Let’s face it we’re an aesthetically minded bunch of people who like our technology to compliment the feng shui of our living room as much as our lifestyles and if you’re not a fan of big boxes cluttering up your life then Marantz
have an AV receiver
to sort you out.
As a five-channel slim-line AV receiver
, the NR1403
offers a host of connectivity options. Fans of devices such as camcorders and a variety of smartphones or tablets will love the front panel HDMI input for easy and instant video and music enjoyment. The 250W output can be used for a simple stereo set-up but is also powerful enough to run a full 5.1 system, creating spectacular surround sound and converting your living room into a sensational cinema.
The seven-channel NR1603
offers even more intelligent features, making it a grown-up AV hub. It hosts a variety of networking facilities for audio streaming, Internet radio, AirPlay from your iPhone, iPad or iPod, as well as incorporating an iPod-digital-compatible USB input and an M-DAX2 to make the very most of sound quality from compressed audio. Operating the device is simple with the Marantz
Remote App for iDevices. On the video side, the six HDMI inputs, with one located on the front, all support 3D video and ARC (Audio Return Channel) from ARC-compatible TV sets, while all analogue video signals are converted to HDMI level including I/P conversion and scaling up to 1080p.
are available now in black and silver-gold and retail at £549.00 and £349.90 respectively.