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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.
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.
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.