Marantz MCR611

Wireless Network CD Receiver

The moment you see the CR611 you’ll know that this latest incarnation is pure refinement.

With a high-gloss jet-black finish and organically curved side panels, the immediate impression is style and elegance. The centre comes in either black or apple white and the front colour illumination can be changed to white, blue, green or orange for a customisable flourish. The CR611 not only looks superb, it’s also a superb performer, reproducing excellent CD-audio, FM, DAB/DAB+ and Network files. Designed with ease of use in mind, the CR611 features a simple “one-push” Wi-Fi connect. New Bluetooth with NFC boasts connectivity options further and iDevices can be hooked up via a front facing USB port, with an extra rear port for convenience. And there are two digital inputs for connection to a TV.

The CR611 now supports Spotify Connect, as well as a host of other digital media and streaming features. Alongside listening to millions of songs on the world’s most popular online music service, it allows playback of music libraries stored on a NAS (Network Attached Storage) or a computer, provides access to thousands of free internet radio stations, and even supports Apple AirPlay. Listeners can also take control via an Android and iOS compatible Marantz Hi-Fi Remote app. An additional new feature is the speaker A / B configuration, allowing individual volume control for A and B, or master volume control for A and B. Use the Melody Media not just to flood one room with music, but two. This is real versatility in elegant housing.

The CR611 also supports ALAC, as well as 192kHz / 24bit high-resolution WAV, FLAC, AIFF files, 2.8MHz DSD file and Gapless playback.

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https://t.co/4YIbqikzbK - Sad news for us Aussies and New Zealanders

This bit of news will impact a lot of our customers. (not to mention the AU and NZ Pandora lovers) https://t.co/4YIbqikzbK

Another update for Freeview+. https://t.co/jzZE4MqE9U

Plans to expand DAB....will Wollongong be part of the expansion? We hope so. https://t.co/JNsx6c8Ih1

Wifi or Bluetooth speaker? With Heos:1 why not have both? https://t.co/Rd7ZDjxtOF

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Cambridge Audio's new Bluetooth speaker...The YOYO! https://t.co/XwUdcuFoXS

The "Add" is now available in Australia and has landed at Sturmans! https://t.co/2wUpczLuM2

Freeview FV now supports Google Chromecast. https://t.co/KIyiUD2OpR

Yamaha have made choosing a soundbar easy! https://t.co/5KY3aUA9ow