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Denon AV Home Theater Receiver - AVR-4520CI

Abt Model: AVR4520CI | UPC Code: 883795002578
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Denon 9.2 Channel Black Networking AV Home Theater Receiver, Model AVR4520CI

The Denon 9.2 Channel Black Networking AV Home Theater Receiver – AVR4520CI is a flagship IN-Command receiver that is distinguished by its comprehensive features and impressive stature. It will be an ornamental addition to your home theater and delivers nine discrete channels with almost 150W per channel along with its dual subwoofer that allows you to not just hear, but also feel the fantastic surround sound. It boasts of enough amplification that can fill a big room with punchy, precise sound, and well-balanced bass.

For those videophiles with incredible setups, the Denon – AVR4520CI offers 3 HDMI outputs that support 2 separate zones of video. It also has 7 HDMI inputs that will allow you to connect all your high-definition video gear for easy access. Another feature of the Denon – AVR4520CI is the built-in AirPlay compatibility that allows music streaming through iTunes from a computer or your iOS device. You can also connect your device directly through the USB port on the front panel to achieve a direct connection for great sound. The Control App is free and available on both Android as well as Apple devices, and works as an easy-to-use Wi-Fi remote. The receiver also allows you to connect to the internet and stream internet radio stations like Pandora, Spotify, and SiriusXM, or the local radio stations with the built-in HD Radio-tuner. It also allows you to access photos from your networked PC, or Flickr.

Audyssey MultEQ XT32 is a feature available on the Denon – AVR4520CI and is an automated calibration system for your speaker. It uses an included mic to analyze the sound and automatically adjusts the equalization, delay settings, and individual levels for each speaker. Its high-resolution equalization filters allow the optimization of your speaker settings in odd-shaped or large rooms.

Features like its incredible audio performance, maximum flexibility of system configurations, newly-designed GUI, rich graphics, large character displays, elegant design of the front-panel, and outstanding streaming abilities make the Denon – AVR4520CI a product that will enhance your lifestyle and will provide an outstanding home theater experience. This receiver defines home theater sound, and is a comfortable and amazing entertainer.


  • State-of-the-art Denon Solutions for Maximizing Content Quality
    • 11.2 channel enhanced surround processing with Audyssey DSX and DTS Neo:X
    • Fully discrete, identical quality and power for all 9 channels
    • 150 W per channel power amplifier with symmetrical monolithic construction
    • Denon custom-made high current power transistors (D.H.C.T) for high current capability
    • Denon custom-made massive capacitors and Selected Schottky Barrier Diodes provide high burst power
    • DDSC-HD32 (Dynamic Discrete Surround Circuit) 32-bit DSP signal processing for all channels
    • AL32 Processing Multi Channel and high grade 32-bit/192 kHz DACs for highest resolution audio playback
    • Denon Link HD for the best sounding jitter-free connection to our new DBT-3313UDCI Blu-ray disc player
    • Hybrid PLL Jitter reducer for the most accurate digital audio playback
    • Supports 4K video signals (improved i/p scaling, pass through and GUI overlay)
    • Audyssey MultEQ XT32 and Audyssey Sub EQ HT Dual subwoofer EQ processing for optimum room acoustic calibration
    • Supports Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, and Dolby Pro Logic IIz/Pro Logic IIx/Surround EX processing
    • Audyssey LFC solves the problem of low frequency sounds disturbing people in adjacent rooms
    • Supports 192 kHz high resolution network audio (WAV 192 kHz/24-bit, FLAC 192 kHz/24-bit)
    • New smoothest diagonal edge video interpolation
    • Gapless audio playback
    • Digitally transmitted play function for iPod® and iPhone® (via USB) for best sound quality
    • Denon’s proprietary Compressed Audio Restorer function restores sound quality from compressed music sources
  • Connectivity & Future-ready Expandability
    • A full range of network capabilities and connectivity options for the ultimate entertainment experience including
      • Apple AirPlay, streaming music
      • DLNA 1.5 certified
      • Compatible with Windows 7
      • vTuner Internet radio
      • SiriusXM and Pandora Internet Radio,
      • FLAC HD High resolution audio file playback (192 kHz/24-bit)
      • Photo streaming
      • flickr photo streaming
    • HD Radio tuner built-in (antenna supplied)
    • Convenient HDMI port on the front panel for connecting a camcorder or other device
      • 7 HDMI inputs including one on the front panel / 2 outputs (simultaneous) + 1 output for Multi Zone
    • Front HDMI port supports MHLTM (Mobile High Definition Link) for viewing smartphone content on your HDTV
    • Includes an Ethernet hub (4 ports) for easy connection to network devices on your home network
    • Advanced Pre-Amp Mode allows the connection of external power amplifiers
    • Free Amp Assign function provides numerous speaker drive configurations
    • 4 source, 4 zone output with Zone 4 HDMI output
  • Ease-of-Use
    • Setup Assistant provides easy-to-follow setup instructions with the on-screen Graphical User Interface
    • Supports our new “Denon Remote App” to simplify operation by Android & iOS tablets or smartphones
    • New LCD learning and pre-coded remote control with new key layout for ease of use
    • Front display with large, easy-to-read characters
    • Sleep Timer
    • Standby HDMI pass through
    • Auto Standby
    • IP Control Capability with C4 certification
  • Others
    • InstaPrevue Technology, live picture-in-picture preview of HDMI input connected to an AV receiver
    • Very low power consumption in standby mode: 0.1 W
    • Trigger output (150 mA) x 2
    • Audyssey Installer Ready


Power amplifier section

  • Front L/R
    • 150 W + 150 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
    • 190 W + 190 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)
  • Center
    • 150 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
    • 190 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)
  • Surround
    • 150 W + 150 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
    • 190 W + 190 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)
  • Surround back / Front height / Front wide
    • 150 W + 150 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
    • 190 W + 190 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)
  • Speaker compatibility: 4 - 16 ohms

Pre-amplifier section

  • Input sensitivity: 200 mV/47 kohms
  • Frequency response: 10 Hz - 100 kHz — +1, –3 dB (DIRECT mode)
  • S/N: 102 dB (IHF-A weighted, DIRECT mode)
  • Distortion: 0.005% (20 Hz - 20 kHz) (DIRECT mode)
  • FM section
    • Tuning frequency range: 87.5 - 107.9 MHz
  • AM section
    • Tuning frequency range: 530 - 1710 kHz
  • General
    • Power supply: AC 120 V, 60 Hz
    • Power consumption: 780 W
    • Power consumption in standby mode: 0.1 W
    • Power consumption in CEC standby mode: 0.5 W
    • Power consumption in network standby mode: 5.1 W


  • In
    • HDMI (Front: 1): 7
    • Component (Video): 3
    • Composite (Video) (Front: 1): 4
    • Analog Audio (Front: 1): 7 (Phono: 1)
    • Digital Audio (Optical): 2
    • Digital Audio (Coaxial): 2
    • External Analog Audio (7.1 ch): 1 set
  • Out
    • HDMI Monitor: 3 (Zone4:1)
    • Component (Video) Monitor: 2 (Zone2:1)
    • Composite (Video) Monitor: 3 (Zone2:1)
    • Audio Lineout (Media player): 1
    • Audio Preout (Zone2, 3): 2
    • Audio Preout (SW): 2
    • Audio Preout (11 ch): 1 set
    • Phones: 1
  • Other
    • Denon Link HD: 1
    • iPod / USB (Front/Rear): 2 (selectable)
    • Network (Ethernet): 4
    • Setup Mic jack: 1
    • FM Tuner Antenna: 1
    • AM Tuner Antenna: 1
    • Remote Control (In/Out): 1/1
    • Trigger out (DC12 V 150 mA MAX): 2
    • RC-232C: 1

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7-21/32"
  • Width: 17-3/32"
  • Depth: 16-41/64"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 36 lbs 6 oz
  • Shipping: 44 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 3 Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
150 W Per Channel Power Output/ DDSC-HD32 (Dynamic Discrete Surround Circuit) 32-Bit DSP Signal Processing For All Channels/ AL32 Processing Multi Channel And High Grade 32-Bit/192 kHz DACs/ Denon Link HD/ Hybrid PLL Jitter Reducer/ 4K And 3D Pass Through/ Audyssey MultEQ XT32 And Audyssey Sub EQ HT Dual Subwoofer EQ Processing/ Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD And Dolby Pro Logic IIz/Pro Logic IIx/Surround EX Processing/ Apple AirPlay/ DLNA 1.5 Certified/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Denon AVR-4520CI from Abt Electronics
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  • The Denon AVR-4520CI is Brand New.
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  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayYes
Watts Per Channel150
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
Satellite Radio ReadyYes
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, and Dolby Pro Logic IIz/Pro Logic IIx/Surround EX
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, Analog Audio, Digital Audio
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, Audio Lineout, Audio Preout, Phones
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs3
USB Ports2
Weight (lbs)36.6
Parts Warranty3 Years
Labor Warranty3 Years


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