Yamaha RX-A2020 vs. Yamaha RX-A3020


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Yamaha
RX-A2020

  • Suggested Price: $1,699.95
  • Release Date: June 2012

Yamaha
RX-A3020

  • Suggested Price: $2,199.95
  • Release Date: June 2012

Pros for buying the Yamaha RX-A2020:

+6
HDMI Zone B for audio/video streaming to another room
+6
Multizone video functionality
+5
7.2 channel preouts
+5
140 watts / channel
+5
3 Year warranty
+5
2 HDMI outputs
+4
Video processing with edge adaptive deinterlacing
+4
YPAO R.S.C with 8 Multi-point positions
+4
Dialogue lift & dialogue level adjustment
+4
VHD1900 Vida video processor improves SD and HD sources
+3
Heat sink with anti-vibration and anti-thermal properties
+3
Symmetrical power amplifier layout
+2
Apple AirPlay Support
+2
HD Radio

Pros for buying the Yamaha RX-A3020:

+6
HDMI Zone B for audio/video streaming to another room
+6
Multizone video functionality
+6
CINEMA DSP HD3 expands the sound field vertically
+5
11.2 channel preouts
+5
2 HDMI outputs
+5
3 Year warranty
+4
Video processing with edge adaptive deinterlacing
+4
YPAO R.S.C 8 Multi-point positions & angle correction
+4
Dialogue lift & dialogue level adjustment
+3
Symmetrical power amplifier layout
+3
H-shape cross member frame and rigid bottom construction
+2
HD Radio
+2
Apple AirPlay support

Cons against buying the Yamaha RX-A2020:

+5
WiFi Adapter not included
+3
Unimpressive Internet radio interface
+2
Navigating all of the features can be confusing

Cons against buying the Yamaha RX-A3020:

+5
WiFi Adapter not included
+3
Unimpressive Internet radio interface
+2
Navigating all of the features can be confusing

Specifications

Audio Decoding True HD, DD Plus, PLIIx, EX DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Processing Adaptive Dynamic Range Control, CINEMA DSP
Channels 9.2
HDMI 8 inputs (7 back, 1 front), 2 output
Network Ethernet, AirPlay, DLNA
Power 140 watts / ch (8 ohms, 20-20kHz, 2 ch driven)
Smart Control AV Controller for iOS/Android/Kindle Fire
THX Certified No
Video Upscaling 4k / 1080p

Specifications

Audio Decoding True HD, DD Plus, PLIIx, EX DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Processing Adaptive Dynamic Range Control, CINEMA DSP HD3
Channels 11.2
HDMI 8 inputs (7 back, 1 front), 2 output
Network Ethernet, AirPlay, DLNA
Power 150 watts / ch (8 ohms, 20-20kHz, 2 ch driven)
Smart Control AV Controller for iOS/Android/Kindle Fire
THX Certified No
Video Upscaling 4k / 1080p

Compare the RX-A2020 versus:

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Marantz SR7007

  • Competitor
  • Suggested Price: $1,799.99
  • Release Date: July 2012

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Pioneer SC-1522-K

  • Competitor
  • Suggested Price: $1,599.00
  • Release Date: May 2012

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Yamaha RX-A1020

  • Step-down
  • Suggested Price: $1,199.95
  • Release Date: June 2012

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Yamaha RX-A2010

  • Older model
  • Suggested Price: $1,599.95
  • Release Date: July 2011

Compare the RX-A3020 versus:

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Yamaha RX-A3010

  • Older model
  • Suggested Price: $1,999.95
  • Release Date: July 2011


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