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Yamaha RX-V6A 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver with MusicCast

by Yamaha
SKU YHRX-V6ABL
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Yamaha RX-V6A 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver with MusicCast

  • Up to 100W per Channel at 8 Ohms
  • YPAO Sound Customization
  • 4K UHD Upscaling & Pass-Through
  • Dolby Atmos & DTS:X Support

Enjoy 7.2-channel surround sound with your favorite speaker system and the Yamaha RX-V6A 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver.

It has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi built-in for wireless connection to your compatible smart devices. Various streaming music services are built-in for convenient streaming.

  • High slew rate design
  • 17 DSP programs
  • Dialog Level Adjustment
  • Virtual Presence Speaker
  • Virtual Surround Back Speaker
  • Dialogue Lift
  • SILENT Cinema / Virtual Cinema DSP
  • Pure Direct
  • YPAO Volume
  • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
  • Initial Volume and Maximum Volume Setting
  • 0 to 500 ms audio delay
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Web Browser Control
  • Party Mode
  • Auto Power Standby
  • ECO Mode
  • Dolby Atmos and, via Future Firmware Update, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Enjoy a 5.1-channel surround system and two additional overhead speakers or two Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for dramatic overhead effects and more immersive audio. For users without in-ceiling or upward-firing speakers, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization technology can simulate the Atmos experience. Configure up to five speakers to replicate the effect of two in-ceiling speakers, or use all seven channels to simulate the effects of four overhead speakers.

  • DTS:X & DTS Neural:X

The DTS:X audio format is designed to place sound where it would naturally occur in space to create lifelike, multidimensional audio. DTS Neural:X offers enhanced immersion and realism in all your favorite movies.

  • CINEMA DSP 3D

CINEMA DSP 3D is designed to combine measured sound field data with digital signal processing to simulate the acoustic effects of concert halls and music clubs from around the world.

  • Compressed Music Enhancer

This feature uses digital signal processing and algorithms to restore data lost in the compression process, so your audio will sound closer to the original recording.

  • HDR10 Support; HDR10+ via Future Firmware Update

The HDMI ports on this receiver support the pass-through of HDR10 signals, so you can enjoy the vibrant, lifelike color this HDR format has to offer. HDR10+ support is scheduled to be enabled via a future firmware update.

  • 4K/60 Hz Pass-Through; 8K/60 Hz & 4K/120 Hz via Future Firmware Update

The RX-V6A supports end-to-end 4K/60 Hz pass-through, and support for 8K/60 Hz and 4K/120 Hz is scheduled to be enabled via a future firmware update.

  • AV Setup Guide for Simple Initial Setup

Use this app to receive expert setup assistance for the receiver and your source devices. It also guides you through various other settings, such as speaker connections, TV and source device connections, and power amplifier assignments.

  • MusicCast App for Easy Use

Use your smartphone or tablet together with the MusicCast app top operate the receiver and change its settings. The app offers the same functions as a remote control for all your MusicCast-compatible devices as well as full multi-room audio controls.

  • Voice Control via Alexa, the Google Assistant, and Siri

The receiver works with your Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri devices (via AirPlay 2) for simple smart home integration.

  • YPAO Sound Optimization with R.S.C. and Multi-Point
Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer is designed to analyze the room acoustics and your system, then adjust various audio parameters to provide the best sound for your room. R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) analyzes room acoustics and measures various speaker characteristics, then calibrates audio parameters to achieve optimal sound at any of up to eight listening positions. Place the included microphone at your listening position, turn YPAO on, and the system calibrates itself.
  • SCENE Buttons Let You Preset Songs, Stations, and More
Program up to eight different preset scenarios using the four SCENE buttons. You can preset them for different inputs, a sound field program, Music Enhancer, HDMI output, and more. The inputs can be set to specific sources, such as an FM or internet radio station, a station on a streaming service, a USB device, or a song on your computer or NAS. Once you've set the buttons, just press one on the main unit or remote control to power on the receiver and hear what you're looking for. The buttons can be reset at any time.
  • Built-In Streaming Services
Synchronizing your playlists and tracks from your smartphone or computer to the receiver, music streaming services help make it easy to listen to your favorites or discover new music. Enjoy Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Music, SiriusXM, TIDAL, Deezer, Napster, and more.
  • Multiroom Audio with MusicCast
With optional compatible speakers, you can play your music throughout the house, including high-resolution formats like Apple Lossless (ALAC) up to 96 kHz, WAV, FLAC, and AIFF up to 192 kHz.
  • AirPlay 2
AirPlay 2 adds the ability to stream Apple Music and other compatible streaming services to multiple MusicCast devices throughout your home. Control it from your iPhone or iPad, link it with a HomePod, or use voice control and ask Siri for what you want.
  • eARC

eARC (Enhanced Audio Return channel) delivers full-resolution, multichannel audio formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD through your existing HDMI connection from your compatible display to provide a realistic surround sound experience.
  • Zone 2

>With Zone 2-compatible speaker terminals, the RX-V6A can send an A/V source from the main room to a second room for playback. This can be used to have one source play in both rooms or for playback of two different sources.
  • Dedicated Phono Input
The dedicated phono input terminal lets you connect your turntable for playback of your vinyl collection.
  • MusicCast Surround with Optional MusicCast Speakers

Add your MusicCast 50 or two MusicCast 20 wireless speakers to enjoy MusicCast Surround, creating a 5.1-channel home theater with wireless surround sound that provides realistic sound with a clean, clutter-free setup.
Channels 7.2
Power Output per Channel 2-Channel Driven:
100 W at 8 Ohms / 20 Hz to 20 kHz / 0.06% THD
DTS Compatibility DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X
Dolby Compatibility Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD
Auro 3D Support No
Supported File Formats 11.2 MHz DSD, AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA
DAC 384 kHz / 32-Bit (BB PCM5102A)
HDR Compatibility HDR10
Pass-Through Support 4K60p
Upscaling 4K UHD
GUI Yes
Rear A/V Inputs 7 x HDMI
1 x Optical TOSLINK
1 x Digital Coaxial
3 x Stereo RCA
1 x Stereo RCA (Phono) with Ground Screw
Rear A/V Outputs 1 x HDMI
2 x RCA Subwoofer Pre-Out
1 x Stereo RCA Zone 2 Pre-Out
1 x Stereo RCA Pre-Out
Front I/O 1 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm Headphone Output
1 x USB Type-A
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Setup Mic Input
Other Rear I/O 1 x RJ45 (Ethernet)
2 x Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Antenna Terminal Input
1 x FM Antenna Terminal Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm (12 V Trigger) Output
Speaker Connectors 9 x Binding Post Pairs
HDCP Support Version 2.3
Audio Return Channel (ARC) Yes, eARC
HDMI CEC Yes
Media Card Slot None
A/B Speaker Selection None
Bi-Amp Capability Yes
Supported Audio Codecs AAC, SBC
Wireless Audio Protocols AirPlay 2, MusicCast
Virtual Assistant Support Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Tuner Type AM, FM
Power Consumption Standby: 0.1 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.1 x 9.6 x 14.9" / 43.4 x 24.4 x 37.8 cm (Antenna Up)
17.1 x 6.8 x 14.9" / 43.4 x 17.3 x 37.8 cm (Antenna Down)
Weight 21.6 lb / 9.8 kg
Warranty Length Limited 2-Year Warranty

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