Denon AVRS530BT vs Marantz SR5012

Denon AVRS530BT
vs
Marantz SR5012

In this article, we will talk about Denon AVRS530BT vs Marantz SR5012 comparison. The AVRS530BT has 5.2 channels amplifier and the SR5012 7.2 channels. Only the SR5012 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the SR5012. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVRS530BT has an overall score of 4.3 out of 10 vs 8.4 out of 10 for SR5012.

Advantages Marantz SR5012 over Denon AVRS530BT

  • Delivers 100W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 70W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Multi-zone
Votes 1 1
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 SR5012

Marantz SR5012 review

Dec 06, 2019

Home theater with high definition audio and video is great news - and the Marantz SR5012 specs can bring it all to your home. Is it really so? Read in Marantz SR5012 review. Article navigation Fea...

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Product

Denon AVRS530BT
Marantz SR5012

Model

AVRS530BT
SR5012

Brand

Denon
Marantz

Reviews

360
42

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/8 20Hz-20KHz, 90/6 1KHz
100/8 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 XT

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Dialog Normalization
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio

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, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
8/2

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
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, HDMI, phones

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020
HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, Android
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

USB
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
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS Neo:6 Cinema
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround

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
650

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
43.5 x 16.8 x 33/17 x 6.3 x 13.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.2/16.6
9.9/22
Denon AVRS530BT
Marantz SR5012
Denon AVRS530BT
Marantz SR5012

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 8.4
  • 4.3Denon AVRS530BT
  • 8.4Marantz SR5012

The Marantz SR5012 is better receiver in this comparison - check Marantz SR5012 price.