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Yamaha-r-s300.33633578
9.2 out of 10

Yamaha R-S300

Affordable stereo receiver combining ToP-ART technology and ART Read more

Great Deal: $265.00

Reviews and Problems with Yamaha R-S300

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Overall 8
8.0

so only two channels was fine and I needed a phono input for my turntable

Tara T., Amazon
3 days ago
  • Summary: I bought this receiver to replace my aging NAD AV716. I didn't need something for HT, so only two channels was fine and I needed a phono input for my turntable. After receiving the unit I did an A-B test with my NAD running through JBL bookshelf speakers using the Smithereens 11 CD. Starting with the Yamaha I found the sound restrained and lacking punch. Switching to the NAD (also 50w) the first thing I noticed was the guitar distorted, while it was clean on the Yamaha.
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Overall 8
8.0

it's pretty good. I prefer an analog display for the ...

sam hedgpeth, Amazon
18 September 2014
  • Summary: for the price, it's pretty good. I prefer an analog display for the tuner rather than just digital. But I am old school.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pretty good.

Richard C. Porter, Amazon
6 September 2014
  • Summary: I feel that the 0.5db steps for the volume are ridiculous. It takes way too many turns of the volume knob to adjust the volume. There simply is no need for such a fine adjustment of the volume. Secondly, if I had my druthers, I’d like to have a switched ac receptacle on the rear of the unit – just like in the old days. I have a powered sub that will not switch itself on or off and that’s where I would have the use of such a receptacle.
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Larry Del Rae, Amazon
18 August 2014
  • Summary: Basic installation was easy. Advanced features are confusing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Tim Heiden, Amazon
27 July 2014
  • Summary: Great system, wouldn't buy anything other then a Yamaha...
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Overall 8
8.0

The receiver has very satisfactorily served its purpose; that ...

Joyce C.Dauber, Amazon
2 July 2014
  • Summary: The receiver has very satisfactorily served its purpose; that is replacing an older receiver that finally gave-out after many years of service.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
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Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0

Good amp/receiver for older setups (2 channel)

Featherfoot, Bestbuy
18 June 2014
  • Summary: Good for someone that has an older 2 channel system needing a replacement.
  • Pros: Works and sounds good
  • Cons: Controls are a bit complicated
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Overall 8
8.0

Not loud enough with 100 watt speakers?

Wrenchbender13 "Road Warrior 8411", Amazon
10 May 2014
  • Summary: Seems like a great receiver. Quality seems great and it performs pretty well. Only issue is that I need to turn up the volume quite a bit to get the sound level that seems normal. But, that may be the way I have it connected OR it may be that I am powering my Klipsch 100 watt speakers with a 50 watt per channel amplifier?
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Overall 8
8.0

best sound for the price. The 300BL can diliver.

S. Stockfleth, Amazon
20 February 2014
  • Summary: one of the best sounds receivers for the price, and it has a tuner... I need better speakers so I can turn it above 0 db.... I popped the ones I have. with too much bass in the face, I now have it running with the bass turned all the way down and it still sounds good
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Overall 8
8.0

Overall An Outstanding Value

fred, brandsmartusa.com
13 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Easy To Use<br />Sound Quality is excellent
  • Pros: Accurate Controls
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