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Yamaha R-N301

Yamaha R-N301
alaScore 89

102 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 reviews of Yamaha R-N301. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and design are generally positive. The size and price also get good comments.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha R-N301 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Yamaha R-N301


alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Yamaha R-N301 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on People really like the reliability. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the size.

price, usability, reliability

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha R-N301 Network Receiver - BlackYamaha R-N301 Network Receiver - Black

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Munz (

Yamaha R-N301 Stereo Receiver Preview


Preview: Yamaha's R-N301 stereo receiver is priced at $349.95 and features a pair of digital inputs, multiple streaming options, a slick control app for iOS and Android, and 100W of power per channel.

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (

Outstanding system


Fantastic features that are really easy to set up and use, plug and play and you're away. Easy to use menu and still loads of oomph

streaming capabilities , easy of use , plug and play

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (

first yamaha


my first Yamaha very nice first though when first switched on sounded a bit dull.but after leaving it on most of the day what can I say it sound lovely.had to turn the volume up to 55 to get the sound at the right level for me.but...

everything , none

Mar, 2017

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Networking all works for me


Bought this despite some questionable reviews regarding connection problems. Mine appears to connect reliably to Spotify/net radio and the controller app is fine though basic. At this price range I couldn't ask for more. The 602 would have been easier...

features for price , sound

slightly plasticky

Jan, 2017

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Listening pleasure restored with this quality amp


I bought this amp as neither my new TV nor my Blu-Ray player would connect with my old Denon so I had lost the facility of listening to TV, DVD soundtracks, radio and music through my Mission speakers. I am so pleased with the new amp. It was so simple...

connectivity , clean detailed sound , design

Dec, 2016

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Excellent product for money


I bought this based on reviews and am not disappointed. Easy set up and good sound. Bought in conjunction with CD player and both very compatible. Capable of multi use and overall good piece of kit for the money. Adam and Simon were great help.

Nov, 2016

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Fabulous Budget Network Amplifier


I bought this amp to replace a faulty 15 year old Sony AV amplifier which has given great service over the years. I prefer the old A+B speaker out puts to the modern zone based system and surround sound was no longer a requirement for this room so went...

sound quality , spotify integration

plastic facia

Sep, 2016

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bought this amp thru Richer Sounds ebay shop at a knock down price.very easy set up though the amp is quite deep so had to remove back of hi fi cabinet!! Compared with my 15 year old NAD amp the sound is fantastic, so clear and crisp . i was looking at...


absolutely nothing

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (

Great sound, poor networking.


I was really looking forward to getting this Yamaha after reading all the good reviews and help from store staff. Sound quality is clean and rich. When connected through my DAC playing CD's it sounds amazing! The unit is sturdily built and feels...

great full sound

network feature very temperamental

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (

Excellent sound, easy to use, great value for money


This is a high quality item. We listen mainly to internet radio and I am really pleased with the sound. It is realistic, clear, detailed and warm too. FM is also excellent. We have it connected via a cat6a cable to the router and we have a three pole...

great sound , easy to use


Mar, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:2.0
Power output per channel (1KHz@8 Ohm):140
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):100
Receiver Type:STEREO
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.2


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Video formats supported:MPEG4


Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Remote control in:1


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


Remote control out:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.1


Preset stations quantity:40
Supported radio bands:AM, FM


Card Reader: No

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio amplifier: Yes
Audio input:6
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Handheld remote control: Yes


3D: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :14.1