DENONÂ® DNP-720AE NETWORK AUDIO PLAYER OFFERS DRAMATICally EXPANDED DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYBACK, WITH AirPlay MUSIC STREAMING CAPABILITY AND MORE
Mahwah, NJ, September 23, 2011 â€” Denon Electronics, a premier manufacturer of high-quality home entertainment components celebrating 100 years of innovation and technology leadership, today announced the debut of its breakthrough DNP-720AE Network Audio Player (SRP: $499.99), a standalone music streaming component designed to meet the needs ofÂ everyone who wants to enjoy the full benefits of todayâ€™s connected â€œdigital universe.â€Â In addition to significantly enhancing the audio quality of music, AirPlayÂ® allows users to stream from their iTunes music libraries on Mac or PC, as well as music stored on their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, though their Wi-Fi networks.*Â Â In addition, many mobile device users will appreciate that the unit is DLNA-certified.
Adding even more user flexibility and source access, users can listen to Internet radio stations as well as popular online music services such as Rhapsody, Napster and Pandora.** Thanks to the USB connector, along with digital and analog outputs, they can enjoy better-sounding music from virtually any source, and smoothly integrate the DNP-720AE with systems that include both new and older components. Most importantly, the DNP-720AE features full digital processing, which allows for a pure signal transfer and optimum audio performance from all sources. Additionally, thanks to its Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), the DNP-720AE allows for easy and secure establishment of a wireless home network, and a 3-line OLED display makes it easy to see exactly where the music is coming from. To add even more flexibility and convenience, by utilizing the Denon Remote App***, DNP-720AE users can access and control music via their iPhone and iPod touch.
Noted Jeff Talmadge, Director, Product Development & Systems Integration, Denon Electronics: Â â€œTodayâ€™s home entertainment universe is about being able to connect with your favorite content quickly and easily â€“ wherever and whenever you want. For Denon, this also means bringing our customers the kind of high-quality music reproduction that is our brand signature. The DNP-720AE delivers on this promise in a sophisticated and straightforward manner.Â Itâ€™s a brand new type of component that is in essence a CD player for the 21st century, allowing all music lovers to stream music throughout the home and enjoy it with much less effort than ever before â€“ all with the best sound quality possible. The DNP-720AE is a true game-changer, a product capable of integrating smoothly with existing systems and transforming home entertainment into something new and exciting.â€
Features Geared Toward Custom Integrators
Custom integrators will especially appreciate that the DNP-720AE is Control 4-Certified, and thanks to inclusion of Denonâ€™s Ethernet connectivity, offers IP control of third-party controllers, made possible through Denonâ€™s integrated partnerships with control manufacturers such as Crestron, AMX, Control4, Universal Remote Control, Savant, and RTI.
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*AirPlay requires iTunes 10.1 or later and iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch (2nd, 3rd or 4th generation), iPad and iPad 2 with iOS 4.2 or later. Wi-Fi network is required.
**Some services may require a subscription and fee.
***The Denon Remote App is available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
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About Denon Electronics
Denon celebrates its 100th Year Anniversary in 2011, carrying on its tradition of excellence with a renewed commitment to the highest quality home theater, audio and software products.Â Denon is recognized internationally for innovative and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including the development and groundbreaking commercialization of PCM digital audio.Â Denon Electronics is owned by D&M Holdings Inc.
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional audio and video businesses including DenonÂ®, MarantzÂ®, McIntoshÂ® Laboratory, Boston AcousticsÂ®, Snell Acoustics, EscientÃ¢, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, Allen & Heath, D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions.Â Our technologies improve the quality of any audio and visual experience.Â All product and brand names with a trademark symbol (with the exception of AirPlay which is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.) are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries.Â For more information visit www.dm-holdings.com.