Denon has introduced a pair of receivers, the AVR-X4500H and AVR-X3500H
The AVR-X4500H is a 9.2-channel receiver, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X and Auro-3D. It also includes full 4K compatibility, Dolby Vision, HDR (High Dynamic Range), HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), ARC (Audio Return Channel) and eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel).
Built-in HEOS and Amazon Alexa support give users control through spoken commands. Apple AirPlay 2 music streaming is featured, alongside Wi-Fi and Bluetooth options.
This streaming is made possible by the built-in HEOS network technology, it adds internet radio and Spotify, Deezer, Tidal, Amazon Prime Music. The AVR-X4500H can also be used as part of a HEOS multiroom system.
A selectable Auto Eco mode adjusts the maximum power available according to the volume level, while an on-screen Eco metre lets you see the power saving in real time.
Rounding off this package are eight HDMI inputs, including one on the front panel. There’s even a phono input for vinyl.
Packing most of the same technology but into a 7.2-channel AV receiver, the AVR-X3500H pumps out 180W per channel.
The AVR-X4500H (£1,499) will be available in September 2018 and the AVR-X3500H (£899) in August 2018 through authorised Denon retailers.
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