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Video: Yamaha RX-V1065 & RX-V2065 Receivers

Tara W. has worked for Crutchfield since 2004. She writes about whole-house music and video gear, and works on Crutchfield's video team.

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The 1065 and 2065 home theater receivers build on Yamaha's reputation for excellent audio and video performance, offering high-def-friendly features and lots of cool music options.

Video Transcript

Tara: Yamaha's RX-V1065 and 2065 are home receivers that have a lot to offer. Today we're just going to cover what stands out to us.

Mac: Beginning with the 1065, these Yamaha receivers offer 1080p video upconversion, which means you can run all your sources to the TV via one HDMI cable. And it also provides the best picture quality from each individual source.

Tara: They also offer support for the latest Blu-ray surround sound formats so you'll get true to life sound.

Mac: These Yamaha receivers have lots of options if you're into music. For example they have a built in HD radio™ tuner to pull in clear digital stations plus allow you to add an optional iPod® dock or an optional Bluetooth® device which will allow you to stream audio from a compatible Bluetooth unit such as your cell phone.

Tara: And they come with an easy-to-use remote that has scene buttons which will switch to the correct input and the proper sound settings for that source.

Mac: The Yamaha 2065 gives you an extra HDMI input as well as a second HDMI output, allowing two displays to be connected-for example connecting through your TV for everyday use, and then being able to switch to a projector for big events.

Tara: The 2065 gives you even more music options too. You can connect your computer to play music files, or access internet radio stations when you connect this receiver to your home network.

Mac: If you'd like more information about these receivers please check out our website at

Tara: Or you can always give one of our advisors, like Mac here, a call.

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