Yamaha RX-V479 5.1 Channel Receiver With HDCP2.2

Model: RX-V479BL UPC: 027108950655 Item: 163720

Access music wirelessly, connect to the Internet, and enjoy powerful, multi-channel audio with the Yamaha RX-V479AV receiver. Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Apple Airplay gives you lots of choices for wireless streaming. The RX-V479 supports 4k video for crystal clear picture whileboasting powerful sound. Now with MusicCast, this device can play music wirelessly, all by a simple app.

Yamaha RX-V479BL Receiver Features:
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Apple AirPlay capability for wireless music streaming
  • Superior home theater sound with 5.1 channel amplifiers
  • Enjoy the high definition quality of 4K resolution
  • Yamaha AV App allows for convenient control via your smartphone

Product Information

Yamaha RX-V479 5.1 Channel Receiver with HDCP 2.2

Conveniently access music wirelessly with Bluetooth from your mobile devices or utilize Wi-Fi to stream online music services and high-resolution audio files such as DSD, WAV and FLAC. This 5.1-channel network AV receiver provides 4K Ultra HD video compatibility with HDCP 2.2, positioning it for the advent of the 4K era.


Yamaha RX-V479 Receiver Highlights:

  • MusicCast wireless multiroom audio support
  • Bluetooth for wireless music streaming and Compressed Music Enhancer
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Wireless Direct
  • AirPlay, Spotify, Pandora music streaming service and AV Controller App
  • DSD 2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz, FLAC / WAV / AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit, Apple Lossless 96 kHz / 24-bit playback
  • Front panel USB connection for digital docking with iPod / iPhone and USB thumb drives
  • 4K Ultra HD pass-through with HDCP 2.2 support
  • YPAO sound optimization for automatic speaker setup
  • 5.1-channel powerful surround sound


Yamaha RX-V479 Receiver Features:


  • MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your home wirelessly with playback controlled by a simple app. Start with a MusicCast capable AV receiver in your main entertainment room for the ultimate home theater experience, then add MusicCast speakers, sound bars or Hi-Fi components in other rooms wirelessly.

  • MusicCast allows you to access your digital music library, streaming music services and Internet radio, as well as Bluetooth® sources, your TV sound and external sources attached to your AV receiver, such as a Blu-ray disc player or CD player.

Bluetooth-Compatible for Wireless Music Streaming

  • The RX-V479 is equipped with Bluetooth functionality to let you easily enjoy wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. The Compressed Music Enhancer from Yamaha is now optimized for Bluetooth audio transmissions to ensure that your music will have vivid, lively sound quality even during wireless playback.

Wi-Fi Functions for Music Streaming Services and Hi-Res Audio

  • You can enjoy a wide range of audio choices by accessing various streaming services and internet radio. In addition, compatibility with FLAC / WAV / AIFF (192 kHz / 24-bit), Apple Lossless and DSD (2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz) formats means that you can easily play high resolution audio from a networked NAS, PC or USB.

4K Ultra HD Full Support with 4K / 60p and HDCP 2.2

  • This unit supports the latest HDMI standards thanks to the transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second (pass-through) you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP 2.2 copyright protection standards.


Yamaha RX-V479 Receiver Specifications:


  • 5-channel powerful surround sound
  • 80 W per channel (20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2-ch driven, 8 ohms)
  • 115 W per channel (1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven, 8 ohms)
  • 140 W per channel (1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven, 8 ohms)
  • HD Audio format decoding: Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Full discrete amplifier design
  • Burr-Brown 192 kHz / 24-bit DACs for all channels
  • Direct Mode for high quality sound reproduction
  • Low-jitter PLL circuitry helps optimize sound imaging
  • 8 MHz / 5.6 MHz audio playback
  • FLAC or WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit audio playback
  • Apple Lossless audio playback (ALAC)
  • Compressed Music Enhancer for Bluetooth


  • 4K Ultra HD pass-through for super high-resolution images
  • HDMI (6 in / 1 out) with 3D and Audio Return Channel support
  • HDCP 2.2 compliant HDMI for 4K Ultra HD content (1 in / 1 out)
  • Deep Color (30 / 36-bit), x.v.Color, 24 Hz refresh rate and auto lip-sync


  • MusicCast
  • Bluetooth for wireless music streaming (SBC / AAC)
  • Network functions
    • Wi-Fi Built-in (802.11b / g / n)
    • Easy Wi-Fi setup i.e. iOS Wi-Fi settings sharing, WPS etc.
    • Wireless Direct connects mobile devices to the AVR without a home network or router
    • AirPlay allows music streaming from Mac, PC, iPod, iPhone or iPad
    • AV Controller app for operating various functions from iOS or Android smartphones and tablets
    • Access to: Internet Radio (vTuner): MP3, WMA
  • Streaming Services (Pandora, Spotify)
  • Music files on PC / NAS: WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, DSD
  • DLNA 1.5 certified
  • Gapless playback compatibility allows play without interruption
  • Front panel USB input (supports iPod / iPhone)
  • Charging of iPod and iPhone via USB when AV receiver is off
  • iPod / iPhone song titles displayed in English and Western European languages on the front panel
  • Multi-language color OSD for improved visibility (English, German, French, Spanish,
  • Russian, Italian, Japanese and Chinese)
  • HDMI CEC with versatile control from AV receiver remote control
  • YPAO sound optimization for automatic speaker setup
  • Flexible audio / video input assignment
  • Ability to change HDMI input while in Standby Through mode
  • Audio delay for adjusting lip-sync (0-500ms)
  • 40-station preset tuning / auto preset tuning
  • Background Video feature (for Radio / USB / Bluetooth / AUDIO / NET / AUX input)
  • SCENE buttons with direct power on (BD / DVD, TV, Net and Radio)
    • Quick and simple to use
    • HDMI CEC powers up compatible TVs and Blu-ray Disc players
  • New remote control design features large buttons for enhanced ease of use

Surround Realism

  • HD Audio decoding with CINEMA DSP 3D (17 DSP programs)
  • Compressed Music Enhancer with CINEMA DSP
  • Virtual CINEMA FRONT provides virtual surround sound with all speakers in the front of the room
  • Extra Bass enriches powerful bass even with small speakers
  • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) and Adaptive DSP level
  • SILENT CINEMA to enjoy surround sound with headphones

Eco-Friendly Design

  • ECO mode operation for about 20%* less power consumption
    • Compared to power consumption when ECO mode is off (Yamaha measurement)
  • Auto Power Standby function with variable time setting
  • Low standby power consumption of 0.1 W


  • Inputs
    • HDMI (audio input assignable): 6
    • HDMI (HDCP 2.2 compatible): 1
    • Network: 1
    • USB: 1
    • Radio antenna (FM / AM): 1 / 1
    • Optical digital: 1
    • Coaxial digital: 2
    • Analog audio (incl. mini-jack input): 4 
    • Composite video (audio input assignable): 4
  • Outputs
    • HDMI (HDCP 2.2 compatible): 1
    • Composite monitor: 1
    • Speaker (without subwoofer): 5-ch
    • Subwoofer: 1
    • Headphone jack: 1


  • Rated output power (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2-ch driven)
    • Front L/R: 80 W + 80 W
  • Rated output power (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
    • Front L/R: 115 W + 115 W
    • Center: 115 W
    • Surround L/R: 115 W + 115 W
  • Maximum effective output power (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
    • Front L/R: 140 W + 140 W
    • Center: 140 W
    • Surround L/R: 140 W + 140 W
  • Dynamic power / Ch (Front L/R, 8 / 6 / 4 / 2 ohms): 110 / 130 / 160 / 180 W
  • Standby power consumption
    • HDMI Control off, Standby Through off: </= 0.1W
    • HDMI Standby Through on: 1.5 W (typical)
    • Network Standby on: 2.0 W (wired)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D):
    • 17-1/8" x 6-3/8" x 12-7/8"
    • 17-1/8" x 8-3/4" x 12-7/8" (w/antenna up)
  • Weight
    • 17.9 lbs.