Does Marantz own Onkyo?
The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo’s home audio division, including everything from smart speakers to receivers and turntables.
How good are Onkyo receivers?
They are currently the best budget receivers out there, but having said that, they still have their fair share of problems. If you care about sound quality and want to buy another brand’s receiver, it would be better to spend a few dollars more on an audio receiver like Yamaha, Denon, or Marantz.
Are old Marantz receivers good?
Reliability. Both of my vintage Marantz receivers are as solid and reliable as anything modern, and they’re already four decades old. I’ll go further: these units are built like tanks. To get anything this robust from a modern offering will cost you dearly.
Where are Marantz?
Marantz is a company that develops and sells high-end audio products. The company was founded in New York, but is now based in Japan. The first Marantz audio product was designed and built by Saul Marantz in his home in Kew Gardens, New York.
How does the Onkyo sound with Marantz and H/K?
The Marantz and the H/K blew the Onkyos away where sound quality was concerned. The Onkyo sound had an ever so slight muffled quality with both receivers.
What do you think about the Onkyo front panel?
The front panel is a breeze to use. The Marantz and the H/K blew the Onkyos away where sound quality was concerned. The Onkyo sound had an ever so slight muffled quality with both receivers.
What’s the difference between Marantz Nak and Marantz Marantz?
The Marantz had much less cajones, and the Nak has much more clarity and coherence. I also tried a darned expensive Sherwood Newcastle one time, and it had audible hum and hiss from the speakers, and not real dynamic.