RX-A1050 compared to RX-A850

Last Update: 09/02/2015

The RX-A1050 has the following differences/advantages over the RX-A850:

1. 7 HDCP 2.2 inputs. (RX-A850 has 3 HDCP 2.2 inputs.)
2. RX-A1050 has 2 HDMI outputs for simultaneous or separate Zone Outputs.
3. RX-A850 has 2 HDMI outputs for simultaneous output only.
4. 2 12v trigger outputs. The RX-A850 only has 1.
5. 3 Component Video inputs. RX-A850 has only 2.
6. 3 Optical & Coaxial digital inputs. RX-A850 has only 2 each.
7. 8 Analog audio inputs. (RX-A850 has 5)
8. Symmetrical power amplifier layout
9. Rigid chassis with additional bottom frames
10. High-speed thermal feedback power amplifier
11. 12 SCENE choices (4 on front panel and others on GUI) RX-A840 has only 4.
12. Zone SCENE - 4 SCENE buttons for Zone 2. RX-A840 has none.
13. Zone mono, zone volume, tone controls and balance. RX-A840 has none.

Audio Chipset:
RX-V1050
ESS Technology ES9006 SABRE Premier Audio DAC.
RX-A850
Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels

Power
RX-A1050
Rated Output Power 120W(8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 2-ch driven)
Rated Output Power 110W(8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06% THD, 2-ch driven)
RX-A850
Rated Output Power 110W(8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 2-ch driven)
Rated Output Power 100W(8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09 % THD, 2 ch driven)

Dimensions
RX-A1050
17-1/8” x 7-1/8” x 17”
(With antenna: 17-1/8” x 9-1/2” x 17-1/4”)
RX-A850
17-1/8” x 6-3/4” x 14-1/2”
(with antenna: 17-1/8” x 9-1/4” x 15”)

Weight
RX-A1050
32.8 lbs.
RX-A850
23.4 lbs.

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