Denon 2011 Lineup Adds New Connectivity Options

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Denon unveils its new product lineup for 2011. Led by a line of audio/video receivers in the company's new IN-Command Series, the Denon lineup offers consumers networking capabilities, flexibility, performance and reliability. In addition to its new receiver lineup, Denon is providing important firmware updates and upgrades to an affordable new "home theater in a box" surround sound system and more.

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IN-Command Series
Denon's three new IN-Command Series home theater receivers put consumers "In command and In control" of their home entertainment, including access to networked content and connected devices. The IN-Command Series Models AVR-2112CI (SRP: $599.99), AVR-2312CI (SRP: $799.99) and AVR-3312CI (SRP: $999.99), all feature a new Denon cosmetic, with a newly designed front panel, plus a host of easy-to-use content access capabilities aimed at today's networked home. All three models include the new AirPlay music streaming feature, which lets users stream iTunes music libraries whether from Mac or PC , as well as music stored on their Apple mobile devices, to select Denon components through their Wi-Fi enabled networks from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch devices.

The units also allow users to stream both the free Pandora and Flickr services, as well as stream audio and photos directly from their PCs, choose from over 12,000 Internet radio stations and connect to the subscription-based Rhapsody and Napster music services. Users can also stream and listen to music stored on a Windows PC, Mac and media server products or NAS devices supporting the DLNA standard.

Denon's Core Line
Denon's core line of A/V receivers includes the new Models AVR-1312 (SRP: $249.99), AVR-1612 (SRP: $349.99) and AVR-1912 (SRP: $529.99), scheduled for April availability, as well as the AVR-1712 (SRP: $399.99), scheduled for June availability. All four new models feature capabilities previously found in the company's higher-priced receivers, such as multiple HDMI inputs (1.4a repeater function with 1080p and 3D pass-through capability), Dolby Pro Logic IIz featuring Front Height Effects Channels (in Models AVR-1612, AVR-1912 and AVR-1712), as well as Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD Master audio support. Notably, the AVR-1912 is Denon's lowest-priced networking-capable receiver to date, and features the built-in AirPlay music streaming feature as well.

Read about more new features to Denon products on Page 2.


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