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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:39 am 
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I was looking to build a small system for the living room. Putting in a TT, needed easy access to iTunes (I’ve used it for 13 years not changing now), and a CD player was a bonus. FM tuning ability is nice for Christmas time when we can set a station and let it go.

There are very, very few units that can accomplish all this. Linn makes one but as wonderful as it would be was beyond my means. I could of done some fanangling with an airport express or Apple TV and an integrated/receiver but for me “less is more”.

Enter the Marantz M-CR-611

Does everything I need it to, does it respectfully well. I’m using it with some Tannoy DCT4 floor standers and it has plenty of power for them. Also tried them with a pair of missions I had and aside from the limitations of the speakers were great. I’m going to try a pair of dream catchers next.

Only thing I don’t like is the plastic chassis......I think it should have been metal, no doubt this is a few cents cheaper for manufacturing but would definitely have provided me the feeling of a better built unit.

At this price point it’s perhaps a little pricey for a second or bedroom system but it checks off a whole lot of boxes so it’s convenience factor is off the charts.

Best part - “Wife Approved” due to its compact size.


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