Relentless Pursuit of Musicality
Audio is not just sound. If there’s music in it, that's an entirely different universe. For audio deserving the name “Hi-Fi” the need for high-definition sound is a given, and even more than that, high expressive power is demanded. Supreme quality sound, and dynamic expressive power are things we at Yamaha, as a premier musical instrument maker, have always pursued. This is the rich musicality of listening enjoyment. High-grade Hi-Fi components. The S2100 Series. An airy, open sound in which the most minute sounds reach the listener. Expressive power that conveys even the subtlest nuances which the artist pours into the music. A realistic sensation that you are directly in front of the performer. These are the goals and overriding philosophy behind the sound and sophisticated technologies inherited from the flagship S3000 Series. Emotional & Dynamic. The sound created by the S2100 Series, reverberating vibrantly in the ears, and reverberating vibrantly in your ears, and resonating in your heart.
Headphone amp with fully discrete configuration
The headphone amp also is equipped with fully discrete configuration, for preeminent drivability and damping properties. Included as well is a specialised level trimmer that responds to various load impedances. The superior quality sound that only the A-S2100 can attain is yours to enjoy, even when listening on headphones.
Level meters visually reflect the dynamics in the music
The centre of the main unit features level meters that provide visual enjoyment of the music as well, with the rapid and delicate movement of the needles. The meter is illuminated softly from inside by LED, giving a warm, beautiful lamplight look. The meter indicators can, along with VU display, be switched to peak display, and can be selected according to your preferences. The window of the meters has been precision-fit to the panel—completely flat, with no gaps—for an elegantly beautiful appearance.
Elegant design with luxurious real wood panels
The refined design and construction of the A-S2100 reflects Yamaha’s commitment to fine craftsmanship and art, uniquely drawing on its long experience as a world-class musical instrument maker. The metal front panel and the side wood panels have been beautifully integrated by the masterful use of advanced processing technology. Moreover, the dials and tone controls are machined aluminium knobs, for a richly textured finish and graceful touch.
Insulators allow use of spikes or pads
The insulators are crucial parts that block outside vibrations. They adopt Yamaha’s original metal legs in order to maximise vibration control performance. The user can select point installation by applying the supplied spikes or plane insulation with the supplied pads, and use these combined with an interlocking rack if desired.
Original speaker terminals combine ease of use and beauty with high sound quality
Our meticulous obsession with quality continues through to the speaker terminals, which are the last and crucial link in the audio chain. Featuring screw type terminals. with originally designed handles, these are created by cutting pure brass, enabling secure connection with no reduction in sound quality. Contoured to the shape of human fingers, they not only look beautiful, but can be turned easily and fastened tightly with minimal effort. They are also compatible with connections using banana plugs.
Remote control with simple design and superior texture
The supplied remote control features a design complementary to the aluminium panel of the amplifier itself, with a simple, easy-to-understand button layout and gorgeous metallic texture. In addition to the basic volume adjustment and input switching controls of the A-S2100, it can also be used for operation of the companion CD-S2100.