Its budget and premium models can often be seen battling it out with rival amps from Denon and Pioneer, with the company often there or thereabouts in the final reckoning.
But already this year, one Yamaha receiver has impressed us in the shape of the five-star, entry-level RX-V581. Will the Yamaha RX-A3060, from higher up the range, prove equally impressive?
Yamaha’s Aventage AV receivers are billed as the high-performance members of the family and their premium status is evident straight out of the box.
Free the Yamaha RX-A3060 from its polystyrene shackles and the amp’s 18kg body gives you a decent workout – the amp’s chassis, legs and frame have been strengthened.
It also features Yamaha’s ART (anti-resonance technology) that takes the form of an extra fifth foot on the bottom of the amp, which Yamaha claims minimises the impact of vibrations on sound quality.
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