Yamaha A-S501 Amplifier

Our Price £349.00 RRP £439.95 Save: £90.95
The Yamaha A-S501 Amplifier features a larger power supply, 85W per channel, optical and coaxial digital inputs, gold plated speaker terminals, and can also add the optional Yamaha YBA-11 Bluetooth receiver to add Bluetooth connectivity...

Yamaha A-S501 Amplifier

The Yamaha A-S501 Amplifier is the new and improved version of Yamaha's highly successful award winning amplifier, the AS500. It features a larger power supply, 85W per channel, optical and coaxial digital inputs and can also add the optional Yamaha YBA-11 Bluetooth receiver to add Bluetooth connectivity, gold plated speaker terminals and an auto standby function.

With a wide range of impressive features the Yamaha A-S501 features a high quality circuit that has been based on the ToP-ART (Total Purity Audio Reproduction Technology) concept. This circuit works to ensure absolute optimum sound when processing. Transmission of the signal is simple and direct, with a reduced possibility of any noise and distortion affecting it. This new technology features an I/O (input to output) Direct Symmetrical Design, which uses left and right channels placed in a straight, symmetrical layout in order to achieve the highest signal purity. The ART (Anti-Resonance and Tough) base bottom chassis and the solid centre bar is used to provide high-rigidity support and vibration damping.

Using high-quality parts to produce an outstanding performance, the Yamaha A-S501 utilises a custom-made power transformer, custom-made block capacitors, two direct signal path speaker relays, a one-point grounding system and aluminium-extruded heat sinks. These and a range of other top-quality parts seamlessly handle any demanding audio signal conditions. These parts, as well as the way in which they work together, determine the sound quality produced from any component, which is why Yamaha uses only the highest-quality, carefully selected and vigorously tested parts.

The Yamaha A-S501 Amplifier draws on Yamaha's stellar experience in the production of Hi-Fi components, taking advantage of their technological expertise. Based on the concept of "natural sound", producing music as it should really sound, the A-S501 has had every part of it, from the circuit design to its basic sound production, scrupulously designed and tested to guarantee the highest level of sound quality.

Pure Direct Mode causes musical signals to travel the shortest possible route through the circuit, which in turn allows it to bypass the buffer amp and the tone, loudness and balance controls, virtually eliminating any signal degradation and offering up the purest quality of sound.

Also featured is the new analogue loudness control. Situated on the front panel, this variable loudness control uses electronic volume for higher sound quality, letting you adjust the loudness effect as you wish. This control is completely separate from the main volume control and allows control over the balance of the low and high frequency sounds. This provides full tonal range at any volume level and compensates for the natural loss of high and low frequencies in the human ear at soft levels.

Gold plated terminals can be found on the rear of the Yamaha A-S501. These are included to ensure only a high-quality connection, preventing any signal loss. These terminals include speaker terminals and RCA (CD, Phono) and coaxial terminals. Optical and coaxial terminals are also available for digital audio input connection to your TV / BluRay player. The audio will stay in the digital domain, providing you with pure and precise dynamic sound throughout all of your entertainment sources. A subwoofer terminal is included for those who wish to connect their subwoofer to the amplifier, as well as a Phono MM terminal, which allows you to connect a turntable with an MM phono cartridge.

Bluetooth connectivity is available from the A-S501 via connection of the YBA-11, which will enable you to wirelessly stream music from a Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, tablet or laptop/PC connected to the Network receiver. APT-X coding algorithms will make sure your streaming music is delivered in the optimum high-quality sound. Connect the YBA-11 to the DC-out connection to provide it with power.

The Yamaha A-S501 has the ability to accommodate two separate speaker systems in different rooms and will allow you to either switch between them, or use them both at the same time. Four terminals are included, so the A-S501 can switch the speakers to match the sound source with a simple press of a button.

A remote control is included, simply designed in order to provide easy-to-understand one handed operation, making adjustments of volume and track selections as simple as possible. The remote mirrors the amplifiers hairline finish in order to seamlessly match it, and offers control over Yamaha CD players, too.

The Yamaha A-S501's auto power standby provides a convenient power management function that will detect when it has not been in operation for up to eight hours when the power is on. It will then automatically switch to standby mode, meaning power consumption is kept to an absolute minimum, even if you forget to switch it off.

  • High quality parts for an outstanding audio performance
  • High quality circuit design based on ToP-ART concept
  • Bluetooth connectivity when adding Yamaha YBA-11
  • Pure Direct mode for greater sound purity
  • Digital audio input for TV + BluRay player
  • Continuously variable loudness control
  • Subwoofer and MM Phono terminals
  • Speaker terminals for two systems
  • Speaker A, B or A+B slection
  • Automatic standby mode
  • Remote control included
  • Gold plated terminals

  • More Information
    Brands Yamaha
    Product Specifications
    • Total harmonic distortion
    0.019% (50 W/8 ohms)
    • Dimensions (HxWxD) in mm
    151 x 435 x 387
    • Power Output
    85 W + 85 W (0.019% THD)
    • Inputs
    Digi optical + coaxial
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio
    99dB (input shorted, 200 mV)
    • Weight
    10.3 kg
    • Frequency Response
    10 Hz-100 kHz +/-1.0 dB

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    Yamaha products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of  24 months.

    This guarantee applies to all Yamaha Products including Air Play and Wireless Speakers, Blu Ray Players, Blue Tooth Speakers, CD Players, Headphones, Hi Fi Amplifiers and Receivers, Home Cinema Aplifiers and award Winning Mini Systems.Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium Quality.

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