Yamaha R-N602 review & specs

A Work Of Art - Yamaha R-N602

Yamaha R-N602 review & specs

It was easy to come up with a title. You will find Yamaha R-N602 specs amazing, there is no way you would not want to have it in your house. The receiver is among my top five picks for the Alexa compatibility as well as amazing sound and connectivity.

The R-N602 has been first released in 2015 and has remained popular and relevant since then. Meaning that the model is good and still remains timeless. It was easy to make a Yamaha R-N602 review because it is widely famous. Read on to see why connectivity can make it or break it for any receiver.

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Design

The black chrome design is minimalistic and will fit your living room beautifully. You have the black front panel with white letters. All the main control buttons and switches are located in the front panels. It also has a USB for your Smartphone etc. That is really convenient.

Features

This AV receiver plays all the existing audio formats. Starting with WAV, MP3, FLAC, AAC, WMA, AIFF, Apple lossless and many others. You also have digital internet radio to enjoy.

Performance

The MusicCast gives you an ultimate multiroom experience allowing you to control it through the app on your smartphone or tablet. The Yamaha quality is amazing and it is not just due to the brand name.

Sound Quality

You have the Pure Direct technology offering you the best sound quality Yamaha has been capable of. Yamaha has also created Total Purity Audio Reproduction Technology aka their own way to eliminate the harmonic distortion and separation.

Connectivity

Try out the Yamaha signature MusicCast Multiroom audio technology. You also have Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Wireless Direct. So you get to enjoy all the streaming services like Amazon music, Spotify, Pandora, AirPlay, Rhapsody, and many others.

Setup

Although the functions are numerous and versatile the setup and alignment were really simple. The controls are intuitive, the available app makes the control very easy. Which is good because it means the device has been created with the regular users in mind.

Conclusion

Although somewhat pricey with the regular retail price of up to $600 R-N602 compensates for it with the ultimate connectivity options and quality. You can enjoy all the sound sources in your house starting with the high-resolution ones to the smartphones and all existing streaming services.

I am also happy with parts and labor warranty which means you do not have to worry about repair costs. Since the output power is only 160 W the receiver is very energy efficient and wallet-friendly.

Common features

Product

Yamaha R-N602

Model

R-N602

Brand

Yamaha

Rating

3.8 of 5

Reviews

26

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

DSD

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS neural:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS:X

Dolby atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Power device

Operational power consumption

Standby power consumption

0.1 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent

Colour

black

Amplifier

Total output power

160 W

Output power per channel

80 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.04 %

Number of channels

2

Signal-to-noise ratio

100 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

Video conversion/scaling

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

Connector type

AV inputs

9

Optical digital inputs

2

Coaxial digital inputs

2

HDMI inputs

has not

HDMI outputs

has not

Optical digital outputs

has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not

Subwoofer outputs

1

USB

1

Phones

1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM

Preset station qty

40

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

X.v.Color

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Deep color

MCACC Pro

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Sound output mode

Stereo Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

has not

Surround system class

2.0 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

has not

Digital content protection

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

21.6 x 17.3 x 8.8 inches

Product weight

25.6 pounds

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