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Denon AVR-1612

Denon AVR-1612
alaScore 84

202 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 202 reviews of Denon AVR-1612. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Denon AVR-1612 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Denon AVR-1612

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Denon AVR-1612 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Denon AVR-1612 5.1 Channel A/V Home Theater ReceiverDenon AVR-1612 5.1 Channel A/V Home Theater Receiver

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Kim Wilson (hometheatermag.com)

Denon AVR-1612 A/V Receiver

 

Of all the sub-$400 AVRs I've reviewed, the Denon AVR-1612 is my favorite so far. It offers just the right balance of features for my needs, and its audio performance is robust and powerful. It offers the bare minimum of operational and setup features...

Nov, 2011

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Expert review by: Kim Wilson (hometheater.com)

Denon AVR-1612 A/V Receiver

 

Of all the sub-$400 AVRs I've reviewed, the Denon AVR-1612 is my favorite so far. It offers just the right balance of features for my needs, and its audio performance is robust and powerful. It offers the bare minimum of operational and setup features...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Kino (abt.com)

I am really happy with this receiver!

 

I used to have an old analog one, which I lately dumped after more than 30 years since I bought it. This one is just more than enough formy 15x20 room size. I am using this with EnergyTake 5.1 speakers that still need break in, but asis now it sounds...

Great Sound Quality, Good Remote Control, Good Power Output, Energy Efficient, Accurate Controls

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: NW Joe (abt.com)

Good receiver

 

It's a good receiver for the money. It's also an improvement of the menus and interface compared to an older model I also own. This one I use in a 3.1 configuration in my living room w/ Polk speakers (Monitor70/CS2/PSW10). Had to replace a Phillips...

Good Power Output, Easy To Setup

Remote Could be Better

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Boo Boo (abt.com)

Great starter receiver for a small space

 

Setup in a small (250 sq. ft.) media room. paired with the Mirage 5.1 system, it sounds great.

Intuitive Controls, Clear Sound, Energy Efficient, Good Remote, Thundering Bass, Interfaces Well With TV, Easy To Setup

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Denon AVR-1612 5.1 Channel A/V Home Theater Receiver

 

My first impressions of the AVR 1612 are good. I think it's one of the best 5.1 Tuners for the price.I've got mine hooked up to the Energy Take Classic 5.1 Surround setup, and it sounds great after using the Audyssey MultEQ auto setup to balance the...

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Denon AVR-1612 5.1 Channel A/V Home Theater Receiver

 

This product is Great with lots of great features and but it's bit tough to setup. Audyssey MultEQ is great!!

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio A/D Converter (ADC):24-bit/96kHz
Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:5.0 / 5.1
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):120
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):75 / 80

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.1 / 0.5

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA

Inputs

Audio (L,R) in:5
Composite video in:3
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI in:4
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No

Other Features

HDMI: Yes

Outputs

Composite video out:1
HDMI out:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.1 / 0.5

Radio

Preset stations quantity:56
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod / iPod
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pro Logic II,Dolby Pro Logic IIx,Dolby TrueHD,DTS 96/24,DTS-ES
Built-in audio decoders:1900,1800,850,900 / Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby TrueHD, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES
Color of product:Black
Display:LCD / VFD
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Graphical user interface (GUI): Yes
Graphical user interface (GUI) language:English, French, German
Handheld remote control: Yes
HDMI version:1.4 / 1.4a
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Video

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Supported video modes:1080p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15
Height:6.38
Weight:20.3
Width:17.1