This is a step-up DVD deck for Denon, a company that already has an enviable reputation for high video processing, so this should be the player to watch.
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Denon continues to wage its war against blue laser discs with a sublime DVD player that's powerful enough to make you think twice about upgrading to hi-def. The DVD-2930 offers 720p, 1080i and 1080p upscaling at a superbly competitive price
Following last year's DVD-1730, this new version adds 1080p upscaling to the 1730's already impressive feature list. Denon says it has upgraded the performance, but another interesting addition is a green ECO standby mode
Denon's DVD-1730 is a stunningly impressive budget option now that it is available for under £100 on certain websites. In terms of looks and build quality, it's a far cry from the 'solid gold blocks' of Denon's higher-end models
Although it's far from the cheapest deck, unlike most of its rivals the Denon DVD-1720 boasts neither Super Audio CD or DVD-Audio playback, nor video upscaling. So, um, exactly what does it do?
The design of the £150 DVD-1730 is classy and solidly bolted together. Despite being chunkier than most other decks it's much lighter than you'd expect. There's plenty of connections, including an HDMI output
Sigma Designs' groundbreaking EM8620 chipset has brought us a slew of hi-def ready network- streaming products. Some, like the Pinnacle Showcenter 200 and Acer's MG3001, are purely network players...
With HD upscaling and both Super Audio CD and DVD-A compatibility, the DVD-2910 looks like a serious bargain at just £530. Although the 2910 isn't as fearsomely solid as decks higher up Denon's range...
Universal disc players don't come much more universal than Denon's DVD-3910 DVD player. In fact, DVD player is a bit of a misnomer, as this disc spinner will happily play DVD, CD, HDCD, DVD-Audio and SACD discs with hi-fi precision