Denon AVRS530BT vs Marantz NR1508

Denon AVRS530BT
vs
Marantz NR1508

Here we show you AV receivers comparison of Denon AVRS530BT vs Marantz NR1508 based on specifications, reviews and ratings. Both have 5.2 channel amplifiers. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVRS530BT has an overall score of 4.3 out of 10 vs 6.3 out of 10 for NR1508.

Advantages Denon AVRS530BT over Marantz NR1508

  • Delivers 70W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 50W/8Ohm

Advantages Marantz NR1508 over Denon AVRS530BT

  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5

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Denon AVRS530BT

Denon AVRS530BT review

Sep 19, 2019

The chip receiver is what most users need. In Denon AVRS530BT review describes the main characteristics that allow this receiver to be the center of a home media system - support for Heos, music strea...

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Marantz NR1508

Marantz NR1508 review

Dec 06, 2019

The 5.2-channel Marantz NR1508 is one of the younger AV receivers in the popular slim series. Due to the small height of the case, such devices do not take up much space and are perfectly combined wi...

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Product

Denon AVRS530BT
Marantz NR1508

Model

AVRS530BT
NR1508

Brand

Denon
Marantz

Reviews

360
48

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
5.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/8 20Hz-20KHz, 90/6 1KHz
50/8 20Hz-20KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Dialog Normalization
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
6/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020
HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, Android
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

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP 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
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)

DTS Neo:6 Cinema
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

310
180

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 30.4 x 15.2/17.1 x 12.6 x 6
43.1 x 35.5 x 10.1/17.3 x 14.8 x 4.1

Weight, kg/lbs

7.2/16.6
7.7/17.9
Denon AVRS530BT
Marantz NR1508
Denon AVRS530BT
Marantz NR1508

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 6.3
  • 4.3Denon AVRS530BT
  • 6.3Marantz NR1508

The Marantz NR1508 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz NR1508 price