Denon AVR-X7200WA Review

Denon AVR-X7200WA
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Denon AVR-X7200WA 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-X7200WA, which can thus become your home entertaniment center. For its technological equipment, this receiver received an assessment of 8.6 points out of 10 possible. This is a receiver from Denon released in 2015. The receiver is equipped with an amplifier that can handle 9.2 channels.

Denon AVR-X7200WA Pros

  • The receiver has a function of wireless connection to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
  • 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.
  • DLNA is a feature that gives the receiver the ability to transmit and receive various media content over the home network, as well as display it in real time.
  • Like any modern receiver, AVR-X7200WA has a Phono (MM) input for connecting a phonograph or turntable.
  • Dolby Atmos technology has been included in this model specifically to create a 3D effect when watching movies, which reveals all its features with a minimum 5.1 configuration.
  • Denon AVR-X7200WA with an adaptive and flexible DTS:X surround format can support any speaker configuration, unlike Dolby Atmos.
  • Auro 3D provides a little more flexibility than Dolby Atmos and creates a hemispherical sound space and allows our receiver to create three levels of sound.
  • With 4K/60Hz pass-through support, it is possible to pass data through this model without degrading image quality.
  • ARC feature eliminates the need for an additional composite or optical cable when connecting this unit to a TV.
  • The manufacturer claims support for CEC in Denon AVR-X7200WA and therefore you can control any HDMI-connected device using one remote control.
  • This receiver supports the data encryption protocol HDCP 2.2 which allows licensed devices to play high definition audio and video.
  • Can stream audio using the AirPlay protocol.
  • Stream music from one of the most popular services Spotify directly on the Denon AVR-X7200WA.
  • This receiver consumes less power thanks to ECO mode.
  • Denon AVR-X7200WA uses bi-amping to amplify each dynamic in a speaker separately, resulting in clearer, better sound.
  • The reviewed receiver has a Pure Direct mode, when used it feeds sound directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
  • When using the AVR-X7200WA, it is possible to switch between the main and additional set of speakers - speaker A/B switching.
  • This AV receiver is able to use 3 zones to send a source signal to speakers or a separate audio system in different locations.
  • With the included microphone, the Denon AVR-X7200WA can use the auto speaker calibration mechanism to create the most suitable soundstage.

Denon AVR-X7200WA Cons

  • Does not support for HDR.
  • HDMI eARC function not implemented.
  • Denon AVR-X7200WA is unable to use Amazon Music.
  • There is no voice control function.
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Denon AVR-X7200WA specs and features

Amplifier

Channels 9.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 150/8, 190/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC) AK4490 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
USB 2 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Pandora, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output 8/3
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 2
Composite input 5
Component input/output 3/2
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
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
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features has not

Additional features

Voice control
App control iPhone, iPod, Android
Display fluorescent
Tuner AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB
Other additional features IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones 3
Zone audio output speaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control has not
RS-232 1
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Neo:X
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W 780
Standby consumption, W 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.1 x 17.7 x 43.1/17.1 x 7.7 x 17.2
Weight, kg/lbs 16.7/37.7

Other

Release year 2015