DTS-HD Master Audio Stories November 12, 2014

expiredYamaha RX-V577 7.2-channel Wi-Fi Network AV Receiver with AirPlay: $300 shipped ($250 off)

Amazon offers the Yamaha RX-V577 7.2-channel Wi-Fi Network AV Receiver with AirPlay for $299.99 with free shipping. That’s $250 off of list for this high-power AV receiver that we rarely see near $400. IT can be controlled from remote (included) or iOS or Android Yamaha App (free) and includes spotify and Pandora as well as the ability to Airplay from Apple or iTunes devices and connect via HTC connect to Android devices.

Key Features

  • 7-channel powerful surround sound
  • 115 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
  • 80 W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2-ch driven)
  • HDMI (6 in / 1 out) with 4K Ultra HD pass-through for super high resolution images
  • AirPlay, Pandora, Spotify music streaming service and AV Controller App
  • HTC Connect™ for music streaming from HTC Connect compatible smartphones
  • Front panel USB digital connection for iPod and iPhone
  • FLAC, WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit, Apple® Lossless 96 kHz / 24-bit playback
  • Virtual CINEMA FRONT provides virtual surround sound with five speakers in front
  • Extra Bass enriches powerful bass sound even with small speakers
  • Assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection and speaker Zone B function
  • Two subwoofer outputs (simultaneous outputs)
  • Gapless playback compatibility allows play without interruption
  • YPAO™ sound optimization for automatic speaker setup
  • Multilingual color OSD for improved visibility (English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Japanese and Chinese)
  • ECO mode operation for about 20 percent less power consumption

 

With your savings, pick up a newly-released Yamaha YAS-93 Sound Bar with Dual Built-in Subwoofers for $125 shipped

DTS-HD Master Audio Stories August 30, 2014

Harman Kardon AVR 700 5.1 Channel 3D A/V Receiver with Dolby and DTS Sound: $150 shipped

Update (9/18 12:00pm): This deal is now live again

NewEgg has the Harman Kardon AVR 700 5.1 Channel 3D A/V Receiver with Dolby and DTS Sound for $149.99 with Free shipping. That’s matching the best price we’ve seen. Amazon, where it is $275, reviewers give it 4/5 stars. Features:

  • 75-watts per channel delivers solid, detailed sound
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding create an immersive, high-resolution sound environment
  • Three HDMI inputs with 3D and Audio Return Channel
  • Fully functional IR (infrared) remote control
  • Night mode reduces the volume on loud sounds and increases the volume on quiet sounds

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