Yamaha R-S202BL vs Marantz NR1609 review

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Product

Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1609

Model

R-S202BL
NR1609

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Reviews

2439
65

Amplifier

Channels

2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8 1KHz
50/8 20Hz-20KHz, 70/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6

Frequency response

40Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.2
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

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

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

has not
BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

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

Other additional features

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

0/0
8/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

0
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

0
1

Coaxial digital input

0
1

Composite input

0
3

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
HEOS App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

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

175
250

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 14.1 x 32.2/17 x 5.5 x 12.6
43.1 x 17.7 x 40.6/17.3 x 7.3 x 16.2

Weight, kg/lbs

6.7/14.8
14/31.1
Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1609
Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1609

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  • 4.8
  • 8.2
  • 4.8Yamaha R-S202BL
  • 8.2Marantz NR1609

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