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Denon AVR-X500

Denon AVR-X500
alaScore 84

79 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Denon AVR-X500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Denon AVR-X500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Denon AVR-X500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on People really like the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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This summary is based on the products: Denon AVR-X500 AV Surround Receiver - BlackDenon AVR-X500 AV Surround Receiver - Black

May, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Denon AVR-X500


Hands-on: An affordable home cinema receiver for those on a shoestring AV budget

The picture should be clear by now – the Denon AVR-X500 is for people who want an affordable home cinema amp that doesn’t try to be anything more than that. And with 140W per channel, it’s more than capable of driving the scores of entry-level and...

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:5.1
Frequency range:10 - 100000
Input impedance:47000
Input sensitivity:200
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):140
Power output per channel (1KHz@8 Ohm):75
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):75
Pre-out channels:1 SW
Pre-out connectivity: Yes
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):98
Speaker selector: No
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.08


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N
DLNA Certified: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):330


AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:3
Composite video in:2
Digital audio optical in:2
HDMI in:4


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

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


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

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC

Ports & interfaces

AM antenna ports quantity:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
FM antenna ports quantity:1
Multichannel pre out connectivity:RCA
Speakers connectivity type:Clamp terminals
Wireless technologies:Wired


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):330


Auto digital tuning: Yes
FM band:87.5 x 108
FM band range:87.5 x 108
Internet radio: No
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM


Card reader: No

Technical Details

AirPlay: No
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio amplifier: Yes
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital EX,Dolby Pro Logic IIx,Dolby TrueHD,DTS 96/24,DTS-ES,DTS-HD Master Audio
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby TrueHD, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS-HD Master Audio
Color of product:Black
Detachable power cord: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Graphical user interface (GUI): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Multi-Zone capability: No
Number of products included:1
Sleep Timer: Yes


3D compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions