Marantz NR1603

SKU: NR1603





Marantz NR1603


Power and Processing:
  • 7-channel amplifier
  • 50 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD, with 2 channels driven
  • Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD™ Master Audio, Dolby® Digital Plus, DTS-HD™ High Resolution Audio, Pro Logic® IIz, and DTS Neo:6
  • Audyssey Laboratories’ MultEQ® six-point auto setup and room calibration system (microphone included)
  • M-DAX™ (Marantz Dynamic Audio eXpander) for better sounding MP3s and other digital music files
Digital Music Options:
  • built-in Apple AirPlay® for ultra-convenient iTunes® music playback
  • direct digital connection of iPod®/iPhone® via the front-panel USB port bypasses your player’s digital-to-analog converter for better sound
  • Ethernet port for music and JPEG streaming from a wired PC network, and control via a PC
  • DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified to ensure optimal compatibility with other network-enabled equipment
  • access Internet radio stations and digital streaming services (broadband connection required)
  • optional streaming services include PANDORA® Internet radio and Rhapsody® (registration and subscription may be required)
  • wireless Bluetooth® capability with optional Marantz Bluetooth receiver
Multi-room Audio:
  • dual-room/dual-source output
    • powered stereo audio output for 2nd room
  • using powered 2nd-room output allows 5.1 home theater in main room
    • Optical/coaxial digital and HDMI audio sources are not output to Zone 2
    • USB and network-connected sources cannot be played back in different Zones at the same time
Audio Performance Features:
  • 192kHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converters for all channels
  • direct mode switches off unnecessary circuitry to provide cleaner sound
  • detachable power cord
  • 1080p-compatible HDMI digital video switching (6 in, 1 out)
  • HDMI version 1.4 with support for 3D video, Audio Return Channel, Deep Color, x.v.Color, auto lip-sync, and HDMI-CEC
  • Audio Return Channel function receives digital audio signals from a compatible HDTV’s tuner via HDMI
  • component video switching (2 in, 1 out)
  • composite video switching (3 in, 1 out)
  • digital audio inputs: 1 optical and 1 coaxial
  • 1 audio-only input
  • no phono input — to connect a turntable you’ll need to add a phono preamp
  • 1 pair of main speaker outputs
  • preamp output for a powered subwoofer
General Features:
  • on-screen display for easier system setup and operation (via HDMI only)
  • first-time setup wizard
  • free Marantz remote app lets you use your iPod touch®, iPhone® or Android™ device as a Wi-Fi® remote
  • sleep timer
  • HDMI standby pass-through allows HDMI switching without powering up receiver
  • 56 AM/FM presets
  • multibrand remote