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Yamaha RX-A3030

Yamaha RX-A3030
alaScore 94

22 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha RX-A3030 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Yamaha RX-A3030


alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Yamaha RX-A3030 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Yamaha RX-A3030 9.2-Channel Network Aventage Audio Video Receiver

Expert review by:

Yamaha RX-A3030


Best home cinema amplifier £1500+, Awards 2013. If you want big and powerful dynamics, then this high-end AV receiver will fill up your home cinema

Huge sense of scale ; Expansive soundfield and accurately placed surround effects ; Great detail, agility and timing ; Powerful, muscular sound full of warmth and energy ; Excellent selection of streaming features and connectivity ; Solid, sturdy build...

Some might prefer a touch more tonal neutrality and tauter bass

Yamaha has yet again delivered a powerhouse performance with a comprehensively connected and feature-packed AV receiver.

Consumer review by:

very easy setup


I had to replace my onkyo 923 this seemed to best value, many features, all the bells and whistles so easy to set up with the microphone that is supplied, practically on its own.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces well with...

power to cost ratio

had to purchase wireless network adapter


Consumer review by:

Great sound lot of features


I bought this to replace an Onkyo. that went out. This was an outstanding of box purchase. The price was discounted to the point that it only cost me about $100 more then the unit before this.this thing can output 2 HDMI separately as well as up to 11...

Lots of input and output options

Some features hard to find or implement

Consumer review by:

Excellent sound


Sound is excellent. Lots of features and easy setup. Video processing could be improved

Consumer review by:

Top shelf item


This item is top of the line and complements my surround system very nice. I had the store install and they did a remarkable job including going over operations.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces well with TV, Easy to use...

brings enough demand power to all the surround sound


Consumer review by:

Great sound and very easy to setup


This receiver is worth the money. Very powerful sound and very easy to set up. I Love the built in air play for quickly streaming music from my phone. App is well designed and very easy to use. Well made product. You will not be disappointed. Totally...

Ease of use

Remote not backlit

Consumer review by:

Fantastic sound - This is how music should sound!


Love using the system - provide full sound throughout the area. Easy to set up, quick connect to network when you change channels.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Easy to use controlsAbout me... Audiophile

Ease of use


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Very good


Sounds much better than same price point onkyo but remote and GUI are better on the onkyo. Depends on what is more important. For me it was sound quality.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces well with TV, Good multi-zone...

Sonics - great sound


Consumer review by:

All that I hoped it would be.


The Yamaha Aventage RX-A3030 is worth the extra money. It is too of the line and it operates and sounds like it top. I have full control of the sound decoding and how the room speakers will operate in the surround environment. Movies and TV can sound...

Has complex settings that are very easy to set and use. Best menu system I have ever used


Consumer review by:

Excellent receiver!


This is my second Yamaha AV receiver, which is replacing my Yamaha Z7. The only reason for the change is because the Z7 doesn't support 3D, thus requiring a more complicated hook-up of my blu-ray player to my 3D TV and receiver. The Z7 (which is still...

Well built; Great feature set; Easy to setup

Remote isn't backlit

Product Specifications


AirPlay: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes


Ethernet: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling:4K Passthrough
Loudspeakers: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD