Yamaha_RX-V667_BD-S667_YID-W10_Press_Release by chenshu


									                         Contact: Doan Hoff / Yamaha Electronics Corporation, USA
                                              (714) 522-9105 (dhoff@yamaha.com)
                                               Doug Wright / Giles Communications
                                               (914) 798-4115 (dwright@giles.com)

Release Date: June 15, 2010


 — New BD-S667 Blu-ray Player and YID-W10 yAired Wireless iPod/iPhone Dock
       Complement Receiver for High Performance Future-Proof System —

        BUENA PARK, Calif.––Yamaha Electronics Corporation, the innovator in home
theater and digital audio and video reproduction, today introduced the RX-V667 3D AV
receiver, (90W x 7; MSRP $599.95) the BD-S667 Blu-ray player (MSRP $329.95)
and YID-W10 yAired wireless iPod/iPhone dock (MSRP $149.95), a formidable core for
a next generation home theater system. Representing an ideal solution for getting the
highest quality sound and performance out of 3D broadcast and Blu-ray content, the
RX-V667 provides 3D and Audio Return Channel support over HDMI 1.4a (6 ins/ 1 out),
and versatility for 7 channel HD Audio or 5 channel plus height presence speaker
playback via the company’s proprietary CINEMA DSP 3D technology. The receiver’s
Virtual Presence Speaker option also delivers sonic dimension and height to front channel
audio to systems without front presence speakers.
        The RX-V667 is designed to enable music and movie enthusiasts to fully enjoy
their Blu-ray players, broadcast HD services and gaming consoles, as well as the latest
3D television offerings. The RX-V667 provides full HD Audio decoding (Dolby TrueHD
and DTS-HD Master Audio, as well as Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution
Audio) and analog-to-HDMI 1080p video upscaling with precise deinterlacing for
stunning, lifelike picture quality, even from non-HD sources.

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        Ease-of-use features include a super-fast and intuitive multi-lingual onscreen
GUI that can overlay HD and 3D content to attractively display information and album
art. Four pre-set SCENE modes (“BD/DVD,” “TV,” “CD” and “Radio”), fully compatible
with Yamaha’s new BD-S667, instantly ready the entire system to deliver the desired
entertainment experience by turning on the correct components and activating the proper
inputs, audio and video features and surround mode combinations.
        The RX-V667 gives users access to the broadest range of today’s popular
content sources, including wireless iPod/iPhone playback via Yamaha’s new optional
YID-W10 Wireless Dock System. The dock enables users to listen to these portable
devices through a high quality Yamaha home theater system while keeping them in their
hands to quickly find their favorite songs, videos and games. The YID-W10 integrates
Yamaha’s proprietary yAired wireless technology that enables users to watch video or
play games with high quality lossless audio via iPhones without distracting lip sync or
A/V matching problems.
        HD components and devices, such as camcorders, can be easily connected to the
home entertainment system via the model’s front panel HDMI input. Users can easily
change between any of the six HDMI inputs in the receiver’s Standby Through mode.
Adaptive Dynamic Range Control automatically increases the volume of softer dialog
passages when overall system volume is turned down, and Adaptive DSP level adjusts the
DSP level control based on the master volume level setting.
        YPAO automatic system calibration instantly and makes system adjustments to
best match the room in which the system is placed. HDMI CEC functionality allows any
components connected via HDMI to be operated by a single remote control.
        High sound quality is also provided by the model’s discrete amp configuration,
Pure Direct for HD Audio and Video, as well as jitter-free PLL circuitry. The model also
offers Deep Color (30/36 bit) technology, x.v.Color, 24Hz Refresh Rates, audio input
assign capability for HDMI and component video inputs and Auto Lip-Sync
compensation, which automatically eliminates audio/video sync issues. Compressed
Music Enhancer that restores dynamics to music files ripped from CDs or downloaded
from the Internet.
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           The RX-V667 offers great system versatility with Yamaha’s IntelliAmp
technology that enables users to assign amplifiers for bi-amp configuration, surround
back, front presence or Zone 2 connection. The receiver also provides SIRIUS Satellite
Radio compatibility and support playback from iPod/iPhone (audio and video) and
Bluetooth-enabled devices (audio) via optional wired dock accessories, the Yamaha
YDS-12 (MSRP: $99.95) and YBA-10 (MSRP: $129.95), respectively.
           The model delivers wide-ranging source connectivity and convenience features
for superior HD video and audio performance, 3D support for the Side-by-Side (Half)
and Top-and-Bottom formats that broadcasters are adopting, as well as for current 3D
Blu-ray content.

BD-S667 Blu-ray Disc Player
           The Yamaha BD-S667 is a perfect match to the RX-V667 in terms of
functionality, cosmetics and high quality build construction. It is fully compatible
with the receiver’s SCENE mode for instantaneous set up and operation at the touch
of a button and offers high video and audio quality with 1080p/24kHz-compatible
HDMI video output, full HD Audio decoding and playback of all current HD
formats. Support for BD-Live and BonusView features unlock endless fun and
informative features from the Internet and new entertainment possibilities via
selectable internal memory and USB storage devices.
           The BD-S667 is also compatible with Netflix for instant streaming of the
service’s diverse library of movie, TV and special event titles. It has multimedia
compatibility for Disc and USB formats including AVCHD, WMV, JPEG (HD), MP3 and
WMA. It can also playback JPEG slideshows with MP3 audio soundtracks for family and
           Other key audio and video features include direct bitstream and multi-channel
Linear PCM output via HDMI and analog 2-channnel down-mixed audio output,
192kHz/24-bit audio DAC, x.v.Color and Deep Color compatibility, as well as 1080p
playback for DVDs, photos and home movies.
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        Other advanced operation and convenience features include DLNA client
certification, HDMI CEC functionality and on-screen display GUI. An intuitive Setup
Wizard instantly readies the BD-S667 for operation, and Internet connectivity makes it
possible to quickly download future firmware updates.
        For more information, write Yamaha Electronics Corporation, P.O. Box 6660,
Buena Park, CA 90620; telephone (714) 522-9105; email infostation@yamaha.com; or
visit www.yamaha.com/hometheater.
About Yamaha
Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC), USA, based in Buena Park, California, is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation of America. YEC offers
industry-leading home theater components and systems, featuring A/V receivers,
amplifiers, DVD/CD players, speakers, mini-systems, home-theater-in-a-box (HTiB)
pre-matched systems and the company's exclusive Digital Sound Projectors (single
component surround sound solutions), as well as A/V & IT convergence products.

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