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Yamaha Announces RX-V 81 Series A/V Receivers, Featuring Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and 4K Ultra HD

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 10:40 PM

Yamaha recently announced its RX-V 81 series of audio/video receivers that will feature Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and 4K Ultra HD, as well as the company's MusicCast wireless multiroom audio solution.

Yamaha RX-V 81 Series A/V Receivers
Yamaha RX-V 81 Series A/V Receivers

The RX-V781, RX-V681, and RX-V581 are 7.2-channel units, while the RX-V481 can support up to 5.1-channels of audio.

Each model will support the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive sound formats that are available on the Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray formats, and they are HDCP 2.2 compliant and support 4K Ultra HD signals at 60p at 4:4:4 chroma to get the best out of the new Ultra HD Blu-ray format. They offer High Dynamic Range (HDR) support as well.

"The RX-V 81 Series offers our consumers unparalleled flexibility in feature sets, the most immersive high performance HD audio and video technologies and the freedom of wireless multiroom audio connectivity options," said Bob Goedken, general manager, AV division, Yamaha Corporation of America. "Industry-leading innovation and must-have features are key to the RX-V Series' best-selling success for years. Our latest 3D surround and 4K format enhancements, combined with MusicCast this year will keep these AV receivers at the front of innovation."

Pricing and Availability

If you want more horsepower in your home theater, take a look at the specs for the Aventage RX-A1050, RX-A2050, RX-A3050 models.

Source: Yamaha Press Release

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