Marantz AV8805(BLK) AV Pre-Amplifier 13.2 channel processing

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Marantz AV8805(BLK) AV Pre-Amplifier 13.2 channel processing with 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs

The versatile Marantz AV8805 pre-amplifier redefines the audiophile home cinema and music listening experience with an unprecedented 13.2 channel processing capability, and support for virtually any high-resolution multichannel audio format. With the latest surround formats like Dolby Atoms, DTS:X or Auro-3D you can also immerse yourself in the wonder of three-dimensional audio. This enhanced audio quality is made possible by our proprietary current feedback and HDAM technology that passes signals through a 15.2 channel XLR or 15.2 RCA output. To top it off, you can also 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 precision.
* The Amazon Alexa feature becomes available in Spring 2018. Availability varies by country.

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: up to 4K 60/50Hz
HDMI to HDMI Scaling: up to 4K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMI: Yes


HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC: Yes, Yes, Yes , Yes
Dolby Vision / HLG: Yes
4k signal pass-through / scaling / GUI overlay: Yes, Yes, 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:r 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


  • 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
  • Ultimate visual quality with 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 colour resolution, HDR, BT.2020, Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through