Habitech has added five models from Yamaha’s AVENTAGE RX-60 series of AVRs to its home cinema portfolio.

Ranging in power and channel specification from 7.2 at 80W/ch to 9.2 at 150W/ch, each model offers 4K/60p, 4:4:4 support, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, 192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels, MusiCast, Airplay, Bluetooth, Spotify, an AM/FM tuner and iOS/Android App control.

Each model’s 4K Ultra HD video and HDMI ports are capable of HDR pass through and offer 4K Ultra HD video supporting 3840 x 2160p resolution, up to 60Hz high frame rates, coverage of the BT.2020 wide colour gamut, 10/12-bit colour, 4:4:4 chroma subsampling and HDCP 2.2 copy protection.

Alongside support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, the AV receivers offer the ability to play and distribute the MusicCast wireless multiroom audio system, providing built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for added connectivity to music streams from music services, smartphones and tablets through the AV receiver. All AVENTAGE RX-A 60 Series AV receivers include the proprietary YPAO sound optimisation system, which is designed to analyse speaker placements, tuning and calibrating sound levels to the dynamics of the specific listening environment.

Additionally, all models support high-resolution audio music files including ALAC at 96 kHz/24 bit, WAV, AIFF, FLAC up to 192 kHz/24 bit, DSD to 5.6 MHz – and from the model RX-A860 up – support for vinyl via a phono input with preamp support for turntables with cartridges.

RX-A 60 Series models

Featuring 7.2-channel surround, the RX-A660 network AV receiver includes four HDMI inputs and one output with HDCP 2.2 copy protection supporting 4K Ultra HD video resolution with HDR and BT.2020, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound speaker setups of 5.1.2 channels, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity and YPAO sound optimisation. The AV receiver outputs 80W per channel and includes Extra Bass to enrich sound even with small speakers and high-resolution audio playback.

The AVENTAGE RX-A860 is a 7.2-channel network AV receiver that enables Dolby Atmos and DTS:X setups of 5.1.2 channels or a 5.1 channel plus Zone 2 with auto switching.

The AV receiver delivers up to 100W per channel, eight HDMI inputs (three with HDCP 2.2) and dual HDMI/HDCP 2.2 outputs. The receiver includes YPAO R.S.C. with multipoint measurement and a vanity door front panel. Also included are intelligent assignable amplifiers with the user’s choice of surround back or front presence channels.

The AVENTAGE RX-A1060 features 7.2 channels and enables a Dolby Atmos and DTS:X setup of 5.1.2 channels or can output 5.1 channels plus Zone 2 with auto switching. The AV receiver steps up to 110W per channel; eight HDMI inputs (seven with HDCP 2.2) and dual HDMI/HDCP 2.2 outputs.

The AV receiver also features symmetrical amp layout, advanced dual ESS SABRE DACs for quieter and more fluid sound and YPAO R.S.C. with multipoint measurement with a 7.1-channel equaliser. Other features include advanced HDMI zone switching that allows all sources to be output via HDMI to a second zone and Zone 2 features including Zone Volume EQ, Zone Extra Bass and Zone Enhancer.

The AVENTAGE RX-A2060 boasts 9.2 channels in a network AV receiver that enables Dolby Atmos and DTS:X speaker setups of 5.1.4 or 7.1.2 channels. The AV receiver offers 140W per channel and includes dual ESS SABRE DACs and YPAO R.S.C. with 3D, multipoint and angle measurement and 9.2-channel equaliser.

Meanwhile, the flagship AVENTAGE RX-A3060 features 11-channel processing in a network AV receiver and enables Dolby Atmos and DTS:X setups of 5.1.4 channels, 7.1.2 channels or 7.1.4 channels (with an external 2-channel amplifier).

The AV receiver delivers 150W per channel and includes the ESS SABRE 32-bit DAC with the ability to fine-tune ultra-low jitter phase lock loop (PLL) mode to exactly the desired level; and YPAO R.S.C. with 3D, multipoint, 11.2-channel precision equaliser and 64-bit resolution.

Yamaha is backed by Habitech’s commitment to regular hands-on training, readily available stock, industry-leading pre and post-sales support and system specification.

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