Dec 06, 2019
In 2017 Marantz announced the expansion of its latest home theater line with high-end SR7012 Network AV Receiver. The SR7012 is one of the first AV receivers on the market compatible with Amazon Alexa...Read More
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.
The Marantz SR7012 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR7012 price