Yamaha RX-A2060
Yamaha RX-A2060
MusicCast
MusicCast is a new revolution in network audio, use all your MusicCast products together or separately, it’s completely up to
you. Control it, all from one app, designed to be intuitive, quick and simple to use. Use a soundbar, a wireless speaker, an AV
receiver, Hi-Fi audio whichever suits you best, mix and match then expand your MusicCast system as time goes on. All new
from Yamaha, the MusicCast system brings everything to everywhere for everyone.
MusicCast Expands Entertainment Possibilities
MusicCast employs a high performance wireless network to deliver music and audio enjoyment. It can stream digital music
content from your smartphone, PC or NAS to other MusicCast devices in your home. It can also share the music from external
devices such as a TV or Blu-ray Disc™ player connected to the RX-A2060. Audio content from Bluetooth®-connected
smartphones or tablets can also be streamed to MusicCast devices in multiple rooms.
Support for the Latest Surround Format, DTS:X™
DTS:X is the next generation object-based, multi-dimensional audio technology from
DTS. Unbound from channels, DTS:X conveys the fluid movement of sound to create an
incredibly rich, realistic and immersive soundscape - in front of, behind, beside and
above the audience - more accurately than ever before. The combination of DTS:X
and Yamaha AV receivers will fill the room with multidimensional sound that makes
you feel as if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on the screen.
Support for the Latest Surround Format, Dolby Atmos®
Enter a new world of sound with Dolby Atmos. It transports you from an ordinary
moment into an extraordinary experience with captivating, multidimensional sound
that fills your room with amazing richness and depth. Music, people, and objects
come alive in breathtaking detail and flow in precise choreography all around you,
making you feel like you are truly there. The combination of Dolby Atmos and
Yamaha AV receivers will fill the room with multidimensional sound that makes you
feel as if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on the screen.
Speaker Layout Patterns Designed for
Dolby Atmos Playback
Yamaha provide multiple placement patterns for presence speakers that support Dolby Atmos, creating a sound field that’s ideal
for your setup. Any layout can be appropriately reproduced, including the three-dimensional space of CINEMA DSP as well as
Dolby Atmos. Furthermore YPAO R.S.C. which optimises the listening environment and fundamental high quality audio design takes full
advantage of the detailed spatial localisation capability of Dolby Atmos.
The combination of Dolby Atmos and Yamaha AV receivers will fill the room with multidimensional sound that makes you feel as
if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on the screen.
AVENTAGE AV Receivers: Designed to Deliver the Highest
Levels of Audio Performance
The AVENTAGE line of high-performance AV receivers is based on the audio design concept of providing a massive, full-bodied
sound for movie sound effects and the accurate reproduction of music sources. By expertly harmonising traditional and
advanced technologies, every factor that affects sound quality, from materials and parts to construction, layout, vibration
damping (unique foot) and “fine-tuning” the sound, is handled with no other thought than to achieve the best possible audio
quality. As a result, every AVENTAGE model has the ability to reproduce the most subtle details of high-definition sound, so that
listeners can enjoy a truly high-class sound studio experience at home.
Anti Resonance Technology Wedge Helps to Ensure that
Vibrations Do Not Affect Sound Quality
The Anti Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge is a fifth foot in the centre of the
unit. It dampens vibrations from the power transformer, power transistors and heat
sinks, as well as vibrations that might be caused by the sound from the speakers.
H-shaped Cross Member Frame
The interior of the receiver is reinforced
with cross members in an H shape to
provide an extremely rigid and stable
frame. This reduces chassis vibration to
virtually zero even during high volume
output (seemingly minor vibrations can
affect the sound), maintaining the
highest audio quality.
Symmetrical Power
Amplifier Layout
This is just one of the many design
details that all combine to create a superior receiver. The interior of the unit has
been precisely planned, circuit-routed and built so that the left and right channels
are physically and electrically isolated. This naturally maximises channel separation,
but also greatly improves signal to noise ratio and also helps to achieve a wide,
open sound stage.
Aluminium Front Panel Offers Visual and
Aural Benefits
All of the AVENTAGE components
feature the same sleek, clean design,
with an elegant aluminium front panel
and silky touch volume / selector knobs.
The aluminium front panel is used to
effectively shield sensitive circuitry from
external noise and electronic radiation
generated by dimmer switches,
fluorescent lighting, video monitors and
so on. This ensures optimum sonic
performance in the widest range of
installation environments.
Sound Tuning
Achieved with High
Quality Parts for Optimum Performance
Every single part in an AV receiver affects the sound quality. For AVENTAGE models, extra time is taken to find (or develop) the
exact parts needed to achieve the highest performance possible. Sound technicians go through a testing process to, in effect,
“tune” the receiver’s sound.
Professional Quality Digital Audio by ESS DAC
Incorporating the SABRE™ 9006A Premier Audio DAC from ESS Technology to
achieve an exceptionally good signal-to-noise ratio and up to 120 dB of dynamic
range, this AV receiver produces professional quality digital audio.
Bluetooth-Compatible for Wireless Music
Streaming
This AV receiver is equipped with Bluetooth functionality to let you enjoy easy
wireless music playback from smartphones and other devices. Yamaha
Compressed Music Enhancer is now optimised for Bluetooth audio transmission to ensure that your music will have vivid, lively
sound quality even during wireless playback.
Bluetooth Output for Convenient Music Streaming
The RX-A2060 is equipped with the latest Bluetooth technology, making wireless operation more convenient than ever. You can
stream music from the RX-A2060 to Bluetooth headphones for private listening or to Bluetooth speakers.
4K Ultra HD Full Support with 4K/60p, HDCP2.2, HDR Video and
BT.2020 Pass-through
This AV receiver completely supports with the latest HDMI® standards. Thanks to transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per
second pass-through, you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation. It also adheres to the
HDCP2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission. It also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) Video which
provide enhanced picture quality by simultaneously enabling greater detail for both the dark and bright parts of an image.
Furthermore it supports wider colour gamut of BT.2020 pass-through.
Support for 21:9 Aspect Ratio
The 21:9 aspect ratio support is designed to show films recorded in the Cinema
Scope format. When these films are viewed in the usual 16:9 ratio, you see black
bars at the top and bottom of the screen; 21:9 eliminates these bars. By supporting
21:9 resolution, this model will be able to pass it through so that movies and games
feel much more immersive. *This feature is not supported with some PC monitors with specific IT specification
design.
Wi-Fi Built-in and Wireless Direct
Compatible for Easy Network
Wi-Fi Built-in capability allows wireless connection with your household wireless router, greatly simplifying system connections to
enjoy network audio and music streaming services. If no Wi-Fi router is available, the unique Wireless Direct feature not only
allows you to stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via AV Controller App's Music Play feature, iOS's AirPlay®
etc, but also control your receiver using the AV Controller app.
High-resolution Music Enhancer further Heightens Musicality
from the Original Content
Hi-bit high-sampling extension up to 96 kHz / 24-bit can be applied to lossless 44.1 /
48 kHz content such as from a CD (2-channel PCM) or a FLAC file for further
heightening of the musicality in the original content.
Network Functions
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This AV receiver provides a variety of network functions that enable you to access
more sources and also enhance operation. You can connect the receiver to your home network or internet to enjoy Internet
Radio, Spotify*, Pandora®*, JUKE*, Napster®*, Rhapsody®*, SiriusXM* or music stored on a NAS and home PC. The AV
Controller app (from iTunes® App Store or Google play) lets you control various functions from your iPod®, iPhone®, iPad® or
Android phones / tablets.
*Music service availability varies by region.
AV Controller App for Easy, Convenient Operation
This AV receiver lets you use the Yamaha AV Controller app that is downloadable
from the iTunes App Store or Google Play to control power on / off and volume,
select input and DSP modes and operate other functions from an iPhone or Android
devices. You can also use in as many as 23* different languages and customise the
interface by hiding unused icons and renaming functions. A tablet version is also
available.
*As of spring 2014
DSP Parameter Adjustment for Easy and
Detailed Setting
This AV receiver is equipped with a variety of sound programmes that utilise Yamaha's original DSP technology. They allow you
to easily create sound fields like actual movie theatres or concert halls in your room and enjoy natural stereoscopic sound fields.
Now you can use the AV Controller app to adjust DSP parameters to your preference to match the type of music / movie or the
mood you want to achieve. There are two modes, Basic and Advanced, that you can choose according to the type of
adjustments you want to do.
Easy Setup with Your Smartphone or Tablet
Use your smartphone or tablet together with the MusicCast CONTROLLER app to
operate the speaker and change settings quickly and easily. The same Controller
app functions as a remote control for all your MusicCast-compatible devices too.
AirPlay Allows Streaming Music to AV
Receiver
This AV receiver supports AirPlay,
which means they can accept wireless
music streaming from iPod touch®,
iPhone® or iPad®, as well as from
iTunes on Macs or PCs. This makes it
easy to enjoy music from your mobile
devices or computer on your home
theatre system. You can use view
metadata such as song title, artist name
as well as album art* via AV receiver's
on-screen display.
*Some models don't support album art
display.
Stream Millions of Songs with Spotify Connect
With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you've got instant access to millions of
songs. And now you can stream those songs to your Yamaha system by using
Spotify Connect. Just hit play to start streaming music. What's more, when you've
been listening on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song immediately
streams to your AVR—like magic, you enjoy uninterrupted music. You can also
personalise playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music.
*The Spotify app and premium account are required. Visit spotify.com for more
details.
Try Spotify Premium for free on your Yamaha Home Entertainment System for 30
days.
*Spotify service availability depends on regions.
http://spotify.com/yamaha
Extensive Audio Codec and Format
Support
This AV receiver is compatible with many audio formats such as Dolby True HD and
DTS-HD Master Audio. It is also compatible with high resolution audio codec such
as DSD / AIFF / FLAC / WAV / Apple Lossless. You will enjoy excellent sound
quality of various high resolution audio codec from USB and network content.
Gapless Playback Compatibility Allows
Play without Interruption*
Many live and classical albums have no gaps in the music. Gapless playback
ensures that there are no pauses between audio files. This provides playback with
no interruptions, the way it was meant to be heard.
*Compatible with WAV, FLAC and ALAC file formats, and input from USB / PC /
NAS.
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Total Purity Concept for the Finest Sound Quality
The Total Purity Concept, which Yamaha has been cultivating for many years,
encompasses high drive amp technology, high purity pre-amplification, anti-vibration
technology and independent pure power supplies. All models have a fully discrete
power amplifier that helps to minimise distortion. They also adopt independent pure
power supplies, allowing dedicated power supplies for the analogue and digital
circuitry to prevent digital noise from affecting analogue circuitry. The anti-vibration
heatsinks are designed to suppress vibration from transistors and sound pressure.
Independent power supplies for the DACs are designed to further eliminate noise on
certain models. Down to every detail, these AV receivers are designed with full
emphasis on the highest possible sound quality.
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AV Setup Guide App Makes System Setup Easier
AV Setup Guide is an app that makes it much easier to perform receiver setup, and
also assists you with cable connections between the AV receiver and source
devices. It guides you through various settings such as speaker connections, TV
and source device connections and power amp assignment. System illustrations
and actual AV receiver images help you understand how to make the connections
between devices, for much quicker system setup. It is available in multiple
languages. Designed for iOS and Android tablet.
Yamaha Video Processing Optimises
Video Content
Yamaha’s high-end video projector engineering expertise has produced various
advanced processing techniques that are applied to this AV receiver. These include
edge adaptive deinterlacing to smooth out jaggy noise, motion adaptive
deinterlacing to detect moving or still images for precise pixel-by-pixel processing
and multi-cadence detection including 3-2 pull-down. Proper processing makes
viewing enjoyment complete no matter what video source or content.
Advanced Multi-language GUI On-screen
Display
Yamaha’ s latest Graphical User Interface has a high resolution display with clear,
easy-to-use menus and also includes a selectable Status Bar that shows input
source, volume level, DSP mode and audio format. The GUI provides a choice of eight languages: English, French, German,
Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese, and can be displayed over both normal and 3D pictures.
Extra-convenient SCENE PLUS
The SCENE PLUS function simplifies operation by providing one touch power-on
along with selection of the desired source and the appropriate DSP programmes.
SCENE PLUS offers a choice of 12 SCENE selections, four of which can be
assigned to the second zone in a multi-zone system. SCENE PLUS can be selected
from the front panel, remote control, GUI and even from the AV Controller app.
YPAO™-R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control)
Sound Optimisation with 3D and Speaker
Angle Measurement
YPAO-R.S.C. analyses the room acoustics and performs speaker angle measurements, then calibrates all of the audio
parameters to achieve optimum sound at any listening position. It employs R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) to correct early
reflections for studio-quality surround sound. YPAO 3D provides automatic sound parameter optimisation that maximises the 3D
sound field effectiveness of CINEMA DSP 3D as well as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Additionally, DSP Effect Normalisation adjusts
the room acoustics according to the reflected sounds of each CINEMA DSP programme.
YPAO Volume to Ensure Natural Sounds Even at Low Volume
Human ears have less sensitivity to high and low frequencies, especially at lower volumes. YPAO Volume applies loudness EQ
correction to automatically adjust high and low frequency levels as volume changes. Using the YPAO measurement results, EQ
correction is optimised to your system settings and listening environment.
HD Audio with CINEMA DSP 3D and Virtual Presence Speaker
CINEMA DSP 3D provides a wide, high and dense sound field. HD Audio format
decoding lets you enjoy HD Audio sources. Virtual Presence Speaker delivers 3dimensional sound without actual use of presence speakers.
Virtual Presence Speaker and Virtual
Surround Back Speaker
The Virtual Presence Speaker function
makes full use of centre and surround
speakers to create virtual presence
speakers. Enjoy CINEMA DSP 3D
Mode surround sound even in
environments where speaker
installation is limited. In addition, This
model also features a Virtual Surround
Back Speaker function. Even without
using surround back speakers, you can
experience more natural sound from
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behind you.
Virtual CINEMA FRONT Provides Virtual 7-channel Surround
Sound with High Quality and Resolution
Even when it is impossible to install surround speakers behind the listening position, Virtual CINEMA DSP reproduces virtual 7channel surround sound filled with realism, from only two front speakers. The Virtual CINEMA FRONT feature lets you place two
surround speakers and a centre speaker at the front to enjoy virtual 7-channel surround sound with even higher quality and
resolution, as well as superior rear virtual sound localisation. Adding two additional front presence speakers provides a threedimensional sound field that gives you a feeling of its height and depth and of the vertical movement of the sound. You get more
flexibility to arrange your speakers inside the room, along with easy enjoyment of high quality surround sound.
Extra Bass Provides Rich Bass Reproduction, Even with Small
Speakers
Yamaha’ s exclusive low-range enhancement technology delivers richer bass than you expect from the speaker size while
maintaining good localisation and sound balance even with compact front speakers. When a subwoofer is used, it improves the
volume of the entire low range of the speaker system, not only the front speakers, but also enhancing the bass from the
subwoofer. You'll enjoy video and music with sound that has exceptional power and presence.
Zone Extra Bass for More Powerful Bass Sound in Another
Rooms (Zone 2 and 3)
Use the Extra Bass feature to amplify bass tones, not just in your main room but also on systems in other rooms (Zones 2 and
3). Even with compact or in-wall speakers which typically lack bass, you’ll hear all your sources with powerful bass sound.
Zone Volume Equalizer for Optimum Sound Balance in Another
Rooms (Zone 2 and 3)
Automatically adjusts bass and treble balance to match the volume on systems in other rooms (Zone 2 and 3). Enjoy movies and
music with a natural sound quality balance even at low volumes.
Subwoofer Trim for Improved Sound Imaging
The Subwoofer Trim control enhances the low frequencies by avoiding overlap with
the front speaker output. This will result in a cleaner, more focused sound stage
while providing a seamless frequency response. When subwoofer frequency overlap
occurs in conventional systems, the overall sound is “pushed” toward the
subwoofer. Subwoofer Trim takes care of this by separating the low subwoofer
frequencies cleanly, thus stabilising the front stage while providing a well-balanced
enhanced bass sound.
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Advanced HDMI Zone Switching Allows
Unprecedented AV Switching to Multiple Zones
While standard HDMI zone switching can only send HD video programmes to the main and second zones, Yamaha’s Advanced
HDMI Zone Switching adds the capability to choose from all audio and video sources for playback in either zone. An on-screen
graphical user interface makes it easy to browse and select content to enjoy from the second zone no matter what is being
played in the main zone.
Intelligent Amp Assign
Intelligent Amp Assign automatically assigns amplifier channels to certain speakers, depending on what functions are selected.
For example, in a 9.1-channel system, when Zone 2 is off, all 9.1 channels will be used in the Main Zone. However, when Zone
2 is on, power to the two Surround Back channels will be directed to the two speakers in Zone 2, and the Main Zone will receive
7.1 channels of power. Similarly, when CINEMA DSP 3D is on, the two Rear Presence speakers will be powered and not the two
Surround Back speakers. When CINEMA DSP 3D is off, this situation is reversed. Thanks to Intelligent Amp Assign, there’s no
need to switch the speaker cables on the rear of the receiver—one more way Yamaha makes your life a little easier.
ECO mode Lowers Power Consumption by 20%*
Yamaha’s new ECO mode reduces power consumption by about 20%. It can be set
from the top of the GUI menu.
*Compared to power consumption when ECO mode is off (Yamaha measurement).
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