The Marantz PM5004 stereo amplifier is the one of the classiest entry-level dedicated two channel stereo amplifiers we have ever seen. Taking its styling cues from the legendary Marantz PM6003 amp, Marantz's have created another beautifully crafted piece of audio equipment.
As an amplifier the Marantz PM5004 is a serious product and although we call this an entry-level product in name, in realty, most of its competitors are some way behind it. The reason for this is Marantz have made technological steps forward by including current feedback architecture. This improvements at this price point is a class first and something that has never been achievable before.
What do this really mean? This means that this 2 channel stereo amp provide fast and accurate signal handling. The end result is that this amp delivers a perfectly balanced stereo sound which reproduction a very open, natural and precise sound stage.
But Marantz's have not stopped there. As most manufacturers move away for old-fashioned record player inputs. Marantz like many vinyl lovers know that sometime there is nothing better than a well-recorded LP. In knowing this, they have enable you to take full advantage of this with the inclusion of an integrated phono stage with MM compatibility plus ground.
Sounds to good to be true, but Marantz's are Marantz's and always seem to make the impossible, possible.