Yamaha RX-S602 vs Yamaha R-N602

RX-S602 vs R-N602 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha RX-S602
6.5
Yamaha R-N602
5.7
6
6
6
inapplicable
5
inapplicable

Yamaha RX-S602 vs Yamaha R-N602 review

Yamaha RX-S602
vs
Yamaha R-N602

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha RX-S602 vs Yamaha R-N602 comparison definitely makes sense. The RX-S602 has 5.1 channels amplifier and the R-N602 2.0 channels. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-S602 has an overall score of 6.5 out of 10 vs 5.7 out of 10 for R-N602.

Advantages Yamaha RX-S602 over Yamaha R-N602

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • HDMI CEC support
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone

Advantages Yamaha R-N602 over Yamaha RX-S602

  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in phono (MM) input

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5
Yamaha RX-S602

Dec 27, 2019

In May, 2018, Yamaha announced the Aventage RX-A 80 series of AV receivers supporting proprietary MusicCast Surround technology. Then the company decided to release a receiver with similar capabiliti...

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Product

Yamaha RX-S602
Yamaha R-N602

Model

RX-S602
R-N602

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

17
27

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 125/6
80/8, 105/4

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.04

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
has not

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 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
0/0

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

3
0

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

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, HLG, BT.2020
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, 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

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

MusicCast
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
has not

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

190
190

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 11.1 x 32.8/17 x 4.3 x 12.8
43.5 x 15.1 x 39.2/17.1 x 5.9 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

7.8/17.2
9.8/21.6

Other

Release year

2018
2015
Yamaha RX-S602
Yamaha R-N602
Yamaha RX-S602
Yamaha R-N602

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 6.5
  • 5.7
  • 6.5Yamaha RX-S602
  • 5.7Yamaha R-N602

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