Posted Thu Jul 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The company's latest AV receiver with immersive audio support has been announced.
Marantz has revealed the latest addition to its AV receiver lineup. The new SR6011 AV Receiver will retail for $1,399 and is set to start shipping in September.
The 9.2 Channel receiver is rated at 110 watts per channel (8 ohms, 0.08%, 20Hz~20kHz) and features high grade audio components. Likewise, the unit includes support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio formats, allowing users to configure 7.1.2 or 5.1.4 speaker setups without the need of an external amplifier. In addition, the receiver offers 11.2 channel processing, giving customers the option to add an external amplifier to create a 7.1.4 speaker setup. Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction is included as well using a supplied measurement microphone.
HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2 specifications are featured on all 8 HDMI inputs, providing support for 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR), 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through on every input, allowing full playback from 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other 4K Ultra HD sources. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay connectivity are included as well for various music streaming options. Finally, the SR6011 also incorporates high-resolution audio playback with support for AIFF, FLAC and WAV lossless files at up to 24-bit/192-kHz, ALAC/Apple Lossless at up to 96kHz/24bit, and SACD-quality DSD2.8MHz and 'Double DSD' 5.6MHz.
In addition to the new SR6011 AV Receiver, Marantz also recently announced the SR5011 7.2 Channel Receiver ($899) with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support. The SR5011 features a 7ch discrete power amplifier with 100W per channel (8ohm, 20Hz – 20kHz, THD: 0.08%).
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