Oct 10, 2018
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is really able to become a part of a fantastic home theater. Such a receiver has everything for this. I truly enjoyed an opportunity to connect the three compatible displays ...Read More
These AV receivers are pretty similar and so compete with each other. Marantz SR7012 vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is an affordable alternative. RX-A2080 costs about $200 more and is from a huge famous brand. SR7012 is cheaper but it has a three-zone capability.
The AV receivers recognize the same audio formats: AIFF, AAC, MP3, FLAC, DSD, WAV, and WMA. AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has Dolby Atmos, Dolby digital plus, Dolby True HD, DTS-HD master audio and DTS:X.
Versus Marantz SR7012 that recognizes DTS neural:X, DTS-HD master audio, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos, Dolby true HD and the good old Dolby surround. AVENTAGE RX-A2080 needs a whopping 1260 W output power while Marantz needs only 950 W.
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and IEEE are featured in both receivers.
AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 9 AV inputs, 3 Optical digital inputs, 3 Coaxial digital inputs, 7 HDMI inputs, 2 HDMI outputs, 2 Subwoofer outputs, 1 USB and 1 Phone input. Compare it to Marantz SR7012 that has 2 AV inputs, 2 Optical digital inputs, 2 Coaxial digital inputs, 8 HDMI inputs, 3 HDMI outputs, 2 Subwoofer outputs, 1 USB and 1 Phone input. Yamaha is giving you way more connectivity options, providing you need them all of course.
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Marantz SR7012 is like the old modern vs the new modern. Both have similar modern minimalistic stylish designs with a black matte metallic finish. Marantz has a cool eyehole shaped display while Yamaha has a regular rectangular one.
The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 price