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Yamaha RX-A820

Yamaha RX-A820
alaScore 85

48 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Yamaha RX-A820. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

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.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Yamaha RX-A820 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

Feb, 2016

hcc best buy

Expert review by: Martin Pipe (

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

May, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

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...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Alec (



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