Marantz NR1607 vs Yamaha RX-A870BL

Yamaha RX-A870BL

Yamaha RX-A870BL review

Dec 17, 2018

Yamaha is the biggest manufacturer of acoustic systems and sound equipment. It’s known for their impeccable sound, reliability, ease of use and relatively low price. I tested the receiver from ...

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Product

Marantz NR1607
Yamaha RX-A870BL

Model

NR1607
RX-A870BL

Brand

Marantz
Yamaha

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

61
32

Amplifier

Total output power

325 W
700 W

Output power per channel

50 W, 70 W, 90 W
100 W, 160 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
4 Ohm, 6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz - 20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.06 %

Number of channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

96 dB
106 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
1

Optical digital inputs

1
2

Coaxial digital inputs

1
2

HDMI inputs

8
8

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

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

24bit / 192kHz
24 bit / 192 kHz

Surround sound effects

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Cinema DSP

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

250 W
320 W

Standby power consumption

0.2 W
0.2 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

17.3 x 14.8 x 4.1 inches
15 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches

Weight

18.7 pounds
23.1 pounds
Marantz NR1607
Yamaha RX-A870BL
Marantz NR1607
Yamaha RX-A870BL

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