7.2 channel AV receivers with advanced features and advanced functionality, equipped with two HDMI® outputs and compatible with MusicCast Surround.
Powerful 7-channel surround sound
--- 90 W / channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06% THD, 2-channel controlled)
--- 150 W / channel (4 ohms, 1kHz, 0.9% THD, 1 channel driven)
--- 150 W / channel (8 ohms, 1kHz, 10% THD, 1 channel driven)
If desired, wireless surround sound speakers * can be added. (* MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50)
YPAO Reflected Sound Control (RSC) sound enhancement
Compatible with Alexa voice control * (* availability varies by region)
MusicCast multiroom technology
Integrated music streaming
HDMI® (5 In / 2 Out) with Dolby Vision ™ and Hybrid Log gamma
Phono input for record playback
Experience every dimension
Dolby Atmos® and DTS: X ™ - Thanks to its compatibility with these superior sound technologies, every moment becomes an extraordinary experience. They deliver breathtakingly immersive and realistic surround sound. Sound sources can be positioned anywhere in the room and move freely - even over the heads of the audience. Experience this outstanding, realistic freedom of movement and immerse yourself fully in the videos - just in your home theater.
Immerse yourself in the world of sound
CINEMA DSP 3D - The unique Yamaha 'Sound Field Creation' technology was developed by combining measured sound field data with digital signal processing. Yamaha has collected sound field data from famous concert halls and music clubs around the world. The extensive expertise in the design of concert halls, in the sound reinforcement technology and in the audio mix came to its full advantage. By digitizing these huge amounts of information and integrating them into specialized LSI devices, the acoustics of these spaces can be precisely modeled on home audio equipment. Immerse yourself in an extremely realistic film world and the authentic sound of famous performance locations.
Sound optimization at a professional level
YPAO RSC (Reflected Sound Control) - The YPAO RSC sound optimization analyzes the room acoustics and optimally adjusts different audio parameters automatically. Thanks to Reflective Sound Control, early reflections are corrected to achieve studio-level sound. In addition, DSP Effect Normalization is available to adjust the parameters of CINEMA DSP according to the reflections. It's almost as if a professional technician calibrates the system to create an optimal listening room with perfectly matched sound.
High quality components - Yamaha AV receivers are equipped with fully discrete amplifiers to minimize distortion. In addition, the power supply for analog and digital circuits is completely separate. High-performance 384 kHz / 32-bit DACs with separate power supply are used. This way, every audio source is reproduced in a high-resolution and noise-free manner. A new integrated circuit with the highest sound quality regulates the volume, large passive coolers reduce unwanted vibrations. The AV receivers have been designed with the utmost concentration on the highest sound quality down to the last detail.
Free, easy placement
Wireless Surround Speakers - Combine this AV receiver with the MusicCast 50 or MusicCast 20 wireless streaming speakers to comfortably set up a home theater with surround-free wireless speakers. Experience gripping, realistic sound with intuitive, unproblematic setup. Turn your living room into an entertainment space where you can enjoy movies and music to the fullest.
MusicCast - MusicCast makes multiroom audio uncomplicated. Simply connect all MusicCast devices to the same network and enjoy all the audio sources throughout the house. Try MusicCast - you just have to download the free MusicCast app and use the demo mode
A world full of music
Streaming Services - Experience a world of music with integrated music streaming services. Sync your playlists and favorite songs between your smartphone or computer and the RX-V685. This makes it incredibly easy for you to hear your favorites or discover new music.
* Availability of music streaming services varies by region
Experience realistic 9.1-channel surround sound
Virtual Speaker Technology - In conjunction with the powerful CINEMA DSP 3D, the Virtual Presence Speaker feature utilizes center and surround speakers to create sound information where presence speakers are normally installed. This model also offers the "Virtual Surround Back Speaker" function. Even without surround back speakers, you can experience natural surround sound - thanks to CINEMA DSP 3D. The result is virtual surround sound with up to 9.1 channels even with a 5.1 installation.
* Dolby Atmos® and DTS: X signals can not be used with these virtual features.
Two HDMI Outputs - Since the RX-V685 is equipped with two HDMI outputs, you can operate one TV and one projector at the same time. This allows you to use your TV as normal, but you can use the projector for movies or special events - without any additional cabling. The latest state-of-the-art HDMI functionality includes HDR (Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log Gamma), 4K / 60p passthrough, and 4K upscaling.
Pleasure of Vinyl Treasures
Phono Input - This AV receiver has a phono input. Connect a record player and enjoy your record collection.
Alexa and MusicCast - "Alexa, tell MusicCast to play favorites 1 in the kitchen." The integrated Alexa voice control reads your every wish from the lips. The RX-V685 is fully compatible with Amazon voice control devices. Welcome to the smart home.
* The availability of voice control via Amazon Alexa varies by region.
Simple operation, detailed settings
AV Controller App - With this easy-to-use app, you can control the operation status, volume, input selection, DSP mode and much more comfortably and smartly for your AV receiver - simply via iOS or Android device. There are a total of 23 languages available, and you can customize the interface by hiding unused icons and renaming functions. A tablet version is also available.
Easy to use, multilingual
Advanced Graphical User Interface - The latest Yamaha Graphical User Interface has a high resolution display with a clearly defined menu and also includes a selectable status bar that shows the input source, volume, DSP mode and audio format. The GUI supports eight languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, and can be viewed using normal or 3D images.
Enjoy in two rooms
Multi-Zone Function (Zone2) - With Zone2-compatible speaker terminals, the system can also play the signal played in the main room in another room. It is also possible to connect a compatible TV with home cinema system, for example, in the bedroom via HDMI as the second zone. Thus, the TV program or the movie can be watched without interruption in the second room.
Even better sound quality
Bi-amp connection - The AV receiver allows bi-amping, high-frequency and low-frequency range of the front speakers (L, R) are driven by different power amplifiers. This improves the sound of the front speakers, which has a significant impact on home theater systems.
Brilliant and lively
Music Enhancer - The Compressed Music Enhancer is now specially optimized for Bluetooth audio transmission to ensure a lively, energetic sound even during wireless playback.
Easy to install
AV Setup Guide - This special app helps you to connect the AV receiver and players. You can connect the receiver to your home network to use internet radio.
Save 20% energy
Eco mode - With ECO mode on, power savings can be reduced by about 20% thanks to advanced energy-saving design. * Compared to the power consumption when the ECO mode is off (Yamaha measurements).
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) 150 W (4 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 90 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA) 150 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms) 125/165/190/235 W
Surround sound equipment
CINEMA DSP yes (3D)
DSP Programs 17
Dialogue Level Adjustment Yes
Virtual Presence Speaker Yes
Virtual Surround Back Speaker Yes
Dialogue Lift yes (no presence speakers required)
SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP yes (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)
Dolby Atmos Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
DTS: X Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
Surround sound processing
Dolby Surround Yes
File Format MP3 / WMA / MPEG-4 AAC: up to 48kHz / 16-bit, ALAC: up to 96kHz / 24-bit, FLAC: up to 192kHz / 24-bit, WAV / AIFF: up to 192kHz / 32 -bit, DSD: up to 11.2 MHz
DA Converter Burr-Brown 384kHz / 32-bit DAC x 4 for main zone
Pure Direct yes (with video on mode)
Compressed Music Enhancer yes (including enhancer for Bluetooth®)
YPAO sound optimization yes (RSC)
YPAO Volume Yes
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Yes
Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting Yes
Bi-amp capability Yes
Audio delay yes (0-500 ms)
4K Ultra HD pass-through and upscaling yes (4K / 60p, 4: 4: 4)
HDMI 3D passthrough Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel Yes
HDMI upscaling yes (Analogue to HDMI® / HDMI to HDMI)
Deep Color / xvColor / 24Hz Refresh Rate / Auto Lip Sync Yes
HDMI eARC yes (via future firmware update)
MusicCast Surround Yes
HDMI inputs / outputs 5/2 (HDCP2.2, HDR10 / Dolby Vision / HLG and BT.2020 compatible)
HDMI CEC yes (SCENE, Device Control)
USB input USB Memory, Portable Audio Player
Network Port Yes
Wi-Fi yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)
Bluetooth yes (SBC / AAC)
Front AV input USB / Mini Jack
Digital Audio Input / Output: Optical 2/0
Digital Audio Input / Output: Coaxial 2/0
Analog audio input / output 4 (front 1) / 0
Component video input / output 1/0
Composite video input / output 1/0
Headphone output 1
FM / AM radio Yes
On-screen display Graphical User Interface
SCENE SCENE PLUS (8 sets)
App Control yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
Web Browser Control Yes
remote Control Yes
Zone 2 audio output Preout
Powered Zone Zone 2
+ 12V trigger outputs 1
Remote control inputs 1/1
Party fashion Yes
Standby Power Consumption (IR only) ≤0.1W
Auto Power Standby Yes
ECO mode Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 171 x 378 mm (with antenna up: 435 x 248 x 378 mm)
mass 10.5 kg
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