Marantz Stories August 8, 2019

With the release of two new Marantz AV Receivers, it’s clear that the company has every intention of delivering an option for various sized home theaters. New models arrive on the scene at around the same time the company unveiled an AirPlay 2-equipped stereo receiver. Both models have a total of eight HDMI inputs, providing enough headroom for loads of consoles and streamers. With support for this many devices, both of these swiftly kick inexpensive switches to the curb. expand full story

expiredMarantz MPH-1 Pro Studio Headphones with leather cushioning: $30 (Reg. $70)

As part of its Deals of the Day, Musician’s Friend is offering the Marantz MPH-1 Professional Studio Headphones for $29.99 shipped. Regularly up to $70 at Guitar Center, this set goes for $50 at Amazon and is now at the best price we can find. It is also matching our previous mention. This is a great budget-friendly set of home studio cans, even just for monitoring while recording. They features 40mm drivers, leather cushioning, an on-ear design and a 15Hz to 28kHz frequency response range. Rated 4+ stars. More details below.

Marantz Stories August 1, 2019

Having over 65 years in the high-end audio business, Marantz has become a well-respected brand. With AirPlay 2 functionality often being aimed at the high-end market, it should come as no surprise that the upcoming Marantz stereo receiver supports Apple’s wireless streaming protocol.

The new Marantz stereo receiver has been given a model number of NR1200, and joins a crowded lineup of the company’s other offerings. These new offering sports a moderate price tag that customers will have a hard time undercutting unless they opt for slightly older models that offer less performance.

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Marantz Stories July 15, 2019

expiredAirPlay 2 + 4K await with this Marantz 7.2-Ch. A/V Receiver: $699 (Reg. $999)

Amazon is offering the Marantz 7.2-Channel AirPlay 2 A/V Receiver (SR5013) for $699 shipped. Matched at B&H. That’s $300 off the going rate found at retailers like Best Buy and beats the lowest price we have tracked by $100. If you’ve been waiting to pounce on an AirPlay 2 receiver, now’s the time. Alongside AirPlay 2, owners will gain compatibility with Alexa, Assistant, Siri, and more. Support for Dolby Atmos, HDR10, and 4K, ensure that you’ll be ready to embrace the latest and greatest tech while spending nearly a third of the price. Inputs include 8x HDMI in, 2 HDMI out, and more. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Marantz Stories May 17, 2019

expiredThe Marantz Pro Studio Headphones get a massive 60% price drop: $30 (Today only, Reg. $70)

Today only, Musician’s Friend is offering the Marantz MPH-1 Professional Studio Headphones for $29.99 shipped. Regularly $70 at Guitar Center and Walmart, they start at $53 over at Amazon. Today’s deal is the best price we can find and nearly 60% off. Designed for in-field studio monitoring and casual listening, the MPH-1s feature 40mm drivers, an on-ear design, 15–28kHz frequency response, a flexible headband with leather cushioning and stainless steel telescopic arms. Rated 4+ stars at both Musician’s Friend and Guitar Center. More details below.

Marantz Stories September 5, 2018

With theater subscription services from MoviePass coming along to get people in theaters, large entities like AMC have been pressured to step up to the plate with competing options. While competition is likely to get the theater on people’s minds, the heat dished by the latest home theater gear works to negate that by giving customers a plethora of ways to have top-notch experiences without the need to leave their house. To make home theater hardware even better, Denon and Marantz have both announced updates for some A/V receivers to provide support for IMAX Enhanced, a technology that was unveiled earlier today. expand full story

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