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9.3 out of 10

Marantz NR1403

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Overall 6

Bad Apple?

Savas, Crutchfield
27 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this receiver to replace my stereo only Yamaha RX-397 driving a pair of Paradigm Atom Monitor V5. I was surprised after reading all the positive reviews re the NR-1403 at how unimpressed I was with my initial listen. Even after running the Audyssey calibration the music was flat and bright. I like everything else about this receiver but I can't accept its lack luster fidelity. Its going back.
  • Pros: Form factor Price Easy to use controls
  • Cons: flat and bright sound
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Overall 6

Nice but.....

BobB, Crutchfield
15 July 2012
  • Summary: To provide some background I've been an audiophile since my late teens and sold high end audio in the 70's. I bought this receiver along with a pair of PSB 5's, C4, and Infinity PS38 with the Samsung BD-F7600 Blue-Ray. This was for a vacation home and my original intent was to have decent 2-channel stereo for CD's but thought it would be nice to enhance the dialogue on our Panasonic plasma panel for movies and HD broadcast.
  • Pros: Easy to set up, nice form factor, lots of adjustment and functionality for the price.
  • Cons: Not for someone looking for good quality 2-channel reproduction from CD's even in "Pure-Direct".
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