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Yamaha BD-S473

Yamaha BD-S473
alaScore 82

23 reviews

Aug, 2014

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Yamaha BD-S473 Review

 

Yamaha has been in the industry for a long time, and as a multi-avatar AV manufacturer, they cater to the consumer not only with AV receivers, loudspeakers and amplifiers but also in the form of sources, so, for our “Source Special”, we reviewed the...

This is the most important part when it comes to buying a Blu-ray player. The BD-S473 is a 3D Blu-ray player from Yamaha which is capable of playing a host of discs like DVDs, CDs and so on. But we would like to know why the company has reduced the...

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Yamaha BD-S473

 

The Yamaha BD-S473 is a sleek 3D Blu-ray deck for those who put performance first.

Looks and build quality ; Excellent pictures ; DLNA support

No Wi-Fi ; Limited web content ; Sparse connections

The rear panel is less populated than we expected for the money. It comprises just three sockets – a 3D-ready HDMI v1.4 out, Ethernet and a second USB port. Yamaha clearly presumes that most people have 3D-ready receivers by now and feels no need to...

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Excellent 3D Blu-ray single disc player.

 

I purchased this 3D Blu-ray disc player with a Toshiba 47L6200U 47" class 1080p 120Hz 3D LED TV. So far they appear to be very compatible. The Yamaha player has performed really well. When I watch 3D movies, the player makes the up conversion really...

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

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Missing some features

 

This Yamaha looks good, it fits well on the shelf with my Yamaha amp, but the smart menu setup is limited, expecially compared to the toy-like Samsung system it replaced.Most significant for me, it suffers from a key defect - there is no dedicated...

Yamaha name

not very "smart", no power on/off codes

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP:UPnP
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

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

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
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: Yes
UPnP: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
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

Sound

DTS Decoder: Yes
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus / True HD
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