Yamaha RX-V681BL vs Marantz NR1504

Marantz NR1504

Marantz NR1504 review

Dec 07, 2018

Marantz NR1504 is a Slim Line 5.1-Channel Home Theater Network AV Receiver. It already sounds pretty impressive. It has Dolby digital plus and Dolby true HD built-in decoders, 6 HDMI inputs, and supp...

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Product

Yamaha RX-V681BL
Marantz NR1504

Model

RX-V681BL
NR1504

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Rating

4.0 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

283
101

Amplifier

Total output power

525 W
250 W

Output power per channel

105 W, 150 W, 90 W
50 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
6 Ohm, 6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.09 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

7
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

96 dB
100 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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

2
6

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

6
6

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
1

USB

1
1

Phones

1
has not

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40
56

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

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

CINEMA DSP 3D. SILENT CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA FRONT. Virtual Presence Speaker. Virtual Surround Back Speaker

Surround system class

7.2 channel
5.1 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

260 W
220 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.2 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.9 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
14.4 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches

Weight

22.1 pounds
18.1 pounds

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