Product Comparison: Yamaha R-N602 vs Yamaha A-S501

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General Specifications
About the Product
High sound quality network Hi-Fi receiver with support for DSD 5.6 MHz reproduction. Compatible with MusicCast and packed with network functions. Unlimited enjoyment of many different sound sources including high-resolution sources, smartphones and streaming services. Now with MusicCast, this device can be expanded to deliver wireless multiroom audio playback, all controlled by a simple app.
Impressively high sound quality with a wide range of features and an elegant appearance. An integrated amplifier with the advantage of digital input.
Key Specs
Number of Channels
Watts Per Channel RMS
80 Watts
85 Watts
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.04 %
0.019 %
Signal/Noise Ratio
100 dB
99 dB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Yamaha A-S501 2 Channel Integrated Amplifier
  • Very detailed, tight and muscular sound with the addictively rich, Yamaha balance.
  • I listened to Roger Waters "Amused to Death" (standard version) as my test record. I'm SURE I could hear even more!! It sounds absolutely superb.
  • It's a quality product and represents quite amazing value. It sounds superb to my ears, and with a good remote control, I can now sit back even more comfortably.
  • The sound stage is well defined and imaging is very good for the low cost of this unit. Much better than my previous amp/speaker combo.
  • Fantastic amp. Pure direct function great. Very full and detailed sound.
Size & Weight
6 in.
6 in.
17.1 in.
17.125 in.
15.2 in.
15.25 in.
21.6 lbs.
19.8 lbs.
Receiver Type
Stereo Receiver
Stereo Receiver
Satellite Radio Tuner
Number Of FM Presets
Minimum Impedance
8 Ohms
4 Ohms
Frequency Response
20 - 20000 Hz
10 - 100000 Hz
Extensive Audio Codec and Format Support, Gapless Playback Compatibility Allows Play without Interruption, ECO Mode and Auto Power Standby
Top-quality parts, Pure Direct mode for greater sound purity, Continuously variable loudness control, Gold-plated terminals, Phono MM terminal, Auto Power Standby, High sound quality circuit design based on the ToP-ART
What customers say about "Features"
Yamaha A-S501 2 Channel Integrated Amplifier
  • This amp gets surprisingly close to my much more expensive gear, and I never feel that anything's missing.v
  • Loads more power that is controlled, balanced with a good stereo sound stage.
  • No useless circuits messing up your sound, no false claims about its power, just good, clear sound for a very good price.
  • Love the sound and look of this amp! Easy to connect, really powerful, never go past the halfway mark!
  • Very powerful amplifier, zero distortion, nice sound signature and loads of features, what else can you ask for?
Speaker Connection Type
Ethernet Port(s)
Wireless Connection
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Wireless Multi-Room Audio
USB 2.0, 2x Digital Optical, 2x Digital Coaxial, 6x Analog Stereo RCA
5x Analog RCA, Phono RCA, Digital Optical, Digital Coaxial
4x Speakers, Subwoofer, Line Out Stereo RCA, Antenna
2x Analog RCA, Subwoofer, USB DC 5V, 4x Speakers, Phones 6.3mm
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Yamaha A-S501 2 Channel Integrated Amplifier
  • The amp is easy to use, simple to set up and very intuitive. All the wiring was in place from my older amp, set-up of this one took less than 10 minutes and it was good-to-go.
  • It has all the inputs I need and connections for 2 pairs of speakers although I only need to use one pair.
  • My amp is running 4 speakers containing 8 inch and 6.5 inch drivers with 1 inch dome tweeters and it runs them no problem at all plenty of power.
  • There is a sub-woofer output for those who like shaking walls when listening to music.
  • I aslo have a yamaha subwoofer connected which really takes things to 11. can't recommend this amp enough!.
  • I wish it had bluetooth and USB connectivity.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
599.95 $

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