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Denon AVR-891
6.1 out of 10

Denon AVR-891

105 watts per channel x 7 channels 8 ohms Dolby TrueHD, Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Denon AVR-891

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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Josh a Audio Enthusiast, Audio Review
6 November 2014
  • Summary: I have owned this receiver for 4 years now. It was the start of my audio hobby. Originally I used it for both home theatre and music listening. Now years later I went to separates for music listening. This runs my home theatre and general tv watching.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good unit

CatDog, Amazon
3 November 2011
  • Summary: Denon makes good stuff. This receiver/amp works well. Drives my Klipsch surround speakers nicely. Can rattle the dishes in the cupboard.
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Overall 2
2.0

disappointed

A. Lowery, Amazon
2 November 2011
  • Summary: I purchased the Denon AVR 891 receiver July 2011, to replace a Sony product, I purchased the Denon believing it was a superior product...but I continue having the same problem with the reciever shutting down when it reaches high volume , i live in a small 1 bdrm apartment so i don't play my music...
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Overall 10
10

Exactly what I was looking for!

Michael Parks, Amazon
25 October 2011
  • Summary: I love this receiver! Replaced an old Kenwood amp that just wasn't cutting it. The Audessy setup is outstanding!! Will never buy a receiver without this option. Get it. You won't be disappointed!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Incompatible with Samsung BD players

Gerould P King, Amazon
20 October 2011
  • Summary: I had to return the unit as it would not pass the video or audio signal from my Samsung BD player (using HDMI). When I called Denon support, they confirmed that this is an issue, and they had no solution.
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Overall 10
10

Great Product!

Doug, Amazon
10 October 2011
  • Summary: This receiver has been a great product for me ever since I got it. The Audessey set up works very well and produces imaging way beyond what I expected. My old receiver was an analog Pioneer from 1998. This was also a good product, but the difference the digital hook ups make are astounding.
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Overall 8
8.0

One more HDMI output would make this perfect

Jeffrey T. Chaney, Amazon
10 October 2011
  • Summary: The audio on this receiver is second to none. I am extremely impressed with video upconversion from non-HD video sources. 3D Pass-thru works flawlessly. I would say this is the best receiver for the money out there...if it had two outputs for HDMI it would be PERFECT.
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Overall 10
10

Really Pleased

Bob O., Amazon
5 October 2011
  • Summary: I'm not a Home Theater expert. I understand output wattage, etc. I chose this unit to replace a Panasonic BT200 HTIB that completely failed in less than 2 years. I decided to move to a component system with decent wattage.
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Overall 6
6.0

Denon AVR-891

RC, Amazon
3 October 2011
  • Summary: The Denon AVR-891 is an average receiver. It has a lot of features, but delivers average sound, and set-up is not intuitive. The Audyssey Auto Setup did a good job of setting the speaker levels, but I was stunned at how bad the sound was after initial setup.
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Overall 10
10

Great Sound

J. Hearn, Amazon
3 October 2011
  • Summary: I've been building my sound system piecemeal, and this replaces a Sony receiver. The difference is like night and day-clear and crisp, the sound filling the room for the first time. The unit is easy to use, with everything going through it. Setup was easy with the microphone.
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