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Denon AVR-X8500H Receiver

   
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  • 13.2 Channel 150W AV Receiver
  • Monolithic amplifier design with two separate heatsinks
  • IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, Auro-3D
  • 8 HDMI inputs, 3 HDMI outputs, including eARC HDMI
  • Audyssey MultEQ XT32, Dynamic Volume/EQ, LFC, Sub EQ HT
  • Voice control with Amazon Alexa, Siri (via AirPlay 2) and Google Assistant
  • AirPlay 2 / Bluetooth / Network Streaming, HEOS Built-in
  • Available in black or silver.
  • POWERFUL 13.2 CHANNEL HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE

    The AVR-X8500H ushers in a leading-edge home theater experience with 13.2 channels that support the latest surround sound formats and 4K Ultra HD picture.

BLOCKBUSTING 3D-SOUND

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

  • IMAX ENHANCED
  • DOLBY ATMOS
  • DTS:X
  • AURO-3D
  • IMAX ENHANCED TECHNOLOGY

    Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX Enhanced—the latest technology program from IMAX that sets a new standard for image, sound, scale and content quality. Watch clearer pictures and brighter images. Feel immersive, heart-pounding audio delivered by DTS. See more picture on the largest screens. And experience premium content digitally remastered by IMAX.

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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 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.

SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE

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

  • SMART TV
  • AUDYSSEY MULTEQ XT32
  • CONNECTIVITY
  • DENON + HEOS APP
  • QUICK SELECT
  • 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.

ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING

Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.

  • DSP
  • HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO
  • AL32 PROCESSING
  • 32-BIT D/A CONVERSION
  • POWERFUL DSP AUDIO PROCESSING

    The AVR-X8500H owns a sophisticated DSP audio processing system that incorporates no less than four powerful high speed fourth generation SHARC DSP processors, which together have a combined continuous processing capability of 10 GFLOPS (10 billion floating point numerical computations per second).

SUPPORT FOR MAJOR VOICE CONTROL AGENTS

Enjoy effortless voice control and total flexibility from the leading voice agents. Speak commands with Amazon Alexa , Google Assistant, Apple Siri and high-end smart home automation, Josh.ai. Ask to play your favorite music, turn the volume up, skip to the next track, switch inputs and more. Switch between voice agents, or pick a favorite to use — the choice is yours. Functionality varies by voice agent.

  • ALEXA
  • GOOGLE ASSISTANT
  • APPLE SIRI
  • JOSH.AI
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    AMAZON ALEXA VOICE CONTROL

    Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Amazon Music and much more. Switch between inputs (Blu-ray, DVD, Media Player, etc.), turn 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.

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GET THE AMAZING
HEOS EXPERIENCE

Enjoy your favorite 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 Pandora®, Spotify®, Amazon Prime Music, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Soundcloud®, Tidal, Napster or Deezer.

SELECT THE PERFECT HEOS FOR YOUR SETUP


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

  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • Livingroom

HEOS 1:Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.

EXTERNAL CONTROL AND IP CONTROL CAPABILITIES

The AVR-X8500H is part of Denon's range of IN·Command series of custom integration friendly AV components, equipped with feature-rich enhanced control capabilities and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions.

The AVR-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 AVR-X8500H features an IR (infrared) remote control input on the rear panel, allowing remote control compatibility with other components in your home theater system.