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AVR-X6500H

Denon AVRX6500H

 
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POWERFUL 11-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER WITH THE LATEST HOME CINEMA SPECS

Featuring a sophisticated power amplifier design, the AVR-X6500H delivers high-power performance at 140 watts per channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.05% THD). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X6500H features three-dimensional sound formats Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D and DTS:X, plus an HDMI section with HDCP 2.2 support and advanced video processing with 4K scaling for HDMI sources and two 12V trigger outputs to connect external devices.

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SUPPORTS THE LATEST SURROUND AUDIO FORMATS

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional sound - the Denon AVR-X6500H powers IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro-3D.

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READY FOR THE FUTURE OF HOME THEATER

All eight HDMI inputs - and three HDMI outputs - feature HDCP 2.2 support that lets you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited. Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), eARC (enabled via firmware update) 21:9 video, 3D and BT.2020 passthrough support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.

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THE HEART OF YOUR WIRELESS NETWORK

Every sound, all your music, controlled effortlessly. Full wireless connectivity is provided via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The AVR-X6500H works with AirPlay2 and Amazon Alexa, bringing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound to all your home entertainment. The built-in HEOS technology allows the AVR-X6500H to become the app-controlled heart of a whole-house wireless sound network.

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PERFECT SET-UP FROM THE START

The AVR-X6500H easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration. Optimize all settings for the best possible sound and video quality with your system from the get-go. The most advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room measurement system provides the best sound in every room - and with the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app, go under the hood and set to your exact specifications.

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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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SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos. Set up with a 5.2.4 or 7.2.4 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theater experience.

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

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FEEL THE POWER OF LIFE-LIKE SOUND

Auro-3D® elevates the home theater experience to amazing new levels by delivering the excitement of three-dimensional sound for music, games, broadcast and films while enhancing your existing audio-visual collection through the Auromatic upmixing engine.

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THE LATEST HDMI SPECS

The latest HDMI specs for the best home theater experience. All eight HDMI inputs - and three HDMI outputs - feature HDCP 2.2 Support that lets you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited.

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ADVANCED VIDEO CONTROLS

Certified by the Imaging Science Foundation, the AVR-X4500H features a full suite of video calibration controls (for use by an ISF technician), along with ISF Day and ISF Night video modes.

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NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS

Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), eARC (enabled via firmware update) 21:9 video, 3D and BT.2020 passthrough support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.

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SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

Control the Denon AVR-X6500H with your TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your TV. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR's setup menu and four Quick Selects.

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AUDYSSEY AUDIO OPTIMIZATION

The AVR-X6500H easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration. Optimize all settings for the best possible sound and video quality with your system from the get-go. The most advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room measurement system provides the best sound in every room - and with the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app, go under the hood and set to your exact specifications.

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UNWIRE YOUR SOUND

Featuring Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X6500H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Plus, with AirPlay2 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.

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EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL

With the "Denon AVR Remote" app easily control the receiver's operation and even your connected Denon Blu-ray player.

Control your music and multi-room streaming within the HEOS app, or use your voice for Amazon Alexa Voice Control.

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CHOOSE YOUR FAVORITE SOURCES

The Denon AVR-X6500H 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-X6500H 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.

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POWERFUL DSP AUDIO PROCESSING

Incredible power for your music and movie needs. The AVR-X6500H includes an advanced DSP (Digital Sound Processor) chip for tremendous power processing. With four 300MHz DSP cores that are capable of processing over one billion computations per second, the AVR-X6500H supports the latest video, sound and processing needs.

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Phono Input for Turntable / Vinyl Support

With the included phono input, the AVR-X6500H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your vintage collection with exceptional quality and sound.

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ENJOY SUPERB AUDIO FIDELITY

Enjoy superb audio fidelity with your favorite high-resolution audio tracks. The AVR-X6500H with AKM 32-bit D/A converters features high-resolution audio decoding with multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC and WAV at up to 24-bit/196-kHz. It is also compatible with 2.8/5.6-MHz DSD files (DSD is the audio coding format of SACD). Play them from memory devices via the front panel USB, or over network sources. The AVR-X6500H also supports other file types such as MP3 and WMA.

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UNIQUE DENON AUDIO TECHNOLOGIES

AL32 Processing provides multi-channel ultra-high-resolution digital audio filtering on all audio channels and delivers a natural soundstage with enhanced imaging of the sound. DSP 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). Combined, these audio technologies provide high-resolution audio support for an exceptional listening experience.

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Roon Tested

Roon transforms the experience of browsing music. Access Roon for your Denon product to browse artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates, and composers. Easily build a surfable, searchable digital magazine about your music collection. And Roon finds all the same links between your personal files and the millions of tracks available on TIDAL, so you can start with the music you know, then explore and discover new music from the world beyond your collection.
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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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Google Assistant Voice Control

Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. Works with the Google Assistant' feature is always improving - further enhancements arrive in 2019.
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AirPlay 2 + Apple Siri Voice Control

Stream audio from your favorite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like Youtube and Netflix from any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV and hear the audio perfectly synced to your speakers Airplay 2 sources.

Airplay 2 also supports multi-room audio - 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.

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Josh.ai Smart Home Voice Automation

An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AVR and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.
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The 11.2 channel AVR-X6500H supports IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, and DTS:X for an enhanced home theater experience. It features 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs that support Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG, 4K Ultra HD and HDCP 2.2 processing on all ports to output to 3 zones simultaneously. Stream Spotify, Pandora, Tidal and more with HEOS multi-room wireless technology and control it all with your voice through Amazon Alexa. Ideal for custom integrations and enthusiasts, the AVR-X6500 features "ihiji Invision" and "Domotz Pro" remote monitoring and management technology, plus an award-winning on-screen graphical user interface for an easy and intuitive set-up experience.

Features
  • 11.2 channel AV Receiver with 140W per channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.05% THD)
  • 11 powerful amplifiers in a monolithic design for ultimate clarity and power
  • Supports IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro-3D and DTS Virtual:X: for truly a immersive, three-dimensional audio experience
  • Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility for hands-free control of your home theater and wireless music services
  • 8 HDMI inputs (incl. 1 front) with full HDCP 2.2 support; 3 HDMI outputs
  • Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) (via future firmware update) supports the latest 3D audio formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X from your TV audio signal
  • 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, Dolby Vision compatibility, HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 provide the greatest picture quality for brightness, clarity and contrast
  • "ihiji Invision" and "Domotz Pro" remote system monitoring and management technology, RS232 Control lets custom integrators monitor and troubleshoot remotely, drastically reducing downtime
  • Award-winning Denon guided setup assistant and graphical user interface for easy and intuitive out-of-box and setup experience
  • Supports Spotify Connect, Pandora, SiriusXM, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer, AirPlay2 and more to wirelessly stream and enjoy the most popular music services
  • Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology lets you listen from any room in your home for connected, whole-home audio streaming
  • High-resolution DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support for HiFi enthusiasts, even in Gapless
  • Audyssey MultEQ XT32, Dynamic Volume, Dynamic EQ, LFC and Sub EQ HT deliver ultimate equalization for your individual room including subwoofer EQ
  • Built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support feature solid wireless network connectivity even in congested environments
  • Equipped with two 12 V Trigger outputs to connect devices such as a cooling fan or projector and operate on AVR standby power


EXTERNAL CONTROL AND IP CONTROL CAPABILITIES

The Denon AVR-X6500H features external control and IP control capabilities for easy customization and compatibility with third-party integration solutions. It offers IP control capability for major third-party control devices, as well as Control4 SDPP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for seamless integration with Control4 home automation equipment. An IR (infrared) remote control is included on the rear panel for remote control compatibility with other components in your home theater system, and remote monitoring capability is now supported for troubleshooting.

In today's custom install environment, it's critical for integrators to provide quick, reliable assistance and service to their clients, even after the install is complete. To support this effort, the Denon IN Command series AVR-X6500H AV receiver features "ihiji Invision" and "Domotz Pro" remote system monitoring and management technology. These programs allow custom integrators to monitor the status of connected products and troubleshoot remotely from the office or on the go, radically reducing the time it takes to address the issue.

By embedding Crestron Connect intelligence in Denon the AVR-X6500H, it allows for seamless communication with Crestron home automation solutions, giving installers a simplified home theater solution and homeowners complete control of their home entertainment system.

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Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display 2 lines
Graphic User Interface - GUI Advanced
ISF Certification Yes
GUI Languages 3
Setup Assistant Yes
Quick Select Plus / Quick Select Yes / -
Firmware Update by: Network / USB Yes / Yes
Variable Cross Over Yes
Optimized Bass Redirection Yes
Bass Sync Yes
Auto Power Off Yes
Sleep Timer Yes
Specifications
Number of Power Amps 11
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive) 140 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive) 175 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive) 250 W
Inputs Outputs
Composite In / Out 4+1 / 2
Component In / Out 2 / 1
HDMI In / Out 7+1 / 3
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI - / Yes
Analog In/out 6 / -
Phono (MM) In Yes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial 2 / 2
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital 2 / -
Multichannel Preout Yes (11.2ch)
Subwoofer Out 2 (independent)
7.1 Multichannel Input -
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw Yes / Yes
Number of Speaker Terminals 11
Speaker A / B assignable
Bi-amp Drive assignable
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal assignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB Yes / Yes / - / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone Yes / - / -
AM/FM Tuner Yes
Multi-room CI
Multi-Room Zones 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
Remote In / Out Yes / Yes
DC Trigger Output 2
HDMI Diagnostics Yes
Network
DLNA Certified -
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC Yes / Yes / Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV Yes / Yes / Yes
DSD Audio Streaming Yes (2.8/5.6MHz)
Gapless playback Yes (FLAC, WAV ,ALAC, DSD)
Photo Streaming (JPEG) -
Windows PlayTo / Windows8 Certified -
Internet Radio Yes (TuneIn)
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Denon 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Media Server Yes
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
WAV 192/24 Yes
ALAC 192/24 Yes
Spotify* Yes (connect)
Pandora Yes
SiriusXM* Yes
Other Streaming Services * Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
HEOS App Control Yes
AirPlay / Airplay2 Audio Streaming Yes / Yes
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 7/1
HDCP 2.2 support Yes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2/1
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
CEC Yes
DSD Audio Capability Yes
Audio Return Channel Yes
Auto LipSync Yes
HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / -
Enhanced Audio Return Channel Yes
HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision Yes / Yes / Yes
General
Metal Front Panel Yes
System Remote Control RC-1219
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display Yes / - / -
Power Consumption in W 750
Standby Consumption in W 0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W 3.5
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.1 x 6.6 x 15.1
Weight in LBS 31.1
Multichannel Surround
IMAX Enhanced Yes
DTS HD Master / DTS:X Yes / Yes
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X - / Yes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos Yes / Yes
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround - / Yes
Auro 3D Yes
Audyssey DSX -
Multichannel Stereo Yes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 11.2
Sound Enhancements
Mono Block Power Amp Construction -
Discrete Power Amplifier 11
D.D.S.C. HD Digital Yes (32 bit)
Pure Direct Yes
Gold Plated RCA Terminals Yes
Clock Jitter Reducer Yes
Alpha Processing AL32 Processing Multichannel
Denon Link HD Yes
Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume Yes / Yes
Audyssey LFC -
Compressed Audio Restorer Yes

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