Dec 17, 2018
Marantz uses only high-quality components and materials to achieve the best sound. In this article, you will get to know about Marantz SR7012 specs. Equipped with proprietary Marantz HDAM modules and...Read More
These AV receivers are pretty similar and so compete with each other. Marantz SR7012 vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is an affordable alternative. RX-A2080 costs about $200 more and is from a huge famous brand. SR7012 is cheaper but it has a three-zone capability.
The AV receivers recognize the same audio formats: AIFF, AAC, MP3, FLAC, DSD, WAV, and WMA. AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has Dolby Atmos, Dolby digital plus, Dolby True HD, DTS-HD master audio and DTS:X.
Versus Marantz SR7012 that recognizes DTS neural:X, DTS-HD master audio, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos, Dolby true HD and the good old Dolby surround. AVENTAGE RX-A2080 needs a whopping 1260 W output power while Marantz needs only 950 W.
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and IEEE are featured in both receivers.
AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 9 AV inputs, 3 Optical digital inputs, 3 Coaxial digital inputs, 7 HDMI inputs, 2 HDMI outputs, 2 Subwoofer outputs, 1 USB and 1 Phone input. Compare it to Marantz SR7012 that has 2 AV inputs, 2 Optical digital inputs, 2 Coaxial digital inputs, 8 HDMI inputs, 3 HDMI outputs, 2 Subwoofer outputs, 1 USB and 1 Phone input. Yamaha is giving you way more connectivity options, providing you need them all of course.
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Marantz SR7012 is like the old modern vs the new modern. Both have similar modern minimalistic stylish designs with a black matte metallic finish. Marantz has a cool eyehole shaped display while Yamaha has a regular rectangular one.
The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 price