Marantz 4K UHD AV Receiver SR5014 - 7.2 Channel (2019 Model), Latest Surround Sound Formats, Dolby Virtual Height Elevation Give your home theater legacy Marantz sound with the SR5014 7.2 channel 4K Ultra HD AV receiver. The addition of the HEOS feature enhances the convenience of the receiver’s networking operations. As such the SR5014 comes with AKM AK4458 32-bit DACs that are responsible for all audio conversions, it features Marantz’s proprietary Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAMs) that deliver ultra-wide-band response and detailed reproduction as well as current feedback circuitry for optimum fidelity and maximum dynamic range. And if you can pair it with good quality speakers prepare yourself for a treat as it will certainly take advantage of them and offer you an acoustic spectacle. © Copyright 2020 Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity /, Show Reports, Film Festivals and Concerts, MartinLogan Balanced Force 212 Subwoofer Review, Starke Sound A8.350 Multichannel Power Amplifier Review, STAX SR-007A Electrostatic Headphone Review, SR-L700 MKII Earspeaker Review and the SRM-D10 Portable Driver Unit for Earspeakers Review, ELAC Uni-Fi 2.0 Loudspeaker System Review, What We Are Watching Vol. It is this continued passion for audio that has brought him once again to the SECRETS team. Even during the busy action sequences, the SR5014 managed to deliver the dialogue unmuddied by the surrounding sound effects. This way you can determine if it is the receiver’s problem or the speakers. The remote was quite comfortable to hold due to its slim aspect ratio. 5: October 2020, Setting Up a Bryston BDA-3.14 Streaming DAC and Qobuz Streaming Service – A How-to Series, Part 2, Setting Up an AURALiC ARIES G1 Streamer and Qobuz Streaming Service – A How-to Series, Part 1, DCI-P3 Color – What It Means in Today’s Ultra HD World, AVR-Audio Video Reciever-Build Quality: Part V. Does Your Projector Display Accurate Color, and Why Is That Important? The price may be a bit high but Marantz will surely offer you an amazing experience that you will not regret. Keep reading to find out. Also if you want to enable the Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization it can be a bit tricky to find out how to do it as there is no direct button that can enable this. The Marantz SR5014 is a mid-priced AV receiver with a high-end attitude. Reaching the end of our review what we can say about the SR5014 is that Marantz once again managed to deliver a top quality product. The kind of clarity and resolution of sound was really unique while the receiver always kept the whole frequency range in balance with control and precision. In there you will find the Speaker Virtualizer that you have to enable first and after use one of the sound modes that use Dolby Surround. The Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization seemed to give added height dimension to some scenes, for example on the one where Thor was pulled by the hammer up to the sky, more so than when the Speaker Virtualization setting was set to off. Extensively tuned by world-renowned acousticians at the most state of the art facilities, the Marantz SR5014 produces the most musical sound, no matter the source, from vinyl to digital streaming. Unfortunately this is a fact with all electronics. Full-range Speaker Systems vs. Satellite-subwoofer Combinations, Industry Insider Op-Ed Vol. Besides the streaming access from your local NAS server, HEOS offers streaming support from popular streaming services like Pandora, Spotify, iHeart Radio, and TIDAL. It is a 7.2 channel receiver compatible with the latest multichannel audio formats such as Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X, and DTS Virtual:X. Under all these buttons we get an HDMI input along with a USB port for connecting external storage. Besides the two round knobs that function as an input selector and volume control, the front panel of the SR5014 is populated by functional buttons for powering the unit on/off and for selecting sound mode, zone, and tuner preset. On the other hand DTS Virtual:X can be used only with DTS tracks and as a result Dolby’s offering seems to be getting the upper hand on this. 6: November 2020, What We’re Listening To. The SR5014 may be their lowest full sized unit but behaves as something much more. On the top we find most input buttons along with HEOS and Bluetooth, in the middle the usual navigation controls while below we get playback, smart selection and sound mode buttons.