1. ziplock

    Replacing Laser Pickup: Marantz SA-14

    Hey Head-Fi, Have any of you successfully replaced a laser pickup in a Marantz SA-14? The old laser won't read any discs. I already performed the standard troubleshooting, like cleaning and lubrication. With this being a newer vintage item, many of the old school POT adjustments are replaced...
  2. iamjaymo

    FS: Marantz PM6006 Integrated Stereo Amplifier

    SOLD... Up for sale is this mint condition Marantz PM6006 integrated amplifier. The amp is in perfect operational and cosmetic condition; and it sounds fantastic! It has been meticulously cared for and used sparingly in a secondary system. I have owned this unit for about a year and a half...
  3. Collusion[FIN]

    SOLD! Marantz HD-DAC1

    NOW SOLD Selling my Marantz HD-DAC1 headphone amplifier / dac / preamplifier. Bought 01/2019, 2 year warranty. Black unit. Remote/manual/original stuff comes with the unit. Shipping costs inside EU and paypal fees included in the price. More information...
  4. ThunderJak

    Marantz HD- DAC1 vs Woo Audio WA7 Fireflies (HD800S)

    Just purchased the HD800S and I am torn between these two amp/dac combos. I own a FiiO E17K at the moment, but I do not think it will be enough to drive the HD800S. What are your suggestions for me?
  5. Krellefdenmark

    How do I make Marantz HD-DAC1 show that it plays DSD?

    Hello. I am the owner of a Marantz HD-DAC1, which supports up to DSD 5.6Mhz. I am using it to output music from my desktop PC. I have purchased an album from in order to test out the DSD-capabilities, and I am using Foobar2000 as the media player. I have installed and set up the...
  6. Magol79

    DAC upgrade from Marantz HD-DAC1?

    Hello! I've been happy with my Marantz dac and have used it together with several different AT headphones (MSR7SE, A1000Z, A2000Z, R70x). But I have recently purchased a Stax setup, L700 + 007tII. Since I now have a separate amp for the L700's I am now looking at upgrading my dac. What would...
  7. mulder01

    For sale: Marantz TT-15S1 Turntable + Violectric PPA v600 Preamp

    Marantz TT-15S1 Turntable bought from Aussie HiFi approx 18 months ago. Probably about 10hrs use on it. Set up by the store owner. Tonearm and cartridge included (Clearaudio Virtuoso). Will also include 2 record and 2 stylus cleaners as per photos and the included record clamp. Although I...
  8. Marantz PM8005

    Marantz PM8005

    pic: THD: 0.02% (20Hz – 20kHz, 2 channel driven, 8 ohms load) Input Sensitivity/Impedance: PHONO:MM:2mV/47k ohms, LINE:200mV/20k ohms Frequency response: 5Hz – 100kHz ±3dB (CD, 1W, 8 ohms load) S/N Ratio: PHONO:MM:87dB, LINE:106dB, DIRECT IN: 125dB Number of Channels: 2...
  9. mbritt

    MacBook Pro Music Server - Roon - Schiit EITR - SR6005

    Just finished my new living room set up and I wanted to share it with others who might want to integrate computer audio with their home theater. I’d been using a first gen AppleTv modified with a larger hard drive for Apple lossless to my Marantz receiver via hdmi. That sufficed for easy...
  10. desmortum

    Marantz PM7005 headphone stage

    Hi everyone. Would love to hear impressions of people who actually heard Marantz PM7005 in decent headphones. Not much said about it's headphone amp. System suppose to have good DAC built-in and discrete headphone stage, at least that's what I found out. I am going all-in-one for lots of...
  11. TheGru

    Marantz HD-AMP1 with almost 3 year of transferable warranty - Free shipping CONUSA

    Selling a Marantz HD-AMP1 integrated amp in pristine/like new condition. Was purchased refurbished about 3 months ago, but comes with almost 3 year of transferable warranty. Asking $700.00 shipped in the Continental USA. I will post pictures later but item is in pristine/like new condition. I...
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  13. jferreir

    Help Understanding Amps/DACs

    I'm looking to buy a pair of Ortofon e-Q5 earphones; I've owned these previously, and they're my favourite go-to IEMs for general use. Having never owned an amp or DAC before, I'm curious if either would improve the performance of these IEMs. Here are the specs for the Ortofon e-Q5: Audio...
  14. Spareribs

    Quality of Marantz turntables from the 1970's?

    Hi. I am in the market for a good turntable. I see on ebay that there are used Marantz turntables from the 70's that are not too expensive. Yes, they are also not cheap either. Around a couple hundred dollars. Are these Marantz turntables considered to be worthy? The current turntable...
  15. audionewbi

    Marantz HD-DAC1

    I came across a twitter post that was about Marantz HD-DAC1. Here are the few key component of it: Has selectable headphone impedance (32-600 ohm) It is based on Cirrus Logic CS4398 (DSD capable) Comes in two colors of silver and black. It has a dedciated headphone section that is based on...
  16. babyoh

    Vintage Marantz electrostatic headphones?

    Does anyone have experience with these vintage headphones? Are they Stax OEM?
  17. DickxLaurent

    Best vintage Marantz receivers?

    I'm looking to get a vintage Marantz receiver. Thus far I've read (in another forum) that any 22xx models are well regarded. Does anyone have anything to add to that, or possibly disagree with that? What are the most recommended, or respected, models for amp quality, all vintage models...
  18. A

    integrated amp and/or stereo receiver as headphone amp

    I'm getting ready to buy a new integrated amp or a stereo receiver and I'd like to get one that will do a good job of driving my Beyer DT 880 (250 ohms) without having to buy a separate headphone amp.  I'm considering the NAD 326bee, the Cambridge 550A, the Marantz PM5004, and the Marantz...
  19. fukunchn

    Class D Amp with AKG K1000

    Hi all,   I am new here. Recently I bought a K1000 and want to use a Fiio A1 to drive it. I am not sure will this works. Any advice will be appreciated.   Thank you.   Kun
  20. BlueAlien

    How would a tube amp fit into my setup?

    I am thinking about purchasing a Little Dot tube amp and I am curious how I would fit it into my setup. My current setup is a Marantz 2252 receiver that powers my homemade speakers and my AKG 240mkii headphones. For a source I either use my turntable to the phono input of my computer to the tape...
  21. crazyeyes

    AKG K702 Impressions.

    Hey guys I have had my K702's since friday they have been on constant burn in since then. They had less than 100 hours on them when I got them. I have put 100 hours since then. They sound very good. I am really enjoying them. I am running them directly out of my Apogee Duet. I find them to...
  22. pearljam5000

    Vintage receivers vs. portable amps

    budget=100$ SQ=the only important thing to me. which would be the best value? what brands\models of old receivers to look for?
  23. khushy

    My NEW (but old) Marantz PM-75 in Champagne turned up all the way from Italy today :-) . . .

    On eBay I recently found a Marantz PM-75 Amp in Champagne that was described as MINT and happily paid the asking price - it was sent on the 6th and arrived today MAN its heavy.   Carefully packed and arrived totally undamaged - opened it up - changed the power plug for a UK one and away we...
  24. TDL-speakers

    AKG K501.

    Got some AKG K501 headphones.   Nice sounding headphones, a bit gentle sounding. The bass is a bit light, but enough.   At the moment my old Marantz 1040 is driving the K501s.   Later I will try the K501s with the Heed CanAmp.   Regards.
  25. TDL-speakers

    AKG K240M

    Just won AKG K240M from an auction on ebay.   I think they are later ones.   When did AKG stop making the K240M?     Regards.