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Above: Denon PMA-50 and DCD-50. Insert: Denon DRA 100.
Real hi-fi for a modern lifestyle For over 100 years DENON has developed revolutionary, prize-winning multi-room systems with first-class audio quality. Now the company has also conquered design enthusiast’s apartments, lofts and offices as its impressive new Design Series offers the typical DENON sound in compact housings, which not only sound great but also look exceptional.
dynamic range, extremely low hissing and a sound reproduction with minimal distortion and thus offers unprecedented listening pleasure. Thanks to the innovative remote control, one has everything under control – even the display’s brightness.
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The Design Series turns music from digital and analogue sources into an all-round pleasure. The DRA-100, for example, is a self-sufficient network receiver with its own amplifier. The PMA-50 Class-D amplifier as well as the DCD-50 CD player are further exceptional DENON products. All impress with discreet design, matt aluminium surfaces, silver accentuations, shiny, black fronts and, of course, magnificent sound. The PMA-50 is a wolf in designer attire. This digital full stereo amplifier connects digital sources with excellent sound quality. With it wireless music streaming from 22 | Issue 37 | April 2016
smartphones or tablets is incredibly easy thanks to Bluetooth®. But also, with all analogue connections, the PMA-50 plays at the top of the league. High-definition music data can be played on a Mac or PC using the USB-B-input, PMA-50 provides 50 watts per channel and is compatible with almost all loudspeakers. Another elegant, modern addition with great features is the DCD-50 CD player. Not only audio CDs, but also MP3, WMA and other data are recognised by the smooth-running slot-in disc mechanism. The high-quality DA-converter with 32bit and 192 kilohertz caters for a broad
The DRA-100 is a stylistically confident network receiver which brings about an exceptionally clear sound experience. One might say that music streaming has never been as beautiful as with this DENON product. This gem includes Bluetooth®, AirPlay, Internet Radio, Network Audio Streaming or Spotify Connect. The full amplifier has 70 watts per channel and transforms each signal into exceptional hi-fi sound thanks to its AL32 processor. Those who seek a clear, elegant design that is paired with exceptional sound, will find that the DENON Design Series is their best bet. www.denon.de
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