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Yamaha A-S801

Yamaha A-S801
alaScore 89

31 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Yamaha A-S801. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The usability and price also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha A-S801 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Yamaha A-S801 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on People are impressed by the reliability and design. The usability and price also get good reviews.

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Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Gene DellaSala (

Yamaha A-S801 Integrated Amplifier Review


The Yamaha A-S801 is an honestly rated 100 watt/ch integrated amplifier with a built in high resolution USB-B DAC to power a serious dedicated two-channel or upscale PC system with pristine fidelity.

Excellent fidelity in ALL modes of operation ; Honestly rated amp section ; USB DAC function

No preamp outputs ; Non-defeatable LPF on sub out

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Theo Nicolakis (

Yamaha A-S301/501/701/801 Integrated Amplifier Preview


The Yamaha A-S301/501/701/801 Integrated Amplifiers boast power from 60W to 100W, will drive a 2 Ohm load, dual heatsinks with 4 output devices/ch, a big power supply, and variable loudness control.

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Back to "the Wall" (

Awesome for the buck.


Hook this up to a pair of Yamaha 777 speaker ($ cheap). Use bi wiring with low impedance setting on amp. Spin vinyl in pure direct mode. May get a Yamaha subwoofer to match piano black finish.

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Damping factor:240
Dynamic power per channel (2 Ohm):290
Dynamic power per channel (4 Ohm):220
Dynamic power per channel (6 Ohm):170
Dynamic power per channel (8 Ohm):140
Frequency range:10 - 100000
Peak power per channel:100
RMS power output per channel (8 Ohm):200
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):99
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.019


Built-in Display:N

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.5

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Silver
Connectivity Technology:Wired
On/off switch:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Height :387