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Yamaha YHT - 175

Yamaha YHT - 175
alaAverage 3.7

4 reviews

Aug, 2014

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Yamaha YHT-175

 

While the unit may not appeal to audiophiles, the Yamaha YHT-175 offers a solid and reasonably priced midrange surround sound solution for those who want to add that extra dimension to their home theatre setups.

Unobtrusive, attractive design ; 5 x 100W speakers pack a nice punch ; Good control over sound quality and distribution ; Many connectivity options ; Reasonably priced

Cramped remote control ; Few audio modes ; Slight loss of detail in high-frequency and subwoofer range ; Wires to rear speakers require permanent installation

Response was clear throughout the audible frequency range, although high-frequency and subwoofer detail could be a little more pronounced. Overall, however, performance was good enough to appeal to most home theatre buyers -- and, if you don't mind...

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Yamaha YHT-175

 

i brought this and am quite pleased with it, i also thought it was a 500w rms system

cheap, i paid $400

subwoofer cable isnt long enough and when i play xbox or ps2 through the system it seems to not be as loud so i have to turn it up to -20.0 DB

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Yamaha YHT-175

 

Some of the comments below are Bombay or India specific - from a first time 5.1 channel system user in Bombay - been using it only for 4-5 days.

Good sound ; Night mode is interesting, but I wish I could tell the system to switch it on automatically between 10 pm & 7 am, rather than having to tell it every day ; Cinema DSP give very good effect, though constant switching between music, sports,...

India specific: Try plugging the power sockets of receiver & woofer into your wall outlet. They don't go! Most Indian homes will not accept the kind of plugs YHT-175 comes with. Run to your neighborhood computer shop, & buy a "spike guard" (a kind of...

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"Excellent Value for Money"

 

Even though the remote is not well designed, this should not put you off from buying this unit. It is great and the speackers pack quite a punch.

Great Sound. Saw The Italian Job and the DTS sound effects were awesome

FM reception not too good in Mumbai Suburbs

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