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Yamaha RX-A8A AV Receiver

An AV Receiver which is truly designed for your space. Featuring the craftsmanship you'd come to expect from Yamaha - the RX-A8A delivers breath-taking sound and visuals on a new level.

The A8A is Yamaha's most innovative model yet. This AV receiver incorporates cutting-edge components and technology for home cinema unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Lose yourself in room-filling sound and crystal clear picture.

SKU
RXA8AB
£3,299.00
Available to Order
Stock ETA: October/November

BREATHTAKING SOUND

Flagship-Quality Parts

The A8A incorporates the CX/MX-A5200's concept, architecture, and materials for elevated performance. Double bottom plate ensures stability for unnecessary vibrations, while the thick copper foil for the circuit board achieves lower impedance. This AV receiver also comes equipped with a customized capacitor and 11ch capability.

SURROUND:AI™

Analyses the scene of the entertainment content 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.

High-Quality Digital Components

Qualcomm® QCS407 takes your AV receiver’s audio performance to the next level with support for Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®. Dual SABRE ES9026 PROs minimize noise to make even the most delicate sounds rich and provides superior signal-to-noise ratio and high dynamic range for professional quality audio.

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 firmware update.

 

MOVIES AND GAMES LIKE NEVER BEFORE

8K/60Hz, 4K/120Hz*

Enables a higher resolution and refresh rate, giving you a smoother and more realistic viewing experience.

HDR10+*

Provides deeper contrast and more realistic images that stay true to the creators’ intent.

Gaming-dedicated Functions (ALLM,VRR,QMS,QFT)*

Ensures seamless motion and transitions to enhance your performance.

HDMI multiple Input with latest technology*

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

*These functions are available via firmware update.

 

SIMPLE TO SET UP, SIMPLE TO USE

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

Works with Alexa and Google Assistant, so 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. *Availability varies by region.

AV Setup Guide App

Offers expert guidance through installation, cable connections, and various other settings.

 

DESIGNED FOR YOUR SPACE

YPAO™-R.S.C. with multi-point measurement and precision EQ

Calibrates sound to your room by analyzing room acoustics and measuring speaker characteristics. This feature also optimizes sound parameters for maximum performance from SURROUND:AI™, Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®.

Compatible with Wireless Rear Speaker

Gives you the freedom to arrange your rear speakers wirelessly to suit your home décor by adding Yamaha wireless speaker MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50.

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.

 
RX-A8A
Amplifier Section Channel 11.2
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) 185 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 150 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) 220 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)
High Slew Rate Amplifier Yes
Surround Sound Processing Surround:AI Yes
CINEMA DSP Yes (HD3)
DSP Programs 24
Dialog Level Adjustment Yes
Virtual Presence Speaker Yes
Virtual Surround Back Speaker Yes
Dialogue Lift Yes
SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP Yes
Dolby Atmos Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virturalizer Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby Surround Yes
DTS:X Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
Auro 3D Yes
Audio Features File Format MP3 / WMA / MPEG-4 AAC, ALAC: up to 96 kHz / 24-bit, FLAC: up to 384 kHz / 24-bit, WAV / AIFF: up to 384 kHz / 32-bit, DSD: up to 11.2 MHz
Pure Direct Yes
Compressed Music Enhancer Yes
High-resolution Music Enhancer Yes
YPAO multi-point measurement Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) , 3D, 64-bit High Precision EQ Calculation and Angle Measurement
YPAO Volume Yes
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Yes
Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting Yes
A.R.T. Wedge Yes
Bi-amp capability Yes
Audio Delay Yes (0-500 ms)
DA Converter 384 kHz / 32-bit ESS Hyperstream DAC ES9026PRO x2
Video Features HDMI eARC Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel Yes
HDMI Pass-through 8K60AB, 4K120AB (via future update)
HDMI Up-scaling Yes, up to 8K (via firmware update)
HDMI Up-conversion Yes (Analog to HDMI)
Dolby Vision Yes
HDR 10+ Yes (via firmware update)
VRR/ALLM/QMS/QFT Yes (via firmware update)
Video adjustment Yes
Connectivity MusicCast Surround Yes
HDMI Input/Output 7 / 3 (HDMI2.1 / HDCP2.3)
HDMI CEC Yes
USB Input Yes
Network Port Yes
Wi-Fi Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)
AirPlay 2 Yes
Bluetooth Yes (SBC / AAC)
Front AV Input USB
Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical 3 / 0
Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial 2 / 0
Analog Audio Input/Output 6 / 0
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
Tuner Section FM/AM Tuner Yes (Availability varies by region.)
DAB Tuner Yes (Availability varies by region.)
User Interface On-screen display Graphical User Interface
SCENE SCENE PLUS (8 sets)
App Control Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
Web Browser Control Yes
Remote Control Unit Yes
Zone Control Zone 2 Audio Output Preout / HDMI
Zone 3 Audio Output Preout
Zone 4 Audio Output HDMI
Powered Zone Zone 2 / 3
Zone Video Output HDMI
Zone B Output HDMI
Zone GUI Yes
RS-232C Interface N/A
+12V Trigger Output 2
Remote (IR) Input/Output 1 / 1
Party Mode Yes
General Standby Power Consumption (IR only) <0.4 W
Auto Power Standby Yes
ECO mode Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 W x 192 H x 477 D mm (with antenna up:435 W x 271 H x 477 D mm);17-1/8"W x 7-1/2"H x 18-3/4"D (with antenna up:17-1/8"W x 10-5/8"H x 18-3/4"D)
Weight 21.4 kg; 47.2 lbs.