Marantz NR1200 vs Onkyo TX-8260

NR1200 vs TX-8260 comparison chart

Overall
Marantz NR1200
6.4
Onkyo TX-8260
6
6
7
6
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Marantz NR1200 vs Onkyo TX-8260 review

Marantz NR1200
vs
Onkyo TX-8260

Here we are comparing Marantz NR1200 vs Onkyo TX-8260 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. Both have 2.0 channel amplifiers. We have evaluated both AV receivers, NR1200 has an overall score of 6.4 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for TX-8260.

Advantages Marantz NR1200 over Onkyo TX-8260

  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • HDMI CEC support
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Advantages Onkyo TX-8260 over Marantz NR1200

  • Delivers 80W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 75W/8Ohm
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Phono (MM) input
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Marantz NR1200

Dec 27, 2019

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Onkyo TX-8260

Dec 13, 2019

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Common

Product

Marantz NR1200
Onkyo TX-8260

Model

NR1200
TX-8260

Brand

Marantz
Onkyo

Reviews

51
50

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

75/8, 100/6
80/8, 160/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit
AK4452 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio
WRAT

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
2 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio
TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
0/0

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

0
0

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, 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

HLG
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control, Web Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
Onkyo Controller app

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

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
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

180
230

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 10.1 x 35.5/17 x 4.1 x 14.9
43.5 x 15 x 32.8/ 17 x 6.5 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/18.1
8.3/18.3

Other

Release year

2019
2017
Marantz NR1200
Onkyo TX-8260
Marantz NR1200
Onkyo TX-8260

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.4
  • 6
  • 6.4Marantz NR1200
  • 6Onkyo TX-8260