ND8006 Overview Marantz ND8006 is the complete digital music source player that delivers world-class sound from unlimited music sources, including online streaming services, HEOS multi-room technology, locally stored high-resolution audio files, CD audio playback, Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth and more. Marantz design engineers took everything learned in developing the Premium Range and applied it to this first-of-its-kind, exquisite player. With the Marantz ND8006, it's easy to upgrade any existing audio system and the enjoy best of digital music. Wherever and however your favorite music is stored, enjoy it now with pure quality - because music matters.
The Complete Digital Music Source Player
The ND8006 is built to meet all the requirements of the modern digital music listener, combining the technology of three separate audio components into one complete unit. Based on the successful NA8005 and SA8005 models, plus featuring enhanced features and audio design, the Marantz ND8006 combines a CD player with a digital sources hub. It offers playback from home network, local USB storage, online sources such as streaming services and Internet radio, HEOS support and DAC functionality - plus, Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth. The ND8006 is future-proof with functionality that accepts file formats all the way up to 11.2Mhz quad-DSD and 384kHz/32-bit PCM via USB-B/USD-DAC.
HEOS Music Streaming
The ND8006's built-in HEOS technology lets you stream and play back your favorite music wirelessly from unlimited sources. Enjoy music from Spotify, TuneIn, Internet radio, Sound Cloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer and even your local music file libraries. Enjoy whole-home audio when you play music on your HEOS speakers or HEOS-enabled receivers, and seamlessly control it all from the HEOS app.
Support for Major Voice Control Agents
Enjoy effortless voice control and total flexibility from the leading voice agents. Speak commands with Amazon Alexa , Google Assistant, Apple Siri and high-end smart home automation, Josh.ai. Ask to play your favorite music, turn the volume up, skip to the next track, switch inputs and more. Switch between voice agents, or pick a favorite to use - the choice is yours. Functionality varies by voice agent.
Amazon Alexa Voice Control
Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Amazon Music and much more. Switch between inputs (Blu-ray, DVD, Media Player, etc.), turn volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song - all with your voice.
To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select "Skills." Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu and choose Devices and Discover or say "Alexa, discover my devices."
With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other HEOS-enabled device.
Google Assistant Voice Control
Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. Works with the Google Assistant' feature is always improving - further enhancements arrive in 2019.
AirPlay 2 + Apple Siri Voice Control
Stream audio from your favorite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like Youtube and Netflix from any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV and hear the audio perfectly synced to your speakers Airplay 2 sources.
Airplay 2 also supports multi-room audio - wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 compatible devices simultaneously with improved audio buffering to ensure smooth audio playback. AirPlay 2 provides control and grouping of compatible audio devices within the Apple Music or Home app. Use Airplay 2 in-app or with your voice via Siri.
Josh.ai Smart Home Voice Automation
An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AVR and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.
Optical and coaxial digital inputs, and a USB-B port let you stream music directly from a PC, Mac and other digital sources. The USB-B works in a synchronous mode to support 384kHz/32bits high-resolution audio, DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz and even 11.2MHz formats for maximized performance. To safeguard quality when connected to a computer, Marantz built extended isolation around the USB-B input to eliminate the chance of high frequency noise generated by the computer entering the ND8006. The front USB port accepts USB thumb or hard drives for standard music file playback.
Marantz Musical Digital Filtering (MMDF)
The ND8006 features the unique Marantz Musical Digital Filtering (MMDF), inspired by our audiophile reference class technology. For Marantz, using standard digital filter solutions is not an option, as this filtering is crucial to the sound reproduction of digital input signals. Our audio engineers developed highly-acclaimed Marantz Music Mastering technology, used in award-winning Premium Range 10 Series products. Adapted for the ND8006 hardware design, this advanced technology is referred to as Marantz Musical Digital Filtering. Two selectable, digital filter characteristics easily cater to different tastes, with each one handling the minutest detail with the utmost care in the digital audio signal, transforming new media files into the finest of high-resolution playback.
Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and AirPlay 2 Capability
Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the ND8006 is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Plus, Apple AirPlay 2 compatibility lets you listen to your favorite music wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices.
Unparalleled Sound Quality
The individual "OFF mode" setting lets you switch off unused sections of the ND8006 to avoid any chance of interference and keep the audio source signal paths as pure as possible, further improving sound quality. The shielded toroidal transformer minimizes internal noise while the rigid, double-layer chassis cares for optimal shielding and stability.
Audiophile D/A Conversion and Unique Marantz HDAM
Built with legendary Marantz sound quality commitment, the ND8006 contains audiophile-standard ESS9016 Sabre DAC with dual crystal clocks to ensure accurate handling of all digital signals. Included analog circuitry combined with famous Marantz Hyper-Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAMs) creates wide dynamic range and lower distortion. In place of the all-in-one "chip amplifiers" used elsewhere, these miniature HDAMs are built from separate, optimized components for the very best sound quality, and are found in Marantz products all the way up to the Reference series players and amplifiers.
High-Quality Headphone Output
Enjoy music directly from your headphones with a high-quality headphone stage that features a dedicated amplifier module, HDAM-SA2. To work with a wider variety of headphones, the gain factor can be increased gradually, making it possible to drive low to high impedance headphones seamlessly.
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Independent Variable Output Terminal
The ND8006 provides a separate variable level connection output to powered speakers, active speakers or a power amplifier direct input, letting you use it as a multi-source digital player/pre-amplifier. Volume can be controlled from the remote handset or via apps.