Yamaha RX–S601 | 5.1 Slim Network AV Receiver w/ MusicCast

Yamaha RX–S601 Used 5.1 Network Slim AV Receiver w/ MusicCast
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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    If space is a premium in your home theater cabinet, Yamaha offers you the greater depth and capability of an AV Receiver in a slim chassis design. The RX–S601 slim MusicCast AV receiver provides 5.1 powerful audio with 6 HDMI inputs that offer 4K Ultra HD passthrough with HDCP 2.2. Stream music from popular services like Spotify or Pandora and search favorite internet radio stations with vTuner. Your iPhone® or iPad® can send your favorite playlists to the AV Receiver with AirPlay and control every feature with the free Yamaha control app. The RX–S601 introduces MusicCast to Yamaha's slim line home theater receivers allowing you to send music throughout the house to other compatible receivers and wireless speakers. Integrated Wi–Fi and Bluetooth connect to your smartphone or tablet allowing you to hear your music as the artist originally intended.

Details from Yamaha

    Bluetooth® Compatible for Wireless Music Streaming

    This AV receiver is equipped with Bluetooth functionality to let you enjoy easy wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. Yamaha Compressed Music Enhancer is now optimized for Bluetooth audio transmission to ensure that your music will have vivid, lively sound quality even during wireless playback.

    Bluetooth® Compatible for Wireless Music Streaming

    The RX–S601 is equipped with the latest Bluetooth technology, making wireless operation more convenient than ever. You can stream music from the RX–S601 to Bluetooth headphones for private listening or to Bluetooth speakers.

    MusicCast

    MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your home wirelessly with playback controlled by a simple app. Start with a MusicCast capable AV receiver in your main entertainment room for the ultimate home theater experience, then add MusicCast speakers, sound bars or Hi–Fi components in other rooms wirelessly.

    All Your Content … and More

    MusicCast allows you to access your digital music library, streaming music services and Internet radio, as well as Bluetooth® sources, your TV sound and external sources attached to your AV receiver, such as a Blu–ray Disc™ or CD player.

    Slim and Compact Design

    The RX–S601 is only 4–3/8” high and 12–7/8” deep. It will fit nicely in narrow AV racks without jutting out from the front. This makes it easy to place your system where you want it and gives it a neat appearance.

    4K Ultra HD Pass–through with HDCP 2.2

    This unit supports the latest HDMI® standards thanks to the transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second (pass–through only). Fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation along with HDCP 2.2 that fully complies with the latest copyright protection, a standard for 4K video transmission.

    HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel

    The RX–S601 supports 3D video signals. Additionally, the Audio Return Channel function enables audio to be sent and received via the same HDMI cable, so you can hear the sound from the TV via a single HDMI cable.

    HDMI CEC for Easy Operation

    Another benefit of HDMI is the availability of CEC functionality. When the unit is connected to a CEC compatible TV, the receiver will turn on and off together with the TV and you can use the TV remote to control the volume. CEC also provides advanced functionality with other components. For example, you can use the receiver’s remote control to command source players with functions like skip, play and pause.

    *All connected devices must be HDMI CEC compatible. Some CEC compatible TVs / players may not work.

    Network Functions

    This AV receiver provides a variety of network functions that enable you to access more sources and also enhance operation. You can connect the AV receiver to a Mac® or PC with WebBrowser Control and have two way control of Internet radio, Pandora® and Spotify. The AV Controller App (from iTunes® or Google Play) lets you control various functions from your iPod®, iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ phones / tablets.

    Built–in Wi–Fi and Wireless Direct®

    Built–in Wi–Fi allows for a wireless connection with your wireless router, greatly simplifying system connections for enjoying networked audio (PC / NAS) and music streaming services. If a Wi–Fi router is not available, the unique Wireless Direct feature not only allows you to stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via the AV Controller App, AirPlay®, etc., but also allows for control of the AV receiver as well.

    AirPlay® Allows Streaming Music to AV Receivers

    This AV receiver supports AirPlay, which means they can accept wireless music streaming from iPod touch®, iPhone®, iPad®, as well as from iTunes® on a Mac® or PC. This makes it easy to enjoy music from your mobile devices or computer at your home theater system. You can view metadata such as song title and artist naame as well as album art inside the receiver's on–screen display.

    Excellent Sound and Many Advanced Features in a Compact Body

    Audio performance at the head of its class, thanks to a revamped ground and power supply pattern as well as meticulously selected and custom designed parts, such as the transformer and heat sink. Features analog discrete amplifier construction, a low jitter PLL circuit and high power output. Other top–grade features include an aluminum front panel and large screw–type speaker terminals.

    Stream Millions of Songs with Spotify Connect

    With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you have instant access to millions of songs. Now you can stream those songs to your networked Yamaha AV receiver by using Spotify Connect. Just hit play to start streaming music. When you listen to Spotify outside on your smartphone or tablet and come inside, the song immediately streams to your Yamaha AV receiver allowing no interruption to your music playback. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music on Spotify.

    *The Spotify app and premium account are required. Visit www.spotify.com for more details.

    Extensive Audio Codec and Format Support

    This AV receiver is compatible with many audio formats such as Dolby® True HD and DTS–HD Master Audio™. It is also compatible with high–resolution audio codecs such as DSD / AIFF / FLAC / WAV / Apple® Lossless. You will enjoy the excellent sound quality of these various high–resolution audio codecs from the USB input on the front panel or from network connected devices.

    AV Controller App for Easy, Convenient Operation

    This AV receiver lets you use the Yamaha AV Controller App that is downloadable from iTunes®, Google Play or the Amazon Appstore to control the power, volume, input selections, DSP modes and much, much more from an iPhone® or Android™ device. You can also use as many as 23 different languages and customize the interface by hiding unused icons and renaming functions. A tablet version is also available.

    DSP Parameter Adjustment for Easy and Detailed Setting

    This AV receiver is equipped with a variety of sound programs that utilize original DSP technologies from Yamaha. These sound programs allow you to easily create sound fields like actual movie theaters or concert halls in your room to enjoy natural stereoscopic sound fields. It is now possible to use the AV Controller App to adjust the DSP parameters in a basic or advanced mode to match the mood of your favorite movie or music album.

    USB Digital Connection for iPod® and iPhone® on the Front Panel

    A USB port on the front panel allows convenient connection of an iP

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Features & Specs

OID
    1999686
UPC
    027108951683
MPN
    No
Best Seller
    N/A
Manufacturer's Warranty
    2 Years Parts / 2 Years Labor -Carry In Service
Detailed Specifications
    Amplifier Section
  • Channel: 5.1
  • Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven): 95 W (6 ohms, 0.9% THD)
  • Rated Output Power (20Hz–20kHz, 2ch driven): 60 W (6 ohms, 0.09% THD)
  • Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 90 / 110 / 140 / 160 W

  • Surround Sound Processing
  • CINEMA DSP: Yes (3D)
  • DSP Programs: 17
  • Virtual Presence Speaker: Yes
  • SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP: Yes (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)
  • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • DTS–HD Master Audio: Yes

  • Audio Features
  • Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes (including for Bluetooth®)
  • YPAO sound optimization: Yes
  • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control): Yes
  • Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting: Yes
  • Audio Delay: Yes (0–500 ms)
  • 192kHz/24–bit DACs for all channels: Yes (Burr–Brown)

  • Video Features
  • 4K Ultra HD pass–through: Yes
  • HDMI 3D pass–through: Yes
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip–Sync: Yes

  • Extensive Connection
  • HDMI CEC: Yes (SCENE, device control)
  • USB Input: iPod® / iPhone®, USB memory, portable audio player
  • Network Port: Yes
  • Connectivity: MusicCast:
  • Wi–Fi: Yes (with Wireless Direct)
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes (AAC)

  • Inputs & Connections
  • HDMI Input/Output: 6 in / 1 out (HDCP 2.2: 1 in / 1 out)
  • Front AV Input: USB / mini–jack
  • Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical: 36526
  • Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial: 36557
  • Analog Audio Input/Output: 4 (front 1) / 0
  • Composite Video Input/Output: 42064
  • Preout: Subwoofer
  • Headphone Output: 1

  • Tuner Section
  • FM/AM Tuner: Yes

  • User Interface
  • On–screen display: Yes (color OSD)
  • SCENE: SCENE (4 sets)
  • App Control: Yes (iPhone® / iPad® / Android™ smartphone / tablet)
  • Remote Control Unit: Yes

  • General
  • Standby Power Consumption (IR only): =0.1 W
  • Auto Power Standby: Yes
  • ECO mode: Yes
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17–1/8” x 4–3/8” x 12–7/8”
  • Dimensions Antenna up: 17–1/8” x 6–7/8” x 12–7/8)
  • Weight: 17.2 lbs.
Product Bullets
    No

Warranty

Included Coverage from Yamaha: 2 Years Parts / 2 Years Labor -Carry In Service

Category ID: 166 | $599.95