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Yamaha's budget receiver is light on HDMI inputs

The Yamaha RX-V473 is a serviceable 5.1 AV receiver, but with only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.

By November 27, 2012

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Yamaha's new and more affordable hybrid pianos

Smaller and less expensive than "real" pianos, and Yamaha hybrids never need tuning.

By October 25, 2012

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Yamaha RX-V475: A lightly featured, great-sounding receiver

Yamaha's RX-V475 edges out competing AV receivers in our listening tests, but trails when it comes to features and design.

By April 22, 2013

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Yamaha Pro 500: A Beats-style headphone geared toward audiophiles

It's not cheap, but Yamaha's flagship Pro headphone delivers excellent sound tuned to satisfy audiophile tastes.

By February 27, 2013

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Dr Dre sues Yamaha over headphones

Beats Electronics is suing Yamaha over alleged patent infringement. Beats claims that Yamaha has copied the design of its Beats by Dr Dre headphone range.

By February 12, 2013

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Pioneer Electronics, Onkyo combine to keep pace with competition

As the companies join forces to take on the home AV market, Pioneer's Russ Johnston says both brands will remain distinct.

By September 19, 2014

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'Transformers 4' will be first Dolby Atmos Blu-ray

Paramount Pictures' "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will be first the official Blu-ray encoded with a ​Dolby Atmos soundtrack when it is released later this month.

By September 8, 2014

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Play-Fi takes on Sonos in wireless audio

Commentary: Sonos has done a great job of keeping competition at bay over the years, but a new industry initiative promises to crank up the volume on multiroom audio.

By August 29, 2014

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What's the optimum number of speakers for your home theater, 1 to 34, and counting

No doubt about it, adding speakers produces superior sound envelopment, but maybe one speaker is all you need.

By August 16, 2014

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Yamaha YSP-1400

Yamaha's YSP-1400 brings the company's Digital Sound Projector technology to a budget price point, but a couple of caveats keep it from being a standout sound bar.

February 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 20, 2014