Marantz NR1609

€ 699   € 589
Marantz NR1609 Slim 7.2 Channel AV Receiver with HEOS

With a slim profile that doesn’t sacrifice performance for looks, the Marantz NR1609 7.2 channel AV receiver supports immersive, object-based audio and the latest HDMI specifications. Enjoy movies with three-dimensional audio through Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, and watch your favourite movies and shows in 4K 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, BT.2020, HDR and Dolby Vision. Enjoy your favourite music services via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2 or the HEOS app. Control NR1609 with your voice and Amazon Alexa — download the HEOS Home Entertainment skill and ask Alexa to play, pause or stop music, switch inputs for your different media players, turn up the volume and more.
Key Features

  • Now available – control with Amazon Alexa voice commands.
  • Slim profile that’s half the height of a traditional AVR delivers exceptional performance and sound quality
  • 7-channel discrete power amplifier, 90W per channel
  • 8 HDMI inputs and an ARC output — including one input on the front panel — with full HDCP 2.2 support
  • 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR and BT.2020, plus Dolby Vision compatibility and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG)
  • Supports object-based audio formats Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X processing
  • Ability to decode high-resolution audio ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192-kHz — plus, DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks let you enjoy music exactly as the artist intended
  • Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology
  • Amazon Alexa voice control via the HEOS Home Entertainment skill
  • Stream the most popular music services — like Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer and many others — via Bluetooth, AirPlay 2 or the HEOS app
  • Integrated Phono input to directly connect your turntable
  • Optimize your audio experience with Audyssey MultEQ, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ for a seamless setup within your listening environment
  • Setup assistant, advanced GUI and Marantz 2016 AVR remote app for an easy out-of-box experience
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support
  • Now available – Apple AirPlay 2

 

Powerful, Slim Seven-channel Discrete Amplifier

Featuring a high-current discrete power amplifier section, you get exceptional sound and the latest formats for movies and music with identical power on all seven channels (90W per channel). The slim profile is half the height of a traditional AVR, while delivering the dynamic sound quality that defines Marantz excellence.

 

Latest HDMI Connectivity

Includes eight HDMI inputs and an ARC output — with one HDMI input on the front panel for quick connection — each one supporting HDCP 2.2, 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, HLG, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and BT.2020 pass-through.

 

Video Up-scaling

The NR1609 boasts an advanced video processor to upscale existing lower resolution video from any analog or digital source to true 4K.

 

Supports Latest Object-based Audio Formats

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with the latest surround formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X (creates virtual height effects in the absence of height channels).

 

Dolby Atmos

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Enjoy a 5.1 surround sound speaker system and two additional overhead speakers or two Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience — including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.

DTS:X

DTS:X immersive audio formatting places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating life-like, multi-dimensional audio. The included spatial remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism in all of your favourite movies.

HEOS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay 2 Capability

Dual antenna system lets you stream the most popular music services via Bluetooth, AirPlay 2 or the HEOS app. Listen to your playlists on Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer and more.

 

HEOS Multi-room Streaming

Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favourite music in any room of your home for a wireless, whole-home audio experience. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Enjoy music from Spotify, TuneIn, Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries. With additional HEOS components, like HEOS-capable speakers, play all your music in one room or many.

Amazon Alexa Voice Control

Enjoy hands-free control with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your NR1609, HEOS devices and other select Marantz products.
High-resolution Audio Support

Ability to decode high-resolution audio ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192-kHz, as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) lets you enjoy music exactly as the artist intended. Listen to your music via the front panel USB port or over network sources.

Integrated Phono Input

Easily connect your analog turntable to the receiver and enjoy the pure intent of each recording within your vinyl collection.

NETWORK / SOURCES

Network Audio Streaming •
HEOS Multiroom integrated •
Voice Control – Works with Amazon Alexa •
Lossy formats MP3 / WMA / AAC • / • / •
Lossless formats FLAC / ALAC / WAV • / • / •
DSD streaming • (2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz)
FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24 • / • / •
Gapless playback • (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)
AirPlay audio streaming •
Internet Radio (TuneIn) •
Spotify Connect, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, Soundcloud* • / • / • / • / •
Compatible with Remote APP for smart phones Android/iOS
Ethernet / Wi-Fi (2.4GHz / 5GHz) • / • (dual antenna / dual band)
Network: (IP-control / update) • / •
Front Inputs: HDMI / USB • / •
USB Audio •
FM / AM tuner • / •
Bluetooth •

HDMI
4K 60Hz 4:4:4 resolution / HDCP 2.2 • / •
Dolby Vision compatible / Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) • / •
HDMI pass-through on stand-by • / •

INPUTS/OUTPUTS

VIDEO
Composite In / Out 3 / 1
Component In / Out 2 / 1
HDMI In / Out 5+1 / 1
AUDIO
Analog In / Out 3 / 0
Phono Input 1
Digital Optical In 1
Digital Coaxial In 1
Multichannel Pre-out • (2.2)
Zone Audio Pre-out •
Subwoofer out 2

SPECIFICATIONS
Number of Poweramps 7
Power output per Channel
6 ohm, 1kHz, 1%, 1ch Drive 85 W
6 ohm, 1kHz, 0.7%, 2ch Drive 60 W
8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20kHz, 0.08%, 2ch Drive 50 W
Audio Signal to Noise Ratio 98 dB

GENERAL
Available colors Black
System remote control RC033SR
Web Interface for set-up •
Power consumption in W 250
Power consumption no-sound (ECO …on/off) in W 25 / 35
Standby consumption in W 0.2 (with CEC 0.5)
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H) 17.3 x 16.2 x 7.3 in
Weight 31.1 lbs


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