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Denon AVC-X8500H AV Receiver

$7,999.00

AVR-X8500H

AV receiver with 13.2 channels that support the latest surround sound formats and 4K Ultra HD

The Denon Flagship AVR-X8500H powers the next generation of home theater with the world’s first 13.2 channel receiver that supports the latest immersive audio formats, including IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and unparalleled music playback options, thanks to our built-in HEOS technology, Apple AirPlay2, and Amazon Alexa voice compatibility for seamless sound.

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Description

IMAX Enhanced

Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX® Enhanced — the latest technology from DTS that sets a new standard for home theater imaging, sound, scale and clarity. Watch clearer pictures and brighter images. Feel immersive, heart-pounding audio and experience premium content digitally remastered by IMAX.

Dolby Atmos

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos®. Enjoy a 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound speaker system and four additional overhead speakers or four Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience — including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.

Auro-3D

By fully immersing the listener in life-like sound, Auro-3D® provides a more encapsulating surround sound experience thanks to dedicated height and overhead channels in addition to the regular channels. The AVR-X6700H supports 7.1, 9.1 and up to 10.1 Auro-3D configuration including top surround channel, or the “Voice of God” speaker above the listening position with an added amplification for 10.1 setting. Also supported is Auro-Matic®, the groundbreaking up-mixing algorithm that converts legacy content into the Auro-3D® format.

Dolby Vision

Dolby Vision® is a stunning HDR imaging technology that brings extraordinary color, contrast, and brightness to the screen. See what you’ve been missing.

Roon Tested

All new Denon AV receivers are now Roon Tested including the AVR-X8500H. Get more out of your digital music library with searchable, surfable information about your favorite artists and songs. Find lyrics, concert dates, photos, bios, reviews and more.

Josh.ai

An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AV receiver and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices

HDR10+

HDR10+ is the advanced, improved version of HDR10, a technology that enhances the color and contrast of media. They both utilize metadata to tell your phone or TV how to show the HDR content, upgrading the view when you’re watching a video.

HEOS® Built-in

Enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home wirelessly with HEOS® Built-in technology. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Connect your Denon Home speakers for a whole-home audio experience. HEOS® supports free and premium Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music HD, TuneIn, SoundCloud, SiriusXM, TIDAL and more. (Not all music services available in all regions.)

Works with Amazon Alexa

Use hands-free control with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-X8500HA, HEOS devices, and other select Denon products. External voice access point needed.

Specifications

SPECIFICATIONS

Multichannel Surround

IMAX Enhanced Yes
DTS HD Master / DTS:X Yes / Yes
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X No / Yes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos Yes / Yes
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround No / Yes
Auro 3D Yes
Audyssey DSX No
Multichannel Stereo Yes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 13.2
Sound Enhancements
Mono Block Power Amp Construction Yes (L/R separated)
Discrete Power Amplifier Yes
D.D.S.C. HD Digital Yes (32-bit)
Pure Direct Yes
Gold Plated RCA Terminals Yes
Clock Jitter Reducer Yes
Alpha Processing AL32 Processing Multichannel
Denon Link HD Yes
Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume Yes / Yes
Audyssey LFC Yes
Compressed Audio Restorer Yes
Network
DLNA Certified Yes
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC Yes / Yes / Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV Yes / Yes / Yes
DSD Audio Streaming Yes (5.6MHz)
Gapless playback Yes (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC, DSD)
Photo Streaming (JPEG) No
AirPlay / Airplay2 Audio Streaming Yes / Yes
Windows PlayTo / Windows8 Certified No
Internet Radio Yes (TuneIn)
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Denon 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Media Server Yes
HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology Yes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24 Yes / Yes / Yes
FLAC HD 192/24 Yes
WAV 192/24 Yes
ALAC 192/24 Yes
Spotify* Yes (connect)
Pandora Yes
SiriusXM* Yes
Other Streaming Services * Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
HEOS App Control Yes
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 7 / 1
HDCP 2.2 support Yes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2 / 2
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI Yes
Analog to HDMI Scaling up to 4K 60/50
HDMI to HDMI Scaling up to 4K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMI Yes
3D Signal Pass-through Yes
4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode Yes
Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction Yes / Yes
CEC Yes
DSD Audio Capability Yes
Audio Return Channel Yes
Auto LipSync Yes
HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
Enhanced Audio Return Channel Yes
HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision Yes / Yes / Yes
Multi-room CI
Multi-Room Zones 3 / 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog Yes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout Yes / Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source Yes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
Remote In / Out Yes / Yes
DC Trigger Output 2
HDMI Diagnostics Yes
Others
Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display 2 Lines
Graphic User Interface - GUI Advanced
ISF Certification Yes
GUI Languages 3
Setup Assistant Yes
Quick Select Plus / Quick Select Yes / No
Firmware Update by: Network / USB Yes / Yes
Variable Cross Over Yes
Optimized Bass Redirection Yes
Bass Sync Yes
ECO Mode Yes
Auto Power Off Yes
Sleep Timer Yes
Inputs Outputs
Composite In / Out 4 / 1
Component In / Out 3 / 1
HDMI In / Out 7+1 / 3
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI Yes / Yes
Phono (MM) In Yes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial 2 / 2
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital 2 / No
Multichannel Preout Yes / (13.2ch)
Subwoofer Out 2 (independent)
7.1 Multichannel Input Yes
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw No / Yes
Number of Speaker Terminals 15
Speaker A / B assignable
Bi-amp Drive assignable
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal assignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB No / No / No / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone Yes / No / No
AM/FM Tuner Yes
Specifications
Number of Power Amps 13
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive) 150 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive) 190 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive) 260 W
General
Metal Front Panel Yes
System Remote Control RC-1221
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display Yes / No / No
Power Consumption in W 900W
Standby Consumption in W 0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W 3.5
Weight in LBS 51.6
Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in inches 17.08 x 18.7 x 7.72