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Marantz High-end Dab+ Tuner Coming September-

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Just showed at the High End Show in Munich-

Also getting a first showing at Munch was the NA7004 Network Audio Player. This ingenious device seamlessly bridges the world of hi-fi and new media. Whether music is stored on your PC or your iPhone, whether you want to listen to Last.fm, Napster or vTuner for internet radio, maybe even FM, DAB or DAB+, the NA7004 embraces it all. And, thanks to its use of Marantz proprietary audio output stage technology including HDAMs and power supplies, the NA7004 delivers the latest formats at audiophile quality. The NA7004 will become available in October 2010.

http://www.hdfever.fr/2010/05/11/marantz-na7004/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/baronkennedy/...807069/sizes/o/

Looking forward to it. Hopefully it has digital outputs, but with its internal DACs it might be a shame not to use them.

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Just showed at the High End Show in Munich-

http://www.hdfever.fr/2010/05/11/marantz-na7004/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/baronkennedy/...807069/sizes/o/

Looking forward to it. Hopefully it has digital outputs, but with its internal DACs it might be a shame not to use them.

Nice mate.......

could be another import from Singapore..............

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Will that work?

Cheers mate will have to suss it, might end up listening to Tokyo Rose........ :lol:

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Cheers mate will have to suss it, might end up listening to Tokyo Rose........ :lol:

Buy it! buy it! buy it!

I'm thinking of building a PC for DAB+ and media streaming.. This might just negate the need for that build now (if the price is right that is).

Off to google translate to understand what it says.. :lol:

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Because I want it now :D

So true.. :lol:

Eager to hear reviews... esp if somebody in Perth is gonna get one...

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Is an AM tuner included?

Some of the AM stations (at least in Perth) have corresponding DAB or Internet.. so should suffice?

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Some of the AM stations (at least in Perth) have corresponding DAB or Internet.. so should suffice?

True, all commercial and ABC stations are replicated on digital, but Marantz being a quality manufacturer, I'd like to see them go to the effort of a unit that includes both DAB+ as well as AM and FM. Quality AM tuners are hard to find, Marantz needs to continue with production of such pieces.

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True, all commercial and ABC stations are replicated on digital, but Marantz being a quality manufacturer, I'd like to see them go to the effort of a unit that includes both DAB+ as well as AM and FM. Quality AM tuners are hard to find, Marantz needs to continue with production of such pieces.

Key specs:

* DNLA 1.5 support

* WAV. FLAC, MP3, AAC, WMA, MPEG-4 support

* DAB/DAB+/FM RDS tuner

* Internet radio/Napster/v.tuner support

* USB input with iPod digital interface

* iPod Touch/iPhone web control

* M-XPort (can be used with optional RX101 wireless Bluetooth audio module)

* CS4392 DAC

* DAC mode - 3 digital inputs: coax; optical; USB Type B direct PC connection

* Direct symmetric circuit architecture with HDAM2

No AM radio tuner. So will have limited market over here since DAB+ is only available in a capital cities at the moment.

Edited by g12345567

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I think they will still come with AM tuners. As DAB+ is only available in the major capital cities and by removing the AM tuner a majority of the country will not beable to get any of the AM radio stations. Thus limiting there sales of this model.

From another thread, details.

It just says: DAB/DAB+/FM RDS tuner

No mention of AM...

I still keep a FM/AM radio handy, in case of emergencies :ninja:

Edited by treblid

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From another thread, details.

It just says: DAB/DAB+/FM RDS tuner

No mention of AM...

I still keep a FM/AM radio handy, in case of emergencies :ninja:

Price seems high for just a multimedia audio player. @ £699.90 or $1,200 australin dollars but it may be cheaper closer to release date.

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Price seems high for just a multimedia audio player. @ £699.90 or $1,200 australin dollars but it may be cheaper closer to release date.

I can almost bet it'd be more than $1200 here...

If DIY a computer specifically as a multimedia audio player... It will not be far off the $1k mark too...

So really if it's $1,200 this might actually be a cheaper option....

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I can almost bet it'd be more than $1200 here...

If DIY a computer specifically as a multimedia audio player... It will not be far off the $1k mark too...

So really if it's $1,200 this might actually be a cheaper option....

Depends, a media streamer like the wd live is just hundred bucks or so. Re price anyones guess. The av8003 marantz sells for 2k GNP in the uk, but 5.5k here. So this could end up a lot more expensive here. There is also the rotel unit that's pretty similar. Not sure if any cheaper or more expensive.

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I can almost bet it'd be more than $1200 here...

+1

Better picture of it here-

http://twitpic.com/1v8z6d/full

Can't wait to get it. The Marantz IMO looks like Quality :)

I'll be keepng my Sony ST-SA5ES as well as a backup for those stations that DAB misses out.

BTW Al the Rotel 1520 which keeps getting delayed now has a Aussie RRP of $1300 according to APA.

Edited by Spero D.

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Depends, a media streamer like the wd live is just hundred bucks or so. Re price anyones guess. The av8003 marantz sells for 2k GNP in the uk, but 5.5k here. So this could end up a lot more expensive here. There is also the rotel unit that's pretty similar. Not sure if any cheaper or more expensive.

Quite impressed with the WD Live TBH.. But needs a screen.. :( And no web server to connect to. How cool is it to control it with the iPad? :ninja:

Also I prefer coax digital, but have no idea how to splice the HDMI into a coax RCA...

Then I need a DAC... And that's where it gets too confusing for me.

But that's definitely one thing for me to consider!! :D No internet radio or DAB+ with typical media streamers though.

Can't wait to get it. The Marantz IMO looks like Quality :)

Go for it!! :ninja: Will be available end July probably.. And only in black.. :(

Am interested to hear thoughts about this product..

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Go for it!! :ninja: Will be available end July probably.. And only in black.. :(

Am interested to hear thoughts about this product..

Where did you read that as all the overseas reports are saying September/October? I'll give Qualifi a call on Tuesday and see if they have any info.

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