An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Denon AVR-X1400H vs Marantz SR5011 comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then AVR-X1400H has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 120/6 1KHz when SR5011 has a power of 100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 140/6 1KHz. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.
Competitors' digital to analog converter (DAC) is identical to 192 KHz/24-bit. Both the AVR-X1400H and the SR5011 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Denon AVR-X1400H has support for AirPlay, AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The AVR-X1400H can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, and the SR5011 can receive a content from Pandora, SiriusXM.
These units support HDR technology. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The SR5011 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the AVR-X1400H. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.
The Denon AVR-X1400H has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Marantz SR5011. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. Receivers do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The AVR-X1400H supports 3 Multi-room zones, versus 2 for the SR5011. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both AVR-X1400H and SR5011 can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.
The Marantz SR5011 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR5011 price