Marantz AV8805A(BLK) 8K Ultra HD AV Pre-Amplifier 13.2 channel processing

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Marantz AV8805A(BLK) 8K Ultra HD AV Pre-Amplifier 13.2 channel processing with 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs

The Marantz AV8805A pre-amplifier sets the standard for audiophile home cinema with 13.2 channel processing and full 8K pass-through capabilities.

Advanced 13.2 channel pre-amplifier
The Marantz AV8805A processor/pre-amplifier was built for the most advanced home theatre 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 favourite 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.

DTS HD Master Yes
DTS:X: Yes
DTS Neo:X: No
DTS Neural:X: Yes
DTS Virtual:X: Yes (Update)
Dolby TrueHD: Yes

Multichannel Surround

Dolby Atmos: Yes
Dolby ProLogic II: No
Dolby Surround: Yes
Auro 3D: Yes
Multichannel Stereo: Yes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels: 13.2
Copper plated chassis: Yes
Power Transformer: Toroidal / EI: Toroidal
Current Feedback Topology: Yes
Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM): Yes
Pure Direct: Yes
High Grade Audio Components: Yes

Sound Enhancements

Gold plated RCA terminals: Yes
Clock Jitter Reducer : Yes
Audyssey : MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ: Yes
Dynamic Volume: Yes
Audyssey LFC: Yes
Audyssey App Support: Yes
Compressed audio Enhancer: MDAX2: Yes

HEOS Multiroom and Streaming : Yes
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC: Yes, Yes, Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV: Yes, Yes, Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24: Yes, Yes, Yes
DSD Audio Streaming: up to DSD5.6
FLAC HD 192/24 Yes


WAV 192/24: Yes
ALAC 192/24: Yes
Gapless Playback Yes, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD
AirPlay Audio Streaming: Yes
Internet Radio: Yes (TuneIn)
Spotify Connect* / Tidal* / Deezer* / others *: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones: Android / iOS
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets: Android / iOS/Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
HDMI Inputs: 7 Back, 1 Front
HDCP 2.2 support: Yes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2 / 1
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI: Yes
Analog to HDMI Scaling: Yes
HDMI to HDMI Scaling: up to 8K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMI: Yes


HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC: Yes, Yes, Yes , Yes
Dolby Vision / HLG: Yes
HDMI pass-though in standby mode: Yes
Picture adjust / Noise reduction: Yes, Yes
CEC: Yes
DSD Audio Capability: Yes
Audio Return Channel: Yes
Auto LipSync: Yes
HEOS Multiroom and Streaming : Yes
Multi-Room Zones: 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog: Yes 2ch, Yes 2ch, Yes, Yes

Muiltiroom / Ci

Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout: No, Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source: Yes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control: Yes, Yes, No, Yes
IR Flasher In: Yes
DC Trigger Output: 2
Composite In / Out: 4+1 / 2
Component In / Out: 3 / 1
HDMI In / Out: 7+1 / 3
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI: Yes , Yes
Analogue In / Out: 6 +1 (1 x XLR), 0
Phono (MM) In: Yes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial: 2, 2
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital: 2 / 0
Multichannel Preout: Yes (15.2 RCA & 15.2 XLR)

Inputs / Outputs

Subwoofer Out: 2 (independent)
7.1 Multichannel Input: Yes
Speaker A / B: assignable
Bi-amp Drive: assignable pre out
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal: pre out
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB: Yes, Yes, No, Yes, Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone: Yes, Airplay, Airplay
Metal Front Panel: Yes
DTS:X: Yes
System Remote Control: RC039SR
Power Consumption in W: 90 W
Standby Consumption in W: 0.2 W


CEC Standby Consumption in W: 0.5W
Network Control On Consumption in W: 3.7 W
Dimensions (W x D x H): 440 x 410 x 185 mm
Dimensions Antenna Vertical (W x D x H): 440 x 410 x 248 mm
Weight in kg: 13.7 Kg
Warranty: 2 Year RTB


  • 13.2 channel processing with 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs and flexible pre-amplifier stages — ideal for the advanced home cinema enthusiast
  • 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
  • HEOS wireless music streaming technology