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Marantz AV8003 Networking A/V Preamplifier Wins CEA Award

Company To Demonstrate AV8003 Networking AV Preamp/Processor and More at CES

At CES 2009, Marantz America, a world leader in advanced home entertainment solutions, will demonstrate its AV8003 Networking AV Preamp/Processor ($2,599.99), recently named a 2009 Innovations Design and Engineering Award honoree by the CEA. During the show, attendees will be able to experience the AV8003’s leading-edge capabilities at Marantz’ suite #28-105 at Las Vegas Hilton North Tower. The AV8003 will be connected to Marantz’s new IS301 Wireless Dock for iPod for the demonstration, which will showcase seamless streaming of audio, video and photos from a PC/NAS device.

Multi-Zone Processor and Controller
The Marantz AV8003 Networking A/V Preamplifier is a THX-Certified, 1080p scaling, multi-source/multi-zone processor that provides users with an easy way to distribute ultimate-quality audio and video entertainment to three separate zones within the home. Thanks to its built-in digital media player and Ethernet port, the AV8003 allows content from any DLNA compliant Server, PC or NAS device to be streamed from those devices to the AV8003, where it can then be distributed to multiple zones. Marantz’ first built-in video scaler enables enhanced video performance with upconversion and scaling to 1080p from all analog and digital sources and it features a host of today’s most advanced audio and video processing technologies, including HDMI Version 1.3a (4-in/2-out), plus Dolby True HD, dts HD Master Audio, Deep Color and more. In addition, it is HD, XM, and Sirius Radio ready (subscription and antenna required for XM and Sirius) and includes a built-in digital media player with Ethernet capability for streaming Audio and video content throughout a networked home*.

For ease of setup and enhanced performance, the AV8003 features HDMI 1.3 repeating capability, eliminating signal loss and allowing it to repeat 1080p video signals from HDMI input to HDMI output, as well as decode a variety of audio signals via HDMI.

With its copper plated chassis and distinctive new styling, based on Marantz’ award winning Reference chassis, the no-compromise AV8003 Reference Preamplifier echoes the renowned voice of the company’s founder, Saul Marantz. For total connectivity flexibility, the AV8003 features XLR Pre Output terminals, XLR audio inputs for SA-CD, Component Video outputs for multi-room, RS-232c, Direct IR Inputs and DC Triggers.

*A home network is required for streaming of content through the home.

About Marantz
Marantz America is committed to upholding the tradition of technological superiority initiated by founder Saul Marantz. In keeping with this emphasis on quality, Marantz audio and video components are carried only by the nation’s premier independent audio/video specialty retailers. Additional information is available at www.marantz.com. Marantz America is a wholly owned subsidiary of D&M Holdings Inc.

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