Yamaha has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of home theatre systems, with the launch of the Yamaha YHT-697. The Yamaha YHT-697 home theatre system is equipped with Airplay support and features a Apple connectivity, with iOS, Android, Kindle Fire app control.
The YHT-697 is equipped with a 6 ½” 100W multi-range subwoofer, together with compact surround and center speakers, with HDMI 4K and 3D video pass-through.
Together with Audio Return Channel (ARC) and Yamaha’s proprietary Cinema DSP 3D audio, to generate a theatre style experience in the comfort of your own home. Tom Sumner, senior vice-president, Yamaha Corporation of America explains:
“The ubiquity of portable devices, like music players, smart phones and tablets, makes it essential that Yamaha HTiB systems deliver a higher level of performance and flexibility than consumers expect in this category,”-“Our YHT-697 is the sophisticated entertainment hub that marries exceptional audio and video quality with seamless connectivity and control features.”
The system comes with its own companion iOS application the highly acclaimed Yamaha AV Controller, and offers a full complement of HD Audio format decoding, including Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio. The Yamaha YHT-697 is now available to purchase for around $749.95.