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Marantz Consolette speaker dock: beautiful, expensive and out in November

Marantz Consolette speaker dock: beautiful, expensive and out in November

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The Marantz Consolette Speaker Dock is a premium device with a price tag to match, retailing for a cool £899.90 this coming November. It sports a metallic front, while the back of the speaker, in contrast, is made from walnut wood. A retractable docking... >>

Best compact Hi-Fi systems

Best compact Hi-Fi systems

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MP3 players are great but, on a long winter’s night, it’s hard to beat a proper hi-fi. Good hi-fi systems cost money, people. They always have, and a £50 iPod dock just won’t cut the mustard in comparison. Naturally, there’s plenty to choose... >>

Denon and Marantz offer free AirPlay upgrades until end of 2011

Denon and Marantz offer free AirPlay upgrades until end of 2011

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Top home cinema brands Denon and Marantz have both announced that they will be offering free AirPlay upgrades to customers who own suitable network AV receivers and systems. While each company has a selection of out-of-the-box AirPlay kit, they will also... >>

Marantz releases two new AirPlay compatible AV receivers

Marantz releases two new AirPlay compatible AV receivers

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Marantz continues its tradition of ear-blastingly powerful AV receivers with the SR6006 and SR5006, both of which can turn out Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD audio.  The receivers both come with cutting edge upscaling tech to turn SD signals into beautiful... >>

Marantz AirPlay options increases by two

Marantz AirPlay options increases by two

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Marantz has lifted the lid on its two newest Apple AirPlay compliant devices; the Marantz NR1602 and the Marantz NR1402 AV receivers. Available in black or silver, the AV receivers have plenty of input and output options on board, but are slimline enough... >>

Marantz Melody Media
4.5 stars

Marantz Melody Media

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The hi-fi landscape is changing and, not surprisingly, it all revolves around Apple if this high-end piece of kit from Japanese brand Marantz is anything to go by. The Marantz Melody Media was crowned as the, “world’s first AirPlay certified music... >>

Marantz AirPlay-touting NA7004 network audio player announced

Marantz AirPlay-touting NA7004 network audio player announced

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Marantz has announced its latest network audio player - the NA7004 - and it's a beast that packs an absolute wealth of features. Packed into the Marantz NA7004 is the same CS4398 stereo DAC also found in the £1000 SA-KI Pearl Lite player, and there's... >>

Denon and Marantz join the Apple AirPlay party

Denon and Marantz join the Apple AirPlay party

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Maybe it was the announcement of the Zeppelin Air that forced audio specialists Denon and Marantz into action, or perhaps they always had CES week in mind, but whatever the reason the good news is that Apple AirPlay is now available on even more high-end... >>

Cool convergence with the Marantz Melody Movie

Cool convergence with the Marantz Melody Movie

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Why have two boxes for your audio and home cinema dealings, when you can cram it all into one? That must have been the thinking behind Marantz's latest foray into the home-cinema market, with the Marantz Melody Movie. The MMM is a compact Blu-ray player,... >>

Marantz AirPlays its hand for music streaming

Marantz AirPlays its hand for music streaming

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Marantz were early arrivals at the Apple AirPlay shindig, stating that its Melody Media all-in-one system, was "the world's first AirPlay certified music system". Since that announcement, Denon has also confrimed that it will come a rocking down AirPlay... >>