Denon's Latest Receiver Line Starts at $350, Loves iPods and HDMI

Denon has refreshed their complete line of receivers, meaning that you can read the press release below to discern the precise discrepancies between the 9 new/updated models. What I find notable is what's become standard in the line: USB iPod connectivity, analog-to-HDMI conversion, and Dolby Pro Logic IIz decoding… » 5/11/09 2:30pm 5/11/09 2:30pm

Dealzmodo: Get Dark Knight, Batman Begins Discs With Denon Blu-ray…

Two free Blu-ray discs with a player can't be a bad deal, particularly when the movies are the Dark Knight » 11/21/08 12:20pm 11/21/08 12:20pm and . It's a Denon special holiday offer from November 23rd through January 10th, and it applies to the DVD-1800BD and DVD-3800BDCI players and the DVD-2500BTCI Blu-ray transport. That DVD-3800 machine is worth…

Stereos, Tapes, CDs and Vinyl Records: My Frustrating Romance With…

So, here's the thing. My stereo components have been in boxes gathering dust ever since I became a fully fledged member of the iPosse. Ditto for my CDs, cherished cassette tapes and even a few essential vinyl records. Since Jesus and I are relocating to London, and I've ripped everything I really listen to, you might… » 6/01/08 11:00am 6/01/08 11:00am

Denon Lowers Price, Sticks with 1.1 For DVD-1800BD Blu-ray Player

Instead of blowing out all the stops with a big mama pajama queen of all Blu-ray players, Denon appears to be playing the Pioneer card by launching the $750 DVD-1800BD player. It's lower in price than its $1,200-and-up predecessors, and only meets the mandatory 1.1 spec (that is, picture-in-picture but no Ethernet)… » 5/20/08 8:19pm 5/20/08 8:19pm

DirecTV buys ReplayTV for MoneyTV

The oft-bought-and-sold ReplayTV found a new master today in the form of DirecTV. My theory is that they just really liked each other's names. (In case you didn't realize it, there's no such thing as MoneyTV—I made that up.) But the deal makes sense for other reasons. D&M Holdings, the parent of Denon and Marantz,… » 12/13/07 8:42am 12/13/07 8:42am

The State of HD DVD

Where Blu-ray is a freight train of unrivaled weight and marketing might, backed by 13 of the world's most well known electronics and computer makers, HD DVD is a Little Engine That Could, the product of a much smaller group of collaborators that has gotten over each obstacle by simply thinking it can. Judging from… » 12/06/07 1:00pm 12/06/07 1:00pm

American Express My WishList Post-Black-Friday Super Deals Go Live…

We just got the advance word on the American Express holiday My WishList deals, running from November 27 to December 13. If you recall, Amex sells certain hot products for super cheap in very limited supplies, but you have to go to the site and try to buy it on a certain day (and yes, with an American Express card).… » 11/21/07 12:00am 11/21/07 12:00am

The State of Blu-ray

Click to viewThe war between Blu-ray and HD DVD takes center stage, but now we're starting to see rumbles within the vast Blu-ray coalition. How long did you think a truce between longtime rivals Sony and Panasonic could last, anyhow? To be sure, everyone is being perfectly civil to one another, but while Panasonic,… » 11/08/07 12:00pm 11/08/07 12:00pm