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Yamaha RX-A2A Entertainment Amplifier

Yamaha RX-V2A
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Yamaha RX-A2A Entertainment AmplifierPurchase OnlinePrice per item: $1,699.00 Christchurch 330 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central Christchurch New Zealand 172.6476606 -43.5364992 Wellington 3 Margaret Street, Hutt Central Lower Hutt New Zealand 174.9037902 -41.2093658
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Yamaha RX-A2A Entertainment Amplifier

 

Take your entertainment to the next level. With professional quality video and immersive surround sound via Dolby Atmos®, the RX-A2A will completely transform home cinema.

 

Features...

  • 7.2-channel 100 Watt surround sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X
  • 4K60, Dolby Vision, Hybrid-Log Gamma and BT.2020
  • 4K120AB and 8K60B HDMI and HDR10+ (with future update) with HDCP 2.3 and eARC (7 in/1 out)
  • Supports enhanced media and gaming - ALLM, VRR, QFT, QMS (with future update)
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization (with future update)
  • Wi-Fi®, AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect
  • Voice Control with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri®
  • MusicCast multi-room audio app control
  • Pandora®, Spotify, Amazon Music, SiriusXM, TIDAL, Deezer, Napster and more
  • YPAO automatic room calibration with R.S.C. and multipoint
  • Phono input
  • MusicCast Surround-capable: add optional MusicCast speakers to provide wireless surrounds for a 5.1-channel setup

This is WAY better than that Denon amp you've been looking at

 

AVENTAGE AV receivers are the reference standard to which all others are compared. Passionate engineering and meticulous attention to detail produce the Yamaha hallmark of True Sound. You can feel the quality in the design and fabrication – from every electrical path, component and piece of material. Each element was scrutinized with intense detail to produce the finest, first-class performance. The AVENTAGE AV receiver is a work of visual and acoustic art.

 

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Enjoy a 5.1 surround speaker system and two additional overhead speakers or two Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, delivering dramatic overhead effects for truly enveloping audio.

For those without in-ceiling or upward firing speakers in their system, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization* technology can simulate the Atmos experience. Configure up to five speakers to replicate the effect of two in-ceiling speakers, or utilize all seven channels to simulate the powerful effect of four overhead speakers.

* Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization is available via a future update

 

DTS:X immersive audio formatting places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating life-like, multi-dimensional audio. The included spatial remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism in all your favorite movies.

 

This unique Yamaha proprietary sound field creation technology, was created by combining measured sound field data with digital signal processing. Yamaha collected sound field data from famous concert halls and music clubs around the world, utilizing its wealth of experience in the fields of concert hall design, public address and mixing. By digitizing this vast trove of information and incorporating it into dedicated LSI devices, it effectively reproduces the spaces of concert halls and music clubs in your home. Immerse yourself in the astounding realism of your movies, and enter a world of profound theater sound.

 

When music is encoded into a digitally compressed format like MP3, the frequency response suffers. Yamaha’s Compressed Music Enhancer employs sophisticated digital signal processing using exclusive algorithms to restore what was lost, so the music always sounds the way it should.

 

The slew rate measures how quickly an amplifier can respond to a rapid change of input level, which contributes to delivering a precise signal transmission and is especially effective with high resolution audio signals. This newly designed circuit achieves both a high slew rate and stable signal transmission, allowing it to handle each audio signal with precision and accuracy.

 

The Anti-Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge is a fifth foot in the center of the chassis unit base. It dampens vibrations from the power transformer, power transistors and heat sinks, as well as vibrations that might be caused by the sound from the speakers — providing dynamic sound and focused, accurate reproduction.

 

HDR (high dynamic range) video provides incredible contrast, smooth tone and rich, bright colors—giving you full, high-definition enjoyment with an exceptionally realistic and natural picture quality.

HDR10+ greatly improves dynamic range (the ratio of light to dark) of video content on a scene-by-scene (or even frame-by-frame) basis. Also, using frame-by-frame metadata, it improves the scene characteristics between bright and dark so that important detail can remain. This enables displays to reproduce images more realistically, adhering to the creator's intent.

* HDR10+ is available via a future update

 

Supports end-to-end 8K/4K resolutions and higher refresh rate solutions with a single upgraded cable for seamless integration within the HDMI eco-system. 8K delivers a super-immersive viewing experience with 2x the horizontal and vertical resolution of 4K, and 4 times as many pixels; and combined with 60Hz refresh rate enables smooth and sharp viewing of content with high-speed action. 4K120 enables ultra-fast motion UHD images to be crisp and razor sharp; allowing sports, action movies, high-performance gaming and VR to benefit significantly. It also supports Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma.

* 4K120AB and 8K60B are available via a future update

 

Enhanced media and gaming features ensure an added level of smooth and seamless motion and transitions for gaming, movies and video. They include: Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which enables the ideal latency setting to automatically be set allowing for smooth, lag-free and uninterrupted viewing and interactivity; Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) reduces or eliminates lag, stutter and frame tearing for more fluid and detailed gameplay; Quick Media Switching (QMS) for movies and video eliminates the delay that can result in blank frames before content is displayed; and Quick Frame Transport (QFT), which reduces latency for smoother, no-lag gaming and real-time interactive virtual reality.

* These features are available via a future update

 

YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer) analyzes your room acoustics, measures speaker characteristics and adjusts unwanted reflected sounds to optimize every channel of your home theater. R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) analyzes room acoustics and measures various speaker characteristics, then calibrates audio parameters to achieve optimum sound at any of eight listening positions.

Simply by placing the supplied microphone at your listening position and switching YPAO on, the system is automatically calibrated ensuring your home theater room has the best sound.

 

Imagine sharing all the music you love throughout the home – no matter the format. From your favorite vinyl to AirPlay 2, Bluetooth® to music streaming services and even sound from your TV, MusicCast has it covered.

Additionally, all MusicCast products are designed with sound quality at the front of mind. High-res formats including Apple Lossless (ALAC) up to 96 kHz, WAV, FLAC and AIFF up to 384 kHz are supported.

 

Specifications...

  • Number of Channels: 7.2
  • Rated Output Power: 100 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
  • High Slew Rate Amplifier: Yes
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) 432 x 171 x 356 mm
  • Weight 10.2 kg
  • Inputs:
    • HDMI: 7
    • HDMI2.1: Yes
    • USB: 1
    • Network (RJ45): 1
    • Bluetooth
    • AirPlay2
    • Digital Audio Optical: 1
    • Digital Audio Coaxial: 1
    • Phono: 1
  • Outputs:
    • HDMI: 1
    • Analog Audio: 4
    • Headphone: 1
    • Preout 0.2-ch (Mono Sub woofer x 2)

 

You can find additional information in the brochure here - Yamaha RX-V2A AV Receiver Brochure

 

Check out our first look unboxing video

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