Summary: Had a flagship Marantz SR18 back years ago went to protective mode and stays there. I thought issue will be solved by now. Guess what? NO!!! I bought this unit and ended up the same way in less then two months. Customer service tech is no better help then myself. I totally gave up on this brand.
Summary: I purchased a Marantz receiver 2 1/2 years ago Right after having it for a touch over 2 years it dies.I have owned Denon Nikko Tandberg Old Marantz Sansui Kenwood Yamaya Revox and Nakamechi Never once did i have on die on me Esp after a short period of time I called Marantz and told them Marantz said It was not under warranty but they recomended I bring it to a FACTORY AUTHORIZED repair facility in Willmington De I brought it there and paid a fee to have it looked@ It...
Summary: This is the second Marantz receiver I have owned and both have died within months of purchase. I was very leery of buying another Marantz receiver, but an endorsement from a local home theater store as well as a glowing review in a home theater magazine convinced me to give Marantz another try. I will never make that mistake again. The SR 6004 worked for less than four months.
Unstable - Useless RMA process from Marantz - Stay Away!
Amazon Customer "losaa", Amazon
18 April 2010
Summary: This unit and the SR5004 ( Marantz SR5004 Audio/video Receiver (Black) ) are to avoid: I bought one in France in November and unfortunately the unit fails as described here: [...] Issue description: the unit switches off randomly approximately 10 times a week. It requires a complex combination of keys to be restarted. The issue happens even with very simple setups (1 SPDIF input,no HDMI, 192K stereo) , at very low volume...
Summary: All these reviews of these receivers going bad are TRUE. The same thing happened to me, I've gone through two of these units and finally returned it for a Denon 3310ci. Just because your unit did not go bad does not mean we are liars, all it means you got lucky with a good unit. Why would so many people make up the same story? Think about it! Do you honestly think we are all out to get Marantz?
Summary: Purchased this receiver on recommendation from a custom home theater dealer/installer. When it works, it sounds fantastic. The bluetooth feature works great with my iPhone. Its great to sit down on the couch with iPhone in hand listen through the receiver. HOWEVER the unit is currently not compatible with my Tivo HD DVR and it appears numerous other DVRs and cable boxes.
Summary: all I can say is stay away. do a search online and follow links to forums of all the people who purchased. i bought mine last week and 70 minutes after install it got it's first POD (pop of death). apparently over 40% of people are having these issues. Try calling them directly and get a response that suggests it is "your setup". don't take my word for it do a search and go to the forums. STAY AWAY.
Summary: I have owned five Marantz SR6004s, only one of which is still working today. All were purchased from an authorized dealer and were brand new or A stock. I bought two units - one for my study utilizing a 5.1 setup plus heights and one for my bedroom - 5.1 setup with two in ceiling speakers in each bathroom configured as a second zone. The four units that died all died in less than 30 days. The quickest died after 8 days, the longest made it about 26 days.