Denon AVC-X8500H 13.2 Channel AV Amplifier
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 IMAX Enhanced, 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.
Now available – voice control with Amazon Alexa, Siri via Apple AirPlay 2, and Google Assistant
Surround yourself in cinema-grade sound from literally any direction.
- DOLBY ATMOS
- IMAX ENHANCED
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.
GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD
Enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures, even from analog and digital SD sources.
- LATEST HDMI SPECS WITH EARC
- ADVANCED VIDEO SECTION
- HDR / DOLBY VISION
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.
SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE
Get your AVC-X8500H up and running in no time, perfectly tailored to suit your needs.
- AUDYSSEY MULTEQ XT32
- DENON + HEOS APP
- QUICK SELECT
- SMART TV
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.
ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING
Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.
- HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO
- AL32 PROCESSING
- 32-BIT D/A CONVERSION
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.
GET THE AMAZING
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.
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.
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. ‘Works with the Google Assistant’ feature is always improving — further enhancements arrive in 2019.
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.
HEOS 1:Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.
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.
|Denon AVC-X8500H Specifications|
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos
DTS HD Master
|Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels||13.2|
|HEOS Multiroom and Streaming||Yes|
|DSD Audio Streaming||up to DSD5.6|
|FLAC HD 192/24||Yes|
|Gapless Playback||FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD|
|AirPlay Audio Streaming||Yes|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones||Android / iOS|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets||Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle|
|Spotify Connect / Tidal / Deezer / Others||Yes|
|Lossless Formats||FLAC HD 192/24
|HDMI Inputs: Back / Front||7 / 1|
|HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone||2 / 1|
|HDCP 2.2 Support||Yes|
|Analog to HDMI Scaling||up to 4K 60/50|
|HDMI to HDMI Scaling||up to 4K 60/50|
|MULTIROOM / CI|
|Zone Audio Source||HDMI (2ch)
Opt, Coax (2ch)
|Zone Audio Output||Speaker / Preout|
|Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source||Yes|
|IP Control / RS232 Control / App Control||Yes|
|DC Trigger Output||2|
|HEOS Multiroom Integrated||Yes|
|TV Sound Grouping||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|
|Phono (MM) In||Yes|
|Digital In: Optical / Coaxial||2 / 2|
|Subwoofer Out||2 (independent)|
|7.1 Multichannel Input||Yes|
|Speaker Terminal||Gold Plated Screw|
|Number of Speaker Terminals||15|
|Speaker A/B / Bi-Amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker||Assignable|
|Front Inputs||HDMI / USB|
|USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone||Yes / AirPlay / AirPlay|
|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|
|Metal Front Panel||Yes|
|System Remote Control||RC-1221|
|Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display||Yes|
|Power Consumption||900 W|
|Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off)||70 W / 125 W|
|Standby Consumption||0.1 W|
|CEC Standby Consumption||0.5 W|
|Maximum Dimensions – Antenna Horizontal (W x D x H)||434 mm x 482 mm x 195 mm|
|Maximum Dimensions – Antenna Vertical (W x D x H)||424 mm x 482 mm x 259 mm|
|Maximum Dimensions – Without Antenna (W x D x H)||434 mm x 472 mm x 195 mm|
|Network Control On Consumption||3.7 W|