Marantz Amplifiers from the 1970s

even moreMarantz amplifiers from the 1970s are of exceptional build quality, sound performance, and design. During this time, Marantz released several notable models that have become iconic in the vintage audio community.

Marantz Model 7 & 9One of the most quality Marantz amplifiers from the 1970s is the Marantz Model 2270, which was produced from 1971 to 1973. Even more it is a receiver that combines a stereo amplifier with a tuner and features a power output of 70 watts per channel, a beautiful blue dial faceplate, and classic Marantz styling.
Another popular model is the Marantz Model 2285B, manufactured from 1977 to 1979. It is also a receiver, offering 85 watts per channel, a digital frequency display, and a silver faceplate.

The 2285B boosting sound signature being robust and powerful.

The Marantz Model 2330B was from produced from 1973 to 1977 and offers a power output of 130 watts per channel.  Build quality, power, and deep bass response are therefore reason to consider.

It’s important to note that while Marantz amplifiers from the 1970s are highly sought after, being vintage electronics, performance and condition can vary. It is recommended to purchase from a reputable seller then have the amplifier professionally serviced if considering adding one to your audio setup.

Some of the most valuable Marantz amplifiers from the 1970s

Marantz Model 7 repair serviceMarantz Model 7: This tube preamplifier on the whole is desirable by many audiophiles and can fetch prices above $10,000 in good condition.

Marantz Model 9: Known as the “king of amplifiers,” is a monoblock amplifier.  Highly desired and can reach prices of $20,000 or more for a pair.

Marantz Model 8B: This classic tube amplifier has a undeniably great sound. Selling for thousands dollars in good condition.


Marantz Model 2500 repair servicesMarantz Model 2500: This monster receiver combines power and vintage charm, often selling for a few thousand dollars.

Marantz Model 2270: Another well-regarded receiver from the ’70s. It offers a good combination of sound quality and affordability, typically selling for around $1,000 to $1,500.

It’s important to realize that the value of vintage audio equipment can vary greatly.
Things to consider are factors such as condition, rarity, and demand.

Other notable Marantz Amplifiers from the 1970’s
Marantz Model 1060 (1971-1974)
Marantz Model 1070 (1972-1974)
Marantz Model 1120 (1971-1976)
Marantz Model 1150 (1979-1982)
Marantz Model 1180DC (1974-1978)
Marantz Model 1200 (1974-1976)
Marantz Model 1250 (1974-1976)
Marantz Model 140 (1972-1974)
Marantz Model 1530 (1977-1980)

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