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Denon AVR-S510BT (USA version)

SCORE:
63

Highlights

  • 5.2 channels
  • 5.1 channel processing
  • 70 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven)
  • 4K Passthrough
  • AirPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • USB input

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Overview

Denon AVR-S510BT was introduced in 2015. It is equipped with 5 channel amplifier with 70 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven) power per channel and is capable of 5.1 maximum channel processing. It passes 4K/60Hz video signal.

We evaluated the a/v receiver and gave 63 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the amplifier specifications, audio and video features, connectivity, multizone capabilities, radio and many other details.

AMPLIFIER
68
VIDEO FEATURES
66
AUDIO FEATURES
59
CONNECTIVITY
66
MULTIZONE
55
MISCELLANEOUS
45
RADIO
61
OVERALL
63

Pros and Cons

In this section we present pros and cons of Denon AVR-S510BT.

PROS
  Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.
  New HDCP Version
  4K or 8K Video Passthrough
  Bluetooth
  USB Input
  Composite Video Inputs
  Zones
  Analog Tuner
CONS
  5.1 Channel Processing
  No Dolby Atmos
  No Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
  No DTS:X
  No IMAX Enhanced
  No Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer
  No DSD via HDMI
  No eARC
  No HDR10
  No HDR10+
  No Dolby Vision
  No 4K or 8K Video Upscaling
  No HEOS
  No Chromecast Built-In
  Does not Work with Amazon Alexa
  No Ethernet
  No Wi-Fi
  Few HDMI Outputs
  Few 8K Inputs
  Few Analog Audio Line Inputs
  No Phono Input
  No Analog Pre-Outs
  No Pandora
  No Spotify
  No Tidal
  Old Bluetooth Version

Audio Section

5 channel Amplifier

Denon AVR-S510BT features 5 channel power amplifier. It is rated at 70 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven).

    Speaker Configurations

    Denon AVR-S510BT's 5 channel amplifier can be assigned for different speaker configurations.

    • Configurations: Available configurations are:
    • 5.2 with internal amplifier.

    Sound Processing

      Room Calibration

      Denon AVR-S510BT comes with room correction system and includes the calibration microphone.

        Video Section

        HDMI

        Denon AVR-S510BT features 5 HDMI inputs. It has 1 output.

        • 4K/60Hz Passthrough: All inputs pass up to 4K 50/60Hz 4:4:4 video signal.
        • HDCP 2.2 Copy Protection: All inputs and outputs are HDCP 2.2 compliant which is a requirement for 4K/HDR copy-protected content transmission.
        • 3D Ready: Denon AVR-S510BT is able to pass 3D video through HDMI.

        Inputs and Outputs

        Audio

        • Analog Line Inputs: There are 2 line inputs for analog audio connection.
        • Digital Inputs: 2 optical inputs and 1 coaxial input are available for digital audio connection.
        • Headphone Output: There is a 6.3 mm (1/4") headphone output jack on the front panel.

        Video

        • HDMI:
        • Inputs: 5   Outputs: 1
          8K Inputs: 0
        • Composite Video: Connect you VCR, Laserdisc player and other old video equipment with composite video cables.
        • Inputs: 2   Outputs: 1
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        Specifications

        Here we list all the available features and specifications of Denon AVR-S510BT.

        BASICS
        BrandDenon
        ModelAVR-S510BT
        TypeA/V Receiver
        CountryUSA
        Release Year2015
        AMPLIFIER
        Channels5.2
        Discrete Amplification
        THX™ Certification
        Continuous 6 Ω Rated
        Certified 4 Ω Performance
        Mono Block Power Amplifier Construction
        Bi-amp Capability
        AUDIO
        DAC Specs192 kHz/24 Bit
        Maximum Channel Processing5.1
        D.D.S.C. HD Digital
        Alpha Processing
        Air Studios Monitor Certification
        Dolby Atmos
        Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
        Dolby Atmos Music
        Dolby TrueHD
        Dolby Digital Plus
        Dolby Surround Upmixer
        Dolby Pro Logic PLII
        Dolby Digital EX
        Surround EX
        DTS:X
        DTS Neural:X
        DTS Virtual:X
        DTS Neo Neo:6
        DTS-HD Master Audio
        DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
        DTS 96/24
        DTS Express
        DTS-ES
        IMAX Enhanced
        Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer
        Music Playback via USBMP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC
        High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network up to 96 kHz
        High Resolution Audio Formats via USBFLAC
        Multi-Channel Music File Playback via USB
        Gapless Playback
        DSD via HDMI
        DSD via USB
        DSD to PCM Converter
        USB DAC
        Jitter Reduction
        DTS Dialog Control
        Dialog Enhancement
        Dialog Level Adjustment
        Dialog Normalization
        Dialogue Lift
        Compressed Music Enhancer
        High-resolution Music Enhancer
        Audyssey Dynamic EQ
        Audyssey Dynamic Volume
        Audyssey LFC
        Audyssey Sub EQ HT
        Audyssey DSX
        Direct Mode
        Pure Direct Mode
        Independent Subwoofer Outputs
        CALIBRATION
        Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.
        Audyssey App Support
        Optimized Bass Redirection
        Bass Sync
        VIDEO
        Enhanced ARC
        HDCP Version2.2
        HDR10
        HDR10+
        Dynamic HDR
        Dolby Vision
        HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
        BT.2020 color space
        QMS (Quick Media Switching)
        ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode)
        VRR (Variable Refresh Rate)
        QFT (Quick Frame transport)
        3-D Ready
        Video Signal Passthroughup to 4K 50/60Hz 4:4:4
        Video Signal Upscaling
        Analog To HDMI Upconversion
        Component Video Upscaling
        Analog to Analog Video conversion
        isf Certified Calibration Control
        CONNECTIVITY
        MHL Input
        DLNA 1.5
        FireConnect
        FlareConnect
        HEOS
        Chromecast Built-In
        DTS Play-Fi
        Works with Amazon Alexa
        Works with SONOS
        AirPlay AirPlay
        Apple Product Connection iPod, iPhone and iPad
        Remote App Denon Remote App for iOS and Android devices
        InstaPrevue Input Source Prevue
        Ethernet
        Ethernet Switch
        Wi-Fi
        Bluetooth
        Bluetooth Headphone Transmission
        HDBaseT Compatible
        HDMI Inputs5
        HDMI Outputs1
        8K Inputs
        USB Input1 (Front) for USB memory
        USB DC Out Port
        Analog Audio Line Input2
        Analog Audio Line Output
        Phono Input
        Optical Inputs2
        Optical Outputs
        Coaxial Inputs1
        Composite Video Input2
        Composite Video Output1
        S-Video Input
        S-Video Output
        Component Video Input
        Component Video Output
        PC In
        Multi-Channel Input
        Analog Pre-Outs0.2
        XLR Inputs
        XLR Pre-outs
        Front A/V InputsUSB
        Speaker A/B
        Headphone Out6.3 mm (1/4")
        ZONES
        Zones1
        RS-232C Interface
        +12V Trigger Output
        MISC
        On-Screen Display
        GUI Languages1
        Control4 SDDP
        Display 1 line
        Remote ControllerRC-1180
        Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display / /
        Detachable Power Cord
        Denon Link HD
        Setup Assistant
        Quick Select plus / Quick Select /
        RADIO
        Analog Tuner FM/AM
        Digital Radio
        Internet Radio
        Pandora
        Spotify
        Tidal
        Deezer
        Napster
        SiriusXM Internet Radio
        CONSTRUCTION
        Front Panelnot metal
        Speaker Terminals5
        Large Speaker Terminals
        Color-Coded Speaker Terminals
        Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals
        High Grade Audio Components
        Gold plated RCA terminals
        POWER
        Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
        Power Consumption310 W
        Standby Power0.1 W
        GENERAL
        Auto Power off
        Dimensions (W x H x D)434 mm x 151 mm x 319 mm
        17-1/16" x 5-15/16" x 12-9/16"
        Weight7.5 kg (16 lbs 9 oz)
        Warranty3 Years
        SPECS
        Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 270 W (0.08% THD)
        Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 290 W (0.7% THD)
        Maximum Effective Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, JEITA)140 W (10% THD)
        Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line)200 mV/47 kΩ
        S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A)98 dB
        Frequency Response (Analog In)+1/-3 dB (10 Hz to 100 kHz, Direct mode)
        Ethernet Standard
        Bluetooth Version2․1 + EDR
        Bluetooth Frequency2.4 GHz
        USB TerminalUSB2.0 5V, 1 A
        FM Frequency87.5 MHz - 107.9 MHz
        FM 50 dB Quiet Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% MOD.)Mono: 2.8 µV (20.2 dBf)
        FM Effective Sensitivity1.2 µV (12.8 dBf)
        FM S/N RatioMono/Stereo: 70 dB/67 dB
        FM Harmonic Distortion (IHF, 1 kHz)Mono/Stereo: 0.7%/1.0%
        AM Frequency520 kHz - 1710 kHz
        AM Effective Sensitivity18 µV

        * - 480i/576i and 480p/576p only
        ** - 480i/576i only
        *** - no 1080p/24 upconversion
        **** - 1080p signal is not converted

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