Feature-Packed, Highly Affordable Receiver with HDAM Amplifier Technology
Featuring the latest high resolution audio decoders such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, the Marantz SR5008 7.2 Network Home Theater A/V Receiver also includes Dolby Pro Logic IIz decoding so you can connect front height speakers for a dramatically expanded front soundstage.
While Marantz has a long history of using HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) in various products to improve sonic performance, the SR5008 is the least expensive Marantz AV receiver ever to feature this sonic breakthrough.
Enjoy a whole new world of music listening via your home network with your choice of thousands of internet radio stations available from subscription streaming services including SiriusXM, Pandora and Spotify. Prepared for the future, the SR5008 also features sophisticated video processing that upscales SD (standard definition) to 1080p HD (high definition), itís also compatible with 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) sources and 4K Ultra HD displays.
High Power, 7-Channel Amplifier Design
Rated at 100 watts into 8 ohms for each of its seven channels, the SR5008 provides high power and wide dynamic range. All seven power amplifier channels feature discrete high current power output devices for compatibility with the widest range of speakers, including lower impedance models.
Exclusive HDAM Technology and Current Feedback
Incorporating technology derived from Marantz's Reference Series components, the SR5008 features the company's exclusive HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) system, which combines ultra fast slew rate and maximum dynamic range to deliver optimum sound quality with todayís high resolution audio formats.
The SR5008 also incorporates Current Feedback instead of the typical voltage feedback configuration. Current Feedback technology provides a wide closed-loop bandwidth and very high slew rate, delivering superior audio fidelity.
Full Range of Network Sources
The SR5008 lets you enjoy a broad range of music streaming content from thousands of internet radio stations via streaming music services including SiriusXM, Pandora and Spotify (subscriptions required). The SR5008 is also DLNA 1.5 and Windows 8/RT compatible, letting you access audio content from your PC or Windows tablet via your home network.
Seven HDMI Inputs, 1080p Upconversion and 4K Ultra HD
There are seven HDMI inputs (including 1 conveniently located on the front panel), so you can connect a broad range of source components, and all HDMI inputs are 3D and 4K Ultra HD compatible. HDMI Standby Pass-through lets you enjoy casual programs on your TV (such as newscasts) via your TVís speakers when the SR5008 is in standby mode.
Wide Range of Configuration Options
You can set up the SR5008 for a number of speaker configurations including adding front height speakers. Or, you can set it up with an additional pair of surround back speakers to enjoy a truly immersive surround sound experience.
You can also configure it for five-channel operation in the main room, and connect a pair of speakers located in another room, so you can enjoy movie and music surround sound in the main room while others can listen to a different audio source in a second room. You can also connect front (main L/R) bi-amplified speakers that are bi-amp capable.
The SR5008 is equipped with Dolby Pro Logic IIz decoding, so you connect front height speakers for a dramatically expanded front soundstage.
The SR5008 includes AirPlay, which lets you stream music from your iPod touch, iPhone and iPad and it also lets you access your iTunes content on your PC or Mac via your home network.
Audyssey MultEQ XT, Dynamic Volume, Dynamic EQ
Audyssey MultEQ XT provides automatic room acoustic measurement and correction by analyzing the sound from all of the speakers and subwoofer via the supplied measuring microphone, generating precision digital filters for each channel for the smoothest, most natural tonal balance, even if the speakers are different brands and models.
Audyssey Dynamic Volume tames overly loud jumps in sound level, such as commercials, for enjoyable listening even at reduced volume levels while Audyssey Dynamic EQ provides real-time acoustic compensation that provides a smooth, natural tonal balance at any listening level.
Easy to Set up and Use
With the on-screen graphical display that combines large, clear text and colorful icons and the Marantz Setup Assistant, set up is both simple and quick, letting you easily make all necessary adjustments and settings to quickly and easily optimize the SR5008 for your particular speaker configuration and source equipment.
The multi-way speaker connections on the rear panel are banana plug compatible and theyíre color-coded for quick and easy connection, and the supplied color-coded speaker cable labels ensure correct speaker cable hookup the very first time.
The easy-to -use remote control features discrete source selection buttons that let you instantly choose your preferred source at the touch of a button.
Wide Range of Control Options
Along with the supplied remote control, you can easily control the SR5008 with your favorite iOS or Android smartphone or tablet via the available Marantz Remote App. The SR5008 also features an RS-232C serial port for connection to an automated home control system, and it also has I/P control capability via the RJ-45 LAN port.
Front Panel USB Input
The SR5008 features a convenient front panel USB port that supports digital music playback and charging from an iPod, iPhone, iPad, and playback from a USB device.
M-DAX Dynamic Audio Expander
The exclusive Marantz M-DAX Dynamic Audio Expander function breathes new life into compressed music sources such as MP3 tracks, for a more vivid, dynamic listening experience.
Optional RX-101 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter
Add the optional RX-101 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter which lets you enjoy streaming music wirelessly from your Bluetooth-equipped smartphone or tablet.
Shallow Chassis Depth
The compact chassis features a depth of only 13.2 inches, which lets you install the SR5008 in tight spaces, such as a TV cabinet.