Pioneer Elite SC-85 vs Marantz NR1508

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Common

Model

Elite SC-85
NR1508

Brand

Pioneer
Marantz

Rating on Amazon

3.5
4.3

Reviews on Amazon

68
35

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

D

Audio Formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

DSD

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in Decoders

DTS neural:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS:X

Dolby atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Power device

Power consumption cperational. Watt

330
180

Power consumption stand by, Watt

0.1
0.2

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Output power /total. Watt

760
250

Output power / channel

135 Watt. 220 Watt
50 Watt

Output Impedance / channel

Frequency response

1 kHz
20 - 20000 Hz

Total harmonic distortion (THD)

0.08 %. 1 %
0.08 %

Channel qty

2
5

Connectivity Interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector Type

19 pin HDMI type A

RCA x 2

RCA x 3

RJ-45

TOSLINK

Banana/spade x 2

Click-fit x 2

Mini-phone 3.5 mm

Phone stereo 6.3 mm

4 pin USB Type A

9 pin D-Sub

F connector

RCA

Media Content Source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station qty

63
40

Additional Features

A-B speaker switch

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

X.v.Color

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Deep color

MCACC Pro

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote controlled

Sound features

Sound output mode

Surround Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

32bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Surround
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

9.2 channel
5.2 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

has not
7

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

17.4 x 17.1 x 7.3 inches
14.8 x 17.3 x 4.1 inches

Product weight

33.4 pounds
18.08 pounds

Amplifier

Output Impedance / сhannel

4 Ohm. 8 Ohm
8 Ohm

AV receivers comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 35.5
  • 21.5
  • 35.5Pioneer Elite SC-85
  • 21.5Marantz NR1508

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