Yamaha RX-V385BL 5.1 Channel AV Receiver with YPAO Automatic Room Calibration

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Model: RX-V385BL UPC: 027108956268 Item: 170738

RX-V385 5.1 Channel AV Receiver Overview

Looking for an inexpensive entry into the world of home theater? The RX-V385 is the lowest-priced model in Yamaha’s revamped V-line (think V for Value) and starts you off with a host of features: five powerful channels of amplification, enough A/V connections to handle whatever you want to watch, support for the latest Ultra HD video specifications and built-in Bluetooth for easy streaming from your phone or tablet. Plus, everything is wrapped up in a package designed with Yamaha’s legendary engineering expertise. The entry-level RX-V385 opens the door to a satisfying home theater experience.

Product Information

Product highlights

  • Five powerful channels of amplification (70 watts each, 20-20kHz, two channels driven) and optional speaker bi-amping
  • Bluetooth with Compressed Music Enhancer for sound clarity
  • Low-range enhancement technology for bigger bass
  • 4 HDMI inputs with 4K pass-through and upscaling
  • Full Ultra HD video compatibility with HDCP 2.2, high dynamic range (HDR10), Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma and BT.2020
  • YPAO auto-optimization tuning for your listening environment
  • Cinema DSP digital sound-field recreation and virtual Cinema Front
  • ECO Mode saves power
  • Dimensions: 17-1/8” wide x 6-3/8” high x 12-3/8” deep
  • Weight: 17 lbs.
  • Warranty: 2 years – World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • Included: World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

Surround with authority

The RX-V385 from Yamaha offers full 5.1 channel surround formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master, driven by five discrete, conservatively engineered amplifier channels (plus a line-level subwoofer output). Alternately, you can choose to wire suitably equipped main speakers for bi-amping (using separate channels to drive the high- and low-frequencies).  And if you haven’t got the space for a five-speaker surround setup, Yahama’s Virtual Cinema Front supplies a similar effect – right from the front of the room.

Pictures worth a thousand words

The V385 sports four HDMI inputs, all of which support full 4K pass-through with upscaling to make even standard signals look their best on the latest screens. And full Ultra HD sources look phenomenal. All the latest protocols are supported, including HDCP 2.2, Dolby Vision, HDR10 and Hybrid Log-Gamma, which expand video dynamic range for more vivid colors and greater detail in both bright and shadowy scenes.

Tuned to your room – and your preferences

Yamaha’s Parametric Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) automatically tunes the sound to your listening environment. Just set the included microphone at your listening position, and the RX-V385 measures and adjusts frequency response, time delay and volume level of each channel to squeeze the best sound out of your speakers and you room’s acoustics.

Bring the concert hall into your home with Cinema DSP

The V385 doesn’t quite read your mind, but if you dream of being transported to a concert hall, stadium or intimate jazz club, Cinema DSP will get you there. Yamaha is a pioneer in the creation of virtual spaces through Digital Soundfield Processing, taking detailed measurements in real venues and programming the data right into its processors. Cinema DSP transforms your room into any number of locations, and you can combine four sources with your choice of DSP settings and save them in convenient Scene buttons on the front panel and remote.

Low-end enhancement

Don’t let small speakers give you an inferiority complex. The V385 includes Yamaha’s exclusive bass-extension technology for additional power, even from compact boxes. And if you have a subwoofer, so much the better – you’ll get even more of a bump in your thump.

Simple wireless streaming

Beam songs directly from your phone or tablet to the V385 using Bluetooth, with Yamaha’s proprietary Compressed Music Enhancer to make mobile music sound better than ever. (Incidentally, the V385’s Bluetooth is two-way, which means you can send the signal wirelessly to your favorite headset.)

Better for the environment

Yamaha’s ECO-Mode adjusts power consumption to the unit’s operation, saving as much as 20% of energy usage compared to normal mode.

Pairs well with …

Any of a number of 5-channel surround speaker systems. Two to get you started: Polk’s TSi300 speaker package, and Elac’s Cinema 5 5.1 satellite/subwoofer package. And shop with confidence; every purchase comes with World Wide Stereo’s 60-day guarantee and expert product support.

Specifications

Specifications

  • 5.1-channel powerful surround sound
    • 70W per channel (8 ohms, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.09% THD, 2ch driven)
    • 100W per channel (8 ohms, 1kHz, 0.9% THD, 1ch driven)
    • 145W per channel (6 ohms, 1kHz, 10% THD, 1ch driven)
  • Bluetooth: Version 2.1 + EDR, (profile) A2DP (audio codec) SBC
  • Inputs
    • Mini Jack: 1
    • Analog audio: 2
    • Optical digital: 1
    • Coaxial digital: 2
    • USB: 1
    • HDMI terminals, HDCP 2.2 compatible: 4
    • Composite video (audio input assignable): 3
  • Outputs
    • Headphone: 1
    • Subwoofer: 1
    • Speaker: 5-chm, monitor out (composite): 1
    • HDMI terminal (HDCP 2.2 compatible): 1
  • Tuner: FM/AM
  • Standby power consumption
    • 0.3W (HDMI control off)
    • 0.9W (HDMI control off)
  • Dimensions: 17 1/8" x 6" x 12 3/8"
  • Weight: 17 lbs.

 

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • RX-V385BL 5.1 Channel AV Receiver
  • Remote control
  • Batteries x2
  • YPAO microphone
  • FM antenna
  • AM antenna

Reviews

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Customer Reviews for Yamaha RX-V385BL 5.1 Channel AV Receiver with YPAO Automatic Room Calibration

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Rated 5 out of 5
Workhorse of a receiver!!!
November 19, 2022
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Best Sound Quality Ever!
Had many systems in my day, this one beats them all.
November 16, 2022
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Yamaha
Rated 4 out of 5
good value solid reciver
the receiver has a few flaws. i would have liked an additional optical port. another channel or a second set of outs for audio only would have been primo. the bluetooth is too friendly. any device that had been paired will turn the receiver on and then not let another link up. but very minor flaws. overall a very good value. the only reason i would not recommend to a friend is the need to do there own reaserch.
November 5, 2022
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Yamaha
Rated 5 out of 5
Easy to install
I can not get the setup menu to show up on the tv screen
September 25, 2022
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Yamaha
Rated 4 out of 5
Great product
Excellent product and everything I expected.
August 6, 2022
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Yamaha
Rated 5 out of 5
RX-V385BL 5.1 Channel AV Receiver with YPAO Automatic Room Calibration
Basic AC receiver that does what I wanted. Reasonable price
February 7, 2022
Rated 4 out of 5
RX-V385BL 5.1 Channel AV Receiver with YPAO Automatic Room Calibration
Product and overall service was very good!
August 3, 2021
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent AV Receiver
I replaced my 17 year old Sony surround sound system with this. I was most impressed with the video improvement. My TV already accepts a 4K signal so the improvement was dramatic. The audio benefits from improved, more efficient speakers. An excellent unit!
July 18, 2021
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 5 out of 5
RX-V385BL 5.1 Channel AV Receiver with YPAO Automatic Room Calibration
Yamaha is easy to use and this unit was perfect for my room
January 23, 2021
Rated 5 out of 5
great starter receiver
This receiver is good for a small to medium sized room. Easy set up,the remote is easy to use. If your looking for a a/v receiver and don,t want to spend more than 300 dollars, this is the receiver to buy.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
June 10, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago

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I need one with HDMI ports
Robert P on Jul 25, 2021
Time for a upgrade and there feutres
Un happy on Jan 28, 2020
I need one with HDMI ports
Robert P on Jul 25, 2021
I am instating a home theatre with preinstalled ceiling speakers.
joel p on Feb 4, 2020
Time for a upgrade and there feutres
Un happy on Jan 28, 2020
easy decision price and terms
Michael C on Jun 21, 2019
Price, Features and overall Value
Mike L on Dec 29, 2018
quality reputation and price
Norris D on Nov 26, 2018
I am instating a home theatre with preinstalled ceiling speakers.
joel p on Feb 4, 2020
easy decision price and terms
Michael C on Jun 21, 2019
Can this connect to my Smart TV?
A shopper on Nov 10, 2020
  Thanks for your inquiry. The HDMI out on the Yamaha 385 would connect to an HDMI input on your smart TV so any HDMI video sources connected to the Yamaha would be watchable on the TV.
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