Denon AVR-X6400H vs Marantz SR6013

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AVR-X6400H vs SR6013 comparison chart

Denon AVR-X6400H vs Marantz SR6013 review

Denon AVR-X6400H
vs
Marantz SR6013

To get informed with the specs of the receivers, we suggest you read the Denon AVR-X6400H and Marantz SR6013 review. According to the results of our review, Denon AVR-X6400H received 9.4 points out of 10 possible, and Marantz SR6013 was rated 9.1 points. The release date of AVR-X6400H is 2017, and SR6013 is 2018. This review shows us that the AVR-X6400H is a better choice as a home AV receiver than the SR6013.

Main advantages Denon AVR-X6400H over Marantz SR6013

  • More channels, namely 11, makes this receiver more profitable than its 9-channel competitor.
  • 140/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 110/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.
  • Both receivers have a multi-room zone function, but AVR-X6400H has 3 zones vs 2 on its competitor.

Main advantages Marantz SR6013 over Denon AVR-X6400H

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 10 and 9, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

AVR-X6400H
10
SR6013
9

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Denon AVR-X6400H supports 11.2-channels sound, but Marantz SR6013 supports a 9.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. The differences between the models in terms of RMS power are significant - for the AVR-X6400H this value is 140/8 W/Ohm, and for the SR6013 it is 110/8 W/Ohm.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Channels11.29.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm140/8, 250/6110/8, 150/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.050.08

Audio features

The score for audio features is 10 of 10 for both receivers.

AVR-X6400H
10
SR6013
10

Most receivers now come with a microphone included. It is with the help of this microphone that the auto-calibration system functions, which adjusts the sound of the receiver to the room.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Digital to analog converter (DAC)AK4458 384 KHz/32-bitAK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAudyssey MultEQ XT32Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFCAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is equal and was rated 8 out of 10.

AVR-X6400H
8
SR6013
8

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for the receiver's control or even music broadcasting.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)11
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Now music streaming services are gaining more and more popularity. They allow users to listen to millions of songs by subscription.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound CloudDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connections

The presence of many connectors makes the receiver more versatile. But there are also narrowly targeted models, the number of connectors which are limited to a certain area of use. And when choosing their own receiver, users need to consider exactly your goals for using the receiver. For extensive connection, both receivers got 10 points on our 10-point scale.

AVR-X6400H
10
SR6013
10

Competitors in our review have 8/3 HDMI inputs and outputs.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
HDMI input/output8/38/3
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input22
Coaxial digital input22
Composite input53
Component input/output2/12/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUXUSB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

The AV receiver is the heart of the home theater. And in this case, support for all current video formats ensures the best user experience, so it is very important to consider this when choosing a device. Video features of rivals in our comparison were rated 9 out of 10.

AVR-X6400H
9
SR6013
9

AVR-X6400H SR6013
HDR (High Dynamic Range)
4K signal pass-through4K/60Hz4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversionanalog to HDMIanalog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresHLGHLG

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, both receivers received a score of 10 out of 10.

AVR-X6400H
10
SR6013
10

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AIAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon KindleiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP ControlIP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

As the center of a home media system, each multichannel receiver has an additional set of terminals for connecting the second set of speakers to create additional audio space in Zone 2 or even Zone 3 where audio can have the separate source.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Multi-room zones32
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlHEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR RemoteMarantz AVR Remote App, HEOS App
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/11/0
DC trigger output (12V)21

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 9 points out of 10.

AVR-X6400H
9
SR6013
9

Each of these devices has Auro-3D on its feature list.

AVR-X6400H SR6013
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS SurroundDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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