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Sherwood RX 5502

Sherwood RX 5502
alaScore 84

151 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 151 reviews of Sherwood RX 5502. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, size, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Sherwood RX 5502 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 user reviews of Sherwood RX 5502 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The reliability and usability also get good views.

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87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sherwood RX5502 100 Watt RMS Dual-Zone Stereo Receiver (Black)Sherwood RX5502 100 Watt RMS Dual-Zone Stereo Receiver (Black)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: N/A (



Inexpensive and the amplifier works well

I bought this receiver because of its speaker switching capability. Well, it doesn't work. Both the A and C speakers (I only have two pair connected) continue to play regardless of the speaker setting. This impacts the second audio source selection,...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Rob (

Great product for the price


Price, price, price ; There isn't a 4-channel amp in this price range, at all. It outputs enough power to fill my half acre back yard with four pairs of speakers, easily. I can keep a nice low volume, yet fill the entire space with audio

Feature-light product

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Odetta (

almost excellent for home use


Hooked up to 2 large-grand old MIRAGE speakers.,,, and an antenna for local music station as in a difficult reception area, both house and location....fine sound, etc... the fault is the accompanying-purchased antenna was very

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Maddman (

Full power for both A & B Speakers


Got this receiver to drive two sets of Polk Audio bookshelf speakers. The previous amp would overload and shut down at a volume level louder than normal speech. The Polk speakers are rated at 8 ohms each. The dual A & B channel amps on the Sherwood...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: Schuess51 (

Excellent sound for an easy to install receiver.


Bought over the phone. Jesse, the tech guy, explained everything to me and offered to assist me if I had trouble hooking up TV, DVD, CD and speakers. It arrived within 3 days, intact. Spent 3 hours identifying which speaker wires controlled each...

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Ewhip (

Poor remote control function.


The unit works fine. The remote has only a 6ft range. Zaps battery power from the two triple AAA batteries and does not function at all after two days use. I would not have purchased the product if I had known the remote was going to be a problem.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: rrejefski (

A sad let down


Only receiver I could find with real power but it only lasted two weeks then went completely out, just quit probably got hot.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: bulrider (

fantastic old school sound


i'am replacing my 175watt sherwood amp from way back in the day, finally smoked it. was't sure about the new one, but i'am glad i had 150w speakers hooked to it. THIS THING ROCKS. and i'am only using half of the channels so far.

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: gnj3 (

Great price for a 4 zone receiver


You can not beat the price for this quality of zone receiver. Easy to set up, directions were concise

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Wildjo (

Not many Stereo Receiver out there to choose from


I was looking for a music only system and I found what I needed in this system. There are a lot of theater surround sound systems out there but I feel that they do not give you the sound that you can get from a stereo receiver. I use this system for...

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications

Sherwood brand is synonymous with high-performance solutions worldwide. In the fiercely competitive and rapidly evolving field of electronics where companies shift production sites from one low-cost country to another, Sherwood is a leading light, an international symbol of unsurpassed quality, and one of the few companies to manufacture all the products bearing its name. PRODUCT FEATURES: Rated at 100 Watts RMS x 2 with less than 0.20% from 20 Hz to 20 kHz into 8 ohms; 100 watts x 4 in Multi-room mode; 25-Key Unified Remote Control; Switching for four pairs of loudspeakers from the front panel or via remote control; 5 Audio Inputs including phono and Tuner; Multi-source, dual-zone capable for use as free-standing unit or as a Zone 2/3 receiver/amplifier; Bass and Treble Tone Controls; Totally Discrete Amplifier Stage (TDAS); Quartz PLL Synthesized Digital Tuning; Preset Scan; 30 Station Presets (Random); Digital Encoder Volume Control; System Illumination; Sleep Timer.


Output Power / Total:400Watt

Audio System

Functions (KA):Receiver
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):Audio components


AirPlay: No
DLNA certified: No
Multiroom: No


Ethernet: No
iPod Control: No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Headphone Jack: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


General Features

3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
Loudspeakers: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sherwood RX


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control


Dolby / DTS: No