Marantz NR1508 | Black 5.2-channel AV Receiver

  • 5–channel discrete power amplifier
  • 4K/60 Hz full–rate pass–through
  • 6 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front)
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS–HD Master Audio
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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    Slim Profile But Exceptional Performance Quality

    Allow your home theater system to stand out with a brain that is capable of handling everything you throw at it. The Marantz NR1508 Ultra–Slim 5.2–Channel AV Receiver can push your complete system without trouble, despite its slimline profile. It includes HEOS, so your multi–room wireless options are ready with the NR1508 at the helm. Outstanding 5–channel amplifier included with an Eco Mode that is capable of reducing the energy used while running. With the latest version of 4K Ultra HD enabled for all 6 HDMI inputs, ou are ready to enjoy the newest shows and movies that are available without problems. Audyssey MultEQ is the best way to ensure your system is setup properly, with a microphone to test your speaker assignments and an easy walk–through Setup Assistant that helps make setting up this receiver a walk in the park. Download the Marantz Remote app from any app store and trust that your smartphone or tablet can be your remote control with ease. Nothing will stop your immersive experience when your home theater system is controlled by the Marantz NR1508 receiver.

Details from Marantz

    Marantz NR1508 Ultra–Slim 5.2 Channel Receiver

    Designed to deliver a thrilling sonic experience, the 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 NR1508 also features Bluetooth and AirPlay compatibility to stream music directly from any compatible device. For high resolution surround from your favorite movie soundtracks the 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.

    Powerful 5 Channel Discrete Amplifier with Eco Mode

    The 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

    Six HDMI inputs – including one on the front panel for quick connections – feed the 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 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 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.

    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.

    The Audyssey MultEQ Editor App

    The NR1508 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.

    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.


Features & Specs

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Manufacturer's Warranty
    3 Year Warranty
Detailed Specifications
    Multichannel Surround
  • DTS HD Master / DTS:X: Yes / No
  • DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X: No / No
  • DTS Virtual:X: No
  • Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos: Yes / No
  • Dolby ProLogic llz / Dolby Surround: No / No
  • Auro 3D: No
  • Audyssey DSX: No
  • Multichannel Stereo: Yes
  • Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels: 5.1
  • Sound Enhancements
  • Discrete Power Amplifier: Yes
  • Copper Plated Chassis: No
  • Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI: EI
  • Current Feedback Topology: No
  • Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM): No
  • Pure Direct: Yes
  • High Grade Audio Components: No
  • Gold plated RCA terminals: No
  • Clock Jitter Reducer: No
  • Audyssey: MultEQ
  • Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume: Yes / Yes
  • Audyssey LFC: No
  • Audyssey APP Support: No
  • Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2: Yes
  • Network
  • HEOS Multi–room and Streaming: Yes
  • Network Audio Sharing: Yes
  • 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 192/24: Yes / Yes / Yes
  • DSD Audio Streaming: up to DSD5.6
  • FLAC HD 192/24: Yes
  • WAV 192/24: Yes
  • ALAC 192/24: Yes
  • Gapless Playback: Yes (FLAC, WAV, ALAC ,DSD)
  • AirPlay Audio Streaming: Yes
  • Internet radio: Yes (TuneIn)
  • Spotify / 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: Yes
  • Wi–Fi: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • HDMI
  • HDMI Inputs: Back / Front: 5 / 1
  • HDCP2.2 Support: Yes
  • HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone: 1 / No
  • Video Conversion Analog to HDMI: No
  • Analog to HDMI Scaling: No
  • HDMI to HDMI Scaling: No
  • GUI Overlay on HDMI: Yes
  • HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue: Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / No
  • Enhanced ARC: No
  • HLG / Dolby Vision: Yes (update) / Yes
  • 3D Signal Pass–Through: Yes
  • 4K Signal Pass–Through / Scaling / GUI Overlay: Yes / No / No
  • HDMI Pass–Through in Standby Mode: Yes
  • Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction: No / No
  • CEC: Yes
  • DSD Audio Capability: No
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • Auto LipSync: Yes
  • Multi–Room / CI
  • HEOS Multi–Room Integrated: Yes
  • HEOS Link Compatibility: IR/ IP: Yes / Yes
  • Multi–Room Zones: No
  • Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog: No / No / No / No
  • Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout: No / No
  • Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source: No
  • IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control: Yes / No / No / Yes
  • IR Flasher In: No
  • Marantz Remote Bus: Yes
  • DC Trigger Output: No
  • HDMI Diagnostics: Yes
  • Others
  • Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone: Audyssey MultEQ
  • FL Display: 1 line
  • Graphic User Interface No GUI: Hybrid GUI
  • ISF Certification: No
  • GUI Languages: 3
  • Setup Assistant: Yes
  • Smart Select: Yes
  • Firmware Update by Network / USB: Yes / Yes
  • Variable Cross Over: Yes
  • Optimized Bass Redirection: Yes
  • Bass Sync: No
  • ECO Mode: Yes
  • Auto Power off: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Video Inputs/Outputs
  • Composite In / Out: 3 / 1
  • Component In / Out: No / No
  • HDMI In / Out: 5+1 / 1
  • Multi–Room Video Out: Video / HDMI: No / No
  • Audio Inputs/Outputs
  • Analog In / Out: 3 / No
  • Phono (MM) In: No
  • Digital In: Optical / Coaxial: 1 / 1
  • Multi–Room Out: Analog / Digital: No / No
  • Multichannel Pre Out: Yes (2.2) / v
  • Subwoofer Out: 2
  • 7.1 Multichannel Input: No
  • Other Inputs/Outputs
  • Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw: No / Yes
  • Number of Speaker Terminals: 5
  • Speaker A / B: No
  • Bi–Amp Drive: No
  • Multi–Room Speaker Terminal: No
  • Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB: No / No / No / Yes / Yes
  • USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone: Yes / No / No
  • AM/FM Tuner: Yes
  • Specifications
  • Number of Poweramps: 5
  • 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): No
  • Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive): 60 W
  • Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive): 100 W
  • 70% Guarantee: No
  • General
  • Metal Front Panel: No
  • System Remote Control: RC033SR
  • Pre–Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display: No / No / No
  • Power Consumption in W: 180
  • Power Consumption No–Sound (ECO on / off) in W: No
  • Standby Consumption in W: 0.2
  • CEC Standby Consumption in W: 0.5
  • Network Standby Consumption in W: 2.7
  • Network Control On Consumption in W: No
  • Dimensions (Receiver)
  • Width: 17.3"
  • Height: 4.1"
  • Depth: 14.8"
  • Weight: 17.9 lbs
  • Dimensions (Shipping)
  • Width: 20"
  • Height: 6.5"
  • Depth: 18"
  • Weight: 20 lbs
Product Bullets
  • 5–channel discrete power amplifier
  • 4K/60 Hz full–rate pass–through
  • 6 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front)
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS–HD Master Audio


Included Coverage from Marantz: 3 Year Warranty

Category ID: 166 | $549.00