Yamaha RX V671 enables the up conversion of analogous video to HDMI with 1080p resolution. Thus the receiver can be fed to any component and it is capable of giving an output through HDMI. This is a real hassle free way of connecting the system and it makes the use of a HDMI cable to the television.
The least expensive receiver that has been assembled with their latest technology of on-screen GUI is Yamaha RX V671. This technology makes the system very interactive and easy to use. It helps in setting up the speakers by providing the 3D representation of the room.
This Yamaha RX V671 receiver consists of two component video inputs and five composite video inputs. The audio system is a 3D compatible device which has provision for six HDMI inputs. Among these six HDMI inputs, one of them is at the front which is very useful for cameras that have HDMI outputs. The HDMI inputs can be interchanged even when the receiver is in standby mode. Thus Blu ray player can be piped directly to the television with out booting the entire home theatre system. The other exciting feature of this Yamaha audio unit is the AV controller application. This application converts the iPod or iPad into a remote control that enables various features for both the Main zone as well as zone 2. With the help of AV controller application, the user can obtain an over all control over the input source and volume level.
The front USB port of the audio system can be used to connect an iPhone or iPod to the stream music if the user intends to do so. The dock system is not needed for this device as it as the keeps on charging while it is connected. The Yamaha RX V671 is expected to hit the Indian markets with a price in India tag of Rs 26,930.