An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Marantz SR6011 vs Yamaha RX-V585BL comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Marantz SR6011 has 9.2 versus 7.2 for Yamaha RX-V585BL. Regarding power, then SR6011 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz when RX-V585BL has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the SR6011 but 0.09% for the RX-V585BL.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for SR6011 and Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit for the RX-V585BL. Both the SR6011 and the RX-V585BL support Bi-amping. 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 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 RX-V585BL can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio. 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. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V585BL.
The Marantz SR6011 has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-V585BL. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V585BL. 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.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both SR6011 and RX-V585BL 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