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home cinema amplifier that everyone wants. Look at the specification!
Video and audio switching couldn't be more flexible, with on-screen
display, s-video/component video and composite video loops, optical and
coaxial ins and outs - and more (have a look at the rear panel by
following the link below). It's powerful too - in every sense of the word.
The on-board decoding is comprehensive and future-proofed, while the
output is a massive 110 watts x 6. And if that weren't sufficient (Yamaha
don't do things by half-measures) the "AX1" sports an RS232C
interface to allow software updates and modifications.
What do the press think? What Hifi gave
it a five star review and best buy in the 2000 awards; five stars for
sound, looks, features, value and "respect due" were forthcoming
from Home Cinema Choice - they thought the amp was "awesome" and
that it "..packs in just about every optional extra you have ever
heard of and some that you probably haven't. Superb" whilst What
Video described it as "masterful" and gave it ten out of ten in
July 2000. Phew!
Buy a Yamaha DSPAX1 and you'll never
look at another amp again.
||110 watts x 6 & 35 watts x 2 (8 ohms,
||Dolby Digital Matrix 6.1 EX, DTS ES, Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic
||54 hifi and home cinema preset options
|Video inputs &
||4 x video inputs (with S-video, composite
and stereo audio), 3 x video loops (with S-video, composite and
stereo audio), 2 x S-video monitor out, 2 x composite video monitor
out, zone 2 composite video and stereo audio out, 3 x component
video in, 1 x component video out
||7 x optical, 3 x coaxial, 1 x AC3 RF
coaxial, phono, 2 x tape loop, 2 x line level, 6 channel external
||2 pairs (switchable) stereo audio, front centre,
rear centre, rear stereo, front effects 4mm banana/binding
||Headphones, pre-outs for: front, rear,
centre front and centre rear, stereo subwoofer and mono subwoofer;
main & centre in/out pre/power loop, optical output
||Yes, backlit display, 563 key learning
ability, 15 programmable macro sequences (up to 10 events each)
|Dimensions WxHxD /
||471 x 211 x 473 / 28 Kg
||Learning remote control, batteries.
||RS232C computer interface, ten channel
multi-bit Burr Brown PCM170A DACs, all-source record output
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