Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Marantz SR6011 – that is a question.
The number of channels for receivers is different - 5.1 versus 9.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-SR353 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 140/6, while the SR6011 has a power of 110/8, 150/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%.
Competitive models use the same DAC. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Marantz SR6011. The model SR6011 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The SR6011 has access to the Spotify service.
Support for the HDR function can only boast of the SR6011. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the TX-SR353 and the SR6011. Video scaling is only possible with the SR6011. Review participants do not have the Dolby Vision feature.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-SR353 has 4/1, and the SR6011 has 8/2. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-SR353 and the SR6011. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-SR353 and SR6011 support the standard HDCP 2.2. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Marantz SR6011. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in SR6011. The Marantz SR6011 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the SR6011. Only in the SR6011 realized a DTS:X surround technology.