Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Yamaha RX-V679BL

Yamaha RX-V685BL

Yamaha RX-V685BL review

Oct 26, 2018

Yamaha RX-V685BL was regarded by me as a very interesting device. Why? Yamaha is a well-known company, which always carries about its clients and does everything for them. After some testing and Yama...

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Yamaha RX-V679BL

Yamaha RX-V679BL review

Feb 19, 2021

The Yamaha RX-V679BL is a 7.2-channel AV-receiver that supports voice control via Alexa and has many other advanced features, being offered at a mid-range price. It's able to provide a well-balanced ...

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Product

Yamaha RX-V685BL
Yamaha RX-V679BL

Model

RX-V685BL
RX-V679BL

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Rating

4.5 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

50
490

Amplifier

Total output power

650 W
610 W

Output power per channel

90 W
105 W, 150 W, 90 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm, 6 Ohm
8 Ohm, 4 Ohm, 6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

101 dB
100 dB

Functions

Amplifier class

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

DSD

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS neural:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

7
2

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

HDMI inputs

5
6

HDMI outputs

2
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40

Preset station qty

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

MCACC Pro

Deep color

X.v.Color

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

32bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

DSP preset qty

Sound output mode

Surround sound effects

Virtual CINEMA
CINEMA DSP 3D. Virtual CINEMA DSP. SILENT CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA FRONT. Virtual Presence Speaker

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Digital sound processor (DSP)

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

235 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.9 x 17.1 x 6.7 inches
17.5 x 21 x 10 inches

Weight

23.1 pounds
26 pounds
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