Yamaha RX-V583BL 7.2-Channel 4K Ultra HD MusicCast AV Receiver review

5.62 Mixed Usages
5.7 VIDEO FEATURES:
5.6 CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS:
5.7 AUDIO FEATURES:
5.4 MULTIZONE:
5.8 AMPLIFICATION:
Release year: 2017 Rating: 3.9

If you're someone who enjoys turning your living room into a concert hall or a movie theatre, the Yamaha RX-V583BL might just be the ideal audio companion. If you're looking for a thrilling experience with intense action and witty conversations, this might not be the best option for the easily intimidated. Perfect for homes of moderate size, this device guarantees that your entertainment will be the main attraction, rather than just a background component.

Our Verdict

The Yamaha RX-V583BL is a trustworthy partner that knows how to host a memorable gathering, even though there might be an occasional mishap with a spilled beverage. This player is great for everyone, thanks to its stylish design, strong performance, and wide range of connectivity options. Occasionally, there may be a small issue with the audio-video sync, similar to a scratched record. Rest assured, it won't have any negative impact on your overall experience. The RX-V583BL is an excellent option for those seeking a dependable companion on their audio adventure.

PROS
  • Sleek modern design.
  • Immersive surround sound.
  • Extensive connectivity options.
  • High-res audio support.
  • MusicCast technology compatibility.
  • Bluetooth for wireless streaming.
  • User-friendly setup process.
  • Ideal for mid-sized homes.

 

CONS
  • Occasional AV sync delays.
  • Limited HDMI inputs (6).
  • Build quality could improve.

 

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Specification

GENERAL

Receiver Type A/V Receiver
Number Of Channel 7.2 Channel
Number Channel Processing 7
Audio Feature Dolby Atmos , DTS:X
Video Feature HDR10 , Dolby Vision , HDCP 2.3 , 4K Passthrough , 4K Upscaling
Watts Per Channel 80 W
Zones 1
Radio Internet Radio , Pandora , Spotify , Tidal , Deezer , Napster , SiriusXM
Amplifier Class A/B

CONNECTIVITY

Ethernet Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Yes
RCA LIne Input: 4
RCA LIne Output: 0
RCA Pre-Outs: 2
XLR Line Inputs: 0
XLR Pre-Outs: 0
Phono Input: N/A
Optical Inputs: 0
Optical Output: 0
Coaxial Inputs: 2
Multi-Channel Input: 0
Headphone Out: Yes
HDMI Inputs: 4
HDMI Outputs: 1 (HDCP 2.3, HDR10 / Dolby Vision™ / HLG and BT.2020 compatible)
8K Inputs: 0
Composite Video Input 3
Composite Video Output: 1
Component Video Input: 0
Component Video Output: 0
Front A/V Inputs: USB / mini-jack
Speaker A/B: 0

AUDIO FEATURES:

Maximum Channel Processing 7.2
Dolby Atmos Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization N/A
Dolby Atmos Music N/A
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby Surround Upmixer Yes
Dolby Pro Logic N/A
Dolby Digital EX N/A
Surround EX N/A
DTS:X Yes
DTS Neural:X N/A
DTS Virtual:X Yes
DTS Neo N/A
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio Yes
DTS 96/24 Yes
DTS Express Yes
DTS-ES 0
IMAX Enhanced Yes
PCM Yes
Music Playback via USB Yes
High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network Yes
High Resolution Audio Formats via USB WAV / FLAC / AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit, ALAC 96 kHz / 24-bit, MP3 / WMA / MPEG-4 AAC up to 48 kHz / 16-bit, DSD 2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz
Gapless Playback Yes
DSD via HDMI Yes
DSD via USB Yes
DSD to PCM Converter N/A
USB DAC N/A
Jitter Reduction N/A
DTS Dialog Control N/A
Dialog Enhancement Yes
Dialog Level Adjustment Yes
Dialog Normalization Yes
Dialogue Lift Yes
Compressed Music Enhancer Yes (including for Bluetooth®)
High-resolution Music Enhancer N/A
Audyssey Dynamic EQ N/A
Audyssey Dynamic Volume N/A
Audyssey LFC N/A
Audyssey Sub EQ HT N/A
Audyssey DSX N/A
Direct Mode Yes
Pure Direct Mode Yes
Independent Subwoofer Outputs Yes
Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic. Yes (YPAO sound optimization)
Audyssey App Support N/A
Bass Sync Yes
Optimized Bass Redirection N/A

VIDEO FEATURES:

HDMI Version 2.0b
Enhanced ARC N/A
HDCP Version 2.3
HDR10+ N/A
Dynamic HDR N/A
Dolby Vision Yes
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) Yes
QMS (Quick Media Switching) N/A
3-D Ready Yes
Video Signal Passthrough Yes
Video Signal Upscaling Yes
Analog To HDMI Upconversion Yes
Component Video Upscaling N/A
isf Certified Calibration Control N/A

AMPLIFIERS

Channels 7.2
Front Wide Channel Support N/A
Current Feedback Topology
Discrete Amplification Yes
HDAM N/A
THX™ Certification N/A
Continuous 6 Ω Rated Yes
Certified 4 Ω Performance N/A
Bi-amp Capability Yes

GAMING FEATURES

Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) N/A
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) N/A
Quick Frame Transport (QFT) N/A

ZONES

Zones Zone B
Powered Zones Zone B
Zone 2 Outs 0
Zone 3 Outs 0
RS-232C Interface N/A
+12V Trigger Output 0

RADIO

Analog Tuner Yes (FM / AM)
Digital Radio N/A
Internet Radio Yes
Pandora Yes
Spotify Yes
Tidal Yes
Deezer Yes
SiriusXM Internet Radio Yes
Napster Yes

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

On-Screen Display color OSD
GUI Languages 8
Web Browser Control N/A
IP Control for CI Yes
Control4 SDDP N/A
PreAmp Mode N/A
Display Yes
Remote Controller
Remote Control In/Out 0
LCD Display N/A
Detachable Power Cord Yes
Setup Assistant Yes

POWER

Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 2 115 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, IEC) 80 W (8 ohms, 0.09% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (3 Ω, Front) 120 W
Dynamic Power per Channel (4 Ω, Front) 140 W
Dynamic Power per Channel (8 Ω, Front) 170 W
Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 190 W
Maximum Effective Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, JEITA) 145 W (6 ohms, 10% THD)
Power Supply AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Toroidal Transformer N/A
Power Consumption 370 W
No Sound Power 0.1 W
Standby Power ≤0.1 W

BUILD

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.
Chassis Black metal
Front Panel Black plastic with aluminum finish
Speaker Terminals 7 (front, center, surround, surround back / bi-amp / presence)
Large Speaker Terminals 0
Color-Coded Speaker Terminals Yes
Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals N/A
High Grade Audio Components N/A
ECO Mode / Hybrid Standby Function Yes
Auto Power off Yes
Warranty 2 Years

SPECIFICATIONS

THD digital 0.06% (20 Hz-20 kHz)
Analog Distortion 0.06% (20 Hz-20 kHz)
Phono Distortion 0.02% (20 Hz-20 kHz)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line) 200 mV / 47 k-ohms
Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Phono MM) 3.5 mV / 47 k-ohms
Rated Lineout Level and Impedance 1 V / 470 ohms
Rated Output digital Optical: -21 dBm to -15 dBm, Coaxial: 0.5 Vp-p / 75 ohms
S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A) 100 dB
S/N Ratio (Phono MM, IHF-A) 82 dB
S/N Ratio (digital) 100 dB
Phono RIAA Deviation 20 Hz-20 kHz +/-0.5 dB
Frequency Response (Analog In) 10 Hz-100 kHz +1 dB / -3 dB
DSD Sampling Rates via HDMI 2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz
DSD Sampling Rates via USB 2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz
Video Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance 1 Vp-p / 75 ohms
Video Frequency Response 5 Hz-10 MHz (-3 dB)
Ethernet Standard IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T / IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Terminal Frequency 2.4 GHz
Bluetooth Version 4.1 + EDR
Bluetooth Frequency 2.4 GHz
USB Terminal Type A
FM Frequency 87.5 MHz-107.9 MHz
FM 50 dB Quiet Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% MOD.) 3 µV (20.8 dBf)
FM S/N Ratio Mono: 65 dB, Stereo: 64 dB
FM Harmonic Distortion (IHF, 1 kHz) Mono: 0.7%, Stereo: 1.0%
AM Effective Sensitivity 300 µV / m
AM Frequency 530 kHz-1710 kHz
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Details Review

Design 

The modern Yamaha RX-V583BL effortlessly blends into any entertainment setup with its black armor. The control center on the front panel is thoughtfully arranged, with a combination of buttons and a display that is easy to use. The design takes a backseat, allowing the audio to shine, which users appreciate.

However, some users felt that the front panel buttons were a bit small, particularly for individuals with larger fingers. In addition, some users expressed a desire for a sturdier build quality to ensure long-term durability, although they still found the overall aesthetic to be pleasing.

Connectivity

The RX-V583BL effortlessly accommodates your gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and more with multiple HDMI inputs and outputs, including one supporting 4K Ultra HD pass-through. Streaming from your devices is made even more convenient with Bluetooth connectivity, as it enables wireless connections.

With the addition of MusicCast technology, users now have the exciting opportunity to effortlessly set up a wireless multi-room audio system. Some users have reported occasional hiccups in synchronization between rooms, which has led to skepticism about this feature.

Many users appreciate the wide range of inputs available, which allows for easy integration with different devices. Some users mentioned that they would like more HDMI inputs because they feel limited by the current number.

Performance 

The Yamaha RX-V583BL audio receiver transforms movie nights and gaming sessions into exciting sensory adventures. The performance of this device goes beyond just volume; it also enhances every sound in your entertainment with nuanced richness. This AV receiver has received high praise from users for its immersive quality. It supports high-resolution audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, delivering razor-sharp dialogue and thunderous bass response.

Occasional audio quality glitches have been reported by some users. During high-intensity scenes, there may be a slight delay in audio syncing with video, similar to a crack in a vinyl record. During intense moments, such as epic battle scenes or thrilling car chases, this glitch may occur and go unnoticed amidst the regular content.

The RX-V583BL continues to uphold its stellar reputation as a top performer, delivering a perfect blend of power, precision, and an extra kick that enhances your entertainment setup. Despite a few minor glitches, it remains a reliable choice. The Yamaha RX-V583BL shines brightly in the world of home audio, showcasing its ability to deliver exceptional sound quality and faithfully reproduce your favorite content. Get ready to immerse yourself in a symphony of sound with the RX-V583BL. This powerful device is here to deliver an audio experience that will truly resonate with you. Whether you're into music, movies, or games, it's time to let yourself be engulfed in pure audio bliss.

Where and When to Use 

The RX-V583BL warmly embraces a wide range of devices, inviting them to join its audio experience. This receiver is compatible with a variety of devices, including gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and streaming devices. So, no matter what you're connecting, it's got you covered. Users praise the setup process for its simplicity. They particularly appreciate the YPAO feature, which fine-tunes audio settings based on the connected components. Some users mentioned that not having Wi-Fi connectivity could be a downside for those who rely on wireless streaming and don't want to use Bluetooth.

Compatible Devices

The RX-V583BL warmly embraces a wide range of devices, inviting them to join its audio experience. This receiver is compatible with a variety of devices, including gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and streaming devices. So, no matter what you're connecting, it's got you covered. They particularly appreciate the YPAO feature, which fine-tunes audio settings based on the connected components. Some users mentioned that not having Wi-Fi connectivity could be a downside for those who rely on wireless streaming and don't want to use Bluetooth.

Ease of Use 

The RX-V583BL is highly regarded for its user-friendliness. Getting everything up and running is a breeze with the help of the on-screen setup wizard, which guides users through the initial configuration. The remote control that comes with it is really easy to use, and it has specific buttons for different inputs, which makes switching between them a breeze. On the other hand, a few users experienced a slight delay in menu navigation, especially when making changes to advanced settings. In general, users tend to pick up the interface quickly, with a minimal learning curve.

Cost

The Yamaha RX-V583BL is a great choice for those looking for a receiver that strikes a perfect balance between features and affordability.Considering the robust connectivity options, impressive performance, and sleek design, users praised the value for money. The RX-V583BL offers great value for its price, thanks to its versatility and impressive audio performance. Although there are cheaper alternatives out there, this model stands out with its exceptional features.

 

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