WTB: Marantz reference integrated

ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
edited June 27 in Wanted (WTB) Classifieds
Looking for a PM-14S1, PM-11S3, PM-10, PM-27SA etc.
"Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
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  • verbverb Posts: 7,641
    Interesting. You looking to establish some reference systems for reviewing other components?
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    Yeah.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • sgmsmgsgmsmg Posts: 382
    2 Channel
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    In 2 of his pics he has a SA14S1, but in the last pic he has a SA10.
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  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 5,082
    F1nut wrote: »
    In 2 of his pics he has a SA14S1, but in the last pic he has a SA10.

    I'm not sure what you mean, Jesse. He's selling an amp (PM), not an SACD player. Also the SACD player looks like an SA-11S3.
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    You're right Ed, the one in 2 pics is the SA11S3. The one in the last pic is definitely the SA10. Just an observation that he is showing the PM10 with different players.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    edited June 28
    sgmsmg wrote: »

    Thanks for the heads up.
    F1nut wrote: »
    Just an observation that he is showing the PM10 with different players.

    And different racks.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    Tru dat. There's also a glimpse of an Oppo badge in one pic.
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,432
    Will keep an eye out.
    Auralic Vega G1/Rega TT/Denon SACD - PS Audio SGC - PS Audio M700x2 - Elac Adante AF-61
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,248
    Looks like different speakers as well...
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    There doesn't seem to be many of these available for sale on the used market.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 5,082
    Clipdat wrote: »
    There doesn't seem to be many of these available for sale on the used market.
    I can assure you that mine won't be anytime soon! ;)
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    Which one do you have?
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    Mine aren't leaving either.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    I guess the fact that there are no PM-14S1s on the used market is a good sign that it's a high quality product.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    Indeed
    Political Correctness'.........defined

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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    edited July 2
    Look at this photo of how someone had theirs setup. Pretty sure that wouldn't sound very good. But I could be wrong.

    2020350-marantz-pm14s1-reference-series-integrated-amplifier.jpg

    2020351-marantz-pm14s1-reference-series-integrated-amplifier.jpg
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 22,951
    edited July 2
    Clipdat wrote: »
    I guess the fact that there are no PM-14S1s on the used market is a good sign that it's a high quality product.

    so... what does that implyabout all of the equipment folks around here have bought used?

    B)
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    edited July 2
    It just means certain pieces are more rare on the used market, and don't come up for sale as often because their owners are extremely satisfied with their performance.

    Auralic Aries Mini for example.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,432
    AURALiC anything...
    Auralic Vega G1/Rega TT/Denon SACD - PS Audio SGC - PS Audio M700x2 - Elac Adante AF-61
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    Auralic on Audiogon right now.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    A PM-14S1 popped up, but it's kindof a high ask, imo: https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lis9fe5b-marantz-pm-14s1-solid-state
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    Just an observation, he's got the bass at +1.5 and the treble at -2.

    The prices seems ok to me.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,131
    edited July 8
    Haha, I noticed the same about the knob positions!

    Edit: a6cb21dpq4px.png

    It's actually bass +3, treble -2. Very perplexing.

    Now I'm just looking at the regular PM8006. Made in Japan at least.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    edited July 8
    You're right, the bass is plus 3. Keep looking for a 14S1.
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,632
    F1nut wrote: »
    You're right, the bass is plus 3. Keep looking for a 14S1.

    Wait, what's wrong with that? Can't you just put it back or is there something else going on here?
    Not Tom or Trey or Jim just Micah
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    I've always thought the goal of high-end audio was not to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Turn that darn music down' but to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Tell your friends to go home and you can practice later this week'.

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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,857
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    You're right, the bass is plus 3. Keep looking for a 14S1.

    Wait, what's wrong with that? Can't you just put it back or is there something else going on here?

    They are just making fun of the owner/seller...
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,632
    edited July 8
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    You're right, the bass is plus 3. Keep looking for a 14S1.

    Wait, what's wrong with that? Can't you just put it back or is there something else going on here?

    They are just making fun of the owner/seller...

    Understood, but why keep looking? He made it sound like that's a bad thing.

    Oh now I see that drew said he'd look for a 8006. Ok that makes sense. :)
    Not Tom or Trey or Jim just Micah
    KEF Q150s, NAD 1155 preamp and 4155 tuner courtesy of DaddyJT, NAD C352 playing power amp, BJC Belden cables, Technics SL3200, Marantz CD6004 courtesy of Clipdat, Salamander Archetype rack, Millenium Falcon :)
    I've always thought the goal of high-end audio was not to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Turn that darn music down' but to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Tell your friends to go home and you can practice later this week'.

    Resident Child of Club Polk
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,670
    Yep, just making fun of the seller, who IMO should be looking for new speakers instead.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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