Yamaha RX-A4A vs. Yamaha RX-A6A

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RX-A4A vs RX-A6A comparison chart

RX-A4A vs RX-A6A comparison

Yamaha RX-A4A
Yamaha RX-A4A
Yamaha RX-A6A
Yamaha RX-A6A

Amplifier

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Channels 7.2 9.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 110/8 150/8
Output impedance, Ohm 8 8
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.06 0.06

Audio features

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 384 KHz/32-bit 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration YPAO YPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

Extensive connection

RX-A4A RX-A6A
HDMI input/output 7/3 7/3
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.3 HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE) 2 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 2 3
Coaxial digital input 1 2
Composite input 0 2
Component input/output 0 1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

RX-A4A RX-A6A
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10+ HDR10+
4K signal pass-through 4K/120Hz 4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through 8K/60Hz 8K/60Hz
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion analog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App control iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Display colour OSD colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB network, USB
Other additional features Web Control, App Control Web Control, App Control

Multi-room

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Multi-room zones 2 3
Zone audio output preout preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control MusicCast MusicCast
RS-232 0 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/1 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 2 2

Multichannel surround

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS-HD DTS-ES, DTS-HD
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

RX-A4A RX-A6A
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Operational power consumption, W 410 500
Standby consumption, W 0.4 0.4
Removable power cord

Dimensions

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.4 x 25.4 x 38.1/17 x 10 x 17 43.4 x 25.4 x 38.1/17 x 10 x 17
Weight, kg/lbs 16.1/35.7 18.6/41.2

Other

RX-A4A RX-A6A
Release year 2021 2021
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