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Yamaha YHT-196

Yamaha YHT-196
alaScore 84

108 reviews

Nov, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 reviews of Yamaha YHT-196. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha YHT-196 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Karan Gour (

Yamaha YHT-196 Review


After having gone through an entire month of floorstanders, satellites and receivers; each wrapped in their own box, it was refreshing to find the entire package in one box. That's the fun of HtiBs (Home Theatre In A Box), something that plenty of...

This has to be one of the simplest AV receiver remotes I’ve had the pleasure of using. Everything is in its right place, which means that you don’t have to keep hunting for relevant buttons. This is a boon when you are engrossed in the movie and don’t...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Tripat (

Great Value


I live in a condo in an old building so I didn't need anything super powerful, just clear and well defined sound. This is an easy to set up, good looking and great sounding home theatre system if you don't need room shaking volume. Can't be beat for...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Dr Saikat (

Total satisfaction while watching a movie


Easy to install, fantastic multiple equaliser presets(manual setting is also there, but you wont need it). Sweet, clear, full sound. Watching a movie is really mind blowing... just you wont be able to leave a movie midway( if watchable, though):D

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Wainscott (

Excellent for the price


I'm very happy with this system. The hdmi 3D pass through is amazing. The different sound settings let you optimize the audio for your room. It's easy to set up and sounds great. The speakers are small so don't expect it to compare with high end...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Azn.muse (

Two thumbs up for YAMAHA!


Setup was pretty easy. Loved the glossy look of the speakers. The receiver features are not as complex as some other receivers in the market. Definitely worth the money, especially if you get it on sale like I did. Love my new Yamaha home theatre, and...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Moe MAn (

Not bad at all. Very good for a first hts


I would recommend this to anyone over a soundbar definately. First up, this beats the sounda as compared to a blueray, because if you're looking for some quality sound be it music or movies you want to have an amp taking care of the distibution of...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: sandiipk (

Cool product, worth of 21000


Cool product, worth of 21000

Very clear and melodious s ound output. A real home there

no internal USB slot or DV D player attached

Purchased this product. The sound is awesome. Learnt that Sony Philips Panasonic all r not real home theatre whatever is the price. the real home theater are Yamaha, Pioneer, onkyo boss etc. this product takes you to a new level of home theater...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Great sound!!


Excellent sound quality. In typical Yamaha fashion, nice, clean and simple looks. Great price when this item is on sale making it an even better value. I would still pay full price and be happy with the quality of this product. You won't be disappointed.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: mike (

Great value for a great system


I purchased unit on sale today and i had it set up and mounted in a hr. easy to use and set-up. i would recommend it to anyone. nice thing is you can always up grade to tower speakers in the future if you like. the only thing i wish there was is more...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael B (

Very Cool!


I think this system is just awesome value for. and the sound that comes through is totally wicked a great unit ! You can't go wrong with Yamaha ! Love it !

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


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


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

General Features

3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
Loudspeakers: Yes


Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD