The Industry's Premier 11.2-Channel Receiver: 205Wpc Marantz SR8012 Features Symmetrical Design, 32-Bit/192kHz DACs, DSD 5.6MHz Support, HEOS, Cutting-Edge Video Technology, More
With the 205Wpc Marantz SR8012 surround receiver, taking command of your music and video needs could not be easier. Equipped with Amazon Alexa voice-control support, Marantz's flagship 11.2-channel receiver does about everything imaginable – and arrives with sound quality and internal components custom-built for audiophile tastes. A symmetrical monolithic power amplifier design, HDAM preamplifier stage, high-resolution 32-bit/192kHz DACs on all channels, 11 identical channels for seamless surround-sound integration, a beefy toroidal transformer, re-engineered custom block capacitor, and copper-plated bottom chassis provide all the heavy lifting the advanced feature functions – Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro-3D, and HEOS – require. The Japan-built SR8012 also supports 4K Ultra HD, HDR, and the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications. High-resolution audio playback at up to DSD 5.6MHz is here, too. It even comes with Marantz's top-of-the-line Audyssey room-correction suite, inputs for two subwoofers, and an exceptional user interface. This is blockbuster home-theater performance personified – and the very finest receiver Marantz has ever made in its storied history. Read much more in-depth about this overstuffed component below. Better yet, find out how this will thrill you for days on end with an in-home audition backed by our 100% Music Direct Guarantee.
Future-Ready HDMI Connectivity and HDCP 2.2 Compatibility
Along with eight HDMI inputs, including one conveniently located on the front panel for quick connection, 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 SR8012 is ready for the next generation of Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes, and 4K Ultra HD streams and downloads. Its video processor can transcode and upconvert analog and digital video content to 4K Ultra HD, breathing new life into your favorite 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.
Every Aural Dimension Comes Alive with 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 four additional overhead speakers or four Dolby Atmos elevation speakers without the need for external amplification for the ultimate home-theater experience – including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.
Total Immersion Courtesy of DTS:X and Auro-3D
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 favorite movies. The included spatial-remapping engine, DTS Neural:X, gives your movie, game, and music collections a new lease on life. Putting you in a cocoon of lifelike sound, Auro-3D elevates the home theater-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.
Exclusive HDAM Modules and Current Feedback Technology for Optimal Sound
Outfitted with exclusive Marantz HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) technology found on Reference Series components, SR8012 incorporates multiple HDAM modules to provide superior, low-noise, wideband performance in an all-discrete configuration. HDAM technology provides an ultra-fast slew rate for true wideband response and maximum dynamic range to deliver optimum sound quality with high-resolution audio formats. In addition to HDAM technology, SR8012 also features Current Feedback instead of the typical voltage feedback configuration. Marantz's Current Feedback technology provides a wide closed-loop bandwidth and very high slew rate, delivering superior fidelity with wideband audio sources.
High-Resolution Support Extends to DSD 5.6MHz
Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio with SR8012's ability to decode up to 24-bit/192kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz. Play high-res music via the front panel USB port and network sources, and listen to other popular file types such as MP3.
HEOS Technology for Wireless Multi-Room Streaming
SR8012's built-in HEOS technology allows you to stream and play back your favorite music wirelessly from literally unlimited sources. Enjoy music from TuneIn Internet Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Prime Music, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Soundcloud, TIDAL, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries. 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.
Automatic Room Acoustic Correction: Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Equipped with the most advanced Audyssey suite of advanced DSP algorithms, SR8012 features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyzes each speaker's output (including the subwoofers) at up to eight measurement locations and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Audyssey Dynamic Volume smoothes out annoying jumps in volume (such as TV commercials), letting you listen at lower levels and still enjoy clear dialogue, music, and sound effects. Audyssey Dynamic EQ provides precision tonal tailoring for full range clarity at any listening level. Audyssey Low Frequency Containment uses advanced psychoacoustic algorithms to deliver a full range tonal balance, including deep bass, but without disturbing close-by neighbors or family members in other rooms. Audyssey Sub EQ HT provides individual DSP tailoring of each subwoofer in a dual subwoofer setup, for deeper bass with improved definition, compared to a single subwoofer configuration.
Tailor Settings to Your Personal Preferences with Audyssey MultEQ Editor
SR8012 supports the brand-new Audyssey MultEQ Editor App. Go ‘under the hood', view and adjust settings for detailed tuning, customize the sound more precisely to the specific problems in your room, and tailor the sound to your personal preferences. Among the options: 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 two high-frequency rolloff target curves. Enable/disable midrange compensation to make the vocal region brighter or smoother. Save and load calibration results.
Accommodates Two Subwoofers for Better Performance
A single subwoofer demands optimal placement to avoid audible peaks and dips in the low-frequency response at the main listening position. SR8012 supports two subwoofers. Used in different locations, these will even out the low-frequency response for more accurate bass anywhere in the room.
Multi-Room Performance Ability
Whatever your family's entertainment needs, 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.
Built-In Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity
Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, 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 favorite tracks wirelessly from iOS device such as iPhone and iPad.
Take Control with Marantz's AVR Remote App
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. 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.
External Control Compatibility for Custom Systems
SR8012 has a range of features to provide enhanced control and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions, including IP control, either via wired LAN connection or Wi-Fi. For compatibility with other components, you can use a remote control input and output on the rear panel, along with a flasher input and a 12V trigger output. For direct connection to external home automation and control equipment, you have an RS-232C serial port. SR8012 also features Crestron Connected for quick and easy integration with home-automation equipment.
Smart Select Buttons for Easy Configuration
SR8012 has four Smart Select buttons on the front panel and on the remote control. Each stores a preferred setup – input, volume and Audyssey configuration – for a particular source. Push one button and SR8012 can be perfectly configured for anything from Blu-ray or your TV set-top box to your favorite Internet radio station.