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  1. Marantz DV9600 review

    Marantz DV9600 review

    10  

    Despite claims to the contrary, the profile of many brands best fits either a hi-fi scenario or a home cinema one. Marantz is one of the very few companies with feet successfully planted in both camps

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    Marantz Premium SA-11S2; SC-11S1; SM-11S1 review

    Marantz Premium SA-11S2; SC-11S1; SM-11S1 review

    10  

    The SA-11 series was first launched in S1 guise as the ultimate expression of Marantz's art and craft, but since then has been superseded in this role by the 'Legendary' (sic) series. But there is more than a coincidental degree of commonality in the two ranges.

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    Marantz CD6002 review

    Marantz CD6002 review

    8  

    So new that our review sample was, at the time, the only one in the country, this model tops out Marantz's line of CD-only players, since all the dearer ones also play SACDs

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    Marantz SA-7S1 review

    Marantz SA-7S1 review

    10  

    In the escalating product race between Denon and Marantz, both companies have introduced a range of high-grade disc players and amplifiers that have helped to push the boundaries of what's commonly referred to as 'state-of-the-art' in the world of hi-fi

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    Marantz SA-15S1 review

    Marantz SA-15S1 review

    8  

    It must be one of the biggest and heaviest players around at this sort of price. The weight is accounted for not least by the thick steel panel screwed to the bottom which reduces audio-frequency resonance in the chassis, while the size.

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    Marantz SA7001 KI review

    Marantz SA7001 KI review

    8  

    KI stands, of course, for Marantz 'brand ambassador' Ken Ishiwata,whose special attention has graced those models that bear his mark. Typically, this means adding features to the basic item along the linesof better passive components

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    Marantz SA7001 KI review

    Marantz SA7001 KI review

    9  

    Surprisingly, this is the first SACD player from Marantz to receive the'KI' treatment, which as ever means tweaks from Marantz brand ambassador Ken Ishiwata applied to an established model

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