Yamaha VS Marantz

Marantz NR1609 Power: 350 W Channels: 7 Weight: 18.3 pounds
Power/Channel: 50 W Impedance/Channel: 8 Ohm Frequency Response: 20 Hz-20 kHz Harmonic Distortion: 0.08 % Signal-Noise Ration: 100 dB Digital Player: Internet Radio: Display Type: fluorescent
Yamaha R-S202BL Power: 200 W Channels: 2 Weight: 14.8 pounds
Power/Channel: 125 W, 150 W, 165 W, 180 W Impedance/Channel: 8 Ohm, 6 Ohm, 4 Ohm, 2 Ohm Frequency Response: 40 Hz-20 kHz Harmonic Distortion: 0.2% Signal-Noise Ration: 71 dB Digital Player: Internet Radio: Display Type: N/A
Yamaha RX-V377 Power: 500 W Channels: 5 Weight: 16 pounds
Power/Channel: 100 W, 70 W Impedance/Channel: 8 Ohm Frequency Response: 20 Hz-20 kHz Harmonic Distortion: 0.09 % Signal-Noise Ration: 110 dB Digital Player: Internet Radio: Display Type: fluorescent
Marantz SR6013 Power: 1980 W Channels: 9 Weight: 28.2 pounds
Power/Channel: 220 Impedance/Channel: 6 Ohm Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz Harmonic Distortion: 0.08 % Signal-Noise Ration: 102 dB Digital Player: Internet Radio: Display Type: fluorescent
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NR1609 NR1609

Marantz

NR1609

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R-S202BL R-S202BL

Yamaha

R-S202BL

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RX-V377 RX-V377

Yamaha

RX-V377

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SR6013 SR6013

Marantz

SR6013

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Product Features

  • Title - Marantz NR1609
  • Total output power - 350 W
  • Number of channels - 7
  • Signal-to-noise ratio - 100 dB
  • Title - Yamaha R-S202BL
  • Total output power - 200 W
  • Number of channels - 2
  • Signal-to-noise ratio - 71 dB
  • Title - Yamaha RX-V377
  • Total output power - 500 W
  • Number of channels - 5
  • Signal-to-noise ratio - 110 dB
  • Title - Marantz SR6013
  • Total output power - 1980 W
  • Number of channels - 9
  • Signal-to-noise ratio - 102 dB
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Yamaha R-S202BL Stereo Receiver
Marantz NR1609 AV Receiver - 50W powerful slim profile 7.2 channel, 2 zone home theater amplifier | Alexa compatible and stream music through WiFi, Bluetooth and Airplay
Yamaha RX-V377 5.1-Channel A/V Home Theater Receiver
Marantz AV Receiver SR6013 - 9.2 channel | IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Surround Sound -110W 2 Zone Power | Amazon Alexa Compatibility and Online Streaming | Discontinued by Manufacturer
Title
Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1609
Yamaha RX-V377
Marantz SR6013
Total output power
200 W
350 W
500 W
1980 W
Number of channels
2
7
5
9
Output power per channel
180 W
50 W
100 W
220 W
Signal-to-noise ratio
71 dB
100 dB
110 dB
102 dB
Frequency response
40 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz - 20 kHz
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Surround system class
has not
7.2 channel
5.1 channel
9.2 channel
Dimensions
12.6 x 17.1 x 5.5 inches
14.5 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches
17.1 x 12.4 x 6 inches
14.3 x 17.3 x 6.3 inches
Weight
14.8 pounds
18.3 pounds
16 pounds
28.2 pounds
Prime Benefits
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Preview
Yamaha R-S202BL Stereo Receiver
Title
Yamaha R-S202BL
Total output power
200 W
Number of channels
2
Output power per channel
180 W
Signal-to-noise ratio
71 dB
Frequency response
40 Hz-20 kHz
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Surround system class
has not
Dimensions
12.6 x 17.1 x 5.5 inches
Weight
14.8 pounds
Prime Benefits
Preview
Marantz NR1609 AV Receiver - 50W powerful slim profile 7.2 channel, 2 zone home theater amplifier | Alexa compatible and stream music through WiFi, Bluetooth and Airplay
Title
Marantz NR1609
Total output power
350 W
Number of channels
7
Output power per channel
50 W
Signal-to-noise ratio
100 dB
Frequency response
20 Hz-20 kHz
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Surround system class
7.2 channel
Dimensions
14.5 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches
Weight
18.3 pounds
Prime Benefits
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Preview
Yamaha RX-V377 5.1-Channel A/V Home Theater Receiver
Title
Yamaha RX-V377
Total output power
500 W
Number of channels
5
Output power per channel
100 W
Signal-to-noise ratio
110 dB
Frequency response
20 Hz-20 kHz
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Surround system class
5.1 channel
Dimensions
17.1 x 12.4 x 6 inches
Weight
16 pounds
Prime Benefits
Preview
Marantz AV Receiver SR6013 - 9.2 channel | IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Surround Sound -110W 2 Zone Power | Amazon Alexa Compatibility and Online Streaming | Discontinued by Manufacturer
Title
Marantz SR6013
Total output power
1980 W
Number of channels
9
Output power per channel
220 W
Signal-to-noise ratio
102 dB
Frequency response
20 Hz - 20 kHz
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Surround system class
9.2 channel
Dimensions
14.3 x 17.3 x 6.3 inches
Weight
28.2 pounds
Prime Benefits

Marantz vs Yamaha – steady development or a wide product range

It is difficult to compare Marantz vs Yamaha because Yamaha is the brand with the long roots into history that transformed from music-oriented company to the manufacture of all kinds of electronics and vehicles, while Marantz has been concentrating on its sounding improvement for decades only.

Marantz – a story of the steady development

Marantz

The foundation of Marantz Company was laid by Saul Marantz, an amateur musician and photographer, who was selling his first audio device the ‘Consolette’ pre-amp, in 1953. Right away he introduced the Model 1 preamplifier that became a pivotal device among all further ones. Through the year, the company was focusing on improving these modes, as a result, the next one; the Model 2 mono power amplifier already produced 20W in triode mode and 40W. After that, the Model 3 followed with an improved power supply. The Model 7 had a cutting-the-edge preamplifier. The next model produced 2x30W stereo power amp. The Model 8B was added 5Wpc power increase from a circuit base. The Model 9 was the first Marantz preamplifier with a front panel with 70W output. The Model 10 already had the FM.

This gradual development followed by exuberant success in the mid-70s but soon it would be bought by Philips. This co-existence lasted for 30 years and finally, at the beginning of 2000, Marantz Japan Inc. gained independence and united all overseas subsidiaries.

Marantz produced SR Series Home Theater Receiver series in 2013 that had noticeable higher sound quality with Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module, the AirPlay connectivity brought an opportunity to stream directly from iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, Mac, and PC.

Marantz’s video technology quality is growing as fast as its legendary audio has been doing.

Denon together with Marantz were sold to the American based company, Sound United. A new owner has stressed out that both companies will keep saving their identities. Historically Marantz is a Japanese company with American roots because it was launched in New York. So, it came back to the roots. In 2018, its production is located in Japan.

Yamaha – not only sounding

Yamaha

Nippon Gakki Co Ltd was started by Torakusu Yamaha in 1887 as a company that produced musical instruments, but then it was renamed into Yamaha and traced its history as an independent company in 1955. It is a large conglomerate that also includes vehicles production, so in Yamaha vs Marantz opposition, it’s more widely developed. The products are made in Kakegawa, Toyooka, and Tenryu.

The AV receiver’s line by Yamaha at a high range that stands out is ‘Aventage’ as well as the freshest line is MusicCast 2018. "10000 Series" was created to the anniversary that outstripped the previous A-2000 in the quality; it included the HCA, CD and DAT, the Mega Direct in the circuit.

Another series is RX that offers HD audio and video is noticeable costly than other receivers in the similar range. Devices from this line are able to stream on a projector and the TV. The RX has Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, the HDMI ports for HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Spotify, AirPlay, Pandora, SiriusXM Internet Radio, and Tidal. There is also RX-V that includes Wireless Surround Sound, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD Master Audio.

Also, there is a 5.1-channel AV receiver from HTR series with 110W x 5 and built-in Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic IIx decoding; Silent Cinema headphone listening mode.

If you are up to more details, check up my receiver comparison of this brands models.

 

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Marantz SR6011 4.1 Power: 850 WChannels: 9Weight: 25.1 pounds
Marantz NR1607 4.1 Power: 325 WChannels: 7Weight: 18.7 pounds
Marantz SR7012 4.4 Power: 950 WChannels: 9Weight: 31.1 pounds
Marantz AV7703 4.1 Power: 1050 WChannels: 11Weight: 22.5 pounds
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Yamaha RX-A770BL 4.1 Power: 680 WChannels: 7Weight: 23.1 pounds
Yamaha RX-A870BL 3.8 Power: 700 WChannels: 7Weight: 23.1 pounds
Marantz NR1608 4.5 Power: 350 WChannels: 7Weight: 18.3 pounds
Yamaha RX-V385BL 4.5 Power: 350 WChannels: 5Weight: 16.3 pounds
Marantz SR7011 4.3 Power: 1100 WChannels: 9Weight: 30.4 pounds
Yamaha MAIN-77326 4.6 Power: 720 WChannels: 7Weight: 37.5 pounds
Marantz NR1606 4.0 Power: 350 WChannels: 7Weight: 22.8 pounds
Yamaha YSP-5600 3.9 Power: 128 WChannels: 7Weight: 25.8 pounds
Yamaha CX-A5100 4.4 Power: 1100 WChannels: 11Weight: 36.7 pounds
Marantz SR5012 4.4 Power: 700 WChannels: 7Weight: 22.1 pounds
Marantz AV8805 5.0 Power: 1500 WChannels: 13Weight: 30.2 pounds
Yamaha RX-V485 4.3 Power: 400 WChannels: 5Weight: 17.86 pounds
Marantz SR5011 3.8 Power: 700 WChannels: 7Weight: 22.1 pounds
Marantz SR8012 4.3 Power: 1200 WChannels: 11Weight: 40 pounds
Marantz SR5010 3.8 Power: 700 WChannels: 7Weight: 22.1 pounds
Yamaha RX-V479BL 3.4 Power: 400 WChannels: 5Weight: 22.1 pounds
Marantz SR6010 3.8 Power: 770 WChannels: 7Weight: 25.1 pounds
Marantz SR6012 3.9 Power: 900 WChannels: 9Weight: 28 pounds
Marantz NR1609 4.0 Power: 350 WChannels: 7Weight: 18.3 pounds
Marantz NR1403 4.0 Power: 250 WChannels: 5Weight: 19.8 pounds
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Marantz M-CR611 3.5 Power: 120 WChannels: 2Weight: 7.4 pounds
Yamaha RX-V485BL 4.3 Power: 400 WChannels: 5Weight: 17.86 pounds
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Yamaha RX-V685BL 4.5 Power: 650 WChannels: 7Weight: 23.1 pounds
Yamaha RX-V575 3.8 Power: 560 WChannels: 7Weight: 18.1 pounds
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A1080 4.0 Power: 770 WChannels: 7Weight: 32.8 pounds
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Yamaha R-N803BL 4.7 Power: 200 WChannels: 2Weight: 24.3 pounds
Yamaha R-N602 3.7 Power: 160 WChannels: 2Weight: 25.6 pounds
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Yamaha RX-V2085 4.7 Power: 960 WChannels: 9Weight: 47.5 pounds
Yamaha RX-V667 3.6 Power: 630 WChannels: 7Weight: 26.6 pounds
Yamaha RX-V671 3.8 Power: 630 WChannels: 7Weight: 23.1 pounds
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Yamaha RX-V781 Power: 770 WChannels: 7Weight: 23.4 pounds
Yamaha RX-V371 Power: 500 WChannels: 5Weight: 16.5 pounds
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