- 5-channel 500W = 100W x 5 (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD)
- HD Audio decoding with CINEMA DSP (17 DSP programmes)
- 1080p-compatible HDMI (4 in/1 out)
- HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel
- SCENE buttons with direct power on
- YPAO sound optimisation for automatic speaker setup
- iPod/iPhone compatibility with optional YDS-12 Universal Dock
- Audio input assign capability for HDMI and component video input
- Stylish, curvy speaker design looks fresh in any interior
- Auto power down function with variable time setting
Dock Port (iPhone/Bluetooth)
The YHT-296 features iPod/iPhone connectivity via Yamaha’s optional dock. This will not only play music through the receiver, but will provide control of an iPod via the YHT-296 remote, all while charging the iPod. There is also the ability to stream mus...
Dock Port (iPhone/Bluetooth)
The YHT-296 features iPod/iPhone connectivity via Yamaha’s optional dock. This will not only play music through the receiver, but will provide control of an iPod via the YHT-296 remote, all while charging the iPod. There is also the ability to stream music wirelessly to the receiver using Yamaha’s optional YBA-10 Bluetooth dock.
HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel
HDMI connectivity on this model not only includes 3D support but also Audio Return Channel. This means that you don't have to connect an optical cable from the TV to the YHT-296 receiver to get sound through your system rather than the television speakers. The audio is sent from the TV’s HDMI input to the output of the receiver, so all that is needed is one HDMI cable from the receiver to the TV.
HD Audio Decoding
With built-in decoders for the latest HD Audio Formats including Dolby True-HD and DTS Master Audio, Yamaha’s YHT-296 has the ability to deliver HD Audio to your speakers, identical to the movie studios master recording.
Preset Coded Remote Control
Yamaha’s YHT-296 comes with Preset Remote Control, which allows your remote control to mimic the commands and functions of most popular brands of TV, DVD, STB, Blu-ray and other devices, reducing the number of remote controls needed and there reducing clutter on the coffee table!
675W Max Power
Whether watching the latest blockbuster, rocking along to music from an iPod, or playing the latest PS3 or Xbox game, the YHT-296 has plenty of power.
Curvy Design for Chic Interiors
The surround speakers have a curved shape that blends nicely with any interior. They are just the right size for good sound quality and convenient placement in almost any location.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first industrysupported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. Providing an interface between any source (such as a set-top box or AV receiver) and an audio/video monitor (such as a digital television), HDMI supports standard, enhanced or high-definition video as well as multichannel digital audio using a single cable. HDMI transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio, with bandwidth to spare to accommodate future enhancements and requirements. When used in combination with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), HDMI provides a secure audio/video interface that meets the security requirements of content providers and system operators. For further information on HDMI, visit the HDMI website
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
DTS-HD Master Audio is an advanced lossless audio technology developed for high-definition disc-based media including Blu-ray Disc. Selected as an optional audio standard for Blu-ray Disc, this technology delivers sound that is bit-for-bit identical to the studio master, offering a high-definition home theater experience. This model supports DTS-HD Master Audio decoding in 5-channel system.
DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS or DTS-HD and the Symbol together are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc
Dolby TrueHD is an advanced lossless audio technology developed for high-definition disc-based media including Blu-ray Disc. Selected as an optional audio standard for Blu-ray Disc, this technology delivers sound that is bit-for-bit identical to the studio master, offering a high-definition home theater experience. Supporting bitrates up to 18.0 Mbps, Dolby TrueHD can carry up to 8 discrete channels of 24-bit/96 kHz audio simultaneously. Dolby TrueHD also remains fully compatible with the existing multichannel audio systems and retains the metadata capability of Dolby Digital, allowing dialog normalization and dynamic range control.
Dolby, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
CINEMA DSP Digital
･ Since the Dolby Surround and DTS systems were originally designed for use in movie theaters, their effect is best felt in a theater having many speakers designed for acoustic effects. Since home conditions, such as room size, wall material, number of speakers, and so on, can differ so widely, it is inevitable that there are differences in the sound heard. Based on a wealth of actually measured data, Yamaha CINEMA DSP provides the audiovisual experience of a movie theater in the listening room of your own home by using the Yamaha original sound field technology combined with various digital audio systems.
･ The actually measured sound field data contain the information of the height of the sound images. CINEMA DSP 3D mode achieves the reproduction of the accurate height of the sound images so that it creates the accurate and intensive stereoscopic sound fields in a listening room.
Yamaha has developed a natural, realistic sound effect DSP algorithm for headphones. Parameters for headphones have been set for each sound field so that accurate representations of all the sound field programs can be enjoyed on headphones.
Compressed Music Enhancer
Yamaha employs sophisticated digital signal processing with exclusive algorithms to enable playback that improves the performance of compressed music formats, including MP3 and WMA. With the Compressed Music Enhancer, highs and especially lows are richer and smoother, bringing music back to life to be as close to the original as possible.
SCENE – A NEW LEVEL OF OPERATING EASE
With most AV components, watching or listening to what you want requires a number of steps. You have to turn on the AV component, turn on another component like a DVD player, select the source, select the surround mode and then press play. But with Yamaha’s SCENE feature all you need to do is press one button. Both components turn on, the correct DSP setting is made, and play begins. This SCENE function allows you to change input sources and sound field programmes with one button. Four SCENE buttons are available for different usages, such as playing movies or music.
YPAO Automatic System Calibration
Yamaha’s YPAO system uses a small microphone and sophisticated equalization to automatically set the best sound for any room, no matter where the speakers are. First it checks the speaker connections and phase of each speaker. Then it sends out tones which are captured by the microphone to analyze the room acoustics and sets a variety of parameters, such as the speaker size, the distance of the speakers and even the sound pressure level, etc. Until it achieves the best sound conditions for your room and you don't have to do anything!
Audio & Video
|Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven)||100W (6ohms, 0.9% THD)|
|Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms)||-/105/130/150W|
|Surround Sound Processing||CINEMA DSP||Yes|
|Audio Features||Compressed Music Enhancer||Yes|
|Surround Sound Processing||SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP||Yes|
|Dolby Digital Plus||Yes|
|DTS-HD Master Audio||Yes|
|Audio Features||YPAO sound optimization||Yes|
|Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)||Yes|
|Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting||Yes|
|Audio Delay||Yes (0-240 ms)|
|192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels||Yes (Burr-Brown)|
|Video Features||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|
|Dock Port||1 (YDS-12)|
|Front AV Input||Mini Jack/Analog Audio/Composite|
|Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical||2 / 0|
|Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial||2 / 0|
|Analog Audio Input/Output||4 (front 1) / 2|
|Component Video Input/Output||2 / 1|
|Composite Video Input/Output||4 (front 1) / 1|
|Tuner Section||FM/AM Tuner||Yes|
|User Interface||SCENE||SCENE (4 sets)|
|Remote Control Unit||Yes|
|General||Standby Power Consumption (IR only)||≤0.5W|
|Auto Power Standby||Yes|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||435 x 151 x 315mm|
|Audio Technical Specifications||Total Harmonic Distortion||0.06%|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||98 dB (Stereo, 250 mV)|
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