Marantz PM7005 Integrated Amplifier
Product Code : PM7005
Enjoy superb sound from your favorite analog and digital sources with the Marantz PM7005 integrated stereo amplifier. Featuring a high current discrete power output stage with current feedback (a Marantz innovation), the PM7005 is also equipped with our exclusive HDAM technology, employing proprietary circuit modules with discrete components that deliver ultra-wideband response and fast slew rate.
The versatile PM7005 features multiple analog and digital inputs, including optical and coaxial digital inputs along with a USB-B 2.0 for direct connection to computer high resolution digital audio sources. Featuring the reference-class CS4398 high resolution D/A converter, the PM7005 can decode high resolution digital audio files up to 24 bits and 192 kHz sampling. It's also compatible with DSD 2.8 MHz and 5.6 MHz high resolution files (the same system found on SACD), and the asynchronous USB-B port also features jitter removal for the most pristine sound quality.
There are multiple analog inputs, including a MM phono input, along with dual recording inputs and outputs, and the Source Direct function bypasses the balance and tone controls for the shortest signal path, while the Analog mode disables the digital circuitry when listening to analog sources.
Instead of employing conventional voltage-based feedback in the power amp section, the PM7005 features current feedback, a Marantz innovation that delivers superb fidelity and lowest distortion. The amp section consists of all discrete circuitry (no op-amps), and features high current discrete power output devices that provide high instantaneous peak current capability, and the PM7005 is rated at 60 watts per channel into 8 ohm loads and 80 watts per channel into 4 ohm loads.
For optimum decoding of high resolution audio tracks, the PM7005 features the reference-class CS4398 D/A converter, which is also found on Marantz reference disc players and amplifiers. The PM7005 can accept a broad range of digital audio sampling frequencies and bit depths, all the way up to 24 bits and 192 kHz sampling.
In addition to decoding high resolution PCM tracks, the PM7005 can also decode DSD high resolution audio files, at 2.8 and 5.6 MHz. DSD is the advanced digital audio system found on SACD, and is often preferred by critical listeners for its natural sound quality.
Equipped with dual master clocks for the digital-to-analog conversion function, the PM7005 also features a fully-enclosed and shielded digital audio block to prevent interference between the analog and digital audio sections.