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Kenwood Sovereign VR 5700

Kenwood Sovereign VR 5700
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Mar, 2015

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Expert review by: Chris Lewis (

Kenwood Sovereign VR-5700 A/V Receiver


In case you hadn't noticed, the receiver market is proceeding at a breakneck pace. It almost seems as though new models are hitting the store shelves every month. Hardly a year goes by in which each receiver manufacturer doesn't introduce new models,...

Jan, 2002

Expert review by: Bryan Dailey (

Kenwood Sovereign VR-5700 Receiver


Introduction When investing in a new receiver, your should look for a unit that not only has all of the features and inputs that you need today, but should also be thinking about where you think your system will be in several years. New sound formats...

Jan, 2001

Product Specifications

Engineered to merit demanding THX Ultra certification, this stellar performer delivers 120 watts x 5 of ultra low-noise, all channels-driven power thanks to Kenwood's K-Ground topology, Ultrasonic Response circuit design, and K-STAT output devices. Unique performance advantages include a Universal Video HD format transcoder, two-way pointless RF LCD remote, HDCD decoding, and audio/video dual room/dual source capability. A second-generation SHARC DSP provides Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic II, THX Surround EX, DTS ES (matrix and discrete), and DTS Neo 6 decoding. 11 gold-plated audio inputs include phono for total flexibility.


Output Power / Total:600Watt

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby 3 Stereo / Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 / MPEG / THX Surround EX decoder
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:AV receiver


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

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Kenwood Corporation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Kenwood Sovereign VR


Color:Midnight black


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty