Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Marantz NR1608

TX-SR393 vs NR1608 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Marantz NR1608 review

Onkyo TX-SR393
vs
Marantz NR1608

Here we are comparing Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Marantz NR1608 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. The TX-SR393 has 5.2 channels amplifier and the NR1608 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, TX-SR393 has an overall score of 5.2 out of 10 vs 8.3 out of 10 for NR1608.

Advantages Onkyo TX-SR393 over Marantz NR1608

  • Delivers 80W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 50W/8Ohm

Advantages Marantz NR1608 over Onkyo TX-SR393

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-SR393

Dec 27, 2019

The Onkyo TX-SR393 AV receiver is the successor to the SR-373 and is still the most affordable in its lineup. It has updated design, which made the device more attractive in appearance. Check out oth...

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Marantz NR1608

Dec 06, 2019

AV receivers have a reputation for such large and heavy drawers, which take up a lot of space on the shelf, but, in fact, you do not need such a huge device to organize a real home theater at your pla...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-SR393
Marantz NR1608

Model

TX-SR393
NR1608

Brand

Onkyo
Marantz

Reviews

46
80

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 155/6
50/8, 70/6

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)

AKM 384 KHz/32-bit
AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Hi-Res audio, CinemaFILTER
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
8/1

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

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

has not
Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App, HEOS App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

445
250

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 16 x 32.8/17 x 6.3 x 12.8
43.1 x 35.5 x 10.1/17.3 x 14.8 x 4.1

Weight, kg/lbs

8.2/18.1
8.1/18.3

Other

Release year

2019
2017
Onkyo TX-SR393
Marantz NR1608
Onkyo TX-SR393
Marantz NR1608

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 8.3
  • 5.2Onkyo TX-SR393
  • 8.3Marantz NR1608

The Marantz NR1608 is better receiver in this comparison - check Marantz NR1608 price.