Denon AVC-X8500H 13.2ch 4K Flagship AV Amplifier with HEOS Built-in

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The Denon Flagship AVC-X8500H powers the next generation of home theater with the world’s first 13.2 channel AV Amplifier that supports the latest immersive audio formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D. Built-in HEOS technology supports Amazon Alexa* and takes music listening to the next level with wireless whole-home audio.

AVC-X8500H

The World’s First 13.2 Channel AV Amplifier

POWERFUL 13.2 CHANNEL HOME THEATRE EXPERIENCE

The AVC-X8500H ushers in a leading-edge home theatre experience with 13 channels of built-in amplification to enable premium 3D surround sound up to 7.2.6 without external amplification and supports latest 4K Ultra HD picture standards.

SUPPORTS THE LATEST SUROUND AUDIO FORMATS

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional sound — the Denon AVC-X8500H powers Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and up to 13.2 Auro-3D formats. Auro-3D will be enabled via future firmware update at no additional charge.

READY FOR THE FUTURE OF HOME THEATRE

The AVC-X8500H’s advanced video section is fully compatible with the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications and prepared for any 4K Ultra HD source. High Dynamic Range (HDR), Dolby Vision compatibility, Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) and eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) are supported as well. You can also enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures from legacy analogue and digital sources.

THE HEART OF YOUR WIRELESS AUDIO NETWORK

Every sound, all your music, controlled effortlessly. Full wireless connectivity is provided via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The AVC-X8500H works with Apple Airplay and Amazon Alexa*, bringing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound to all your home entertainment. The built-in HEOS technology allows the AVC-X8500H to become the app-controlled heart of a whole-house wireless sound network.
*This feature becomes available in Spring 2018. Availability varies by country.

PERFECT SET-UP FROM THE START

The AVC-X8500H easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration and lets you optimise all settings for the best possible sound and video quality. The most advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room measurement system guarantees the best sound in every room.

BLOCKBUSTING 3D-SOUND

Surround yourself in cinema-grade sound from literally any direction.

SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos. Enjoy a 7.1.6 or 9.1.4 surround sound speaker system with as many as 6 overhead speakers or Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theatre experience.

BE CLOSER TO THE ACTION

DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience in the home. The improved immersion and heightened realism draw you into the world of your favourite movies. The included DTS Neural:X™ gives your movies, games and music a realism unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound.

FEEL THE POWER OF LIFE-LIKE SOUND

Auro-3D provides an immersive surround sound experience thanks to dedicated height and overhead channels, in addition to traditional channels supporting up to a 13.2 configuration. Formatting identifies sound objects individually and projects them to different spaces in your listening environment, creating an immersive, three-dimensional sound stage. Auro-3D will be enabled via a future firmware update at no additional charge.

    GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD

    Enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures, even from analog and digital SD sources.

    FUTUREPROOF IN ANY WAY

    All eight HDMI inputs (including one on the front) and three HDMI outputs feature HDCP 2.2 compatibility and the latest HDMI specifications, including 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Colour sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support. It is even ready for Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) for 3D audio playback through TV apps. The eARC feature will be enabled via a future firmware update.

    BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LEGACY SOURCES

    The AVC-X8500H boasts an advanced video processor to upscale existing lower resolution video from any analog or digital source to true 4K. With three HDMI outputs, you can even connect a TV and a projector in the main room, while playing back different content on a second zone screen.

    NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS

    The AVC-X8500H supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) video format. It is even ready for Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and colour. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content.

      SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE

      Get your AVC-X8500H up and running in no time, perfectly tailored to suit your needs.

      FUTUREPROOF IN ANY WAY

      Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AVC-X8500H features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyses each speaker's output (including the subwoofers) at up to eight measurement locations and generates precision digital filters that optimise each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Plus, the optional available Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view and adjust settings for detailed tuning and customize the sound more precisely to your room and tastes.

      UNWIRE YOUR SOUND

      Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVC-X8500H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Plus, with Apple's AirPlay compatibility, you can enjoy listening to your favourite audio content wirelessly from your iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.

      Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favourite music in any room of your home for a wireless, whole-home audio experience. Play the same song in every room, or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Also works with Amazon Alexa*, providing cutting-edge voice control.
      *This feature becomes available in Spring 2018. Availability varies by country.

      EVERYTHING IS UNDER CONTROL

      With the "Denon 2016 AVR Remote" app you can control the receiver's operation and even control your connected Denon Blu-ray player.

      Easily control your music and multi-room streaming within the HEOS app, or use your voice for Amazon Alexa Voice Control*.

      *This feature becomes available in Spring 2018. Availability varies by country.

      CHOOSE YOUR FAVOURITE SOURCES BY QUICK SELECT

      Store your preferred set-up and sound mode for every source — jump right to them by the push of a button on the front panel or via the remote control.

      SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

      Control your Denon AVC-X8500H 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 AVC-X8500H 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.

        ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING

        Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.

        POWERFUL DSP AUDIO PROCESSING

        The AVC-X8500H owns a sophisticated DSP audio processing system that incorporates two latest generation high performance dual core SHARC DSP Griffin Lite.

        ENJOY SUPERB AUDIO FIDELITY

        Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks with the ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the front panel USB port and network sources. Or, listen to other popular file types such as MP3.

        UNIQUE DENON AUDIO TECHNOLOGIES

        AL32 processing multi-channel provides ultra-high-resolution digital audio filtering and precision for all audio channels, delivering a natural soundstage with enhanced imaging. For content recorded in multi-channel, such as Blu-ray discs, the recorded low frequency effects (LFE) may be out of sync and delayed. Bass Sync technology corrects such a delay of low frequency effects for the perfect audio experience.

        BEST POSSIBLE SOUND STAGE

        For optimum fidelity and the widest dynamic range with lowest distortion, the Denon AVC-X8500H features advanced reference-class 32-bit AKM AK4490EQ stereo D/A converters for all channels. The total number is eight. Enjoy consistent high-fidelity and precise channel matching across all channels for the ultimate listening experience.

          GET THE AMAZING HEOS EXPERIENCE

          Enjoy your favourite music from anywhere and everywhere around your home. Share music stored on your home network, streaming services with HEOS wireless speakers or even other HEOS-capable receivers and listen throughout the whole house. Control it all with the free HEOS app. Enjoy music from TuneIn, Internet Radio and a wide range of streaming services including Spotify®, Amazon Prime Music, Soundcloud®, Juke, Tidal, Napster, Deezer or Mood Mix.

          AirPlay 2

          Stream audio from your favourite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like YouTube and Netflix from any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV all while the audio is perfectly synced to your speakers AirPlay 2 sources.

          AirPlay 2 also supports multi-room audio. This allows you to wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 compatible devices simultaneously with improved audio buffering to ensure smooth audio playback. AirPlay 2 provides control and grouping of compatible audio devices within the Apple Music or Home app. Use Airplay 2 in-app or with your voice via Siri.

          HEOS + Alexa – Speak Your Commands.

          Use your voice to stream your favourite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, and more. You can also turn the volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song — all with your voice.

          To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select “Skills.” Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu and choose Devices and Discover or say “Alexa, discover my devices.”

          With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other HEOS-enabled device. Play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, and TuneIn with more streaming services also to come. All you have to do is ask.

          GOOGLE ASSISTANT

          Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more.

          SELECT THE PERFECT HEOS FOR YOUR SETUP

          HEOS technology within the AVC-X8500H allows you to stream your favourite music wirelessly around your home to any other HEOS-enabled device, like HEOS speakers.

          • Bathroom

          • Bedroom

          • Kitchen

          • Livingroom

          EXTERNAL CONTROL AND IP CONTROL CAPABILITIES

          The AVC-X8500H is equipped with feature-rich enhanced control capabilities and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions.

          The AVC-X8500H features IP control capability for an integration with major third-party control devices and Control4 SDDP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for quick and easy integration with Control4 home automation equipment. For direct connection to external home automation and control equipment, it's also equipped with an RS-232C serial port.

          For simpler integrated control set-ups, the AVC-X8500H features an IR (infrared) remote control input on the rear panel, allowing remote control compatibility with other components in your home theatre system.

          Specifications

          Model:

          AVC-X8500H

          Multichannel Surround

          IMAX Enhanced

          Yes

          DTS HD Master / DTS:X

          Yes / Yes

          DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X

          - / Yes

          DTS Virtual:X

          Yes (update)

          Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos

          Yes / Yes

          Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby Surround

          - / Yes

          Auro 3D

          Yes

          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

          13

          D.D.S.C. HD Digital

          Yes (32 bit)

          Pure Direct

          Yes

          High Grade Audio Components

          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

          Audyssey APP support

          Yes

          Compressed Audio Restorer

          Yes

          Network

          HEOS Multiroom and Streaming

          Yes

          Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC

          Yes / Yes / Yes

          Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV

          Yes / Yes / Yes

          DSD Audio Streaming

          up to DSD5.6

          FLAC HD 192/24

          Yes

          WAV 192/24

          Yes

          ALAC 192/24

          Yes

          Gapless Playback

          Yes (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)

          AirPlay Audio Streaming

          Yes

          Internet Radio

          TuneIn

          Spotify Connect / Tidal / Deezer / others

          Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes

          Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones

          Android / iOS

          Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets

          Android / iOS/Amazon Kindle

          Ethernet Ports

          Yes

          Wi-Fi

          Yes

          Bluetooth

          Yes

          AirPlay 2

          Yes (update)

          HDMI

          HDMI Inputs: Back / Front

          7 / 1

          HDCP 2.2 support

          Yes

          HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone

          2 / 1

          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

          HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC

          Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes

          Enhanced ARC

          Yes

          Dolby Vision / HLG

          Yes / Yes

          4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay

          Yes / Yes / Yes

          HDMI pass-though in standby mode

          Yes

          Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction

          Yes / Yes

          CEC

          Yes

          DSD Audio Capability

          Yes

          Audio Return Channel

          Yes

          Auto LipSync

          Yes

          Multiroom / CI

          HEOS Multiroom integrated

          Yes

          TV Sound grouping

          Yes

          Multi-Room Zones

          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

          Remote In / Out

          Yes / Yes

          DC Trigger Output

          2

          Others

          Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone

          Audyssey MultEQ XT32

          FL Display

          2 lines

          Graphic User Interface - GUI

          Advanced

          ISF Certification

          Yes

          GUI Languages

          9

          Setup Assistant

          Yes

          Quick Select Plus / Quick Select

          Yes / -

          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 / 2

          Component In / Out

          3 / 1

          HDMI In / Out

          7+1 / 3

          Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI

          Yes / Yes

          Analogue In / Out

          6+1 / -

          Phono (MM) In

          Yes

          Digital In: Optical / Coaxial

          2 / 2

          Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital

          2 / -

          Multichannel Preout

          Yes (15.2)

          Subwoofer Out

          2 (independent)

          7.1 Multichannel Input

          Yes

          Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw

          Yes / -

          Number of Speaker Terminals

          15

          Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker

          assignable

          Speaker A / B

          assignable

          Bi-amp Drive

          assignable

          Multi-Room Speaker Terminal

          assignable

          Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB

          - / - / - / Yes / Yes

          USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone

          Yes / AirPlay / AirPlay

          Specifications

          Number of Poweramps

          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, 1% 1ch Drive)

          210 W

          General

          Available Colours: Black / Premium Silver

          Yes / Yes

          Metal Front Panel

          Yes

          System Remote Control

          RC-1221

          Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display

          Yes / Yes / Yes

          Power Consumption in W

          900

          Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W

          70 W / 125 W

          Standby Consumption in W

          0.1

          CEC Standby Consumption in W

          0.5

          Network Control On Consumption in W

          3.7

          Maximum Dimensions
          Antenna:Horizontal: (W x D x H) in mm
          Antenna:Vertical: (W x D x H) in mm
          No Antenna: (W x D x H) in mm

          434 x 482 X 195
          (434 x 482 X 259)
          【 434 x 472 x 195 】

          Weight in kg

          23.3


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