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Yamaha MCR-140

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Home Audio, Beyond Black and White

Gear Patrol
13 February 2011
  • Excerpt: The Yamaha MCR 140 ($399) has two major things going for it. The first is that outside of performing the functions of your typical micro-audio system, thanks to Yamaha’s proprietary yAired technology, it can play uncompressed audio wirelessly from your iPod/iPhone using a simple dongle that eliminates the syncing hassles associated with other tech like Bluetooth.
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Overall 8
7.5

Yamaha MCR-140 Review

Digitaltrends
19 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Since the iPod speaker dock has gotten wildly popular, desktop component audio systems (A.K.A. micro systems or executive desktop audio systems) haven’t gotten a lot of attention. Perhaps their lack of popularity is due to the flooding of iPod speaker docks into the market and the resulting lack of display-shelf room; or maybe it’s because these oft expensive systems have frequently lacked the right combination of features, style and sound quality to appeal to...
  • Pros: Supports multiple external connections, CD Player, USB and FM/AM Tuner on board, Superior wireless iPod sound quality
  • Cons: Bulky wireless iPod transmitter, Limited wireless range
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Overall 8
7.5

Yamaha MCR-140

Digitaltrends
19 October 2010
  • Conclusion: Yamaha’s MCR-140 offers more features and connectivity than most iPod docks and an art-deco appearance that should appeal to a wide range of shoppers. Its sound quality, while not without its limitations, is good enough for most listeners to appreciate. Also, the wireless adapter is a nice thought and provides superior sound quality when compared to many other wireless options, but its bulkiness and limited range make it more of a novelty than a practical feature.
  • Pros: Supports multiple external connections, CD Player, USB and FM/AM Tuner on board, Superior wireless iPod sound quality
  • Cons: Bulky wireless iPod transmitter, Limited wireless range
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