Yamaha Aventage RX-A8A AV Receiver

Yamaha Aventage RX-A8A AV Receiver

The A8A is our most innovative model yet. This AV receiver incorporates cutting-edge components and technology for home cinema unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Lose yourself in room-filling sound and crystal clear picture.
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Overview

The A8A is our most innovative model yet. This AV receiver incorporates cutting-edge components and technology for home cinema unlike anything you've ever experienced. Lose yourself in room-filling sound and crystal clear picture.

Flagship-Quality Parts

The A8A incorporates the CX/MX-A5200's concept, architecture, and materials for elevated performance. Double bottom plate ensures stability for unnecessary vibrations, while the thick copper foil for the circuit board achieves lower impedance. This AV receiver also comes equipped with a customized capacitor and 11ch capability.

High-Quality Digital Components

Qualcomm QCS407 takes your AV receiver's audio performance to the next level with support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Dual SABRE ES9026 PROs minimise noise to make even the most delicate sounds rich and provides superior signal-to-noise ratio and high dynamic range for professional quality audio.

SURROUND:AI

Analyses the scene of the entertainment content and optimises the surround effect of distinct sound elements such as background music, dialogue, and sound effects. It's like having a professional sound engineer tune the sound according to the scene. 64-bit processing with Qualcomm QCS407.

AURO-3D

Bring your entertainment experience to the next level with immersive audio that accurately reproduces 3D sound with superior effect across any content. Gain entry into a world where every breath-taking moment is not only heard but also felt.

8K/60Hz, 4K/120Hz

Enables a higher resolution and refresh rate, giving you a smoother and more realistic viewing experience.

HDR10+

Provides deeper contrast and more realistic images that stay true to the creators' intent.

Gaming-dedicated Functions (ALLM,VRR,QMS,QFT)

Ensures seamless motion and transitions to enhance your performance.

HDMI Multiple Input with latest Technology

Multiple HDMI input will equally support the latest HDMI technology to allow next-gen gaming consoles to be connected at the same time.

MusicCast App

Explore the power of multi-room audio, access your sources and streaming devices, and control your AV receiver, all through your smartphone.

Voice Control

Works with Alexa and Google Assistant, so your AV receiver is always at your command. Through AirPlay 2, you can stream your music via voice control operation Siri from Apple iOS device. Availability varies by region.

AV Setup Guide App

Offers expert guidance through installation, cable connections, and various other settings.

YPAO-R.S.C. with multi-point measurement and precision EQ

Calibrates sound to your room by analysing room acoustics and measuring speaker characteristics. This feature also optimises sound parameters for maximum performance from SURROUND:AI, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.

Compatible with Wireless Rear Speaker

Gives you the freedom to arrange your rear speakers wirelessly to suit your home decor by adding Yamaha wireless speaker MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50.

Dynamic and Compelling Design

Classic Yamaha craftsmanship meets cutting-edge design. Every piece has been carefully crafted to ensure this AV receiver looks and sounds perfect in your home.

Specifications

Amplifier Section

Channel

11.2

Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven)

185 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)

Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven)

150 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)

Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven)

220 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)

High Slew Rate Amplifier

Yes

Surround Sound Processing

Surround:AI

Yes

CINEMA DSP

Yes (HD3)

DSP Programs

24

Dialog Level Adjustment

Yes

Virtual Presence Speaker

Yes

Virtual Surround Back Speaker

Yes

Dialogue Lift

Yes

SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP

Yes

Dolby Atmos

Yes

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer

Yes

Dolby TrueHD

Yes

Dolby Digital Plus

Yes

Dolby Surround

Yes

DTS:X

Yes

DTS-HD Master Audio

Yes

Auro 3D

Yes

Audio Features

File Format

MP3 / WMA / MPEG-4 AAC, ALAC: up to 96 kHz / 24-bit, FLAC: up to 384 kHz / 24-bit, WAV / AIFF: up to 384 kHz / 32-bit, DSD: up to 11.2 MHz

Pure Direct

Yes

Compressed Music Enhancer

Yes

High-resolution Music Enhancer

Yes

YPAO multi-point measurement

Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) , 3D, 64-bit High Precision EQ Calculation and Angle Measurement

YPAO Volume

Yes

Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)

Yes

Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting

Yes

A.R.T. Wedge

Yes

Bi-amp capability

Yes

Audio Delay

Yes (0-500 ms)

DA Converter

384 kHz / 32-bit ESS Hyperstream DAC ES9026PRO x2

Video Features

HDMI eARC

Yes

HDMI Audio Return Channel

Yes

HDMI Pass-through

8K60AB, 4K120AB, 40GBPS (via future update)

HDMI Up-scaling

Yes, up to 8K (via firmware update)

HDMI Up-conversion

Yes (Analog to HDMI)

Dolby Vision

Yes

HDR 10+

Yes (via firmware update)

VRR/ALLM/QMS/QFT

Yes (via firmware update)

Video adjustment

Yes

Connectivity

MusicCast Surround

Yes

HDMI Input/Output

7 / 3 (HDMI2.1 / HDCP2.3)

HDMI CEC

Yes

USB Input

Yes

Network Port

Yes

Wi-Fi

Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)

AirPlay 2

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes (SBC / AAC)

Front AV Input

USB

Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical

3 / 0

Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial

2 / 0

Analog Audio Input/Output

6 / 0

Phono Input

Yes

XLR Terminal

Yes

Component Video Input/Output

1 / 0

Composite Video Input/Output

2 / 0

Preout

11.2-ch

Headphone Output

1

Tuner Section

FM/AM Tuner

Yes (Availability varies by region.)

DAB Tuner

Yes (Availability varies by region.)

User Interface

On-screen display

Graphical User Interface

SCENE

SCENE PLUS (8 sets)

App Control

Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)

Web Browser Control

Yes

Remote Control Unit

Yes

Zone Control

Zone 2 Audio Output

Preout / HDMI

Zone 3 Audio Output

Preout

Zone 4 Audio Output

HDMI

Powered Zone

Zone 2 / 3

Zone Video Output

HDMI

Zone B Output

HDMI

Zone GUI

Yes

RS-232C Interface

N/A

+12V Trigger Output

2

Remote (IR) Input/Output

1 / 1

Party Mode

Yes

General

Standby Power Consumption (IR only)

<0.4 W

Auto Power Standby

Yes

ECO mode

Yes

Dimensions (W x H x D)

435 W x 192 H x 477 D mm (with antenna up:435 W x 271 H x 477 D mm);17-1/8"W x 7-1/2"H x 18-3/4"D (with antenna up:17-1/8"W x 10-5/8"H x 18-3/4"D)

Weight

21.4 kg; 47.2 lbs.

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