The AVC-X8500H picks up the ‘Best High-End AV Receiver’ award at the AV Tech Media Awards

November 27, 2018

The Denon AVC-X8500H 13 channel AV Amplifier has picked up the 'Best High-End AV Receiver' award at this years AV Tech media awards. When reviewing the AV Amplifier, AV Tech Media Said "Denon takes home cinema to another level with its AVC-X8500H, integrating 13 amplifier channels into a single chassis and providing unprecedented flexibility for system builders..."

The Denon AVC-X8500H was one of the industry's first true 13.2 channel AV Amplifier. Offering unparalleled sound quality and audio performance, the AVC-X8500H features Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D surround decoding with 13 channels of built-in amplification to enable premium 3D surround sound up to 7.2.6 without external amplification. Adding to our legendary AV receiver line, custom installation offerings, and acknowledging the emergence and evolution of the smart home, the AVC-X8500H brings the future of home theatre to the present day with Amazon Alexa's Smart Home Skill* for Entertainment Devices, Apple AirPlay™ and whole-house wireless music compatibility. 

Hand-assembled in small batch form in Japan, the 13.2 channel AV Amplifier incorporates custom-made DHCT (Denon High Current Transistors)-discrete monolithic amplifiers rated at 150 watts per channel (@8 ohms, 20 - 20 kHz, THD 0.05%, 2 channel driven), enabling premium surround sound from object-oriented formats, such as Dolby Atmos or DTS:X, without any external amplification. The AVC-X8500H also supports Auro 3D surround sound decoding, up to Auro 13.1 channel, three-layered speaker layout including top and height centre channels. Auro-3D will be enabled via future firmware update at no additional charge.

Experience the AVC-X8500H for yourself at your nearest Denon Retailer