Denon AVR-X8500H vs Marantz SR6011

Denon AVR-X8500H

Denon AVR-X8500H review

Mar 04, 2020

This Denon AVR-X8500H review is all about the 13.2-channel AV receiver of premium quality, designed to satisfy the requirements of the pickiest audiophiles. It’s really impressive when it comes...

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Marantz SR6011

Marantz SR6011 review

Sep 25, 2018

I had an opportunity to test this model and I would like to share my experience with you. This Marantz SR-6011 review will be helpful for people who look for their first (or a new one) receiver. The ...

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Product

Denon AVR-X8500H
Marantz SR6011

Model

AVR-X8500H
SR6011

Brand

Denon
Marantz

Rating

4.8 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

6
23

Amplifier

Total output power

1500 W
850 W

Output power per channel

150 W
100 W, 120 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.05 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

13
9

Signal-to-noise ratio

108 dB
103 dB

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

3
2

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

HDMI inputs

8
8

HDMI outputs

3
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40
50

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

32bit / 384kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Front Stage Surround Advance
SRS Circle Surround II

Surround system class

13.2 channel
7.1 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

900 W
680 W

Standby power consumption

0.5 W
0.2 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

19 x 17.1 x 7.7 inches
17.3 x 15.7 x 6.3 inches

Weight

51.4 pounds
25.1 pounds
Denon AVR-X8500H
Marantz SR6011
Denon AVR-X8500H
Marantz SR6011

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  • 29.1
  • 18.3
  • 29.1Denon AVR-X8500H
  • 18.3Marantz SR6011

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