Yamaha RX-V481 AV Receiver

Yamaha

Compatible with Yamaha’s MusicCast, enjoying music through the home becomes a reality. The RX-V481 also supports HDMI® with support for 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020 for top level video performance and provides Speaker Zone B output.

  • MusicCast

    MusicCast is a new revolution in network audio, use all your MusicCast products together or separately, it’s completely up to you. Control it, all from one app, designed to be intuitive, quick and simple to use. Use a soundbar, a wireless speaker, an AV Receiver, Hi-Fi audio whichever suits you best, mix and match then expand your MusicCast system as time goes on. All new from Yamaha, the MusicCast system brings everything to everywhere for everyone.

    MusicCast Expands Entertainment Possibilities

    MusicCast employs a high performance wireless network to deliver music and audio enjoyment. It can stream digital music content from your smartphone, PC or NAS to other MusicCast devices in your home. It can also share the music from external devices such as a TV or Blu-ray Disc™ player connected to the RX-V481. Audio content from Bluetooth®-connected smartphones or tablets can also be streamed to MusicCast devices in multiple rooms.

    Bluetooth-Compatible for Wireless Music Streaming

    This AV receiver is equipped with Bluetooth functionality to let you enjoy easy wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. Yamaha Compressed Music Enhancer is now optimised for Bluetooth audio transmission to ensure that your music will have vivid, lively sound quality even during wireless playback.

    4K Ultra HD Full Support with 4K60p, HDCP2.2, HDR Video and BT.2020 pass-through

    This AV receiver completely supports with the latest HDMI® standards. Thanks to transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second pass-through, you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission. It also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) Video which provide enhanced picture quality by simultaneously enabling greater detail for both the dark and bright parts of an image. Furthermore it supports wider colour gamut of BT.2020 pass-through.

    Extra Bass Provides Rich Bass Reproduction, Even with Small Speakers

    Yamaha’ s exclusive low-range enhancement technology delivers richer bass than you expect from the speaker size while maintaining good localisation and sound balance even with compact front speakers. When a subwoofer is used, it improves the volume of the entire low range of the speaker system, not only the front speakers, but also enhancing the bass from the subwoofer. You'll enjoy video and music with sound that has exceptional power and presence.

    • MusicCast for audio enjoyment in every room
    • 5-channel powerful surround sound
    • --- 80 W per channel (6 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09 % THD, 2 ch driven)
    • --- 115 W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1 ch driven)
    • --- 145 W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1ch driven)
    • Wi-Fi Built-in and Wireless Direct Compatible for Easy Network
    • Bluetooth® for wireless music streaming and Compressed Music Enhancer for Bluetooth
    • AirPlay®, Spotify®*, Pandora®* music streaming service and AV Controller app
    • *Music service availability varies by region.
    • DSD 2.8MHz / 5.6MHz, FLAC / WAV / AIFF 192kHz / 24bit, Apple Lossless 96kHz / 24-bit playback
    • Gapless playback compatibility allows play without interruption
    • HDMI® (4 in / 1 out) 4K Ultra HD Full Support with 4K60p (4:4:4), HDCP2.2 (4 in / 1 out), HDR Video and BT.2020 pass-through
    • Front panel USB Digital Connection for USB thumbdrives
    • YPAO™ sound optimisation for automatic speaker setup
    • Dialogue Lift ensures that dialogue comes from the centre of the screen
    • Dialogue Level Adjustment for proper sound balance with dialogue and vocals
    • Assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection and Speaker Zone B Function 
    • Multi-language colour OSD capable of displaying cover art
    • ECO mode operation for about 20% less power consumption
    • Amplifier Section: Channel 5.1
    • Rated Output Power: (1kHz, 1ch driven) 115 W (6 ohms, 0.9% THD)
    • Rated Output Power: (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 80 W (6 ohms, 0.09% THD)
    • Maximum Effective Output Power: (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA) 145 W (6 ohms, 10% THD)
    • Dynamic Power per Channel: (8/6/4/2 ohms) - / 110 / 130 / 160 W
    • Surround Sound Processing: CINEMA DSP Yes (3D)
    • DSP Programs: 17
    • Dialog Level Adjustment: Yes
    • Virtual Presence Speaker: Yes
    • Dialogue Lift: Yes
    • SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP: Yes (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)
    • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
    • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
    • DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
    • Audio Features Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes (incl. enhancer for Bluetooth)
    • YPAO sound optimization: Yes
    • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control): Yes
    • Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting: Yes
    • Bi-amp capability: Yes
    • Audio Delay: Yes (0-500 ms)
    • 192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels: Yes (Burr-Brown)
    • Video Features 4K Ultra HD Pass-through: Yes (4K 60p 4:4:4)
    • HDMI 3D passthrough: Yes
    • HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
    • Deep Colour/x.v.Colour/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync: Yes
    • Connectivity: HDMI Input/Output 4 / 1 (HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020 compatible)
    • HDMI CEC: Yes
    • USB Input: USB Memory, Portable Audio Player
    • Network Port: Yes
    • Wi-Fi: Yes (with Wireless Direct)
    • AirPlay: Yes
    • Bluetooth: Yes (SBC / AAC)
    • Front AV Input: USB / Mini Jack
    • Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical: 1 / 0
    • Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial: 2 / 0
    • Analog Audio Input/Output: 4 (front 1) / 0
    • Composite Video Input/Output: 4 / 1
    • Preout: Subwoofer
    • Headphone Output: 1
    • Tuner Section: FM/AM Tuner Yes
    • User Interface: On-screen display Yes (colour OSD)
    • SCENE: SCENE (4 sets)
    • App Control: Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
    • Remote Control Unit: Yes
    • Zone Control: Zone B Output Yes
    • General Standby Power Consumption (IR only): ≤1W
    • Auto Power Standby: Yes
    • ECO mode: Yes
    • Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 161 x 327 mm (with antenna: 435 x 221 x 327 mm); 17-1/8” x 6-3/8” x 12-7/8” (with antenna: 17-1/8” x 8-3/4” x 12-7/8”)
    • Weight: 1 kg; 17.9 lbs.