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The Yamaha CX-A5200 is an 11.2 channel model. It supports Dolby Audio technology for balanced sound at low volume. Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD multichannel formats are also supported, as well as Dolby Atmos and DTS: X formats. The tangible difference between the devices is the power/channel - 170 W (8 ohms, 0.9% THD) versus 100 W (6 ohms, 0.08% THD). On the video side, the CX-A5200 incorporates an HDMI controller with 7 inputs and 3 outputs, all 3D and Ultra HD 4K compatible. HDMI upscaling is also possible from all incoming resolutions to 4K Ultra HD format.
The Yamaha CX-A5100 offers a wide range of features, starting with HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, compatible with 4K/60 and HDR streams. There is also Dolby Atmos and DTS: X and is supported by YPAO R.S.C 3D calibration, optimized for controlling three-dimensional sound effects. DAC ESS Saber provides 24-bit / 192 kHz DAC, and in addition, provides scaling up to 4K. The advantage of the CX-A5100 in this Yamaha CX-A5200 vs Yamaha CX-A5100 comparison is the availability of the Bi-amping feature. The ability to connect to a LAN/WiFi and Bluetooth, and AirPlay compatibility, access to web radio and music streaming services.