Summary: Great receiver, easy to set up. I had an older SR4700 that was cumbersome to set up. New receivers have come a long way for ease of setup, control, and overall experience. Added to Apple TV and connected to home network.
Pros: Control from iPhone or iPad through network in Marantz apps. Airplay for music is good. Connect to internet for Internet radio is awesome. Can add Apple TV.
Cons: No cons but wish it came with Apple TV integrated for airplay of videos.
Summary: It's been a while since I upgraded my audio system. I wanted to buy an American name that I grew up with. When I found the Marantz on sale I knew it couldn't get any better. I read a few reviews, all giving high ratings for this receiver. So I just ordered it. I hooked a couple of Bowers and Wilkins in ceiling speakers to it. It's playing as I'm writing this review. It's a very good system. For the money and quality of sound.....like I said , "it doesn't get any better".
Pros: Great sound. Easy to install. A lot of options. Requires some reading. If I can do it then it can't be hard to figure out.
Summary: I purchased this AVR Receiver to replace a Denon 3808 that puked out on me after 5 years. I don't mind spending good money for a product if the product can stand the time and Denon couldn't do that. Anyway this is about Marantz right now and even though the company's are owned by one or the other my research told me that Marantz uses it's own parts and still builds a fantastic receiver.
Pros: Easy to setup, great looks, plenty of HDMI ports, (2) powered subs jacks. Plenty of speaker jacks .
Cons: Not Bluetooth ready, Really Marantz this is 2014 everything is Bluetooth ready now days and to have to spend 100.00 to buy a adapter is just crazy. Again this receiver is still new so my only con so far is not having Bluetooth built in!
Summary: After having reliability issues with Onkyo, I made the switch to Marantz products several years ago. I upgraded from the Marantz SR6006 to the Marantz SR7007. They have the same tonal qualities but the SR7007 has more headroom as it should given the bigger amp. I do like the available controls and display screen on the front of SR7007. The SR6006 display is hard to read at a distance and should you lose your remote, you can't control much.
Summary: I'll start offf by saying I'm not an audiophile. My old system was an Onkyo receiver and 5.1 speaker that I had bought in 2002. The system sounded good until the sub woofer finally died about 2 months ago. I decided to get something new as the old Onkyo did not have the HDMI inputs for connecting the cable in to the receiver then out to the TV. After looking around at a few website reviews for receivers, the Marantz kept coming up as good pick.
Pros: Hooking up speakers and other components very easy with on board setup that shows up on the TV screen after following 3 simple steps from written directions. Internet radio Can listen to iTunes library stored on my PC Can now hook my Plasma TV and 3d BluRay player to the receiver rather than having to hook my receiver to the TV!
Cons: The print on the buttons of the remote are a little small for my eyes, but I'm nit picking a bit! Not much reception from the FM antena that came with the unit. Had better reception from the standard Onkyo FM wire (same location in the house, same address!)
MARANTZ does it again with their A/V Receivers - SR 7007
Tommy D., Crutchfield
17 May 2014
Summary: Having Grown up in the Audio Business both in selling to end consumers as well as having Manufacturer Representative experience in both the Consumer and Professional Audio Field when you hear music being reproduced with a sweetness and richness no matter what speaker system you take immediate notice. My SR 7007 A/V Receiver resides in my large 17' X 26' Room with the 125 RMS per Channel it performs well with any speaker I connect to the tough binding posts .
Pros: The Marantz Name signifies Quality., Always has., Always will. Buy it you will not be disappointed...
Cons: Most folks are scared of the Price.. Just be assured that you will get something that with give you audio enjoyment for a long time to come...
Summary: I picked the SR7007 up after it was marked down. It was a bit more than what I originally wanted to spend on a receiver. However after unpacking it and setting it, I'm glad I made the purchase. The sound is amazing, the build is top of the line and it has more than enough features. I've had no problems setting it up, running internet radio, a blue ray player and using it to watch tv. I've tried other receivers including Denon, Onkyo and another Marantz.
Pros: Sound Build Features
Cons: Remote Control backlight is weak and doesn't identify all of the buttons through it's illumination
Summary: I had tried a Denon receiver before this. Although I liked the receiver I was not happy with the sound quality. If you want the receiver with best sound quality and would love to have lot of ports and a future proof receiver I would recommend this. It might be expensive but it is worth every penny.
Summary: For a long time I have been an Onkyo fan.I have had many of them and at the time I thought it was the best thing .My Onkyo TX NR 3009 went dead it has been very frustrated finding a receiver of superior quality I have bought the Yamaha RX A2020 and was not very please because i thought it needed more power. I then went back to Onkyo TX NR 929 and i realize the Yamaha sounded better but it was not as powerful.
Pros: Superior sound quality in music and home theater, it makes your speakers come to life, works with Apple product very well, it doesnt get hot like Onkyo. Extreme Customer Service from Crutchfield, Easy to Use