An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Marantz SR6011 vs Denon AVR-X1400H comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Marantz SR6011 has 9.2 versus 7.2 for Denon AVR-X1400H. Regarding power, then SR6011 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz when AVR-X1400H has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 120/6 1KHz. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.
Competitors' digital to analog converter (DAC) is identical to 192 KHz/24-bit. Both the SR6011 and the AVR-X1400H support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Marantz SR6011 has support for AirPlay, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The SR6011 can work with the audio stream from Pandora, Sirius XM, and the AVR-X1400H can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud.
These units support HDR technology. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The SR6011 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the AVR-X1400H. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the AVR-X1400H.
The Marantz SR6011 has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 6/1 HDMI connectors of the Denon AVR-X1400H. 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 SR6011 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The SR6011 supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the AVR-X1400H. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both SR6011 and AVR-X1400H can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.
The Marantz SR6011 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR6011 price