Stunning Marantz 1152DC Integrated Amplifier for Sale

I am very excited to present this absolutely stunning, completely overhauled and restored Marantz 1152DC integrated amplifier for sale. I’m asking just $1295!

UPDATE – Sold!

This 1152DC would suit a collector or vintage audio lover, it’s easily the nicest example I’ve seen. The Marantz 1152DC is a legendary Marantz integrated amplifier. It’s a rare and collectible model, thanks to its unique look, great sound and famous Marantz battleship-like construction.

These were very expensive amps new and this example is undoubtedly one of the best you’ll find. This amplifier is in almost perfect condition, completely overhauled, with only one owner from new.

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Specifications, courtesy of the HiFi Engine:

Power output: 76 watts per channel into 8Ω
Frequency response: 7Hz to 70kHz
Damping factor: 45
Input sensitivity: 1.8mV (MM), 180mV (line)
Signal to noise ratio: 78dB (MM), 91dB (line)
Output: 180mV (line), 1.5V (Pre out)
Semiconductors: 73 x transistors, 44 x diodes, 4 x FETs
Dimensions: 416 x 146 x 316mm
Weight: 14kg

Loads more information about the Marantz 1152DC at Classic Audio.


This 1152 DC has had just one owner from new. I have just finished a comprehensive end-to-end overhaul on her. There is now nothing whatsoever for her new owner to do but sit back and enjoy the music!

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As usual, I’ve used premium parts including period-accurate resistors, lab-grade capacitors and transistors that meet or exceed original spec. Output devices are factory original Marantz, a rare thing and one which contributes to the classic Marantz sound.

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This stunning 1152DC sounds fantastic, with completely silent controls and the warm sound you’d expect of a gorgeous vintage amplifier like this one.

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I’d normally charge around $1000 for the work done in this restoration. I’m asking just $1295 for this stunning piece of hi-fi history, fully serviced and ready to enjoy. Remember, vintage gear like this WILL need restoration. Here, I’ve done it all for you.

I will ship anywhere in the world. This 1152DC is multi-voltage, configured for 240V.

Feel free to ask if you have any questions about this stunning piece. Inquires via my contact page.

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