Marantz NR1609 vs Sony STRDN1080

Marantz NR1609
Marantz NR1609 review

Dec 07, 2018

The Marantz NR1609 is able to work correctly with Tidal, Deezer, TuneIn, and other services. It has a dual-zone capability, which works seamlessly and Pure Direct mode that allows listening to the hi...

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Sony STRDN1080
Sony STRDN1080 review

Sep 28, 2018

There is no need to go for the receiver that costs thousands if you don’t have good acoustics at home or just not too bothered about extra features and multi-zone controls. It actually may be t...

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Common

Product

Marantz NR1609
Sony STRDN1080

Model

NR1609
STRDN1080

Brand

Marantz
Sony

Rating

5.0 of 5
3.7 of 5

Reviews

1
264

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

DSD

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS neural:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS:X

Dolby atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Power device

Operational power consumption

250 W
240 W

Standby power consumption

0.2 W
0.4 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
1155 W

Output power per channel

50 W
165 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

100 dB
108 dB

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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

4
1

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

8
6

HDMI outputs

1
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 qty

56
30

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

X.v.Color

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Deep color

MCACC Pro

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Sound output mode

Surround Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
S-FORCE Pro Front Surround Sound

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

9

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

14.5 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches
19 x 15 x 8.4 inches

Product weight

18.3 pounds
23 pounds

AV receivers comparison rating

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  • 41.5
  • 19.5
  • 41.5Marantz NR1609
  • 19.5Sony STRDN1080

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