• XLR balanced connection (11 channel PRE OUT and 2 channel input)
• ESS Technology ES9016 SABRE32 Ultra DACs for all channels including front and rear presence channels
• Cinema DSP HD3 with 33 DSP programs
• High density presence and richly detailed sound ensured by high sound quality parts and design
• Specially designed high rigidity chassis eliminates the effects of vibration for greater sound purity
• MHL supports full HD video and audio from mobile phones and portable devices
• Network functions such as AirPlay® and AV Controller App
• Access to Pandora®, Rhapsody® and SiriusXM music streaming service
• FLAC or WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit audio playback
• Ultra HD (4K) pass-through and up-scaling
• High-resolution Music Enhancer
• HDMI: 8 inputs (1 on front) / 2 outputs with 3D and Audio Return Channel
• Full LED backlight learning and preset remote unit
• Versatile zone control up to four zones including Party Mode
Welcome to a review of Yamaha’s CX-A5000, 11.2 CH AV PRE AMPLIFIER. The 11.2 channel AV preamplifier is at the pinnacle of the AVENTAGE Series. Superb sound quality combined with fine craftsmanship ensures, per Yamaha, an unequalled listening experience. Latest technologies include high rigidity chassis, ESS Technology ES9016 SABRE32 Ultra DACs and reliable balanced connection.
The CX-A5000 utilizes top of the line engineering and technology, as well as traditional craftsmanship, for pure sound reproduction. Making full use of CINEMA DSP HD3, the pinnacle of three-dimensional sound field reproduction, it realizes detailed, accurate sound imaging. Used with the MX-A5000 11.2 channel power amplifier, it achieves overwhelming silence and sound filled with dynamic feeling. It also offers advanced video processing technology, versatile network capability with a wide range of content access and app control, along with flexible system configuration that benefits from advanced HDMI® zone switching.
This AV receiver provides a variety of network functions that enable you to access more sources and also enhance operation. You can connect the receiver to a PC to enjoy Internet radio, Pandora®, Rhapsody® and SiriusXM Internet Radio and operate your system via the WebBrowser Control. The AV Controller App (from iTunes or Google Play) lets you control various functions from your iPod, iPhone, iPad or Android phones/tablets. Plus you will receive an easy to use remote control, part number ZF729700, to assist with the adjustments to get the quality sound you are seeking.
Consumers are saying that this unit is superb in both its craftsmanship and sound reproduction. Movie soundtracks are clear and immersive in sound. Hooking up the unit is very intuitive and its working functionality is easy to understand and use. People looking at this model know the price they are expecting to pay so that is not a surprise.
• Easy to set up and use
• Low power consumption
• Quality construction
• None as of yet – still very new
CX-A5000 – 11.2 CHANNEL AV PRE AMPLIFIER
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