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Denon Covers the Olympics... Again

by January 08, 2010
Denon + Olympics = Awesome

Denon + Olympics = Awesome

When you are looking for audio quality control, who do you look to? Well, if you are NBC Universal and you are covering something as important as the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, you look to Denon Electronics. This marks the 6th straight Olympics that Denon has provided Audio Quality Control products to NBC Universal during their coverage of the Olympics. This year's winter games will be held from February 12th through the 28th.

Denon's contributions consist primarily of providing playback equipment. They are providing their flagship AVR-5308CI for use in the Executive Board room, two AVR-3310CI's, two DBP-4010UDCI Universal Blu Players, and three DBP-1610 Blu-ray players in other meeting and work areas. This equipment will be used by NBC personnel in post-production monitoring of the Dolby Digital soundtracks produced at the events.

About NBC Olympics
NBC has broadcast 11 Olympics, the most Olympics broadcast by any network. NBC surpassed ABC’s 10 Olympics with the 2008 Beijing Games, the most watched television event in U.S. history with 215 million viewers.

The 2010 Vancouver Games mark the sixth of an unprecedented seven consecutive Olympic broadcasts by NBC Sports. The impressive streak began with the 2000 Sydney Games and continues through the 2012 London Games. NBC has broadcast eight of the last 10 Olympic Games, both summer and winter; Vancouver will mark the ninth out of the last 11.

About Denon Electronics
Denon celebrates its 100th Year Anniversary in 2010, carrying on its tradition of excellence with a renewed commitment to the highest quality home theater, audio and software products. Denon is recognized internationally for innovative and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including the development and groundbreaking commercialization of PCM digital audio. Denon Electronics is owned by D&M Holdings Inc.

About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional audio and video businesses including Denon, Marantz, McIntosh Laboratory, Boston Acoustics, Snell Acoustics, Escient, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, Allen & Heath, D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies improve the quality of any audio and visual experience. All product and brand names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries. For more information visit www.dm-holdings.com.

For more information, please visit www.denon.com.

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