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Denon DT-1 microsystem available now for £269

We first (albeit briefly) clapped eyes on the DT-1 back in June, when Denon’s parent company Sound United unveiled an avalanche of new products. 

But it’s only now that the microsystem is available and we have the full details.

The DT-1 (£269) is based on the £319 D-M41DAB microsystem (which is a multi-Award winner and remains current in the range for at least another year), bringing Denon’s microsystem concept to an even more attractive price point.

The built-in slot-loading CD player can play both standard CDs and MP3/WMA files on CD-R/RW discs, and it is joined on a rather extensive spec sheet by FM/AM radio, Bluetooth, and both aux and optical inputs for connecting portable music devices and TVs.

There’s also a headphone output, an alarm function and a remote to assist control alongside the on-unit buttons.

While the D-M41DAB delivers a 60-watt output, the DT-1 boasts half that power, with two 15-watt amplifiers driving the system's speakers, which feature 25mm soft-dome tweeters and 12cm woofers.

Available in black or a matte grey finish, the DT-1 is available now for £269.

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Becky is Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi?, and has been part of the team for almost eight years, with her current position preceded by roles as a staff writer and news editor. During that time she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.