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Yamaha Offers FREE Spotify Firmware Upgrade to its 2013 Network AV Receiver Lineup

by January 26, 2014
Yamaha Spotify Receiver Upgrade

Yamaha Spotify Receiver Upgrade

Firmware Update for Spotify Connect
Now Available for Yamaha Receivers

Yamaha is pleased to announce today that Spotify Connect firmware is now available for its 2013 network AV receivers. 

Yamaha AV receiver owners (see complete list below) that have a Spotify Premium account can now enjoy instant access to millions of songs in high-quality on their Yamaha home entertainment systems. Most recently, the release of music streaming services has changed the way consumers access music. The integration of Spotify Connect within Yamaha products will provide customers with access to the almost endless music archive that Spotify has to offer with seamless music enjoyment.

With Spotify offering superior audio sampling rates, along with Yamaha’s legendary Natural Sound, users can expect to get the highest-quality audio playback from their AV receivers.

To use the Spotify Connect, customers are required to download the Spotify app for their smartphones, tablets or laptops and have an active Spotify Premium account. If you own a compatible Yamaha AV receiver and would like to try a Spotify Premium account, there is a free 30-day trial available. For more details, visit spotify.com/yamaha

For more information and to download Spotify Connect firmware, please visit http://4wrd.it/SPOTIFY.
Spotify Connect compatible models:

  • AVENTAGE preamplifier: CX-A5000
  • AVENTAGE series AV receivers: RX-A3030, RX-A2030, RX-A1030, RX-A830, RX-A730
  • RX-V series AV receivers: RX-V775WA, RX-V675
  • TSR series AV receiver: TSR-6750WA

About Spotify

Spotify is a commercial music streaming service launched by a Swedish startup back in October 2008.  It provides digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.  Spotify has almost 20 million users worldwide (5 million monthly subscribers to premium services).

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