Marantz has been within the luxurious audio enterprise for 70 years, and its newest stereo receiver would not look misplaced in a 70s sound system. However behind that traditional design there’s some cutting-edge tech that Marantz says delivers “probably the most musical sound” from an amp that punches method above its measurement. And with wonderful timing, they’ve chosen our Residence Theater week to announce it.
The brand new Marantz STEREO 70s is severe about its sound, with hyper-dynamic amplifier fashions that Marantz says dramatically outperform conventional chip-based op-amps and that ship the total energy and high quality of a full-size amps. It is simply 11cm tall, making it a lot smaller than the perfect AV receivers we have examined and enabling it to slot in areas conventionally sized elements cannot.
Marantz STEREO 70S: key options
There are six HDMI inputs right here, three of that are 8K suitable, and an HDMI out with ARC. There’s help built-in for key audio providers together with Spotify Join, Amazon Music HD, Airplay, Bluetooth, Tidal and Tunein, and the receiver helps 192kHz 24-bit digital audio and DSD recordsdata. It additionally has a DAB/FM tuner, AirPlay 2 help and HEOS tech for connecting to and streaming from different HEOS units.
Around the again you may see each conceivable form of connector together with phono, digital and multiform in addition to 4 speaker terminals with speaker A/B and twin subwoofer outputs. The 2-channel class A/B amp places out 75W and you may management it with the equipped distant, by way of the accompanying app or by way of the online.
It is a gorgeous wanting factor and it will little question sound stunning too. The STEREO 70S is offered now for £900 / €1,000 in a selection of both black or silver gold.