Sony STR-AZ3000ES vs. Yamaha RX-A2A

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STR-AZ3000ES vs RX-A2A comparison chart

STR-AZ3000ES vs RX-A2A comparison

Sony STR-AZ3000ES
Sony STR-AZ3000ES
Yamaha RX-A2A
Yamaha RX-A2A

Amplifier

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Channels 9.2 7.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 120/8 100/8
Output impedance, Ohm 8 8
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.09 0.06

Audio features

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/32-bit 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration DCAC YPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Acoustic Center Sync, DSEE Ultimate, DSD Native Playback, Pure Direct, In-Ceiling Speaker Mode, Center Speaker Lift Up CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

Extensive connection

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
HDMI input/output 6/2 7/1
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 1
Coaxial digital input 1 1
Composite input 2 0
Component input/output 0/0 0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
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 Variable Refresh Rate, Auto Low Latency Mode x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
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 IP Control, Web Control, App Control Web Control, App Control

Multi-room

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Multi-room zones 3 2
Zone audio output speaker, preout preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control has not MusicCast
RS-232 1 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/2 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 1 1

Multichannel surround

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) DSD, LPCM Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS DTS-ES, DTS-HD
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Operational power consumption, W 440 360
Standby consumption, W 0.1 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 17 x 7.3 x 17.3 / 43 x 19.4 x 44 43.4 x 15.2 x 35.5/17 x 6 x 14
Weight, kg/lbs 9.3/19 10.2/22.5

Other

STR-AZ3000ES RX-A2A
Release year 2023 2021
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