Yamaha's RX-V475 is a great-sounding 5.1 receiver and a good value, although competitors offer better features and design.
The 2013 Lexus RX 350 lacks some of the more advanced features of rival luxury SUVs, but app integration helps keep it modern. F Sport trim does little for performance, mostly making the ride less comfortable.
The Yamaha RX-V473 is a serviceable 5.1 AV receiver, but given that it has only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.
The Yamaha RX-V573 is a serviceable 7.1 AV receiver, but with only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.
Harman's new Signal Doctor technology, announced at CES 2014, restores vibrancy to compressed digital audio tracks.
Yamaha announced five new AV receiver for 2013, adding an MHL-compatible input as well as faster HDMI switching.
The Yamaha RX-V671 sounds excellent and supports several high-quality streaming-music services, but it lacks built-in AirPlay support.
Yamaha's receivers has consistently excellent sound quality over the years, so it's possible these new models will prove their worth with their sonics.
The original luxury crossover attempts to tighten up its rep.
Yamaha's RX-V667 is one of the best midrange AV receivers of 2010, with excellent sound quality, a best-in-class user interface, and more connectivity than its competitors, but it may be more AV receiver than you need.
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