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The Emotiva BasX MR1 & MR1L Home Cinema Receivers

Power. Performance. Precision.

Finally, receivers with real power. Designed for the music lover and cinema enthusiast.

The BasX MR1 & MR1L are true audiophile components, designed and built by professionals to deliver the outstanding performance that both audiophiles and casual listeners can appreciate.

Your speakers will thank you

How long have you been waiting for a receiver that can actually deliver the superb uncompromising performance of separate components? The BasX MR1 & MR1L cinema receivers combine a high performance 13.2 channel immersive surround sound processor, and an audiophile quality power amplifier, in a single chassis. Drive an immersive surround system to its true capabilities with class leading power and headroom, and efficiency.

True Audiophile
Sound Quality

The amplifier section of the BasX MR1 & MR1L delivers high current discrete audiophile-grade Class A/B Power amplification.

Highly Optimized
Thermal Designs

Utilizing a sophisticated power supplies driven by massive, class leading toroidal power transformers, the MR1 & MR1L deliver unmatched efficiency.

Enhanced eArc Performance

True uncompressed multi-channel surround sound via eARC allows for uncompromised gaming performance and ease of connectivity.

Pure Muscle for Outstanding Performance

BasX MR1

The MR1 features a massive 1,000 VA power transformer. It powers our exclusive Soft Switch Class H power supply for high efficiency, cool running, reliable operation. the MR1 exhibits complete control over difficult loudspeaker loads that will leave an ordinary receiver gasping for air!

160 Watts into 8 ohms | 290 Watts into 4 ohms 2 Channels Driven

100 Watts into 8 ohms | 130 Watts into 4 ohms 11 Channels Driven


The MR1L is equipped with a robust 660 VA transformer, designed for unmatched sound clarity and cool, dependable performance. Handling challenging loudspeaker demands, the MR1 effortlessly takes the lead, demonstrating superior capability and leaving conventional receivers in the dust!

140 Watts into 8 ohms | 290 Watts into 4 ohms 2 Channels Driven

85 Watts into 8 ohms | 100 Watts into 4 ohms 9 Channels Driven

Incredibly detailed surround sound and video performance

The MR1 & MR1L feature 6 HDMI 2.0b video inputs, all of which support 4K UHD HDR video formats including eARC.

Powerful Analog Devices SHARC DSP supports the latest Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, DTS, DTS:X, DTS Neural X, and other popular modes.

Flexible Output options for all types of systems

The MR1 & MR1L feature the ability to configure your unit to meet the demands of your room.

Whether you are rocking a dedicated 2.1 system, a traditional 7.1 surround sound setup, or an immersive 7.2.4 or 5.2.4 system, the MR1 & MR1L are flexible enough to meet your needs with their 13.2 channels of processing which you can utilize with additional amplification channels.

Advanced EMO-Q® AutomaticRoom Correction

The MR1 & MR1L include the latest and most advanced version of our EMO-Q® Automatic Room Correction System. EMO-Q® now displays a visual interface which includes graphs of both the measured and corrected room response. Channels can now also be tested, and the results adjusted, individually in real time over live audio and video.

Day or night, you’re in control

With our new custom designed backlit remote control operation is easy under any lighting condition.

Direct access to all inputs including selecting HDMI outputs. Adjust on the fly with our exclusive Live Trim™ for all major speaker groups: subwoofer, center, heights, and surrounds.