Yamaha DSP-Z11
Yamaha has just unleashed it's new flagship DSP-Z11 multichannel amplifier, a £5000 behemoth that can drive up to 11 speakers

We've just got out hands on Yamaha's new flagship multichannel amplifier, the awesome DSP-Z11. This £5000 monster can amplify a staggering 11 speakers at once, has 33 different DSP surround modes, network support for internet radio and music streaming and punches out 140w across seven channels.

Naturally, it also supports all the new high-definition audio formats available with Blu-ray, as well as conventional Dolby Digital and DTS. It's THX Ultra 2 certified, has video upconversion and scaling, can drive four separate zones and weighs a hefty 34kg.

Want to know more? Then check out our exclusive online review, published in advance of the DSP-Z11 appearing in the next What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Ultimate Guide to High-End, on sale July 31st.