Powering the next generation in entertainment, the AVC-X8500HA offers powerful 13 channel amplification, full 8K pass-through and the most complete 3D surround sound support. HEOS® Built-in adds wireless music streaming, voice control, and multi-room capability to your home entertainment.
Powerful 13- channel amplifier
Featuring its best-in-class, monolithic power amplifier design to ensure a dynamic and precise entertainment experience.
The ultimate 8K home theatre experience
Delivers 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, 4K/120Hz pass-through for gaming, and support for the latest HDMI specifications.
Masterful 3D audio processing
13.2 channel processing to power up to a 7.2.6 or 9.2.4 speaker configuration for the most immersive, 3D audio experiences.
110 years of defining audio excellence
For 110 years, Denon has delivered the most cutting-edge audio and video technical achievements.
150 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.05% THD, with 2 channels driven.
Dolby®, DTS®, and Auro-3D® surround sound decoding. Dolby Atmos processing for use with in-ceiling or “height” speakers for more enveloping home theater sound. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X® create three-dimensional effects without height speakers. IMAX® Enhanced reproduces the full dynamic range of specially encoded IMAX soundtracks from compatible sources.
analog-to-HDMI video conversion
upscales standard-definition video signals to HD and Ultra HD (up to 8K)
MultEQ® XT32 auto setup and room calibration helps fine-tune your system to best match your room’s acoustics
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, free internet radio, and music services. HEOS Built-in 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 and Google Assistant voice control assistants.
Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream directly from an iPhone® or iPad® and ask Siri to play Apple Music®
supports multi-room audio with compatible wireless speakers 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.
three-room/three-source output powered stereo outputs for second and third rooms allow playback in three rooms at once. All Zone Stereo mode ensures that all zones stay in sync when playing the same source
supports both analog and digital audio connections. HDMI dual-zone switching for watching video content from different sources in two zones simultaneously. Zone 2 compatible audio sources: HDMI audio, optical/coaxial digital inputs, analog audio inputs, AM/FM tuner, USB, Bluetooth, and HEOS music apps cannot select different USB/Bluetooth/network sources for each zone.
HDMI 2.1 audio/video switching: 8 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 3 out
1 input and 2 outputs support 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video
all inputs and outputs support 4K/60Hz video
HDCP 2.3 technology ensures compatibility with Ultra HD sources and TVs
HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible TVs and HDR-encoded content
supports HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision™, and HLG gaming-optimized video processing technologies for a smooth, lag-free gaming experience Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), and Quick Frame Transport (QFT) reduce or eliminate lag and frame tearing supports ARC (Audio Return Channel) and eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) eARC receives uncompressed surround sound signals including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via the HDMI connection with your compatible TV.
component video switching: 3 in, 1 out
composite video switching: 4 in, 2 out
digital audio inputs: 2 Toslink optical, 2 coaxial
6 analog stereo RCA audio inputs
front-panel USB port for audio playback from USB flash drives
MM (moving magnet) phono input for connecting a turntable 7.1-channel preamp inputs, 15.2-channel preamp outputs, including two discrete line-level subwoofer outputs for more precise multi-subwoofer setups.
Pre-Amplifier Mode lets you use this receiver as a preamp/processor by bypassing the internal amplification when paired with optional external power amps outputs for 15 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Height1 L/R, Height2 L/R, Height3 L/R, Height4 L/R) receiver can power a maximum of 13 channels at once
RS-232C and remote (IR) connections for use with optional third-party controllers.
Dimensions and other info:
free Denon AVR Remote app lets you use your Apple® or Android™ device as a Wi-Fi remote
17-1/8″W x 7-3/4″H x 18-5/8″D (10-1/4″H with Wi-Fi antennas raised)
weight: 52 lbs.
warranty: 5 years
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MFR # AVRX8500HABKE3