Yamaha RX-V2700 Receiver Review
Yamaha's RX-V2700 is a feature packed receiver that his Audioholic's studio for a bruising round of benchmark boogey. Coming in at just under $1700, the first thing I noticed was its netowrk connectivity. I am always interested to see if network connected devices are making any progress against HTPCs. I am not overly impressed with what it had to offer. It gives you the ability to stream internet radion, stream music, and XM Radio. Not exactly feature rich and I am sure won't even come close to replacing a feature rich HTPC.
Other features of this receiver incluse 140wpc * 7, 3 in 1 out HDMI (and scaling), assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection and multi-zone, an a compressed music enhancer.
From the review:
sound quality and amplifier performance are among the best Yamaha has
built to date in a sub $2k receiver. The assignable power amps should
serve a multi zone system quite well and allow the end user to upgrade
to a more powerful amp in the main zone (if needed) while not laying to
waste its excellent internal amps.
you have a MusicCAST MCX-2000 system, then it and the RX-V2700 will go
like peas and carrots together. Think of it as getting a remote server
thrown into the receiver for free. If youâ€™ve gotta have the ability to
stream music off your PC, media server, USB drive or iPod, while still
hosting top notch AV duties, I can think of no better solution than the