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Marantz DV8300

Marantz DV8300
alaScore 71

10 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Marantz DV8300. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Marantz DV8300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (



Which provides the best sound quality, Super Audio CD or DVD Audio? While the experts are still discussing, Marantz's DV8300 lets users judge both formats for themselves without needing two separate, specialised, expensive players - or compromising on...

Jun, 2002

Consumer review by: nick1326 (

Marantz 8300 Throws a Serious Punch in the Hybrid DVD/SACD Player Arena


Marantz was one of the first manufacturers to recognize the obvious fact that SACD and DVD-A were in the midst of serious battle, yet neither one was going away anytime soon. In an attempt to put together a top-notch reference quality player capable...

Excellent audio and video quality, diverse playback, a truly excellent hybrid

Marantz skimped a bit on audio componentry- unexpected for Marantz. Chroma bug

Apr, 2003

Consumer review by: bucky36 (

DVD and SACD player in one player!


Purchased this DVD player as a replacement for Marantz DV-18 and there was a notable improvement right away. This machine is a lot quicker at loading and accessing discs. Moving from chapter to chapter was faster as well. Progressive scan output is...

Picture and Sound Quality. Progressive Scan video adjustments. Looks nice too.


Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: glenmick (

Master of All Trades


Forget Jack, the Marantz DV8300 is a true Master of All Trades. My old CD player (a top-of-the line Yamaha) had passed its 14th birthday and the drawer was giving me trouble (not opening most of the time), so I was in the market for a new one....

Gorgeous picture and lush sound

none that I've found

Nov, 2002

Consumer review by: johnjohnjohn (

Marantz DV8300 SACD/DVD Player


An excellent all rounder - good enough to do justice to SACD and DVD-A. I say this because most cheaper players don't let you hear the real glory of SACD and DVD Audio. This one does! I initially bought a Pioneer DV47 but was disappointed at the sound...

Does everything well - truly a jack of all trades

A bit pricey but worth it

Nov, 2002

Consumer review by: box1 (

great sound but...


plays everything (well almost, see cons)Great sound

Picture is so-soBUG: Doesn't play some SACD's

Oct, 2002

Consumer review by: box1 (

great sound but...


I had this in my system for a week.

plays everything (well almost, see cons)Great sound

Picture is so-soBUG: Doesn't play some SACD's

Oct, 2002

Product Specifications

This "jack of all trades" masters them all: DVD Video (both interlaced and progressive), DVD Audio, DSD based SACD (both two channel and multi-channel), CD, CD-RW, MP-3 and Video CD. The very best in audio/video reproduction.