9.2 vs 11.2 Receiver Question..Help Needed

H

Herschel

Audiophyte
I currently have 11 speakers and Two-Subs(Atmos Set-up), however I have a Marantz SR6012(9.2 Channel) and a 2 Channel amp to achieve 11.2 Dolby Atmos. Am I losing sound quality with this set-up? Should I upgrade to a Marantz AV7704 which is true 11.2 channel?
 
lovinthehd

lovinthehd

Seriously, I have no life.
By adding a 2ch amp you do have true 11.2 processing, you just don't have 11 channels of on-board amp. Do you use the other 9 channels of the avrs amps or external amps for those?
 
William Lemmerhirt

William Lemmerhirt

Audioholic Spartan
No. You’re just fine.
Is there something you feel is missing? Like something standing out that bothers you? I use a 6012 plus a Yamaha pro amp. To me, it’s great.
Just went through your gear list. You need to dump the episode stuff and def tech stuff. If you want an improvement, get new speakers.
Get new speakers, they’ll give MUCH more improvement than electronics.
 

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