Yamaha RX-A3080 – Full-house flagship

March 5, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Trying to keep up with the latest formats, codecs and tech on the AV receiver front seems nigh impossible, thanks to an ongoing quest for performance enhancement. Yamaha’s latest flag bearer links loads of muscle to a long list of […]

Yamaha MusicCast WXAD-10: Baby box of tricks

October 2, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Don’t judge this book by its cover! The Yamaha WXAD-10 might look like an innocuous little box, but its feature set is impressive: it adds streaming capability to anything from existing stereo systems to lifestyle mini-systems, and delivers the sonic […]

Yamaha’s turntable links past and future

September 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Those who still consider turntables and vinyl the stuff of yesteryear should take a look at the new Yamaha TT-N503: a belt-drive turntable that also includes network connectivity, music streaming and multiroom capability. At face value, the TT-N503 looks just […]

Yamaha RX-V585: Class without the cost

August 14, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

The multichannel, multi-feature complexity of AV receivers usually goes hand in hand with a hefty price tag. But Yamaha’s 7.2 channel RX-V585 links immersive sonics to an extensive features list – for a lot less than expected … By Deon […]