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MARANTZ - PM-11S3 INTEGRATED AMP

Price: $4,995.00 
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Brand: MARANTZ
Category: Audio Equipment, Integrated Amps, Solid State, Top-Rated Audio Equipment & Components, Marantz Consolette Bundles.
SKU: AMARAPM11S3
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Marantz PM-11S3 Reference Integrated Amp

Massive But Musical, Delivering the Most Delicate Passages with Ease

A styling exercise worthy of Saul Marantz himself, the PM-11s3 Reference Series integrated amplifier’s beauty is far more than skin deep. With performance directly traceable to the cost-no-object SC-7s2 Reference Series preamplifier and MA-9s2 monoblock power amplifier, this stunning musical instrument combines advanced circuitry and hand-selected parts to virtually define the sonic truth. With a new black chassis, the PM-11s3 is simply the most impressive sounding and over-built integrated amplifier in its class.

The power supply, that critical stage that provides operating voltages for every circuitry stage, features a massive toroidal transformer newly configured for minimum mechanical vibration. Completely covered by an aluminum case, and mounted to the chassis on its own 10mm-thick aluminum base, this multiple-secondary device weighs 14.5 pounds in itself. Another power supply design element is a choke input which uses a large capacitor to eliminate high frequency noise. Schottky barrier diodes in the rectifier section provide high instantaneous current capability and quicker response than conventional circuit elements. This is one serious serious audiophile design. 

The PM-11s3's preamplifier section features fully balanced circuitry with liberal applications of Marantz’s HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) in their newest SA3 configuration. Sonically, the SA3 analog outputs assure smooth stage-to-stage signal transitions and help provide the realism so prized by music lovers and audiophiles. 

Each input includes a separate HDAM-SA3 buffer stage that virtually eliminates unwanted interactions between source and amplifier. And, of course, the XLR input’s buffer is a balanced HDAM configuration.  The phono input, ready for both MM and MC phono cartridges, boasts full constant current feedback topology implemented with discrete device. The phonostage is no afterthought. It minimizes the sonic discontinuity often observed with lower quality equalization circuits as LP signals range from low to high frequencies. 

The final preamplifier stage includes a high-precision digital volume control. Augmented by more HDAM devices, it provides easily repeatable gain settings as well as faultless transition from preamp to power amp stages. On the amplifier side, the PM-11s3 evidences the same level of careful consideration. Signal traces, the copper "roads" that carry current, are far wider than convention dictates.

Configured as two "semi-monoblocks" that share only a common chassis, power cord, and transformer, each amplifier channel draws on the MA-9s2’s minimalist two stage design in which a voltage amplifier determines overall gain and then feeds a current stage which provides the force needed to drive the loudspeakers of your choice. The end result? An integrated amplifier comfortable with virtually any loudspeaker. With the ability to "double down" power into low impedance, the PM-11s3 often surpasses the speaker control capability of so-called "muscle amps."

A 5mm thick aluminum plate tops the rigid copper-plated chassis and its dual layer bottom provides a firm foundation for all internal components. Two sets of WBT speaker terminals and front panel A/B speaker switching add a rare level of convenience. You can also configure a pair of these remarkable components to bi-amp your favorite speakers. And F.C.B.S., their proprietary Floating Control Bus System, synchronizes for up to three PM-11s3s for multi-channel applications. 

Front panel cosmetics are as advanced as the circuitry behind them. Indirect blue LEDs display status with a décor-friendly sophisticated elegance. You’ll also be happy to note that the display is a low noise LCD that exacts no performance penalty as it keeps you informed about the PM-11s3's operation. This is literally the last integrated map you will ever buy. Comes with the Music Direct 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. 

Features:
  • Built-in Headphone Amplifier
  • Built-in MM/MC Phono Preamp
  • Analog L&R In: 7x RCA, 1x XLR, 1x Phono (MM & MC)
  • Analog L&R Out: 3x RCA
  • Current Feedback Amplifier
  • Source Direct
  • HDAM(Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module)-SA3 Modules
  • Fully discrete constant current feedback phono preamp (MM & MC)
  • Current feedback balance buffer
  • Individual buffers for each line input
  • Linear control volume
  • Two-stage amplifier
  • Dual monoblock parallel amplifier construction
  • New double shielded toroidal transformer with Choke coil
  • High instantaneous peak current capability
  • Fully balanced preamp circuitry
  • Heavy gauge internal wiring
  • WBT speaker output terminals with A/B switching
  • Rigid copper plated chassis
  • Hand selected parts
  • F.C.B.S. (sync. for up to 3 PM-11s3s)
  • Low noise LCD display
  • Detachable power cord

Power output:
    (20 Hz – 20 kHz simultaneous drive of both channels)
    100W x 2 (8 ohms load)
    200W x 2 (4 ohms load)
Total frequency distortion: 0.01%
Output band width (8 load, 0.05%) : 5Hz ~45kHz
Frequency response (CD, 1W, 8 load): 5Hz ~ 120kHz±3dB
Dumping factor (8 load, 20Hz – 20kHz): 100
Input sensitivity/Input impedance
    Phono (MC) : 260μV/100Ωohms
    Phono (MM) : 2.7mV/47kΩohms
    Balanced: 480mV/40kΩohms
    CD/Line: 240mV/20kΩohms
    P. Direct In: 1.7 V/20k ohms
Output voltage/Output impedance
    Pre Out: 1.9 V/220Ω
    RIAA deviation (20Hz ~ 20kHz) : ±0.5dB
S/N (IHF-A, 8 load)
    Phono (MC): 76dB (0.5mV input, 1 W output)
    Phono (MM): 88dB (5mV input, 1 W output)
    Balanced: 109dB (4V input, Rated output)
    CD/Line: 108dB (2V input, Rated output)
Tone control
    Bass (50Hz): ±8dB
    Treble (20kHz): ±8dB

General
Power supply: AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power consumption: 300 W, 0.2 W (Standby)
Dimensions (WHD): 17 3/8” x 6 5/8” x 17 7/8”
Weight: 58.6 lbs

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