Marantz CINEMA 70s vs Denon AVR-X2800H review

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Marantz CINEMA 70s vs Denon AVR-X2800H review

Marantz CINEMA 70s
vs
Denon AVR-X2800H

The Marantz CINEMA 70s vs Denon AVR-X2800H comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.

Amplifier

AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the CINEMA 70s has such a ratio W/Ohm - 50/8, 70/6, while the AVR-X2800H has a power of 95/8, 125/6. 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 Marantz CINEMA 70s and Denon AVR-X2800H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

These units have the same Wi-Fi modules. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. Most popular streaming services are available for our models under consideration - Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix.

Video features

The HDR10+ function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K/120Hz 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 CINEMA 70s and the AVR-X2800H. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the CINEMA 70s has 6/1, and the AVR-X2800H has 6/2.Marantz CINEMA 70s connectionsDenon AVR-X2800H connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the CINEMA 70s and the AVR-X2800H. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. CINEMA 70s and AVR-X2800H support the standard HDCP 2.3. 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. Voice control is performed using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI in both models. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Marantz CINEMA 70s and the Denon AVR-X2800H 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

Marantz CINEMA 70s
Denon AVR-X2800H

Model

CINEMA 70s
AVR-X2800H

Brand

Marantz
Denon

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