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Yamaha A-S801

Yamaha A-S801
alaScore 88

34 reviews

Nov, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Yamaha A-S801. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The usability and price are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha A-S801 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Yamaha A-S801 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Comments about the reliability and design are overall positive. The usability and price also get good reviews.

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

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Gene DellaSala (

Yamaha A-S801 Integrated Amplifier Review


The Yamaha A-S801 is an honestly rated 100 watt/ch integrated amplifier with a built in high resolution USB-B DAC to power a serious dedicated two-channel or upscale PC system with pristine fidelity.

Excellent fidelity in ALL modes of operation ; Honestly rated amp section ; USB DAC function

No preamp outputs ; Non-defeatable LPF on sub out

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Theo Nicolakis (

Yamaha A-S301/501/701/801 Integrated Amplifier Preview


The Yamaha A-S301/501/701/801 Integrated Amplifiers boast power from 60W to 100W, will drive a 2 Ohm load, dual heatsinks with 4 output devices/ch, a big power supply, and variable loudness control.

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (

Awesome for the buck.


Hook this up to a pair of Yamaha 777 speaker ($ cheap). Use bi wiring with low impedance setting on amp. Spin vinyl in pure direct mode. May get a Yamaha subwoofer to match piano black finish.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (

An amp to be proud of.


An upgrade from a previous amp. Yamaha holds up to its reputation with this boasting amazing sound, modern interface and a good amount of inputs/outputs. This will look good with any hi-fi set up and will not disappoint.

Aug, 2019

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Big name, poor performance


I bought this amp about 10 months ago and today i traded it in with a marantz pm 8005. I've used yamaha with my B&W CM5S2 speakers and it sounded like there is a sponge wall between me and the music. Highs are not crisp enough, no deep stage, lack of...

Feb, 2019

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