How to Use a Marantz NR1608 Home Theater System

Introduction

This guide will walk you through basic usage of your Marantz NR1608 home theater system.
Marantz NR1608 AV receiver.

This guide will walk you through the following topics:

  • Basic setup of your receiver
  • Connecting Bluetooth devices to your receiver
  • How to play or stream audio to your receiver
  • How to install and setup your companion app
  • Basic functions of the remote control and front panel of your receiver

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  1. Basic setup of your receiver
  2. Connecting Bluetooth devices to your receiver
  3. How to play or stream audio to your receiver
  4. How to install and setup your companion app
  5. Basic functions of the remote control and front panel of your receiver

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This guide will walk you through basic usage of your Marantz NR1608 home theater system.
Marantz NR1608 AV receiver.

This guide will walk you through the following topics:

  • Basic setup of your receiver
  • Connecting Bluetooth devices to your receiver
  • How to play or stream audio to your receiver
  • How to install and setup your companion app
  • Basic functions of the remote control and front panel of your receiver
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Basic remote functions

Remote control

  • Power - Turn the system on or off
  • Input Source Select - Choose an audio source you would like to listen to
  • Volume & Mute - Manage volume levels of your system

Front Panel

Diagram of front panel

Diagram of front panel

  1. Power Button - Turn on and off the system
  2. Power Indicator - Indicates status of the system's power
  3. Input Selector Knob - Selects input source
  4. M-DAX Indicator - Indicates when M-DAX mode is enabled
  5. Remote Control Sensor
  6. Display
  7. Pure Direct Indicator - Indicates when Pure Direct mode is selected as sound mode
  8. Volume Knob -Adjusts the volume
  9. Headphone Jack
  10. Setup Mic Jack - used to connect the supplied sound calibration mic
  11. M-DAX Button - Switches the M-DAX
  12. Zone 2 On/Off Button - Turns the power on/off for zone 2
  13. Zone 2 Source Button - Selects the input source for zone 2
  14. Internet Radio Button - Switches to HEOS - Internet Radio source
  15. Dimmer Button - Changes the brightness of the display
  16. Status Button - Shows status information on the screen
  17. Sound Mode Button - Changes the sound mode
  18. Pure Direct Button - Switches the sound mode between direct playback, pure direct playback, and auto surround playback
  19. USB Port - Used to connect USB storage devices
  20. Aux1/HDMI Connector - Used to connect external HDMI sources
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