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Marantz CD6006

Single-disc CD player with USB port for iPod®/iPhone®

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Item # 642CD6006

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Overview

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Our customers love Marantz CD players for their warm, detailed sound. The CD6006 follows in the footsteps of its acclaimed predecessors with outstanding sound from a sleek, affordable component. You'll enjoy impressive audio performance from every disc in your CD library. If you love the convenience of portable music, this player has a front-panel USB port for connecting Apple® devices. You can also connect a flash drive loaded with music files. The CD6006's high-end digital-to-analog converter brings out the best in every track, with refreshing detail and clarity. A newly developed headphone amplifier with adjustable gain settings accommodates a wide range of headphones.

Clear, dynamic CD sound

Our customers love Marantz CD players for their warm, detailed sound. The CD6006 follows in the footsteps of its acclaimed predecessors with outstanding sound from a sleek, affordable component. You'll enjoy impressive audio performance from every disc in your CD library. If you love the convenience of portable music, this player has a front-panel USB port for connecting Apple® devices. You can also connect a flash drive loaded with music files. The CD6006's high-end digital-to-analog converter brings out the best in every track, with refreshing detail and clarity. A newly developed headphone amplifier with adjustable gain settings accommodates a wide range of headphones.

High-level performance

The CD6006 incorporates reference-class technologies from Marantz's high-end CD players. Its precision disc transport and double-layered bottom chassis resist vibrations that can have a negative impact on sound. Newly designed extra-rigid feet further eliminate vibration. An oversized power supply feeds the player's digital and analog circuitry, delivering plenty of clean power for lively, low-noise playback.

Product Highlights:

  • plays CDs, CD-Rs & CD-RWs plus MP3, WMA, and AAC CDs
  • front-panel USB input (type A) for USB flash drive, iPod®, iPad®, or iPhone®
  • USB input supports WAV, MP3, AAC, and WMA file playback
  • high-performance 192kHz/24-bit Cirrus Logic CS4398 digital-to-analog converter
  • double-layered metal bottom plate for vibration resistance
  • centralized disc mechanism resists vibration for improved sound quality
  • Marantz HDAM® (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module)-SA2 used in analog circuitry for faster signal transfer and better transient response
  • robust, high-speed power supply for rich, dynamic sound
  • remote
  • optical and coaxial digital outputs
  • gold-plated stereo analog RCA output
  • built-in headphone amplifier with full-size headphone jack and volume control
  • remote control input/output (for use with Marantz receivers and amps with a compatible remote control in/out jack)
  • detachable power cable
  • frequency response: 2-20,000 Hz
  • dynamic range: 100 dB
  • signal-to-noise ratio: 110 dB
  • total harmonic distortion: 0.002%
  • 17-5/16"W x 4-1/8"H x 13-1/2"D
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • CD player
  • 6' AC power cord
  • Wireless remote (RC003PMCD)
  • 2 "AAA" batteries
  • 3' Stereo RCA cable
  • 2' Mono-RCA cable
  • Owner's Manual on CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety Instructions
  • Limited Warranty Information (US/CA)

Audiophile grade sound, great Cirrus dac...excellent transport.

Thomas, Corning, NY

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Features and Specs

General
Disc Capacity 1
CD Transport Only No
Disc Exchange N/A
Track Programming 25
Random Play Single Disc
Program
Disc Naming No
Direct Track Access Yes
Direct Disc Access N/A
Remote Included
Display Color Bluish white
Multiple CD Player Control ---
Parts Warranty 3 Years
Labor Warranty 3 Years
Compatibility
CD-R Playback Yes
CD-RW Playback Yes
MP3 Playback Yes
SACD Playback No
Specifications
CD Frequency Response 2-20k Hz
Signal to Noise Ratio 110 dB
SACD Frequency Response Not Compatible
SACD Dynamic Range Not Given
SACD THD Not Given
Outputs
Digital Optical Output 1
Digital Coaxial Output 1
Headphone Standard

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Disc/USB/iPod Compatibility
Audio Section
Convenience Features

Disc/USB/iPod Compatibility

Disc Player: The Marantz CD6006 Single Disc CD Player can play CD, CD-Text, CD-R, and CD-RW discs (both 12cm and 8cm discs). The CD6006 supports MP3, WMA, WAV, and AAC audio files that have been recorded onto CD-R or CD-RW discs in ISO9660 mode 1/2 or Juliet/Romeo disc format. The Marantz CD player will recognize up to 255 total files and folders on a single disc. The unit will also display CD-Text, MP3-ID3, WMA, and AAC song/artist information.

Front-Panel USB Port: The CD player features a front-panel USB (type-A) port. The front panel port is designed for USB mass storage class devices, such as your Android smartphone/tablet or USB thumbdrive. The front-panel USB port is compatible with FAT16/FAT32 file systems and will play MP3, WMA, AAC, and WAV files. The CD6006 can support 700 folders and 65,535 files per folder. The unit will also display MP3/WMA tag data information. The front-panel controls and supplied wireless remote will operate basic playback functions of your connected USB device. The 5V/1A USB  port will also charge your device while connected.

Compressed Music File Formats: The Marantz CD6006 supports the following compressed music files on CD-R/RW discs and USB.

File Format Sampling Frequency Bit Rate Extension
MP3 32/44.1/48 kHz 32-320 kbps .mp3
WMA 32/44.1/48 kHz 32-192 kbps .wma
AAC 32/44.1/48 kHz 32-320 kbps .m4a
WAV (PCM) 32/44.1/48 kHz 16-bit .wav

iPod/iPhone Direct: You can connect your iPod or iPhone to the front-panel USB port using the Lightning or 30-pin cable supplied with your Apple device (not included with this unit).  Sound quality is maximized by using the USB connection along with the CD6006's D/A converter. Playback can be controlled using the front-panel or remote buttons, or the iPod/iPhone itself. You can browse your iPod/iPhone's music library from the CD6006 by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlist, or Track. The CD6006 will also display song/artist information, as well as charge your iPod/iPhone. The unit is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compliant and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 7/19/2016):

Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Charge
Audio Video Unit/Remote iPod/iPhone Artist/Song Text Track Info
iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
3G 4.2.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
3GS 6.1.6 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
4 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
4S 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
5/5C/5S 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
6/6+/6S/6S+ 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
touch 1st 2.2.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
2nd 4.2.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
3rd 5.1.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
4th 6.1.6 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
5th/6th 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
nano
3rd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
4th 1.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
5th 1.0.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
6th 1.2 PC Y N Y Y Y Y Y
7th 1.02PC Y N Y Y Y Y Y
classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
120GB 2.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
160GB 2.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
iPad 1 5.1.1 Y N Y Y Y Y N
2/3 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y N
4 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y N
Air 1/2 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y N
mini 1/2/3/4 9.3.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
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. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

Audio Section

Marantz HDAM + HDAM SA2 Technology: Ordinary CD players employ conventional IC-based op-amps in the D/A and analog output sections, but the CD6006 is equipped with Marantz exclusive HDAM & HDAM SA2 technology, which uses discrete circuit elements and not ICs. HDAM technology provides wide dynamic range and wide frequency response along with lowest distortion for the utmost musical fidelity

High Current Power Supply: For the most stable power to the various circuit blocks, the power supply employs high speed, high current Shottky Barrier Diodes in the AC-DC conversion circuit, and the power supply is fitted with high current storage capacitors for the most stable DC supply to the mechanical and electrical sections.

Reference Quality D/A Conversion: The CD6006 features high resolution D/A conversion and is equipped with the reference class CS4398 D/A converter, which provides up to 192kHz/24-bit resolution for optimum fidelity with high resolution audio file types. To prevent interference with the critical analog audio output circuitry, the digital audio circuit block is housed in its own shielded subsection.

Precision System Clock: The CD6006 employs a precision system clock to virtually eliminate any jitter for distortion-free music that sounds like the artist intended.

Fully Discrete Headphone Amplifier: The all discrete headphone amplifier section features Marantz's HDAM-SA2 circuit with three gain settings (Low/Mid/High) for a wider range of headphones, plus independent volume control. The gold-plated 1/4" jack is compatible with audiophile and studio headphone types and adapters.

Audio EX Function: For improved analog audio output fidelity, the Audio EX function lets you disable the front-panel fluorescent display, to minimize noise artifacts. You can also disable the digital audio outputs when listening via analog audio for even greater noise reduction.

Gold Plated Analog & Digital Outputs: The analog audio RCA outputs, along with the digital coaxial output connector, are all gold plated to ensure optimum signal transfer with no degradation.

  • Analog RCA Outputs: The CD player also features a stereo RCA output for analog connection.
  • Optical/Coaxial Digital Outputs: For optimum compatibility with digital audio amplifiers and decoders the CD6006 is equipped with both optical and coaxial digital audio outputs (supports 2ch PCM only).

Rigid Chassis Design: The CD6006 CD player's front-panel is constructed from aluminum and glass-reinforced resin, which resists harmful resonances that can harm sonic quality. The panel is finished in a soft black tone, and features a graceful curvature that complements any home décor. The CD player also employs a double layered bottom plate to prevent unwanted resonance that could lead to distortion.

Convenience Features

Two-Line Florescent Display: For optimum visual clarity, the CD6006 features a deluxe two-line fluorescent display that features alphanumeric characters (up to 16) for song/artist information from CD-Text discs and MP3/WMA/AAC music tracks. The display is dimmable.

Remote Control: The supplied IR remote control features an easy to use ergonomic design, and can control the CD6006 as well as control the matching PM6006 integrated stereo amplifier (sold separately). The remote can also be used to control your USB-connected iPod or iPhone. The CD player also includes a Remote Input/Output and Flasher Input.

  • Remote Input/Output: Two RCA jacks (1 In/1 Out) are provided for connecting the player and another Marantz A/V component for system remote control purposes. The accompanying switch allows you to select the remote control mode you desire: External (when the player is connected to another component's remote control jacks) or Internal (when the player is used as a standalone component).
  • Flasher In: This 3.5mm minijack input is used to control this unit using an optional keypad (sold separately) from another room of your house.

Playback Functions: The Marantz CD player offers basic playback functions like Play/Pause, Stop, Fast Forward/Rewind, and Random/Repeat. It also has variety of unique playback functions like Direct Search, Program Play, Quick Replay, Time Player, and A-B Repeat.

  • Direct Search: You can use the numeric keypad on the remote control to select a specific music track.
  • Program Play: You can arrange and play tracks on a disc in a specific sequence. Up to 25 tracks can be programmed. As you are selecting tracks, the display will show the number of tracks in the program, and the total playing time of the programmed tracks. During program play, you can repeat the entire list of programmed tracks, or play them in random order.
  • Quick Replay: During Quick Replay, the music track or file rewinds the set amount of time (5-60 seconds), and then resumes playing from the rewind point.
  • A-B Repeat: You can specify the section within a track that you want to hear, and play it back repeatedly.
  • Timer Play: When this CD player is connected to a commercially available external audio timer (sold separately), the unit's power is switched on and media playback starts at the specified time.

Auto Standby: With Auto Standby On, you can automatically set this unit to standby mode after the CD player is in stop-mode (no operation) continuously for approximately 30 minutes.

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