The Yamaha HTR-6040 is a 5.1 channel x 100w digital home theater receiver. It's a step higher than the entry level $230 Yamaha HTR-6030 and retails at $350. This piece is "made for iPod" meaning with an optional cable users can connect their iPods to the receiver and listen to music, and even see photos and videos on the TV monitor through the system. It shares a lot of features with the lesser 6030 such as Dolby Digital Pro Logic II decoding, DTS surround sound, XM ready, XMHD surround sound, Neural sound, 6 channel inputs, Cinema DSP digital, Silent Cinema, compressed music enhancer and scene. One feature this piece has that the 6030 doesn't is is YPAO automatic system calibration, where the speaker uses a microphone to detect the surroundings, and calibrates its audio outputs accordingly.
- 5 channels x 100 watts
- Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, DTS 96/24 / DTS Neo:6.
- iPod compatible, compressed music enhancer, neural surround, XM HD surround, XM satellite radio ready.
- Cinema DSP digital, silent cinema, compressed music enhancer and scene
- YPAO automatic system caliberation
- Night listening enhancer
- Onscreen display