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Marantz SA8004
7.2 out of 10

Marantz SA8004

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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

KimberlyLO, Amazon
9 January 2015
Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Robert O'Brien "Robbie", Amazon
1 November 2014
Overall 10
10

Best sounding music ever

CEW88mph "wattsalot", Amazon
6 July 2014
  • Summary: Only buy this if you are going to listen in stereo 2.0 or if you are going to listen with headphones like myself this is for you. Super Audio CD (SACD) is way better than vinyl no matter what you read on wikipedia, mind you the source recording and audio engineering have to be great.
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Overall 10
10

Just what I needed

wyoming, Amazon
29 April 2014
  • Summary: My Sony 5-disc changer that I bought in 1989 finally expired, and I had to find a replacement. I bought this Marantz because I read a good review in Stereophile that said it delivered much more than one might expect from the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice player but buy used.

jaz08256, Ebay
2 March 2014
  • Summary: First off this player is dead quiet! I was really expecting a little more in terms of openess since my last cdp purchase over 10 years ago. (Tjoeb 4000, which is a marantz and sounds a bit more open) This is a warm sounding player, not bright or peppy. Very natural sound to it.
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Overall 10
10

Solid unit with excellent sound

Offering Opinion "HRG", Amazon
7 January 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this because I was tired of having less expensive CD players stop working due to a bad motor. The unit is solid and does have superior electronics in both the power supply and digital to analog conversion. It plays SACD's flawlessly and detects the type of CD automatically.
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Overall 8
8.0

Seems Excellent on Short-Term experience.

Alan S. Fitz, Amazon
4 January 2014
  • Summary: I have only been using it about a month. So far, it's performed flawlessly. No problems, seems a very competent system component. The only reason I gave it four stars rather than five is its signage: on the faceplate, everything is printed in a very dark grey, and of course the Player is all black.
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Overall 10
10

BEST VALUE IN HIGH END AUDIO

Richard Earl Hoffman "LL RNR", Amazon
16 July 2013
  • Summary: Never knew CD (no SACD's yet) could sound so good. Clean powerful and just sounds right. Solid like a tank. Cant speak on all the features but will play any CD and get close to vinyl quality sound. Not overly bright but relaxed sound non fatiguing. This is all before break in.
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Overall 10
10

And Then There Were Two

Dr. Debra Jan Bibel "World Music Explorer", Amazon
31 May 2013
  • Summary: Marantz fortunately continues to manufacture SACD/CD players against the tide of large storage digital files, and I do not mean inferior .mp3 files. High resolution flac is forthcoming, with some formats going beyond CD disc storage.
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Overall 8
8.0

Marantz SA8004 Super Audio CD/CD Player

R. S. Frantz, Amazon
25 October 2012
  • Summary: The audio quality of this unit is clearly better than any other that I have had. It is quiet to the extreme (mechanically). I love listening to it both as an SACD and CD player. It has never failed to play any CD that I have made in .wav or mp3 format.
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