Yamaha coined the term “Hi-Fi” 66 years ago with the release of its Hi-Fi Player and subsequent 1000 and 2000 series, which are still highly regarded by audio enthusiasts. The 5000 series, over eight years in the making, was built on the success and performance of those legendary products, surpassing them with new patented features and construction. The same attention to design and detail as well as engineering philosophies can now be found in new A-S Series of integrated amplifiers and NS-3000 speakers.
As with all Yamaha audio technologies, the new models draw on the company’s expertise as the world’s largest maker of musical instruments and audio gear to deliver the most accurate and dynamic expression of “True Sound.” This Yamaha concept is based on reproducing the sound of musical instruments in the most natural and lifelike way, whether it’s in the studio or on stage.
Each new integrated amplifier shares several key features with the 5000 Series, including toroidal transformers with drawn-out wiring to reduce energy loss, mechanical grounding to reduce unwanted vibrations and thick wires for ground connection for lower impedance.
Every piece in the A-S Series exudes beauty as well as craftsmanship, mimicking the meticulous attention to detail of the inside with a stunning aesthetic design for the listener. Each model is available in black or silver, with polished piano black sides, featuring vintagestyled level meters and iconic knobs on the front panel for a stylish, elegant statement.