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Yamaha RX-A820

Yamaha RX-A820
alaScore 85

18 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Yamaha RX-A820 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Yamaha RX-A820


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Yamaha RX-A820 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Yamaha RX-A820 7.2-Channel Network AVENTAGE AV Receiver

Expert review by:

Yamaha RX-A820 review


Occupying the lowest rung of Yamaha's elite 'Aventage' range, the RX-A820 is a versatile beast with DSPs galore (an area where Yamaha has a rich history), a claimed 7 x 130W of amplification at your disposal and no fewer than eight HDMI ports. With its...

Nuanced, open, movie performance; worthwhile DSP modes; neat design; decent network audio functionality

A little bass-shy in stereo mode; struggles at high listening levels; Wi-Fi requires a dongle

Consumer review by:

Static in Speakers


It attempts to do what it's designed to do

No matter what I do I'm still getting quite a bit of static/crackling in the front left speaker only (Polk Monitor 70 - II). It doesn't matter which speaker/cable combination I use. I even bought one of Monster's power surge/clean power strips which...


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Reciever was delivered fast and it was exactly what I ordered. Have been enjoying it since it arrived.

Product Specifications


AirPlay: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes


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

General Features

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


Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD