5.1-channel AV receiver featuring MusicCast Surround capability and exceptional ease of use for enhanced entertainment options.
- 5-channel powerful surround sound
- 80 W per channel (6 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2-ch driven)
- 115 W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
- 145 W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
- Ability to add wireless surround speakers
--- (MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50)
- HD Audio with CINEMA DSP 3D
- Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility
- YPAO™ sound optimisation
- Music streaming services built-in
- HDMI® (4 in / 1 out) with Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma
User Manual (PDF)
MusicCast takes the headache out of multi-room audio. Simply connect all MusicCast devices to the same network and start sharing audio throughout the home. Take MusicCast for a test drive by downloading the free MusicCast app and using its demo mode.
"Alexa, ask MusicCast to play Favourite 1 in the Kitchen."
With Alexa voice control integration, all you have to do is ask. The RX-V485 offers full compatibility with Amazon's range of voice control devices (sold separately). Welcome to the smart home.
* Availability of voice command control via Amazon Alexa varies by region.
Combine this AV receiver with MusicCast 50 or MusicCast 20 wireless streaming speakers (sold separately) and enjoy the amazing convenience of creating a home theatre with wireless rear surround speakers. What’s more, you get stunningly realistic sound with a clean, clutter-free setup. Easily turn your current living room into a special entertainment environment where you can fully enjoy movies and music.
This unique Yamaha proprietary sound field creation technology, was created by combining measured sound field data with digital signal processing. Yamaha collected sound field data from famous concert halls and music clubs around the world, utilising its wealth of experience in the fields of concert hall design, public address and mixing. By digitizing that vast trove of information and incorporating it into dedicated LSI devices, it effectively reproduces the spaces of those concert halls on home equipment. Immerse yourself in the astounding realism of your movies, and enter a world of profound theatre sound.
Yamaha AV receivers feature fully discrete power amplifiers to minimise distortion and adopt independent pure power supplies for the analogue and digital circuitry. They also feature ultra-high performance with 384 kHz / 32-bit DACs, also with Independent power supplies, for reproducing absolutely all the audio in High Resolution sound sources without noise. A new high sound quality IC is employed for volume control and large heat sinks suppress vibration. Down to every detail, these AV receivers are designed with full emphasis on the highest possible sound quality.
YPAO™ (Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer) analyses the room acoustics and your system, then precisely adjusts various audio parameters to provide the best sound for your room. Simply by placing the supplied microphone at your listening position and switching YPAO on, the system is automatically tuned for optimum performance in your home theatre room.
Explore a world of music with music streaming services* built-in. Syncing your playlists and song likes from your smart phone or computer to the RX-V485, music streaming services make it impossibly easy to either listen to your faves or discover new music.
* Music streaming service availability varies by region.
CINEMA DSP 3D provides a wide, high and dense sound field, while HD Audio format decoding lets you enjoy HD Audio sources. Moreover, the Virtual Presence Speaker function delivers three-dimensional sound without the actual use of presence speakers - giving you a rich sound field virtually equivalent to 7.1-channel surround, even with a 5.1-speaker configuration.
This easy-to-use app lets you conveniently and 'smartly' control your AV receiver's power, volume, input selections, DSP modes - and much, much more - from an iOS or Android device. You can also use as many as 23 different languages and customise the interface by hiding unused icons and renaming functions. A tablet version is also available.
No worries, no confusion. Use this special app and get expert assistance with cable connections between the AV receiver and source devices. It even guides you through various other settings such as speaker connections, TV and source device connections and power amplifier assignments.
This AV receiver features bi-amping capability, driving the treble and bass ranges of the front speakers (L, R) with independent amplifiers. In addition to providing greater power, it also prevents interference between the high and low sounds, further improving the sound of the front speakers.
The Compressed Music Enhancer from Yamaha is now optimised for Bluetooth audio transmissions to ensure that your music will have vivid, energetic sound quality during wireless playback.