Yamaha RX-V671 7.1- Channel Network AV Receiver Review

5.52 Mixed Usages
Release year: 2011 Rating: 4.1

This AV speaker could be great for people who want to listen to both loud blasts and soft strings in their living room. It's like having your own concert hall in a normal-sized house. It has just the right amount of sound—not too fancy, but still great for listening to music. Want to turn your gaming system into a real powerhouse? Let's take a look at the RX-V671's many parts.

Our Verdict

In the end, the Yamaha RX-V671 is like a great musician: it has some small issues but still has a big effect. It's perfect for people who want a full audio and video experience in a room that's just a little small. But the sudden audio drops and the need for a smaller size are two small things that make it unique. You can go on a trip through sound with the RX-V671. This radio friend is meant to make your time at home more enjoyable, even if it gets lost and has issues occasionally.


  • Robust connectivity options.
  • Powerful 90 watts per channel.
  • Immersive HD audio support.
  • Sleek brushed aluminum design.
  • Versatile compatibility with devices.
  • Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer.
  • Easy-to-use remote control.
  • Ideal for mid-sized homes.



  • Occasional audio dropouts.
  • Limited HDMI inputs (6).


Where to buy



Receiver Type A/V Receiver
Number Of Channel 5.2 , 7.1 Channel
Number Channel Processing 7 , 9
Audio Feature Dolby Atmos , DTS:X
Video Feature HDR10 , Dolby Vision , HDCP 2.3 , 4K Passthrough , 4K Upscaling
Watts Per Channel 80 W (8 ohms, 0.09% THD)
Zones 2
Radio Internet Radio , Pandora , Spotify , Tidal , Deezer , Napster
Amplifier Class A/B


Ethernet Yes
Wi-Fi N/A
Bluetooth N/A
RCA LIne Input: 6 (front 1)
RCA LIne Output: 1
RCA Pre-Outs: 0
XLR Line Inputs: 0
XLR Pre-Outs: 0
Phono Input: N/A
Optical Inputs: 2
Optical Output: 0
Coaxial Inputs: 2
Multi-Channel Input: 0
Headphone Out: 1
HDMI Inputs: 6 (front 1)
HDMI Outputs: 1
8K Inputs: 0
Composite Video Input 5 (front 1
Composite Video Output: 1
Component Video Input: 2
Component Video Output: 1
Front A/V Inputs: HDMI/USB/Analog Audio/Composite
Speaker A/B: 0


Maximum Channel Processing 7.1
Dolby Atmos No
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 Yes
Dolby Digital EX Yes
Surround EX Yes
DTS Neural:X N/A
DTS Virtual:X N/A
DTS Neo Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio Yes
DTS 96/24 Yes
DTS Express Yes
IMAX Enhanced Yes
Music Playback via USB Yes
High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network Yes
High Resolution Audio Formats via USB No
Gapless Playback N/A
DSD via USB No
DSD to PCM Converter 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
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 N/A
Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic. YPAO sound optimization
Audyssey App Support N/A
Bass Sync N/A
Optimized Bass Redirection N/A


HDMI Version 1.4
Enhanced ARC N/A
HDCP Version No
HDR10+ N/A
Dynamic HDR N/A
Dolby Vision N/A
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) N/A
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


Channels 7.1
Front Wide Channel Support N/A
Current Feedback Topology N/A
Discrete Amplification Yes
THX™ Certification N/A
Continuous 6 Ω Rated N/A
Certified 4 Ω Performance N/A
Bi-amp Capability Yes


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


Zones 2
Powered Zones No
Zone 2 Outs 1
Zone 3 Outs No
RS-232C Interface N/A
+12V Trigger Output 1


Analog Tuner Yes
Digital Radio N/A
Internet Radio No
Pandora Yes
Spotify Yes
Tidal N/A
Deezer Yes
SiriusXM Internet Radio N/A
Napster Yes


On-Screen Display Yes
GUI Languages No
Web Browser Control N/A
IP Control for CI N/A
Control4 SDDP N/A
PreAmp Mode N/A
Display No
Remote Controller Yes
Remote Control In/Out 1/10
LCD Display N/A
Detachable Power Cord N/A
Setup Assistant Yes


Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 2 No
Rated Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, IEC) 125W (8ohms, 0.9% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (3 Ω, Front) No
Dynamic Power per Channel (4 Ω, Front) 200W
Dynamic Power per Channel (8 Ω, Front) 130 W
Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 90W (8ohms, 0.09% THD)
Maximum Effective Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, JEITA) No
Power Supply No
Toroidal Transformer N/A
Power Consumption No
No Sound Power No
Standby Power ≤0.1 W


Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 363 x 161 mm
Weight 10.5 kg
Chassis No
Front Panel No
Speaker Terminals No
Large Speaker Terminals No
Color-Coded Speaker Terminals N/A
Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals N/A
High Grade Audio Components N/A
ECO Mode / Hybrid Standby Function N/A
Auto Power off N/A
Warranty 2 Years


THD digital 0.9%
Analog Distortion No
Phono Distortion No
Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line) 200mV / 47k ohms
Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Phono MM) 3.5mV / 47k ohms
Rated Lineout Level and Impedance No
Rated Output digital No
S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A) 100 dB
S/N Ratio (Phono MM, IHF-A) 81 dB
S/N Ratio (digital) No
Phono RIAA Deviation No
Frequency Response (Analog In) 10 Hz to 100 kHz
DSD Sampling Rates via HDMI No
DSD Sampling Rates via USB No
Video Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance No
Video Frequency Response No
Ethernet Standard No
Wi-Fi Standard No
Wi-Fi Terminal Frequency No
Bluetooth Version No
Bluetooth Frequency No
USB Terminal Yes, supports iPod/iPhone, USB memory, portable audio player
FM Frequency Tuning range of FM
FM 50 dB Quiet Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% MOD.) No
FM S/N Ratio No
FM Harmonic Distortion (IHF, 1 kHz) No
AM Effective Sensitivity No
AM Frequency No
Where to buy

Details Review


The Yamaha RX-V671's design artfully blends current style with brilliant functionality. The smooth metal finish on this piece makes it look classy and makes it stand out in your setup. Your front panel with its many buttons and knobs will make you love it. They feel great to touch and give you full control.

A lot of users have said nice things about the simple design, pointing out that it's interesting without being too annoying. It looks like everything just fits together perfectly, with each part doing its job. The on-screen display is easy to use and shows important information without being too distracting.

Some users, on the other hand, said the buttons on the front panel were too much to handle, like using the controls on a rocket. There were also ideas for a smaller design that would work better in smaller theater rooms, even though the current design is very sleek.


With so many HDMI inputs and outputs, it's like the brains of your home theater system. You can use this antenna with any device you can think of, like a Blu-ray player, game system, streaming stick, and so on.

You'll be able to enjoy a wifi paradise like never before with AirPlay and DLNA support. Streaming music from their phones or tablets has made the experience smooth, turning their living room into an exciting concert hall. The RX-V671 does more than just connect devices; it makes an environment where everything works together without any problems.

Some users said the original setup was like putting together a hard puzzle because it was so hard. For people who are new to this, all the options might be too much to handle. Some users also wanted more features that would work in the future, like HDMI 2.1 support, since technology is always changing. The HDMI array is great, but it would be even better if it could meet this need.


So let's turn up the volume and dive into the world of performance, which is what an AV player is all about. With an impressive 90 watts per channel, the RX-V671 makes sound experiences that are more than just hearing; they have an effect. This receiver makes a full sound experience, whether it's the loud boom of an explosion or the soft notes of a piano. It really makes sounds come to life.

Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio are HD audio formats that let you hear your favorite artist's concert live, like you were a VIP at a show you'll never forget. What users have said is that realistic surround sound takes movie nights to a whole new level. It's so nice to have your own orchestra playing in your living room.

Even though the experience was mostly smooth, some users said they sometimes heard audio dropouts, which sound like a short break in the music at a live show. A small glitch gets in the way of the smooth listening experience, which can be very annoying. Some users have also said that the auto-calibration tool doesn't always work the way they want it to. They've learned that making changes by hand is the only way to get the best sound quality.

Where and When to Use

The RX-V671 is a versatile friend that works well in a variety of entertainment settings. Whether you're hosting a movie night, immersing yourself in gaming glory, or just enjoying your favorite music, this receiver is like a flexible performer on stage. This is a great choice for mid-sized homes because it can turn your living room into an exciting audio and video playroom.


Compatible Devices

The RX-V671works with a lot of different devices, like game machines, Blu-ray players, streaming devices, and even turntables. The setup process was easy for users, and they liked how the on-screen display helped them find their way around the different connection choices. There were, however, users who said they wanted more complicated features to help tech-savvy people who wanted to keep their setup up-to-date.

Ease of Use 

The RX-V671 really shines when it comes to ease of use. The setup process on the screen makes it simple to begin, and the remote control is made to be easy to use. The Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) has an auto-calibration tool that helps fine-tune the sound settings based on your room's acoustics, though it might not be perfect. When you use this tool, it's like having your own recording tech there to help you.


There is a good mix between the Yamaha RX-V671's many features and its low price, making it a good choice in the middle range. Users loved the value for money because it had a lot of communication choices, ran quickly, and looked good. There is a great mix between price and performance in the RX-V671. This makes it a great choice for people who want to be flexible and get great sound.




Where to buy


Select Two Audio / Video System for Detailed Comparison


Find Your Sound System by Any Desire Specification

similar Product Reviews


  Design  The RX-V6A steps into the room like a modern sculpture: sleek, bold, and purposeful. Yamaha's knack for marrying form and function shines through in its brushed aluminum facade. The front display, akin to a minimalist masterpiece, serves as a visual cue to the audio excellence within. Users have praised its unassuming yet powerful presence, seamlessly fitting into diverse home aesthetics. The intuitive button layout on the front panel ensures easy access to essential controls, making it feel like a well-designed instrument in the hands of an audiophile. Yet, in this design symphony, some users found the remote control less intuitive, akin to playing a challenging melody without sheet music. Connectivity  Let's talk about connectivity, the lifeblood of any modern AV receiver. The RX-V6A offers an extensive array of ports—HDMI, USB, and more–creating a sonic hub for your entertainment gadgets. It seamlessly integrates into your multimedia ecosystem, supporting 4K, HDR10, and Dolby Vision for a visual feast. The inclusion of MusicCast elevates its connectivity to a new level, allowing users to stream music effortlessly throughout their homes. Wireless connectivity, while robust, showed occasional hiccups—a brief interruption in the otherwise harmonious playback. The zone control feature lets you tailor your audio experience to different parts of your home, from the living room to the backyard. Setting it up feels like connecting musical dots, with the on-screen guide serving as your musical score. Performance Crafting an auditory experience, this audio virtuoso showcases an impressive power output that goes beyond simply playing sound. Support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X makes the soundstage big, so every part of the room can be a great place to listen to music. Users have praised the RX-V6A's immersive cinematic experience, particularly during action-packed scenes. The receiver truly highlights every sonic detail, making it feel like a spotlight on the audio. High-resolution audio formats have found a valuable companion that skillfully captures the artist's vision, resulting in rich and immersive auditory experience. Despite the overall outstanding performance of this symphony, some users mentioned occasional calibration discrepancies. It's like a pianist tweaking their instrument mid-performance—a little hitch that doesn't ruin the piece. The RX-V6A is an impressive powerhouse, creating an audio landscape that showcases the clarity and finesse of each note. Where and When to Use The RX-V6A is not just an audio device; it's an experience enhancer. Perfect for mid-sized living rooms, it's a ticket to transforming your space into an audio haven. Whether you're unwinding with a movie, hosting a weekend party, or simply enjoying a solo music session, the RX-V6A adapts to various scenarios. Compatible Devices It seamlessly integrates with your TV, gaming console, Blu-ray player, and more. Users appreciated the simplicity of the setup process, feeling like they were plugging pieces into a musical puzzle. However, some wished for more advanced features to future-proof their setups. Ease of Use The on-screen setup process is intuitive, guiding users through the initial configuration seamlessly. The learning curve is gentle, allowing users to become the maestro of their audio domain without feeling overwhelmed. Cost The Yamaha RX-V6A positions itself as a mid-range marvel, offering premium features without the hefty price tag. Users who seek a balance between performance and affordability praised the investment. While it doesn't compete with the ultra-premium options, the RX-V6A justifies its cost for those wanting a quality audio experience without breaking the bank.  
-Read More

Marantz SR8015 11.2 Channel AV Receiver

Design The Marantz SR8015 is a stunning addition to any audiophile's home theater setup, with a sleek and refined design that effortlessly complements any decor. The elegant black casing of this device, paired with its generously sized and user-friendly screen, emanates a luxurious impression. This receiver boasts a precision build, ensuring both durability and longevity for the discerning audiophile. Connectivity The Marantz SR8015 offers a wide range of connectivity options for audiophiles. With a multitude of HDMI inputs and outputs, the device is compatible with a wide range of multimedia equipment.. The eARC compatibility of the receiver streamlines connecting your audio configuration with your TV. The SR8015 boasts network connectivity options through Ethernet or Wi-Fi, providing audiophiles with access to online streaming services, music libraries, and firmware updates. The device boasts of Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 compatibility, providing seamless wireless audio streaming from your preferred gadgets. Performance The Marantz SR8015 is a top-performing audio device that outshines its rivals in terms of performance. This AV receiver is a true audiophile's dream, boasting support for an impressive 11.2 channels. The SR8015 is also a versatile receiver. It can be used for a variety of purposes, including home theater, music listening, and gaming. These technologies will transport you to the very heart of the action, allowing you to fully engage with every movie and music session. Prepare to embark on a captivating journey that will leave you breathless. The SR8015 is a remarkable addition to any audiophile's collection, delivering exceptional audio quality that is sure to impress even the most discerning listener. However, it doesn't stop there - this device also enhances your visual experience, taking your entertainment to the next level. The device ensures that you can revel in stunning picture quality on compatible displays, making for an immersive audio-visual experience. It also has a number of features that make it ideal for gaming, such as low latency and support for HDR gaming. Use Case The Marantz SR8015 is an excellent option for audiophiles who have a versatile living area or a dedicated home theater room. The cutting-edge amplification, state-of-the-art room correction technology, and meticulous audio calibration of this system guarantee unparalleled sound reproduction in any setting. Indulge in a truly immersive cinematic experience, regardless of the location of your home theatre setup. Compatible Devices The SR8015 boasts an impressive compatibility range, ensuring a seamless integration experience with a variety of devices. With this receiver, audiophiles can connect a variety of devices, including gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and streaming devices, to fully experience the exceptional audio and video capabilities. Moreover, this cutting-edge technology is compatible with a range of intelligent home ecosystems, enabling you to manage your home cinema configuration with ease. Ease of Use Marantz has always been a brand that prioritizes user experience, and the SR8015 is no exception. The interface of this receiver is designed to be intuitive and easy to navigate, ensuring that users can enjoy their audio experience without any hassle. With its intuitive design and on-screen prompts, setting up the receiver is a simple and stress-free process.. The intuitive user interface of this audio system allows for effortless adjustment of settings, source selection, and personalised audio preferences. Cost While the Marantz SR8015 represents a significant investment, it delivers unmatched performance and features that justify its price tag. When you consider the exceptional audio and video experience it provides, along with its future-proof capabilities, the SR8015 becomes a sound investment that will continue to elevate. FAQ: Does the Marantz SR8015 support 8K video? Yes, the Marantz SR8015 supports 8K video. It features advanced HDMI connectivity with 8K/60Hz pass-through and up-scaling capabilities, allowing you to enjoy stunning visual clarity on compatible displays. What is the warranty period for the Marantz SR8015? The Marantz SR8015 typically comes with a standard warranty of one year from the date of purchase. However, it's always recommended to check with the retailer or manufacturer for specific warranty details and any available extended warranty options. Does the Marantz SR8015 support multi-room audio? Yes, the Marantz SR8015 supports multi-room audio. With its advanced audio distribution capabilities, you can synchronize audio playback in different rooms or create individual zones, providing a customized listening experience throughout your home.
-Read More

YAMAHA RX-A8A AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Receiver

Design Yamaha RX-A8A AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Receiver is both a combination of visually pleasing and technologically advanced. It has a sleek, modern design with clean lines and a black finish. One of the standout features of this receiver is LCD display technology. The on-screen display is easy to read and navigate. The display provides clear information about the current input, volume level, and other settings. The display also features customizable color schemes, allowing users to tailor the look to their preferences. Audio Features The Yamaha RX-A8A AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Receiver offers immersive and high-quality audio performance with its cutting-edge audio technologies. It supports Dolby Atmos, DTS X, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro 3D for an engaging, multi-dimensional, cinematic audio experience.  It also features AI technology that optimizes the sound for different listening environments. Additionally, Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) blends the dynamic range of sound based on the volume level. Again, this receiver featured 150W per channel output to deliver robust and dynamic sound. Also, it comes with Ultra-Low Distortion (ULD) technology, providing clear and precise sound without noise or distortion. You can enjoy every word crystal clear, from soft music to jazz type.  Video Features For providing a lifelike cinematic experience, Yamaha RX-A8A AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Receiver has HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and many more impressive features.  Moreover, it supports the latest HDMI 2.1 specification with 8K Ultra HD and HDR10+ support. It has advanced features, such as 4K and 8K upscaling video processing, AI-enhancement technologies, and Dynamic Range Adjustment. The AI and DRC features adjust bright and dark scenes within a single frame.  The receiver also supports HDCP 2.3 content protection for 4K video streaming, including multiple inputs for HDMI and other video sources. In a word, this package is for enjoying home theater with next-level audio and video features. Compatible Devices This is a perfect solution for a big home theater set up to power up your whole system. The universal compatibility with any device makes it more suitable to use.  Connect your devices via WIFI or Bluetooth to anything you want, from Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, and streaming devices to smartphones, tabs, PC, turntables, and many more.  Connectivity The Yamaha RX-A8A AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Receiver has many connectivity options to connect different audio and video sources. Versatile connectivity can make your life easier. It has eight HDMI inputs and three outputs that support 8K/60Hz, 4K/120Hz, HDCP 2.3, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision. It also has component input, composite input, four digital inputs (2 optical, 2 coaxial), five analog inputs, and a turntable phono input.  There are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2, and MusicCast for wireless connectivity. The receiver also has pre-out connections for 11.2-channel configurations and supports multi-room audio and video distribution through MusicCast. Performance The RX-A8A offers exceptional performance, high-quality audio and video processing capabilities, powerful amplification, and advanced features. All these are more than enough to make your home theater or home entertainment take to the next level. You can get multi-room audio and voice control, multiple audio and video supporting formats from Dolby Atmos to Dolby Vision in a single receiver. The connectivity option is vast, and you can easily connect any device with this. For a wireless connection, use the WIFI and Bluetooth seamlessly. Not only the fantastic performance but also the look it comes with is excellent. It has a sleek, stylish design, sturdy construction, and easy-to-use controls.  Overall, the Yamaha RX-A8A AVENTAGE is considered top-of-the-line and a perfect choice for audio and home theater enthusiasts seeking the ultimate sound quality and flexibility. Cost The price of this receiver may seem a bit expensive. But honestly, with tons of loaded features, amazing video, and audio quality additional gaming features, you can not expect a cheaper price range. You just need to spend around $3500 to get the ultimate home theater solution in your home. FAQ Does the Yamaha RX-A8A support 4K or 8K video? Yes, the RX-A8A supports 4K and 8K video with upscaling. You can enjoy your best movie experience with enhanced video and audio quality.
-Read More