Yamaha RX-V683BL Review and Specs

In this, the Yamaha RX-V683BL review will be considered a full-featured receiver that offers all the features needed to create a home theater with an average budget.

Yamaha RX-V683BL review

Yamaha RX-V683BL

Features

The receiver has a power of 90 W/channel at 8 Ohm impedance. The device can work in 7.1 and 5.1.2 modes. The RX-V683 also supports playback of 4K HDR video at 60 FPS, including HDR10, Dolby Vision, and Hybrid Log-Gamma for HDR broadcasting. There are also surround sound formats Dolby Atmos and DTS: X in Yamaha RX-V683BL specs.

Design and build

The design is simple for devices in this price range. The front panel consists of a combination of glossy and matte materials. At the top are a small display and a number of function buttons. A little lower are the control buttons and knob. The receiver uses discrete elements and a PLL to provide a low jitter level and achieve the exceptionally clear sound.

Yamaha RX-V683BL

Connectivity

For data exchange with external devices, there is a complete set of wireless interfaces. Bluetooth is the easiest way to stream wirelessly. MusicCast support allows users to use many other Wi-Fi transfer methods, including Apple AirPlay, Internet radio, streaming apps like Deezer and Tidal, as well as Spotify Connect. MusicCast reveals its full potential only when connecting wireless speakers.

Setup

The Yamaha RX-V683 is easy to configure thanks to YPAO's own, built-in automatic tune system. The receiver can be connected to a TV through an ARC HDMI. YPAO automatically determines the size of the speakers and sets the optimal frequency. Also, users can configure Yamaha RX-V683 using the buttons on the front panel. Built-in many ways to adjust the sound using different modes.

Yamaha RX-V683BL pros and cons

Pros

  • Amazon Alexa smart assistant support is available for voice control
  • The receiver can automatically detect sources which are connected to the HDMI inputs and mark them
  • MusicCast has additional features, for example, broadcast television sound to other rooms, and slow adjustment of the volume level

Cons

  • There are freezes during long Bluetooth sessions
  • Limited functions in Multiroom mode

Common features

Product

Yamaha RX-V683BL

Model

RX-V683BL

Brand

Yamaha

Rating

4.2 of 5

Reviews

348

Amplifier

Total output power, W

610 W

Output power per channel, W

105 W, 150 W, 90 W

Output impedance, Ohm

8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion, THD

0.09 %

Channels

7

Signal-to-noise ratio

100 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

Ethernet (RJ45)

USB

Connector type

HDMI inputs

6

HDMI outputs

1

AV inputs

1

Optical digital inputs

2

Optical digital outputs

has not

Coaxial digital inputs

2

Coaxial digital outputs

has not

Subwoofer outputs

2

USB

1

Phones

1

Sound features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

24bit / 192kHz

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2

Additional features

Speaker A/B switching

Dual-zone capability

Three-zone capability

Bi-amping

Pure direct

Advanced sound retriever (ASR)

Audio return channel (ARC)

Smartphone remote control

Apple Air-play support

Signal processing

HDMI signal pass-through

up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D signal pass-through

Audio formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

AIFF

WAV

FLAC

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent

Radio

Tuner bands

AM/FM

Number of preset station

40

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption, W

260 W

Standby consumption, W

0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D

14.9 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches

Weight

22 pounds
Yamaha RX-V683BL
Yamaha RX-V683BL

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