Denon AVR-X3400H vs Marantz SR6011 review

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Denon AVR-X3400H vs Marantz SR6011 review

Denon AVR-X3400H
vs
Marantz SR6011

Denon AVR-X3400H vs Marantz SR6011 – that is a question.

Amplifier

The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 9.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the AVR-X3400H has such a ratio W/Ohm - 105/8, 135/6, while the SR6011 has a power of 110/8, 150/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%.

Audio features

Competitive models use the same DAC. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Denon AVR-X3400H and Marantz SR6011 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The contenders have differences in the supported services from Apple - AirPlay, AirPlay 2 versus AirPlay respectively. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Denon AVR-X3400H works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora,iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster, but the Marantz SR6011 works with Pandora, Sirius XM.

Video features

Support for the HDR function can only boast of each of the AV receivers. The quality of 4K/60Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the AVR-X3400H and the SR6011. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the AVR-X3400H.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the AVR-X3400H has 8/3, and the SR6011 has 8/2.Denon AVR-X3400H connectionsMarantz SR6011 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the AVR-X3400H and the SR6011. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. AVR-X3400H and SR6011 support the standard HDCP 2.2. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVR-X3400H and the Marantz SR6011 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.

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General

Item

Denon AVR-X3400H
Marantz SR6011

Model

AVR-X3400H
SR6011

Brand

Denon
Marantz

Reviews

0
27

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

105/8, 135/6
110/8, 150/6

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 XT32
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, Audyssey LFC
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora,iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster
Pandora, Sirius XM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
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

2
2

Composite input

3
3

Component input/output

2/1
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
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

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

600
680

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 15.2 x 38.1/17.1 x 6.6 x 15.3
43.1 x 38.1 x 15.2/17.3 x 15.7 x 6.3

Weight, kg/lbs

10.4/23.8
12.7/28

Other

Release year

2017
2016
Denon AVR-X3400H
Marantz SR6011
Denon AVR-X3400H
Marantz SR6011

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  • 8.5
  • 8.3
  • 8.5Denon AVR-X3400H
  • 8.3Marantz SR6011

The Denon AVR-X3400H is better receiver in this comparison. Check Denon AVR-X3400H price