Marantz AV-8805A 13.2 Channel 8K Ultra HD AV Surround Pre-amplifier With HEOS Built-in
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The Marantz AV8805A pre-amplifier sets the standard for audiophile home cinema with 13.2 channel processing and full 8K pass-through capabilities.

A Masterpiece of audio architecture

Created with passion and extraordinary attention to detail, this versatile pre-amplifier redefines the audiophile home cinema and music listening experience.

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 theaters 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 theater 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, we 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 favorite 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.

Onboard technologies

Multichannel Surround
DTS HD Master / DTS:X / DTS:X ProYes / Yes / Yes (update)
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:XNo / Yes (11ch)
DTS Virtual:XYes
IMAX EnhancedYes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos / Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization / Dolby Atmos MusicYes / Yes / Yes / Yes
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby SurroundNo / Yes
Specifications
Auro 3DYes
360 Reality Audio / MPEG HNo
Audyssey DSXNo
Multichannel StereoYes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels13.2
Sound Enhancements
Copper Plated ChassisYes
Power Transformer: Toroidal / EIYes / No
Current Feedback TopologyYes
Current Feedback TopologyYes
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM) Yes
Pure Direct Yes
Gold plated RCA terminalsYes
Clock Jitter ReducerYes
AudysseyMultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic VolumeYes / Yes
Audyssey LFCYes
Compressed Audio Enhancer: MDAX2Yes
Network
HEOS Multi-room and StreamingYes
Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphonesNo
Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePodYes / Yes / Yes
Network Audio SharingYes
Lossy formats: MP3 / WMA / AACYes / Yes / Yes
Lossless formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAVYes / Yes / Yes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24 Yes / Yes / Yes
DSD Audio StreamingYes (2.8/5.6MHz)
FLAC HD 192/24Yes
WAV 192/24Yes
ALAC 192/24Yes
Gapless PlaybackYes (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC ,DSD)
AirPlay Audio StreamingYes (AirPlay2)
Internet radioYes (TuneIn)
Spotify Connect* / Tidal* / Deezer* / others *Yes (connect)
PandoraYes
SiriusXMYes
Other Streaming Services *Amazon Music HD/ Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
Roon TestedYes
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart PhonesMarantz 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for TabletsAndroid / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet PortsYes
Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front7 / 1
HDCP2.3 supportYes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone2 / 1
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMIYes
Analogue to HDMI scalingup to 8K 60/50
HDMI to HDMI Scalingup to 8K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMIYes
HDMI 2.1: 8K/60Hz AB / 4K/120Hz ABYes / Yes
HDMI 2.0: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARCYes / Yes / Yes / Yes / No
Enhanced ARCYes
HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision / HDR10+ / Dynamic HDRYes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gamingYes
Variable Refresh Rate / Quick Flame Transport / Quick Media SwitchingYes / Yes / Yes
3D Signal Pass-ThroughYes
8K signal pass-through / scaling / GUI overlayYes / Yes / Yes
4K Signal Pass-Through / Scaling / GUI OverlayYes / Yes / Yes
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby ModeYes
Picture Adjust / Noise ReductionYes / Yes
CECYes
DSD Audio CapabilityYes
Audio Return ChannelYes
Auto LipSyncYes
Multi-room / CI
HEOS Multi-Room IntegratedYes
HEOS Link Compatibility: IR/ IPYes / Yes
Multi-Room Zones3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / AnalogYes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / PreoutNo / Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI SourceYes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App ControlYes / Yes / Yes / Yes
IR Flasher InYes
Marantz Remote BusYes
DC Trigger Output2
HDMI DiagnosticsYes
Others
Auto Speaker Setup by MicrophoneAudyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display2 lines + port hole
Graphic User Interface - GUIAdvanced
ISF CertificationYes
GUI Languages3
Setup AssistantYes
Smart SelectYes
Firmware Update by Network / USBYes / Yes
Variable Cross OverYes
Optimized Bass RedirectionYes
Bass SyncYes
ECO ModeNo
Auto Power offYes
Sleep TimerYes
INPUTS/OUTPUTS
Composite In / Out4+1 / 2
Component In / Out3 / 1
HDMI In / Out7+1 / 3
Multi-Room Video Out: Video / HDMIYes / Yes
Analogue In / Out6+1 (1x XLR) / No
Phono (MM) InYes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial2 / 2
Multi-Room Out: analog / digital2 / No
Multichannel Pre OutYes (15.2 RCA & 15.2 XLR)
Subwoofer Out2 (independant)
7.1 multichannel inputYes
Speaker A / Bassignable pre out
Bi-amp driveassignable pre out
Multi-Room Speaker Terminalpre out
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USBYes / Yes / No / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhoneYes / No / No
AM/FM TunerYes
General
Metal Front PanelYes
System Remote ControlRC039SR
Pre-Programmed / Learnable / LCD DisplayYes / Yes / Yes
Power Consumption in W90
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO on/off) in WNo
Standby Consumption in W0.2
CEC Standby Consumption in W0.5
Network Standby Consumption in W3.5
Network Control On Consumption in WNo
Weight in lbs.30.4

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