I am looking to buy a Receiver OR Processor/Amp and set up my own 5.1 Channel system and was wondering if I can get some recommendations of models to search for. Here are my options and requirements:
1. Extremely well built and has to be made in Japan, Europe...
I have the urge to upgrade my receiver. the z-9 is very stout but I can't help but feel it is lacking bass and some detail. I have been feeding it analog from an oppo 83se and recently switched to a panasonic bdp-500 (analog as well).
I tried the Sherwood R-972 (two units in...
Who here has upgraded from a z9 and to what?
It is hard to let go of what was once supposed to be the king of receivers but time and technology marches on.
I was considering adding a processor like an Integra 9.9 or the like and using the z9 as an amplifier only.
what do you guys think?
I have a Yamaha RX-Z9 that is connected to my Blu-ray player via 7.1 analog inputs. When I play back via the Multi Channel input I get signals to all the speakers and the subwoofer. When I switch on the Pure Direct setting (which is my preference) I get signals to all the speakers but nothing...
Does anyone still have the Receiver Manager/Editor software for the Yamaha RX-Z9? I bought it in 2004 and finally clued in that software exists for the RS232c port. I e-mailed Yamaha support for it and they wouldn't give it to me, even though the amp is off warranty.
Also, was any software...