Dec 07, 2018
Denon AVRX2500 is a very multipurpose receiver. With the addition of AirPlay 2, the HEOS network technology and the input for connecting a vinyl player, it becomes even more multifunctional. As my De...Read More
Denon AVRX2500 vs Denon AVRX1500 is the checking of two mid-range but feature packed receivers with easy and convenient Audyssey calibration and the ability to reproduce the slightest sonic nuances. What features worth your attention more – Denon AVRX1500’s 13 channels against Denon AVRX2500’s 7 ones or Denon AVRX2500’s 19 inputs versus Denon AVRX1500’s 15 ones?
In order to compare Denon AVRX1500 vs AVRX2500 sound, I tried to reveal any differences. Both units produce a nice crisp sound, that is natural and immersive. Denon AVRX2500 is able to give a great sound with amazing bass even in connection with old little speakers. However, either AVRX1500 or AVRX250 have no three-zone capability that is a flaw when arranging outdoor parties and providing guests (that used to flood around the house) with great listening experience.
Denon AVRX1500 is easy to set up with the onscreen step-by-step guide. It performs well with the modern OLED TVs via ARC HDMI. It gives 80W of power per channel versus Denon AVRX2500’s 95W, but both of them work without any issues with 7.1- and 7.2-speaker systems. Besides, this setup is really easy. For example, you just set “Amp Assign” in the menu to turn the back surround on.
Denon AVRX1500 and Denon AVRX2500 are compatible with Alexa and provide the voice control without any latency. The built-in HEOS tech allows connecting speakers wirelessly, streaming music from all the popular platforms, and playing the same or different songs in two rooms simultaneously.
While looking at Denon AVRX1500 vs Denon AVRX2500’s design, it is impossible to miss both AVRs’ functional front panel. There are buttons for FM and AM station tuning and programming the 32 memory presets there. Besides, there are separate on/off buttons for the main speakers. The dimensions of these 2 models differ a little – Denon AVRX2500 is higher and heavier.
The Denon AVR-X1500H is better receiver in this comparison. Check Denon AVR-X1500H price