MARANTZ NA 8005 Network Music Player With Apple AirPlay®

Audio Features

High-Guality Construction:

  • The Marantz Na8004 Network Audio Player Features High-quality Construction And Custom Engineered Internal Components For Audiophile Sound.

Double Layered Chassis:

  • A Double-layered Chassis Four Integrated Large Rubber Feet Are Used To Resist Vibration And Unwanted Distortion.

Robust Power Supply Circuit:

  • A Large Capacitance 3,300 Μf Capacitor Carefully Selected For Its Acoustic Characteristics Is Incorporated Into The Power Supply Circuit.

Audiophile-Grade Capacitors:

  • The Unit Employs Audiophile-grade Film Capacitors And Electrolytic Capacitors Specifically Designed For Top-end Marantz Components.

Symmetrical Audio Circuitry:

  • Symmetrical Signal Traces Help Maintain Perfect Synchronization Between Left And Right Channels For Rock-stable Imaging And A Convincing Soundstage.

Peripheral Circuitry:

  • In Order To Minimize Noise From Peripheral Circuitry Which Could Interfere With The Analog Audio Signal, This Unit Is Equipped With A Peripheral Circuitry Off Function Which Turns Off The Digital Output Circuit And The Display.


  • The Na8005' Audio Circuitry Employs Marantz's Exclusive Hdam And Hdam-sa2 In A Hybrid Configuration To Achieve Low Noise And High Speed. Marantz Developed These Hdam Discrete Circuit Boards To Replace Standard Ic's.
  • The 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.

High-Grade D/A Converter:

  • The Marantz Na8004 Employs A Cirrus Logic Advanced D/a Converter (Cs4398) For Superb High-fidelity Audio Playback (2hz-96khz).
  • The Cirrus Cs4398 Stereo D/a Converter Offers Several Advantages.
  • An Advanced Multi-bit Delta-sigma Architecture Handles 24-bit/192khz Digital Signals, And Boasts Extraordinary Dynamic Range (Up To 106db) As Well As Equally Exceptional Signal-to-noise Performance (Up To 110db) So Your Digital Music Files Provide The Warmth, Detail, And Resolution You Demand.

Digital Connectivity:

  • Dual Digital Audio Outputs (Optical/coaxial) Are Provided For Connection To Your Home Theater Receiver Or Other Components.
  • There Are Also Dual Digital Inputs (Optical/coaxial) That Let You Use The Na8005 As A Dac With Other Digital Audio Sources.
  • The Digital Connections Support Linear Pcm Signals (Stereo) With Sampling Frequencies Of 32, 44.1, 48, 65, 88.2, 96, 176.4, & 192 Khz.

Analog Outputs:

  • The Na8005 Network Audio Player Is Also Fitted With Analog Stereo Rca Outputs For Connection To Your Home Theater Receiver, Stereo Receiver, Or Integrated Amplifier.

Headphone Amplifier:

  • The Na8005 Also Employs A High-quality Dedicated Headphone Amplifier, Which Features Its Own Output Stage That's Also Equipped With Hdam-sa2 Devices Along With A Precision Variable Analog Volume Control.

Network Functions

Network Connection:

  • The Marantz Na8005 Is Equipped With An Ethernet (Rj-45) Port That Lets You Connect The Network Audio Player To Your Home Network (Lan) And Your Broadband Internet Provider.
  • When Connected To Your Home Network, The Na8005 Lets You Listen To Internet Radio And A Host Of Other Online Music Sources From Your Broadband Internet Provider, As Well As Play Audio Files From Your Computer Via Its Network Connection (Dlna 1.5 Certified).
  • The Na8005 Also Supports Airplay That Lets You Stream Your Music Library From An Iphone, Ipad, Ipod Touch, Or Itunes-enabled Computer.

Note: This Unit's Rj-45 Ethernet Port Supports 10base-t/100base-tx And Requires An Ethernet (Lan) Category 5 Or Higher Cable, Router, Modem, And Internet Connection.

Dlna 1.5 Certified:

  • The Na8005 Is Dlna (Digital Living Network Alliance) 1.5 And Windows 7/8 Compliant For Audio And Photo Networking.
  • This Means It's Easier For You To Access And Enjoy Digital Music Stored On Your Windows Pc. You Can Use Your Pc To Play High-bit Rate Music Content Through The Network Audio Player, And Browse Your Pc's Music Files From The Included Remote Control.
  • The Network Audio Player Also Supports Id3-tag (Ver.2) And Meta Tag Information; So Song Title, Artist Name, And Album Name Can Be Displayed On The Unit's Front-panel Display.
  • The Marantz Na8005 Supports The Following Audio Formats, Sampling Frequencies, And Bit Rates Via Its Wired Network Connection.

Note: Your Computer Must Meet The Following System Requirements - Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Or Windows Media Drm10.

Online Services:

  • The Marantz Na8005 Lets You Access Internet Radio, As Well As Other Online Music Services From Your Broadband Internet Connection. Currently The Na8005 Supports Internet Radio From Vtuner, Pandora, Siriusxm, And Spotify Connect (As Of 8/6/2014).
  • The Marantz Network Audio Player Offers Front-panel Display And Remote Control Over These Web Services.

Web Control:

  • You Can Control This Network Audio Player From A Web Control Screen On Your Windows Pc's Web Browser.
  • The Na8005 And Your Pc Must Be Connected To The Same Home Network.
Software Updates: 
  • Using The Na8005's Network/internet Connection, You Can Check For And Update The Latest Firmware From The Online Marantz Server.
  • Visit Marantz's Owner's Circle For Access To Downloads To Keep The Marantz Network Audio Player Up-to-date.

USB Connectivity

Asynchronous USB Computer Connection:

  • You Can Connect A Computer To The Unit's Rear-panel Usb (Type-b) Port To Playback Music Stored On Your Windows Pc Or Mac Computer. The Usb (Type-b) Port Supports Asynchronous Transmission To Ensure That Audio Signals From Your Pc Are Jitter-less.
  • The Rear-panel Usb (Type-b) Port Supports Playback Of Various Audio Files Stored On Your Desktop Computer Or Laptop.
  • You Can Control Music Playback From The Na8005 And Remote Control. Song Title, Artist Name, And Album Name Can Be Displayed On The Unit's Front-panel Display. 
  • Your Computer Will Need To Meet The Following System Requirements When Connected To The Na8005 's Rear-panel Usb (Type-b) Port

Note: If You Are Using A Windows Computer Then You Must Download A Dedicated Usb Driver From The Marantz Website. Mac Computers Work Without Any Additional Driver Needed.

Front-Panel USB Port:

  • The Network Audio Player Is Equipped With A Front-panel Usb (Type-a) Port That Allows You To Enjoy A Variety Of Music Files From A Usb Mass Storage Class Memory Device; Such As Your Android Smartphone (Froyo/gingerbread Os Only), Digital Audio Player, Or Usb Thumbdrive. Compatible Usb Storage Devices Must Be Formatted In Fat 16 Or Fat32.
  • The Unit Can Recognize Up To 500 Folders/5,000 Files.
  • You Can Use The Player's Front-panel Display And Remote Control To Navigate Your Stored Music Files On Your Connected Usb Memory Device. Song/artist Information Will Display On The Unit's Front-panel Display.
  • Usb Portable Audio Devices That Can Be Charged Via Usb Will Be Charged When Plugged Into The Player's Usb Port (5v/1a); Even In Standby Mode.

Compatible Audio Formats:

  • The Na8005 Supports The Following Audio Formats, Sampling Frequencies, And Bit Rates Via Its Front-panel Usb (Msc/mtp) & Rear-panel Usb (Windows/mac) Ports.

Note: Copyright-protected Files Cannot Be Played.

Ipod/Airplay Integration

Airplay Compatible:

  • The Marantz Na8005 Network Audio Player Is Compatible With Apple's Airplay Technology. With Airplay, The Na8005 Can Connect Wirelessly To Any Airplay-enabled Apple Device.
  • This Allows You To Stream Music Wirelessly From Your Ipod Touch, Iphone, Ipad, Or Your Computer's (Mac Or Pc) Itunes Library; Via Your Wifi Network.

Itunes Streaming:

  • The Na8005 Network Audio Player Is Able To Stream Audio From Your Computer's Itunes Account Via Airplay Technology. When Connected To The Same Network As A Computer Running Itunes, The Na8005 Can Appear As An Output Option In The Pop-up Menu At The Bottom Of The Itunes Window.
  • You Can Then Browse Your Itunes Collection On Your Computer & Stream Music To The Marantz Network Audio Player.
  • You Will Need A Mac Or Windows-based Pc Running Itunes (10.1 Or Later) Connected To The Same Network As The Na8005.

Apple Device Streaming:

  • Airplay Also Lets You Wirelessly Stream Music And Music Apps Stored On Your Ipod Touch, Iphone, Or Ipad To The Marantz Na8005.
  • So There's No Need To Dock Your Apple Device, Unless You Want To Charge It.
  • You Will Need An Ipod Touch, Iphone, Or Ipad (Running Ios 4.3 Or Later) Connected To The Same Network As The Na8005.

Apple Remote App:

  • Using The Apple Remote App (Free Download From Itunes) On Your Ipod Touch, Iphone, Or Ipad And Your Wireless Home Network, You Don't Even Need To Be In The Same Room As The Components Or Your Computer To Play, Pause, Skip, And Stop The Songs In Your Itunes Music Library.
  • You Will Even See The Itunes Music Information, Including Your Track Titles & Artist Info On Your Apple Device.
  • You Will Need An Ipod Touch, Iphone, Or Ipad (Running Ios 7.0 Or Later) Connected To The Same Wireless Network As The Na8005.

Note: The Na8005 Network Audio Player, Your Computer (Mac/windows), And Your Apple Device (Ipod Touch/iphone/ipad) Must All Be Connected To The Same Home Network.

Ipod/iphone Direct Connect:

  • The Unit's Front-panel Usb (Type-a) Port Can Also Be Used To Directly Connect Your Apple Ipod, Iphone, Or Ipad.
  • The Marantz Na8005 Supports Audio Playback, Music Navigation, Information Display, And Charging Of Select Apple Devices.
  • The Marantz Na8005 Offers The Following Ipod/iphone/ipad Functions.

USB DAC Bypass:

  • The Usb Connection Features Digital Audio Signal Handling, Which Bypass The Ipod's Dac And Routes The Digital Signal To The Na8005 's 24 Bit/192 Khz Audiophile Quality D/a Converters For Optimum Fidelity.

Audio Playback:

  • You Can Listen To Music Files From Your Ipod/iphone By Simply Connecting The Ipod/iphone/ipad To The Na8005 's Front-panel Usb Port Using The Dock- Or Lightning-to-usb Cable That Came With Your Apple Device.

Music Browsing:

  • You Can Choose To Operate Your Connected Ipod/iphone From The Na8005 's Front-panel Controls And Remote Control, Or From Your Ipod/iphone's Clickwheel Or Touchscreen.
  • The Marantz Na8005 Lets You Browse By Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Or Audiobook.
  • It Also Offers Play/pause, Stop, Skip/back, Repeat, And Random Functions.

Song/Artist Info:

  • The Marantz Network Audio Player Will Display Track #, Elapsed Playing Time; As Well As Song, Artist, And Album Name.
  • You Can Also Choose To View The Music Information On Your Ipod, Iphone, Or Ipad.


  • The Na8005 Will Charge (5v/1a) Your Connected Ipod Or Iphone When The Network Audio Player Is Powered Up Or In Standby Mode.
  • This Unit Does Not Charge The Ipad.

Apple Device Compatibility Chart:

  • The Marantz Na8005 Is "Made For Ipod/iphone Compatible" And Supports The Following Specific Ipod/iphone Models (As Of 9/26/2014)

Note: Apple Ipod/iphone Software Updates May Change Functionality Results. If You Download A Newer Software Version, You May Need To Reset The Head Unit And Your Ipod/iphone To Regain Functionality. 

Wireless Remote Control:

  • The Marantz NA 8005 Includes An Ir Remote Control For Wireless Operation Of The Network Audio Player, Internet Radio, Stored Music Files On Your Computer, A Connected Usb Device, And A Docked Ipod/iphone.

Marantz Hifi Remote App:

  • The Marantz Remote App (From Apple's App Store Or Google Play) Lets You Control The Marantz Network Audio Receiver Using Your Apple Ios (7.0+) Or Android (4.0+) Device.
  • This Free-to-download App Allows You To Operate The Network Audio Player Using Your Mobile Device's Touchscreen, Giving You Complete Control Over Playback Functions & Source Selection.
  • You Can Even Search Your Network Source's Music Libraries From Your Apple Ios Or Android Device.

Basic Functions:

  • Control Basic Functions Of The Network Audio Receiver Like Power, Volume, Input, And Settings.

Music Browsing:

  • From The App On Your Apple Ios Or Android Devices, You Can Easily Browse And Navigate Through Your Network Music Services Or Personal Digital Music Collection With Ease; And At The Same Time View "Now Playing' Information And Cover Art All On A Single Screen.

Create Playlists:

  • The App On Your Smartphone Or Table, Even Lets You Build Your Own Personal Music Playlists On The Fly With The Ability To Drag & Drop Files Into Your Queue From Your Music Server Or Music Files On Your Mobile Device.
  • You Can Then Save Your Queue As A Playlist For Easy Recall.

Remote Connections:

  • The Marantz Na8005 Is Fitted With The Following Custom Remote Inputs/outputs.

Remote In/Out:

  • These Rca Input/output Connectors Allow You To Connect The Na8005 To A Marantz Component Equipped With Remote Control (Rc-5) Terminals.

Flasher In:

  • This 3.5mm Input Is Used To Control The Na8005 From An External Key-pad (Sold Separately).

RS-232c Port:

  • The Rs-232c Port Is To Be Used In Conjunction With An External Controller To Control The Operation Of The Unit By Using An External Device.
  • The Rs-232c Port May Also Be Used In The Future To Update The Operating Software Of The Unit So That It Will Be Able To Support New Digital Audio Formats.

Convenience Features

Front-Panel Display Dimmer:

  • The Marantz Network Audio Player Features 4 Display Settings For The Front-panel Lcd Window; 100%, 70%, 40%, And Off.
  • You Can The Front-panel Lcd To Display English, French, Or Spanish Text.

Sleep Timer:

  • This Function Allows You To Automatically Set The Power To Standby After A Predetermined Amount Of Time Has Passed; Set The Sleep Timer Up To 90 Minutes In 10 Minute Increments.


  • If There Is No Input Signal Or Operation For 15 Minutes, The Marantz Network Audio Player Will Automatically Go Into Standby Mode.
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