HEOS Integrated Amp and 900 Series CD Player Launched With 1700NE UHC Amp by Denon in Munich
Denon unveils 900 Series HEOS integrated and CD player alongside 1700NE Ultra-High Current integrated amp at 2022 Munich High End Show.
The new Denon 900 series components include the first Denon HEOS Built-in integrated amplifier in a standard-size chassis, alongside a matching CD player. Meanwhile, the Denon PMA-1700NE premium high-current integrated amplifier promises “true audiophile sound”.
The brand states that its PMA-1700NE high-current integrated amplifier boasts 140 audiophile-grade watts per channel. In addition, the PMA-1700NE offers connectivity for both analogue and digital sources.
Vinylistas get inputs for both moving magnet and moving coil phono cartridges. Meanwhile, optical and coaxial digital inputs offer TV and media player integration opportunities. The PMA-1700NE also supports high-resolution digital music up to 11.2-MHz DSD and 384-kHz/32-bit from a computer using the USB-B input mated to a precise master clock and high-performance DAC that effectively suppresses jitter for best performance during digital playback. Outputs include A/B speaker terminals as well as a subwoofer pre-out.
Denon's PMA-1700NE also features a vibration-resistant design that ensures maximum isolation and premium parts utilised throughout, including an electronic volume control delivering smooth, channel-linear adjustment of output levels and gold-plated speaker terminals and analogue source inputs to prevent corrosion over time and maintain reliable, long-term connections.
The PMA-900HNE is Denon's first HEOS Built-In integrated network amplifier. Poised to be the centre of the living room for watching TV, playing games or listening to music, the PMA-900HNE promises sonic performance at an affordable price.
Denon's PMA-900HNE is equipped with an advanced high-current 85-watt per channel amplifier design and oversized power supply to ensure superb performance from any loudspeaker, says the manufacturer.
The PMA-900HNE makes streaming easy thanks to easy Wi-Fi network connectivity, providing access to nearly limitless content from popular service providers and the convenience of AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, and multi-room audio capability through HEOS Built-in. The PMA-900HNE is compatible with high-resolution digital audio ALAC, FLAC, and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192 kHz, as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD).
DENON DCD-900NE CD Player
The Denon DCD-900NE CD player has been developed to complement the PMA-900HNE creating a stackable digital playback system.
Featuring the most advanced AL32 Processing Plus digital signal processing and filtering, we are told to expect astonishing precision and clarity. Finally, the DCD-900NE features an integrated USB port that supports high-resolution playback up to PCM 192kHz/24bits and DSD 2.8MHz/5.6MHz.
The vibration-resistant design isolates the player from unwanted energy, delivering only the purest audio signal in any system.
The PMA-1700NE (US$2,099) and DCD-900NE (US$449) will be available in June 2022, and the PMA-900HNE will be available in July for US$849.
Marantz will be showing its new components at the 2022 High End Munich show at Atrium 4.1 - Room F111.
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