Hi Guys ! I'm new to your club, I need your help in deciding
Hi, and welcome!
These two aren't really comparable, I don't think. The Marantz is a stereo receiver, so includes a radio tuner. The Yamaha is a stereo amplifier, and has been highly praised in its category (though the new Marantz PM6004 looks like a winner).
Can you help us by saying what you listen to (music types and media - CDs, LPs, anything else?) and what speakers, and room layout/size?
Hi-Fi: Krell KAV-300cd, Michell TecnoDec/RB250/Grado Prestige Black1, KAV-300i amp, Transparent balanced interconnects and bi-wire to Sonus faber Concerto grand piano speakers, Nakamichi ZX-7 cassette deck, Logitech Squeezebox Touch, Hitachi FT-5500 and Sony S570ES tuners, BCD Engineering stand, RA Powerlink, Chord powerchord, Grado SR60i cans.
AV: Sony Bravia KDL-32EX503 telly, BDP-S370 player with QED HDMI. Currently unused: Denon AVR-1705, DVD-1710, KEF KHT1005.2
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