Denon AVR-X8500H 13.2 Channel AV Receiver

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  • 4K/60p and 3D video pass-through
  • Setup Assistant guides you through the initial connection process and settings
  • 4 quick select function buttons for one-touch power-up, source selection and recall of volume and Audyssey configuration
  • HDMI standby pass-through allows HDMI switching without powering up receiver
  • support for third-party control systems by Control4 for home automation
  • intuitive, full-color on-screen guide
  • bi-amp compatible front left and right speakers by reassigning Surround Back or Height channels
  • AM/FM tuner
  • remote control
  • 17-1/8″W x 7-3/4″H x 18-3/4″D
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Product Description

Power and Processing:
  • 13-channel amplifier
  • 150 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.05% THD, with 2 channels driven
  • Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding
    • Dolby Atmos processing for use with in-ceiling or “height” speakers for more enveloping surround sound
    • supports a range of Atmos configurations, including 9.2.4 and 7.2.6
    • DTS:X for an immersive, 3-dimensional soundstage
  • Auro-3D® built-in for three-dimensional soundfields with Auro-3D soundtrack mixes (supports up to a 13.1-channel configuration; future firmware update required)
  • analog-to-HDMI video conversion
  • upscales standard-definition video signals to HD and Ultra HD (up to 4K)
  • Audyssey Platinum speaker calibration and system optimization includes:
    • MultEQ® XT32 auto setup and room calibration delivers balanced, dynamic sound with enhanced surround performance for as many as eight seating positions
    • Dynamic Volume anticipates loud sounds to keep volume levels even
    • Dynamic EQ improves dialogue, bass response, and surround channel levels at lower volumes
    • Sub EQ HT provides individual calibration for dual subwoofers, for even bass response throughout the room
    • Low Frequency Containment reduces the amount of bass that bleeds into other rooms
    • Audyssey MultEQ Editor app for further audio customization (paid app; not included)
Digital and Streaming Music Options:
  • built-in Wi-Fi for listening to music from a networked PC and free internet radio
    • includes support for TuneIn
  • built-in HEOS technology wirelessly connects compatible HEOS components for whole home audio
    • includes support for Pandora®, SiriusXM, and Spotify® (subscription required for some services)
    • free HEOS app offers easy Wi-Fi control, settings adjustments, and music selection and playback
    • works with Amazon Alexa-compatible voice control assistants
  • will support Apple® AirPlay® 2 for streaming from compatible iOS devices and multi-room music with compatible speakers and components (future firmware update required)
  • built-in Bluetooth® for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and compatible computers
  • plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer (PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution; DSD up to 5.6 MHz)
  • Denon’s Compressed Audio Restorer improves sound quality of MP3s and other digital music files
Multi-room Audio/Video:
  • three-room/three-source output
    • powered stereo outputs for second and third rooms allow playback in three rooms at once
    • amp assign feature lets you reassign extra surround channels to second and third zones
    • line-level outputs for Zones 2 and 3 for use with additional receiver, amplifier, or powered speakers
    • independent HDMI outputs for watching video content from different sources in two zones simultaneously
    • supports 2nd/3rd zone playback of digital sources
    • composite video output can be assigned to Zone 2
Connections:
  • HDMI audio/video switching: 8 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 3 out
    • HDCP 2.2 technology ensures compatibility with 4K Ultra HD sources and TVs (all HDMI inputs and outputs)
    • HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible 4K TVs and HDR-encoded content
    • supports Dolby Vision
  • component video switching: 3 in, 1 out (Zone 2)
  • composite video switching: 4 in, 2 out (includes 1 front-panel input)
  • digital audio inputs: 2 optical, 2 coaxial
  • 6 analog stereo RCA audio inputs
  • MM (moving magnet) phono input for connecting a turntable
  • 7.1-channel preamp inputs
  • 13.2-channel preamp outputs
  • two discrete line-level subwoofer outputs for more precise multi-subwoofer setups
  • front-panel USB port for audio playback from USB flash drives
  • Denon Link HD creates a jitter-free connection to compatible Denon Blu-ray players; requires HDMI connection and proprietary Denon Link RCA-style cable
  • Ethernet port for network connection
  • outputs for 15 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Height 1 L/R, Height 2 L/R, Height 3 L/R, Height 4 L/R)
  • receiver can power a maximum of 13 channels at once
  • RS-232C port for use with external controllers
  • IR in/out and 12-volt triggers
  • 1/4″ headphone jack
  • removable power cord
General Features:
  • 4K/60p and 3D video pass-through
  • Setup Assistant guides you through the initial connection process and settings
  • 4 quick select function buttons for one-touch power-up, source selection and recall of volume and Audyssey configuration
  • HDMI standby pass-through allows HDMI switching without powering up receiver
  • support for third-party control systems by Control4 for home automation
  • intuitive, full-color on-screen guide
  • bi-amp compatible front left and right speakers by reassigning Surround Back or Height channels
  • AM/FM tuner
  • remote control
  • 17-1/8″W x 7-3/4″H x 18-3/4″D
  • weight: 39.24 lbs.
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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