Streaming Mini System Review: Denon CEOL RCD-N11 DAB

The compact system that does everything
Inside this compact system you will find an amplifier, a CD player and a DAB/FM tuner. However, this is just the beginning. You can also stream via Spotify, Deezer Premium or Tidal, enjoy Internet radio and stream music directly via Bluetooth. It also supports HEOS and Apple AirPlay 2 for onboarding multiple rooms. In addition, you can now control via alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri voice assistants.
Voice control via Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri devices
For the latest in smart home technology, Denon CEOL RCD-N11DAB is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri devices. Simply download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill app, then simply ask Alexa or Google Assistant to run features like selecting volumes and fonts. With the Apple Home app, Siri voice control from your Apple iOS device provides additional features on AirPlay 2, including clustering devices.
Integrated HEOS – for the best multi-room audio
HEOS multi-room music systems connect via dual-band Wi-Fi, so they’re easy to set up with your existing home network. You can install up to 32 HEOS drives at a time, ensuring that even the largest homes are covered for multi-room music. With HEOS already integrated, the RCD-N11DAB is ready to be used as a single “zone” with no more adapters.Denon CEOL RCD-N11 DABControl everything with the HEOS app
After setting up the HEOS speaker system, you can stream music effortlessly via the dedicated HEOS app. Available for Apple iOS and Android, the app not only allows you to stream your stored music, but also popular Internet radio services and streaming services like Spotify, Tidal, Napster, and Deezer.
Bluetooth, AirPlay 2, DLNA and built-in wi-fi for the full network experience
With Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 connectivity it’s easy to connect all your compatible smartphones, tablets and Rpm and stream music wirelessly. The CEOL RCD-N11DAB is also equipped with wi-fi, internet radio and DLNA. Simply connect to your home network over Ethernet or wi-fi and access thousands of Internet radio sites via TuneIn, as well as subscription services like Spotify Connect (Premium account required), Deezer, Tidal, and Amazon Prime. DLNA support allows you to stream from other sources, such as your laptop or NAS.
USB, dual optics and RCA phono inputs, all included
There is a USB socket in front of it. Compatible with USB mass storage devices and many iPods/iPhones, this offers a convenient way to listen to music stored on your iPhone, iPod or USB stick. Other connections include an AUX phono RCA input and two optical digital inputs. Among them, these are ideal for connecting the TV, Blu-ray player, game console or other compatible source. A subwoofer output is also included, making it the ideal system to drive a sub/sat speaker package.Denon CEOL RCD-N11 DABCD player
As another plus, the CEOL RCD-N11DAB comes with a built-in CD player. This high-quality player is ideal for keeping your existing CD collection in play. For more flexibility, also play CDRW plus MP3 and WMA music files stored on disk.
Radio DAB/FM
Another very useful feature is the built-in DAB/FM tuner radio. A selection of DABs and FM gives you access to a wide range of local and national stations. For ease of use, RDS (Radio Data System) is included in the FM tuner.
Powerful, Denon sound
With a 65-watt (4-ohm) amplifier, the RCD-N11 CEOL is powerful for its size. Compatible with FLAC HD, ALAC, WAV and DSD music files, it is also the ideal system for playing Hi-Res music files.
For the compact system that has it all, just add speakers. Photo:Denon

Denon CEOL N11DAB Specs:

Built-in Amplification Yes
Amplifier Type Digital Processing Amplifier
Amplifier Power 2x 65 Watts
Internet Radio Yes
Airplay Yes
Streaming Services Available Spotify
Supported File Formats MP3

Denon CEOL N11DAB Connections

Digital Audio Inputs Toslink
Headphone Jack 3.5mm
Network Connection Wired Ethernet (LAN)
Bluetooth Aptx

Denon CEOL N11DAB Product Properties

Release Year 2020
Warranty 12 months
Colour Black, White, Grey
Dimensions (HxWxD) 108 x 280 x 305 mm
Weight 3.4 Kg