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Marantz BD 8002

Marantz BD 8002
alaAverage 4.5

5 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Marantz BD 8002. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 100/100 and experts rate this product 80/100.

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Expert review by: Adrienne Maxwell (

Marantz BD8002 Blu-ray Player Reviewed


The BD8002 ($1,999.99) was Marantz's first Blu-ray player and remains the flagship model. This is a Profile 1.1/BonusView Blu-ray player, which means it contains the secondary audio and video decoders needed for picture-in-picture playback. However, it...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Marantz BD8002 review


The Marantz BD8002 Blu-ray player delivers great Blu-ray pictures, but it isn't quite the complete machine

Burly build quality ; great Blu-ray images ; sounds expressive and communicative

Only Profile 1.1 ; colours appear overcooked ; upscaling not quite as good as on the top players

Similar to the Denon DVD-3800BD in most ways and slightly superior with music, but the Marantz isn’t quite the complete machine

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: keith7 (

Marantz BD8002


As a high-end retailer, I have seen several Blu-ray players from differing manufacturers. The

Fantastic picture and sound, beats any mass-market player badly in these two critical areas

Still slow loading, some audio hiss on power-up, then hiss goes away

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

New formats mean new technologies. But new technologies don't make tried-and-proven design standards obsolete. That's why the new BD8002 Blu-ray/DVD/CD player is every bit a Marantz! From careful choice of internal components through painstaking circuit design and attention to human engineering, the BD8002 provides the performance and flexibility that have made Marantz a classic name in home entertainment.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Media Player:Audio
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby TrueHD / DTS decoder / DTS-HD decoder
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM / CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-R DL / DVD-RW / Kodak Picture CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:Blu-Ray disc player

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Marantz BD




Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No
USB Recording: No


DTS Decoder:DTS HD Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus / True HD