Marantz AV8805A Surround Preamplifier Offers 13.2 Channel Processing for a Transformative, Truly Immersive Entertainment Experience
Marantz is revered around the world for its high-performance gear, and the AV8805A preamplifier extends that legacy. This powerful, premium component can provide a transformative experience for home cinema as well as music. Your entertainment options expand exponentially—both in terms of quality and quantity—when you add the AV8805A to your system.
The AV8805A sets a new standard for audiophile home cinema in this price class, with 13.2 channel processing and full 8K pass-through capabilities. Engineered with deep passion and extraordinary attention to detail, this versatile preamplifier redefines the experiences of watching films at home. No matter how you listen or what you watch, the AV8805A is extensively tuned to surpass your expectations. Get ready for music that sounds better than it does at your local concert hall, as well as a clear, crisp, lifelike picture that will rival what you can see at your local theater. The AV8805A can handle up to 13 loudspeakers, so you can build the system of your dreams—and host the best movie nights ever.
Marantz engineers designed the AV8805A to offer flexibility, versatility, and lifelike musicality. Thanks to its 13.2 channel processing, 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs, and flexible amplifier stages, the AV8805A allows you to experience an amazing, immersive movie experience—right from the comfort of your couch. Extensively tuned by world-renowned sound acousticians at state-of-the-art facilities, Marantz has leveraged its decades of experience in hi-fi to create a preamp that can help deliver exceptional, audiophile-quality surround sound for all your entertainment.
The AV8805A incorporates cutting-edge HDMI technologies so you can enjoy exquisite video quality. A significant upgrade from the AV8805 model, the AV8805A includes eight HDMI inputs and three 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.
The AV8805A comes with a remote control, and, like all Music Direct products, it comes with the 100% Music Direct Satisfaction Guarantee.
Extensive Audio Support
The AV8805A has Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, and HEOS built-in. Additionally, you can immerse yourself in multidimensional audio with surround formats, including Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D.
Next Chapter in Home Cinema
The AV8805A delivers a high-end, crystal-clear viewing experience. You can 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 provides an ultra-fast slew rate, true wideband performance, and maximum dynamic range for optimum sound quality.
More Than 60 Years of Audiophile Heritage
Founded in 1953, Marantz has a rich history of designing audio components embraced by music lovers and audio professionals around the world. The AV8805A continues the company's long tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music, and in recent years, Marantz has established an equally sterling reputation for its innovations and expertise in the field of home cinema. With the AV8805A in your system, you might find it difficult to leave the comfort of your home.
HDMI Outputs: Main/Zone: 2/1
Analogue to HDMI scaling: up to 8K 60/50
HDMI to HDMI Scaling: up to 8K 60/50
Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone: Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Composite In/Out: 4+1/2
Component In/Out: 3/1
HDMI In/Out: 7+1/3
Analog In: 6+1 (1x XLR)
Digital In: Optical/Coaxial
Multi-Room Out: 2
Multichannel Pre Out: 15.2 RCA & 15.2 XLR
Subwoofer Out: 2 (independant)
Speaker A/B: assignable pre out
Bi-amp drive: assignable pre out
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal: pre out
System Remote Control: RC039SR
Power Consumption: 90 W
Standby Consumption: 0.2 W
CEC Standby Consumption: 0.5 W
Network Standby Consumption: 3.5 W
Dimensions: 18" x 17" x 8"
Weight: 30.4 lbs.