Extremely pure sound quality and outstanding drive power. This integrated amplifier provides a pure connection to all of your music with a range of analogue inputs and two digital inputs.
ToP-ART Design and ART Base Ensure Optimum Sound When processing and transmission of the audio signal is simple and direct there is less chance of it being affected by noise and distortion. Yamaha amplifier design technology called ToP-ART features an I/O (input to output) Direct Symmetrical Design, with left and right channels organised in a straight, symmetrical layout for highest signal purity. In addition, the ART (Anti-Resonance and Tough) Base bottom chassis and a solid centre bar provide high-rigidity support and vibration damping. These Yamaha design innovations contribute to this amplifiers’ rich audio reproduction with abundant musicality.
Custom-made power transformer, custom-made block capacitors, two direct signal path speaker relays, one-point grounding system, aluminium-extruded heat sinks and other top-quality parts effortlessly handle demanding audio signal conditions. The quality of each individual part, as well as how they work together, basically determines the sound quality of any component. Yamaha uses only very high quality parts, carefully selected and tested.
The A-S701 also feature a new analogue loudness control on the front panel that uses electronic volume for higher sound quality, which lets you adjust the loudness effect as desired. Separate from the overall volume, this controls the balance of the low and high frequency sounds, providing full tonal range at any volume level, compensating for the natural loss in the human ear of high and low frequencies at soft levels.
The A-S701 is equipped for digital audio input with both optical and coaxial terminals. The optical is for receiving audio from a TV, and the coaxial for receiving audio from a Blu-ray player. The audio stays in the digital domain, giving you pure, pristine dynamic sound for all your entertainment sources, from sports and other programmes to movies and concerts.
A terminal for connecting a subwoofer is provided, allowing you to increase the bass output of your system for a more powerful sound with better overall sound quality.
|Minimum RMS Output Power (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz)||100 W + 100 W (0.019% THD)|
|Maximum Power (4 ohms, 1kHz, 0.7% THD, for Europe)||160 W + 160 W|
|High Dynamic Power/Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms)||140/170/220/290 W|
|Frequency Response||10 Hz-100 kHz +/-1.0 dB|
|Total Harmonic Distortion (CD to Sp Out, 20 Hz-20 kHz)||0.019% (50 W/8 ohms)|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio (CD)||99dB (input shorted, 200 mV)|
|Audio In / Out||8 / 2|
|Digital Input||Yes (optical / coaxial)|
|Switchable CD Direct Amplification||Yes|
|Standby Power Consumption||0.5W|
|Power Management (Auto Power Standby)||Yes|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||435 x 151 x 387 mm; 17-1/8” x 6” x 15-1/4”|
|Weight||11.2 kg; 24.7 lbs.|