Marantz AV8003

THX Ultra2-certified networking 7.1 A/V pre-amp/processor 


In nice condition. Factory Remote and Manual Included. Original box and packing are not included. (2005)

This unit incorporates the latest generation of digital surround sound decoding technology such as Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital, DTS ES (Discrete 6.1 and Matrix 6.1), DTS Neo:6 (Cinema, Music), Dolby Pro-Logic II (Movie, Music and Game), Dolby Pro-Logic IIx (Movie, Music and Game), Circle Surround II (Cinema, Music and Mono). Additionally, the unit is compatible with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD (as used for Blu-ray and HD DVD discs) as well as Dolby Digital Plus, an expanded and improved version of Dolby Digital positioned as the next-generation delivery format. These audio formats can be sent with video signals via an HDMI cable to HDMI 1.3a-compatible equipment. In addition, Marantz has focused on the future. By utilizing pre-out jacks, 7.1 direct inputs and a RS-232C communication port, the unit is tomorrow’s technology, today!

THX ultra 2 certified This unit incorporates the most advanced Digital Signal Processing circuitry, along with a 192 kHz/24 bit D/A converter in each of the 7 channels. Independent power supply circuits are incorporated for the FL display, audio and video sections for maximum separation, clarity and dynamic range. Together with hand-selected customized components, all elements work in harmony to recreate the emotion, exactly as the artist had intended.

This unit is designed and engineered with extensive feedback from custom installation experts, dealers and consumers. It features zone/multisource, assignable DC trigger, a RS-232C communication port, Flasher input and an extensive array of both analog and digital inputs / outputs. With 6 assignable digital inputs, 4 component inputs, Super Audio CD Multi Channel (7.1 channel) direct inputs, vide convert system and OSD output versatility is taken to a stunning new level. Furthermore, the unit can output the OSD information through the Y/C (Svideo) and composite video outputs. An easy-to-use programmable, learning remote controller allows full access to all of the operating functions and can be used for system operation as well.The HDMI input jacks of this unit support HDMI Ver. 1.3a. and the HDMI output jacks of this transmitter support HDMI Ver. 1.3a. There is NO phono output.

• x.v.Color

• Deep Color 36bit

• THX / THX Surround EX

• Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, dts HD

• Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital, DTS ES (Discrete 6.1, Matrix 6.1, Neo:6)

• Dolby Headphone

• Dolby Pro Logic II (Movie, Music, Game)

• Dolby Pro Logic IIx (Movie, Music, Game)

• Circle Surround II (Cinema, Music, Mono)


• Balanced Preout Terminal

• Balanced CD/CDR input terminal

• Bi-amp Pre out

• Source/Pure Direct mode

• 9 bands x 7 ch GEQ

• DSD to PCM converter

• Audyssey MultEQ

• M-DAX (Marantz Dynamic Audio eXpander)

• XM Satellite Radio Ready

• XM® HD Surround Powered by Neural Audio

• SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready

• HD Radio

• Improved Station Name Input Method, 60 Presets

• Auto Adjust Function for Speaker Distance Settings (Delay Time)

• Assignable DC Trigger Output

• Assignable Video Input

Auto Lipsync (Audio Delay)

• Massive Energy Power Supply

• Troidal Core Transformer

• Function Rename

• 192 kHz/24 bit DAC for all 8 Channels

• 32 bit Digital Surround Processing Chipsets

• Auto Input Signal Detection

• Zone B output

• Up-scaling to full HD HDMI out from analog video (480i/480p/576i/576p)

• Video Off Mode

• Set Up Menu via all Video Output (Composite, S-Video, Component video and HDMI)

• Video convert system HDMI  Component Video  S-Video  Composit Video

• Two component monitor outputs

• Video I/P Converter

• Selectable Zone Component Video output

• RS-232C Terminal for Future Upgrade or System Control

• Emitter Output

• Programmable, learning remote controller

• Customize RC2001 by using Wizz.it3 software

• Flasher Input

• IR Recever Input

• Allows playback of music, photos, and movies stored on a network device.

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