Excerpt: Branded as "the world's first 'universal' Blu-ray Disc player", the DVD-A1UDCI from Denon is the company's flagship digital video and audio player. In this sky's-the-limit price range, Denon smartly aims this product not only at videophiles who demand video perfection from sources like Blu-ray and...
Excerpt: Home theater enthusiasts can finally stop complaining about needing multiple components for all their disc-based media. That’s because Denon has finally released the DVD-A1UD universal disc player.
Summary: The Denon DVD-A1UDCI Universal player faces stiff competition from the Oppo BDP-83, and now even more competition from the BDP-83 SE (which I have not used yet). In my daily use, I found the image quality during movies to be the equal of the Oppo, and for it's audio quality, when using the analog...
Conclusion: Does it get any better than this? Actually, no! Denon’s new top player is the best of the best, providing top-quality video and audio transmission. But that’s not all; the player also offers great build quality, a superb feature set, and a handy video equalizer. The (extremely!
Pros: Gorgeous design and top build-quality., Outstanding picture and sound (for both Blu-ray and DVD)., Excellent range of features., Optimum hardware for audio and video optimization.
Cons: Extremely long loading times, as well as delays during navigation., Needs other Denon devices in order to provide its best sound., Not exactly cheap.
Summary: The Denon DVD-A1UDCI Universal Blu-ray player exemplifies flagship performance and status from a company that continually strives to be the leader in high performance audio gear and transports. It flawlessly plays every disc format currently relevant in the marketplace.
Pros: Phenomenal picture and sound quality, Superb build quality, Makes for a perfect combo with Denon Separates, High end appeal
Cons: No audio/video streaming support for Netflix, Pandora, Youtube, etc, Very complex to setup, Excessive load times on some Blu-ray discs, Uber expensive
Excerpt: This isn’t the first player we’ve reviewed in the high-end price category. In some respects, we’ve walked away impressed by the high-end players we’ve reviewed, but none of the high-end designs we’ve looked at has earned their pay grade by making our Top Picks list.
Summary: Coming in February, Denon 's newest entry into the high-end home-theater market promises to amaze with both its unbelievable media quality and its earth-shaking price. The Denon DVD-A1UDCI is designed for use with the company's matching preamp and power amplifier ($7,500 each), for an experience...
Summary: Besser geht es eigentlich nicht, wenn man einmal von den elend langen Einlesezeiten von Discs absieht. Auch die Tatsache, dass sich der allerbeste Klang nur im Einklang mit teuren Denon-Receivern über den Denon-Link erreichen lässt, kann man als kleinen Wermutstropen sehen.