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Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media

alaTest has collected and analyzed 352 reviews of Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the usability.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Marantz M-CR611 Melody Media Network CD Receiver with DAB/DAB+ - Apple WhiteMarantz M-CR611 Melody Media Network CD Receiver with DAB/DAB+ - Apple White

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Marantz M-CR611 review


This box of tricks has all the features you want, but needs more sonic attack

Great functionality Smooth and forgiving Large scale Clean sound

A little too laid back dynamically Lacks attack

There’s no doubt that the M-CR611 is an extremely tempting buy based on its feature list alone, but we wish it had more sonic attack to back it up. Yes, it’s easy to listen to, but we want something more from it in order to hold our interest over...

Oct, 2015

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Looks good and sounds good good price


Easy to set up and connect ,works well on Bluetooth and my iPod and with the phono amp my turntable sounds great

Dec, 2018

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Marantz MC R611


The Unit arrived in the Manufacturers packaging but I was expecting the box to be protected with additional packaging! Fortunately, the box was undamaged! I set the Unit up using my 6 Ohm impedance Pure Speakers that I previously used on my "dying"...

Dec, 2018

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Great sound easy to set up


Very good I'm very happy with great sound easy to set up

Nov, 2018

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Excellent unit but forget the remote control app


The big selling point for me was having two separate speaker outputs ( 4 channel amplifier ) with individual volume controls which means I can have the unit in my bedroom with speakers in the en-suite bathroom and adjust the level of each set of...

Nov, 2018

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Good sound, good features, bluetooth temperamental


A nice compact unit with lots of features and a great sound. The media server setup took a while and the bluetooth keeps dropping out, but other than that it seems like a good buy.

Nov, 2018

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Sounds great and so many connection options


Arrived on time and was easy to set up. With the Q Acoustics bundle when you listen to certain stuff (Tubular Bells for example) it sounds like i've never heard it before, and i've had a few hi-fi's!

Nov, 2018

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Very pleased and great service


Bought to replace an all in one Pioneer unit which failed twice. Easy set up and better sound to be fair. Very versatile and remote easier to use. As ever, exceptional service from RS. Complimentary 6 year warranty because of the issues we had with...

Nov, 2018

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Fantastic speakers


Really pleased with this little system. Speakers are truly lovely, rich sound but not overpowering. Would definitely recommend.

Nov, 2018

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Great advice, great product


Very happy with the Marantz, has all the features I need

Nov, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:2.0
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):120 / 60
Pre-out connectivity:Y / Yes
Receiver Type:STEREO
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N / Yes

File formats



AC (power) in:Y / Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
USB ports quantity:2


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW / CD,CD-R,CD-RW
Optical drive included:Y / Yes
Optical Drive Type:CD Player


Audio (L,R) out:1
Headphone connectivity:6.3 mm
Headphone outputs:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):55


Internet Radio:Y / Yes
Internet radio services supported:Spotify, vTuner
Radio Data System (RDS):Y / Yes
Supported radio bands:DAB, DAB+, FM / DAB,DAB+,FM


Card Reader: No
Card reader integrated:N

Technical Details

AirPlay:Y / Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Colour of product:Black / Black, White / Gold, Silver
Display:OLED / TFT
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y


3D:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:30.5 / 305
Height :11.1 / 111
Width:29.2 / 292