A superb quality player with premium build and looks
Jakabok Botch "imajicaman", Amazon
9 September 2012
Summary: This is my 3rd blu-ray player I have owned including the PS3 slim that I still have. I also had a Sony 350 that now will only play DVDs and not blu rays. This player tops the other two in performance and looks. Granted, a 1080p 24p outputted blu ray image are nearly identical from most of today players but I think this Marantz player has a subtle superior image, particularly with motion and deep inky blacks.
Summary: Most people will want to know this first so here it is - The video quality is fantastic! Drop your Blu-Ray in it and enjoy! it is that simple. But I'm an audio guy and I needed it to play things just right along those lines. It took a few weeks of tweaking things, but I can say that I'm happy with the unit. I just wish it was a little more automatic. I need to be a bit more involved to get it to play things the way I want it to (see below).
Summary: I bough a Bose v35 also from Amazon and since it doesnt come with a player i needed a quality player to go with it. The priority was clear crisp sound the good picture quality. I wanted something that clould play blue ray and with some 3D capability and essentially to complement my Bose in all respects. So i skippd the SONYs and SAMSUNGs for the highly reputable Marantz,i again found what i was looking for right here on Amazon.
Excellent Sound and Picture quality (Blu Ray & DVD)
23 September 2011
Summary: This is simply a very solid and high-end performing Blu Ray/DVD/CD/SACD player. This is not a bells and whistles players. In essence + Amazing picture quality (Blu ray and dvd) + Audiophile sound quality (Marantz!) + Wired network connection works like a charm (though it does not have in-built wireless) + Professional reviews indicate that 3D output is amongst the best in class (though I have not tried it) + Very solid build quality - It is not meant for people who want...
Summary: I am curious as to some of the reviews for this player. Chris Dobbins made several comments that have no foundation with respect to the quality of this player. the biggest gripe I heard and not one for me is lack of wireless connectivity easily fixed with a netgear WNCE2001, I have used this device to make non wireless devices connect via wireless. its not plug and play it requires a few simple steps to make it work.
Summary: I bought this player specifically because it had the ability to do Blu-Ray 3D *** Please note to upgrade the Firmware for your Player before you start using *** I currently have a Sony S2000ES BD as my reference player. I didn't want to spend another 1k on a a new BD player, but in the same respect I have a hard time paying $300 for a Sony/Samsung/Panasonic retail store special because they are as light as paper.
Summary: Been waiting for a replacement for my Denon universal DVD that only had component outputs. Picture was already beautiful on my Runco DLP out of the box and through the HDMI. I knew it had the capability of playing Netflix and that works fine. Plays all my DVD audio and my SACD's as well. Has options for YouTube but the icon is "grayed out". Noticed there is an icon for "network" and found my NAS.
Summary: Christopher D. Hobbins... You're an idiot. You give this player a bad review even though you said "HOWEVER, I should have read more about its capabilities" Here is my review of the new Ferrari supercar based on your mentality... Waited for months to purchase the FERRARI. It was finally available, so I ordered right away. Overall, an excellent purchase. HOWEVER, I should have read more about its capabilities. IT DOESN'T HAVE BACK SEATS.
Summary: Der Marantz UD 5005 DVD Player bietet umfangreiche Ausstattung und hervorragenden Klang <<<mehr braucht man nicht. <<<<<<ich bin restlos zufrieden. Sogar als CD-Player macht er eine gute Figur. Vom Klang eher auf der schlanken Seite stellt er die Instrumente an die richtige Stelle und Gesangsstimmen kommen natürlich und kräftig rüber. Ich gebe ihn nicht mehr her.