Rega io vs Marantz PM6007: which budget stereo amp should you buy?

Two 2020 Award-winners at similar price points go head to head If you’re in the market for a new stereo amplifier below £500 ($700) –

Marantz expands 8K receiver lineup with the AV7706

Marantz continues to put its weight behind 8K technology, with the announcement that its new AV7706 pre-amplifier will support it. The new 11.2-channel Marantz AV7706

Audiolab 6000A Play review

We can just imagine the Audiolab team gathered together (back when gatherings were allowed), discussing the concept of the 6000A Play. After all, fusing together

Marantz Model 30 integrated amplifier launches with bold new design

Behold the new industrial design language Marantz has unveiled two products that showcase its new industrial design language: the Marantz Model 30 integrated amp and

Marantz HD-DAC1 review

Stylish and capable desktop DAC on a budget The Marantz HD-DAC1 headphone amplifier and DAC is one of Marantz’s premium models, in the popular, smaller

Rotel launches A11 and CD11 Tribute editions designed by Ken Ishiwata

Rotel has revealed special edition versions of its A11 integrated amplifier and CD11 CD player, in honour of the late hi-fi legend Ken Ishiwata. The

Marantz CD6007 review

A small but significant improvement on its predecessor We couldn’t help but have a feeling of déjà vu when taking the Marantz CD6007 out of

Marantz PM6007 review

Marantz refines its Award-winning budget amp recipe  The path to self-improvement is never-ending: no matter how successful or saintly we are, there is always a

Marantz announce entry-level PM6007 amplifier and CD6007 CD player

Marantz is bringing two new hi-fi separates to the market in the PM6007 integrated amplifier and CD6007 CD player. The PM6007 replaces the PM6006 series,

Marantz announces 12 Series Special Edition amplifier and SACD player

Revamps of the original PM-12 and SA-12 models that were made solely for the Japanese market Marantz’s PM-12 stereo amplifier and SA-12 SACD player have

Marantz NR1711: an affordable and slimline 8K AV receiver

HDMI 2.1 features inside a half-height chassis Following the recent launch of its 8K-supporting SR-Series 2020 AV receivers, Marantz has now drawn the curtain on its

Rega io vs Marantz PM6006 UK Edition: which is the better budget stereo amp?

A battle between two of the biggest players in stereo amplification So prolific are Rega and Marantz in the world of stereo amplification that there

Marantz Melody X All-in-One System Review

A thoroughly modern take on a classic category What is the Marantz Melody X? The Marantz Melody X (or the M-CR612 to use its actual

Marantz NR1200 Stereo Receiver Review

Marantz builds the Swiss Army knife of amplifiers What is the Marantz NR1200? The Marantz NR1200 is described as a Network Stereo Receiver – a

Definitive Technology adds three new speakers to its Demand Series at CES 2020

The D15, D17 and DC5 took to the floor in Las Vegas Despite only arriving in the UK in 2018, Californian audio firm Definitive Technology

Marantz PM7000N review

The world is now accustomed to the hi-fi equivalent of Mary Poppins’ magic bag; components that miraculously (and conveniently) pack everything into one, compact box.

Marantz SR5014 review

Powerful and smooth, but this AV amp lacks a romantic spark  “What lady is that, which doth enrich the hand of yonder knight?” asks Romeo

Marantz Melody X review

It seems eons since we reviewed – and, largely, praised – Marantz’s network CD receiver and streaming box of tricks, the Melody and, to be

Marantz announces UK pricing for SR5014 and SR6014 AV amps

eARC, IMAX Enhanced, Atmos and phono connectivity all on Marantz’s menu Having announced the SR5014 and SR6014 for the US market in June, Marantz has

Marantz’s NR1200 stereo network receiver offers ‘serious hi-fi’ in a compact form

Marantz has announced the NR1200, a slimline stereo network receiver with support for multi-room, Hi-res Audio, music streaming as well as advanced HDMI connectivity A

Marantz SR7013 AV Receiver Review : One small step for Marantz…

What is the Marantz SR7013? The Marantz SR7013 is the latest 9.2 channel high-powered AV Receiver, which is available in black, or silvergold finishes. While

Marantz NR1509 AV Receiver Review: Sometimes less is more…

What is the Marantz NR1509? The Marantz NR1509 AV Receiver delivers 5.2 channels of amplification with support for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. It

Marantz’s new Melody X is its smallest hi-fi system yet

Marantz’s Melody X is a new one-box hi-fi that’s the company’s smallest yet. It features CD, DAB+ and FM plus streaming via Bluetooth and Apple’s

Marantz AV8805 13.2-Channel AV Processor Review

An immersive audio hat trick What is the Marantz AV8805? The Marantz AV8805 is the manufacturer’s latest flagship AV pre-amp and 13-channel processor. It boasts support for Dolby

Marantz TT-15S1 Turntable review

The recipe for a great turntable seems simple. You need a rigid chassis that dampens vibration, a motor that keeps good time and a needle

Marantz CD6006 UK Edition review

When it comes to CD players, few manufacturers come close to matching Marantz’s track record. The company has always been a strong force, but in

NAD C 568 review

It gives us great pleasure to note that the CD disc isn’t dead yet. But despite that, it doesn’t go unnoticed that the ratio of

Marantz NR1508 review

When Marantz debuted its slim-line NR receivers way back in 2009, it was reasonable to assume they’d spark a revolution. Why did receivers need to be

DTS:X – what is it? How can you get it?

DTS returned to cinema sound after more than two decades with DTS:X, an object-based sound technology that’s a successor to DTS HD, and a rival

Anthem AVM 60 A/V Processor Review

For much of the home theater epoch, system builders who (for whatever reasons) have favored a separates-based system— built around an A/V preamplifier/processor and a