Yamaha AS201 (Black)

Stereo Amplifier

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Big power and natural sound doesn't get any better value than this. The Yamaha AS201 offers more than most at its price.

100W per channel

With 100W per channel, the AS201 is one of the most powerful amplifiers in its class. Details such as placing the power transformer close to the power amp circuit, for low signal loss, helps the AS201 produce a powerful and dynamic sound. If you've got a larger than average room to fill, or difficult speakers to drive, the AS201 should be your main contender.

Yamaha's 'Natural Sound'
Based on Yamaha's concept of 'Natural Sound', the AS201 has been designed from the outset to sound evenly balanced and realistic. Only with painstaking attention to detail, such as connecting the signal and power grounds at one point to eliminate mutual interference, is this possible. Its higher signal-to-noise ratio means you hear more of the music and less distortion. For an even more detailed, true-to-life sound, the Pure Direct switch bypasses the tone and balance controls.

Plenty of features
Powerful sound is one thing, but where the Yamaha A-S201 really scores is in combining this with an equally impressive range of features. The AS201 comes with a built-in MM phono stage, allowing easy connection of a turntable, plus four other RCA inputs plus an audio output. Two independently switchable speaker outlets are also present for running another set of speakers in a second room.

For an amp that gives you more, the Yamaha AS201 is a powerful bargain.

6 Year Supercare £16.90

Add our Supercare to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

Lowest price guaranteed! We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
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We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500 For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

Big power and natural sound doesn't get any better value than this. The Yamaha AS201 offers more than most at its price.

100W per channel

With 100W per channel, the AS201 is one of the most powerful amplifiers in its class. Details such as placing the power transformer close to the power amp circuit, for low signal loss, helps the AS201 produce a powerful and dynamic sound. If you've got a larger than average room to fill, or difficult speakers to drive, the AS201 should be your main contender.

Yamaha's 'Natural Sound'
Based on Yamaha's concept of 'Natural Sound', the AS201 has been designed from the outset to sound evenly balanced and realistic. Only with painstaking attention to detail, such as connecting the signal and power grounds at one point to eliminate mutual interference, is this possible. Its higher signal-to-noise ratio means you hear more of the music and less distortion. For an even more detailed, true-to-life sound, the Pure Direct switch bypasses the tone and balance controls.

Plenty of features
Powerful sound is one thing, but where the Yamaha A-S201 really scores is in combining this with an equally impressive range of features. The AS201 comes with a built-in MM phono stage, allowing easy connection of a turntable, plus four other RCA inputs plus an audio output. Two independently switchable speaker outlets are also present for running another set of speakers in a second room.

For an amp that gives you more, the Yamaha AS201 is a powerful bargain.
More Information
Analogue RCA Inputs 4
Audio Outputs 1
Bluetooth No
Dimensions WxDxH 435 x 333 x 141
Dimensions WxHxD (mm) 40 x 50 x 21
DLNA Compliant No
Frequency Response 10 - 100,000
Headphone Output Yes
Internet Radio Services No
Loudness Control No
MP3 Front Input No
Optical Digital Inputs No
Phono Input Yes - MM
Power Amp In No
Power Consumption- Normal Use 175
Power Consumption - Standby 0.5
Power Output - Watts per CH 100 x 2
Pre Output No
Remote Control Yes
Speaker Sets 2
Sub Output No
Tone Controls Yes
Tuner Radio No
USB Input No
Weight (KG) 6.7
Wireless Connection No
XLR Inputs No
Brand Yamaha
Colour Black
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bargain and cannot fault Great amp,quality is good,features,good remote,sound quality fine. A steal at this price
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great sound it replaces my leak integrated amp which was over 30 years old and just packed up. the Yamaha amp I use in a small back room when I cant play my main system in my lounge because the family is watching the tv, it powers a pair of goodman maxin 2 speakers, sony cd player, leak 2300 tuner, very pleased with the sound im getting from these.
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from everything I wanted in my price range. I am very pleased with this amplifier, it gives excellent sound reproduction on all types of music.
Date published: 2017-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value amplifier Bought this amp about a month ago to replace a 12+ year old Cambridge Audio amp (also from Richer sounds). My initial reasons for buying this amp were the headphone connection and the mm phono stage. It is currently connected to a Cambridge Audio Azur cd player and TDL speakers, havent bi-wired these yet as i ordered the wrong speaker cable. Overall sound quaility is very good and it appears to reveal good detail at the highend and bass is nice and clear. Always use Pure Drive setting and listening to music through headphones is a pleasing experience. Volume settings seem to need to be up quite a bit, but im used to 0-10. A great piece of equipment for anyone wanting an entry level/basic amp at a great price.
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid amp I had a long standing Sherwood unit I picked for free that had given out. With 10inch PA speakers I needed a powerful amp but didn't want to spend the money on very high spec amps. This unit was a great compromise between power, quality and price. Well built and aesthetically pleasing I'm very pleased with the unit. The remote is also good and can be used for other Yamaha units if you have/get them.
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Amp Very happy with my purchase! My hifi needed help and I suspected a channel had blown on my old Sherwood amp. I installed the new Yamaha amp, attaching deck, cd etc and it sounded great. It's given the hifi components a new lease of life. In fact its the best the system has ever sounded. Great value and a tight powerful sound. Best affordable amp choice!
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More remote This is a Christmas present from my wife so I have to be patient, l have had a Yamaha AX-9 for many years and am looking forward to using the new features on this one. The item was delivered on time and well packed roll on Christmas.
Date published: 2017-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Understated looks great sound Really happy with the sound and looks great too, great value amp
Date published: 2017-10-16
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6 Year Supercare £16.90

6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

We think you’ll agree that our Supercare guarantee offers fantastic value. What’s more, if you don’t use our it in the 6 year period, we’ll refund the cost of it. You really can’t say fairer than that!
Plus, if we can’t fix a fault, we will give you a like-for-like replacement.
Find out full details here.

Add our Supercare to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

Lowest price guaranteed! We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500 For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details