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Denon-dp-200usb.21812906
7.8 out of 10

Denon DP-200USB

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Denon DP-200USB Turntable Review

BigPictureBigSound
20 October 2009
  • Conclusion: I had great expectations for the Denon DP-200USB turntable, perhaps greater than I should have, given the low $250 price point (low for Denon, that is).  I absolutely love the idea of ripping my old vinyl to MP3 files without having to plug the turntable into a computer and the set-up and operation of the unit itself were a breeze.  But I think analog purists are going to want the option of lossless encoding instead of being locked into 192 KHz lossy MP3.
  • Pros: Simple solution for ripping your vinyl collection to MP3s, Decent sound quality, Simple set-up, Built-in USB drive and ripping software eliminates need for turntable to be plugged directly into a computer, GraceNote MusicID software is useful in identifying song meta data, Simple solution for ripping your vinyl collection to MP3s, Decent sound quality, Simple set-up, Built-in USB drive and ripping software eliminates need for turntable to be plugged directly into a co...
  • Cons: No high quality lossless ripping option (fixed at 192 KBPS encoding), Requires that you manually stop recording after record stops playing, Trans Music Manager software is flaky and not entirely intuitive, Some low level "hash" in the encoding/ripping process
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