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Yamaha RX-V4600

Yamaha RX-V4600
alaScore 75

13 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Yamaha RX-V4600. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 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 RX-V4600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Gene DellaSala (

Yamaha RX-V4600 Receiver Review


Enter the new Yamaha RX-V4600 - the 'does-everything-and-more' receiver at a price point that won't force users to refinancing their homes. For $1899, you can have the state of the art RX-V4600.

Three (3) HDTV-compatible component video inputs ; Accurate YPAO automatic speaker setup ; Presence channels & Yamaha DSP ; System memory with 6 storage options (2 on remote) ; Dialogue lift with Presence channels ; Independent volume trim for each...

Auto Setup had inconsistent results for PEQ and bass management ; No YPAO below 62.5Hz or on the subwoofer ; Remote button labels limit usefulness of backlight ; No analog video upconversion to HDMI ; Cannot engage Presence channels and Surround back...

Jul, 2005

Expert review by : Gene DellaSala (

Yamaha RX-V4600 Receiver Preview


In preparation for our comprehensive review of the new Yamaha RX-V4600 A/V receiver, we thought we would give you a sneak peek at it up close and compared to the RX-V2500.

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : Ultimate AV Staff (

Yamaha RXV-4600 AV Receiver: First Look


For a lot of people Yamaha is practically synonymous with the AVR, and this THX Select2-certified receiver's robust feature set shows why. Packing seven channels of 130W amplification, the V2600 allows bi-amping for 5.1-channels systems, HDMI 1.1...

May, 2006

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (

Yamaha RX-V4600


Yamaha's jam-packed RX-V4600 receiver looks and sounds great, deserving of consideration for high-end systems.

High-end 7.1-channel A/V receiver ; 130 watts per channel ; High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) switching ; Advanced autosetup capabilities ; iLink single cable connection for compatible DVD-A/SACD players ; Three-zone multiroom capability ;...

Confusing autosetup regimen ; Doesn't upconvert composite, component, or S-Video to HDMI

Oct, 2005

Consumer review (

Skip Yamaha and look elsewhere.


Looks good on the Shelf! Has impressive Specs!

Service is very questionable.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (

"Excellent sound, incredible connectivity"


I upgraded from a Yamaha V730 after I just added a Denon 2910 to the system. The difference in sound quality with the V4600 on SACD and DVD-A is incredible. I have an Panasonic AE700 projector so HDMI switching of the 2910 and HDTV STB is convenient...

Nov, 2005

Consumer review (

"Awesome THX certified. What more you want?"

Oct, 2005

Consumer review (




Lots of power 130pc,THX select 2,hdmi,i-link.The sound is great when you use the hdmi input iam using a denon 2910 with the new firmwire verson 8 upgrade because it did not output dolby digital or dts sound through the hdmi.The auto setup is a lot...

Still does not output the presence and surround back speakers at the same time.

Aug, 2005

Product Specifications

The RX-V4600 is a receiver designed for the digital era. It sets the standard for a new generation of receivers that will increase home theater enjoyment with more vivid images and richly detailed sound, plus greater versatility and convenience. For movies and music, multi-channel surround sound and stereo, the RX-V4600 will ensure that your entertainment is totally enjoyable.


Output Power / Total:910Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic / Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / DTS 96/24 / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround Sound Effects:Quad-Field CINEMA DSP / SILENT CINEMA DSP / SRS Circle Surround II / Virtual CINEMA DSP
Surround System Class:7.1 channel
Type:AV receiver


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Output: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Yamaha RX


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control