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Marantz-pm5004.34255569
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Marantz PM5004

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Overall 8
8.0

Perfect for Analogue AND Digital

Nathan Hutson, Amazon
19 January 2014
  • Summary: I was looking for an integrated amp that had a phono input as well as the usual digital inputs. I have owned this stereo for a little over a year now and couldn't be happier with it's performance. I have it driving a pair of Wharfdale Diamond 10.2 speakers with 12 gauge speaker wire. For the phono side of things I have an old Technics SL-Q3 record player with a Grado Gold cartridge. My albums sound great through this set-up.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great, except for 1 issue.

Steve D, Amazon
19 September 2013
  • Summary: I bought this amp almost a year ago from Amazon & I wanted to give it some time before I reviewed it. I needed a stereo (not surround sound) amp with certain features & this serves all my needs. I also needed an amp that could fit in to a limited shelf space. Most of the amps made now are very big. It has a phono input & being that I have a large record collection, this was important.
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Overall 8
8.0

As good as expected

bg, Amazon
3 September 2013
  • Summary: I wanted an integrated amp that had a phono stage, a remote, and consumed less power than the power amp I was using with my PC. All of these were met at a reasonable price with the PM5004. This amp has enough power output to drive my NHT 2.5i speakers rated at 6 ohms and 86db to satisfyingly loud levels in the small studio apartment I live in.
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Overall 8
8.0

great entry level amp for low-volume listeners

calaf, Amazon
25 April 2013
  • Summary: this is the first speaker amplifier I bought in years, and I have been very happy with my purchase. I use it to drive a pair of Wharfedale Diamond speakers, and use as input (mainly) a Meier Audio StageDAC. I am very happy with the clean, lean sound of this system, and natural soundstage: excellent for listening to movie dialog, and for classical/acoustic music.
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Overall 8
8.0

Marantz

J Doe, Crutchfield
7 June 2011
  • Summary: This is a well put together, great sounding amp, the only omission in my opinion is no dedicated subwoofer output. I have been using this unit for a few months driving a high end set of book shelf speakers and have been blown away by the clarity this amp provides.
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Overall 8
8.0

Marantz PM5004

TammyA, Crutchfield
25 January 2011
  • Summary: We bought a turntable and some pretty decent speakers. We wanted an amp with a phono imput because we didn't want to buy an extra piece of equipment just to hook up the turntable. Marantz has a good reputation, so I thought I'd try it. I grew up with an amazing stereo system (old tube amp, etc). This amp meets the high bar of my expectations. Really, really pleased with this purchase.
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Overall 8
8.0

Marantz PM5004

orange, Crutchfield
31 December 2010
  • Summary: I got this as a 2 channel dedicated music setup with PSB mid level bookshelf speakers, audioquest wires, and a streamer DAC to play pandora one (upgraded) through my computer. I compared this with my 10 year old NAD C340 2 channel 40wattx2 intergrated amp. The marantz was more detailed in the high range and had a more focused midrange soundstage than the NAD, but the NAD was smoother/ warmer (as NAD tends to do) in all ranges with more low end strength.
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Overall 8
8.0

On paper there's not that much separating with newer model Pm6005

paul, Amazon
30 January 2014
  • Summary: I not sure paying nearly twice as much for the Pm6005 is worth it i think personaly i can live without the digital out every thing else seems similar i know this has 10 w less power than the Pm6005 but the same band width and as i will be using Q a 2020i i think this would be more than enough to power them any other reasons why not to purchase this over the Pm6005 please let me know ?
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Overall 8
8.0

Very competent amplifier

J. R. Stone, Amazon
8 January 2014
  • Summary: Does what it says in the specification at a reasonable price. It is the heart of the audio part of my home computer set up, enabling me to drive some decent bookshelf speakers, and to feed phono output into the pc for digitising vinyl.
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Overall 8
8.0

spoilt by defective power lead

Denny, Amazon
11 October 2013
  • Summary: A good performer, plenty of power smoothly delivered. Installation spoilt by defective power lead causing problems and wasting a lot of time!
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