Pine Brook, NJ–Denon Electronics has added XM Satellite Radio functionality to its new AVR-4806 multi-zone audio/video receiver.
Satellite-delivered XM Radio has over three million customers, and provides listeners with 150 digital channels, including commercial-free music, over 30 channels of news, sports, talk and entertainment, and over 20 channels of XM Instant Traffic and with the optional antenna.
Jeff Talmadge, marketing manager for Denon USA noted, In all our premium audio and video products, Denons goal is to provide consumers with the most choice in how they will enjoy the finest quality home entertainment. With the addition of XM Radio functionality, AVR-4806 purchasers will now have even more power to choose the type of entertainment they will bring into their home with all the benefits and varied programming of the service that is leading the way in the satellite radio revolution. Satellite radio continues to gain in popularity among American consumers, and Denon looks forward to providing more home entertainment products in the future that feature this lifestyle-enhancing technology.
The Denon AVR-4806 (SRP: $3,500), available in April, offers surround sound and A/V distribution capabilities, including MultEQxtTM technology from Audyssey Laboratories that provides listeners with a sweet spot in up to eight listening positions in a room. With seven discrete amplifiers and multiple-channel output, the AVR-4806 provides independent audio and video processing capabilities and a configurable amplifier section that lets users enjoy a versatile multi-zone home entertainment experience from a single component. In addition, multi-zone preamplifier outputs provide independent power, source and volume control for each zone.
The AVR-4806 is compatible with 6.1 and 5.1-channel surround sound formats and dts to THX Ultra2 Cinema and Music, as well as THX Surround EX decoding.