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Denon AVR-4520

Denon AVR-4520
alaScore 89

35 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Denon AVR-4520. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Denon AVR-4520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Denon AVR-4520


An enjoyable, easy-going sound, pipped only in terms of absolute excitement

Thorough connectivity ; 4K upscaling ; AirPlay ; DLNA ; Spotify ; Solid, cohesive sound

Rivals sound bigger ; Could do with more attack and excitement

Expert review by : Home Cinema Choice (

Denon AVR-4520 review


Simply put, this is the brand's best AV receiver yet. It's made us go a bit wobbly...

Superbly balanced sound; 11-channel DTS Neo:X output; Ethernet switching; excellent features and setup wizard

No asynchronous USB input; control app lacks pizazz compared to some

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : AVForums (

Denon AVR-4520


Excellent sound quality, Comprehensive connections, Impressive video processing, Solid build quality, Flexible setup and configuration, Well designed and user friendly menus, Great remote app


It's fair to say that the basic design of the AV receiver hasn't changed much over the last 20 years but then if it ain't broke and all that. In fact, Denon's receivers have always had a very attractive look, with a solid chassis, thick front panel and...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio A/D Converter (ADC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio D/A Converter (DAC):32-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:7.1
Frequency range:10 - 100000
Input impedance:47000
Input sensitivity:200
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):190
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):150
Receiver Type:Surround
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):102


DLNA Certified: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):780

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA


Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:3
Composite video in:4
Digital audio coaxial in:2
Digital audio optical in:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:4
HDMI in:7


Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
HDMI out:2
Headphone outputs:1

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

RS-232 port:1
Wireless technologies:Wired


FM band:87.5 - 108
Supported bands:AM, FM


Card reader: No

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Dolby TrueHD, DTS 96/24, DTS Neo:6, DTS Neo:X, DTS-HD
Color of product:Silver
Handheld remote control: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


3D compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions