Denon has built a solid reputation for creating audio-visual products of distinction earning a well-deserved reputation for innovation and superior quality. Denon AVRs are well regarded by reviewers and consumers alike.
Denon cemented its reputation with high performance 2 channel audio and over time the company has progressed to offer the very best in multi-channel home theater as well. In order to support the needs of home theater installers, Denon’s engineers work directly with custom installers to develop features and products that are ideally suited for use in integrated home theater systems. Some of these features include the addition of an RS-232 port for control, Ethernet port for control, and expanded multi-zone capability.
In order to highlight Denon products that have been specifically designed for custom installer, Denon has added the initials “CI” for custom integration to their AV Receivers.
Denon’s wide range of home theater AV receivers caters to consumers at different budget levels. These AV receivers offer the most advanced and comprehensive home theater and multi-room features. They also include abilities to decode the latest audio codecs and HDMI compatibilities.
Here are the full reviews of Denon AV Receivers:
- Denon AVR-991 – The AVR-991 is designed for consumers wanting to network their AV system. It comes equipped with HDMI 1.4a connectivity, including 3D pass-through, along with Audio Return Channel. Ethernet connectivity opens up your AV system to host of exciting capabilities like audio and jpeg photo streaming via as well as hundreds of Internet radio stations. Flickr photo streaming is also featured. The AVR-991 packs a punch with 7-channels of amplification producing 160 watts per channel delivering fine details and impressive dynamics. The amplifiers can be assigned for 7.2 channel surround sound, or a 5.2 channel system in the “main” room and power a pair of speakers in a second “zone”. Also included is Dolby Laboratories new Pro Logic IIz Matrix decoding featuring front height effects channels that expands front soundstage. The AVR-991 boasts the latest Audyssey technologies like Audyssey DXS, Advanced Audyssey MultEQ and Dynamic Volume.
- Denon AVR-1910 – Combining superlative performance and extensive signal processing capabilities, the AVR-1910 is packed with deluxe features that include the latest high resolution audio decoders, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio.
- Denon AVR-1611 – A versatile A/V surround receiver with a 7.1-channel amplifier, the Denon AVR-1611 supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and it includes the latest HDMI 1.4a technology. It also features Dolby Pro Logic IIz, a technology that adds a vertical dimension at the front for a more exciting surround sound experience. Last, but not least, the high-performance AVR-1611 includes Audyssey MultEQ, Dynamic EQ and Dynamic Volume for optimum tonal balance.
- Denon AVR-1911 – The 7.1 channel AVR-1911 adds 3D compatibility with 4 HDMI ver1.4a inputs which allows you to get the most out of 3D media. Equipped with an HD Radio, the AVR-1911 actively converts analog radio signals to digital, greatly improving the clarity of both AM and FM broadcasts. The receiver also features iPod and iPhone Direct Connectivity, allowing you to stream your music via a USB cable.
- Denon AVR-2310CI – The AVR-2310CI is among the first to incorporate Dolby Pro Logic IIz, which provides a dramatic expansion of the front soundstage by deriving additional front channel height effects.
- Denon AVR-2311CI – With an expanded feature set geared towards the home theater enthusiast and custom integrator, the AVR-2311CI sets a new standard for performance, features and ease of use. It’s also comes equipped with HDMI 1.4a connectivity, including 3D pass-through, along with Audio Return Channel. The 7-channel amplifier produces 105-watts per channel, delivering excellent details and dynamics to music and movie soundtracks. The amplifiers can be configured for 7.2 channel surround sound, or a 5.2 channel system in the “main” room and power a pair of speakers in a second “zone”.
- Denon AVR-3310CI – The AVR-3310CI lets you stream audio and photos from your PC, and also lets you choose from over 7,500 internet radio stations, as well as connecting to Rhapsody and Napster music services
- Denon AVR-3311CI – Equipped with wired LAN connectivity, the AVR-3311CI connects to your home network so you can enjoy online content on your big-screen TV and home speakers. The receiver features a wide selection of inputs, allowing you to route Blu-Ray/DVD players, VCRs, game consoles, and other entertainment devices to your TV. And with full support for the latest high-definition audio and video formats, you get enhanced music, photos, and video in the comfort of your home.
- Denon AVR-4310CI – The AVR-4310CI upconverts analog and digital video sources via Anchor Bay VRS to HD quality (up to 1080p/24/60). It features six HDMI inputs along with two parallel HDMI outputs.
- Denon AVD-4311CI – Immerse yourself in rich 3D video and 3D sound, plus on-line digital content with the Denon AVR-4311CI 9.2 Channel A/V Receiver. The fresh AVR-4311CI is a technological tour de force, designed for consumers wanting to network their AV system to enjoy a variety of digital media like Networked Audio and Photo Streaming.
- Denon AVR-4810CI – In addition to many of the standard features you have come to enjoy from Denon receivers, custom integration capabilities to home networks and A/V systems has been expanded by including connectivity such as Ethernet and HDMI v1.3a, making this surround receiver the true heart of any high end home theater networked or non-networked.
- Denon AVR-5308CI(A) – The AVR-5308CI(A) is packed with all of the latest technologies for the ultimate home theater experience. Featuring THX Ultra2 certification, the AVR-5308CI(A) features Denon’s legendary D.D.S.C.-HD surround sound decoding, employing no less than 3 high speed DSP processors, along with precision Burr-Brown DACs in differential mode on all 12 output channels.
- Denon AVP-A1HDCI – Hardcore movie fans rejoiced when the Denon AVP-A1HDCI – Ultra-Reference 12 Channel A/V Home Theater/Multimedia Preamplifier with Network Streaming and WiFi was released. Fans found the Denon AVP-A1HDCI home theater fulfilled their dreams for top performance, configurability options, and top audio. Some have compared the home theater processor to a Mercedes in style and Acura in price. They would definitely have it right considering this product is $7,500 and has a number of features you cannot help but love.