7.2-channel AVENTAGE AV receiver using Anti-Resonance Technology for high sound quality. Compatible with MusicCast and major streaming services for extensive listening choices, plus Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ support and HDMI® with support for 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2, HDR and BT.2020. A Phono input is included.
Explore Every Dimension
Compatibility with these amazing sound technologies transports you from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience. They deliver breathtakingly rich and realistic surround sound, positioning and moving individual sounds to any virtual point in your room, including objects moving overhead. Experience the overwhelming realistic movement and immersion in videos — right in your home theatre room.
Immerse Yourself in the Sound
This unique Yamaha proprietary sound field creation technology, was created by combining measured sound field data with digital signal processing. Yamaha collected sound field data from famous concert halls and music clubs around the world, utilising its wealth of experience in the fields of concert hall design, public address and mixing. By digitising that vast trove of information and incorporating it into dedicated LSI devices, it effectively reproduces the spaces of those concert halls on home equipment. Immerse yourself in the astounding realism of your movies, and enter a world of profound theatre sound.
Ensuring Sound Quality
The Anti Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge is a fifth foot in the centre of the unit. It dampens vibrations from the power transformer, power transistors and heat sinks, as well as vibrations that might be caused by the sound from the speakers — providing dynamic sound and focused, accurate reproduction.
Professional-grade Sound Optimisation
YPAO-R.S.C. analyses room acoustics and measures various speaker characteristics, then calibrates audio parameters to achieve optimum sound. It employs Reflected Sound Control to correct early reflections and deliver studio-quality sound. It also provides DSP Effect Normalisation, which varies the CINEMA DSP parameters according to the reflected sounds. It’s like having a professional installer calibrate your system, creating an ideal listening space with perfectly balanced sound.
Yamaha AV receivers feature fully discrete power amplifiers to minimise distortion and adopt independent pure power supplies for the analogue and digital circuitry. They also feature ultra-high performance with 384 kHz / 32-bit DACs, also with Independent power supplies, for reproducing absolutely all the audio in High Resolution sound sources without noise. A new high sound quality IC is employed for volume control and large heat sinks suppress vibration. Down to every detail, these AV receivers are designed with full emphasis on the highest possible sound quality.
Your Hub of Home Entertainment.
Free and Easy Placement
Wireless Surround Speakers
Combine this AV receiver with the MusicCast 50 or MusicCast 20 wireless streaming speaker and enjoy the amazing convenience of creating a home theatre with wireless rear speakers. What’s more, you get stunningly realistic sound with a clean, clutter-free setup. Easily turn your current living room into a special entertainment environment where you can fully enjoy movies and music.
MusicCast takes the headache out of multi-room audio. Simply connect all MusicCast devices to the same network and start sharing audio throughout the home. Take MusicCast for a test drive by downloading the free MusicCast app and using it demo mode.
Virtual Speaker Technology
With the power of CINEMA DSP 3D, the Virtual Presence Speaker function makes full use of centre and surround speakers to create audible information from where presence (height) speakers are normally installed. In addition, this model also features a Virtual Surround Back Speaker function. Even without using surround back speakers, you can experience more natural surround sound thanks to CINEMA DSP 3D playback — giving you the virtual equivalent of up to 9.1-channel surround, even with a 5.1-speaker configuration.
Since the RX-A780 has two HDMI output terminals, simultaneous connection to the TV and LCD projector is possible. Which means you can use your TV as usual but use the projector for your favourite movies and special programming — easily and without having to change any connections. The built-in HDMI functionality is of the latest specifications, corresponding also to HDR (Dolby Vision Compatible, Hybrid Log-Gamma), 4K / 60p passthrough & 4K upscaling, and so on.
This AV receiver provides phono input terminals, letting you connect a turntable and enjoy music from your vinyl collection.
Enjoy Digital Radio
Digital Audio Broadcasting capability, with DAB and the enhanced DAB+, offers a large selection of radio stations with high sound quality. Other benefits include automatic selection of available stations from a convenient list, and helpful information display, including station name and music genre.
* Availability of DAB / DAB+ tuner function varies by region.
Intuitively Simple to Use.
Alexa on MusicCast
“Alexa, ask MusicCast to play Favourite 1 in the Kitchen.” With Alexa voice control integration, all you have to do is ask. The RX-A780 name offers full compatibility with Amazon’s range of voice control devices. Welcome to the smart home.
7-channel powerful surround sound
--- 95 W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06% THD, 2-ch driven)
--- 160 W per channel (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
--- 160 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
Ability to add wireless surround speaker/s* (*MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50)
YPAO™-R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) sound optimisation
Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility* (*Availability varies by region)
Anti Resonance Technology (A.R.T.) Wedge
Aluminium front panel
MusicCast multi-room technology
Music streaming services built-in
HDMI® (5 in / 2 out) with Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma
Phono input for vinyl playback
|Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven)||160 W (4 ohms, 0.9% THD)|
|Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven)||95 W (8 ohms, 0.06% THD)|
|Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven) (JEITA)||160 W (8 ohms, 10% THD)|
|Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms)||130 / 170 / 195 / 240 W|
|Surround Sound Processing||CINEMA DSP||Yes (3D)|
|Dialog Level Adjustment||Yes|
|Virtual Presence Speaker||Yes|
|Virtual Surround Back Speaker||Yes|
|Dialogue Lift||Yes (no presence speakers required)|
|SILENT CINEMA / Virtual CINEMA DSP||Yes (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)|
|Dolby Digital Plus||Yes|
|DTS-HD Master Audio||Yes|
|Audio Features||File Format||MP3 / WMA / MPEG-4 AAC: up to 48 kHz / 16-bit, ALAC: up to 96 kHz / 24-bit, FLAC: up to 192 kHz / 24-bit, WAV / AIFF: up to 192 kHz / 32-bit, DSD: up to 11.2 MHz|
|Pure Direct||Yes (with video on mode)|
|Compressed Music Enhancer||Yes (incl. enhancer for Bluetooth®)|
|YPAO sound optimization||Yes (R.S.C)|
|Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control)||Yes|
|Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting||Yes|
|Audio Delay||Yes (0-500 ms)|
|DA Converter||Burr-Brown 384 kHz / 32-bit DAC x 4 for main zone|
|Video Features||4K Ultra HD Pass-through and upscaling||Yes (4K / 60p, 4:4:4)|
|HDMI 3D passthrough||Yes|
|HDMI eARC||Yes (via future firmware update)|
|HDMI Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|HDMI upscaling||Yes (Analogue to HDM® / HDMI to HDMI)|
|Deep Colour/x.v.Colour/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync||Yes|
|HDMI Input/Output||5 / 2 (HDCP2.2, HDR10 / Dolby Vision / HLG and BT.2020 compatible)|
|HDMI CEC||Yes (SCENE, Device Control)|
|USB Input||USB Memory, Portable Audio Player|
|Wi-Fi||Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)|
|Bluetooth||Yes (SBC / AAC)|
|Front AV Input||USB / Mini Jack|
|Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical||2 / 0|
|Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial||2 / 0|
|Analog Audio Input/Output||5 (front 1) / 0|
|Component Video Input/Output||1 / 0|
|Composite Video Input/Output||1 / 0|
|Tuner Section||FM/AM Tuner||Yes (FM only)|
|DAB Tuner||Yes (Availability varies by region.)|
|User Interface||On-screen display||Graphical User Inter face|
|SCENE||SCENE (8 sets)|
|App Control||Yes (iPhone / iPad / Android phone / tablet)|
|Web Browser Control||Yes|
|Remote Control Unit||Yes|
|Zone Control||Zone 2 Audio Output||Line output|
|Powered Zone||Zone 2|
|+12V Trigger Output||1|
|Remote (IR) Input/Output||1 / 1|
|General||Standby Power Consumption (IR only)||≤0.1W|
|Auto Power Standby||Yes|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||435 x 171 x 380 mm (with antenna: 435 x 248 x 380 mm); 17-1/8” x 6-3/4” x 15” (with antenna: 17-1/8” x 9-3/4” x 15”)|
|Weight||11.0 kg; 24.3 lbs.|