Marantz AV8805A

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13.2CH 8K ULTRA HD AV SURROUND PRE-AMPLIFIER WITH HEOS BUILT-IN

The Marantz AV8805A pre-amplifier sets the standard for audiophile home cinema with 13.2 channel processing and full 8K pass-through capabilities.

 

Key Features

  • Masterfully Engineered

    Its high-resolution preamplifier uses in total 15 single Marantz HDAM boards for reference-setting audio performance.

  • Breathtakingly Natural 3D Audio

    Movie and TV sound moves around you in space, emulating the finest movie theaters and the real world.

  • Maximum Flexibility

    From high-resolution stereo to 13.2 channel surround sound, experience pure Marantz audio through any configuration you need.

  • Tuned For Pure Enjoyment

    No matter how you listen or what you watch, the AV8805A is extensively tuned to deliver the most enjoyable music and movie experiences you can imagine.

 

 

Advanced 13.2 channel pre-amplifier


The Marantz AV8805A processor/pre-amplifier was built for the most advanced home theater enthusiast. With 13.2 channel processing, 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs, and flexible amplifier stages, enjoy your movies with a system you deserve.

 

 Sophisticated Engineering


The AV8805A is made for home cinema enthusiasts who want everything, versatility, flexibility, and musicality. Extensively tuned by world-renowned sound acousticians at the most state-of-the-art facilities, we leverage decades of experience in Hi-Fi to drive exceptional, audiophile-quality surround sound for all your entertainment.

  

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 favorite 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.

  



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™, DTS:X® Pro, IMAX® Enhanced, and Auro-3D®.

 

The next chapter in movie entertainment


The new AV8805A 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.

 

Marantz HDAM and Current Feedback topology


The AV8805A 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.

 
 
 
  • Technical Specifications

    Multichannel Surround

    DTS HD Master / DTS:X / DTS:X Pro Yes / Yes / Yes (update)
    DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X No / Yes (11ch)
    DTS Virtual:X Yes
    IMAX Enhanced Yes
    Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos / Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization / Dolby Atmos Music Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
    Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround No / Yes
    Auro 3D Yes
    360 Reality Audio / MPEG H No
    Audyssey DSX No
    Multichannel Stereo Yes
    Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 13.2

    Sound Enhancements

    Copper Plated Chassis Yes
    Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI Yes / No
    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
    Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphones No
    Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePod Yes / Yes / 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)
    AirPlay Audio Streaming Yes (AirPlay2)
    Internet radio Yes (TuneIn)
    Spotify Connect* / Tidal* / Deezer* / others * Yes (connect)
    Pandora Yes
    SiriusXM Yes
    Other Streaming Services * Amazon Music HD/
    Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
    Roon Tested Yes
    Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Marantz 2016 AVR Remote
    Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
    Ethernet Ports Yes
    Wi-Fi Yes
    Bluetooth Yes

    HDMI

    HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 7 / 1
    HDCP2.3 support Yes
    HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2 / 1
    Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI Yes
    Analogue to HDMI scaling up to 8K 60/50
    HDMI to HDMI Scaling up to 8K 60/50
    GUI Overlay on HDMI Yes
    HDMI 2.1: 8K/60Hz AB / 4K/120Hz AB Yes / Yes
    HDMI 2.0: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / No
    Enhanced ARC Yes
    HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision / HDR10+ / Dynamic HDR Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
    ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gaming Yes
    Variable Refresh Rate / Quick Flame Transport / Quick Media Switching Yes / Yes / Yes
    3D Signal Pass-Through Yes
    8K signal pass-through / scaling / GUI overlay Yes / Yes / 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 + port hole
    Graphic User Interface - GUI Advanced
    ISF Certification Yes
    GUI Languages 3
    Setup Assistant Yes
    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 4+1 / 2
    Component In / Out 3 / 1
    HDMI In / Out 7+1 / 3
    Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMI Yes / Yes
    Analogue In / Out 6+1 (1x XLR) / No
    Phono (MM) In Yes
    Digital In: Optical / Coaxial 2 / 2
    Multi-Room Out: analog / digital 2 / No
    Multichannel Pre Out Yes (15.2 RCA & 15.2 XLR)
    Subwoofer Out 2 (independant)
    7.1 multichannel input Yes
    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 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 RC039SR
    Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display Yes / Yes / Yes
    Power Consumption in W 90
    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 No
    Weight in lbs. 30.4

 

 

Easy To Setup, Easy To Use

For easy installation, the AV8805's clear graphical on-screen display has an exclusive Setup Assistant, combining with the Quick Start guide to provide guidance and optimize critical settings for the best possible sound quality, whatever your configuration.

 

 

More than 60 Years of Audiophile Heritage

Founded in 1953, Marantz has a long and rich history of designing audio components embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music Matters, the AV8805 carries on our long tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music and cinema.