Yamaha R-S500 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver

Yamaha R-S500 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver

Yamaha R-S500 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver

B&H # YARS500BL MFR # R-S500BL
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Product Highlights

  • 2 x 75W High Power Output
  • Total Performance Anti-Resonance Tech.
  • 40-Station AM/FM Tuning
  • Subwoofer Out
  • Multi-Zone Compatibility
  • Highest Quality Parts
  • Rec Out Selector
  • Elite Class Stereo Receiver
  • iPod Dock Connection
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Yamaha R-S500BL overview

  • 1Description

With its continued excellence in sound reproduction, Yamaha has once again created a versatile stereo receiver for the music lover in you. The R-S500 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver offers superb functionality and dual-room capability that will be hard to match at this price point. Yamaha's features include continuously variable loudness control, Pure Direct along with Yamaha iPod dock connection, Sirius Radio Ready, 40-station AM/FM and Zone 2 control gives an assurance of total music enjoyment. Most of the receiver's audio processing is handled automatically, with little intervention on your part. However, it is so advanced; its discrete output reproduces music with unmatched sonic clarity and dynamic power.

In a nutshell, the R-S700 is a 2 x 75W stereo receiver capable of delivering breathtaking stereo sound. It features a ton of input jacks, a subwoofer out, individual treble, bass, and balance controls, Remote Interactive (RI) port, A/B speaker switching, banana plug speaker posts, and an AM/FM tuner. Because of the high efficiency of its design, this powerful receiver produces exceptional sound quality, and clarity in every audible detail.

Advanced Features

75W x 2 high power output
40-station AM/FM random access preset tuning
Speaker A, B or A+B selection
Pure Direct for short and direct signal path
Subwoofer Out
Rec Out selector
Power management (Auto power off)
Preset remote control
With a subscription to SIRIUS Satellite Radio, you can greatly expand your choice of high quality radio programs
This receiver makes it easy for someone in another room to listen to the music and even control playback

Zone Control

12V Trigger Out (Control Out)
The 12V trigger output can be used to automatically power on the components in Zone 2 when the main power is turned on. Output is a high 100mA, so relay operation is possible
Remote (IR) 2 In/Out and Remote 2 In
These terminals let you connect an IR signal receiver for wireless remote control between the Main Zone and Zone 2
Speaker A/B and A+B Selection
Enjoy music in a second room. Just connect a second pair of speakers to the Speaker B terminals and you can listen to either pair or both of them at the same time
The Look and Texture of Quality
Offers the look and feel of the top-class A-S2000, with elegant aluminum front panel and silky touch volume/selector knobs. You can feel Yamaha's commitment to quality when you touch the knobs
ToP-ART Sound Quality Design
ToP-ART (Total Performance Anti-Resonance Technology) design uses a symmetrical layout for accurate sound field reproduction and the ART Base to eliminate effects from external vibration
Pure Direct
Music signals travel the shortest possible route, bypassing the buffer amp and tone loudness and balance controls to virtually eliminate any signal degradation for the purest sound quality
New Speaker Terminals
These high grade speaker terminals have silver plating for best connection and outstanding durability. The pitch between jacks is wider for easier insertion
Highest Quality Parts
The quality of each individual part, as well as how they work together, basically determines the sound quality of any component. Yamaha uses only very high quality parts, carefully selected and tested
Continuously Variable Loudness Control
Our ears lose sensitivity to high and low frequencies at low volume levels. This control lets you turn down the volume while maintaining the optimum frequency response
Special Power Supply for Clear iPod Sound
The iPod dock has an independent power supply to prevent operating or charging current from the iPod from flowing into the amp ground signal. This ensures optimum iPod sound quality
Balanced System for Minimal Noise
An unbalanced interface is subject to common mode voltage noise, so Yamaha uses a balanced system to receive the iPod signal. This makes a significant contribution to reducing noise in the system for higher sound quality
New Remote Controls
The R-S500 preset remote control is designed to make it easy to operate the receiver's many functions
In the Box
Yamaha R-S500 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • Power Cable
  • Indoor FM Antenna
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • Owner' Manual
  • 2-Year Yamaha Limited Parts and Labor Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Yamaha R-S500BL specs

    Surround RMS Power 75W x 2 @ 8 ohms, 20Hz to 20kHz, 0.04% THD
    No. of Channels 2
    Impedance 8, 6, 4, 2 ohms (105/125/150/178W)
    Maximum Output Power 105W
    Power Bandwidth 0.06% THD, 37.5W, 8 ohms->10Hz to 50kHz
    Damping Factor 1kHz, 8 ohms->150 or more
    Maximum Output Power 1kHz, 10%, 8 ohms-> 115W
    Input Sensitivity Phono: 35mV/47 kohms
    CD: 200mV/47 kohms
    Max Input Signal Phono: (1kHz, 0.003% THD) 60mV or more CD: (1kHz, 0.5% THD) 2.2V or more
    Output Level CD, (Input, 1kHZ, 200mV)
    REC: 200mV/1.0 kohms
    CD, (Input, 1kHz, 200mV, 8 ohms)
    Phones: 410mV, 470 ohms
    Freq. Response (Rec/Repro) CD, (10Hz to 100kHz) 0+/-1.0 db
    Equalization Phono: 0+/-0.5 db
    THD CD, etc. to Speakers
    (20Hz to 20kHz, 50W, 8 ohms)->0.015% or less
    Signal to Noise Ratio CD, (200mV) 100 db or more
    Residual Noise 30
    Channel Selection CD, (5.1 kohms input shortened, 1/10kHz)->65/50 db or more
    Tone Control BASS
    Boost/Cut (50Hz) +/- 10 db
    Turnover Frequency->350Hz

    Boost/Cut (20KHz) +/- 10 db
    Turnover Frequency->3.5kHz

    Continuous Loudness Control
    Attenuation (1kHz) -30 db
    Gain tracking error (0-99 db)-> 0.5 db or less
    AM/FM Tuner FM: 87.5 to 107.9 MHz
    AM: 530 to 1710 kHz
    40-Station Preset Tuning
    Sirius Satellite Radio Ready
    Inputs 1 x Tape Playback Stereo RCA
    1 x Tape Record Stereo RCA
    1 x Line 1 Playback Stereo RCA
    1 x Line 1 Record Stereo RCA
    1 x Line 2 Stereo RCA
    1 x Line 3 Stereo RCA
    1 x CD Stereo RCA
    1 x Phono Stereo RCA
    1 x IR Remote
    1 x Headphone
    Outputs 1 x Subwoofer
    1 x Zone 2 Stereo RCA
    1 x IR Remote
    Other Connectors 1 x Left Speaker A
    1 x Right Speaker A
    1 x Left Speaker B
    1 x Right Speaker B
    1 x Dock
    1 x Sirius
    1 x Ground
    1 x FM Antenna
    1 x AM Antenna/Ground
    Power Requirements AC 120V, 60Hz
    Power Consumption 190W
    Power Consumption (idle) 0.5W or less
    Maximum Power Draw 380W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.1 x 6 x 15.3" (435 x 151 x 387mm)
    Weight 22.5 lb. (10.2kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 25.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.5 x 17.5 x 9.0"

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