Excerpt: Kit-rack presence doesn't come much burlier or more intriguing than Marantz' s strapping SR7005 multichannel receiver. This is the first time we've seen a home cinema amplifier fitted with a monocle, for starters. That circular, watchcase-like display is a lovely design flourish, and there's a much more comprehensive display hidden behind the fascia flap – like your fridge, it only lights up when the door's open.
Pros: Monitor Audio Apex, Interesting looks, bomb-proof build, great spec, immersive sound, plenty of drive
Cons: Monitor Audio Apex, Lacks the transparency of the best