Yamaha RX-A1070BL vs Marantz NR1403 comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-A1070BL has 7.2 versus 5.1 for Marantz NR1403. Regarding power, then RX-A1070BL has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz when NR1403 has a power of 50/8 20Hz-20KHz, 80/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.06% for the RX-A1070BL but 0.08% for the NR1403.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-A1070BL and 192 KHz/24-bit for the NR1403. Only the RX-A1070BL supports Bi-amping feature. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Yamaha RX-A1070BL can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the RX-A1070BL supports Spotify.
Only the Yamaha RX-A1070BL has support for High dynamic range (HDR). HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The RX-A1070BL can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the NR1403. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-A1070BL.
The Yamaha RX-A1070BL has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 6/1 HDMI connectors of the Marantz NR1403. 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 RX-A1070BL has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-A1070BL. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-A1070BL.
Only the RX-A1070BL has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the RX-A1070BL.
The Yamaha RX-A1070BL is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha RX-A1070BL price