his newly-developed Marantz HD-AMP1 is a High-Class compact amplifier, with superb, elegant, classic looks. But dont let that misguide you, its advanced switching amplifier technology blasts out an ear-splitting 70W at 4ohms, while its dual crystal clock and discrete DAC post filter with Marantz HDAM-SA2 modules make standard counted sound feel as incredible as high-resolution audio. This new amp also gives you the unique Marantz Musical Digital Filtering (MMDF), with two selectable filter characteristics to cater for different tastes and music. Each handles even the minutest of detail with loving care within the digital audio signal. As todays new media not only comes in 44.1kHz/16 bit resolution “ similar to the CD format, Marantz developed the digital section to handle signals of up to 384kHz/32bit resolution and DSD 2.8MHz / 5.6MHz / 11.2MHz.