June 14, 2012 — Article
Denon has unveiled the first AV receivers from its new AV-Art series – the entry-level AVR-1513, the network capable AVR-1713 and the next generation mid-class products – the AVR-2113 and AVR-2313, plus a unique Blu-ray transport, the DBT-1713UD.
The AVR-1513 has five channels with 110W each and features a front HDMI input to easily connect tablets, camcorders and cameras. Dolby TrueHD and dts-HD Master Audio decoders come as standard.
The AVR-1713 enjoys 120W across each of its five channels. In addition it offers a wide variety of advanced network capabilities and also supports AirPlay.
The AVR-2113 delivers 125W of fully discrete power across each of its seven channels, while the AVR- 2313 delivers 135W. Both feature 4k pass-through and 4k scaling through their six HDMI inputs. The AVR-2313 also has two HDMI outputs for simultaneous playback on a TV plus a projector.
AirPlay allows users to play iTunes music libraries from a Mac, PC or mobile Apple devices. They also feature iPod/iPhone Direct Connectivity via USB.
A full package of Audyssey audio technologies are also integrated for optimal sound quality. Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey DynamicEQ and Audyssey MultEQ XT. The AVR-2313 additionally features Audyssey DSX plus Audyssey Pro readiness.
With all high-end audio and video technology already worked into the AVRs, Denon says it decided to redevelop its Blu-ray Transport concept by focussing on its primary job – playing discs and delivering an unaltered digital signal through the HDMI output to the AV receiver. It also supports online video streaming content such as YouTube or Netflix.
All are available in a black finish and priced at: VR-1513 £300, AVR-1713 £400, AVR-2113 £550, AVR-2313 AV £800, and DBT-1713UD £450.