Denon AVR-X1500H works with the modern surround sound formats from Dolby and DTS and can also be integrated into the wireless multi-room system. As part of the Denon AVR-X1500H vs Marantz NR1509 comparison, the dual-zone function should be mentioned and insofar as the AVR-X1500H works well in dual-zone configuration with 2 sets of drivers, but the NR1509 works only in the HEOS multiroom network. Also, broadcast music from portable devices via Bluetooth and for Apple devices - AirPlay. This receiver is featured with the Audyssey MultEQ XT system for the sound setting of drivers.
This is the 5.2-channel Marantz NR1509 model, which is assembled in a low-profile body. The unit supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoders for high-quality content playback. High-current transistors are used in the discrete amplifiers of the model, due to which a power of 50 W/channel at 4 Ohm is achieved, which is not much versus the AVR-X1500H, in which the amplifier produces 80 W/channel at 8 Ohm. For wireless audio transmission, the Marantz NR1509 uses two-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 protocol with multi-room audio support. All popular online sound services are supported.
The Denon AVR-X1500H is better receiver in this comparison. Check Denon AVR-X1500H price