Yamaha RX-A1070BL vs Marantz NR1508

Yamaha RX-A1070BL

Yamaha RX-A1070BL review

Oct 01, 2018

I can't say what I like more, movies or music, I just was needed a receiver, which would give me the best of both. Yamaha RX-A1070BL has caught my attention thanks to the great number of cutting-edge...

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Product

Yamaha RX-A1070BL
Marantz NR1508

Model

RX-A1070BL
NR1508

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Rating

4.3 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

40
36

Amplifier

Total output power

770 W
250 W

Output power per channel

110 W
50 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm, 6 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz - 20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.06 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

7
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

120 dB
93 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

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

2
has not

Optical digital inputs

3
1

Coaxial digital inputs

3
1

HDMI inputs

8
6

HDMI outputs

2
1

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
40

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

24 bit / 192 kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Cinema DSP
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

7.2 channel
5.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

320 W
180 W

Standby power consumption

0.2 W
0.2 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

17.2 x 17.1 x 7.1 inches
14.8 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches

Weight

32.8 pounds
18.08 pounds
Yamaha RX-A1070BL
Marantz NR1508
Yamaha RX-A1070BL
Marantz NR1508

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