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Enjoy clear sound and wireless streaming with the NR1603 Slim Line AV Receiver from Marantz. This 7.1-channel receiver features built-in networking capabilities and AirPlay technology, so you can stream music and other content from a mobile device or your home computer. The multi-zone feature lets you watch Blu-ray movies in one room while listening to music in another. Part of Marantz's Slim Line series, the NR1603 features a sleek design and a small footprint--making it well suited for audiophiles with space constraints.

NR1603 Slim Line AV Receiver

  • Slim design with half the height of traditional receivers
  • Seven audio channels with discrete power amplifiers
  • Network-ready so you can play Internet radio or digital music files
  • AirPlay technology to stream music from Apple devices or iTunes library
  • Audyssey MultEQ technology customizes audio for your living space
  • Multi-zone capability to play different audio in separate rooms
  • Three-year warranty

Surround Sound for Your Home Theater


With the NR1603 Slim Line AV Receiver, you can experience optimal sound through your home theater system and play music, movies, and more from a variety of sources, including Blu-ray players, game systems, and mobile devices. The NR1603 is a 7.1-channel receiver, so you can power left, right, and center speakers along with four surround speakers for optimal surround sound. It's well suited for family rooms, play rooms, dedicated TV and entertainment rooms, and even bedrooms.

Audyssey MultEQ for the Most Clear and Balanced Sound Possible

The NR1603 supports playback of the latest high-definition audio formats and has discrete power amplifiers for all seven audio channels. Award-winning Audyssey MultEQ technology helps create an optimal acoustic profile for your home theater system, resulting in clear and balanced sound. In addition, built-in 3D pass-through technology allows the receiver to route 3D video signals from a Blu-ray player to your HDTV--making this great for enjoying Blu-ray 3D discs.

Multi-Zone Feature Sends Different Signals at Once

The NR1603 receiver features multi-zone capability, which allows you to simultaneously send different audio signals to different locations in your home. Watch the ball game in the living room while playing music in the patio --all through one receiver.


Stream Music Wirelessly with AirPlay

The NR1603 is a network-ready product that allows you to stream music, photos, and more from your computer over your home network. As a result, you can enjoy thousands of Internet radio stations from around the world as well as music streaming services like Pandora or SiriusXM through your home theater system. The NR1603 also includes AirPlay wireless technology so you can stream music wirelessly from your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or iTunes library on your computer.

The optional Marantz RX-101 Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately) enables the NR1603 to receive Bluetooth wireless signals.

For users with Spotify Premium accounts, the NR-1603 offers direct access to more than 18 million music tracks. Spotify streams music content with a high-quality 320 Kbps bitrate, offering high-fidelity listening through your home-audio system.

HDMI Inputs to Connect Multiple Devices


Thanks to six HDMI inputs--including one on the front--you can enjoy high-quality, high-definition audio and video from a variety of sources. The HDMI input on the front panel allows you to quickly and easily connect an HDMI-ready portable device, such as a camcorder or a tablet computer.

The receiver is also equipped with an Ethernet port, a USB port on the front panel for connecting a mobile device, and two component video inputs and one output to support your legacy video sources and displays.


Control Receiver with Your Smartphone

Marantz offers a free remote app named the "Marantz Remote App" that enables you to operate the NR1603 using your iOS or Android device. The receiver also comes with a remote control (batteries included).

Sleek Design and Easy On-Screen Setup

Like other products in Marantz's Slim Line series, the NR1603 features a stylish black finish along with a slim profile and a small footprint, making it easy to fit into tight spaces. An intuitive, on-screen "Setup Assistant" simplifies the installation process.


Product and Warranty Information

The receiver measures 4-1/10 by 17-3/10 by 14-2/5 inches (H x W x D) and weighs 19-4/5 pounds.

The NR1603 Slim Line AV Receiver is backed by a three-year warranty, subject to the full warranty terms and conditions.

What's in the Box

NR1603 Slim Line AV Receiver, remote control, two AAA batteries, FM antenna, AC power cable, quick setup guide, owner's manual on CD, and Audyssey setup microphone.

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