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7.7 out of 10

Yamaha NS-6490

3-Way Acoustic Suspension Design with Magnetic Shielding 20c Read more

Great Deal: $149.99

Reviews and Problems with Yamaha NS-6490

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Overall 6

Not quite as expected.

Dennis, Amazon
13 December 2012
  • Summary: I purchased these to compliment and finish out a self made surround sound and complimenting my other Yamaha speakers and a Yamaha 673 AV Receiver. My 3 star rating is for spring loaded clips in stead of the screw type. I was lead to believe the speakers built for U.S. use were of the screw type. Other than that, the sound is of good quality...for the price I paid for them. I would recommend these.
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Overall 6

3 stars for being so cheap

Golfer, Amazon
22 August 2011
  • Summary: I've had these for a few weeks now and decided to do a review - I gave them 3 stars because they are so cheap. First off the highs are the only thing going for these speakers - the mids and lows are muddy and the highs actually overpower the rest of the range. If it weren't for the tweeters being as good as they are I'd have sent them back.
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Overall 6

great exterior, shoddy interior

25 October 2009
  • Summary: Made purchase of these NS-6490's on clearance from the 'shack in fall 2009 and I'm glad I did. Probably not worth current retail prices but grab them on markdown if you can. The exterior is beautiful even with the glaring white woofers. The speaker has the required heft to dampen the 8" woofer, and the range should be smooth with the choice of provided driver sizes. Unfortunately we consumers just won't know what it is capable of until it gets a decent crossover.
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Overall 6

User Review

vasiljev andrey, Yandex
24 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Тестировал из коробки. Понравилась середина и высокие, низкие не воспроизводятся достаточно полно(контрабас, мужской баритон какой-то кастрированный, обертонов нет) На 50-ти ватах чудовищная каша из искажений.На 100 ватном усе дальше 11 часов слушать невозможно. Имею колонки яма-9502 воспроизводят тот-же материал идеально, вообще очень доволен ими в пределах 50-70 Вт. Поэтому относительно их этим только тройка.
  • Pros: Полная середина, но где-то до 30 Вт, дальше чудовищные искажения
  • Cons: Недостаток низких. С увеличением громкости от 30 Вт и дальше колонки выдают хлопки на средне-низких, ощущение что разорвутся динамики
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