— Company unveils intuitive, state-of-the-art, digitally-based audio recording solutions for contractors, consultants and system integrators —ITASCA, IL, June 9, 2010 — Denon® Professional, a leader in digital recording and playback solutions for the fixed installation and education market sectors, debuts its DN-F450R and DN-F650R Solid-state Audio Recorders. The new recorders further emphasize the continued growth of Denon Professional, as well as the company’s commitment to providing consultants and contractors with digitally-based, solid media products that feature no moving parts, with high reliability and maintenance-free operation under the most challenging conditions.The DN-F450R and DN-F650R Solid-state Audio Players take audio recording to new levels by implementing stable and reliable solid-state media technology as the source medium. Both products are able to record and read MP3 files and uncompressed WAV files to and from SD or SDHC cards (The DN-F650R records to USB drives as well), which utilize technology that is far more stable and reliable in demanding applications than the “spinning�? CD. All of the advanced features that have made Denon Professional famous for reliable recording have been implemented in the DN-F450R and DN-F650R. Additionally, many of the company’s professional playback features have been added to the DN-F650R as well. Because of their robust and reliable solid-state media format, the DN-F450R and DN-F650R are ideal for audio recording in a myriad of demanding applications, including the Studio, Broadcast, Houses of Worship, Government, Meeting and Conference Recording. Housed in a compact 1U-rackspace enclosure, the DN-F650R offers contractors and system integrators a versatile solid-state audio recorder / player at an extremely cost-effective price point. The DN-F650R has RS-232c and USB keyboard control, making it perfect for integrated sound systems. A full host of inputs and outputs from AES/EBU to Balanced XLR in and out allow for its inclusion into nearly every application. Its playback features also include ±12% pitch control, likewise ideal for dance and aerobics/fitness. Additionally, the optional RC-F400 Remote Controller features a large LCD display and enhances the DN-F650’s capability by providing an ergonomically designed, intuitive control unit for instant playback of audio or audio elements (sound effects) via its hot-buttons, making it ideal for live events, radio, television, etc.Elevated from the standard audio recorder, the DN-F450R is a 1RU, half-rackspace unit designed for cost-effective, reliable recording in any application requiring audio to be documented and stored. The DN-F450R features balanced/unbalanced inputs and is also controllable via RS-232c and GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output), making it perfect for houses of worship, broadcast outfits, conference and meeting recordings or anywhere a reliable audio recording is needed.“The DN-F450R and DN-F650R represent Denon’s next generation of audio devices,�? stated Karl Gustafson, Brand Manager, Denon Professional Products. “These new products were based on direct feedback from contractors and system integrators and provide high-quality, digital audio playback solutions in a 1RU rack format. They are ideal for the fixed installation/sound contracting markets.�?