Denon AVRS530BT vs Harman Kardon AVR 1510

Denon AVRS530BT
vs
Harman Kardon AVR 1510

This is a review and detailed comparison of Denon AVRS530BT vs Harman Kardon AVR 1510. The AVRS530BT has 5.2 channels amplifier and the AVR 1510 5.1 channels. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVRS530BT has an overall score of 4.3 out of 10 vs 4.2 out of 10 for AVR 1510.

Advantages Denon AVRS530BT over Harman Kardon AVR 1510

  • Bluetooth compatibility
  • HDMI CEC support
  • HDR compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Advantages Harman Kardon AVR 1510 over Denon AVRS530BT

  • Delivers 75W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 70W/8Ohm
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Rating 5 5

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Denon AVRS530BT

Denon AVRS530BT review

Sep 19, 2019

The chip receiver is what most users need. In Denon AVRS530BT review describes the main characteristics that allow this receiver to be the center of a home media system - support for Heos, music strea...

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Product

Denon AVRS530BT
Harman Kardon AVR 1510

Model

AVRS530BT
AVR 1510

Brand

Denon
Harman Kardon

Reviews

360
75

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/8 20Hz-20KHz, 90/6 1KHz
75/8 1KHz, 75/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-130KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Dialog Normalization
has not

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 1.4

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

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

BT.2020
has not

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, Android
iPhone, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

has not
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS Neo:6 Cinema
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

310
410

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.5

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 30.4 x 15.2/17.1 x 12.6 x 6
44 x 12.1 x 30/17.3 x 4.7 x 11.8

Weight, kg/lbs

7.2/16.6
4.6/10
Denon AVRS530BT
Harman Kardon AVR 1510
Denon AVRS530BT
Harman Kardon AVR 1510

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 4.2
  • 4.3Denon AVRS530BT
  • 4.2Harman Kardon AVR 1510

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