Yamaha RX-V6A vs Marantz NR1711

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RX-V6A vs NR1711 comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V6A vs Marantz NR1711 review

Yamaha RX-V6A
vs
Marantz NR1711

To get informed with the specs of the receivers, we suggest you read the Yamaha RX-V6A and Marantz NR1711 review. According to the results of our review, Yamaha RX-V6A received 7.4 points out of 10 possible, and Marantz NR1711 was rated 8.3 points. Both AV receivers were introduced in 2020. This review shows us that the NR1711 is a better choice as a home AV receiver than the RX-V6A.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-V6A over Marantz NR1711

  • 100/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 50/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.

Main advantages Marantz NR1711 over Yamaha RX-V6A

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the models have rated 7 points out of 10.

RX-V6A
7
NR1711
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 7.2-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 RX-V6A this value is 100/8 W/Ohm, and for the NR1711 it is 50/8 W/Ohm.

RX-V6A NR1711
Channels7.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm100/850/8, 70/6
Output impedance, Ohm88, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.060.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the RX-V6A 7 out of 10, and the NR1711 - 9.

RX-V6A
7
NR1711
9

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. Marantz NR1711 can work with the main and additional set of speakers - and switch between them.

RX-V6A NR1711
Digital to analog converter (DAC)N/AN/A
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationYPAOAudyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresCINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONTAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Yamaha RX-V6A scored 9, and Marantz NR1711 scored 10 out of 10.

RX-V6A
9
NR1711
10

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

DLNA is the perfect way to use your local cloud storage to stream movies and music directly to a TV. You can use the DLNA protocol only with Marantz NR1711.

RX-V6A NR1711
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz2.4/5GHz
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.

RX-V6A NR1711
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, QobuzDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

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, Yamaha RX-V6A got 7 points, but Marantz NR1711 received 8 points.

RX-V6A
7
NR1711
8

Yamaha RX-V6A is equipped with 7/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Marantz NR1711 has 6/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

RX-V6A NR1711
HDMI input/output7/16/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.3HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input11
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input03
Component input/output0/02/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, setup micUSB, phones, setup mic
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 7 out of 10.

RX-V6A
7
NR1711
7

RX-V6A NR1711
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/120Hz4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through8K/60Hz8K/60Hz
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 featuresx.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020HLG, BT.2020, Dynamic HDR

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the RX-V6A got 9 points, but the NR1711 has 10.

RX-V6A
9
NR1711
10

RX-V6A NR1711
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, SiriAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, 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 featuresWeb Control, App ControlIP Control, Web Control, App 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.

RX-V6A NR1711
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputpreoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlMusicCastMarantz AVR Remote app, HEOS App
RS-23200
Remote control input/output (IR)0/01/0
DC trigger output (12V)01

Multichannel surround

Yamaha RX-V6A got 6 points for the multichannel surround sound and Marantz NR1711 got 7.

RX-V6A
6
NR1711
7

RX-V6A NR1711
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height VirtualizationDolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESSDTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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