Denon AVR-X1400H vs Marantz SR5011 review

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Denon AVR-X1400H
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Marantz SR5011

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Denon AVR-X1400H vs Marantz SR5011 comparison definitely makes sense.

Amplifier

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%.

Audio features

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.

Video features

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.

Extensive connections

The Denon AVR-X1400H has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Marantz SR5011.Denon AVR-X1400H connectionsMarantz SR5011 connections 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.

Additional features

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.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.

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Common

Product

Denon AVR-X1400H
Marantz SR5011

Model

AVR-X1400H
SR5011

Brand

Denon
Marantz

Reviews

88
39

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 120/6 1KHz
100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 140/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT
Audyssey MultEQ XT

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
Pandora, SiriusXM

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG, x.v.Color
BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control
IP Control, Web Control

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
8/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic
USB, HDMI, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
Marantz AVR Remote App

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

430
650

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.7 x 22.4 x 33/17.1 x 8.5 x 13.3
43.5 x 16.1 x 33/17 x 6.3 x 13.6

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/18.8
9.9/22.1
Denon AVR-X1400H
Marantz SR5011
Denon AVR-X1400H
Marantz SR5011

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 7.6
  • 7.3Denon AVR-X1400H
  • 7.6Marantz SR5011

The Marantz SR5011 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR5011 price

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