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Yamaha RX-V4600

Yamaha RX-V4600
alaScore 78

13 reviews

Jun, 2020

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 products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha RX-V4600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (



Yamaha RX-V4600

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

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

Yamaha's jam-packed RX-V4600 receiver looks and sounds great and boasts something altogether new: HD Radio.

Oct, 2005

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 (

"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

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"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

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