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Marantz Black 5.2-Channel AV Receiver With HEOS - NR1509

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Marantz Black 5.2-Channel AV Receiver With HEOS - NR1509

With a slim profile that never sacrifices performance for looks, the Marantz NR1509 AVR delivers 5.2 channels and high-resolution surround sound from Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. With 6 HDMI inputs — including one on the front panel — the NR1509 is fully compatible with the latest 4K Ultra HD video specifications, including 60 Hz full rate content, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, BT.2020, HDR and Dolby Vision. The NR1509 features a power amplifier section with high-current discrete transistors to support high-resolution audio. Enjoy your favorite music services via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay or the HEOS app. Control NR1509 with your voice and Amazon Alexa — download the HEOS Home Entertainment skill and ask Alexa to play, pause or stop music, switch inputs for your different media players, turn up the volume and more.

Key Features:

  • Slim profile that’s half the height of a traditional AVR delivers exceptional performance and sound quality
  • 5-channel discrete power amplifier, 50W per channel (8-ohm, 20Hz – 20kHz, 0.08% THD)
  • 6 HDMI inputs — including one input on the front panel — with full HDCP 2.2 support
  • 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)
  • Supports surround formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Ability to decode high-resolution audio ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192-kHz — plus, DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks let you enjoy music exactly as the artist intended
  • Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology
  • Amazon Alexa voice control via the HEOS Home Entertainment skill
  • Stream the most popular music services — like Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and many others — via Bluetooth, AirPlay or the HEOS app
  • Integrated Phono input to directly connect your turntable
  • Optimize your audio experience with Audyssey MultEQ, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ for a seamless setup within your listening environment
  • Setup assistant, advanced GUI and Marantz 2016 AVR remote app for an easy out-of-box experience
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support (dual antenna)


  • Powerful, Slim Five-channel Discrete Amplifier
    Featuring a high-current discrete power amplifier section, you get exceptional sound for movies and music with identical power on all five channels (50W per channel: 8-ohm, 20Hz – 20kHz, 0.08% THD) with low-impedance drive capability for superb speaker control. Supports surround formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio for an immersive home theater experience. Slim profile is half the height of a traditional AVR, while delivering the dynamic sound quality that defines Marantz excellence.
  • Latest HDMI Connectivity
    Includes six HDMI inputs — with one HDMI input on the front panel for quick connection — each one supporting HDCP 2.2, 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, HLG, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D and BT.2020 pass-through.
  • HEOS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay Capability
    Dual antenna system lets you stream the most popular music services via Bluetooth, AirPlay or the HEOS app. Listen to your playlists on Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and more.
  • HEOS Multi-room Streaming
    Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home for a wireless, whole-home audio experience. Play the same song in every room, or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Enjoy music from Spotify, TuneIn, Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries. With additional HEOS components, like HEOS-capable speakers, play all your music in one room or many.
  • Amazon Alexa Voice Control
    Enjoy hands-free control with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for NR1509, HEOS devices and other select Marantz products.
  • High-resolution Audio Support
    Ability to decode high-resolution audio 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) lets you enjoy music exactly as the artist intended. Listen to your music via the front panel USB port or over network sources.
  • Integrated Phono Input
    Easily connect your analog turntable to the receiver and enjoy the pure intent of each recording within your vinyl collection.
  • Marantz 2016 AVR Remote
    The Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app for iOS and Android gives you complete control over the latest Marantz network AV receivers. Use it to power on/off, adjust volume, input and settings, or switch instantly to the HEOS app.
  • Audyssey MultEQ for Simple Set-up and Room Calibration
    Optimize your audio experience with Audyssey MultEQ, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ for a seamless setup of your listening environment.
    With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ analyzes each speaker's output (including the subwoofer) and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Use Audyssey Dynamic EQ to deliver clear dialogue and wide-band response even at reduced volume levels, or Audyssey Dynamic Volume to avoid shocks and normalize volume when content switches between commercials, announcements and TV programs.
  • Dual Subwoofer Outputs
    Supports dual subwoofers for even, low-frequency bass response within your listening environment. Enjoy accurate bass with no audible peaks or dips no matter where you place your subwoofer.
  • Smart TV Connectivity
    Easily control the receiver with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your Smart TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the NR1509 with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen gives you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR's setup menu and four Smart Selects.
  • Simple Smart Select Functions
    Four Smart Select function buttons on the included remote control store your preferred setup — including input, volume and Audyssey configuration — for particular sources. With the push of a button, the receiver perfectly configures for any source, from Blu-ray to TV set-top box, to your favorite Internet radio station and more.
  • Advanced Custom Installation Support All Marantz 2018 AV receivers offer extended support for easy custom install integration. Features “ihiji Invision” remote system management technology, “Domotz Pro” remote monitoring and management technology with dedicated web interface to control and set up your AV receiver from a computer on the same network. Let your installer easily monitor the status of connected products and troubleshoot remotely from a separate location or on-the-go.
  • 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, the NR1509 carries on our long tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music and cinema.


Multichannel Surround

  • DTS HD Master / DTS NEO: 6
  • Dolby TrueHD / Dolby ProLogic II
  • Multichannel Stereo
  • Compressed audio enhancer: MDAX2
  • Audyssey: MultEQ
  • Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume


  • Network Audio Streaming
  • HEOS Multiroom integrated
  • Voice Control – Works with Amazon Alexa
  • Lossy formats MP3 / WMA / AAC
  • Lossless formats FLAC / ALAC / WAV
  • DSD streaming: (2.8 MHz / 5.6 MHz)
  • FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24
  • Gapless playback: (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)
  • AirPlay audio streaming
  • Internet Radio (TuneIn)
  • Spotify Connect, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, Soundcloud
  • Compatible with Remote APP for smart phones: Android/iOS
  • Ethernet / Wi-Fi (2.4GHz / 5GHz): (dual antenna / dual band)
  • Network: (IP-control / update)
  • Front Inputs: HDMI / USB
  • USB Audio
  • FM / AM tuner
  • Bluetooth


  • 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 resolution / HDCP 2.2
  • Dolby Vision compatible / Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
  • HDMI pass-through on stand-by
  • 3D video pass-through


  • Video
    • Composite In / Out: 3 / 1
    • Component In / Out: 2 / 1
    • HDMI In / Out: 5+1 / 1
  • Audio
    • Analog In / Out: 3 / 0
    • Phono Input: 1
    • Digital Optical In: 1
    • Digital Coaxial In: 1
    • Multichannel Pre-out: (2.2)
    • Zone Audio Pre-out
    • Subwoofer out: 2


  • Number of Poweramps: 5
  • Power output per Channel
  • 6 ohm, 1kHz, 1%, 1ch Drive: 85 W
  • 6 ohm, 1kHz, 0.7%, 2ch Drive: 60 W
  • 8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20kHz, 0.08%, 2ch Drive: 50 W
  • Audio Signal to Noise Ratio: 98 dB


  • Available colors: Black
  • System remote control: RC033SR
  • Web Interface for set-up
  • Power consumption in W: 250
  • Power consumption no-sound (ECO ...on/off) in W: 25 / 35
  • Standby consumption in W: 0.2 (with CEC 0.5)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7.3"
  • Width: 17.3"
  • Depth: 16.2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 31.1 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING
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Key Features
Powerful, Slim Five-Channel Discrete Amplifier/ Latest HDMI Connectivity/ HEOS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi And AirPlay Capability/ Amazon Alexa Voice Control/ High-Resolution Audio Support/ Integrated Phono Input/ Dual Subwoofer Outputs/ Smart TV Connectivity/ Simple Smart Select Functions/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Marantz Black 5.2-Channel AV Receiver With HEOS NR1509 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer.
  • The Marantz Black 5.2-Channel AV Receiver With HEOS NR1509 is Brand New.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayYes
Watts Per Channel50
Bluetooth CompatibilityYes
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
Decoders/EncodersDTS HD Master, DTS NEO:6, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Multichannel Stereo
Input ConnectorsComposite Video, HDMI, Analog Audio, Phono, Digital Optical / Coaxial, USB
Output ConnectorsComposite Video, HDMI, Multichannel Preout, Subwoofer
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
Number of Zones1
Number of USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)31.1
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year


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