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Denon AVR-S720W 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, Dolby Atmos

75W x 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, Dolby Atmos

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7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth


Featuring high performance and high value the AVR-S720W 7.2 channel AV receiver delivers sensational surround sound and it supports the latest high resolution audio and video formats. Equipped with Dolby Atmos surround sound decoding, the AVR-S720W lets you enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbuster soundtracks in incredibly immersive surround sound. With Dolby Atmos you'll experience the same revolutionary 3D surround sound found in premium movie theaters with the ability to create an overhead surround soundfield that dramatically expands the sonic space. Via a future firmware update the AVR-S720W is also able to decode the newest DTS:X soundtracks that also deliver an immersive 3-dimensional soundspace.


Prepared for the future, the AVR-S720W features an advanced video processing and signal handling system including the latest HDMI 2.0a specification that's compatible with 4K Ultra HD BT.2020 full rate 60 Hz content, Wide Color Gamut, High Dynamic Range (HDR) 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling and 21:9 aspect ratio pass-through. It's also HDCP 2.2 compliant, which is a requirement for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content.

Equipped with both Bluetooth and dual band Wi-Fi and dual diversity antennas that ensure robust signal transmission and reception, the AVR-S720W lets you stream your favorite audio tracks wirelessly and you can easily control it with the Denon 2016 AVR remote available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire smart devices.

Dolby Atmos

Dolby's revolutionary Atmos surround sound technology dispenses with channel-based coding in favor of more advanced object-based coding, giving the soundtrack designer the ability to precisely place sounds anywhere in the 3-dimensional space. Now you can enjoy this same award-winning technology at home with the AVR-S720W that lets you to connect a 5.1 surround sound speaker system and 2 additional overhead speakers or 2 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience. Along with Dolby Atmos decoding the AVR-S720W also features Dolby TrueHD lossless decoding and other Dolby Digital technologies.


The latest immersive surround sound system, DTS:X features object-based audio coding that lets the soundtrack designer place sonic elements anywhere in the 3D acoustic soundspace, and provides for overhead speakers to deliver a stunning surround sound experience. Along with DTS:X decoding, the AVR-S720W features DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and other DTS audio technologies. DTS:X decoding will be available via a future firmware update.

Latest HDMI 2.0a Connectivity; HDCP 2.2 Compatible; 4K Ultra HD BT.2020, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Specification

Featuring 6 HDMI inputs, including 1 conveniently located on the front panel the AVR-S720W incorporates an advanced video section that features the latest HDMI 2.0a specification, including support for 4K Ultra HD BT.2020 60 Hz full rate video, Wide Color Gamut, High Dynamic Range (HDR), 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling and 21:9 video pass-through along with support for 3D content. The AVR-S720W also features HDCP 2.2 compatibility, a requirement for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content.

Advanced Quad-Core 32-bit DSP Processor

Featuring an advanced quad-core 32-bit DSP processor, the AVR-S720W easily handles multi-thread processing tasks, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoding, Audyssey room acoustic correction, bass management and DSP surround simulation. The DSP chip features tremendous processing power with 4 300-MHz DSP cores that can process over 1 billion computations per second

High Resolution Audio Decoding

Enjoy superb audio fidelity with your favorite high resolution audio tracks. The AVR-S720W features high resolution decoding with multiple lossless file types including AIFF, ALAC, FLAC and WAVE along with compatibility for 2.8/5.6-MHz DSD files (DSD is the high resolution audio coding format of SACD).


Built-in Bluetooth & Wi-Fi

Featuring Bluetooth and dual band Wi-Fi wireless connectivity, the AVR-S720W is equipped with an advanced dual diversity antenna RF transceiver system for robust and error-free streaming, even in congested environments. Connect to the internet through your home Wi-Fi network (or with a hard-wired connection via the RJ-45 Ethernet LAN port) and enjoy your favorite tracks from popular streaming music services such as Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify Connect. You can also choose from thousands of internet radio stations around the world and enjoy music from virtually every genre.

With AirPlay you can enjoy listening to your music tracks wirelessly from your iOS device including the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad and the AVR-S720W is DLNA 1.5 certified for compatibility with your home PC or Mac.

Denon 2016 AVR Remote

Our brand new app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire will give you an unprecedented level of command and control over your network-ready Denon AV Receivers*. Most remarkably, the clever Queue management now makes it possible to browse your music library while listening to your favorite songs. Selected tracks (one or a whole album) can set to “Play Now”, “Play Next” or “Add to end of the Queue” and even more options are available. After a listening session the Queue can get edited and even saved as a playlist for later playback. And all of this on the fly.

Along with many new features, the graphics and user interface have been completely overhauled. The new app gives you full control of the AVR as well as access to its setup menu for detailed adjustments from your phones or tablets. Denon 2016 AVR Remote also gives you quick access to the receiver's status display, option menus, Denon Blu-ray player control, and online owner's manual for your convenience. 

* (Supported models: AVR-X6200W, AVR-X4200W, AVR-X3200W, AVR-X2200W, AVR-X1200W, AVR-S920W, AVR-S720W, AVR-S910W, AVR-710W; for other models please download our previous “Denon Remote App”)


Powerful 7 Channel Discrete Amplifier with Eco Mode

Featuring high current discrete power output devices, the AVR-S720W delivers high power and is rated at a maximum of 165 watts per channel. There's also an Auto Eco mode that adjusts the maximum power available according to the volume level as well as an on-screen Eco meter that lets you see the power consumption reduction in real time.

For compatibility with the widest range of loudspeakers the AVR-S720W is equipped with low impedance drive capability that provides operational stability with 4 ohm speakers.

Dual Subwoofer Outputs

The AVR-S720W features dual subwoofer outputs, which lets you connect two smaller subwoofers instead of a single larger sub, and enjoy the benefits of response averaging by having two subs in different locations in the room. With dual subwoofers, deep bass is smoother and more detailed, minimizing the peaks and dips that often result with a single subwoofer setup.

Smart TV Connectivity

When you connect the AVR-S720W to your Smart TV you have the option of controlling the AVR-S720W via the HDTV's remote control which lets you select an input, adjust the volume and choose the surround sound mode.

Audyssey Bronze Built-In

Denon was the first AV manufacturer to embrace Audyssey's advanced DSP audio processing, and the AVR-S720W features the Audyssey Bronze suite of powerful DSP features, including MultEQ room acoustic measurement and DSP correction. Via the supplied measuring microphone and mic stand, Audyssey MultEQ measures all the speakers in your home theater during setup, including the subwoofer, and then generates multiple high precision DSP room acoustic correction filters which together provide smoothest and most natural tonal balance, regardless of the brand or model of the various speakers.

Audyssey Dynamic Volume features advanced psycho-acoustic processing to deliver clear dialog and wide range sound at reduced volume levels so that you can enjoy theater-level clarity at whatever listening level you choose. Audyssey Dynamic EQ also features advanced DSP processing to deliver full range wide-band response even at reduced volume levels.

Multi-Room Listening

You can configure the AVR-S720W for a 7 channel home theater surround system or you can choose to have a 5 channel surround system in the main room with 2 of the amplifier channels dedicated to drive separate stereo speakers in another room. Enjoy a surround sound movie in the home theater room while others can enjoy stereo sound from a different source in a second room at the same time.

Denon HEOS Link IP Control

Denon's renowned HEOS whole home audio system features advanced multi-room, multi-source audio streaming and the AVR-S720W features IP control capability with the HEOS Link so you can easily control the receiver with the Denon HEOS app.

Easy To Setup, Easy To Use

With our exclusive Setup Assistant along with the Quick Start Guide, you can connect and configure your home theater system quickly and easily. The Setup Assistant features clear on-screen graphics and text to quickly and easily guide you through the setup process, optimizing critical system settings for the best possible sound quality.

Easy To Use Quick Select Functions

With 4 Quick Select buttons on the front panel and the remote control the AVR-S720W lets you quickly choose from your favorite sources and the system remembers your preferred audio settings for each one.

Stylish Front Panel Design

The elegant front panel features a stylish brushed hairline metalized finish along with dual control knobs for volume level and input selection. The graphical display features clear text as well as easy to understand icons that let you instantly see the source selected, volume level and other important information

Color Coded Speaker Terminals

For maximum ease of setup the AVR-S720W features a horizontal row of color coded premium loudspeaker connectors and it comes with a set of color coded speaker cable labels that help ensure correct speaker cable hookup the very first time.


Number Of Channels 7
Stereo RMS Power (watts) 75
THD in Stereo 0.08 %
Frequency Bandwidth (stereo) 20-20,000 Hz
Minimum Impedance L/R 4 ohms
Minimum Impedance Center 4 ohms
Minimum Impedance Surround 4 ohms
General Features
Internet-ready Yes
Bluetooth-compatible Built-in
Apple AirPlay Built in
App Remote Control Yes
USB port for iPod/iPhone Yes
FM Sensitivity 12.8 dBf
HD Radio Tuner No
On-Screen Display Thru HDMI
Auto Speaker Calibration Audyssey MultEQ
HDCP 2.2 for 4K Video Yes
HDR-compatible Yes
HDMI Standby Pass-through Yes
Composite Video Conversion No
Component Video Conversion No
HDMI to HDMI Upconversion No
DLNA Certified  
MHL-compatible No
Multibrand Remote Control No
Learning Remote No
LCD Remote  
Width (inches) 17-3/16
Height (inches) 5-15/16
Depth (inches) 13-9/16
Weight (pounds) 18.8
Parts Warranty 2 Years
Labor Warranty 2 Years
Multi-room Audio--Video
Powered Multi-room Audio Output Yes
Preamp Multi-room Audio Output No
Multi-room Video No
Multi-room HDMI Output No
Surround Processing
Dolby Digital DD, EX, DD+, TrueHD
Dolby Atmos Yes
DTS DTS, ES, HD, HDMA, 96/24
Inputs & Outputs
Phono Input No
Audio-Video Inputs 6
Audio-only Inputs 1
Component Video Inputs None
Component Video Monitor Outputs None
Optical Digital Inputs 2
Coaxial Digital Inputs 1
Optical Digital Outputs None
Coaxial Digital Outputs None
HDMI Inputs 6
HDMI Monitor Outputs 1
Subwoofer Outputs 2
Multi-Channel Analog Input No
Multi-channel Preamp Output No
Main Speaker Output Pairs 1
Main Speaker Terminals Posts
Ethernet Port 1
USB Connections 1
Removable Power Cord No


HDMI Inputs 6
HDMI Outputs 1
MHL Support No
Component Video Inputs 0
Component Video Outputs 0
4K Support yes
4K Upconversion No
HDMI Video Processing No
HDMI Standby Passthrough No
Video Processor No
Channels 7.2
Watts Per Channel 75
Zone 2 No
Zone 3 No
Zone 4 No
Powered 2nd Zone No
HDMI 2nd Zone No
Coaxial Digital Inputs 1
Optical Digital Inputs 2
Multi-channel Pre-amp Input No
Multi-channel Pre-amp Output No
Multi-channel Pre-Amp Output No
Bi-amp Mode Yes
Phono Input No
Audyssey MultEQ
Audio Delay 0-200ms
FLAC Support Yes
Zone 2 DAC No
D/A Conversion -
DLNA Certified No
Pandora No
Spotify Yes
Sirius XM Yes
Rhapsody -
Wi-Fi Built-in
Networking Yes
AirPlay Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Front/Rear 1/0
Trigger Out No
12V Triggers No
Remote Loop No
Smartphone App Yes
Power Cable non removable
RS-232 Port No
THX Certified No
Width (inches) 17.1
Height (inches) 6
Depth (inches) 13.3
Weight (lbs) 18.8


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