This is the first Marantz gear I've ever bought. We've retained the pre-amp and power-amp sections that exclusively feature discrete components - not a single IC in sight of the signal path. This purchase was made, in large part, because of the reviews here, and so I thought that I would add mine. I gave the Marantz a trial run by playing Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. I should add that I've been playing drums, on and off, for almost half a century, and only in the past five or so years have I protected my ears properly. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The top-selling PM6006 amplifier has won many awards including EISA 2016-17 Best European Stereo System, ‘Best stereo amplifier … Marantz PM6006 Integrated Amplifier Get this incredible amplifier and have the best music experience with this one and only device. There's a problem loading this menu right now. December 21, 2017; New products; Marantz adds some UK flavour to this special edition of the renowned 6006 amplifier. Product review: Marantz PM6006 UK Edition stereo amplifier. Clarity, soundstage, and separation of the instruments are all outstanding on this player. The PM6006 is an upgraded successor of the multi-award-winning PM6005. I'll start by saying I'm using a very nice emotiva ta-100 integrated amp that is well worth $400 but that's for another review. It is for all those who want to build the ultimate high-performance hi-fi system. Very good, but kept wishing had a good vinyl version of piece I was listening to. It's something that I think most anyone could hear, particularly with good headphones. After I use it some I may wonder how I got by without it, but, for now I'm just mainly interested in CD playback. What had been passages overwhelmed by whatever instrument(s) was dominant in the mix with sludge in the background are now layers of clearly articulated sound, with nuances revealed. My only gripe is that the unit itself does not have an on/off button. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on February 25, 2017. There’s variation to the opening piano notes, which go for warmth over outright crispness (as is often the Marantz … Reviewed in the United States on July 10, 2018. Shortly thereafter, a sample of the Marantz … Connecting speakers Connecting a playback device. In June, Marantz will add two new components to its stereo collection: the PM6006 integrated amplifier (shown here, $699) and the CD6006 CD player ($499). It is made in their reference factory in Japan and sounds great. The PM6007 delivers Marantz’ most musical sound and is an ideal choice for those ready to take the next step in their 2-channel Hi-Fi system. ”Marantz has made some small, but telling, improvements to a class-leading amplifier.”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ 2019 award-winner. The Marantz PM7005 also has discrete circuitry, which includes precision circuit elements featured on a compact sub-board. Physical build of the PM8003 amp … The PM6006 is upgraded for peak current at the amplifier … Connections. This amplifier simply makes music from all sources -- records, CDs, digital sources including iPhone, cassette tapes -- sound better. The perfect blend of the classic Marantz warm, lush sound coupled with audiophile quality soundstage, detail, micro-dynamics, etc. 4 as rendered by the Leningrader Philharmonie/Mravinsky, followed by "The Dave Brubeck Quartet at Carnegie Hall" and the recently remastered 50th anniversary edition of the Grateful Dead's eponymous first album. Background: a 25 year old high end system with Thiel speakers, Threshold electronics, Sota vacuum turntable with SME Series V arm and Monster Genesis cartridge that works with my 85 year old, still golden ears.😄 Old cd player dead, so put in Marantz cd 6005. Marantz PM8006 Review. Amazon seller for this product was World Wide Stereo. The two-line display shows CD text song titles, etc., on discs that include that info. Marantz is bringing two new hi-fi separates to the market in the PM6007 integrated amplifier and CD6007 CD player. I had purchased a decent CD player at the same time as the other equipment, but it gave up the ghost, and was replaced with an inferior changer from Sony as a stopgap. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. This is not a mass-market cookie cutter CD player. The remote is overly complex, because it's designed to control the matching integrated amp as well. A Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module (HDAM) is a Marantz-developed board that features surface-mount discrete components and reportedly outperforms an op-amp tasked with the same job.