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Yamaha RX-V4600

Yamaha RX-V4600
alaScore 75

13 reviews

Apr, 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 (audioholics.com)

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 (audioholics.com)

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 (hometheater.com)

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 (cnet.com.au)

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 (shopzilla.com)

Skip Yamaha and look elsewhere.

 

Looks good on the Shelf! Has impressive Specs!

Service is very questionable.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"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 (cnet.com.au)

"Awesome THX certified. What more you want?"

 
Oct, 2005

Consumer review (avreview.co.uk)

AWSOME WHAT MORE CAN I SAY.

 

GREAT GO BUY ONE!

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.

Amplifier

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

Connectors

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.2in
Height:6.7in
Weight:39.7lbs
Width:17.1in

Header

Manufacturer:Yamaha
Model:V4600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Yamaha RX

Radio

Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control