12 reviews

Yamaha RX-V365

$250.00 Released February, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Great value for the price. Automatic speaker calibration system. Slick, quality aesthetic.

The Cons:No audio over HDMI. No HD audio decoding. Automatic setup is hit or miss.

The Yamaha RX-V365 (also called the Yamaha HTR-6230) is a 5.1 channel digital home theater receiver offered by Yamaha. It offers 1080p compatible HDMI, with 2 inputs and one output, as well as Bluetooth and iPod compatibility.

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Product Shot 2  The Bluetooth compatibiliy means it is equipped to use the optional YBA-10 Bluetooth Wireless Audio Receiver that lets you connect the dock to the receiver and supports A2DP audio streaming from devices such as cell phones, portable computers and other portable devices.  It is also equipped to use the optional Yamaha Universal iPod Dock that allows iPod control from the receivers remote control, while charging the iPod's battery.  Some audio features include Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Digital Surround, CINEMA DSP Digital for unmatched surround sound, SILENT CINEMA which allows large-scale surround in headphones, and a compressed music enhancer that improves the sound quality of MP3 and WMA formats.  The four SCENE buttons can be programmed to easily switch between the most common viewing/listening modes such as DVD Viewing, Disk Listening, TV Viewing and Radio Listening, with many others to choose from.

For high sound quality, there are 5 x 100W channels for 500W of total power, with 192 kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels.  There is a speaker A or B selection allowing for 2 seperate listening areas, as well as 9 selectable subwoofer crossover frequencies and subwoofer phase flip.


  • Channels: 5
  • RMS Output Power: (20Hz - 20kHz) 
  • RMS Output Power: (1kHz) 100W x 5
  • Total Power (20Hz - 20kHz) 500W (1kHz)
  • Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Pro Logic IIx: (Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II)
  • DTS-ES Discrete 6.1: (DTS Digital Surround)
  • iPod Compatibility: (With Optional YDS-11)
  • Bluetooth Compatibility: (With Optional YBA-10) 
  • Compressed Music Enhancer
  • HDMI (In/Out): (2 / 1)
  • Component Video (In/Out): (3 / 1)
  • A/V Inputs (S-Video): 4 (Composite)
  • Digital Inputs/Outputs [O: Optical, C: Coaxial]:  (O: 2, C: 1)
  • Front A/V with Digital Input: (A/V Only)
  • Front Mini Input for Portables
  • D/A Conversion: 192 kHz / 24 bit
  • Surround Programs: 8
  • Night Listening Enhancer
  • Speaker A, B or A + B:  (A,B)
  • Selectable Subwoofer Crossover
  • Multi-Channel Decoder Inputs: 6-Channel
  • Learning Remote Capability: Preset
  • Product Dimensions (W x H x D): 17-1/8" x 5-15/16" x 12-1/2"
  • Product Weight (lbs.): 17.6
  • Shipping Dimensions (W X H X D): 21-1/2" x 9" x 16"
  • Shipping Weight (LBS): 21

User Reviews (13)

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  • 6

    great value for the price

  • 5

    automatic speaker calibration system

  • 4

    slick, quality aesthetic

  • 4

    Awesome sound quality in an entry level peice

  • 3


  • 2

    Bluetooth and iPod compatible (require addons)

  • 2

    Analog 5.1ch input

  • 2

    Upmixes 2ch 48KHz PCM to 5.1

  • 4

    no audio over HDMI

  • 2

    no HD audio decoding

  • 0

    automatic setup is hit or miss

  • -1

    identical to last years Yamaha RX-V363BL (where it counts)

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