Yamaha’s Aventage line of A/V Receivers touts high-end features, quality, and design, but with some models hitting the street at prices well under $1,000, the Aventage line could also offer a great value for many mid-range home theater setups. We check out the $900 RX-A850 to see how it performs when powering a 4K-equipped family room.
Episode 739 of the HDTV & Home Theater Podcast features a review of the Yamaha RX-A850 receiver. Check out Ara’s experience with this networked, 4K-compatible, sub-$1,000 A/V receiver and see how it compares with the Pioneer Elite VSX-90 it replaced.
Car electronics company Pioneer announced plans this week to bring Apple’s CarPlay to existing vehicles with an aftermarket in-dash solution. In addition to supporting CarPlay in future products, Pioneer will also add CarPlay support to its current line of receivers via a firmware update this summer.