Marantz NR1711 vs Denon AVR-X1800H review

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Marantz NR1711 vs Denon AVR-X1800H review

Marantz NR1711
Denon AVR-X1800H

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Marantz NR1711 vs Denon AVR-X1800H comparison definitely makes sense.


Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then NR1711 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 50/8, 70/6 when AVR-X1800H has a power of 80/8, 120/6. The THD is the same and is 0.08%. Only the NR1711 supports Bi-amping feature. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.


WI-FI modules have the same characteristics: 2.4/5GHz. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The NR1711 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, and the AVR-X1800H can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix.

Video features

Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/120Hz signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the NR1711.

Extensive connections

Each receiver has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs.Marantz NR1711 connectionsDenon AVR-X1800H connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. HDMI eARC is available in each model. 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 2.3. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. Supported voice control technologies are identical - Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both NR1711 and AVR-X1800H 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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Marantz NR1711
Denon AVR-X1800H