If you like the sound of Class D I recommend the Pioneer Elite SC-27. Clean, fast, dynamic with very good extension at the frequency extremes but does lack a little body compared to tubes or even Class A. I have one I was using between amp purchases for two channel and ended up using it for over a year. Compared to my Esoteric AI10 integrated which is also class D it's not quite as refined or maintain quite the grip but not bad for under a grand (used) plus allowed me to connect to my imac via toslink. Only briefly used it in a surround sound setup but in that context it was great. It's going to sound different from the Marantz you mention though, not quite as smooth but more detail and power. Plenty of reviews on line.
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