Yamaha RX-V681 7.2-Channel 4K AV Receiver With WiFi/Bluetooth/MusicCast

Model: RX-V681BL UPC: 027108953731 Item: 166326


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The Yamaha RX-V681 is a dream for the audiophile in all of us. Featuring a phono input for vinyl playback, the RX-V681 is a throwback system with top end, modern technology. With MusicCast multi-room audio, your new Yamaha AV receiver can stream your favorite media and audio tracks in any room of your home, or all rooms at once - the choice is yours. 

  • Access high res audio files without a loss of clarity with built-in Wi-Fi
  • This 7.2-channel receiver is compatible with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 
  • Bring the best out of your TV with the latest in 4K Ultra HD video technology


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Yamaha RX-V681 7.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver Features

Experience another level of surround sound realism. The Yamaha RX-V681 is simply a cut above the other AV receivers at this enviable price point, and the rich features list demonstrates Yamaha's commitment to innovation in the high end audio sphere.  Equipped with Yamaha's Compressed Music Enhancer and CINEMA DSP, you can trust that your media library is given the treatment it deserves. 

Your Home Entertainment Hub

HD Audio decoding ensures crisp, clear audio, and dialogue lift places subtitles in the center of your television screen. Dialogue level adjustment provides precise sound balance for vocals and speech - never miss another word of your favorite show. 

Virtually Incredible

The RX-V681 comes equipped with Virtual Presence Speaker and Cinema Front functionality, including CINEMA DSP 3D for a surround sound experience that will simply blow you away. Don't just listen to the music - feel it! 

Small, but Powerful

  • Extra Bass enriches bass sound even with small speakers
  • SILENT CINEMA to enjoy surround sound with headphones
  • Two subwoofer outputs (simultaneous outputs)

Unmatched Video Quality

The RX-V681 offers 4K video upscaling from analog and comes equipped with 6 HDMI inputs - why pay for a high end television if your receiver can't keep up? Precise, motion and edge adaptive deinterlacing functionality drastically improves video quality, and your new Yamaha receiver supports Deep Color at a 34Hz refresh rate for a crisp, colorful palette that truly brings out the best in your television. 

For audio purists, the RX-V681 features a phono input for vinyl playback. Easily share your music throughout the house with MusicCast wireless multiroom audio. Enjoy access to music streaming services and highresolution audio files with built-in Wi-Fi. This 7.2-channel network AV receiver features Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object based surround sound decoding along with the latest in 4K Ultra HD video technologies.


Yamaha RX-V681 7.2-Channel 4K AV Receiver Features:

Surround Realism

  • HD Audio decoding with CINEMA DSP 3D (17 DSP programs)
  • Compressed Music Enhancer with CINEMA DSP
  • Dialogue Lift ensures that dialogue comes from the center of the screen
  • Dialogue Level Adjustment for proper sound balance with dialogue and vocals
  • Virtual Presence Speaker function for CINEMA DSP 3D surround without Front Presence speakers
  • Virtual CINEMA FRONT provides surround sound without rear speakers
  • Virtual Surround Back Speaker for playing 7.1-channel content with a 5.1-channel system
  • YPAO Volume to ensure natural sounds even at low volume
  • Extra Bass enriches bass sound even with small speakers
  • SILENT CINEMA to enjoy surround sound with headphones
  • Two subwoofer outputs (simultaneous outputs)

Audio Features

  • 7-Channel powerful surround sound
    • 90 W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.06% THD, 2-ch driven)
    • 105 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 2-ch driven)
    • 150 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
  • Full discrete amplifier configuration
  • Pure Direct mode for pure Hi-Fi sound
  • Burr-Brown 192 kHz / 24-bit DACs for all channels
  • Low jitter PLL circuitry helps optimize sound imaging
  • Assignable amplifiers for front speaker bi-amp connection
  • Intelligent assignable amplifiers: Surround Back <-> Front Presence or Zone 2
  • DSD 2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz audio playback
  • FLAC or WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit audio playback
  • Apple Lossless audio playback
  • Compressed Music Enhancer for Bluetooth
  • Phono input for vinyl playback

Video Features

  • 4K video upscaling from analog and HDMI inputs
  • HDMI (6 in / 1 out) 4K Ultra HD full support with 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP 2.2 (3 in / 1 out), HDR video and BT.2020 pass-through
  • Supports Deep Color (30 / 36-bit), x.v.Color, 24 Hz refresh rate and auto lip-sync
  • High quality video processing
  • Precise deinterlacing
    • Motion adaptive and edge adaptive deinterlacing
    • Multicadence (incl. 3-2 pull-down) detection

Versatile Zone Control

  • Pre out terminal for Zone 2 with volume control
  • Zone 2 on / off and control on front panel
  • Zone max volume and initial volume setting
  • Party Mode
  • Remote input / output
  • Programmable +12 V trigger output

Advanced Features

  • MusicCast for audio enjoyment in every room
  • Bluetooth for wireless music streaming (SBC / AAC)
  • Network functions
    • Wi-Fi built-in (802.11b/g/n)
    • Easy Wi-Fi setup: iOS Wi-Fi settings sharing, WPS, etc.
    • AirPlay allows music streaming from Mac, PC, iPod, iPhone, iPad
    • AV Controller App for operating various functions from iOS or Android smartphones and tablets
    • Access to: Internet radio (vTuner -MP3, WMA) Streaming services (Rhapsody, Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM Internet Radio)
  • Music files on PC / NAS: WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, DSD
    • DLNA 1.5 certified
  • Wireless Direct connects a mobile device directly without home network
  • Gapless playback compatibility
  • Front panel USB digital connection for USB flash drives
  • Advanced HD GUI on-screen display
  • HDMI CEC with versatile control from AV receiver remote control
  • YPAO R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) sound optimization for automatic speaker setup
  • HDMI front panel input
  • Ability to change HDMI input while in Standby Through mode
  • Audio delay for adjusting lip sync (0-500 ms)
  • Background video feature (for radio/ USB / Bluetooth / audio, network and auxiliary inputs)
  • 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

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
  • Improved Network and HDMI Standby power consumption


Yamaha RX-V681 7.2-Channel 4K AV Receiver Specifications:

  • Output Power:
    • 90W per channel (8 ohms, 20Hz – 20kHz, 0.06% THD, 2-ch driven)
    • 105W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 2-ch driven)
    • 150W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
  • Standby Power Consumption:
    • HDMI control and Standby Through mode off: 0.1W
    • HDMI Standby Through mode on: 1.1W
    • Network Standby on: 2.1W (wired)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17-1/8” x 6-3/4” x 14-7/8”
  • Weight: 22.1 lbs
  • Inputs:
    • HDMI/HDCP 2.2 compatible: 6/3
    • Network (Ethernet/WiFi): 1/1
    • USB: 1
    • Radio Antenna (AM/FM): 1/1
    • Optical digital: 2
    • Coaxial digital: 2
    • Analog audio (with phono): 5
    • Component video (audio input assignable): 2
    • Composite video: 4
  • Outputs:
    • HDMI (HDCP 2.2 compatible): 1
    • Monitor out (component): 1
    • Monitor out (composite): 1
    • Speaker (without subwoofer): 7-channel (9 terminals)
    • Subwoofer: 2 x mono
    • Headphone jack: 1
  • Others:
    • Zone 2 audio out: 1
    • Remote on/out: 1/1
    • +12V / 0.1 A trigger out: 1

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