Marantz SR6012 vs Denon AVR-X3400H

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Marantz SR6012 vs Denon AVR-X3400H

Connections & Setup

This Marantz SR6012 vs. Denon AVRX3400H comparison based on my test of hi-end receivers. SR6012 equipped with 9 channel amplifier and can work in 11.2-channel mode versus the maximum 7 channels in AVRX3400H. Both receivers have the standard set of inputs and ability to work in multi-room mode. The Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room correction system is responsible for sound fine-tuning. However, the Denon provides the manual for custom tuning.

Design & Usability

The SR6012 has huge metal body with mate front panel. There are small display and two big knobs. A lot of controls and additional hidden under the plastic panel. The AVRX3400 has the mate front panel with the glossy part near display. It needs to indicate in Denon AVRX3400H vs Marantz SR6012 review, that Denon is smaller than Maranz.

Marantz SR6012 review

Pros

  • SR6012 works well with Amazon Alexa, but the number of commands is limited.
  • Streaming audio sound is good.

Cons

  • It does not have front wide channel support.
  • The receiver can't create a good surround sound.

Denon AVR-X3400H review

Pros

  • X3400 has 2 settings, one for watching movies in 5.x channel and one for listening to music in 7.x channel.
  • Manual tuning of the receiver is simple and effective.

Cons

  • X6400H does not work with DTS Play-Fi.
  • The receiver cannot play content from USB storage.

AV receivers comparison chart

Marantz SR6012

Marantz SR6012 review

Dec 13, 2019

Doing Marantz SR6012 review I found out that the 9.2-channel Marantz SR6012 receiver is able to truly engage in the world of three-dimensional sound, as it supports the DTS: X and Dolby Atmos formats ...

Read More
Denon AVR-X3400H

Denon AVR-X3400H review

Sep 23, 2019

Denon AVR-X3400H can become the basis for a high-end home theater, it is designed to work with a large number of different signal sources Denon AVR-X3400H is equipped with decoders of the new objec...

Read More
Add receiver to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

Marantz SR6012
Denon AVR-X3400H

Model

SR6012
AVR-X3400H

Brand

Marantz
Denon

Reviews

26
78

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

110/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz
105/8 20Hz-20KHz, 135/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

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

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora,iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
8/3

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

2
2

Composite input

3
3

Component input/output

2/1
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

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

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

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

IP Control
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Marantz AVR Remote App
HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

680
600

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.1 x 37.9/17 x 6.3 x 15.3
43.1 x 15.2 x 38.1/17.1 x 6.6 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

12.7/28.2
10.4/23.8
Marantz SR6012
Denon AVR-X3400H
Marantz SR6012
Denon AVR-X3400H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.6Marantz SR6012
  • 8.5Denon AVR-X3400H

The Marantz SR6012 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR6012 price

On sale AV receivers

Marantz NR1509 review
  • $120 OFF
  • %21 OFF
  • Check price

Onkyo TX-RZ830 review
  • $500 OFF
  • %35 OFF
  • Check price

Denon AVR-S950H review
  • $101 OFF
  • %16 OFF
  • Check price

Denon DRA-800H review
  • $51 OFF
  • %10 OFF
  • Check price

Show all discounts