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Yamaha-a-s2000.261299
7.6 out of 10

Yamaha A-S2000

Yamaha A-S2000 The Yamaha A-S2000 is an integrated amplifi Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

The 70's are back!

SteveM, Crutchfield
26 April 2012
  • Summary: I love the retro styling on these amps! Especially on the silver version. It is a throw back to the 1970's, which in my opinion, were the audio worlds best days. The amp oozes quality all over. It's very heavy. You would expect it to be very large at 50 pounds, but it isn't. It's just very dense. And at this price, you would expect it to be made in Japan. But it isn't. It's made in Malaysia. Don't let that that fool you into thinking the build quality is sub-par.
  • Pros: Build quality is first-rate. A work of art which seperates it from the typical black plastic junk that is made today. Unfortunately, I am not sure that many of the young people today can appreciate what Yamaha is trying to do here. I think the Europeans and Asians are more likely to appreciate it than Americans. High quality speaker binding posts as well as RCA inputs, Balanced XLR CD input, decent phono-stage, solid bass. Sound quality is very subjective, but there i...
  • Cons: I gave it 3 stars for the following reasons:No tape monitor-loop, the Main amp-in /Preamp-out can not be used at the same time so a sound processor or EQ can not be used with this amp,it gets extremely hot so give it a lot of ventilation. Heat can affect the parts but I have not heard of any premature part failures on-line.I don't consider its weight a con, but some people may since stacking it on top of another component is out of the question and because of heat don...
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Overall 6
6.0

The 70's are back!

SteveM, Crutchfield
26 April 2012
  • Summary: I love the retro styling on these amps! Especially on the silver version. It is a throw back to the 1970's, which in my opinion, were the audio worlds best days. The amp oozes quality all over. It's very heavy. You would expect it to be very large at 50 pounds, but it isn't. It's just very dense. And at this price, you would expect it to be made in Japan. But it isn't. It's made in Malaysia. Don't let that that fool you into thinking the build quality is sub-par.
  • Pros: Build quality is first-rate. A work of art which seperates it from the typical black plastic junk that is made today. Unfortunately, I am not sure that many of the young people today can appreciate what Yamaha is trying to do here. I think the Europeans and Asians are more likely to appreciate it than Americans. High quality speaker binding posts as well as RCA inputs, Balanced XLR CD input, decent phono-stage, solid bass. Sound quality is very subjective, but there i...
  • Cons: I gave it 3 stars for the following reasons:No tape monitor-loop, the Main amp-in /Preamp-out can not be used at the same time so a sound processor or EQ can not be used with this amp,it gets extremely hot so give it a lot of ventilation. Heat can affect the parts but I have not heard of any premature part failures on-line.I don't consider its weight a con, but some people may since stacking it on top of another component is out of the question and because of heat don...
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

hFast, Audio Stereo
7 July 2009
  • Summary: Wzmacniacz przytargałem do domu. Niezły trening bo to naprawdę już waga ciężka :) Po podłączeniu do Elac FS137Jet odczucia jak w sterylnym laboratorium. Niby wszystko na swoim miejscu, szeroka scena na boki i w głąb, detale aż do przesady, niewiarygodna konrola basu, neutralność itd. -wszystko czego oczekujemy od dobrego wzmacniacza z przedsionka klasy hi-end. 5 minut odsłuchu. Coś nie tak! Czegoś tu brakuje. Nerwowe wymiany płyt. Wciąż to samo.
  • Pros: wszystko co napisał zentaur z wyjątkiem muzykalności
  • Cons: brak muzykalności, emocji - laboratorium dźwięku
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