Save marantz 2500 to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. I bought it used for $500, used it for almost 10 years and resold for over $1200. As the vast majority of receivers designed and built in Japan, the Marantz Model 2500 and Marantz Model 2385 were export-only. its very heavy, but thats agood thing to some people, the model 2500 is a very strong and responsive reciever. I had many years of musical enjoyment and in the end I turned a neat $1400 dollar profit. Beautiful, elegant, unique Marantz look. On the other hand spin up Brilliant Classic's Bach Cantatas played on period instruments and you'll think they're playing in your living room. Oh well! In closing they don't make them like they used to. |,,, Slap on the Scorpions and listen to "Winds of Change" stand your hair on end! I moved from a 1200b (US built) to the 2500 and, although managed to make more noise (important for a 26 year old) I was left with considerable dissatisfaction with the sound quality. This reciever has a t.h.d. There is a lot of dynamic quality in the music, fast punches in the gut of very big sound when the orchestra kicks up its heels, followed by sweet, delicately handled interludes. Please email with your price. Rated at 125 watts RMS per channel into 8 ohms and 150 watts RMS into 4 ohms. It is 10 out of 10 cosmetics and no time on it. Marantz 2500 Receiver. Hallo, It came with a basic Marantz tape deck, a Techniques turntable and a Huge pair of 130lb per enclosure Infinity RSII loudspeakers. Marantz's Legendary Audio Classics Valuation This page provides you with a general method to determine the value of a Marantz Classic. The faceplate had quite a few nicks and scuffs and the tuning wheel look to have rust along the edge. Use the Marantz Menu on the left to pick model # section. The tonal quality is extremely nice and accurate, and sound stage is superior. All original Marantz's and none have ever been changed or substituted) _____ One of the most SERIOUS receivers ever created. Shipping to 98052: Items in search results. Conservatively rated at 185 watts per channel. Four Marantz 2500 receivers actually sold in July on eBay. Still, $9000 is a lot to drop on a vintage receiver. That’s an awesome Marantz. At the top of the heap was a Marantz 2500 that was in mint condition and functioned perfectly. 5 stars all the way. Most components suffer from an crease in noise as they get older due to leaky capacitors and oxidation of control contacts but the Marantz never showed any sign of this. I have no idea if it works or not, but you should assume that it is not working until proven other wise wrong. is proud to be the oldest online authorized Marantz dealer! A lot of different issues made this unit a challenge to repair but this Marantz 2500 solid state receiver is worth the effort. Maybe the cool blue backlights did it. Four Marantz 2500 receivers actually sold in July on eBay. Yes, $9000.00. I have replaced a few fuse lamps and it's my main Livingroom Machine and I love it! the fan is also a good feature, the size, its hard to find a stereo cabinent for it to fit in. The transformer schematic is below: Toroid Specifications - Marantz 2500 Color AC DC A Blue Lamps 8 - 2.0 Green Filament 6.3 - 0.5 Purple Oscilloscope 430 -576 0.5 Yellow CT Purple (430v) Brown Oscilloscope 160 180 0.5 Blue Oscilloscope 160 180 0.5 To purchase 2500 spares or accessories, please contact the … Products. If you're looking for the big gun of home theater receivers, you found it in the Marantz SR8015. favorite this post Jan 16 Marantz PM7000 Amplifier + Yamaha TC-920 Cassette Deck $170 (pdx > Portland) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. I would highly recommend one of these. I still own a 1980 vintage Marantz Esotec, SM-6 Class A- A/B amplifier and it too sounds just amazing. The absolutely un-rivaled, superior quality of sound really identifies this receiver. Thank you for your time. My wife say’s it better be one of the best around. Big and heavy, don't count on it to fit in standard audio rack. I run BIC Venturi Formula 5 and 6 (Spec II)... a bit bass heavy, but when I want to challenge the windows in my home the BICs are a great match for the 2500, even-though they are getting 40% more power than they're rated for! Not sure, really. It also had the original box. Andrea,if these are all in factory sealed boxed ,there is going to be some real problems with a couple of the units. Thank you! Remember all Factory Certified Marantz refurbished products include a 1 year factory warranty, all original accessories, and a 30 day DOA prepaid defective exchange (should it be required). Lee. | All Rights Reserved. It was warm and smooth and clean. 250(wpc) @ 8ohm 330(wpc) @ 4 ohm $280 for the Marantz + $255 for the KG4s = $535. Given the improvements in materials and technology and performance, I wonder what the PM-11S2 will be worth in thirty years??? I have a 2500 that has just been serviced. The receiver I have been using is the multi voltage one. It’s the Marantz 2500. The cassette decks belt will have disinagrated into a rubber gue,i am not sure if it can be cleaned off the tape transport without thing the transport itself.