Yamaha RX-V685

Yamaha RX-V685

Based on 49 reviews

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Great value for its price range
Feature-packed design with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, music cards, Dolby Atmos, and Amazon Alexa support built-in
Superior surround sound and power/quality for music and home theater use
Compatibility with various devices and streaming services
Microphone calibration feature for optimizing sound
Not always reliable with ARC connections
Occasional reports of defective units
Resale value may decrease quickly due to changing standards


Overall, the Yamaha RX-V685 receives positive reviews for its feature-packed design, superior surround sound, and value for its price range. Some users note occasional issues with ARC connections and defective units, but these seem to be isolated incidents. The receiver is praised for its compatibility with various devices and streaming services, as well as its power and quality for music and home theater use. The microphone calibration feature is also highlighted as a useful tool for optimizing sound.


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