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Yamaha’s latest headphones include its ‘most accurate’ pair to date

Ahead of the 2017 NAMM Show, Yamaha announced two new studio monitor headphones in the HPH-MT5 and the HPH-MT8, which it says are its most accurate set of headphones released to date.
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Still listening on muffled, tinny TV speakers? Try one of our favorite soundbars

Fortunately, you no longer have to sacrifice sound for size when selecting home audio components. Check out our current picks for the best soundbars, whether you're in the market for a detailed sound signature, an elegant design, or a…
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Multiroom wireless speaker shootout: Which entry-level Wi-Fi speaker is best?

The Denon HEOS 1, Yamaha WX-010, and Sonos Play:1 are all WiFi speakers that cost $199. But only one of them emerged as the best bang for your audio bucks.
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Yamaha amps up its MusicCast offerings with new speakers, amplifiers, sound bar

Throughout the year, Yamaha has announced a number of new MusicCast products like the WX-010 wireless speaker, WXA-50 and WXC-50 amplifiers, and YSP-2700 sound bar, all of which are finally shipping.
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Yamaha’s fantastical self-playing pianos add a whole new dimension: multiroom audio

Yamaha’s self-playing Disklavier pianos have been thrilling listeners for years with brilliant re-creations of piano performances. However, the instrument has now set out to conquer a whole new echelon in the musical world: multiroom…
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Yamaha's MusicCast-enabled lineup continues to expand with the R-N402 receiver

If you're looking for a classic stereo setup but also want a touch of the modern, Yamaha's new R-N402 receiver just might fit the bill, with support for high-resolution audio and MusicCast multiroom streaming.
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Yamaha’s entry-level sound bar gets classier and more versatile

Yamaha unveils its latest sound bar aimed at the cheap seats in the new YAS-106. An update of the YAS-105, the system offers a slimmer design, as well as HDMI connection and Bluetooth streaming, all at a nice price.

Leave the amp, but keep your effects with Yamaha's new TransAcoustic guitar 3:19

Yamaha’s latest musical innovation comes in the form of its new TransAcoustic guitar line, which allows you to add real-time reverb and chorus effects anytime, anywhere -- without plugging into an amp.
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Yamaha's new upscaling Blu-ray players aim to breathe new life into your old discs

If you're the proud owner of a new 4K TV but aren't quite ready to pull the trigger on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Yamaha might have the solution for you with its two new upscaling Blu-ray players, both of which also feature high-res audio…
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Yamaha’s wireless multiroom options expand with new MusicCast speaker and sound bar

Yamaha's MusicCast lineup continues to grow, with the company introducing the WX-010 speaker and YSP-2700 7.1-channel soundbar, both of which can complement an existing MusicCast setup or work as standalone options.
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Yamaha unwraps 6 hi-res receivers with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and multiroom sound

Yamaha continues to expand its multiroom offerings with a total of six MusicCast-enabled A/V receivers in its new Aventage RX-A 60 line, all of which offer support for high-resolution audio.
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Yamaha’s popular entry-level A/V receiver gets even better with Bluetooth

Yamaha's R-S202 is an update to last year's R-S201, keeping the same price point and audio quality while introduction a key feature that was missing from the original model: Bluetooth connectivity.