The Marantz AV8805A processor/pre-amplifier was built for the most advanced home theater enthusiast. With 13.2 channel processing, 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs, and flexible amplifier stages, enjoy your movies with a system you deserve.
The AV8805A is made for home cinema enthusiasts who want everything, versatility, flexibility, and musicality. Extensively tuned by world-renowned sound acousticians at the most state-of-the-art facilities, we leverage decades of experience in Hi-Fi to drive exceptional, audiophile-quality surround sound for all your entertainment.
Advanced 8K HDMI connectivity with eARC support
Enjoy exquisite video performance thanks to the latest HDMI technologies. The Marantz AV8805A includes 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs for all your favorite sources. One dedicated 8K input supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz pass-through capability, while Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10+, 21:9 video, 3D, BT.2020 pass-through and HDCP 2.3 copy protection standard is supported on all HDMI inputs.
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with the latest surround formats, including Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X®, DTS Virtual:X™, DTS:X® Pro, IMAX® Enhanced, and Auro-3D®.
The next chapter in movie entertainment
The new AV8805A offers the highest-quality, crystal-clear viewing experience. Enjoy your movies with 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, as well the latest in HDMI technology like Dynamic HDR and Quick Media Switching (QMS), which is used in movies to eliminate video delay.
Marantz HDAM and Current Feedback topology
The AV8805A features exclusive Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module (HDAM) technology that provide ultra-fast slew rate, true wideband performance, and maximum dynamic range for optimum sound quality.
More than 60 Years of audiophile heritage
Founded in 1953, Marantz has a rich history of designing audio components embraced by music lovers and critical listeners around the world. Because Music Matters, the AV8805A continues our long tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music and cinema.
home theater preamp/processor with 13.2-channel processing
supports up to 13 speakers with external power amps
Marantz's HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules) circuit boards offer exquisite detail and a wide dynamic range
toroidal power supply ensures low-noise, high-performance picture and sound
Dolby®, DTS®, and Auro-3D® surround sound decoding
Dolby Atmos processing for use with in-ceiling or "height" speakers for more enveloping home theater sound
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X® create three-dimensional effects without height speakers
IMAX® Enhanced reproduces the full dynamic range of specially encoded IMAX soundtracks from compatible sources
analog-to-HDMI video conversion upscales standard-definition video signals to HD and Ultra HD (up to 8K)
Audyssey MultEQ XT32 auto setup and room calibration system
Digital and streaming music options:
built-in Wi-Fi® for listening to music from a networked PC, free internet radio, and music services
HEOS Built-in technology wirelessly connects compatible HEOS components for whole home audio
includes support for Pandora®, SiriusXM, and Spotify® (subscription required for some services)
free HEOS app offers easy Wi-Fi control, settings adjustments, and music selection and playback
works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice control assistants
Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream directly from an iPhone® or iPad® and ask Siri to play Apple Music®
supports multi-room audio with compatible wireless speakers
built-in Bluetooth for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and compatible computers
plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer (PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution; DSD up to 5.6 MHz)
multi-zone playback supports both analog and digital audio connections
Zone 2 and 3 compatible audio sources: HDMI audio, optical/coaxial digital inputs, analog audio inputs, AM/FM tuner, USB, Bluetooth, and HEOS music apps
cannot select different USB/Bluetooth/network sources for each zone
HDMI dual-zone switching for watching video content from different sources in two zones simultaneously
HDMI 2.1 audio/video switching: 8 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 3 out
1 input and 2 outputs support 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video
all inputs and outputs support 4K/60Hz video
HDCP 2.3 technology ensures compatibility with Ultra HD sources and TVs
HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible TVs and HDR-encoded content
supports HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision™, and HLG
gaming-optimized video processing technologies for a smooth, lag-free gaming experience
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), and Quick Frame Transport (QFT) reduce or eliminate lag and frame tearing
supports ARC (Audio Return Channel) and eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
eARC receives uncompressed surround sound signals including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via the HDMI connection with your compatible TV
13.2-channel balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA outputs for connection to external power amps
includes two discrete line-level subwoofer outputs
7.1-channel preamp inputs
digital audio inputs: 2 Toslink optical, 2 coaxial
6 analog RCA stereo inputs
1 stereo balanced XLR input
MM (moving magnet) phono input for connecting a turntable
front-panel Type-A USB input for plugging in a thumb drive