2011 Denon CI Models Announced
In itself, there isn’t much newsworthy in a product announcement of an updated line of AVRs, but the expansion of the CI (custom integrator) features downward towards consumer pricing is – and hopefully the beginning of a trend. One of the main reasons I’ve been eying the current generation AVR-3311CI vs. the non-CI models are its RS232 and Ethernet (including IP control) features. Looks like there’s going to be a ~$600 SRP CI model that will include it come June; just might have to revise my wish list.
The company’s new IN-Command Series line, expected to be available in May
2011, includes Models AVR-2112CI (SRP:$599.99), AVR-2312CI (SRP:$799.99) and AVR-3312CI (SRP:$999.99). They all feature a host of easy-to-use command and control and content access capabilities and ahead-of-the-curve lifestyle features geared toward today’s “networked home,” …