Marantz CINEMA 50 vs. Pioneer VSX-935

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CINEMA 50 vs VSX-935 comparison

Marantz CINEMA 50
Marantz CINEMA 50
Pioneer VSX-935
Pioneer VSX-935

Amplifier

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Channels 9.4 7.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 110/8, 150/6 80/8, 170/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6 8, 6
Frequency response 5Hz-100KHz 20Hz-20KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08 0.08

Audio features

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/32-bit 192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT MCACC
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey Dynamic LFC, Dirac Live Suppot, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 2 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

Extensive connection

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
HDMI input/output 6/3 6/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.3 HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE) 4 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 2 1
Coaxial digital input 2 1
Composite input 0 0
Component input/output 0/0 0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10+ HDR10+
4K signal pass-through 4K/120Hz 4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through 8K/60Hz 8K/60Hz
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features HLG, BT.2020, Dynamic HDR DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App control iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Display port hole OLED colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB network, USB
Other additional features IP Control, Web Control, App Control, RS232 Control App Control, Sonos Connect control

Multi-room

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Multi-room zones 2 2
Zone audio output speaker, preout speaker
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control Marantz 2016 AVR Remote, HEOS App Pioneer Control App
RS-232 1 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/0 0/0
DC trigger output (12V) 1 0

Multichannel surround

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Operational power consumption, W 680 460
Standby consumption, W 0.2 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 44.2 x 40.4 x 16.5/17.4 x 15.9 x 6.4 43.5 x 17.3 x 37/17.1 x 6.3 x 14.9
Weight, kg/lbs 13.5/29.7 9.6/21.2

Other

CINEMA 50 VSX-935
Release year 2022 2021
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