Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon AVR-X2800H review

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Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon AVR-X2800H review

Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon AVR-X2800H

The Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon AVR-X2800H comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.


The number of channels for receivers is different - 5.2 versus 7.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the RX-V4A has such a ratio W/Ohm - 80/6, while the AVR-X2800H has a power of 95/8, 125/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the RX-V4A it is 0.06%, but for the AVR-X2800H it is 0.08%. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Yamaha RX-V4A and Denon AVR-X2800H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.


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. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Yamaha RX-V4A works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz, but the Denon AVR-X2800H works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix.

Video features

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-V4A and the AVR-X2800H. 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-V4A has 4/1, and the AVR-X2800H has 6/2.Yamaha RX-V4A connectionsDenon AVR-X2800H connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the RX-V4A and the AVR-X2800H. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. RX-V4A and AVR-X2800H support the standard HDCP 2.3. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Denon AVR-X2800H. For voice control in the RX-V4A is used Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, but in the AVR-X2800H is used Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Yamaha RX-V4A and the Denon AVR-X2800H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the AVR-X2800H. Only in the AVR-X2800H realized a DTS:X surround technology.

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