Marantz SR6011 vs Marantz SR6010 comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Marantz SR6011 has 9.2 versus 7.2 for Marantz SR6010. And as for power, it is the same and equal to 110/8, 150/6. The THD is 0.08% for the SR6011 but 0.05% for the SR6010.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for SR6011 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the SR6010. Both the SR6011 and the SR6010 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 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 SR6010 can receive a content from Pandora, SiriusXM.
These units support HDR technology. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz 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. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.
Each receiver has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs. 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. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. A voice control is not available. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both SR6011 and SR6010 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.