Denon has confirmed details on its extensive autumn AV receiver line-up. Key differences over last year’s models include the new ERGO remote handset (described by the brand as the most usable and stylish handset in the business); fully automatic setup and full iPod integration as an option.
They are, in detail:
The AVR-1507 (Pictured above, priced at 250 pounds)
Discrete 7.1 amplifier with 7 x 110 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, < .7% THD) Auto Setup with high quality Audio Technica microphone ERGO remote 32-Bit floating point DSP, full 96 kHz processing, 192 kHz DACs Dolby Digital EX, DTS-ES, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS-NEO:6, DTS 96/24 Audio Delay (0-200 ms), Night Mode User Mode Function Setup operation at front panel Large screw type speaker connector Front speaker A/B selectable 8 channel EXT in for future sound formats S-Video inputs 3 component inputs (30MHz) 2 coaxial digital inputs, 2 optical digital inputs Dock Control connector for ASD-1R dock for iPod
The AVR-1707 (above, 300 pounds)
Extra video features and front bi-amping
has all above and adds
Assignable Surround Back amplifier for Front Bi-Amping
Digital component video conversion
3 assignable component inputs (100 MHz)
7 Independent power supplies (1507 has 6)
The AVR-1907 (above, 400 pounds)
Added flexibility and power. Heavier build.
has all above and adds
120 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, < .7% THD) Two-line FL Dot Matrix display for RDS and iPod info On Screen Displays for all functions including iPod Aluminium front panel Aluminium control knobs 3 optical digital inputs (15/1707 have 2) Digital output Record Out selector Function rename 7.1 Channel pre-outs The AVR-2307 (pictured below, 600 pounds) Bigger power plant with HDMI switching, Multi-Room and more, has all above and adds135 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, < .7% THD) 1080p HD-Ready HDMI repeater and switching - 2 in and 1 out HDMI Video conversion from all sources A taller chassis with larger High Current power supply Auto Setup with Room EQ (Parametric) Pure Direct mode for music RS232C for Crestron etc plus IR off, panel lock mode Multizone / Multi source switching and functions 5 S-Video inputs (others have 3) 4 optical digital inputs (1907 has 3) Phono input