Marantz America announced two integrated amplifiers, the PM8004 ($999), which replaces the PM8003, and the PM5004, ($449), replacing the PM5003. The PM8004 will be available in August 2010, and the PM5004 will be available in July.
The new Marantz components continue the sleek symmetrical design featured throughout the company's product line, featuring the classic Marantz star mark, rock-solid construction and a unified cosmetic designed to complement the finest audio/video systems.
Marantz' new PM8004 and PM5004 Integrated Amplifiers both derive their distinctive styling from Marantz' critically-acclaimed Reference Series models and feature a host of advanced audio-enhancing technologies, plus custom-installation friendly features such as three sets of IR codes, Flasher Input and more. The PM8004 features double-shielded toroidal transformers with full discrete constant current feedback and precision Marantz sound tuning. Additional industry-leading features in the PM8004 include HDAM-SA3 technology, on board high-current supply capability, Tri Tone Control, as well as Phono EQ (MM, Marantz Custom Speaker Terminals), and full discrete Current Feed back amplifier circuit.