The PM7000 is highly rewarded by the european press. at the EISA convention of 2000 the PM7000 received the prestigious EISA award for best amplifier. The jury quoted: "With total output power close to 200 watts RMS into 8 Ohms, the Marantz PM7000 provides a dynamic sound of great musical merit. Taking into account that no detail in convience is missing the PM7000 is a very affordable , extraodinary amplifier, it offers an attractive design combined with Marantz’s legandary sound engineering and extreme reliability".