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

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

Lightning Review: Denon DHT-FS3 Soundbar and Sub

The Gadget: A soundbar by one of my favorite A/V companies that includes a sub. It is one of the rare soundbars NOT to block your TV if mounted on the same table. Processes DTS and Dolby surround through optical and coax and stereo inputs (But no HDMI). The sub draws power off the main unit at 40 watts, and the six… » 5/08/08 8:33pm 5/08/08 8:33pm

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

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