Yamaha R-S202BL vs Marantz NR1200

R-S202BL vs NR1200 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha R-S202BL
4.8
Marantz NR1200
6.4
8
6
inapplicable
6

Yamaha R-S202BL vs Marantz NR1200 review

Yamaha R-S202BL
vs
Marantz NR1200

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha R-S202BL vs Marantz NR1200 comparison definitely makes sense. Both have 2.0 channel amplifiers. We have evaluated both AV receivers, R-S202BL has an overall score of 4.8 out of 10 vs 6.4 out of 10 for NR1200.

Advantages Yamaha R-S202BL over Marantz NR1200

  • Delivers 140W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 75W/8Ohm
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers

Advantages Marantz NR1200 over Yamaha R-S202BL

  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • HDMI CEC support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha R-S202BL

Dec 06, 2019

From Yamaha R-S202 specs a distinctive “new” feature of this stereo receiver is Bluetooth technology. Using Bluetooth, you can stream (transfer) music or other audio content. The combinati...

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Marantz NR1200

Dec 27, 2019

According to the company, much of the Marantz NR1200 was designed from the ground up. So what are that Marantz NR1200 specs made from scratch? See in this Marantz NR1200 review. Article navigation ...

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Product

Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1200

Model

R-S202BL
NR1200

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Reviews

2643
51

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8
75/8, 100/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6

Frequency response

40Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

0
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

0/0
5/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

0
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

0
1

Coaxial digital input

0
1

Composite input

0
0

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/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 features

has not
HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

Display

fluorescent
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

has not
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

175
180

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 14.1 x 32.2/17 x 5.5 x 12.6
43.5 x 10.1 x 35.5/17 x 4.1 x 14.9

Weight, kg/lbs

6.7/14.8
8.1/18.1

Other

Release year

2016
2019
Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1200
Yamaha R-S202BL
Marantz NR1200

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 6.4
  • 4.8Yamaha R-S202BL
  • 6.4Marantz NR1200

The Marantz NR1200 is better receiver in this comparison - check Marantz NR1200 price.