Nov 29, 2018
This Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 review deals with the premium device that can deliver 150W per channel. The anti-resonance tech makes the device completely reliable and durable. The sound is natural an...Read More
Both receivers are of real luxury with some amazing features and they will both give you real quality sound. Although they are both AV receiver royalty Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 vs Marantz SR7012 are extremely different.
SR7012 will be cool for a big family house as it has a 3-room capability meaning that people in three different rooms can enjoy their favorite movies and music. AVENTAGE RX-A3080 has got some advanced features like Bi-amplifying and Deep Color which are absent in the rival model.
Marantz SR7012 vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 both have a 90Hz frequency with 9 channels. RX-A3080 has a 120 dB signal to noise range versus SR7012 105dB range. Both do not have any coaxial digital or optical outputs.
Yamaha has a greater output power and output power per channel, 1350 and 150 W respectively. While Marantz has a more modest power consumption, 950 W total, and 125W per channel.
RX-A3080 is more thorough with 9 AV inputs foreseen while SR7012 only has two. Marantz SR7012, on the contrary, has an additional HDMI input and HDMI output. Both AV receivers can be controlled by smartphone apps. Also, both can be controlled with Alexa and can both play Pandora, Spotify, iTunes, AirPlay, Amazon Music and others.
Marantz has a black matte metallic sheen with black display and black buttons. Yamaha offers a matte black plastic design with black display and black buttons as well.
The Marantz SR7012 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR7012 price