Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Yamaha RX-A2070

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AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs RX-A2070 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8.6
Yamaha RX-A2070
8.5
8
9
10
10

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Yamaha RX-A2070 review

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
vs
Yamaha RX-A2070

Let's compare Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 versus Yamaha RX-A2070 for an overview of all their pros and cons. According to the results of our review, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 received 8.6 points out of 10 possible, and Yamaha RX-A2070 was rated 8.5 points. The release date of AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is 2018, and RX-A2070 is 2017. And as a result of the comparison, AVENTAGE RX-A2080 seems to be a better option for the role of a home theater center than RX-A2070.

Main advantages Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 over Yamaha RX-A2070

  • Include HDMI eARC function.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-A2070 over Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 8 and 9, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8
RX-A2070
9

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 9.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. In terms of RMS power, the models have the same characteristics - 140/8, 220/4/8 W/Ohm.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Channels9.29.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm140/8, 220/4140/8
Output impedance, Ohm8, 48
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.060.06

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 9 out of 10, and the RX-A2070 - 8.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
9
RX-A2070
8

Most receivers now come with a microphone included. It is with the help of this microphone that the auto-calibration system functions, which adjusts the sound of the receiver to the room.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Digital to analog converter (DAC)ESS SABRE ( ES9007S) 384 KHz/32-bitESS 192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationYPAOYPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresCINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONTCINEMA DSP HD3, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass, High-resolution Music Enhancer

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 scored 8, and Yamaha RX-A2070 scored 9 out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8
RX-A2070
9

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for the receiver's control or even music broadcasting.

DLNA is the perfect way to use your local cloud storage to stream movies and music directly to a TV. You can use the DLNA protocol only with Yamaha RX-A2070.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)11
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Now music streaming services are gaining more and more popularity. They allow users to listen to millions of songs by subscription.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, QobuzDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Extensive connections

The presence of many connectors makes the receiver more versatile. But there are also narrowly targeted models, the number of connectors which are limited to a certain area of use. And when choosing their own receiver, users need to consider exactly your goals for using the receiver. For extensive connection, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 got 9 points, but Yamaha RX-A2070 received 8 points.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
9
RX-A2070
8

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is equipped with 7/3 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Yamaha RX-A2070 has 8/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

HDMI eARC is the next step in the development of audio return channel technology, which works in conjunction with HDMI 2.1. Using eARC provides the highest sound quality for home audio systems. HDMI eARC is available only on Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
HDMI input/output7/38/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.3HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input33
Coaxial digital input33
Composite input44
Component input/output2/02/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, setup mic, AUXUSB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

The AV receiver is the heart of the home theater. And in this case, support for all current video formats ensures the best user experience, so it is very important to consider this when choosing a device. Video features of rivals in our comparison were rated 9 out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
9
RX-A2070
9

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/60Hz4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresDeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020, HLGDeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, both receivers received a score of 10 out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
10
RX-A2070
10

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google AssistantAmazon Alexa
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM, DAB
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featureshas nothas not

Multi-room

As the center of a home media system, each multichannel receiver has an additional set of terminals for connecting the second set of speakers to create additional audio space in Zone 2 or even Zone 3 where audio can have the separate source.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Multi-room zones33
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlMusicCastMusicCast
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/11/1
DC trigger output (12V)22

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 7 points out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
7
RX-A2070
7

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A2070
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Neo:6
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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