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Colombia Records and Nippon Columbia
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 . RHJI shows that it also owns Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc. (Columbia Japan) . I think that RHJI is a Japanese branch of Ripplewood Holdings, --ChrisRuvolo (t) 20:00, 28 February 2006 (UTC)
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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.
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)
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
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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 http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/06/22/amazon-reader-review.html for example. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 00:41, 25 June 2008 (UTC)
1982 Industry leader in the introduction of consumer-use CD players
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.