Distinguished by its impressive stature and comprehensive features, the Denon IN-Command
AVR-4520CI A/V Receiver is a centerpiece addition to any home theater system and
the flagship model in Denon's line of IN-Command A/V Receivers. It delivers 150
watts per channel--more than enough power for the largest of rooms and the most
demanding of speakers. With seven HDMI inputs and three HDMI outputs, the receiver
lets you enjoy high-definition audio and video from a range of devices in multiple
rooms. The AVR-4520CI incorporates true multi-zone HDMI audio/video distribution
with its HDMI matrix-switching functionality.
The AVR-4520CI features Audyssey Platinum, our most robust level of Audyssey support
with Audyssey MultEQ XT32, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey
DSX, Audyssey Sub EQ HT, Audyssey LFC, and Audyssey Pro.
Audyssey MultEQ XT32
harnesses the power of sophisticated DSP processing, measures the acoustic output
of the speakers and subwoofers, and generates multiple digital EQ filters with 256
times the resolution of standard MultEQ. This provides the smoothest, most natural
tonal balance in virtually any room.
offers the option of front wide and front height speakers
which are placed to the left and right or above the main front speakers to broaden
the width and/or height of the soundstage, making the audio experience more impressive,
engaging, and believable.
Audyssey Dynamic Volume
senses the impending arrival of very loud
sounds and automatically reduces the difference between normal and extra-loud programming.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ
automatically adjusts subwoofer and surround
speaker levels for maximum performance at any playback volume.
Audyssey Sub EQ HT
provides individual tailoring for dual subwoofer
Audyssey LFC (Low Frequency Containment)
provides a full range tonal balance
for late-night listening that minimizes the intrusion of deep bass content into
adjacent rooms or spaces. The AVR-X4000 is also Audyssey Pro Installer ready
IN-Command AVR-4520CI A/V Receiver
At a Glance:
Nine discrete 150-watt channels for dynamic sound
3D and 4K pass-through technology
Advanced circuitry converts all video signals to 4K
Audyssey MultEQ XT32 creates an optimal acoustic profile for your home theater
Play separate audio and video in two areas at once with multi-room
Seven HDMI inputs and three HDMI outputs to connect a variety of
The graphical UI is intuitive to simplify the daily operation of your device, and
a flip-down door on the front panel hides controls and connections when you're not
Offering nine discrete 150-watt channels along with a dual subwoofer, the AVR-4520CI
receiver lets you experience superior surround sound. View larger.
Superior Surround Sound and 3D Pass-Through Technology
The AVR-4520CI receiver is a 9.2-channel A/V receiver that offers nine discrete
150-watt channels for dynamic surround sound along with dual subwoofer outputs for
optimal bass performance throughout your room. You can view 3D movies through your
home theater system using the receiver's pass-through technology.
4K Upscaling for Pristine Picture Quality
This Denon receiver upscales all video signals to 4K (3,840 by 2,160 pixels), which
provides four times the picture quality of 1080p. This enables you to use it with
4K monitors and video projectors.
Advanced Functions to Play Streaming Media
The AVR-4520CI IN-Command A/V Receiver allows you to enjoy a variety of advanced
network content, such as listening to Internet radio and playing media stored on
your computer. The AVR-4520CI supports services like Sirius XM, vTuner Internet
Radio, Pandora, Spotify, and Flickr as well as Apple's AirPlay technology, which
allows you to listen to media from the iTunes library on your iPad, iPhone, iPod
touch, PC, or Mac. The receiver is DLNA 1.5 certified and compatible with PCs running
Microsoft Windows 7.
Optimum Sound with Audyssey MultEQ XT32
The AVR-4520CI comes equipped with Audyssey MultEQ XT32 to create an immersive,
balanced acoustic profile for your home theater system. Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatically
your home theater to overcome acoustical problems specific to your room, resulting
in exceptionally clear sound. MultEQ XT32 uses high-resolution equalization filters,
making it ideal for large or odd-shaped rooms. The receiver also incorporates Audyssey
EQ and Dynamic Volume for comfortable and optimal listening of any source at any
Immersive Surround Sound with Audyssey DSX Technology
The AVR-4520CI comes equipped with Audyssey DSX. Audyssey DSX expands surround sound
beyond 5.1 with more speakers for an immersive and lifelike home theater experience.
Assign Power Amps for Different Audio Setups
The AVR-4520CI supports up to 9.2 channels for surround playback. You can reassign
the amplifiers from the two surround back channels to power a pair of front height
speakers, or, to achieve higher-quality sound for two-channel stereo playback, you
can configure the AVR-4520CI for front bi-amp operation.
Four-Source, Four-Zone Capability
The AVR-4520CI can be the centerpiece of a whole home system, including the main
room plus three additional playback areas, with independent sources available for
each zone. It supports up to three different video sources and three different audio
Enjoy Two Different HDMI Sources Simultaneously
The AVR-4520CI incorporates true multi-zone HDMI audio/video distribution with the
inclusion of its HDMI matrix switching functionality. Equipped with three HDMI outputs
(two parallel and one discrete), the AVR-4520CI allows for the connection of up
to three different HDMI-equipped displays. The receiver can send two different HDMI
feeds to two displays at the same time directly from the receiver, eliminating the
need for costly external switches or remote control complexity.
Because it features seven HDMI inputs and three HDMI outputs, you can connect a
variety of devices. View larger.
Connect Your HDMI-Equipped Devices
The receiver is outfitted with seven HDMI inputs and three HDMI outputs (two parallel
and one discrete) so you can enjoy high-definition audio and video from a variety
of HDMI-compatible devices, such as set-top boxes, Blu-ray players, game systems,
and media players like Roku and Apple TV. An HDMI input on the front of the receiver
offers a quick, convenient connection for portable devices such as camcorders and
HDMI-equipped smartphones and tablets. The front panel also has a USB port to directly
connect your iPod, iPhone, or USB drive to the receiver. A flip-down door on the
aluminum front panel neatly hides controls and connections when you're not using
Intuitive Graphical User Interface and Remote App
The AVR-4520CI features a Setup Assistant along with a graphical user interface
that simplifies the initial setup and daily operation of the receiver. In addition,
the receiver supports the free Denon Remote App, which lets you operate the receiver's
main controls from your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Android smartphone.
Denon Link HD Jitter-Free Audio Transmission Technology
The AVR-4520CI also incorporates Denon Link HD, Denon's proprietary jitter-free
audio transmission technology, which is designed to work with Denon's DBT-3313CI
Universal Blu-ray Player.
Built-In IP Control Allows for Custom Integration
The receiver also features versatile custom integration-friendly features, such
as RS-232 and IP Control for third-party controllers for seamless integration with
home automation systems.
Product and Warranty Information
Sporting a sleek black finish, the receiver measures 7.66 by 17.09 by 16.64 inches
(H x W x D) and weighs 36.38 pounds.
The Denon AVR-4520CI IN-Command A/V Receiver is backed by a three-year warranty.
What's in the Box
AVR-4520CI IN-Command A/V Receiver, remote control with batteries, HD Radio antenna,
power cable, Audyssey setup microphone quick setup guide, and owner's manual on