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Yamaha YHT-494BL 5.1 Channel Home Theater in a Box

Yamaha YHT-494BL 5.1 Channel Home Theater in a Box


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Product Highlights

  • 5.1-Channel
  • 600W Sound (100W x 5 + 100W Subwoofer)
  • 6.5" 100W Advanced YST Subwoofer
  • 192 kHz/24-bit Burr Brown DACs
  • Compressed Music Enhancer
  • Cinema DSP (17 DSP Programs)
  • Super Slim Sound Bar (2" High)
  • Two Surround Speakers
  • Front/Center Speaker
  • Supports Deep Color, x.v.Color
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With exquisite HD surround sound reproduction, HD 1080p Deep Color processing, and Blu-ray compatibility, the Yamaha YHT-494BL 5.1 Channel Home Theater in a Box brings the movie theater experience right into your home, without breaking the bank. The RX-V367 receiver features (4) HDMI 1080p/24Hz x.v.Color HD inputs, (1) component video inputs and it offers connectivity to your iPod and Bluetooth (A2DP) audio devices with optional docking stations. The included speaker system is capable of reproducing clear dialog and superb surround sound special effects. And the Advanced-YST II 100W 6.5" subwoofer is certainly ready to rumble.

The YHT-494BL combines style, functionality and clarity with an impressive A/V (100W-Channel) digital receiver that offers advanced Cinema DSP digital technology with Burr Brown 192KHz/24-bit DAC processing to create independent sound fields that fill the room with a surreal HD surround sound experience via Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro-Logic II, and DTS-ES decoders.

Moreover, it offers superb features that will be hard to match at this price point. Exclusives like Silent Cinema and Compressed Music Enhancer offer the cleanest signal on the market. With a front-panel mini-input jack, and connectivity to virtually any A/V source you can imagine, your entertainment choices are endless with Yamaha's YHT-494BL.

Advanced Features

SCENE buttons with direct power on - quick and simple to use
Front panel mini jack input for connecting portable audio player
iPod/iPhone compatibility with optional YDS-12 Universal Dock as well as iPod compatibility with optional YDS-11 Universal Dock
Audio input assign capability for HDMI and component video input

Convenient Placement

Super slim sound bar (2" high) can be placed in front of most TVs
Feet can be adjusted horizontally and vertically, for use with TVs from 32 to 50"; they can also be removed
Two surround speakers: compact design for flexible placement

High Picture Quality

1080p-compatible HDMI switching (2 in/1 out) including 1080p/24Hz repeat
Supports Deep Color, x.v.Color, 24Hz Refresh Rate and Auto Lip Sync

High Sound Quality

HDMI (V.1.4 with 3D)
HD Audio compatibility (linear PCM via HDMI transmission)
5.1-channel total 600W powerful sound (100W x 5 + 100W subwoofer)
6-1/2" 100W Advanced YST subwoofer with Linear Port
192 kHz/24-bit Burr Brown DACs for all channels

Surround Realism

Cinema DSP (17 DSP programs) with HD audio decoding
Compressed Music Enhancer
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) and Adaptive DSP level
SILENT Cinema and Virtual Cinema DSP
Stereo RMS Power 600W (100W x 5 + 100W Subwoofer)
No. of Channels 5.1
AM/FM Tuner Yes
DAC 192 kHz/24-bit
Input 2 HDMI Repeater In x 4 / x 1 Out
Component Video In x 1
Mini Jack Input x 1
Output 2 Front speaker x 1
YST Subwoofer x 1
Surround Format Yes
Configuration Surround Speakers
Front/Center Speakers
Shielded Non-Magnetic
Speaker Type Full Range Acoustic Suspension
Drivers Surround Speakers: 2.5" (6.5 cm) Cone Speaker
Front/Center Speakers: 1.5 x 4" (4 x 10 cm) Cone Speaker x 3
Nominal Input Level Surround Speakers: 30W
Front/Center Speakers: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Maximum Input Power Surround Speakers: 90W
Front/Center Speakers: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Impedance 6 ohms
Freq. Response (Rec/Repro) Surround Speakers: 110 Hz-40 kHz
Front/Center Speakers: 150 Hz-20 kHz
Sensitivity Surround Speakers: 81 db/2.83V, 1 m
Front/Center Speakers: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) Surround Speakers
With Stand: 3.5 x 4.8 x 4.9" (90 x 120 x 123mm)
Without Stand: 3.5 x 3.5 x 4.3" (90 x 90 x 109mm)

Front/Center Speaker
With Stand: 1.8 x 2.8 x 3.5" (45 x 70 x 88mm)
Without Stand: 31.5 x 2 x 2.8" (800 x 50 x 70mm)
Weight Surround Speakers
With Stand: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Without Stand: 1 lb. (0.5kg)

Front/Center Speaker
With Stand: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Without Stand: 1.5 lb. (1.5kg)
Power Output 100W
Driver 6.5" (16 cm) Cone Subwoofer
Impedance 10 ohms
Output Power 50W
Dynamic Power 100W, 5 ohms
Freq. Response (Rec/Repro) 30 Hz-160 Hz
Input Sensitivity 80 mV (50 Hz, 50W/ 5 ohms)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 10.4 x 10.4 x 12.5" (262 x 264 x 316mm)
Weight 15.2 lb. (6.9kg)
Power Requirements AC 120V, 60 Hz
Yamaha YHT-494BL 5.1 Channel Home Theater in a Box
  • AM Antenna
  • FM Antenna
  • Owner's Manual
  • Subwoofer (NS-SW280)
  • Front/Center Speaker (NS-BR300)
  • 2 x Surround Speakers (NS-B285)
  • 2 x Stands for Surround Speakers (NS-B285)
  • Screws for Surround Speakers (NS-B285)
  • 2 x Stands for Front/Center Speaker (NS-BR300)
  • Screws for Front/Center Speaker (NS-BR300)
  • Non-Skid Pads for Speakers (NS-BR300)
  • Subwoofer Cable
  • Speaker Cable
  • Mounting Template for Front/Center Speaker (NS-BR300)
  • 2-Year Yamaha Limited Parts and Labor Warranty
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