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Denon AVR-3802

Denon AVR-3802
alaScore 75

31 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Denon AVR-3802. 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-3802 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by (cnet.com)

Denon AVR-3802

 

Beauty on the inside On the outside, the 3802 is nothing special. We found its styling uninspired and bland--it's a basic black component. Ah, but when we popped the cover and looked inside the 3802, we noticed a massive power transformer right behind...

Great sound; impressive build quality; DTS ES 6.1 Discrete processing; seven 110-watt channels; bountiful features and connectivity options.

Lacks THX certification; tricky setup chores; poorly written owner's manual.

This receiver's stellar sound will appeal to demanding listeners.

May, 2002

Expert review by : Richard Elen (avrev.com)

Denon AVR-3802 Receiver

 

Introduction The AVR-3802 is mid-level in Denon's line of AV receivers. As you ascend the range, the units get bigger, more flexible and a great deal heavier, thanks to Denon's use of increasingly massive main power transformers to insure that the amps...

Jan, 2001

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Denon AVR-3802 Power Problem

 

Sound quality

Power problem in less then one year

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

One impressive receiver!

 

110 wts x 7 of high current amplification.

non thus far

Jul, 2003

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Quality, Quality, and quality

 

superior sound quality

small display console, hard to see volume

Jun, 2003

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Still trying to figure it out!

 

Sounds good when you can get the correct setting.

FM terrible.Poor manual.No tech support.Set up difficult

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Denon 3802

 

Great sound, good power when playing DVD's or CD's.

Difficult setup, manual is of little help.

Jan, 2003

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

'Powerfully Smooth

 

Very clean, great bass management supperb digital functions

none!!!

Nov, 2002

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Have asprin available...

 

Wonderful sound quality,

The setup is incredibly difficult!

Sep, 2002

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

It is an incredible receiver, but.........

 

Truly incredible sound, Multi-Source

Difficult setup, where's the 800 customer support??

Jul, 2002
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Product Specifications

The AVR-3802 Digital Surround A/V receiver is a remarkable solution that has been engineered to provide superb surround-sound listening with home theater sources such as DVD, as well as providing outstanding high-fidelity reproduction of your favorite music sources. It features Dolby Pro Logic II decoding with Cinema and Music Modes and DTS Extended Surround Discrete 6.1 decoding. There are 9 analog inputs including built-in AM/FM tuner. Power amplifier assign function lets you assign 2 of the 7 amplifier's channels to drive second-zone speakers directly. LCD dot-matrix programmable/learning remote features TV, VCR, DVD codes from other manufacturers. It also boasts backlighting main function keys.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:770Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround System Class:5.1 channel/7.1 channel
Type:AV receiver

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Output: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.4in
Height:6.7in
Weight:36.4lbs
Width:17.1in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Denon
Model:3802
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Denon AVR

MD System

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Refurbished

Radio

Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Turntable

Type: None