Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A860

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7.2-channel home theatre receiver with Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, Apple® AirPlay®, and Dolby Atmos®

Yamaha's AVENTAGE line of receivers has been a consistent winner in our books. The perfect blend of power, spacious sound and features, the Yamaha RX-A860 leads its class. The RX-A860 continues the tradition with excellent sound and picture quality, plus the most cutting-edge features available. With support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, along with 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology, this powerful receiver works perfectly with the latest Ultra HD TVs and Blu-ray players to deliver a next-level home theatre experience.

Highlights –
  • The AVENTAGE Advantage: Designed to deliver the highest levels of audio performance through engineering
  • Aluminum front panel with door and Anti-Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge
  • 7.2-channel Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ (5.1.2-ch)
  • 9 speaker terminals with Intelligent Amp Assign for Zone 2
  • Add audio in up to 9 additional rooms with MusicCast
  • HDMI® (8 in / 2 out) with 4K Ultra HD full support, HDR Video including Hybrid Log-Gamma and Dolby Vision™ and BT.2020
  • Zone B HDMI out
  • HDCP 2.2, high dynamic range (HDR) and BT.2020 compatibility
  • Fully loaded with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay and Spotify Connect
  • Stream Pandora®, Spotify, Napster®, SiriusXM, Tidal*, Deezer* and thousands of free internet radio stations
  • DSD 2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz, FLAC / WAV / AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit, Apple® Lossless 96 kHz / 24-bit playback
  • Phono input to connect to your favorite turntable
  • Room acoustics optimization using YPAO™ - R.S.C. with multipoint measurement

The RX-A860 is a sensational sounding seven-channel amplifier, with both the power and agility to service big action movies and High Res Audio. It is feature packed and the inclusion of MusicCast wireless multiroom support is the cherry on the top.

The S&I verdict -
The RX-A860 is a superb feature packed, powerful, AV receiver, great for both music and movies.