Move your Marantz into the room where the Yamaha is now and connect that instead making sure not to move the speakers or changing stuff in the room. Does it still sound a lot better? Most likely differences in speakers or room that's causing the confusion.
Room | Designed by Ingvar Öhman, built by me |
Sound | Front: Ino Audio i32s, Center: Ino Audio i16s, Surrounds: 6 x Ino a1 (in the future also 6 x Ino a2) Subs: 4 x L26ROY |
Picture | Epson TW9300, soon Seymour Center Stage UF |
Electronics | Marantz SR5010, Emotiva XPA-2 Gen 2, Behringer Ep4000(fan modded), Ino cr80s analog crossover, Xbox One S, Chromecast |