The Yamaha RX-A2A is a powerful 7.2-channel 8K AV receiver with a brand-new design and replaces the popular RX-A880. This multiroom and multi zone AV receiver has a built-in DAB/FM tuner, has streaming audio and internet tuner functionality through MusicCast. The output power is 2x 100 Watts at 8 Ohms providing plenty of headroom for intense music or movie scenes. This receiver is equipped with the latest home cinema technology and despite all available functionality, the configuration and control remain extremely simple.
With the AV Setup Guide this well-equipped RX-A2A is most easy to setup. Yamaha has built-in its YPAO Multi-Point Room Optimizer that measures the room using the included microphone and automatically calibrates all parameters for the best possible entertainment experience. Control and implementation of the RX-A2A in a multiroom environment is done using the Yamaha MusicCast app for iOS or Android. With the included IR remote control or web browser you can control the Yamaha even without your smartphone. Do you prefer to use Voice Control? This Yamaha can also be controlled with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Functional and wireless
The receiver has plenty of connections so you can easily connect all your analog and digital AV sources. For music enthusiasts that prefer to enjoy music in silence, Yamaha has fitted the receiver with a 6.3mm headphone jack. On the front, the RX-A2A also has a quick-access USB port. On the back, the receiver has an optical and coaxial digital input, three analog line inputs, an MM turntable input and seven HDMI 2.1 inputs. Stream music through Spotify, Tidal or, for example, Qobuz over the network or Wi-Fi. The RX-A2A also features Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 so you can effortlessly stream your playlists from your smartphone to the AV receiver. With MusicCast Surround you can wirelessly drive MusicCast 20 or 50 speakers as surround channels. The MusicCast Sub 100 can also be wirelessly driven with MusicCast Surround. This keeps the room free of cable clutter.
Providing the latest AV technology
This Yamaha RX-A2A features Cinema DSP, has 17 DSP programs, Dialog Level Adjustment, Virtual Presence Speaker, Silent Cinema, Virtual Cinema DSP, Virtual Surround Back Speakers and Dialogue Lift to take your entertainment experience to the next level. The amplifier also features HDR10+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer, Dolby Surround, DTS:X and DTS-HD Master Audio. Especially for gamers, Yamaha has equipped the receiver with Auto Low Latency Mode, Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Media Switching and Quick Frame Transport. The receiver passes-through highres images up to 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz and features 4K upscaling, so you always enjoy your entertainment in the best possible image quality.
Excellent Hi-Fi Properties
In addition to the excellent video properties, this receiver offers a premium Hi-Fi quality. If you use this amplifier mainly for stereo playback, you can separately drive the high and low frequencies of the loudspeakers that support bi-amping. For the highest possible sound quality, the receiver features Pure Direct to processes and reproduce the analog source signal with the highest purity. With this receiver Yamaha also applied its Anti Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge. This is a pyramid-shaped base in the centre of the base plate that effectively dampens both internal and external vibrations and resonances. This also delivers audible improvements in the sound quality.
The RX-A2A features a high-quality Burr-Brown DA converter with a maximum resolution of 32bit/384kHz PCM and DSD up to 11.2MHz. The receiver plays most digital file formats and for compressed audio streams or file formats Yamaha has implemented its Compressed Music Enhancer. This receiver offers a high slew rate, that enables a fast and delicately detailed sound. With this Yamaha RX-A2A you enjoy your favorite playlists in the best possible sound quality.