Yamaha’s AVENTAGE line of high-performance AV receivers is known to reproduce the most subtle details of high-definition sound that most audiophiles would approve of. Early 2017 saw Yamaha upgrade its RX 70 series AVENTAGE receivers. The new RX 70 series is set to support HDR (High Dynamic Range) on the get go. And if you are looking for Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma compatibility for incredible contrast, smooth tone and rich, bright colors, you can expect to have it soon with Yamaha’s firmware updates scheduled for released in the fall.
Here, we have a quick look at just three of them, namely the Yamaha RX-A670, Yamaha RX-A770 and Yamaha RX-A870.
All three receivers are 7.2-channel AV receivers with Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and the latest in HDMI® technologies, allowing users to enjoy their favourite movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD and high dynamic range (HDR). Built-in Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and AirPlay® also provide flexible wireless connectivity.
The Yamaha RX-A670 is the most basic model of the RX 70 series and presents an economical way to experience the multiple rewards of premium sound and visual performance.
The mid-range Yamaha RX-A770 is already the hot favourite amongst the RX 70 series. It sports an additional photo input for vinyl playback, Zone 2 Extra Bass and Zone 2 Volume Equalizer for added versatility.
The top of the range Yamaha RX-A870 features not only additional HDMI ports and Zone 2 control options, most importantly, it comes with YPAO™ – R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) with 3D sound field effectiveness optimisation and 64-bit precision EQ calculation for the most natural room acoustics possible.