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Experience the peak of Marantz AV expertise in the new flagship SR8012 – the first-ever 11.2-channel Marantz receiver that is about to set new standards. Surround yourself in thrilling immersive surround sound with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D, all three codecs able to drive overhead speakers for a true 3D sound experience. The receiver's 11 high-quality amplifier stages enhance audio quality via carefully selected high grade audio components including Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules, or HDAMs, used in Current Feedback topology. These pass the signal to the power stages, each providing 205W of pure Marantz power and finesse to drive a full 7.1.4-channel home cinema setup without the need for additional external amplifiers.
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"This is one classy amplifier with an excellent level of sound quality and an impressive overall performance."
This is one classy amplifier with an excellent level of sound quality and an impressive overall performance.
"Redefining the very top of Marantz's AVR range, the SR8012 is an 11.2-channel, 140W monster."
Redefining the very top of Marantz's AVR range, the SR8012 is an 11.2-channel, 140W monster.
Experience the peak of Marantz AV expertise in the new flagship SR8012 the first-ever 11.2-channel Marantz receiver that is about to set new standards. Surround yourself in thrilling immersive surround sound with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D, all three codecs able to drive overhead speakers for a true 3D sound experience. The receiver's 11 high-quality amplifier stages enhance audio quality via carefully selected high grade audio components including Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules, or HDAMs, used in Current Feedback topology. These pass the signal to the power stages, each providing 205W of pure Marantz power and finesse to drive a full 7.1.4-channel home cinema setup without the need for additional external amplifiers.
The SR8012 uses advanced Marantz sound-tuning throughout, drawing in features from the company's Reference two-channel models, including a copper chassis and an oversized, shielded toroidal tranformer built to Marantz specification, plus high-current main power supply capacitors also made to the Marantz engineers' exacting standards.
With built-in HEOS technology, the SR8012 becomes a part of a HEOS wireless multi-room music network, enabling you to enjoy your favourite music anywhere around your home: explore, browse, and play music from your music library, online streaming music services, or thousands of internet radio stations, using the free HEOS app.
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.
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 analyses the output of each speaker (including the subwoofers) at up to 8 measurement locations, then generates precision digital filters that optimise each channel for the bets possible sound. Audyssey Dynamic Volume smooths 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 psycho-acoustic 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.
The SR8012 supports the brand-new Audyssey MultEQ Editor App. Go ‘under the hood’, view and adjust settings for detailed tuning, customise the sound more precisely to the specific problems in your room, and tailor the sound to your personal preferences.
View the speaker detection results, to check correct installation.
View before and after results of the Audyssey calibration, making it easy to identify room problems.
Edit the Audyssey target curve for each channel pair to suit your tastes.
Adjust the EQ frequency adjustment range for each channel pair.
Switch between 2 high frequency roll off target curves.
Enable/Disable mid-range compensation to make the vocal region brighter or smoother.
Save and load calibration results.
The Audyssey MultEQ Editor app, for Android and iOS, is available for purchase from the Apple AppStore or Google Play Store.
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.
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.
eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) supports Dolby Atmos or DTS:X from your TV apps with a single HDMI connection for the simplest setup. This feature will be enabled via a future firmware update.
Featuring Bluetooth & Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the SR8012 is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system, for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. With Apple's AirPlay compatibility, you can enjoy listing to your favourite tracks wirelessly from your favourite iOS device such as iPhone and iPad.
The SR8012 has four Smart Select buttons on the front panel and the remote control: each stores a preferred setup – input, volume and Audyssey configuration – for a particular source. Push one button and the SR8012 can be perfectly configured for anything from Blu-ray or your TV set-top box to your favourite Internet radio station.
For optimum fidelity and the widest dynamic range with lowest distortion, the SR8012 features advanced reference-class 32-bit AKM D/A converters on all channels. This ensures consistent high fidelity and precise channel matching across all channels for the ultimate listening experience.
The SR8012's built-in HEOS technology allows you to stream and play back your favourite music wirelessly from literally unlimited sources. Enjoy music from Spotify, TuneIn Internet radio, Amazon Music, Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer, or your local music file libraries (availability of music services differ per country). With additional HEOS components like the HEOS speaker range or other HEOS-capable receivers, you can play all your music throughout the whole house. Control it all effortlessly with the free HEOS app.
Re-designed from the ground up, the Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app gives you unprecedented control over the latest generation of Marantz network AV Receivers, from iOS and Android phones and tablets. Along with many new features, the graphics and user interface have been completely overhauled: control power, volume, input and settings, or switch within the app to the HEOS app to access an incredible range of music content and streaming services, all with full HEOS wireless multi-room control.
The SR8012 has a range of features to provide enhanced control and compatibility with 3rd party and custom integration solutions, including IP control, either via wired LAN connection or Wi-Fi. For compatibility with other components there's a remote control input and output on the rear panel, along with a flasher input and a 12V trigger output, while for direct connection to external home automation and control equipment, there's an RS-232C serial port. The SR8012 also features Crestron Connected for quick and easy integration with home automation equipment.
Discover the incredible fidelity of high resolution audio with the SR8012's ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD). Play hi-res music via the front panel USB port and network sources, and also listen to other popular file types such as MP3.
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.
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.
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 or even 7.1 surround sound speaker system and 4 additional overhead speakers or 4 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers (7.1.4 with additional 2 channel amplifier) for the ultimate home theatre experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.
Via the HDMI CEC (consumer electronics control) functionality on some Smart TVs, it's possible to control the SR8012 with the TV's remote handset. With the receiver's "HDMI control" set to ON, set "Smart Menu" receiver control functions and the TV's Smart Menu home screen will provide you direct access to source and surround mode selections, the main setup menu, and Smart Select configuration presets.
For easy installation, the SR8012's horizontal row of premium loudspeaker terminals is colour coded, with a set of matching cable-labels supplied to ensure correct hook-up. The AVR's clear graphical on-screen display has an exclusive Setup Assistant, combining with the Quick Start guide to provide guidance and optimise critical settings for the best possible sound quality, whatever your configuration.
While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.
|DTS HD Master / DTS:X||Yes / Yes|
|DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X||No / Yes|
|Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos||Yes / Yes|
|Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby Surround||No / Yes|
|Max. Number of Processing (preamp) Channels||11.2|
|Single Board Power Amplifier||No|
|Discrete Power Amplifier||11|
|Copper Plated Chassis||Yes|
|Current Feedback Topology||Yes|
|Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM)||Yes|
|High Grade Audio Components||Yes|
|Gold Plated RCA Terminals||Yes|
|Clock Jitter Reducer||Yes|
|Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume||Yes|
|Audyssey APP Support||Yes|
|Compressed Audio Enhancer||MDAX2|
|HEOS Multiroom & Streaming||Yes|
|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||Yes|
|Gapless Playback||Yes (FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD)|
|AirPlay Audio Streaming||Yes|
|Spotify Connect / Tidal / Deezer / Others||Yes|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones||Android / iOS|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets||Android / iOS/ Amazon Kindle|
|HDMI Inputs Back / Front||7 / 1|
|HDMI outputs main / zone||2 / 1|
|Video conversion Analogue -> HDMI||Yes|
|HDMI to HDMI Scaling||Up to 4K 60/50|
|GUI Overlay on HDMI||Yes|
|HDMI||3D / 4K / CEC / ARC|
|Dolby Vision / HLG||Yes|
|4K signal pass-through / Scaling / GUI overlay||Yes|
|HDMI pass-though in standby mode||Yes|
|Picture adjust / Noise reduction||Yes|
|DSD Audio capability||Yes|
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|HEOS Multiroom Integrated||Yes|
|TV Sound Grouping||Yes|
|Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analogue||Yes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes|
|Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout||Yes / Yes|
|Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source||Yes|
|IP Control / RS232 Control / Web control / App control||Yes / Yes / No / Yes|
|IR Flasher In||Yes|
|Marantz Remote Bus||Yes|
|DC Trigger Output||1|
|Auto speaker setup by microphone||Audyssey MultEQ XT32|
|FL Display||2 Lines + Port Hole|
|Graphic User Interface - GUI||Advanced|
|Firmware Update by Network / USB||Yes|
|Variable Cross Over||Yes|
|Optimized Bass Redirection||Yes|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Composite In / Out||4+1 / 1|
|Component In / Out||3 / 1|
|HDMI In / Out||7+1 / 3|
|Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMI||Yes / Yes|
|Analogue In / Out||6+1 / 0|
|Phono (MM) In||Yes|
|Digital Inputs: Coaxial / Optical||2 / 2|
|Multi-Room Out: Analogue / Digital||2 / 0|
|Multichannel Pre Out||Yes (11.2)|
|Subwoofer Out||2 (independent)|
|7.1 Multichannel Input||Yes|
|Speaker Terminal||Gold Plated Screw|
|Number of Speaker Terminals||11|
|Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker||Assignable|
|Speaker A / B||Assignable|
|Multi-Room Speaker Terminal||Assignable|
|Front Inputs||Audio / Composite / HDMI / USB|
|USB Audio / Made for iPod / Works with iPhone||Yes / AirPlay / AirPlay|
|FM Tuner w/ RDS||No|
|Number of Poweramps||11|
|Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 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|
|Available Colors||Black / Silver-Gold|
|Metal Front Panel||Yes|
|System Remote Control||RC035SR|
|Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display||Yes|
|Power consumption No-Sound (ECO on / off)||60 W / 100 W|
|CEC Standby Consumption||0.5W|
|Dimensions||Antenna Horizontal (W x D x H) 440mm x 460mm x 185mm|
|Dimensions||Antenna Vertical (W x D x H) 440mm x 460mm x 248mm|
While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.
Allows for streaming from a Bluetooth-enabled device such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Control device, settings or media from the manufacturer's dedicated app using a tablet or smartphone.
This unit allows you to configure a multi-zone audio system, giving you the ability to control audio in another room or zone, and in some cases also power the speakers in those zones.
Connects to your home network easily via Wi-Fi so no need to run a cable.
Dolby Atmos will fill the room with multi-dimensional sound that makes you feel as if you are right in the middle of the story unfolding on the screen.
DTS:X is the next generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new audio experiences in immersion and interactivity.
This device features 4K compatibility, supporting features like 4K pass-through and/or 4K up-scaling, and is HDCP 2.2 ready for the latest Ultra HD 4k content.