AVR-X1500H

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Watch your favourite movies and shows with stunning clarity thanks to full 4K video passthrough, Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and HDCP 2.2 support on all six HDMI ports of the AVR-X1500H. The 7.2 Ch. AVR supports 3D audio formats Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®. Stream Spotify®, Tidal and more with HEOS built-in. unparalleled music playback options, thanks to our built-in HEOS technology, Apple AirPlay 2, and Amazon Alexa voice compatibility for seamless control.
Now available – Voice control with Amazon Alexa and Siri via Apple AirPlay 2.

FEATURES- AVR-X1500H

7.2 Ch. AV Receiver with Amazon Alexa Voice Control

Overview

Watch your favourite movies and shows with stunning clarity and sound with the Denon AVR-X1500H. The 7.2 channel AVR-X1500H supports Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®, plus the latest video technologies such as 4K video passthrough, Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and HCDP 2.2 support on all six HDMI ports. Stream SpotifyAmazon Music, Deezer, , Tidal and more with built-in HEOS technology and control the AVR with your voice and Amazon Alexa compatibility. The AVR-X1500H has an award-winning set up experience — and with a more than 100-year history steeped in audio excellence, the AVR-X1500H is guaranteed to offer the sound audio-enthusiasts seek.

Features
  • High-performance 7.2 channel AV receiver with 80W power per channel with the immersive Denon sound
  • Supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X for an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience
  • Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility gives you hands-free control of your AVR-X1500 and wireless music services
  • Advanced HDMI section with 6 HDMI inputs; 4K/60 Hz with full-rate pass-through HDCP 2.2 support on all HDMI ports to connect up to six of your favourite media devices and output to one display
  • 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR10 and BT.2020, plus Dolby Vision compatibility and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) provides the greatest picture quality
  • Award-winning Denon guided setup assistant and graphical user interface for an easy and intuitive out-of-box and setup experience
  • Stream the most popular music services – Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and more
  • Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology to listen from any room of your home
  • Audio playback of lossless files WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files
  • DSP chip with four 300MHz DSP cores to support the latest video, sound and processing needs
  • Smart TV connectivity to control the AVR-X1500H with a TV remote
  • Powered Zone 2 for same or different source
  • Phono input to connect your turntable and play vinyl records
  • Dual subwoofer outputs smooth out low frequencies for better bass dispersion
  • Control the Denon AVR-X1500H with your TV remote via HDMI CEC
  • Audyssey MultEQ XT setup with mic stand included in the box/Dynamic EQ & Volume
 
  • POWERFUL 7.2 CHANNEL AMPLIFIER WITH THE LATEST HOME CINEMA SPECS

    Featuring discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X1500H delivers high-power performance at 80 Watts per channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.08% THD). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X1500H features three-dimensional sound formats Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, plus an HDMI section with HDCP 2.2 support and advanced video processing with 4K scaling for HDMI sources.

  • SUPPORTS THE LATEST SUROUND AUDIO FORMATS

    Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional sound — the Denon AVR-X1500H powers Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X.

  • 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-X1500H works with Apple Airplay and Amazon Alexa, bringing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound to all your home entertainment. The built-in HEOS technology allows the AVR-X1500H to become the app-controlled heart of a whole-house wireless sound network.

  • PERFECT SET-UP FROM THE START

    The AVR-X1500H easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration and lets you optimize all settings for the best possible sound and video quality. Audyssey MultEQ room measurement system guarantees great sound in every room.

BLOCKBUSTING 3D-SOUND

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

  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS:X
  • DTS Virtual: X
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    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 5.1.2 surround sound speaker system including 2 overhead speakers or 2 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.

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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 favourite movies. The included DTS Neural:X™ gives your movies, games and music a realism unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound.

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    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.

ADVANCED HDMI VIDEO SECTION

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

  • LATEST HDMI SPECS
  • HDR / DOLBY VISION
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    THE LATEST VIDEO TECHNOLOGY

    The latest HDMI specs for the best home theater experience. All six HDMI inputs — and the HDMI output — 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) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.

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    NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS

    The AVR-X1500H 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.

SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE

Get your AVR-X1500H up and running in no time, perfectly tailored to your needs.

  • SMART TV
  • Audyssey MultEQ
  • Connectivity
  • APP CONTROL
  • Quick Select
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    SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

    Control your Denon AVR-X1500H 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-X1500H 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.

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    CUSTOMIZED SOUND FOR ANY ROOM

    The AVR-X1500H features the Audyssey MultEQ XT room acoustic measurement system. With the supplied microphone, it precisely analyzes the output of each speaker to optimize every channel. Plus, the additional Audyssey MultEQ Editor app (available for purchase) allows advanced users to go "under the hood" for further adjustment and customization of your audio environment.

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    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-X1500H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favourite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.

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    EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL

    Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-X1500H even easier —adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, select a source or switch to HEOS. Download the free Denon Remote app to your smartphone today.

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    QUICK SELECTS FOR USER-FRIENDLY AUDIO TUNING

    The Denon AVR-X1500H 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-X1500H 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.

ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING

Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.

  • HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO
  • PHONO INPUT
  • DUAL SUBWOOFER OUTPUTS
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    ENJOY SUPERB AUDIO FIDELITY

    Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks and enjoy music as the artist intended. The AVR-X1500H has the ability to decode multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC, WAV (up to 24-bit/192-kHz) as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD). Listen to high-resolution audio through network connected devices like your PC or NAS, from a USB connected device or use the phono input to connect your turntable and play vinyl records.

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    PHONO INPUT FOR TURNTABLE / VINYL SUPPORT

    With the included phono input, the AVR-X1500H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your vintage collection with exceptional quality and sound.

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    DUAL SUBWOOFER OUTPUTS

    Immerse yourself in evenly distributed, accurate bass. The AVR-X1500H features two subwoofer outputs to smooth out low frequencies and provide better dispersion. No audible peaks or dips — just powerful, room-filling bass.

GET THE AMAZING
HEOS EXPERIENCE

Enjoy your favourite 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, Spotify®, Amazon Prime Music, , 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-X1500H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products. *Availability varies per region and country


AirPlay 2

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.

 
 
 

SELECT THE PERFECT HEOS FOR YOUR SETUP


HEOS technology within the AVR-X1500H allows you to stream your favourite music wirelessly around your home to any other HEOS-enabled device, like HEOS speakers.

  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • Livingroom

HEOS 1: Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.

CUSTOM INSTALL READY

The Denon AVR-X1500H 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.

REMOTE MONITORING CAPABILITY

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 AVR-X1500H AV receiver features “ihiji Invision” remote system management technology and “Domotz Pro” remote 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.

Specifications

Model:
AVR-X1500H
Multichannel Surround
DTS HD Master / DTS:X
o / o
o / o (update)
o / -
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X
- / o (7ch)
- / o (update)
- / -
DTS Virtual:X
o (update)
o (update)
-
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos
o / o
o / o
o / -
Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby Surround
- / o
- / o
o / -
Multichannel Stereo
o
o
o
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels
7.1
7.1
5.1
Sound Enhancements
Discrete Power Amplifier
7
7
5
Pure Direct
-
o
-
High Grade Audio Components
-
o
-
Audyssey
MultEQ XT
MultEQ XT
-
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume
o / o
o / o
- / -
Audyssey APP support
o
o
-
Compressed Audio Restorer
o
o
o
Network
HEOS Multiroom and Streaming
o
o
-
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC
o / o / o
o / o / o
- / - / -
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV
o / o / o
o / o / o
- / - / -
DSD Audio Streaming
up to DSD5.6
up to DSD5.6
-
FLAC HD 192/24
o
o
-
WAV 192/24
o
o
-
ALAC 192/24
o
o
-
Gapless Playback
o (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)
o (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)
-
AirPlay Audio Streaming
o
o
-
Internet Radio
TuneIn
TuneIn
-
Spotify Connect / Tidal / Deezer / others
o / o / o / o
o / o / o / o
- / - / - / -
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones
Android / iOS
Android / iOS
Android / iOS
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets
Android / iOS/Amazon Kindle
Android / iOS/Amazon Kindle
Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports
o
o
-
Wi-Fi
o
o
-
Bluetooth
o
o
o
AirPlay 2
o
o
-
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front
5 / 1
7 / 1
5 / -
HDCP 2.2 support
o
o
o
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone
1 / -
2 / -
1 / -
HDMI to HDMI Scaling
-
up to 4K 30/25/24
-
GUI Overlay on HDMI
o
o
o
HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC
o / o / o / o
o / o / o / o
o / o / o / o
Dolby Vision / HLG
o / o
o / o
o / o
4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay
o / - / o
o / o / o
o / - / o
HDMI pass-though in standby mode
o
o
o
Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction
- / -
o / o
- / -
CEC
o
o
o
Audio Return Channel
o
o
o
Auto LipSync
o
o
-
Multiroom / CI
HEOS Multiroom integrated
o
o
-
TV Sound grouping
o
o
-
Multi-Room Zones
2
2
-
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog
- / - / o / o
- / - / o / o
- / - / - / -
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout
o / -
o / o
- / -
Webbrowser User Interface
o
o
-
Smart Remote Management
o
o
-
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control
o / - / o / o
o / - / - / o
- / - / - / -
Remote In / Out
- / -
- / -
- / -
Others
Voice Control - Works with Amazon Alexa
o
o
-
Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone
Audyssey MultEQ XT
Audyssey MultEQ XT
FL Display
1 line
1 line
1 line
Graphic User Interface - GUI
Hybrid GUI
Advanced
GUI
ISF Certification
-
o
-
GUI Languages
9
9
3
Setup Assistant
o
o
o
Quick Select Plus / Quick Select
o / -
o / -
- / o
Firmware Update by Network / USB
o / -
o / o
- / o
Variable Cross Over
o
o
o
Optimized Bass Redirection
o
o
-
ECO Mode
o
o
o
Auto Power Off
o
o
o
Sleep Timer
o
o
o
Inputs/Outputs
Composite In / Out
2 / 1
2 / 1
2 / 1
Component In / Out
- / -
2 / 1
- / -
HDMI In / Out
5+1 / 1
7+1 / 2
5+0 / 1
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI
- / -
- / -
- / -
Analogue In / Out
2 / -
4 / -
2 / -
Phono (MM) In
o
o
-
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial
2 / 0
2 / 0
2 / 0
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital
- / -
1 / -
- / -
Multichannel Preout
o (0.2)
o (0.2)
o (0.2)
Subwoofer Out
2
2
2
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw
- / o
- / o
- / -
Number of Speaker Terminals
7
7
5
Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker
assignable
assignable
-
Speaker A / B
assignable
assignable
-
Bi-amp Drive
assignable
assignable
-
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal
assignable
assignable
-
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB
- / - / - / o / o
- / - / - / o / o
- / - / - / - / o
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone
o / AirPlay / AirPlay
o / AirPlay / AirPlay
o / o(for Bluetooth) / o(for Bluetooth)
FM Tuner with RDS
o
o
o
Specifications
Number of Poweramps
7
7
5
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)
80 W
95 W
70 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)
120 W
125 W
90 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch Drive)
145 W
150 W
130 W
General
Available Colours: Black / Premium Silver
o / -
o / -
o / -
System Remote Control
-
-
RC-1216
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display
- / - / -
- / - / -
- / - / -
Power Consumption in W
430
500
310
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W
29 W / 39 W
35 W / 75 W
26W/35W
Standby Consumption in W
0.1
0.1
0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W
0.5
0.5
0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W
3.7
3.7
-
Maximum Dimensions
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
434× 339 × 151
( 434 x 339 x 215)
434 x 339 x 167
( 434 x 339 x 235 )
434 × 319 × 151
Weight in kg
8.6
9.4
7.5

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Downloads

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    Date
    Size
    Type
    Action
  • Online Manual
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  • AVR-X1500H Product Information Sheet
    05/27/2018
    1.15 MB
  • AVR-X1500H Quick Start Guide
    06/06/2018
    1.58 MB