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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.
Digital in: 2 optical, 1 coax
This unit has two sets of speaker outputs, so you can power two pairs of speakers. These could be in two different rooms or at either end of a large room, for example.
4 line inputs
(For more features refer to the specification table below.)
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"Marantz hasn't lost its touch - the PM6006 is a fine budget amplifier..." 'What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision magazine'. 5-star review. Tested at £400.
Sound quality that's ahead of the field Just like its predecessors, the Marantz PM6006 puts sound quality first. Usually the preserve of more expensive amplifiers, the PM6006 benefits from separate pre and power amp sections. Constructed from discrete components rather than the more usual integrated circuits, this gives the PM6006 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.
Now with extra digital inputs Featuring a high quality Cirrus Logic 24 bit/192 kHz DAC built-in, the PM6006 makes a fantastic match for your digital sources. Now offering a choice of coaxial and twin optical inputs you can connect digital sources such as your CD, DVD, Blu-ray, TV or even your games console. Thanks to the Marantz's superior processing power, top quality sound quality is guaranteed. The digital part of the amplifier is fully shielded, ensuring no electrical interference with the other parts of the amplifier.
Connect up your turntable and headphones As well as four line level inputs, for your CD player and other sources, the PM6006 also features an onboard MM phono stage. Connect up any turntable with an MM (Moving Magnet) cartridge and you won't have to worry about adding a separate phono pre-amp. A headphone socket is also supplied, making this the ideal amp for listening to music at any day of the day or night.
System remote supplied The supplied remote commander gives full control of both volume and source inputs. It's also compatible with other Marantz sources, such as the CD6006 CD player and NA6005 streamer, making this the only remote you need for a full Marantz system.
Flexible and great-sounding, the Marantz PM6006 remains a consummate all-rounder.
Number of line level inputs, including front inputs, excluding phono stage 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.
Coaxial Digital Inputs
Number of coaxial digital inputs (digital amps only)
Optical Digital Inputs
Number of optical digital inputs (digital amps only)
Does it have a USB input? Designed for sound from your computer.
Number of XLR Balanced inputs. Ultra high quality connection.
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.
Does it have an iPod dock or port included?
Does it have an input for a microphone? This is usually mounted on the front of the unit.
Number of recording output(s). This is in addition to the line inputs.
Does it have a pre output? This allows the output of a pre-amp signal, via phono sockets, to a larger power amplifier.
Does it have an active (RCA) subwoofer output?
Does it have a headphone socket?
Number of pairs of speakers the amp will run
DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance. It is an alliance of interested bodies that help standardise streaming content. If a product is DLNA compliant you can be assured it will stream music from your PC, laptop, or NAS drive.
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Internet Radio & Services
Does it have access to Internet radio and other online music services?
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Eco Friendly Features
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.
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.
Maximum power output per channel - RMS into 8 ohms
45 x 2
Frequency response quoted by manufacturer
10 - 70,000Hz
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.
Does it have a Loudness control? This boosts the bass and treble at low volumes for a fuller sound
Type of radio built-in. DAB is Digital Audio Broadcasting
Is an Infra-red remote included?
Dimensions of unit (W x D x H) mm
440 x 370 x 105
Weight of unit, unboxed, in KG
MARANTZ PM6006 is rated
4.9 out of
Rated 5 out of
Great purchaseThough I'd made my mind up to purchase this amp the guy in Southgate who served me went above and beyond to assist me to get the box back to NZ. It's my first purchase from Richer Sounds and likely not my last. Thanks
Oh and by the way the amp is superb.
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5 out of
This product has all you could want for the moneyI purchased this amp as a replacement for another Marantz unit the PM4001 which I also purchased from Richer Sounds more than 10 years ago.
That amp was still singing happily but after having SKY Q installed I needed Optical audio inputs. I am also using the optical inputs now from my ageing Panasonic DVD and VHS video recorder, which surprise, surprise, also came from Richer Sounds, as did the LG 42 inch TV, partnering the whole shebang!
It is, however clear that I now need to update my speakers so am now considering a pair of Q Acoustic 2020i which I hope to purchase fro Richer Sounds after my credit card recovers at the end of this month.
All in all an excellent product!
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 5 out of
Exvellent output and clean sound from my LPs.The perfect fit for my 1978 Sony deck and my Tandy 'Realistic' speakers. Really pleased withe purchase and price.
Date published: 2017-07-08
Rated 4 out of
Good value ampBought this amp to match my cd. Like the dark looks. Performs well and is easy to use. Didn't want to spend a fortune so this fits the bill nicely.x
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of
Excellent all round amp that belies its price tagAmazing sound when listening to any source. The warmth and power this amp brings to old or new vinyl albums confirms vinyl does sound better than CD.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of
clarity and depthGood solid well built amp. looks the part and sounds the part.
Date published: 2017-05-21
Rated 5 out of
Excellent productA fantastic piece of kit, great sound and build quality.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of
great amplifiergreat amplifier and a good price - however, will have to find out how to use it without the remote.
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