Audio features CX-A5000 supports many audio formats. Below you find a list of the most important audio formats with a short description of each format.
Dolby Pro Logic II is the audio system from Dolby that the amplifier will use for analog or two channels Digital sources like TV- broadcasts.
Dolby Pro Logic IIx is a secondary audio format that makes it possible to transform 5-channel audio to 7-channel audio. This can be a useful feature since most Blu-Ray and DVD only have 5-channel sound.
DTS is an audio format that is used on a some DVD movies and offers up to 5 discrete channels + subwoofer.
To achieve the best possible sound reproduction in a home theater setup CX-A5000 is equipped with automatic room correction that adjusts a number of parameters based on measurements made using an included microphone. Noise level of each speaker automatically adjusted along with delay based on the placement of speakers. In addition adjusted frequency response of each speaker so that it fits the room and speaker. The specification for the equalizer for the main channels are 7 bånds (parametrisk), while it is 7 bånds (parametrisk) for the subwoofer channel.
The room correction system that CX-A5000 is equipped with is Multipoint YPOA-RSC (Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer- Reflected Sound Control) This system is Yamaha latest system and supports up to 8 measuring points, which should ensure good home theater experience is most types of home theaters.
To get the best possible bass reproduction in your home theater setup CX-A5000 has individual bass handling of the different channels. That means you can set different value for lowpass filter for each speaker group. The low pass filter can be set to a wide range of frequencies. The available frequencies are 40, 60, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 160, 200Hz.
CX-A5000 is equipped with something that Yamaha calls for Silent Cinema. This processing customizes the audio for headphones. This allows you to experience a certain surround effect using headphones.
If you have analog sources that must be connected to a TV or projector through the amplifier, the amplifier has video conversion from composite, s-video and component digital HDMI signal. This ensures that it is only necessary with a HDMI a > cable to the projector / TV.The Video signal can be upscaled to HD format so that it fits with the TV / projectors resolution if you want to make this transformation in amplifier instead of TV / Projector. The amplifier can upscale to 720p, 1080i and 1080p signal.
CX-A5000 is equipped with wide a range of connection option for video sources. It has 7 HDMI tnputs, 4 component inputs.It also has 7 RCA inputs for analog audio connection and 3 optical digital inputs and 3 coaxial digital inputs.For connection of equipment that has its own decoding of multichannel audio CX-A5000 is equipped with 1 x 7.1 RCA multichannel input.
CX-A5000 is also equipped with connections in the front for easy temporarily connecting equipment. It has 1 HDMI input 1 S-Video input, 1 composite input, 1 RCA audio input and 1 optical digital input.
The amplifier is equipped with 2 HDMI monitor outputs that ensures that you can connect to a projector and TV simultaneously without having to reconnect. In addition, it is equipped with 1 component, 1 s-video and 1 composite monitor outputs.The amplifier supports HDMI Arc (Audio Return Channel), which means it can receive audio from a TV from the same cable that transmits image from amplifier to TV. This keeps you from having a seperate digital cable or RCA cable from the TV to the amplifier. Requires that the TV supports HDMI Arc.
The amplifier is equipped with 11.2 RCA/XLR preout output so that it is possible for connecting power amplifiers to achieve full 11 channel setup in addition to active subwoofer.
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CX-A5000 allows for playback in multiple rooms, with different sources for each room.
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With processing for 11 channels and purchase of necessary power amplifiers you have the following possible speaker setup with this amplifier.
By acquiring power amplifiers for 7 channels supports 7.1 speaker configuration that allow for front, center, surround and rear surroundøyttalere in addition to a subwoofer.
For a more detailed explanation of the possible speaker configurations you should read speaker configuration section of our home theater amplifier guide.
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The remote is programmable and teachable. This means that you can enter codes for other components you own or you can use other remotes to train remote supplied. The remote also has macro function that allows you to program a sequence of commands.The remote control is equipped with a light that makes it easier to control the amplifier and other equipment in the dark.
It is developed own applications to control CX-A5000 from IPhone, IPad and Android. This allows you to control the amplifier without using the supplied remote control. Applications can be loaded from the App Store or Android Market.
When CX-A5000 is connected to the network it can be controlled via a Web Browser from any computer that has access to the network. Through browser you have access to control most of the functions.
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