Denon AVR-S510BT Review

Denon AVR-S510BT
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Denon AVR-S510BT review

Audio and video content is becoming more and more qualitative, and for comfortable home consumption of this content, an appropriate device is needed. We bring to your attention an overview of Denon AVR-S510BT, which can thus become your home entertaniment center. For its technological equipment, this receiver received an assessment of 4.3 points out of 10 possible. The overall rating is too low, we would not recommend choosing this receiver. This is a receiver from Denon released in 2015. The receiver is equipped with an amplifier that can handle 5.2 channels.

Denon AVR-S510BT Pros

  • Bluetooth is now one of the key wireless communication protocols. In AV receivers, it is used for audio signal transmission or remote control. And it is in the model under review that Bluetooth support is implemented.
  • The presence of a USB port allows the receiver to play content from external media.
  • With 4K/60Hz pass-through support, it is possible to pass data through this model without degrading image quality.
  • This receiver supports the data encryption protocol HDCP 2.2 which allows licensed devices to play high definition audio and video.
  • With the included microphone, the Denon AVR-S510BT can use the auto speaker calibration mechanism to create the most suitable soundstage.

Denon AVR-S510BT Cons

  • The receiver has not a function of wireless connection to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
  • The AVR-S510BT has not a phono (MM) input for connecting a phonographer or turntable.
  • Dolby Atmos technology has not been included.
  • Can not manage the DTS:X surround format.
  • Does not support for HDR.
  • HDMI ARC function not implemented.
  • HDMI eARC function not implemented.
  • The manufacturer does not claim support for HDMI CEC.
  • AirPlay is not supported.
  • Denon AVR-S510BT is unable to use Amazon Music.
  • Spotify music is not supported.
  • There is no voice control function.
  • There is no native app to control this receiver.
  • Energy-saving ECO mode is not implemented.
  • Bi-amping is not available.
  • Does not have Pure Direct mode.
  • Has no speaker A/B switching function.
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Denon AVR-S510BT specs and features

Amplifier

Channels 5.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 75/8, 110/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features has not

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
USB 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output 5/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE) 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 2
Coaxial digital input 1
Composite input 2
Component input/output 0/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)
4K signal pass-through 4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features has not

Additional features

Voice control
App control
Display colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update USB
Other additional features has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones has not
Zone audio output has not
Zone HDMI output has not
Multi-room control has not
RS-232 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 0/0
DC trigger output (12V) 0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) has not
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W 330
Standby consumption, W 0.3
Removable power cord

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.1 x 12.7 x 30.4/17.1 x 5.9 x 12.6
Weight, kg/lbs 7.2/16.5

Other

Release year 2015