Representing the perfect combination of high performance and high value, the Denon AVR-X540BT delivers superb sonic fidelity along with a host of advanced features.

  1. General Details


    Representing the perfect combination of high performance and high value, the Denon AVR-X540BT delivers superb sonic fidelity along with a host of advanced features including full 4K compatibility, HDR (High Dynamic Range), and ARC (Audio Return Channel) for the complete home cinema experience. Thanks to built-in Bluetooth, the AVR-X540BT receives your favourite music wirelessly from any compatible device, and the dedicated Denon 500 Series Bluetooth remote app offers unique control options from your smartphone.

    5.2 Channel Discrete Amplifier with Eco Mode

    Featuring high current discrete power output devices on all channels, the AVR-X540BT delivers high power and is rated at a maximum of 130 watts per channel. The Eco mode adjusts the power amplifier’s output according to the volume level to reduce power consumption, with an on-screen Eco meter providing real-time monitoring of the power-saving. For compatibility with the widest range of loudspeakers, the AVR-X540BT is equipped with low impedance drive capability that provides operational stability with 6 ohm speakers.

    Advanced HDMI Video Section

    Featuring 5 HDMI inputs, including 1 conveniently located on the front panel, the AVR-X540BT’s video section features all you need for the full home cinema experience: Full 4K Ultra HD, HDCP 2.2, HDR (High Dymanic Range), BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, as well as 21:9 and 3D video pass-through.

    Built-In Bluetooth

    Thanks to built-in Bluetooth, you can easily stream your music from any compatible Bluetooth phone, tablet or computer. Simply select the AVR-X540BT from your device’s Bluetooth menu to turn on the receiver and start playing your music. The AVR can remember up to 8 paired Bluetooth devices, so family and friends can listen to their favourite tracks.

    Easy To Setup

    For ease of setup, the AVR comes with a setup measuring microphone that adjusts critical system parameters for top audio fidelity custom-tailored for your speaker system and listening space. It has colour-coded loudspeaker terminals, and comes with colour-coded speaker labels that help ensure correct speaker cable hookups the very first time. With our exclusive Setup Assistant along with the Quick Start Guide, you can connect and configure your home cinema system quickly and easily. The Setup Assistant features clear on-screen text that quickly and easily guide you through the setup process, optimizing critical system settings for the best possible sound quality.

    Easy To Use

    The AVR’s front panel features 4 Quick Select function buttons so you can quickly choose from the most popular sources and the system remembers your preferred audio settings for each one. The ergonomic remote control also features dedicated Quick Select buttons. And when you connect the AVR to your Smart TV you have the option of controlling the AVR via the TV’s remote control which lets you select an input, adjust the volume and choose the surround sound mode.

    Bluetooth Remote App

    Download the 500 Series Denon Remote app and control your AVR-X540BT from your Bluetooth device. Functions include On/Off, Volume Up/Down, Mute and Source Selection. The app is available for iOS and Android version.

    Compatible with HEOS Link

    Denon’s HEOS wireless music streaming system delivers the ultimate in sound quality, ease-of-use and system flexibility. Sold separately, the HEOS Link enables the AVR-X540BT to play back nearly unlimited online music sources, like Internet Radio or popular music streaming services like Spotify, Deezer or TIDAL. Furthermore, once connected to the HEOS Link, the free HEOS app can control certain functions of the AVR most conveniently.

    Front USB Port

    In addition to numerous analog and digital AV connectors, the AVR-X540BT features a convenient USB port on the front panel that’s compatible with portable USB devices, and can play back a wide range of audio file types including MP3, WMA, FLAC and MPEG-4/AAC tracks.

  2. Technical Info

    Sound Enhancements

    • 5 Discrete Power Amplifiers
    • Compressed Audio Restorer

    Multichannel Surround

    • Android / iOS smartphone app
    • Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle tablet app
    • Bluetooth


    • 5 HDMI Inputs
    • 1 HDMI Output
    • GUI Overlay on HDMI (3 languages)
    • HDCP 2.2 support
    • HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC
    • 4K Signal Pass-through
    • HDMI pass-though in standby mode


    • Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone
    • Setup Assistant
    • FL Display
    • ECO Mode
    • Auto Power Off
    • Variable Cross Over
    • Sleep Timer


    • 2 Composite In
    • 1 Composite Out
    • Multichannel Preout
    • 5 HDMI Inputs
    • 1 HDMI Output
    • 2 Subwoofer Outs
    • 2 Analogue In
    • 5  Speaker Terminals
    • 2 Optical inputs
    • FM Tuner with RDS

    Power Specifications

    • Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch Drive): 130 W
    • Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)70 W
    • Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)90 W


    • Available Colours: Black
    • Power Consumption: 310w
    • Power Consumption No-Sound: 26w
    • Standby Consumption: 0.1w
    • System Remote Control: RC-1216
    • Dimensions (mm): 434 × 319 × 151
    • Weight (kg): 7.5
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