Released April, 2011
The Pros:On-screen GUI is handy for setting options and setup. Great price for a 7.1-channel Blu-ray system. YPAO sound optimization technology makes setting up the speakers much easier.
The Cons:Lacks wireless or wired internet connectivity--a feature that's quickly becoming more standard. USB media playback is restricted to audio files only.
The Yamaha YHT-895 is the top model of the Yamaha YHT series, and is the only one to offer a full 7.1 channel setup. This allows it to use Dolby Pro Logic IIx, which adds a vertical dimension to the audio for a complete 3D feel.
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The rest of the features are similar to the previous model in the series, the Yamaha YHT-695. Each channel is powered by 105 watts and the system supports a 10 inch dedicated subwoofer with 100 watts of power. An on-screen GUI makes setup and function navigation easier, and the YPAO sound optimization system automatically adjusts the speakers to the best possible settings for a room's acoustics. HDMI v1.4a inputs are available along with an audio return channel, and a USB port enables connections to portable audio players and direct playback from USB storage devices. Audio for all channels is processed using a 192kHz/24-bit Burr-Brown DACs, ensuring as little distortion and signal loss as possible.
- 105W 7-channel A/V Receiver (8ohms, 0.9% THD)
- HD Audio decoding
- HDMI v1.4a with 3D and Audio Return Channel (6 in/1 out)
- HDMI 3D passthrough
- iPod/iPhone and Bluetooth compatibility
- 4 SCENE buttons
- 192kHz/24-bit Burr-Brown DACs for all channels
- Virtual Presence speaker
- YPAO sound optimization
- USB Input, compatible with USB memory, portable audio players
- On-screen GUI
- Wood Cabinet
- 10 in 100W Subwoofer
- Dolby Pro Logic IIx
- Bi-amp capability
User Reviews (1)
On-screen GUI is handy for setting options and setup.
Great price for a 7.1-channel Blu-ray system.
YPAO sound optimization technology makes setting up the speakers much easier.
SCENE buttons allow for quick component switching.
Great overall sound performance--appropriate for music and movies.
Lacks wireless or wired internet connectivity--a feature that's quickly becoming more standard.
USB media playback is restricted to audio files only.
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