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  • CEDIAexclusive: Denon producing a monster Blu-ray player for CES

    CEDIAexclusive: Denon producing a monster Blu-ray player for CES

    Most large manufacturers at CEDIA this year are showing off their latest Blu-ray players. A good amount of the ‘new players’ are unfortunately profile 1.1 and therefore, not BD Live capable, but there was a buzz going around the show floor concerning Denon’s upcoming super player. Something about a $3800-$4000 Blu-ray king coming out early next year. I managed to snag sometime… Read More

  • Denon has a low priced Blu-ray player: It costs $750

    Denon has a low priced Blu-ray player: It costs $750

    And you wonder why people are still uncommitted to Blu-ray. Denon, by no means a cheap brand, mind you, has said that they’ll begin shipping its “low” priced DVD-1800BD this October, for $749. Denon hasn’t even released its full specs yet, so it’s impossible to evaluate if this is even worth the money. Once again, I think I speak for most of the gang here: if… Read More

  • Denon AH-D7000 headphones coming mid-September

    Denon AH-D7000 headphones coming mid-September

    Denon, purveyor of reasonably-priced Ethernet cables, will be releasing its natural wood and mahogany AH-D7000 headphones in mid-September. You can currently grab the lesser AH-D5000 headphones for about $700. The AH-D7000 cans will have an MSRP of 800 Euro, which is just under $1,200 USD – roughly 1/3 of what my first car cost. It was a 1990 Mitsubishi Mirage. [Press Release (translated)… Read More

  • Denon working with NBC for '08 Olympics

    Denon working with NBC for '08 Olympics

    NBC has turned to Denon with help on the audio control for this years Olympics. As it turns out, this is the fifth straight Olympic games that Denon has been involved with. The AV company suppled NBC with their top of the line gear for work in post-production. Denon’s flagship audio/video receiver, the AVR-5308, plus a DVD-1940 are installed in the Executive Board Room, while two AVR-2808… Read More

  • Denon presents their first noise-cancelling headphones

    Denon presents their first noise-cancelling headphones

    Today Denon announced [JP] they will start selling their first noise-cancelling headphones at the begining of August. The on-ear AH-NC732 will be available in black and silver. The headphones come with a frequency response of 5Hz-28,000Hz, an impedance of 40Ω and a maximum power input of 100mW. Denon claims noise will be cut by 99%. One AAA battery is needed for 40 hours of active noise… Read More

  • Some early reviews of Denon’s $500 Ethernet cable

    Some early reviews of Denon’s $500 Ethernet cable

    Reviews for that $500 Ethernet cable being sold by Denon are in full swing on the Amazon.com product page, located here. Here are a couple of choice tidbits… “A caution to people buying these: if you do not follow the ‘directional markings’ on the cables, your music will play backwards. Please check that before mentioning it in your reviews.” “I installed one of… Read More

  • Denon's HDD-based turntable looks impressive, spins

    Denon's HDD-based turntable looks impressive, spins

    If you’re the kind of DJ who likes to dual-wield iPods or keep your vinyl on your MacBook, maybe you should take a look at this thing. It’s got a huge amount of features, ports for USB stuff, and space for you to put your own 2.5″ drive in. It has to be PATA, formatted for FAT32, but whatever. Judging from the sheer number of buttons, dials, and toggles on the top of the thing… Read More

  • The AudioFile: The iPhone Is Eyeing Your Living Room

    The AudioFile: The iPhone Is Eyeing Your Living Room

    This week: Computers, set-top boxes (like AppleTV), and AV receivers are battling to be your household hub, streaming music and movies back and forth across your pad until you become sterile and glow in the dark. All this gear is versatile, but it’s hard to know which one to pick — especially when hefty sums of money are involved. Sonos and now Denon seem to have the most promising… Read More

  • Denon's New WiFi Dock for iPods 'n More

    Denon's New WiFi Dock for iPods 'n More

    Amid a slew of new releases yesterday at the Hyatt in Jersey City, Denon introduced a WiFi iPod dock, the ASD-3W. It looks like a hockey puck with a dock and an antenna, but it’s much more: It actually lets you network most AV components like receivers, TVs, and some speakers, whether they’re from Denon or not. It lets you stream music, photos, and that precious but beleaguered… Read More

  • Denon and Boston Announce MakeShifters Contest

    Denon and Boston Announce MakeShifters Contest

    Boston Acoustics and Denon Electronics today announced a collaborative contest that will give one extremely lucky person an extreme home theater makeover featuring electronics, furniture and installation worth more than $17,000. The criteria of the contest are thus: Read More