Summary: Late to the game on this one, but love it. Just got one of the last out there that is still new. Not too many receivers left that work with my Bose 901s. Come on Marantz how much does it really cost to have a pre amp for the 901s installed or just left in the design.
Summary: I downsized from higher end block amps etc and wanted something that looked good in the living room and would provide decent sound. I use ceiling speakers now but believe this unit would shine much better with some good floor standing speakers. Build quality is very good.