Mar 27, 2019
It was easy to come up with a title. You will find Yamaha R-N602 specs amazing, there is no way you would not want to have it in your house. The receiver is among my top five picks for the Alexa comp...Read More
The comparison for Yamaha R-N602 vs Marantz M-CR611 is not that easy to make. Marantz M-CR611 is not exactly an AV receiver, it is a CD receiver with modern perks and options compared to an AV receiver Yamaha R-N602. Although the price is nearly similar around $600 for both, the devices are very different in both specs and dimensions, 25 pounds for Yamaha versus 7 pounds for Marantz.
Both AV receivers haven’t built-in DTX X and DTS neural:X, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround and Dolby True XD decoders. But Yamaha has DTS-HD master audio and Dolby Digital Plus.
Yamaha also has a greater operational power consumption (160 W versus 120 W). Although Yamaha has a smaller harmonic distortion of only 0.04 % so you will have less radio emissions, the same distortion for Maranz is 0.08 %.
Yamaha R-N602 has 9 AV inputs, 1 Subwoofer output, 1 USB and 1 phono input. It also brags of 2 coaxial and 2 optical digital inputs.
Both AV receivers have a Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.3u. R-N602 streams Spotify, Airplay, Pandora, Rhapsody, SiriusXM and Wireless Direct. M-CR611 streams Spotify, Pandora, Airplay, and SiriusXM.
Both have a matte black metal panel finish. Marantz has a symmetrical front panel with two vertical accent lines on both sides of the front panel. The lettering is white and fluorescent for both AV receivers. Although the front of Yamaha R-N602 is not symmetrical especially if you compare it to Marantz M-CR611.
Yamaha R-N602 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha R-N602 price