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Colombia Records and Nippon Columbia[edit]

Regarding the comment in the article: For many years is was a brand name of Nippon-Columbia, the Japanese arm of Columbia Records.

I don't believe there has been a relationship between Nippon-Columbia and Columbia Records since the outbreak of WWII in 1941. Though Nippon-Columbia retained the name, the war ended any other relationship between the companies. The statement above seems to imply Nippon-Columbia is a subsidiary or division of Columbia Records. I do not believe this is the case. I think the author might want to substantiate that. Joekoz451 15:48, 28 February 2006 (UTC)

I don't know any of the history surrounding this.. but it looks like Denon is owned by D&M Holdings, which is owned by RHJ International [1]. RHJI shows that it also owns Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc. (Columbia Japan) [2][3]. I think that RHJI is a Japanese branch of Ripplewood Holdings, --ChrisRuvolo (t) 20:00, 28 February 2006 (UTC)

Comments moved from article[edit]

I own one piece of DENON equipment - DN-C550R. Unless I can resolve a 6 month old, day one problem there will never be a second piece on my site.

Ralph Brandt York PA —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)

Perhaps it has to do with the Serial Copy Management System? Don't buy products that support Digital rights management. --ChrisRuvolo (t) 13:27, 10 March 2006 (UTC)
Looks like DN-C550R has a user-operable toggle to disamble SCMS. --ChrisRuvolo (t) 13:30, 10 March 2006 (UTC)


The history section of the article appears to have copied information from the website with only slight adjustments in the wording. I've deleted it as a copyvio. - Mgm|(talk) 11:16, 24 November 2006 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Denon logo.png[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 20:15, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

Pseudoscientific crap[edit]

The $500 cable is a scam. This article is written as if this is a proper company, not a fraudulent gang of audio snake-oil salesmen. See for example. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:41, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

1982 Industry leader in the introduction of consumer-use CD players[edit]

What does this mean? Was Denon the first to introduce those players, or was it the leader in sales? If it is a claim to technological superiority in those devices, then such a statement will need some authoritative affirmation of such a claim. An advertising claim will fail the NPOV standard.

If it was first to establish a 'consumer CD player', then what distinguishes such a player from a 'commercial model'? Ease of use? That would be subjective. A price cut? Also subjective.

And for how long? Many firms were entering the business.Pbrower2a (talk) 19:33, 19 August 2012 (UTC)

ud-4 merge is a dumb idea[edit]

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section. A summary of the conclusions reached follows.
Do not merge. Shhhnotsoloud (talk) 10:44, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

there is no reason to merge ud-4 into this article. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:43, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

Despite the above IP-user not giving a reason, I agree that merging the articles would unbalance the Denon article. Since the merge has been proposed since October 2014 with only these comments, I've removed the merge tags, without prejudice any other editor proposing it again. Shhhnotsoloud (talk) 10:44, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

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The above discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.