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Yamaha RX-V483

115W 5.1 Channel 4K Ultra HD network AV receiver

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Description

Details

This 5.1-channel 4K Ultra HD network AV receiver offers built-in Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and AirPlay® wireless connectivity, and supports playback of high-resolution audio files. Download the free MusicCast Controller app on your smart device to make accessing your music library and streaming music services easy. Add audio in up to 9 additional rooms with MusicCast wireless speakers or other MusicCast devices. In addition, Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma compatibility provide incredible contrast, smooth tone and rich, bright colors.

  • Add audio in up to 9 additional rooms with MusicCast
  • 5.1-channel powerful surround sound
  • Fully loaded with Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, AirPlay®, Spotify Connect
  • Bluetooth for wireless music streaming and Compressed Music Enhancer for Bluetooth
  • 4-in, 1-out HDMI® with 4K Ultra HD pass-through and HDCP 2.2, HDR Video including Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma, and BT.2020
  • YPAO™ sound optimization for tuning your system

Features

MusicCast

 

Access all of your music with a simple app and wirelessly stream it throughout your home using your existing Wi-Fi® network.

    • Stream it all. Listen to Pandora®, Spotify, thousands* of free internet radio stations and the music stored on your smart devices and computers. (Note: Deezer and TIDAL available by firmware update, May 2017).

    • Wireless connectivity. All MusicCast products are fully loaded with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay®.

    • Expand to a whole home audio experience. When you’re ready, add MusicCast wireless speakers, sound bars or other devices in up to 9 other rooms and listen throughout your home.

  • No wires, easy installation. By using MusicCast, you don't need to fuss with placing wires through walls into other rooms.

 

 

 

*SiriusXM and Napster are not included on RX-V483 model

Bluetooth®

Play your favorite streaming service. This AV receiver is equipped with Bluetooth functionality to let you enjoy easy wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. The Compressed Music Enhancer, a digital sound processing technology from Yamaha, is now optimized for Bluetooth audio transmissions to ensure that your music will have vivid, lively sound quality during wireless playback. You can stream music from the RX-V483 to Bluetooth headphones for private listening or to Bluetooth speakers.

 

Full 4K Ultra HD Support

This AV receiver completely supports with latest HDMI® standards. Thanks to transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second pass-through, you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP 2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission. It also supports HDR (high dynamic range) Video including Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma which provides incredible contrast, smooth tone and rich, bright colors. Furthermore it supports the wider color gamut of BT.2020 pass-through. This AV receiver is also compatible with 3D, Audio Return Channel and CEC for easy operation. 

*Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma will be available via future firmware update

 

Wi-Fi Compatible

Stream simply. Built-in Wi-Fi allows for a connection with your wireless router, greatly simplifying system connections for enjoying networked audio (PC/NAS) and music streaming services. If a Wi-Fi router is not available, the unique Wireless Direct feature not only allows you to stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via the AV Controller App, AirPlay® etc., but also allows for control of the AV receiver as well.

 

Network Functions

Access more. This AV receiver provides a variety of network functions that enable you to access more sources and also enhance operation. You can connect the AV receiver to your home network or internet to enjoy Internet radio, Spotify, Pandora or music stored on a NAS and home PC. The AV Controller app (from iTunes® or Google Play) lets you control various functions from your iPod®, iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ phones/tablets.

 

AV Controller App

Easy and convenient operation. This AV receiver lets you use the Yamaha AV Controller app that is downloadable from iTunes, Google Play or the Amazon Appstore to control the power, volume, input selections, DSP modes and much, much more from an iPhone or Android device. Customize the interface by hiding unused icons and renaming functions. Includes 23 different languages. A tablet version is also available.

 

DSP Adjustment

Create sound fields at home. This AV receiver is equipped with a variety of sound programs that utilize original DSP technologies from Yamaha. These sound programs allow you to easily create sound fields like actual movie theaters or concert halls. It is now possible to use the AV Controller app to adjust the DSP parameters of your favorite movie or music.

 

AirPlay

iCompatible. This AV receiver supports AirPlay, which means it can accept wireless music streaming from iPod, iPhone, iPad, as well as from iTunes on a Mac® or PC. This makes it easy to enjoy music from your mobile device or computer through your home theater system. You can view metadata such as song title, artist name as well as album art inside the AV receiver's on-screen display.

 

Spotify Connect

Millions of songs. With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you have instant access to millions of songs. Now you can stream those songs to your networked Yamaha AV receiver by using Spotify Connect. Just hit play to start streaming music. When you listen to Spotify outside on your smartphone or tablet and come inside, the song immediately streams to your Yamaha AV receiver allowing no interruption to your music playback. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music on Spotify. 

The Spotify app and premium account are required. Visit www.spotify.com for more details. 

Try Spotify Premium for free on your Yamaha home entertainment system for 30 days. Visit http://spotify.com/yamaha for more details.

 

Codec Support

Codec compatible. This AV receiver is compatible with many audio formats such as Dolby® True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio™. It is also compatible with high-resolution audio codecs such as DSD/AIFF/FLAC/WAV/Apple® Lossless. You will enjoy the excellent sound quality of these various high-resolution audio codecs from the USB input on the front panel or from network connected devices.

 

Gapless Playback

No interruptions. Many live and classical albums have no gaps in the music. Gapless playback ensures that there are no pauses between audio files. This provides playback with no interruptions, the way it was meant to be heard. Compatible with WAV, FLAC and ALAC file formats, and input from USB/PC/NAS.

 

Total Purity

Enjoy fine sound quality. The Total Purity Concept, which Yamaha has been cultivating for many years, encompasses high drive amp technology, high purity preamplification, anti-vibration technology and independent pure power supplies. All models have fully discrete power amplifiers that help minimize distortion. They also adopt pure independent power supplies, allowing dedicated power supplies for the analog and digital circuitry to prevent digital noise from affecting analog circuitry. The anti-vibration heat sinks are designed to suppress vibration from transistors and sound pressure. Independent power supplies for the DACs are designed to further eliminate noise on certain models. Down to every detail, these AV receivers are designed with full emphasis on the highest possible sound quality.

 

Discrete Amp Configuration

Enjoy quality sound. This AV receiver was designed with a strong focus on achieving exceptionally high sound clarity. It employs a discrete amp configuration and a low-jitter PLL circuit, which contribute to its excellent audio performance.

 

AV Setup Guide

Install with ease. The AV Set Up Guide makes it much easier to perform the set up process with the Yamaha AV receiver. This app assists you with cable connections between the AV receiver and source devices. Additionally, it guides you through various settings such as speaker connections, TV and source device connections and power amplifier assignments. System illustrations and actual AV receiver images help you understand how to make the connections between devices. It is available in multiple languages and is designed for iOS and Android tablets.

 

SCENE for One-Touch Start

One-touch start. Pressing a SCENE button powers on the AV receiver and selects the input source and DSP mode. You can re-set the buttons for different sources by selecting a source and DSP mode, then pressing a SCENE button for more than three seconds.

 

YPAO™ Sound Optimization

Every room is different. YPAO analyzes the room acoustics and adjusts various audio parameters for optimum sound in just a few minutes. It’s like having a professional installer calibrate your system.

 

Virtual Presence Speaker

Wide, high and dense sound. CINEMA DSP 3D provides a wide, high and dense sound field. HD Audio format decoding lets you enjoy HD Audio sources. Virtual Presence Speaker delivers three-dimensional sound without the actual use of presence speakers.

 

Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Surround from the front. Even when it is impossible to install surround speakers behind the listening position, you will enjoy virtual 5-channel surround sound with all of the speakers placed in the front of the room. This is ideal for those who can't or prefer not to install speakers in the rear of the room.

 

Zone B

Sound in a second room. Zone B output capability allows the receiver to send 2-channel sound to a second zone, so the main zone now has 3-channel output. This means that users can enjoy stereo sound in a second room. The same source will play in both zones (cannot use two sources).

 

Extra Bass

Feel your lows. The exclusive Yamaha low-range enhancement technology delivers richer bass than you expect from the speaker size while maintaining good localization and sound balance even with compact front speakers. When a subwoofer is used, it improves the volume of the entire low range of the speaker system, not only the front speakers, but also enhancing the bass from the subwoofer. You'll enjoy video and music with sound that has exceptional power and presence.

 

Subwoofer Trim

Improved sound imaging. The Subwoofer Trim Control enhances the low frequencies by avoiding overlap with the front speaker output. This will result in a cleaner, more focused soundstage while providing a seamless frequency response. When subwoofer frequency overlap occurs in conventional systems, the overall sound is “pushed” toward the subwoofer. Subwoofer Trim Control takes care of this by separating the low subwoofer frequencies cleanly, thus stabilizing the front stage while providing a well-balanced enhanced bass sound.

 

ECO Mode

 

Go green. When ECO mode is turned on it can reduce power consumption by about 20%*. *Compared to power consumption when ECO mode is off (Yamaha measurement).

Selectable Auto Power Standby

 

Sleep mode. Auto Power Standby lets you save energy by selecting to turn off the power after 20 minutes, 2, 4, 8 or 12 hours.

Eco-Friendly Product

 

With an advanced energy saving design, this AV receiver achieves a low power consumption of not more than two watts when in Network Standby mode.

Specs

AV Receiver

Amplifier SectionChannel 5.1
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) 115 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 80 W (8 ohms, 0.09% THD)
Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA) 145 W (6 ohms, 10% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms) 110 / 130 / 160 / 180 W
Surround Sound ProcessingCINEMA DSP Yes (3D)
DSP Programs 17
Dialog Level Adjustment Yes
Virtual Presence Speaker Yes
Dialogue Lift Yes
SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP Yes (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
Audio FeaturesCompressed Music Enhancer Yes (including for Bluetooth®)
YPAO sound optimization Yes
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Yes
Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting Yes
Bi-amp capability Yes
Audio Delay Yes (0-500 ms)
192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels Yes (Burr-Brown)
Video Features4K Ultra HD Pass-through and upscaling Yes (4K / 60p, 4:4:4)
HDMI 3D pass-through Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel Yes
HDMI upscaling Yes (HDMI® to HDMI)
Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync Yes
Extensive ConnectionHDMI Input/Output 4 / 1 (HDCP2.2, HDR10 / Dolby Vision™ / HLG and BT.2020 compatible)
HDMI CEC Yes
USB Input USB memory, portable audio player
Network Port Yes
Front AV Input USB / mini-jack
Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical 1 / 0
Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial 2 / 0
Analog Audio Input/Output 4 (front 1) / 0
Composite Video Input/Output 3 / 1
Preout Subwoofer
Headphone Output 1
ConnectivityWi-Fi Yes (with Wireless Direct)
AirPlay Yes
MusicCast Yes
Bluetooth Yes (SBC / AAC)
Tuner SectionFM/AM Tuner Yes
User InterfaceOn-screen display Yes (color OSD)
SCENE SCENE (4 sets)
App Control Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
Remote Control Unit Yes
Zone ControlZone B Output Yes
Zone 2 Audio Output Pre out
GeneralStandby Power Consumption (IR only) ≤0.1W
Auto Power Standby Yes
ECO mode Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-1/8" x 6-3/8" x 12-7/8" (17-1/8" x 8-7/8" x 12-7/8" with antenna up)
Weight 17.9 lbs.

Technology

MusicCast

MusicCast

MusicCast lets you access all of your music with a simple app and wirelessly stream it throughout your home using your existing Wi-Fi® network. The app gives you access to your favorite streaming services and your own music library on your smart devices and computers. Start with a single MusicCast device and expand over time to fill your home with music.

Dolby Vision

Dolby Vision

Dolby works directly with filmmakers at major Hollywood studios to create superior HDR video masters of blockbuster movies. Dolby Vision™ brings movies to life with brilliant brights, the deepest darks, sharp details, infinite contrast and ultra-rich colors. Dolby Vision uses dynamic metadata technology, which sets individual color and brightness levels for each and every scene.

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products provide the best user experience and carry the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, ensuring products meet industry-agreed requirements for interoperability, security and reliability. Choosing Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products enables you to mix and match devices from different manufacturers without worry. All Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products deliver interoperability and industry standard security.

Wi-Fi Protected Setup™

Wi-Fi Protected Setup™

Wi-Fi Protected Setup is designed to ease set up of security-enabled Wi-Fi networks in home and small office environments. It supports methods (pushing a button or entering a PIN) that are familiar to most consumers to configure a network and enable network security. It gives consumers an easier approach to set up a security-protected Wi-Fi connection, either between devices or in a network configuration.

AV Controller App

AV Controller App

The AV Controller App will turn your smartphone or tablet into a remote control via a Wi-Fi connection. Control Yamaha network AV receivers and/or Yamaha Blu-ray Disc™ players.

AirPlay®

AirPlay®

AirPlay® provides the convenience of wireless music playback from iTunes®, iPod® / iPhone® / iPad® and Mac® or PC.

Made for iPod / iPhone / iPad

Made for iPod / iPhone / iPad

“Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad” means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, iPad and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple® performance standards.

DLNA Certified®

DLNA Certified®

The DLNA Certified® logo ensures that all relevant mandatory formats and features are supported by the products, and confirms interoperability between devices in support of mandatory formats and features. 

DLNA Certified is a trademark of the Digital Living Network Alliance.

Bluetooth®

Bluetooth®

Bluetooth® is a technology for wireless communication between devices within an area of about 10 meters (33 ft) employing the 2.4 GHz frequency band, a band which can be used without a license.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

Spotify Connect

Spotify Connect

With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you have instant access to millions of songs. Now you can stream these songs to your Yamaha networked AV receiver when using Connect by Spotify. Just hit play to start streaming music. Additionally, when you listen to music on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song immediately streams to your AVR. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music.

Spotify

Spotify

Spotify is all the music you’ll ever need with millions of songs instantly available. Just search for the music you love, or let Spotify recommend something great. Spotify works on your phone, tablet, computer and home speakers so you’ll always have the perfect soundtrack for whatever you’re doing.

Pandora®

Pandora®

Pandora is the effortless and endless source of personalized music enjoyment and discovery. Personalized stations launch instantly with the simple input of a favorite artist, song, or genre, and we take it from there to provide the soundtrack for that moment... anytime, anywhere.

Tidal

Tidal

Coming soon via a firmware update summer 2017.
TIDAL is a global, experiential, entertainment platform built for fans, directly from artists around the world. TIDAL members enjoy exclusively curated content that directly connect artists with their fans in multiple ways. The service offers high-fidelity, CD sound quality music and an opportunity to discover new artists via TIDAL Rising. TIDAL is available in more than 52 countries, with more than a 46 million song catalog. 
Yamaha MusicCast will support both TIDAL Premium (320 Kbps AAC) and TIDAL HiFi (CD-quality 1411 Kbps lossless FLAC) services.

For more information, please visit http://www.tidal.com/

Deezer

Deezer

Coming soon via a firmware update summer 2017. 
Deezer connects over 10 million active users around the world to over 43 million tracks. Available in more than 180 countries worldwide, Deezer gives instant access to the most diverse global music streaming catalogue on any device. Deezer is the only music streaming service with Flow, the unique mix of all your old favorites and new recommendations in one ever-changing stream. Based on an intuitive, proprietary algorithm and created by people who love music, it’s the only place to hear all your music back-to-back with fresh discoveries tailored to you. Deezer is available on your favorite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV. 

For the latest news on Deezer go to http://www.deezer.com/offers/

Dolby Audio™

Dolby Audio™

Manufactured under license from Dolby ® Laboratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, Surround EX and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

DTS-HD®

DTS-HD®

DTS-HD featured products have the ability to decode all streams required for DTS-HD Master Audio™ and may have limitations in channel output and/or sampling frequency or may utilize unique post processing.

Compressed Music Enhancer

Compressed Music Enhancer

Yamaha employs sophisticated digital signal processing with exclusive algorithms to enable playback that improves the performance of compressed music formats, including MP3 and WMA. With the Compressed Music Enhancer, highs and especially lows are richer and smoother, bringing music back to life to be as close to the original recording as possible.

CINEMA DSP 3D Mode

CINEMA DSP 3D Mode

The measured sound field data contains the information of the height / presence channels of the rooms sound image. CINEMA DSP 3D mode reproduces the height of this sound image so that it can create an accurate and intensive stereoscopic sound field in a listening environment.

Virtual Presence Speaker

Virtual Presence Speaker

Virtual Presence Speaker mode provides a three-dimensional sound field without the installation of front presence speakers. This allows for a 3D sound field and provides more height, width and envelopment during audio playback in the listening area of the room.

ECO Mode

ECO Mode

ECO mode reduces power consumption by about 20%*. It can easily be set from the top of the GUI / OSD menu.

*Compared to power consumption when ECO mode is off. (Yamaha measurement)

Yamaha ECO-Label

Yamaha ECO-Label

Yamaha Eco-Label is a mark that certifies products of high environmental performances.

Specifications

HDMI Inputs 4
HDMI Outputs 1
MHL Support No
Component Video Inputs 2
Component Video Outputs 1
4K Support Yes
4K Upconversion No
HDMI Video Processing Yes
HDMI Standby Passthrough Yes
Video Processor No
Channels 5.1
Watts Per Channel 115W
Zone 2 Yes
Zone 3 No
Zone 4 No
Powered 2nd Zone Yes
HDMI 2nd Zone Yes
Coaxial Digital Inputs 2
Optical Digital Inputs 2
Multi-channel Pre-amp Input No
Multi-channel Pre-amp Output No
Multi-channel Pre-Amp Output No
Bi-amp Mode No
Phono Input No
Audyssey No
Audio Delay No
FLAC Support No
Zone 2 DAC No
D/A Conversion -
DLNA Certified No
Pandora No
Spotify No
Sirius XM No
Rhapsody -
Wi-Fi Yes
Networking No
AirPlay Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Front/Rear No
Trigger Out No
12V Triggers -
Remote Loop No
Smartphone App No
Power Cable No
RS-232 Port -
THX Certified No
Width (inches) 17-1/8”
Height (inches) 6-3/8”
Depth (inches) 12-7/8”
Weight (lbs) 17.9

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