The Marantz AV8805A is a full 13 channel AV preamplifier/processor capable of processing Dobly Atmos, DTS X and via a future firmware update Auro 3d. What sets the AV 8805 apart from its competitors is the extremely high quality of sound reproduction in comparison to the overall cost of the unit. In my opinion, the 8805’s Hi-fi like preamplifier is comparable to items double the price!
Marantz AV8805A key features;
Advanced 8K HDMI connectivity with eARC support
Enjoy exquisite video performance thanks to the latest HDMI technologies. The Marantz AV8805A includes 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs for all your favourite sources. One dedicated 8K input supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through capability, while Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10 , 21:9 video, 3D, BT.2020 pass-through and HDCP 2.3 copy protection standard is supported on all HDMI inputs.
13.2 Channel Home Cinema Experience;
Provides a flexible yet detailed pre-amplifier stage for the home cinema enthusiast. Enjoy it with matching Marantz MM
series power amplifiers, like the MM8077.
Get best audio performance by rigorous chassis construction for the best, unaltered music and movie playback housing the highlights like oversized toroidal transformer feeding the big main capacitors for best power supply at any time and in total 17 single board HDAM modules for best channel separation. Copper plating on the main chassis guarantees best ground connection and outstanding Signal to Noise ratio.
Supports Latest 3D Audio Formats;
Enjoy immersive, three-dimensional sound with the latest surround formats including Dolby Atmos (up to 7.1.6 or 9.1.4), DTS:X and Auro-3D (up to 13.1)
HDAM Discrete Buffer Amplifier Modules;
Unique HDAM technology combines matched-precision discrete circuit elements with ultra-wide-end response for a wider soundstage and refined musical reproduction.
Premium-grade AK4490 32-bit D/A converters on all channels; Balanced XLR stereo input; 15.2ch balanced XLR and RCA outputs;
Highest audio fidelity on all channels. Flexible, assignable outputs for maximum versatility. Balanced XLR compatibility ensures high-end performance in the home and the studio, while 15.2 pre-outs (RCA jacks) provide additional compatibility with multiple power amplifier types.
Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay Capability;
Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual-band support offer improved network stability even in Wi-Fi-crowded homes.
HEOS multi-room music system built in;
Stream music from TuneIn Internet radio, Spotify, Amazon Prime Music, TIDAL and more via the HEOS app.
High-Resolution Audio Support;
High-performance 192kHz/32bit D/A converters for all channels provide the highest resolution for music and movies
Latest HDMI Connectivity; HDCP 2.2 Compatible; ISF-Certified;
Ultimate visual quality with 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 colour resolution, HDR, BT.2020, Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through. Eight HDMI inputs, including one on the front, with full HDCP 2.2 support, plus three HDMI outputs (zone) and plenty of inputs for your digital devices and the ability to support different video in different rooms.
Advanced multi-room options; 15.2ch pre-out; RS232 control; Crestron connected, IP-control;
Audio and video in multiple rooms; ready for third-party home automation systems.
Most Advanced Audyssey Room Correction Suite;
With the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AV8805 features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction that optimizes each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Plus, the optional Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view and adjust settings for detailed tuning and customize the sound more precisely to your room and tastes.
Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in mm 440 x 410 x 185
Weight in kg 13.7