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9.2 out of 10

Yamaha R-S700

Elite class stereo receiver combining ToP-ART technology and ART Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Yamaha R-S700

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Overall 10
10

Competition Crusher

Red, Amazon
15 March 2014
  • Summary: Great powerful receiver with virtually no distortion. I bought this for music listening (Vinyl and CD's) and to power my Monitor Audio floorstanding tower speakers. I was happy with the Yamaha, but thought at its price point maybe I was missing something; so I decided to demo both the Marantz PM 8004 and The NAD 356 BEE. The Marantz had a very warm sound which many like. I personally like a more dynamic sound with pronounced treble and bass.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bluetooth Wireless Discontinued - False Advertising

Stephen Michael, Amazon
24 February 2014
  • Summary: Product description and manual indicates Bluetooth wireless capability using YBA-10 Audio Receiver. However, Yba-10 has been discontinued by Yamaha. So, forget using supposedly supported A2DP wireless audio streaming and AVRCP remote from your Bluetooth devices as promised in product description and product manual. Yamaha apparently does not produce an effective replacement for YBA-10.
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Overall 10
10

A Great "old school" Analog Receiver

cyclone47, Amazon
13 February 2014
  • Summary: Before purchasing the Yamaha, I had narrowed my search down to Yamaha, Harmon-Kardon, and Marantz. For my own personal preferences, I made the right choice. I just wanted a solid stereo receiver so I could listen to music played through my other audio components, without all of the extra connections for video, etc.. This Yamaha receiver had the best variety of analog connections that would allow me to attach all of my older stereo components.
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Overall 10
10

denon dca25ra relacement

jeff, Amazon
23 January 2014
  • Summary: I liked it upon first opening box. The sound wasn't quite there but the hastle of return is to much for me anymore.It seems like it sounds better as I become more acustomed. I get the feeling this thing will last without many repairs. And what is wrong with that? Relays sound right on. well made quality. Today i recieved my sub woofer. worked just fine.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic!

Addman27, ABT Electronics
15 November 2013
  • Summary: Being a child of the 70's and used to that warm analogue sound, it was a tough decision on what receiver to buy to replace my 30+ year old stereo amp. There was Marantz, Onynko, Denon, etc. Being I spin a lot of vinyl I liked the idea of a phono input, and a THD of almost 0%. The retro looks of the Yamaha and the simplicity of it were the deciding factors.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Easy To Set Up, Good Power Output, Good Remote Control, Great Sound Quality
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Overall 8
8.0

Replacement of 20 year old unit

none, ABT Electronics
18 October 2013
  • Summary: Provides stereo capability without uneeded home theater and video.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Easy To Set Up, Good Remote Control, Great Sound Quality
  • Cons: Can't Get Am To Work
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Overall 10
10

Yamaha R-S700

MJH, Crutchfield
21 September 2013
Overall 10
10

Yamaha Receiver

Currently in Colorado, Amazon
14 September 2013
  • Summary: This receiver is excellent for the price, and easy to use for a non-stereophile. Using it for patio, bath, kitchen and den.
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Overall 10
10

Great for Music listening.

1st Violin, ABT Electronics
29 August 2013
  • Summary: I purchased the Yamaha R-S700 for music listening. I listen to Classical, Jazz, Rock. Instrumental music sounds great on this receiver, which is what I believe it's designed for. I would recommend this recevier to anyone who has an ear for real music ie: musicians, music enthusiasts. The PURE DIRECT feature is really nice for Chamber Music or solo instrumental recordings. The LOUDNESS adjustment really works well for large ensembles at low volume.
  • Pros: Good Power Output, Great Sound Quality, No Hissing At Loud Volume
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Unit

Byron Howells, Amazon
29 August 2013
  • Summary: Terrific stereo receiver. I matched it with Polk speakers and a BIC F12 subwoofer. Awesome sound System!! Seems to do everything well.
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