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Yamaha A-S700

Yamaha A-S700 The Yamaha A-S700 is a 2-channel integrated Read more

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Where the AS line starts getting good

J. Lenglet, Amazon
26 September 2013
  • Summary: I tried the RS300 the AS500 and it wasn't until this AS700 I was impressed. The AS700 has the typical Yamaha clean sound. It has the power and clarity to push anything a home listening environment will require. Lots of power in reserve. I cannot say the same for the amps below it in this series. The AS700 is very quiet. No noise of its own. Handles everything I have thrown at it from acoustic piano recordings to Metal. I am a fan of this particular model.
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Yamaha A-S700

Jeff, Crutchfield
3 August 2013
  • Summary: I have owned several entry level integrated amplifiers, some of them very good ones but the A-S700 brings performance to the next level with power, detail and dynamics. I am very impressed with the playback of both CD's and vinyl using the MM phono stage on the A-S700. My B&W 685 speakers sound phenomenal. Highly recommended.
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User Review

pinkwaters a AudioPhile, Audio Review
19 June 2011
  • Summary: I just purchased the A-S700 off of ebay two weeks ago and I am so pleased with it that I decided to go ahead and write my first review. Let me start by saying that I have been an audiophile for 21 years now and have owned a wide variety of medium priced gear over the years. Normally the gear that I buy falls into the $1,000 to $2,000 dollar range. Most of the time I get good discounts on new gear or just buy used so rarely do I ever spend over $1,000 on anything.
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Earl Y. a AudioPhile, Audio Review
5 February 2011
  • Summary: I purchased the Yamaha A-S700 brand new off ebay for $350.00. It was an impulse buy just to check out Yamaha's new line of integrated amplifiers. I have owned a few other Yamahas in the past including the RX-V3000 AVR and the AX-592 integrated amplifier. There was nothing wrong with either of those units but neither really stood out as being special. My current system consists of Dynaudio Contour 1.3 SE speakers ($3500.00/pr.
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Great sound price quality

TimePieces, Amazon
8 December 2010
  • Summary: Great sound, no lack of bass whatsoever, probably depends on speakers, I have KEF IQ50 speakers connected. Natural and realistic sound, more than enough power. Beatiful timeless no-nonsense design. Sounds great with NAD C-525BEE cd player. Only stereo, 2 (A) or 4 (A+B) speakers, or 2 bi-wired (A+B). No subwoofer connection. Buy this amplifier if you want pure and realistic stereo sound and don't need the 5:1 dolby surround crap.
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Overall 10
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Simple, Great Sound, Great Value

Tom, Crutchfield
15 November 2010
  • Summary: I am playing my music from a Mac Mini in Apple Lossless format (CD quality files). This unit works great, is simple and sounds good at all volumes. It is replacing a much more expensive amp, and sounds just as good.
  • Pros: Price, simplicity, sound
  • Cons: none really
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Great Sound. Love This Amp.

Steve K, Crutchfield
15 November 2010
  • Summary: I love the sound of this amp. Very detailed and clean. Perfect match for my Yamaha CD-N500 CD player. Sounds good playing LPs. If you like up front sound, this amp is for you. I would buy it again.
  • Pros: Detailed sound and lots of power.
  • Cons: None.
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A top performing amplifier

John A. Dangelo, Amazon
1 May 2010
  • Summary: Right now I am listening, in my study, to my Yamaha AS500 amplifier driving a pair of KEF Q300 speakers. My main enjoyment comes from listening to vocals performed by the great singers of the past. For example, at this moment I am listening to Nat King Cole singing "When I fall in love with you." My study is a small room, only 11' x 12' with an 8 foot ceiling. The volume control is at 9:00 with a slight loudness setting on the loudness control with the lever at 11:00.
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In 37 years of good gear, this amp is great, a real value

lovoltage HT, Amazon
1 May 2010
  • Summary: I have been lucky enough to have enjoyed both the 1978 20 wpc NAD integrated amp and Roy Cizek's legendary speakers. These were labors of love. The under rated NAD was uncolored and imaged very well. The Cizeks were an absolute delight. Balance, Sound Stage and Imaging in a well built and affordable speaker. I mention these because they became my benchmarks over the years.
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Meilleur intégrée depuis mon McIntosh

JLD, Amazon
23 September 2014
  • Summary: Non, ce n'est pas un McIntosh mais ça viens très prêt... Très neutrale, énormément de dynamique, transparant et ample force pour un prix ecceptionnel.
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