Yamaha announced 2012 models of its AVENTAGE family of network AV receivers that consists of RX-A3020, RX -A2020, RX-A1020, RX- 820 and RX-A720. Some great features of the new series are AirPlay, 4K video pass-through with upscaling, upgrades to the Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire control applications, multi-zone control, etc…
There is Yamaha’s Anti-Resonance Technology (ART) built in all of AVENTAGE models. ART is specially designed feature that improves structural rigidity and reduces vibration that can cause distortion and loss of fidelity. There is also incorporation of double bottom frame construction on Yamaha RX-A3020, RX-A2020 and RX-A1020 models for further minimization of distortion.
All models of this years AVANTAGE series are compatible with Apps for Apple iOS and Android smart-phones, as well as for Amazon’s Kindle Fire and are offering full control of system and access to music stored on phones or tablets, App also has portrait and landscape for ease of use.
Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad, all AVENTAGE receivers provide audio reproduction via front panel USB inputs that provide direct digital connections to the popular devices. All connected Apple devices automatically charge for use on the go. In addition, the USB inputs may be used for playing music from portable storage and other compatible devices. Stay tunned cause overview with some detailed specifications is coming soon and for start here is the picture of Yamaha RX-A3020 flagship.
Yamaha’s new AVENTAGE Series models will be available exclusively at authorized Yamaha AV dealers starting in June, with the following MSRPs:
- Yamaha RX-A720 ($699.95)
- Yamaha RX-A820 ($899.95)
- Yamaha RX-A1020 ($1,199.95)
- Yamaha RX-A2020 ($1,699.95)