If you loved the Yamaha RX-V479 before, then it is time for you to also check out the new Yamaha RX-V481 audio receiver.
Yes, Yamaha has been in the AV tech for some time now and it is surely a big deal for them to introduce another device for all AV tech savvy out there. Their new RX-V481is a must-have with great features and outstanding sound quality.


In terms of design, the Yamaha RX-V481 looks standard with its traditional look unlike other audio system that is made for a more modern or minimalist appearance. The front is designed with multiple buttons making it look a bit cluttered but still functional and considerable. At least, with the multiple buttons placed in its front panel, this Yamaha audio receiver has the plus points for the shortcut buttons to the most useful inputs.
In addition to multiple buttons, the RX-V481 has a high definition onscreen interface compared to old ones with the 480p resolution.



As everyone knows, AV receivers are best used when watching great movies and when listening to your favorite music in stereo.
While testing the Yamaha RC-V481, we were really impressed with how very easy all the process was, from setup to its performance. Listening to our favorite acoustic tracks was satiating. The sound was very clear, crisp, and so detailed. The tracks we listened to sounded very realistic as if we were actually listening them on live. Aside from that, the bass quality was tremendously excellent with it being so deep and powerful. All in all, the Yamaha RX-V481 is a worthy audio system for all your audio needs and experience.


Other Features

Truth be told, Yamaha’s new RX-V481 is better than the first RX-V479 we have tried before. Aside from performance, this new audio receiver has added features:

  • Included with four (4) HDMI ports – all of these ports are now HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 compliant
  • Integrated with Bluetooth in and Bluetooth out – making it compatible with different devices to connect with the audio receiver as well as headphones or speakers to be connected with the RX-V481
  • Compatible with Yamaha’s MusicCast multiroom system – a feature to allow connections and music streaming with a couple of services such as Spotify, Rhapsody, SiriusXM, and Pandora


If you are still deciding now whether you partner your home theatre speaker system with the Yamaha RX-V481, then think no more and get one for it now. Unlike other audio receivers/audio systems, this Yamaha audio receiver features excellent features plus superb sound performance all of which you can get at a winning price of $399.