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MARANTZ 6006 SERIES SYSTEM WITH DALI ZENSOR 3 SPEAKERS & FREE TALK CABLE 3 SPEAKER CABLE

£849.00

Brand Do Good Audio

MARANTZ CD6006 - CD PLAYER AWARD WINNING 

The new CD6006 is a fine-tuned version with even more specially selected components and new layout circuit compared to its CD6005 predecessor, the What HiFi “Best CD player under £500”.
We also added more rigid feet to further eliminate vibration. The oversized power supply feeds the digital and analogue circuitry of the player, where the high-quality CS4398 DAC converts digital signals to analogue, this is then ‘pushed’ to the gold-plated synch outputs by Marantz’s own small signal amplifier, the HDAM-SA2. In addition, we have included a new remote that also controls the PM6006 amp.
Altogether, the CD6006 is a match made in heaven for the music lover who wants nothing but the best performance at an attractive price, and it is also perfect for lovers of portable music, thanks to its iPod-digital connectivity. One more thing: the CD6006 features a newly developed, complex headphone amplifier with headphone amp gain setting for a wider range of headphones.


Marantz HDAM Technology
Marantz developed its own discrete circuit boards to replace standard IC's. These HDAM's consists of discrete surface mount components with short mirror image L/R signal paths. Those devices are doing exactly the same thing as the Op-Amps, but outperform the regular IC Op-amps dramatically in terms of the Slew Rate and reduced noise level, resulting in a much more dynamic, accurate and detailed sound. Over the years Marantz developed different types of the HDAM to improve quality and to fit to the special requirements of a product category like CD or amplifier. 


High Current Power Supply
The audio power supply employs high speed, high current Shottky Barrier Diodes and high current storage capacitors.


Reference Quality D/A Conversion
The CD6006 features high resolution D/A conversion and is equipped with the reference class CS4398 D/A converter, which provides up to 192 kHz/24 bit resolution for optimum fidelity with high resolution audio file types.
High slew rate op-amp + HDAM-SA2 headphone amplifier with headphone amp gain setting (Low/Mid/High)
The headphone amplifier section features our HDAM-SA2 circuit with three gain settings (Low/Mid/High) for a wider range of headphones.
Plays USB audio sources (MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV) / "Made for iPod/iPhone"
The CD6006 can play back MP3, WMA, WAV and AAC files from a connected USB storage device. It is also specifically "Made for iPod/iPhone", to directly play back your iDevice music through the CD Player's high quality D/A converters.

Features

  • CD Compatibility: CD / CD-R/RW / SA-CD / WMA / MP3 / AAC o / o / - / o / o / o
  • CD-Text / SA-CD Text / ID3 Tag / WMA Meta Tag / AAC Meta data o / - / o / o / o
  • Data Disc Compatibility: DSD / WAV / ALAC - / - / -
  • iPod / iPhone compatible USB input o
  • DAC operation mode: USB / Coax / Optical - / - / -
  • Asynchronous mode rear USB -
  • Bit-perfect transmission -
  • USB-B DSD Audio Streaming (DoP): DSD2.8 / DSD5.6 -
  • Signal isolator for DAC Mode operation -
  • HDAM version HDAM+HDAM SA2
  • Power Transformer: Toroidal / El - / o
  • High Grade Audio Components o
  • Customised Components o
  • Symmetric circuit layout o
  • Copper plated chassis -
  • Extra metal plate for chassis strengthing o
  • Digital out off / Audio EX Mode o / -
  • Headphone: Standard / Buffer / Current feedback - / o (HDAM-SA2) / -
  • Selectable filter: CD / SA-CD / DAC-Mode - / - / -
  • Marantz Musical Mastering -
  • Marantz Musical Mastering Stream -
  • Marantz Musical Mastering Converter -
  • Zero Impedance Matching joint (copper) -
  • Separated rectifier circuit for analogue and digital circuitry o
  • Display: Dimmer / Off o / o
  • Low noise LCD display -
  • 5mm Aluminum top cover
  • Program Play (CD / SA-CD) 25

Inputs & Outputs

  • Analogue Out (Cinch) 2ch
  • Balanced Out -
  • Digital Optical In / Out - / 1
  • Digital Coaxial In / Out - / 1
  • Sample Rate digital In -
  • Gold Plated Cinch o
  • USB Audio (Front) / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone o / o / o
  • USB type B input for PC (back) -
  • Asynchronous mode rear USB -
  • Sample Rate USB type B In -
  • USB-B DSD Audio Streaming (DoP): DSD2.8 / DSD5.6 -
  • D-Bus o
  • Headphone Out o
  • Headphone Volume Control o
  • Repeat o
  • Random Play o
  • Pitch Control -
  • Start Sound Mode for SA-CD -

Specifications

  • Mechanism CJDKT690
  • D/A Conversion Multi-bit, Delta-Sigma
  • DAC IC CS4398
  • Digital Filter CS4398
  • Noise Shaper CS4398
  • Low Pass Filter stage HDAM
  • Output Buffer HDAM SA2
  • Headphone amp HDAM-SA2+Buffer
  • Frequency Response (Cust.) -
  • Dynamic Range (SA) -
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (SA) -
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (SA) -
  • Channel Separation (SA) -
  • Frequency Response 2 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Dynamic Range 100 dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio 110 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion 0.002%
  • Channel Separation 98 d

General

  • Available colors: Gold / Silver / Black / Silver-Gold - / - / o / o
  • Metal Front Panel o
  • Remote Control RC003PMCD
  • Power Consumption in W 32
  • Standby Consumption in W 0.3
  • Auto power off o
  • Detachable Power Cable o
  • Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in mm 440 x 340 x 105
  • Weight in kg 6.5

 MARANTZ PM6006 DIGITAL AMPLIFIER AWARD WINNING

The PM6006 is an upgraded successor of the multi-award-winning PM6005. Of course, we have retained the pre-amp and power-amp sections that exclusively feature discrete components – not a single IC in sight of the signal path.

The PM6006 is upgraded for peak current at the amplifier stage, which makes it possible to refine the sound for you in much more detail. You can connect this superb integrated amplifier directly to a vast range of digital sources and use its superior 24bit/192kHz high current CS4398 DAC to create an unbelievably high level of audio enjoyment with new media.

Furthermore, the unit includes now 2 optical and 1 coaxial digital inputs (an additional optical input from the predecessor, PM6005). And the complete digital section is fully shielded by an extra metal housing to ensure that the digital stage has no effect on the analogue signal. And of course all of the original features - such as five-line audio input including phono, two-pairs of gold-plated speaker connections with the convenience of bi-wiring, and a remote handset - are all still there.

The lower impedance shielded Toroidal transformer, as well as customized components and unique Marantz HDAM modules care for powerful, dynamic and detailed original Marantz sound. In short, the new PM6006 is a new star with excellent genes.

Features

  • Channels 2
  • Current Feedback Topology o
  • Full balanced circuitry architecture -
  • Double Mono Power Amp construction -
  • Phono EQ: Standard / Current Feedback / Constant Current Feedback o / - / -
  • Digital in: USB-B / optical / coaxial / USB-A - / o / o / -
  • Sample Rate Digital In 192 kHz / 24-bit
  • USB-A: DSD / WAV / FLAC / AIFF / ALAC -
  • USB-B DSD Audio Streaming (DoP): DSD2.8 / DSD5.6 -
  • USB-B PCM sample rate -
  • DAC chip CS4398
  • Asynchronous mode rear USB -
  • Bit-perfect transmission -
  • Ground isolator for DAC Mode operation -
  • Bluetooth / aptX / NFC -
  • Streaming audio from PC -
  • Wi-Fi / Wired LAN -
  • Internet radio -
  • AirPlay Audio Streaming -
  • Windows Play to -
  • vTuner / Spotify* -
  • DLNA certified -
  • DSD-Audio network streaming -
  • Lossy formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC -
  • Lossless formats: DSD / FLAC HD 192/24 / ALAC 96/24 / WAV 192/24 / AIFF -
  • Gapless Playback -
  • Remote APP: iDevice / Android -
  • Analog mode -
  • HDAM version SA3, SA2
  • Power Transformer: Toroidal / El o / -
  • High Grade Audio Components o
  • Customised Components o
  • Symmetric PCB Layout -
  • Aluminium extrusion heat sink o
  • Copper plated chassis -
  • Tri Tone Control (Bass / Mid / Treble) -
  • Balance / Bass / Treble / Loudness o / o / o / o
  • Marantz Musical Digital Filtering -

Inputs & Outputs

  • Audio Inputs 5
  • Digital in: USB-B / optical / coaxial / USB-A - / 2 / o / -
  • Phono Input: MM / MC o / -
  • Audio Outputs 1
  • Balanced In / Out - / -
  • Pre-out / Main-in - / -
  • Power Amp Direct IN -
  • Gold Plated Cinch o
  • Speaker A / B o
  • Speaker Terminals Metal (Gold) Screw
  • Number of terminals 4
  • D-Bus o
  • Floating Control Bus (3.5 mm mono jack x 2) -
  • Headphone Out o
  • Headphone Gain Control (low / mid / high) -
  • Linear Drive Power Supply o
  • Liniear volume control o
  • BI-AMP and Multichannel option -
  • Shottky diodes o
  • Input buffer amp (all inputs / CD only) - / -
  • System block shielding: copper / metal / none - / - / o
  • Double Layer Bottom Plate -
  • Low Noise OELD display -
  • Low noise LCD display -
  • Source Direct o
  • Power Amp direct -
  • 5mm aluminium top plate

Specifications

  • Power Output (8 / 4 Ohm RMS) 45 W / 60 W
  • Frequency Response 10 Hz - 70 kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion 0.08 %
  • Damping Factor 100
  • Input Sensitivity: MM 2.2 mV / 47 kOhm
  • Input Sensitivity: MC -
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: MM / MC 83 dB / -
  • Input Sensitivity: High level 200 mV / 20 kOhm
  • Input Sensitivity: Balanced High level -
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: High level 102dB(2V input)
  • Input Sensitivity: Power Amp Direct IN -
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: Power Amp Direct IN -

General

  • Available colors: Gold / Silver / Black / Silver-Gold - / - / o / o
  • Metal Front Panel o
  • Power Consumption in W 155
  • Standby Consumption in W 0.3
  • Auto power off o
  • Detachable Power Cable o
  • Remote Control RC003PMCD
  • System Remote Function o
  • Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in mm 440 x 370 x 105
  • Weight in kg 7.6

Reviews & Awards

EISA Best European Stereo System 2016-2017
"High quality stereo separates are this company’s mainstay, its 6000 series being first launched some six years ago. This latest iteration of amplifier and CD player sees both components share a tried-and-tested 192kHz/24-bit DAC, upstream from its custom HDAM audio stages, as used across the Marantz range. While the CD6006 now boasts specially selected components and a reworked circuit layout, the PM6006 gains an optical digital input and a beefier design better suited to driving a wider range of loudspeakers. If you’re seeking the high-end Marantz sound at a bargain price, this combination’s supremely polished, yet powerful performance won’t disappoint."

DALI ZENSOR 3 SPEAKERS

DALI ZENSOR series

By introducing the ZENSOR series, DALI launches a genuine hi-fi loudspeaker range applied with refined in-house technology. Heritage from DALI high-end speakers is evident, while performance and appearance join forces to create a most satisfying best-in-class audio-visual experience. Consisting of four models, the entry-level ZENSOR family covers all needs from a compact stereo to an ambitious multi-channel setup.

 Highlights

Soft Dome Tweeter

With a clear heritage from our high end series, the lightweight dome tweeter offers best in class resolution.

Wood Fibre Cones

This mix paper pulp and wood fibre makes the cones stiff and light which ensures that every micro detail in the signal is reproduced unfiltered

Dali Driver Design

Every driver used in the ZENSOR series is designed by DALI engineers. Only this way can we ensure that the DALI sound principles are preserved.

Low Loss Construction

By choosing every driver component with great care, we make sure that no signal is lost or changed on its way through the loudspeaker.

TWEETER

With a clear heritage from our high end series, the lightweight dome tweeter offers best in class resolution. It features timing due to the position of the tweeter, minimised compression and increased power handling, thanks to the vented voice coil former. The damping material under the dome minimises reflections from the pole piece.

WOOFER

The woofer cones are made from a blend of fine grained paper pulp reinforced with wood fibres. This mix makes the cones stiff and light which ensures that every micro detail in the signal is reproduced unfiltered.

The 7” woofer increases the surface area by 15% compared to a 6½” woofer and this helps the ZENSOR 3 to deliver the same sound pressure with much less cone excursion, leading to an effortless reproduction of the dynamics in the music.

The 7” woofer features a 4-layer voice coils for maximum control of the wood fibre cone. The low loss construction is ensured by a rigid metal basket and meticulously optimised cone. The result is bass authority, well-controlled reproduction of micro-detail and great transient capabilities.

With a 4 layer voice coil magnet motor system the ZENSOR 3 produces an impressive 17% more B/L compared with speakers using the common 2 layer voice coil. A copper clad aluminum wire ensures optimal reproduction in the mid range, and the power of the magnet motor keep the bass controlled and precise.

CABINET

CNC machined MDF board, dressed in a top-of-the-class laminate forms the framework of the speaker.

In order to optimise timing, the ZENSOR’s are fitted with acoustic damping material internally along the sides, top and bottom - but not on the rear side of the front baffle as this creates a more direct contact between woofer and bass port. The audible result is a more precise bass and increased ‘attack’ in the midrange.

DALI ZENSOR 3 SPECS

  • Product series ZENSOR
  • Frequency Range (+/-3 dB) [Hz] 50 - 26,500
  • Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m) [dB] 88.0
  • Nominal Impedance [ohms] 6
  • Maximum SPL [dB] 108
  • Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 25 - 125
  • Crossover Frequency [Hz] 2,600 Hz
  • High frequency driver, Quantity 1 x 25 mm
  • High frequency driver, Diaphragm type Soft Textile Dome 
  • Low frequency driver, Quantity 1 x 7"
  • Low frequency driver, Diaphragm type Wood Fibre Cone 
  • Enclosure type Bass Reflex 
  • Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] 46.0
  • Connection Input Single Wire 
  • Magnetic Shielding No
  • Recommended Placement Shelf or stand 
  • Recommended Distance From Wall [cm] 5 - 30 cm
  • Dimensions With Base (HxWxD) [mm] 351 x 205 x 293
  • Weight [kg] 6.3
  • Accessories Included Manual 
  • Rubber Pads 
  • Optional Accessories White Grille

 

4 METRE TALK CABLE 3 SPEAKER CABLE

First up is Talk Electronics all new TALK 3 speaker cable, a spaced pair of 2.5sq mm OFC copper cores which have been insulated with a thin layer of their own proprietary material they call ‘TALK Flex’. These are then placed into a dark green PCV jacket for protection from pulling and scraping during installation. This is a competitive priced cable compared to the current class leading cable and we believe that in many systems will easily outperform it. 

WHF 5 stars

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