Marantz SR7011 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL

SR7011 vs RX-A770BL comparison chart

Marantz SR7011 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL review

Marantz SR7011
vs
Yamaha RX-A770BL

This is a review and detailed comparison of Marantz SR7011 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL. The SR7011 has 9.2 channels amplifier and the RX-A770BL 7.2 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, SR7011 has an overall score of 9 out of 10 vs 8.1 out of 10 for RX-A770BL.

Advantages Marantz SR7011 over Yamaha RX-A770BL

  • Delivers 125W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 95W/8Ohm
  • 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
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Marantz SR7011

Jan 10, 2020

Marantz SR7011 is the flagship AV receiver of the company, created on the basis of the successful previous model SR7010, by combining all the advanced technologies and adding the latest features. Find...

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Yamaha RX-A770BL

Dec 06, 2019

The Yamaha Aventage RX-A 60 series, which was introduced in 2016, was replaced by the RX-A 70 series. New products focus on 4K and HDR content. Each of the six new receivers (RX-A670, RX-A770 , RX-A8...

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Common

Product

Marantz SR7011
Yamaha RX-A770BL

Model

SR7011
RX-A770BL

Brand

Marantz
Yamaha

Reviews

51
48

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

125/8, 165/6
95/8

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

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

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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
6/1

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)

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
1

Component input/output

3/1
1/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

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

App control

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

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

IP Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App, HEOS App
MusicCast, AV Controller

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

2
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-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS Digital Surround
DTS-EXPRESS, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS Neo:6 Music

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

710
400

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 17.7 x 40.6/17.3 x 7.3 x 16.2
43.5 x 17.1 x 38/17 x 6.7 x 14.8

Weight, kg/lbs

14/31.1
10.5/23.1

Other

Release year

2016
2017
Marantz SR7011
Yamaha RX-A770BL
Marantz SR7011
Yamaha RX-A770BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 8.1
  • 9Marantz SR7011
  • 8.1Yamaha RX-A770BL

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