Yamaha RX-V6A 8K 7.2 Channel AV Receiver $995 (or $955 with First Time Purchase Coupon Code) Delivered @ CHT Solutions

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I've been looking at replace my Harman Kardon AVR255. RRP is $1299.00

Alternative you can get it from Amazon AU for $990

I ended up getting HN to price match Amazon for better warranty piece of mind.

Specs from Yamaha(au.yamaha.com)

Specifications:
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) 150 W (4 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 100 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)
DSP Programs 17
Virtual Presence Speaker / Virtual Surround Back Speaker
SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby Surround / DTS:X / DTS-HD Master Audio
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
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting
Bi-amp capability
DA Converter 384 kHz / 32-bit BB PCM5101A
HDMI eARC
HDMI Audio Return Channel
HDMI Pass-through 8K / 60 Hz, 4K / 120 Hz (via firmware update)
HDMI Up-scaling Yes up to 4K
HDR 10+ Yes (via firmware update)
Dolby Vision
MusicCast Surround
HDMI Input/Output 7 / 1
HDMI CEC / USB Input / Network Port / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth
FM/AM Tuner / DAB Tuner
On-screen display / App Control
Zone 2 Audio Output Preout / Powered Zone 2
Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 W x 171 H x 377 D mm
Weight 9.8 kg

Also a link here for Yamaha addressing the HDMI 2.1 concerns: https://au.yamaha.com/en/news_events/2020/2020_avr-hdmi-caut...

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Comments

  • anything that has google assistant? 3 zone

  • Price is similar to other places
    Complaints about HDMI

  • Here is the completed link to the HDMI issues
    https://au.yamaha.com/en/news_events/2020/2020_avr-hdmi-caut...

    If it is likely to affect your use case, xbox series if i'm not mistaken, it would be better to wait for correct unit rather than trust that a patch will release

  • Preferring HN over literally anyone for warranty? Lol

  • If people want another retail store option and dont want to deal with Harvey Norman, I picked mine up for $1099 yesterday from Bing Lee with 24 months interest free.

  • This reciever has really bad reviews. People claim listening fatigue etc. No deal.

    • This reciever has really bad reviews

      You mean some really bad reviews amongst the mainly good review?

      Bestbuy 139 reviews, 4.2/5
      Crutchfield 40 reviews, 4.0/5

      Professional reviews?
      Ty Pendlebury from CNET gives it 4/5 and Dennis Burger from Hometheatrereview.com gives it 4.8/5

      1. This is not a high-end receiver.

      2. The listening experience is a complex mix of receiver, proper calibration, speakers and speaker placement and a myriad of other, idiosyncratic factors.

      • I saw this review which has it listed as pretty mediocre with sound performance thats close to low tier recievers. But yes it seems to have very polarised reviews elsewhere.

        https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/y...

        Most good reviews consider it good as a entry level reciever. The question is then should you be paying 1k for an entry level reciever.

        • $1,000 in aud is a low performance receiver sorry to say.

          Its about usd$600 and as low as $400 at us costco.

          Australia is a country that "hi-fI" is an expensive hobby and really, $1,000 aud buys you shit.

          This is from someone who has a "$1k" Onkyo and boy does it sound like something that costs $400 usd in the 'real world'.

          I think that unless you're willing to blow $3k on a receiver that is rapidly depreciating then you wont get "good" audio performance.

          Or go integrated amp or pre/power and forget this nonsense.

  • Purchased my Yamaha and speakers from CHT good price delivered quickly.

  • An off topic question. Is it simple to connect a wireless mic (the receiver unit) to this amplifier? Or is it a matter of finding whether the mic unit has the appropriate audio out to match the audio in for the mic on the amplifier?

    • If your base unit has RCA red and white out, you just need an RCA to RCA cable. The RX-V6A does not have a 3.5mm input, so if your base unit does have a 3.5mm jack, you will need an adapter or a 3.5mm to RCA cable. What does the rear of your base unit look like? What's the model number?

      • I haven’t bought the mic yet. The old one is Shure - it broke, and I’m looking to replace it together with the old pa amplifier. The old one has xlr on the base unit and on the pa amp.

  • I currently have an Onkyo TX-NR545 with ATMOS 5.1.2, problem is that it doesn’t support Dolby Vision/HDR+

    I’m after something that can do 4K, HDR+, Dolby Vision and move up to ATMOS with a 7.1.2 configuration.

    Would the Yamaha RX-V6A fit the bill? Would it be considered an upgrade to my current Onkyo, or should I increase my budget and get something else?
    (I don’t really require 8K at this juncture, as I foresee keeping my faux 4K projector and fiber 4K HDMI cables for a few more years).