MARANTZ M-CR 611 Desktop Network Receiver/CD Player With Apple AirPlay®, Wi-Fi® And Bluetooth

Network/internet Functions

Network Connection:
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Is Equipped With Dual Network Connection Methods.
  • There's An Rj-45 Lan (Ethernet) Port For Direct Wired Connection To Your Home Network, And There's Also The Built-in Wi-fi Feature That Includes Wi-fi Protected Setup For Safe & Secure Connection To Your Wireless Home Network.
  • When Connected To The Internet, The Device Can Stream Free Internet Radio & Music From Online Services (Such As Vtuner, Pandora, Spotify Connect, & Siriusxm).
  • It Can Also Connect To Your Home Network's Own Music Library Stored On Your Computer, Giving You Remote Access To Your Entire Music Collection.
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Is Fitted With A Ethernet (Rj-45) Port For A Hardwired Internet Connection.
  • This Unit's Rj-45 Ethernet Port Supports 10base-t/100base-tx And Requires An Ethernet (Lan) Category 5 Or Higher Cable, Router, Modem, And Internet Connection.
Wifi + WPS :
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Is Equipped With A Built-in Wifi (Ieee 802.11b/g/n) Receiver And Dual Diversity Antenna System Which Allows It To Communicate With Your Home Network Wirelessly.
  • Additionally, Thanks To Its Wifi Protected Setup (Wps), The M-cr611 Allows For Easy & Secure Establishment Of A Wireless Home Network.
  • When Using A Wireless Lan Connection, Your Network System Must Feature An Wireless Router/access-point.
Dlna Certified:
  • The M-cr611 Is Dlna (Digital Living Network Alliance) 1.5 & Windows 7/8 Compliant For Audio Networking.
  • This Means It's Easier For You To Access & Enjoy Digital Music Stored On Your Pc Or Smartphone (Like Android). You Can Use Your Pc Or Smartphone To Play High-bit Rate Music Content Through Your Audio System, Or Use The M-cr611 To Browse & Play Music Files On Your Hard Drive.
  • A Wide Variety Of Audio Files Stored On Your Computer Can Be Played Through The M-cr611 Via Its Wired Or Wireless Network Connection. You Can Control Playback Of Your Streamed Audio Files From The M-cr611's Remote Control.
  • The Receiver Also Supports Id3-tag (Ver.2) & Meta Tag Information So Song Title, Artist Name, And Album Name Can Be Displayed The Unit's Front-panel Display.
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Supports The Following Audio Formats, Sampling Frequencies, & Bit Rates Via Its Wired Or Wireless Network Connection.
Note: Your Computer Must Meet The Following System Requirements - Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Or Windows Media Drm10. Album Art Is Only Displayed When Using Windows Media Player (Ver.11/12).

Online Services:
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Lets You Access Internet Radio, As Well As Other Online Music Services From Your Broadband Internet Connection.
  • Currently The M-cr611 Supports Internet Radio From Vtuner, Pandora, Spotify Connect, And Siriusxm (As Of 9/2/2015).
  • The Marantz Network Cd Receiver Offers Front-panel Display And Control Over These Web Services.
Firmware Updates:
  • Using The Receiver's Network/internet Connection, You Can Check For & Update The Latest Firmware From The Online Marantz Server.

Airplay/Ipod Integration

Airplay Certified:

  • Airplay Lets You Stream Your Favorite Songs Directly From Your Apple Ios (4.3.3+) Device Or From Your Itunes (10.2.2+) Library On Your Windows Pc Or Mac Computer To The Marantyz M-cr611 Integrated Cd/network Receiver, Over Your Home's Wireless Network Connection.

Itunes Streaming:

  • The M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Is Able To Streaming Audio From Your Computer's Itunes Account Airplay Technology.
  • When Connected To The Same Network As A Computer Running Itunes, The M-cr611 Can Appear As An Output Option In The Pop-up Menu At The Bottom Of The Itunes Window.
  • You Can Then Browse Your Itunes Collection On Your Computer & Stream Music To The Marantz Network Cd Receiver.

Apple Device Streaming:

  • Airplay Also Lets You Wirelessly Stream Music And Music Apps Stored On Your Ipod Touch, Iphone, Or Ipad To The Marantz M-cr611. 
  • So There's No Need To Dock Your Apple Device, Unless You Want To Charge It.
  • Using The Apple Remote App (Free Download From Itunes) On Your Ipod Touch, Iphone, Or Ipad And Your Wireless Home Network, You Don't Even Need To Be In The Same Room As The Components Or Your Computer To Play, Pause, Skip, And Stop The Songs In Your Itunes Music Library.
  • You Will Even See The Itunes Music Information, Including Your Track Titles & Artist Info On Your Apple Device.

Ipod/iphone Connectivity:

  • You Can Also Connect Your Apple Ipod, Iphone, Ipad To The Network Cd Receiver's Front- Or Rear-panel Usb (Type-a) Port Via The Dock- Or Lightning-cable That Came With Your Apple Device.

Audio Playback:

  • The Unit Supports Audio Playback Of Music Stored On Your Ipod/iphone, As Well As From Music Apps Streamed To Your Ipod/iphone.

Music Navigation:

  • You Can Choose To Operate Your Connected Ipod/iphone From The M-cr611's Front-panel Controls, Remote Control, Or From Your Ipod/iphone's Clickwheel Or Touchscreen.
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Lets You Browse By Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Or Audiobook. It Also Offers Play/pause, Stop, Skip/back, Repeat, & Random Functions.

Music Information:

  • The Marantz Network Cd Receiver Will Display Track #, Elapsed Playing Time; As Well As Song, Artist, & Album Name From Stored Music (Not Music Apps). You Can Also Choose To View The Music Information On Your Ipod Or Iphone.


  • The M-cr611 Will Charge (5v/1a) Your Connected Ipod Or Iphone When The Network Cd Receiver Is Powered On Or In Standby Mode.

Ipod Compatibility Chart:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Is "Made For Ipod/iphone" Compatible & Supports The Following Ipod And Iphone Model Features (As Of 9/2/2014):

Note: Apple Ipod/iphone Software Updates May Change Functionality Results. If You Download A Newer Software Version, You May Need To Reset The Device And Your Ipod/iphone To Regain Functionality. 

Disc Compatibility (Mp3/WMA Support):

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Features A Built-in Cd Player That Supports Playback Of Cd-audio, Cd-text, And Cd-r/rw Discs (12cm Or 8cm).
  • The Built-in Cd Player Supports Playback Of Mp3 (32-320 Kbps; 32-48khz) And Wma (64-192 Kbps; 32-48khz) Audio Files Recorded Onto Cd-r/rw Discs In Iso9660 Level 1 Format.
  • The Unit Can Recognize Up To 256 Folders, With A Total Of 512 Folders And Files.

Dual USB Ports:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Is Equipped With A Front- And Rear-panel Usb (Type-a) Port For Easy, Direct Connection Of A Usb Mass Storage Class (Msc) Device Or Usb Media Transfer Protocol (Mtp) Device With Audio Files; Such As Your Android Smartphone/tablet Or Usb Thumbdrive.
  • The Front-panel Usb (Type-a) Port Supports Playback Of A Variety Of Audio Files Recorded In Fat 16 Or Fat 32 Onto A Usb (Msc/mtp) Device. The Unit Can Recognize Up To 500 Folder And 5,000 Files.

Note: Usb Devices That Can Be Charged Via Usb Will Be Charged When Plugged Into The Unit's Usb Port (5v/1a).

Playback Modes:

  • You Can Control Music Playback From The Network Cd Receiver & Remote Control. The Marantz M-CR611 Features Repeat, Random, And Program Playback Modes.


  • Track, Folder, Or All
  • Random: 
  • All, Folder
  • Program: 
  • Up To 25 Track Can Be Programmed.
  • Song/artist Information: The Unit Also Supports Id3-tag (Ver.1.x/2.x) And Meta Tag Information So Song Title, Artist Name, Album Name Can Be Displayed On The Unit's Front-panel Display.

Bluetooth + Remote Control

Built-in Bluetooth:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Features Built-in Bluetooth (Version 2.1+edr) With Support For Profiles A2dp 1.2 And Avrcp 1.4.
  • You'll Be Able To Wirelessly Stream Music From Your Bluetooth-enabled Apple Ipod/iphone/ipad, Android Smartphone/tablet, Windows Phone/pc, Mac Computer/laptop, And More To The Marantz Receiver.

Multi-Device Pairing W/ NFC :

  • Up To Eight Bluetooth Devices Can Be Remembered By The M-cr611, So Family Members As Well As Friends Can Enjoy Their Favorite Tracks.
  • The M-cr611 Even Includes Nfc Pairing, So You Can Easily Pair Your Android (Os 4.0+) Device By Touching It To The "N" Logo On The Side Panel Of The Network Cd Receiver.

Control & Song/artist Display:

  • You Will Be Able To Control Basic Playback Functions (Play/pause, Ff/rw, Skip) Using The Receiver's Remote Control.
  • Advanced Music Operation Will Still Need To Be Handled From Your Bluetooth-enable Device. Song/artist Information Is Displayed On The Receiver's Front-panel Lcd.

Note: Due To The Differences In Bluetooth Technology, Some Bluetooth Enabled Devices May Be Incompatible, Function Improperly, Or May Not Support All Features When Used With The Marantz Network Cd Receiver.

Marantz Hifi Remote App:

  • The Marantz Remote App (From Apple's App Store Or Google Play) Lets You Control The Marantz Network Cd Receiver Using Your Apple Ios (7.0+) Or Android (4.0+) Device.
  • This Free-to-download App Allows You To Operate The Network Audio Player Using Your Mobile Device's Touchscreen, Giving You Complete Control Over Playback Functions & Source Selection.
  • You Can Even Search Your Network Source's Music Libraries From Your Apple Ios Or Android Device.

Basic Functions:

  • Control Basic Functions Of The Network Cd Receiver Like Power, Volume, Input, And Settings.

Music Browsing:

  • From The App On Your Apple Ios Or Android Devices, You Can Easily Browse And Navigate Through Your Network Music Services Or Personal Digital Music Collection With Ease; And At The Same Time View "Now Playing' Information And Cover Art All On A Single Screen.

Create Playlists:

  • The App On Your Smartphone Or Table, Even Lets You Build Your Own Personal Music Playlists On The Fly With The Ability To Drag & Drop Files Into Your Queue From Your Music Server Or Music Files On Your Mobile Device.
  • You Can Then Save Your Queue As A Playlist For Easy Recall.

IR Remote:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Includes An Ir Remote Control For Wireless Operation Of The Network Cd Receiver, Internet Radio, Online Music Services, Stored Music Files On Your Computer, Bluetooth Audio, And A Connected Ipod/iphone.

Web Control:

  • You Can Control This Unit From A Web Control Screen On A Web Browser Of Your Windows Pc.
  • The M-cr611 And Your Pc Must Be Connected To The Same Home Network.

Audio & Tuner Section

Digital Amplifier Technology:

  • There Are Four 25-watt Digital Amplifiers That Deliver Clear Audio With Lowest Distortion, And The Amplifier Section Can Be Configured A Number Of Ways.
  • You Can Connect A Single Pair Of Speakers, And The System Can Output 50-watts Per Channel.
  • You Can Also Connect A Pair Of Bi-amp Compatible Speakers.
  • In Addition, You Can Connect Two Pairs Of Speakers For Different Rooms With The Ability To Have One Or Both Pairs Operational At The Same Time (Same Source In Both Rooms).

Stereo Bi-AMP Operation:

  • A Bi-amp Connection Is Possible With Speakers That Have Two Set Of Inputs By Combining The Receiver's A & B Speaker Connections.
  • This Allows You To Drive The Treble And Bass Drivers Of A Speaker With Separate Amplifier Channels, Which Enables Better Sound Quality.

A & B Speakers:

  • Speaker A & B Mode Allows For Two Pair Of Loudspeakers In Different Rooms With The Same Source Playing In Both. The Volume Of Each Pair Of Speakers Can Be Adjusted Individually.

Audio Settings:

  • Independent Bass (100hz) & Treble (10khz) Adjustments (+/-10db) Emphasize Low And High Frequencies.
  • The Dynamic Bass Boost (Dbb) Function Emphasizes The System's Bass Output By +8db Around 100hz. Source Direct ( Provides Playback Of Audio In Its Original Form, Without Any Tone Processing.

Audio Inputs:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Is Fitted With Analog (Stereo Rca) & Digital (Optical) Audio Inputs To Connect To Connect To A Variety Of Home Audio Devices.

Analog Audio Inputs:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Features Two Sets Of Gold-plated Stereo Analog Rca Inputs To Connect Your External Analog Audio Devices, Such As A Game System Or Tape Deck.

Digital Audio Input:

  • The M-cr611 Features Two Optical (Toslink) Digital Inputs To Connect Your External Digital Audio Devices; Such As Your Blu-ray Player, Cable/satellite Receiver, And/or Tv.
  • This Digital Inputs Will Only Support 2ch Linear Pcm Signals (Not Dolby Digital/dts) Between 32 To 192khz.

Audio Outputs:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Network Cd Receiver Features Binding Post Speaker Terminals, A Single Subwoofer Output, And A Front-panel Headphone Jack.

Binding Post Speaker Terminals:

  • The Network Cd Receiver Is Fitted With Four Binding Post Speaker Terminals Which Will Accept Bar Wire, Pin-connectors, And Banana Plugs (Dual Or Single).
  • The Receiver Will Support A Pair Of 4- To 16-ohm Speakers.

Subwoofer Output:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Features A Mono-rca Subwoofer Output To Connect A Powered Subwoofer For Added Bass Response.
  • The Sub Output Is Linked To The Speaker A Output (Not Speaker B).

Audio Output:

  • A Stereo Audio Outputs Lets You Connect The M-cr611 To An External Integrated Amplifier.

Headphone Jack:

  • When Headphones Are Plugged Into The 3.5mm Headphone Jack On The Front-panel, All The Speakers Are Automatically Muted.

Speaker Setup:

  • The M-cr611's Speaker Setup Menu Lets You Match Your Speakers And Their Location To The Marantz Integrated Cd/network Receiver.
  • Five Types Of Settings Can Be Selected. A Different Setting Can Be Selected For Speaker A & B.
  • Response 1: Cuts Low Frequencies Of 40 Hz Or Under By -12db/oct.
  • Response 2: Cuts Low Frequencies Of 60 Hz Or Under By -12db/oct.
  • Response 3: Cuts Low Frequencies Of 80 Hz Or Under By -12db/oct.
  • Response 4: Cuts Low Frequencies Of 100 Hz Or Under By -12db/oct.
  • Flat: The Crossover Is Set To Flat.

AM/FM Tuner:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Is Equipped With A Built-in Am/fm Tuner With Excellent Sensitivity To Pull In Those Weaker Signals.
  • You Can Store Up To 50 Of Your Favorite Am/fm Radio Stations.
  • You Can Do This Manually, Or Have The Integrated Receiver Do It Automatically For You.
  • You Can Give Each Preset Station (Up To 50) An 8-character Name, So It Can Be Easily Indentified.
  • The Marantz M-cr611 Comes With An External Am Loop Antenna And External Fm Wire Antenna.
  • The Unit Features Spring-clip Terminals For The Am Antenna And A Push-on Coaxial Connector For The Fm Antenna.

Convenience Features

Compact Aluminum Cabinet:

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Features A Stylish, Compact, High-gloss Black Cabinet. At Just 11.5" (W) X 4.4375" (H) X 12.5" (D), The Marantz M-cr611 Fits Almost Anywhere.


  • The Favorite Function Allows You To Register Your Favorite Broadcast Stations And Files In A Favorite List In Advance, So That You Can Recall Them And Listen To Those Stations Or Files Whenever You Want.
  • You Can Register Internet Radio Stations, Music Server Files, And Tuner Presets As Favorites (Up To 50).

Gapless Playback:

  • The M-cr611 Supports Gapless Playback For Wav, Flac, Alac, Aiff, And Dsd 2.8mhz Music Files, So There Are No Gaps Between Songs.

Organic Electroluminescence Display (Oeld):

  • The Marantz M-cr611 Uses A High-contrast, 3-line Organic Electroluminescence Display (Oeld).
  • The Display's Brightness Can Be Set To 100%, 75%, 50%, 25%, Or Off.

Alarm Clock & Sleep Timer:

  • When This Unit Is Connected To The Internet, The Current Time Is Set Automatically.
  • You Can Set An "Every Day" Or "Once" Alarm. Use The "Sleep Timer" Function To Automatically Switch The Unit's Power To The Standby Mode After A Specific Amount Of Time.
  • The Sleep Timer Can Be Set Up To 90 Minutes, In Steps Of 10 Minutes.

Auto Standby:

  • This Unit Will Automatically Enter The Standby Mode After Approximately 1-99 Continuous Minutes Of No Operation.

Last Function Memory:

  • This Function Stores The Settings Which Were Made Before Going Into The Standby Mode. When The Power Is Turned Back On, The Settings Are Restored.
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