Yamaha are bringing out a new av reciever (RX-V3900) and to make way for it, existing supplies of the RX-V3800 are being sold with a substantial discount: they cost over £1,200 only a few months ago. Yamaha say...
Top-end Network Receiver
High-end Home Theatre Receiver introducing new technologies and functions including 3D CINEMA DSP, latest HDMI 1.3a specification support, upscaling to 1080p, full support for high definition audio formats signals, Adaptive DRC and Adaptive DSP Level, and Network Receiver functions.
Oil-Damped Hidden Control Panel includes USB port, Aux input terminals, Main/Zone 2/Zone 3 power on/off switches, rec out/Zone 2 selector, YPAO optimized microphone jack, and more.
High Sound Quality
7-channel powerful surround sound: 980W=140W x 7 RMS; 200W x 7 Max (for Europe)
HD audio format signals capability: Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS-HD Master Audio
Digital ToP-ART with superior audio-grade parts and devices used throughout
Pure Direct for higher fidelity sound reproduction
Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-bit DACs for front channels and 192 kHz/24-bit ADC for Main Zone
High Picture Quality
Analogue video (480i/576i or 480p/576p) upscaling to full HD 1080p
Latest HDMI 1.3a (4 in/1 out) specification supports with Deep Color (30/36 bit) transmission, Refresh Rates (120Hz/100Hz and 24Hz) and Auto Lip-Sync compensation
Analogue video to HDMI digital video upconversion with TBC
Network Receiver functions (Internet radio, PC music files, USB portable audio players and flash drives, MusicCAST)
iPod compatibility via optional Yamaha YDS-10
GUI on-screen display (6 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese)
Improved YPAO short-cut setup function and System Memory buttons on remote unit
Superior zone control with additional zone remote unit and zone multi-language OSD
Assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection
Support for a digital connection to a Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD players
3D CINEMA DSP for creating intensive and accurate stereoscopic sound field
Improved Compressed Music Enhancer with Straight Enhancer programme
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) and Adaptive DSP Level