What is better - Yamaha RX-V671 vs Yamaha RX-V6A?
The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.1 versus 7.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the RX-V671 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 90/8, 150/4, while the RX-V6A has a power of 100/8. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the RX-V671 it is 0.09%, but for the RX-V6A it is 0.06%. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Yamaha RX-V671 and Yamaha RX-V6A can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The RX-V6A has access to the Spotify service. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Yamaha RX-V671 works with Napster, but the Yamaha RX-V6A works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the RX-V671 and the RX-V6A. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the RX-V6A.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the RX-V671 has 6/1, and the RX-V6A has 7/1. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is only supported by the RX-V6A. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. The RX-V671 has support for the standard HDCP 2.2, compared to the RX-V6A, which supports the standard HDCP 2.3. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. There is an ECO mode in RX-V6A. The Yamaha RX-V6A can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the RX-V6A. Only in the RX-V6A realized a DTS:X surround technology.