Sony STR-AZ1000ES vs. Marantz SR8015

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STR-AZ1000ES vs SR8015 comparison chart

STR-AZ1000ES vs SR8015 comparison

Sony STR-AZ1000ES
Sony STR-AZ1000ES
Marantz SR8015
Marantz SR8015

Amplifier

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Channels 7.2 11.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 100/8 140/8, 175/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.09 0.05

Audio features

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/32-bit N/A
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration DCAC Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Acoustic Center Sync, DSEE Ultimate, DSD Native Playback, Pure Direct, In-Ceiling Speaker Mode, Center Speaker Lift Up Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LF, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
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

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
HDMI input/output 6/2 8/3
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) 2 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 1 2
Coaxial digital input 1 2
Composite input 1 5
Component input/output 0/0 3/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
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 analog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features Variable Refresh Rate, Auto Low Latency Mode HLG, BT.2020, Dynamic HDR

Additional features

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
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 colour OSD 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 IP Control, Web Control, RS-232 Control, App Control

Multi-room

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Multi-room zones 3 3
Zone audio output speaker, preout speaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control has not Marantz 2016 AVR Remote, HEOS App
RS-232 0 1
Remote control input/output (IR) 0/0 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 0 2

Multichannel surround

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) DSD, LPCM 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 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Operational power consumption, W 240 780
Standby consumption, W 0.1 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 17 x 6.2 x 13.1 / 43 x 15.6 x 33.1 43.1 x 17.7 x 43.1/17.3 x 7.3 x 17.7
Weight, kg/lbs 9.3/19 17.2/38.4

Other

STR-AZ1000ES SR8015
Release year 2023 2020
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