HTF News Editor
- Nov 1, 2017
- United Kingdom
- Real Name
- Martin Dew
Marantz has announced a slimline 8K Ultra HD AV receiver, the NR1711, available from next month for $799. The new product includes 8K connectivity and promises to “elevate the home entertainment experience for years to come.”
“The slimline AVR is a Marantz favorite and a must-have for those who want maximum impact from their favorite music, movies and games from an elegant device,” said Jake Mendel, global brand manager at Marantz. “The NR1711 is nearly half the height of a standard AV receiver so it doesn’t overcrowd your existing home entertainment system, but it still offers Marantz’s acclaimed warm amplification, immersive surround sound, high resolution streaming, and the latest 8K specifications.”
The amp section of the receiver includes seven channels of discrete power, and 50W per channel with two channels driven into 8 ohms (20Hz – 20kHz, and THD of 0.08%). The...