Yamaha RX-V579, multi-channel receiver with WiFi

yamaha rx-v579

The Yamaha RX-V579 is an A / V receiver for 7.2 channels with six inputs and one output HDMI . The equipment does not need to be turned on to pass the signal through HDMI . Through them you can transmit 3D movies , but also 4K video in ultra high definition. The HDMI output includes an audio return channel and has HDCP 2.2 copy protection . And the sixth HDMI input is also for content protected with the same HDCP 2.2 standard. Output power is 135 wattsper channel (measured at 6 ohms). The user has 17 settings for the digital signal processor (DSP) at his disposal, and can choose from a variety of surround sound formats. In fact, this Yamaha can decode high definition multi-channel sound in DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby Digital Plus .

On the front panel there is an auxiliary input, with a stereo minijack connector (3.5 mm), for a portable audio player. Next to it is the USB port , which makes it easy to play audio from an MP3 player or from a memory stick . There you can also tap an iPhone or an iPod , so that the connection is digital, so that audio quality is not lost. Either way, the manufacturer has decided to offer another way to listen to music from an iPad, an iPhone, an iPod or a PC or Mac computer that has iTunes installed . It's Apple's proprietary AirPlay technology that doesn't require cables.

yamaha rx-v579

The wireless capabilities of this multi-channel receiver don't end there. It incorporates Bluetooth , which is used to enjoy music from mobile phones and other devices on the speakers of the home system, with total comfort. It integrates Wi-Fi , which is Direct type . That means it can communicate directly via Wi-Fi without the need for an access point to act as a middleman. However, as it has an Ethernet port , there is the possibility of communicating with the home network using a cable.

This computer supports many other fonts. It has two component video inputs and one output , four composite video inputs and one output, one optical digital audio input, two coaxial digital audio inputs, three stereo audio inputs (one on the front), speaker outputs for 7 channels, two subwoofer pre-outs, and a headphone output .

It allows bi-amping and also assigning two speakers to sound a second zone of the house . Inside the package there is an external microphone, which is the one to use to perform the calibration of the system, once all the speakers are connected. The calibration function is practically automatic; the user only has to worry about following the instructions on the screen. Although it brings its own remote control, the manufacturer offers free control applications for smartphones and tablets with iOS and Android . Finally, it reaches a weight of 8.1 kilos with dimensions of 435 by 161 and 315 millimeters. We will have to wait until the middle of June for the Yamaha RX-V579 begins to be distributed in Spain.