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MARANTZ
PM6005
Black Stereo Amplifier

  • With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
  • What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
  • The quiet signal that comes off the needle of a record player needs the extra boost of a phono stage to be heard. This unit has one built-in, though an external unit may well offer better quality.
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With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
The quiet signal that comes off the needle of a record player needs the extra boost of a phono stage to be heard. This unit has one built-in, though an external unit may well offer better quality.
Often manufacturers don't just design their ranges to look good together, but to complement one another for the best sound quality too.

(For more features refer to the specification table below.)

RRP £299 SAVE £70

NOW £229

All our web prices are valid in-store
6 YEAR SUPERCARE -  £22.90 6 YEAR SUPERCARE

6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 6 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:

Free loan machine (only if taken back to store)
Should you encounter a problem, just ask and you'll be provided with a unit to ensure you're not without music whilst your equipment is being fixed.

Like for like machine if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change so, while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications.

Free routine service / Maintenance checks
have your unit serviced as often as you wish, free of charge, during the 6 year period. (Normally excluded from extended guarantees).

45 day cooling off period
If you're not happy with our 6 Year Supercare package just ask for a full refund - no questions asked. After 45 days, providing no claim has been made, you can also terminate the agreement and receive a pro-rata refund.

If you use the policy in the 6 years, you'll have saved yourself tens and perhaps hundreds of pounds. If you don't use it...IT WON'T COST YOU A THING!*


* Simply return your unused Supercare policy within one month of the expiration date, and we'll refund the price of your warranty.
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even from the web & give you up to £100!
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We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

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"A fantastic budget stereo amp. Delivers superb sound quality for your analogue and digital music."What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine. Group test winner and 5-Star review, tested at £300.

Serious sound quality

Just like its predecessor, the PM6004, the Marantz PM6005 puts sound quality first. Usually the preserve of more expensive amplifiers, the PM6005 benefits from separate pre and power amp sections, constructed from discrete components rather than the more usual integrated circuits. This gives the PM6005 an uncommon clarity and level of detail. Its toroidal power supply and large capacitors keep a tight control on speakers and gives music a generous sense of scale; far larger than you might expect from a 45W amplifier.

Digital inputs
New to the PM6005 is a built-in DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor). By fitting a high quality Cirrus Logic 24 bit/192 kHz DAC, a whole new level of flexibility is possilble. With a choice of coaxial and optical inputs you can connect digital sources such as CD, DVD, Blu-ray players, TVs and even games consoles, and you're likely to improve their sound quality, thanks to the Marantz's superior processing power. The digital part of the amplifier is also fully shielded, ensuring no electrical interference with the other parts of the amplifier.

Fully featured
Regarding analogue inputs, the PM6005 is comprehensively equipped. An MM (Moving Magnet) phono stage is built-in for use with a turntable. There are also four line level inputs and a recording outlet. Two sets of speaker outputs are included, as is a headphone socket. Bass and treble controls are standard and can be bypassed by the Source Direct control for slightly improved sound quality.

With inputs for analogue and digital, the Marantz PM6005 is a centre of excellence for your entire system.

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Connections
Connection Features
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Analogue RCA Inputs
Number of line level inputs, including front inputs, excluding phono stage input.
4
Phono Input
Does it have a phono stage? Essential if connecting a turntable. Can be either MM (standard quality) or MC (higher quality).
Yes - MM
MP3 Front Input
Does it have a front MP3 input? Usually a 3.5mm socket designed for MP3 player or other portable device.
No
Coaxial Digital Inputs
Number of coaxial digital inputs (digital amps only)
1
Optical Digital Inputs
Number of optical digital inputs (digital amps only)
1
USB Input
Does it have a USB input? Designed for sound from your computer.
No
XLR Inputs
Number of XLR Balanced inputs. Ultra high quality connection.
No
Power Amp In
Does it have a power amp in connection? Designed for when using the amp connected to an AV receiver. It powers the front speakers.
No
Dock Input
Does it have an iPod dock or port included?
No
Microphone Input
Does it have an input for a microphone? This is usually mounted on the front of the unit.
No
Audio Outputs
Number of recording output(s). This is in addition to the line inputs.
1
Pre Output
Does it have a pre output? This allows the output of a pre-amp signal, via phono sockets, to a larger power amplifier.
No
Sub Output
Does it have an active (RCA) subwoofer output?
No
Headphone Output
Does it have a headphone socket?
Yes
Speaker Sets
Number of pairs of speakers the amp will run
2
Green Credentials
Eco Friendly Features
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Power Consumption - Standby
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
0.3
Power Consumption - Normal Use
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted.
155
General
General Features
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Power Output
Maximum power output per channel - RMS into 8 ohms
45 x 2
Frequency Response
Frequency response quoted by manufacturer
10 - 70,000Hz
Tone Controls
Does it have tone controls? Bass & Treble controls to alter the brightness and warmth of sound. Can be a single tone control or seperate controls.
Yes
Loudness Control
Does it have a Loudness control? This boosts the bass and treble at low volumes for a fuller sound
Yes
Tuner Radio
Type of radio built-in. DAB is Digital Audio Broadcasting
No
Remote Control
Is an Infra-red remote included?
Yes
Dimensions
Dimensions of unit (W x D x H) mm
440 x 370 x 105
Weight
Weight of unit, unboxed, in KG
7.6
Award Winning Amplifier
Yes
Rated 4.8 out of 5áby 96 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5áby Can't buy more sound at the price Great amp! If paired with the cd6005 you'll struggle to find a better sound without spending double the dosh! 06 August 2016
Rated 5 out of 5áby these products have enhanced my viewing pleasure immeasurably Sound quality is rich, full and consistent. Functionality is exemplary. I would thoroughly recommend it for excellent value. If it came in white... but that is being far too picky - after all I bought it for listening not looking ! For viewing, the amazing LG OLED 55 curved screen is absolutely wonderful and combined with the Humax , I may never leave the house !! Thanks also to the team at Richer sounds for their excellent guidance and support. I am very happy with all my stuff from them! 04 August 2016
Rated 4 out of 5áby Good solid amplifier for reasonable cost This replaces a Pioneer A400 of Richer Sounds London Bridge 1991 vintage. Been watching for a while to match a CD6005 brought a year ago. I liked the matching components idea and that the remote controls both. So for anyone wondering if a 25 year budget amp can mix it with a similar priced modern equivalent, I can say that, with the right speakers - I am using Q Acoustic concept 20's, the Pioneer is in a different league! The whole musical landscape is more complete and bass is noticeably tighter with the Pioneer. The Marantz is, however a suprisingly nice and musical amp once acclimatised to its sound. From other reviews, I had expected it to be a little thin, bright and hollow sounding. It is none of these things although the bass is a little monotone and flabby and the rest a bit matter of fact and clinical, but that's being picky. I can't imagine the that you could buy significantly better without spending much more. 02 August 2016
Rated 5 out of 5áby I love this Marantz PM6005 This is a great amplifier that delivers an absolute great sound, if you don't want to spend a fortune on a amp this one won't disappoint you, go out and buy it! I also bought a pair of Dali Zensor 3 speakers for this amp, a perfect combination. 01 August 2016
Rated 4 out of 5áby Excellent amp Really pleased with this amplifier. Great sound at a decent price. Responds really well to the remote control and as well as sounding great it looks pretty cool. 26 July 2016
Rated 5 out of 5áby What an amp should be like. Listen to the music mot the equipment. Read a few reviews on this amp and others around the same price(up to ú250) . Decided to go for the Marantz PM6005 glad I did . Music sounds good amp looks good no complaints. If you are looking for an excellent well priced amp get this one while you can. If you have any doubts about what to buy the guys in Richard Sounds Glasgow will help and advice without trying to sell you something you might not want. No sales pressure just good advice and service. 19 July 2016
Rated 5 out of 5áby Top quality amp I bought this amp to replace an ageing marantz pm 57 which i might add is still working very well after all those years . The sound of the pm6005 is in my opinion still 'very marantz sounding ' that i am used to but also sounds more detailed and cleaner than my old pm 57. I purchased this to partner up with the matching cd 6005 and the the resulting sound is wonderful. Both units complement each other and work together very well sounding far better than the price would suggest. Every thing about this set up is pure quality and in my opinion, you cannot buy better for the money. Go and have a listen at richer sounds and you will not be disappointed. 11 July 2016
Rated 5 out of 5áby Simple and effective I love this amp, no whistles and bells - just does the job it supposed to. Great sound. 10 July 2016
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