Yamaha DSPAX863SE-BLACK reviews

5 customer reviews
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This DAB receiver is a good all rounder.

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9.4 out of 10 based on 5 reviews.
105.0RMS Wattage, Width: 435mm See full product description

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John, Dornoch musical appreciates audio performance

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Overall Sound quality, good remote, surround sound effects options, setting up microphone
Bad points:
Speaker wire connections difficult to connect with too little space for high quality thicker cables. Instruction book a little unclear on routing of input /output connections for different equipments and types of connection
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Design 9.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Oct 2008

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Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Exceptional sound quality especially for the price.
Bad points:
Took awhile to set up
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Design 9.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Nov 2008

Dino, Devon They dont need to

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
It is an awesome amp and more, it does exactly what is says on the tin. I have put my xbox through the HDMI port and WOW.
Bad points:
Their are no bad points but but the deisgn does not let you attach speaker cables with a bayonet fitting.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Nov 2008

Ian, Manchester

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
This amplifier has it got it where it really counts; the sound quality is excellent. It does loud special effects, like in "The Dark Knight" brilliantly, but really shows its class with the superb atmospheric sound design on "The Orphanage", which sounds absolutely terrifying. It processes all kinds of formats, including HD audio, (7.1 DTS-HD on "Hellboy 2" is excellent) and it has a variety of decoders to suit different stereo sources. You can change all the variables to suit your taste for different inputs. Stereo CD music listening is also excellent in "pure" audio mode. Superb.
Bad points:
Nothing major. Only one thing I've had a problem with; I have a 7.1 set up, it took me 3 hours to figure out that if your blu-ray disc/player outputs 5.1 Dolby True HD or 5.1 DTS-HD, it only outputs to 5.1 speakers, and not the 2 rear surrounds. (The front display just says "straight".) You have to set your blu-ray player to output normal DTS 5.1 or Dolby Digital 5.1 to get the extended surround (eg Dolby-Digital EX) to all 4 rear speakers. Slightly annoying, but a minor issue.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Design 8.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Nov 2008

Product Features

RMS Wattage 105.0
Width in mm 435
USB port No
iPod Interface No
Height in mm 17.1
Audio technology Dolby True HD
Release date 2008-05-06
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