Denon Release AVR-X520BT Affordable 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver

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5th October, 2015

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Denon Release AVR-X520BT Affordable 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver

Denon's Australian distributor, Qualifi, have just announced the availability of the AVR-X520BT, an affordable 5.2 channel full 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver with Bluetooth control.

Filling the role as Denon's entry-level home theatre receiver, the AVR-X520BT is built upon the success of Denon's X Series AV models. This new model features built-in wireless Bluetooth streaming along with a unique Bluetooth App control, as well as full HDCP 2.2 for the latest HDMI specification support.

To cope with todays demanding connectivity options, there are a total of five HDMI inputs, three of which support HDCP 2.2/4K60Hz which is ample to connect modern HDMI devices such as game consoles, Blu-ray players or streaming set-top-boxes. The AVR-X520BT supports full rate 4K Ultra HD along with 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling pass-through. Also featured is 3D compatibility on all HDMI inputs.

Thanks to the built-in wireless Bluetooth connectivity, users can now simply connect their Bluetooth-capable smartphone to stream their favourite audio tracks. The receiver will remember up to 8 paired Bluetooth devices, so once connected, the whole family can quickly access the device. It is also equipped with a convenient USB port on the front panel for music file playback (including MP3, WMA, FLAC and AAC) and charging portable devices.

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

Setting up the AV Receiver is quick and easy thanks to the Denon Setup Assistant. Supplied in the box with the AVR-X520BT is a setup measuring microphone that adjusts critical system parameters for the individual speaker system and listening space.

The AVR-X520BT comes equipped with 4 Quick Select function buttons that let the user choose from the most popular input sources. With Quick Select, the AVR-X520BT remembers preferred sources as well as preferred audio settings for each source so he can enjoy precisely tailored sound with each one. The buttons can also be selected through the Bluetooth App or the ergonomically designed remote control.

The Denon AVR-X520BT is available now in Black, for $599 RRP.

Key Features

  • 130W x 5ch high quality discrete power amplifier for powerful and detailed sound
  • 4K/60Hz full-rate pass-through (3 designated HDMI inputs)
  • 5 HDMI inputs with full HDCP 2.2 support on 3 HDMI inputs
  • Built-in Bluetooth for wireless audio streaming
  • Denon Bluetooth Remote App
  • Setup Assistant
  • Auto speaker calibration by microphone
  • Front panel USB input
  • Upgraded Denon Sound engineering design
  • Colour coded speaker terminals
  • Easy to setup, easy to use
  • Available in black

Denon is distributed in Australia by Qualifi.

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