Good number and variety of inputs
Offers a Source Direct mode to output all discs at their native resolution via HDMI
Setting up the UD5005 was a breeze
'better sounding universal Blu-ray player'
'classy build quality'
'The button layout is rather strange, lined up vertically instead of horizontally.'
'latest HD audio formats'
'The Marantz UD9004's performance on SACD was noticeably worse through the digital output, not terrible but the warmth, detail and rock solid soundstage were greatly diminished.'
'Powerful Blu-ray features are present including the Silicon Optix REALTA HQV video processor.'
'amazing universal disc player'
'The remote is fairly plain, but has a weighty feel, and is topped with aluminum.'
'Film soundtracks can sound lightweight.'
'No DVD-A or SACD Lacklustre user interface.'
'single-disc, premier DVD player'
'high price point'
'I'm happy to report that the HDMI video connection between the SR9600, the DV9600, and my Philips 32PW8422 TV was glitch free.'
'It was by no means bright, but in comparison the Marantz sounded a little soft, though hardly dull.'