Published On: October 5, 2011

Denon Announces DNP-720AE Network Audio Player

Published On: October 5, 2011

Denon Announces DNP-720AE Network Audio Player

Denon Electronics has announced a new network-enabled media player that will stream your media whether it be from a computer or mobile device. This new component is the DNP-720AE.

Denon recently announced the debut of its breakthrough DNP-720AE Network Audio Player, a standalone music streaming component designed to meet the needs of everyone who wants to enjoy the benefits of today's connected "digital universe." AirPlay allows users to stream from their iTunes music libraries on Mac or PC, as well as music stored on their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, though their Wi-Fi networks. In addition, many mobile device users will appreciate that the unit is DLNA-certified.

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Users can listen to Internet radio stations as well as popular online music services such as Rhapsody, Napster and Pandora. Thanks to the USB connector, along with digital and analog outputs, they can enjoy music from a variety of sources, and integrate the DNP-720AE with systems that include both new and older components. Most importantly, the DNP-720AE features full digital processing, which allows for a pure signal transfer and optimum audio performance from all sources. Additionally, thanks to its Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), the DNP-720AE allows for easy and secure establishment of a wireless home network, and a 3-line OLED display makes it easy to see exactly where the music is coming from. By utilizing the Denon Remote App, DNP-720AE users can access and control music via their iPhone and iPod touch.

Noted Jeff Talmadge, Director, Product Development & Systems Integration, Denon Electronics: "Today's home entertainment universe is about being able to connect with your favorite content quickly and easily - wherever and whenever you want. For Denon, this also means bringing our customers the kind of high-quality music reproduction that is our brand signature. The DNP-720AE delivers on this promise in a sophisticated and straightforward manner. It's a brand new type of component that is in essence a CD player for the 21st century, allowing all music lovers to stream music throughout the home and enjoy it with much less effort than ever before - all with the best sound quality possible. The DNP-720AE is a true game-changer, a product capable of integrating smoothly with existing systems and transforming home entertainment into something new and exciting."

The DNP-720AE carries a suggested retail price of $499.99.

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