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Marantz Cinema 50: High-end AV receiver

Marantz Cinema 50
Marantz Cinema 50

The high-end AV receiver Marantz Cinema 50 has 9 channels of audio amplification and is equipped with an 11.4-channel processor for further expansion of the system based on it. The device is made in a massive body of a recognizable design with a chic external finish and an anti-resonance chassis that protects its circuits from vibrations. The amplifiers in the AV receiver are built on discrete components and provide significant output current, thanks to which the device can easily cope with even complex acoustics.

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This model has a set of the most modern functions and supports all the latest image and sound processing formats. HDMI switching in Marantz Cinema 50 (6 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs) provides video signal transmission at 8K / 60 Hz and 4K / 120 Hz, which will appeal to both fans of home movie watching and fans of modern computer games. Support for the latest HDR formats, including HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, Dolby Vision, and Dynamic HDR, delivers exceptional picture quality for movies and TV.

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The receiver’s main HDMI output supports the eARC enhanced audio return channel for the ability to transmit any audio track. The Marantz Cinema 50 processor can decode Dolby Atmos and DTS:X HD Master 3D formats, and is also capable of generating virtual height channels for standard soundtracks. The system’s audio tuning features the latest Audyssey MultEQ XT32 technology, with optional Sub EQ HT for smoother bass to suit any room.

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The AV receiver’s superior performance is confirmed by the prestigious IMAX Enhanced certification. Marantz Cinema 50 can stream High resolution audio up to 24-bit/192 kHz and DSD 5.6 MHz from popular services (Spotify Free and Premium, Amazon Music HD, Tidal), as well as network devices and USB drives. The audio part of the AV receiver uses high-quality components, including proprietary HDAM modules, 32-bit DACs and other patented solutions. Wireless technologies in the Marantz SR6015 include Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2 or Bluetooth. Of course, this model also has support for proprietary HEOS multiroom technology, as well as popular voice assistants Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri.

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The interaction between your sound system and the physical layout of your room has a huge impact on sound quality. Dirac Live® Room Correction uses the latest proprietary algorithms to analyze and digitally reduce room effects and improve speaker performance. Dirac Live delivers a larger sweet spot, precise staging, clarity, voice intelligibility and deeper, tighter bass that would otherwise not be possible. Fully customizable according to your wishes. Select Marantz AV receivers and AV preamplifiers support Dirac Live upgrades. You can purchase a Dirac Live license key to unlock the functionality. Visit direc.com/marantz/ for more information about Dirac Live. The upgrade option will be available in future firmware updates.

Characteristics Marantz Cinema 50

Number of sound amplification channels 9
Power 110 W per channel (8 Ohm, 2 channels, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08%)
Discrete amplifiers yes
Input sensitivity/impedance 200 mV/47 kOhm
Frequency range 10 Hz – 100 kHz (+1, -3 dB, Pure Direct mode)
Signal-to-noise ratio 100 dB (Pure Direct mode)
Built-in decoders (main) Dolby Atmos, DTS:X HD Pro, DTS:X, DTS-HD Master, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital EX,
32-bit DAC capacity
Auto-calibration Advanced Audyssey MultEQ-XT 32
USB storage compatibility FAT16/FAT32
Modes for the best audio quality Pure Direct
Streaming file formats played from media servers (PC, NAS) MP3, WMA, AAC, ALAC (24 bit/96 kHz), FLAC, FLAC HD (24 bit/192 kHz), WAV (up to 24 bit/192 kHz), DSD 2.8/5.6 MHz
Gapless playback mode for WAV and FLAC
HDMI support HDCP 2.3, 8K/60 Hz, 4K Ultra HD / 120 Hz, 4:4:4 Pure Color, High Dynamic Range (HDR10+), Dolby Vision, 21:9 video, 3D, BT.2020
Inputs 6 HDMI (2.0a), USB (24 bit/192 kHz / DSD 2.8/5.6 MHz), 5 line RCA, Phono (MM), 2 coaxial, 2 optical, Ethernet -port, RS232, IR input, control, measurement microphone input
Outputs 3 HDMI (2.0a), composite, component, 11.4-channel Pre Out, 6.3 mm, for headphones, remote control, trigger
Additionally Wi-Fi, AirPlay2 , Bluetooth
Other FM antenna jack
Streaming services Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Napster, Tune In
Voice control Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant
Ability to rename inputs
Output terminals for connecting speakers 7 pairs of screw terminals
Control of the receiver using the Marantz Remote App (2016) )
Power consumption 680 W
Minimum power consumption in standby mode 0.2 W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 440x161x398 mm
Weight 11.8 kg

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