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The SR5013 is designed in a 7.2-channel configuration with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support. The amplifier produces up to 100 W/channel and this is a significantly lower figure versus the Onkyo TX-NR686, which has a power of 160 W/channel. The receiver features a streaming capability from a lot of popular audio streaming services and also the unit can play files from local network or USB. As for the wireless multiroom feature, the SR5013 can be connected to HEOS devices. And it is possible to control this network via the mobile app. In addition, the receiver featured Bluetooth and AirPlay 2.
The Onkyo TX-NR686 works in 7.2-channel mode with two channels for surround back or as height speakers in a Dolby Atmos or DTS:X set-up. It has 32bit/384kHz inbuilt DAC which can process Hi-Res audio. For a wireless connection, the TX-NR686 has DTS Play-Fi and FlareConnect for multi-room use, plus Bluetooth and Apple AirPlay for connecting with mobile devices. And also there is the support of streaming services, such as Spotify, Tidal, Amazon Music and Deezer. In the Marantz SR5013 vs Onkyo TX-NR686 comparison, the first one can not work with two sets of drivers and has no A/B switching function.