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8.2 out of 10

Yamaha A-S1000

Yamaha A-S1000 The Yamaha A-S1000 is a natural sound stere Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Good . . . .but . . . .

Lee, Crutchfield
11 February 2013
  • Summary: There's no doubting the high quality of the design, aesthetics, and sound of this extraordinary amplifier. My only objection concerns the ironically few inputs on the rear panel--an engineering drawback which I've awkwardly gotten around by resorting to television switching boxes with four or so extra inputs, etc.
  • Pros: It's natural beauty and divine sound.
  • Cons: Why so few inputs on back?
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Overall 8
8.0

Best performance to cost value in the market.

Alex, Crutchfield
5 April 2010
  • Summary: For me, this integrated Yamaha amplifier produces powerful and detailed sound through my Martin Logan stereo setup. It connects easily to my turntable, but I use it most often with a ps audio DAC connected through coaxial to a Sonos Connect as my audio server. It is also connected to an fm/am NAD tuner which also produces awesome sound on the Yamaha a-s1000. I could not be happier for the price compared to functionality amd performance.
  • Pros: Powerful detailed sound, quality of build, heavy, good looking, functional basic controls on face plate and remote.
  • Cons: Volume knob is a little loose. Generic flimsy power cord.
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Overall 8
8.0

yamaha as1000

gnujazz, Crutchfield
5 April 2010
  • Summary: I was not finding myself pleased with most amps under $3500, but didnt have that amount available. After reading some reviews decided to try the Yamaha as1000 as it's sheer weight difference with the AS 700 signaled it was obviously the beginning of serious quality upgrades in the Yamaha line-up. The unit is beautiful, and the sound was beautiful in terms of timbre.
  • Pros: Exceptional beauty and purity of tone, exceptional build quality. I think quibbles about quality of knobs must be references to lower models. Rear binding posts are gorgeous.
  • Cons: Lacks drive and grip in absolute terms that can make it sound slow on certain recordings of rock, jazz, things that need drive. Not terrible in these areas, just not at same level as the rest of the sound. Main caveat is that even recognizing these slight weaknesses, I find myself missing this amp.
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Overall 7
7.0

Bra

drake2, Prisjakt
26 April 2014
  • Summary: Yamaha är tillbaka i min set upp :) mkt nöjd med denna stärkare ...lugn i alla detaljer samt pondus men framför allt spelar den med fin stereo skärpa samt separerar instrument mkt bra!
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

inotex, Yandex
3 June 2011
  • Excerpt: ...но я его не купил, а купил старый винтажный усь. мощности Yamaha P2200 и предусилитель к нему Yamaha C-4...К чему это я? А вот к чему, я по поводу неутихающих споров вокруг Ямах, резкий, колкий звук то да сё....Так вот докладываю, я купил винтажную Ямаху после долгих и нудных прослушиваний всякого аудиобарахла...
  • Pros: Всем привет! Послушал этот усилитель, в целом хорошо...Хороший, открытый, сбалансированный звук..
  • Cons: Да какие недостатки, молюсь богу, чтобы моя связка CD Philips 880 Double Crown + Yamaha P2200 Professional series + Yamaha C-4...прослужили мне как можно дольше-))
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

dehais, idealo.fr
2 November 2010
Overall 8
8.0

Prächtiger Stereo Vollverstärker - der Beginn der High-End Klasse

norway123 "people", Amazon
9 February 2010
  • Summary: Yamaha S 1000 Ein wirklich schönes Gerät mit sehr guten klanglichen Eigenschaften! Yamaha hat endlich nach vielen Jahren der Surroundhystery sich auf alte Tugenden zurück besonnen. In guter Stereo Tradition wurde eine neue - alte Geräteklasse aus der Taufe gehoben. Ein ambitioniertes Vorhaben.
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