Yamaha Launches A/V Receiver Series Defined By Networking, Apple Integration and Affordability – Global Sound

Global Sound – Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) April 4, 2011

Given the endless stream of Internet-delivered content arriving at homes everywhere, consumers not only desire to harness it for their big screen enjoyment, but also want the flexibility of controlling it with the thing they carry with them everywheretheir mobile devices. Yamaha answers the call with its notable series of A/V receiversthe 7.1-channel RX-V671 ($ 599.95) and RX-V571 ($ 499.95), along with the 5.1-channel RX-V471 ($ 379.95) and RX-V371 ($ 249.95)that extend Yamahas philosophy of offering top-end features, improved Apple product integration and enhanced network content streaming, at the companys lowest prices ever.

Case in point is the new RX-V671 network A/V receiver. Both DLNA 1.5 and Windows 7 certified, this model can easily provide users full access to free and paid network music streaming services such as Internet radio, Rhapsody, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Pandora, Napster, as well as audio content located on DLNA supported networked computers or storage drives. Timed with the models launch this spring, Yamaha will upgrade its free receiver control iPod/iPhone App which offers control over basic functionality as well as internal sources, network content navigation and zone controls on this, and other select Yamaha networked products.

Equally compelling is the newly added front panel USB iPod/iPhone input (available on RX-V671, RX-V571, RX-471 models) that provides consumers with a direct digital connection of their iPhone/iPod content by using the standard 30-pin iPod dock connector to USB cable connection. Users can then control and play audio content from these devices with the supplied remote, with song titles, cover art and playback information appearing on the receivers attractive on-screen menu.

Regardless of our customers preference in mobile device, Yamaha has the solution to easily connect them with their home theater experience to enjoy hours of rich content, notes Tom Sumner, President, Yamaha Electronics Corporation And with enhanced networking capabilities, our new A/V receivers offer home theater enthusiasts more control over that content, at unprecedented prices.

Each model in the 71 Series is 3D-capable, featuring Audio Return Channel (ARC) and 1080p HDMI compatible inputs with HD Audio decoding of Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD content. Eco-friendly, the 71 Series provides the lowest standby power consumption without sacrificing performance, allowing customers to save on their electric bill.

The series also offers a multitude of advanced features and benefits that provide tremendous enjoyment for any home theater enthusiast, including: