Onkyo TX-NR555 vs Marantz SR6010 review

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Onkyo TX-NR555 vs Marantz SR6010 review

Onkyo TX-NR555
vs
Marantz SR6010

Onkyo TX-NR555 vs Marantz SR6010 comparison definitely makes sense.

Amplifier

Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then TX-NR555 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 130/6 when SR6010 has a power of 110/8, 150/6. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-NR555 but 0.05% for the SR6010.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Hi-Grade 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-NR555 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the SR6010. Both the TX-NR555 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 TX-NR555 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, and the SR6010 can receive a content from Pandora, SiriusXM.

Video features

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. The SR6010 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-NR555. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

The Onkyo TX-NR555 has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Marantz SR6010.Onkyo TX-NR555 connectionsMarantz SR6010 connections 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.

Additional features

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. The setup assistant will help you configure Marantz SR6010.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.

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General

Item

Onkyo TX-NR555
Marantz SR6010

Model

TX-NR555
SR6010

Brand

Onkyo
Marantz

Reviews

82
34

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

130/6
110/8, 150/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Hi-Grade 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Double Bass Function, CinemaFILTER
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Audyssey LFC

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora
Pandora, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
8/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

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

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
Marantz AVR Remote App

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

460
650

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.5
43.5 x 16.1 x 38.3/17 x 6.3 x 15.7

Weight, kg/lbs

9.4/20.7
11.3/25.1

Other

Release year

2016
2015
Onkyo TX-NR555
Marantz SR6010
Onkyo TX-NR555
Marantz SR6010

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7.8
  • 7Onkyo TX-NR555
  • 7.8Marantz SR6010