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Yamaha A-S500

Yamaha A-S500
alaScore 88

315 reviews

Nov, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 315 reviews of Yamaha A-S500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and reliability are generally positive. The design and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha A-S500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha A-S500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of Yamaha A-S500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, reliability, size

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha A-S500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Yamaha A-S500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the size and reliability. The price and usability are also appreciated. There are some negative opinions about the design.

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93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : About.com (about.com)

Yamaha A-S500 Stereo Integrated Amplifier

 

Feeding audiophile tastes can be a challenge but with the A-S500, it doesn't require a limitless budget. The A-S500 may not rise to the level of separate components, but it offers performance and features geared toward music lovers and is a step up...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Yamaha A-S500 review

 

Best stereo amplifier up to £500, Awards 2010. Yamaha has produced a new class leader, with a stunningly capable product

Strikingly clear and dynamic ; fine timing ; impressive resolution ; plenty of features

Doesn't like harsh partnering kit

Best stereo amplifier up to £500, Awards 2010. Yamaha cracks the budget stereo amp nut: a stunningly capable product

Nov, 2010

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Yamaha A-S500 Amplifier overview

 

Yamaha (A-S500BL) A/V Receiver & Amplifier

Expert review by : Greg Borrowman (avhub.com.au)

Yamaha A-S500 Amplifier Review & Test

 

Every so often, along comes an audio component that’s so good, yet so understated, that it flies under the radar of those who should know better…

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Yamaha A-S500BL Integrated Amplifiers

 

I like the Yamahas from the 1970's and also tried the A-500, which I found nice but a little 'grainy' in the long run. Since this amp won the Hi-Fi world budget award in 2010 and I found it second hand I decided to give it a try. No regrets. I like the...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Yamaha AS500

 

bought this amplifier based on it's favourable review in What Hifi? to replace my ageing Denon PMA 720 a 90 wpc monster of an amp which has served me well for nearly thirty years until it finally gave up the fight for life a couple of months ago. First...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (rakuten.com)

Yamaha A-S500 Amplifier

 

At 85 watts a channel continuous it will drive almost anything you have for a speaker system. It's controls, although unspectacular in appearance more than do the job. I have it set on the direct cd setting and it makes you think concert hall. If you...

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Yamaha A-S500

 

Simplicity

Can't add a graphic

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Yamaha A-S500

 

Bright clear sound, nice remote control. Pure direct is great!

None that I can think of, no remote for bass, treble, balance maybe?

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Yamaha A-S500

 

Best amp in this price range

May, 2012
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