The Marantz AV7705 is a 11.2CH 4K Ultra HD AV Surround Pre-Amplifier with IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, HEOS, AirPlay 2 and Alexa Voice Compatibility.
Featuring 11.2 channel XLR and RCA pre-outs, the Marantz AV7705 supports all three-dimensional audio format Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro-3D and DTS Virtual:X. For pristine picture quality, an advanced HDMI section supports 4K full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 pure color, HDR and HDCP2.2. Enjoy audio playback with exceptional quality thanks to Marantz-proprietary HDAM modules and stream from Pandora, Spotify, TIDAL, Deezer and more with HEOS built-in. Ideal for custom integrations, the AV7705 features Creston Control and RS-232C serial port for third-party remote monitoring. Calibrate your listening environment with the full suite of Audyssey EQ tools and control the pre-amplifier with your voice and Amazon Alexa voice compatibility.
Key Features of Marantz AV7705
- 11.2 channel XLR pre-out; 11.2 channel RCA pre-out
- 8 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front) with full HDCP 2.2 support; 3 HDMI outputs (incl. Zone 2)
- 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, Dolby Vision compatibility, HDR, HLG and BT.2020
- Advanced video processing with analog to HDMI conversion; SD to HD/4K upscaling
- Dolby Atmos, DTS:X (up to 7.1.4 with an external 2ch amplifier), Auro-3D and DTS Virtual:X for height virtualization effects
- eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) support via firmware update supports the most advanced surround and object-based audio formats via single HDMI connection between AVRs and compatible TVs
- Stream music from Internet Radio, Spotify Connect, Pandora, SiriusXM, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer and more with Bluetooth, Airplay2 or HEOS built-in
- Built-in Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support
- Enjoy multi-room whole-home audio streaming with HEOS technology
- Amazon Alexa voice control via the HEOS Home Entertainment skill
- Marantz 2016 AVR remote app for control over the latest generation of Marantz network AV Receivers. Available on iOS and Android.
- High resolution DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support
- AKM AK4458 32-bit D/A converters, HDAM circuit boards and Current Feedback circuitry for optimum fidelity and maximum dynamic range
- Suite of Audyssey room correction software: Audyssey MultEQ XT32, Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ, LFC and Sub EQ HT
- Third-party integration and IR remote control, RS-232C serial port and Creston Connected for external control
- Seamless out-of-the-box experience with Quick Start Guide, guided Setup Assistant and Marantz AVR Remote App
Advanced 11.2 Channel Pre-amplifier
Experience a versatile home theater setup with the new Marantz AV7705 processor/pre-amplifier. Featuring 11.2 channel XLR and RCA pre-outs, the AV7705 is built for use with high-quality external power amplification or active speakers. Enjoy the audiophile sound you expect from Marantz combined with the latest video and audio decoding, as well as voice control with Amazon Alexa voice compatibility and Siri.
With 11.2 channel pre-outs on both conventional RCA sockets and balanced XLRs, the AV7705 is designed to work alongside high-quality external power amplifiers like the Marantz MM8077, MM7055 and MM7025. Not only is it a superb AV processor, the AV7705 is an extraordinary analog preamplifier with an HDAM circuit board. Using Marantz-proprietary HDAMs, the preamp section of the AV7705 provides optimal channel separation, minimum crosstalk and enhanced signal to noise ratio for precise detail resolution and stereo imaging, while the ELNA capacitators of the analog section ensure exceptional power and dynamic ability.
Supports Latest Object-based Audio Formats
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro-3D and DTS Virtual:X. Set up a Dolby Atmos surround sound speaker system up to 7.1.4 using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers or dedicated overhead speakers for the ultimate home theater experience. DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience in the home. The improved immersion and heightened realism draw you into the world of your favorite movies. The included DTS Neural:X™ gives your movies, games and music a realism unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound. Auro-3D® elevates the home theater experience with three-dimensional sound for music, games, broadcast and films which enhancing your existing audio-visual collection, thanks to Auromatic up-mixing engine. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.
IMAX Enhanced Technology
Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX Enhanced—the latest technology program from IMAX that sets a new standard for image, sound, scale and content quality. Watch clearer pictures and brighter images. Feel immersive, heart-pounding audio delivered by DTS. See more picture on the largest screens. And experience premium content digitally remastered by IMAX.
Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Enjoy a 7.1.4 surround sound speaker system with two or four additional overhead speakers or Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience — including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.
DTS:X immersive audio formatting places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating life-like, multi-dimensional audio. The included spatial remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism in all of your favorite movies.
DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.
Latest HDMI Connectivity
Includes eight HDMI inputs — with one HDMI input on the front panel for quick connection — each one supporting HDCP 2.2, 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, HLG, High Dynamic Range (HDR), 21:9 video, 3D and BT.2020 pass-through. The video processor is capable of upscaling SD and HD video to 4K Ultra HD. Three HDMI outputs allow you to connect to multiple zones as well as run a TV and projector in parallel.
HDMI eARC Object-based Audio Support
eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) supports the transmission of 3D audio from your TV with a single HDMI connection for the simplest setup. The feature will be enabled via a future firmware update.
HEOS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay 2 Capability
Dual antenna system lets you stream the most popular music services via Bluetooth, AirPlay2 or the HEOS app. Listen to your playlists on Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and more.
HEOS Multi-room Streaming
Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home for a wireless, whole-home audio experience. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Enjoy music from Spotify, TuneIn, Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries. With additional HEOS components, like HEOS-capable speakers, play all your music in one room or many.
Support for Major Voice Control Agents
Enjoy effortless voice control and total flexibility from the leading voice agents. Speak commands with Amazon Alexa , Google Assistant, Apple Siri and high-end smart home automation, Josh.ai. Ask to play your favorite music, turn the volume up, skip to the next track, switch inputs and more. Switch between voice agents, or pick a favorite to use — the choice is yours. Functionality varies by voice agent.
Amazon Alexa Voice Control
Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Music and much more. Switch between inputs (Blu-ray, DVD, Media Player, etc.), turn volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song — all with your voice.
To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select “Skills.” Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu and choose Devices and Discover or say “Alexa, discover my devices.”
With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other HEOS-enabled device.
Google Assistant Voice Control
Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. ‘Works with the Google Assistant’ feature is always improving — further enhancements arrive in 2019.
AirPlay 2 + Apple Siri Voice Control
Stream audio from your favorite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like Youtube and Netflix from any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV and hear the audio perfectly synced to your speakers Airplay 2 sources.
Airplay 2 also supports multi-room audio – wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 compatible devices simultaneously with improved audio buffering to ensure smooth audio playback. AirPlay 2 provides control and grouping of compatible audio devices within the Apple Music or Home app. Use Airplay 2 in-app or with your voice via Siri.
Josh.ai Smart Home Voice Automation
An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AVR and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.
High-resolution Audio Support
Discover the incredible fidelity of high resolution audio tracks with the ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the front panel USB port and network sources. Or, listen to other popular file types such as MP3.
Advanced 32-bit Conversion on All Channels
For optimum fidelity and the widest dynamic range with lowest distortion, the AV7705 features advanced reference-class 32-bit AKM D/A converters on all channels. This ensures consistent high fidelity and precise channel matching across all channels for the ultimate listening experience.
Marantz 2016 AVR Remote
The Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app for iOS and Android gives you complete control over the latest Marantz network AV receivers. Use it to power on/off, adjust volume, input and settings, or switch instantly to the HEOS app.
Marantz HDAM and Current Feedback Technology
The AV7705 features exclusive Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module (HDAM) technology that provide ultra-fast slew rate, true wideband performance and maximum dynamic range for optimum sound quality. Current Feedback technology, first introduced by Marantz more than 60 years ago, replaces voltage feedback configuration that’s typical of AV receivers and delivers wide, closed-loop bandwidth and steep slew rate for superior fidelity with wideband audio sources.
Phono EQ Stage with HDAM
The HDAM component of the Marantz AV7705 outperforms op-amp solutions due to its high speed and maintains a clean audio signal for exceptional sound performance.
Advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AV7705 features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyzes each speaker's output (including the subwoofers) at up to 8 measurement locations and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response.
Audyssey Dynamic Volume smooths out disruptive jumps in volume (such as TV commercials), letting you listen at lower levels while still enjoying clear dialogue, music and sound. Audyssey Dynamic EQ provides full-range clarity at any listening level, and Audyssey Low Frequency Containment uses advanced psychoacoustic algorithms to deliver a full-range balance, including deep bass, without disturbing neighbors or people in other rooms of your home. Audyssey Sub EQ HT provides individual DSP tailoring of each subwoofer in a dual subwoofer setup for deeper bass with improved definition. Plus, the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view and adjust settings for detailed tuning and customize the sound more precisely to your room and tastes.
External Control Capabilities
Ideal for custom installs and remote troubleshooting. The AV7705 has a range of features to provide enhanced control and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions, including IP control, either via wired LAN connection or Wi-Fi. For compatibility with other components, use the remote-control input and output on the rear panel, along with a flasher input and a 12V trigger output. For direct connection to external home automation and control equipment, an RS-232C serial port provides remote monitoring. The AV7705 also features Crestron Connected for quick and easy integration with home automation equipment.
Watch a movie in one room while another family member listens to a CD in a different zone without interruption. Enjoy 7.1-channel surround sound in the main room and a separate source or music stream in another.
Dual Subwoofer Outputs
Surround yourself with even, accurate bass. The AV7705 features two subwoofer outputs to smooth low frequencies and improve bass dispersion, avoiding peaks and audible dips.
Smart TV Connectivity
The Marantz AV7705 may be controlled with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your Smart TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AV7705 with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR's setup menu and four Smart Selects.
Simple Smart Select Functions
The AV7705 features a front panel with four Smart Select buttons that store your preferred setup for each source, including input, volume and Audyssey configuration. With each button, EQ settings will adjust to support television, Blu-ray, Internet radio and more.
Easy Setup Experience
The AV7705 Quick Start Guide provides simple, direct instructions to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AV7705 via HDMI, the Marantz Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen and guides you through setup. The Setup Assistant helps you establish crucial settings for the best possible sound quality, whatever your configuration.
More Support for Custom Integration
All Marantz 2018 AVRs offer extended support for easy integration into custom installs. To support this effort, Marantz 2018 AVRs support “ihiji Invision” remote system management technology, “Domotz Pro” remote monitoring and management technology as well as offer a web interface to control and setup your AVR from a computer on the same network. The two first programs allow you to monitor the status of connected products and troubleshoot remotely from a sperate location or on the go.