Yamaha RX-V473 AV Receiver (2012 Model)
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The Yamaha RXV473 is a versatile and hugely entertaining 3D-ready, high-definition, 5.1 channel AV receiver. It features 4 HDMI v1.4 inputs, network functions allowing Internet radio reception and media streaming, Apple Airplay connectivity and can even be controlled by an iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad or Android phone using a freely available app.
The RXV-473 boasts an impressive specification that delivers superb video and audio. 4 HDMI (v1.4) inputs supporting full 1080p HD and 3D video, multi-channel HD audio and audio-return from compatible TVs allow you to connect all your devices. There's even support for the pass-through of future 4K resolutions too so you'll be future-proof for the next generation of sources and displays.
The '473 boasts 5 x 115 watts amplification - enough to really get your speakers moving, and with Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS HD Master Audio decoding, Blu-ray movies will sound better than ever. It also features Yamaha's sophisticated YPAO multi-point room calibration system, with a microphone to measure all the speakers in your room and adjust output for the best sound. All of these features ensure the Yamaha RXV473 delivers both film soundtracks and music with authority and detail and the sweet, natural sound that we've come to expect from Yamaha receivers. Multiple sound modes also allow you to tailor the receiver's sound for movies, music, games and room environments.
Media playback is the trick up the 473's sleeve. Not only does it feature USB connectivity for direct digital iPod,iPhone and iPad playback and replay of music files stored on memory sticks or flash drives, but it also has advanced networking capabilities. Hook it up to your home network and internet connection and you be able to connect to hundreds of internet radio stations. You'll also be able to stream a variety of audio files, including lossless FLAC files and MP3s, from computers, NAS drives and other DLNA devices on you network. Plus the 473 has Apple Airplay built-in so you can stream music wirelessly from iPod Touches, iPhones, iPads and laptops running iTunes over your home network. It's never been so easy to listen to the tracks you want, when you want.
With its classy and robust design, elegant colour on-screen display and some clever ECO-friendly energy saving features too, the Yamaha RXV473 delivers a home cinema and musical performance that you'll enjoy for hours at a time.
- 5-channel @ 575 Watts = 115W x 5 (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1 ch driven)
- Discrete amp configuration
- Network functions such as AirPlay and AV Controller app
- 4K pass-through for next generation super high resolution images
- HDMI (4 in/1 out) with 3D and Audio Return Channel
- Front panel USB Digital Connection for iPod, iPhone and iPad
- HD Audio decoding with CINEMA DSP 3D (17 DSP programmes)Multi language colour OSD ECO mode operation for about 20% less power consumption