Yamaha RX-A870 vs Yamaha RX-S601 Other comparison
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|Number of channels||7 channels||5 channels|
|RMS power||100 watts||60 watts|
|THD||0.06 %||0.09 %|
|Min. impedance||4 ohms||4 ohms|
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Functionalities & Surround
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|HDMI inputs||8 inputs||6 inputs|
|AV inputs||10 inputs||9 inputs|
|Audio inputs||6 inputs||4 inputs|
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Comparison of Yamaha RX-A870 vs Yamaha RX-S601 The Yamaha RX-A870 has more channels: 7 (Yamaha RX-S601 has 5 channels) and the Yamaha RX-A870 has a higher power per channel of 100 watts (Yamaha RX-S601 has 60 watts). The Yamaha RX-A870 has a THD of 0.06 %, whereas the Yamaha RX-S601 has a THD of 0.09 %, THD being the total harmonic distortion, a measure of the difference between the incoming sound entering the receiver and the output, a lower THD being better. Morevoer, the Yamaha RX-A870 and the Yamaha RX-S601 both have a minimum impedance of 4 ohms.
The Yamaha RX-A870 can be connected to the internet, it can connect through bluetooth, the Yamaha RX-A870 is unfortunately not MHL-compatible, and it does not have an integrated tuner. Concerning the connectivity and the surround system, the Yamaha RX-A870 has a lot of HDMI inputs: 8 HDMI inputs, and it has the dolby ATMOS sound system, which is the latest audio format, giving a three-dimensional effect to the produced sounds and it can be connected to Iphones, Ipads and other Apple products via Airplay.
The Yamaha RX-S601 can be connected to the internet, it can connect through bluetooth, the Yamaha RX-S601 is unfortunately not MHL-compatible, yet it does not have an integrated tuner. Concerning the connectivity and the surround system, the Yamaha RX-S601 has 6 HDMI inputs and it does not have the dolby ATMOS.