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Yamaha RX-V6A 7.2Ch AV Receiver

Original price was: $1,599.00.Current price is: $1,369.00.


This 7.2-channel, 100 Watt AV receiver boldly explores entertainment possibilities for an advanced home theater with the latest in video and audio, including Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X, wireless streaming and more.

  • 7.2-channel 100 Watt surround sound with Zone 2
  • 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz HDMI (with future firmware update) with HDCP 2.3 and eARC (7 in/1 out)
  • Supports enhanced media and gaming – ALLM, VRR, QFT, QMS (with future firmware update)
  • Dolby Atmos with Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization (with future firmware update) and DTS:X
  • Wi-Fi®, AirPlay 2®, Spotify Connect and Voice Control
  • MusicCast multi-room audio app control
  • Spotify, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer and more
  • YPAO automatic room calibration with R.S.C. and Multi-Point
  • Phono input
  • MusicCast Surround-capable: add optional MusicCast speakers to provide wireless surrounds for a 5.1-channel setup.

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Enjoy a 5.1 surround speaker system and two additional overhead speakers or two Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, delivering dramatic overhead effects for truly enveloping audio.

For those without in-ceiling or upward-firing speakers in their system, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization* technology can simulate the Atmos experience. Configure up to five speakers to replicate the effect of two in-ceiling speakers, or utilize all seven channels to simulate the powerful effect of four overhead speakers.

* Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization is available via a future firmware update

DTS:X immersive audio formatting places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating life-like, multi-dimensional audio. The included spatial remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism in all your favourite movies.

This unique Yamaha proprietary sound field creation technology was created by combining measured sound field data with digital signal processing. Yamaha collected sound field data from famous concert halls and music clubs around the world, utilizing its wealth of experience in the fields of concert hall design, public address and mixing. By digitizing this vast trove of information and incorporating it into dedicated LSI devices, it effectively reproduces the spaces of concert halls and music clubs in your home. Immerse yourself in the astounding realism of your movies and enter a world of profound theatre sound.

When music is encoded into a digitally compressed format like MP3, the frequency response suffers. The Yamaha Compressed Music Enhancer employs sophisticated digital signal processing using exclusive algorithms to restore what was lost, so the music always sounds the way it should.

HDR (high dynamic range) video provides incredible contrast, smooth tone and rich, bright colours—giving you full, high-definition enjoyment with an exceptionally realistic and natural picture quality.

HDR10+ greatly improves the dynamic range (the ratio of light to dark) of video content on a scene-by-scene (or even frame-by-frame) basis. Also, using frame-by-frame metadata, it improves the scene characteristics between bright and dark so that important detail can remain. This enables displays to reproduce images more realistically, adhering to the creator’s intent.

* HDR10+ is available via a future firmware update

Supports end-to-end 8K/4K resolutions and higher refresh rate solutions with a single upgraded cable for seamless integration within the HDMI eco-system. 8K delivers a super-immersive viewing experience with 2x the horizontal and vertical resolution of 4K, and 4 times as many pixels; and combined with 60Hz refresh rate enables smooth and sharp viewing of content with high-speed action. 4K/120Hz enables ultra-fast motion UHD images to be crisp and razor-sharp; allowing sports, action movies, high-performance gaming and VR to benefit significantly.

* 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz are available via a future firmware update

Enhanced media and gaming features ensure an added level of smooth and seamless motion and transitions for gaming, movies and video. They include: Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which enables the ideal latency setting to automatically be set allowing for smooth, lag-free and uninterrupted viewing and interactivity; Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) reduces or eliminates lag, stutter and frame tearing for more fluid and detailed gameplay; Quick Media Switching (QMS) for movies and video eliminates the delay that can result in blank frames before content is displayed; and Quick Frame Transport (QFT), which reduces latency for smoother, no-lag gaming and real-time interactive virtual reality.

* These features are available via a future firmware update

No worries, no confusion. Use this special app to receive expert set-up assistance for your AV receiver and source devices. It even guides you through various other settings such as speaker connections, TV and source device connections and power amplifier assignments.

Use your smartphone or tablet together with the MusicCast app to operate the AV receiver and change settings quickly and easily. The app offers the same functions as a remote control for all your MusicCast-compatible devices as well as full multi-room audio controls.

Easily works with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri (via Airplay 2), so your AV receiver is always at your command and your whole home can come alive.

*A third party device is required to initiate voice commands

YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer) analyzes your room acoustics, measures speaker characteristics and adjusts unwanted reflected sounds to optimize every channel of your home theater. R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) analyzes room acoustics and measures various speaker characteristics, then calibrates audio parameters to achieve optimum sound at any of eight listening positions.

Simply by placing the supplied microphone at your listening position and switching YPAO on, the system is automatically calibrated ensuring your home theater room has the best sound.

Combine this AV receiver with the MusicCast 50 or two MusicCast 20 wireless streaming speakers and enjoy MusicCast Surround, creating a 5.1-channel home theater with wireless surround sound. What’s more, you get stunningly realistic sound with a clean, clutter-free setup. Easily turn your living room into a home theater where you can fully enjoy movies and music.

Easily program up to 8 different preset scenarios using 4 SCENE buttons. You can preset them for different inputs, as well as a sound field program, Music Enhancer, HDMI output and more. The inputs can be set to specific sources, such as an FM or Internet radio station, a station on a streaming service, a USB device or a song on a PC or NAS (Network-attached Storage). Once you’ve set the buttons, simply press one on the main unit or the remote control to power on the receiver and hear your desired music. The buttons can be re-set at any time.

Explore a world of music with music streaming services built-in. Synchronizing your playlists and tracks from your smartphone or computer to the AV receiver, music streaming services make it easy to either listen to your favourites or discover new music.

Imagine sharing all the music you love throughout the home – no matter the format. From your favorite vinyl to AirPlay®, Bluetooth® to music streaming services and even sound from your TV, MusicCast has it covered.

Additionally, all MusicCast products are designed with sound quality at the front of mind. High-res formats including Apple Lossless (ALAC) up to 96 kHz, WAV, FLAC and AIFF up to 384 kHz are supported.

Hey Siri. Play music in the kitchen and living room.

AirPlay 2 adds the ability to stream Apple Music and other streaming services to multiple MusicCast devices throughout your home. Easily control it from your iPhone or iPad, link it with a HomePod, or simply utilize voice control and ask Siri for an assist.

Unlock the full potential of your 4K content. Enhanced Audio Return Channel (also known as eARC) is the next generation of ARC – available in the industry-leading AV receivers from Yamaha.

eARC delivers full-resolution, multi-channel audio formats such as Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD® through your existing HDMI connection, giving you the most realistic surround sound experience for immersing yourself in your favourite movies and moments.

Featuring Zone 2 compatible speaker terminals, this system can send the same (or even different) AV source playing in the main room for playback in another room. For example, if you have speakers installed in your bedroom, kitchen or patio, you can go to that other room and enjoy listening to the same or different main room content.

This AV receiver provides dedicated phono input terminals, letting you connect a turntable and enjoy music from your vinyl collection.

Amplifier SectionChannels7.25.2
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven)100 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)80 W (6 ohms, 0.06% THD)
High Slew Rate AmplifierYesYes
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven)115 W (6 ohms, 0.9% THD)
Surround Sound ProcessingSurround:AIN/AN/A
Cinema DSPYesYes
DSP Programs1717
Dialog Level AdjustmentYesYes
Virtual Presence SpeakerYesYes
Virtual Surround Back SpeakerYesN/A
Dialogue LiftYesN/A
SILENT Cinema / Virtual Cinema DSPYesYes
Dolby AtmosYesN/A
Dolby Atmos Height VirtualizationYes (via firmware update)N/A
Dolby TrueHDYesYes
Dolby Digital PlusYesYes
Dolby SurroundYesN/A
DTS-HD Master AudioYesYes
Auro 3DN/AN/A
Audio FeaturesFile FormatMP3 / 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 MHzMP3 / WMA / MPEG-4 AAC: up to 48 kHz / 16-bit, ALAC: up to 96 kHz / 24-bit, FLAC: up to 192 kHz / 24-bit, WAV / AIFF: up to 192 kHz / 32-bit, DSD: up to 11.2 MHz
Pure DirectYesYes
Compressed Music EnhancerYesYes
High-resolution Music EnhancerN/AN/A
YPAO Multi-point MeasurementYesN/A
YPAO VolumeYesYes
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)YesYes
Initial Volume and Maximum Volume SettingYesYes
A.R.T. WedgeN/AN/A
Bi-amp CapabilityYesYes
Audio DelayYes (0-500 ms)Yes (0-500 ms)
DA Converter384 kHz / 32-bit BB PCM5102A384 kHz / 32-bit BB PCM5101A
Video FeaturesHDMI eARCYesYes
HDMI Audio Return ChannelYesYes
HDMI Pass-through4K/60Hz, 8K/60Hz*, 4K/120Hz* (*via firmware update)4K/60Hz, 8K/60Hz*, 4K/120Hz* (*via firmware update)
HDMI UpscalingYes up to 4KYes up to 4K
HDMI Up-conversionN/AN/A
HDR 10+Yes (via firmware update)Yes (via firmware update)
VRR/ALLM/QMS/QFTYes (via firmware update)Yes (via firmware update)
Video AdjustmentN/AN/A
ConnectivityMusicCast SurroundYesYes
Wi-FiYes (2.4 / 5 GHz)Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)
AirPlayYes (Airplay 2)Yes (Airplay 2)
BluetoothYes (SBC / AAC)Yes (SBC / AAC)
Phono InputYesN/A
XLR TerminalN/AN/A
Component Video Input/OutputN/AN/A
Extensive ConnectionsHDMI Input/Output7 / 14 / 1
USB InputYesYes
Network PortYesYes
Front AV InputUSBUSB
Digital Audio Input / Output: Optical1 / 01 / 0
Digital Audio Input / Output: Coaxial1 / 01 / 0
Analog Audio Input / Output4 / 03 / 0
Composite Video Input / OutputN/AN/A
Headphone Output11
Tuner SectionFM / AM TunerYesYes
User InterfaceOn-Screen DisplayGraphical User InterfaceGraphical User Interface
SCENEYes (8 sets)Yes (4 sets)
App ControlYes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)
Web Browser ControlYesN/A
Remote Control UnitYesYes
Zone ControlZone 2 Audio OutputPreoutN/A
Zone 3 Audio OutputN/AN/A
Zone 4 Audio OutputN/AN/A
Powered ZoneZone 2N/A
Zone Video OutputN/AN/A
Zone B OutputN/AN/A
RS-232C InterfaceN/AN/A
+12V Trigger Output1N/A
Remote (IR) Input/OutputN/AN/A
Party ModeYesN/A
GeneralStandby Power Consumption (IR only)0.1 W0.1 W
Auto Power StandbyYesYes
ECO ModeYesYes
Dimensions (W x H x D)17-1/8″ W x 6-3/4″ H x 14-7/8″ D (with antenna up:17-1/8″ W x 9-5/8″ H x 14-7/8″ D)17-1/8″ W x 6-3/4″ H x 14-7/8″ D (with antenna up:17-1/8″ W x 9-5/8″ H x 14-7/8″ D)
Weight21.6 lbs.

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