Yamaha RX-A4A vs Yamaha RX-A2A review

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Yamaha RX-A4A vs Yamaha RX-A2A review

Yamaha RX-A4A
vs
Yamaha RX-A2A

The Yamaha RX-A4A vs Yamaha RX-A2A comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.

Amplifier

AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the RX-A4A has such a ratio W/Ohm - 110/8, while the RX-A2A has a power of 100/8. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.06%.

Audio features

Competitive models use the same DAC. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Yamaha RX-A4A and Yamaha RX-A2A can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

These units have the same Wi-Fi modules. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. Most popular streaming services are available for our models under consideration - Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud.

Video features

The HDR10+ function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K/120Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the RX-A4A and the RX-A2A. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the RX-A4A has 7/3, and the RX-A2A has 7/1.Yamaha RX-A4A connectionsYamaha RX-A2A connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the RX-A4A and the RX-A2A. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. RX-A4A and RX-A2A support the standard HDCP 2.3. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. Voice control is performed using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI in both models. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Yamaha RX-A4A and the Yamaha RX-A2A can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.

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Yamaha RX-A4A
Yamaha RX-A2A

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RX-A4A
RX-A2A

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