DISC Yamaha RXA850 Aventage AV Receiver with MusicCast, Black

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  • Dolby Atmos Compatibility Delivers Incredible Multidimensional Sound
  • Sleek, Clean Design with an Aluminium Front Panel
  • AirPlay, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and MusicCast Connectivity
  • Dedicated AV Controller and MusicCast App
  • Supports 4K Ultra HD and 3D Pass-Through with Audio Return

DISC Yamaha RXA850 Aventage AV Receiver with MusicCast, Black


The Yamaha RXA850 Aventage AV Receiver is a compact network receiver that delivers powerful multi-channel audio and wireless connectivity in a complete package. The RXA850 Aventage comes equipped with Dolby Atmos compatibility for genuine 3D surround sound in your own home, filling the room with multidimensional sound that makes you feel as if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on screen. The built-in AirPlay , Bluetooth , Wi-Fi and MusicCast allow you to wirelessly stream music from a range of audio sources such as smartphones and tablets, while MusicCast allows you to connect multiple device together for multiroom playback - experience high-quality audio like never before.

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Anti Resonance Technology

The Anti Resonance Technology Wedge is a fifth foot that is positioned underneath the center of the unit. This technology dampens vibrations that are commonly caused by power transformers, power transistors and heatsinks, as well as possible vibrations from the speaker. By removing the possibility of unwanted vibrations, the RXA850 ensures that sound quality is not affected.

Visual and Aural Benefits

All of the Aventage AV models feature the same sleek, clean design with an elegant aluminium front panel and touch volume/selector knobs. The aluminium front panel is used to effectively shield sensitive circuitry from external noise and electronic radiation that's typically generated by dimmer switches, fluorescent lighting and video monitors. This ensures optimum sonic performance in the widest range of installation environments.

4K Pass-Through with HDCP2.2

This AV receiver boasts advanced HDMI features such as 6 inputs and pass-through of 4K Ultra HD, letting you enjoy the high-definition video quality of 4K without degradation, while also adhering to the HDCP2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission.

DSP Parameter Adjustment

The RXA850 is equipped with a variety of sound programmes that utilise Yamaha's original DSP technology. This technology allows you to create sound fields similar to actual movie theatres or concert halls in your desired listening space. All these functions can be controlled to suit your preference from within the AV Controller app, matching the DSP parameters to the type of music/movie or the mood you want to achieve.

AV Controller App

Yamaha's AV Controller app is downloadable from iTunes and Google Play, and allows you to control everything from power and volume to input selections and DSP modes. Designed to be compatible with smartphones and tablets, this app is offers a convenient and flexible way to control your AV receiver. Additionally, the AV Controller app is available in a wide range of languages and features a fully customisable interface.


MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your house - It simply connects to your existing wi-fi network and provides you with the ability to wirelessly stream audio to any room in your house. Any MusicCast system can be easily extended to meet your needs, with a wide range of products available including AV receivers, hi-fi systems and wireless speakers. For example; Start with a MusicCast capable AV receiver in your main entertainment room, then add in a MusicCast sound projector for the ultimate home theatre experience and add MusicCast wireless speakers or hi-fi components into other rooms, link them all together wirelessly and experience sound like never before.

MusicCast allows you to stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth® or AirPlay®, as well as giving you the ability to play/pause and adjust the volume all from within the simple and intuitive MusicCast app. The MusicCast app also gives you the ability to select what music plays in each room, link and combine music from one room to another, have different music playing in each room, or join them together have the same music playing all around your house.


  • Dolby Atmos® support
  • Aventage AV receivers, designed to deliver the highest levels of audio performance
  • Aluminium front panel offers both visual and aural benefits
  • Anti Resonance Technology helps to ensure that vibrations do not affect sound quality
  • 7-channel powerful surround sound
  • MusicCast for audio in every room
  • Wi-Fi built-in and wireless direct for simple networking
  • Bluetooth for wireless music streaming with compressed music enhancer
  • AirPlay, Napster®, Spotify® and Juke streaming services available and AV Controller app
  • Gapless playback compatibility allows playback without interruption
  • 4K60P pass-through, HDMI (8 input/2 output) with HDCP2.2, 3D and Audio Return Channel
  • HDMI input and USB connection on front panel
  • YPAO R.S.C (Reflected Sound Control) sound optimisation with multi-point measurement
  • YPAO Volume to ensure natural sounds even at low volume
  • Virtual surround sound for playing 7.1-channel content with a 5.1-channel system
  • Extra rich bass even with small speakers
  • Advanced GUI on-screen display
  • Multi-zone audio support
  • Phono input for vinyl playback
  • Eco mode operation for about 20 less power consumption


  • On-Screen Display: Graphical User Interface
  • Scene: Scene - 4 Sets
  • App Control: Yes via iPhone, iPad, iPod or Android Phone/Tablet
  • Remote Control: Yes - Included
  • Auto Power Standby: Yes
  • Dimensions: 435mm x 171mm x 382mm (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 10.6kg / 23.4lbs


  • Channel: 7.2
  • Rated Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven): 160 W (4ohms, 0.9 THD)
  • Rated Output Power (20Hz - 20kHz, 2ch driven): 100 W (8ohms, 0.06 THD)
  • Maximum Effective Output Power (1kHz, 1ch driven): 160 W (8ohms, 10 THD)
  • Dynamic Power Per Channel: 130 / 170 / 195 / 240 W (8/6/4/2 ohms)

Surround Sound Processing

  • Cinema DSP: Yes (3D)
  • DSP Programs: 17
  • Dialog Level Adjustment: Yes
  • Virtual Presence Speaker: Yes
  • Silent Cinema / Virtual Cinema DSP: Yes - Virtual Cinema Front
  • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
  • Dolby Atmos: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • Dolby Pro Logic IIX: Yes
  • DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes


  • Pure Direct: Yes - with Video On Mode
  • Compressed Music Enhancer: Yes - Including Enhancer for Bluetooth
  • YPAO Multi-Point Measurement: Yes - R.S.C
  • YPAO Volume: Yes
  • Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control): Yes
  • Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting: Yes
  • A.R.T Wedge: Yes
  • Bi-Amp Capability: Yes
  • Audio Delay: Yes - 0-500 ms
  • 192kHz/24-bit DACs for all Channels: Yes - Burr-Brown


  • 4K Ultra HD Pass-Through: Yes
  • HDMI 3D Pass-Through: Yes
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • HDMI Upscaling: Yes - Analogue to HDMI / HDMI to HDMI


  • HDMI Input/Output: 8 Input + 2 Output
  • HDMI CEC: Yes - Scene, Device Control
  • USB Input: iPod/iPhone, USB Memory, Portable Audio Player
  • Network Port: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes - with Wireless Direct
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes - SBC/ACC
  • Front AV Input: HDMI / USB / Analogue Audio / Composite
  • Digital Audio Input/Output: 2 Input - Optical
  • Digital Audio Input/Output: 2 Inputs - Coaxial
  • Analog Audio Input/Output: 6 Inputs + 1 Output
  • Phono Input: Yes
  • Component Video Input/Output: 2 Input + 1 Output
  • Composite Video Input/Output: 5 Input + 1 Output
  • Preout: 7.2-Channel
  • Headphone Output: 1
  • FM/AM Tuner: Yes