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Marantz NR 1602

Marantz NR 1602
alaScore 87

78 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Marantz NR 1602. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Marantz NR 1602 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Marantz NR 1602

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Marantz NR 1602 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Marantz NR1602 AV Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Marantz NR1602 AV Receiver (Old Version)

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: (homecinemachoice.com)

Marantz NR1602 review

 

Whether through luck or design, Marantz has created something rather special with the NR1602. Driven by a desire to innovate within the often stultifying constraints of hardcore AV, the company has taken the traditional hefty AVR form factor and...

Rich, melodious character; AirPlay and internet radio; good audio file compatibility; slick design

Audyssey AutoEQ not always accurate; not a muscle amp

Dec, 2011

Recommended!

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Marantz NR1602

 

We find out why Marantz?s sublime slim receiver deserves plenty of AirPlay?

Refined and reasonably powerful sound quality ; Stylish slimline design ; AirPlay support and smooth music streaming

No Wi-Fi support or video scaling ; Can get more features for your money elsewhere ; Remote a little too busy

We?re really impressed by the NR1602. Not only is it teeming with features, including DLNA streaming, internet radio, AirPlay and 3D support, but its slimline design is also gorgeous and sound quality is sublime, despite its low-sounding power rating.

Oct, 2011

RECOMMENDED

Expert review by: Steve May (reghardware.co.uk)

Marantz NR1602 AV receiver with AirPlay

 

Review With the NR1602, Marantz has nuked the traditional AV receiver. The old template of massive amplification is out. In its place is an emphasis on networking prowess and design. The result is arguably the most forward-thinking receiver we'll see...

Low profile 7.1 home cinema receiver with Apple AirPlay.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Jez (avhub.com.au)

Marantz NR1602

 

Now AV receivers are generally to be approached with some trepidation. With the arrival of home networking and internet radio, they are no longer merely amplifiers+radio, which is the traditional definition of a receiver

A wealth of digital sources ; Seven good amp channels ; Great price ; Negative ; Needs improved control ; Amps: 7 x 50W (8 ohm, 20-20kHz, 0.08% 2-channel driven) ; Radio: AM, FM, internet radio (vTuner), Last.FM ; Inputs: 4 x HDMI 1.4a, 2 x component...

Needs improved control ; Amps: 7 x 50W (8 ohm, 20-20kHz, 0.08% 2-channel driven) ; Radio: AM, FM, internet radio (vTuner), Last.FM ; Inputs: 4 x HDMI 1.4a, 2 x component video, 3 x composite video, 3 RCA stereo audio, 1 optical digital, 1 coaxial...

Marantz has its own dedicated Network Audio Player in the $1499 NA7004 — we reviewed it in our biannual review-fest, Best Buys Home Theatre, and you can read that full review at AVHub.com.au. But many of the NA7004’s abilities have been included in the...

Consumer review by: F. Key (audioreview.com)

Marantz NR1602 7.1 A/V Receivers

 

I bought this after we moved to Europe as a replacement for a Pioneer AV with pre-outs running to an NAD amp for my fronts back in the US. I have it driving all my speakers currently but plan on buying a Marantz amp soon for the fronts. I have Gallo...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Alan (reevoo.com)

Marantz NR1602

 

Sound quality,small size(height)

Full instructions only available on supplied CD

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Brian (reevoo.com)

Marantz NR1602

 

quality of the sound

For somebody with very little knowledge of Amplifiers trying to understand the instruction disc.It would have been far better to have been printed

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD
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