Articles Tagged As Audio

10 Best Classical Music Pieces for Stereo Listening

Give both your audio system and your ears a workout.

What Is Dynamic Range, and Why Does it Matter?

Learn more about one of the essential ingredients of both music and audio gear.

YH-L700A Headphones Head Tracking Technology

Creating a virtual landscape with lifelike realism.

How to Use Bluetooth® Out with an AV Receiver and Sound Bar

It’s meant to be a two-way street, so use both directions.

How to Get the Best Sound When Watching Live Sports

Enjoy the action of your favorite sporting events with these AV receiver and sound bar settings.

How a Vinyl Record Is Made

It’s both a science and an art.

Best Action Movie Scenes in Surround Sound

Lights, camera, action – in surround!

YH-L700A Headphones 3D Sound Field Technology

Bringing an immersive 3D listening experience to a head near you.

Top 10 Video Game Themes and Soundtrack Scores

These are some of the most iconic joystick-inspired jingles.

How to Use Alexa Multi-Room Audio with a Sound Bar

Play what you want, where you want … all under voice control.

Yamaha AVENTAGE: Setting the Reference Standard for AV Receivers

Discover the future (and present) of home entertainment.

Cult Classics, Part 3: Vintage Yamaha Gear of the 1990s

The decade that set the stage for the future of home theater.

What is AURO-3D®? An In-Depth Exploration

Going vertical with an immersive 3D audio experience.

Secrets of Running a Record Store

A deep dive into buying and selling vinyl.

Everything You Need to Know about Lossless Audio and ALAC

You don’t have to lose quality to reduce the size of audio files.

Exploring the Levels of Yamaha Audio Room Calibration (YPAO™)

Here’s how to get the most out of the content you listen to.

Surround Sound Systems Explained: Dolby®, AURO-3D® and More

These are some of the most popular technologies for achieving immersive audio at home.

How to Connect a Sound Bar to a TV with HDMI® ARC

Take advantage of this useful audio connection option.

Why Do AVENTAGE Receivers Have a Fifth Foot?

This signature feature may seem like a simple appendage … but it serves an important purpose.

Top Scenes to Demo Your Home Audio Gear

Staff-selected clips for dialing-in your sound bar and AV receiver.

The TikTok Vintage Resurgence

These are some of the classic artists, songs and albums that are trending.

How to Build the Ideal Gaming Station

Ready to take your gaming experience to the next level? Here’s what you need to know.

How to Host a Virtual Watch Party

It’s a great way to safely view your favorite shows and movies with friends and family.

The Modern Mixtape

How music streaming services have changed the game.

Cult Classics, Part 2: Vintage Yamaha Gear of the 1980s

The ’80s called. It wants you to check out some legendary audio gear.

10 Hip-Hop Albums That Sound Great on Vinyl

Try spinning instead of streaming these hip-hop classics.

Anatomy of a Sound Bar

Explore the ins and outs of sound bar design.

Spring Cleaning Special: How to Dust and Clean Your Audio Gear

A good cleaning is the key to optimal performance and a healthier home environment.

What Is an IPX Rating and What Does it Mean for Headphones?

When it comes to water resistance in personal electronics, it’s a numbers game.

How to Configure an AV Receiver for Gaming

There’s a world of audio options out there.

Cult Classics, Part 1: Vintage Yamaha Gear of the 1970s

Travel back to the 1970s for a nostalgic trek through the best audio gear of the decade.

New Direct-to-Digital Releases for 2021

More movies are debuting on streaming services than ever before.

How to Connect a Subwoofer to a Sound Bar

Expand your sonic range and get ready to rumble!

How to Install In-Wall Speakers

A step-by-step guide to making installation a breeze.

Hi-Fi Starter Guide

Ready for a serious stereo experience? Here’s what you need to know.

How to Burn-In Speakers

This simple procedure can take your enjoyment of music to new heights.

How to Get Great Audio In Your Home Office

Incorporate some technology and you’ll be able to turn business into pleasure.

How to Install In-Ceiling Speakers

It’s easier than you may think.

How to Burn-In Headphones and Earbuds

Want to have the best listening experience? A little preparation goes a long way.

Best Holiday Movie Moments to Experience in Surround Sound

Those extra channels of audio really bring these scenes to life.

How to Shop for Wireless Headphones

Find the best headphones for your lifestyle.

How to Shop for a Surround Sound System

Here’s what you need to know to start enjoying immersive home theater.

So You’re Getting a New 4K (or 8K) TV for the Holidays

Tips for picking the right Ultra HD TV … and enhancing it with the right audio add-ons.

There’s a Sound Bar for Every Space and Budget

Yamaha sound bars offer something for everyone.

How to Calibrate Your AV Receiver with YPAO™

Excuse us while we nerd out about things like R.S.C. and Multipoint Measurement.

Ambient Sound

Choose when to let the world in.

Virtual Surround Sound and Yamaha Sound Bars

Learn how to dial in immersive audio.

aptX™: The Next Level of Bluetooth® Audio

Wireless connectivity is more important than ever.

What Is HDR10+, and What Does it Mean for Your Home Theater?

Experience video that’s brighter and richer than anything you’ve seen before.

New Gaming Features You Can Enjoy in Your Home Theater

How to use the newest gaming consoles with your sound bar or AV receiver.

Advanced ANC

Cut the noise, not your music.

How to Connect a Sound Bar to a Computer

Explore your options for using your sound bar with a Mac or PC.

Listening Optimizer

Welcome to custom sound for your head.

Listening Care

This innovation lets you get closer, not louder.

What Is Dolby® Atmos™ Height Virtualization?

It’s a great way to achieve new sonic heights.

Top 10 Vinyl Albums for Audiophiles

Great music, stunning sound.

HDMI® 2.1: What It Means for Gear and Gamers

How to prepare for the latest tech advance in gaming and home entertainment.

How to Hide the Wires in Your Home Theater

Win the clutter war with these handy tips.

Fall in Love with CDs All Over Again

Wait, don’t throw out those discs!

How to Maximize HBO Max™

Customize your settings for the best viewing and listening experience.

The History of Yamaha AV Receivers

From humble beginnings to state-of-the-art.

Enjoy Music Outdoors with Zone 2

You are about to enter another dimension of home entertainment.

What to Do When Your Wi-Fi Goes Down

There’s more to getting back online than just entering a password.

How to Recreate the Movie Theater Experience at Home

Four tips for supercharging your home theater.

How to Develop Critical Listening Skills

Increase your appreciation of music by knowing what to listen for.

Explore the New Features of the MusicCast App

Learn about the newly added Alexa scene and AV control functions.

What Is an Integrated Amplifier?

There’s more to great Hi-Fi than having a great record collection.

Eight Great Star Wars™ Surround Sound Effects

Experience the full power of these audio moments as they were meant to be heard.

Top 10 Sports Movies with Great Audio

These classic movies put you right in the driver’s seat, the huddle or the batter’s box.

Here’s What You Need to Know About Vinyl

Speed, diameter, thickness and cleanliness are the key factors when it comes to sound quality and durability.

Top Five Things You Should Know When Hiring an AV Installer

Tips for choosing the right technology expert.

Are Expensive Speaker Cables Worth It?

What are you getting for your money?

What’s the Difference Between 4K Ultra HD, 8K UHD and HDR10+?

Navigating the alphabet soup of modern TV technologies.

How to Get Great Sound When Watching Sports on TV

The perfect game day audio is just a click away.

Comparing Streaming Service Audio and Video Quality

Learn the differences between subscription streaming providers.

The Smart Home Starts with Good Wi-Fi

How to stream your music without a hitch.

How to Use Apple® HomeKit™ with Yamaha MusicCast Products

A new way to create smart home entertainment.

Trends from CES® 2020

Here’s what’s new in consumer electronics for the year ahead.

Ultra Hi-Fi, Part 4: Going Beyond Perfection

Discover the secrets behind the Yamaha Flagship Hi-Fi 5000 Series.

Home Theater Gaming with Google Stadia™

The future of gaming has arrived.

Stream These 2020 Oscar® Nominees in the Comfort of Your Home

Prepare for the 92nd Academy Awards® and see what the buzz is all about.

Building the Ideal Home Theater

When “good” isn’t good enough.

How to Shop for a Sound Bar

All sound bars are not created equal.

Home Theater Basics

Confused by all the jargon? Here’s what you need to know.

Top Five AV Receiver Features

How to ensure that your AV shopping mission is a success.

Ultra Hi-Fi, Part 3: The Difference Made by a Balanced Signal Path

The quickest path to great sound isn’t necessarily a straight line.

Get Your Party Started with the MusicCast VINYL 500

Its Wi-Fi® capabilities make it the perfect guest.

Scary in Surround Sound

Surround sound makes fright night even more terrifying.

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