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Denon DHT-FS5

Denon DHT-FS5
alaScore 87

10 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Denon DHT-FS5. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Denon DHT-FS5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Michael Brown (

Denon DHT-FS5 Review


It consumes much less space than a conventional A/V receiver, but it doesn't come close to delivering the same audio experience.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (

Denon DHT-FS5 review


Denon's DHT-FS5 is an unusually compact single speaker surround system with an unusually compact list price: just $500. That means it sells for less than half the asking price of its big brother, Denon's up market DHT-FS3 . Even so, the two units have...

Compact sound-bar speaker system; one analog and three digital inputs; can be used without a subwoofer; bass lovers will appreciate the subwoofer output; easy setup; on-wall, on, or under TV mounting options.

Dearth of HDMI or other video connectivity means your TV will need to handle video switching duties; sounds better with movie or TV soundtracks than on music.

Denon's compact and affordable DHT-FS5 soundbar is a worthwhile improvement over standard TV speakers.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Denon DHT-FS5 X-Space Soundbar


If you've no room for a fully-fledged 5.1 speaker system then Denon's DHT-FS5 soundbar could meet your needs.

On the back is a small selection of sockets, including analogue stereo input and three digital audio inputs - two optical and one coaxial - which pleasingly enables you to feed signals from a Sky box or Freeview receiver as well as your DVD player. The...

Jul, 2013

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Denon DHT FS5 Sound Bar


The Denon DHT FS5 Sound Bar is the ultimate in surround sound technology. It fills the room with a sound without the need of multiple sound boxes placed separately in a room. This speaker system can be mounted anywhere in the room. It could be placed...

As long as you’re not expecting the DHT-FS3 to match a full on home cinema system, you won’t be disappointed. It provides bigger, brassier and more involving audio than any TV speakers around - but it’s not perfect at simulating surround sound. Denon...

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

Providing room-filling sound, but without the room-filling electronics and multiple speaker boxes, the DHT-FS5 integrated surround sound speaker system combines the latest surround processing technologies, including Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Digital and DTS surround, along with multiple amplifier channels and carefully balanced loudspeaker drivers in a slim, elegant cabinet. The DHT-FS5 can be easily mounted on a shelf in a TV cabinet, or even mounted directly to the wall underneath a wall-mounted TV. Six carefully balanced loudspeakers are precisely aimed to send sound into the room, providing an amazing surround sound experience without the need for multiple, bulky speaker boxes. X-Space Surround technology decodes the original multi-channel audio soundtrack using sophisticated processing algorithms, allows the DHT-FS5 to deliver an unbelievable, room-filling surround sound experience for listeners anywhere in the room. The night mode lets you enjoy your favorite movies and shows without disturbing others in the home, and the remote control includes input selection and multiple surround sound mode options.


Frequency range:80 - 20000
RMS rated power:150
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Denon X-SPACE Surround System


Audio output channels:5.0



Other Features

Audio output channels:5.0
Dimensions (WxDxH):29.5 x 5.43 x 4.65
Satellite speaker driver diameter:3.15
Satellite speaker driver size:3.15
Type:Home theatre speakers


Remote controlled: Yes
Remotely operated:Y

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Audio System Nominal Output Power:150Watt
Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker System Type:Home theater speaker system

Weight & Dimensions