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alaAverage 3.7

3 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Yamaha YHT-497BL. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 73/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 3 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

HDMI out broke


It worked for less than a year. The Yamaha repair center is 45 minutes away.

Sounds great when it works. Easy to set up

The HDMI out no longer outputs video. I can hear audio from the devices I plug in to the input, but it never outputs anything. Tested on different two different TVs and multiple input devices

Consumer review by:

Pretty good product


This system took my favorite games (Mass Effect, Skyrim, Dues Ex etc) and made them into almost entirely new games. After having this system for a couple months, I still get a tingling in my ears that I can only describe as pure joy when I fire up a...

Excellent sound quality, fairly easy to set up. Lots of inputs

The speakers make a crackling sound if the sound is too high while nothing is playing. Not a huge deal since I usually have the system off or turned down if nothing is playing

Consumer review by:

Nice Complete System


If you need a budget setup, and don't need big tower speakers, and want full sound, get this.

4K support for new coming technology ; Complete setup in a box ; Sounds great and happy with the kit

Don't use the supplied wimpy speaker cables, get some 16 Gauge copper. You loose too much through the thin stuff they give you