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Marantz - PM5005

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This excellent entry-level integrated amp breaks all the rules. That’s because it’s the first in its class to offer current feedback architecture – a feature that until now has been exclusive to the much more expensive models.
 
This technology provides very fast and accurate signal handling which results in perfectly balanced stereo sound reproduction and a very open and precise sound stage. Offering 40W per channel into 8 ohm or 55W into 4 ohm, this amp includes a metal chassis and front metal panel to ensure a very rigid and solid base. It also offers customised components for sound tuning, a phono MM equaliser, as well as Source Direct functionality to ensure shortest signal paths. Without doubt, the PM5004 has raised the performance bar in the so-called entry level area. Great sound. Amazing versatility.
 
Main features are:
     - Sophisticated Aluminium/Glass-reinforced resin hybrid front panel
     - Discrete-component amplifier with current feedback Pre & Power amplifier
     - Input buffer circuit for high S/N & channel separation
     - Source Direct Mode
     - Fully discrete, MM phono stage
     - Active Filter type Tone Control, Loudness
     - 5 line-level inputs, 2 Record outputs
     - Transparent screw-type A/B speaker terminals
     - Triple command code sets
     - IR flasher input
     - Detachable power cord
     - 2 switched / 1 un-switched AC outlets
     - System remote controller

Features in detail include:

Current Feedback Discrete Power Amplifier
The PM5005 features a power amplifier section based on our renowned current feedback technology, a Marantz innovation that debuted on our very first power amplifier. High current discrete power output devices mounted on a generously-sized aluminum heat sink together provide high instantaneous peak current capability, and are easily able to handle dynamic bursts into lower impedance 4 ohm speaker loads (the current capacity for each amplifier channel is a substantial 16 amps).

Wide Range of Connectivity Options
Veteran audiophiles and new generation music lovers both know that the sonic allure of vinyl records often can't be matched by digital audio sources, and the PM5005 includes multiple analog inputs including a MM (moving magnet) phono input. There are also dual recording inputs and outputs, along with a headphone amplifier jack on the front panel, and the high grade speaker connectors can accept multiple speaker cable termination types.

The audio input and output jacks are all gold plated for maximum signal integrity.

Source Direct Function
To ensure the shortest signal path and the highest fidelity, the PM5005 features our Source Direct function, which bypasses the tone control and loudness control circuitry.

Fully Discrete Volume Amplifier Circuit
The volume amplifier circuit features fully discrete circuitry (no op amp chips in the signal path) for the widest bandwidth, lowest distortion, and highest dynamic range.

Elegant Remote Control
The elegant remote control includes additional function buttons that let you control a Marantz CD player and a Marantz Network Audio Player, for total system control with a single remote.

Versatile Remote Control Options
The PM5005 features remote control input and output jacks that let you hard wire the amplifier directly to a Marantz CD player, which in turn can be hard wired to a Marantz Network Audio Player. For example, you can place a Marantz CD player on an open shelf for easy access, and place the PM5005 and a Marantz Network Audio Player tucked away in a cabinet and hidden from view, and control all 3 units with a single remote, which helps to eliminate component clutter.

60+ Years of Audiophile Heritage
Founded in 1953, Marantz has a long and rich history of designing audiophile components that have been embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music Matters so much in our lives, the PM5005 carries on our long tradition of delivering a superlative music listening experience. 

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Address: 64 Burns Bay Road,
Lane Cove NSW 2066,
Australia
Telephone: (02) 9427 6755
Email: sales@lenwallisaudio.com.au
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