Denon AVR-S940H 7.2 Channel High-Power 4k AV Receiver with Amazon Alexa Voice Control

AVRS940H

$799.00


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The AVR-S940H offers Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®, plus the latest video technologies such as Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and 4K video upscaling. Stream most major popular music services with built-in HEOS and control the AVR with Amazon Alexa voice compatibility. Award-winning Denon Setup Assistant provides a seamless setup experience.

 

Overview

The Denon AVR-S940H features Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®, plus the latest video technologies such as Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and 4K video upscaling. 8 HDMI inputs and 2 outputs features HDCP 2.2 support on all ports. The front-panel USB offers convenient audio playback of MP3, WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files. Stream popular music services like Spotify®, Pandora®, Tidal and more with built-in HEOS technology, and control the AVR with Amazon Alexa voice compatibility. With the award-winning Denon Setup Assistant, the Denon AVR-S940H is just as easy to set up as it is to enjoy.

 

 

Features

 

  • High-performance discrete 7-channel amplifier, delivering maximum performance and 185 watts of power per channel
  • Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X for an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience.
  • Eight HDMI inputs with full HDCP 2.2 Support and Two out gives you the ability to connect up to six of your favorite media devices as well as your TV and other video device with full 4K support such as 4:4:4 color resolution and BT.2020.
  • 4K Ultra HD/60 Hz full-rate pass through, HDR, Dolby Vision compatibility and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG)
  • Award-winning Denon guided setup assistant and graphical user interface for an easy and intuitive setup experience
  • Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility for hands-free control of your AVR-S940H and wireless music services.
  • Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology
  • Smart TV connectivity to control the AVR-S940H with a TV remote
  • ARC and HDMI-CEC support for seamless pass-through of the latest picture and audio coding from your TV to the AVR
  • Stream the most popular music services —Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and many others —via Bluetooth, AirPlay or the HEOS app
  • Front panel USB input for convenient audio playback of MP3, WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files
  • Upgraded sound design with 32bit AKM DAC
  • Powered HDMI Zone 2 for same or different source
  • Front panel features four Quick Select buttons that store your preferred audio settings for each source
  • Optimize room acoustics with Audyssey MultEQ app and included mic and stand /Dynamic EQ & Volume

 

HIGH-PERFORMANCE 7 CHANNEL DISCRETE AMPLIFIER WITH ECO MODE

Featuring discrete high-current power amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-S940H delivers maximum performance and 185 watts of power per channel (6 Ohm, 1kHz, 1ch driven, 10% THD). With low impedance driver capability, it offers operational stability with a wide range of speakers for balanced, quality sound. Plus, auto Eco Mode adjusts power output to speakers based on volume level and on-screen eco meter, providing power consumption reduction in real-time.

 

 

BLOCKBUSTING 3D-SOUND.

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X

 

 

SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE.

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Dolby Atmos transports you into the story with moving audio that flows all around you with breathtaking realism. Enjoy a 5.2.2 surround sound speaker system including 2 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theatre experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.

 

 

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.

 

 

LIFE-LIKE SOUND WITHOUT DEDICATED HEIGHT SPEAKERS

DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.

 

 

GET THE AMAZING HEOS EXPERIENCE.

Enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home wirelessly with built-in HEOS technology. 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–or control it all with the free HEOS app. Stream music stored on your home network–connect to HEOS wireless speakers or even other HEOS-enabled receivers and listen throughout the whole house. Enjoy music from TuneIn, Internet Radio, Pandora®, Spotify®, Amazon Prime Music, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Soundcloud®, Tidal, Napster or Deezer.

 

 

AMAZON ALEXA VOICE CONTROL

Control the AVR hands-free with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-S940H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products. *Availability varies per region and country

 

 

SELECT THE PERFECT HEOS FOR YOUR SETUP.

HEOS technology within the AVR-S940H allows you to stream your favorite music wirelessly around your home to any other HEOS-enabled device, like HEOS speakers.

 

 

GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD.

Enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures, even from analog and digital SD sources.

 

 

BREATH NEW LIFE INTO LEGACY SOURCES.

The AVR-S940H features eight HDMI inputs and two outputs —including one input on the front panel —that support full 4K Ultra HD, HDR (High Dynamic Range), BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut and 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling. HDCP 2.2 processing is available on all HDMI ports, and with two HDMI outputs, connecting a TV and projector in parallel is possible.

 

 

NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS.

The AVR-S940H supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) video format. It is even ready for Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision compatibility and HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) provide exceptional brightness, contrast and color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content.

 

 

SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE.

The included AVR-S940H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-S940H via HDMI, the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. A row of color-coded speaker connections is laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.

 

 

SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

Control the Denon AVR-S940H 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-S940H 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 Quick Selects.

 

 

CUSTOMIZED SOUND FOR ANY ROOM

The latest Denon audio/video products use the Audyssey suite of EQ products for simple, accurate set-up and calibration and an “under the hood” view for detailed tuning. With the supplied measuring microphone, Audyssey measures all the speakers in your home theater during setup, and then provides the smoothest most optimal overall listening experience. Audyssey Dynamic Volume and Audyssey Dynamic EQ smooths out annoying jumps in volume (such as TV commercials), letting you listen at lower levels and still enjoy clear dialogue, music and sound effects and precision tonal tailoring for full range clarity at any listening level. The Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view speaker detection results, to check correct installation and the before-and-after results of the Audyssey calibration, making it easy to optimize individual room acoustics.

 

 

BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH, WI-FI AND AIRPLAY CAPABILITY

The heart of your wireless network. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-S940H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favorite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.

 

 

EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL.

Better control in your back pocket. The Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-S940H even easier —adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, select a source or switch to HEOS. Download the Denon AVR Remote app to your smartphone today.

 

 

QUICK SELECTS FOR USER-FRIENDLY AUDIO TUNING

The Denon AVR-S940H front panel features four Quick Select buttons that store your preferred audio settings for each source. Switch between TV audio, Blu-Ray, media players and more–and the AVR-S940H adjusts the EQ settings to your preferences for that media source. Use the buttons on the front panel or opt for the same Quick Selects on the AVR remote for faster control.

 

 

FRONT USB PORT FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO

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. Also listen to other popular file types such as MP3. Whether you want to listen to your latest download or soak in the fidelity of audiophile-quality FLAC recordings, you always have quick access to your favorite songs

 

Multichannel Surround
DTS HD Master / DTS:XYes / Yes
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:XNo / Yes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby AtmosYes / Yes
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby SurroundNo / Yes
Auro 3DNo
Audyssey DSXNo
Multichannel StereoYes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels7.1
Sound Enhancements
Mono Block Power Amp ConstructionNo
Discrete Power AmplifierYes
D.D.S.C. HD DigitalNo
Pure DirectYes
Gold Plated RCA TerminalsNo
Clock Jitter ReducerNo
Alpha ProcessingNo
Denon Link HDNo
AudysseyMultEQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic VolumeYes / Yes
Audyssey LFCNo
Compressed Audio RestorerYes
Network
DLNA Certified-
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AACYes / Yes / Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAVYes / Yes / Yes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24No
DSD Audio StreamingYes (2.8/5.6MHz)
Gapless playbackYes (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC, DSD)
Photo Streaming (JPEG)No
AirPlay Audio Streaming-
Windows PlayTo / Windows8 CertifiedNo
Internet RadioYes (TuneIn)
Spotify Connect / Pandora / SiriusXM*-
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart PhonesDenon 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for TabletsAndroid / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet PortsYes
Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes
Media ServerYes
HEOS Wireless Multi-Room TechnologyYes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24Yes / Yes / Yes
FLAC HD 192/24Yes
WAV 192/24Yes
ALAC 192/24Yes
Spotify*Yes (connect)
Pandora*Yes
SiriusXM*Yes
Other Streaming Services *Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
HEOS App ControlYes
AirPlay / Airplay2 Audio StreamingYes / Yes
HDMI
HDCP 2.2 supportYes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone2 / No
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMINo
Analog to HDMI ScalingNo
HDMI to HDMI Scalingup to 4K 30/25/24
GUI Overlay on HDMIYes
3D Signal Pass-throughYes
4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI OverlayYes / Yes / Yes
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby ModeYes
Picture Adjust / Noise ReductionYes / Yes
CECYes
DSD Audio CapabilityNo
Audio Return ChannelYes
Auto LipSyncYes
HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevueYes / Yes / o / Yes / No
Enhanced Audio Return ChannelNo
HLG / Dolby Vision-
HDR / HLG / Dolby VisionHDR 10 Yes / Yes / Yes
Multi-room / CI
Multi-Room Zones2
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / AnalogNo / No / Yes / Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / PreoutYes / No
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI SourceNo
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App ControlYes / No / Yes / Yes
Remote In / OutNo / No
DC Trigger OutputNo
HDMI DiagnosticsYes
Others
Auto Speaker Setup by MicrophoneAudyssey MultEQ
FL Display1 line
Graphic User Interface - GUIAdvanced
ISF CertificationNo
GUI Languages3
Setup AssistantYes
Quick Select Plus / Quick SelectYes / No
Firmware Update by: Network / USBYes / Yes
Variable Cross OverYes
Optimized Bass RedirectionYes
Bass SyncNo
ECO ModeYes
Auto Power OffYes
Sleep TimerYes
INPUTS/OUTPUTS
Composite In / Out2 / 1
Component In / Out2 / 1
HDMI In / Out7+1 / 2
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMINo / No
Analog In / Out-
Phono (MM) In1
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial2 / 1
Multi-room Out: Analog / DigitalNo / No
Multichannel PreoutYes (2.0 ch) No
Subwoofer Out2
7.1 Multichannel InputNo
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular ScrewNo / Yes
Number of Speaker Terminals7
Speaker A / BNo
Bi-amp DriveNo
Multi-Room Speaker Terminalassignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USBNo / No / No / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhoneYes / No / No
AM/FM TunerYes
Specifications
Number of Power Amps7
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)90 W
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)-
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)125 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)185 W
General
Metal Front PanelNo
System Remote ControlRC-1228
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD DisplayNo / No / No
Power Consumption in W500 W
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W-
Standby Consumption in W0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W2.7
Maximum Dimensions - Antenna: Horizontal: (W x D x H) in Inches--
Weight in LBS20.7
Network Standby Consumption in W-

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