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Marantz AV7005

Marantz AV7005
alaScore 85

43 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Marantz AV7005. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Marantz AV7005 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Marantz AV7005


alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Marantz AV7005 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Marantz AV7005 Audio Video Pre-Processor (Black) (Old Version)Marantz AV7005 Audio Video Pre-Processor (Black) (Old Version)

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Frans van Hofwegen — December 03, 2010 (

Marantz AV7005 Networking A/V Processor Review


Marantz has released a solid feature packed product with their new Networking AV7005 A/V Processor. It has top notch audio & video performance and is very reasonably priced.

Great channel separation ; 7.2 balanced output ; MM Phono input ; Packs a billion features: a true feature creature

Cumbersome remote ; No S-Video ins / outs ; No Audyssey XT32

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Tom Andry (

Marantz AV7005 7.2 Channel Preamplifier First Look


The Marantz AV7005 Pre/Pro has all of the features and processing power of the SR7005 receiver (sans the amps) plus balanced outputs. At $1500 this appears to be the A/V pre/pro to beat.

The hardest part for interested consumers will be the wait. The Marantz AV7005 Pre/Pro won't be available until October. But at $1500 for a Pre/Pro with just about every feature on the planet, it's a wait we're betting a lot of people will be willing...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (

Marantz AV7005 7.1 A/V Processor


It was a mistake of me to let the Marantz AV8003 escape when I was finished with the review. For the couple of issues that I ran into with it, the benefits were far greater. I'm not making the same mistake as I already paid Marantz and will be keeping...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Audio Video Revolution (

Marantz AV7005 AV Processor/Preamp / MM7055 Power Amplifier Review

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

Marantz AV7005


- I was going to buy a Linn DS (for high quality stereo CD etc.) as well as this pre-amp BUT this does the job, for me at least, for streaming audio. Superb! - Film HD sound is brilliant too AND at low volumes - very clever!

err ...errr - Have had it for 2 months now - no issues yet.

Oct, 2011

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Marantz AV7005


superb sound very versatile, simple set up outstanding

none at all

Feb, 2011

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Marantz AV7005 7.1-Channel A/V Preamplifier


I must say this is the best preamp I've ever owned, I had a B&K 30, Sunfire TGP v3 preamp sold them both to get this one. Now in my opinion the B&K sounded the best but lacked the features, HDMI, DTS-HD ect… no phono input. The sound quality of the...

Apr, 2013

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Marantz AV7005


AMPS: Emotiva XPA-2 2-CH amp & XPA-5 5-CH amp

Aesthetics; Great balance between music and HT

Lacks a rich feature set if compared to other "advanced" units at this price point

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-ES
Audio output channels:7.1
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):102


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: No
THX Certified: No

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:7
Audio (L,R) out:6
Digital audio coaxial in:3
Digital audio optical in:3
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Headphone outputs:1
Speakers connectivity type:RCA
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):750

Technical Details

Cables included:AC
Colour of product:Black
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Equalizer: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary

Weight & Dimensions

Height :18.4