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Yamaha HTR-6280BL (HTR-6280)

Black, 7.2 Channel Digital Home Theater Receiver with Dolby TrueHD and iPod Docking Station

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Yamaha HTR-6280BL (HTR-6280)

Black, 7.2 Channel Digital Home Theater Receiver with Dolby TrueHD and iPod Docking Station


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General Features:
  • 7.2 Channel Audio Video Home Theater Stereo Receiver
  • 1080p HDMI up-conversion
  • Audio playback Dolby Digital, DTS, ToP-ART, and Advanced Cinema DSP
  • AM/FM Radio functions and presets
  • SIRIUS and XM Radio ready for the reception of satellite radio signals
  • Features 4 HDMI high definition inputs with Deep Color and x.v Color
  • YPAO Room acoustic measurement technology analyzes the room and calibrates the audio for optimal audio playback
  • HD Video upconversion using the HDMI output
  • Auto lip-sync compensation to ensure the proper syncing of audio and video
  • Compressed Music Enhancer brings to life the digital files that have been compressed by restoring the high and low frequencies
  • Silent Cinema audio processing enables the listener to use a pair of headphones and still have a full surround sound experience
  • Connect the Yamaha YDS-11 iPod control dock (sold separately) for complete control and playback from an Apple iPod
  • Built-in HD Radio tuner for the reception of high quality digital radio
  • Front panel USB port enables the connection of USB memory devices
  • HDMI-CEC allows the device to communicate with other devices via the HDMI cable
  • Binding posts for speaker connections, as well as the option for banana-clip
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
Audio Features:
  • Stereo RMS Power:
    • 140W per channel @ 8 Ohms
    • 175W per channel x 2 @ 6 Ohms
    • 205W per channel x 2 @ 4 Ohms
    • 250W per channel x 2 @ 2 Ohms
  • Surround RMS Power:
    • 105W per channel @ 8 Ohms (0.7% THD)
  • 7.2-Channel amplifier for front speakers, side speakers, surround speakers, a center channel speaker, and 2 subwoofers
  • Integrated Burr Brown 192KHz/24-bit DAC processor
  • Multi source operation allows different audio to be played in different rooms
  • Pre-programmed with 17 Cinema DSP programs
  • Compatible Surround Decoding:
    • Dolby Digital
    • Dolby Digital EX
    • Dolby Digital Plus
    • Dolby TrueHD
    • Dolby Pro Logic II
    • DTS
    • DTS ES
    • DTS Neo:6
    • DTS-HD
Video Features:
  • HDMI version 1.3 transfers 1080p resolution at 60, 50, 24Hz
  • Supports Deep Color processing up to 36-bit
  • Video conversion allows analog inputs to pass through and output with analog and digital connections
  • Advanced video processing produces rich, vibrant colors with incredibly smooth and clear images
  • On-screen menu displays adjustments for easy adjustments
  • 4 HDMI v1.3
  • 2x Component Video
  • 2x Composite Video
  • 2x Analog Audio
  • 2x Digital Optical
  • 2x Digital Coaxial
  • 1x 8-Channel Discrete Audio
  • 1x USB 2.0
  • 1x RS-232C
  • 1x Phono
  • 1x FM Antenna
  • 1x AM Loop Antenna
  • 1x Remote Control
  • 1x HDMI
  • 1x Composite (Audio/Video)
  • 1x Composite (Video)
  • 1x Analog Audio
  • 1x Audio Preout (2nd zone)
  • 7x (Sets) Speaker Wire Outputs
  • 1x Headphone
  • 2x Subwoofer
  • 1x 7.1-Channel Pre-Amp
  • 2x (Sets) Zone 2 Speakers
Package Includes:
  1. Yamaha HTR6280
  2. AC Power Cord
  3. Remote Control
  4. 2 x AAA Batteries
  5. Optimizer Microphone
  6. AM Loop Antenna
  7. FM Wire Antenna

General Specifications

RMS Watts per Channel
This is the RMS rating, or continuous power rating that the receiver is able to produce per channel.
105 watts
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)
The amount of change in harmonic content of the signal as it is amplified. A lower figure indicates less change and a more accurate amp. THD below 0.10% is inaudible.
Supported Channels
This is the supported channels of audio for the receiver. A 5.1 channel receiver will produce audio into 5 speakers and 1 subwoofer. A 7.1 audio channel receiver will produce audio into 7 speakers and 1 subwoofer. It is important that the receiver and the speaker system are compatible.
THX Certified
THX is a high-fidelity, high-quality, sound reproduction standard. Its superior audio quality is reserved for only the best. In order for a unit or product to be THX certified, strict qualifications must be met to insure the highest quality. If the unit is THX certified, you are sure to be impressed.
Audio Processing
This is the devices processor that is dedicated to video.
Burr Brown
Supported Sound Processing
This is the type of audio processing that the receiver is capable of.
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital EX
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby TrueHD
DTS 96/24
DTS Neo:6
iPod Integration
This means that the receiver is capable of having a iPod connected to it. Some units will include a iPod docking station, while others require an additional connector and dock.
Yes (Accessory Required and Sold Separately)
Multi-Zone means that the receiver is capable of playing multiple sources in multiple locations. That means that you can listen to different audio sources in different rooms in a house. The number listed is the number of different locations (or zones) that the receiver is able to send the audio to. This is sometimes called "Multi-Room".
Multi-Source Playback
This means that the receiver will offer an independent source per zone. This enables the user to have different audio playing in different rooms when connected properly.
Speaker A/B Switching
Allows a secondary set of speakers to be connected to the receiver. Depend the receiver, it can offer individual or combination playback of speakers A and B. For more details on this, please see the description or the product manual.
OSD (On Screen Display)
Indicates that the unit has menus and features that display on the screen. Typically, on-screen menus allow users to adjust audio and video settings easier.
Video Conversion
Some receivers has advanced technology that allows them to convert a video signal input to a different video output. For example, a receiver can convert a component video signal to a HDMI signal that connects to the monitor. This feature adds convenience to any home theater system.
Component to HDMI
HDMI Switching
HDMI switching allows for multiple HDMI connections to be connected at a single time. The receiver can switch between the various HDMI inputs.

Please note that some HDMI switching capable receivers do not switch audio and require an additional cable for that.

HDMI Up-Conversion
HDMI Up-Conversion technology improves the image quality of regular DVDs, allowing them to play up to 1080p resolution.
Yes - 1080p
AM/FM Tuner
Most in-dash CD players have AM/FM playback allowing you listen to your favorite local radio stations.
Satellite Radio
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver is compatible with XM or Sirius Satellite Radio. "Optional" means while the receiver is capable of SIRIUS/XM playback and connectivity, you will still need to purchase an additional satellite tuner, adapter, and/or antenna.
Optional - SIRIUS or XM (Accessory required and sold separately)
HD Radio
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver is capable of receiving high-definition digital HD Radio broadcasts by either a built-in HD Radio tuner, or more commonly with the purchase of an optional HD Radio tuner box. Receivers which are HD Radio Ready generally require an additional purchase of a separate tuner.
Yes (Built-In/Included HD Radio Tuner)
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Energy Star Compliant
Energy Star is an internationally recognized standard for energy efficient products. These electronics save 20-30% on energy usage.
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.

Receiver Inputs

Composite (RCA) Stereo Inputs
This is the number of composite (RCA) outputs on the unit.
HDMI Inputs
This is the number of HDMI inputs that the unit is capable of accepting.
Optical Digital Audio Inputs
This is the number of digital optical audio signals the receiver accepts.
Coaxial Digital Audio Inputs
This is the number of coaxial digital audio inputs that the receiver accepts.
Component Video Inputs
This is the number of component video (y,pb,pr) inputs that the unit is capable of accepting.
Multi-Channel Input
This is the type of multi-channel inputs that the device is capable of receiving.
8-Channel Discrete Audio
Phono Input
This is a dedicated input for turntables. It connects the turntable to the receiver without needing a outboard phono preamp.
Front Panel Inputs
If the receiver has any front panel inputs, they will be listed here.
1 Set of Composite (RCA) Inputs
3.5mm Stereo Jack
Uses a 3.5mm stereo jack to connect to an audio source. This is the common size found on most CD and Mp3 players, as well as most home computers.
USB Input
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver features an input to connect a USB device via standard USB or mini-USB. The USB input may be a connection on the front or rear of the unit with an extension cable for connecting devices to the receiver. Some units have an optional input that allows for a USB adapter to be purchased separately and used with the unit.

Receiver Outputs

Composite (RCA) Stereo Outputs
This is the number of composite stereo, also known as RCA, outputs.
HDMI Outputs
This is the number of HDMI outputs that the receiver is capable of.
Component Video Outputs
This is the number of component video (y,pb,pr) outputs of the receiver.
Subwoofer Outputs
This is the number of subwoofer outputs that the receiver has.
Headphone Output
If the unit is capable of outputting audio to a pair of headphones, this is the type of jack that makes the connection.
1/4" Stereo Jack

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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Product Name: Yamaha HTR-6280BL (HTR-6280)