Yamaha CX-A5100 11.2-CH MusicCast Preamplifier with Built-In Wi-Fi & Bluetooth

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  • Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding
  • Dolby Atmos processing for use with in-ceiling or "height" speakers for more enveloping surround sound; compatible with 7-, 9-, or 11-channel setups
  • next-generation DTS:X surround sound available via firmware update
  • video upconversion (up to 1080p and 4K) for analog and HDMI sources
  • Yamaha's advanced video processing with edge and motion adaptive deinterlacing for sharp images and smooth motion
  • YPAO (Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer) automatic speaker calibration with advanced 64-bit EQ calculation, Reflected Sound Control, 3D, multipoint, and angle measurement to deliver more accurate surround sound across different listening positions (microphone included)
  • Cinema DSP HD3 creates increased realism for movie soundtracks with front and rear presence speakers in an 11.2-channel home theater
  • 33 Cinema and HiFi DSP modes add richness and depth to music and movie soundtracks (DSP modes can work in conjunction with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround processing)
Digital and Streaming Music Options:
  • built-in Wi-Fi for listening to music from a networked PC, free Internet radio, and music services
    • Wireless Direct lets you stream music and control playback from a smartphone or tablet without a wireless home network
    • includes support for Pandora®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM Internet Radio, and vTuner (subscription required for some services)
    • Spotify Connect lets you play Spotify's streaming music library through the receiver via your smartphone or tablet (requires Spotify app and a premium subscription)
  • built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming and transmission
  • Apple AirPlay for streaming music from an iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® or computer running iTunes
  • MusicCast wirelessly connects compatible Yamaha components for whole home audio
  • front-panel USB input for connecting an iPod®, iPhone, or thumb drive
  • plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer (PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution; DSD up to 5.6 MHz .dsf files)
  • DLNA certified for streaming music with compatible devices and computers
Multi-room Audio/Video:
  • analog stereo outputs for second and third zones
  • HDMI dual-zone switching in Zone 2 for watching HD content from different sources in two zones simultaneously
  • output any source to 2nd room via Zone 2 HDMI output
  • 2nd HDMI output assignable to Zone 4 (HDMI sources only)
Audio Performance Features:
  • 32-bit/192kHz ESS Sabre ES9016S Ultra digital-to-analog converters on all channels
  • Compressed Music Enhancer improves sound quality of MP3s and upconverts CDs and FLAC files to 24-bit/96kHz resolution
  • high-rigidity, three-ply chassis structure with independent top cover, aluminum side and front panels, and H-shaped cross frame to minimize vibration for clearer sound
  • shielded toroidal power transformer for stable, low-noise operation
  • detachable power cable
  • HDMI 2.0 audio/video switching: 8 in, 2 out (including 1 front-panel input)
    • HDCP 2.2 technology ensures compatibility with 4K Ultra HD sources and TVs (HDMI inputs 1-7 only and both HDMI outputs)
  • component video switching: 3 in, 1 out
  • composite video switching: 5 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 1 assignable out
  • digital audio inputs: 3 optical and 3 coaxial
  • 8 analog stereo audio inputs (includes 1 front-panel input)
  • balanced XLR stereo inputs
  • 7.1-channel unbalanced RCA preamp inputs
  • 11.2-channel unbalanced RCA preamp outputs include outputs for 2 powered subwoofers
  • 11.2-channel balanced XLR preamp outputs include XLR outputs for 2 powered subwoofers
  • phono input for use with a turntable
  • full-size (1/4") headphone output jack
  • Ethernet port for network connection
  • front-panel USB port for audio playback from USB flash drives, hard disk drives, and portable music players
  • RS-232C input, 1 remote input/output (IR) and 2 12 volt-trigger outputs for use with external controllers
General Features:
  • 4K video pass-through and upscaling
  • free Yamaha A/V Controller app lets you use your Apple or Android device as a Wi-Fi® remote
  • full-color on-screen display
  • HDMI standby pass-through allows HDMI switching without powering up preamp
  • AM/FM tuner
  • learning remote control with LED display
  • 17-1/8"W x 7-9/16"H x 19-3/8"D
  • weight: 29.8 lbs.