Marantz NR 1508 5.2 Channel 4K Ultra HD Network AV Receiver with HEOS

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  • Marantz NR1508 Ultra-Slim 5.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD

    Network AV Receiver with HEOS

    Designed to deliver a thrilling sonic experience, the  Marantz NR1508 AV Receiver features expanded connectivity including built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology, to enable you to enjoy your favorite music anywhere and everywhere around your home. You can explore and play music from your own music library, from online streaming music services, and from thousands of Internet radio stations using the free HEOS app for smartphones and tablets, with high resolution audio fully supported for incredible fidelity. The Marantz NR1508also features Bluetooth and AirPlay compatibility to stream music directly from any compatible device. For high resolution surround from your favorite movie soundtracks the Marantz NR1508 is equipped with advanced 32-bit DSP processing supporting all the major sound formats, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. Its power amplifier section features high current discrete power transistors and identical circuit topology for all 5 channels, and is compatible with low impedance 4 ohm speakers.

    The video section features 6 HDMI inputs (including 1 on the front panel), with full compatibility with the latest 4K Ultra HD video specification, including 60 Hz full rate content, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, BT.2020, HDR and Dolby Vision compatibility. It's also HDCP 2.2 compliant, for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content. HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through for future HDR broadcast content will be supported via a firmware update.

    The "Marantz 2016 AVR Remote" app is also available free from the Apple app store, GooglePlay and the Amazon app store.
    Key Features

    • 5-channel discrete power amplifier, 50W per channel (8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.08% THD).
    • 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR and BT.2020, plus Dolby Vision compatibility and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG; via future firmware update).
    • 6 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front) with full HDCP 2.2 support.
    • Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio.
    • Built-in Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support.
    • HEOS wireless multiroom integration.
    • AirPlay, Bluetooth, TuneIn Internet Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Amazon Prime Music, SiriusXM, Napster, iHeartRadio, Sound Cloud, Network Audio Streaming.
    • DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support.
    • Audyssey MultEQ, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ.
    • Color-coded speaker terminals, Setup Assistant, Advanced GUI, Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App.
    • Intelligent ECO mode with off/on/auto setting.
    • Control with Alexa voice commands this September.


    Powerful 5 Channel Discrete Amplifier with Eco Mode

    The Marantz NR1508's power amp section features discrete high-current output devices for superb sound with both music and movies, with, identical power on all 5 channels for precision sound. Rated at 50 watts per channel (8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.08% THD), the NR1508 features low-impedance drive capability, for excellent speaker control, and is compatible with 4 ohm speakers too. Meanwhile the Eco mode provides energy savings: it features an on-screen Eco meter, while it’s also possible to use the receiver in power-saving mode, either reducing the maximum output power or adopting low-power strategies at more modest settings – and all without any effect on the superb sound quality.



    Latest HDMI Connectivity
    HDR, Dolby Vision, HLG, and HDCP 2.2 Compatible

    Six HDMI inputs – including one on the front panel for quick connections – feed the Marantz NR1508's advanced video section, supporting the latest HDMI specification, including 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, BT.2020 and HDR pass-through support on every input. Dolby Vision compatibility is now supported, too, along with pass-through for new HDR broadcast format HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) to be enabled via a future firmware update.

    HDCP 2.2 compatibility on all HDMI inputs, for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content, ensures the NR1508 is ready for the next generation of Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and 4K Ultra HD streams and downloads. The NR1508 also features Audio Return Channel (ARC), which lets you stream audio from your TV via a single HDMI connection (no need for a separate digital audio cable).

    Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and AirPlay

    The NR1508 is equipped with an advanced dual antenna system for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi streaming, for a robust connection even in congested urban environments. Apple's AirPlay lets you listen to your favorite tracks wirelessly from iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads.

    HEOS: The Perfect Solution for Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming

    With built-in HEOS technology, the Marantz NR1508 becomes a key component of the HEOS wireless multi-room system. Add more HEOS speakers, and enjoy your music anywhere and everywhere around your home, all controlled via the free HEOS app. Play the same song in every room, or a different song in every room.

    Multiple streaming services can be played on the Marantz NR1508 or any other connected HEOS devices, including Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Internet Radio, Amazon Music, SiriusXM, iHeartRadio, Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster or Deezer (*). You can also stream music from your phone, USB stick, or local network drives, with favorites and playlist functions supported.

    *Availability differs by area, subscription may be required.

    HEOS + Alexa — Speak Your Commands

    Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Music and much more.

    Switch between inputs (Blu-ray, DVD, Media Player, etc.), turn volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song — all with your voice.

    To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select “Skills.” Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu and choose Devices and Discover or say “Alexa, discover my devices.”

    With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other HEOS-enabled device.

    Marantz 2016 AVR Remote

    The Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets gives you complete control over the latest Marantz network AV Receivers. Along with many new features, the graphics and user interface have been completely overhauled. Control power, volume, input and settings, or switch instantly to the HEOS App to access your music content and streaming services, with full HEOS wireless multi-room control.


    Hi-Res Audio

    The NR1508 lets you discover the incredible fidelity of high resolution audio tracks via the front panel USB port or network sources, with the ability to decode ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192-kHz, as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD). You can also listen to other popular file types, such as MP3.

    Audyssey MultEQ for simple set-up


    Using the measuring microphone and stand supplied, Audyssey MultEQ measures the speakers in your home theater, including the subwoofer, and then applies multiple high precision DSP room acoustic correction filters, providing the smoothest, most natural tonal balance - regardless of the brand(s) or model(s) of speaker.

    Audyssey Dynamic EQ features advanced psycho-acoustic processing to deliver clear dialogue and wide-band response even at reduced volume levels, delivering cinema-level clarity whatever listening level you choose, while Audyssey Dynamic Volume avoids nasty shocks by normalizing volume when content switches to commercials or announcements, creating an easier listening experience.


    Dual Subwoofer Outputs

    A single subwoofer demands optimum placement within the room for the best bass response: depending on its location, the low-frequency response at the main listening position can be uneven with audible peaks and dips. The NR1508 supports two subwoofers: used in different locations, these will even out the low-frequency response for more accurate bass anywhere in the listening area.


    Smart TV Connectivity

    Via the HDMI CEC (consumer electronics control) functionality on some Smart TVs, it's possible to control the NR1508 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.

    Simple Smart Select Functions

    4 Smart Select function buttons on the remote control will store your preferred setup - input, volume and Audyssey configuration - for particular sources. The push of just one button has the NR1508 perfectly configured for anything from Blu-ray or your TV set-top box to your favorite Internet radio station.

    Easy To Setup,
    Easy To Use

    For easy installation, the NR1508's horizontal row of premium loudspeaker terminals is color 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 optimize critical settings for the best possible sound quality, whatever your configuration.

    More than 60 Years of Audiophile Heritage

    Founded in 1953, Marantz has a long and rich history of designing audio components embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music Matters so much in our lives, theMarantz NR1508 carries on our long tradition of delivering superlative stereo listening, as well as the Marantz NR1508 provides you ultimate home theater experience.



    Multichannel Surround:

    DTS HD Master / DTS:X

    Yes/ -

    DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X

    - / -

    DTS Virtual:X


    Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos

    Yes / -

    Dolby ProLogic llz / Dolby Surround

    - /-

    Auro 3D


    Audyssey DSX


    Multichannel Stereo


    Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels



    Sound Enhancement:

    Discrete Power Amplifier


    Copper Plated Chassis


    Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI


    Current Feedback Topology


    Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM)


    Pure Direct


    High Grade Audio Components


    Gold plated RCA terminals


    Clock Jitter Reducer




    Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume

    Yes/ Yes

    Audyssey LFC


    Audyssey APP Support


    Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2




    HEOS Multi-room and Streaming


    Network Audio Sharing


    Lossy formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC

    Yes / Yes / Yes

    Lossless formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV

    Yes / Yes / Yes

    Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24

    Yes / Yes / Yes

    DSD Audio Streaming

    up to DSD5.6

    FLAC HD 192/24


    WAV 192/24


    ALAC 96/24


    Gapless Playback


    AirPlay Audio Streaming


    Internet radio


    Spotify Connect / Pandora / SiriusXM*

    Yes / Yes / Yes

    Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones

    Marantz 2016 AVR Remote

    Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets

    Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle

    Ethernet Ports








    HDMI Inputs: Back / Front

    5 / 1

    HDCP2.2 Support


    HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone

    1 / -

    Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI


    Analog to HDMI Scaling


    HDMI to HDMI Scaling


    GUI Overlay on HDMI


    HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue

    Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / -

    Enhanced ARC


    HLG/ Dolby Vision

    Yes(Update)/ Yes

    3D Signal Pass-Through


    4K Signal Pass-Through / Scaling / GUI Overlay

    Yes / No / No

    HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode


    Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction

    No / No



    DSD Audio Capability


    Audio Return Channel


    Auto LipSync




    HEOS Multi-Room Integrated


    HEOS Link Compatibility: IR/ IP

    Yes / Yes

    Multi-Room Zones


    Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog

    - / - / - / -

    Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout

    - / -

    Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source


    IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control

    Yes / - / - / Yes

    IR Flasher In


    Marantz Remote Bus


    DC Trigger Output




    Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone

    Audyssey MultEQ

    FL Display

    1 line

    Graphic User Interface - GUI

    Hybrid GUI

    ISF Certification


    GUI Languages


    Setup Assistant


    Smart Select


    Firmware Update by Network / USB

    yes / yes

    Variable Cross Over


    Optimized Bass Redirection


    Bass Sync


    ECO Mode


    Auto Power off


    Sleep Timer






    Composite In / Out         

    3 / 1

    Component In / Out       

    - / -

    HDMI In / Out   

    5+1 / 1

    Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMI    

    - / -



    Analog In / Out 

    3 / -

    Phono (MM) In 


    Digital In: Optical / Coaxial          

    1 / 1

    Multi-Room Out: Analog / Digital             

    - / -

    Multichannel Pre Out    

    Yes (2.2)/-

    Subwoofer Out 


    7.1 Multichannel Input  




    Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw   

    - / yes

    Number of Speaker Terminals    


    Speaker A / B    


    Bi-Amp Drive     


    Multi-Room Speaker Terminal    


    Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB       

    - / - / - / Yes / Yes

    USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone    

    Yes/ -/-

    AM/FM Tuner   




    Number of Poweramps


    Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)

    50 W

    Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)


    Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)

    60 W

    Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)

    100 W

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    Metal Front Panel           


    System Remote Control


    Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display          

    - / - / -

    Power Consumption in W            


    Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO ...on/off) in W              

    25 W / 35 W

    Standby Consumption in W        


    CEC Standby Consumption in W


    Network Standby  Consumption in W 


    Network Control On COnsumpstion in W


    Maximum Dimensions


    Antenna:Horizontal:(W x D x H) in mm

    17.3 x 14.8 x 4.1

    Antenna:Vertical :(W x D x H) in mm

    17.3 x 14.8 x 6.8

    W/o Antenna:(W x D x H) in mm              


    Weight in lbs.    



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