Denon DP-300F TurnTables

4.33/5 (3 Reviews) MSRP : $330.00


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Product Description

  • Aluminum platter
  • Built-in phono preamp
  • Dynamic balance tonearm
  • Fully automatic operation
  • Manual lifter mechanism
  • Heavy base construction


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jeff large a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: October 11, 2012

Bottom Line:   
This little turntable is capable of delivering top-notch performance while being, well, cheap. It looks great and is easy to set up and to anyone familiar with turntables is intuitive to use. The tonearm is well designed and can carry my cartridge to .75 Grams without a hitch. Included cartridge is only fair. You will want to replace it for best playback. It does get you started, however. One of the great bargains in turntables today.

Pros: Sounds great, easy-to-use, auto-return, built-in pre-amp (if needed).

Cons: No speed control, controls noisy, no tonearm lock-down

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2010



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by D. Paul Navigator a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: September 25, 2009

Bottom Line:   
Price: $329

Summary: I own 2 units, so I really like these turntables. Originally, I was buying the DP-300F and a Rega P1, however, after I got the first one I realized what a beautiful, well built turntable. The arm really is the quality you expect on a manual unit, except that it has automatic place and return. I own two very good cartridges from Audio Technica: 1) AT440MLa (micro line), 2) AT311EP (with shibata stylus). The micro line tracks perfectly and really is reserved for my most expensive classical and jazz, and the shibata plays rock music with the best of them, loud and detailed. Did I say how beautiful this design is with a finish comparable to high gloss lacquer. I don't like to compare, but you would have to go big money (with Thorens) to match the quality of this automatic. Unlike Thorens, you can use any Audio Technica (including the moving coil) without having to worry about the cartridge fit.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2006



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by lookout a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: October 28, 2008

Bottom Line:   
I have had this unit for 6 months and love it. Othe runits you tend to see it compared to are the regas p-1.music hall 2.1And the pro-ject all entry level. The dp 300-f weakness seems to be the lack of arm tweeking ability. The strengths are the fully automatic features auto position ,auto return and built in phono equalizer. The auto return gives you mor life out of your needle. the phono EQ saves you money if you do not have that setting on your tuner or pre-amp.This is a great tt and I have no regrets.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2006

Price Paid:    $230.00

Purchased At:   ebay new




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