The Power of One: Five Soundbar Speaker Systems At A Glance & Measurements: Marantz

At A Glance: Marantz ES7001

Speaker: ES7001 speaker
Speaker Type: Three-way
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 0.75, dome (2)
Midrange (size in inches): 3.25, cone (2)
Woofer (size in inches, type): 4.75, cone (2)
Internal Amplifier: 26 watts (6)
Connections: HDMI in (2), HDMI out (1), optical digital (3), stereo analog (2), sub preout (1), iPod control port (1), remote out (1)
Available Finishes: Two-tone silver/black
Dimensions (W x H x D, inches): 42.63 x 6.13 x 5.75
Weight (pounds): 26.5
Price: $1,400

General Information
(201) 762-6500

HT Labs Measures: Marantz ES7001

This graph shows the quasi-anechoic (employing close-miking of all woofers) frequency response of the ES7001 soundbar (purple trace). The left channel was measured with grille at a distance of 1 meter.

The ES7001 soundbar’s listening-window response (a five-point average of axial and +/–15-degree horizontal and vertical responses) measures +2.48 /–6.61 decibels from 300 hertz to 10 kilohertz. The –3-dB point is at 241 Hz, and the –6-dB point is at 104 Hz.—MJP