Home Theater

Marantz SR6006 AV Receiver

With the SR6006 A/V receiver from Marantz homeowners can enjoy lossless audio surround sound, HD 3D video content, network connected digital audio, streaming Web services and wireless iTunes music playback.

Marantz has just announced its new SR6006 A/V receiver, which includes iTunes AirPlay, DLNA certification and an amplifier section rated to deliver 110 watts per channel. The receiver carries an MSRP of $1,200.

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Robert Archer · June 23, 2011

Marantz holds a unique place in the world of home A/V in that its been able to maintain its legacy of providing affordable, high-performing products while keeping pace with the market’s ever-changing technological landscape.

Recently the company announced two new A/V receivers: the SR5006 and SR6006. Focusing on the SR6006, the receiver offers plenty of power with a rating of 110 watts per channel, but just as important as the ability to drive a multichannel speaker system are the rest of the receiver’s options. Highlighting some of the receiver’s options are seven HDMI 1.4a inputs and two HDMI 1.4a outputs that allows installers to feed multiple displays with 3D content; DLNA v1.5 certification that enables the unit to pull content from a home network, and Apple AirPlay compatibility to allow users to stream iTunes music from their Macs and PCs.

The SR6006 also offers Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio decoding for lossless surround sound applications, Pandora, Rhapsody, Napster and Flickr streaming capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity, DC triggers and RS-232 control.

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  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

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Home Theater · Apple · DLNA · Dolby TrueHD · DTS-HD · Home Theater · Marantz · All Topics
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