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Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media

alaTest has collected and analyzed 329 reviews of Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on Reviewers are impressed by the usability.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media Network CD Receiver with DAB/DAB+ - Apple WhiteMarantz M-CR611 Melody Media Network CD Receiver with DAB/DAB+ - Apple White

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Marantz M-CR611 review


This box of tricks has all the features you want, but needs more sonic attack

Great functionality Smooth and forgiving Large scale Clean sound

A little too laid back dynamically Lacks attack

There’s no doubt that the M-CR611 is an extremely tempting buy based on its feature list alone, but we wish it had more sonic attack to back it up. Yes, it’s easy to listen to, but we want something more from it in order to hold our interest over...

Oct, 2015

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cool kit


its a great piece of equipment but I am old school. I like buttons that work instantly and not computerized systems that have to boot up and think about things. But I can run it of my phone and that's fair trade off for the boot up lag.

Jul, 2018

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Great all rounder


Bought the package with monitor bronze 2 speakers and really pleased with the sound. Hitched up the TV and my old mini-disc and it all works well together. Better than my separates system. It really is a great all rounder.

Jul, 2018

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Does exactly what I wanted :)


I wanted something to play the pile of CD's I have and also to stream Spotify which I now predominately use. This does it all and sounds awesome paired with the Dali Zensor 1 speakers I bought at the same time. Add internet radio and optical connection...

Jun, 2018

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Everything you need.


I bought this a few weeks ago. The main reasons being that it had all the functions I wanted, including a CD Player, but also because it was one of the few streaming mini systems out there that would allow connection to my speakers through my receiver....

Jun, 2018

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Terrible - great sound but wont connect


I bought this over a year ago because of the ability to play across multiple platforms and because of the multi speaker facility. Wow what a huge disappointment and frustrating beyond compare. Initially started well but as the year has progressed it...

Jun, 2018

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Excellent sound, great value for money.


Bought it a couple of weeks ago,It sounds amazing.

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Good bit of kit.


Does exactly what I want. Good sound quality. Plenty of features.

Jun, 2018

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Easy to use


Bought this item a couple of weeks ago ,does exactly what I wanted ,good sound ,easy to use,and the app is really easy so we can all adjust the volume on the app , doesn't matter who's playing the music and you can adjust balance treble and base as well

Jun, 2018

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Great system with great features.


Many features with 2 optical inputs and works with HD audio. App could be better but works with minimal setup. Sounds great

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:2.0
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):120
Pre-out connectivity: Yes
Receiver Type:Stereo
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):55

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA


AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:2


Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Optical drive included: Yes
Optical Drive Type:CD Player


Audio (L,R) out:1
Headphone connectivity:6.3 mm
Headphone outputs:1


Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):55


Internet radio: Yes
Internet radio services supported:Spotify, vTuner
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:DAB, DAB+, FM
Supported radio bands:DAB,DAB+,FM


Card reader: No
Card reader integrated:N

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black / Black, White
Handheld remote control: Yes


3D compatibility: No

Weight & Dimensions