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Yamaha RX-V661BL 630W 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver - HDMI, 1080p, XM-HD Ready, 4-SCENE Buttons, ToP-ART, Burr-Brown DACs, YPAO, Silent Cinema, 8-Channel Input, iPod Connectivity, AM/FM Tuner

Yamaha RX-V661BL 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver


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With exceptional surround-sound reproduction, 1080p upconversion, and HD-component video, the Yamaha RX-V661 630W 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver will take your home theater experience to new heights. In the convenience of your own home, you can finally watch your favorite movies come alive with the RX-V661. It offers you the same surround sound entertainment value you would expect from a night out at the movies.

The RX-V661 offers 2-HDMI inputs, and 3-HD-component inputs, enabling an effortless, high-bandwidth transfer of video signals to the latest HDTV displays. In addition, Yamaha uses an advanced Cinema DSP digital technology to create independent sound fields that fill the room with a surreal surround-sound experience. The RX-V661 receiver features Burr-Brown 192KHz/24-bit audio processing technology to create a wider, more enveloping surround-sound experience. It features built-in Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro-Logic II, DTS, and DTS-ES decoders.

Moreover, the Yamaha RX-V661 presents superb functionality that will be hard to match. Exclusives like Silent Cinema, Cinema DSP, and Compressed Music Enhancer offer the cleanest signal on the market. With 8-channel discrete inputs, XM-HD satellite radio capabilities, and connectivity to virtually any A/V source you can imagine, your entertainment choices are endless.

High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
If you're looking to pump high-definition DVD playback into your HD displays or projectors, the RX-V661 will do the job. It has a high-bandwidth processor capable of upconverting 720p/1080i and 1080p through the HDMI output. HDMI supports standard, enhanced, or high-definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable.
SCENE Buttons
Four SCENE buttons make operating the receiver easier than ever. They are initially set to default settings for DVD Viewing, Disc Listening, TV Viewing and Radio Listening. Pressing a SCENE button automatically launches a number of operations that initiate a play function of the controlled source.
7.1-Channel and Digital Audio Decoding
The RX-V661 uses specific Dolby Digital/DTS codecs and Cinema DSP Digital to reproduce an enveloping surround-sound experience. The unit encodes Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES Discrete/Matrix 6.1, and DTS Neo:6.
ToP-ART Amplification
Yamaha's Digital Total Purity Audio Reproduction Technology (ToP-ART) offers exquisite audio reproduction with advanced digital-amplification circuitry.
High-Quality 24-bit Audio Processing
Yamaha's 192KHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converter is the backbone to the RX-V661's exceptional multichannel audio conversion. By executing an accurate sound-field reproduction and reducing analog noise in the signal path, the RX-V661 is capable of reproducing an enveloping audio signal that is unsurpassed.
HD Component and Digital Audio
With playback specifications that meet the standards of professionals, the RX-V661 features HD component video inputs/output for high-resolution low-distortion video playback, and digital-audio inputs/outputs for high quality audio reproduction.
XM Satellite Radio with XM-HD Surround
Simply plug an XM Connect and Play (optional) digital accessory into the RX-V661's XM-Ready receiver, and activate the XM (optional) service to start receiving uninterrupted radio programming of your choice. XM Satellite Radio offers XM-HD Surround, which provides 5.1-channel surround sound audio of over 150 digital channels.
Simplay HD
The RX-V661 is Simplay HD ready, this feature represents a standard of excellence in testing for a premium-HD "plug and play" consumer experience offering maximum access to HD content.
YPAO Automatic System Calibration
The RX-V661 features a built-in metering system called YPAO. This advanced processing technology uses a small optimizer microphone (included) to analyze room acoustics for the proper balance of your surround sound speakers.
Compressed Music Enhancer
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.
Silent Cinema
The RX-V661 features Silent Cinema audio processing, which enables you to engage the full surround-sound experience through a pair of headsets.
iPod Connectivity
Through Yamaha's Universal iPod Dock option (YDS-10), your iPod effectively becomes another Yamaha component flowing through the RX-V661 receiver.
Built-In AM/FM Tuner
Enjoy your favorite radio broadcasts with surround sound processing, with the built-in AM/FM wide-band tuner.
Stereo RMS Power 90W per channel x 2
Surround RMS Power 90W per channel x 7 (20Hz - 20KHz)
No. of Channels 7.1
Audio Processing
Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Digital EX Yes
Dolby Pro Logic II Yes
DTS Neo:6 Yes
THX Surround EX No
THX Certified No
Speaker Selector Yes
Multi Room/Source Yes
AM/FM Tuner Yes, 40 Presets
FM Sensitivity Not Specified By Manufacturer
Remote Control Yes
Input Optical Digital Audio: - x4
Coaxial Digital Audio: - RCA x2
Analog Audio: - RCA x5
S-Video: - x5
HDMI: - x2
Component Video: - RCA x3
8-Channel Audio: - RCA x1
FM Antenna: - Coaxial x1
iPod Dock Port: - x1
XM Port: - x1
Output Optical Digital Audio: - x1
HDMI: - x1
S-Video: - x1
Component: - RCA x1
Composite Video: - RCA x1
Analog Audio: - RCA x3
7-Channel Pre-Amp: - x1
Subwoofer: - RCA x1
Headphone: - 1/4" Phone Plug
Multi-Room Audio Zone: - RCA x1
Other Ports 12V Trigger Output
IR In/Out Ports
AC Outlet (Switched)
Optimizer Mic Port
Video Input Conversion Yes
Power Requirements 120VAC, 60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.1 x 6.75 x 15.5" (434.9 x 171.4 x 393.7mm)
Weight 25.6 lbs (11.6 kg)
Color Black
Yamaha RX-V661BL 630W 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver - HDMI, 1080p, XM-HD Ready, 4-SCENE Buttons, ToP-ART, Burr-Brown DACs, YPAO, Silent Cinema, 8-Channel Input, iPod Connectivity, AM/FM Tuner
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • FM Wire Antenna
  • Optimizer Microphone
  • 2-Years Parts & Labor Warranty
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