Posted Thu Jun 20, 2019 at 06:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
Two new receiver models have been revealed.
Marantz has announced the latest additions to its SR-Series of AV receivers. The new collection includes the SR5014 7.2-Channel Receiver and the SR6014 9.2-Channel Receiver.
"The new Marantz SR-Series AV receivers define high performance for home entertainment enthusiasts, combining Marantz’s classic sound with the most advanced entertainment technologies to ensure nearly all available content is supported to the highest degree possible," said Emmanuel Millot, global brand director at Marantz. "From outstanding 9-channel amplification and IMAX Enhanced upgrades in the SR6014, to the clarity of 4K Ultra HD and the addition of Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization to both models, the Marantz SR-Series AV receivers are the ultimate home entertainment solutions for the most demanding audiophile and video enthusiasts."
The SR6014 is a 9.2-channel receiver with high-current discrete power amplifiers on all channels. The unit is rated for 110 watts of power per channel (8 Ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 channel driven). In addition, the device also offers 11.2 Channel processing and pre-amplification outputs, enabling users to configure up to a 7.2.4 or 9.2.2 immersive audio system with an extra external stereo amp. Meanwhile, the step-down SR5014 is a 7.2-channel receiver rated for 100W per channel, offering support for 5.1.2 immersive audio setups.
Both models include Dolby Atmos and DTS:X capabilities, along with new Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology (via a future firmware update). In addition, the SR6014 also offers IMAX Enhanced support. When it comes to video, both receivers are capable of 4K Ultra HD 60Hz pass-through with 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, HLG, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), 21:9, 3D, BT.2020, and HDCP 2.3 copy protection. Likewise, eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) are supported as well. HEOS Built-in tech is also provided, along with voice control via a separate Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri, or Josh.ai system. Finally, the new SR Series receivers have also been designed with custom integration in mind, offering Domotz Pro, ihiji Invision, OvrC, RS232C, and IP control capabilities.
The SR5014 7.2-Channel Receiver ($999) and the SR6014 9.2-Channel Receiver ($1,499) are both set to launch on July 15.
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