Since more and more companies are switching to Dirac Live in their receivers - Onkyo and Pioneer being two of the latest ones to do so - I thought it would be important to compare Dirac to Audyssey and YPAO. I don't see a lot of reviewers or sites fully explaining the pros and cons... Continue Reading →
Not everyone is aware that they can control Yamaha receivers with a web browser. However, even fewer people know that there are TWO web interfaces on higher-end Yamaha receivers, with one geared towards installers. Find out more in this article.
Yamaha introduced Surround:AI with their previous-generation receivers. I had a RX-A3080 with me to test for a month - not provided by Yamaha. While I appreciated the clean beautiful sound of the receiver - Surround:AI did not leave me impressed. Read on to see why! What is Surround:AI? I have written at length about Yamaha's... Continue Reading →
Yamaha's new line-up tries to sexy things up with a slightly controversial new look and a new platform. The 3 top end receivers correspond to their old line up as below: RX-A4A to RX-A1080 RX-A6A to RX-A2080 RX-A8A to RX-A3080 Let's look at a summary of their differentiating features like we did for the current... Continue Reading →