Yamaha HTR-5660 6.1 Channels Receiver

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  • One man's opinion

    Feb 10, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Pretty good bang for the buck; clean sound; very good quality for home theater
    Cons: Low on power; too many variables in terms of sound fields and other adjustments

    Summary: I bought the 5660 over a comparably priced Sony on the salesman's recommendation. I have it set up in a 5.1 format with pretty decent Klipsch speakers in a large (28x18) room. I'm pleased with it for home theater (although mildly disappointed with the ... read more

  • Hear Clearly Now with Yamaha's HTR-5660

    Jan 12, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Clear Clean Crisp, excellent separation with plenty of power.
    Cons: Average to Poor manual. Could use more cooling under load.

    Summary: After much debate and tons of research we replaced a Sony DB-940 with a Yamaha HTR-5660. While playing the music loud through my Sony the output finals gave way. A suitable replacement, rather than repair, had to be made and for a comparable price. As a ... read more

  • Excellent Sound For The Money

    Oct 12, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Low THD. Lots of hookups for all your electronics. Decent power.
    Cons: Sound reproduction not as crisp or sharp as could be.

    Summary: I purchased this receiver last week from Best Buy. It was used to update my Harmon Kardon. The Yamaha has component inputs and outputs as well as optical sound inputs and outputs. My Harmon Kardon did not. The remote control is well laid out and allo ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Excellent Value/performance

    Sep 7, 2004 by
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    Pros: Flexibility,Switching,Clean power,Yamaha Quality
    Cons: No on-screen display

    Summary: Yamaha delivers superb quality in virtually everything that they put their name on. The HTR 5660 6.1 Ch. digital receiver is no exception. I have had this unit about a week now and have been completely satisfied with the performance, the ergonomics, ... read more

  • Great Buy!

    Mar 4, 2004 by
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    Pros: FM Reception, 6 channel surround, clean sound, RMS power.
    Cons: No record player inputs.

    Summary: I was skeptical about this receiver because it is only 85 watts X6, but it turns out that it is more than enough power. I replaced a 100wX5 Pioneer receiver, and the Yamaha definitely goes louder and distorts less at high volume. My complaint is that ... read more

  • Yamaha HTR-5660

    Jan 21, 2004 by
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    Pros: Sound quality; hook-ups; price (Found a return at Bestbuy for $369);
    Cons: No onscreen menus - not a big deal; lack of a record player connection.

    Summary: Long time user of Sony and Pioneer receivers. Replaced a Pioneer VSX 850s with this unit. Significant improvement in sound quality. Dolby Digital from both DVD's and Directv now sounds like I am at the theater. However, this unit really shines ... read more

  • Yamaha quality medium-end receiver

    Dec 31, 2003 by
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    Pros: very good price performance ratio, yamaha quality, does the job
    Cons: low power, missing fancy features

    Summary: If you are looking for a medium-end receiver for about $400, then HTR-5660 is a very good candidate. Features: Dolby digital 6.1, DTS 6.1, 24 programs, 4 re-assignable digital audio inputs, 5 A/V inputs, 2 component input switching, low ... read more

  • My 5660 Rocks

    Nov 2, 2003 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Crisp, steady power
    Cons: Moderate power

    Summary: This unit is not the thunderous Sony ES, but does impress all who are lucky enough to hear it's 6.1 channel performance with "The Matrix". For less than $500, good luck finding a better deal. ... read more

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