Anthem MRX 1140 8K
- 11.2 channels
- 15.2 channel processing
- 140 W (8 Ω, 1 kHz, 2 channel driven)
- HDMI 2.1
- Dolby Atmos, DTS:X Pro capable
- HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 8K Passthrough
- AirPlay 2, Chromecast
- Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- USB and Phono inputs
- 11.4 channels
- 11.2 channel processing
- 150 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven)
- HDMI 2.1
- THX Select™ certified
- Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro 3D capable
- HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 8K Upscaling, 8K Passthrough
- AirPlay 2, Chromecast
- Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- USB and Phono inputs
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Here we are comparing Anthem MRX 1140 8K to Integra DRX-8.4 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. The Anthem MRX 1140 8K has 11 channel and the Integra DRX-8.4 has 11 channel amplifiers.
|Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
Anthem MRX 1140 8K was introduced in 2021 and represents a current flagship model of a manufacturer. It is equipped with 11 channel amplifier with 140 W (8 Ω, 1 kHz, 2 channel driven) power per channel and is capable of 15.2 maximum channel processing. It supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, passes 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video signal.
Integra DRX-8.4 was introduced in 2023 and represents a current flagship model of a manufacturer. It is equipped with 11 channel amplifier with 150 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven) power per channel and is capable of 11.2 maximum channel processing. It supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D, passes 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz and upscales from 1080p and 4K up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 50/60Hz video signal.
We evaluated the a/v receiver and gave 91 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the amplifier specifications, audio and video features, connectivity, multizone capabilities, radio and many other details.
We evaluated the a/v receiver and gave 95 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the amplifier specifications, audio and video features, connectivity, multizone capabilities, radio and many other details.
Advantage of Anthem MRX 1140 8K
This section shows those features and specifications which are the reason to choose Anthem MRX 1140 8K over Integra DRX-8.4.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K has more channel processing and higher signal to noise ratio. It supports front wide channels. It has XLR inputs and a toroidal transformer.
|Anthem MRX 1140 8K||vs||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Front Wide Channel Support||vs|
|More Channel Processing||15.2||vs||11.2|
|More 8K Inputs||7||vs||6|
|More RCA Line Outputs||1||vs|
|XLR Line Inputs||vs||1|
|More RCA Pre-Outs||15.2||vs||11.4|
|Zone 2 Outs||HDMI, Pre Out||vs||HDMI, RCA Pre/Line Out (shared with Zone B Line out)|
|Higher S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A)||110 dB||vs||107 dB|
Advantage of Integra DRX-8.4
This section shows those features and specifications which are the reason to choose Integra DRX-8.4 over Anthem MRX 1140 8K.
Integra DRX-8.4 has more channels, more zones and bigger power supply. It supports Auro3D, DSD streaming via HDMI and USB, Amazon Alexa, SONOS, Pandora, Tidal and Deezer. It has phono input and XLR pre-outs.
|Anthem MRX 1140 8K||vs||Integra DRX-8.4|
|THX™ Certification||vs||Select™ (previously known as Select2)|
|Bi-amp capability||vs||Front L/R and Center Channels|
|Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization||vs|
|Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer||vs|
|DSD via HDMI||vs||2-ch/Multi-ch Input|
|DSD via USB||vs||2-ch Input|
|DTS Play-Fi||vs||via Integra Music Control App|
|Works with Amazon Alexa||vs|
|Works with SONOS||vs|
|USB Input||for factory service||vs||1|
|More Composite Video Inputs||vs||2|
|More Component Video Inputs||vs||1|
|XLR Pre-outs||vs||Front L/R, Center and 2 subwoofers|
|Front A/V Inputs||vs||HDMI|
|More Powered Zones||vs||2 and 3|
|Remote (IR) Input/Output||1 / 0||vs||2 / 1|
|More Speaker Terminals||11||vs||15|
|More Large Speaker Terminals||11||vs||15|
|Bigger Power Supply||570 W||vs||1095 W|
Common Strengths and Weaknesses
Here we list common strengths and weaknesses of both receivers.
|15 and 11 Channel Processing|
|Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.|
|New HDCP Version|
|Auto Low Latency Mode Pass-through|
|4K or 8K Video Passthrough|
|Many HDMI Inputs|
|Many HDMI Outputs|
|Many 8K Inputs|
|Many Optical Inputs|
|Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
11 channel Class A/B Amplifier: Anthem MRX 1140 8K features 11 channel power amplifier with Class A/B design on Channels 1-5 and Class D design on the rest. It is rated at 140 W (8 Ω, 1 kHz, 2 channel driven) and is able to drive 4 ohm speakers.
11 channel All new symmetric Class AB Amplifier: Integra DRX-8.4 features 11 channel power amplifier with All new symmetric Class AB design. It is rated at 150 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven) and is able to drive 4 ohm speakers.
- Toroidal Transformer: Anthem MRX 1140 8K has a toroidal transformer which in general costs several times more than a regular C-core transformer and radiates less electromagnetic noise outside its donut shaped core.
THX Select™ (previously known as Select2) certification
Integra DRX-8.4 is THX Select™ (previously known as Select2) certified. This means that it is ideally suited for a room where the screen-to-seat viewing distance is approximately 3 to 4 meters, and the room size is approximately 56 cubic meters.
- THX™ Certification: THX™ Certification offers optimal performance, superior quality and seamless integration. THX works with partners from the ground up, so that certified products deliver professional quality audio-visual experiences right out of the box. They only certify the very best products with uncompromised quality, performance and consistency. They ensure that THX certified devices play well with lower performing devices and components. THX listening modes make the receiver to have one speaker set up for movies, music and games. They are tested for power output, bass management, signal-to-noise ratio and feature THX Loudness Plus, Boundary Gain Compensation, Timbre Matching and RE-EQ.
- Power Output: Power output is tested to ensure the receiver accurately plays source material at THX Reference Level in every input and mode and at every sampling rate for all possible playback combinations selected by the listener.
- Frequency Response: THX has strict requirements for frequency response to ensure that you hear all the details in high-resolution tracks, ensures dialog in movies, and vocals in music are clear while maintaining deep, impactful bass output that doesn’t overpower the listening experience.
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio: THX tests the signal-to-noise ratio to ensure the unit is designed to have low noise performance with very little to no audible hiss from the speakers.
- Bass Management: THX requires an 80Hz crossover point in the setup menu to ensure proper bass management in every THX Certified AVR. This setting confirms that the subwoofer handles low frequencies, freeing up the loudspeakers to handle mids and highs.
- THX Loudness Plus™: THX Loudness Plus™ is a volume control technology featured in THX Certified Dominus, THX Certified Ultra and THX Certified Select AV Receivers, and preamplifiers that automatically adjusts the front-to-back speaker level relationship as you turn the volume down. With THX Loudness Plus, home theater audiences can now experience the rich details of surround sound at any volume level.
- Boundary Gain Compensation: Sitting near a wall may result in increased acoustic levels at the lower frequencies. BGC corrects the way low frequency sound is perceived when seated near a wall. This results in a more accurate bass response.
- Timbre Matching: Your ears hear different tonal qualities in sounds coming from different directions. Timbre Matching restores the frequency balance between your front and surround speakers ensuring seamless and smooth panning between the front to back of the room.
- RE-EQ: Many movie soundtracks are mixed in studios for playback in large cinema auditoriums with an array of speakers. When played on home systems, they may appear abrasive and edgy. Re-EQ establishes a more accurate tonal balance when enjoying movies in your home.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K's and Integra DRX-8.4's amplifiers can be assigned for different speaker configurations.
- Dolby Atmos Configurations: The following speaker configurations are supported for Dolby Atmos:
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K: 5.2.2, 5.2.4, 5.2.6, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 9.2.2 with internal amplifier and 7.2.6, 9.2.4 with addition of external 2 channel amplifier and 9.2.6 with addition of external 4 channel amplifier.
- Integra DRX-8.4: 5.4.2, 5.4.4, 7.4.2, 7.4.4 with internal amplifier.
- DTS:X Configurations: The following speaker configurations are supported for DTS:X:
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K: This model supports DTS:X but not DTS:X Pro. Since DTS:X is limited with 11 channel processing some of the speaker configurations for Dolby Atmos are not supported here. The supported configurations are 5.2.2, 5.2.4, 5.2.6, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 9.2.2 with internal amplifier.
- Integra DRX-8.4: The speaker configurations for DTS:X are the same as for Dolby Atmos - 5.4.2, 5.4.4, 7.4.2, 7.4.4 with internal amplifier.
- Configurations without height channels: There are also other speaker configurations available which do not include height channels:
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K: 5.2, 7.2, 9.2 with internal amplifier.
- Integra DRX-8.4: 5.4, 7.4 with internal amplifier.
- Front Wide Channel support: With the presence of two front wide speakers you can enhance the front surround stage. The following speaker configurations are available for front wide channels:
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K: 9.2, 9.2.2, 9.2.4, 9.2.6.
- Integra DRX-8.4: Does not support.
- Bi-Amp: Anthem MRX 1140 8K is able to bi-amp up to 2 and Integra DRX-8.4 is able to bi-amp up to 3 main channels simultaneously. During bi-amplification two amplifiers are used for one speaker. One amplifier powers the midrange and tweeter section of the speaker and another amplifier powers the low frequency woofers. Each amplifier is less loaded and performs better. In order to use this feature speakers must have 2 pairs of connectors.
- Dolby Surround Upmixer: Both models support Dolby Surround Upmixer. If the content is not mixed in Dolby Atmos then the Dolby surround upmixer will expand the audio to all channels including ceiling speakers. The upmixer has replaced the Dolby Pro Logic II family with improved upmixing algorithms.
- Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization: Integra DRX-8.4 supports Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization which is a digital signal processing solution that leverages Dolby's deep understanding of human audio perception to create the sensation of overhead sound from the listener-level speakers.
- DTS Neural:X: Both models feature DTS Neural:X which is an advanced upmixer that can take non DTS:X content and upmix it to the DTS:X speaker layout. It has replaced the DTS Neo family with improved flexibility.
- DTS Virtual:X: Anthem MRX 1140 8K supports DTS Virtual:X which bridges the gap between DTS:X codec and the reality of so many consumers' homes, allowing you to enjoy multi-dimensional sound regardless of room size, layout, or speaker configuration. If you have a limited speaker setup you will miss a full immersive potential of your entertainment system. DTS Virtual:X adds height and surround audio effect to your system without adding height speakers. It works with multiple configurations and delivers immersive sound experience out of 5.1 or even 2.1 speaker layouts.
- DTS Dialog Control: Both models have DTS Dialog Control. This function adjusts the dialog levels during playback of the DTS:X stream. It allows you to separately increase the dialog levels in contrast with the background sound and hear dialog easily even under noisy circumstances.
- Auro-Matic upmixer: Auro-Matic upmixer takes non Auro-3D sound and upmixes to the current speaker configuration.
- Compressed Music Enhancer: Integra DRX-8.4 features Compressed Music Enhancer which enhances the quality of the music files with lossy compression.
- Advanced Music Optimizer: Compressed music enhancement in Integra DRX-8.4 is done by Onkyo’s Advanced Music Optimizer. While MP3 or AAC files may sound fine through the headphones of your portable digital player, the limitations of these files can be exposed when played back through a quality home entertainment system. This is because a significant amount of high-frequency bit information is lost during the file-compression process. To counter this, Onkyo has designed the Advanced Music Optimizer to compensate for lost bit information and improve the quality of compressed audio signals. This results in a clearer and more expansive sound. Also included in this technology is a loudness correction feature that further improves the audio character of compressed files.
- Dirac Live: The interaction between your sound system and the physical layout of your room has a huge impact on sound quality. Dirac Live™ Room Correction applies state-of-the-art, patented algorithms to analyze and digitally reduce room impact and enhance speaker performance. Dirac Live delivers a larger sweet spot, accurate staging, clarity, voice intelligibility, and a deeper, tighter bass not otherwise possible. Fully tunable to your preference.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K and Integra DRX-8.4 support Dolby Atmos. It is a cinematic audio format in which sounds exist as individual entities, called audio objects. In Dolby Atmos, any sound can exist as an independent audio object, free of channel restrictions. They can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in your room, including overhead, to flow above and around you in three-dimensional space. Through the use of audio objects, overhead sound, and all the richness, clarity, and power of Dolby sound, Dolby Atmos turns your room into an amazing place for entertainment. The format supports up to 128 simultaneous independent audio objects in a mix for rich, realistic, and breathtaking sound. It recreates the director's original concept through descriptive metadata to provide customized playback for home theater and delivers sounds above you through overhead speakers, special upward-firing Dolby Atmos speakers, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K and Integra DRX-8.4 support DTS:X. A technique used in DTS:X is similar to the one used in Dolby Atmos. Instead of a fixed number of channels, DTS:X defines object locations from the listener in polar coordinates. An a/v receiver then dynamically renders sound according to the current speaker configuration. The speaker layout employed by DTS:X is the sum of Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D. It has standard 7.1 channel base layer, a 5 channel height layer above the base layer on the front and side walls, and 3 rows of speakers on the ceiling.
Integra DRX-8.4 supports Auro-3D. It is an immersive 3D audio format developed by the Belgium-based company Auro Technologies. It consists of three layers of sound - surround, height and overhead ceiling. The base horizontal layer uses 5.1 or 7.1 format, the height layer is on top of the base layer and its information is extracted from the standard 5.1 surround PCM carrier. The a/v receiver decoder then extracts this information during playback. In home cinema Auro-3D comes with different listening formats - Auro 9.1, Auro 10.1 with added Top Ceiling channel ("Voice of God"), Auro 11.1 with added Front Height Center channel, and Auro 13.1 with added Left Rear Surround & Right Rear Surround channel.
Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC)
Anthem MRX 1140 8K and Integra DRX-8.4 support Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature allows the compatible TV to send audio signal to the a/v receiver through the same HDMI cable which is used to send audio and video signals to the TV. So one HDMI cable is used to transfer audio signal in both directions. New Enhanced ARC will support uncompressed audio formats such as Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio whereas the previous ARC could support only Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, DTS HD, and PCM.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K comes with Anthem Room Correction (ARC Genesis) and Integra DRX-8.4 comes with Dirac Live™ Premium Licence room correction system.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K comes with 7 HDMI 2.1 inputs with 8K support. It has 3 outputs - 2 for MAIN and 1 for ZONE2.
Integra DRX-8.4 comes with 6 HDMI 2.1 inputs with 8K support and 1 inputs with 4K support. It has 3 outputs - 1 MAIN and 1 SUB and 1 ZONE 2.
- 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz Passthrough on Anthem MRX 1140 8K: All inputs pass up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 100/120Hz 4:4:4 video signal.
8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz Passthrough on Integra DRX-8.4: 6 out of 7 inputs pass up to 8K 48/50/60Hz RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4 12-bit and 4K 100/120Hz RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4 12-bit and the rest of the inputs pass up to 4K 50/60Hz 4:4:4 video signal.
- 8K Upscaling on Integra DRX-8.4: It can upscale from 1080p and 4K up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 50/60Hz from HDMI and analog sources.
- Analog To HDMI Upconversion: Integra DRX-8.4 supports analog to HDMI Upconversion, so you can input your analog video sources and output them digitally via HDMI. This means that you will need only one HDMI cable to connect to your TV.
- BT.2020 Color Space: BT.2020 or Rec. 2020 is a color standard which delivers a wider color gamut compared to Rec. 709. It covers approximately 75% of the total visual spectrum while the Rec. 709 covers only 35% (available on both models).
- HDCP 2.3 Copy Protection: Both receivers are HDCP 2.3 compliant which is a requirement for 4K/HDR copy-protected content transmission.
- Quick Media Switching (QMS): With HDMI 2.1a, Quick Media Switching for movies and video uses the HDMI VRR mechanism to eliminate the blackout period when an HDMI Source device switches its video mode. As long as the resolution remains the same and only the frame rate changes, QMS will instantly switch between frame rates. QMS eliminates A/V blackouts by using VRR technology to change frame rates, allowing instant changes from 24Hz to 60Hz frame rate, and anywhere in-between. The viewer never sees blank screens and gets a seamless experience (available on Integra DRX-8.4 only).
- 3D Ready: Both receivers are able to pass 3D video through HDMI.
HDR (High Dynamic Range)
Both receivers support HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma.
High dynamic range video has greater dynamic range than standard dynamic range (SDR) video with brighter whites and deeper blacks. The result is greater contrast and more details in dark and bright areas, better color and depth.
- HDR10: HDR10 uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 supports 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors. It is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits peak brightness, however common HDR10 contents are mastered with peak brightness from 1,000 to 4,000 nits.
- HDR10+: HDR10+ is an HDR video technology that adds dynamic metadata to HDR10 source files. The dynamic metadata are used to adjust brightness levels on a scene-by-scene or even frame-by-frame basis. HDR10+ supports maximum of 10,000 nits peak brightness and 10-bit or more (up to 16-bit) color bit depth. It uses Samsung's dynamic metadata defined in SMPTE ST 2094-40.
- Dolby Vision: Dolby Vision is a set of technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories for high dynamic range (HDR) video. It covers content creation, distribution, and playback. Like HDR10+, it includes dynamic metadata that are used to adjust and optimize each frame of the HDR video to the consumer display's capabilities in a way specified by the content creator. Dolby Vision allows for a maximum resolution of 8K up to 12-bit color depth, maximum peak brightness of 10,000 nits and a color gamut up to Rec. 2020. It uses Dolby's proprietary dynamic metadata defined in SMPTE ST 2094-10.
- Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG): The Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) is a transfer function developed mainly for HDR live video feed and over-the-air broadcasts. It is an HDR format that uses BT.2020 color primaries and a bitdepth of 10-bit. It is backward compatible with the transfer function of SDR and is designed to be better-suited for television broadcasting, where the metadata required for other HDR formats is not backward compatible with non-HDR displays. HLG defines a non-linear optical-electro transfer function, in which the lower half of the signal values use a gamma curve and the upper half of the signal values use a logarithmic curve.
Anthem MRX 1140 8K and Integra DRX-8.4 are IMAX Enhanced certified. To qualify for IMAX Enhanced certification, 4K HDR televisions, projectors, sound bars, a/v receivers, loudspeakers, powered subwoofers and other premium home entertainment devices must meet carefully prescribed performance requirements established by IMAX, DTS and Hollywood's leading experts.
- What makes an IMAX Enhanced A/V receiver different from an A/V receiver with DTS:X technology? DTS:X technology is commonly found in most multi-channel A/V receivers on the market today. All IMAX Enhanced A/V receivers include DTS:X technology and deliver additional features, such as auto-sensing of IMAX Enhanced content, via IMAX Mode. IMAX Mode indicates that your A/V receiver supports fully immersive IMAX signature sound.
- IMAX Enhanced Content: IMAX Enhanced studio partners have announced IMAX Enhanced versions of movies that exclusively feature IMAX's signature picture, sound and scale.
- Picture: Stunning, ultra-vivid 4K HDR picture that utilizes the newest, proprietary Digital Media Remastering technology (DMR) developed by IMAX. DMR accurately reduces noise and grain under the filmmaker’s guidance to best optimize the content for a much higher-quality, higher-brightness display. Without this technology, high-dynamic range content can actually look worse than what was originally seen and intended by the filmmaker.
- Sound: IMAX and DTS have partnered with award-winning Hollywood sound mixers leveraging DTS:X codec technology integrated in home audio equipment and select televisions to deliver an IMAX signature sound experience with deeper bass and more dynamic range.
- Scale: Select IMAX Enhanced titles that were shot with IMAX-certified cameras or specially formatted for IMAX theatres feature its exclusive expanded aspect ratio, enabling viewers to see the full scale and scope of the picture on 4K HDR TVs.
- Streaming Services: IMAX Enhanced is now available on the world’s biggest streaming services, including Disney+, BRAVIA CORE, Tencent, iQiyi and more.
Both receivers support Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Quick Frame Transport (QFT) for lag-free and smooth gaming.
- Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Auto Low Latency Mode enables the ideal latency setting to automatically be set allowing for smooth, lag-free and uninterrupted viewing and interactivity. When the receiver detects a gaming signal it will enter ALLM. The signal will also be sent to the TV causing it to automatically switch to a low-latency, low-lag mode for gaming. Some functions will not be available on the receiver and TV during ALLM.
- Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): VRR enables a gaming source such as a console or computer to deliver video frames as fast as it can, which in many cases is slower than the normal static refresh rate. It allows the TV to adapt to certain frame rate which reduces or eliminates lag, judder and frame tearing for more fluid and better detailed gameplay.
- Quick Frame Transport (QFT): QFT reduces latency for smoother no-lag gaming, and real-time interactive virtual reality. It transports each frame at a higher rate to decrease display latency, which is the amount of time between a frame being ready for transport in the GPU and that frame being completely displayed.
Inputs and Outputs
- Phono Input: There is an MM phono input on Integra DRX-8.4 with built-in phono stage for connecting the moving magnet cartridge output of the turntable directly to the receiver.
- Analog Pre-Outs: Anthem MRX 1140 8K has 15.2 and Integra DRX-8.4 has 11.4 preamplifier outputs which allow you to connect the receivers to the external power amplifiers. You may want to use a high quality external amplifier for certain channels, usually for front L/R and center, and use the receiver to power the rest. Also, Anthem MRX 1140 8K has 15 channel processing but has only 11 channel amplifier, so it needs external amplifier connected to the analog pre-outs in order to reach its maximum speaker configuration.
- XLR Inputs and Outputs: There is one pair of XLR inputs on Anthem MRX 1140 8K. If your CD player, Blu-Ray player or other source have XLR outputs you can connect them to the receiver's XLR Inputs for higher quality balanced connection. Besides unbalanced RCA pre-outs Integra DRX-8.4 also has XLR outputs. In case your external power amplifier has XLR inputs you can use the balanced connection for higher audio quality.
- Analog Line Inputs and Outputs: There are 4 pair of line inputs on both receivers for connecting sources with analog outputs. There is also 1 pair of line outputs on Anthem MRX 1140 8K.
- Digital Inputs and Outputs: 1 optical input, 3 optical outputs and 2 coaxial inputs are available for digital audio connections on both receivers.
- Headphone Output: There is a 6.3 mm (1/4") headphone output jack on the front panel of each receiver.
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K
Inputs: 7 Outputs: 3 (2 for MAIN, 1 for ZONE2)
8K Inputs: 7.
- Integra DRX-8.4
Inputs: 7 (1 front) Outputs: 3 (1 MAIN, 1 SUB, 1 ZONE 2)
8K Inputs: 6.
- Composite Video: Connect you VCR, Laserdisc player and other old video equipment with composite video cables.
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K
Inputs: 0 Outputs: 0.
- Integra DRX-8.4
Inputs: 2 Outputs: 0.
- Component Video: Component video connection gives you the higher quality video compared to the composite video connection. So in case your old DVD player and other equipment do not have an HDMI output but have Component video output use this connection over the composite one. resolution on Component video connectors.
- Integra DRX-8.4 supports up to 480i/576i resolution on Component video connectors.
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K
Inputs: 0 Outputs: 0.
- Integra DRX-8.4
Inputs: 1 Outputs: 0.
Front A/V Inputs
- Anthem MRX 1140 8K: None
- Integra DRX-8.4: HDMI
Anthem MRX 1140 8K
And in the end let us list all the available specifications of the receivers side-by-side.
|BASICS||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Model||MRX 1140 8K||DRX-8.4|
|Type||A/V Receiver||A/V Receiver|
|Country||North America||North America|
|AMPLIFIER||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Front Wide Channel Support|
|Amplifier||Class A/B on Channels 1-5 and Class D on the rest||All new symmetric Class AB|
|THX™ Certification||Select™ (previously known as Select2)|
|Continuous 6 Ω Rated|
|Certified 4 Ω Performance|
|Bi-amp Capability||Front L/R and Center Channels|
|AUDIO||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engine||Next-Generation DSP Platform|
|DAC||Two precision 32-bit ESS ES9026PRO Hyperstream II|
|DAC Specs||768 kHz/32 Bit||768 kHz/32 Bit|
|Maximum Channel Processing||15.2||11.2|
|Air Studios Monitor Certification|
|Dolby Atmos||up to 9.1.6 with external amp|
|Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization|
|Dolby Atmos Music|
|Dolby Digital Plus|
|Dolby Surround Upmixer|
|Dolby Pro Logic|
|Dolby Digital EX|
|THX Listening Modes|
|DTS:X||Pro up to 9.1.6 with external amp|
|DTS-HD Master Audio|
|DTS-HD High Resolution Audio|
|DTS-ES||Discrete 6.1, Matrix 6.1||Discrete 6.1, Matrix 6.1|
|Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer|
|PCM||2-ch/Multi-ch Input||2-ch/Multi-ch Input|
|Music Playback via USB||FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless, WMA, MP3, DSD, AIFF, AAC, LPCM|
|High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network||up to 192 kHz|
|High Resolution Audio Formats via USB||FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless, DSD, AIFF, AAC|
|DSD via HDMI||2-ch/Multi-ch Input|
|DSD via USB||2-ch Input|
|DSD to PCM Converter|
|DTS Dialog Control|
|Tone Control||All Channels|
|Compressed Music Enhancer||Advanced Music Optimizer|
|High-resolution Music Enhancer|
|THX Processing Mode|
|Audyssey Dynamic EQ|
|Audyssey Dynamic Volume|
|Audyssey Sub EQ HT|
|Virtual Speakers||T-D (Theater-Dimensional)|
|Independent Subwoofer Outputs||2 independent + 2 parallel|
|CALIBRATION||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.||Anthem Room Correction (ARC Genesis)||Dirac Live™ Premium Licence|
|Calibration Microphone||Setup via Dirac PC/MAC app and optional USB mic (Advanced), OR free Integra mobile app and included wired mic (Basic)|
|VIDEO||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)|
|BT.2020 color space|
|QMS (Quick Media Switching)|
|ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode)|
|VRR (Variable Refresh Rate)|
|QFT (Quick Frame transport)|
|DSC (Display Stream Compression)|
|Video Signal Passthrough||up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 100/120Hz 4:4:4||up to 8K 48/50/60Hz RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4 12-bit and 4K 100/120Hz RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4 12-bit|
|Video Signal Upscaling||from 1080p and 4K up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 50/60Hz|
|Analog To HDMI Upconversion||Component**, Composite|
|Component Video Upscaling|
|Analog to Analog Video conversion|
|Component Video Maximum Resolution||480i/576i|
|isf Certified Calibration Control|
|CONNECTIVITY||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Domotz Pro Compatible|
|DTS Play-Fi||via Integra Music Control App|
|Works with Amazon Alexa|
|Works with SONOS|
|AirPlay||AirPlay 2||AirPlay 2|
|Apple Product Connection||iPod, iPhone and iPad||iPod, iPhone and iPad|
|Remote App||Anthem Remote App||Integra Remote Control App|
|InstaPrevue Input Source Prevue|
|Bluetooth||SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD|
|HDMI Inputs||7||7 (1 front)|
|HDMI Outputs||3 (2 for MAIN, 1 for ZONE2)||3 (1 MAIN, 1 SUB, 1 ZONE 2)|
|USB Input||for factory service||1|
|USB DC Out Port|
|RCA Line Input||4||4|
|RCA Line Output||1|
|XLR Line Inputs||1|
|Composite Video Input||2|
|Composite Video Output|
|Component Video Input||1|
|Component Video Output|
|XLR Pre-outs||Front L/R, Center and 2 subwoofers|
|Front A/V Inputs||HDMI|
|Headphone Out||6.3 mm (1/4")||6.3 mm (1/4")|
|ZONES||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Powered Zones||2 and 3|
|Zone 2 Outs||HDMI, Pre Out||HDMI, RCA Pre/Line Out (shared with Zone B Line out)|
|Zone 3 Outs||RCA Pre/Line Out|
|Whole House Mode|
|+12V Trigger Output||3||3 (A:100 mA, B:25 mA, C:25 mA)|
|Remote (IR) Input/Output||1 / 0||2 / 1|
|MISC||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|On-Screen Display||High-definition GUI over HDMI|
|IP Control for CI|
|Detachable Power Cord|
|RADIO||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|SiriusXM Internet Radio|
|CONSTRUCTION||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Front Panel||Audiophile Grade Anti-Resonant Aluminum Front Panel|
|Solid Aluminum Front|
|Large Speaker Terminals||11||15|
|Color-Coded Speaker Terminals|
|Gold plated RCA terminals|
|POWER||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Power Supply||AC 120 V, 60 Hz||AC 120 V, 60 Hz|
|H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply)||Massive Custom Transformer|
|Power Consumption||570 W||1095 W|
|Standby Power||0.3 W||0.1 W|
|GENERAL||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||431.8 mm x 152.4 mm x 364 mm|
17" x 6" x 14-1/2" x
|435 mm x 198 mm x 470 mm|
17-1/8" x 7-13/16" x 18-1/2"
|Weight||15.2 kg (33.6 lbs)||22.5 kg (49.6 lbs)|
|Rack Mount Kit Available||IRK-180-4C|
|SPECS||Anthem MRX 1140 8K||Integra DRX-8.4|
|Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2||150 W (0.08% THD)|
|Power Output (8 Ω, 1 kHz, 2||140 W (1% THD) on Channels 1-5, 60 W (1% THD) on Remaining Channels|
|Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 2||170 W (1% THD) on Channels 1-5, 75 W (1% THD) on Remaining Channels|
|Maximum Effective Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, JEITA)||260 W (10% THD)|
|THD||0.08% (20 Hz - 20 kHz, half power)|
|Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line)||200 mV/47 kΩ|
|Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Phono MM)||3.5 mV/47 kΩ|
|Rated Preout Level and Impedance||1 V/470 Ω|
|Maximum Preout Level and Impedance||5.2 VRMS, 7.1 VRMS|
|Rated XLR Output Level and Impedance||2 V/220 Ω|
|Rated Headphone Jack Output Level and Impedance||32 Ω - 600 Ω||8 Ω - 600 Ω|
|Rated Headphone Power Output||75 mW (32 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD)|
|Phono Overload||70 mV (MM, 1 kHz 0.5%)|
|S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A)||110 dB||107 dB|
|S/N Ratio (Phono MM, IHF-A)||78 dB|
|Frequency Response (Analog In)||20 Hz - 30 kHz +/-0.2 dB||10 Hz - 100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (Direct/Pure Audio)|
|DSD Sampling Rates via HDMI||2.8 MHz|
|DSD Sampling Rates via USB||11.2 MHz, 5.6 MHz, 2.8 MHz|
|Video Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance||1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component Y)|
0.7 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Composite)
|Wi-Fi Standard||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Wi-Fi Terminal Frequency||5 GHz, 2.4 GHz|
|Bluetooth Frequency||2.4 GHz|
|USB Terminal||Ver. 2.0, 5 V, 1 A|
|FM Frequency||87.5 MHz - 107.9 MHz|
|FM 50 dB Quiet Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% MOD.)||Mono: 1.0 µV (11.2 dBf)|
|AM Frequency||530 kHz - 1710 kHz|
* - 480i/576i and 480p/576p only
** - 480i/576i only
*** - no 1080p/24 upconversion
**** - 1080p signal is not converted