AV Peripherals and Systems Guide
Yamaha BRX-610 Blu-ray Disc Receiver Announced
Fancy a Blu-ray player and receiver in one? The Yamaha BRX-610 Blu-ray Disc Receiver features a BD player capable of 3D Blu-ray playback and pumps out surround sound goodness in the form of 5.1 channels as well. The BRX-610 is compatible with HD audio formats such as Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio, and also supports iPod/iPhone playback via an USB inlet (located at the front panel). In addition, the BRX-610 can also be connected to a home network with access to BD-Live, YouTube, and media stored on a PC or notebook.
Read on for the full press release.
Singapore - Yamaha Music (Asia) Private Limited is proud to introduce the BRX-610 Blu-ray Disc Receiver. The BRX-610 is a powerful 500W Blu-ray Disc Receiver designed to supply high quality 5.1-channel surround sound for thrillingly realistic movie enjoyment inside the home. Its built-in Blu-ray Disc player makes it possible to experience the truly remarkable audio and video quality that Blu-ray Disc provides. In addition, the player is compatible with the Blu-ray 3D format, for enjoying the exciting visual effects of 3D movies.
To complement the spectacular video quality, the BRX-610 is compatible with the latest surround sound formats, including HD Audio formats such as Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio, ensuring that listeners get the full effects of multichannel movie sound. Naturally, movies on DVD discs can also be enjoyed, as well as music from CDs, and from iPod/iPhone via a front panel USB digital terminal. The BRX-610 can also be connected to a home network, providing access to more entertainment sources such as BD-Live, YouTube, and media stored on a computer. Users will appreciate the space-saving convenience of having both receiver and disc player in one unit.
- 5.1-Channel Receiver with Built-in Blu-ray Disc Player
- Supports Playback of Blu-ray 3D
- Compatible with the Latest Surround Sound Formats
- Network Function Provides More Entertainment Options
- Front Panel Digital USB Connection for iPod/iPhone
- HDMI CEC Functionality
1. 5.1-Channel Receiver with Built-in Blu-ray Disc Player
The BRX-610 is both high performance and ultra convenient. Its 5.1-channel receiver delivers 80W of power to the front, center and surround channels, plus 100W to the subwoofer, for a total of 500W of vigorous power with heavy bass. The built-in Blu-ray Disc player lets you enjoy movies at the highest quality while saving space.
2. Supports Playback of Blu-ray 3D
The Blu-ray 3D format lets you experience the thrilling visual effects of 3D movies right in your own home. The BRX-610 is fully compatible with this format, so with a 3D monitor and 3D discs, you’ll be ready to watch the images pop out at you.
3. Compatible with the Latest Surround Sound Formats
The BRX-610 is compatible with the latest surround sound formats, such as Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio, so you get the full effect of multichannel movie sound.
4. Network Function Provides More Entertainment Options
By connecting your home theater system to a network, you’ll be able to enjoy more entertainment sources, including BD-Live, YouTube and music stored on a PC.
5. Front Panel Digital USB Connection for iPod/iPhone
A USB terminal makes it quick and easy to plug in an iPod or iPhone. The digital signal from the iPod/iPhone is transmitted directly, so noise interference is minimized and sound quality is much better.
6. HDMI CEC Functionality
When connected to a CEC-compatible TV, the BRX-610 will turn on and off together with the TV, and you can use the TV remote unit to control the volume. CEC also provides advanced functionality with other components.