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 theater 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 favorite 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.
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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 Color 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 feature will be enabled via a future firmware update.
BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LEGACY SOURCES
The AVR-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 AVR-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 color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content.
SMART TV CONNECTIVITY
Control your Denon AVR-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 AVR-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.
FUTUREPROOF IN ANY WAY
Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AVR-X8500H features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyzes each speaker’s output (including the subwoofers) at up to eight measurement locations and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Plus, the 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 AVR-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 favorite audio content wirelessly from your iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.
Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favorite 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 and incredible sound for all of your home entertainment.
EVERYTHING 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.
CHOOSE YOUR FAVORITE SOURCES
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.
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 AVR-X8500H features advanced reference-class 32-bit AKM AK4490EQ D/A converters on all channels. Enjoy consistent high-fidelity and precise channel matching across all channels for the ultimate listening experience.
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 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 and voice control.
SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE
Audyssey DSX, Auro 3D, Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround, Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos, DTS HD Master / DTS:X, DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X, Multichannel Stereo
|Max Preamp Channels||
Mono Block Power Amp Construction
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||
17.08 x 18.7 x 7.72 inches
|Power Consumption in W||
|Number of Power Amps||
(8 ohm, 0.05% 2ch Drive) – 150W (6 ohm, 0.7% 2ch Drive) – 190W (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive) – 260W, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
|Composite In / Out||
|HDMI In / Out||
7 1 / 3
|Analog In / Out||
6 / X
|Digital In: Optical / Coaxial||
|7.1 Multichannel Input||
|Number of Speaker Terminals||
DLNA Certified, Internet Radio, Ethernet Ports(1), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Media Server, HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology, Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24, FLAC HD 192/24, WAV 192/24, ALAC 192/24, Spotify*, Pandora, SiriusXM*