Home cinema amplifiers

Denon AVR-1909

Good as it is, when compared with the best the Denon doesn’t display the same level of clarity with Blu-ray or DVD soundtracks and lacks the agility a

Micro and style systems

Denon D-M37DAB

The extra outlay for the iPod dock seems fair to us, while everything else about this system remains top drawer

Home cinema amplifiers

Denon AVR-4308

A great receiver in many ways and, if you can afford one, well worth your consideration

Hi-fi amplifiers

Denon PMA-500AE

The build is as reliable as ever. The sound however falls way below the usually high standard we have come to expect from Denon

DVD players

Denon DVD-1940

A discernable step up from the Denon 1930 in picture quality, but not sound

HDMI and video cables

Denon AK-HM100

A solid, sharp picture that’s stable even when pushed

Hi-fi amplifiers

Denon PMA-700AE

This is an amp we so wanted to like, but it’s consistently out-pointed by rivals

Radio tuners

Denon TU-1800DAB

Uncovers a good level of detail thanks to its clear and relatively uncompressed delivery