Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Marantz NR1606

Onkyo TX-SR353
vs
Marantz NR1606

In this article, we will talk about Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Marantz NR1606 comparison. The TX-SR353 has 5.1 channels amplifier and the NR1606 7.2 channels. Only the NR1606 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the NR1606. We have evaluated both AV receivers, TX-SR353 has an overall score of 4 out of 10 vs 7.4 out of 10 for NR1606.

Advantages Marantz NR1606 over Onkyo TX-SR353

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Onkyo TX-SR353

Onkyo TX-SR353 review

Dec 20, 2019

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-SR353
Marantz NR1606

Model

TX-SR353
NR1606

Brand

Onkyo
Marantz

Reviews

327
50

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/6 1KHz
50/8 20Hz-20KHz, 70/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
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

has not
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
8/1

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)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

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

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

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

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
Marantz AVR Remote App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS

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

210
250

Standby consumption, W

0.45
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.2 x 12.6
43.1 x 10.1 x 35.5 /17.3 x 4.1 x 14.8

Weight, kg/lbs

8/17
8.1/18.7
Onkyo TX-SR353
Marantz NR1606
Onkyo TX-SR353
Marantz NR1606

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4
  • 7.4
  • 4Onkyo TX-SR353
  • 7.4Marantz NR1606

The Marantz NR1606 is better receiver in this comparison - check Marantz NR1606 price.