Marantz To Showcase More Affordable, High-Performance Anamorphic Lens

Marantz To Showcase More Affordable, High-Performance Anamorphic Lens For Its Award-Winning Projectors At CES 2009

— New LN-11S1 is a Perfect Companion for Company’s Critically Acclaimed VP-11S2 and VP-15S1 Projectors, Both Now Updated With New Lens Coatings to Enhance Contrast as well as the Entire Cinematic Experience —

LAS VEGAS, NV, January 8, 2008 – Marantz? America, a world leader in advanced home entertainment solutions, will display its new Motorized Anamorphic Lens System at CES 2009. Designed and built in-house, the LN-11S1 (SRP: $3,999) is intended for use as a companion to Marantz’ award-winning high-performance projectors, the VP-11S1/VP-11S2 and VP-15S1. This new lens, featuring optics from Konica-Minolta, represents a fully assembled turnkey solution for enhancing the performance of Marantz projectors. Currently available for purchase, the LN-11S1 joins the LN9103M (SRP: $10,000) in Marantz’s anamorphic lens product line.

High-Performance Lens Can Easily Be Retrofitted to Installed Projectors
This new anamorphic lens features a quiet motorized lens/sled assembly that not only provides for smooth, quiet operation but can also be retrofitted for use with virtually any VP-11S1, VP-11S2 or VP-15S1 already installed in a home theater system. The LN-11S1 features multi-adjustment lens mounts and trigger inputs for easy custom automation and sled activation. A specially designed custom mount is included with the LN-11S1, providing efficient and reliable attachment to the VP-11S1, VP-11S2 or VP-15S1. Additionally, the LN-11S1 is also designed to work with other brands of projectors that incorporate vertical stretch technology.
About Marantz
Marantz America is committed to upholding the tradition of technological superiority initiated by founder Saul Marantz. In keeping with this emphasis on quality, Marantz audio and video components are carried only by the nation’s premier independent audio/video specialty retailers. Additional information is available at Marantz America is a wholly owned subsidiary of D&M Holdings Inc.

About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional audio and video businesses including Denon®, Marantz®, McIntosh® Laboratory, Boston Acoustics®, Snell Acoustics, Escient?, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, Allen & Heath, D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies improve the quality of any audio and visual experience. All product and brand names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries. For more information visit
# # #
Statements in this news release that are not statements of historical fact include forward looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of the company. We wish to caution you that such statements are just predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. Forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties surrounding competitive and industry conditions, market acceptance for the company’s products, risks of litigation, technological changes, developing industry standards and other factors related to the company’s businesses. The Company reserves all of its rights.