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The A8A is our most innovative model yet. This AV receiver incorporates cutting-edge components and technology for home cinema unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Lose yourself in room-filling sound and crystal clear picture.




Flagship-Quality Parts

The A8A incorporates the CX/MX-A5200's concept, architecture, and materials for elevated performance. Double bottom plate ensures stability for unnecessary vibrations, while the thick copper foil for the circuit board achieves lower impedance. This AV receiver also comes equipped with a customized capacitor and 11ch capability.


High-Quality Digital Components

Qualcomm® QCS407 takes your AV receiver’s audio performance to the next level with support for Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®. Dual SABRE ES9026 PROs minimize noise to make even the most delicate sounds rich and provides superior signal-to-noise ratio and high dynamic range for professional quality audio.



Analyses the scene of the entertainment content and optimizes the surround effect of distinct sound elements such as background music, dialogue, and sound effects. It’s like having a professional sound engineer tune the sound according to the scene. 64-bit processing with Qualcomm® QCS407.



Bring your entertainment experience to the next level with immersive audio that accurately reproduces 3D sound with superior effect across any content. Gain entry into a world where every breath-taking moment is not only heard but also felt.

*This function is available via firmware update.





8K/60Hz, 4K/120Hz*

Enables a higher resolution and refresh rate, giving you a smoother and more realistic viewing experience.



Provides deeper contrast and more realistic images that stay true to the creators' intent.


Gaming-dedicated Functions (ALLM,VRR,QMS,QFT)*

Ensures seamless motion and transitions to enhance your performance.


HDMI Multiple Input with latest Technology*

Multiple HDMI input will equally support the latest HDMI technology to allow next-gen gaming consoles to be connected at the same time.

*These functions are available via firmware update.





MusicCast App

Explore the power of multi-room audio, access your sources and streaming devices, and control your AV receiver, all through your smartphone.


Voice Control

Works with Alexa and Google Assistant, so your AV receiver is always at your command. Through AirPlay 2, you can stream your music via voice control operation Siri from Apple iOS device. *Availability varies by region.


AV Setup Guide App

Offers expert guidance through installation, cable connections, and various other settings.





YPAO™-R.S.C. with multi-point measurement and precision EQ

Calibrates sound to your room by analyzing room acoustics and measuring speaker characteristics. This feature also optimizes sound parameters for maximum performance from SURROUND:AI™, Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®.


Compatible with Wireless Rear Speaker

Gives you the freedom to arrange your rear speakers wirelessly to suit your home décor by adding Yamaha wireless speaker MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50.


Dynamic and Compelling Design

Classic Yamaha craftsmanship meets cutting-edge design. Every piece has been carefully crafted to ensure this AV receiver looks and sounds perfect in your home.

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A8A 11.2 Channel AV Receiver

  • Amplification 

    - 11.2 Channels 

    - 185 watts per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, THD: 0.9%, 1 ch driven) 

    - 150 watts per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD: 0.06%, 2ch driven)

    - High Slew Rate Amplifier 



    Rear A/V Inputs

    • HDMI 2.1 x 7
    • 3RCA Component x 1
    • RCA Composite x 2
    • Optical TOSLINK x 3
    • Digital Coaxial x 2 
    • Stereo XLR x 1
    • Stereo RCA x 5
    • Stereo RCA (Phono) with Ground Screw x 1


    Rear A/V Outputs    

    • HDMI 2.1 x 3 
    • Stereo XLR Pre-Out x 1 
    • 11-Channel RCA Pre-Out x 1
    • Stereo RCA Zone 2 x 1 
    • Stereo RCA Zone 3 x 1
    • RCA Subwoofer x 2 


    Front Inputs /Outputs   

    • USB Type-A Input x 1 
    • 1/4" / 6.35 mm Headphone Output x 1  
    • 1/8" / 3.5 mm Setup Mic Input x 1  


    Other Rear Inputs / Outputs   

    • Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Antenna Terminal Input x 2  
    • AM Antenna Terminal Input x 1
    • FM Antenna Terminal Input x 1 
    • 1/8" / 3.5 mm (IR) Input x 1
    • 1/8" / 3.5 mm (IR) Output x1
    • 1/8" / 3.5 mm (12 V Trigger) Output x 2 
    • RJ45 (Ethernet) x 1


    Speaker Connectors: Binding Post Pairs x 13


    HDCP Support: Version 2.3  


    Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) 




    Bi-Amp Capability  


    Maximum Dimensions:

    Antenna: Vertical       17.1"W x 18.8"D x 10.7"H 

    Without Antenna:      17.1"W x 18.8"D x 7.6"H 


    Weight: 47.2 Lbs. 


    Specifications are subject to change without notice


    • Streaming Service* : Pandora, Spotify, Napster, SiriusXM, TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, and Amazon Music HD  *Music streaming service availability varies by region.


    • Third-party control driver-capable with easy IP setup and remote IP control


    • 24 DSP programs


    • Dialog Level Adjustment


    • Virtual Presence Speaker


    • Virtual Surround Back Speaker


    • Dialogue Lift


    • SILENT Cinema / Virtual Cinema DSP


    • Dolby Atmos  


    • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization (via future update)


    • Dolby TrueHD 


    • Dolby Digital Plus 


    • Dolby Surround


    • DTS:X


    • DTS-HD Master Audio


    • Supports playback of ALAC up to 96 kHz / 24-bit, FLAC up to 384 kHz / 24-bit, and WAV/AIFF up to 384 kHz / 32-bit


    • Pure Direct


    • High-resolution Music Enhancer


    • YPAO Volume


    • Adaptive DRC (dynamic range control)


    • Initial volume and maximum volume setting


    • Audio delay (0 to 500 ms)


    • Two 384 kHz / 32-bit ESS HyperStream DAC ES9026PRO DACs


    • 8K UHD upscaling via a planned future update


    • Analog to HDMI upconversion


    • Video adjustment


    • HDMI CEC


    • Web browser control


    • Zone 4 audio output via HDMI


    • Zone GUI


    • Party Mode


    • Auto Power Standby


    • ECO Mode




    A8A - 11.2 ch Ultimate quality AVENTAGE with Surround:AI™, HDMI™ 7-in/3-out, the latest QCS407.

    • 11.2 channel powerful surround sound with Zone2/3/4
    • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and MusicCast multi-room audio
    • AURO-3D via FW update
    • Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® with CINEMA DSP HD3
    • SURROUND:AI automatically optimizes the surround effect in real time
    • HDMI™ 7 in/3 out, 8K60Hz, 4K120Hz, HDR10+ via FW update
    • Dedicated gaming function(ALLM,VRR,QMS,QFT) via FW update
    • Dual ESS SABRE ES9026PRO Ultra DAC for the ultimate high performance conversion
    • YPAO™-R.S.C. with 3D, multi-point measurement, precision EQ and low frequency mode
    • Voice control with Alexa and Google Assistant devices. *Availability varies by region
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