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Marantz NR 1601

Marantz NR 1601
alaScore 85

80 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews from magazines and websites.

Review analysis

(Based on 80 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Marantz NR 1601

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Marantz NR 1601 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

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

This summary is based on the products: Marantz NR1601 Audio/Video 7.1 Channel Surround Receiver (Black)Marantz NR1601 Audio Video Receiver (Black)

Expert review by:

Marantz NR1601

 

7.1-channel AV receiver; excellent sound quality; four HDMI inputs; stylish slimline design; can connect an iPod/iPhone directly via USB; analog video upconversion; audio return channel support; standby pass-through; 3D compatible; three-year warranty;...

Competitors offer more HDMI inputs; text-based graphical user interface; no true second-zone functionality.

The Marantz NR1601 has a stylish, slimline design and excellent sound quality, although other AV receivers offer more features for less money.

Expert review by:

Marantz NR1601

 

The Marantz NR1601 has a stylish, slimline design and excellent sound quality, although other AV receivers offer more features for less money.

7.1-channel AV receiver ; Excellent sound quality ; Four HDMI inputs ; Stylish slimline design ; Can connect an iPod/iPhone directly via USB ; Analog video upconversion ; Audio return channel support ; Standby pass-through ; 3D compatible ; Three-year...

Competitors offer more HDMI inputs ; Text-based graphical user interface ; No true second-zone functionality

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Consumer review by:

Great Unit...Warm Sound...Easy Set Up

 

I've been an audiophile for as long as I could remember. I have owned equipment such as McIntosh, NAD, Carver, Onkyo, AR, JBL, Marantz Boston, B&W, and the list goes on....I was looking to set up a small Theater in my living room, nothing big just ......

Small foot print, Great sounding unit, Universal control, and easy set up sums it all up

Can't think of any

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Sounds great. East set up. Love the price.

 

All and all a good solid receiver that handles all my needs with ease and grace. The sound is fantastic in both theater and music settings. It was a breeze to set up. Marantz has done a good job of not buying into all the whiz bang gadgetry and just...

Great sound. Easy to set up. Slim design. More than enough inputs

Lack of graphic readout

Consumer review by:

Mighty Little Monster

 

This receiver has proved to be a surprise with its clear, warm sound. It powers a pair of Paradigm Reference Studio 20s bi-amped. Sources include Mac Mini, DVD player, Apple TV and DVR. 50 wpc is more than adequate for my speakers running in a 17'x14'...

Excellent Sound ; Ability to Bi-Amp speaker A ; Well implemented built-in DAC ; Slim form factor

No pre-amp out ; Nit Pick on Speaker A vs Speaker B (see details below)

Consumer review by:

"Mighty Little Monster"

 

This receiver has proved to be a surprise with its clear, warm sound. It powers a pair of Paradigm Reference Studio 20s bi-amped. Sources include Mac Mini, DVD player, Apple TV and DVR. 50 wpc is more than adequate for my speakers running in a 17'x14'...

Excellent Sound

No pre-amp out

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"Great Unit...Warm Sound...Easy Set Up"

 

I've been an audiophile for as long as I could remember. I have owned equipment such as McIntosh, NAD, Carver, Onkyo, AR, JBL, Marantz Boston, B&W, and the list goes on....I was looking to set up a small Theater in my living room, nothing big just...

Small foot print, Great sounding unit, Universal control, and easy set up sums it all up

Can't think of any

Consumer review by:

Great Unit...Warm Sound...Easy Set Up

 

I've been an audiophile for as long as I could remember. I have owned equipment such as McIntosh, NAD, Carver, Onkyo, AR, JBL, Marantz Boston, B&W, and the list goes on....I was looking to set up a small Theater in my living room, nothing big just as...

Small foot print, Great sounding unit, Universal control, and easy set up sums it all up

Can't think of any

Consumer review by:

"Sounds great. East set up. Love the price."

 

All and all a good solid receiver that handles all my needs with ease and grace. The sound is fantastic in both theater and music settings. It was a breeze to set up.

Great sound. Easy to set up. Slim design. More than enough inputs.

Lack of graphic readout.

Consumer review by:

Sounds great. East set up. Love the price.

 

All and all a good solid receiver that handles all my needs with ease and grace. The sound is fantastic in both theater and music settings. It was a breeze to set up.

Great sound. Easy to set up. Slim design. More than enough inputs

Lack of graphic readout

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

General Features

3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD
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