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Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« on: September 29, 2016, 07:02:40 PM »
Marantz is teasing a six XLR input recorder on their homepage. The image shifts, but a static view is here. Interesting...

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2016, 07:05:20 PM »
Leaves a lot to the imagination!
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2016, 12:16:27 PM »


The more options available to us the better!  I hope that this turns out to be as reliable as the 661...
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2016, 03:10:41 PM »
Marantz microphones.  Check it out.

http://marantzpro.com/assets/product-guides/Marantz_2016InfoCommProductGuide_RevA.pdf
Damn- Lots of stuff there. Who did Marantz buy and or who bought them that they have expanded so much into the DSLR gear-mics and recorders.? or have I just not noticed these products before because I don't do video?
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2016, 01:27:48 AM »
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2016, 08:07:19 AM »
I'm interested to see more on this. I don't really need it (XLR) but it could be great and compete with the 70d.

On a crazy side note, it will be interesting to me to see the XLR setup. If in pictures it seems like the layout is "backward"

You see 3,2,1    4,5,6
If 3,2,1 is one side, I would think the other side would go 6,5,4 and if it is the back then you would assume they would go in order.
It just seems that the way the image is set up that 3 and 4 are not "together" the way you would think
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2016, 12:05:18 PM »
To me it looks like the inputs are on the sides.  The picture on the right is actually the left side and the picture on the left is actually the right side.  The face of the unit is cut off on each picture.

So attached to a tripod it would go (looking strait down):

    face
4           1
5           2
6           3
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2016, 01:57:54 PM »
Inputs 1-3 are marked L
Inputs 4-6 are marked R

So stereo pairs would be 1&4, 2&5 and 3&6. Weird.

I've had 2 Marantz recorders - a PMD670 and a PMD620. I liked them both. Great metering and rock solid. Never let me down.

I'm real interested in this deck. I'm seriously considering a Zoom F8 since the pres sound good and it had the wireless control surface but if the pres on this deck sound good and it's not crazy expensive I may give it a go once we get a look at the rest of it.

The pres on the 670 were total junk but once I got it modded by Busman it sounded incredible. The stock pres on this thing may be just fine - surface mount technology has come a long way. Someone will have to be the guinea pig though.
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2016, 02:14:53 PM »
Any release info?

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2016, 04:28:56 PM »
I'm keeping my fingers crossed on this deck!!  I've thought about the F4 and F8, but I'd rather not buy a Zoom product.
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2016, 05:19:00 PM »
Very interesting, looks like they caught on to the popularity of the DR-70D design.
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2016, 05:31:40 PM »
I'm keeping my fingers crossed on this deck!!  I've thought about the F4 and F8, but I'd rather not buy a Zoom product.

I feel the same way!

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2016, 03:24:16 PM »
i was hesitant to buy a zoom product, until the moment i got the F8 in my hands. It just feels way more solidly built then i ever imagined

that being said, its overkill for me. Also my Marantz 671 was the most solid deck ive ever owned. the level meters appear to be better on the f8 from afar, but imho they were far superior to the f8. i could dial my levels in spot on with my 671 and barely need to adjust in post sometimes not even have to do that

I would buy another Marantz deck in a heartbeat! If there was an Oade mod, absolutely sold!

has anyone spoke to Doug to inquire to the possibility of a mod?

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2016, 02:12:39 PM »
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2016, 03:38:32 PM »
I'd really like to hear more about this deck too!!
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2016, 06:48:19 PM »
i spoke to oade about it a few weeks ago. he said a new pricing list had been released and it was not on there.

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #17 on: December 10, 2016, 10:24:07 AM »


Any updates on this product?

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2017, 06:48:05 AM »
Holding out hope this isn't  vapourware...
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2017, 07:09:58 AM »
Holding out hope this isn't  vapourware...

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2017, 12:02:58 PM »
It looks lime it's gone from the website
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2017, 08:11:04 AM »
It looks lime it's gone from the website

Damn!  I hope that it comes back.

Does anyone have a customer service / tech support number where you can actually speak to someone "in the know"?
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2017, 01:59:29 PM »
They sure are dragging their feet with this one!! 
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2017, 06:59:04 PM »

https://www.behance.net/gallery/41536339/Marantz-Professional-PMD-706-Banner


Is it back?

That's the same URL I linked in the original post. Also the same pic that Marantz was showing on their site at the time. I think, from my clicking around, that Marantz got a designer to draw up a banner, but, obviously, the product hasn't shown up yet, so who knows what may have happened...

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #25 on: March 03, 2017, 07:24:18 AM »
It looks lime it's gone from the website

Damn!  I hope that it comes back.

Does anyone have a customer service / tech support number where you can actually speak to someone "in the know"?
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #26 on: March 03, 2017, 02:54:53 PM »


Come on Marantz...bring it!
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #27 on: March 25, 2017, 03:02:40 PM »

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #28 on: March 26, 2017, 03:02:18 PM »
This will go like AKG Actives...in defiance I bought ADK TL's (the anti-active) and within a month Naiant brought out his version for sale...so about the time I breakdown and buy a Zoom F8 Marantz will release the PMD-706...
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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #29 on: April 12, 2017, 11:18:55 PM »
I asked doug oade a few days ago and he hasnt heard anything new on this 6ch beast.

Its a shame, the ACM 671 i had for years  is still my fav piece of gear ive ever owned. A 4 or 6 ch version of that would be fantastic!


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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #30 on: April 16, 2017, 11:31:26 AM »

I tried calling Marantz customer service about the 706 and they had no fucking idea what I was talking about...

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Re: Marantz PMD-706 Six Channel Recorder?
« Reply #31 on: April 16, 2017, 05:22:06 PM »
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