An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Marantz SR6010 vs Denon AVR-X1400H comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then SR6010 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz when AVR-X1400H has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 120/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.05% for the SR6010 but 0.08% for the AVR-X1400H.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/32-bit for SR6010 and 192 KHz/24-bit for the AVR-X1400H. Both the SR6010 and the AVR-X1400H support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Marantz SR6010 has support for AirPlay, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The SR6010 can work with the audio stream from Pandora, SiriusXM, and the AVR-X1400H can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud.
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 SR6010 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the AVR-X1400H. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the AVR-X1400H.
The Marantz SR6010 has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 6/1 HDMI connectors of the Denon AVR-X1400H. 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. The SR6010 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The SR6010 supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the AVR-X1400H. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both SR6010 and AVR-X1400H 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 SR6010 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR6010 price