Mahwah, NJ, June 5, 2013 — Marantz, a world leader in advanced home entertainment
solutions, announces the launch of the latest models in its acclaimed line of SR
Series home theater receivers. Featuring exceptional
performance enhancements and significant upgrades, models SR5008, SR6008 and SR7008
raise the bar for sound quality, design, build, and ease of use. Delivering sound
quality that’s sure to satisfy even the most discerning audiophiles, all SR Series
models are equipped with Marantz's proprietary HDAM® (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier
Module) technology and current-feedback circuitry.
“This exclusive HDAM and current-feedback technology, part of what makes Marantz
products sound so great was previously found only in our flagship and Reference
series products, but we’ve incorporated it into all three SR Series receivers,”
said Paul Belanger, technical product manager, D+M Group. “These new SR Series receivers
bring the finest sound quality to the full range of customers who want to build
the best sounding home theater system to fit their budget—a proud testament to Marantz’s
60 years of audiophile heritage.”
Other exciting upgrades in the new SR Series line include improved speaker terminals
and enhanced, user-friendly setup and operation assistance on all models. In addition
to HDAM and current-feedback circuitry, the SR6008 now features dual discrete HDMI
matrix outputs and digital to analog audio conversion for multizone playback. The
SR7008 now includes the same superior multizone capabilities added to the SR6008—plus
an upgrade from 7 to 9 channels of amplification and Audyssey Laboratories’ most
advanced suite of room correction features including Audyssey MultiEQ XT32 and Sub
As always, the SR Series lineup features Marantz’s unparalleled design with the
iconic “star and circle” porthole display and curved front panel. The receivers’
build quality is second to none, backed by a three-year warranty on all models covering
parts and labor. All three models feature Apple’s AirPlay, allowing users to stream
their iTunes music whether from Mac or PC, as well as music stored on their iPhone,
iPad, or iPod touch.* Users can also enjoy music from sources such as Pandora, SiriusXM,
All Marantz SR Series Home Theater Receivers include:
- HDAM & Current Feedback Circuitry
- Audyssey MultiEQ XT
- 7 HDMI Inputs
- Networking with Apple AirPlay*
- Spotify**, Pandora, and SiriusXM** network streaming
- 7.2 Preamplifier Outputs
- 7.1 Multi-Channel Analog Inputs
- Component Video Switching
- 4K Ultra HD Scaling and Pass-Through
- RX101 Optional Bluetooth adaptor compatible
- Detachable Power Cord
- I/P and RS-232 Control
- Control4 Certification
- Three Year Warranty covering parts and labor
7.2 Channel 4K Ultra HD Networking Home Theater Receiver with Airplay At an MSRP
of $899, the SR5008 offers 100-watts x 7 channels and the newly added Marantz-proprietary
current feedback and HDAM pre-amplifier circuitry. Combining network capability
and audiophile sound, along with Marantz's well-known "star and circle"
front display, the SR5008 includes both style and comprehensive features such as
an Ethernet port, seven HDMI inputs, and playback of the latest high-definition
The power amplifier section features discrete high-current devices and identical
topology for all channels. AirPlay allows users to stream their iTunes music whether
from Mac or PC, as well as music stored on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.* Two
audio zones and additional support for Bluetooth devices via an optional RX101 adaptor
make the SR5008 a powerful and versatile solution for all home theater and music-listening
7.2 Channel 4K and 3D Pass-Through Networking Home Theater Receiver with DTS Neo:X,
Audyssey DSX, and AirPlay At an MSRP of $1,199, the 110-watt per channel SR6008
also adds Marantz’s acclaimed current feedback and HDAM pre-amplifier circuitry,
giving it a clean sound. Beautiful, simple style, including Marantz’s signature
“star and circle” front display, is paired with comprehensive features including
an Ethernet port, seven HDMI inputs, and playback of the latest high-definition
audio formats. The SR6008 is equipped with DTS Neo:X and Audyssey DSX to create
a 3D sound space when speakers are set up for the front-height or front-wide channels.
A second HDMI port allows enjoyment of audio/video or music entertainment in a separate
room while the system is in use in the main room. Two audio/video zones, networking,
and support for Bluetooth devices via an optional RX101 adaptor make the SR6008
a flexible, expandable solution for home theater and music listening. The SR6008
includes the same user-friendly setup and ease-of-operation features as the SR7008,
plus HDMI pass-through in standby mode.
9.2 Channel 4K Ultra HD Networking Home Theater Receiver with MultiEQ XT32 &
Sub EQHT At an MSRP of $1,999, the flagship SR7008 offers simplicity and elegance
with the classic blue illuminated porthole display, plus a drop-down door on a brushed
aluminum front panel. Nine fully discrete, 125-watt amplifiers deliver the dynamic,
beautifully detailed sound audophiles expect from a receiver of this caliber.
Comprehensive features include an Ethernet port, seven HDMI inputs, three HDMI outputs,
and playback of the latest high-definition audio formats. DTS Neo:X and Audyssey
DSX make full 9.2-channel playback possible when speakers are set up for the front-height
or front-wide channels.
SR7008 features Audyssey MultEQ® XT32 and Audyssey Sub EQ HT Dual subwoofer calibration
system making it simple and straightforward to maximize home theater performance
for any size or configuration of room. MultEQ measures the characteristics of each
speaker in the system and quickly generates precision digital filters for the smoothest,
most natural tonal balance over the entire audio range. Additionally, Audyssey LFC
solves the problem of low frequency sounds disturbing people in adjacent rooms.
The SR5008, SR6008 and SR7008 network receivers will have suggested retail prices
of $899, $1,199, and $1,999, respectively. The new products will be available June
2013 in store and online at Marantz dealers.
* AirPlay requires iTunes 10.1 or later and iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS
4.2 or later. A home Wi-Fi network is required.
** Some services may require a subscription
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Marantz America, LLC, is committed to upholding the tradition of technological superiority
initiated 60 years ago by founder Saul Marantz. In keeping with this emphasis on
quality, Marantz audio and video components are carried only by the nation’s premier
audio/video specialty retailers. Marantz America, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary
of D+M Group.
About D+M Group
D+M Group is a global company dedicated to enhancing life through inspired
sound solutions delivered anytime, anywhere. With a strong belief that “Performance
is everything,” D+M is focused on innovation to meet the needs of customers in an
increasingly digital world. Serving the consumer, professional and automotive markets,
D+M Group brands include Allen & Heath, Boston Acoustics®, Calrec Audio, Denon®,
Denon DJ, Denon Professional, Marantz®, Marantz Professional, and Premium Sound
Solutions. D+M Group has approximately 2,000 employees worldwide, with products
and services marketed in more than 45 countries. D+M Group is a Bain Capital portfolio
All product and brand names with a trademark symbol (except MultiEQ which is a registered
trademark of Audyssey and iPhone, AirPlay and iPad which are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Apple Inc.) are trademarks or registered trademarks of D+M Holding,
Inc., or its subsidiaries.
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Note: AirPlay requires iTunes 10.1 or later and iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with
iOS 4.2 or later. A home Wi-Fi network is required.
Stacia Kirby, Kirby Communications