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Yamaha R-N500

Yamaha R-N500
alaScore 88

304 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 304 reviews of Yamaha R-N500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and size also get good feedback.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha R-N500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha R-N500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Yamaha R-N500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the reliability and usability. The design and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the size.

price, design, usability, reliability

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha R-N500 Network Receiver - SilverYamaha R-N500 Network Receiver - Silver

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha R-N500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Yamaha R-N500 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. Reviewers really like the usability. The price also gets good feedback.

design, price, usability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha R-N500BL Network ReceiverYamaha R-N500BL Network Receiver

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Yamaha R-N500 Network Stereo Receiver Preview

 

Preview: The $600 Yamaha R-N500 Network Stereo receiver ticks all the right boxes to entice the budding audiophile and the two-channel lover that wants networking features.

Yamaha is really trying to woo not only the budding audiophile but those two-channel fanatics that would usually buy a surround sound receiver. The R-N500 ticks all the right boxes. It is compatible with FLAC/WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit encoded music, can...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Yamaha R-N500 review

 

A likeable all-in-one streaming system that may win you over – especially at this price

Huge, spacious sound Clear and richly detailed Smooth presentation Extensive features Impressive build quality for the money Price

Lacks energy and attack Could be more agile, precise and dynamic No Bluetooth or wi-fi

The R-N500 exudes a superb, high-quality retro feel while also delivering all the trappings needed for the modern-day music lover. It’s good value for a product of its kind, and is a great system for anyone with a sprawling collection of music files,...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Mr Kevan 17 (tesco.com)

Superb Streamer

 

I bought the RN 500 after reading a review in What HiFi magazine.\n\nIt is a superb performer, and does everything well.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Tony griffiths (tesco.com)

So many features!

 

Excellent build quality, with plenty of features. Although not a serious hifi product it offers very good value for money. Intended as an all in one replacement for seperates, so far I am very pleased with this product. Plenty of power available as I...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Craig Mac (tesco.com)

Fantastic sound and even better features

 

Much better sound quality than my Audiolab amplifier that it replaced. Features are astounding and faultless. Can be hidden and controlled from any room with a tablet running Yamaha app.

Mar, 2015

Product Specifications

Inputs

USB ports quantity:1