Yamaha Receiver Work With New Apple App

  • AV controller app is free
  • Can work with Yamaha receiver and Blu-ray player
  • Connect to thousands of Internet radio stations

Yamaha Music has announced the release of its new range of network capable home theatre products.

Yamaha’s network receiver range starts with the 7.1 channel RX-V671 receiver which is also included in the YHT-996AU home theatre package. The network-ready BD-S671 Blu-ray disc player serves as the perfect complement to the new range of receivers and the introduction of a new Yamaha iOS control app makes operation both simple and intuitive.

Unlocking music stored on a home computer begins with Yamaha’s RX-V671 network receiver. The RX-V671 allows remote access to music stored on a Mac, PC or NAS device from any room in the home. With the aid of a broadband connection, Internet radio is also available providing access to tens of thousands of radio stations from around the world.

For those who have movies stored on their computers as well, Yamaha’s BD-S671 Blu-ray disc player streams 1080p video and HD audio effortlessly over a home network. In addition to supporting playback of Blu-ray 3D and all other current HD formats, the BD-S671 features BD Live capability for interactive services and YouTube Leanback compatibility allowing YouTube videocontent to be viewed on the big screen.

By downloading Yamaha’s free AV Controller app from the iTunes store, controlling the RX-V671 network receiver and BD-S671 Blu-Ray disc player can be activated using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The AV Controller app provides intuitive operation of Yamaha’s network capable receivers and Blu-ray players from anywhere within range of a wireless home network. Playing music stored on the computer upstairs is possible by browsing the networked music library on your iPhone, selecting the song and pressing ‘play’.