Yamaha YSP-900 Digital Sound Projector

YAMAHA Updated: 2007-10-09
Yamaha YSP-900 Digital Sound Projector

Each sound beam is precisely directed. Total sound beam effect is optimized. Frequency response and other parameters are optimized for the room.

Conventional multichannel audio reproduction systems base their sound on Dolby Digital and DTS decoding, using matrix and steering technologies to create surround sound effects. Yamaha CINEMA DSP is much more advanced, actually creating richly realized independent sound fields that envelop you in an unmatched surround sound experience. With dialogue, music and effects from ideally located in these separate sound fields, you will hear sound with accurate placement, smooth movement, exceptional clarity and richness, and startlingly realistic presence. It will seem as if the walls of your room have disappeared and you are in the middle of your own immense theater! The decoding circuitry performs Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, DTS Digital Surround, DTS-ES (DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 and DTS-ES Discrete 6.1), DTS Neo:6 and DTS 96/24 decoding with extreme accuracy, as well as all digital sound field processing.

DTS Digital Surround (New)
The basic DTS 5.1 channel sound format. Uses a higher data rate than Dolby Digital.

Dolby Pro Logic II
Improved version of Dolby Pro-Logic for music and movies. With a more intelligent matrix decoder, it is suitable for both stereo and surround-encoded sources. It offers “bass management” as well as the option of incorporating “width,” “dimension” and “panorama” controls.

SRS TruBass
TruBass: uses harmonics to make the bass from small speakers deeper and richer for a more dynamic bass sound.

Multi-channel surround sound enjoyment from a single compact component! — A perfect match for smaller video monitors.

YSP Concept


True surround sound

* Sensational multi-channel sound from DVDs, other digital sources and even TV
* Digital amplifier built-in
* Large range of optimum listening positions thanks to a wider soundstage
* 3 CINEMA DSP programmes
* Two Volume Mode with Night Listening Enhancer and TV Equal Volume mode
* Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic II and DTS Neo:6 compatibility
* TruBass for more dynamic bass sound

Elegant, space-saving design

* Elegant, space-saving design
* No need for numerous speakers and cables
* Slim profile matching for 32” flat TVs and monitors
* Can be wall mounted or placed in a shelf or rack
* Design is more elegant, less obtrusive than multiple speaker boxes

Advanced technology and functions

* Advanced technology and functions
* IntelliBeam automated system calibration with Direct Start
* My Beam mode directs the sound to listener’s position at the touch of a button
* Four other sound modes: 5 Beam, 3 Beam, 3 Beam + Stereo, Stereo
* Multi-language on-screen display (English, Spanish, French and German)
* Turn On Volume presets volume level at power on


* TruBass: uses harmonics to make the bass from small speakers deeper and richer
* Turn On Volume: volume comes on at a preset level when power is turned on
* Max volume
* Memory save lock
* Parameter settings
* 0.1W standby power consumption
* Preset remote unit

Simple Connection and Flexible Placement with Multi-Language On-Screen Display
Connecting the YSP-900 is much simpler than with conventional home theatre systems, because multiple speaker cables are not necessary. Placement is flexible – the component can be positioned above or below the display in the front-centre of the room, or in either of the front corners. It is compact enough that space should not be a problem in almost any setting. It can also be wall-mounted, or placed on a shelf or rack. And, through this component alone, video input can be selected from any of two component inputs to a component output, or from three composite inputs to a composite output with superimposed on-screen display menus. It also offers four languages (English, French, German and Spanish).

IntelliBeam™ Automated Calibration System
This Yamaha exclusive feature ensures optimum multi-channel sound reproduction with accurate image location. By monitoring and analyzing the sound with the microphone included with the YSP-900, IntelliBeam automatically sets the best beam angles and modes, while optimizing the level and frequency response of each beam. It also offers Direct Start function via remote unit. This makes initial setup both extremely simple while acoustically perfect. Manual setup is also possible.