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I posted these two items yesterday in AV8802 thread; this might be a better place instead since this thread is relevant to all of the 2014 Marantz products.

This is a link to an audiogurus article I received in my email yesterday: http://www.audiogurus.com/learn/news...receivers/1574

The article also included a photo image of the SR7009 AVR; stunning in silver! Wondering if other Marantz products (for U.S. release) will also be in silver as well.

What a beauty! These colors silver and gold have been available in Europe for a long time The US only likes black boxes
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What a beauty! These colors silver and gold have been available in Europe for a long time The US only likes black boxes
During the 1970s silver was VERY prevalent and available in the U.S. marketplace. Black boxes were rare. My very first stereo purchase (circa 1973) included a Marantz 1060 integrated amplifier (in silver) which I still own (and occasionally still play).

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This is a link to an audiogurus article I received in my email yesterday: http://www.audiogurus.com/learn/news...receivers/1574

Nice to see they'll include ATMOS on the SR 7009
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Info on new Denon AVRs and Marantz pre-amp (7702)

http://www.twice.com/news/components...mponents/45756
They also have the specs on the SR7009, due in September:
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• 125 watts x 9 (8ohm, 20-20kHz, 0.05%THD
• Dolby Atmos 11-channel processing (5.1.4 and 7.1.4)
• Audyssey MultEQ XT32
• Wi-Fi & Bluetooth streaming
• Eight HDMI 2.0 inputs and three outputs
• 4K/60Hz, 4:4:4 pure color pass-through
• 4K/60Hz video scaling
• AirPlay, DLNA 1.5,and Windows 8 certification
• DSD, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF gapless playback via USB and network
• Spotify Connect, Pandora, SiriusXM & vTuner streaming
• Digital audio input to multizone playback
• Control4 SDDP certification
• Crestron Connected technology
• Discrete IP, RS-232 and IR control
• Web setup and remote access
• ISF certification
• and 4-ohm speaker-drive capability
No price yet.
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During the 1970s silver was VERY prevalent and available in the U.S. marketplace. Black boxes were rare
silver was the standard back-in-the-day. That's because the front face-plate was genuine metal with silk-screened graphics.

The new-generation gear is either coated aluminum and/or plastic. Also finished aluminum face-plate (ie. Parasound Halo for example).
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They also have the specs on the SR7009, due in September:
and 4-ohm speaker-drive capability
No price yet.
Compared to SR7008, is there real difference how 7009 drives say five 4-ohm speakers?
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Shouldn't be, no, as the 2014 models are simply using a "current limiter" setting. Just as with the SR7008, if you want to drive 5 4-ohm speakers to reference volume levels, you're likely going to have to add an external 250W+ amp.

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Shouldn't be, no, as the 2014 models are simply using a "current limiter" setting. Just as with the SR7008, if you want to drive 5 4-ohm speakers to reference volume levels, you're likely going to have to add an external 250W+ amp.
I Would love to see Marantz add some 250W+ multichannel amplifiers to their product lineup.

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Wasn't there mention somewhere about "Newly re-designed HDAM circuitry"?

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
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I Would love to see Marantz add some 250W+ multichannel amplifiers to their product lineup.
Me too, but we will have many who have bench-marked what they want to pay according to Emotiva prices, and will claim that the Marantz prices are exorbitant, and that their power amps will sound better
The smart money for D & M is in the processors and AV amps..
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The more I read about the SR7009 the more I think it will be my next upgrade!

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According to Marantz support engineers, NR1605 does stream multichannel DSD/FLAC with no downmixing to stereo as long as the receiver is not instructed to do otherwise (e.g. forced stereo). Sounds like it's time to replace my 1602 with 1605.
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Has anyone seen any actual reviews of the NR1605 yet?

Amazon has had them in stock at least a few days now, and Crutchfield had them, but sold out already. So people have them - I'd imagine reviewers should be getting them by now too.
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Is it normal on a 1604/1605 for the volume to be around 50-55 for normal listening when matched with a set of Yamaha surround speakers rated at 6 ohms? I'm not used to that. Not sure why 0-30 should be "mute". Seems like not a lot of room to work with volume wise. I have not tested it's (NR1605) upper volume limits yet though. It may be more than I need.
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With modern AVRs, yes. Average listening volume will be 50-60 (TV) and 60-70 (movies/music).
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Modern home-theater audio equipment use a logarithmic volume scale, measured in dB. The old-style linear volume controls which indicate a fraction of the equipment's maximum power are no longer common.

After you've run the Audyssey calibration, a volume setting of 80 (or 0 if you set the receiver to use relative values) produces the same reference sound level at your primary listening position as you would hear in a calibrated commercial movie theater. In a home environment, most people listen to movies at levels about 10-20dB below reference (i.e. about 60-70) , and to music about 20-30 dB below reference (i.e. 50-60). While there is a standard for the sound levels used in movies, music recordings do not have an equivalent.

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Shows you how long it's been since I upgraded. Thanks!
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Official SR7009 product page (UK):

http://www.marantz.co.uk/uk/products...oductid=sr7009
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From the UK Marantz site (I assume the US version will be almost identical):

http://www.marantz.co.uk/DocumentMas...R7009_EN01.pdf

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According to Marantz support engineers, NR1605 does stream multichannel DSD/FLAC with no downmixing to stereo as long as the receiver is not instructed to do otherwise (e.g. forced stereo). Sounds like it's time to replace my 1602 with 1605.
Got one a couple of days ago - it's going back to Magnolia. I don't see a reason to upgrade from NR1602. Yes, the GUI looks nicer, the unit it a bit snappier when UI is involved, WiFi is cool (although I don't need it - my house is wired), but the support for multichannel flac/dsd is a joke - it plays it as if the stream only had front left/right and ignores other channels. It doesn't even downmix.
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Is it safe to assume that the US version of the SR7009 would have HD Radio?
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As the Denon sister model X4100W will not, then no, it is not safe to assume the SR7009 will have it.

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As the Denon sister model X4100W will not, then no, it is not safe to assume the SR7009 will have it.
Interesting... Do you find other manufacturers dropping HD Radio?
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Hmmm.. is the sister model the 4100 or the 5200?
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Interesting... Do you find other manufacturers dropping HD Radio?
Haven't tracked that feature, so don't know.

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Hmmm.. is the sister model the 4100 or the 5200?
The SR7009 is between the X4100W and the X5200W as the X5200W is mfr'd in Japan while the SR7009 is not; however, moot point as the X5200W does not have HD Radio either.

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JD,

There is a PDF comparing features which claims that both the AVR-X5200W and 7200 have HD Radio. sdurani posted a clip from it at
The "Official" 2014 Denon Atmos+XT32 Model Thread (X4100/X5200/X7200)

If you're going by the content of the European manual for the 5200, remember that they have a rather different radio standard, and never have had the version of "Hybrid Digital" radio transmission that we have in the U.S.
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