The Marantz M-CR612 compact network CD receiver is a feature-rich Hi-Fi mini system that offers streaming capabilities with HEOS, Airplay 2, and Bluetooth alongside a built-in CD player for reproduction of any audio collection. It is powerful enough to drive two pairs of loudspeakers with independent volume control or a single pair with double the output power.
The M-CR612 enables users to stream content from their favorite sources, including TuneIn, Pandora, Spotify, SiriusXM, Amazon Prime Music, TIDAL, local file content, and more via the HEOS app, AirPlay 2, and Bluetooth. The network receiver will also play CDs, WMA/MP3 (CD-R/RW), and features an AM/FM tuner for added listening flexibility.
In addition, users can connect their TV or cable/satellite set-top-box to one of the two digital audio inputs to enjoy full dynamic range digital audio playback of their favorite movies and TV shows. It can also automatically wake when sensing an audio signal from the television and be programmed to work with a TV’s remote for volume, mute and source selection.
User can enjoy voice control from the leading voice agents, including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Apple Siri. The M-CR612 will play users’ favorite music, turn up the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs, and much more by simply asking. For added flexibility, users can switch between voice agents, or pick a favorite to use regularly.
The Marantz M-CR612 decodes hi-resolution audio ALAC, FLAC, and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192 kHz, as well as DSD 2.8 MHz and 5.6 MHz tracks, ensuring users have access to their largest files to enjoy music as the artist intended. It will also play CD, WMA/MP3 (CD-R/RW), and features an AM/FM tuner for users who play music from a variety of sources. Power and connectivity to suit your audio preference: 60W x 2ch (6 ohms), or 4x 30W for speaker A/B with individual volume setting with the option to connect a pair of audiophile bi-amp compatible speakers as well.
The Marantz M-CR612 Network CD Receiver ($699) is currently available at all authorized Marantz retailers and online at us.marantz.com.