Denon is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a Special Edition Anniversary Collection of hi-fi and home cinema components.
The A100 Collection comprises seven components, each "finely tuned, hand-tested and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a special collector's edition book," says Denon.
The individual models are: PMA-100 stereo amplifier; DCD-A100 CD/SACD player; DP-A100 direct-drive turntable; DL-A100 cartridge; AVR-100 9.2 multichannel receiver; DPB-A100 universal Blu-ray player; and AH-A100 headphones.
Prices are £2249 each for the amp, CD player, Blu-ray player, turntable and AV receiver, and £500 each for the headphones and cartridge. Detailed technical specs below:
PMA-A100 integrated amplifier £2249
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• UHC-MOS single Push Pull circuit • Precision mechanical ground construction • Twin transformers with leakage cancelling mount • Accurate volume control with large size diameter • Wide range play capability for Super Audio CD • Parts strictly selected for high sound quality
DCD-A100 CD/SACD Player £2249
• Advanced AL32 & high accuracy 32bit 192kHz D/A converter • Advanced S.V.H. (Suppress Vibration Hybrid) disc drive mechanism • DAC master clock design for jitter-free conversion • iPod/iPhone USB Direct (“Works for iPod” certified) • Supports MP3/WMA playback
DP-A100 Direct-drive turntable £2249
• Drive system: Quartz lock servo control direct drive system • Turntable platter: aluminium die cast, 3.31cm(treated with silicon rubber on reverse side to absorb vibration) • Tone-arm: static balance type, light weight S-shaped tone arm • Equipped with DL-A100 cartridge
DL-A100 cartridge £500
• Latest tuning and construction based on original model DL-103 • Cabinet: clear type mold • Type: moving coil (MC)
AVR-A100 AV surround receiver £2249
• 9.2 channel amplifier with discrete mono amp construction • 11.2 channel preamp for highest flexibility • Denon Link 4th - HDMI clock control • iPod/iPhone/USB Direct x 2 selectable (“Works for iPod and iPhone” certified) • Network audio and photo streaming • Audyssey MultEQ-XT 32 Room EQ with auto setup
DBP-A100 Universal Player £2249
• Advanced SVH (Suppress Vibration Hybrid) disc drive mechanism • Denon Link 4th - HDMI clock control • High quality High-bit i/p scaler• Advanced AL24 multi channel
AH-A100 Over-ear headphones £500
• Large 5cm (1.97in) diaphragm with Acoustic Optimizer for dynamic, clear sound • Hand crafted real mahogany wood housing• Newly ergonomic developed 3D draping soft skin ear pads • 3.5mm gold-plated connector and aluminium cover
All models will be available from October. Check out the special Denon 100th Anniversary website for more details.