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Marantz - SR9600

Marantz - SR9600
alaScore 78

11 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Marantz - SR9600. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Marantz - SR9600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Martens (

Marantz SR9600 7.1-channel THX Ultra2-certified A/V Receiver


Marantz was founded decades ago by the legendary highend audio pioneer Saul Marantz, and so the firm's modernday products have a lofty reputation to uphold. Fortunately, Marantz's flagship SR9600 AVR is up to the task, delivering the sonic goods in all...

Sonically, and in terms of I/O and multizone flexibility, Marantz’s SR9600 is everything a flagship AVR should be. But in the end it all comes down to sound, and I loved the way this receiver shifted gears, showing delicacy and refinement one moment,...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Michael Fremer (

The Marantz SR9600 THX Ultra 2 AV Surround Receiver


If you don't think the same thing hasn't happened to AV Receivers, consider that I recently bought a Dolby Digital/DTS-equipped Pez dispenser (not really, but probably soon).

May, 2006

Expert review by : Michael Fremer (

The Marantz SR9600 THX Ultra 2 AV Surround Receiver


DVD players have become so "commoditized" that it's typical today for players to sell for less than $100. And you know what? Some of these inexpensive players feature progressive scan output and perform quite well overall. I saw one such player...

Superb sonics

None that I could find. Even the price is low considering the package.

Were it not for pricing pressures and receiver "commoditization," Marantz would be entitled to charge $6000 or $8000 for this truly exceptional receiver. Build quality is exemplary, sound quality is unassailable (for a receiver), and with 7 x 140-Watts...

May, 2006

Consumer review (

Brilliant, great sound, heaps of power, heaps of features


Wow, is probably the best description. I have has a fair bit of higher end audio gear before, but this Marantz SR-9600 Receiver is by far the best I have ever heard.

Mostly; the sound quality

The remote sucks

Nov, 2011

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