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Review - Marantz MCR611

Marantz MCR611

New silver-gold Marantz Melody Media M-CR611
T he Marantz Melody Media (M-CR611) their award-winning All-in-One-Model is now also available in silver-gold. Until now, the elegant network CD receiver has only been available in black or black-apple white versions. Melody Media (M-CR611) is one of the most popular products in the Marantz range ever and has continually impressed customers with its versatility and abundance of great features.

Review - Marantz SA-10

Marantz SA-10

Marantz Launch The SA-10 - SACD Player And USB DAC
T he Marantz SA-10 is a CD and SACD player, a Hi-Res audio capable USB DAC and dedicated headphone amp all in the one box. The SA-10 is Marantz’s top of the range SACD player and has seen Marantz take a step back from CD Player design (something they’ve been in some time now going back to the original CD-63) and rethink and redesign a whole player. The redesign starts from the CD transport mechanism, which is Marantz’s brand new SACD-M3 transport mechanism. The SACD-M3, as well as playing conventional CD and SACD disks can play DVD-ROM disks. A user then can burn Hi-Res Audio files to a DVD disk and can then use the SA-10 to play 24 bit FLAC files from 32 kHz to 192 kHz, resolution, and DSD64 and DSD128, as well as ALAC (Apple Lossless), AIFF and MP3 files.

Review - Marantz PM10 - Integrated Amp

Marantz PM10 - Integrated Amp

Marantz Launch The PM-10 - Integrated Amp
T he Marantz PM-10 is the Marantz's top of the range integrated amp. The PM-10 is a fully balanced, dual mono design, offering a very powerful 200 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms and the full 400 Watts per channel into 4 Ohms. Marantz describe the PM-10 as a pre-amplifier and two monoblock power amps, squeezed into the one chassis. There are no digital inputs in the PM-10, it's a pure analogue integrated amp. However the PM-10 does offer a headphone amp and both an MM and MC phono stage.

Review - Marantz HD-CD1

Marantz HD-CD1

Marantz Launch The HD-CD1 - CD Player
T he Marantz HD-CD1 is a CD Player with digital (optical and coax) and analogue RCA outputs coupled with a headphone amp. No digital inputs to the DAC section or SACD replay though. The HD-CD1 complements the recently released HD-AMP1 and HD-DAC1. The new HD-CD1 CD Player is expected to be available in September 2016 for $599, UK price is T.B.A. The HD-CD1 also features a solid aluminium front panel, double-layer chassis for vibration isolation and retro-style side panels.

Review - Marantz PM6006 - Integrated Amp

Marantz PM6006 - Integrated Amp

Marantz CD6006 And PM6006 - More Info From Audio-T
M arantz recently upgraded their award winning CD player the CD6005 and integrated amp the PM6005 with two new products , increasing the model number by 1 to yield the CD6006 and PM6006. Audio-T look at these two models from Marantz and look at what improvements the CD6006 and PM6006 offer over their predecessors.

Review - Marantz PM6006 - Integrated Amp

Marantz PM6006 - Integrated Amp

Marantz Reveal The PM6006 - Integrated Amp
T he Marantz PM6006 integrated amp will retail in the US at $699 (UK price is currently T.B.A.). The new Marantz PM6006 replaces the award winning PM6005. Like the PM6005 the PM6006 also includes digital inputs (there’s an extra optical input in the PM6006). In the PM6006 the amplifier section has been upgraded to allow higher peak currents which Marantz have then used to refine the sound quality of the PM6006.

Review - Marantz CD6006 - CD Player

Marantz CD6006 - CD Player

Marantz Reveal The CD6006 CD Player
T he Marantz CD6006 CD Player, USB DAC and Headphone amp will retail in the US at $499 and replaces the Marantz CD6005. The new CD6006 is a fine-tuned model with even more specially selected components and new layout circuits compared to the CD6005 predecessor. The oversized power supply feeds the digital and analogue circuitry of the player, where the high-quality CS4398 DAC handles the digital decoding. The signal is ‘pushed’ to the gold-plated cinch outputs by Marantz’s own small signal amplifier, the HDAM-SA2. For those who like portable music, it comes with iPod-digital connectivity. The CD6006 plays back MP3, WMA, WAV and AAC files from a connected USB storage device and directly plays back users iDevice music through its high quality DAC. The CD6006 features a newly developed, complex headphone amplifier with Headphone amp gain setting for a wider range of headphones. To further eliminate vibration the CD6006 has a feet upgrade !, sturdier and more rigid feet were added to the CD6006. Th CD6006 and the matching PM6006 integrated amp share the same remote control unit.

Review - Marantz NA6005 - Streamer

Marantz NA6005 - Streamer

Marantz Launch The NA6005 - Streamer
T he Marantz NA6005 is a dedicated network audio player or streamer that retails for £279. The NA6005 adds steaming capabilities to the Marantz 6005 series which already includes an integrated amp the PM6005 and a CD Player, the CD6005. Amongst the extensive features of the NA6005 there’s wireless streaming functionality including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (via dual Wi-Fi/Bluetooth antennas), and Airplay. There’s even Internet Radio via vTuner and the capability to use the NA6005 as a standalone DAC via the optical connection.

Review - Marantz HD-AMP1

Marantz HD-AMP1

Marantz Launch The HD-AMP1 - Integrated Amp + USB DAC + Headphone Amp
T he Marantz HD-AMP1 (yours for £799) is a miniature integrated amp that also includes a USB DAC and Headphone amp. The DAC stage is no slouch, being able to decode DSD (up to DSD256) and DXD and also includes two digital filters known as Marantz Musical Digital Filtering (MMDF). Optical and coaxial digital inputs are also included. The miniature integrated amp stage offers 70 Watts per channel into 4 Ohms via Class D amplification - A first for Marantz.

Review - Marantz SA-14S1 Special Edition

Marantz SA-14S1 Special Edition

Marantz Launch The SA-14S1 Special Edition - SACD Player + USB DAC
T he Marantz SA-14S1 Special Edition retails at £1,799 and is a SACD and CD Player as well as a USB DAC. The DAC section is taken from the NA-11S1 Network player or streamer. (Infact Marantz says it’s almost identical but the NA-11S1 currently retails for £2,500). The DAC section has optical and coax digital input as well as an asynchronous USB type B input for direct connection to a computer. The USB connection benefits from Marantz’s latest ground/signal isolator technology, to virtually eliminate electrical noise coming from the computer down the USB cable. The USB input can decode up to 24 bit 192 kHz PCM computer audio and also both DSD 2.8 MHz and 5.6 MHz or DSD128. For lesser resolution files from an iPod or iPhone there’s a USB input on the front to play MP3, WAV, and AAC formats.

Review - Marantz PM-14S1 Special Edition

Marantz PM-14S1 Special Edition

Marantz Launch The PM-14S1 Special Edition - Integrated Amp
T he Marantz PM-14S1 Special Edition - Integrated Amp offers 90 watts per channel into 8 ohms and 140 watts per channel into 4 ohms. There are no digital inputs though, the matching SA-14S1 SACD Player / USB DAC provides these. The PM-14S1 offers a phono and CD input and two further analogue inputs. There are also two pairs of input/outputs for recording or connection to an external headphone amp. The PM-14S1 is very flexible and can be configured as an analogue preamp or as a power amp and two PM-14S1s can be connected together for bi-amping.

Review - Marantz MCR611

Marantz MCR611

Marantz Launch The MCR611 Mini system
T he Marantz MCR611 is a replacement mini-system for the Award-winning MCR610. The MCR611 also offers the basics to be expected from a mini system i.e. a pretty good CD player, DAB+ Internet Radio and FM tuner. In addition though there’s Bluetooth for wirelessly streaming music from your Smartphone and Airplay for Apple users. Built-in Wi-Fi and Spotify Connect support are also included, making it incredibly easy to listen to just about anything you want to! Connectivity wise two optical inputs, a set of RCAs and a USB socket see most bases covered.

Review - Marantz HD-DAC1

Marantz HD-DAC1

Marantz offer more info on the Marantz HD-DAC1 - USB DAC , headphone amp and digital pre-amp
M ore info from Maranz on the Marantz HD-DAC1 a USB DAC, headphone amp and digital pre-amp.

Review - Marantz PM7005

Marantz PM7005

Marantz reveal the PM7005 - Integrated amp
M arantz have revealed the new PM7005 integrated amp which would sit between the PM6005 and the PM8005. Details are scarce at the moment but what there is - is below:-

Review - Marantz HD-DAC1

Marantz HD-DAC1

Marantz reveal the Marantz HD-DAC1 - USB DAC, digital pre-amp
T he Marantz HD DAC1 will be Marantz’s top of the range USB DAC, Headphone amp and Digital pre amp. No word on price yet but it’s expected to be around 800 euros and will be available in the autumn of 2014.

Review - Marantz NA8005

Marantz NA8005

Marantz launch the Marantz NA8005 Network Audio Player with USB DAC
T he Marantz NA8005 Network Audio Player with USB-DAC is a new addition to the Marantz 8005 range which already includes the Marantz PM8005 integrated amp and the Marantz SA80005 SACD and CD Player. The Marantz NA8005's USB DAC section, as well as decoding 24bit 192 kHz files, can decode single and double DSD files. The Marantz NA8005 Network player section can read from USB sticks , a wired ethernet connection or wirelessly via Airplay.

Review - Marantz PM6005

Marantz PM6005

Marantz launch the PM6005 integrated amplifier USB DAC headphone amp
T he £300 Marantz PM6005 is more than an upgraded successor to the multi-award winning Marantz PM6004. Much more infact as you can now connect this superb integrated amplifier directly to a vast range of digital sources and use its superior DAC to create an unbelievably high level of audio enjoyment with computer audio.

Review - Marantz CD6005

Marantz CD6005

New from Marantz the CD6005
T he new Marantz CD6005 is an improved version of the old award winning model with even more specially selected components. Marantz have added a solid metal bottom-plate and centralised the CD mechanism. That is how, for example, Marantz virtually eliminated vibration in the new CD6005.

Review - Marantz PM8005

Marantz PM8005

Marantz launch the PM8005 integrated amplifier
T he Marantz PM8005 integrated amp, delivers 2x70 watts into 8 ohms, and has a large enough energy reserve so that its current-feedback amplifier can “drive even the most demanding of speakers with ease,” The integrated amp also features symmetrical circuits to ensure image balancing and optimized bandwidth power.

Review - Marantz SA8005

Marantz SA8005

Marantz introduces the SA8005 SACD player with DSD USB DAC
T he Marantz SA8005, it faithfully reproduces a wide sound stage with no extra or missing information, thanks to the faster, low-noise and lower impedance symmetrical circuits with high-quality components. The loading mechanism virtually eliminates resonance, while its reduced distortion spectrum gets the very best of audio quality from SACDs. And just like the Premium SA-14S1, the SA8005 includes a DAC-mode. It has optical and coaxial digital input as well as USB-B for direct connection to your PC. This means you can use the player’s high-quality DAC and the high-quality audio output stage with HDAM®-SA2 modules. That’s why, importantly, this newly developed player also includes our latest ground/signal isolator technology, to virtually eliminate PC noise. The player operates as a soundcard for the PC and the USB-B port works in asynchronous mode to support not only 192 kHz / 24bits but also the DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz for maximized versatility and performance. All these different sources use the same excellent audio processing, so all your music will radiate the same intense lustre, energy, and pin-point detail – whatever the source.

Review - Marantz NA-11S1

Marantz NA-11S1

Marantz launch the NA-11S1 Network audio player
T he Marantz NA-11S1 (£2,500) brings new levels of high-quality music reproduction to today's discerning listener, combining superior audio capabilities with advanced Internet streaming and digital connectivity options, all in a package designed for total ease-of-use and flexibility.

Review - Marantz Consolette

Marantz Consolette

Marantz Launch the Wireless Music Player the Consolette
W ireless Music player / iPod dock at £699 further details below


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