Yamaha RX-V6A vs Marantz AV7703

RX-V6A vs AV7703 comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V6A vs Marantz AV7703 review

Yamaha RX-V6A
vs
Marantz AV7703

Here we are comparing Yamaha RX-V6A vs Marantz AV7703 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. The RX-V6A has 7.2 channels amplifier and the AV7703 11.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V6A has an overall score of 7.4 out of 10 vs 9.4 out of 10 for AV7703.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V6A over Marantz AV7703

  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • 8K resolution video signal pass-through feature

Advantages Marantz AV7703 over Yamaha RX-V6A

  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5
Marantz AV7703

Dec 27, 2019

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-V6A
Marantz AV7703

Model

RX-V6A
AV7703

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Reviews

15
28

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
11.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8

Output impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey LFC

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/1
8/3

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

0
3

Component input/output

0/0
3/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/120Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

8K/60Hz

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

x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020
x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

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

Web Control, App Control
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

preout
preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App, HEOS App

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF, DSD
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

360
60

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 15.2 x 35.5/17.1 x 6.7 x 14.8
43.1 x 40.6 x 17.7/17.3 x 16.2 x 7.3

Weight, kg/lbs

9.6/21.6
10/22.9

Other

Release year

2020
2016
Yamaha RX-V6A
Marantz AV7703
Yamaha RX-V6A
Marantz AV7703

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 9.4
  • 7.4Yamaha RX-V6A
  • 9.4Marantz AV7703

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