Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL

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AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs RX-A770BL comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8.6
Yamaha RX-A770BL
8.1
8
8
10
7

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL review

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
vs
Yamaha RX-A770BL

Let's make the Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 versus Yamaha RX-A770BL comparison. According to the results of our review, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 received 8.6 points out of 10 possible, and Yamaha RX-A770BL was rated 8.1 points. The release date of AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is 2018, and RX-A770BL is 2017. After comparison, it will become clear that among these two devices, the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is more suitable for the role of the heart of home theater system.

Main advantages Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 over Yamaha RX-A770BL

  • More channels, namely 9, makes this receiver more profitable than its 7-channel competitor.
  • 140/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 95/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.
  • Both receivers have a multi-room zone function, but AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 3 zones vs 2 on its competitor.
  • Include HDMI eARC function.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-A770BL over Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the models have rated 8 points out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8
RX-A770BL
8

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports 9.2-channels sound, but Yamaha RX-A770BL supports a 7.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. The differences between the models in terms of RMS power are significant - for the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 this value is 140/8 W/Ohm, and for the RX-A770BL it is 95/8 W/Ohm.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A770BL
Channels9.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm140/8, 220/495/8
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-A770BL - 8.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
9
RX-A770BL
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-A770BL
Digital to analog converter (DAC)ESS SABRE ( ES9007S) 384 KHz/32-bitBurr-Brown 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 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is equal and was rated 8 out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8
RX-A770BL
8

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-A770BL.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A770BL
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-A770BL
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-A770BL received 8 points.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
9
RX-A770BL
8

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is equipped with 7/3 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Yamaha RX-A770BL has 6/1 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.

The HDCP encryption protocol is now mandatory for most media devices. This security technology encrypts digital signals from one product to another. HDCP content-encryption protocol is present on Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 in the HDCP 2.3 version, and Yamaha RX-A770BL has the HDCP 2.2 version.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A770BL
HDMI input/output7/36/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.3HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input32
Coaxial digital input32
Composite input41
Component input/output2/01/0
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 the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 were rated 9 out of 10 against the 10 for the RX-A770BL.

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
9
RX-A770BL
10

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A770BL
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 conversionanalog to HDMI
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-A770BL
10

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A770BL
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google AssistantAmazon Alexa
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
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-A770BL
Multi-room zones32
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlMusicCastMusicCast, AV Controller
RS-23210
Remote control input/output (IR)1/11/1
DC trigger output (12V)21

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-A770BL
7

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 RX-A770BL
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-EXPRESS, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS Neo:6 Music
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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