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- Order number: YAM-AS301B
Simple yet Sophisticated Design
With a beautifully simple and unique design inherited directly from Yamaha’s HiFi audio components, this amplifier boasts an easy-to-operate button layout. The aluminium front panel has a richly textured silver hairline finish. The control knobs are also of the same luxurious construction as used on our top-end models.
High sound quality circuit design based on the ToP-ART (Total Purity Audio Reproduction Technology) concept
Yamaha’s 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.
High Quality Parts for Outstanding Audio Performance
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.
Pure Direct Mode for Greater Sound Purity
The Pure Direct mode causes the music signals to travel the shortest possible circuit route, bypassing the buffer amp and the tone, loudness and balance controls to virtually eliminate any signal degradation for the purest sound quality.
Continuously Variable Loudness Control
The A-S301 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.
Digital Audio Input for TV and/or Blu-ray Player
The A-S301 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.
Speaker A, B or A+B Selection and Speaker Terminals for Two Systems
You can connect two separate speaker systems in different rooms and switch between them, or have them both playing at the same time. There are four terminals, so by just pushing a button, you can switch speakers to match the sound source.
- Minimum RMS Output Power (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz): 60 W + 60 W (0.019% THD)
- Maximum Power (4 ohms, 1kHz, 0.7% THD, for Europe): 95 W + 95 W
- High Dynamic Power/Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 100/120/140/150 W
- Damping Factor: 210
- Frequency Response: 0 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)
- Subwoofer Out: Yes
- DC out: Yes
- Pure Direct: Yes
- ToP-ART: Yes
- Standby Power Consumption: 0.5W
- Power Management (Auto Power Standby): Yes
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 151 x 387 mm
- Weight: 9.0 kg