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100 Watt x 2 Channel Amplifier: The Yamaha R-S201 stereo receiver
employs a 100-watt x 2-channel (40-20kHz, 8-ohms, 0.2% THD) high-drive amplifier
with a high sound quality design that minimizes the length of signal routes and
optimizes the circuit layout. Yamaha positioned the power transformer near the
power amp circuit to reduce power loss, while improving peak power supply
capacity to enable high volume output. The signal ground and power supply ground
are connected at one point, eliminating mutual interference to achieve a higher
S/N ratio. The result is sound filled with clarity and a feeling of openness.
Analog Inputs/Output: The Yamaha R-S201 features four analog stereo
RCA inputs to connect up to four audio components, and a single stereo RCA
record output to connect to a CD-recorder or other recording device.
AM/FM Tuner: The Yamaha R-S201 stereo receiver features a
built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. The R-S201 lets you
store up to 40 AM/FM station presets. Auto preset lets you automatically search
for and register FM stations that can be received in your area. An indoor FM
wire antenna and AM loop antenna are included with the receiver.
A & B Speaker Terminals: The R-S201 is fitted with A & B
speaker terminals so you can power up to two pair of speakers. The speaker
selector switch on the front-panel of the receiver makes it easy to switch
between speaker outputs, allowing you to hear the sound from one speaker pair (A
or B) or from both speaker pairs (A+B). In addition, compatible speakers can be
bi-wired using the A & B speaker terminals simultaneously (they are wired in
parallel). The eight spring-clip speaker terminals that will accept bare wire
(up to 12AWG) and pin-connectors.
|Speakers A or B
||8-ohm or higher
|Speakers A and B
||16-ohm or higher
||8-ohm or higher
Headphone Jack: The stereo receiver has a standard 1/4" headphone jack
on the front panel for private listening. When headphones are plugged in, the
receiver's speaker output is not muted, so remember to turn the A and B speakers
Tone Control: The Yamaha R-S201 offers Bass, Treble, and Balance
adjustment. Bass & Treble can be adjusted independently from -10dB to + 10dB.
Balance can be set between Left+10 and Right+10.
Max/Initial Volume: You can set the maximum volume level of the
receiver so that its volume will not be accidentally increased above a certain
level (01-99, Max). Use the Initial Volume feature to specify the volume level
when the receiver's power is turned on. You can select 01-99, Max, Mute, or Off.
When "Off" is selected, the volume level used when the receiver was turned off
will be applied.
IR Remote: The included IR remote control provides wireless operation
of the stereo receiver and a connected Yamaha CD receiver.
Sleep Timer: Use the Sleep timer to automatically set this
unit to standby mode after a certain amount of time (30/60/90/120 mins). The
sleep timer is useful when you are going to sleep while listening to the
Power Management: A power management function automatically cuts off
the power (switches to standby mode) when the receiver has not been operated for
a long time. It can be set to two, four, eight or 12 hours, or off. In addition,
power consumption during standby is only 0.5 W, achieving good energy saving