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The Marantz SR7012 works with modern 3D sound formats such as DTS: X, Dolby Atmos, and Auro-3D. The device works with 4K resolution and can even scale the analog video to Ultra HD. The model is capable of delivering a power of 125 W (8 Ohms) per channel versus 165 W per channel in Yamaha RX-A3070BL. Onboard there is dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay. Through the USB port on the front panel and on the local network, Hi-Res-audio playback is available. To calibrate the speakers connected to the Marantz SR7012, the effective Audyssey MultEQ XT32 system is used.
The Yamaha RX-A3070 is available to support a full 7.2.4 Dolby Atmos. This receiver is based on the ESS Sabre ES9026PRO DAC. It is an eight-channel, 32-bit unit. In the comparison, Marantz SR7012 vs Yamaha RX-A3070BL, the RX-A3070BL has a huge advantage – bi-amping support which positively affects sound quality. The standard protocols such as Bluetooth, AirPlay, and wi-fi streaming are on board and can transmit hi-res audio. The Yamaha RX-A3070 is well specified on both movies and music fronts. There’s native support for a few more streaming services – Spotify Connect, Tidal, and Deezer.