Micro Hi-Fi component with integrated CD Player and Tuner
Stepping into the footprints of multi-award winning RCD-M39, the new RCD-M40 features serious Hi-Fi quality CD Receiver RCD-M40 along with optional optimized two-way speaker system SC-M40. For almost 20 years now, Denon’s M Series has been developed to meet the needs of modern day audio enthusiast that want a micro size stereo system but with the least compromises on sound and build quality. The latest development comes with improved connectivity options such as two digital optical inputs to hook up a TV, set-top box or other digital gear that deserves improved audio quality. Of course it plays all sources like CD, FM (and DAB/DAB+ in RCD-M40DAB version) radio or USB media including iDevices in impeccable quality too.
Denon’s popular M series gives you high sound quality based on the “simple & straight” concept. Circuitry is uncomplicated, signal paths are short, and all adverse influences on sound quality have been minimised. The circuit design and the way the chassis is built ensure that the sound you hear is utterly faithful to the original performance.
In an audio component where various circuits, boards, and wire layouts can influence each other, it is not possible to obtain satisfying specifications or sound simply by strengthening the power amp circuit. Denon has therefore eliminated three sources of noise to ensure that the sound is as clean as possible. Distortion from the input selector, electronic volume and power amp has been suppressed to improve the signal-to-noise ratio and produce an even smoother, dramatic sound.
You can also listen to music files from your iPod by simply connecting it to the USB port with the USB cable that came with the iPod. Digital signals from the iPod are transmitted as is to the D-M40 and are processed by advanced audio circuitry to produce a clean, high-quality sound. Moreover, the D-M40’s USB port is not only capable of playing MP3 and WMA files, but also lossless FLAC, WAV and AAC.
The compact size of 210mm width and just 310mm depth (plus speakers) allows for an easy setup of the RCD-M40 on a bookshelf, in a bedroom or in the home office. With several colour combinations, it easily blends into people’s daily life, delivering impeccable performance at the same time.
High quality power output 2 x 30 W
CD Compatibility: CD / CD-R/RW / WMA / MP3 / / /
USB Audio (Front) / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone / /
Tone Control: Bass / Treble / Balance / /
Programmable Timer: Once / Daily /
Analogue In/out 1 / 0
Digital Optical In / Out 2 /
iPod / iPhone compatible USB input
Speaker Terminal: click fit / Screw Type /
Power Output (6 ohm, 1kHz) 30 W
Number of channels 2
Freq. Response (Analogue In) 20 Hz-20 kHz
Frequency Range FM 87.5 Mhz-107.9 MHz
Frequency Range AM 520 kHz-1710 kHz
Available color: Black
Remote Control RC-1162
Power Consumption in W 70
Standby Consumption in W 0.3
Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in inches 8.27 x 12.13 x 4.53
Weight in LBS 8.82
Type 2-way bass reflex
Drivers 4-3/4" bass-mid1"dome high
Impedance (ohms) 6
Frequency range 45Hz-40kHz
Available colors: Black
Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in inches 5.71 x 9.21 x 9.37
Weight in lbs 7.94
"Denon has done it again - the D-M40DAB is a seriously impressive micro system for the money..."
"It is difficult to be over complimentary about the D-M40 as a micro hi-fi system at this price; Denon has produced something even better than last year’s Award winner."
"In short, it is impressive. We load the CD of Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat’s album Everything’s Getting Older and are struck by the improvement on the D-M39 – our 2014 Award-winner in this bracket. There is more detail, most noticeably in the midrange and bass, better organisation and more confidence and space in the treble. Moffat’s vocals on Let’s Stop Here feel more alive."
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