High-Performance Discrete 5-Channel Amplifier
Featuring discrete power output devices on all channels, the AVR-S540BT delivers a maximum of 140 watts per channel. It’s equipped with low impedance drive capability for operational stability within a wide range of speakers.
Advanced HDMI Video Section
The advanced HDMI video section of the AVR-S540BT lets you enjoy your favorite movies and shows with the best picture quality available. All five HDMI inputs support 4:4:4 Pure Color subsampling, HDR, BT.2020 pass-through, Dolby Vision compatibility and HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma); full 4K Ultra HD with 60Hz passthrough and HDCP 2.2 processing is available on three HDMI ports to support copy-protected content.
Easy Setup Experience
The included AVR-S540BT Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-S540BT via HDMI, the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. A row of color-coded speaker connections is laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.
Your favorite tracks, at your fingertips. Stream music from your computer or smart devices with the AVR-S540BT and built-in Bluetooth. It can remember up to eight paired Bluetooth devices, so invite family and friends to share their music and enjoy the audio quality of the AVR-S540BT. To stream via Bluetooth, simply select the Denon AVR-S540BT from the Bluetooth menu on your smart device.
Quick Selects for User-Friendly Audio Tuning
The Denon AVR-S540BT front panel features four Quick Select buttons that store your preferred audio settings for each source. Switch between television, Blu-Ray, pre-amplifiers and more, and the AVR-S540BT adjusts the EQ settings to your preferences for that media source. Use the buttons on the front panel or opt for the same Quick Selects on the AVR remote for faster control.
Front USB Port for High-Resolution Audio
In addition to numerous analog and digital AV connectors, the AVRS540BT features a USB port on the front panel for convenient audio playback. It’s compatible with a wide range of portable USB devices and supports MP3, WMA, FLAC and MPEG-4/AAC tracks. Whether you want to listen to your latest MP3 download or soak in the fidelity of audiophile-quality FLAC recordings, you have quick access to your favorite songs.
Denon 500 Series Remote App
Better control in your back pocket. The Denon 500 Series Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-S540BT even easier —adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, and select a source. Download the Denon 500 Series Remote app today.
Compatible with Denon HEOS Link
Control the Denon AVR-S540BT with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your Smart TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AVR-S540BT with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR’s setup menu and four Smart Selects.
100+ Years of Firsts in Audio Technology
Founded in 1910, Denon has a deep heritage of “firsts” in audio technology — from Japan’s first audio electronics manufacturer, to producing the world’s first commercial CDs. This focused investment in audio R&D ensures you get the latest technology and highest quality with every listening experience.