Snell D7 Speaker System, Marantz SR9600 A/V Receiver, and Marantz DV9600 Disc Player
Sound & Vision Magazine
3 November 2013
Excerpt: As I unboxed this month's Spotlight System, I flashed on the innovative histories of Marantz and Snell Acoustics. Saul B. Marantz was a bona fide American audio pioneer in the 1950s and 1960s. His company's electronics not only sounded amazing, they were drop-dead gorgeous.
Excerpt: Simply the best surround receiver Marantz has to offer. Ultimate AV Mag says: DVD players have become so "commoditized" that it's typical today for players to sell for less than $100. And you know what? Some of these inexpensive players feature progressive scan output and perform quite well ove...
Summary: Sonically, and in terms of I/O and multizone flexibility, Marantz’s SR9600 is everything a flagship AVR should be. But in the end it all comes down to sound, and I loved the way this receiver shifted gears, showing delicacy and refinement one moment, and room-shaking power the next.