Overview

The Marantz AV8805 surround sound pre-amplifier/processor is designed with audiophiles in mind, whether their passion is home theatre or music. It’s a 13.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD Network AV Surround Pre-Amplifier with HEOS. Stream music throughout your home

This is one of those devices that is so feature-filled that it’s difficult to know where to look first. The “Key Features” on the product page number 13, except that each line mentions two or three things.

It’s got the Latest 4K compatible HDMI connectivity; HDCP 2.2 compatible, Dolby Atmos surround, DTS:X, Auro-3D, HDMI eARC object-based audio support, built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and AirPlay capability, HEOS: your perfect solution for wireless multi-room music streaming, Marantz 2016 AVR remote,  advanced 32-bit D/A conversion on all channels, advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32, Audyssey MultEQ editor app, external control capabilities, dual subwoofer outputs, multi-source/multi-room, Smart TV connectivity, simple smart select functions, it’s easy to setup, easy to use, and represents more than 60 years of audiophile heritage.

…and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. When they say that this is the ideal AV Pre-Amp/processor for both home theatre and music, it’s because they have packed it with everything one could possibly  imagine needing to make it perfect.