A8xx, A7xx and V6xx series has been sharing the same power topology for many years now. Not surprising they are still doing it with this new refreshed line up. A8xx and A7xx has always just been a glorified V6xx for more money, without actually adding anything meaningful.So the A2A model should be new version of A880. Sadly one hdmi out less and also pre-out for main channels only similar to RX-A780 where as A880 had all channels. Power consumption is same on both RX-A2A and RX-V6A, meaning same amplification.
Looking at the A4A model which should be new A1080. Subwoofer preout 1&2 are now white and red, where as A1080 had both black like in A2A and A880. Sadly it doesn´t say front/rear like in A6A and A8A. People would surely want to see individual sub eq for the A4A this time! Yamaha needs to step up to compete with D&M products!
RX-V6A got the YPAO R.S.C Multipoint, first time in the lower cost range as they said in the event! I hope they have listened people and reviews which have been nagging about how poorly these machines eq the subwoofer! Every 10year time Yamaha is making bigger changes with the slew rate amps now and new looks. Let´s hope YPAO in the higher range models has been tweaked!
This waiting is killing me!
I don't even care if YPAO doesn't EQ down to 20hz like Audyssey does. But as it is right now, YPAO basically does next to nothing to sub EQing which is by far the most important region to EQ. At least, DO something lol.