AV8805 - AV Pre-Amplifier
The versatile Marantz AV8805 pre-amplifier redefines audiophile home cinema and
music listening with an unprecedented 13.2 channel processing capability, and supports
virtually any high-resolution multichannel audio format. Immerse yourself in three-dimensional
audio with the latest surround formats like Dolby Atmos, DTS:X or Auro-3D. Enjoy
enhanced audio quality supported by our proprietary current feedback and HDAM technology
that passes signals through 15.2 channel XLR or 15.2 RCA outputs. Stream music throughout
your home with HEOS multi-room listening and full wireless connectivity through
the HEOS app or Amazon Alexa Voice Control, supported by Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Apple
Airplay. With the Marantz AV8805, you get incredible fidelity and unparalleled audio
- 13.2 channel processing with 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs and flexible pre-amplifier
stages — ideal for the advanced home cinema enthusiast
- Enjoy immersive, three-dimensional sound with the latest surround formats including
Dolby Atmos (up to 7.1.6 or 9.1.4), DTS:X and Auro-3D (up to 13.1)
- High-performance 192kHz/32bit D/A converters for all channels provide the highest
resolution for music and movies
- Audyssey MultEQ XT32, LFC, Sub EQ HT, Dynamic Volume and DynamicEQ deliver equalization
to best suit your listening environment
- Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support offer improved network
stability even in Wi-Fi-crowded homes
- Listen from any room of your home with HEOS wireless music streaming technology
and the HEOS app
- Ultimate visual quality with 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution,
HDR, BT.2020, Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through
- eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) functionality via firmware update supports
the most advanced surround and object-based audio formats, including Dolby Atmos
and DTS:X via single HDMI connection between AVRs and compatible TVs
- Eight HDMI inputs, including one on the front, with full HDCP 2.2 support, plus
three HDMI outputs (zones), plenty of inputs for your digital devices and the ability
to support different video in different rooms
- Analog to HDMI conversion and SD to HD/4K Upscaling for legacy video sources, plus
full HD and even Ultra HD video quality from existing DVDs or analog sources
- Stream music from AirPlay, Bluetooth, TuneIn Internet radio, Pandora, Spotify, SiriusXM,
Amazon Prime Music, TIDAL and more via the HEOS app
- Network music streaming supported via DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAVsupport
for high-resolution, Hi-Fi listening
- Installation and operation are seamless with the Setup Assistant and Marantz AVR
The 13.2 channel AV8805 with 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs provide a flexible
yet detailed pre-amplifier stage for the advanced home cinema enthusiast. Enjoy
it with acoustically matching Marantz MM series power amplifiers, like the MM8077,
and immerse yourself in three-dimensional audio provided by the latest integrated
surround formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D. Auro-3D will be enabled
via a future firmware update at no additional charge. Marantz proprietary HDAM technology
combines matched-precision discrete circuit elements with ultra-wide-end response
for a wider soundstage and refined musical reproduction while built-in Bluetooth,
Wi-Fi streaming and HEOS support, plus Apple AirPlay compatibility, let you stream
and enjoy your favorite audio wirelessly.
Latest HDMI Connectivity; HDCP 2.2 Compatible
The Marantz AV8805 is future-compatible, with the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications
on all eight HDMI inputs. AV8805 supports 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color
sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through
on every input. It is compatible with 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players, set-top
boxes and other 4K Ultra HD sources. Dolby Vision compatibility, HLG (Hybrid Log
Gamma), new HDR format for broadcasting and pass-through capability are also supported.
Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos with object-based audio formatting that creates
a truly immersive listening experience. Enjoy a 7.1 surround sound speaker system
and six additional overhead speakers or Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate
home theater experience — including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.
DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating
a lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience in the home. The included spatial
remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism
in all of your favorite movies.
By fully immersing the listener in life-like sound, Auro-3D provides a more encapsulating
surround sound experience thanks to dedicated height and overhead channels in addition
to the regular channels. Auro-3D will be enabled via future firmware update at no
HDMI eARC Object-Based Audio Support
eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) supports the transmission of 3D audio from
your TV apps with a single HDMI connection for the simplest setup. This feature
will be enabled via a future firmware update.
Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and AirPlay Capability
Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the AV8805 is equipped
with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested
urban environments. Plus, with Apple AirPlay compatibility, you can enjoy listening
to your favorite audio content wirelessly from your iOS devices such as an iPhone
HEOS: Your Perfect Solution for Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming
Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favorite music in any room of your
home for a wireless, whole-home audio experience. Play the same song in every room,
or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Also works
with Amazon Alexa, providing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for
all of your home entertainment. Enjoy music from Spotify, TuneIn Internet radio,
Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries. With additional
HEOS components like the HEOS speaker range or other HEOS-capable receivers, you
can play all your music in one room or many.
HEOS + Amazon Alexa
Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled AV Receiver.
Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Music and much more. Switch
between inputs (Blu-ray, DVD, Media Player, etc.), turn volume up or down, pause,
mute and play the next song — all with your voice.
To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select “Skills.”
Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu
and choose Devices and Discover or say “Alexa, discover my devices.”
With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other
Marantz 2016 AVR Remote
Re-designed from the ground up, the Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app gives you unprecedented
control over the latest generation of Marantz network AV Receivers, from iOS and
Android phones and tablets. Along with many new features, the graphics and user
interface have been completely overhauled: control power, volume, input and settings,
or switch to the HEOS app to access an incredible range of music content and streaming
services, all with full HEOS wireless multi-room control.
The AV8805 lets you discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks
with the ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files
as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the
front panel USB port and network sources. Or, listen to other popular file types
such as MP3.
Advanced 32-bit D/A Conversion On All Channels
The Marantz AV8805 features premium grade AK4490 32-bit DACs on all channels and
XLR input and outputs. There's a balanced XLR stereo input that's assignable
as well as 15.2 balanced XLR outputs, which includes the two subwoofer outputs,
front height/width outputs and overhead channels. This extensive balanced XLR compatibility
ensures high-end performance in the home and the studio, while 15.2 pre-outs (RCA
jacks) provide additional compatibility with multiple power amplifier types.
High-Grade Audio Components
The AV8805 features the latest Marantz proprietary HDAM
(Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) components, which consist of matched-precision
discrete selected circuit elements on a compact sub-board along with ultra-wide-band
response (100 kHz, -3 dB) for an open soundstage with refined detail reproduction.
Advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced
DSP algorithms, the AV8805 features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic
correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyzes each
speaker's output (including the subwoofers) at up to eight measurement locations
and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct
frequency and time domain response. Plus, the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you
view and adjust settings for detailed tuning and customize the sound more precisely
to your room and tastes.
The Audyssey MultEQ Editor App
The AV8805 supports the brand-new Audyssey MultEQ Editor App. Go ‘under the hood’,
view and adjust settings for detailed tuning, customize the sound more precisely
to the specific problems in your room, and tailor the sound to your personal preferences.
The Audyssey MultEQ Editor app, for Android and iOS, is available for purchase from
the Apple AppStore or Google Play Store.
- View the speaker detection results, to check correct installation.
- View before and after results of the Audyssey calibration, making it easy to identify
- Edit the Audyssey target curve for each channel pair to suit your tastes.
- Adjust the EQ frequency adjustment range for each channel pair.
- Switch between 2 high frequency rolloff target curves.
- Enable/disable midrange compensation to make the vocal region brighter or smoother.
- Save and load calibration results.
External Control Capabilities
For remote control compatibility with other components in your home theater system,
the AV8805 features an IR (infrared) remote control input and output on the rear
panel, along with dual 12V trigger outputs. For direct connection to external home
automation and control equipment, the AV8805 features an RS-232C serial port with
Control4 SDDP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) and Crestron Connected certification
for quick and easy integration with Control4 and Crestron home automation equipment.
Dual Subwoofer Outputs
A single subwoofer demands optimal placement to avoid audible peaks and dips in
the low-frequency response at the main listening position. The AV8805 supports two
subwoofers: used in different locations, these will even out the low-frequency response
for more accurate bass anywhere in the room.
Whatever your family's entertainment needs, the AV8805 delivers: you can enjoy
13.2-channel surround sound in the main room, and at the same time play stereo sound
from another source in a different part of the house. There are versatile configuration
options thanks to the 13 channel processing capability.
Smart TV Connectivity
The Marantz AV8805 may be controlled with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC
functionality associated with your Smart TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in
your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AV8805 with
your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and
surround mode selections, the AVR's setup menu and four Smart Selects.
Simple Smart Select Functions
The AV8805 has four Smart Select buttons on the remote control: each stores a preferred
setup – input, volume and Audyssey configuration – for a particular source. Push
one button and the AV8805 can be perfectly configured for anything, from Blu-ray
or your TV set-top box to your favorite Internet radio station.
Easy To Setup,
Easy To Use
For easy installation, the AV8805's clear graphical on-screen display has an
exclusive Setup Assistant, combining with the Quick Start guide to provide guidance
and optimize critical settings for the best possible sound quality, whatever your
More than 60 Years of Audiophile Heritage
Founded in 1953, Marantz has a long and rich history of designing audio components
embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music
Matters, the AV8805 carries on our long tradition of delivering a best-in-class
listening experience for music and cinema.