Denon AVR-S740H vs Denon AVR-X540BT

Denon AVR-S740H

Denon AVR-S740H review

Oct 09, 2018

Due to the Denon AVRS740H review and testing in real conditions, I had an opportunity to find advantages and disadvantages of this receiver. The brand itself usually presents only high-level products...

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Denon AVR-X540BT

Denon AVR-X540BT review

Oct 16, 2018

The new 5.2-channel model AVRS540BT which I managed to get on the review is based on the design of the best Denon receivers and combines high sound quality with progressive video features at a very c...

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Product

Denon AVR-S740H
Denon AVR-X540BT

Model

AVR-S740H
AVR-X540BT

Brand

Denon
Denon

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

145
145

Amplifier

Total output power

390 W
350 W

Output power per channel

75 W
70 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

5
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

92 dB
94 dB

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

Connector type

AV inputs

5
6

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

5
5

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
has not

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40
56

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Pro Logic II

Surround system class

5.1 channel
5.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

340 W
310 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

13.3 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
12.6 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches

Weight

18.74 pounds
16.54 pounds
Denon AVR-S740H
Denon AVR-X540BT
Denon AVR-S740H
Denon AVR-X540BT

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