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Yamaha RX-V373 5.1-Channel AV Receiver Reviews

sicride

Amazing for Entry to Home Theater Receivers

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Pros: Dynamic Sound, YPAO Automatic Setup, Cinema DSP programs, Front USB port, Compressed Music Enhancer, Adaptive Dynamic Range Control

Cons: Only a graphic EQ for manual adjustments, No individual speaker crossover settings, No Sub EQ, No AirPlay or Bluetooth, No Networking

The RX-V373 is Yamaha's entry level receiver with basic features for modern AVR's including 5.1 surround sound and basic automatic speaker setup via their proprietary YPAO Sound Optimization. This receiver offers everything a new home theater enthusiast needs. Expected features such as all modern HD audio format decoding including TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. The receiver is internally amplified rated at 85 watts per channel (2 channels driven @ 1khz 8 ohms, .9% THD) including individual 192k/24bit Burr-Brown DAC's for each channel. The HDMI features near future proof technology allowing 3D, ARC, and 4k pass through. There is no on board video processing which would be considered an...
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mjd420nova

Very good entry unit for the digital age

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Pros: Multiple decoders and input options galore

Cons: A bit tall with oversize feet. Diagnostics in YPAO can give false phasing errors in some environments.

For every audiophile looking for a good first digital audio device, the 373 offers all the decoding formats, selectable environments and more than enough power for even a large room. The YPAO does put the system through a rather LOUD characterization routine but can be a big help to get the unit in the ballpark and the user can tweak it from there. All the input options are available but some don't provide the ARC handshaking or do but scramble the lip sync.
minsik

RX-V373 value plus - packed with enough features-yes

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Pros: 4 hdmi

Cons: no phone

Value packed and all for $200. Peanut value and so much for so little. 4* hdmi and usb stick playback. Its a large MP3 player. Wow. Also wife mode on selectable and storeable buttons - turns the unit on, selects the input and audio processing all with one button, how good is that. happy wife. happy Dad. Good sound and enough to drive a party.
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