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Marantz Reference Series MA-9S1

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Nov, 2015

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Marantz SC-7S1 Preamp and MA-9S1 Amp Reviewed


Marantz was a dominant force in the high-end space all throughout the golden age of two-channel playback though in recent years they've become a dominant force among the budget home theater set. Not anymore, for with the release of their new reference...

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

Today, the distinctive voice of the original Marantz Model 9 monaural power amplifier is reborn in the MA-9S1. This work of art defines new horizons in both musical performance and contemporary elegance. It is an enduring testament to the synergy of today's advances in physics, electronic circuitry, and metallurgy guided by unwavering respect for the past. The first indication of this amplifier's true nature lies in its power rating: 300 watts into 8 ohms and 600 (yes, 600!) watts into 4. This "double down" capability speaks directly to the MA-9S1's current delivery prowess and, consequently, its ability to absolutely control any loudspeaker. The MA9S1's fully balanced topology (dual-mono construction in a monaural amplifier), choke-input power supply, massive transformer, and ultra-low impedance output make this a textbook example of meticulous engineering. Following the ideal of the original Model 9, this contemporary masterpiece redefines the art of audio amplification.


Input Channel Qty:1
Output Channel Qty:1
Output Power / Total:300Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KA):Amplifier
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KA):Audio components

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Marantz Reference Series

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty