The quiet signal that comes off the needle of a record player needs the extra boost of a phono stage to be heard. This unit has one built-in, though an external unit may well offer better quality.
Belt-driven turntables traditionally feature one or more motors spinning at a constant rate, connected to the platter with a rubber belt. They have very low vibration, ideal for Hi-Fi.
(For more features refer to the specification table below.)
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Quality sound matched with ease of use makes the Denon DP300 a classic all-rounder.
Quality construction for the best sound Using a 4mm-thick cabinet, the Denon DP300's plinth offers both rigidity and high density for the lowest levels of distortion. The aluminium platter also gives much better sonic results than plastic. Finished in gloss black it looks a cut above more basic decks and is the ideal match for your other, full-width, Hi-Fi separates.
High performance tonearm and cartridge Compatible with a wide range of cartridges, the straight tonearm used by the DP300 offers superior tracking ability. A good quality MM (Moving Magnet) cartridge is included in the package to get you started with minimum fuss.
Fully automatic for ease of use Unlike more minimalist decks, the DP300 combines great sound quality with total ease of use. Simply select the size of the record and the tonearm starts at just the right place. It also features auto-return, so you don't need to worry about damaging the stylus at the end of the record.
Connect up to any system with an AUX input The built-in phono stage means that you don't even need to use an amplifier or system with a dedicated turntable input - any system with an AUX input in will do.
Get the best sound, hassle-free, with the Denon DP300.
Does it feature an onboard phono stage? Allows the turntable to be plugged into an amp without a phono input
Does it have a USB output? This allows the turntable to be plugged directly into a computer - allowing for easy copying from vinyl to the computer's hard drive. Output may only be compatible with PC or Mac.
Does the turntable have a digital output? This could be optical or coaxial and allows connection to a digital system.
Eco Friendly Features
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
Power Consumption - Normal Use
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted
Is pitch control included? Adjusts the pitch of the music - usually by around +/- 9%
The type of operation. Auto turntables start/stop the record, lift the arm and return it to rest. Semi-Auto perform a proportion of these functions.
Size of unit (W x D x H) in mm
434 x 381 x 122
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
Does it feature a Direct Drive system?
Does it feature a Belt Drive system?
Whether or not a cartridge is included. MM = Moving Magnet, MC = Moving Coil.
Yes - MM
Carbon Fibre Tonearm
Does the deck come supplied with a carbon fibre tonearm? Generally stiffer than equivalent metal ones, a carbon fibre tonearm usually enhances the sound quality.
Does the deck come supplied with an acrylic platter? Generally more expensive to produce than a metal one but often preferred for their sound quality.
Replacement Stylus Code
Replacement stylus code - required for ordering a new stylus for the cartridge.
DENON DP300 is rated
4.6 out of
Rated 5 out of
Great turntable and very affordableJust getting back into vinyl after a break of many years and this is the perfect start. The staff at richer sounds were incredible. Tried other stores who made me feel inadequate for not being an audiophile. I guess they miss out on my future purchases as well then.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 5 out of
Excellent sound qualityThe record deck was easy to set up. It is easy to use. The sound quality is first class, you would have to spend a lot more money to get anything better.
Date published: 2017-04-24
Rated 4 out of
Sounds good, even with old 45's.I bought this on recommendation of the sales man, it was already set up and running in the shop, which meant I could hear it before I bought it. Easy to set up and use, and sounds good through the amp and speakers on even 1959 45's. Its quite large but sits above other components without looking out of sorts. Auto mode does take it too far into the single, but that's probably something I can adjust.
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 5 out of
Great TurntableI really love my new Turntable, easy to set up and use.
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 5 out of
GREAT TURNTABLE !!!Fantastic and elegant design, easy to install and operate, fully automatic but also with the manual option. Fantastic Hi-Fi sound quality on both modern and vintage vinyl albums. My record collection has never sounded this good. I'd recommend this turntable to anyone who thinks about rediscovering the magic of the vinyl sound.
Date published: 2017-04-02
Rated 5 out of
hi fi Denton turntableHi found them very helpful Robert knowledge very good very happy with what we were sold thanks Andy
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5 out of
Quality turntable with scope to upgradeMy review must be qualified by the fact I have only been using this for a week or so but so far I am impressed. I bought at the lower price of £179 but RS honoured a £10 discount via the VIP Club later which was great customer service! I've always had a good quality hi-fi but wanted to get back into vinyl after a number of years, without spending too much. Considered usual options from Rega and Project but the built in phono stage and auto features made me take a punt on the Denon. Time will tell if this was the correct decision but sound quality is good and suspect it wil get better with a cartridge upgrade (Ortofon Red) and external phono stage. Ones supplied are of average quality but do the job. Build quality is pretty good but I have slight concerns about the extra features, usually less is more but at the price I paid I am happy. Not sure I would buy at the full price of £299 however.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of
Excellent customer service in storeFollowing a problem with my purchase I returned it to the store and had a new replacement delivered to my home within 2 days. Delivery info clear and no hassles at all. Can't recommend richer sounds Glasgow enough on customer service. Thanks
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