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Marantz AV8805A 13.2ch 8K Ultra HD AV Pre-Amplifier

Latest 2021 updated version. The Marantz AV8805A pre-amplifier sets the standard for audiophile home cinema with 13.2 channel processing and full 8K pass-through capabilities.

SKU
AV8805AT1B
£3,899.00

Marantz - AV8805A

13.2CH 8K ULTRA HD AV SURROUND PRE-AMPLIFIER WITH HEOS BUILT-IN

The Marantz AV8805A pre-amplifier sets the standard for audiophile home cinema with 13.2 channel processing and full 8K pass-through capabilities.


KEY FEATURES:

Masterfully Engineered
Its high-resolution preamplifier uses in total 15 single Marantz HDAM boards for reference-setting audio performance.

Breathtakingly Natural 3D Audio
Movie and TV sound moves around you in space, emulating the finest movie theatres and the real world.

Maximum Flexibility
From high-resolution stereo to 13.2 channel surround sound, experience pure Marantz audio through any configuration you need.

Tuned For Pure Enjoyment
No matter how you listen or what you watch, the AV8805A is extensively tuned to deliver the most enjoyable music and movie experiences you can imagine.


Advanced 13.2 channel pre-amplifier
The Marantz AV8805A processor/pre-amplifier was built for the most advanced home theatre enthusiast. With 13.2 channel processing, 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs, and flexible amplifier stages, enjoy your movies with a system you deserve.

Masterfully engineered
The AV8805A is made for home cinema enthusiasts who want everything, versatility, flexibility, and musicality. Extensively tuned by world-renowned sound acousticians at the most state-of-the-art facilities, Marantz leverage decades of experience in Hi-Fi to drive exceptional, audiophile-quality surround sound for all your entertainment.

Advanced 8K HDMI connectivity with eARC support
Enjoy exquisite video performance thanks to the latest HDMI technologies. The Marantz AV8805A includes 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs for all your favourite sources. One dedicated 8K input supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through capability, while Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10+, 21:9 video, 3D, BT.2020 pass-through and HDCP 2.3 copy protection standard is supported on all HDMI inputs.

Full 3D audio support
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with the latest surround formats, including Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X®, DTS Virtual:X™, DTS:X® Pro, IMAX® Enhanced, and Auro-3D®.

The next chapter in movie entertainment
The new AV8805A offers the highest-quality, crystal-clear viewing experience. Enjoy your movies with 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, as well the latest in HDMI technology like Dynamic HDR and Quick Media Switching (QMS), which is used in movies to eliminate video delay.

Marantz HDAM and Current Feedback topology
The AV8805A features exclusive Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module (HDAM) technology that provide ultra-fast slew rate, true wideband performance, and maximum dynamic range for optimum sound quality.

More than 60 Years of audiophile heritage
Founded in 1953, Marantz has a rich history of designing audio components embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music Matters, the AV8805A continues our long tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music and cinema.

Marantz AV8805A

Multichannel Surround

DTS HD Master / DTS:X Yes / Yes
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X No / Yes
DTS Virtual:X Yes (update)
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos Yes / Yes
Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby Surround No / Yes
Auro 3D Yes
Multichannel Stereo Yes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 13.2
IMAX Enhanced Yes


Sound Enhancements

Copper Plated Chassis Yes
Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI Yes / No
Current Feedback Topology Yes
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM) Yes
Pure Direct Yes
High Grade Audio Components Yes
Gold plated RCA terminals Yes
Clock Jitter Reducer Yes
Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume Yes / Yes
Audyssey LFC Yes
Audyssey APP Support Yes
Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2 Yes


Network

HEOS Multi-room and Streaming Yes
Lossy formats MP3 / WMA / AAC Yes / Yes / Yes
Lossless formats FLAC / ALAC / WAV Yes / Yes / Yes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24 Yes / Yes / Yes
DSD Audio Streaming up to DSD5.6
FLAC HD 192/24 Yes
WAV 192/24 Yes
ALAC 192/24 Yes
Gapless Playback Yes (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)
AirPlay Audio Streaming Yes
Internet radio TuneIn
Spotify Connect* / Tidal* / Deezer* / others * Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Android / iOS
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Yes Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes


HDMI

HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 7 / 1
HDCP2.3 support Yes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2 / 1
HDMI max Resolution (8k / 4k) 8k/60 - 4k/120
Video Conversion Analogue -> HDMI Yes
HDMI to HDMI Scaling up to 8K 60/50
HDMI: 8K / 4K / CEC / eARC Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI: Dolby Vision / HDR 10+ / Dynamic HDR / HLG Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI: ALLM / QMS / QFT / VRR Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode Yes
DSD Audio Capability Yes


Multi-Room / CI

HEOS Multi-Room Integrated Yes
Multi-Room Zones 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analogue Yes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout No / Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source Yes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control Yes / Yes / No / Yes
Remote In / Out Yes
IR Flasher In Yes
Marantz Remote Bus Yes
DC Trigger Output 2


Others

Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display 2 lines + port hole
Graphic User Interface - GUI Advanced
ISF Certification Yes
GUI Languages 9
Setup Assistant Yes
Smart Select Yes
Firmware Update by Network / USB Yes / Yes
Variable Cross Over Yes
Optimised Bass Redirection Yes
Bass Sync Yes
Auto Power off Yes
Sleep Timer Yes


Inputs/Outputs

Composite In / Out 4+1 / 2
Component In / Out 3 / 1
HDMI In / Out 7+1 / 3
Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMI Yes / Yes
Analogue In / Out 6+1 (1x XLR) / No
Phono (MM) In Yes
Digital Inputs: Coaxial / Optical 2 / 2
Multi-Room Out: analogue / digital 2 / No
Multichannel Pre Out Yes (15.2 RCA & 15.2 XLR)
Subwoofer Out 2 (independant)
7.1 multichannel input Yes
Speaker A / B assignable pre out
Bi-amp drive assignable pre out
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal pre out
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB Yes / Yes / No / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Works with iPhone Yes / AirPlay / AirPlay


General

Available Colors: Gold / Silver / Black / Silver-Gold No / No / Yes / No
Metal Front Panel Yes
System Remote Control RC039SR
Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD Display Yes / Yes / Yes
Power Consumption in W 90
Standby Consumption in W 0.2
CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W 3.7
Dimensions (W x D x H) inches Antenna:Horizontal: 440 x 410 x 185
Antenna:Vertical: 440 x 410 x 248
W/o Antenna in inches: 440 x 389 x 185
Weight in kg 13.7