We're bowled over by the entry-level model of Yamaha's 25th anniversary amp line-up. How far does it punch beyond its price point?
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A future-proofed AV receiver with the right number of HDMI inputs to suit high-end cinema and music needs
Yamaha's latest lower mid-range AV receiver is sensibly-featured and delivers the goods from movies but lacks grunt
While Yamaha's new GUI and fascia design isn't the best we have seen, this AVR still sounds as good as ever
This receiver has masses of power on tap, beautiful audio characteristics and clever DSP
It lacks the networking skills and GUI of its older siblings, but Richard Stevenson still finds a lot to love about this £900 AVR
Blink and you can miss an important technical innovation in home cinema. Take two months off and the whole industry can change colour. Black is the new 'must-have' finish, and if the growing stacks of AV hardware cluttering up my hallway is anything to go by, Henry Ford is alive and well. Black may well match most flatscreen TVs but does it match my all-silver DVD player, CD player, Sky+ box or sound server? Does it heck.