Marantz PM5003 integrated amplifier Specifications

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Description: Solid-state integrated amplifier with remote control, phono stage, and headphone output. Maximum output power, 20Hz–20kHz: 40Wpc into 8 ohms (16dBW), 55Wpc into 4 ohms (14.4dBW). Frequency response: 10Hz–50kHz, +0dB/–1dB. THD: 0.01%, 20Hz–20kHz, 8 ohms. Input sensitivity: 200mV (line), 2.2mV (MM phono). Input impedance: 20k ohms (line), 47k ohms (MM phono). Signal/noise ratio (IHF-A, ref. 1W into 8 ohms): 83dB (MM phono, 5mV input), 87dB (line, 500mV input).
Dimensions: 17.2" (440mm) W by 4.1" (105mm) H by 14.4" (369mm) D. Weight: 14.7 lbs (6.7kg).
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: MZ000841000471.
Price: $449.99. Approximate number of dealers: 100.
Manufacturer: Marantz America, Inc., 100 Corporate Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430-2041. Tel: (201) 762-0500. Fax: (201) 762-6670. Web: www.marantz.com.

Company Info
Marantz America, Inc.
100 Corporate Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430-2041
(201) 762-0500
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david.bennett's picture
Amp Clarification

Does the PM5003 have sub/lfe-in? This Amp is perfect for my price range, but subwoofer compatibility is a HUGE selling point for me...

keefer's picture
Amp... wowsers!

Love this amp. Picked it up today (where it was on sale for $100 off the $449 list price--nice surprise!). I'm replacing an old Yamaha A1020, purchased new in 1986 and which has been developing "issues." I was a little apprehensive about going from 125 watts/channel to 40, but my original Advent Loudspeakers love this thing! While I miss some of the more sophisticated controls of the old Yamaha (the bass and treble fine-tuning controls were, well, more fine-tuning; there was a mono switch; and Yamaha does variable loudness knobs so good), but I am also really enjoying the simplicity of this unit--and the excellent sound. And I was really pleasantly surprised by the quality of the phono input, which is just as good or better than the input on the old Yamaha.

keefer's picture
Amp... wowsers!

Love this amp. Picked it up today (this year's model, the PM5004, at one of your better known electronics mall stores where it was on sale for $100 off the $449 list price--nice surprise!). I'm replacing an old Yamaha A1020, purchased new in 1986 and which has been developing "issues." I was a little apprehensive about going from 125 watts/channel to 40, but my original Advent Loudspeakers love this thing! I miss some of the more sophisticated controls of the old Yamaha (the bass and treble fine-tuning controls were, well, more fine-tuning; there was a mono switch; and Yamaha does variable loudness knobs so good), but I am also really enjoying the simplicity of this unit--and the excellent sound. And I was really pleasantly surprised by the quality of the phono input, which is just as good or better than the input on the old Yamaha.

So far I've auditioned Kind of Blue on an early pressing, and side 3 of the blue Beatles album, and was very impressed with the distinction of the bass and the clarity of the mid-range and highs. While those highs don't extend quite the way they did with the Yamaha, I also have an amp that, for under 400 bucks, is giving me the kind of solid, focused sound stage that my old Yamaha, in its better days, used to deliver.

I also auditioned recorded tapes (home tapes of my LPs) through both my Nak CR-3a and Denon DRM 500, and both sound sources came through as nice sounding as I've ever heard them on my system.

I anticipate many years of audio bliss with this amp.

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