Marantz is launching the CD5004 single disc CD player and the PM5004 integrated amplifier. Both of them have aluminum/Glass-reinforced resin hybrid front panel.
The CD5004 CD player features marantz HDAM-SA2 analog audio circuit (HDAM stands for Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) and Cirrus Logic CS4392 D/A converter. It also utilizes high quality film capacitors in the audio signal path for superior transient speed and better bass response. The CD5004 supports CD-R/RW discs as well as MP3, WMA audio files.
Marantz PM5004, on the other hand, has a current feedback design. It features discrete-component amplifier with current feedback Pre&Power amplifier and a Source Direct switch that allows you to bypass tone and balance controls for the shortest signal path from input to output. The PM5004 offers 10Hz – 50kHz frequency resoonse time up to 45W output power.
Marantz CD5004 and PM5004 are available for $349.99 and $449.99 respectively.