Marantz SR8012 | Atmos AV Receiver | Premier Sounds
Marantz SR8012 | Atmos AV Receiver | Premier Sounds
Marantz SR8012 | Atmos AV Receiver | Premier Sounds
Marantz SR8012 | Atmos AV Receiver | Premier Sounds
Marantz SR8012 | Atmos AV Receiver | Premier Sounds

Marantz SR8012

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Product code: SR8012
£2,399.00 £2,699.00
Dolby Atmos AV Receiver - Taking your home entertainment to the next level with IMAX Enhanced, the Marantz SR8012 will make you want to watch your favourite movies again.
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Maranatz SR8012 Review - Home Cinema Choice Best Buy.

"What we have here is a receiver built around
Marantz’s much-loved smooth,
detailed and sophisticated sound.”
 “It’s a cracking all-round AVR, mixing
superb features with a polished,
 articulate and believable sound"
Home Cinema Choice - Best Buy
 

Dolby Atmos AV Receiver - Marantz SR8012

OUR VERDICT - What's the difference between the Marantz AV Receiver model's ? Even from the base model, the SR5013, your experience will be nothing short of extraordinary. As you step up the range the number of amplifier channels increases, dynamic range is improved and the overall sound becomes even more fine tuned and refined. Whichever model you choose your home cinema will be grateful.

Due to the huge success of the almighty SR7012 there has been much speculation and hype as to whether the new flagship Marantz SR8012 will be much of an improvement, after all 'When it isn't broke, don't try to fix it'. That phrase is not in the Marantz ethos and its a good job too as the all new SR 8012 is something quite spectacular with all the features of its siblings and more. What's even more fascinating is that they have managed to do all this and keep it in such an attractive box, well as pretty as an AV Receiver can be anyway.

So what can you expect ? Quite a lot would be the answer to that but we believe that one of the main features that will grab your attention is the 'Alexa' feature, the duties of an AV Receiver would normally include enhancing your audio visual experience but Marantz have been working extremely hard to make your experience easier and smarter. The Alexa feature means that there will be no more scrambling for the remote to adjust the volume or change the input so you can play your favourite game on your console, just let your voice be the remote....simple. Marantz have also included their proprietary Heos wireless multiroom. Now your living room cinema can be part of your whole house audio system thanks to Heos, this also means that if you have other Heos devices, such as the Superb Heos 1, around your home you can enable TV sound grouping and listen to the football game around the house. The SR8012 also features Dolby Atmos, 11 channels of power, 4K UHD HDMI's, Bluetooth, WIFI, an update for the IMAX Enhanced feature and so much more. One of the latest features to be added to modern AV Receivers is eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) eARC supports the most advanced audio formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via single HDMI connection between AVRs and compatible TVs. In short the Marantz SR 8012 has everything you could ever want combined with legendary Marantz sound, we believe that this is something special for the discerning home cinema fan - THOROUGHLY RECOMMENDED

POWERFUL YET REFINED
With unparalleled Marantz performance, the new top-of-the-line SR8012 AV receiver is made for those wanting the ultimate audio and video experience. Its symmetrical monolithic amplifier design gives it 11 identical amplifier channels, each delivering 205W per channel, for seamless surround sound integration. The design also brings to the Marantz AV receiver line a large toroidal transformer, mounted centrally for mechanical balance, a copper plated chassis, selected audio components throughout and high-grade speaker terminals. The SR8012 opens a new chapter in the illustrious history of Marantz AV receivers.

3D SOUND
Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX Enhanced—the latest technology program from IMAX that sets a new standard for image, sound, scale and content quality. Watch clearer pictures and brighter images. Feel immersive, heart-pounding audio delivered by DTS. See more picture on the largest screens. And experience premium content digitally remastered by IMAX.
Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Dolby Atmos transports you into the story with moving audio that flows all around you with breathtaking realism. Enjoy a 5.1.4 or even 7.1.4 surround sound speaker system using 4 overhead speakers or 4 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers without the need for external amplification, for the ultimate home theatre experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.
DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience in the home. The improved immersion and heightened realism draw you into the world of your favourite movies. The included spatial remapping engine, DTS Neural:X™, gives your movie, game and music collections a new lease on life! DTS:X brings the theatre home.
Putting you in a cocoon of life-like sound. Auro-3D® elevates the home theatre experience to amazing new levels by delivering the excitement of three-dimensional sound for music, games, broadcast, and films while enhancing your existing audio-visual collection, thanks to Auromatic up-mixing engine.

FUTURE READY
Along with 8 HDMI inputs, including one conveniently located on the front panel for quick connection, the SR8012 has an advanced video section supporting the latest HDMI specification, including 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 and Dolby Vision pass-through support is available on every input, with pass-through for HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), a new broadcast HDR format, to be supported via a future firmware update. HDCP 2.2 compatibility for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content, means the SR8012 is ready for the next generation of Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and 4K Ultra HD streams and downloads, and its video processor can transcode and upconvert analogue and digital video content to 4K Ultra HD, breathing new life into your favourite legacy sources. Three HDMI outputs are provided - two for the main zone, so you can run a TV and projector in parallel, and one for a second zone.

WIRELESS MULTIROOM AV RECEIVER
Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room music networking technology means the SR8012 can integrate with other HEOS products to enable you to enjoy your favourite music around your home. Explore, browse, and play your own music library, and access online streaming music service and thousands of internet radio stations using the free HEOS app, while Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 let you stream music directly from any compatible device. Use voice control in combination with an Amazon Echo device to expand the experience even further.


Key Features
 
  • 11.2 channel AV Receiver with 205W per channel
  • 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 colour resolution, HDR, BT.2020 , Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through
  • Single board per channel power amplifier design; centrally mounted, oversized toroidal transformer; copper-plated chassis
  • 8 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front) with full HDCP 2.2 support; 3 HDMI outputs (incl. Zone 2)
  • eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) support via firmware update
  • Analogue to HDMI conversion and SD to HD/4K Upscaling
  • Dolby Atmos (up to 7.1.4 or 9.1.2), DTS:X™, and Auro-3D built-in
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support
  • Built-in HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Audio Technology
  • AirPlay, Bluetooth, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect, TIDAL, Deezer and more
  • DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support
  • Audyssey MultEQ XT32, LFC, Sub EQ HT, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ
  • Colour-coded speaker terminals, Setup Assistant, Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App
  • Intelligent ECO mode with off/on/auto setting
  • Advanced multiroom options; 11.2-channel processing with pre-outs for all channels; RS232 Control; Crestron Connected
BALANCED POWER
Featuring exclusive Marantz HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) technology found on our Reference Series components, the SR8012 incorporates multiple HDAM modules which provide superior low noise wideband performance in an all-discrete configuration, compared to conventional op amp ICs. HDAM technology provides an ultra fast slew rate for true wideband response and maximum dynamic range to deliver optimum sound quality with today’s high resolution audio formats. In addition to HDAM technology, the SR8012 also features Current Feedback instead of the typical voltage feedback configuration. A Marantz innovation introduced on our very first audiophile amplifiers more than 60 years ago, Current Feedback technology provides a wide closed-loop bandwidth and very high slew rate, delivering superior fidelity with wideband audio sources.

Equipped with the flagship Audyssey suite of features, the SR8012 features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction using advanced DSP algorithms. With the supplied measurement microphone, it analyzes the output of each speaker (including the subwoofers) at up to 8 measurement locations, then generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the bets possible sound. Audyssey Dynamic Volume smoothes out annoying jumps in volume (such as TV commercials), letting you listen at lower levels while still enjoying clear dialogue, music and sound effects, while Audyssey Dynamic EQ provides full-range clarity at any listening level. Audyssey Low Frequency Containment uses advanced psychoacoustic algorithms to deliver a full-range balance, including deep bass, but without disturbing close-by neighbours or those in other rooms, and features a multi-step adjustment. Audyssey Sub EQ HT provides individual DSP tailoring of each subwoofer in a dual subwoofer setup, allowing deeper bass with improved definition when compared to a single subwoofer configuration.

MULTIPLE CONNECTIVITY
A single subwoofer demands optimal placement to avoid audible peaks and dips in the low-frequency response at the main listening position. The SR8012 supports two subwoofers: used in different locations, these will even out the low-frequency response for more accurate bass anywhere in the room.

Whatever your family's entertainment needs, the SR8012 delivers: you can enjoy 7.1-channel surround sound in the main room, and at the same time play stereo sound from another source in a different part of the house. Simply connect a pair of stereo speakers to the multi-room amplified outputs, or hook up a separate stereo amp and speakers to the Zone 2 pre-outs.
 
Multichannel Surround DTS HD Master
DTS:X
DTS Neural:X
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Surround
Auro 3D
Multichannel Stereo
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels - 11.2
Sound Enhancements Single Board Amplifier
Discrete Power Amplifier - 11
Copper Plated Chasis
Power Transformer Torodial/EI - Toroidal
Current Feedback Topology
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM)
Pure Direct
High Grade Audio Components
Gold Plated RCA Terminals
Clock Jitter Reducer
Audyssey - MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ
Dynamic Volume
Audyssey APP Support
Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2
Network HEOS Multiroom & Streaming
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV
Lossless Formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24
DSD Audio Streaming - up to DSD5.6
FLAC HD 192/24
WAV 192/24
ALAC 192/24
Gapless Playback (FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD)
Airplay Audio Streaming
Internet Radio - Tunein
Spotify Connect / Tidal / Deezer
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones - Android / iOS
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets - Android / iOS /Amazon Kindle
Ethernet
WiFi
Bluetooth
HDMI HDMI Inputs Back - 7
HDMI Inputs Front - 1
HDCP2.2 Support
HDMI Outputs Main - 2
HDMI Outputs Zone - 1
Video Conversion Analog > HDMI
Analogue to HDMI Scaling - up to 4K 60/50
HDMI to HDMI Scaling - up to 4K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMI
HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC
Enhanced ARC
Dolby Vision
HLG
4K Signal Pass-Through
Scaling
GUI Overlay
HDMI Pass-Through In Standby Mode
Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction
CEC
DSD Audio Capability
Audio Return Channel
Auto LipSync
Multiroom / CI HEOS Multiroom Integrated
TV Sound Grouping
Multiroom Zones - 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI (2ch) / Opt, Coax (2ch) / Network, USB / Analog
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control
IR Flasher In
Marantz Remote Bus
DC Trigger Output - 2
Others Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone - Audyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display - 2 Lines + Port Hole
Graphic User Interface - Advanced
ISF Certification
GUI Languages
Setup Assistent
Smart Select
Firmware Update by Network/USB
Variable Cross Over
Optimized Bass Redirection
Bass Sync
ECO Mode
Auto Power Off
Sleep Timer
Inputs/Outputs Composite In: 4+1
Composite Out: 2
Component In: 3
Component Out: 1
HDMI In: 7+1
HDMI Out: 3
Multi-Room Video Out
Video HDMI
Analogue In: 6+1
Phono (MM) In
Digital Inputs - Coaxial: 2
Digital Inputs - Optical: 2
Multi-Room Out Analog: 2
Multichannel Pre Out (11.2)
Subwoofer Out: 2 (Independant)
7.1 Multichannel Input
Speaker Terminal: Gold plated screw
Number of Speaker Terminals: 11
Speaker A/B / Bi-Amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker - Assignable
Speaker A/B - Assignable
Bi-Amp Drive - assignable
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal - Assignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / HDMI / USB
USB Audio / Made for iPod (Airplay) / Works with iPhone (Airplay)
Specifications Number of Poweramps: 11
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive) - 140 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive) - 175 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch Drive) - 205 W
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General Standby Consumption: 0.2 W
CEC Standby Consumption: 0.5 W
Maximum Dimensions Antenna:Horizontal:(W x D x H) - 440 x 460 x 185 mm
Maximum Dimensions Antenna:Vertical:(W x D x H) - 440 x 460 x 248 mm
Maximum Dimensions w/o Antenna:(W x D x H) - 440 x 450 x 185 mm
 
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Bill from Greenview -
This Receiver is a beast plain and simple. I currently have it hooked up to a Samsung plasma tv and the 4k up scaling is phenomenal. Eventually it will power def tech 9080 series towers and center plus svs heights as well but this thing Rocks my current 7.1 Klipsch setup. It doesn't run that hot like others have said but I will have to keep watch on that aspect. Set up was easy and I like the remote that comes with it and the apps seem to be easy to use . Yes its costly but its worth it. I have been trying to find things that make it a deal breaker but it just keeps getting better and better. I have had other receivers that I thought was awesome but the SR8012 just simply blows the others out of the water. If you want a great (not just good) Home Theater system ,this is where you start. Looks like the 65 C8 Oled is next and its going to be awesome. I was a Denon man now the Sr8012 has changed my mind completely. This is one of those things that the day after or the week after I don't regret it and neither will you. Looks great also and the wife just loves it so its a win win situation. Cheers
Brand Marantz
Code SR8012
Condition New
Type AV Receiver
Dolby Atmos Yes
Channels 11
Price Match Peter Tyson