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Marantz AV7706 11.2 Channel AV Processor & Pre-Amplifier

by Marantz
Original price €2,899.00 - Original price €2,899.00
Original price €2,899.00
€2,899.00
€2,899.00 - €2,899.00
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The Marantz AV7706 pre-amplifier features 8K HDMI passthrough, 3D audio formats, audiophile-quality music playback, multi-room HEOS® Built-in technology, and voice control.

Advanced 11.2 channel pre-amplifier

Experience a versatile home theater setup with the new Marantz AV7706 processor/pre-amplifier. Featuring 11.2 channel XLR and RCA pre-outs, the AV7706 is built with masterful-quality external power amplification for the most demanding active speakers. Enjoy the audiophile sound you expect from Marantz combined with the latest video and audio decoding, as well as voice control with your favorite voice assistants.

Sophisticated engineering

With 11.2 channel pre-outs on both conventional RCA sockets and balanced XLRs, the AV7706 is designed to work alongside high-quality external power amplifiers like the Marantz MM8077, MM7055, and MM7025

Advanced 8K HDMI connectivity with eARC support

The new Marantz AV7706 includes 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs for all your favorite sources. One dedicated 8K input supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through capability, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10, 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through while the latest HDCP 2.3 copy protection standard is supported on all HDMI inputs.

Full 3D audio support

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with the latest surround formats, including Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X®, DTS Virtual:X™, IMAX® Enhanced, and Auro-3D®.

Marantz HDAM and current feedback topology

The AV7706 features exclusive Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module (HDAM) technology that provide ultra-fast slew rate, true wideband performance, and maximum dynamic range for optimum sound quality.

The next chapter in movie entertainment

The new AV7706 offers the highest-quality, crystal-clear viewing experience. Enjoy your movies with 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, as well the latest in HDMI technology like Dynamic HDR and Quick Media Switching (QMS), which is used in movies to eliminate video delay.

More than 60 Years of audiophile heritage

Founded in 1953, Marantz has a rich history of designing audio components embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music Matters, the AV7706 continues our long tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music and cinema.

The most musical sound

Extensively tuned by Marantz sound masters at the most state-of-the-art facilities to deliver an exquisite sonic signature. No component leaves the hands of Marantz sound masters until it passes rigorous testing. Envelop yourself with the most musical sound, from any source.

Masterful 8K HDMI Connectivity

The new Marantz AV7706 includes eight HDMI inputs and three outputs for all your favourite sources. With one dedicated 8K HDMI input to support 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through capability with 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling. 4K/120Hz (4:2:0 – 8-bit) Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10, 21:9 video, 3D and BT.2020 pass-through and HDCP 2.3, the latest in copy protection standards, are supported on all HDMI inputs. Showcasing the latest HDMI technology and specifications, the new AV7706 lets you take your home entertainment up a notch with HDR10+, Dynamic HDR, ALLM, VRR, QMS and QFT support. The video processor is also capable of upscaling your native video source up to 8K quality.

DTS:X® and DTS Virtual:X™

DTS:X® immersive audio content places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating life-like, multi-dimensional audio. The included spatial remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism in all of your favourite movies. DTS Virtual:X™ provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.1, 5.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.

Dolby Atmos® and Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology

You can feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos®. Enjoy a 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound speaker system and four additional overhead speakers or four Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theatre experience — including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.

For those without in-ceiling speakers, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology leverages Dolby’s deep understanding of human audio perception to create the sensation of overhead sound from listener-level speakers.

Amazon Alexa Voice Control

Enjoy hands-free control with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for the AV7706, HEOS devices and other select Marantz products.

Google Assistant Voice Control

Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. The “Works with the Google Assistant” feature is continually evolving.

Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay 2 Capability

A dual antenna system lets you stream the most popular music services via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and AirPlay 2. Listen to your playlists on Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer and more. Use AirPlay 2 to enjoy Apple music with ease.

HEOS® Built-in Multi-Room Streaming

HEOS® Built-in technology lets you enjoy your favourite music in any room of your home for a wireless, whole-home audio experience. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Enjoy music from Spotify, Amazon Music HD, TuneIn, SoundCloud, TIDAL, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries. With additional HEOS components, like HEOS-capable speakers, play all your music in one room or many.

High-Resolution Audio Support

Discover the incredible fidelity of Hi-Res Audio tracks with the ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the front panel USB port and network sources. You can also listen to other popular file types such as MP3.

Bluetooth Audio Transmission

Enjoy your favourite audio without waking your whole home by transmitting the audio coming from your AV Pre-Amp to your Bluetooth headphones. The AV7706 even allows you to play the audio on both Bluetooth headphones and connected speakers simultaneously. If you have a family member or a friend who is hearing impaired, we recommend this setup.

Multichannel Sound

DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X - / o
DTS Virtual:X o
IMAX Enhanced o
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos/Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization o / o / o
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround - / o
Auro 3D o
Audyssey DSX -
Multichannel Stereo o
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 11.2

Sound Enhancements

Copper Plated Chassis -
Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI - / o
Current Feedback Topology o
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM) o
Pure Direct o
Gold plated RCA terminals o
Clock Jitter Reducer o
Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume o / o
Audyssey LFC o
Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2 o

Network

HEOS Multi-room and Streaming o
Network Audio Sharing o
Lossy formats MP3 / WMA / AAC o / o / o
Lossless formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV o / o / o
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24 o / o / o
DSD Audio Streaming o (2.8/5.6MHz)
FLAC HD 192/24 o
WAV 192/24 o
ALAC 192/24 o
Gapless Playback o (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC ,DSD)
AirPlay Audio Streaming o (AirPlay2)
Internet radio o (TuneIn)
Other Streaming Services * Amazon Music HD/
Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Marantz 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports o
Wi-Fi o
Bluetooth o

HDMI

HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 7 / 1
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2 / 1
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI o
Analog to HDMI Scaling 480i/576i up to 8K 60/50
HDMI to HDMI Scaling up to 8K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMI o
Enhanced ARC o
3D Signal Pass-Through o
4K Signal Pass-Through / Scaling / GUI Overlay o / o / o
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode o
Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction o / o
CEC o
DSD Audio Capability o
Audio Return Channel o
Auto LipSync o

Multi-Room/CI

HEOS Multi-Room Integrated o
HEOS Link Compatibility: IR/ IP o / o
Multi-Room Zones 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog o (2ch) / o (2ch) / o / o
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout - / o
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source o
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control o / o /o / o
IR Flasher In o
Marantz Remote Bus o
DC Trigger Output 2
HDMI Diagnostics o

Others

Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display 2 lines + port hole
Graphic User Interface - GUI Advanced
ISF Certification o
GUI Languages 3
Setup Assistant o
Smart Select o
Firmware Update by Network / USB o / o
Variable Cross Over o
Optimized Bass Redirection o
Bass Sync o
ECO Mode -
Auto Power off o
Sleep / Timer o

Inputs/Outputs

VIDEO
Composite In / Out 3+1 / 2
Component In / Out 3 / 1
HDMI In / Out 7+1 / 3
Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMI o / o
AUDIO
Analog In / Out 5+1 / -
Phono (MM) In o
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial 2 / 2
Multi-Room Out: Analog / Digital 2 / -
Multichannel Pre Out o (11.2 RCA & 11.2 XLR)
Subwoofer Out 2 (independant)
7.1 Multichannel Input o
OTHER
Speaker A B assignable pre out
Bi-Amp Drive assignable pre out
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal pre out
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB o / o / - / o / o
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone o / - / -
AM/FM Tuner o

General

Metal Front Panel o
System Remote Control RC044SR
Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display o / - / -
Power Consumption in W 60
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO on/off) in W -
Standby Consumption in W 0.2
CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5
Network Standby Consumption in W 3.5
Network Control On Consumption in W TBD
Maximum Dimensions
Antenna:Horizontal:(W x D x H) in inches
Antenna:Vertical :(W x D x H) in inches
W/o Antenna:(W x D x H) in inches
17.3 x 16.2 x 7.3
( 17.3 x 16.2 x 9.7 )
【 17.3 x 15.8 x 7.3 】
Weight in lbs. 22.9 (TBD)
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