DENON AVR-X520 5.2 A/V Receiver


Collections: Denon AV Receivers

Type: AV Receiver

- AVR-X520BT



The perfect combination of high performance and high value, the Denon AVR-X520BT delivers superb sonic fidelity along with a host of advanced features that includes compatibility with the latest HDMI specification, along with the latest HDCP 2.2 specification that’s required for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content. The video section features 5 HDMI inputs, 3 of which feature 4K Ultra HD/60 Hz full frame rate and 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling pass-through for the ultimate home theater experience. Our exclusive Denon Setup Assistant quickly and easily guides you through the setup process, which includes automated speaker configuration and optimization using the supplied measuring microphone. Featuring Bluetooth wireless audio streaming, the AVR-X520BT is also equipped with a convenient USB port on the front panel for streaming your favourite tracks and charging your portable device, and the Denon 500 Series Remote App lets you control the unit via your Bluetooth device.

Built-in Wireless Bluetooth Streaming

The AVR-X520BT features Bluetooth streaming, supporting Bluetooth-equipped devices that support the A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile). Simply select the AVR-X520BT from your device’s Bluetooth menu to turn on the receiver and start playing your music. The AVR-X520BT can remember up to 8 paired Bluetooth devices, so family and friends can listen to their favourite tracks.

4K Ultra HD/60 Hz Video Pass-through; HDCP 2.2

Equipped with 5 HDMI inputs, the AVR-X520BT features support for 4K Ultra HD full frame rate 60 Hz pass-through on 3 inputs along with 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling pass-through, along with 3D compatibility on all HDMI inputs. It’s also equipped with HDCP 2.2 signal handling, a requirement for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content.

Easy To Setup, Easy To Use

With our exclusive Setup Assistant along with the Quick Start Guide, you can connect and configure your home theater system quickly and easily. The AVR-X520BT comes with a setup measuring microphone that adjusts critical system parameters for your speaker system and listening space.

Unique Bluetooth App

Download the 500 Series Denon Remote app and control your AVR-X520BT from your Bluetooth device. Functions include On/Off, Volume Up/Down, Mute and Source Selection. The app is available now in an Android version, and will soon be offered in an iOS version.

Easy To Use Quick

Select Functions

Featuring a clean front panel design, the AVR-X520BT comes equipped with 4 Quick Select function buttons that let you choose from your most popular input sources, and the ergonomically designed remote also includes Quick Select buttons. With Quick Select, the AVR-X520BT remembers your preferred sources as well as your preferred audio settings for each source so you can enjoy precisely tailored sound with each one. The buttons can also be selected through the Bluetooth App.

Discrete Power Output Stage

All 5 power amplifier stages feature true Class AB amplification, and are configured with discrete high current power transistors that can easily drive lower impedance 6 ohm speakers, and each channel is rated at a maximum of 130 watts of power.

USB Connectivity

In addition to numerous analogue and digital A/V connectors, the AVR-X520BT features a convenient USB port on the front panel that’s compatible with portable USB devices, and can play back a wide range of audio file types including MP3, WMA, FLAC and MPEG-4/AAC tracks.

- AVR-X520BT

Multichannel Surround

DTS HD Master / DTS:Xo / _

DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X_ / _

Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmoso / _

Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround_ / _

Auro 3D_

Audyssey DSX_

Multichannel Stereoo

Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels5.1

Sound Enhancements

Mono Block Power Amp Construction_

Discrete Power Amplifiero

D.D.S.C. HD Digital_

Copper plated chassis_

Power Transformer: Toroidal / EIEI

Current Feedback Topology_

Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (HDAM)_

Pure Direct_

High Grade Audio Components_

Gold Plated RCA Terminals_

Clock Jitter Reducer_

Alpha Processing_

Denon Link HD_


Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume_ / _

Audyssey LFC_

Compressed Audio Restorero

Compressed audio Enhancer: MDAX2_


DLNA Certified_

Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC_ / _ / _

Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV_ / _ / _

Lossless Formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24_ / _ / _

DSD Audio Streaming_

FLAC HD 192/24_

WAV 192/24_

ALAC 96/24_

Gapless Playback_

Photo Streaming (JPEG)_

AirPlay Audio Streaming_

Windows PlayTo / Windows8 Certified_

Internet Radio (vTuner)_


Compatible with Remote APP for Smart PhonesAndroid / iOS

Compatible with Remote APP for TabletsAndroid / iOS

Ethernet Ports_




HDMI Inputs: Back / Front5 / _

HDCP 2.2 supporto

HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone1 / _

Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI_

Analog to HDMI Scaling_

HDMI to HDMI Scaling_

GUI Overlay on HDMIo

HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevueo / o / _ / _ / _

3D Signal Pass-througho

4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlayo / _ / _

HDMI pass-though in standby modeo

Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction_ / _


DSD Audio Capability_

Audio Return Channel_

Auto LipSync_

Multiroom / CI

Multi-Room Zones_

Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog_ / _ / _ / _

Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout_ / _

Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source_

IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control_ / _ / _ / _

Remote In / Out_ / _

IR Flasher In_

Marantz remote bus_

DC Trigger Output_


Auto Speaker Setup by Microphoneyes

FL Display1 line

Graphic User Interface - GUIGUI

ISF Certification_

GUI Languages3

Setup Assistanto

Quick Select Plus / Quick Select_ / o

Smart Select_

Firmware Update by Network / USB_ / o

Variable Cross Overo

Optimized Bass Redirection_

Bass Sync_

ECO Modeo

Auto Power Offo

Sleep Timero


Composite In / Out2 / 1

Component In / Out_ / _

HDMI In / Out5+0 / 1

Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI_ / _

Analogue In / Out2 / _

Phono (MM) In_

Digital In: Optical / Coaxial2 / 0

Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital_ / _

Multichannel Preouto (0.2) / _

Subwoofer Out2

7.1 Multichannel Input_

Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw_ / _

Number of Speaker Terminals5

Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker_

Speaker A / B_

Bi-amp Drive_

Multi-Room Speaker Terminal_

Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB_ / _ / _ / _ / o

USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhoneo / o(for Bluetooth) / o(for Bluetooth)

FM Tuner with RDSo


Number of Poweramps5

Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)70 W

Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)_

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)90 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch Drive)130 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)140 W

70% Guarantee-


Available Colours: Gold / Silver / Black / Silver-Gold_

Available Colours: Black / Premium Silvero / _

Metal Front Panel_

System Remote ControlRC-1196

Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display_ / _ / _

Power Consumption in W330

Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W_

Standby Consumption in W0.3

CEC Standby Consumption in W_

Network Standby Consumption in W_

Maximum Dimensions
Antenna:Horizontal: (W x D x H) in mm
Antenna:Vertical: (W x D x H) in mm
W/O Antenna: (W x D x H) in mm
434 × 319 × 151

Weight in kg 7.5

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