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Yamaha develops Android app for 2011 AV receivers and BD players

Yamaha Android app

Yamaha is the latest manufacturer to develop a smartphone control app for its 2011 range of home cinema receivers and Blu-ray players.

The free app will be available for Android devices from October.

It will be compatible with the following Yamaha receivers: RX-V2065, RX-V3900, DSP-Z7, RX-V1067, RX-V2067, RX-V3067, RX-V671 and RX-V771.

Users will also find it works with the Yamaha BD-S671 and BD-S1067 Blu-ray players.

Functions controlled through the app include power on/off, volume, zone, input, DSP modes and 'now playing' selection for the receivers, and normal remote control functions for the Blu-ray models.

For more details on Yamaha's forthcoming 2011 product range, see our earlier news story.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.