For more than half a century, the name Marantz has identified the best in home entertainment.And sixty years on, inspired by the spirit of Saul B. Marantz, Marantz design engineers are still pushing the boundaries of technical excellence, because at Marantz, technical excellence is a journey, not a destination.This is the vision that originally drove Saul Marantz to expand the sensory horizons of even the most demanding aficionados.
More than any other person, Saul Marantz defined premium home entertainment. His talent for industrial design and his ability to infuse talented engineers like Sidney Smith and others with his vision resulted in legendary products. The Model 7 preamplifier. The Model 8 and, soon after, the 8B power amplifier. The Model 9 “monoblock” power amplifier found a home in many audiophile systems. And NASA decided that a modified version called the 9120 was stable enough to merit use in tracking stations around the world as part of the Apollo space program.
Marantz know that true hi-fi is about being able to reproduce the magic of a performance.Following on from the legacy of Saul B.Marantz, for 40 years Marantz products have reflected the expertise of Ken Ishiwata whose designs continue to embrace the vision of Saul and mindfully incorporate modern technological advances.Every piece of Marantz engineering holds true to the technological excellence they pursue and brings magic to the performance.