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Marantz SR 5007 Review

Editor’s Note: This product has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it has been discontinued.

Our Verdict

The fantastic sound quality and multi-room options make the Marantz SR5007 an ideal choice for your home theater.

For

  • This receiver satisfies audiophiles' discriminating tastes with its premium sound quality.

Against

  • The receiver has no Wi-Fi connectivity.
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This image shows the front panel of the Marantz SR5007.

This image shows the front panel of the Marantz SR5007.
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This image shows the rear panel of the Marantz SR5007.

This image shows the rear panel of the Marantz SR5007.
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The Marantz SR5007 has an included remote control, as seen in this image.

The Marantz SR5007 has an included remote control, as seen in this image.

Editor’s Note: This product has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it has been discontinued. You can still read our original review below, but Top Ten Reviews is no longer updating this product’s information.

The SR Series of AV receivers is a premium line from Marantz. This high-end series has a few products suitable for home theaters. The Marantz SR5007 reviewed here represents the series as an amazing receiver with an iconic look. This receiver caters to audiophiles with its superior sound performance. The variety of ports, modern features and amazing warranty are other great reasons to choose this receiver.

The Marantz SR5007 has clean and pure sound. The absence of noise and distortion gives this receiver a magnificent performance that matches other premium receivers on the market. This powerful device can achieve a peak power output of 100 watts and a continuous power output of 100 watts through your 7.1-channel surround system.

The standard ports on the SR5007 are compliant with most devices. These ports include six HDMI inputs, one HDMI output, an Ethernet input and a USB input to accommodate most modern home theater components. Older pieces of equipment that have component, composite, optical and coaxial connections are also compatible with this home theater receiver. The unit has a headphone jack, FM radio and a microphone for automatic speaker calibration. The highlight of the speaker ports is the option for you to play two different music sources in two rooms simultaneously.

This digital receiver boasts a full set of modern features to enhance your music and movies. The video formats the SR5007 supports are 1080p video scaling, 3D video and 4K Ultra HD. The included network media server allows the receiver to access the music and photos on any computer connected to your home network, as well as internet radio.

If you have an Android or iOS tablet or smartphone, you can use it as a sleek remote with apps designed to control the receiver. Apple Airplay and a USB iPod connection give you more options for playing music and video stored on your iPod or iPad. Bluetooth audio transmission is available via an optional adaptor from Marantz. The receiver also has Audyssey Dynamic Volume, which maintains the audio's integrity at every volume level.

The technical support from Marantz is professional and helpful. You can contact the company by phone or email. The user guide and online FAQs are great if you have a common problem during setup or while using the receiver. The Marantz SR5007 comes with a three-year warranty.

The Marantz SR5007 is a great receiver with professional sound. It is a first-rate choice if you are willing to spend some extra cash. The receiver has enough ports and features to handle even the most complex home-theater setups. The manufacturer's excellent technical support and three-year warranty are unrivaled. This receiver will make your ears happy and is well worth the investment.