Yamaha - Entry AV amplifier with 4K HD and 5.1ch surround playback


Yamaha is going to release new entry model AV amplifier "RX-V377" for ¥44,000 in mid-March.

Although it's an entry model, RX-V377 has an HDMI input that allows the transmission of 4K Ultra HD images. It's also compatible with 3D image transmission, ARC (Audio Return Channel) and linkage with major companies' TV and recorders.

Regarding sounds, they adopted the new virtual surround technology called Virtual CINEMA FRONT, which provides 5.1ch surround playback by placing the surround (rear) speaker next to the front speaker, and "Extra Bass" system  that produces powerful sounds with a compact speaker.

Yamaha's original "SCENE" button is also featured. With a single touch of the button, it activates a combination of the input source and the sound field program that is frequently uses as well as an image source assigned by the user by connecting with a TV or recorder.

  • Size: 435 x 151 x 315mm
  • Weight: 7.4kg
  • Maximum output: 135W/ch
  • Audio input: analog stereo x 4 (RCA x 3, stereo mini x 1), optical digital x 1, coaxial digital x 2
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