Denon S301 - Using for Home Recording as well for Guitar Players
1 January 2014
Summary: I got this as a gift from my son, and I have also found another use for it since I already had a decent sound system on my tv. I wanted some speakers for my laptop to play guitar through and record. This works AWESOME! Now you have to know how to do it though and what interface you can use as I do to play guitar through it. First off I have a laptop as I said above with an External sound card that I use in the PCI card slot.
Summary: The Denon S-301 is an amazing system. First and foremost, it does a superb job with 2-channel music. Super Audio CDs are rendered with 3 dimensional qualities that are usually reserved for only audiophile-grade gear. Redbook CDs sound good and provide a somewhat revealing, analytical sound. But what puts this system on top is its ability to control an Ipod.
Summary: I wanted something compact but powerful. This fitted the bill perfectly. Debated about Bose 321 series also, but after listing to the sound & comparing inputs, outputs & functions... there was no comparison. The USB connector in the front just ROCKS !!! the reviewer below is right about there being just 1 optical input. Make sure your components have digital coax output.
Summary: I have had numerous surround sound systems. Recently bought a vacation home that's rather small. Not much room for a lot of speakers and/or wires. Set the system up tonight. I was blown AWAY by the quality! I am going to replace my system at my Primary home with this system ASAP. If you can't afford this system, steal the money from your Mother. She will forgive you when she sees the smile on your face.
Summary: I recently purchased the s-301 to change from a much larger stereo system. I am happy I did, the s-301 is excellent in quality and ease of use. It does not take up a lot of space, however delivers a big sound. Granted it does not deliver the sound of an equivalent 5 or 6 speaker system, however it is still excellent. I paid $1,299 rather than the $1,599 quoted above, it is easy to negotiate on the price.
Summary: I've owned this system since April 2006 Recently, I had the pleasure of viewing Star Wars, Episode 3, Return of the Sith; Digital cable/HBOHD/Cablevision I.O. Picture quality was perfect; the best HD, I've seen in 2 plus yrs. What most impressed me was the Surround sound, coming from my SA8300HD, STB; hooked into the S-301, through toslink cable, connected to my Sony KD34XBR960. In a word INCREDIBLE!
Summary: I just received this system last week after ordering it off of Amazon and couldn't be more pleased. For people with space constraints I can't imagine a better small system for both home theatre usage and as a music stereo. The "equivalent" Bose system is more expensive and doesn't sound anywhere nearly as good as this system--the depth and richness of music is unreal.
Summary: I made my decision to purchase the Denon S-301 through the reviews on CNET.com (THE authority on anything electronic!). It got rave reviews and I have been unimpressed with overpriced and underperforming BOSE systems. NEVER waste your money on Bose! I was impressed with this system the moment I picked up the box. It is quality built and very solid; heavy would be a good description. Each component was nicely finished and did not feel "cheap" as other systems do.
Excerpt: "This is a good quality product that offers good value for money in the very short term. Although as with most electronic products, the value will deteriorate over time and should be able to get a cheaper version next year. It incorporates most of the latest features and technology that is currently available on the market. Unfortunately it contributes significantly to global warming. After using this product for a few months I have not so far come ...
Summary: Wer dieses Gerät kaufen will, wird mit Sicherheit nichts falsch machen! habe viele Anlagen gehört, aber das ist der Hammer. Kein Vergleich zu allen Bose-Teilen! Habe bei E-Bay das Teil gekauf und jetzt für 350,-€ eine super Anlage im Wohnzimmer stehen!