Marantz NR1506 // 5.2 Channel Network AV Surround Receiver w/ Bluetooth & Wi-Fi

$ 499.00

Marantz NR1506 // 5.2 Channel Network AV Surround Receiver w/ Bluetooth & Wi-Fi

$ 499.00

Full 4K Ultra HD AV Network AV Receiver

Designed to deliver a thrilling sonic experience, the NR1506 A/V Receiver features expanded connectivity, including built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and dual antennas that lets you wirelessly stream your favorite tracks from your devices. The NR1506 is also equipped with AirPlay so you can listen to your favorite iTunes tracks wirelessly from your iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.

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SKU: NR1506
Categories: AV Components
Brand: Marantz

Enjoy high resolution surround from your favorite movie soundtracks. The NR1506 is equipped with an advanced 32-bit DSP processing system that supports all the major surround sound formats, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. The 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 advanced video section features 6 HDMI 2.0a inputs (including 1 on the front panel), and 5 of the inputs feature full compatibility with the latest 4K Ultra HD video specification, including 60 Hz full rate content, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling and 21:9 aspect ratio pass-through. It’s also HDCP 2.2 compliant, which is a requirement for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content.

Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth

Equipped with Wi-Fi & Bluetooth wireless streaming connectivity, the NR1506 features an advanced dual antenna RF transceiver system, for robust and error-free streaming even in congested urban environments. Connect to the internet through your home Wi-Fi network (or with a hard-wired connection via the RJ-45 Ethernet LAN port) and enjoy your favorite tracks from streaming music services such as Pandora and Spotify Connect. You can also choose from thousands of internet radio stations around the world, and enjoy music from virtually every genre.

With AirPlay, you can enjoy listing to your favorite tracks wirelessly from your favorite iOS device, including the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, and the NR1506 is also DLNA 1.5 certified for compatibility with your home PC or Mac, and features an RJ-45 Ethernet port for wired connection to your network.

Latest HDMI 2.0a Connectivity; HDCP 2.2 Compatible

Featuring 6 HDMI 2.0a inputs, including 1 conveniently located on the front panel, the NR1506 incorporates an advanced video section that features the latest HDMI 2.0a specifications, including support for 4K Ultra HD 60 Hz full rate video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling and 21:9 video pass-through, along with support for 3D content. The NR1506 also features HDCP 2.2 compatibility, a requirement for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content.

The NR1506 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).

Full Specification 4K Ultra HD Compatibility

In addition to handling 4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 resolution, the NR1506 also features HDR (High Dynamic Range) and Wide Color Gamut compatibility, key components of the BT.2020 4K Ultra HD video specification.

New Remote App

Download the Marantz AVR Remote App and control the NR1506 with your smartphone, tablet or other smart device. Available in iOS and Android versions, the app lets you easily control and configure the NR1506.

5 Channel Discrete Amplifier with Eco Mode

The power amp section features discrete high current power output devices, identical on all channels for maximum soundstage uniformity. Rated at 50 watts per channel (20Hz~20kHz, .08%THD, 8 ohms), the NR1506 features low impedance drive capability and is compatible with 4 ohm speakers. The Eco mode provides energy savings and features an on-screen Eco meter.


Multichannel Surround

DTS HD Master / DTS:X o / –
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X – / –
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos o / –
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround – / –
Auro 3D –
Audyssey DSX –
Multichannel Stereo o
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 5.1

Sound Enhancements

Discrete Power Amplifier o
Copper Plated Chassis –
Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI EI
Current Feedback Topology –
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM) –
Pure Direct o
High Grade Audio Components –
Gold plated RCA terminals –
Clock Jitter Reducer –
Audyssey MultEQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume o / o
Audyssey LFC –
Compressed audio Enhancer: MDAX2 o


DLNA Certified o (v1.5)
Lossy formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC o / o / o
Lossless formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV o / o / o
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24 o / o / o
DSD Audio Streaming o
Gapless Playback o (FLAC, WAV)
Photo streaming (JPEG) o
AirPlay Audio Streaming o
Windows PlayTo / Windows8 certified o / o
Internet Radio (vTuner) o
Spotify Connect / Pandora / SiriusXM* o / o / o
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Android / iOS
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Android / iOS
Ethernet Ports o
Wi-Fi o
Bluetooth o


HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 5 / 1
HDCP2.2 Support o
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 1 / –
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI –
Analog to HDMI Scaling –
HDMI to HDMI Scaling –
GUI Overlay on HDMI o
3D Signal Pass-Through o
4K Signal Pass-Through / Scaling / GUI Overlay o / – / –
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode o
Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction – / –
DSD Audio Capability o
Audio Return Channel o
Auto LipSync o

Multi-Room / CI

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 o / – / o / o
IR Flasher In –
Marantz Remote Bus o
DC Trigger Output –


Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ
FL Display 1 line
Graphic User Interface – GUI Hybrid GUI
ISF Certification –
GUI Languages 3
Setup Assistant o
Smart Select o
Firmware Update by Network / USB o / o
Variable Cross Over o
Optimized Bass Redirection o
Bass Sync –
ECO Mode o
Auto Power off o
Sleep Timer o



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 o (2.1) / –
Subwoofer Out 1
7.1 Multichannel Input


Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw – / o
Number of Speaker Terminals 5
Speaker A / B –
Bi-amp drive –
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal –
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB – / – / – / o / o
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone o / o / o
AM/FM Tuner o


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) –
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 –


Metal Front Panel –
System Remote Control RC020SR
Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display – / – / –
Power Consumption in W 180
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO …on/off) in W –
Standby Consumption in W 0.2
CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5
Network Standby Consumption in W 2.7
Maximum Dimensions

Antenna:Horizontal:(W x D x H) in inches
Antenna:Vertical :(W x D x H) in inches
W/o Antenna:(W x D x H) in inches 17.3 x 14.4 x 4.1
Weight in lbs. 18.1


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