Marantz NR1200 vs Integra DTM-7

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NR1200 vs DTM-7 comparison chart

Marantz NR1200 vs Integra DTM-7 review

Marantz NR1200
vs
Integra DTM-7

Let's make the Marantz NR1200 versus Integra DTM-7 comparison. According to the results of our review, Marantz NR1200 received 6.4 points out of 10 possible, and Integra DTM-7 was rated 7.1 points. The release date of NR1200 is 2019, and DTM-7 is 2018. After comparison, it will become clear that among these two devices, the DTM-7 is more suitable for the role of the heart of home theater system.

Main advantages Marantz NR1200 over Integra DTM-7

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Integra DTM-7 over Marantz NR1200

  • 100/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 75/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.
  • Thanks to 2 multi-room zones support, DTM-7 bypasses its competitor without multizone support.

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 6 and 7, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

NR1200
6
DTM-7
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 2.0-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 DTM-7 this value is 100/8 W/Ohm, and for the NR1200 it is 75/8 W/Ohm.

NR1200 DTM-7
Channels2.02.0
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm75/8, 100/6100/8
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the NR1200 6 out of 10, and the DTM-7 - 7.

NR1200
6
DTM-7
7

Pure Direct mode feeds sound directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Only Marantz NR1200 has Pure Direct mode.

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.

Speaker A/B switching allows you to change between the main and sub speaker set. Integra DTM-7 can work with the main and additional set of speakers - and switch between them.

NR1200 DTM-7
Digital to analog converter (DAC)192 KHz/32-bitAK4438 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresHi-Res audioHi-Res audio

Connectivity

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

NR1200
8
DTM-7
8

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

NR1200 DTM-7
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz2.4/5GHz
USB1 (USB 2.0)2 (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.

NR1200 DTM-7
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn RadioDeezer, 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 6 points on our 10-point scale.

NR1200
6
DTM-7
6

Marantz NR1200 is equipped with 5/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Integra DTM-7 has 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

The HDCP encryption protocol is now mandatory for most media devices. This security technology encrypts digital signals from one product to another. HDCP content-encryption protocol is present on Marantz NR1200 in the HDCP 2.3 version, and Integra DTM-7 has the HDCP 2.2 version.

NR1200 DTM-7
HDMI input/output5/14/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.3HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input12
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input00
Component input/output0/00/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phonesUSB, phones
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 6 out of 10.

NR1200
6
DTM-7
6

NR1200 DTM-7
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10HDR10
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 conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresHLGHLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the NR1200 got 10 points, but the DTM-7 has 8.

NR1200
10
DTM-7
8

Only the Marantz NR1200 has the ECO mode.

NR1200 DTM-7
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AIGoogle Assistant
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon KindleiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDfluorescent
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP Control, Web Controlhas not

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.

NR1200 DTM-7
Multi-room zoneshas not2
Zone audio outputhas notspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI outputhas not
Multi-room controlhas notIntegra Control Pro app, FlareConnect
RS-23201
Remote control input/output (IR)0/01/1
DC trigger output (12V)02

Multichannel surround

NR1200
false
DTM-7
false

NR1200 DTM-7
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)has nothas not
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)has nothas not
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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