DISCRETE 6-CHANNEL LINE INPUT
High quality performance today and ready for tomorrow. The HTR-5240 can easily accept the decoded output from any 5.1 channel surround system, whether it's MPEG-2, the new DVD Audio, or a system not yet developed.
DISCRETE POWER TRANSISTORS
Discrete power transistors rather than IC chips are used in the amplifier section to provide the cleanest sound possible. The amp delivers 70 watts to each of its five channels.
23 SURROUND MODES INCLUDING MUSIC, CINEMA, & TRI-FIELD DSP PROGRAMS*
Yamaha's exclusive Digital Sound Field Processing for music recreates the acoustic personalities of actual concert halls and other venues. Cinema DSP multiplies the effects of Dolby Pro Logic & Yamaha DSP to provide the best possible Pro Logic movie theater recreation in your home. Tri-Field Processing DSP does the same for Dolby Digital & DTS. The HTR-5240's surround modes include 20 movie & entertainment modes and 3 modes specifically designed for music.
CONVENIENT SET MENU
The HTR-5240 also provides ways to customize many of these sound field settings for your particular room. Specific aspects of a sound field, such as center delay time, speaker size, and others can be adjusted, displayed on the front panel and set so they're always there in a given mode.
FOUR AUDIO/VIDEO AND THREE AUDIO INPUTS
The HTR-5240 is a versatile receiver incorporating 4-sets of audio/video inputs, (including 2 S-Video inputs), and 3 pairs of audio-only inputs.
40-STATION DIRECT ACCESS PRESET TUNING
Up to 40 preset AM and FM stations can be grouped in five groups eight stations. These groupings make it easy for family members to easily access their favorite stations or to have musical genres, such as all the jazz stations, grouped together.
HEAVY DUTY SPEAKER TERMINALS
Yamaha's heavy-duty speaker terminals accept banana plugs, spade connectors, and a variety of speaker wire, including heavy gauge cable.