- Direct play
- Adjustable Muting Level
- Compressed Audio Restorer
Denon AVR-1612 5.1 Channel AV Home Theater Receiver
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- 5.1ch AV Surround Receiver,Power Requirements: 120 V AC 60 Hz
- HDMI 1.4a 4In/1Out 3D Ready
- Audio Return Channel
- Discrete Power Amps rated at 75 watts each
- Power Requirements: 120 V AC 60 Hz
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Fully compatible with current HD audio formats, the Denon AVR-1612 5.1-Channel A/V Receiver provides powerful, theater-quality surround sound. It ensures maximum audio performance with multiple technologies:
With four HDMI inputs, the AVR-1612 allows you to route multiple high-definition devices--like game consoles and Blu-ray players--to your TV. It also allows you to connect all of your devices to your TV with a single HDMI cable, reducing cable clutter.
Vivid 3D Visuals with HDMI v1.4a
The AVR-1612 comes equipped with HDMI v1.4a, allowing you to make the most of several premium video features:
With a built-in USB port, the AVR-1612 supports digital music playback from an iPod, iPhone, iPad, or USB drive. The receiver can also be used with the Denon Networked Control Dock (sold separately) for network streaming or docking your iPod/iPhone. A compressed audio restorer guarantees that standard MP3 playback is crisp and clear.
GUI Overlay and Remote Control for Simple Operation
With its programmable functions and intuitive button layout, the AVR-1612 is designed for ease of use. The front panel is smartly organized, featuring clearly labeled buttons and onboard controls for volume and source. In addition, its on-screen display provides quick information about your system's settings.
The AVR-1612's simple remote control is easy to use, giving you more flexibility in controlling your home theater.
Product and Warranty Information
The receiver measures 6-3/8 by 17-1/8 by 15-3/64 inches (H x W x D), and weighs 20-1/2 pounds.
The Denon AVR-1612 5.1 Channel A/V Home Theater Receiver is backed by a two-year warranty.
What's in the Box
AVR-1612 5.1-Channel A/V Receiver, remote control, AA batteries, setup microphone, AM loop antenna, FM indoor antenna, and owner's manual.
*75 watts per channel (20Hz-20kHz, 8 ohms, .08% THD), 120 watts per channel (1kHz, 6 ohms)
Top Customer Reviews
So far, I am similarly pleased with this new unit. The HDMI pass-through is crystal clear. It's nice to finally have an on-screen display when changing receiver settings. I am also very pleased with the newer, higher-definition audio settings for blu-ray disks. One of the first things I listened to with the new unit was Steve Wilson's "Grace for Drowning" on blu-ray. In a word -- sublime.
The audessy set up worked reasonably well, but I found myself making some tweaks afterword (hey - what fun would it be without tweaking?).
I was initially worried about whether 75 watts/channel would be enough power in my great room, but it's fine. With reasonably efficient speakers and a powered subwoofer, it'll play loud enough to send your significant other scurrying from the room.
At a price point of $300, it's hard to imagine a better value in an A/V receiver.
I've got mine hooked up to the Energy Take Classic 5.1 Surround setup, and it sounds great after using the Audyssey MultEQ auto setup to balance the speakers out.
I gave it 4 stars because I had a problem with the video dropping out on the first unit I bought. It worked 99% of the time, but I returned it anyway for fear that the problem would worsen over time. The new unit seems to be working fine and I also purchased a 2 year warranty just in case.
I'll update this review once I have time to test out the other features.
I got this for just over $300 at BB, while it was on sale. I looked at many other receivers and even two individuals working there had this receiver. That tells me that they believe it is a great product. This item for the price will not disssapoint and has everything a person should need. If you need more functions and feature and capability with clarity, then you need to spend more. You are not going to get anything better in this price range.
My Onkyo Home Theater Receiver shorted out after a juice spill in the TV room several months prior. I had this receiver for several years and was very happy with it. Either technology has changed during this period of time or there is a significant difference with this Denon receiver. My rear Bose speakers never sounded so vibrant. I feel that I really have a surround sound system now. With the Onkyo device, it sounded more like a quadraphonic sound system.
My satellite system is not HD (we use it very little with all of the content available over the internet) and it did not recognize the tv signal via coaxial cable. I have not played with this any further to try and work it out.
I have several thousand digital video files on our HTPC and we stream a lot of content over the internet. The Denon is a beautiful addition to my HTPC configuration. I have had zero problems or issues with my Denon.
In fact, I've carved "LOTR & Denon = TRULUV" in a tree in the backyard
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Mine was also great while it lasted, 2 yrs and 7 months and it keeps turning off. It will not reset. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Anon
One of the best brands for Recivers!!! excelent product! I would recommend for the ones who wants very good stuff for a cheap price!Published 23 months ago by Ricardo Franco
I bought this Denon a little over 2 years ago. I must say while it was working, it sounded great. After about 18 months it started to have intermittent problems with the video... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Gene Selbo