Marantz introduces two new receivers this week for the Dutch and Belgian market; the SR5013 and SR6013. Both models come with numerous features and functions, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, HEOS support and HDR pass.
Marantz SR6013 AV receiver
The Marantz SR6013 is an 11.2-channel AV receveiver, of which 9 amplified channels and two additional outputs for an extra zone or extra height speakers on an external amplifier. The channels have a capacity of 185 Watt and of course there is support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X.
The SR6013 has eight HDMI inputs, including one on the front panel, and three outputs. The receiver is compatible with 4K video formats 4K/60Hz full-rate passthrough, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR and BT.2020 plus Dolby Vision compatibility and Hybrid Log Gamma. In addition, the SR6013 can scale up traditional video formats to 1080p and 4k Ultra HD (60Hz) by converting analog video sources to HDMI. The SR6013 also supports eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel).
Installing and operating complex systems with multiple speakers is easy thanks to the Audyssey MultEQ XT32 car calibration, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, LFC, Sub EQ HT and Dynamic EQ, supported by the built-in Setup Assistant and advanced graphical user interface of the SR6013. The receiver can also be used with the Audyssey app for further tuning of the surround setup and speaker / room compensation. It is also possible to set up the receiver via a network using a web interface.
In addition to playing music in high resolution of network or USB disks, the SR6013 also has access to streaming services, such as Deezer, Internet radio, Spotify Connect and Tidal and features built-in Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 for wireless music streaming from portable devices and computers. It can be combined with other products that are equipped with HEOS, from wireless speakers to amplifiers and receivers remotely, for a multiroom music system that can be operated with the HEOS app. In countries where Alexa is supported, the SR6013 is also equipped with voice control.
The SR6013 provides full discrete amplification for each channel with the Current Feedback Circuitry and the latest version of the Marantz HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) technology. A Cirrus quad-core processor is used for all digital signal processing and the high-quality AK4458 32-bit converter is used for the separate conversion from digital to analogue. The SR6013 also has two optical and two coaxial digital audio inputs, plus a range of analog inputs, including moving magnet phono for a turntable.
The Marantz SR5013 is a 7.2-channel receiver with a power of 180 Watts per channel. This model also supports Dolby Atmos, DTS: X and DTS Virtual:X. In addition, there is support for the full 4K Ultra HD specifications, including HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG). Like the SR6013, it also has eight HDMI inputs with upscaling to 4K Ultra HD (30/25/24 Hz) of traditional video sources, while the parallel use of two screens (eg a TV and a projector) thanks to two HDMI outputs possible
The receiver also offers the possibility to stream music from files up to 192kHz/24bit and DSD 5.6, via a network connection or USB and also has access to services such as Deezer, Internet radio, Spotify Connect and Tidal. Thanks to the built-in HEOS it is possible to integrate the SR5013 with a complete multiroom audio system, all operable with the HEOS-app. It is also equipped with built-in Bluetooth and AirPlay 2, as well as Ethernet and Wi-Fi network.
The SR5013 features Audyssey MultEQ XT with Audyssey Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ, and like the SR6013, the SR5013 also uses the latest Marantz HDAMs in the audio path, AK4458 32-bit digital-to-analog converters for all channels and a wide range of digital and analogue inputs, including MM phono for a turntable.
Price and availability
The Marantz SR6013 and SR5013 will be available in black or silver gold from August 2018, for respectively 1399 euros (SRP SR6013) and 899 euros (SRP SR5013).