt: A cross between a torque-driven Datsun Z and a rev-happy Mazda RX was the first thing I thought of when I read the model designation of Yamaha's new flagship receiver: RX-Z9. I wasn't far off.
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Overall 9
Features 10
Ease of use 8
Performance 10

Yamaha RX-Z9 A/V Receiver Review

3 July 2004
  • Summary: The Yamaha RX-Z9 is an exceptionally good product and value, and in my opinion, dominates a segment of the marketplace currently not filled. It offers a quick auto set-up for the neophyte that will at least achieve a reasonably good sounding configuration some users ordinarily wouldn't be able to...
  • Pros: Excellent Sound for All Operational Modes., Component Video Upconversion and Digital Processing., Benchmark Audio Performance., Slick Auto Set-Up & Room Correction., i.Link for DVD-A / SACD.
  • Cons: Potentially Inaccurate Auto Set-Up., No Sub Out In 2CH Direct Mode., Runs extremely hot to touch., No DVI or HDMI., Low Current +12V Triggers.
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