Yamaha RX-A850 Aventage Receiver


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AVENTAGE Network AV Receiver with Dolby Atmos® compatibility for genuine 3D surround sound in your own home. Also featuring High Resolution audio playback support, 4K Ultra HD full support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® Built-in, and audiophile design for detailed audio reproduction Enter a new world of sound with Dolby Atmos®. It transports you from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with captivating, multidimensional sound that fills your room with amazing richness and depth. Music, people, and objects come alive in breathtaking detail and flow in precise choreography all around you, making you feel like you are truly there. The combination of Dolby Atmos and Yamaha AV receivers will fill the room with multidimensional sound that makes you feel as if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on the screen. The RXA850 AV receiver completely supports with the 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. 3D means the receiver can handle 3D signal data. The Audio Return Channel function enables data to be sent and received via the same HDMI cable, so you can hear the sound from the TV via a single HDMI cable, with no need for an extra optical cable. This RX-A850 receiver is equipped with Bluetooth functionality to let you enjoy easy wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. Yamaha Compressed Music Enhancer is now optimised for Bluetooth audio transmission to ensure that your music will have vivid, lively sound quality even during wireless playback. Wi-Fi Built-in capability allows wireless connection with your household wireless router, greatly simplifying system connections to enjoy network audio and music streaming services. If no Wi-Fi router is available, the unique Wireless Direct feature not only allows you to stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via AV Controller App's Music Play feature, iOS's AirPlay etc, but also control your receiver using the AV Controller app. The RX-A850 AV receiver provides a variety of network functions that enable you to access more sources and also enhance operation. You can connect the receiver to your home network or internet to enjoy Internet Radio, Spotify®*, Pandora®*, JUKE or music stored on a NAS and home PC. The AV Controller app (from iTunes App Store or Google play) lets you control various functions from your iPod, iPhone, iPad or Android phones / tablets.
Amplifier SectionChannel 7.2
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 2ch driven) 120 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 110 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA) 165 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms) 135 / 165 / 210 / 280 W
Surround Sound ProcessingCINEMA DSP Yes (3D)
DSP Programs 23
Dialog Level Adjustment Yes
Virtual Presence Speaker Yes
Virtual Surround Back Speaker Yes
Dialogue Lift Yes (no presence speakers required)
Dolby Atmos Yes (5.1.2-ch)
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby Pro Logic IIx Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
Audio FeaturesPure Direct Yes (with video on mode)
Compressed Music Enhancer Yes (including for Bluetooth®)
High-resolution Music Enhancer Yes
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)
192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels Yes (ESS SABRE™ DAC 9006A)
Video Features4K Ultra HD Pass-through and upscaling Yes (4K 60p 4:4:4)
HDMI 3D pass-through Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel Yes
HDMI upscaling Yes (analog to HDMI, HDMI to HDMI)
Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync Yes
Extensive ConnectionHDMI Input/Output 8 in / 2 out (HDCP 2.2: 7 in / 2 out)
HDMI CEC Yes (SCENE, Device Control)
USB Input iPod® / iPhone®, USB memory, portable audio player
Network Port Yes
ConnectivityWi-Fi Yes (with Wireless Direct)
AirPlay Yes
Bluetooth Yes (AAC)
Extensive ConnectionFront AV Input HDMI / USB / Analog Audio / Composite Video
Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical 3 / 0
Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial 3 / 0
Analog Audio Input/Output 9 (front 1) / 0
Phono Input Yes
Component Video Input/Output 3 / 1
Composite Video Input/Output 5 (front 1) / 1
Preout 7.2-ch
Headphone Output Yes
Tuner SectionFM/AM Tuner Yes
User InterfaceOn-screen display Graphical User Interface
App Control Yes (iPhone® / iPad® / Android™ phone / tablet)
Web Browser Control Yes
Remote Control Unit Yes
Zone ControlZone 2 Audio Output Preout / HDMI
Powered Zone Zone 2
Zone Video Output HDMI / Component / Composite
Zone HDMI Yes (Advanced HDMI Zone Switching)
Zone B Output HDMI
RS-232C Interface Yes
+12V Trigger Output 2
Remote (IR) Input/Output 1 / 1
Party Mode Yes
GeneralStandby Power Consumption (IR only) ≤0.1 W
Auto Power Standby Yes
ECO mode Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-1/8” x 7-1/8” x 17-1/4” (with antenna up: 17-1/8” x 9-3/4” x 17-1/4”)
Weight 32.8 lbs.

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Shipping CostsMainland UK (Next-Day)Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly IslandsRepublic of Ireland (2-day)
Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A


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Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
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