Denon updates its full line of 8K AV receivers

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Denon has refreshed its AV receiver portfolio, with seven new fashions within the  S-, X-, and A-Collection lineups. Costs vary from $399 for the entry-level AVR-S570BT and go as much as $6,499 for the top-of-the-line 15.4 channel Denon AVR-A1H. All the new receivers supply 8K compatibility, whereas some fashions even have help for immersive encompass sound codecs like Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro 3D. Some fashions can be found instantly, whereas others will likely be launched over the approaching months and into 2023.
A-Collection
Denon
AVR-A1H: $6,499, obtainable in early 2023
Denon’s latest flagship is the AVR-A1H, a designed- and made-in-Japan 15-channel powerhouse. It’s a 70-pound behemoth that packs 150 watts per channel, for an up-to-9.4.6 configuration. The A1H help may also help Dirac Dwell upgradability with a future software program replace.
As you would possibly anticipate from a product of its caliber, you additionally get help for tons of different options, like Apple AirPlay 2, TuneIn, Spotify Join, Pandora, SiriusXM (in case you have a subscription), Denon’s HEOS platform for wi-fi multiroom audio, good app management out of your telephone, and Bluetooth.
On the inputs and outputs entrance, you get seven HDMI 2.1 inputs, with HDCP 2.3 and full 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz passthrough. It could additionally cross by way of HDR, HLG, Dolby Imaginative and prescient, HDR10+, and Dynamic HDR. In truth, the one HDMI 2.1 function that isn’t on its functionality listing is Fast Media Switching.
You get two 8K HDMI outputs, with ARC/eARC supported on certainly one of them, and a devoted 4K output if you wish to function a second zone. Along with the conventional banana-plug appropriate speaker terminals, you even have a selection of coaxial RCA connections or XLR connections for as much as 4 subwoofers, a rarity within the house A/V receiver world, and one thing that professional installers will seemingly be thrilled to see.
X- Collection
Denon
AVR-X4800H: $2,499, obtainable in early 2023

9.4 channels
125 watts per channel
9 channels of amplification
Seven 8K HDMI inputs, two 8K HDMI outputs (one with ARC/eARC), and one 4K HDMI output
As much as 4 unbiased subwoofers
Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, IMAX Enhanced, Auro 3D
Phono enter
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
AirPlay 2, HEOS, app management
Will help Dirac Dwell upgradability with a future software program replace

AVR-X3800H: $1,699, obtainable now

9.4 channels
105 watts per channel
Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, IMAX Enhanced, Auro 3D
Six 8K HDMI inputs, two 8K HDMI outputs (one with ARC/eARC), and one 4K HDMI output
As much as 4 unbiased subwoofers
Phono enter
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
AirPlay 2, HEOS, app management
Will help Dirac Dwell upgradability with a future software program replace

AVR-X2800H: $1,199, obtainable later in 2022

7.2 channels
95 watts per channel
HDMI 2.1, HDCP 2.3
Three 8K HDMI inputs, three 4K HDMI inputs, two HDMI outputs (one with ARC/eARC)
Two subwoofer outputs
Phono enter
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
AirPlay 2, HEOS, app management

AVR-X580BT: $399, obtainable later in 2022

 5.2 channels
 70 watts per channel

S-Collection
Denon
AVR-S970H: $899, obtainable later in 2022

7.2 channels
90 watts per channel
HDMI 2.1, HDCP 2.3
Three 8K HDMI inputs, three 4K HDMI inputs, two HDMI outputs (one with ARC/eARC)
Two subwoofer outputs
Phono enter
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
AirPlay 2, HEOS, app management

AVR-S570BT: $399, obtainable now

5.2 channels
70 watts per channel
HDMI 2.1, HDCP 2.3
4 8K HDMI inputs, one HDMI ARC/eARC output
Two subwoofer outputs
Bluetooth solely
North American-only mannequin

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