When shopping for receivers, it is easy to get lost in the number of features. What is important is that you remember what you'd actually use versus what is "new" or "hot". With the new Yamaha RX-V '75 line, there is something for everyone. What we like is that they've included some level of automatic speaker setup and calibration even at their most entry level. While you'll have to pay more for features like upconversion and multi-zone, that's to be expected. Yamaha has a solid new lineup of receivers this year. It may be an incremental change from last, but, if you are on the market for a new receiver, that won't matter. What matters is what it offers. For the money, Yamaha is offering a lot.
Discuss "New Yamaha RX-V '75 Series Receivers Preview" here. Read the article.
I really like Yamaha receivers, but I wish their RC corrected the LFE channel. Denon receivers do at pretty much every price level.
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