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marantz Remote App
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We are happy to announce the release of the new marantz Remote App! The beautiful interface and intuitive layout offer a fun and simple way to control your marantz network product. Adjust the basic functions of your marantz product with power, volume, input and surround mode selection. marantz disc player control is also available via RC-5 (Remote Control) connection. A customizable home screen allows you to tailor the look and function of the marantz Remote App to suit your needs. A dedicated page now gives you full, easy to access control of your multi-room system. When used with new marantz receivers, Internet Radio and Media Server navigation has been dramatically improved. Fast thumbnail browsing, library search and playlist creation make navigating your large digital media library easier than ever before. The marantz Remote App takes your listening enjoyment to the next level. "Because Music Matters" Main feature: - Single Page Multi Zone Control Screen for AV Receivers - Assignable Home Screen Shortcut Buttons - Fast Thumbnail Browsing for Network Music File Playback (*1) - Playlist management for Network Music File Playback (Create/Edit/Delete) - Frequency Direct FM Tuning with 2012 or later AVR - Fast Internet Radio Browsing with 2012 or later models (*1) - Volume Limit Setting with 2012 or later AVR / Mini System - New marantz Blu-ray Player Control when paired with 2012 or later AVR and Blu-ray Models (*2) - Photo Slideshow Transition Adjustment - AVR and Multi Zone Renaming Capability - Simple Home Screen Help Display - Multi-Language Support (English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Polish) (*3) Notes: *1: During fast network browsing, the AVR GUI and Remote App display may be temporarily out of sync. *2: An HDMI connection between the AVR and Blu-ray player is required. HDMI control needs to be set to ON for both units. *3: The OS language setting is automatically detected; when not available, English is selected. Compatible network models: 2015 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7010, SR6010, SR5010, NR1606, NR1506 Network AV Pre-Amplifier AV8802(A) 2014 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7009, SR6009, SR5009, NR1605 Network AV Pre-Amplifier AV7702 Network Audio Player NA8005 2013 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7008, SR6008, SR5008, NR1604,NR1504 Network cd receiver M-CR610 Network Receiver M-CR510 Network Audio Player NA-11S1 2012 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7007, SR6007, SR5007, NR1603 Network AV Pre Tuner AV8801, AV7701 Previous Models: Network AV Receiver SR7005, SR6006, SR5006, NR1602 Network AV Pre Tuner AV7005 Network Audio Player NA7004 Network cd receiver M-CR603 Notes: *may require an online firmware update for the use of this application. Please check a latest firmware by following each User manual. *Please set "Network Standby / IP Control / Network / Network Control" to "On / Always On" in your marantz product’s menu to use this app. *If the App doesn't work properly, please try to reboot your mobile device, unplug the power cord of the main unit and reinsert into the power outlet or check your home network.
Give it a break
by ADAMTHETA on 2021/08/14 00:14
Let’s be honest It’s awkward that this app hasn’t been updated since 2016 But neither has my receiver. The app does exactly what I need it to, and it does it well. Glad it’s still something I can download.
App crashes or loads blank
by DS_Wallace on 2021/06/19 21:51
Just randomly started crashing and loading blank
Help me D&M, your our only hope...
by SadNewsJunkie on 2021/04/30 10:30
Launch the Remote App. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver. Launch app. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver and pull receiver’s plug from the wall FOR 30 seconds. In receiver settings, reset WiFi config. Launch remote app. Instant crash. Lather, Rinse, repeat... This app is in dire need of attention. Yes, it worked well for a time, but it is clearly in need of some TLC.
No pride in work. Garbage app. Crashes often
by rasta lin on 2021/03/14 20:52
Why bother releasing an app at all if you release garbage work. Maranta brand takes a hit and lost me as future customer.
You couldn’t ask for a crappier app
by Sachmandu on 2021/03/07 00:21
Slow, fails to connect, needs the receiver to be power cycled to fix. Been using this app for years and it seems like they have day one issues that haven’t been addressed. Software is not their core competence and you can tell instantly after using the app. 2021 Update: still horrible
Addicted to this app - it works
by 415_humankind on 2021/03/03 02:18
Love this app. Works for me well. Love Pandora songs graphics integration. Thank You!
App crashes instantly
by RobQuin on 2021/02/28 07:59
Used to launch, now it won’t even open. Come on
Does not recognize SR6014 A/V Receiver
by BamaFaninAR on 2021/01/25 01:03
I guess Denton/Marantz has abandoned updating this APP as it will not connect to my SR6014. It keeps indicating that the IP Address is invalid, which I know is not the case. All I was hoping for was basic functionality...volume, channel, etc. but it couldn’t even deliver that.
Junk
by TrimDr on 2021/01/16 18:11
Wont see the receiver even with typing in the IP Address. Tried troubleshooting & everything I read online.
Broken
by Savisn on 2021/01/08 14:06
No longer will even open in latest iOS. It seems Marantz views their top of the line equipment as disposable since they don’t support the AV7005 on the newer apps and have left this one to die. Won’t be buying more if that’s the attitude. Good AV equipment should be able to go 20 years+ even if features become somewhat dated (hdmi and the like)
App used to crash for SR5008
by Numerius Negidius on 2020/12/04 23:05
App used to crash for SR5008, but works again. Thanks for fixing it. It puts Marantz back on the list when it’s time to upgrade my receiver. 😊
Please update this app for iOS 14!
by ios14 update pls on 2020/11/26 10:58
Please update this app for iOS 14. Was working fine before this iOS release. Thank you!
Fix It
by zuw2 on 2020/11/12 01:48
Stopped working on IPhone iOS 14 and up. Works on IPad iOS 14.2. Fix It!!!
Worst
by petdav on 2020/10/23 20:52
I am sure it was bad 4 yrs ago at the last update but by today’s standards this app is unacceptable. It’s 3 stars when it works and remembers my receiver but that rarely happens. Embarrassing for Marantz.
Horrible app (does not always work)
by danrodney on 2020/10/17 16:12
If it works it’s barely passable, but the problem is it doesn’t always recognize the device! The app doesn’t support large screens, is slow, looks ancient and ugly, but most importantly does not function very well. I wish they’d update the design and functionality. It seems like an abandoned app they don’t care about. That reflects poorly on a higher-end brand like Marantz. This is such a low-end pathetic app. I rarely write reviews, and this is the worst I’ve given.
App crashes
by Jeff1260 on 2020/09/24 02:33
Needs to be updated for iOS 14. Very buggy and consistently crashes
App doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina upgrade
by nurmnd on 2020/07/03 21:53
I have use the Marantz app for a number years now it has worked fine though though hinky at times, but when I updated I macOS Catalina and on my iPad everything stopped working. When are they going to have a patch for the app?
Yamaha is in another league
by JesseG2 on 2020/06/24 22:58
If you’re looking for a cool name, get marantz. If you want a great app with modern features, look elsewhere.
13.5 ios killed the app
by ROTTEN🍏S on 2020/05/27 05:26
13.5 ios update killed the marantz remote app. Please please have a fix for this!!!
Seamless integration to my Marantz AV Receiver
by JamePtoo on 2020/05/16 00:53
I was a bit hesitant to try an app to control my Marantz AV receiver... I am have a slightly older model, SR6006, which was not listed on the equipment compatibility list. I didn’t have much hope but it worked seamlessly! The interface is very easy to figure out and use! One note, my receiver wasn’t listed as available when I tried to add it. I had to switch to the Wi-Fi network the Marantz receiver is on. Well done!
User friendly - NOT!
by Teddy55555 on 2020/05/04 00:12
Way behind the times. They do not keep ups with Spotify or any digital hook up. Updates months behind. Marantz is just not with the times. Wish I never purchased the NR1606
Lack of support
by John from Parker CO on 2020/04/11 23:15
This is an unstable and poorly written app. It’s really too bad that the company chooses not to support it.
App used to work great but...
by FFMDD on 2020/03/26 03:33
One day it seems to have lost its connection to my receiver. I’ve tried uninstalling and installing the app, resetting the power on my receiver, restarting my iPhone, etc. When I open the app I tried to “add device” by inputting the IP address displayed via the receiver but still no luck. If anyone has any suggestions on a fix I would greatly appreciate it!
Version Upgrade
by z983767 on 2020/03/17 19:26
Not a bad app as most of the day-to-day functions are accessible using the app, but it’s a little on the slow side, and it looks dated. My receiver is the SR7009 model. Is there a plan to upgrade this app?
This app used to be great...
by andrewh598 on 2020/03/07 00:55
It’s becoming more and more buggy with each iOS update. It no longer uses full iPhone screen real estate. It needs an update.
Needs an Update and redesign.
by Lalith Vummiti on 2020/02/22 14:52
Marantz user of NR Series 1508, AV7701, AV8805 and I do not like that the App has not been updated in ages. NR1508 has different app and AV series Receivers have a different app. We need one app that can interface with all the Marantz models. Please update your app and make a better control interface.
Worst App
by The Reverend Boogie on 2020/01/04 16:49
This app literally cannot find the receiver when it’s in front of it, an absolute shame that the Marantz company allows this app to be affiliated with its name.This app needs a complete makeover, don’t waste your time on this one.
Just as worthless..,
by Granny Doc on 2019/12/30 06:24
...as the other Marantz and D&M Holding apps. And as worthless as the Marantz itself, which suddenly, inexplicably and randomly quits sending sound. Sad.
Used to be OK
by Stev6426392 on 2019/12/29 22:25
With;new iOS 13 it does not run at all. Instantly crashes.
iOS 13 destroyed the app
by Tbistang on 2019/10/13 22:22
The app would work fine for me for the most part, but once I updated my phone to iOS 13 it’s overall useless. None of the buttons show up anymore, the page is about 3/4 the size and there is no way to navigate anything. One thing that does work, the volume slider. Come on Marantz. I know this supports older models but really? Not everyone has $1000+ dollars to waste on a new AV receiver every two years
Can’t control Zone 2
by THorvath1 on 2019/10/01 22:37
I love the previous version. In this version I can’t control Zone2 which happens to be my patio. It appears to be off to the side of the screen where it can’t be accessed.
Doesn’t work with iPhone 11
by have floor model, no remote on 2019/09/29 05:15
All the buttons to change sources are gone along with the power button. Only volume slider works. Removed and reinstalled, same issue. Worked on a 7 earlier today, not on the 11. Get a fix please!
Works now with IOS 13.1.1
by Centenn on 2019/09/28 14:02
Have used this app for years and am HAPPY it’s back up and running. K
Junk
by DavyMac11 on 2019/09/27 23:54
With the release of the latest iOS, this app is completely junk. Don’t waste your time until they get it fixed.
OS 13
by Ohio777 on 2019/09/27 01:56
Apparently does not work with iOS 13 update. But, 13.1 seems to work now.
Not polished but does the job
by BarneyDolan on 2019/09/26 02:26
Works well if you need to access the avr from a remote/distant display device...
No longer works with the new iOS update
by Funmath on 2019/09/24 02:05
No longer works with the new iOS update
iOS 13
by manuel1775 on 2019/09/24 01:51
What’s going on? Suddenly can’t control my receiver! Not cool!
iOS 13 is not compatible
by Chris Isemann on 2019/09/22 12:34
App does not work with iOS 13. Doesn’t appear any development work has been done for years.
Broken in IOS 13
by Crager-MO on 2019/09/22 00:47
Won’t display the first page correctly to turn on my receiver etc.
Please fix
by sossness on 2019/09/22 00:43
Please update the app for iOS 13.
Needs an update
by Burt Andernie on 2019/09/21 20:38
3 years ago this app was ok, but now the app needs an update. Doesn’t format properly for iPhone X and now doesn’t work at all in iOS13.
Disaster since IOS Update
by Djbloggs on 2019/09/21 17:36
Loved this app until the IOS update now not working at all PLEASE fix the app ASAP!
IOS 13.0 FAIL
by HDBChagrinFalls on 2019/09/21 15:32
Doesn’t work at all using Apple iOS 13!
OMG
by Flustered customer on 2019/09/20 20:04
iOS 13 and this app are a disaster. Marantz please help quickly.
iOS 13
by Fransejanssen on 2019/09/19 23:07
Will there be an update as it doesn’t work with iOS 13?
No icons and issues
by JulioR1958 on 2019/09/19 20:38
When updating to iOS 13, although the application works, the icons have disappeared and some screens are beyond the limits of my iPhone XS. It seems they should adjust it with an update.
Crashes
by sid_be on 2019/09/04 18:18
Instantly crashes at start up. Come on Marantz your customers deserve better.
App won’t even load
by RichStephens on 2019/08/18 23:52
This app used to work. On iOS 12.4 on my iPhone XR, it won’t even load. It just crashes at the start screen.
Problem!
by angry Jer on 2019/07/21 23:41
I keep loosing the (main zone) page and it goes directly to devices page when I open the app. When this happens I am unable to controls my outdoor speakers from my phone. Very frustrating!!!!!!!
Horrible dated app
by J PDX on 2019/07/20 21:48
App has not been updated for a long time. I expect home audio gear to work for a good many years and to be supported as such long after a warranty expires. This is a very poor app compared to any other smartdevice in the house. Just considering it as a remote, the IR remote is faster and easier to use. It doesn't always find the device
Utter crap
by tobz67 on 2019/07/14 01:14
Constantly crashes now. Used to frequently lose the receiver for no apparent reason and no amount of voodoo would find it again. Now it just crashes. Great idea, horrible implementation
Hard to connect
by bmoll1298 on 2019/07/06 18:58
My app was installed and quit working so I deleted it and downloaded the app again. Can not connect to my receiver now even using the IP address. Apps should not be this frustrating!!!
Hated it, learned how to fix it, now it’s great.
by try again Nickname is taken on 2019/06/24 03:59
Installed this app and it worked great, then it would crash. Would start to load, then crash again. I used my remote to access the network menu, from there I disable / enable my WiFi connection. This brings everything right back up. It isn’t the app that was having an issue- it is either my network or Marantz.
Crashes instantly
by claus726 on 2019/06/08 13:29
Marantz, Please continue to suppprt this app! When it worked, it’s awesome. But now instantly crashes on iPhone and iPad. Confirmed latest firmware on receiver. SUPPORT PLEASE!
Worst remote app ever
by Sknguru on 2019/05/27 21:00
It’s 2019 they couldn’t make a more updated app for this. I wasted all my money on this expansive machine and the app is so hard to use. It barely works when I want to use it. TERRIBLE!!!!
Ridiculous
by Honza66 on 2019/05/22 05:00
How hard is it to develop a functional app in 2019?!! I know I have the correct IP address and the app won't connect at all. Airplay works fine but not the app. Why would you even bother releasing an app if you don't care if it's functional??
Fix it
by Ike30 on 2019/04/30 00:17
Why are you guys so far behind...... update and fix your app!
Works fine when it works
by joetheavguy on 2019/04/11 16:25
App does not work since the last Apple update. It just crashes as soon as it loads. Works ok, when it used to work. For this to be a premier AV company, I would expect more. I spent nearly $3k on a receiver and the app doesn’t work. I’ll go with a different brand next time.
No longer works for Marantz 5007
by laskinp on 2019/03/10 02:34
Time do ditch anything Marantz. This app does not work anymore. Earlier versions were fine but the last few updates killed functionality.
App doesn’t work anymore
by Jimljk432 on 2019/02/04 18:14
App no longer works , it did at one time.
Crashes
by hamiltonrrwatch on 2019/01/30 03:37
Completely shuts down immediately upon opening.
App just crashes on boot.
by Eolyn2 on 2019/01/08 01:42
Completely broken.
Terrible. Marantz no longer updates to fix bugs.
by Jweeba86 on 2018/12/01 04:52
Occasionally crashes when opening, and the only fix is to uninstall and reinstall the app. Doing that causes you to lose all of the customization. It’s annoying, and it seems this app won’t get any more love from Marantz, so I guess we’re stuck with it.
Crashes immediately
by Cbr1000man on 2018/11/17 02:10
Terrible app that needs to be fixed. Great when it works but that has been awhile.
Immediately Crashes
by GeekBrief.TV on 2018/10/24 13:00
It was an adequate remote app until the latest iOS release. Now it immediately crashes when I try to open it. Control over WiFi is necessary in my home theater setup. If they don’t fix it, I’ll need to dump the Marantz and if I have to do that, my next AV receiver won’t be a Marantz. I need a bug fix immediately.
Crashes on launch
by BM42 on 2018/10/13 04:51
This used to work on my phone for several years. After a recent iOS s/w update, the app crashes on launch. I have already tried deleting and re-installing the app. If WiFi is disabled the app will launch and get into demo mode. If WiFi is enabled, it crashes. Even installed on a new device, same result. The Marantz web site offers useless advice like ‘clear some memory’, ‘shut other applications’ etc. Please fix your buggy software Marantz so I can get back to using my receiver. Thanks.
Broken in iOS 12+
by clifster on 2018/09/27 13:19
Fantastic app until iOS 12 release and now broken.
Garbage app
by johesel on 2018/09/25 23:01
App can’t find my receiver after update. Great way of getting customers to change to Sonos and Integra equipment which works 10 times better without a flaw.... So disappointed with Marantz
Why?
by Phil Arcara on 2018/09/23 00:18
Why create an app that is USELESS! Never buying a Marantz product again.
Hasn’t been updated in 2 years
by KennyShah on 2018/09/03 23:16
Crap. Stay away from Marantz. Provide crap software that doesn’t get updated. It’s not that hard to provide updated software. Marantz solution is that they want you to dish out more money to buy an updated AVR to get new software. Stay away from this crappy company.
App crashes
by Joey Jojo Junior on 2018/08/19 22:16
App crashes immediately upon startup. I know this is an old app but please keep it updated at least as far as basic OS compatibility is concerned.
App crashes!
by tetarteron on 2018/08/10 08:59
App crashed under iOS 11.4.1. Developer won’t respond to my crash report.
Volume doesn’t change easily
by ett75 on 2018/08/04 18:45
There are far better apps for other systems. Marantz really needs to improve their app
It used to work up til this week
by Mikeythecat on 2018/06/19 07:01
Well... As of 6/17/18 its broke... Hopefully Marantz fixes it ASAP.
Worst app ever
by thegreatwhitejb on 2018/05/28 17:10
This app never fuc7ing works. Never connects and when it does it happens to work for 20 minutes then stops connecting. I’ve had the receiver sent out to marantz 3 times to fix the networking issue. Still the app is terrible
App did work, now doesn’t.
by The Chees3 on 2018/04/20 12:42
After marantz firmware updates, this app no longer can find the receiver. Entering a static IP via DHCP also fails to reach the receiver. * This App does discover Samsung TV, just not the receiver? * Marantz receiver is online and accessible via web browser The app was always basic, but worked. Now it just doesn’t.
Mobile remote and connectivity
by Jake37A on 2018/04/02 00:21
Crashes regularly and not reliable. Impossible to connect iPhone either via USB or Airplay making playing iTunes not an option.Plain and simple this system has Poor design and operation. Would not recommend the Marantz system!
Desperately Needs a Minor Update
by Darth_Homer on 2018/03/14 14:07
I own an NR 1504. I cannot use the Marantz AVR new app. This one is actually fine though. But often it does not open. It crashes on launch. I think it just needs a minor update, perhaps for iOS 11. Please help us out. Thank you
Marantz
by watsonman on 2018/02/26 08:23
Absolutely abysmal
Doesn’t work!
by Ten37215 on 2018/02/16 01:51
Used to work and now it doesn’t. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Too bad.
Good App
by Swargs on 2018/02/01 20:50
I use this app all the time. Works very well, no issues.
Use to work
by Steveo429 on 2018/01/24 00:54
App use to work but all sudden it has stopped. Rebooted, updated but app shuts down immediately after launched
Broken on iOS 11 / iPhone X
by therickaustin on 2018/01/18 23:54
App doesn’t event start.
Latest update crashes every time.
by Cyberfly74 on 2017/12/29 15:38
I’m updating this review. After the latest update it crashed upon opening. I later learned that if it’s synched via Bluetooth before opening app it won’t crash. This is something they should fix, but other than that I have to say that I’m back to really liking this app. It’s very powerful and full featured. I can do it all from this app on my iPhone or iPad. It can take a little time to really become comfortable with the app because it’s so full-featured, but once you do it’s GREAT! Here’s my previous review...I liked the app before this latest update. It wasn't the most intuitive app but it was very powerful and functional. However, since the latest upgrade a week ago it is totally useless. Instantly crashes on both my iPhone and iPad. Please fix. It’s like you did not provide any quality control whatsoever.
Works as it should
by Jason rodriguez on 2017/12/16 22:27
I’m glad I found this app because it allows me to control everything I need to do especially including the dual zones when I’m inside or outsideThe marantz app is nice for getting through most of the basic settings ie: volume, zone 2 source select, surround sound, radio, Sirius sat ect... This app can do just about everything that you do with the remote and going online to the IP address of the radio... I love it and use it over the original... This is a great purchase to compliment the marantz... I'm using the marantz sr6008.
Thank You! Keep it up!
by IvoryJoe on 2017/11/30 06:25
Having been a computer and AV electronics geek since the ‘80s, I’ve bought too many “flagship” AV receivers that are obsolete (or fail) after a few years. I’m so pleased that Marantz has continued to support their products with firmware updates and maintenance releases of this (excellent and free!) app. My family has uses this app every day to control our Marantz AV7005, iPhone only and haven’t touched a TV or stereo IR remote for more in 5yrs. Marantz has earned my loyalty
Most Recent Update Doesn’t Work
by wafzig16 on 2017/11/24 21:32
App doesn’t even open, crashes immediately. Seriously?
Not up to speed yet
by mobo_ca on 2017/11/23 14:28
Had no problems with the install and wifi setup. But! It's buggy and slow. Poorly designed and not well thought of. I am using a different app. And planning to uninstall. Another must have is a sonos interface just like the apple express with sonos in reverse.. It should play when it gets a signal from the sonos component. 2 stars for the effort. Although one expects better from a large av Company.
Good but not perfect
by ktbond on 2017/11/18 12:14
I use this app all the time some I have a new born that wants the regular remote. What I have found is the limitation to the application, good to change an input, audio level and sound mode but that’s about it... would really be nice if you could access all receiver options and only to be picky, would also be nice if the input labels on the app would sync to match my custom labels on the receiver. Besides that this app does a great job and never fails when I turn it on.
Very Responsive and stable - minor tweaks.
by Jmlatl on 2017/10/24 01:57
Solid remote. Does most things intuitively. One area of improvement - when using the app as a player you cannot go back to the previous view. Ex: playing an album from my phone library and want to pick another song from the album requires going all the way back to find the album in he library. There are a few other areas I liked the 2016 remote, but this is looking good, keep improving!
Works but response issues
by bobbyvu on 2017/10/07 07:11
I’m pretty electronically inclined. I recently lost my remote and this is a good fix till I find it. It works. It’s not very intuitive in that you can’t set your favorite sources on the home page. It does take a minute to connect to the receiver, reason for the 1 star deduction. Once loaded it works great. If you leave the app and switch back later, it has to reconnect to receiver before any commands you do actually take effect on the receiver. It’d be nice to have a Bluetooth remote connection.
Couldn't live without this
by JimmyLiveMusic on 2017/09/16 18:42
Controls most every setting. Love to use it at night round the campfire bonfire friends select a pandora song and it plays!
What's with Sirius?
by JackClass55 on 2017/08/23 17:59
The app works great with internet radio, volume, on/off on my CR510. However, Sirius keeps recycling in the app, and will not allow me to pick the genre . When it the connection needs to be re-established, I have to do it manually on the unit. I have had the unit for a year and the app worked very good until recently. The unit works great.
Has become useless
by 555_pdx on 2017/08/23 01:13
For a while, this app was okay. Since the latest firmware update in my pre amp, the app never ever finds it. Even after unplugging/plugging back in the pre amp and killing the app...even reinstalling it...nothing. It can see the yucky LG sound bar in my daughter's room with no problem but never can find the one Marantz product I own. I'm glad that they spent some time with the 2016 version of this, but there are an awful lot of previous generation AVRs and pre/pros out there that really need an update so this remains functional.
Marantz remote app
by DAstronaut on 2017/06/05 12:43
The remote app is the most useful on my iPhone! Easy to connect, and fun to use.
Limited
by icarinA69* on 2017/05/31 16:09
Just limited application.
Crashes
by Frmrtd on 2017/05/27 03:50
App crashes 70% of the time. Fine when it works but works randomly.
Needs debugging
by buildalot on 2017/05/01 08:20
This is a nice app when it works, which unfortunately is not very often. It takes a long time to load, only sees my receiver about half the time and crashes regularly. For now, the old fashion remote is still king. I'm crossing my fingers for improvements soon, I didn't spend Ubers of money for this gimmicky stuff that doesn't work.
Works but...
by FlyingEar on 2016/05/28 22:50
This app is a great idea poorly executed. It works but has intermittent failures and consistently frustrating behaviors. Two examples of the latter are the fact that the digital volume level readout on the app is different from the panel displayed volume and, more frustratingly, the app always opens to the "main" menu (before the devices menu) rather than the zone(s); even when the app is open in the multi-task buffer. There are bigger infractions but those are two that nag with every use.
You Reviewers Have Got To Be Kidding Me.
by AutomatedEnvironmentsNW on 2017/01/17 04:17
Ok. As an member of the industry, trained with CEDIA, and an Authorized Marantz Dealer, I have got to say, Are you kidding me? There is in no way any justification for your reviews of the Marantz line of products, or the app, to which the Pandora issues are concerned. Marantz has no hold in Pandora, similar to Yamaha, Sony, sonos, or any other amplifier manufacturer who integrates the API features of Pandora's streaming service. Get real, keep a technician on staff to prep for an update to Pandora's or other streaming services' API? Who's going to pay that technicians salary? You the purchaser? Doubtful. Don't forget the fact that Pandora may at any time just pull the plug from Marantz, or anyone else for that matter, and the fact that they are pushing out updates as fast as they possibly can, for every model that they can, should be a testament to their dedication to customer satisfaction and enough to satisfy you, the user. So in the meantime, go outside and take a walk, or use the radio for a couple days, or download the firmware update and get your boogie on. You're ridiculous, your "I want everything now, for free" attitude is disgraceful and you have no right to blast the Marantz name because of another software platforms changes to their services.
Latest update crashes every time.
by Cyberfly74 on 2017/12/29 15:38
I’m updating this review. After the latest update it crashed upon opening. I later learned that if it’s synched via Bluetooth before opening app it won’t crash. This is something they should fix, but other than that I have to say that I’m back to really liking this app. It’s very powerful and full featured. I can do it all from this app on my iPhone or iPad. It can take a little time to really become comfortable with the app because it’s so full-featured, but once you do it’s GREAT! Here’s my previous review...I liked the app before this latest update. It wasn't the most intuitive app but it was very powerful and functional. However, since the latest upgrade a week ago it is totally useless. Instantly crashes on both my iPhone and iPad. Please fix. It’s like you did not provide any quality control whatsoever.
Good enough app for Marantz SR5007
by 143jjp on 2016/07/30 14:38
I agree with the several positive reviews. I gave this a 3 star rating because it could be improved on, but if you've been struggling with the built-in browser, download this app! I was hoping Marantz firmware updates would improve their built-in browser, but no. I only use the app for my backyard zone so I have not checked out other features of the app. Positives: better interface, easy zone selection, easy input selection and easier volume control (this alone was worth the download!). I've checked inputs I use regularly such as Pandora, FM, and AirPlay and had no issues. Negatives: occasional freezes (but the built in app had the same issue), and occasionally loses connection to receiver. These are infrequent enough to be a nuisance as opposed to a problem though.
Learn the App and it is Great
by Parrot_4_47 on 2017/04/04 04:05
The app provides full remote functionality. I run multiple zones with different sources and no glitches. Great modern tech enables me to keep the receiver completely out of sight and control absolutely everything from my phone. There is a learning curve as so much functionality built in but once learned the app is quicker and easier than the remote and is obviously useful anywhere with wifi compared with the IR remote that you need pointed at the receiver. Only time I have had problems is when multiple devices are trying to control the receiver, so kind of expected that.
Works as it should
by Jason rodriguez on 2017/12/16 22:27
I’m glad I found this app because it allows me to control everything I need to do especially including the dual zones when I’m inside or outsideThe marantz app is nice for getting through most of the basic settings ie: volume, zone 2 source select, surround sound, radio, Sirius sat ect... This app can do just about everything that you do with the remote and going online to the IP address of the radio... I love it and use it over the original... This is a great purchase to compliment the marantz... I'm using the marantz sr6008.
Works but response issues
by bobbyvu on 2017/10/07 07:11
I’m pretty electronically inclined. I recently lost my remote and this is a good fix till I find it. It works. It’s not very intuitive in that you can’t set your favorite sources on the home page. It does take a minute to connect to the receiver, reason for the 1 star deduction. Once loaded it works great. If you leave the app and switch back later, it has to reconnect to receiver before any commands you do actually take effect on the receiver. It’d be nice to have a Bluetooth remote connection.
Seamless integration to my Marantz AV Receiver
by JamePtoo on 2020/05/16 00:53
I was a bit hesitant to try an app to control my Marantz AV receiver... I am have a slightly older model, SR6006, which was not listed on the equipment compatibility list. I didn’t have much hope but it worked seamlessly! The interface is very easy to figure out and use! One note, my receiver wasn’t listed as available when I tried to add it. I had to switch to the Wi-Fi network the Marantz receiver is on. Well done!
Thank You! Keep it up!
by IvoryJoe on 2017/11/30 06:25
Having been a computer and AV electronics geek since the ‘80s, I’ve bought too many “flagship” AV receivers that are obsolete (or fail) after a few years. I’m so pleased that Marantz has continued to support their products with firmware updates and maintenance releases of this (excellent and free!) app. My family has uses this app every day to control our Marantz AV7005, iPhone only and haven’t touched a TV or stereo IR remote for more in 5yrs. Marantz has earned my loyalty
Very Responsive and stable - minor tweaks.
by Jmlatl on 2017/10/24 01:57
Solid remote. Does most things intuitively. One area of improvement - when using the app as a player you cannot go back to the previous view. Ex: playing an album from my phone library and want to pick another song from the album requires going all the way back to find the album in he library. There are a few other areas I liked the 2016 remote, but this is looking good, keep improving!
Hated it, learned how to fix it, now it’s great.
by try again Nickname is taken on 2019/06/24 03:59
Installed this app and it worked great, then it would crash. Would start to load, then crash again. I used my remote to access the network menu, from there I disable / enable my WiFi connection. This brings everything right back up. It isn’t the app that was having an issue- it is either my network or Marantz.
Good but not perfect
by ktbond on 2017/11/18 12:14
I use this app all the time some I have a new born that wants the regular remote. What I have found is the limitation to the application, good to change an input, audio level and sound mode but that’s about it... would really be nice if you could access all receiver options and only to be picky, would also be nice if the input labels on the app would sync to match my custom labels on the receiver. Besides that this app does a great job and never fails when I turn it on.
Simple and effective - Marantz SR5009
by jcolem2 on 2016/06/30 21:31
Thought I'd add my two cents given several negative reviews that almost dissuaded me. App works well for power on/off, changing sources, and volume up and down. App volume and receiver volume readings matched exactly. Not sure why other reviewers are experiencing such problems. Perhaps a different receiver or more complicated demands on the app.
App used to work great but...
by FFMDD on 2020/03/26 03:33
One day it seems to have lost its connection to my receiver. I’ve tried uninstalling and installing the app, resetting the power on my receiver, restarting my iPhone, etc. When I open the app I tried to “add device” by inputting the IP address displayed via the receiver but still no luck. If anyone has any suggestions on a fix I would greatly appreciate it!
Not up to speed yet
by mobo_ca on 2017/11/23 14:28
Had no problems with the install and wifi setup. But! It's buggy and slow. Poorly designed and not well thought of. I am using a different app. And planning to uninstall. Another must have is a sonos interface just like the apple express with sonos in reverse.. It should play when it gets a signal from the sonos component. 2 stars for the effort. Although one expects better from a large av Company.
Has become useless
by 555_pdx on 2017/08/23 01:13
For a while, this app was okay. Since the latest firmware update in my pre amp, the app never ever finds it. Even after unplugging/plugging back in the pre amp and killing the app...even reinstalling it...nothing. It can see the yucky LG sound bar in my daughter's room with no problem but never can find the one Marantz product I own. I'm glad that they spent some time with the 2016 version of this, but there are an awful lot of previous generation AVRs and pre/pros out there that really need an update so this remains functional.
Crashes on launch
by BM42 on 2018/10/13 04:51
This used to work on my phone for several years. After a recent iOS s/w update, the app crashes on launch. I have already tried deleting and re-installing the app. If WiFi is disabled the app will launch and get into demo mode. If WiFi is enabled, it crashes. Even installed on a new device, same result. The Marantz web site offers useless advice like ‘clear some memory’, ‘shut other applications’ etc. Please fix your buggy software Marantz so I can get back to using my receiver. Thanks.
Simple and effective.
by Wingman (aeroM) on 2016/07/17 12:54
Like the last reviewer said, I almost wrote this off based on the reviews. I'm glad I didn't. The app has all the basic functionality from one screen. 99% of the time, it's exactly what I want. In fact, I tried the new app from marantz - which has more functionality- but it is clumsier to use. Day-to-day, this is the app I use.
Horrible app (does not always work)
by danrodney on 2020/10/17 16:12
If it works it’s barely passable, but the problem is it doesn’t always recognize the device! The app doesn’t support large screens, is slow, looks ancient and ugly, but most importantly does not function very well. I wish they’d update the design and functionality. It seems like an abandoned app they don’t care about. That reflects poorly on a higher-end brand like Marantz. This is such a low-end pathetic app. I rarely write reviews, and this is the worst I’ve given.
Not like them
by 20 Year Marantz Fan on 2016/07/23 16:06
The reason why I have been a Marantz fan for so long is because of the high quality they always bring to the table. This app is not an example of that. It seems to always disconnect from the unit and the recent Pandora issue is totally unacceptable. There needs to be an in house tech working directly with these providers in advance of updates...not getting the notice when we are. Come on guys, you are better than this. Step it up!
Works fine when it works
by joetheavguy on 2019/04/11 16:25
App does not work since the last Apple update. It just crashes as soon as it loads. Works ok, when it used to work. For this to be a premier AV company, I would expect more. I spent nearly $3k on a receiver and the app doesn’t work. I’ll go with a different brand next time.
No icons and issues
by JulioR1958 on 2019/09/19 20:38
When updating to iOS 13, although the application works, the icons have disappeared and some screens are beyond the limits of my iPhone XS. It seems they should adjust it with an update.
What's with Sirius?
by JackClass55 on 2017/08/23 17:59
The app works great with internet radio, volume, on/off on my CR510. However, Sirius keeps recycling in the app, and will not allow me to pick the genre . When it the connection needs to be re-established, I have to do it manually on the unit. I have had the unit for a year and the app worked very good until recently. The unit works great.
iOS 13 destroyed the app
by Tbistang on 2019/10/13 22:22
The app would work fine for me for the most part, but once I updated my phone to iOS 13 it’s overall useless. None of the buttons show up anymore, the page is about 3/4 the size and there is no way to navigate anything. One thing that does work, the volume slider. Come on Marantz. I know this supports older models but really? Not everyone has $1000+ dollars to waste on a new AV receiver every two years
Couldn't live without this
by JimmyLiveMusic on 2017/09/16 18:42
Controls most every setting. Love to use it at night round the campfire bonfire friends select a pandora song and it plays!
Help me D&M, your our only hope...
by SadNewsJunkie on 2021/04/30 10:30
Launch the Remote App. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver. Launch app. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver and pull receiver’s plug from the wall FOR 30 seconds. In receiver settings, reset WiFi config. Launch remote app. Instant crash. Lather, Rinse, repeat... This app is in dire need of attention. Yes, it worked well for a time, but it is clearly in need of some TLC.
Horrible dated app
by J PDX on 2019/07/20 21:48
App has not been updated for a long time. I expect home audio gear to work for a good many years and to be supported as such long after a warranty expires. This is a very poor app compared to any other smartdevice in the house. Just considering it as a remote, the IR remote is faster and easier to use. It doesn't always find the device
Needs debugging
by buildalot on 2017/05/01 08:20
This is a nice app when it works, which unfortunately is not very often. It takes a long time to load, only sees my receiver about half the time and crashes regularly. For now, the old fashion remote is still king. I'm crossing my fingers for improvements soon, I didn't spend Ubers of money for this gimmicky stuff that doesn't work.
Desperately Needs a Minor Update
by Darth_Homer on 2018/03/14 14:07
I own an NR 1504. I cannot use the Marantz AVR new app. This one is actually fine though. But often it does not open. It crashes on launch. I think it just needs a minor update, perhaps for iOS 11. Please help us out. Thank you
App doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina upgrade
by nurmnd on 2020/07/03 21:53
I have use the Marantz app for a number years now it has worked fine though though hinky at times, but when I updated I macOS Catalina and on my iPad everything stopped working. When are they going to have a patch for the app?
You couldn’t ask for a crappier app
by Sachmandu on 2021/03/07 00:21
Slow, fails to connect, needs the receiver to be power cycled to fix. Been using this app for years and it seems like they have day one issues that haven’t been addressed. Software is not their core competence and you can tell instantly after using the app. 2021 Update: still horrible
Volume control is useless
by Nkaroak on 2016/09/25 06:48
Works w my AV7005 preamp but the volume control is completely useless.... My physical remote no longer works hate those urcs and marantz doest sell its own remote (?) so this is my only option... Fine except the app has delayed response, the slider is way too jumpy and volumes + and - work intermittently, making it rather useless as a remote. Marantz PLEASE FIX THIS
Broken
by Savisn on 2021/01/08 14:06
No longer will even open in latest iOS. It seems Marantz views their top of the line equipment as disposable since they don’t support the AV7005 on the newer apps and have left this one to die. Won’t be buying more if that’s the attitude. Good AV equipment should be able to go 20 years+ even if features become somewhat dated (hdmi and the like)
Terrible. Marantz no longer updates to fix bugs.
by Jweeba86 on 2018/12/01 04:52
Occasionally crashes when opening, and the only fix is to uninstall and reinstall the app. Doing that causes you to lose all of the customization. It’s annoying, and it seems this app won’t get any more love from Marantz, so I guess we’re stuck with it.
Immediately Crashes
by GeekBrief.TV on 2018/10/24 13:00
It was an adequate remote app until the latest iOS release. Now it immediately crashes when I try to open it. Control over WiFi is necessary in my home theater setup. If they don’t fix it, I’ll need to dump the Marantz and if I have to do that, my next AV receiver won’t be a Marantz. I need a bug fix immediately.
USELESS!
by Barret50cal on 2016/11/20 13:34
I use to be able to switch between sources an control the volume. Now this app no longer even recognizes my AV8801 but it AUTOMATICALLY recognizes a Samsung smart TV I recently hooked up in my bedroom. If I remember correctly, I believe the app stopped working after the last update! It's worthless now so I deleted it and I'm back to using the Marantz remote.
App used to crash for SR5008
by Numerius Negidius on 2020/12/04 23:05
App used to crash for SR5008, but works again. Thanks for fixing it. It puts Marantz back on the list when it’s time to upgrade my receiver. 😊
Needs an Update and redesign.
by Lalith Vummiti on 2020/02/22 14:52
Marantz user of NR Series 1508, AV7701, AV8805 and I do not like that the App has not been updated in ages. NR1508 has different app and AV series Receivers have a different app. We need one app that can interface with all the Marantz models. Please update your app and make a better control interface.
Doesn’t work with iPhone 11
by have floor model, no remote on 2019/09/29 05:15
All the buttons to change sources are gone along with the power button. Only volume slider works. Removed and reinstalled, same issue. Worked on a 7 earlier today, not on the 11. Get a fix please!
Hasn’t been updated in 2 years
by KennyShah on 2018/09/03 23:16
Crap. Stay away from Marantz. Provide crap software that doesn’t get updated. It’s not that hard to provide updated software. Marantz solution is that they want you to dish out more money to buy an updated AVR to get new software. Stay away from this crappy company.
Junk
by DavyMac11 on 2019/09/27 23:54
With the release of the latest iOS, this app is completely junk. Don’t waste your time until they get it fixed.
13.5 ios killed the app
by ROTTEN🍏S on 2020/05/27 05:26
13.5 ios update killed the marantz remote app. Please please have a fix for this!!!
Such a crappy app should be banned from the App Store
by Tvs1256a on 2016/12/09 23:42
- Freezes up all the time - even if you kill the app and restart, it picks up from the frozen position and goes into freeze again! - The UI and navigation are the worse that I have seen, very unintuitive. - if a radio station fails, the app freezes and never recovers. Restart, and it again plays from that station and freezes again. No way out! - Keeps dropping the paired receiver - any many more - only thing that works is the zone on/off. Nothing else works properly
Doesn't work
by Marantz user on 2016/07/25 02:25
I own the NR 1606. This app worked initially but was somewhat clunky with a lousy user interface. Recently the app stopped working completely. Pandora is no longer compatible and now I can't even get the simplest functions to work. Marantz - what are you doing about this???
3.1.8 has more bugs
by David Moon-Wainwright on 2016/04/28 05:20
They broke the app. I can no longer get internet radio. The Favorites screen will not come up with the list, it only goes to the last station played, but it won’t play. Then I cannot back out to the main screens, all is unresponsive. Please fix this!
Addicted to this app - it works
by 415_humankind on 2021/03/03 02:18
Love this app. Works for me well. Love Pandora songs graphics integration. Thank You!
What happened?
by The LionHead on 2017/01/12 13:26
Worked just fine up until yesterday when it began crashing shortly after launch. Marantz are you going to fix this, or do I just keep walking 3 flights of stairs to turn on a zone in the other side of the house?
Please update this app for iOS 14!
by ios14 update pls on 2020/11/26 10:58
Please update this app for iOS 14. Was working fine before this iOS release. Thank you!
Simply put it doesn't work.
by NickTheo1 on 2016/06/11 21:16
I have a 7010 that shows up on every other remote app but the one that marantz itself puts out. What a failure of a product. In 2016 how can you ask people to pay a premium for your products and have such poor app support??
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Description
We are happy to announce the release of the new marantz Remote App! The beautiful interface and intuitive layout offer a fun and simple way to control your marantz network product. Adjust the basic functions of your marantz product with power, volume, input and surround mode selection. marantz disc player control is also available via RC-5 (Remote Control) connection. A customizable home screen allows you to tailor the look and function of the marantz Remote App to suit your needs. A dedicated page now gives you full, easy to access control of your multi-room system. When used with new marantz receivers, Internet Radio and Media Server navigation has been dramatically improved. Fast thumbnail browsing, library search and playlist creation make navigating your large digital media library easier than ever before. The marantz Remote App takes your listening enjoyment to the next level. "Because Music Matters" Main feature: - Single Page Multi Zone Control Screen for AV Receivers - Assignable Home Screen Shortcut Buttons - Fast Thumbnail Browsing for Network Music File Playback (*1) - Playlist management for Network Music File Playback (Create/Edit/Delete) - Frequency Direct FM Tuning with 2012 or later AVR - Fast Internet Radio Browsing with 2012 or later models (*1) - Volume Limit Setting with 2012 or later AVR / Mini System - New marantz Blu-ray Player Control when paired with 2012 or later AVR and Blu-ray Models (*2) - Photo Slideshow Transition Adjustment - AVR and Multi Zone Renaming Capability - Simple Home Screen Help Display - Multi-Language Support (English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Polish) (*3) Notes: *1: During fast network browsing, the AVR GUI and Remote App display may be temporarily out of sync. *2: An HDMI connection between the AVR and Blu-ray player is required. HDMI control needs to be set to ON for both units. *3: The OS language setting is automatically detected; when not available, English is selected. Compatible network models: 2015 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7010, SR6010, SR5010, NR1606, NR1506 Network AV Pre-Amplifier AV8802(A) 2014 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7009, SR6009, SR5009, NR1605 Network AV Pre-Amplifier AV7702 Network Audio Player NA8005 2013 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7008, SR6008, SR5008, NR1604,NR1504 Network cd receiver M-CR610 Network Receiver M-CR510 Network Audio Player NA-11S1 2012 Models: Network AV Receiver SR7007, SR6007, SR5007, NR1603 Network AV Pre Tuner AV8801, AV7701 Previous Models: Network AV Receiver SR7005, SR6006, SR5006, NR1602 Network AV Pre Tuner AV7005 Network Audio Player NA7004 Network cd receiver M-CR603 Notes: *may require an online firmware update for the use of this application. Please check a latest firmware by following each User manual. *Please set "Network Standby / IP Control / Network / Network Control" to "On / Always On" in your marantz product’s menu to use this app. *If the App doesn't work properly, please try to reboot your mobile device, unplug the power cord of the main unit and reinsert into the power outlet or check your home network.
Give it a break
by ADAMTHETA on 2021/08/14 00:14
Let’s be honest It’s awkward that this app hasn’t been updated since 2016 But neither has my receiver. The app does exactly what I need it to, and it does it well. Glad it’s still something I can download.
App crashes or loads blank
by DS_Wallace on 2021/06/19 21:51
Just randomly started crashing and loading blank
Help me D&M, your our only hope...
by SadNewsJunkie on 2021/04/30 10:30
Launch the Remote App. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver. Launch app. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver and pull receiver’s plug from the wall FOR 30 seconds. In receiver settings, reset WiFi config. Launch remote app. Instant crash. Lather, Rinse, repeat... This app is in dire need of attention. Yes, it worked well for a time, but it is clearly in need of some TLC.
No pride in work. Garbage app. Crashes often
by rasta lin on 2021/03/14 20:52
Why bother releasing an app at all if you release garbage work. Maranta brand takes a hit and lost me as future customer.
You couldn’t ask for a crappier app
by Sachmandu on 2021/03/07 00:21
Slow, fails to connect, needs the receiver to be power cycled to fix. Been using this app for years and it seems like they have day one issues that haven’t been addressed. Software is not their core competence and you can tell instantly after using the app. 2021 Update: still horrible
Addicted to this app - it works
by 415_humankind on 2021/03/03 02:18
Love this app. Works for me well. Love Pandora songs graphics integration. Thank You!
App crashes instantly
by RobQuin on 2021/02/28 07:59
Used to launch, now it won’t even open. Come on
Does not recognize SR6014 A/V Receiver
by BamaFaninAR on 2021/01/25 01:03
I guess Denton/Marantz has abandoned updating this APP as it will not connect to my SR6014. It keeps indicating that the IP Address is invalid, which I know is not the case. All I was hoping for was basic functionality...volume, channel, etc. but it couldn’t even deliver that.
Junk
by TrimDr on 2021/01/16 18:11
Wont see the receiver even with typing in the IP Address. Tried troubleshooting & everything I read online.
Broken
by Savisn on 2021/01/08 14:06
No longer will even open in latest iOS. It seems Marantz views their top of the line equipment as disposable since they don’t support the AV7005 on the newer apps and have left this one to die. Won’t be buying more if that’s the attitude. Good AV equipment should be able to go 20 years+ even if features become somewhat dated (hdmi and the like)
App used to crash for SR5008
by Numerius Negidius on 2020/12/04 23:05
App used to crash for SR5008, but works again. Thanks for fixing it. It puts Marantz back on the list when it’s time to upgrade my receiver. 😊
Please update this app for iOS 14!
by ios14 update pls on 2020/11/26 10:58
Please update this app for iOS 14. Was working fine before this iOS release. Thank you!
Fix It
by zuw2 on 2020/11/12 01:48
Stopped working on IPhone iOS 14 and up. Works on IPad iOS 14.2. Fix It!!!
Worst
by petdav on 2020/10/23 20:52
I am sure it was bad 4 yrs ago at the last update but by today’s standards this app is unacceptable. It’s 3 stars when it works and remembers my receiver but that rarely happens. Embarrassing for Marantz.
Horrible app (does not always work)
by danrodney on 2020/10/17 16:12
If it works it’s barely passable, but the problem is it doesn’t always recognize the device! The app doesn’t support large screens, is slow, looks ancient and ugly, but most importantly does not function very well. I wish they’d update the design and functionality. It seems like an abandoned app they don’t care about. That reflects poorly on a higher-end brand like Marantz. This is such a low-end pathetic app. I rarely write reviews, and this is the worst I’ve given.
App crashes
by Jeff1260 on 2020/09/24 02:33
Needs to be updated for iOS 14. Very buggy and consistently crashes
App doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina upgrade
by nurmnd on 2020/07/03 21:53
I have use the Marantz app for a number years now it has worked fine though though hinky at times, but when I updated I macOS Catalina and on my iPad everything stopped working. When are they going to have a patch for the app?
Yamaha is in another league
by JesseG2 on 2020/06/24 22:58
If you’re looking for a cool name, get marantz. If you want a great app with modern features, look elsewhere.
13.5 ios killed the app
by ROTTEN🍏S on 2020/05/27 05:26
13.5 ios update killed the marantz remote app. Please please have a fix for this!!!
Seamless integration to my Marantz AV Receiver
by JamePtoo on 2020/05/16 00:53
I was a bit hesitant to try an app to control my Marantz AV receiver... I am have a slightly older model, SR6006, which was not listed on the equipment compatibility list. I didn’t have much hope but it worked seamlessly! The interface is very easy to figure out and use! One note, my receiver wasn’t listed as available when I tried to add it. I had to switch to the Wi-Fi network the Marantz receiver is on. Well done!
User friendly - NOT!
by Teddy55555 on 2020/05/04 00:12
Way behind the times. They do not keep ups with Spotify or any digital hook up. Updates months behind. Marantz is just not with the times. Wish I never purchased the NR1606
Lack of support
by John from Parker CO on 2020/04/11 23:15
This is an unstable and poorly written app. It’s really too bad that the company chooses not to support it.
App used to work great but...
by FFMDD on 2020/03/26 03:33
One day it seems to have lost its connection to my receiver. I’ve tried uninstalling and installing the app, resetting the power on my receiver, restarting my iPhone, etc. When I open the app I tried to “add device” by inputting the IP address displayed via the receiver but still no luck. If anyone has any suggestions on a fix I would greatly appreciate it!
Version Upgrade
by z983767 on 2020/03/17 19:26
Not a bad app as most of the day-to-day functions are accessible using the app, but it’s a little on the slow side, and it looks dated. My receiver is the SR7009 model. Is there a plan to upgrade this app?
This app used to be great...
by andrewh598 on 2020/03/07 00:55
It’s becoming more and more buggy with each iOS update. It no longer uses full iPhone screen real estate. It needs an update.
Needs an Update and redesign.
by Lalith Vummiti on 2020/02/22 14:52
Marantz user of NR Series 1508, AV7701, AV8805 and I do not like that the App has not been updated in ages. NR1508 has different app and AV series Receivers have a different app. We need one app that can interface with all the Marantz models. Please update your app and make a better control interface.
Worst App
by The Reverend Boogie on 2020/01/04 16:49
This app literally cannot find the receiver when it’s in front of it, an absolute shame that the Marantz company allows this app to be affiliated with its name.This app needs a complete makeover, don’t waste your time on this one.
Just as worthless..,
by Granny Doc on 2019/12/30 06:24
...as the other Marantz and D&M Holding apps. And as worthless as the Marantz itself, which suddenly, inexplicably and randomly quits sending sound. Sad.
Used to be OK
by Stev6426392 on 2019/12/29 22:25
With;new iOS 13 it does not run at all. Instantly crashes.
iOS 13 destroyed the app
by Tbistang on 2019/10/13 22:22
The app would work fine for me for the most part, but once I updated my phone to iOS 13 it’s overall useless. None of the buttons show up anymore, the page is about 3/4 the size and there is no way to navigate anything. One thing that does work, the volume slider. Come on Marantz. I know this supports older models but really? Not everyone has $1000+ dollars to waste on a new AV receiver every two years
Can’t control Zone 2
by THorvath1 on 2019/10/01 22:37
I love the previous version. In this version I can’t control Zone2 which happens to be my patio. It appears to be off to the side of the screen where it can’t be accessed.
Doesn’t work with iPhone 11
by have floor model, no remote on 2019/09/29 05:15
All the buttons to change sources are gone along with the power button. Only volume slider works. Removed and reinstalled, same issue. Worked on a 7 earlier today, not on the 11. Get a fix please!
Works now with IOS 13.1.1
by Centenn on 2019/09/28 14:02
Have used this app for years and am HAPPY it’s back up and running. K
Junk
by DavyMac11 on 2019/09/27 23:54
With the release of the latest iOS, this app is completely junk. Don’t waste your time until they get it fixed.
OS 13
by Ohio777 on 2019/09/27 01:56
Apparently does not work with iOS 13 update. But, 13.1 seems to work now.
Not polished but does the job
by BarneyDolan on 2019/09/26 02:26
Works well if you need to access the avr from a remote/distant display device...
No longer works with the new iOS update
by Funmath on 2019/09/24 02:05
No longer works with the new iOS update
iOS 13
by manuel1775 on 2019/09/24 01:51
What’s going on? Suddenly can’t control my receiver! Not cool!
iOS 13 is not compatible
by Chris Isemann on 2019/09/22 12:34
App does not work with iOS 13. Doesn’t appear any development work has been done for years.
Broken in IOS 13
by Crager-MO on 2019/09/22 00:47
Won’t display the first page correctly to turn on my receiver etc.
Please fix
by sossness on 2019/09/22 00:43
Please update the app for iOS 13.
Needs an update
by Burt Andernie on 2019/09/21 20:38
3 years ago this app was ok, but now the app needs an update. Doesn’t format properly for iPhone X and now doesn’t work at all in iOS13.
Disaster since IOS Update
by Djbloggs on 2019/09/21 17:36
Loved this app until the IOS update now not working at all PLEASE fix the app ASAP!
IOS 13.0 FAIL
by HDBChagrinFalls on 2019/09/21 15:32
Doesn’t work at all using Apple iOS 13!
OMG
by Flustered customer on 2019/09/20 20:04
iOS 13 and this app are a disaster. Marantz please help quickly.
iOS 13
by Fransejanssen on 2019/09/19 23:07
Will there be an update as it doesn’t work with iOS 13?
No icons and issues
by JulioR1958 on 2019/09/19 20:38
When updating to iOS 13, although the application works, the icons have disappeared and some screens are beyond the limits of my iPhone XS. It seems they should adjust it with an update.
Crashes
by sid_be on 2019/09/04 18:18
Instantly crashes at start up. Come on Marantz your customers deserve better.
App won’t even load
by RichStephens on 2019/08/18 23:52
This app used to work. On iOS 12.4 on my iPhone XR, it won’t even load. It just crashes at the start screen.
Problem!
by angry Jer on 2019/07/21 23:41
I keep loosing the (main zone) page and it goes directly to devices page when I open the app. When this happens I am unable to controls my outdoor speakers from my phone. Very frustrating!!!!!!!
Horrible dated app
by J PDX on 2019/07/20 21:48
App has not been updated for a long time. I expect home audio gear to work for a good many years and to be supported as such long after a warranty expires. This is a very poor app compared to any other smartdevice in the house. Just considering it as a remote, the IR remote is faster and easier to use. It doesn't always find the device
Utter crap
by tobz67 on 2019/07/14 01:14
Constantly crashes now. Used to frequently lose the receiver for no apparent reason and no amount of voodoo would find it again. Now it just crashes. Great idea, horrible implementation
Hard to connect
by bmoll1298 on 2019/07/06 18:58
My app was installed and quit working so I deleted it and downloaded the app again. Can not connect to my receiver now even using the IP address. Apps should not be this frustrating!!!
Hated it, learned how to fix it, now it’s great.
by try again Nickname is taken on 2019/06/24 03:59
Installed this app and it worked great, then it would crash. Would start to load, then crash again. I used my remote to access the network menu, from there I disable / enable my WiFi connection. This brings everything right back up. It isn’t the app that was having an issue- it is either my network or Marantz.
Crashes instantly
by claus726 on 2019/06/08 13:29
Marantz, Please continue to suppprt this app! When it worked, it’s awesome. But now instantly crashes on iPhone and iPad. Confirmed latest firmware on receiver. SUPPORT PLEASE!
Worst remote app ever
by Sknguru on 2019/05/27 21:00
It’s 2019 they couldn’t make a more updated app for this. I wasted all my money on this expansive machine and the app is so hard to use. It barely works when I want to use it. TERRIBLE!!!!
Ridiculous
by Honza66 on 2019/05/22 05:00
How hard is it to develop a functional app in 2019?!! I know I have the correct IP address and the app won't connect at all. Airplay works fine but not the app. Why would you even bother releasing an app if you don't care if it's functional??
Fix it
by Ike30 on 2019/04/30 00:17
Why are you guys so far behind...... update and fix your app!
Works fine when it works
by joetheavguy on 2019/04/11 16:25
App does not work since the last Apple update. It just crashes as soon as it loads. Works ok, when it used to work. For this to be a premier AV company, I would expect more. I spent nearly $3k on a receiver and the app doesn’t work. I’ll go with a different brand next time.
No longer works for Marantz 5007
by laskinp on 2019/03/10 02:34
Time do ditch anything Marantz. This app does not work anymore. Earlier versions were fine but the last few updates killed functionality.
App doesn’t work anymore
by Jimljk432 on 2019/02/04 18:14
App no longer works , it did at one time.
Crashes
by hamiltonrrwatch on 2019/01/30 03:37
Completely shuts down immediately upon opening.
App just crashes on boot.
by Eolyn2 on 2019/01/08 01:42
Completely broken.
Terrible. Marantz no longer updates to fix bugs.
by Jweeba86 on 2018/12/01 04:52
Occasionally crashes when opening, and the only fix is to uninstall and reinstall the app. Doing that causes you to lose all of the customization. It’s annoying, and it seems this app won’t get any more love from Marantz, so I guess we’re stuck with it.
Crashes immediately
by Cbr1000man on 2018/11/17 02:10
Terrible app that needs to be fixed. Great when it works but that has been awhile.
Immediately Crashes
by GeekBrief.TV on 2018/10/24 13:00
It was an adequate remote app until the latest iOS release. Now it immediately crashes when I try to open it. Control over WiFi is necessary in my home theater setup. If they don’t fix it, I’ll need to dump the Marantz and if I have to do that, my next AV receiver won’t be a Marantz. I need a bug fix immediately.
Crashes on launch
by BM42 on 2018/10/13 04:51
This used to work on my phone for several years. After a recent iOS s/w update, the app crashes on launch. I have already tried deleting and re-installing the app. If WiFi is disabled the app will launch and get into demo mode. If WiFi is enabled, it crashes. Even installed on a new device, same result. The Marantz web site offers useless advice like ‘clear some memory’, ‘shut other applications’ etc. Please fix your buggy software Marantz so I can get back to using my receiver. Thanks.
Broken in iOS 12+
by clifster on 2018/09/27 13:19
Fantastic app until iOS 12 release and now broken.
Garbage app
by johesel on 2018/09/25 23:01
App can’t find my receiver after update. Great way of getting customers to change to Sonos and Integra equipment which works 10 times better without a flaw.... So disappointed with Marantz
Why?
by Phil Arcara on 2018/09/23 00:18
Why create an app that is USELESS! Never buying a Marantz product again.
Hasn’t been updated in 2 years
by KennyShah on 2018/09/03 23:16
Crap. Stay away from Marantz. Provide crap software that doesn’t get updated. It’s not that hard to provide updated software. Marantz solution is that they want you to dish out more money to buy an updated AVR to get new software. Stay away from this crappy company.
App crashes
by Joey Jojo Junior on 2018/08/19 22:16
App crashes immediately upon startup. I know this is an old app but please keep it updated at least as far as basic OS compatibility is concerned.
App crashes!
by tetarteron on 2018/08/10 08:59
App crashed under iOS 11.4.1. Developer won’t respond to my crash report.
Volume doesn’t change easily
by ett75 on 2018/08/04 18:45
There are far better apps for other systems. Marantz really needs to improve their app
It used to work up til this week
by Mikeythecat on 2018/06/19 07:01
Well... As of 6/17/18 its broke... Hopefully Marantz fixes it ASAP.
Worst app ever
by thegreatwhitejb on 2018/05/28 17:10
This app never fuc7ing works. Never connects and when it does it happens to work for 20 minutes then stops connecting. I’ve had the receiver sent out to marantz 3 times to fix the networking issue. Still the app is terrible
App did work, now doesn’t.
by The Chees3 on 2018/04/20 12:42
After marantz firmware updates, this app no longer can find the receiver. Entering a static IP via DHCP also fails to reach the receiver. * This App does discover Samsung TV, just not the receiver? * Marantz receiver is online and accessible via web browser The app was always basic, but worked. Now it just doesn’t.
Mobile remote and connectivity
by Jake37A on 2018/04/02 00:21
Crashes regularly and not reliable. Impossible to connect iPhone either via USB or Airplay making playing iTunes not an option.Plain and simple this system has Poor design and operation. Would not recommend the Marantz system!
Desperately Needs a Minor Update
by Darth_Homer on 2018/03/14 14:07
I own an NR 1504. I cannot use the Marantz AVR new app. This one is actually fine though. But often it does not open. It crashes on launch. I think it just needs a minor update, perhaps for iOS 11. Please help us out. Thank you
Marantz
by watsonman on 2018/02/26 08:23
Absolutely abysmal
Doesn’t work!
by Ten37215 on 2018/02/16 01:51
Used to work and now it doesn’t. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Too bad.
Good App
by Swargs on 2018/02/01 20:50
I use this app all the time. Works very well, no issues.
Use to work
by Steveo429 on 2018/01/24 00:54
App use to work but all sudden it has stopped. Rebooted, updated but app shuts down immediately after launched
Broken on iOS 11 / iPhone X
by therickaustin on 2018/01/18 23:54
App doesn’t event start.
Latest update crashes every time.
by Cyberfly74 on 2017/12/29 15:38
I’m updating this review. After the latest update it crashed upon opening. I later learned that if it’s synched via Bluetooth before opening app it won’t crash. This is something they should fix, but other than that I have to say that I’m back to really liking this app. It’s very powerful and full featured. I can do it all from this app on my iPhone or iPad. It can take a little time to really become comfortable with the app because it’s so full-featured, but once you do it’s GREAT! Here’s my previous review...I liked the app before this latest update. It wasn't the most intuitive app but it was very powerful and functional. However, since the latest upgrade a week ago it is totally useless. Instantly crashes on both my iPhone and iPad. Please fix. It’s like you did not provide any quality control whatsoever.
Works as it should
by Jason rodriguez on 2017/12/16 22:27
I’m glad I found this app because it allows me to control everything I need to do especially including the dual zones when I’m inside or outsideThe marantz app is nice for getting through most of the basic settings ie: volume, zone 2 source select, surround sound, radio, Sirius sat ect... This app can do just about everything that you do with the remote and going online to the IP address of the radio... I love it and use it over the original... This is a great purchase to compliment the marantz... I'm using the marantz sr6008.
Thank You! Keep it up!
by IvoryJoe on 2017/11/30 06:25
Having been a computer and AV electronics geek since the ‘80s, I’ve bought too many “flagship” AV receivers that are obsolete (or fail) after a few years. I’m so pleased that Marantz has continued to support their products with firmware updates and maintenance releases of this (excellent and free!) app. My family has uses this app every day to control our Marantz AV7005, iPhone only and haven’t touched a TV or stereo IR remote for more in 5yrs. Marantz has earned my loyalty
Most Recent Update Doesn’t Work
by wafzig16 on 2017/11/24 21:32
App doesn’t even open, crashes immediately. Seriously?
Not up to speed yet
by mobo_ca on 2017/11/23 14:28
Had no problems with the install and wifi setup. But! It's buggy and slow. Poorly designed and not well thought of. I am using a different app. And planning to uninstall. Another must have is a sonos interface just like the apple express with sonos in reverse.. It should play when it gets a signal from the sonos component. 2 stars for the effort. Although one expects better from a large av Company.
Good but not perfect
by ktbond on 2017/11/18 12:14
I use this app all the time some I have a new born that wants the regular remote. What I have found is the limitation to the application, good to change an input, audio level and sound mode but that’s about it... would really be nice if you could access all receiver options and only to be picky, would also be nice if the input labels on the app would sync to match my custom labels on the receiver. Besides that this app does a great job and never fails when I turn it on.
Very Responsive and stable - minor tweaks.
by Jmlatl on 2017/10/24 01:57
Solid remote. Does most things intuitively. One area of improvement - when using the app as a player you cannot go back to the previous view. Ex: playing an album from my phone library and want to pick another song from the album requires going all the way back to find the album in he library. There are a few other areas I liked the 2016 remote, but this is looking good, keep improving!
Works but response issues
by bobbyvu on 2017/10/07 07:11
I’m pretty electronically inclined. I recently lost my remote and this is a good fix till I find it. It works. It’s not very intuitive in that you can’t set your favorite sources on the home page. It does take a minute to connect to the receiver, reason for the 1 star deduction. Once loaded it works great. If you leave the app and switch back later, it has to reconnect to receiver before any commands you do actually take effect on the receiver. It’d be nice to have a Bluetooth remote connection.
Couldn't live without this
by JimmyLiveMusic on 2017/09/16 18:42
Controls most every setting. Love to use it at night round the campfire bonfire friends select a pandora song and it plays!
What's with Sirius?
by JackClass55 on 2017/08/23 17:59
The app works great with internet radio, volume, on/off on my CR510. However, Sirius keeps recycling in the app, and will not allow me to pick the genre . When it the connection needs to be re-established, I have to do it manually on the unit. I have had the unit for a year and the app worked very good until recently. The unit works great.
Has become useless
by 555_pdx on 2017/08/23 01:13
For a while, this app was okay. Since the latest firmware update in my pre amp, the app never ever finds it. Even after unplugging/plugging back in the pre amp and killing the app...even reinstalling it...nothing. It can see the yucky LG sound bar in my daughter's room with no problem but never can find the one Marantz product I own. I'm glad that they spent some time with the 2016 version of this, but there are an awful lot of previous generation AVRs and pre/pros out there that really need an update so this remains functional.
Marantz remote app
by DAstronaut on 2017/06/05 12:43
The remote app is the most useful on my iPhone! Easy to connect, and fun to use.
Limited
by icarinA69* on 2017/05/31 16:09
Just limited application.
Crashes
by Frmrtd on 2017/05/27 03:50
App crashes 70% of the time. Fine when it works but works randomly.
Needs debugging
by buildalot on 2017/05/01 08:20
This is a nice app when it works, which unfortunately is not very often. It takes a long time to load, only sees my receiver about half the time and crashes regularly. For now, the old fashion remote is still king. I'm crossing my fingers for improvements soon, I didn't spend Ubers of money for this gimmicky stuff that doesn't work.
Works but...
by FlyingEar on 2016/05/28 22:50
This app is a great idea poorly executed. It works but has intermittent failures and consistently frustrating behaviors. Two examples of the latter are the fact that the digital volume level readout on the app is different from the panel displayed volume and, more frustratingly, the app always opens to the "main" menu (before the devices menu) rather than the zone(s); even when the app is open in the multi-task buffer. There are bigger infractions but those are two that nag with every use.
You Reviewers Have Got To Be Kidding Me.
by AutomatedEnvironmentsNW on 2017/01/17 04:17
Ok. As an member of the industry, trained with CEDIA, and an Authorized Marantz Dealer, I have got to say, Are you kidding me? There is in no way any justification for your reviews of the Marantz line of products, or the app, to which the Pandora issues are concerned. Marantz has no hold in Pandora, similar to Yamaha, Sony, sonos, or any other amplifier manufacturer who integrates the API features of Pandora's streaming service. Get real, keep a technician on staff to prep for an update to Pandora's or other streaming services' API? Who's going to pay that technicians salary? You the purchaser? Doubtful. Don't forget the fact that Pandora may at any time just pull the plug from Marantz, or anyone else for that matter, and the fact that they are pushing out updates as fast as they possibly can, for every model that they can, should be a testament to their dedication to customer satisfaction and enough to satisfy you, the user. So in the meantime, go outside and take a walk, or use the radio for a couple days, or download the firmware update and get your boogie on. You're ridiculous, your "I want everything now, for free" attitude is disgraceful and you have no right to blast the Marantz name because of another software platforms changes to their services.
Latest update crashes every time.
by Cyberfly74 on 2017/12/29 15:38
I’m updating this review. After the latest update it crashed upon opening. I later learned that if it’s synched via Bluetooth before opening app it won’t crash. This is something they should fix, but other than that I have to say that I’m back to really liking this app. It’s very powerful and full featured. I can do it all from this app on my iPhone or iPad. It can take a little time to really become comfortable with the app because it’s so full-featured, but once you do it’s GREAT! Here’s my previous review...I liked the app before this latest update. It wasn't the most intuitive app but it was very powerful and functional. However, since the latest upgrade a week ago it is totally useless. Instantly crashes on both my iPhone and iPad. Please fix. It’s like you did not provide any quality control whatsoever.
Good enough app for Marantz SR5007
by 143jjp on 2016/07/30 14:38
I agree with the several positive reviews. I gave this a 3 star rating because it could be improved on, but if you've been struggling with the built-in browser, download this app! I was hoping Marantz firmware updates would improve their built-in browser, but no. I only use the app for my backyard zone so I have not checked out other features of the app. Positives: better interface, easy zone selection, easy input selection and easier volume control (this alone was worth the download!). I've checked inputs I use regularly such as Pandora, FM, and AirPlay and had no issues. Negatives: occasional freezes (but the built in app had the same issue), and occasionally loses connection to receiver. These are infrequent enough to be a nuisance as opposed to a problem though.
Learn the App and it is Great
by Parrot_4_47 on 2017/04/04 04:05
The app provides full remote functionality. I run multiple zones with different sources and no glitches. Great modern tech enables me to keep the receiver completely out of sight and control absolutely everything from my phone. There is a learning curve as so much functionality built in but once learned the app is quicker and easier than the remote and is obviously useful anywhere with wifi compared with the IR remote that you need pointed at the receiver. Only time I have had problems is when multiple devices are trying to control the receiver, so kind of expected that.
Works as it should
by Jason rodriguez on 2017/12/16 22:27
I’m glad I found this app because it allows me to control everything I need to do especially including the dual zones when I’m inside or outsideThe marantz app is nice for getting through most of the basic settings ie: volume, zone 2 source select, surround sound, radio, Sirius sat ect... This app can do just about everything that you do with the remote and going online to the IP address of the radio... I love it and use it over the original... This is a great purchase to compliment the marantz... I'm using the marantz sr6008.
Works but response issues
by bobbyvu on 2017/10/07 07:11
I’m pretty electronically inclined. I recently lost my remote and this is a good fix till I find it. It works. It’s not very intuitive in that you can’t set your favorite sources on the home page. It does take a minute to connect to the receiver, reason for the 1 star deduction. Once loaded it works great. If you leave the app and switch back later, it has to reconnect to receiver before any commands you do actually take effect on the receiver. It’d be nice to have a Bluetooth remote connection.
Seamless integration to my Marantz AV Receiver
by JamePtoo on 2020/05/16 00:53
I was a bit hesitant to try an app to control my Marantz AV receiver... I am have a slightly older model, SR6006, which was not listed on the equipment compatibility list. I didn’t have much hope but it worked seamlessly! The interface is very easy to figure out and use! One note, my receiver wasn’t listed as available when I tried to add it. I had to switch to the Wi-Fi network the Marantz receiver is on. Well done!
Thank You! Keep it up!
by IvoryJoe on 2017/11/30 06:25
Having been a computer and AV electronics geek since the ‘80s, I’ve bought too many “flagship” AV receivers that are obsolete (or fail) after a few years. I’m so pleased that Marantz has continued to support their products with firmware updates and maintenance releases of this (excellent and free!) app. My family has uses this app every day to control our Marantz AV7005, iPhone only and haven’t touched a TV or stereo IR remote for more in 5yrs. Marantz has earned my loyalty
Very Responsive and stable - minor tweaks.
by Jmlatl on 2017/10/24 01:57
Solid remote. Does most things intuitively. One area of improvement - when using the app as a player you cannot go back to the previous view. Ex: playing an album from my phone library and want to pick another song from the album requires going all the way back to find the album in he library. There are a few other areas I liked the 2016 remote, but this is looking good, keep improving!
Hated it, learned how to fix it, now it’s great.
by try again Nickname is taken on 2019/06/24 03:59
Installed this app and it worked great, then it would crash. Would start to load, then crash again. I used my remote to access the network menu, from there I disable / enable my WiFi connection. This brings everything right back up. It isn’t the app that was having an issue- it is either my network or Marantz.
Good but not perfect
by ktbond on 2017/11/18 12:14
I use this app all the time some I have a new born that wants the regular remote. What I have found is the limitation to the application, good to change an input, audio level and sound mode but that’s about it... would really be nice if you could access all receiver options and only to be picky, would also be nice if the input labels on the app would sync to match my custom labels on the receiver. Besides that this app does a great job and never fails when I turn it on.
Simple and effective - Marantz SR5009
by jcolem2 on 2016/06/30 21:31
Thought I'd add my two cents given several negative reviews that almost dissuaded me. App works well for power on/off, changing sources, and volume up and down. App volume and receiver volume readings matched exactly. Not sure why other reviewers are experiencing such problems. Perhaps a different receiver or more complicated demands on the app.
App used to work great but...
by FFMDD on 2020/03/26 03:33
One day it seems to have lost its connection to my receiver. I’ve tried uninstalling and installing the app, resetting the power on my receiver, restarting my iPhone, etc. When I open the app I tried to “add device” by inputting the IP address displayed via the receiver but still no luck. If anyone has any suggestions on a fix I would greatly appreciate it!
Not up to speed yet
by mobo_ca on 2017/11/23 14:28
Had no problems with the install and wifi setup. But! It's buggy and slow. Poorly designed and not well thought of. I am using a different app. And planning to uninstall. Another must have is a sonos interface just like the apple express with sonos in reverse.. It should play when it gets a signal from the sonos component. 2 stars for the effort. Although one expects better from a large av Company.
Has become useless
by 555_pdx on 2017/08/23 01:13
For a while, this app was okay. Since the latest firmware update in my pre amp, the app never ever finds it. Even after unplugging/plugging back in the pre amp and killing the app...even reinstalling it...nothing. It can see the yucky LG sound bar in my daughter's room with no problem but never can find the one Marantz product I own. I'm glad that they spent some time with the 2016 version of this, but there are an awful lot of previous generation AVRs and pre/pros out there that really need an update so this remains functional.
Crashes on launch
by BM42 on 2018/10/13 04:51
This used to work on my phone for several years. After a recent iOS s/w update, the app crashes on launch. I have already tried deleting and re-installing the app. If WiFi is disabled the app will launch and get into demo mode. If WiFi is enabled, it crashes. Even installed on a new device, same result. The Marantz web site offers useless advice like ‘clear some memory’, ‘shut other applications’ etc. Please fix your buggy software Marantz so I can get back to using my receiver. Thanks.
Simple and effective.
by Wingman (aeroM) on 2016/07/17 12:54
Like the last reviewer said, I almost wrote this off based on the reviews. I'm glad I didn't. The app has all the basic functionality from one screen. 99% of the time, it's exactly what I want. In fact, I tried the new app from marantz - which has more functionality- but it is clumsier to use. Day-to-day, this is the app I use.
Horrible app (does not always work)
by danrodney on 2020/10/17 16:12
If it works it’s barely passable, but the problem is it doesn’t always recognize the device! The app doesn’t support large screens, is slow, looks ancient and ugly, but most importantly does not function very well. I wish they’d update the design and functionality. It seems like an abandoned app they don’t care about. That reflects poorly on a higher-end brand like Marantz. This is such a low-end pathetic app. I rarely write reviews, and this is the worst I’ve given.
Not like them
by 20 Year Marantz Fan on 2016/07/23 16:06
The reason why I have been a Marantz fan for so long is because of the high quality they always bring to the table. This app is not an example of that. It seems to always disconnect from the unit and the recent Pandora issue is totally unacceptable. There needs to be an in house tech working directly with these providers in advance of updates...not getting the notice when we are. Come on guys, you are better than this. Step it up!
Works fine when it works
by joetheavguy on 2019/04/11 16:25
App does not work since the last Apple update. It just crashes as soon as it loads. Works ok, when it used to work. For this to be a premier AV company, I would expect more. I spent nearly $3k on a receiver and the app doesn’t work. I’ll go with a different brand next time.
No icons and issues
by JulioR1958 on 2019/09/19 20:38
When updating to iOS 13, although the application works, the icons have disappeared and some screens are beyond the limits of my iPhone XS. It seems they should adjust it with an update.
What's with Sirius?
by JackClass55 on 2017/08/23 17:59
The app works great with internet radio, volume, on/off on my CR510. However, Sirius keeps recycling in the app, and will not allow me to pick the genre . When it the connection needs to be re-established, I have to do it manually on the unit. I have had the unit for a year and the app worked very good until recently. The unit works great.
iOS 13 destroyed the app
by Tbistang on 2019/10/13 22:22
The app would work fine for me for the most part, but once I updated my phone to iOS 13 it’s overall useless. None of the buttons show up anymore, the page is about 3/4 the size and there is no way to navigate anything. One thing that does work, the volume slider. Come on Marantz. I know this supports older models but really? Not everyone has $1000+ dollars to waste on a new AV receiver every two years
Couldn't live without this
by JimmyLiveMusic on 2017/09/16 18:42
Controls most every setting. Love to use it at night round the campfire bonfire friends select a pandora song and it plays!
Help me D&M, your our only hope...
by SadNewsJunkie on 2021/04/30 10:30
Launch the Remote App. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver. Launch app. Instant crash. Reboot phone. Power cycle receiver and pull receiver’s plug from the wall FOR 30 seconds. In receiver settings, reset WiFi config. Launch remote app. Instant crash. Lather, Rinse, repeat... This app is in dire need of attention. Yes, it worked well for a time, but it is clearly in need of some TLC.
Horrible dated app
by J PDX on 2019/07/20 21:48
App has not been updated for a long time. I expect home audio gear to work for a good many years and to be supported as such long after a warranty expires. This is a very poor app compared to any other smartdevice in the house. Just considering it as a remote, the IR remote is faster and easier to use. It doesn't always find the device
Needs debugging
by buildalot on 2017/05/01 08:20
This is a nice app when it works, which unfortunately is not very often. It takes a long time to load, only sees my receiver about half the time and crashes regularly. For now, the old fashion remote is still king. I'm crossing my fingers for improvements soon, I didn't spend Ubers of money for this gimmicky stuff that doesn't work.
Desperately Needs a Minor Update
by Darth_Homer on 2018/03/14 14:07
I own an NR 1504. I cannot use the Marantz AVR new app. This one is actually fine though. But often it does not open. It crashes on launch. I think it just needs a minor update, perhaps for iOS 11. Please help us out. Thank you
App doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina upgrade
by nurmnd on 2020/07/03 21:53
I have use the Marantz app for a number years now it has worked fine though though hinky at times, but when I updated I macOS Catalina and on my iPad everything stopped working. When are they going to have a patch for the app?
You couldn’t ask for a crappier app
by Sachmandu on 2021/03/07 00:21
Slow, fails to connect, needs the receiver to be power cycled to fix. Been using this app for years and it seems like they have day one issues that haven’t been addressed. Software is not their core competence and you can tell instantly after using the app. 2021 Update: still horrible
Volume control is useless
by Nkaroak on 2016/09/25 06:48
Works w my AV7005 preamp but the volume control is completely useless.... My physical remote no longer works hate those urcs and marantz doest sell its own remote (?) so this is my only option... Fine except the app has delayed response, the slider is way too jumpy and volumes + and - work intermittently, making it rather useless as a remote. Marantz PLEASE FIX THIS
Broken
by Savisn on 2021/01/08 14:06
No longer will even open in latest iOS. It seems Marantz views their top of the line equipment as disposable since they don’t support the AV7005 on the newer apps and have left this one to die. Won’t be buying more if that’s the attitude. Good AV equipment should be able to go 20 years+ even if features become somewhat dated (hdmi and the like)
Terrible. Marantz no longer updates to fix bugs.
by Jweeba86 on 2018/12/01 04:52
Occasionally crashes when opening, and the only fix is to uninstall and reinstall the app. Doing that causes you to lose all of the customization. It’s annoying, and it seems this app won’t get any more love from Marantz, so I guess we’re stuck with it.
Immediately Crashes
by GeekBrief.TV on 2018/10/24 13:00
It was an adequate remote app until the latest iOS release. Now it immediately crashes when I try to open it. Control over WiFi is necessary in my home theater setup. If they don’t fix it, I’ll need to dump the Marantz and if I have to do that, my next AV receiver won’t be a Marantz. I need a bug fix immediately.
USELESS!
by Barret50cal on 2016/11/20 13:34
I use to be able to switch between sources an control the volume. Now this app no longer even recognizes my AV8801 but it AUTOMATICALLY recognizes a Samsung smart TV I recently hooked up in my bedroom. If I remember correctly, I believe the app stopped working after the last update! It's worthless now so I deleted it and I'm back to using the Marantz remote.
App used to crash for SR5008
by Numerius Negidius on 2020/12/04 23:05
App used to crash for SR5008, but works again. Thanks for fixing it. It puts Marantz back on the list when it’s time to upgrade my receiver. 😊
Needs an Update and redesign.
by Lalith Vummiti on 2020/02/22 14:52
Marantz user of NR Series 1508, AV7701, AV8805 and I do not like that the App has not been updated in ages. NR1508 has different app and AV series Receivers have a different app. We need one app that can interface with all the Marantz models. Please update your app and make a better control interface.
Doesn’t work with iPhone 11
by have floor model, no remote on 2019/09/29 05:15
All the buttons to change sources are gone along with the power button. Only volume slider works. Removed and reinstalled, same issue. Worked on a 7 earlier today, not on the 11. Get a fix please!
Hasn’t been updated in 2 years
by KennyShah on 2018/09/03 23:16
Crap. Stay away from Marantz. Provide crap software that doesn’t get updated. It’s not that hard to provide updated software. Marantz solution is that they want you to dish out more money to buy an updated AVR to get new software. Stay away from this crappy company.
Junk
by DavyMac11 on 2019/09/27 23:54
With the release of the latest iOS, this app is completely junk. Don’t waste your time until they get it fixed.
13.5 ios killed the app
by ROTTEN🍏S on 2020/05/27 05:26
13.5 ios update killed the marantz remote app. Please please have a fix for this!!!
Such a crappy app should be banned from the App Store
by Tvs1256a on 2016/12/09 23:42
- Freezes up all the time - even if you kill the app and restart, it picks up from the frozen position and goes into freeze again! - The UI and navigation are the worse that I have seen, very unintuitive. - if a radio station fails, the app freezes and never recovers. Restart, and it again plays from that station and freezes again. No way out! - Keeps dropping the paired receiver - any many more - only thing that works is the zone on/off. Nothing else works properly
Doesn't work
by Marantz user on 2016/07/25 02:25
I own the NR 1606. This app worked initially but was somewhat clunky with a lousy user interface. Recently the app stopped working completely. Pandora is no longer compatible and now I can't even get the simplest functions to work. Marantz - what are you doing about this???
3.1.8 has more bugs
by David Moon-Wainwright on 2016/04/28 05:20
They broke the app. I can no longer get internet radio. The Favorites screen will not come up with the list, it only goes to the last station played, but it won’t play. Then I cannot back out to the main screens, all is unresponsive. Please fix this!
Addicted to this app - it works
by 415_humankind on 2021/03/03 02:18
Love this app. Works for me well. Love Pandora songs graphics integration. Thank You!
What happened?
by The LionHead on 2017/01/12 13:26
Worked just fine up until yesterday when it began crashing shortly after launch. Marantz are you going to fix this, or do I just keep walking 3 flights of stairs to turn on a zone in the other side of the house?
Please update this app for iOS 14!
by ios14 update pls on 2020/11/26 10:58
Please update this app for iOS 14. Was working fine before this iOS release. Thank you!
Simply put it doesn't work.
by NickTheo1 on 2016/06/11 21:16
I have a 7010 that shows up on every other remote app but the one that marantz itself puts out. What a failure of a product. In 2016 how can you ask people to pay a premium for your products and have such poor app support??
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