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Ultra HD Accessories: 4K Compatible Receivers from Marantz & Pioneer

by Blogger on ‎09-13-2013 07:44 PM - last edited on ‎09-17-2013 01:26 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Anticipating the widespread transition from HDTV to Ultra HD, electronics manufacturers have already begun to produce 4K-ready home theatre equipment. Let’s take a look two competitively priced Ultra HD-friendly receivers that are currently available at





The Marantz 7.2-Channel Network Receiver


  • Widely compatible with Dolby-based media
  • HDMI, Component, Composite, and USB compatible
  • Three year warranty on parts & labour

Detailed Product Specs can be found on the Marantz 7.2-Channel Network Receiver page.


Internet Radio ready and capable of upscaling 1080p video to Ultra HD, the Marantz 7.2-Channel Network Receiver is a multizone component which can support two distinct listening zones simultaneously. 4, 6 & 8 Ohm capable, this high-end receiver boasts seven channels of hiss and distortion-free playback – thanks to a dedicated HDAM pre-amplifier, which works in tandem with Audyssey Dynamic EQ for clear and consistent performance from any digital or analog media source. 


Both Airplay and DLNA compatible, the Marantz 7.2-Channel Network Receiver features its own intuitive and easy-to-navigate GUI. Simply install the included microphone, and you can enjoy automated & environment-specific audio calibration only moments after unboxing.





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Pioneer 630-Watt 7.2 Channel 3D AV Receiver


  • Engineered for seamless integration with your Windows 8 based system
  • HDMI, Component, Composite, and USB compatible
  • Two year warranty on parts & labour

Detailed Product Specs can be found on the Pioneer 630-Watt 7.2 Channel 3D AV Receiver page.


The 4K-ready Pioneer 630-Watt 7.2 Channel AV Receiver comes equipped for Ultra HD pass-through, and can deliver playback to three separate listening areas at the same time. Qdeo video processing provides on-the-fly analog-to-digital conversion, allowing for direct connectivity between otherwise incompatible components.


Audiophiles will want to sample this Pioneer’s onboard PQLS technology, which optimizes the transmission rate of your bitstream sound data – producing flawless audio performance from compatible Blu-ray players and Smart TV boxes. 6 Ohm capable and equipped with a very straightforward Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System, the Airplay & DLNA compatible Pioneer 630-Watt 7.2 Channel 3D Receiver produces incredibly immersive playback which would pair well with larger home theatre systems.




SKU: 10257629

The Marantz SR5008 7.2-channel home theatre receiver is the heart of your home theatre system, with many cutting-edge features packed into a stylish design that's fronted by Marantz's classic "star and circle" front display. You'll get seven HDMI inputs, an Ethernet port, Current Feedback and HDAM pre-amplifier circuitry, and much more.

SKU: 10252917

The Pioneer VSX-1128-K receiver is the perfect receiver for home theatre buffs who are serious about their entertainment. It features seven discrete power amplifiers, eight HDMI inputs with MHL 2.0 compatibility, three zone outputs, and compatibility with AirPlay and HTC Connect. It's capable of pumping 630 watts of clear, realistic audio through a 7.2-channel speaker system.


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