Yamaha RX-V475 Review

Yamaha RX-V475
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Yamaha RX-V475 review

Audio and video content is increasing quality and a suitable system is required to consume it home. The review of Yamaha RX-V475 that can become your home entertaiment center is brought to your attention. This device got 5.3 points out an evaluation of 10 practicable for its features. In 2013, this receiver model appeared on the market. The receiver is fitted with the 5.1-channel amplifier.

Yamaha RX-V475 Pros

  • Bluetooth is now one of the key wireless communication protocols. In AV receivers, it is used for audio signal transmission or remote control. And it is in the model under review that Bluetooth support is implemented.
  • The presence of a USB port allows the receiver to play content from external media.
  • DLNA is a feature that gives the receiver the ability to transmit and receive various media content over the home network, as well as display it in real time.
  • MHL is a mobile audio-video interface standard that combines the functionality of the HDMI and MicroUSB interfaces, its presence in Yamaha RX-V475 allows you to connect mobile devices and broadcast content from them.
  • With 4K/60Hz pass-through support, it is possible to pass data through this model without degrading image quality.
  • ARC feature eliminates the need for an additional composite or optical cable when connecting this unit to a TV.
  • The manufacturer claims support for CEC in Yamaha RX-V475 and therefore you can control any HDMI-connected device using one remote control.
  • This receiver supports the data encryption protocol HDCP 2.2 which allows licensed devices to play high definition audio and video.
  • Can stream audio using the AirPlay protocol.
  • Stream music from one of the most popular services Spotify directly on the Yamaha RX-V475.
  • This receiver consumes less power thanks to ECO mode.
  • The reviewed receiver has a Pure Direct mode, when used it feeds sound directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
  • With the included microphone, the Yamaha RX-V475 can use the auto speaker calibration mechanism to create the most suitable soundstage.

Yamaha RX-V475 Cons

  • The receiver has not a function of wireless connection to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
  • The RX-V475 has not a phono (MM) input for connecting a phonographer or turntable.
  • Dolby Atmos technology has not been included.
  • Can not manage the DTS:X surround format.
  • Does not support for HDR.
  • HDMI eARC function not implemented.
  • Yamaha RX-V475 is unable to use Amazon Music.
  • There is no voice control function.
  • Bi-amping is not available.
  • Has no speaker A/B switching function.
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Yamaha RX-V475 back and front view

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Yamaha RX-V475 specs and features

Amplifier

Channels 5.1
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 80/6
Output impedance, Ohm 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC) Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration YPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
USB 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output 5/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE) 1
Headphone output 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 2
Coaxial digital input 2
Composite input 5
Component input/output 2/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)
4K signal pass-through 4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control
App control iPhone, iPod, Android
Display colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB
Other additional features has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones has not
Zone audio output has not
Zone HDMI output has not
Multi-room control has not
RS-232 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 0/0
DC trigger output (12V) 0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W 270
Standby consumption, W 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.5 x 16.1 x 31.5/17 x 6.3 x 12.2
Weight, kg/lbs 8.1/17.9

Other

Release year 2013