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Marantz AV Receivers: Comparing the SR & NR Series Features

Marantz Av Receivers: Comparing The Sr &Amp; Nr Series Features - Front View Of An Amplifier

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Marantz AV receivers are some of the best examples of great-sounding surround sound amplifiers on the market.

They have been making audio products since the 1950’s and have been long admired for their high-quality equipment.

However, it can be confusing to understand which model you want to buy as there seems to be such a large range of products on the market.

To make things easier, I have listed the recent models of the Marantz receiver and summarized the main features. So, you can easily see some of the differences between them.

There are currently two main ranges:

  • SR Series: mid-range to high-end AV receivers
  • NR Series: slimline models

I have grouped these receivers by their year of release, and then listed them in order of value (using the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price as a guide).

The MSRP will often be beaten by the retailers, but it is still a useful guide as to the quality of each product.

The specifications are from the models in the US so you may find these vary slightly worldwide.

If you want some more help understanding what all the features and specifications mean, don’t forget to take a look at my guide to the best AV receivers in 2021.


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Marantz SR Series

The SR Series of Marantz AV receivers are their flagship models. If you want their best quality receivers then this is where you need to look.

The main highlight of the Marantz brand is its ‘musical’ sound. So, if you want an all-rounder that can work well for movies and music, then these are well worth considering.

2020

Marantz SR8015

Features in the best high-end AV receivers

MSRP: $3199

Marantz Sr8015 11.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR8015 11.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr8015 11.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR8015 – Rear View
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Marantz SR8015 Manual
Marantz SR8015 AV Receiver Features
Channels 11.2
Dolby Atmos 7.2.4 / 9.2.2 (Support for 7.2.6 / 9.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio – powered or line out) / Zone 3 (2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out 13.2-Ch / Zone 2 (2-Ch) + Zone 3 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 140
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / Airplay 2 / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri / Josh.ai
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD (2-ch – 5.1-ch, 2.8 MHz), LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch), Auro-3D
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X Pro, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X, IMAX Enhanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.3 x 7.3 x 18.1 in | 440 x 185 x 460 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 38.4
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2020

Marantz SR7015

MSRP: $2299

Marantz Sr7015 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR7015 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr7015 9.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR7015 – Rear View
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Marantz SR7015 Manual
Marantz SR7015 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio – powered or line out) / Zone 3 (2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out 11.2-Ch / Zone 2 (2-Ch) + Zone 3 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 125
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 8K/60p & 4K/120p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10+, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / Airplay 2 / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri / Josh.ai
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD (2-ch – 5.1-ch, 2.8 MHz), LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch), Auro-3D
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X, IMAX Enhanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.3 x 7.3 x 16.2 in | 440 x 185 x 411 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 31.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2020

Marantz SR6015

MSRP: $1599

Marantz Sr6015 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR6015 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr6015 9.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR6015 – Rear View
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Marantz SR6015 Manual
Marantz SR6015 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7/3 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out 11.2-Ch / Zone 2 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 110
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 8K/60p & 4K/120p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10+, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / Airplay 2 / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri / Josh.ai
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD (2-ch – 5.1-ch, 2.8 MHz), LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X, IMAX Enhanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.3 x 6.3 x 15.8 in | 440 x 161 x 398 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 28.2
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2020

Marantz SR5015

MSRP: $1099

Marantz Sr5015 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR5015 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr5015 7.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR5015 – Rear View
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Marantz SR5015 Manual
Marantz SR5015 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 6/2 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out 7.2-Ch / Zone 2 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 100
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 8K/60p & 4K/120p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10+, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / Airplay 2 / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri / Josh.ai
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD (2-ch – 5.1-ch, 2.8 MHz), LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X, IMAX Enhanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.3 x 6.3 x 13.7 in | 440 x 161 x 348 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 22.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2019

Marantz SR6014

MSRP: $1499

Marantz Sr6014 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR6014 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr6014 9.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR6014 – Rear View
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Marantz SR6014 Manual
Marantz SR6014 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out 11.2-Ch / Zone 2 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 110
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32 with LFC/Sub EQ HT
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X, IMAX Enhanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 6-3/8 x 15-3/4 in | 440 x 161 x 398 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 28.2
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2019

Marantz SR5014

MSRP: $999

Marantz Sr5014 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR5014 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr5014 7.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR5014 – Rear View
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Marantz SR5014 Manual
Marantz SR5014 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/2 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out 7.2-Ch / Zone 2 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 100
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 6-3/8 x 13-3/4 in | 440 x 161 x 348 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 22.1
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2018

Marantz SR7013

MSRP: $2199

Marantz Sr7013 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR7013 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr7013 9.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR7013 – Rear View
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Marantz SR7013 Manual
Marantz SR7013 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio) / Zone 3 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out 11.2-Ch
Power (W)* 125
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch), Auro-3D
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X, IMAX Enhanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 7-3/8 x 16-1/4 in | 440 x 185 x 411 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 31.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2018

Marantz SR6013

MSRP: $1499

Marantz Sr6013 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR6013 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr6013 9.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR6013 – Rear View
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Marantz SR6013 Manual
Marantz SR6013 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI and 2-ch audio)
Pre Out 11.2-Ch
Power (W)* 110
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 6-3/8 x 15-3/4 in | 440 x 161 x 398 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 28.2
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2018

Marantz SR5013

MSRP: $999

Marantz Sr5013 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR5013 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Sr5013 7.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz SR5013 – Rear View
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz SR5013 Manual
Marantz SR5013 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/2 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out 7.2-Ch
Power (W)* 100
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 6-3/8 x 13-3/4 in | 440 x 161 x 348 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 22
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2017

Marantz SR8012

MSRP: $2999

Marantz Sr8012 11.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR8012 11.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz SR8012 Manual
Marantz SR8012 AV Receiver Features
Channels 11.2
Dolby Atmos 7.2.4 / 9.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/2 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio) / Zone 3 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out 11.2-Ch
Power (W)* 140
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch), Auro-3D
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 7-3/8 x 18-1/8 in | 440 x 185 x 460 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 38.4
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2017

Marantz SR7012

MSRP: $2199

Marantz Sr7012 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR7012 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz SR7012 Manual
Marantz SR7012 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (HDMI & 2-ch audio) / Zone 3 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out 11.2-Ch
Power (W)* 125
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch), Auro-3D
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 7-3/8 x 16-1/4 in | 440 x 185 x 411 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 31.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.05% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2017

Marantz SR6012

MSRP: $1499

Marantz Sr6012 9.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR6012 9.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz SR6012 Manual
Marantz SR6012 AV Receiver Features
Channels 9.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.4 / 7.2.2 (Support for 7.2.4)
HDMI In / Out 7+1/3 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out 11.2-Ch
Power (W)* 110
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 6-3/8 x 15-3/4 in | 440 x 161 x 398 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 28.2
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2017

Marantz SR5012

MSRP: $999

Marantz Sr5012 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz SR5012 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz SR5012 Manual
Marantz SR5012 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/2 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out 7.2-Ch
Power (W)* 100
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 6-3/8 x 13-5/8 in | 440 x 161 x 346 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 22
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

Marantz NR Series

The ‘NR’ series of receivers offer a slimline chassis and a cut-down feature list to provide a simpler, cheaper option. If you are short of space or don’t need all the high-end features, then you can still get that great Marantz sound at a very reasonable price.

2020

Marantz NR1711

MSRP: $799

Marantz Nr1711 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1711 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Nr1711 7.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz NR1711 – Rear View
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Marantz NR1711 Manual
Marantz NR1711 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 6/1 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2) / Zone 2 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 8K/60p & 4K/120p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10+, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / Airplay 2 / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri / Josh.ai
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD (2-ch – 5.1-ch, 2.8 MHz), LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.3 x 4.1 x 14.9 in | 440 x 105 x 378 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2019

Marantz NR1710

MSRP: $749

Marantz Nr1710 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1710 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Nr1710 7.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz NR1710 – Rear View
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Marantz NR1710 Manual
Marantz NR1710 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/1 (eARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio – powered or line out)
Pre Out / Line Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2) / Zone 2 (2-Ch)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.3 x 4.1 x 14.9 in | 440 x 105 x 378 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2019

Marantz NR1510

MSRP: $599

Marantz Nr1510 5.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1510 5.2-Ch AV Receiver
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Marantz Nr1510 5.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz NR1510 – Rear View
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz NR1510 Manual
Marantz NR1510 AV Receiver Features
Channels 5.2
Dolby Atmos None
HDMI In / Out 5+1/1 (eARC)
Zones None
Pre Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.3 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / Apple Siri
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Neo:6
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 4-1/4 x 15 in | 440 x 105 x 378 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18.1
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2018

Marantz NR1609

MSRP: $749

Marantz Nr1609 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1609 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz Nr1609 7.2-Ch Av Receiver - Rear View
Marantz NR1609 – Rear View
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz NR1609 Manual
Marantz NR1609 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/1 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 4-1/4 x 15 in | 440 x 105 x 378 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2018

Marantz NR1509

MSRP: $549

Marantz Nr1509 5.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1509 5.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz Nr1509 5.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1509 – Rear View
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz NR1509 Manual
Marantz NR1509 AV Receiver Features
Channels 5.2
Dolby Atmos None
HDMI In / Out 5+1/1 (ARC)
Zones None
Pre Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect / Amazon Alexa
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Neo:6
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 4-1/4 x 15 in | 440 x 105 x 378 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2017

Marantz NR1608

MSRP: $749

Marantz Nr1608 7.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1608 7.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz NR1608 Manual
Marantz NR1608 AV Receiver Features
Channels 7.2
Dolby Atmos 5.2.2
HDMI In / Out 7+1/1 (ARC)
Zones Zone 2 (2-ch audio)
Pre Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X, DTS Virtual:X
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 4-1/4 x 14-7/8 in | 440 x 105 x 376 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18.3
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

2017

Marantz NR1508

MSRP: $549

Marantz Nr1508 5.2-Ch Av Receiver
Marantz NR1508 5.2-Ch AV Receiver
Image Credit: Marantz
Marantz NR1508 Manual
Marantz NR1508 AV Receiver Features
Channels 5.2
Dolby Atmos None
HDMI In / Out 5+1/1 (ARC)
Zones None
Pre Out Front L+R + Subwoofer (x2)
Power (W)* 50
Speaker Impedance (Ohms) 4 – 16
UHD / HDR Support 4K/60p, 4:4:4, HDCP2.2 / HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG
Network / Wireless Ethernet / Wi-Fi / AirPlay / Bluetooth / HEOS / Spotify Connect
Auto Room Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Selected Audio Decoders Dolby Digital, DD+, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 & Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS-HD HR Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DSD, LPCM (Up to 192/24 7.1ch)
Selected Sound Modes: Post Decoding Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Neo:6
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-3/8 x 4-1/4 x 14-7/8 in | 440 x 105 x 376 mm (w/o antenna)
Weight (lbs) 18
* 8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven

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Paul started the Home Cinema Guide to help less-experienced users get the most out of today's audio-visual technology. He has worked as a sound, lighting and audio-visual engineer for around 20 years. At home, he has spent more time than is probably healthy installing, configuring, testing, de-rigging, fixing, tweaking, re-installing again (and sometimes using) various pieces of hi-fi and home cinema equipment.