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Marantz SR5006
7.3 out of 10

Marantz SR5006

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Reviews and Problems with Marantz SR5006

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Overall 4
4.0

Airplay flawed, poor interface, susceptible to amp failure

Cody Cody, Amazon
28 August 2014
  • Summary: The sound quality is fine, but it simply has too many drawbacks. (1) Airplay is very choppy; sometimes not working at all. It will have you always working on/researching work-arounds, (2) as others have mentioned; the interface is antiquated, and (3) most importantly...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great sound but for a different type of person...

Curtis Shirley, Amazon
8 May 2013
  • Summary: I've owned this receiver for about 8-9 months now after upgrading from an Onkyo 606 and have come to decide that it's time for us to part ways. It produces great, quality sound but I've found that unless I am working it every day, I find myself forgetting HOW to work it due to it's lack of visible...
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Overall 6
6.0

Not satisfied. Too complicated, can not use the airplay, very unfriendly users manual.

Rankine Salavador, Amazon
12 January 2013
  • Summary: Very unfriendly users manual, very complicated, can not use air play, not satisfied, should improve users manual. Air play not showing on my iPhone or iPad.
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Overall 10
10

Better Than Expected

Matt, Amazon
27 October 2012
  • Summary: The feature pack is excellent. The remote programmes to control all my equipment including DVD, BD, TV & Cable Box. Sound is very warm and fits perfectly with my satellite speaker package. Airplay is fantastic and the network links easily with my media server.
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Overall 10
10

Great receiver!

H. Nguyen "End_User", Amazon
30 April 2012
  • Summary: I spent sometimes to read reviews of this receiver in both Amazon and Bestbuy website and listen to different speakers paring with it in Bestbuy showroom. The sound quality is amazing. Well paring with B&W speaker. Setup is easy. Some reviews complain about GUI but in my opinion, it is OK.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic piece of equipment!

DupreeSaid, Amazon
28 March 2012
  • Summary: I've had this receiver hooked up to my paradigm monitor 7s for a month now, and I have to say I'm thoroughly impressed. This was an upgrade from an Onkyo TX-sr504. And the Marantz truly puts the sr504 to shame.
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Overall 10
10

Brilliant at what it's meant to do

Robyn F. Cantwell, Amazon
27 March 2012
  • Summary: I look at most of the reviews here and it seems that few talk about the most important feature in this AUDIO video receiver. This Marantz is what really saved me from more grief as I am an audiophile.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Receiver

Amazon Al, Amazon
28 February 2012
  • Summary: Please allow me to give you my impressions of the Marantz SR5006. I've read some very negative comments by others. I agree with some but not all of them. First of all if you have never set up a home theater receiver before be aware that there is a learning curve.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing Receiver

Alexander Houtman, Amazon
28 January 2012
  • Summary: This is my first receiver that I have ever owned, but by far not the first I have ever used or had experience with. I know some people complain about the porthole design, but it is what it is. It is there for a minimalist design and marantz designed the receiver to function mainly through the GUI.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good sound, terrible interface

G. Wang "Froggie", Amazon
25 January 2012
  • Summary: I got a SR5006 for Christmas. So far, it works well in general. However, the interface is incredibly ugly: 1. the display on the unit is small and useless, therefore, you will need to connect to TV to do anything. 2. in FM radio, the receiver does not support DRS.
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