Tecsun S2000 Desktop Receiver : Very good item works well on all bands

Great product will order again when required.

Excellent value, very stylish looking but also very practical. Solid built, great reception and sound quality.

Tecsun S2000 Desktop Receiver with HF and VHF Airband

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  • Shortwave (1711-30,000 KHz) – VHF Air band (118 – 137 MHz)
  • Long Wave (100-519 KHz) – Medium Wave (520-1710 KHz) – FM Stereo (88-108 MHz)
  • Auto/Manual/direct frequency key-in and station memory tuning
  • Power requirements – AC adaptor supplied 240v / 6v (negative centre) or 4 x UM-1 (D-size) batteries (not supplied)
  • Size 14.65″ x 7.24″ x 5.75″ / 372 x 184 x 146 mm WHD – Weight 2.38kg

I’m a radio ham and wanted a unit that allowed me to monitor the air whilst away from the shack. This is a great radio and yes. It is let down by the internal antenna a little but you are never going to get dipole quality reception from an inbuilt antenna. Sound quality is fantastic – crystal clear. Operatin is straigh forward. Well, could have been useful to include a basic external antenna and also i’d like the 70cm band to be covered (it tops out at 137mhz).

Excellent value, very stylish looking but also very practical. Solid built, great reception and sound quality.

Not as good as thought it would be. Not as good as thought it would be.

Tecsun S2000 Desktop Receiver with HF and VHF Airband : The radio is well constructed with a good ‘feel’ to all the controls and to my eyes. The tecsun s2000 works well on the internal antenna, across all bands and modes. . But the radio really comes alive in terms of reception when using an external antenna on shortwave. I also found the radio’s controls intuitive and simple to use. The radio is well constructed with a good ‘feel’ to all the controls and to my eyes it’s a good looking radio. My only criticisms are; that you cannot use an external antenna for the aircraft-band and the lack of coverage for the 2m ham-band. But at this price-point, that is not a deal-breaker for me. Overall, i would say that the tecsun s2000 is a good radio at a good price.

Good radio, but way overpriced. . Nice radio if it was 200 evros, but for 350, as i paid, it is not worth it. Rack handels on non rack mounted radio are just decoration and ‘i look profesional’ sale booster. Aluminium woobly knobs look fine, but if they are glued on plastic potenciometers they make no sense. Memory funcions and interface is arhaic and pain to use. However, as i said, sound quality is good, reception is good, batteries last forever,. Maybe i would try pl880, or something from competition.

Great radio does all i require of it.

Not as good as thought it would be. Not as good as thought it would be.

I’m a radio ham and wanted a unit that allowed me to monitor the air whilst away from the shack. This is a great radio and yes. It is let down by the internal antenna a little but you are never going to get dipole quality reception from an inbuilt antenna. Sound quality is fantastic – crystal clear. Operatin is straigh forward. Well, could have been useful to include a basic external antenna and also i’d like the 70cm band to be covered (it tops out at 137mhz).

Very good item works well on all bands. Very good item works well on all bands. Very please with the build quality and its comparable with radios 4 x the price of this one.

Good radio, but way overpriced. . Nice radio if it was 200 evros, but for 350, as i paid, it is not worth it. Rack handels on non rack mounted radio are just decoration and ‘i look profesional’ sale booster. Aluminium woobly knobs look fine, but if they are glued on plastic potenciometers they make no sense. Memory funcions and interface is arhaic and pain to use. However, as i said, sound quality is good, reception is good, batteries last forever,. Maybe i would try pl880, or something from competition.

Very good item works well on all bands. Very good item works well on all bands. Very please with the build quality and its comparable with radios 4 x the price of this one.

I’m new to dxing and went straight to the alinco rx8. I returned this as it was a receiver not a radio. I get my enjoyment from listening to all wave bands. I also use a wellbrook loop antenna. This unit picked up stations the alinco couldn’t. Even on its internal aerial. The noise base of this unit is quite low. Lower than the alinco, in my opinion. For a first desktop radio/ receiver this is an excellent buy.

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Pioneer SX-20-S 200W Stereo Receiver : Basic and at good price.

Altogether an extremely satisfactory purchase.

Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high. Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high can’t and have not had up full volume as i guess they would pop with the power.

Pioneer sx-20-k 200w stereo receiver. The timing of the delivery, the quality of the product, it arrived in perfect order and the suitability for its purpose are all graded as first class. I have had the product for almost a month and its performance is first rate. One very satisfied customer.

Its ok and does the job but the sound from the radio is not as good as my previous sansui 9090. Its functional and is powerful enough for my floor standing speakers.

My 40-year-old goodmans receiver blew up. I wanted an inexpensive but good quality replacement, one box touse the existing speakers form my music-while-you-work setup in the study. This item fits the bill perfectly.

Stripped down version of a receiver. Everything else is pretty standard. Some of the features offered are a nice touch as well. More power does not equal better. This is in direct comparison with the entry level pioneer a10 i reviewed earlier. Pros:power available when neededhigh midspunchyfewer led lights on panelon/off switch with the option of standbydigital volume controlclean reproductioncons: (when compared to the pioneer a10 integrated amp)lacks the claritylacks opennesslacks scalesound output not as tight and controlledi’m hoping the sound output will improve throughout time. It is just not as pleasing to listen to as the pioneer a10. When some frequencies are higher than others you start to feel exhausted.

Basic model and at a good price. 2 loud speakers inputs are very practical if you need them.

Basic model and at a good price. 2 loud speakers inputs are very practical if you need them.

Stripped down version of a receiver. Everything else is pretty standard. Some of the features offered are a nice touch as well. More power does not equal better. This is in direct comparison with the entry level pioneer a10 i reviewed earlier. Pros:power available when neededhigh midspunchyfewer led lights on panelon/off switch with the option of standbydigital volume controlclean reproductioncons: (when compared to the pioneer a10 integrated amp)lacks the claritylacks opennesslacks scalesound output not as tight and controlledi’m hoping the sound output will improve throughout time. It is just not as pleasing to listen to as the pioneer a10. When some frequencies are higher than others you start to feel exhausted.

Pioneer sx-20-k 200w stereo receiver. The timing of the delivery, the quality of the product, it arrived in perfect order and the suitability for its purpose are all graded as first class. I have had the product for almost a month and its performance is first rate. One very satisfied customer.

Altogether an extremely satisfactory purchase.

Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high. Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high can’t and have not had up full volume as i guess they would pop with the power.

Its ok and does the job but the sound from the radio is not as good as my previous sansui 9090. Its functional and is powerful enough for my floor standing speakers.

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Pioneer SX-20-K 200W Stereo Receiver – Stripped Down version of a Receiver

Pioneer sx-20-k 200w stereo receiver. The timing of the delivery, the quality of the product, it arrived in perfect order and the suitability for its purpose are all graded as first class. I have had the product for almost a month and its performance is first rate. One very satisfied customer.

Altogether an extremely satisfactory purchase.

My 40-year-old goodmans receiver blew up. I wanted an inexpensive but good quality replacement, one box touse the existing speakers form my music-while-you-work setup in the study. This item fits the bill perfectly. Here are the specifications for the Pioneer SX-20-K 200W Stereo Receiver:

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  • Maximum output power per channel: 100 W + 100 W
  • FL display with recorder, headphone jack and phono input
  • Output impedance: 4-16 ohms (A / B)
  • FM / AM tuner with RDS

Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high. Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high can’t and have not had up full volume as i guess they would pop with the power.

Excellent value and sound quality.

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  • Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high
  • Stripped Down version of a Receiver
  • Quality Purchase

Basic model and at a good price. 2 loud speakers inputs are very practical if you need them.

Excellent value and sound quality.

Stripped down version of a receiver. Everything else is pretty standard. Some of the features offered are a nice touch as well. More power does not equal better. This is in direct comparison with the entry level pioneer a10 i reviewed earlier. Pros:power available when neededhigh midspunchyfewer led lights on panelon/off switch with the option of standbydigital volume controlclean reproductioncons: (when compared to the pioneer a10 integrated amp)lacks the claritylacks opennesslacks scalesound output not as tight and controlledi’m hoping the sound output will improve throughout time. It is just not as pleasing to listen to as the pioneer a10. When some frequencies are higher than others you start to feel exhausted.

Altogether an extremely satisfactory purchase.

Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high. Awesome product very loud with my big speakers 3ft high can’t and have not had up full volume as i guess they would pop with the power.

Its ok and does the job but the sound from the radio is not as good as my previous sansui 9090. Its functional and is powerful enough for my floor standing speakers.

Its ok and does the job but the sound from the radio is not as good as my previous sansui 9090. Its functional and is powerful enough for my floor standing speakers.

Stripped down version of a receiver. Everything else is pretty standard. Some of the features offered are a nice touch as well. More power does not equal better. This is in direct comparison with the entry level pioneer a10 i reviewed earlier. Pros:power available when neededhigh midspunchyfewer led lights on panelon/off switch with the option of standbydigital volume controlclean reproductioncons: (when compared to the pioneer a10 integrated amp)lacks the claritylacks opennesslacks scalesound output not as tight and controlledi’m hoping the sound output will improve throughout time. It is just not as pleasing to listen to as the pioneer a10. When some frequencies are higher than others you start to feel exhausted.

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Yamaha RXV781 MusicCast 7 Channel AV Receiver – : Best AV I’ve owned

Excellent receiver, great value. Great sound quality when paired with a decent set of speakers. It’s an excellent combination. Using the surround speaker stop the side and letting the yamaha virtualise the rear surround channel works incredibly well. Sounds pass behind me very naturally. Feature set is great, airplay etc is faultless. Also the double hdmi pass through is perfect if you have a tv & projector set up.

Very pleased with the overall performance and ease of use. Set up is very easy, but be careful to follow the recommended hdmi and optical pairings. The audio set up was however, a little time consuming, it could be the acoustics within the room (vaulted ceiling) but in order to get a sound that i like, i scrapped the auto mic set up (even after performing the multipoint set up) and did it all manually, a speaker at a time. I am running bose acousti-mass 10 speakers, these need to be set to large plus a yamaha sub-woofer, i also found it necessary to increase the rear surround volume to obtain the full thunder effect. The duel zone feature is good provided you remember to source after switching it on. The musicast feature is also good for controlling the zones from the garden or another room via your phone. There are still some features left to play with.

Very good product easy to setup. Very good product easy to setup ,the only thing that need to improve it’s the remote control, battens are to small and a bit complicate (but you can work with yamaha app),important to have light on battens to work at night.

Sound great even on creative s700 satellite speaker. Good customer service from audible fidelity ltd. They contacted me before they shipped asking if i want a saturday delivery. The av itself is a joy to use, replacing a computer based 5. Had to purchase a subwoffer (dali e12f), and will purchase replacement speakers as funds become available, but enjoying the sound it does produce so far. The yamaha cinema dsp works well to fill the sound field from mono/stereo sources. Ypao does a good job of balancing the sound from various seating positions.

Very good product easy to setup. Very good product easy to setup ,the only thing that need to improve it’s the remote control, battens are to small and a bit complicate (but you can work with yamaha app),important to have light on battens to work at night.

Excellen av reciever, works well really impressed.

Yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed. It’s yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed.

Superb av massive step up from my as501 from yamaha.

Excellen av reciever, works well really impressed.

Very pleased with the overall performance and ease of use. Set up is very easy, but be careful to follow the recommended hdmi and optical pairings. The audio set up was however, a little time consuming, it could be the acoustics within the room (vaulted ceiling) but in order to get a sound that i like, i scrapped the auto mic set up (even after performing the multipoint set up) and did it all manually, a speaker at a time. I am running bose acousti-mass 10 speakers, these need to be set to large plus a yamaha sub-woofer, i also found it necessary to increase the rear surround volume to obtain the full thunder effect. The duel zone feature is good provided you remember to source after switching it on. The musicast feature is also good for controlling the zones from the garden or another room via your phone. There are still some features left to play with.

Superb av massive step up from my as501 from yamaha.

Yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed. It’s yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed.

Sound great even on creative s700 satellite speaker. Good customer service from audible fidelity ltd. They contacted me before they shipped asking if i want a saturday delivery. The av itself is a joy to use, replacing a computer based 5. Had to purchase a subwoffer (dali e12f), and will purchase replacement speakers as funds become available, but enjoying the sound it does produce so far. The yamaha cinema dsp works well to fill the sound field from mono/stereo sources. Ypao does a good job of balancing the sound from various seating positions.

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Yamaha RXV781 MusicCast 7 Channel AV Receiver – Titanium – Sound great even on Creative S700 Satellite speaker

Very good product easy to setup. Very good product easy to setup ,the only thing that need to improve it’s the remote control, battens are to small and a bit complicate (but you can work with yamaha app),important to have light on battens to work at night.

Superb av massive step up from my as501 from yamaha.

Sound great even on creative s700 satellite speaker. Good customer service from audible fidelity ltd. They contacted me before they shipped asking if i want a saturday delivery. The av itself is a joy to use, replacing a computer based 5. Had to purchase a subwoffer (dali e12f), and will purchase replacement speakers as funds become available, but enjoying the sound it does produce so far. The yamaha cinema dsp works well to fill the sound field from mono/stereo sources. Ypao does a good job of balancing the sound from various seating positions. Here are the specifications for the Yamaha RXV781 MusicCast 7 Channel AV Receiver – Titanium:

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  • 7.2 Surround Sound AV Receiever with Network, Phono Stage & Twin HDMI Outputs
  • Yamaha MusicCast compatible – anything plugged into this AVR can be streamed around the house
  • Latest Audio Formats supported – Dolby Atmos & DTS:X
  • WiFi, Bluetooth & Airplay built in for easy connection to your home network or straight to your smart device
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range),HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 compatible – handles latest 4K signals in all their glory

Excellent receiver, great value. Great sound quality when paired with a decent set of speakers. It’s an excellent combination. Using the surround speaker stop the side and letting the yamaha virtualise the rear surround channel works incredibly well. Sounds pass behind me very naturally. Feature set is great, airplay etc is faultless. Also the double hdmi pass through is perfect if you have a tv & projector set up.

Superb av massive step up from my as501 from yamaha.

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  • Sound great even on Creative S700 Satellite speaker
  • A Sound Product!
  • Best AV I’ve owned

Excellen av reciever, works well really impressed.

Yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed. It’s yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed.

Sound great even on creative s700 satellite speaker. Good customer service from audible fidelity ltd. They contacted me before they shipped asking if i want a saturday delivery. The av itself is a joy to use, replacing a computer based 5. Had to purchase a subwoffer (dali e12f), and will purchase replacement speakers as funds become available, but enjoying the sound it does produce so far. The yamaha cinema dsp works well to fill the sound field from mono/stereo sources. Ypao does a good job of balancing the sound from various seating positions.

Very pleased with the overall performance and ease of use. Set up is very easy, but be careful to follow the recommended hdmi and optical pairings. The audio set up was however, a little time consuming, it could be the acoustics within the room (vaulted ceiling) but in order to get a sound that i like, i scrapped the auto mic set up (even after performing the multipoint set up) and did it all manually, a speaker at a time. I am running bose acousti-mass 10 speakers, these need to be set to large plus a yamaha sub-woofer, i also found it necessary to increase the rear surround volume to obtain the full thunder effect. The duel zone feature is good provided you remember to source after switching it on. The musicast feature is also good for controlling the zones from the garden or another room via your phone. There are still some features left to play with.

Yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed. It’s yamaha so i knew i wasn’t going to be disappointed.

Very pleased with the overall performance and ease of use. Set up is very easy, but be careful to follow the recommended hdmi and optical pairings. The audio set up was however, a little time consuming, it could be the acoustics within the room (vaulted ceiling) but in order to get a sound that i like, i scrapped the auto mic set up (even after performing the multipoint set up) and did it all manually, a speaker at a time. I am running bose acousti-mass 10 speakers, these need to be set to large plus a yamaha sub-woofer, i also found it necessary to increase the rear surround volume to obtain the full thunder effect. The duel zone feature is good provided you remember to source after switching it on. The musicast feature is also good for controlling the zones from the garden or another room via your phone. There are still some features left to play with.

Very good product easy to setup. Very good product easy to setup ,the only thing that need to improve it’s the remote control, battens are to small and a bit complicate (but you can work with yamaha app),important to have light on battens to work at night.

Excellent receiver, great value. Great sound quality when paired with a decent set of speakers. It’s an excellent combination. Using the surround speaker stop the side and letting the yamaha virtualise the rear surround channel works incredibly well. Sounds pass behind me very naturally. Feature set is great, airplay etc is faultless. Also the double hdmi pass through is perfect if you have a tv & projector set up.

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Tecsun PL-880 Portable Band Radio Receiver – pl-880 bargain receiver

Catching radio china and radio jap in the middle of méxico city. Still no luck with number stations though.

Interestingly if you look for ‘tescun pl-880 hidden features’ on the internet it becomes an even better set, utterly unbelievabl. Everything as it should be, no radio this size has the right to sound and perform this well, i was stunnedwhilst not quite keeping up with my sony icf-2010 (which in real terms cost a lot more a long time ago) most certainly is close in the technical abilities. This is a portable stunner and worth every single pennyinterestingly if you look for ‘tescun pl-880 hidden features’ on the internet it becomes an even better set, utterly unbelievable. If hesitating on a purchase please do not, this is a veritable bargain to say the very leastlink: http://swling. Com/blog/2014/06/complete-list-of-tecsun-pl-880-hidden-features/.

Excellent product and great service from amazon. Excellent range, easy to use and well built. Had a problem with the first package (missing items) but these were replaced quickly (dispatched within two hours of sending email to amazon) and without fuss. Here are the specifications for the Tecsun PL-880 Portable Band Radio Receiver:

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  • FM 87-108 MHz, Short Wave 1.711 – 29.999 MHz, Medium Wave: 522 – 1620 MHz, Long Wave: 100 – 519 kHz
  • Hi/ Mid/Low sensitivity control switch, designed for long distance reception (DX)
  • Auto tuning storage (ATS)
  • 3050 station memories, divided by 25 storage pages (P0-24)
  • USB DC jack, 5V (USB lead included) Built-in charging system Powered by 18650 type lithium battery (included)

Undoubtedly the best radio i’ve owned since i had an old eddystone receiver back in the 80’s. For sideband reception of hams and other stuff it’s fantastic. Google for the hidden features such as synchronous detection and how to get the best out of it. Battery seems to last forever. Looks great and performs really well.

Have used tecsuns for years, pl600 took ages from china. Cannot fault, except separate bass and treble knob,.

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  • Super High Quality Receiver from Tecsun, real radio engineering.
  • Excellent product and great service from Amazon
  • Realy good quality SSB, AM HF-radio for maritime or SWL use.

Interestingly if you look for ‘tescun pl-880 hidden features’ on the internet it becomes an even better set, utterly unbelievabl. Everything as it should be, no radio this size has the right to sound and perform this well, i was stunnedwhilst not quite keeping up with my sony icf-2010 (which in real terms cost a lot more a long time ago) most certainly is close in the technical abilities. This is a portable stunner and worth every single pennyinterestingly if you look for ‘tescun pl-880 hidden features’ on the internet it becomes an even better set, utterly unbelievable. If hesitating on a purchase please do not, this is a veritable bargain to say the very leastlink: http://swling. Com/blog/2014/06/complete-list-of-tecsun-pl-880-hidden-features/.

One of the best portable radios money can buy, great value for money. Tecsun have a winner on there hands.

Another nice touch is the rechargeable battery and usb based smart. Living and working in hong kong so i picked one up locally. Lovely sound first of all – the 3watt speaker makes one hell of a distance. Secondly ifor day to day use – particularly on fm and mw it has the edge over the legendary sony icf sw7600 (which i have also owned in the past – just died after many many years) as it has a tuning knob – well built and silky smooth – and a wide 9khz filter option for am broadcasts. Not used it to much on sw yet – most of the stations here are mainland china though i have regularly listened to australian stations. Another nice touch is the rechargeable battery and usb based smart charging system with wall outlet. For the price (hong kong has no vat so it was extremely competitive) it is an excellent buy and comes recommended.

One of the best short wave radios on the market and history. This set works as good as my sangean atx909, but it is smaller and well built. The tuning dials are heavy and yet it is smooth. It hears everything the sangean hears but with more softer tone. Very quick to save stations into memory and call them and tune about. The li-on rechargeable battery last long time too. Looks very nice and works great. Cannot go wrong with this radio.

This turned out to be a very poor receiver for me its build quality did not match. This turned out to be a very poor receiver for me its build quality did not match its price tag very poor bfo on sideband found it to be very difficult to live with. Good points where excellent sound quality and very sensative on all shortwave bands fair medium wave not the best for dx. I sold this receiver and got my self a mint boxed complete sony icf2001d and blows the tecsun out of the water old but still the best portable money can buy find a mint one and stick with it better than any of this over priced chinesse junk.

Excellent performer, maybe the best for price and quality. Excellent performer, maybe the best for price and quality. Go to our trusty google and read the reviews, but remember, there is a new software 8820 since mid-2014, so all complaints of those old reviews are history. Google for ‘hidden features’ too, you will see, it is a highly complicated machine.

One of the best short wave radios on the market and history. This set works as good as my sangean atx909, but it is smaller and well built. The tuning dials are heavy and yet it is smooth. It hears everything the sangean hears but with more softer tone. Very quick to save stations into memory and call them and tune about. The li-on rechargeable battery last long time too. Looks very nice and works great. Cannot go wrong with this radio.

Super high quality receiver from tecsun, real radio engineering. . It’s all been said for this multi-band radio; lots of excellent reviews as this radio is a real winner, especially for any serious shortwave listener. Even with the telescopic aerial/antenna, it produces good signals across the hf band; fm has great sensitivity too, and long-medium wave is a little above most average receivers, which is a same; if an additional rf amplifier stage or even better, a longer/diameter ferrite-rod, would have been the cream on top for this great receiver. Where this radio comes into it’s own, is the ability to change the filters to reduce or remove interference qrm, and in some cases qrn; lw-mw can also select filter band-pass too, and there are a number of unofficial un-published button functions, that will provide some useful tweaks to suite your own preferences; search swling for this information at:http://swling. Com/blog/2014/06/complete-list-of-tecsun-pl-880-hidden-features/the two changes that need doing for shortwave is, the dnr dynamic noise reduction, and mute. However, for most general users, they will be more than happy as the radio comes out of the box, without any tweaks required. If i compare my icom ic-r75 that’s now a little long in the tooth, regarding it design life; the icom falls short along side the tecsun pl 880 portable, and so compact with very good sound quality, from such a small package. For the price you get a lot of quality radio technology, considerable thought has been put into this receiver, with great results. I highly recommended this receiver. Unfortunately i have now to state one caveat .

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Yamaha RXV381 5 : Great amp for price

An excellent audio video receiver for those looking for decent power. An excellent audio video receiver for those looking for decent power and performance for not a lot of dosh. I bought this along with the yamaha nsf51 floor standers and yamaha nsp51 centre and surround speakers for awesome cinema sound experience. It does not have musiccast though. That’s the 481 or higher models.

Returned amazon’s as delivery ended up being very slow, and bought one locally.

Yamaha RXV381 5.1 Channel AV Reciever, Titanium

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  • 5.1 Surround Sound AV Receiver with Bluetooth
  • 100 watt per Channel
  • HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 compatible – handles 4K signals
  • HDR – High Dynamic Range compatible
  • Auto setup calibration and on screen GUI

Great amp with great features and looks great 5*.

Great perfromance for the money. . For the money this amp is superb for a home cinema set up. The manual for specific controls could be improved and made a lot clearer but eventually you find what is required.

Brilliant home cinema amp, easy to set up.

More that i expected and better all round than my original receiver.

An excellent audio video receiver for those looking for decent power. An excellent audio video receiver for those looking for decent power and performance for not a lot of dosh. I bought this along with the yamaha nsf51 floor standers and yamaha nsp51 centre and surround speakers for awesome cinema sound experience. It does not have musiccast though. That’s the 481 or higher models.

Easy to set up and a good replacement for my 20 year old av receiver.

So far the amp is excellent as you would expect. This is second yamaha amp i have purchased. Needed the newer rxvx81 model that supports uhd. This is the base model and is perfect and all i need in terms of features. This works with sky q silver in 4k uhd (the reason for upgrading). Would recommend at this price.

So nice i want to bathe it in olive oil and feed it grapes. I won’t because that would break iti’m not an idiot. . By the sweet grace of thor’s chariot i love it. Go read some proper reviews, this one is rubbish. If you don’t read a proper review, or the manual, know that there is a hidden menu for setting which 4k mode to use, and that is very important, one mode allows hdr passthrough, the other doesn’t.

Great amp with great features and looks great 5*.

So nice i want to bathe it in olive oil and feed it grapes. I won’t because that would break iti’m not an idiot. . By the sweet grace of thor’s chariot i love it. Go read some proper reviews, this one is rubbish. If you don’t read a proper review, or the manual, know that there is a hidden menu for setting which 4k mode to use, and that is very important, one mode allows hdr passthrough, the other doesn’t.

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Yamaha RXV375BL 4-in-1 5 Channel HDMI AV Receiver – : Very happy with purchase

I have devote a prolonged time thinking about a replacement for my hifi amp – i am not disappointedtook my time to stripping out all prior wiring and rewiring to suit utilizing current celestion speakers as well as a matching yamaha subwoofer (ystfsw100). Employed the auto surround seem set up and all worked first time. Excellenthave now received a pair of minx min11 for rear left and right, and to end the system off a magnat check supreme centre 250. Re-run the surround setup and examined the resulting 5. 1 even more subtle variances can be reached by experimenting with the speaker positioning. Pretty very happy in all respects with this encompass seem amp and speakersgood job we have a detached dwelling to check the audio, designed the couch and rib cage vibrate.

one electronic encompass audio and imagined i would expend a minor additional on separates, rather than go with a soundbar or an all-in-1 dvd/bluray process. I am however only applying a dvd player with upscaled movie but wow, the audio is amazingas this is my very first av receiver, i have practically nothing to assess it to but it unquestionably satisfies all my demands – viewing sky and dvds has under no circumstances sounded so good. I matched them with the boston acoustics 5. one mkii encompass audio speaker program.

Yamaha RXV375BL 4-in-1 5 Channel HDMI AV Receiver – Black (discontinued by manufacturer)

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  • iPod / iPhone compaible
  • Compressed music enhancer
  • ECO mode
  • SCENE buttons
  • Subwoofer trim

Purchased this after significantly deliberation then also got the speakers to go with it are not able to be extra pleased has reworked the television to the point in which i have to switch the sub woofer down simply because it shakes the housewonder what the £500+ set ups audio like or would i in fact notice this would make every thing seem so substantially superior.

I have devote a prolonged time thinking about a replacement for my hifi amp – i am not disappointedtook my time to stripping out all prior wiring and rewiring to suit utilizing current celestion speakers as well as a matching yamaha subwoofer (ystfsw100). Employed the auto surround seem set up and all worked first time. Excellenthave now received a pair of minx min11 for rear left and right, and to end the system off a magnat check supreme centre 250. Re-run the surround setup and examined the resulting 5. 1 even more subtle variances can be reached by experimenting with the speaker positioning. Pretty very happy in all respects with this encompass seem amp and speakersgood job we have a detached dwelling to check the audio, designed the couch and rib cage vibrate.

Plenty of inputs and output options. Nice simple to use unit and the sound is very clean.

Yamaha RXV375BL 4-in-1 5 Channel HDMI AV Receiver – Black (discontinued by manufacturer) : Amazon delivered this on time as they stated they would, well done. This amp made my old system, which i thought was good, sound very muddy. My old speakers now sound fantastic, very happy here. There are lots of settings which you can adjust to make it suit the sound you like. The auto speaker setup is magicone small criticism is with the display window, it looks a bit on the misty side, this is the reflection of the display on the plastic cover, it was not cleaned correctly on assemblyanother small criticism is the volume is set to off when you power off, when you set up for the first time you think it’s not working, turn up the volume and keep going and hey. It does work, you get use to turning up the volume when you next turn on, yamaha should have set the volume to low not off. There is a setting to change this from mute to a level you can hear on switch on. This setting can be found and seen on the tv menu under sound.

Purchased this after significantly deliberation then also got the speakers to go with it are not able to be extra pleased has reworked the television to the point in which i have to switch the sub woofer down simply because it shakes the housewonder what the £500+ set ups audio like or would i in fact notice this would make every thing seem so substantially superior.

Loads of functions and simple to set up. Especially like the snooze element and the ipod connection which can be labored by the remote handle.

We requested this in january and have been very happy with its effectiveness right until these days. We requested this in january and have been quite happy with its effectiveness until today. It evidently has a ‘safety feature’ if it overheats at all, that ‘safety’ feature wholly disables the ability to the equipment and are not able to be reinstated except if you consider it to a ‘yamaha dealer’ how convenient. Not amazed with this as we are now left without having the potential to enjoy/listen to something related to it, due to the fact it has made the decision we have to have to shell out further cash on it. Be knowledgeable if you obtain this product or service that it has this function and will lock you out of it if it deems it necessary.

one electronic encompass audio and imagined i would expend a minor additional on separates, rather than go with a soundbar or an all-in-1 dvd/bluray process. I am however only applying a dvd player with upscaled movie but wow, the audio is amazingas this is my very first av receiver, i have practically nothing to assess it to but it unquestionably satisfies all my demands – viewing sky and dvds has under no circumstances sounded so good. I matched them with the boston acoustics 5. one mkii encompass audio speaker program.

Just make positive you feed your cable box via hdmi straight to your amp for a television output.

Replaces my old sony receiver as i desired 3d throughput. The audio is a tiny lighter natively than my sony da2400es but effortlessly adjusted. No challenges with this device, reasonably priced and is place on in my feeling. Genuinely easy auto-set up with the bundled mike. This is a whathifi winner of the finest receiver underneath £350 for 2013.

Just make positive you feed your cable box via hdmi straight to your amp for a television output.

Brilliant for managing the proliferation of hdmi sources and home-cinema. Sky hd, games consoles and now google chromecast, this takes up to four devices and manages the hdmi switch whilst connecting to my existing 5. 1 speakers and giving me great cinema-like sound across all of these inputs. Works really well, sound quality is excellent, and have had no problems.

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Yamaha R-N301 Network Receiver – : win again.

Great device and as generally a great yamaha product or service, it’s an amp and world-wide-web radio in a person with lavatory stanard am/fm radio, moreover you can wire it up to your laptop and the like to stream your have songs on it, i have a wicked set of speakers that this unit sounded the canines bollocks on, so very good speakers are a ought to to do it justice, are not able to seriously say more it does what it does and does it good.

Every single dwelling need to have one. . Okay, i might had sufficient of compact mini techniques in which mp3’s audio as excellent as a cd. I resolved to go back again to a ‘separates’ system. Just after some exploration i picked out this gem. The truly fab detail about the r-n301 is that it’s a network receiver. So now i can get internet radio, stream my songs on my itunes from laptop (computer or mac) or tunes saved on ipad, iphone, ipod contact – you can also manage the r-n301 from any cell cellphone utilizing ios six, 7 or android unit working with the yamaha ‘network participant controller’ application. Increase some decent speakers (and put your television set and cd player by it) and you’l throw the mini process in the bin (or probably the backyard garden lose). My family can stream their very own audio to it from their possess telephones/laptops way too (not all with each other of class). There usually are not several network receivers at an economical cost and this is uncomplicated to set up and use. You can use fantastic old fm of study course but why would you.

Yamaha R-N301 Network Receiver – Black

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  • FLAC or WAV 192 kHz/24-bit audio playback
  • DC-out for optional accessories such as YBA-11 and YWA-10
  • Digital audio input for TV or Blu-ray player
  • AirPlay compatible

The apple iphone application allows you change it on or off and handle volume, supply and so on from any place in the property this means the device can be tucked absent or put anywhere. It has been easy to set up and rock solid performance on radio, world wide web radio and airplay.

Outstanding benefit and thorough features -but no wifi. It really is huge -a 1980’s design huge hifi box, a throwback to when getting big equipment intended large quality. But it is also good in sound and capabilities on initially impressions. A lot of generate for my large speakers and an extremely in depth machine. As effectively as all the digital stuff it also has am/fm radio which usually means it is superior for virtually all home listening demands. It has tape in/out for us legacy forms. Lastly, for the audiophile tendency, it’s entirely analog(ue) for the ability amps, so a lot currently is class d electronic. (for the tech-heads 50 % its measurement is ability supply and heatsink, so it is really generously developed)due to the fact of the size you need to have a lot of home so i suspect it is really staying in my den and won’t get admission to the residing place exactly where compact and tidy procedures supreme. It is remarkable price for revenue if it was 50 percent the measurement i would acquire two much more and have a person in every single area. Essential observe however it isn’t going to have wifi or bluetooth, you will want to cable the network and yamaha have a bluetooth accent.

It’s really quite a nice amp, only three things come to mind that. It’s really quite a nice amp, only three things come to mind that have stopped me giving it 5 stars. Bluetooth should really be included, there’s no loudness button and the yamaha app for android is a bit of a let down, only basic controls plus isn’t very responsive.

Yamaha R-N301 Network Receiver – Black : As per usual, yamaha deliver a (mainly) nicely built and hi-fi sounding unit. The controls are positive although i find i use the remote or ipad/iphone control for almost everything. The network card however was loose in the unit… but again, for the price, maybe it should be a diy job. It’s absolutely wonderful having airplay on the network and internet radio. Soundwise, it sounds like a yamaha… it’s a sterile sounding amp with hardly any colouration which you may or may not like. I’m driving esl’s and cones and so it is working a little hard but for now, it’s a fantastic amp for the price. A sub output would be nice so i could bi-amp but for this price you really can’t complain at all. I would highly recommend, specially for a single pair of traditional cone speakers.

Superb, largely us it with airplay and app, works incredibly well much better than envisioned.

This network receiver has the most effective good quality/price ratio you can get. I stream all my tunes digitally from the wifi station (with nas), and the sound is wonderful. Irrespective of whether it is opera (the high sopranos), organ songs, orchestral tunes: it all sounds fantastic.

The apple iphone application allows you change it on or off and handle volume, supply and so on from any place in the property this means the device can be tucked absent or put anywhere. It has been easy to set up and rock solid performance on radio, world wide web radio and airplay.

Incredibly good price do-it-all receiver. This is a incredibly flexible, capable unit with incredibly fantastic audio output. Audiophiles will want one thing extra upmarket, but for the mere mortals among the us the r-n301 is a great buy. I’ve been considering of replacing my 25 12 months old rotel amp/sony tuner combo for some time. The rotel appears superb but has no remote control and its absence of electronic inputs signifies a jumble of dacs and dongles if i want to play my television or digitised collection by way of it. A the latest knee personal injury elevated remote management of my audio process from ‘that would be nice’ to ‘really useful’ but i was nevertheless hesitating. Not wanting to commit a fortune, i was concerned i’d end up with a considerably more hassle-free method but one particular that sounded very little like as superior as the existing arrangement. Ultimately i made a decision to give the yamaha a go as i have pals who swear by their items, promising myself that i’d send it straight again if i couldn’t bear to pay attention to it. I’m joyful to say that i’ve been very pleasantly stunned. As very well as playing the tv by means of the stereo i listen to: radio 3 and radio 4 significant top quality world-wide-web stations like audiophile baroque my individual collection in a mix of flac and 320kps mp3 streamed from my pc through serviio media server or from google perform if the computer system isn’t switched on cds from time to time, played on a sony bluray participant.

Its fantastic but it definitely could do with a research functionality.

Good receiver if you want wired airplay streaming. I listen to music a good deal in my house office. I enjoy tunes from my itunes library and from a cd player (certainly, i’m nostalgic), and i have a complete stereo setup, with bookshelf speakers on my desk. I prolonged ago realized that you can have a lot much better sound with a true receiver than with even high-priced speakers that you plug into a personal computer. And it is a good deal a lot more versatile way too, enabling you to connect other inputs. I utilised to operate my music from my imac, by means of a cambridge audio dacmagic 100, then into a receiver. But as element of my the latest decluttering operation, i wanted to get rid of that further website link. I also didn’t want to have to be in a position to engage in new music via my imac i sometimes function on my laptop computer seated absent from my desk, with my imac asleep. I needed a standalone receiver that could acknowledge new music from my apple iphone by using airplay. So i have switched to a distinct receiver, the yamaha r-n301.

Good for entire residence songs. I acquired this as part of undertaking a family media method – which when i begun a few a long time in the past throughout my property rebuild has transformed in software substantially. Then it was all about philips pronto and identical and i was just commencing to set this up when abruptly it all stopped and no more items ended up unveiled. Of study course philips could see things ended up going the way of tablets effectively rendering pronto out of date right away. And, i did not want compromised amplifier possibly so that knocked the likes of sonos and comparable off my record. I required correct amps – but remotely managed. Wiring wasn’t a difficulty because i ran anything in the walls throughout the renovation operate – all i required was management. A right amp that has all the characteristics of a good separates unit – at this rate issue i may perhaps add – with the means to control it about wifi applying an app.

Great device and as generally a great yamaha product or service, it’s an amp and world-wide-web radio in a person with lavatory stanard am/fm radio, moreover you can wire it up to your laptop and the like to stream your have songs on it, i have a wicked set of speakers that this unit sounded the canines bollocks on, so very good speakers are a ought to to do it justice, are not able to seriously say more it does what it does and does it good.

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Pioneer VSX330 4K Home Cinema Receiver – Beware continental plug

Delivered quicly and the home cinema receiver is definitely superior and loud and bassey sound ideal if you need. This was shipped quicly and the home cinema receiver is really fantastic and loud and bassey seem great if you want a cinema sound also has 4xhdmi ports and 1xhdmi television set port just join and go.

Excellent av receiver – great cost and a top quality amplifier. Wonderful av receiver – fantastic value and a high quality amplifier. I was replacing an ageing yamaha av amp and the sound good quality enhancements are surely recognizable. Handles a 4k feed perfectly great and has enough options and configurable parameters to cope with most requires. I have hooked this up with a set of mission m3 speakers which also seem great and the amp complements them really nicely. This was absolutely a terrific invest in .

I experienced envisioned it to appear with an interchangeable electrical power line ut it has a set continental plug. It has tripped out responding to rather reduced seem amounts but it does reset mechanically.Here are the specifications for the Pioneer VSX330 4K Home Cinema Receiver:

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  • PIONEER
  • VSX-330-K

Really good sound for the money.

Exceptional value cinema amp,the seem responsible just brings a film to daily life.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Excellent product at an excellent price
  • Home cinema receiver
  • Good, but cannot send all inputs to one output

Fantastic amp is effective straight out of the box delivery was wonderful subsequent day. Used optical guide for relationship fantastic sound very good selling price.

Fantastic amp is effective straight out of the box delivery was wonderful subsequent day. Used optical guide for relationship fantastic sound very good selling price.

Excellent, but simply cannot send out all inputs to one particular output. I was hoping the diverse sorts of enter would feed to the hdmi output. If you have composite inputs they will only feed to a composite output which implies i need to have two outputs from the unit to my projector.

Exceptional merchandise at an superb selling price. Was possessing difficulties with a samsung br player which also served as a five. From day just one i experienced very little but issues with this device making an attempt to join to other pieces of media tools. Alongside will come the vsx330-k and, straight out of the box, everything works exactly as it ought to. My only criticism, if you can contact it that was the unit is only equipped with a ‘quick guide’ which skips about some aspects of set up. On the other hand there is an fantastic total information on their web-site for obtain. My just one regret now is, i want i had bought the up coming model, or two, up for the reason that, if this just one is soooo fantastic, what can the other folks be like :).

Built my surround sound program much far better now.

The set up time was basic and effortless to perform and was functioning satisfactorily inside thirty minutes. The pioneer vsx330 4k home cinema receiver arrived properly ahead of the estimated shipping and delivery given, and the system was extremely perfectly packaged. The setup time was very simple and effortless to conduct and was running satisfactorily within thirty minutes. Both the audio and online video copy is incredibly very good, generating me extremely happy and satisfied with this invest in.

I experienced envisioned it to appear with an interchangeable electrical power line ut it has a set continental plug. It has tripped out responding to rather reduced seem amounts but it does reset mechanically.

Effortless to established up and alter the concentrations of every. Purchased two of these, function beautifully with a lot of inputs. Straightforward to set up and modify the degrees of every channel.

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