The No.5805 is an Integrated Amplifier with built-in DAC by Mark that delivers 125 watts x 2 channels into 8 ohms and 250 watts x 2 channels into 4 ohms. Thanks to its built-in ESS Sabre 32-bit DAC, you can play digital sources directly without the need for an external DAC unit. Mark Levinson No.5805 lets you connect your turntable via its Phono input and start listening to your vinyl collection without a hassle. Mark Levinson No.5805 has an MSRP of 10500$.
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One of the most important factors when deciding on an integrated amplifier is its power ratings and compatibility with your speaker's impedance requirements.The Mark Levinson No.5805 is rated at 125 watts RMS into 8-ohms. Mark provides this wattage at a THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) of 0.18% which is an important indicator of distortion at the given values (lower THD is better).
Here are the main highlights of its performance specs:
- 125 watts into 8-ohms (20-20k) at 0.18%
- 250 watts into 4-ohms
- 103dB Signal to Noise Ratio
When pairing the Mark Levinson No.5805 with a passive Bookshelf (Stand mount) or Passive Floor Standing (Tower) speaker, you have to check if their Max Power Range is below the max wattage of the amp for the given impedance levels.
Operating your amp outside of this max range may damage the speakers.
What size of room is the Mark Levinson No.5805 Amplifier good for?
An essential deciding factor is the size of the room in which you intend to employ the Mark Levinson No.5805 amplifier. Here, taking into account its maximum power parameters, we analyzed its applicability to various size environments:
|Very Large Room||Average|
Inputs and Outputs
Besides the performance specs of the Mark Levinson No.5805, the next important feature set that you have to evaluate is the input and output selections that it offers.
Mark Levinson No.5805 has total of 3 Analog inputs including 2 Phono Input (MM,MC).
- Total Number of Analog Inputs: 3
- Phono Input
- 2 Optical Digital Input
- 1 Coaxial Digital Input
- USB Input:
- USB-B(Connect to your computer for playback)
- USB-A (update only)
- Stereo RCA Preamp Outputs
- 1/4 Headphone Output
Mark Levinson No.5805 features built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops.
Among the amps in the same price range, there is only one No Streaming speaker that have Bluetooth Connectivity:
Mark Levinson No.5805 supports the following Bluetooth Codecs when used with supported devices:
Mark Levinson No.5805 features two Phono Inputs which are compatible with MM (Moving Magnet)
type of phono cartridges, you can connect your turntable with MM cartridges directly to this amp without the need for a phono preamp. If you are using an MC cartridge on your turntable, you need to use a phono preamp that has MC phono stage.
Mark Levinson No.5805 has Stereo RCA preamp outputs which can be used to connect to a powered subwoofer via an RCA cable ( as long as your sub supports this connection).
Check our Powered Subwoofers
page to find a subwoofer that will work with Mark Levinson No.5805 amp and your speakers.
DAC and Digital Music
The Mark Levinson No.5805's built-in DAC allows the connection of digital sources directly, eliminating the need for an external DAC. The DAC chip that is used in the No.5805 is the ESS Sabre 32-bit
, and supports resolutions up to 32-bit, 384KHZ
Mark Levinson No.5805 External Dimensions and Weight
Mark Levinson No.5805 has external dimensions of (H x W x D) 5-3/4inch x 17-1/4inch x 22inch (147.0mm x 439.0mm x 559.0mm ). The unit weighs 28.18kg / 62lbs
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of an integrated amplifier may become an important decision factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of the Mark Levinson No.5805 is approximately 2454.0cm2 / 380.4inch2.
- Width: 439.0mm (17-1/4")
- Height: 147.0mm (5-3/4")
- Depth: 559.0mm (22")
- Weight: 28.18 kg (62.00lbs)
- Base Surface Area: ~2454.0cm2 / 380.4inch2
- Volume: ~36.1 liter / 9.5 gallon
What's in the Box of Mark Levinson No.5805?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of No.5805:
Integrated amplifier6-feet AC power cordRemote control2 AAA batteriesHex-toolOwners ManualSafety Information Sheet
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Mark Levinson No.5805 Integrated Amplifier can be found below:
Official Product Page for Mark Levinson No.5805
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided for the Mark Levinson No.5805 by the manufacturer.
|Full Model Name
||Mark Levinson No.5805
|Watts RMS per Channel into 8-ohms
|Watts RMS per Channel into 6-ohms
|Watts RMS per Channel into 4-ohms
|Signal to Noise Ratio
||ESS Sabre 32-bit
|Total Analog Inputs
|Optical Digital Inputs
|Coaxial Digital Inputs
||USB-B(Connect to your computer for playback),USB-A (update only)
|Pre-out / Main-in Loop
|Removable Power Cord
||28.18 kg (62.00lbs)