Marantz AV7706

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Marantz AV7706 11.2CH 8K ULTRA HD AV SURROUND PRE-AMPLIFIER


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.

A Masterpiece of audio architecture. Created with passion and extraordinary attention to detail, every element brings you closer to the music you love..

 

Key Features


  • Your music with Mara  —  Its high-resolution preamplifier uses custom-curated Marantz HDAM technology for the purest sound in audio.
  • Breathtakingly Natur  — Movie and TV sound moves around you in space, emulating the finest movie theaters and the real world.
  • A Wealth of Channels  —  From high-resolution stereo to 11.2 channel surround sound, experience pure Marantz audio through any configuration you
  • Carefully Tuned for  —  No matter how you listen or what you watch, the AV7706 is carefully tuned to deliver the most enjoyable music and movie.

Advanced 11.2 channel pre-amplifier


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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.

Not only is it a superb AV processor, the AV7706 is an extraordinary analog preamplifier with an HDAM circuit board. Using Marantz-proprietary HDAMs, the preamp section of the AV7706 provides optimal channel separation, minimum crosstalk, and enhanced signal to noise ratio for precise detail resolution and stereo imaging, while the ELNA capacitators of the analog section ensure exceptional power and dynamic ability.

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Advanced 8K HDMI connectivity with eARC support


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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.

Showcasing all the latest HDMI technology and specifications, the AV7706 lets you take your home entertainment to the next level with HDR10+, Dynamic HDR, ALLM, VRR, QMS, and QFT support. The video processor can also upscale your native video source up to 8K quality. In addition, the AV7706 features HDMI eARC which supports 3D audio formats like Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® in masterful quality from your TV source. For your convenience, your HDMI inputs automatically rename themselves with information provided by the source when available.

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®.

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Marantz HDAM and current feedback topology


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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.

Current Feedback technology, first introduced by Marantz nearly 70 years ago, replaces voltage feedback configuration that’s typical of AV receivers and delivers wide, closed-loop bandwidth and steep slew rate for superior fidelity with wideband audio sources.

 

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.

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More than 60 Years of audiophile heritage


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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.

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.

 
 
 
 
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Onboard Technologies


Masterful 8K HDMI Connectivity

The new Marantz AV7706 includes eight HDMI inputs and three outputs for all your favorite sources. With one dedicated 8K HDMI input to support 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 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.

Dolby Atmos and Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology

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 theater 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.

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 for all your favorite 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.

IMAX Enhanced

Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX® Enhanced — the latest technology from DTS that sets a new standard for home theater imaging, sound, scale and clarity. Watch clearer pictures and brighter images. Feel immersive, heart-pounding audio and experience premium content digitally remastered by IMAX.

Auro-3D® Experience

By fully immersing the listener in life-like sound, Auro-3D® provides a more encapsulating surround sound experience thanks to dedicated height and overhead channels in addition to the regular channels. The SR7015 supports 7.1, 9.1 and up to 10.1 Auro-3D configuration including top surround channel, or the “Voice of God” speaker above the listening position with an added amplification for 10.1 setting. Also supported is Auro-Matic®, the groundbreaking up-mixing algorithm that converts legacy content into the Auro-3D® format.

Featuring Built-in Dual Speaker Preset Memory

The new AV7706 lets you store two Audyssey profiles as well as other amplifier configurations. You can switch between the two settings on the fly, giving you freedom to tweak your listening experience for your content or listening environment.

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. “Works with the Google Assistant” feature is always improving.

Josh.ai Smart Home Voice Automation

An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day life and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AV receiver and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet.
Works with iOS and Android devices.

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, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and more. Use AirPlay 2 to enjoy Apple music with ease. .

Bluetooth Audio Transmission

Enjoy your favorite 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.

HEOS® Built-in

With HEOS® Built-in technology, enjoy your favorite 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, Pandora, TIDAL and more or your local music file libraries. With additional HEOS® Built-in 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.

"Roon Tested" Certified

All new Marantz AV receivers are now Roon Tested. Get more out of your digital music library with searchable, surfable information about your favorite artists and songs. Find lyrics, concert dates, photos, bios, reviews and more.

Multi-source, Multi-room

Watch a movie in one room while another family member plays a song from Spotify in a different zone without interruption. Enjoy up to a 11.2-channel surround sound in the main room and a separate source or music stream in up to two other zones. Hook up a separate stereo amp and speakers to the second and third zone pre-out.

All Zone TV Audio

Share the main zone TV audio to all of your zones without losing fully discrete multi-channel playback in the main zone. Select “Source” for the second or third zone from the AVR remote app so that main zone audio will not switch to stereo PCM.

Smart TV Connectivity

The Marantz AV7706 can be controlled with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AV7706 with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen offers quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR's setup menu and four Smart Selects.

Marantz AVR Remote App

The Marantz AVR Remote app for iOS and Android provides complete control over the latest Marantz network AV receivers and pre-amps. Use it to power on/off, adjust volume, input, and settings, or switch instantly to the HEOS® Built-in app.

Convenient Smart Select Functions

The included remote has Four Smart Select function buttons so you can store your preferred or frequently used settings and call them up easily on the fly — including input source, volume level, sound mode, Audyssey configuration and even “All Zone Stereo” setting for party mode. With the push of a button, the AV7706 instantly configures the receiver to your desired setting at any time..

Easy Setup Experience

The AV7706 Quick Start Guide provides simple and direct instructions to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AV7706 via HDMI, the Marantz Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen and guides you through setup. The Setup Assistant helps you establish crucial settings for the best possible sound quality, whatever your configuration. The AV7706 will also rename HDMI inputs automatically when connected or you can rename them manually for your convenience.

Advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AV7706 features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyzes each speaker's output (including the subwoofers) at up to 8 measurement locations and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Audyssey Dynamic Volume smooths out disruptive jumps in volume (such as TV commercials), letting you listen at lower levels while still enjoying clear dialog, music and sound. Audyssey Dynamic EQ provides full-range clarity at any listening level, and Audyssey Low Frequency Containment uses advanced psychoacoustic algorithms to deliver a full-range balance, including deep bass, without disturbing neighbors or people in other rooms of your home. Audyssey Sub EQ HT provides individual DSP tailoring of each subwoofer in a dual subwoofer setup for deeper bass with improved definition. Plus, the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view and adjust settings for detailed tuning and customize the sound more precisely to your room and tastes.

External Control Capabilities

Features external RS232 and IP control capabilities for easy customization and compatibility with third-party integration solutions. The Marantz AV7706 offers IP control capability for major third-party control devices, as well as Control4 SDPP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for seamless integration with Control4 home automation equipment. IR (infrared) remote control input and output are included on the rear panel for remote control compatibility with other components in your home theater system.

More Support for Custom Integration

All new Marantz AV receivers and pre-amps offer extended support for easy custom install integration. Features OvrC and Domotz Pro, two major remote monitoring and management technologies along with dedicated web user interface to set up the AV receiver from a computer on the same network. Your installer can easily monitor the status of connected products and troubleshoot remotely from a separate location or on-the-go.

 

 

 

Technical Specifications


Multichannel Surround

DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X No / Yes
DTS Virtual:X Yes
IMAX Enhanced Yes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos/Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Yes / Yes / Yes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos / Dolby Surround No / Yes
Auro 3D Yes
Audyssey DSX No
Multichannel Stereo Yes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 11.2

Sound Enhancements

Copper Plated Chassis No
Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI No / Yes
Current Feedback Topology Yes
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM) Yes
Pure Direct Yes
Gold plated RCA terminals Yes
Clock Jitter Reducer Yes
Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume Yes / Yes
Audyssey LFC Yes
Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2 Yes

Network

HEOS Multi-room and Streaming Yes
Network Audio Sharing Yes
Lossy formats MP3 / WMA / AAC Yes / Yes / Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV Yes / Yes / Yes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24 Yes / Yes / Yes
DSD Audio Streaming Yes (2.8/5.6MHz)
FLAC HD 192/24 Yes
WAV 192/24 Yes
ALAC 192/24 Yes
Gapless Playback Yes (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC ,DSD)
Internet radio Yes (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 RemYeste
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets AndrYesid / iYesS / AmazYesn Kindle
Ethernet Ports Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes

HDMI

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

Multi-Room / CI

HEOS Multi-Room Integrated Yes
HEOS Link Compatibility: IR/ IP Yes / Yes
Multi-Room Zones 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog Yes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout No / Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source Yes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control Yes / Yes /Yes / Yes
IR Flasher In Yes
Marantz Remote Bus Yes
DC Trigger Output 2
HDMI Diagnostics Yes

Others

Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display 2 lines + pYesrt hYesle
Graphic User Interface - GUI Advanced
ISF Certification Yes
GUI Languages 3
Smart Select Yes
Firmware Update by Network USB Yes / Yes
Variable Cross Over Yes
Optimized Bass Redirection Yes
Bass Sync Yes
ECO Mode No
Auto Power off Yes
Sleep Timer Yes

Inputs/Outputs

Composite In / Out 3+1 / 2
Component In / Out 3 / 1
HDMI In / Out 7+1 / 3
Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMI Yes / Yes
Analog In / Out 5+1 / No
Phono (MM) In Yes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial 2 / 2
Multi-Room Out: Analog / Digital 2 / No
Multichannel Pre Out Yes (11.2 RCA & 11.2 XLR)
Subwoofer Out 2 (independant)
7.1 Multichannel Input Yes
Speaker A B assignable pre Yesut
Bi-Amp Drive assignable pre Yesut
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal pre Yesut
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB Yes / Yes / No / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod® / Made for iPhone® Yes / No / No
AM/FM Tuner Yes

General

Metal Front Panel Yes
System Remote Control RC044SR
Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display Yes / No / No
Power Consumption in W 60
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO on/off) in W No
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)

AV7706 Support Materials