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Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver

  • Model: RXV475BL
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • 115 Watts X 5
  • HDMI 4 In/1 Out
  • 17 Digital Sound Fields
  • 2 Optical Inputs
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Format Type
Dolby Digital 5.1
Power Output (Watts)
115 Watts X 5
HDMI Inputs
HDMI 4 In/1 Out
Digital Sound Fields
17 Digital Sound Fields
Optical Connectivity
2 Optical Inputs
DTS Decoding
Yes
Pre-Amp Outputs
Yes
Subwoofer Output
Yes
Tuner Presets
40 Tuner Presets
Remote Control
Yes
On Screen Menu
Yes
Other Features
Charging of iPod, iPhone and iPad via USB when AV Receiver is off. iPod/iPhone song titles displayed in English and Western European languages on the front panel. Network functions such as AirPlay and AV Controller app. 4K pass-through for next generation super high resolution images.
Call Out Feature
Newtwork capability, MHL (Mobile HD Link, AirPlay
Shipping Weight
21 lbs

The Yamaha RXV475BL 5.1 Channel Network AV Receiver provides convenient functions including MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link), AirPlay and music streaming services all controllable through Yamaha's free AV Controller App. Front panel connection and charging for your iPod®/iPhone®/iPad® is provided, as well as wireless capability via optional Wi-Fi or Bluetooth accessories.

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Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver
 
4.5

(based on 57 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (47)
  • Good audio (45)
  • Interfaces well with TV (37)
  • Energy efficient (17)
  • Good remote (15)

Cons

  • Confusing remote (17)
  • Poor interface (6)

Best Uses

  • Surround sound solution (38)
  • Movies (35)
  • Living room (33)
  • Television shows (19)
  • Large rooms (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (35), Practical (31), Audiophile (20), Movie enthusiast (20), Technically challenged (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (55)

Reviewed by 57 customers

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4.0

Quality gear at a good price

By California Tom

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Technically Challenged

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Good Remote
  • Interfaces Well With TV
  • Intuitive Controls
  • Outstanding Owner Manual

Cons

  • Nothing so far

Best Uses

  • Movies
  • Surround Sound Solution
  • Television Shows

Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

I don't know why I strayed from Yamaha. I have an old two-channel Yamaha receiver I bought about 25 years ago to listen to tunes. Nowadays, you have to give it a smack to make the user display light up, but I still use it regularly. It still sounds great and works great. For a surround-sound a/v center I've gone through three or four other brands--I've lost track. But with thoughts of my faithful two-channel in mind, I came back to Yamaha when I needed to upgrade recently. I paid about half for this receiver what I paid for my last non-Yamaha unit, but so far it's twice as good. Simple to set up, works great, sounds great, but with cutting-edge specs and features, it already feels like a keeper.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great value for the price

By B

from San Jose

About Me Practical

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Good Remote
  • Interfaces Well With TV

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Larger Rooms
    • Movies
    • Surround Sound Solution

    Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

    We bought this receiver to go with our new HDMI enabled television and it was fairly easy to set up even with our old non HDMI DVD player (next on the list to be replaced). I did use YouTube to clarify some of the instructions but once hooked up the sound and the remote are easy to navigate.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Very Nice

    By Papakeys

    from Prudenville, MI

    About Me Audiophile, Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Interfaces Well With TV
    • Thundering Bass

    Cons

    • Confusing Remote

    Best Uses

    • Movies
    • Smaller Rooms
    • Surround Sound Solution
    • Television Shows

    Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

    All and all quite pleased! Could have RCA Audio in's on all AV's...AV5 only makes switching from 1 source to another harder, but tolerable.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    A good unit at a good price point

    By John

    from Maryland

    About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Good Remote
    • Interfaces Well With TV

    Cons

    • "odd" Options

    Best Uses

    • Larger Rooms
    • Living Room
    • Movies
    • Smaller Rooms
    • Surround Sound Solution
    • Television Shows
    • When 5120 S All U Need

    Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

    Wanted a simple 5.1 setup for the bedroom. This unit does the trick. The receiver hooks up to components and the network easily. The remote easily programs to control other devices. There some "odd" features that I have no use for (take a close look at the front and back panels, the remote and then look at the manual before you buy. One surprise I encountered was that if you hook up a blurry player to the receiver via component video cables, you must hook the television up to the receiver with component cables. The same is true for HDMI it is one or the other for ALL connections or no signal.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    so far is ok

    By wilitos

    from Washington, DC

    About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Energy Efficient

    Cons

    • Confusing Remote

    Best Uses

    • Larger Rooms
    • Living Room
    • Movies
    • Television Shows

    Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

    I use this product for movies/tv/music/sports.

    Spotify is buggy. The air play icon on my iphone is not shown when I choose to use it but it works great with Pandora via iphone. With Spotify I always have to reset my router so that the airplay icon appears on iphone and I'm not sure why it does this only with SPOTIFY.

    Other features using the iphone app work great.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Awesome!

    By Techgeek

    from OH

    About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Interfaces Well With TV

    Cons

    • Confusing Remote
    • Poor Interface

    Best Uses

    • Living Room
    • Movies
    • Surround Sound Solution
    • Television Shows

    Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

    I bought this receiver to replace a receiver that didn't have network capabilities. I am pleasantly pleased with this unit. I've never owned a Yamaha brand device before, but after reading reviews I decided to give it a try. I would definitely buy a Yamaha brand receiver again when this one needs replacing. Hopefully that won't be for a long time! The only negative things I can say are that the remote is very busy with too many buttons and the on-screen menu is not very visually appealing. Other than that I love this receiver and love the fact that I can control it from my tablet and phone. I would definitely recommend this product to my friends!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Very good mid entry system

    By phesen

    from Port Saint Lucie, FL

    About Me Practical, Tech Savvy

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Good Remote
    • Interfaces Well With TV

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Living Room
      • Movies
      • Surround Sound Solution

      Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

      Loved the RX-475. The unit was a big upgrade from the a basic Samsung home entertainment system I got with my old big screen years ago. I only bought the receiver and used it with the old janky speaker I had with my old unit, but what a difference. I had no idea the sound out of my old shelf speakers could be so good. Setup was straight forward and easy to get everything going. All in all I'd say it's a great mid-entry system for the price. Can't wait to save up and get some real speaker to go with it - woo-hoo!.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      RX-V475 RE: Buy It! You can't go wrong

      By Bill

      from Concord, NC

      About Me Audiophile

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Interfaces Well With TV

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Movies

        Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

        When in the military I purchased the entire Yamaha M80 Series with Amp, Pre-amp, along with a Yamaha tuner. I was always very happy with the product and sound. I strayed and purchased an Onkyo and it seemed to always have HDMI issues. Even sent it back once for repair. Since I'm upgrading my TV, I decided to upgrade to the RX-475 per the positive reviews and I'm glad I did. The setup was very easy and I'm still amazed with all it can do compared to my previous receiver. I have my TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Blu-Ray connected and they all work perfectly. The App you can download for your iPad is well done and pretty much eliminates the need for the remote, plus it looks very cool. Buy this receiver and you won't have any regrets. For the price, you can't beat it.

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        • No
         
        4.0

        Great av receiver

        By Macky69

        from KY

        About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Good Remote
        • Hdmi Out
        • Interfaces Well With TV

        Cons

        • None so far

        Best Uses

        • Living Room
        • Movies
        • Television Shows

        Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

        Great set up and the pass through is good and the tv/av setting are great

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        rx-475 black u

        By Henry The Gambler

        from Valrico Florida

        About Me Practical, Technically Challenged

        Pros

        • Energy Efficient
        • Interfaces Well With TV

        Cons

        • Confusing Remote
        • Difficult To Set Up

        Best Uses

        • Movies
        • Surround Sound Solution

        Comments about Yamaha Network 5.1 ch Network AV Receiver:

        Use is Personal, has many variables, Hard to learn how to properly FULLY operate its capabilities

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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