Yamaha RX-V671 7.1- Channel Network AV Receiver Review

5.52 Mixed Usages
5.2 VIDEO FEATURES:
5.6 CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS:
5.7 AUDIO FEATURES:
5.2 MULTIZONE:
6 AMPLIFICATION:
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.

 

PROS
  • 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.

 

 

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

 

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Specification

GENERAL

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

CONNECTIVITY

Ethernet Yes
Wi-Fi N/A
Bluetooth N/A
USB Yes
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

AUDIO FEATURES:

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:X No
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
DTS-ES Yes
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 No
Gapless Playback N/A
DSD via HDMI No
DSD via USB No
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
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

VIDEO FEATURES:

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

AMPLIFIERS

Channels 7.1
Front Wide Channel Support N/A
Current Feedback Topology N/A
Discrete Amplification Yes
HDAM N/A
THX™ Certification N/A
Continuous 6 Ω Rated N/A
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 2
Powered Zones No
Zone 2 Outs 1
Zone 3 Outs No
RS-232C Interface N/A
+12V Trigger Output 1

RADIO

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

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

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

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

BUILD

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

SPECIFICATIONS

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
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Details Review

Design

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.

Connectivity 

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.

Performance

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.

Cost

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.

 

 


 

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