Denon AVC-X8500HA 13.2 Channel 8K AV Receiver
Upgrade your expectations in home theater and audio entertainment with the AVR-X8500HA – the world’s first 13.2Ch 8K AV receiver.
Upgrade your expectations in home theater and audio entertainment with the AVR-X8500HA – the world’s first 13.2Ch 8K AV receiver.
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 13.2 CHANNEL HOME THEATRE EXPERIENCE
The AVC-X8500HA supports up to 13.2 channels to power up to a 7.2.6 or 9.2.4 speaker configuration for more immersive, 3D audio experiences.
SUPPORTS THE LATEST SUROUND AUDIO FORMATS
Enjoy immersive 3D audio from your favourite movies with Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X®, DTS Virtual:X™, DTS:X® Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D®.
READY FOR THE FUTURE OF HOME THEATRE
With support for the latest in HDMI technology, you can enjoy 8K video with the highest quality available, with 1 supported 8K input and 2 outputs allowing for 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through and upscaling. 8K upscaling is available on all 8 HDMI inputs. Supports all leading High Dynamic Range formats including HDR10+, HLG, Dolby Vision, as well as Dynamic HDR to provide exceptional brightness, clarity, and contrast.
HEOS BUILT-IN WIRELESS MUSIC STREAMING
Listen from any room for a connected, whole-home audio experience. Group HEOS enabled devices like Denon Home wireless speakers, soundbars, or AV amplifiers to fill the house with the same song, using your home network. With HEOS Built-in, multi-room means multiple options.
PERFECT SET-UP FROM THE START
The AVC-X8500HA easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration and lets you optimise all settings for the best possible sound and video quality. The most advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room measurement system guarantees the best sound in every room.
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.
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 favourite 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.
FUTUREPROOF IN ANY WAY
Enjoy your favourite movies, shows and games with the best picture quality available. The AVC-X8500HA offers an advanced HDMI section (8 in/3 out) with a dedicated 8K input that supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz video pass-through. The main HDMI output of the AVC-X8500HA supports eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) to enable uncompressed and object-based audio transmission, like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, directly from your smart TV apps.
READY FOR THE NEXT LEVEL
Experience movies in 8K with 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, as well as the latest in AV amplifier technology like Quick Media Switching (QMS) which is used to eliminate video delay in movies. The AVC-X8500HA delivers the most up to date gaming thrills with 4K/120Hz pass-through, as well as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which reduces or eliminates lag and frame tearing to offer a smoother, lag-free gaming experience.
NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS
The AVC-X8500HA supports High Dynamic Range video formats HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and colour.
AUDYSSEY MULTEQ XT32
Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AVC-X8500HA 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.
UNWIRE YOUR SOUND
Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVC-X8500HA 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 favourite audio content wirelessly from your iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.
Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favourite 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.
CHOOSE YOUR FAVOURITE SOURCES BY QUICK SELECT
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.
SMART TV CONNECTIVITY
Control your Denon AVC-X8500HA 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 AVC-X8500HA 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.
GET THE AMAZING HEOS EXPERIENCE
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.
EXTERNAL CONTROL AND IP CONTROL CAPABILITIES
The AVC-X8500HA is equipped with feature-rich enhanced control capabilities and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions.
The AVC-X8500HA 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-X8500HA features an IR (infrared) remote control input on the rear panel, allowing remote control compatibility with other components in your home theatre system.
|DTS HD Master / DTS:X / DTS:X Pro||Yes / Yes / Yes (update)|
|DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X||No / Yes (11ch)|
|Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos / Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization / Dolby Atmos Music||Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround||No / Yes|
|360 Reality Audio / MPEG H||No|
|Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels||13.2|
|Mono Block Power Amp Construction||Yes (L/R separated)|
|Discrete Power Amplifier||Yes|
|D.D.S.C. HD Digital||Yes (32 bit)|
|Gold Plated RCA Terminals||Yes|
|Clock Jitter Reducer||Yes|
|Alpha Processing||AL32 Processing Multichannel|
|Denon Link HD||Yes|
|Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume||Yes / Yes|
|Compressed Audio Restorer||Yes|
|HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology||Yes|
|Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphones||No|
|Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePod||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|DSD Audio Streaming||Yes (2.8/5.6MHz)|
|FLAC HD 192/24||Yes|
|Gapless playback||Yes (FLAC, WAV, ALAC ,DSD)|
|Photo Streaming (JPEG)||No|
|AirPlay Audio Streaming||Yes (AirPlay2)|
|Internet Radio||Yes (TuneIn)|
|Other Streaming Services||Amazon Music HD/
Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
|HEOS App Control||Yes|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones||Denon 2016 AVR Remote|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets||Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle|
|HDMI Inputs: Back / Front||7 / 1|
|HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone||2 / 1|
|Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI||Yes|
|Analogue to HDMI scaling||up to 8K 60/50|
|HDMI to HDMI Scaling||up to 8K 60/50|
|GUI Overlay on HDMI||Yes / Yes|
|HDMI: 8K/60Hz AB / 4K/120Hz AB||Yes / Yes|
|HDMI 2.0: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue||Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / No|
|HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision / HDR10+ / Dynamic HDR||Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes|
|ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gaming||Yes|
|Variable Refresh Rate / Quick Flame Transport / Quick Media Switching||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|3D Signal Pass-through||Yes|
|8K signal pass-through / scaling / GUI overlay||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|HDMI pass-though in standby mode||Yes|
|Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction||Yes / Yes|
|DSD Audio Capability||Yes|
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog||Yes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes|
|Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout||Yes / Yes|
|Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source||Yes|
|IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control||Yes / Yes /Yes / Yes|
|Remote In / Out||Yes / Yes|
|DC Trigger Output||2|
|Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone||Audyssey MultEQ XT32|
|FL Display||2 lines|
|Graphic User Interface - GUI||Advanced|
|Quick Select Plus / Quick Select||Yes / No|
|Firmware Update by: Network / USB||Yes / Yes|
|Variable Cross Over||Yes|
|Optimized Bass Redirection||Yes|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Composite In / Out||4 / 2|
|Component In / Out||3 / 1|
|HDMI In / Out||7+1 / 3|
|Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI||Yes / Yes|
|Analogue In/out||6 / No|
|Phono (MM) In||Yes|
|Digital In: Optical / Coaxial||2 / 2|
|Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital||2 / No|
|Multichannel Preout||Yes (15.2)|
|Subwoofer Out||2 (independent)|
|7.1 Multichannel Input||Yes|
|Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw||Yes / No|
|Number of Speaker Terminals||15|
|Speaker A / B||assignable|
|Multi-Room Speaker Terminal||assignable|
|Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB||No / No / No / Yes / Yes|
|USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone||Yes / No / No|
|Number of Power Amps||13|
|Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)||No|
|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, 10% 1ch Drive)||260 W|
|Metal Front Panel||Yes|
|System Remote Control||RC-1221|
|Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Power Consumption in W||900|
|Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W||70 W / 125 W|
|Standby Consumption in W||0.1|
|CEC Standby Consumption in W||0.5|
|Network Standby Consumption in W||3.5|
Antenna:Horizontal:(W x D x H) in mm
( Antenna:Vertical :(W x D x H) in mm)
【 w/o Antenna :(W x D x H) in mm】
|17.1 x 19 x 7.7
( 17.1 x 19 x 10.2 )
【 17.1 x 18.6 x 7.7 】
|Carton Dimensions (Packaging) (W x D x H) in Inches)||22.4 x 21.2 x 12.9 (in)|
|Weight in LBS||52|
|Weight in LBS (Packaging)||60|
|Power Supply||AC 120 V, 60 Hz|
|Speaker impedance||4 - 16Ω/ohms|
|Input sensitivity||200 mV|
|Frequency response||10 Hz - 100 kHz — +1, –3 dB (Direct mode)|
|S/N Ratio||102 dB (IHF-A weighted, Direct mode)|
|FM section (Tuning frequency range)||87.5 - 107.9 MHz|
|AM section (Tuning frequency range)||520 kHz – 1710 kHz|
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