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Marantz UD 8004

Marantz UD 8004
alaScore 81

13 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Marantz UD 8004 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by:

Marantz UD8004


Universal media players are a great addition to any home theater system especially when there is limited space. It is the one solution for keeping past and present technologies wrapped in a single device that may not look compact, but is far better...

The Marantz UD8004 Blu-ray Player successfully carries some nice features present in Marantz’s flagship model. The price is a lot less at $2,300 and adds some nice universal features that the BD7004 lacks. Those that do not have a Blu-ray player or...

Expert review by:

Marantz UD8004 review


Marantz plugs the yawning gap that exists between high-resolution audio and video sources

Sohisticated and a highly caable ; Good build quality

Some noise from the fan ; Takes a while to identify certain disc tyes

Expert review by:

Marantz UD8004 - £2,450


Marantz plugs the yawning gap that exists between high-resolution audio and video sources. Alvin Gold may have found 'the one'

Sophisticated and a highly capable player that just about does it all

Some noise from the fan and takes a while to identify certain disc types

A new style of player, for a new type of system with a broader range of capabilities


Expert review by:

Marantz UD8004


A brilliant player ? if you want one box to do it all, it?s as close as we?ve heard, short of the even pricier UD9004

Exceptional picture quality; fabulous sound; extensive spec; build and styling

Hardly cheap; next-gen players will be 3D-compatible ? and this isn't

Product Specifications


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


Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

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


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


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No