Yamaha RX–V679 | 7.2 Network AV Receiver w/ MusicCast

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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    4K UHD ready with Bluetooth and Wi–Fi

    Yamaha's legacy of engineering afforable audio product culminates is the most recent release of the RX–V679. This 7.2–channel network AV receiver feature the latest in 4K Ultra HD video compatibility with HDCP 2.2 ready to maximize your entertainment experience at home. Coupled with either an 4K UHD or 1080p television the next level of immersion presents both Dolby TruHD and DTS Master audio formats with configurable speaker positions and multizone capabilities. Powered by high quality discrete intelligently designed amp circuitry and Burr Brown DACs your music and movies will have greater depth and quality. Conveniently access music wirelessly from your mobile devices with integrated Bluetooth® or utilize Wi–Fi to stream from online music services and high–resolution audio files. AV SETUP GUIDE walks you through the installation of your RX–V679 assisting you with connections between your components and speakers with illustrations and companion app for Apple and Android devices./

Details from Yamaha

    Bluetooth® Compatible for Wireless Music Streaming

    The source is changing. With music streaming services and apps becoming increasingly popular, the exposure to the worlds music expands and reaches a greater audience. Connecting to our music and enjoying it the the rich full detail it deserves requires a AV receiver with the ability to communicate with all of your mobile devices. Bluetooth® have become the connection of choice between smartphones, tablets and computers and now home theater AV receivers. The RX–V679 is equipped with Bluetooth® functionality to let you easily enjoy wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. Yamaha includes the Compressed Music Enhancer to optimize Bluetooth audio transmissions providing a vivid, lively sound quality during your musics wireless playback.

    4K Ultra HD Pass–through and Video Upconversion with HDCP 2.2

    With the introduction of 4K Ultra HD, the picture now fully matches the sound for much of the offerings Hollywood has cast from the cinema to the living room. Yamaha includes support for the latest HDMI standards with the ability to handle transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second, both pass–through and video upconvertion. So you can fully enjoy the UHD video quality of 4K without degradation. The receiver also complies with HDCP 2.2, the latest copyright protection, a standard for 4K video transmission.

    HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel

    Break out the 3D glasses, pop the latest 3D Hollywood blockbuster into the Bluray player and fire your 3D enabled television. Now for the main key to believable immersion into that same three dimensional world that you are keen to enjoy. The RX–V679 supports 3D video signals while providing the two–thirds of the impact of your enterainment experience.. 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 receivera??s remote control to command source players with functions like skip, play and pause.

    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®, Rhapsody®, Spotify or SiriusXM Internet Radio. 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, artist name as well as album art inside the receiver's on–screen display.

    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.

    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 tthe 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.

    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.

    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.

    USB Digital Connection for iPod® and iPhone®

    A USB port on the front panel allows convenient connection of an iPod® and iPhone®, which also charges the iOS device when connected. Because the digital signal from the iPod / iPhone / iPad is transmitted directly to the AV receiver, there is no signal–loss or interference. You get to enjoy the best possible sound quality. In addition, you can use the receivera??s remote control unit to operate the iPod and iPhone for basic playback control.

    Compressed Music Enhancer

    When music is encoded into a digitally compressed format like MP3, the frequency response suffers. The Compressed Music Enhancer from Yamaha employs sophisticated digital signal processing using exclusive algorithms to restore what was lost, so the music always sounds the way it should.

    Gapless Playback Compatibility Allows Play without Interruption

    Many live and classical albums have no gaps in the music. Gapless playback ensures that there are no pauses between audio files. This provides playback with no interruptions, the way it was meant to be heard.

    YPAO™ Sound Optimization

    YPAO – Reflected

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Features & Specs

OID
    1744667
UPC
    027108950822
MPN
    No
Best Seller
    N/A
Manufacturer's Warranty
    2 Year Limited
Detailed Specifications
    Amplifier Section
  • Channel: 7.2
  • Rated Output Power (1kHz, 2ch driven): 105 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
  • Rated Output Power (20Hz–20kHz, 2ch driven): 90 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
  • Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA): 150 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)
  • Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 125 / 165 / 190 / 235 W

  • Surround Sound Processing
  • CINEMA DSP: Yes (3D)
  • DSP Programs: 17
  • Dialog Level Adjustment: Yes
  • Virtual Presence Speaker: Yes
  • Virtual Surround Back Speaker: Yes
  • Dialogue Lift: Yes (no presence speakers required)
  • SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP: Yes (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)
  • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • Dolby Pro Logic IIx: Yes
  • DTS–HD Master Audio: Yes

  • Audio Features
  • Pure Direct: Yes (with video on mode)
  • Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes (including for Bluetooth®)
  • YPAO sound optimization: Yes (R.S.C)
  • YPAO Volume: Yes
  • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control): Yes
  • Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting: Yes
  • Bi–amp capability: Yes
  • Audio Delay: Yes (0–500 ms)
  • 192kHz/24–bit DACs for all channels: Yes (Burr–Brown)

  • Video Features
  • 4K Ultra HD Pass–through and upscaling: Yes (4K 60p 4:4:4)
  • HDMI 3D pass–through: Yes
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • HDMI upscaling: Yes (Analog to HDMI, HDMI to HDMI)
  • Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip–Sync: Yes

  • Extensive Connection
  • HDMI Input/Output: 6 in / 1 out (HDCP 2.2: 3 in / 1 out)
  • HDMI CEC: Yes (SCENE, Device Control)
  • USB Input: iPod® / iPhone®, USB Memory, portable audio player
  • Network Port: Yes
  • Front AV Input: HDMI / USB
  • Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical: 2 / 0
  • Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial: 2 / 0
  • Analog Audio Input/Output: 4 / 0
  • Component Video Input/Output: 2 / 1
  • Composite Video Input/Output: 4 / 1
  • Preout: Subwoofer (2 × mono)
  • Headphone Output: 1

  • Connectivity
  • Wi–Fi: Yes (with Wireless Direct)
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes (AAC)

  • Tuner Section
  • FM/AM Tuner: Yes

  • User Interface
  • On–screen display: Graphical User Interface
  • SCENE: SCENE (4 sets)
  • App Control: Yes (iPhone® / iPad® / Android™ phone / tablet)
  • Web Browser Control: Yes
  • Remote Control Unit: Yes

  • Zone Control
  • Zone 2 Audio Output: Line output
  • Powered Zone: Zone 2
  • +12V Trigger Output: 1
  • Remote (IR) Input/Output: 1 / 1

  • General
  • Standby Power Consumption (IR only): ≤0.1 W
  • Auto Power Standby: Yes
  • ECO mode: Yes
  • Dimensions (W × H × D): 17–1/8" × 6–3/4" × 14–7/8" (17–1/8" × 9–1/4" × 14–7/8" with antenna up)
  • Weight: 22.1 lbs.
Product Bullets
    No

Warranty

Included Coverage from Yamaha: 2 Year Limited

Category ID: 166 | $599.95