RX-V 81 Series

RXV81Series

This new series of AV Receivers brings the evolution of MusicCast to its next form: A media centre for all music sources and a commander of all your audio. Introducing the next step in multi-room technology and MusicCast entertainment. Freer and smarter...

Freer and smarter, with no limits to your fun.

Network Wi-Fi Certified Wi-Fi Protected Setup AV CONTROLLER DLNA Technology Bluetooth AirPlay made for iPod/iPhone Spotify Spotify Connect JUKE NAPSTER DTS HD Master Audio SCENE – A NEW LEVEL OF OPERATING EASE Zone2 Compressed Music Enhancer YPAO Automatic System Calibration VIRTUAL Presence Speaker ECO mode 4K Pass-Through/Upscaling HDCP 2.2 VURTUAL Surround Back Speaker

The Master of MusicCast

RX-V 81 Series

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MusicCast

MusicCast is a revolution in network audio. Use all your Music Cast products together or separately, it’s completely up to you. Control it all from one app — it’s designed to be intuitive, quick and simple in operation.

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Thirty Years Since its Birth— Technology that Continues to Revolutionise

CINEMA DSP, a Yamaha proprietary sound field creation technology unlike any other in the world, was created by combining measured sound field data with digital signal processing.

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Smart Control with the MusicCast App

The free MusicCast app allows you to take complete control of all music and audio in your home. Customise to your own style and even add your own pictures to your rooms

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Wireless + WiFi

When you want to listen, go right ahead. With Bluetooth® or WiFi wireless playback the music on your smartphone or tablet is closer than ever.

All Unveiled

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Get the feeling of a three-dimensional sound field with ease.

The Virtual Presence Speaker function makes full use of centre and surround speakers to create virtual presence speakers. Enjoy CINEMA DSP 3D Mode surround sound even in environments where speaker installation is limited. In addition, the RX-V581/V681/V781 also feature a Virtual Surround Back Speaker function. Even without using surround back speakers, you can experience more natural sound from behind you.

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Automatic, Professional-Grade Acoustic Calibration

YPAO™ technology analyses your system and room acoustics then precisely adjusts various audio parameters to create the best sound for you. Plug in the supplied microphone, start the calibration and let YPAO™ do the work. Tuning your AV Receiver for performance has never been so easy and effective.

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HDR

Is an increased difference between the brightest and darkest edge of the video signal to offer the user a better contrast. That leads to a more vivid and life like picture with natural colours and beautiful depth.

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Compatible with the Latest Surround Sound Formats

All of Yamaha’s seven and nine channel AV receivers support the latest Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ 3D surround sound formats. Enjoy the latest movie releases with realistic object based audio technology all in the comfort of your own home.

SERIES COMPARISON RX-V381 RX-V481 RX-V581 RX-V681 RX-V781
Yamaha Musiccast Yamaha Musiccast Yamaha Musiccast Yamaha Musiccast
Channel outline
Power Amplifier
(6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% tdD, 1 ch driven)
100W per Channel 115W per Channel 115W per Channel 150W per Channel 160W per Channel
HDMI Functions
HDMI
HDCP 2.2 (1 in / 1 out) (1 in / 1 out) (1 in / 1 out) (3 in / 1 out) (3 in / 2 out)
4K Ultra HD Pass-Through and upscaling (Pass-Through) (Pass-Through) (Pass-Through and upscaling) (Pass-Through and upscaling)
BT.2020 / HDR (High Dynamic Range) / 4K Signal (4K60p 4:4:4) | | | | | | | | | |
HDMI CEC, ARC
Network Functions
Wi-Fi Network Built-in / Wireless Direct (DLNA 1.5) (DLNA 1.5) (DLNA 1.5) (DLNA 1.5)
Bluetooth
App(AV CONTROLLER | AV SETUP GUIDE) - | | | | |
AirPlay / Internet Radio - | - | | | |
Streaming Service
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Hi-Res Audio Format FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ Apple Lossless/DSD -
Sound field functions
CINEMA DSP (17 DSP Programmes) (3D, 17 DSP Programmes) (3D, 17 DSP Programmes) (3D, 17 DSP Programmes) (3D, 17 DSP Programmes)
HD Audio format decoding
YPAO Auto Setup (R.S.C.) (R.S.C. with Multi-point)
YPAO Volume - - -
Dialogue Lift / Dialogue Level Adjustment - | - | - |
Virtual Presence / Surround Back Speaker - | - | - | | |
Virtual CINEMA FRONT Virtual 5.1ch Virtual 5.1ch Virtual 5.1ch Virtual 7.1ch Virtual 7.1ch
Extra Bass
Ease of use
USB Digital Connection USB Memory USB Memory USB Memory USB Memory USB Memory
Phono
DAB Tuner - RX-V481D - - -
Multi-Language on-screen display
Zone control - Speaker Zone B Speaker Zone B Zone 2 Zone 2
General info
Stand by Power consumption
(HDMI Control Off)
0.3 W 0.1 W 0.1 W 0.1 W 0.1 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 151 x 315 mm 435 x 161 x 327 mm 435 x 161 x 327 mm 435 x 171 x 378 mm 435 x 171 x 379 mm
Weight 7.4 kg 8.1 kg 8.1 kg 10 kg 10.6 kg
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Choose your smart Home Theatre package.

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YHT-4930EU

AV Receiver HTR-4069 (Black) 5.1-Channel Speaker Package NS-P40 (Black

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YHT-2930EU

AV Receiver HTR-3069 (Black)

5.1-Channel Speaker Package NS-P20 (Black)

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YHT-1810

AV Receiver HTR-2067 (Black)

5.1-Channel Speaker
Satellite speakers of 5.1-Channel Speaker Package NS-P20 and passive subwoofer.

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RX-V481D

RX-V481DRX-V481D

Compatible with Yamaha’s MusicCast, enjoying music through the home becomes a reality. The RX-V481D also supports a DAB/DAB+ tuner for digital broadcasts, HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020 for top level video performance and ...

MusicCast RX-V781

MusicCast RX-V781MusicCast RX-V781

7.2-channel AV Receiver with tremendous power, superb performance and a huge range of features, including support for Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ formats, as well as MusicCast and HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020, plus a Phono i...

MusicCast RX-V781Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V681

MusicCast RX-V681MusicCast RX-V681

7.2-channel AV Receiver compatible with MusicCast and major streaming services for extensive listening choices, plus Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ support and HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020. A Phono input is included.

MusicCast RX-V681Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V581

MusicCast RX-V581MusicCast RX-V581

Impressive looking and sounding, this 7.2-channel AV Receiver supports the latest Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ formats, as well as MusicCast and HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020. It provides DSD 5.6MHz high resolution audio playb...

MusicCast RX-V581Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V481

MusicCast RX-V481MusicCast RX-V481

Compatible with Yamaha’s MusicCast, enjoying music through the home becomes a reality. The RX-V481 also supports HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020 for top level video performance and provides Speaker Zone B output.

MusicCast RX-V481Other colours available

RX-V381

RX-V381RX-V381

This 5.1-channel AV Receiver combines the sophistication of HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020 with Bluetooth® for wireless music streaming and the convenience of YPAO™, front USB input and Eco mode.

RX-V381Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V779

MusicCast RX-V779MusicCast RX-V779

Designed for high sound and video quality, this 7.2-channel Network AV Receiver is Bluetooth® compatible and has Wi-Fi Built-in. High grade aluminium front panel and many advanced features including HDCP2.2 compatible HDMI (3 in/2 out) for full support o...

MusicCast RX-V779Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V679

MusicCast RX-V679MusicCast RX-V679

7.2-channel Network AV Receiver featuring Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® Built-in and 4K Ultra HD compatible HDMI with HDCP2.2. High grade audio design includes high quality amp circuitry, full discrete amp configuration and High-Resolution audio playback support.

MusicCast RX-V679Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V579

MusicCast RX-V579MusicCast RX-V579

7.2-channel Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth® compatibility, Wi-Fi Built-in, AirPlay® and AV Controller app support. Its many other advanced functions include HDCP2.2 compliant HDMI for 4K Ultra HD content support, High-Resolution audio playback suppor...

MusicCast RX-V579Other colours available

MusicCast RX-V479

MusicCast RX-V479MusicCast RX-V479

Wireless music listening possible via Bluetooth® compatibility, Wi-Fi Built-in, AirPlay®, AV Controller App support and other network functions. This 5.1-channel AV Receiver also offers 4K Ultra HD pass-through compatible with HDCP2.2, positioning it for...

MusicCast RX-V479Other colours available

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20/10/2016 [Audio & Visual]
Yamaha wins What Hi-Fi 2016 awards!

On Monday 17th October 2016, What HiFi announced their award winning products for the year. Yamaha being named for not one, but two different awards for Home Cinema Amplifiers!

2/9/2016 [Audio & Visual]
WIN a unique VIP MotoGP™ experience in Jerez with Yamaha MusicCast

Register your MusicCast product here and partecipate to the contest. You can win an amazing weekend at the MotoGP Village™ in Jerez (Spain)

30/8/2016 [Audio & Visual]
What HiFi October 2016 – 40th anniversary issue RX-A3060

Yamaha’s MusicCast RX-A3060 home cinema amplifier has just received a 5 star award in the latest What Hi-Fi magazine, the 40th year anniversary issue 2016. In the review they speak about the high end sound quality and flexibility the amplifier can offer as well as its excellent build quality. The price point demands quality and that’s what the Yamaha MusicCast RX-A3060 can offer.

15/8/2016 [Audio & Visual]
EISA: The YSP-5600 has been voted the best soundbar for 2016

By providing Dolby Atmos support, 4K-capable HDMI connectivity and automated room EQ...

21/7/2016 [Audio & Visual]
What HiFi Yamaha RX-V581 review

This Yamaha AV amp is definitely one to put on your home cinema shortlist.

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5 star review on High End Home Cinema

What HiFi October 2016 – 40th anniversary issue

Yamaha’s MusicCast RX-A3060 home cinema amplifier has just received a 5 star award in the latest What Hi-Fi magazine, the 40th year anniversary issue 2016. In the review they speak about the high end sound quality and flexibility the amplifier can offer as well as its excellent build quality. The price point demands quality and that’s what the Yamaha MusicCast RX-A3060 can offer.

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