According to a press release, Yamaha is introducing four new Home-Theater-in-a-Box systems. The YHT-791 ($850), YHT-591 ($650), YHT-491 ($550), and the YHT-391 ($400) “make it quick and easy for virtually anyone to create a performance-oriented home theater with advanced capabilities and exceptional versatility.”
The release continues by saying that the YHT-791 features a 7.1-channel (90wpc) A/V receiver that has four HDMI inputs, Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-bit DACs, and a direct mode that bypasses non-essential circuitry. Additionally, the receiver supports the latest audio codecs and has Yamaha’s YPAO room correction technology. The system includes two-way satellite speakers; a 10-inch, 100-watt YST II subwoofer; and the YDS-11 iPod dock.
The release says that the YHT-591 is a 5.1-channel system that includes a 105wpc receiver that features the YPAO room correction system, supports the latest audio codecs, and has four HDMI inputs. The system features three-way bass reflex LCR speakers; two-way surrounds; and a 10-inch, 100-watt YST I subwoofer.
The YHT-491 incorporates a 100wpc 5.1-channel receiver. The system has a pair of slim bass reflex tower speakers for the front left and right channels; a two-way acoustic suspension center speaker; two-way bass reflex surrounds; and an 8-inch, 100-watt subwoofer.
The release adds that the entry-level YHT-391 is a 5.1-channel system that features a 100wpc receiver; five two-way acoustic suspension satellite speakers; and an 8-inch 100-watt subwoofer.
The release adds that all systems feature Yamaha’s SCENE modes, which allow users to instantly ready the systems for use by matching up inputs with pre-programmed, application-specific surround sound SCENE modes. The receivers feature Cinema DSP signal processing and Compressed Music Enhancer technology, which improves the sound quality of “ripped” music files.
For more information, visit http://www.yamaha.com/yec/