Marantz sets new standards in digital music playback with the launch of the NA8005 network audio player with DAC (digital-to-analog converter). Based on the highly acclaimed NA-11S1 reference model, the NA8005 offers state-of-the-art network features and excellent sound quality for demanding audio enthusiasts. The network audio player will be available in black and silver-gold from authorized dealers at an RRP of 1,299.00 from June.
Designed to play all popular music sources, the Marantz NA8005 has an Ethernet port for connecting to your home network to access thousands of Internet radio stations and music streaming services such as Spotify via Spotify Connect. At the same time, Apple Airplay lets users play their iTunes music from a Mac, PC or laptop.
stream directly from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Thanks to its compatibility with DLNA 1.5, music lovers can also use their local music archives, e.g. network attached storage devices (NAS).
The formats reproduced by the NA8005 are extremely diverse: WMA, MP3, MPEG-4 and AAC, but also lossless formats such as FLAC, WAV, ALAC up to 24 bit/96 kHz and AIFF up to 24 bit/192 kHz are among them. DSD files, which are popular in audiophile circles, can also be streamed via the network from compatible media servers. For unclouded enjoyment of live concerts or recordings of classical works the Gapless Playback (gapless playback) is used.
The NA8005's built-in premium digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and high-quality power amplifier ensure that digital music can always be played back in pure, unaltered clarity, regardless of where it is stored. Enhanced acoustics are provided by the NA8005's advanced circuits incorporating Marantz exclusive HDAM and HDAM SA2 components.
in a hybrid configuration. They guarantee extremely low noise and high speeds. Marantz audio engineers have optimized the way the player reproduces musical subtleties and the sound stage by virtually eliminating the interference emanating from a PC through thorough isolation and filtering.…more