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MARANTZ
PM6005
Black Stereo Amplifier

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  • 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.)

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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 much more expensive amplifiers, the PM6005 benefits from separate pre and power amp sections, constructed from discrete components rather than the more usual ICs (Integrated Circuits). This gives the PM6005 an uncommon clarity and level of detail. As before, the PM6005 benefits from an impressive Toroidal power supply. Along with the large capacitors, this helps keep a tight control on speakers and gives music a generous sense of scale; far larger in fact, than you might expect from an amplifier rated at 45 watts.

NOW WITH 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 to the amp, a whole new level of flexibility is opened up. With a choice of coaxial and optical inputs you can connect up many digital sources such as CD, DVD, Blu-ray players, TVs and even games consoles. By using the digital connection you're likely to gain a much better sound quality, due to the Marantz's superior processing power. As you'd expect from Marantz, the digital part of the amplifier is fully shielded by an extra metal housing, ensuring no electrical interference with the other parts of the amplifier.

FULLY FEATURED

In terms of 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 for personal listening. 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 4.7 out of 5áby 44 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5áby good looking and great sound this amplifier has a great sound with lots of depth good definition, excellent value. 20 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby not used the product yet superb telephone service by sean put me at ease as i had never used it before . good value items arived promptly . notified by text and e-mail ,kit arived un damaged and within the hourly time slot. forget the rest richer is the best 10 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Brilliant All-rounder In terms of the 'budget' amplifer market the Marantz PM6005 is a real bargain offering a real slice of high end audio at an amazing price. The phono stage is first rate easily outperforming the one on my Arcam Alpha 8 which I purchased this amp to replace. The Arcam cost me some ú600 in the ninties. The sound of PM6005 is very valve like, smooth trebles, a flowing mid range and a very controlled bass. It sounds a great deal more expensive than it is. Unless you can afford to spend ú650 on the entry level Arcam or even more on the Roksan or Cyrus models. The PM6005 works with a variety of diffent music very well, I listen to a lot of indie / singer/ songwriter stuff (Nick Cave, Bill Callahan/ The Smiths etc) as well as classic rock, folk, jazz, funk and soul and it is at home with all genres. Perhaps if you listen to a lot of metal or dance music you many want something with a bit more attack elsewise it seems to be the perfect all-rounder. 09 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Changed this from a denon 720 amp/cd for the 6005 amp/cd. I'm happy It's good not too bight. Sounds good for the money. We'll defined. Nice listen 07 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby excellent amp got this as my first hi-fi system and i cant recommend it enough, good value for money. Sounds great as im a sound nut myself. 06 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby 5 stars doesn't let you down & for the price a bargain.... buy with confidance 04 May 2015
Rated 1 out of 5áby Marantz I am very disappointed I expected more from B. Marantz, very noisy potentiometer and loose, noticeably audible hum in my speakers with low sensitivity only 85db. all relays can be heard in my speakers to burst. Many praised amplifier, but made with cheap compromises. 29 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Awesome I took home the MarantzPM 6005 and the Arcam FMJ19 and demo'd for two weeks with various sources and music. The long and short of it was I couldn't justify spending more than double on the Arcam despite it's spacious clean sound. Also, I found the Arcam lacked bass which I prefer to have some control over for the music I listen to. The Marantz on the other hand has tone controls and a loudness option. Audiophile's won't agree but it's all down to personal preference. Setup: Amp's as above Keff IQ5's Project RP1 Carbon with Rega phono pre-amp (not required for Marantz but adds makes a noticeable difference) 25 April 2015
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