Yamaha RX-A6A AVENTAGE 9.2-channel AV Receiver with MusicCast

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Model: RX-A6ABL UPC: 027108959382 Item: 176533


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Product Information

Pure power and precision. The A6A has been carefully designed so every element of your entertainment is the best it can be. From slight whispers of sound to swift on-screen movements, the A6A ensures you won’t miss a thing.

Features:

  • 9ch / 150 W
  • 11ch Pre Out
  • DTS:X™
  • Dolby Atmos®
  • High Slew Rate Amplifier
  • Multi-Room Audio
  • Streaming Service
  • Playback in Multiple Zones
  • HDMI 7 inputs / 3 outputs
  • AirPlay 2
  • CINEMA DSP HD3
  • XLR Input Terminal

Surround:AI™

This artificial intelligence analyzes the DSP parameters and optimizes 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.

Crafted for Clarity

The newly designed Anti-Resonance Technology (A.R.T.), H-shaped Cross Frame, and mechanical structure are a rock-solid defense against internal and external vibrations that affect the sound. Experience crystal clear sound that moves you, all while your AV receiver stays perfectly still. A double-bottom plate ensures stability for unnecessary vibrations.

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.

*This function is available via a future update.

8K60AB*, 4K120AB* and 4K60

This feature offering enables a higher resolution and refresh rate, giving you a smoother and more realistic viewing experience.

HDR10+* and Dolby Vision™

The latest enhancement for HDR provides deeper contrast and more realistic images that stay true to the creators' intent. Support for Dolby Vision, Hybrid-Log Gamma, and BT-2020 included.

Enhanced Gaming Features (ALLM, VRR, QMS, and QFT)*

New enhanced gaming/media features offer seamless motion and transitions to enhance your performance.

Future Support for Multiple HDMI Inputs*

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

*These functions are available via a future update

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

Working with Alexa and Google Assistant, 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.

AV Setup Guide App

This app offers expert guidance through installation, cable connections, and various other settings.

Third-Party Control

This receiver includes integration with third-party control partners, including Crestron, URC, RTI, Control4, and more.

YPAO™-R.S.C. with Multipoint Measurement and Precision EQ

YPAO (Yamaha Room Acoustic Optimizer) analyzes your room acoustics and measures speaker characteristics to optimize every channel of your home theater. R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) also optimizes sound parameters for maximum performance from CINEMA DSP, Dolby Atmos®, and DTS:X™. This feature includes low-frequency mode.

Compatible with Wireless Surround Sound

Go wire-free with MusicCast Surround, letting you create a 5.1-channel surround sound system without the need to run wires to the back of the room. Connect wirelessly by connecting one MusicCast 50 or two MusicCast 20 wireless speakers to this AV receiver.

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

Specifications

  • Amplifier
    • Channel: 9.2 (11.2 processing)
    • Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2-ch driven): 150 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
    • High Slew Rate Amplifier: Yes
  • Video Features
    • HDMI with eARC: Yes
    • HDR10, Dolby Vision, Hybrid-Log Gamma and BT.2020, HDR10+*: Yes (*via future update)
  • Connectivity
    • MusicCast Surround: Yes
    • HDMI Input/Output (total): 7 / 3
    • HDMI 4K60, 4K120AB*, 8K60AB* support: 3 / 1 (*via future update)
    • HDMI CEC: Yes
    • USB Input: Yes
    • Network Port: Yes
    • Wi-Fi: Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)
    • AirPlay 2: Yes
    • Bluetooth: Yes (SBC / AAC)
    • Front Input: USB
    • Digital Audio Input/Output Optical: 3 / 0
    • Digital Audio Input/Output Coaxial: 2 / 0
    • IR In/Out: 1 / 1
    • Analog Audio Input/Output: 6 / 0
    • Zone 2 and 3: Yes
    • 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
  • General
    • Standby Power Consumption (IR only): <0.4 W
    • Auto Power Standby: Yes
    • ECO mode: Yes
    • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17-1/8" x 7-1/2" x 17-3/8" (with antenna up: 17-1/8" x 10-5/8" x 17-3/8")
    • Weight: 41.2 lbs

Reviews

Customer Reviews for Yamaha RX-A6A AVENTAGE 9.2-channel AV Receiver with MusicCast

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Rated 5 out of 5
Second Yamaha, still does not disappoint.
DVD and Roku input
September 30, 2022
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 5 out of 5
Top notch receiver
Powerful receiver. Easy to setup. I used for my flagship klipsch speakers RF 7||| and svs pb16 ultra, I'm happy with this receiver.
September 26, 2022
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 3 out of 5
The Most Complicated thing I Ever Used in my Entire Life
Unless you are familiar with the Yamaha system of letters and numbers you either need at least a 4 year degree from Yamaha if you want to do more with this than turn it on. What I really Don't like about it is (a) there are no cable box codes (b) when you turn it on it goes to mute and the only way thus far I've found to override this is by turning it off and back on - once that's done it sounds Fabulous - the sound is the best thing about it everything else is beyond my IQ and level of intelligence
September 20, 2022
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 3 out of 5
Not sure I like it
This unit has awesome sound, not too happy with the front display (WAY TO SMALL) and lack of controls on the front. I am disappointed to receive this as a replacement for a defective product. I would not have chosen this myself based on the lacking things.
But the sound and features are really nice.
August 2, 2022
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Sound and Ease of Use
I was surprised at how much this receiver improved the quality of sound from my Klipch speakers. Absolutely thrilled with the quality of the sound.
July 27, 2022
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 4 out of 5
Not so perfect!
Display is not usable from 10' and volume increments of .5 db are ridiculous. Otherwise very happy with quality and power.
February 17, 2022
Originally posted at
Yamaha
Rated 5 out of 5
RX-A6A AVENTAGE 9.2-channel AV Receiver with MusicCast
This receiver is a beast powerful and has all the features one would need.Just received auro 3d update so yamaha is working on promised updates.
February 4, 2022
Rated 5 out of 5
Clean sound at any volume. World Class voicing.
This amp has the power to drive even the least efficient speakers and did quite well with my Klipsch RF7III system. This model made sense to me as I do not have an 11.2 speaker configuration. It has the same power as the A8A and is $800 less. It adapts quickly and can recognize components on the HDMI line. The remote controls my PS3 perfectly and adapts to any other unit on the HDMI bus. Incredibly clear sound even at high volume and bass levels. The voices sound clear even with loud background sounds in movies. That is lacking in so many HT receivers today and makes this model a great value. This is what attracted me to this fine receiver.
October 1, 2021
Originally posted at
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