Marantz Releases SR5012 & SR6012 Receivers with Dolby Atmos & DTS:X

Posted Fri Jul 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM PDT by
marantz SR6012  receiver

Two new Network AV receivers have been detailed.

Marantz has announced the launch of its latest AV components. The new collection includes the SR5012 & SR6012 AV Receivers.

"At Marantz, we strive to create products that boast exceptional audio quality and subtle, yet eye-catching design. Our new line of 'full-size' AV Receivers allows us to provide a wider range of options for those looking to create a premium home theater experience," said Joel Sietsema, senior vice president, brand management at Sound United. "The SR5012 and SR6012 aim to create a one-of-kind immersive sound experience that rivals those found in theaters today."

The SR5012 is a 7.2 Channel AV receiver with 100 watts per Channel (8ohms, 20 Hz20 kHz, 0.08% THD). Meanwhile, the SR6012 is a 9.2 Channel AV receiver with 110 W per Channel (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08%, 2Ch drive). Both units include support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio formats. In addition, the SR6012 offers 11.2 channel processing, allowing for up to a 7.1.4 speaker configuration with an external 2-channel amplifier. Multiroom music playback via HEOS integration and 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through with 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR, BT.2020, Dolby Vision, and Hybrid Log Gamma (via future firmware update) are provided as well.

Here's a full rundown of key specs and features per Marantz:

SR5012 AV Receiver with HEOS ($999)

-7.2 channel AV Receiver with 100 watts per channel (8ohms, 20Hz~20 kHz, 0.08% THD)
-8 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front) with full HDCP 2.2 support; 2 HDMI out
-4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR, BT.2020 and Dolby Vision, plus Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) via future firmware update
-Analog to HDMI conversion and SD/HD to HD/4K Upscaling
-Dolby Atmos (up to 5.1.2) and DTS:X™
-Audyssey MultEQ XT, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ
-Compatible with Audyssey MultEQ Editor App
-Built-in Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support; built-in Bluetooth
-Built-in HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Audio Technology
-AirPlay, Bluetooth, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer and more
-DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support
-Color-coded speaker terminals, Setup Assistant, Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App
-Intelligent ECO mode with off/on/auto setting
-Advanced connectivity and control options; 7.1ch External Inputs, 7.1ch Pre-out, IP Control and RS232C Port 
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Additional features for SR6012 AV Receiver with HEOS ($1,499)

-9-channel built-in amplifier, supporting 5.1.4 or 7.1.2 3D surround sound
-110W (8ohm, 20Hz-20kHz,THD:0.08%) for each channel
-11.2 channel processing and preouts
-Aluminium front panel with trapdoor
-Extruded aluminium heatsink-
-Dual main zone HDMI output and 2nd Zone HDMI monitor outputeARC (Enhanced Audio Return channel; via future firmware update) to allow Dolby Atmos/DTS:X from TV apps
-5 audio inputs (SR5012 has 4), plus Phono input, with gold-plated inputs and speaker terminals
-HEOS audio distribution not limited to HEOS music sources but also all connected AVR sources including HDMI, coaxial and optical audio inputs
-Hybrid PLL Clock Jitter Reducer for the most accurate audio reproduction
-4K full-rate up-scaling
-DSD playback capability (via HDMI)
-Digital in (PCM) to Zone 2 preout with HDMI Source
-Advanced custom installation features including Crestron Connected compatibility


Source: Marantz

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