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Marantz SR 8500 Receiver [Expired]

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Item Description

Product Information
The SR8500 combines extraordinary flexibility and rarely found simplicity. The THX Select designation assures accurate reproduction movie soundtracks. With 125 watts per channel RMS, you can enjoy that sound in virtually any room through virtually all loudspeakers.The copper-plated chassis isolates internal circuits from interference. The oversized toroidal transformer keeps electromagnetic emissions to a minimum. Specially chosen storage capacitors assure long-term energy supply so amplifiers can reproduce the most demanding passages.M.R.A.C., Marantz Room Acoustic Calibration, uses an internal signal generator/analyzer to bring you the best audible performance in any room. HDCD circuitry decodes your HDCD discs. Dolby Headphone surrounds you even when your source is stereo.The SR8500 includes advanced transcoding with Line Memory and Time Base Correction to bring you the best video image. DVI (Digital Video Interface) switching is standard. Lip Synch lets you enjoy sound and image simultaneously.Then there's Marantz sound quality. Refreshing, invigorating, relaxing. Because the SR8500 is simply a Marantz.

Product Identifiers
Brand Marantz
Model 8500
Family Line Marantz SR
Product Type Home Theater Receivers
MPN SR8500

Key Features
Channels 7.1
Output Power 875 Watt
Amplifier Output Details 125 Watt - 8 Ohm - 20 - 20000 Hz - THD 0.08% - 7 channel(s) ( surround ), 160 Watt - 6 Ohm - 20 - 20000 Hz - THD 0.08% - 7 channel(s) ( surround )
Surround Sound Effects Dolby Headphone, SRS Circle Surround II
Sound Output Type Surround Sound
Built-in Decoders DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS Neo:6, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, DTS-ES Matrix 6.1, Dolby Digital Surround EX, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, THX-EX
Receiver Tuner Type Digital
Receiver Tuner Bands AM/FM
Response Bandwidth 8 - 100000 Hz

Technical Features
Input Impedance 47 kOhm
Input Sensitivity 168 mV

Connectors Type 1 X AM Tuner Antenna input - rear, 1 X Component output - rear, 1 X Composite (Video) output - rear, 1 X DVI output - rear, 1 X Digital Coaxial output - rear, 1 X Digital Optical input - front, 1 X Digital Optical output - rear, 1 X FM Tuner Antenna input - rear, 1 X Headphones output - front, 1 X Multichannel Analog Audio input - rear, 1 X Multichannel Analog Audio output - rear, 1 X RCA (2 Audio Channels) input - front, 1 X S-Video input - front, 1 X USB input - rear, 2 X Analog Audio output - rear, 2 X DVI input - rear, 3 X Analog Audio input - rear, 3 X Digital Coaxial input - rear, 3 X Digital Optical input - rear, 3 X RCA (2 Audio Channels) output - rear, 3 X S-Video output - rear, 4 X Component input - rear, 4 X RCA (2 Audio Channels) input - rear, 4 X S-Video input - rear
Coaxial Digital Input Yes
Coaxial Digital Output Yes
Optical Digital Input Yes
Optical Digital Output Yes
Headphone Jack Yes

Remote Control Type Universal remote control
THX certified Yes
Built-in Display Type Fluorescent
Bass Control Yes
Included Accessories AM antenna, FM antenna, auto calibration microphone