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Yamaha RX-A3050

Yamaha RX-A3050
alaScore 91

41 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Yamaha RX-A3050. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The price also gets good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha RX-A3050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Yamaha RX-A3050


alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Yamaha RX-A3050 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the size and price, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, size

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha RX-A3050 9.2-Channel MusicCast AV Receiver with Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (Black)Yamaha RX-A3050 9.2-Channel MusicCast AV Receiver with Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (Black)

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Tony Leotta (

Yamaha RX-A1050, RX-A2050, and RX-A3050 Atmos/DTS:X AV Receivers Preview


The Aventage RX-A1050, RX-A2050, and RX-A3050 from Yamaha are built to a high caliber. They sport Dolby Atmos and DTS:X and are packed with useful set up features and networking to meet your needs.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Myron Ho (

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 AV Receiver Reviewed


Myron Ho reviews Yamaha's RX-A3050, a 9.2-channel AV receiver that offers a number of upgrades over its predecessor.

Just like last year's 3040, the Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 delivers a feature-laden, high-performance receiver with best-in-class sound processing and auto room correction that is a remarkable value for the money. This model improves on the last with far...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : Best Buys Audio & AV (

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 networked AV receiver REVIEW


With a couple of provisos, the Yamaha RX-A3050 provides everything you could want in an AV receiver, plus the significant bonus of MusicCast.

+ Extremely high performance, full 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos/DTS:X support with additional amps, 5.1.4 or 7.1.2 without, strong network and internet audio facilities, including MusicCast

Consumer review (

One of the Best Reciever's


This is my 3rd Yamaha receiver RX-V 1500 RX-A 2050 now RX-A 3050. I like them because their built like a German tank. I mainly stream my music from Pandora, so I like the 2050 but wanted the better Dac so I can listen to Flac music. You won't go wrong...

Feb, 2016

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This is a good unit Sounds great


Good receiver but still does not work well with Windows 8.1

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

Excellent Receiver!


Great features and power. This receiver sounds as clean as seperates. I'm using it to power my Polk Audio RTI A9 Fronts, A3 rears, and CSI A6 Center.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

Solid Receiver


I bought this to replace a 3 year old NAD 100 watt receiver that broke. IMHO the Yamaha sounds better and has more useful features. AirPlay works great and I like using the IPad app to control inputs and Dsp. So far I'm very satisfied.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (

The best Yamaha receiver to date.


This receiver has all the power that any small to medium home theater needs. Great FM section, very sensitive and able to pick up a large number of stations. The number of HDMI inputs will handle anything you need with 4K up-scaling. The MUSICAST...

Nov, 2015

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Best there is!!!


This receiver is probably the best one you can get without doing separates. I upgraded from an RX A840 and can hear things I have never heard before in movies. I guess having the best DAC's will do that!!!! I am old school and have a 5.1 setup because,...

Nov, 2015

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best of the best


clean clear sound tons of options plus DTS-X ATMOS .. the works love the yamaha sound .. I have an RX-V677 also

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:9.2
Dynamic power per channel (4 Ohm):295
Dynamic power per channel (8 Ohm):175
Power output per channel (1KHz@8 Ohm):230
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):150
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:2
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:2

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, 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