Surround yourself in cinema-grade sound from literally any direction.
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 theater experience.
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.
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. Auro-3D will be enabled via a future firmware update at no additional charge.
Enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures, even from analog and digital SD sources.
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.
The AVR-X8500H boasts an advanced video processor to upscale existing lower resolution video from any analog or digital source to true 4K. With three HDMI outputs, you can even connect a TV and a projector in the main room, while playing back different content on a second zone screen.
The AVR-X8500H supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) video format. It is even ready for Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content.
Get your AVR-X8500H up and running in no time, perfectly tailored to your needs.
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.
Equipped with the full Audyssey Platinum suite of advanced DSP algorithms, the AVR-X8500H features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatic room acoustic correction. With the supplied measurement microphone, MultEQ XT32 analyzes each speaker's output (including the subwoofers) at up to eight measurement locations and generates precision digital filters that optimize each channel for the correct frequency and time domain response. Plus, the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view and adjust settings for detailed tuning and customize the sound more precisely to your room and tastes.
Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X8500H 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 favorite audio content wirelessly from your iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.
Built-in HEOS technology lets you enjoy your favorite 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.
With the "Denon 2016 AVR Remote" app you can control the receiver's operation and even control your connected Denon Blu-ray player.
Easily control your music and multi-room streaming within the HEOS app, or use your voice for Amazon Alexa Voice Control.
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.
Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.
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).
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. Or, listen to other popular file types such as MP3.
AL32 processing multi-channel provides ultra-high-resolution digital audio filtering and precision for all audio channels, delivering a natural soundstage with enhanced imaging. For content recorded in multi-channel, such as Blu-ray discs, the recorded low frequency effects (LFE) may be out of sync and delayed. Bass Sync technology corrects such a delay of low frequency effects for the perfect audio experience.
For optimum fidelity and the widest dynamic range with lowest distortion, the Denon AVR-X8500H features advanced reference-class 32-bit AKM AK4490EQ D/A converters on all channels. Enjoy consistent high-fidelity and precise channel matching across all channels for the ultimate listening 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.
Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Spotify, 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.
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.
|DTS HD Master / DTS:X||Yes / Yes|
|DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X||No / Yes|
|Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos||Yes / Yes|
|Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround||No / Yes|
|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)|
|High Grade Audio Components||-|
|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|
|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 96/24||No|
|DSD Audio Streaming||Yes (5.6MHz)|
|Gapless playback||Yes (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC, DSD)|
|Photo Streaming (JPEG)||No|
|AirPlay Audio Streaming||-|
|Windows PlayTo / Windows8 Certified||No|
|Internet Radio||Yes (TuneIn)|
|Spotify Connect / Pandora / SiriusXM*||-|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones||Denon 2016 AVR Remote|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets||Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle|
|HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology||Yes|
|Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|FLAC HD 192/24||Yes|
|Other Streaming Services *||Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix|
|HEOS App Control||Yes|
|AirPlay / Airplay2 Audio Streaming||No / Yes|
|HDMI Inputs: Back / Front||7 / 1|
|HDCP 2.2 support||Yes|
|HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone||2 / 2|
|Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI||Yes|
|Analog to HDMI Scaling||up to 4K 60/50|
|HDMI to HDMI Scaling||up to 4K 60/50|
|GUI Overlay on HDMI||Yes|
|3D Signal Pass-through||Yes|
|4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode||Yes|
|Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction||Yes / Yes|
|DSD Audio Capability||Yes|
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue||Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Enhanced Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|HLG / Dolby Vision||-|
|HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Multi-room / CI|
|Multi-Room Zones||3 / 3|
|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 / 1|
|Component In / Out||3 / 1|
|HDMI In / Out||7+1 / 3|
|Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI||Yes / Yes|
|Analog In / Out||6 / Yes|
|Phono (MM) In||Yes|
|Digital In: Optical / Coaxial||2 / 2|
|Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital||2 / No|
|Multichannel Preout||Yes (13.2ch)|
|Subwoofer Out||2 (independent)|
|7.1 Multichannel Input||Yes|
|Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw||No / Yes|
|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)||-|
|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 / No / No|
|Power Consumption in W||900 W|
|Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W||-|
|Standby Consumption in W||0.1|
|CEC Standby Consumption in W||0.5|
|Network Control On Consumption in W||3.5|
|Dimensions (W x D x H) in Inches||17.08 x 18.7 x 7.72|
|Weight in LBS||39.24|
|Network Standby Consumption in W||-|
Four more than four decades Trutone Electronics has been proudly serving the Greater Toronto Area with the greatest asset any specialty audio video dealership possesses: a well informed, experienced and knowledgeable sales staff. Our location in Mississauga is able to assist you in creating a smart home automation system, distributed audio throughout your home and yard, or dedicated home theatre. Trutone's carefully chosen product lines include surround sound receivers, loudspeakers, televisions, custom remote controls, audio video furniture, room acoustic controls, headphones, bluray players, projectors, and screens.