Forum discussion tagged with marantz.
  1. pedro_

    Marantz CD6007 & Powered Speakers

    Hi! I'm interest in buying a Marantz CD6007 disk player. I have some Ruark Audio mr1 mk2 (amplified speakers) already connected to a turntable, so I only have the optical or aux input to connect to the CD player. In this sense: 1. How would you recommend connecting the Marantz CD6007 directly to...
  2. R

    Adding rear wall mounted surround speakers in a 7.1 avr

    I'm using the av receiver (Marantz NR1604) only with 5.1 channel connected, it's right to connect them in the surround back position or best to use normal surround considering that typically in a 5.1 home cinema they are in the side of the listener?
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    Marantz SR7012 Setup

    Hi All, I'm looking to purchase the Marantz SR7012 AV Receiver, but having read the manual, I can't see that I can configure my desired setup. The amp has 9 channels of amplification, and I would like to configure in a 5.1.2 setup, with the front 2 speakers bi-amped and 2 ceiling speakers...
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    Problem with this Marantz PM 6006 amplifier

    Hi everyone, my problem is with this Marantz PM 6006 amplifier. I can't get a voice except a hissing sound out of it. I am using it with a Marantz NA 6005 Network player and a pair of Chario bookshelf speakers. So its is connected to the speakers via chanel A as it should be, it says in the...
  5. T

    Strange Sound on my 5.1 Focal Dome sound system, please help !

    Hello there I am having trouble with my sound playing DVDs and Bluerays and recently even on my CD My HIFI setup is: Player: DENON Network DBP 1611UD Amp: Marantz NR1602 amplifier / receiver Speakers: Focal Dome 5.1 red The sound is amazing, everything works perfect apart from when I...
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    Question Can I fit a centre channel speaker with my current amp set up?

    My current set up - is Monitor Audio Bronze 2 bookshelves, bi-wired in to a Marantz PM5005 amp. I want to - add a Monitor Audio bronze C150 centre channel to this, but I don't know enough to know whether it'd all work. I'd not bi-wire the bookshelves to make the space for the center channel...
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    Stereo amp with Polk S60

    I am currently using a 2.0 with PolkTSX330t with Yamaha HTR3067. Looking to move this to a HT and build a new 2.0 syatem for my living room of abt 500 sq ft area. I have loved Polks and thinking of getting S60 pair. What is a good amp to go with these? In my area, denon, cambridge audio and...
  8. P

    HEOS + AVR remote alternatives ???

    Hello, I've just bought a Marantz NR1200 in order to play my music stored on my Synology DS416Play (DSM 6.2.4) via RJ45 cable. I'm about happy with the sound of this Marantz. BUT..... I'm most unhappy with the driving of this Marantz + Synology via the 2 dedicated app : HEOS + Marantz 2016 AVR...
  9. B

    Newbie from South Wales

    Hi guys, I habe been wondering for months what audio equipment to buy i.e, sound bar, Sonos , kef ls50ii. I have now decided to go down the amplifier and speaker set up as the other half and myself would rather not see too many wires and we don’t have many plugs. Lol. I popped in on the off...
  10. JoelOman

    PM8006 or 8300a?

    Hello Forum! I'm having a difficult time choosing between the Marantz PM8006 (~$1500) and the Audiolab 8300a (~$1700)to replace my Marantz PM6006. I've got the Marantz NA6006 Network Streamer as the companion to my PM6006 which I am very impressed by. Speakers are the Triangle BOREA BR03...
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    Marantz amplifier PM6003 problem - no sound

    Hi, my Marantz PM6003 amplifier has stopped working. Trying to play CD or LP and there is no sound. The Source Direct button, Speaker A/B button and Loudness button indicator lights no longer light up. Everything else seems to work fine. Any ideas?
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    Amp to replace Technics SU-V1X?

    Hi, My 35 year old Technics integrated amp SU-V1X (40 watts/channel into 8Ω) is probably past it's best, although still pretty good. I read reviews and have tried some amps that are available here where I live. First I tried Rega Elicit-R (105 watts/channel into 8Ω) but the treble really hurt...
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    Question Upgrade from first hi-fi (B&W 684 / Marantz PM7200)

    Hi everyone, I have B&W 684 floorstanders and a Marantz PM7200 amp, playing a mix of Spotify and FLAC through a Yamaha WXC-50 streamer/DAC. This was my first ever hi-fi setup, assembled second hand for under £1000, and for many years it has served me well, but I'm looking to make the step up...
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    Minimalist combo on a budget

    I am looking to upgrade my speaker+receiver combo that is set up in my living room. Music would be streamed primarily on Spotify and Chromecast (using google home mini). I mainly listen to electronic music and also jazz and easy listening. A vinyl player with builtin in pre-amp would also be...
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    Marantz PM6006 floorstanding speakers

    Hi all, This is my first post - please excuse me in advance for inappropriate/silly questions! I've just owned a Marantz PM6006 which is driving a pair of Cambridge Audio S20 bookshelf speakers. Main sources: rega p1 TT, Marantz NA6005 and Tidal. Well, I'd really love to have a step further and...
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    Marantz PM7200 service

    HI, I have a marantz pm7200. It must be 20 odd years old and was bought second hand. I know that it's supposed to be a good amp but I think it needs a service. A service will cost over £150 though. My question is how much can a service improve the sound of an amp.? Or should I just cut my...
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    What DAC to use with Marants PM8006 and B&W 707 S2

    Hi there, I am fairly new at this, I have recently purchased a Marantz PM8006 and a pair of B&W 707 S2. I have testes both in separate occasions and really liked them. I know this is not the best, but the speakers are placed on my desk so they are roughly 20cm from the wall and I sit fairly...
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    How to set up Thorens TD190 with KEF LS50 wireless?

    Hi everyone I'm new to this so please bear with me. I have: Thorens TD190 turntable KEF LS50W Marantz PM 6004 How do I connect these using my Marantz PM 6004 as a phono preamp? The turntable can be plugged into the phono input of the Marantz but I'm not sure where the speaker should be...
  19. coopa33

    Connection from Macbook to Marantz Pm6005

    Hi, I'm new to this forum so bear with me.. I want to connect my macbook Pro 2018 to my Marantz PM6005 which has a DAC built into it. What would be the best way to do that? The DAC in the Marantz only has Coaxial and Optical Input. I was told that my version of the Macbook no longer supports...
  20. Wil

    Considering Marantz (without Ken Ishiwata)

    Let's begin by relaying here Ken's message to the public which he entrusted also to me, shortly after ending his 41 years working for Marantz, nearly a year ago: "Ken Ishiwata thought Marantz was Ken Ishiwata and Ken Ishiwata was Marantz… He never thought this day would come to say goodbye…"...