Yamaha NS-6490 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair)

BH #YANS6490 • MFR #NS-6490
Yamaha
Yamaha NS-6490 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair)
Key Features
  • Up to 70W Recommended Amplifier Power
  • 3-Way Acoustic Suspension Design
  • 8" High-Output Woofer & 4" Mid-Range
  • 0.88" Balanced Dome Tweeter
Enjoy rich stereo audio with this pair of Yamaha NS-6490 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers. The NS-6490 speakers were designed for both professional and home entertainment enthusiasts with the capability to deliver a full, clear, and tight sound response. The 3-way speakers deliver room-filling, high-fidelity sound by utilizing an 8" high-output woofer, a 4" midrange driver, and a 7/8" balanced dome tweeter. The speakers can play between 45 Hz and 23 kHz, and are recommended for up to 70W of nominal input power.
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Yamaha NS-6490 Overview

Enjoy rich stereo audio with this pair of Yamaha NS-6490 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers. The NS-6490 speakers were designed for both professional and home entertainment enthusiasts with the capability to deliver a full, clear, and tight sound response. The 3-way speakers deliver room-filling, high-fidelity sound by utilizing an 8" high-output woofer, a 4" midrange driver, and a 7/8" balanced dome tweeter. The speakers can play between 45 Hz and 23 kHz, and are recommended for up to 70W of nominal input power.

8" high-compliance, silver metal-like, long-throw cone woofer with cloth surround and inverted cover
4" ferro-fluid cooled, silver metal-like cone midrange driver with inverted dust cover
0.88" ferro-fluid cooled balanced dome tweeter
May safely be placed near a video monitor
Spring-clip terminals for speaker wire connections
UPC: 027108916996

Yamaha NS-6490 Specs

Speaker System
Speaker Configuration3-Way
Power Handling70 W
140 W Peak
Bi-Amp CapabilityNone
Drivers0.88" / 22.35 mm Dome Tweeter
4" / 101.6 mm Cone Midrange
8" / 203.2 mm Cone Woofer
Enclosure TypeSealed
PortsNone
Frequency Response45 Hz to 23 kHz
Impedance8 Ohms
Magnetic ShieldingYes
Wired ConnectivitySpring Clip Pair
Crossover2.5 kHz
8 kHz
Sensitivity90 dB
Physical
Placement & Mounting OptionsTabletop/Bookshelf
GrillePerforated Cloth (Removable)
Dimensions10.5 x 16.2 x 13.2" / 267 x 411 x 336 mm
Weight13.2 lb / 6.0 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight29.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)25 x 20 x 17"

Yamaha NS-6490 Reviews

no esta mal

By Eduardo
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-02

por el precio no esta mal. pero no tienen mucho bajo

Great speakers

By Jorge L
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-24

Great speakers Yamaha, Clean sound with Yamaha receiver 90 watts RMS

excellent

By Krishna
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-23

excellent speaker's.....superb

WOW!

By Melvin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-10

Have had many speakers in my 60 years of audio gear, some better than others, but the Yamaha NS-6490 are hands down the best value, sort of the Swiss army knife of speakers.

okay as received, however has a lot of potential

By eric
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-05

A lot of potential for excellent sound and performance. First, the simple crossover consists of only 2 filter capacitors. The woofer if getting full frequency. The mid range is actually a mid-tweeter, and has too much output compared to the other drivers. And, there is no sound absorbing stuffing in the box. However if you are handy, with a few simple mods you will end up with a respectable sounding speaker. First, you can add a 1mh inductor coil in series with the woofer + wire to help reduce upper frequencies to woofer. Be sure to securely glue it down. Next, add a 10ohm 10 watt resistor in series with the + wire to the mid-range driver to tone it down a little. Then you can cut a 2 hole in back and add a 2 X 5 port tube the help bring out the lows. Finally, add some acoustic stuffing in the box, covering the back and sides loosely. The end result will be a deeper and more powerful bass, a tad mellower in upper mid's. The entire procedure took me about 3 hours.

Buy Em!!

By Jeanne
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-15

I have a pair of Yamaha Powered HS7 Monitors for my Recording Studio and love Em. I bought these based on my affection for The HS7's and listen to my final mixes. These are The Most pleasing Sounding Home speakers I've ever owned. I've owned so many brands in my 70 years of age. The very best of em all for home listening. A Sweet sound .. like listen to old Macintosh rigs with even order harmonics.. that sweet sound!! Thanks B&H and thanks Yamaha.

Very reasonable for the price!

By Jason
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-11

These speakers are really good for the price! The only thing I am adding to make them sound a little better is some acoustic foam on sides and back, and a 2 Precision Flare Port in the upper rear for better sound. Their sound articulation is much clearer and better than the $500 a piece Mirage speakers I sold after getting these!

Understated Value

By Mark
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-13

Lot of speaker for the money. Add their $179 sub for the complete deal. Has the specs of speakers costing significantly more.

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