Yamaha A-S801 vs Yamaha R-N602

A-S801 vs R-N602 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S801
9.5
Yamaha R-N602
9.5
10
9
10
10

Yamaha A-S801 vs Yamaha R-N602 review

Yamaha A-S801
vs
Yamaha R-N602

Looking to do a new stereo setup and narrowed down with Yamaha A-S801 vs Yamaha R-N602 integrated amps. Based on our rating, both integrated amplifiers have the same overall rating of 9.5.

Advantages Yamaha A-S801 over Yamaha R-N602

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.04%

Advantages Yamaha R-N602 over Yamaha A-S801

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 100dB vs 99dB
  • Integrated amplifier with built-in display

Common strengths

  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Pure direct mode available
  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
  • Have a pre-out for sub
  • USB ports
Votes 3 3
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S801
Yamaha R-N602

Model

A-S801
R-N602

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

378
49

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

200/8, 240/6
160/8, 210/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

100/8, 120/6
80/8, 105/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8,6
8,4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.04

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

99
100

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ES9010K2M 384 KHz/32-bit
BurrBrown 192 KHz/24-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

1/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

1
1

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

8
5

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

2
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

270
190

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.1

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15 x 38.7/17.1 x 6 x 15.2
43.4 x 14.9 x 39.1/17.1 x 5.9 x 15.4

Weight, kg/lbs

12.1/26.7
9.7/21.6

Other

Release year

2014
2015
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