Marantz is a Japanese company that develops and sells high-end audio products.

The first Marantz audio product was designed and built by Saul Marantz and his mother, Melinda Marie Marantz in their home in Kew Gardens, New York. The company had a major influence in the development of high fidelity audio systems, and reached the high point of their success in the mid to late 1970s.

During the 1980s, while owned by Philips,a pioneer in compact disc technology, Marantz built some very well received CD players, but other products in the line were not as successful as in the past. As of the early 1990s, Marantz has focused on higher-end components. In 2001, Marantz Japan acquired the brand from Philips and owned all overseas sales subsidiaries.

Marantz Professional was acquired by inMusicBrands in 2014

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