Yamaha RX-A2080 AVENTAGE 9.2-Channel AV Receiver with MusicCast

Model: RX-A2080BL UPC: 027108957012 Item: 170990

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RXA2080BL Overview

Add some excitement to your home entertainment with the Yamaha RXA2080BL. This 9.2-Channel AV receiver features high drive amp technology, high purity preamplification,and  anti-vibration technology to deliver a powerfully immersive sonic experience that will bring your favorite movies, TV shows and music to life. Dolby Atmos and DTS:X create a 3-dimensional soundstage, while 4K Ultra HD pass-through with upscaling for your SD and HD media delivers lifelike picture quality with brighter colors and sharper contrast that traditional 1080P. For music, you will enjoy the Yamaha RXA2080BL’s high-resolution audio playback, wireless audio streaming and the dedicated phono input for your record player.  It also is part of the MusicCast family so you can add wireless speakers to fill your entire house with your favorite sounds.

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Product highlights

  • 9.2-channel A/V receiver
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Spotify Connect 
  • MusicCast multi-room audio streaming
  • 4K Ultra HD pass-through with upscaling for your SD and HD media
  • Upscales your SD and HD media
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X creates a 3-Dimensional soundstage 
  • YPAO speaker calibration makes setup a breeze
  • Plaus High-Resolution Audio Files 
  • Built-in phono input
  • Amazon Alexa voice control compatible 
  • RXA880BL Weight:  37.5 lbs
  • RXA880BL Dimensions (W x H x D): 17 1/8" x 7 1/2" x 18 5/8"
  • Warranty: 2 years (World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for all brands we sell)
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and product support

Yamaha AVENTAGE

The receiver is a member of Yamaha’s AVENTAGE family of products. The RXA2080BL features high drive amp technology, high purity preamplification, anti-vibration technology, and independent pure power supplies. Tech talk aside, the RXA2080BL is built to deliver a pure and powerful listening experience whether you are watching television or listening to your record collection.

High-Resolution Audio

The Yamaha RXA2080BL features a powerful digital-to-analog convertor that plays full 24-bit high-resolution audio files. This A/V receiver also has your favorite music streaming services built in.  Spotify, TIDAL and Pandora, SiriusXM and more, all sound better with Yamaha’s Compressed Music Enhancer.

Vinyl is Back

Ask nearly any music enthusiast and they will tell you nothing beats the excitement of pulling record out of its sleeve and dropping a needle into the groove of the vinyl. Now, you can experience what the fuss is all about with the Yamaha RXA2080BL. This AV Receiver has a built-in dedicated phono input so you can connect easily your turntable.

Visually Stunning

The Yamaha RX-A780 features 7 HDMI inputs that delivers brilliant 4K video at 60 frames per second. This receiver also features Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma. This result is a smoother picture with greater detail and brighter colors than Blu-ray. And if you haven't made the jump to 4K media just yet, this receiver will upscale all of your current SD and HD content.

3D Sound

There is not a bird flying through your TV room, it is just Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.  This technology creates a three dimensional soundstage that lets you hear individual voices in a crowd, cars whipping  around the corner, and jets flying over your head from the comfort of your home.

Amazon Alexa 

Put down the remote and ask Alexa. You can control your RX2080BL with your Dot, Echo or other Amazon Alexa enabled device. Alexa can switch between inputs, control volume, pause and play tracks, mute volume and skip through songs.

YPAO Sound Optimization

Getting the most out of your Yamaha RX2080BL is a breeze with  YPAO Sound Optimization. YPAO analyzes your room and automatically o acoustic adjustments to optimize its output. Weather you live in a condo or castle the RX12080BL delivers a transcendent listening experience.

Specifications

Specifications

Amplifier

  • Channels: 9.2
  • Rated output power (1kHz, 2ch driven): 155W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
  • Rated output power (20Hz - 20kHz, 2ch driven): 140W (1kHz, 8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
  • Maximum effective output power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA): 220W (8 ohms, 10% THD)
  • Dynamic power per channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 165/210/285/405W

Surround Sound Processing

  • Surround: AI
  • 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 (Virtual Cinema Front)
  • Dolby Atmos: Yes
  • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • Dolby Surround: Yes
  • DTS:X: Yes
  • DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes

 Audio

  • File format: Mp3/WMA/MPEG-4 AAC: up to 48kHz/16-bit, ALAC: Up to 96kHz/24-bit, FLAC: Up to 192kHz/24-bit, WAV/AIFF: Up to 192kHz/32-bit, DSD: Up to 11.2MHz
  • Compressed music enhancer: Yes (including enhancer for Bluetooth)
  • Pure Direct: Yes (with voice on mode)
  • Compressed music enhancer: Yes
  • High-resoluation music enhancer: Yes
  • YPAO multi-point measurement: Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) and Precision EQ Calculation
  • 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 - 500ms)
  • DA converter: Burr-Brown 384kHz/32-bit DAC x4

Video

  • 4K Ultra HD passthrough and upscaling: Yes (4K/60p, 4:4:4)
  • HDMI 3D passthrough: Yes
  • HDMI eARC: Yes (via future firmware update)
  • HDMI audio return channel: Yes
  • HDMI upscaling: Yes (Analog to HDMI/HDMI to HDMI)
  • Video adjustment: Yes
  • Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate/Auto Lip-Sync: Yes

Extensive Connection

  • HDMI input/output: 7/3 (HDCP 2.2, HDR 10/Dolby Vision/HLG and BT.2020 compatible)
  • HDMI CEC: Yes (SCENE, Device Control)
  • USB input: USB memory, Portable Audio Player
  • Network port: Yes
  • Front AV input: USB/Analog Audio
  • Digital audio input/output (optical): 3/0
  • Digital audio input/output (coaxial): 3/0
  • Analog audio input/output: 9 (front 1)/0
  • Composite video input/output: 4/0
  • Preout: 7.2-ch
  • Headphone output: 1

Connectivity

  • MusicCast Surround: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes (2.4/5GHz)
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes (SBC/AAC)
  • Phono input: Yes
  • Component video input/output: 2/0

Tuner

  • FM/AM tuner: Yes

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: 2/3
  • Zone video output: HDMI/component/composite
  • Zone HDMI: Yes (Advanced HDMI zone switching)
  • Zone B output: HDMI
  • Zone GUI: Yes
  • RS-232C: Yes
  • +12V trigger outputs: 2
  • Remote IR input/output: 1/1
  • Party mode: Yes

General

  • Standby power consumption (IR only): ≤0.1W
  • Auto power standby: Yes
  • ECO mode: Yes
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17 1/8" x 7 1/2" x 18 5/8"
  • Weight: 37.5 lbs.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • RX-A2080 AVENTAGE 9.2-Channel AV Receiver
  • Remote
  • Power cord
  • Manual

Reviews

Customer Reviews for Yamaha RX-A2080 AVENTAGE 9.2-Channel AV Receiver with MusicCast

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Fantastic Receiver; Very Flexible and Awesome Features
I've had my 2080 from WWS for about 3 years now. I have MusicCast speakers from Yamaha scattered in common areas too....all controlled from MusicCast app on my phone. Nice autospeaker tuning/setup with reference mic. Great set of online streaming capabilities from Tidal to Qobuz, etc. Using mine into (6) Klipsh speakers and a 100W sub and a center speaker.
October 9, 2020
Did my homework...ready for purchase one..
Recommended by a long time Yamaha owner, watching video clips and product specs.. I am ready to own one this coming Dad's Day.. ( please ) lol
June 3, 2020
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A pleasure in every way an AV unit should be.
I've used three generations of customizable Denon AV units. The natural progression would've been a Denon AVR-X4500H. After quite a bit of audiophile research I decided that the 5-7yr lifespan of Denon units before failure was not worth it at this price point. Back to where I started in home theater 30+ years ago with Yamaha I've returned and decided on the RX-A2080. The reviews balance between the two home theater icons, but I'm very pleased to say I have no regrets and have found the Yamaha to exceed my expectations. If this unit lasts trouble free for longer than the Denon units previously have I expect to stay with Yamaha unless/until something major tips the scales. Time will tell, but I guarantee the Yamaha RX-A2080 as a home theater/audio unit won't disappoint. I run a 7.2.2 configuration with the mains bi-amped, connect wireless to multiple zones, my main room speakers are all timbre matched Polk Audio RTi A series. This unit is outstanding for my use in every way.
May 9, 2020
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Exceptional Clean Powerhouse
Very happy and impressed with performance and features of this unit. It was time to move up from my beloved workhorse RXV-2400 which provided sixteen years of service and was on about everyday. I just needed more updated options. The improvements of the RX-A2080 was everything I was looking for. Power, functions, and software control are fantastic. Clean audiophile sound. No regrets in this purchase.
April 19, 2020
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Why did you choose this?
World Wide Stereo Store
Product had good reviews.
sarathkumar b on Jul 16, 2019
Product had good reviews.
sarathkumar b on Jul 16, 2019
Does it actually have 9 ampl8fied channels built in? If so, is it capable of both 7.2.2 or 5.2.4?
2 powered subs and either 2 or 4 Atmos/height channels.
A shopper on Dec 29, 2019
  Thanks for your questions.

The RX-A2080 has provisions for 2 subwoofers, one at the front of your room and the other at the back. However both could be located at the front.
It has the option of 4 (2 Pair) of height speakers, front and rear but you would need an additional 2 channel amplifier connected to the SUR BACK pre outputs.
The 2080 has a great deal of flexibility when in the 7.2 or 9.2 modes.
Follow the link below for the instruction manual and the various options for surround channels or 2nd or 3rd zones.

https://usa.yamaha.com/files/download/other_assets/0/1197630/web_AV17-0221_RX-A3080_2080_om_UCRABGLF_En_D0.pdf
I have heard there is an issue with overheating on this model, is this correct?
A shopper on Jan 14, 2019
  Heat is the native environment for an amplifier. These receivers don't get hotter than any quality receiver.
I read on one website that this unit has an overheating issue. Any more information on this ?
A shopper on Jan 11, 2019
  A/V receivers with powerful multi-cannel amplifiers and HDMI boards will produce a substantial amount of heat. Proper ventilation is essential to performance and product life. Always follow the manufacturer's recommendations for clearance if installing in a cabinet. If clearance is limited a well-designed auxiliary cooling system will help.
HOW MANY YEARS WARRANTY ON THE YAMAHA RX-A2080 RECEIVER?
VINCENT J J on Sep 8, 2018
  The piece comes with the manufacturer's 24 month warranty
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