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Denon HEOS 1 HS2

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Denon HEOS 1 HS2 review: specs and price

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Denon HEOS 1 HS2
66
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Why is Denon HEOS 1 HS2 better than the average?

  • Volume
    3120.77cm³vs31551.04cm³
  • Width
    129mmvs193.23mm
  • Weight
    1.4kgvs1.49kg
  • Warranty period
    24vs1.32

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.volume

3120.77cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

3.Weather sealed
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

4.warranty period

24

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Audio Pro Addon C10

24

5.has a detachable cable
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

6.has a neodymium magnet
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P6

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

2.is an active speaker
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

4.has a passive radiator
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

5.has a subwoofer
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Amazon Echo Show

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

2.has a rechargeable battery
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

3.wireless charging
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

4.can be used with standard batteries
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

3.has voice prompts
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

4.has a radio
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has voice commands
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

6.has a sleep timer
Denon HEOS 1 HS2

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7

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