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Yamaha R-S300

Yamaha R-S300
alaScore 88

313 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 313 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha R-S300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 313 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

Great 2 Channel for the money!!!

 

I just got into 2 Channel audio this past year and at this point I'm not looking to invest too much $$$ in this hobby. I'm not a big sterophile but I care about sound quality and out of the multiple units I have tried and tested this is ... Expand full...

Price, Look, Sound, Features. Great value for an amp with Phono and Pure Direct. Sounds Great

No dis-like, Best 2 Channel I have seen under $500 and I work in the industry

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Great 2 Channel for the money!!!

 

I just got into 2 Channel audio this past year and at this point I'm not looking to invest too much $$$ in this hobby. I'm not a big sterophile but I care about sound quality and out of the multiple units I have tried and tested this is the best bang...

Price, Look, Sound, Features. Great value for an amp with Phono and Pure Direct. Sounds Great

No dis-like, Best 2 Channel I have seen under $500 and I work in the industry

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Great 2 Channel for the money!!!

 

I just got into 2 Channel audio this past year and at this point I'm not looking to invest too much $$$ in this hobby. I'm not a big sterophile but I care about sound quality and out of the multiple units I have tried and tested this is the best bang...

Price, Look, Sound, Features. Great value for an amp with Phono and Pure Direct. Sounds Great

No dis-like, Best 2 Channel I have seen under $500 and I work in the industry

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Good replacement for older receiver

 

Sounds and looks good, and has real turntable inputs.

A great replacement for our older Yamaha receiver that finally went after 25+ years. It has more inputs, a good remote, and sounds fine. Also has pretty good reception (though the fact that there are no AM presets allowed is odd). Haven't tried the...

I wondered if buying a receiver was too "old-school" for our cloud-based, streaming world, but as I already have the other components I went for it. I looked at AV receivers as well, and wondered if a 5.1 receiver would be a better investment, but...

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Clean stereo sound!

 

First, I would like to thank the people at Vanns. They were very nice and helpful on making this purchase. Will definitely deal with again.Now on to the actual product.This receiver is nicer then I expected. Dont let the 50 watts per channel fool you....

Consumer review by:

basic stereo perfect for what i need

 

This is my daughters first stereo w\/ the ipod dock along w\/ my vintage Dynaco A-25\'s.Sounds great

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

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Excellent product represents great value

 

As I work at home, I rely on my radio for entertainment and news throughout the day. When my 20+ year old Nakamichi died, I searched for an affordable replacement that provided quality sound and good radio reception (as I live in a fringe reception...

Easy to operate","Easy To Set Up","Elegantly attractive","Excellent sound quality","Great radio reception

Consumer review by:

Superb Sysytem

 

In January 2010 I needed to replace my Yamaha Shelf system that I had purchased in 1997. I decided on purchasing the Yamaha Shelf System MCR-330 but was really dissapointed with the overall sound quality. I recently purchased the R-S300 Stereo Receiver...

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

Consumer review by:

Great Sounding Recever

 

This is a great sounding stereo receiver. It has a solid build quality and paired with the Yamaha CD 697 it sounds awesome. Plenty of power at 50 watts x 2.[...]Highly recommended.

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

Consumer review by:

Good quality receiver at a good price

 

I had to replace my 25 year old Yamaha receiver and I only looked for a Yamaha replacement. I'm glad I did. Still well made and excellent sound.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Easy to use controls, Good multi-zone capabilityAbout...

Easy to set up and had ample connectors for external devices

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Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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