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Yamaha A-S500

Yamaha A-S500
alaScore 87

229 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 229 reviews of Yamaha A-S500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha A-S500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 229 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha A-S500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Yamaha A-S500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk.

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha A-S500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Yamaha A-S500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Yamaha A-S500BL Integrated Stereo Amplifier (Black)

Expert review by:

Yamaha A-S500 Stereo Integrated Amplifier

 

Feeding audiophile tastes can be a challenge but with the A-S500, it doesn't require a limitless budget. The A-S500 may not rise to the level of separate components, but it offers performance and features geared toward music lovers and is a step up...

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Yamaha A-S500 Amplifier Review & Test

 

Every so often, along comes an audio component that's so good, yet so understated, that it flies under the radar of those who should know better…

Thank you for searching out the equipment review of the Yamaha A-S500 Integrated Amplifier that was originally published in Australian Hi-Fi Magazine, March/April, 2013 (Volume 44 Number 2).

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Great sounding amp!

 

This is a great sounding amplifier. I got rid of my NAD amp for this and I could not be happier. Excellent warm rich dyanamic sound.

Accurate Controls","Easy To Set Up","Energy Efficient","Good Power Output","Good Remote Control","Great Sound Quality

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A blessing in disguise!!

 

This stereo amplifier is so easy to use that no explanations are needed. However, the user\'s manual was a bit frustrating and confusing concerning the impedance selector. I think the manual should say what happens if my speakers are 2 or 3 ohms off....

Accurate Controls","Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Great crystal clean sound","Great Sound Quality","Loud without being loud

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Fantastic value!

 

I was considering having to spend more to have good quality 2 channel sound. For those who enjoy music and are not concerned about home theatre this may be the amp for you. What HiFi rated this the top amp in its price category for 2010. The price and...

Accurate Controls","Easy To Setup","Energy Efficient","Good Power Output","Good Remote Control","Great Sound Quality

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Deep, clear, full sound

 

Best amplifier I have tried. Very full, rich, dynamic sound. Great build quality (Made in Malaysia). Now, I can hear, that my speakers capable of. Buy one - you won\'t regret.

Easy To Setup","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality

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Yamaha AS500

 

bought this amplifier based on it's favourable review in What Hifi? to replace my ageing Denon PMA 720 a 90 wpc monster of an amp which has served me well for nearly thirty years until it finally gave up the fight for life a couple of months ago. First...

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Yamaha A-S500 Amplifier

 

At 85 watts a channel continuous it will drive almost anything you have for a speaker system. It's controls, although unspectacular in appearance more than do the job. I have it set on the direct cd setting and it makes you think concert hall. If you...

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Yamaha A-S500

 

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CANNOT GET EARPHONES OPTION TO WORK WITHOUT MAIN SPEAKERS

Product Specifications

Configuration

DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
USB Interface: No
YUV Interface: No

General Features

Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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