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Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A880 MusicCast 7.2-channel AV Receiver

AVENTAGE 7.2 Channel 4K/UHD MusicCast Network AV Receiver (with Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X™) with DAB/DAB+ tuner.

The RX-A880 is perfect for fit for those project looking to get the best upgrade in power, performance and connectivity over and above the smaller RX-A680 for home cinema's. Like all of the AVENTAGE AV Receivers, the RX-A880 is a Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X™ compliant AV receiver, with Yamaha MusicCast and a DAB / DAB+ tuner. Plus for those of you looking for integration, it also has been manufactured with one eye on control system integration as well. Like all the AVENTAGE series, the RX-A880 features network control with Yamaha's YNC & YNCA command protocols, and extended control system support (such as Control4®).

The AVENTAGE series has been manufactured with sound quality in mind first and foremost - and with the new support for Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X™, this AV Receiver will deliver that in abundance for any 'Object Based Audio' format. The combination of Dolby Atmos & DTS:X and Yamaha AV receivers will fill the room with multidimensional sound that makes your customers feel as if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on the screen. The Yamaha AVENTAGE product line, expertly harmonise traditional and advanced technologies, and every factor that affects sound quality. From materials and parts to construction, layout, vibration damping (unique foot) and “fine-tuning” the sound, they ensure that any audio/visual reproduction is handled with no other thought than to achieve the best possible audio quality. As a result, every AVENTAGE model has the ability to reproduce the most subtle details of high-definition sound, so that listeners can enjoy a truly high-class sound studio experience at home.

Now being an 'object based audio' 7.2 channel AV receiver means that the RX-A880 can be beautifully partnered with a range of speaker and subwoofer options from Connected Distribution's portfolio, especially for a range of excellent 5.1.2 applications.

See more options for 5.1.2 speaker systems here: Home Cinema Systems

The RX-A880 as a stand-alone solution has premium sound quality and accurate reproduction at it's heart. The Yamaha RX-A880 features fully discrete power amplifiers to minimise distortion and adopt independent pure power supplies for the analogue and digital circuitry. The RX-A880 also features ultra-high performance 384 kHz / 32-bit DACs, also with Independent power supplies, for reproducing absolutely all the audio in High Resolution sound sources without noise. A new high sound quality IC is employed for volume control and large heat sinks suppress vibration. Down to every detail, these AV receivers are designed with full emphasis on the highest possible sound quality. This highly adept 100 watt per channel AV Receiver also features YPAO and front panel USB Digital Connection for USB thumbdrives and also features Bluetooth® for wireless music streaming (with compressed music enhancer for Bluetooth).

For ease of integration the RX-A880 also benefits from Yamaha's AV web set up configuration, meaning projects can be set up swiftly and easily by simply loading the IP address of the unit in your web-browser. This feature even enables help on remote access too if required (3rd party software required), and enables changes on the fly quickly without the use of the OSD or front panel options. For installers it also has network control for integration with most control systems, plus it has Yamaha's extremely useful web set up and back up utility, which enables you to save and load the system set up for customers on initial installation, or remotely also - making it a must for the best installations. With extensive control system support and 3rd party control options there for serial or network control it is a must for higher end installers wanting the best and most reliable AV integration within projects.

The RX-A880 aside from the thrilling addition of object based audio processing is also a network receiver. Yamaha's adaptable MusicCast network 'ecosystem' is inbuilt in the RX-A880 - this not only enables easy grouping and playback with any other Yamaha MusicCast product in the home, it also opens up the world of music streaming music services also (High Res included). Set up wirelessly or hard wired the RX-A880 is the source for a host of high definition multi-media - musical or visual - it will fit beautifully into most applications. With MusicCast it enables users to use a smartphone or tablet together with the MusicCast CONTROLLER app to operate and change settings quickly and easily. The same Controller app functions as a remote control for all Yamaha MusicCast-compatible devices too. Alongside the excellent MusicCast platform, the new RX-A880 also now features a DAB / DAB+ tuner for flexible and high quality radio playback.

This adaptive expandability allows you to integrate multi-room audio applications with your main home cinema. Simply add in any Yamaha MusicCast enabled device - such as the Yamaha WXA-50 for instance - and you have a modular and harmonised easy to use whole home audio system. As MusicCast offers Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility*, the RX-A880 also now supports these features too - making your audio selection and enjoyment much simpler if so desired.

The RX-A880 AV receiver completely supports with latest HDMI® standards. Thanks to transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second pass-through, you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission. It also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) Video including Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma which provides incredible contrast, smooth tone and rich, bright colours. Furthermore it supports the wider colour gamut of BT.2020 pass-through. This AV receiver is also compatible with 3D, Audio Return Channel and CEC for easy operation. Furnished with 7 dedicated HDMI® and 2 HDMI® outputs (mirrored), alongside complimentary analogue and digital av connections - it can cater for most applications where performance is high, but the budget perhaps is not.

Finished in black.

Yamaha RX-A880 AVENTAGE 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver Features & Benefits:

7-channel powerful surround sound
--- 100 W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06% THD, 2-ch driven)
--- 160 W per channel (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
--- 160 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
Ability to add wireless surround speaker/s* (*MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50)
Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ support
Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility* (*Availability varies by region)
Anti Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge
Aluminium front panel
YPAO™ sound optimisation
Music streaming services built-in
HDMI® (7 in / 2 out) with Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma
Phono input for vinyl playback
DAB/DAB+ Tuner

Yamaha RX-A880 AVENTAGE 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver Specifications:

Amplifier Section:
  Channel 7.2
  Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven): 160 W (4 ohms, 0.9% THD)
  Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven): 100 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
  Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA): 160 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)
  Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms): 130/170/195/240 W
Surround Sound Processing:
  CINEMA DSP: Yes (3D)
  DSP Programs: 17
  Dialog Level Adjustment: Yes
  Virtual Presence Speaker: Yes
  Virtual Surround Back Speaker: Yes
  Dialogue Lift: Yes (no presence speakers required)
  Dolby Atmos: Yes
  Dolby TrueHD: Yes
  Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  Dolby Surround: Yes
  DTS:X: Yes
  DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
Audio Features:
  File Format: MP3/WMA/MPEG-4 AAC: up to 48 kHz/16-bit, 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 (with video on mode)
  Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes (incl. enhancer for Bluetooth®)
  YPAO multi-point measurement: Yes (R.S.C)
  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: Burr-Brown 384 kHz/32-bit DAC x 4 for main zone
Video Features:
  4K Ultra HD Pass-through and upscaling: Yes (4K/60p, 4:4:4)
  HDMI 3D passthrough: Yes
  HDMI eARC: Yes (via future firmware update)
  HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
  HDMI upscaling: Yes (Analogue to HDM®/HDMI to HDMI)
  Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate/Auto Lip-Sync: Yes
  MusicCast Surround: Yes
  HDMI Input/Output: 7/2 (HDCP2.2, HDR10/Dolby Vision/HLG and BT.2020 compatible)
  HDMI CEC: Yes (SCENE, Device Control)
  USB Input: USB Memory, Portable Audio Player
  Network Port: Yes
  Wi-Fi: Yes (2.4/5 GHz)
  AirPlay: Yes
  Bluetooth: Yes (SBC/AAC)
  Front AV Input: USB / Mini Jack
  Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical: 2 / 0
  Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial: 2 / 0
  Analog Audio Input/Output: 5 (front 1) / 0
  Phono Input: Yes
  Component Video Input/Output: 1 / 0
  Composite Video Input/Output: 1 / 0
  Preout: 7.2-ch
  Headphone Output: 1
Tuner Section:
  FM/AM Tuner: Yes (FM only)
  DAB Tuner: Yes (Availability varies by region.)
User Interface:
  On-screen display: Graphical User Inter face
  SCENE: SCENE (8 sets)
  App Control: Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
  Web Browser Control: Yes
Remote Control:
  Unit: Yes
  Zone Control: Zone 2 Audio Output/Line output
  Powered Zone: Zone 2
  Zone B Output: Yes (HDMI)
  RS-232C Interface: Yes
  +12V Trigger Output: 1
  Remote (IR) Input/Output: 1 / 1
  Party Mode: Yes
  Standby Power Consumption (IR only): ≤0.1W
  Auto Power Standby: Yes
  ECO mode: Yes
  Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 171 x 382 mm (with antenna: 435 x 248 x 382 mm)
  Weight: 11.0 kg

Yamaha RX-A880 AVENTAGE 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver - Resources & Downloads

Yamaha RX-A880 Operation Manual