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Denon DP-300F
7.2 out of 10

Denon DP-300F

Denon DP-300F Denon DP-300F is a fully automatic analog Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Good Turntable

JC, Crutchfield
31 August 2015
  • Summary: I looked long and hard for good fully automatic turntable. Only two stood out for me. This Denon DP300f model and another one that Crutchfield doesn't carry. The other one was my first choice.
  • Pros: Nice finish, great quiet sound. No separate ground needed as it grounds through it's RCA lines.
  • Cons: Clunky play button. No repeat selection. Lacks ability to set where stylus begins play at beginning of the record even though it seems fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Best In Class

Jim E, Crutchfield
11 August 2015
  • Summary: This TT fits the bill. It is well constructed and the tone arm assembly is a very nice. The auto start does a nice job of setting the stylus down softly and at the right spot. I like the fact you can change out the head shell and adjust the counterweight and anti-skate.
  • Pros: Well built, Auto start and stop, Sounds great, Built in phono amp
  • Cons: No strobe with pitch adjustment, Hard wired pin plug cables
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Overall 8
8.0

Great so far!

Hillery, Crutchfield
16 June 2015
  • Summary: Great turntable that I got to replace a 29-year old Kenwood turntable. I wanted a belt-drive turntable and one with automatic return and shutoff. The Denon was the highest reviewed of the tables that offered that. I am happy so far with the sound and the performance. It looks great and plays great.
  • Pros: Sounds great. Highest rated fully automatic turntable available. Easy to set up.
  • Cons: Button to push to change record size.
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Overall 8
8.0

good product has room for improvement

Andrew L, Crutchfield
14 March 2015
  • Summary: Great for price point. Needs a place for the 45 adapter. Loud clunk sound when pushing buttons for speed. Wanted an automatic for times when I'm unable to get to it when the record ends.
  • Pros: price, automatic
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Overall 8
8.0

After some fine tuning, sounds phenomimal

Ray H, Crutchfield
7 February 2015
  • Summary: Opening the box reveals parts and pieces I've never seen before. This unit is far above the sophistication of the last "record player" I used, and still have, with a picture of "Fonzi" on the front. The directions are pretty straight forward, with the exception of tuning the needle.
  • Pros: Simple operation, appearance, Sound quality, cost
  • Cons: Set up instructions lack detail for needle/vs end weight tuning.
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Overall 8
8.0

Satisfied

mdale, Crutchfield
18 January 2015
  • Summary: Well-packaged; easy to set-up; looks nice; runs well. Operation of the push-buttons is somewhat "clunky," but the automatic mechanism is smooth enough. The original cartridge was fine, but immediately chose to upgrade.
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Overall 8
8.0

So far, so good. Setup?

Kevin, Crutchfield
5 January 2015
  • Summary: I'm good with this turntable. The sound quality out of the box is good, stereo separation fine, the automatic system works well, it looks good, operates effectively at a working mans price. My issue came during setup. I tried to follow the tone arm balancing procedure. I must not get it.
  • Pros: Seems like a good unit at an affordable price. Good sound quality out of the box. Good delivery and service from Crutchfield. It's automatic.
  • Cons: I just don't get the tone arm balancing instructions. They did not work for me. I had to add considerably more downward pressure than was recommended but having done so, it works like a farmer in the spring and fall.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Entry-Level Turntable

MGB, Crutchfield
4 December 2014
  • Summary: Put simply, I was looking for an entry-level turntable that is fully automatic and won't damage my records. The Denon DP-300F has exceeded all of my expectations. The build quality is great and it was a snap to setup.
  • Pros: fully-automatic, built-in pre-amp, looks sleek
  • Cons: The cartridge isn't great and will be the first thing that needs upgrading.
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Overall 8
8.0

Denon DP-300F Turntable Review

David, Crutchfield
26 February 2014
  • Summary: Excellent turntable for the price! The cartridge is less than spectacular but at this price who am to quibble. I have already purchased a better cartridge and installed it and the sound quality is much improved. I really like the full-auto function. My other turntable has an $800 cartridge.
  • Pros: Price, full-auto function
  • Cons: At this price? None.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great buy

KennyB, Crutchfield
11 January 2014
  • Summary: Great buy overall. My only suggestion would be that they recommend bundling this with an anti static gun (or other solution). I was a newbie to vinyl players and wasn't aware that the pops and clicks could be somewhat taken away with some anti-static solution.
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