Denon AVR-X540BT vs Marantz SR7013

AVR-X540BT vs SR7013 comparison chart

Denon AVR-X540BT vs Marantz SR7013 review

Denon AVR-X540BT
vs
Marantz SR7013

Here we show you AV receivers comparison of Denon AVR-X540BT vs Marantz SR7013 based on specifications, reviews and ratings. The AVR-X540BT has 5.2 channels amplifier and the SR7013 9.2 channels. Only the SR7013 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the SR7013. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVR-X540BT has an overall score of 5.3 out of 10 vs 9.5 out of 10 for SR7013.

Advantages Marantz SR7013 over Denon AVR-X540BT

  • Delivers 125W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 70W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Multi-zone
  • IMAX Enhanced certification

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-X540BT

Dec 13, 2019

Denon AVR-X540BT AV receiver combines high-quality sound and a large number of additional functions, including compatibility with modern 4K, HDR (High Dynamic Range). If you want to see other Denon A...

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Marantz SR7013

Jan 10, 2020

In 2018 Marantz introduced the flagship model of the AV-receiver SR7013 for home theaters of the highest level. From Marantz SR7013 specs the novelty combines the legendary Marantz sound to accompany...

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Common

Product

Denon AVR-X540BT
Marantz SR7013

Model

AVR-X540BT
SR7013

Brand

Denon
Marantz

Reviews

1128
10

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/8, 90/6
125/8, 165/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

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

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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
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

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
3/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

has not
HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

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

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

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
3

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
MusicCast

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround

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

310
710

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.2 x 32.7/17 x 6 x 12.6
43.1 x 17.7 x 40.6/17.3 x 7.3 x 16.2

Weight, kg/lbs

7.2/16.6
14.1/31.1

Other

Release year

2018
2019
Denon AVR-X540BT
Marantz SR7013
Denon AVR-X540BT
Marantz SR7013

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 5.3
  • 9.5
  • 5.3Denon AVR-X540BT
  • 9.5Marantz SR7013