Marantz wants to Roku you for free (with purchase)

Yep, Marantz, makers of high end A/V equipment have a deal where if you buy one of their high performance Blu-ray players, they’ll give a free Roku Play via mail-in-rebate. If you want to take advantage of this, you have until March 31st. Details (and press release) after the jump.

Here’s what you do: go to any authorized Marantz dealer before March 31st, and purchase one of the eligible high performance Blu-ray players. That list includes the UD9004 (SRP: $5999.99), the UD8004 (SRP:$2299.99), the BD7004 (SRP:$799.99), or the bargain basement BD5004 (SRP: $549.99). After buying one of these units, fill out the rebate redemption form, and then you’ll receive your very own Roku HD player via mail. Sounds like a heck of a deal to me!

Here’s the press release, or you can just go to the Marantz website for the details:

MAHWAH, NJ – March 2, 2010 – Marantz America, a world leader of advanced home entertainment solutions, today announced that consumers who purchase one of its high-performance Blu-ray players, including models UD9004 (SRP: $5,999.99), UD8004 ($2,299.99), BD7004 (SRP: $799.99) or BD5004 ($549.99), from an authorized Marantz retailer from now until March 31 are eligible to receive a free ROKUâ HD Digital Video Player via mail-in rebate. The popular ROKU HD player allows users to stream and enjoy a wide range of Internet media services in superb high-definition video and audio, including Netflix, Amazon, Pandora, Major League Baseball and much more. Customer rebate redemption forms are available at

Noted Kevin Zarow, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Marantz America, Inc: “In addition to their unprecedented capabilities to provide high-definition video and audio programming, one of the most exciting attributes of today’s Blu-ray players is their ability to give users an easy-access bridge to a multitude of video and audio Internet entertainment services. Marantz engineers have made it a priority in our Blu-ray players to ensure that our customers remain at the cutting edge of this Internet media revolution. Now, by offering people the opportunity to receive a free ROKU HD player with their Marantz Blu-ray purchase, we are significantlly adding value while also bringing attention to the ‘entertainment expanding’ capability of our high-performance Blu-ray players.”