Cocoon Portable: The Denon Cocoon Portable is a portable powered
speaker with a built-in iPod dock, Ethernet/WiFi network connection for AirPlay
and DLNA connectivity, plus Internet Radio access. In order to access the unit's
Network, AirPlay, DLNA, and Internet Radio functions, you will need to download
Denon's Cocoon App onto your Apple iOS device or Android smartphone.
Water-Resistant: The Denon Cocoon Portable is constructed with a
one-piece chassis, rubberized buttons, and a metal grill; making the case sturdy
and water resistant. An integrated handle makes it easier to carry the Cocoon Portable system with
you. For added convenience, the speaker also has a small storage slot for the
included remote control so you don't have to worry about losing it.
Tuned For Outdoor Sound: The Cocoon Portable's high-fidelity speakers
are acoustically optimized and tuned for outdoor use to ensure premium sound.
Two 4" full-range drivers and two 25-watt amplifiers create rich bass without
distortion, while a pre-defined equalizer (not user adjustable) precisely balances low, mid, and
high frequencies for powerful performance at any volume. The Loudness function
enhances bass and treble sounds at low volume levels. The system volume level
ranges from 0 to 50, but you can set a different maximum volume level.
Network Connection: The Cocoon Portable is equipped with dual network
connection methods. There's an RJ-45 LAN (Ethernet) port for direct wired
connection to your home network, and there's also the built-in WiFi feature
that includes WiFi Protected Setup for safe and secure connection to your
wireless home network. The unit's network connection lets you listen to music
from your Apple device (via AirPlay) or Android smartphone (via DLNA), your music files stored on your Windows PC (via DLNA),
and music content from Internet Radio (via vtuner & TuneIn).
Note: This unit's RJ-45 Ethernet port supports
10BASE-T/100BASE-TX and requires an Ethernet (LAN) category 5 or higher
cable, Router, Modem, and Internet connection. When using a wireless LAN
connection, your system must feature an wireless router/access-point.
Cocoon App: Download Denon's free Cocoon app for incredible functionality and control
of the Cocoon Portable
Apple iOS or
The Denon Cocoon App offers premium music playback via the Cocoon Portable for
music stored on your Apple iOS or Android device, and also allows you to create
playlists. But you're not limited to your own music; you can also listen to
thousands of free internet radio stations from all over the world via vTuner and
When connected to your home Wi-Fi network you can further expand your choice of
music by using the Music Server to browse and play all the music that is stored
on your PC, Mac or Network Attached Storage (NAS) drive.
- Apple iOS Compatibility: iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th gen), iPhone (3GS/4/4S/5), iPad; all running iOS 5.0
- Android Compatibility: Android smartphones with Android OS
ver.2.3(or higher) or ver.4.0(or higher) is installed (Android OS ver.3.x.
is not supported). This application does not support tablet devices.
Confirmed Android devices include the Samsung (Google) Galaxy Nexus
(OS4.0.4), Samsung (Google) Nexus S (OS4.0.4), and Sony Ericson Xperia Acro
Note: The free app includes NetLink, a Denon innovation that allows you to
wirelessly connect the Cocoon to your Wi-Fi network in seconds.
Internet Radio: The Cocoon Portable supports Internet Radio
through Denon's Cocoon app and your Apple iOS or Android device. The online
offers easy browsing of internet radio stations and podcasts. vTuner enables
access to web-based radio stations and podcasts via an extremely reliable online
database with a wide variety of content. You can browse content by Genre,
Location, and Recommendations. The
Tunein online service
lets you listen to music, sports, comedy and news from around the world. With
over 70,000 stations and two million on-demand programs, TuneIn places the
sounds of the world right within your grasp. Internet Radio stations in MP3
(32-320kbps) and WMA (48-192kbps) format are supported. You can store up to 3
favorite Internet Radio stations for easier access.
DLNA 1.5 Certified: The Cocoon Portable is DLNA (Digital
Living Network Alliance) 1.5 and Windows 7 compliant for audio streaming. This
means it's easier for you to access and enjoy digital music stored on your
Windows PC. The Cocoon Portable supports playback of MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, and
FLAC music files stored on your PC. The included remote will operate basic
playback functions (Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next); however
advance music navigation will still be done from your computer. The unit also
supports ID3-Tag (ver.2) and META tag information; so song title, artist name,
and album name can be displayed along the unit's front-panel display. The Denon
Cocoon Portable supports the following audio formats, sampling frequencies, and
bit rates via its network connection.
Compatible Audio Formats ||Sampling
Frequencies ||Bit rate ||
Media Audio) ||32/44.1/48 kHz ||48-192 kbps ||.wma |
Audio Layer-3) ||32/44.1/48 kHz ||32-320 kbps ||.mp3 |
|WAV ||32/44.1/48 kHz ||16-bit ||.wav |
| MPEG-4 AAC || 32/44.1/48 kHz || 16-320 kbps || .aac/.m4a/.mp4 |
Lossless Audio Codec) ||32/44.1/48 kHz ||16/20/24-bit ||.flac |
Android Compatible: Using
the free Denon Cocoon app and DLNA technology, you can wirelessly stream stored
music and music apps from your Android smartphone to the Cocoon Portable.
iPod Dock: The Denon Cocoon Portable features a retractable iPod dock
tray with a flexible 30-pin dock connector for your iPod or iPhone. The unit
supports audio playback of music stored on your iPod/iPhone, as well as from
music apps (such as Pandora, Spotify, etc.) on your iPod/iPhone. The included
remote control will operate basic playback functions (Play/Pause, Fast
Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next); however advance music navigation will still be
done from your Apple device's clickwheel or touchscreen. The unit
automatically charges your iPod or iPhone while it's docked, and the docking
tray manually retracts when not in use for a streamlined look.
AirPlay: AirPlay lets you stream music directly from your iPod touch,
iPhone, and iPad, or from your iTunes library on your PC or Mac to the Denon
Cocoon Portable, over your home network connection. By downloading
Apple's free "Remote" application onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you
don't even need to be in the same room as the Cocoon Portable or your computer
to play, pause, skip, and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. To use
the AirPlay feature you need a Mac or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or
later) connected to your wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and
iPad must have iOS 4.2.1 or later installed and connected to the same wireless
home network. You can add multiple Cocoon Portable speakers throughout your home
& with AirPlay enjoy the same music from any or all of your speakers,
simultaneously from your iTunes music account.
iPod Compatibility Chart: The Denon Cocoon Portable is "Made
for iPod/iPhone" compatible & supports the following iPod and iPhone model
features (as of 9/25/2013):
| Apple Device || Generation || Tested Version || Connection Type || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Charge |
Connector ||AirPlay ||Cocoon
App || Audio || Video || Remote || iPod/iPhone || Song/Artist Text || Track Info |
| iPad || 1 || 5.1.1 || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N |
| 2 || 7.0 || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N |
| 3 || 7.0 || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N |
| 4* || 7.0 || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N |
| mini* || 7.0 || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| iPhone || 2G || 3.1.3 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 3G || 4.2.1 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 3GS || 5.1.1 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 4 || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 4S || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 5* || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 5C* || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 5S* || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| touch || 1st || 2.2.1 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 2nd || 4.2.1 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 3rd || 5.1.1 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 4th || 6.1.3 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 5th* || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| nano || 1st || 1.3.1 || N || N || N || N || N || N || N || N || N || N |
| 2nd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 3rd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 4th || 1.0.4 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 5th || 1.0.2 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 6th || 1.2 PC || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 7th* || 1.02 PC || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
- *If you have an iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th gen), or iPhone
5; the Apple Lightning to 30-pin
cable is required (both sold separately).
- Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results.
If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the
device and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't
work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.
Aux Input: A 3.5mm auxiliary input lets you connect and play music
from other audio sources, such as a portable CD player or MP3 player.
Organic EL Display (OLED): The dock's Organic EL Display clearly indicates source, music information,
volume level, or 12-hour clock. This display includes adjustable brightness.
Alarm Clock w/ Sleep Timer: The Denon Cocoon app features a digital
alarm clock with sleep timer to help you wake up and go to bed.
Remote Control: An IR remote control provides wireless operation of
basic functions; such as Power On/Off, Source Selection, Play/Pause, Fast
Forward/Reverse, and Previous/Next.
Rechargeable Battery: The built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides 5 hours of
battery life. The Cocoon Portable also includes an AC power adapter which
supplies power to the unit, as well as charges the built-in battery. This unit
will automatically turn off after approximately 30 minutes of no signal and no
Firmware/Software Updates: Using the Cocoon Portable's
network connection, you can check for and update the latest firmware/software
from the online Denon server.