AV Receiver
Premium quality audio and video performance combines with new technologies like
4K Pass-Through and 4K upscaling, unrivaled surround sound with Dialogue Lift and
Dialouge Level Adjustment for perfectly clear dialogue and vocals, AirPlay support,
8 in/2 out HDMI, YPAO Reflected Sound Control (R.S.C.) and ECO mode.
The RX-A820 offered
with black, titanium and
gold finish available in
some areas.
Hidden Control Panel Includes HDMI Input Terminal,
USB Port, Video Aux Input Terminals,YPAO Optimised
Microphone Jack, And More.
4K Pass-Through / 4K Upscaling
Audio Features
• 7-channel powerful surround sound
1,120W = 160W x 7 (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1 ch driven [European Model])
700W = 100W x 7 (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09 % THD, 2 ch driven)
1,120W = 160W x 7 (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10 % THD, 1 ch driven, JEITA)
• HD Audio format decoding: Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio; Dolby Digital Plus and
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
• Extra 5th foot with Anti-Resonance Technology (A.R.T. Wedge) to reduce Vibration
• Aluminium Front Panel Offers Visual and Aural Benefits
• Discrete amp configuration
• Selected high quality parts to achieve optimum audio performance
• Pure Direct for HD Audio and video enjoyment
• Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels
• Low jitter PLL circuitry helps optimise sound imaging
• Detachable Power Cable for easier installation (also allows cable upgrade)
• Assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection
• Intelligent assignable amplifiers for Surround Back <-> Front Presence or Zone 2
• Large binding post speaker terminal for for Zone2/Presence channels
• Phono input for vinyl playback
Video Features
• 4K Pass-Through for next-generation super high resolution images
• 4K upscaling boosts lower resolution images to super high-definition resolution
• 4K / full HD 1080p video upscaling from analogue and HDMI input
• HDMI: 8 inputs (1 on front) and 2 output with 3D and Audio Return Channel
• Supports Deep Colour (30/36 bit), x.v.Colour, 24Hz Refresh Rate and Auto Lip-Sync compensation
• High quality video processing with precise deinterlacing
- Motion adaptive and edge adaptive deinterlacing
- Multi-cadence (incl. 3-2 pull-down) detection
Advanced Features
• SCENE buttons with direct power on (BD/DVD, TV, Net and Radio)
- Quick and simple to use
- HDMI CEC powers up compatible TVs and Blu-ray Disc™ players
• Network functions
- AirPlay allows music streaming from iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, PC
- AV Controller app for operating various functions from an iPod, iPhone, iPad or Android phones
- Access to: Internet Radio (vTuner): MP3, WMA
Music files on PC/NAS: WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC
- DLNA 1.5 certified
• Front panel USB Digital Connection for iPod and iPhone
• Charging of iPod, iPhone and iPad via USB when AV Receiver is off
• iPod/iPhone song titles displayed in English and Western European languages on the front
panel and on-screen display
• Advanced multi-language GUI on-screen display with album art (English, German, French,
Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese)
• HDMI CEC with versatile control from AV Receiver remote control
• YPAO R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) sound optimisation with multi-point measurement
• HDMI front panel input for devices such as camcorders and digital cameras
• Audio input assign capability for HDMI and component video input
• Ability to change HDMI input while in Standby Through mode
• Audio Delay for adjusting Lip-Sync (0-500 ms)
• Learning-capable and preset remote unit (Preset remote unit in some areas)
• Background Video feature (for tuner and Net)
Surround Realism
• HD Audio decoding with CINEMA DSP 3D (17 DSP programmes)
• Compressed Music Enhancer with CINEMA DSP
• Dialogue Lift ensures that dialogue comes from the center of the screen
• Virtual dialogue lift even without use of presence speakers
• Dialogue Level Adjustment for proper sound balance with dialogue and vocals
• Virtual Presence Speaker function for CINEMA DSP 3D surround without Front
Presence Speakers
• Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) and Adaptive DSP Level
Versatile Zone Control
• HDMI Zone B for audio/video streaming to another room (same content as main room)
• Zone 2 on/off and control on front panel
• Zone sleep and system sleep
• Remote input/output
• Programmable +12V trigger output
• RS-232C interface
• Party mode
Eco-Friendly Design
• ECO mode operation for about 20%* less power consumption
* Compared to power consumption when ECO mode is off (Yamaha measurement).
• Auto power down function with variable time setting
• Low standby power consumption of 0.1W
Technical Data 1
AV Receiver
A.R.T. Wedge Helps to Ensure that
Vibrations Do Not Affect Sound Quality
4K Pass-Through and Upscaling Supports
Latest High Resolution Video Formats
Network Functions Add More
Convenience: AirPlay and AV Controller
The A.R.T. (Anti-Resonance Technology) Wedge is a
fifth foot in the center 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.
The RX-A820’s HDMI input/output supports 4K video
image pass-through. It also can perform 4K upscaling
to boost a lower resolution image to super high-def
resolution. This ensures compatibility with the latest
super high resolution video formats.
AirPlay allows music streaming
from iPad, iPhone, iPod touch,
Mac, PC. The AV Controller
app lets you easily operate
various functions from
an iPod touch, iPhone,
iPad or Android
Main Specifications
Audio Section
Rated Output Power (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1 ch driven [European Model])
Front L/R
160 W/ch
160 W
Surround L/R
160 W/ch
Surround Back L/R
160 W/ch
Rated Output Power (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09 % THD, 2 ch driven)
Front L/R
100 W + 100 W
100 W
Surround L/R
100 W + 100 W
Surround Back L/R
100 W + 100 W
Maximum Effective Output Power (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10 % THD, 1 ch driven, JEITA)
Front L/R
160 W/ch
160 W
Surround L/R
160 W/ch
Surround Back L/R
160 W/ch
Dynamic Power/Ch (Front L/R, 8/6/4/2 ohms)
140/180/210/250 W
Standby Power Consumption
HDMI Control off, Standby Through off
HDMI Control on, Standby Through on
Network Standby Through on
0.1 W
3.0 W
2.0 W
435 x 171 x 369 mm
17-1/8” x 6-3/4” x 14-1/2”
10.8 kg; 23.8 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Optional Accessories
WiFi Adapter for Wireless Streaming of
Additional Music Sources
WiFi Adapter
The YWA-10 makes it possible to stream music wirelessly to the
AV receiver from a PC, NAS and internet. 2 LAN port design
supports connection of other network device such as Blu-ray
player. Power is supplied from the AV receiver via USB.
BD Player
AV receiver
European Model
Extensive Connections
HDMI*1 (Audio Input Assignable*2)
Radio Antenna (FM/AM)
Optical Digital
Coaxial Digital
Analogue Audio*1(with Phono)
Component Video (Audio Input Assignable)
Composite Video*1
*1 Including front panel terminals.
*2 Front HDMI input is not assignable.
2 (simultaneous)
Analogue Audio
Analogue AV
Pre Out
Component Video Monitor
Composite Monitor
Composite AV
Speaker (without subwoofer)* * *
7ch / 9 ter
2 x mono
Headphone Jack
*3 USB terminal on rear panel is only for optional accessory's power supply.
* Assignable for surround back L/R to bi-amp (front L/R).
*5 Extra speaker terminals are assignable to Zone 2 or Presence.
*6 Banana-plug compatible speaker terminals are available in some areas.
Zone 2 Audio Out
Remote In/Out
+12V/0.1A Trigger Out
Terminal for Detachable Power Cable
• “Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation
of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance. AirPlay, the AirPlay logo, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod touch, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc. • Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS or DTS-HD and the Symbol together are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc. • HDMI, the HDMI logo
and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. • Burr-Brown products are trademarks of Texas Instruments, Inc. • “x.v.Colour” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • CINEMA DSP is a trademark of Yamaha Corporation. • SILENT
CINEMA is a trademark of Yamaha Corporation. • Product designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Technical Data 2
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