Yamaha RX-A3010 Review

Amplifier Section

Output Channels 9.2
Features 3D Pass Through, Multi Zone, Over 3 HDMI Inputs, Upscaling, ARC (Audio Return Channel), Internet Connected, Internet Radio, HD/Satellite Radio, Phono Input, Pre Amp Outs
Watts per Channel 150W
Rated Output Power (1kHz, 2ch driven) 165W (8ohms, 0.9% THD)
Rated Output Power (20Hz-20kHz, 2ch driven) 150W (8ohms, 0.06% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms) 175/220/295/410 W

Surround Sound Processing

DSP Programs 23
Compressed Music Enhancer Yes
Virtual Presence Speaker Yes
Dialogue Lift Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby Pro Logic IIx Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes

Audio Features

Pure Direct Yes
YPAO multi-point measurement Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Yes with RSC (Reflected Sound Control) and Angle measurement
Adaptive DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Yes
Initial Volume & Maximum Volume Setting Yes
A.R.T. Wedge Yes
Bi-amp capability Yes
Audio Delay Yes (0-250 ms)
192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels Yes (Burr-Brown)

Video Features

HDMI 3D passthrough Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel Yes
Component upconversion Yes
HDMI upscaling Yes (Analog to HDMI / HDMI to HDMI)
Video adjustment Yes with variable parameters
Deep Color/x.v.Color/24Hz Refresh Rate /Auto Lip-Sync Yes

Extensive Connection

HDMI Input/Output 8 (front 1) / 2 (Simultaneous)
HDMI CEC Yes (SCENE, Device control)
USB Input iPod/iPhone, USB Memory, Portable Audio Player
Network Port Access to Pandora, Rhapsody, SIRIUS Internet Radio, Napster and vTuner Internet Radio services. Also DLNA 1.5 and Win 7 Compatible.
Dock Port 1 (for optional YDS-12, YID-W10 or YBA-10)
Front AV Input HDMI, USB, Analog Audio, Optical, Composite and S-video
Digital Audio Input/Output: Optical 4 (front 1) / 1
Digital Audio Input/Output: Coaxial 3 / 0
Analog Audio Input/Output 10 (front 1) / 1
Multi-Channel Input 8ch
Component Video Input/Output 4 / 1
S-Video Input/Output 5 (front 1) / 1
Composite Video Input/Output 5 (front 1) / 1
Preout 11.2ch
Headphone Output 1

Tuner Section

FM/AM Tuner Yes
HD Radio Compatibility Yes
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready Yes


Standby Power Consumption (IR only) 0.3 W
Auto Power Down Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-1/8” x 7-1/2” x 18-3/8”
Weight 40.1 lbs.
Shipping Dimensions (W x H x D) 21-3/8" x 11-3/4" x 22-1/8"
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 47.4 lbs.

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