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Yamaha RX-A2050

Yamaha RX-A2050
alaScore 90

29 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Yamaha RX-A2050. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and usability. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha RX-A2050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Yamaha RX-A2050 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the usability, but some have doubts about the reliability.



77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha RX-A2050 9.2-Channel MusicCast AV Receiver with Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (Black)Yamaha RX-A2050 9.2-Channel MusicCast AV Receiver with Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (Black)

Aug, 2018

Sound & Vision TOP PICK

Expert review by : Mark Fleischmann (

Yamaha Aventage RX-A2050 A/V Receiver Review


The Yamaha RX-A2050 gives Dolby Atmos and DTS:X the step-up Aventage advantage with nine amplifier channels supporting 5.1.4, and it adds the sweetener of way-cool multiroom MusicCast.

Dolby Atmos and DTS:X; Aventage step-up build quality; Multiroom MusicCast

So-so room correction

Apr, 2016

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Excellent receiver.


Became a fan of Yamaha when I bought the RX-A 1000 back in 2010. I figured it was time for an upgrade and took a look at a few models. Did some research and went with the RX-A2050. It did not disappoint. The feature set on this unit is outstanding. I...

Feb, 2016

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Can't go wrong!


I've been a long time Denon receiver fan, but finally began to realize I wasn't getting the sound quality I should've from my Paradigm speaker setup. I debated between this receiver and a Marantz for several weeks and was ultimately won over by this...

Jan, 2016

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Great Receiver, sold my Lexicon MC12


What an upgrade, how far Yamaha has come with their audio hardware. My home theater has really come alive...simply amazing.

Jan, 2016

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Truly a great receiver,packed with useful features


Bought this to use for our surround system because of the features it brings to the table.The 3D,4K,and multi room features make this a very versatile unit.The power it has is fantastic to really bring our movies and music to life driving our Klipsch...

Jan, 2016

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Great receiver and is also built for the future


Replaced my Onkyo receiver and there is no comparison to the sounds. So glad I got it.

Dec, 2015

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Just what I expected from Yamaha


To start with I am not a professional stunt man nor a employee of Yamaha, otherwise someone owes me a employee discount ! I do have over 40yrs of listening to music, Ex drummer also. Some other reciever's I've owned are Pioneer, Denon, and this is my...

Nov, 2015

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Rock solid AVR


After many days of research, I decided to purchase the Yamaha RX-A2050 due to the reliability of Yamaha AVRs and the included features. This is a very impressive AVR!!! Setup was simple and the sound and picture quality is amazing. I was impressed with...

Nov, 2015

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Excellent Receiver!


I *love* Yamaha receivers. They are solid, reliable and great value for money. Plenty of power, amazingly cool internet enabled features including internet radio, bluetooth, airplay.

Nov, 2015

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Very good receiver from Yamaha


I replaced my Yamaha old receiver with this one, I'm very happy with the change, I recommend this receiver as to me it's the top of the line

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:9.2
Dynamic power per channel (4 Ohm):285
Dynamic power per channel (8 Ohm):165
Power output per channel (1KHz@8 Ohm):220
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):140
Pre-out channels:7.2
Pre-out connectivity: Yes
Receiver Type:Surround
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.6


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes


AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:9
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:3
Composite Video In:5
Digital audio coaxial in:3
Digital audio optical in:3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Remote (IR) input:1
USB ports quantity:1


Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
HDMI Out:2
Headphone outputs:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:2
Remote (IR) output:1

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

12V trigger: Yes
12V trigger ports quantity:2
RS-232 ports:1
Speakers connectivity type:RCA


Power Consumption (Standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):1210


Internet Radio: Yes
Supported radio bands:AM / AM, FM


Card Reader: No

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Deep colour support: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Multi-Zone capability: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes


3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :19.2