Yamaha RX-A3060BL vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

RX-A3060BL vs AVENTAGE RX-A680 comparison chart

Yamaha RX-A3060BL vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 review

Yamaha RX-A3060BL
vs
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha RX-A3060BL vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 comparison. The RX-A3060BL has 9.2 channels amplifier and the AVENTAGE RX-A680 7.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-A3060BL has an overall score of 8.5 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for AVENTAGE RX-A680.

Advantages Yamaha RX-A3060BL over Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

  • Delivers 150W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 115W/8Ohm
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Advantages Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 over Yamaha RX-A3060BL

  • HDMI eARC features compatible

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

Dec 27, 2019

In 2018 Yamaha introduced the tenth - anniversary generation of Aventage Series AV Receivers.Yamaha chose the abbreviation as the name for the elite Aventage series of its receivers, which is formed ...

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-A3060BL
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

Model

RX-A3060BL
AVENTAGE RX-A680

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

737
31

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

150/8, 230/4
115/8, 145/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ES9016 192 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP HD3, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass, High-resolution Music Enhancer
CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Napster, Qobuz, JUKE
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

3
1

Coaxial digital input

3
2

Composite input

4
3

Component input/output

3/1
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020, HLG
DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast, AV Controller
MusicCast

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

400
260

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 19.2 x 47.4/17 x 7.5 x 18.5
43.5 x 16.1 x 33/17 x 6.3 x 13.7

Weight, kg/lbs

19.6/43.2
8.3/18.3

Other

Release year

2016
2018
Yamaha RX-A3060BL
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680
Yamaha RX-A3060BL
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 8.5
  • 7.5
  • 8.5Yamaha RX-A3060BL
  • 7.5Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680