RX-A6A AVENTAGE 9.2-Channel AV Receiver with 8K HDMI and MusicCast New

RX-A6A RX-A8A RX-A4A RX-A2A
Amplifier Section Channels 9.2 11.2 7.2 7.2
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 150 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD) 150 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD) 110 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD) 100 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
High Slew Rate Amplifier Yes Yes Yes Yes
Surround Sound Processing Surround:AI Yes Yes Yes N/A
Cinema DSP Yes (HD3) Yes (HD3) Yes (HD3) Yes
DSP Programs 24 24 24 17
Dialog Level Adjustment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Presence Speaker Yes Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Surround Back Speaker Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dialogue Lift Yes Yes Yes Yes
SILENT Cinema / Virtual Cinema DSP Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dolby Atmos Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dolby Surround Yes Yes Yes Yes
DTS:X Yes Yes Yes Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes Yes Yes Yes
Auro 3D Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via firmware update) N/A N/A
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 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 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 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 Yes Yes Yes
Compressed Music Enhancer Yes Yes Yes Yes
High-resolution Music Enhancer Yes Yes Yes N/A
YPAO Multipoint Measurement Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control), 3D, 64-bit High Precision EQ Calculation, Low Frequency mode and Angle Measurement Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control), 3D, 64-bit High Precision EQ Calculation, Low Frequency mode and Angle Measurement Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control), 3D, 64-bit High Precision EQ Calculation, Low Frequency mode and Angle Measurement Yes with R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control)
YPAO Volume Yes Yes Yes Yes
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Initial Volume and Maximum Volume Setting Yes Yes Yes Yes
A.R.T. Wedge Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bi-amp Capability Yes Yes Yes Yes
Audio Delay Yes (0-500 ms) Yes (0-500 ms) Yes (0-500 ms) Yes (0-500 ms)
DA Converter 384 kHz / 32-bit ESS Hyperstream DAC ES9026PRO x1 ES9007S x1 384 kHz / 32-bit ESS Hyperstream DAC ES9026PRO x2 384 kHz / 32-bit ESS Hyperstream DAC ES9007S 384 kHz / 32-bit BB PCM5102A
Video Features HDMI eARC Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Pass-through 4K120AB*, 8K60AB* and 4K60 (*via future update) 4K120AB*, 8K60AB* and 4K60 (*via future update) 4K120AB*, 8K60AB* and 4K60 (*via future update) 4K120AB*, 8K60B* and 4K60 (*via future update)
HDMI Upscaling Yes, up to 8K (via firmware update) Yes, up to 8K (via firmware update) Yes, up to 8K (via firmware update) Yes up to 4K
HDMI Up-conversion Yes (Analog to HDMI) Yes (Analog to HDMI) N/A N/A
Dolby Vision Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDR 10+ Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via future update)
VRR/ALLM/QMS/QFT Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via firmware update) Yes (via future update)
Video Adjustment Yes Yes N/A N/A
Connectivity MusicCast Surround Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz) Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz) Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz) Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)
AirPlay 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes (SBC / AAC) Yes (SBC / AAC) Yes (SBC / AAC) Yes (SBC / AAC)
Phono Input Yes Yes Yes Yes
XLR Terminal Yes Yes N/A N/A
Component Video Input/Output 1 / 0 1 / 0 N/A N/A
Extensive Connections HDMI Input/Output 7 / 3 (HDMI 2.1 / HDCP 2.3) 7 / 3 (HDMI 2.1 / HDCP 2.3) 7 / 3 (HDMI 2.1 / HDCP 2.3) 7 / 1
HDMI CEC Yes Yes Yes Yes
USB Input Yes Yes Yes Yes
Network Port Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front AV Input USB USB USB USB
Digital Audio Input / Output: Optical 3 / 0 3 / 0 2 / 0 1 / 0
Digital Audio Input / Output: Coaxial 2 / 0 2 / 0 1 / 0 1 / 0
Analog Audio Input / Output 6 / 0 6 / 0 4 / 0 4 / 0
Composite Video Input / Output 2 / 0 2 / 0 N/A N/A
Preout 11.2-ch 11.2-ch 7.2-ch 2.2-ch
Headphone Output 1 1 1 1
Tuner Section FM / AM Tuner Yes Yes Yes Yes
User Interface On-Screen Display Graphical User Interface Graphical User Interface Graphical User Interface Graphical User Interface
SCENE SCENE PLUS (8 sets) SCENE PLUS (8 sets) SCENE PLUS (8 sets) Yes (8 sets)
App Control Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet) Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet) Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet) Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
Web Browser Control Yes Yes Yes Yes
Remote Control Unit Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zone Control Zone 2 Audio Output Preout / HDMI Preout / HDMI Preout / HDMI Preout
Zone 3 Audio Output Preout Preout N/A N/A
Zone 4 Audio Output HDMI HDMI N/A N/A
Powered Zone Zone 2 / 3 Zone 2 / 3 Zone 2 Zone 2
Zone Video Output HDMI HDMI HDMI N/A
Zone B Output HDMI HDMI N/A N/A
Zone GUI Yes Yes N/A N/A
RS-232C Interface N/A N/A N/A N/A
+12V Trigger Output 2 2 2 1
Remote (IR) Input/Output 1 / 1 1 / 1 1 / 1 1 / 1
Party Mode Yes Yes Yes Yes
General Standby Power Consumption (IR only) <0.4 W <0.4 W <0.4 W 0.1 W
Auto Power Standby Yes Yes Yes Yes
ECO Mode Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-1/8" x 7-1/2" x 17-3/8" (with antenna up:17-1/8" x 10-5/8" x 17-3/8") 17-1/8" x 7-1/2" x 18-3/4" (with antenna up:17-1/8" x 10-5/8" x 18-3/4") 17-1/8" x 7-1/2" x 17-3/8" (with antenna up:17-1/8" x 10-5/8" x 17-3/8") 17-1/8" x 6-3/4" x 14-5/8" (with antenna up:17-1/8" x 9-5/8" x 14-5/8")
Weight 41.2 lbs. 47.2 lbs. 35.7 lbs. 22.5 lbs.