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Denon AK-HM100 review

A solid, sharp picture that’s stable even when pushed Tested at £70.00

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

A decent stab, but there are better HDMI cables about that will make a lesser dent on your budget

Pros

  • +

    Solid and sharp

Cons

  • -

    Lakes life

  • -

    over-bright audio

Denon joins the band of electronics manufacturers (Naim, Cyrus, Meridian...) offering cables as well as kit.

At first glance this is a decent HDMI cable. The fast action of House of the Flying Daggers shows a solid, sharp picture that's stable even when pushed.

But compared to others – hello, QED – bright reds and greens do lack a little life. The level of detail on display could be better, while sonically it's a touch bright too, meaning this can't quite commandeer a fourth star.

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