The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Cambridge Audio AXR100 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 9.2 versus 2.0 for Cambridge Audio AXR100. Regarding power, then AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 140/8, 220/4 when AXR100 has a power of 100/8. The THD is 0.06% for the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 but 0.01% for the AXR100.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS SABRE ( ES9007S) 384 KHz/32-bit for AVENTAGE RX-A2080 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the AXR100. Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports Spotify. Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The AVENTAGE RX-A2080 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the AXR100. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the AVENTAGE RX-A2080. Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The HDMI eARC is available only on the AVENTAGE RX-A2080. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the AVENTAGE RX-A2080. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080.
Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the AVENTAGE RX-A2080.