Denon AVR-S720W Review and Specs

Denon AVR-S720W The abundance of various audio products in the core market today has become a gold medal with two sides. The positive aspect in this case is, of course, the wealth of choice that guarantees such an assortment. But there is a negative one (in any case, for manufacturers): users spoiled by such an abundance make ever higher demands on the quality of purchased audio equipment. Well, the manufacturing companies have no choice but to find more and more new structural and technological solutions. One such example is Denon AVR-S720W review where you are going to see Denon AVR-S720W specs.

Denon AVR-S720W review

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Features

In the specifications of the model it is indicated that power is equal to 75 watts for each channel (8 ohms). Enjoy all your favorite Hollywood titles with 5.1/5.2 surround speakers. Simply add a pair of overhead speakers or Dolby Atmos elevation speakers and take your home movie watching experience to a great new level. Don’t worry about your powerful AV receiver using up a lot of energy as the 720 comes with an auto-Eco mode. It automatically adjusts the maximum power required based on volume settings to reduce power usage. You can even see the power usage and reduction on the screen’s Eco meter.

Design and build

The Denon AVR-S720W may not score well when it comes to the looks department but it does make up for it with its easy to use interface. The most used input selection buttons and the sound mode buttons are on the front for quick and easy access. What’s even better is that even the input ports such as the USB, HDMI, and the headphone jack are placed on the front for convenience. A powerful quad-core 32-bit DSP processor is at the core of this AV receiver. It has the ability to handle over 1 billion computations per second. Therefore, it can handle a number of tasks.

Denon AVR-S720W

Connectivity

Having enough input and output ports on your AV receiver lets you control your entire home theatre with ease. The AVR-S720W lets you do exactly that as it comes with two analog audio inputs, 3 digital inputs (2 optical and 1 coaxial) and a whopping 6 HDMI ports. Watch high-definition 4K videos has never been this easy.

Setup

Support for a software module such as MultEQ - an application that performs automatic sound calibration, taking into account the features of the room is also at it.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Dual Zone feature lets you use it as two audio systems
  • Automatic calibration system reduces manual effort for settings

Cons

  • The interface is not as advanced as one would want it to be

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Common features

Product

Denon AVR-S720W

Model

AVR-S720W

Brand

Denon

Reviews

185

Amplifier

Channels

7.2

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

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (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

6/1

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, HDMI, 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

x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

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

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2

Zone audio output

speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote

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)

Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-Surround

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

400

Standby consumption, W

0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 12.7 x 33/17.1 x 5.9 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/18.7

Other

Release year

2016
Denon AVR-S720W
Denon AVR-S720W

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