Marantz is going to launch the NR1501 entry-level A/V receiver that will be priced at $599.99. The Marantz NR1501 has a slim design chassis. It has a 7-channle Discrete Analog Amplifier offering 50 watts x 7 output.
The NR1501 supports decoding of DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby True HD/Digital Plus&EX/Pro Logic IIx, It can transcode all analog sources to HDMI including video upscaling. The receiver does 192kHz/24-Bit D/A conversion and 32-bit digital signal processing.
It has four HDMI 1.3 inputs, a HDMI output, three component video inputs and an output as well as three analog audio input and three digital audio inputs.