Marantz Readies New 8K Cinema Receivers for 2022


Marantz has unveiled six new elements in its AV line, now known as the Cinema vary, with extra 8K-compatible inputs, a sleeker design and costs beginning at $1,200. 

The entire fashions — bar the facility amp — embody options comparable to Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoding, HDMI 2.1 inputs and HEOS streaming built-in. Not like sister model Denon, which launched its personal line of AVRs final week, there are now not any price range entries within the Marantz lineup. For instance, the reasonably priced vary of slimline receivers launched in earlier years has been decreased to a single, $1,200 “high of the road” mannequin.

The receivers share the identical look of the sooner Mannequin 30 and Mannequin 40n with their convex end-pieces and selection of silver or black colour schemes. Given Marantz is now owned by the identical firm as Bowers & Wilkins, it is not shocking in addition they share the “the wrong way up” naming conference — the place the extra primary fashions have the very best numbers. (The 2 manufacturers have additionally made an important sonic pairing up to now.)

The slimline Marantz Cinema 70s.


The Marantz Cinema Collection of AVRs is as follows:

Marantz Cinema 70s:

  • $1,200
  • 7.2 channel 
  • 50 watts per channel
  • HDMI inputs: 6; with 8K: 3

Marantz Cinema 60:

  • $1,700
  • 7.2 channel
  • 100 watts per channel
  • HDMI inputs: 6; with 8K: 3

Marantz Cinema 500:

  • $2,500
  • 11.4-channel processor, 9-channel amplifier
  • 110 watts per channel
  • HDMI inputs: 6; with 8K: 6

Marantz Cinema 400:

  • $3,500
  • 11.4-channel processor, 9-channel amplifier
  • 125 watts per channel
  • HDMI inputs: 7; with 8K: 7

Whereas 8K shouldn’t be actually a factor but, these receivers will likely be of particular curiosity to players, as they need to have the ability to cross 4K/120Hz video from an Xbox Collection X or Nvidia graphics card.

The corporate additionally detailed a brand new pre-pro/energy amp setup within the AV 10 ($7,000) and AMP 10 ($7,000), with seven HDMI inputs and 16 channels of amplification, respectively.

With the brand new vary the corporate is launching itself again into the realm of luxurious AV merchandise — inhabited by manufacturers comparable to Anthem and Arcam — and leaving Denon to fill in on the entry degree. Whereas the Marantz elements supply classier appears to be like and elements such because the patented Hyper-Dynamic Amplifier Modules, Denon usually gives comparable sound high quality and could also be a greater worth total.

The Cinema Collection will develop into accessible from the top of October, beginning with the Cinema 50 and 60.

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