Marantz SR6011 vs Yamaha R-N803BL review

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Marantz SR6011
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Marantz SR6011 vs Yamaha R-N803BL comparison definitely makes sense.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Marantz SR6011 has 9.2 versus 2.0 for Yamaha R-N803BL. Regarding power, then SR6011 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz when R-N803BL has a power of 100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/4 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the SR6011 but 0.01% for the R-N803BL.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for SR6011 and ESS SABRE (9006AS) 192 KHz/24-bit for the R-N803BL. Only the SR6011 supports Bi-amping feature. 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 Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The SR6011 can work with the audio stream from Pandora, Sirius XM, and the R-N803BL can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM.

Video features

Only the Marantz SR6011 has support for High dynamic range (HDR). Only the SR6011 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The SR6011 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the R-N803BL. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers. Only the SR6011 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the SR6011. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. The setup assistant will help you configure Marantz SR6011.

Multichannel surround

Only the SR6011 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SR6011.

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Product

Marantz SR6011
Yamaha R-N803BL

Model

SR6011
R-N803BL

Brand

Marantz
Yamaha

Reviews

27
37

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

110/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz
100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/4 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.01

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
ESS SABRE (9006AS) 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Sirius XM
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM

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

x.v.Color
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control, Web Control
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
0/0

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

3
0

Component input/output

2/1
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App
MusicCast

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

680
250

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 38.1 x 15.2/17.3 x 15.7 x 6.3
43.5 x 15.1 x 39.2/17.1 x 5.9 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

12.7/28
11/24.2
Marantz SR6011
Yamaha R-N803BL
Marantz SR6011
Yamaha R-N803BL

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 8.3
  • 6.7
  • 8.3Marantz SR6011
  • 6.7Yamaha R-N803BL

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