The Marantz AV8802 is awarded with the BEST AV PROCESSOR award for 2015/2016

Monday, 21 December 2015 |

Sound & Image is very excited about the new Marantz AV8802. You’ll enjoy a whole new world of content thanks to the many built-in network features, which includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and support for internet radio along with subscription streaming services including Pandora®, SiriusXM™ and Spotify Connect®.Enjoy the ultimate in cinematic surround sound with Dolby Atmos®, the most advanced motion picture surround sound system ever developed. Dolby Atmos features object-based soundspace creation and reproduction, with the ability to place sound elements with pinpoint precision via front, side and surround speakers along with overhead speakers or up-firing Dolby Atmos enabled speakers.

The Marantz AV8802 is awarded with the BEST AV PROCESSOR award for 2015/2016.

AV TECH MEDIA SAID;

“With both film and music sources it sounds imperious, with a natural balance and huge soundstage among its standout performance traits. Enjoying this gifted presentation is made easy by Marantz’s slick user interface and step-by-step setup guide. An obvious upgrade to any separates-based system – roll on movie night!” 

AV Tech media is the publisher of HOME CINEMA CHOICE, HI-FI CHOICE AND HI-FI NEWS magazines and the Awards are publicized in all three titles.


AV8802 Multichannel A/V Preamplifier with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth –
Main Features:

• Wi-Fi and Bluetooth built-in
• Current Feedback topology and new Marantz HDAM
• Toroidal transformer & Copper-plated chassis
• Three-piece top cover construction
• High-performance power supply with 4x 10.000μF capacitors
• Audiophile 32-bit/192-kHz D/A Converters
• Auro-3D upgrade-ready (up to Auro 10.1)
• Dolby Atmos (5.1.2, 5.1.4, 7.1.2, 7.1.4 configuration)
• Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio
• Audyssey MultEQ XT32, LFC, Sub EQ HT, Pro ready
• Audyssey DSX; DTS Neo:X (11.1ch)
• 13.2ch pre-out (13.2ch XLR, 13.2ch RCA) and 11.2ch signal processing
• Latest HDMI version with 4k 50/60Hz 4:4:4 resolution
• HDCP 2.2 upgradeable (requires hardware modification)
• 7+1 front HDMI in / 3 HDMI out (2 + 1 zone) (4k 50/60Hz, 3D, ARC, Deep Color)
• HDMI scaling 1080p, 4k 50/60 Hz
• ISF video calibration
• MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, AIFF
• HD Audio streaming: FLAC 192/24, DSD, ALAC
• Gapless Playback
• USB port
• Spotify Connect, Pandora, SiriusXM* (* where available), Flickr, Internet Radio support
• Phono (MM) input
• Setup Assistant and Advanced GUI
• 4 Smart Select buttons for fast selection of listening presets
• RS232
• Marantz Remote App for iOS and Android devices

Sound & Image are great advocates of Marantz products – we guarantee that the AV8802 won't disappoint!!!