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Yamaha BD-S1065

Yamaha BD-S1065
alaScore 70

28 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Yamaha BD-S1065 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Blu-ray Players on

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Affordable Systems Reviews: Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player, RX-V2065 Receiver, and Phase Technology Speaker System


Welcome to the second of Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity System Reviews, where we choose a complete home theater setup and evaluate it for continuity, system synergy and to take some of the guesswork out of buying a complete home theater...

This system is not cheap, nor does it compromise in very many areas. This system uses a top of the line receiver and soundbar. A system could be better, but not using only a receiver and a soundbar (plus sub and surrounds). I would say this is almost a...

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Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player


The BD-S1065 is one of Yamaha?s most recent Blu-ray models (the other being the BD-S1900), and is also the least expensive model in their lineup. It is not a universal player, instead focusing simply on Blu-ray. Let's see how it performed.

The Yamaha BD-S1065 is a well built Blu-ray player that had solid performance with both music and movies. Blu-ray picture quality was very good, with good standard DVD playback as well. As impressive as the picture quality was from the Yamaha, the...


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Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player Review


Right at the core of the $500-600 price point, Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray player enters against some stiff high-end competition. It's a sect currently dominated by Oppo's BDP-83, a jackknife player that does just about anything needed. Yamaha's unit,...

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Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player Reviewed


One of two new Yamaha Blu-ray players, the BD-S1065 ($599.95) is a Profile 2.0 player with BD-Live and BonusView support. This model offers multichannel analog audio outputs but lacks WiFi-readiness and streaming video-on-demand service....

The BD-S1065 supports 1080p/24 playback of Blu-ray discs ; The player has internal Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and can pass these formats in bitstream form over HDMI. It has multichannel analog audio outputs for use with older A/V...

The player lacks internal memory, so you must add your own USB storage device ; It doesn't support wireless connectivity to your home network ; The BD-S1065 doesn't support MP3 or WMA playback, nor does it provide access to any Web-based...

Purely from a Blu-ray standpoint, the BD-S1065 has the most desirable features to suit any A/V setup--such as 1080p/24 output, BD-Live, and HD audio decoding with multichannel analog outputs--and would be a logical fit for anyone who owns a Yamaha...

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Yamaha BD-S1065BL Blu-ray Disc Player


this unit is so ez to setup, you cant go wrong !! i used a fiber optic cable and its super clear ! pop in your dvd and let the good times roll ! and the price you cant get this at [...] !!

DVD Upconversion","Easy Set-Up","Excellent Image Quality","Good Soundtrack Support

Product Specifications

BD-S1065 features top video and audio quality, with 1080p/24Hz-compatible HDMI video output, full HD Audio decoding and 7.1-channel audio output. It slso supports BD-Live and BonusView and partners Yamaha AV receivers.


BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No


CI Plus: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
UPnP: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No
UPnP: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


Real Dolby:Dolby Digital