Marantz NR1509 vs Harman Kardon AVR 1610

Marantz NR1509

Marantz NR1509 review

Dec 07, 2018

The Marantz NR1509 has everything for an immersive home theater experience. For example, the DTS-HD Master Audio, the Dolby Digital Plus, and great output impedance per channel (4 Ohms). There are on...

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Product

Marantz NR1509
Harman Kardon AVR 1610

Model

NR1509
AVR 1610

Brand

Marantz
Harman Kardon

Rating

4.3 of 5
3.4 of 5

Reviews

10
52

Amplifier

Total output power

250 W
425 W

Output power per channel

50 W
85 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

5
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

98 dB
96 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

Video conversion/scaling

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

Connector type

AV inputs

6
has not

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

6
5

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

has not
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

56
30

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

Dolby Digital

Surround system class

5.2 channel
5.1 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

180 W
160 W

Standby power consumption

0.2 W
0.2 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.5 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches
11.8 x 17.3 x 4.8 inches

Weight

18.08 pounds
10 pounds

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