Yamaha R-N803 Network Stereo Receiver with MusicCast

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  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Product Code: R-N803

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  • $799.95

  • $849.95

The elegant design of the R-N803 is equally matched with powerful brainy internals – a full suite of modern technological and connectivity features make the receiver even more captivating and result in a receiver worthy to take home to your Wi-Fi® and Hi-Fi.

Experience the Legend, Enjoy the Musicality

The legendary Yamaha Hi-Fi design concept ToP-ART (Total Purity Audio Reproduction Technology) combines a meticulously symmetrical left/right circuit layout and signal directness (straightest, shortest signal paths) with a low-vibration chassis of high rigidity. The chassis is equipped with the special resin frame "Art Base" that absorbs and blocks unnecessary vibration. The result is sonic purity and an accurate stereo image of your music.

High Precision, High Performance

The R-N803 uses the renowned SABRE 9006AS 192 kHz/24-bit DAC (from ESS technology) to deliver superior signal-to-noise ratio performance. Combined with the Yamaha original network module, the unit thoroughly draws out all the sonic merits of high-resolution sound sources, effectively reproducing even the subtle ambience of concert halls and delicate expressive nuances in the sound.

Optimized for the Ultimate

For the first time in a Hi-Fi receiver, the R-N803 is equipped with the Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO™), a famed technology used in Yamaha AV receivers. It measures the shape of the room, the material of the wall and the position of the speaker, then automatically adjusts the sound to create the ideal response and sonic quality. The unit also features other advanced YPAO functions, including YPAO - Reflected Sound Control, which actively corrects the important early reflection sounds that greatly influence sound quality, and YPAO Volume, which applies exceptionally high-precision EQ (equalization), with 192 kHz / 64-bit operation. The result? You can create an ideal listening environment right in your home, just like that of a professional audio listening room. Moreover, you can control the YPAO feature and display the analysis results by using the MusicCast app.*

* To be supported in future firmware updates.

Sound Purity

Pure Direct mode enables 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.

Pure Delight to Own

This receiver inherits the simple and sophisticated design style for which Yamaha Hi-Fi audio is famous. Its elegant simplicity beautifully complements your other Hi-Fi audio components. The stylish design with high-quality materials deepens both the joy of ownership and the joy of listening.

Sophisticated Circuit Design

The power amp block adopts a symmetrical and direct circuit layout based on the ToP-ART concept, featuring a parallel push-pull structure using a total of eight bipolar-type power transistors (four each, on left and right) as its output terminals. And by minimizing the lengths of the audio signal paths in the circuit design, we've lowered impedance to achieve superb drive power with a maximum output of 145 watts (per channel).

Wireless

The R-N803 is equipped with Bluetooth® to let you enjoy music playback from smartphones and other devices.

MusicCast

Access all of your music with a simple app and wirelessly stream it throughout your home using your existing Wi-Fi® network.

  • Stream it all. Listen to Pandora®, Spotify, Napster, SiriusXM Internet Radio, TIDAL, Deezer, thousands of free internet radio stations and the music stored on your smart devices and computers.
  • Wireless connectivity. All MusicCast products are fully loaded with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay®.
  • Expand to a whole home audio experience. When you’re ready, add MusicCast wireless speakers, sound bars or other devices in up to 9 other rooms and listen throughout your home.
  • No wires, easy installation. By using MusicCast, you don't need to fuss with placing wires through walls into other rooms.

Optical TV Input

The R-N803 is equipped for digital audio input with both audio and coaxial terminals. With an optical input, TV sound reaches new sonic platforms - pure, pristine, and dynamic sound for all entertainment sources, from sports and other programs to movies and concerts.

Love for Vinyl

Throw your vinyl collection love and drop a needle with the phono input terminal that connects the R-N803 to a record player.

Discover New Favorites

Explore. Compatible with a large variety of popular streaming services, including Spotify, TIDAL, Deezer, Napster and others — the R-N803 encourages discovery of new music from all over the world.

* Music service availability varies by region.

Network section

DLNA

Version 1.5

File Format

MP3, WMA, MPEG4 AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD

Wi-Fi

Yes (with Wireless Direct)

AirPlay

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes (SBC / AAC)

Minimum RMS Output Power

100 W + 100 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.019% THD)

 

Maximum Power (4 ohms, 1kHz, 0.7% THD, for Europe)

160 W + 160 W

 

Maximum Power(8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD)

145 W + 145 W

 

High Dynamic Power/Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms)

140 / 170 / 220 / 290 W

 

Frequency Response

0 ± 0.5 dB / 0 ± 1.0 dB

 

Signal-to-Noise Ratio (CD)

100 dB (Pure Direct on, 200 mV)

 

Audio In / Out

10 / 2

 

Digital Input

Yes (Optical / Coaxial)

 

Phono Input

Yes

 

USB Input

Yes

 

Ethernet

Yes

 

Headphone Out

Yes

 

Subwoofer Out

Yes

 

Control (Trigger) Out

Yes

 

FM 50dB Quieting Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% Mod., Mono)

3 µV (20.8 dBf)

 

FM Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Mono/Stereo)

69 dB / 67 dB

 

Pure Direct

Yes

 

ToP-ART

Yes

 

Standby Power Consumption

0.1 W (Network standby on / Wi-Fi connection; 1.8 W)

 

Dimensions (W x H x D)

17-1/8" x 6" x 15-7/16" (with antenna up: 17-1/8" x 8-1/2" x 15-7/16")

 

Weight

24.3 lbs.