Summary: I have the A-S 1000 Yamaha amplifier and this Yamaha tuner was designed to deliver peak performance with the A-S 1000. It does--big time. Big sound, big clear stereo separation, and works well with the A-S 1000 remote.
Summary: I received the receiver in a very short period of time. Receiver works fine! Only wish it could be turned on/off with the Yamaha amplifier remote control since they're from the same family. Maybe consider putting an switch outlet on the back of amplifier that the receiver could turn on/off with amp?
Pros: Looks great cosmetically. Tuning is fairly easy to setup preset stations.
Cons: Need on/off switch on remote or have dedicated on/off switch outlet on back of Yamaha amplifier. I think the setup for this called switch (or unswitched) plug?
Summary: Good solid tuner at a reasonable price;. I appreciate the ability to reduce remote clutter and use remote on Yamaha integrated amp. I owned Yamaha components in mid 70's and I am delighted to find out the name still represents quality and dependability!
Pros: Simple and logical control set up. The tuner pulls in stations in a dead zone in my residence.
Cons: It would be nice if remote controlled power on/.off on the tuner ot if the amp had a power outlet that the tuner could be plugged into. A minor issue.
Summary: Criminal not to include a remote at this price point. I used an older Sony learning remote and got lucky on my first stab - amp code 030 and I can run through the presets, which is all I really care about.