Yamaha Announces U.S. Launch of 2000 Series Hi-Fi System

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Innovative new Hi-Fi receiver and speaker combo unites analog heritage with digital versatility

Yamaha Announces U.S. Launch of 2000 Series Hi-Fi System

“We have a long history and a loyal fan base for our Hi-Fi gear, and the 2000 Series ushers us into a new age," said Alex Sadeghian, director of Consumer Audio for Yamaha Corporation of America.

Yamaha gives audiophiles with analog aspirations and digital desires a new pair of products: the 2000 Series. The R-N2000A Network Receiver and NS-2000A Floor-Standing Speakers make up the musically ambidextrous pair sure to delight in sound and versatility. The R-N2000A Network Receiver merges the company’s revered analog Hi-Fi sound performance, build quality and design aesthetic with the latest digital, streaming and wireless capabilities. The speakers introduce a revolutionary, all-new design from Yamaha that brings patented technologies from the company’s flagship 5000 Series into a new price-performance tier. Together, the new combo produces breathtakingly beautiful sound while providing the breadth of content choices and ease of use that today’s music enthusiasts crave.

“We have a long history and a loyal fan base for our Hi-Fi gear, and the 2000 Series ushers us into a new age," said Alex Sadeghian, director of Consumer Audio for Yamaha Corporation of America. "We designed a real, high-performance receiver, supercharged it with cutting-edge technology, and then paired it with a new generation of speakers. We made an impact in the Hi-Fi community three years ago when we introduced the award-winning 5000 series; today, the 2000 Series makes this extraordinary listening experience more accessible."

The receiver and the speakers were designed from the ground up to deliver True Sound – a profound musical experience so realistic that you feel as if the artist were performing right in front of you.

R-N2000A Network Receiver
The build quality of the R-N2000A borrows heavily from the engineering of the flagship 5000 Series pre-amp and amplifier, including perfectly symmetrical right/left circuitry and a floating/balanced power amplifier to attain superior channel separation and signal-to-noise performance.

In addition to premium construction, the receiver offers the full suite of Yamaha MusicCast streaming services – including Amazon Music HD, Apple Music (via AirPlay 2), Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz and many others – all accessible through a convenient app. This gives you reproduction of high-resolution, lossless sound sources via a Wi-Fi connection. A high-performance USB-DAC function lets you get the most out of your favorite high-resolution audio sources, while an HDMI ARC connection allows the receiver to be used with your TV. The receiver is equipped with YPAO™ (Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer), which corrects for differences in room acoustics to create the perfect listening environment.

The design of the R-N2000A represents a perfect marriage of analog cool with digital convenience, offering illuminated level meters and gorgeously crafted front-panel controls together with an understated digital front panel display for quick reference of more detailed source and content data.

NS-2000A Floor-Standing Speakers
The NS-2000A inherits patented technologies from the flagship Yamaha NS-5000 speakers and packages them in a 3-way, 4-driver configuration with a floor-standing form factor. Consistent sound tone color is achieved over the entire frequency spectrum by using the same newly developed material for each driver – a blend of ZYLON®, which has excellent sound velocity and minimal internal dissipation, and spruce, which is a preferred material in the soundboards of grand pianos.

The cabinet was designed for optimal dynamics using laser vibrometers used in instrument R&D and sophisticated FEM (Finite Element Method) analysis. Patented technology such as the Acoustic Absorber and Resonance Suppression Chambers ensure music is vividly reproduced without the detrimental effects of excess sound-absorbing material. The NS-2000A sports an all-new cosmetic design featuring gracefully elegant curves and an exquisite piano-black finish reminiscent of Yamaha grand pianos.

R-N2000A Specs At-a-Glance

  • Toroidal power transformer for spacious sound filled with realism
  • ESS SABRE ES9026PRO Ultra DAC for ultimate high-performance conversion
  • Mechanical ground concept maximizes rigidity for expressive and rhythmic bass
  • Floating and balanced power amplifier and symmetrical construction
  • MusicCast app for listening to your favorite music streaming services
  • High-performance USB DAC function supports DSD 11.2 MHz native playback and 384 kHz playback
  • HDMI ARC terminal for excellent TV sound
  • YPAO™-R.S.C. and precision EQ for creating the ideal listening environment
  • Gorgeous level meters convey dynamics and musical pulse with a nostalgic Hi-Fi era look

NS-2000A Specs At-a-Glance

  • Newly developed driver material blend of ZYLON® and spruce — for faithful tonal balance
  • Cabinet construction is designed with vibration analysis technology cultivated in our crafting of musical instruments
  • Yamaha patented Acoustic Absorber
  • Yamaha patented Resonance Suppression Chambers for suppressing unwanted resonance
  • Authentic piano black finish — adds to the luxurious joy of ownership
  • High-quality crossover circuitry parts, including audio capacitors by Mundorf of Germany
  • Solid brass speaker terminals for highly secure connection and a luxurious feel

The R-N2000A Network Receiver at $3,999.95 MSRP, is available in two colors, black and silver. The silver finish is available today. The black finish is expected late February. The NS-2000A Floor-Standing Speakers will be available in late spring for $3,999.95 MSRP each.

Additional information on these products can be found at:

Ciara Dixon

About Yamaha
Yamaha Corporation of America is the largest subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, the world-leading music and sound company based in Hamamatsu, Japan. The Yamaha team is committed to helping everyone progress, express, and connect through music and sound. We offer innovative, finely crafted, award-winning products for your musical journey, including pianos, brass instruments, woodwinds, strings, electronic keyboards, guitars, drums, and professional and home audio equipment.

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