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2014-09-18 23:04:18

App Enhances the Value and Extends the Capabilities of the MG Mixer Line Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the MG REC & PLAY iPhone/iPad app that allows MG Series XU Mixers to provide high quality recording and playback via an attractive, easy-to-use interface. It is now available at the Apple App Store for free download. The MG Series is a comprehensive lineup of mixing consoles ranging from compact models ideal for music production and sub-mixing...

2014-09-17 23:11:09

Innovative Program's Expansion Aims to Help More Youngsters Learn Piano (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America has expanded its widely successful Keyboard Encounters Kids piano program to independent music teachers for the first time starting this month. “Offering Keyboard Encounters Kids to independent piano teachers is both exciting and a natural progression for this dynamic, interactive group piano instruction program, following our expansion of it to include...

2014-09-16 23:11:22

NX-B55 and NX-50 Models Offer Exceptional Sound Quality, Sharp-Looking Aesthetic Design and Two Inputs for Connecting to Computers and Other Devices Simultaneously Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the NX-B55 and NX-50 computer speaker systems, both of which offer exceptional sound quality, sharp-looking aesthetic design and mobile device friendly features. The speakers provide a standard stereo mini input for connecting to a computer plus a second input...

2014-09-12 08:20:55

IWATA, Japan, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Aiming for Net Sales of Over 1.6 Trillion Yen Ahead of Schedule - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) laid out initiatives aimed at the early achievement of the 2 trillion in net sales with an operating income ratio of 7.5% by 2017 set out in their medium-term plan. The company announced new goals for each business segment, including net sales of over 1 trillion yen or about 9.4 billion USD in the motorcycle business, net sales of...

2014-09-10 23:05:06

New Speakers Set Bar for Great Portable Sound in an Affordable Package BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Yamaha today announced the introduction of two new additions to its portable loudspeaker lineup—the powered DBR Series and the passive CBR Series. The DBR Series, the follow-up to the acclaimed DSR and DXR series, represents the most portable powered loudspeakers that Yamaha offers. Three new models, DBR10, DBR12 and DBR15, feature state-of-the-art DSP (Digital Signal...

2014-09-09 23:10:21

Model Features Company’s Critically Acclaimed Digital Sound Projector Technology and Reproduces Lifelike Audio Via 16 Individual Amplifiers and 16 Speaker Drivers BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the YSP-2500 sound bar with wireless subwoofer that offers the company’s exclusive and critically acclaimed Digital Sound Projector technology to deliver true surround sound. Unlike other sound bars that only simulate surround sound, the YSP-2500 creates...

2014-09-01 04:20:15

IWATA, Japan, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - App Enables Engines to "Talk" with Owners - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced on September 1 the release of the English-language version of RevTranslator, a smartphone app that analyzes sounds and operating environments to enable engines to "speak" to their owners. The app is now available at App Store and Google Play for free (data charges may apply). Visit the special site:...

2014-08-27 23:05:05

This model delivers a diverse world of entertainment and supports the popular Yamaha AV Controller App for Apple® iOS and Android™ smartphones and tablets. Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the BD-S477 Blu-ray Disc™ player, which delivers great audio and video quality from CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs, as well as a diverse world of streaming entertainment. This powerful Blu-ray Disc player is able to stream...

2014-08-05 08:22:18

TOKYO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -Expects to Reach 80b Yen Annual Target One Year Ahead of Schedule - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced on August 5 its consolidated operating income in the January-June first half surged 62.4% to 49.1 billion yen, or about 480 million (USD), from the previous year. The company is now forecasting operating income of at least 80 billion yen for the current full year, one year earlier than originally targeted under its 2013-2015...

2014-07-30 23:06:31

Fullest Featured Model to Date Offers Bluetooth for the First Time and Presents Exciting New Possibilities for Home Theater Enjoyment BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the premium AVENTAGE BD-A1040, its fullest featured universal Blu-ray Disc player to date with expanded connectivity that includes Bluetooth for the first time. Designed and engineered with the same granular attention to detail as the company’s premium...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'