Marantz SR6015 vs Marantz CINEMA 60

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Votes 9 9
Rating 4.9 4.9

SR6015 vs CINEMA 60 comparison chart

Marantz SR6015 vs Marantz CINEMA 60 review

Marantz SR6015
vs
Marantz CINEMA 60

An overview of Marantz SR6015 and Marantz CINEMA 60 will help us understand the many features that the devices are equipped with. According to the results of our review, Marantz SR6015 received 9.1 points out of 10 possible, and Marantz CINEMA 60 was rated 8.3 points. The release date of SR6015 is 2020, and CINEMA 60 is 2022. And as a result of the review, it becomes clear that CINEMA 60 is inferior in audio processing features to SR6015.

Main advantages Marantz SR6015 over Marantz CINEMA 60

  • More channels, namely 9, makes this receiver more profitable than its 7-channel competitor.
  • 110/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 100/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.

Main advantages Marantz CINEMA 60 over Marantz SR6015

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 8 and 7, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

SR6015
8
CINEMA 60
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Marantz SR6015 supports 9.2-channels sound, but Marantz CINEMA 60 supports a 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 SR6015 this value is 110/8 W/Ohm, and for the CINEMA 60 it is 100/8 W/Ohm.

SR6015 CINEMA 60
Channels9.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm110/8, 150/6100/8, 140/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz5Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the SR6015 9 out of 10, and the CINEMA 60 - 7.

SR6015
9
CINEMA 60
7

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.

SR6015 CINEMA 60
Digital to analog converter (DAC)N/A192 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAudyssey MultEQ XT32Audyssey MultEQ XT
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LF, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audioAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Marantz SR6015 scored 10, and Marantz CINEMA 60 scored 9 out of 10.

SR6015
10
CINEMA 60
9

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

SR6015 CINEMA 60
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.

SR6015 CINEMA 60
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloudDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix

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, Marantz SR6015 got 9 points, but Marantz CINEMA 60 received 8 points.

SR6015
9
CINEMA 60
8

Marantz SR6015 is equipped with 7/3 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Marantz CINEMA 60 has 6/3 HDMI inputs and outputs.

SR6015 CINEMA 60
HDMI input/output7/36/3
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 input22
Coaxial digital input22
Composite input40
Component input/output2/10/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, setup mic, AUXUSB, 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 the SR6015 were rated 10 out of 10 against the 8 for the CINEMA 60.

SR6015
10
CINEMA 60
8

SR6015 CINEMA 60
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 conversionanalog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresHLG, BT.2020, Dynamic HDRHLG, BT.2020, Dynamic HDR

Additional features

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

SR6015
10
CINEMA 60
10

SR6015 CINEMA 60
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AIAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDport hole OLED
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 Control, RS-232 Control, App ControlIP Control, Web Control, App Control, RS232 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.

SR6015 CINEMA 60
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlMarantz 2016 AVR Remote, HEOS AppMarantz 2016 AVR Remote, HEOS App
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/01/0
DC trigger output (12V)11

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 8 points out of 10.

SR6015
8
CINEMA 60
8

IMAX Enhanced is a licensing and certification program under which home theater devices deliver crisp 4K HDR pictures and powerful sound as it was designed by the IMAX engineers. Only the SR6015 licensed by IMAX.

SR6015 CINEMA 60
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 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESSDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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