We’ve spotted a few receiver deals today at Amazon starting with the Yamaha 5.1-Channel Network AV Receiver with Airplay (RX-V477) for $299.95 shipped (matched at Best Buy and B&H). That’s $150 off the original listing and matching the best we’ve seen. It supports AirPlay, Pandora, Spotify music streaming service and features HDMI (6 in / 1 out) with 4K Ultra HD pass-through for “super high resolution images.” It has received a 4/5 star rating on Amazon.
Next up, Amazon has the Yamaha Natural Sound Stereo Receiver (R-S201BL) for $129.95 shipped (matched at B&H). That’s $50 off the original listing, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and matching the best we’ve seen. This energy star rated receiver pushes out 100W and comes with AM/FM radio. It has received a 4.4/5 star rating from over 240 Amazon customers.
Lastly, Amazon has the
Sony 7.2 Channel Hi-Res 4K AV Receiver with Built-in Wi-fi & Bluetooth (STR-DN1050) for $473.99 shipped (matched at MacMall). That’s $126 under the original listing and matching the best we can find. This 7.2 Ch. 1155W A/V receiver has built-in WiFi with AirPlay capabilities and more. It has received a 3.6/5 star rating on Amazon.
More on the Yamaha 5.1-Channel Network AV Receiver with Airplay (RX-V477) from Yamaha:
4K Ultra HD Pass-through for Super High Resolution Images:
This AV receiver provides advanced HDMI® features including pass-through of 4K Ultra HD, which is gaining popularity. 4K Ultra HD refers to four times the resolution of a 1080p display. This receiver is capable of passing the 4K Ultra HD data from the source to the monitor, for image clarity far beyond present standards.
HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel:
3D means the receiver can handle 3D signal data. The Audio Return Channel function enables data to be sent and received via the same HDMI cable, so you can hear the sound from the TV via a single HDMI cable, with no need for an extra optical cable.
Discrete Amp Configuration for High Sound Quality:
This AV receiver was designed with a strong focus on achieving exceptionally high sound clarity. It employs a discrete amp configuration and a low jitter PLL circuit, which contribute to its excellent audio performance.
AirPlay® Allows Streaming Music to AV Receiver:
This AV receiver supports AirPlay, which means they can accept wireless music streaming from iPod touch®, iPhone or iPad, as well as from iTunes on a Mac® or PC. This makes it easy to enjoy music from your mobile devices or computer on your home theater system. You can use view metadata such as song title, artist name as well as album art* via AV receiver’s on-screen display.
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