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Denon AVC-X8500HA Black 13.2 Channel 8K AV Surround Amplifier


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Powering the next generation in entertainment, the AVC-X8500HA offers powerful 13 channel amplification and full 8K pass-through. Our newest flagship AV Amplifier supports the latest surround sound formats, such as Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and even Auro-3D. HEOS Built-in adds wireless music streaming, voice control, and multi-room capability to your home entertainment.

Full 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through and upscaling

With support for the latest in HDMI technology, you can enjoy 8K video with the highest quality available, with 1 supported 8K input and 2 outputs allowing for 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through and upscaling. 8K upscaling is available on all 8 HDMI inputs.


  • Tick Ultimate-Performance Discrete 13-Channel Amplifier Delivers a Precise and Powerful 150W Per Channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, THD: 0.05%, 2ch Drive), To Provide Trusted, Precise, and Powerful Denon Sound.
  • Tick Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) HDMI Support Through The Main HDMI Output, Connect Your TV Via HDMI To Allow Uncompressed and Object-Based Audio formats like Dolby
  • Tick Atmos and DTS:X To Be Sent Directly Via eARC From Your Smart TV App To The AV Amplifier.
  • Tick The Latest In 3D Sound Enjoy Immersive 3D Audio From Your Favourite Movies With Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS: Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D.
  • Tick The Latest In Video Compatibility Supports All Leading High Dynamic Range Formats Including HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, Dolby Vision, As Well As Dynamic HDR To Provide Exceptional Brightness, Clarity, And Contrast For The Greatest Picture Quality. The Latest Gaming Features Like Auto Low Latency Mode And Variable Refresh Rate Are On Board As Well..
  • Tick Hi-Res Audio Streaming For Hi-Fi Enthusiasts Enjoy Your Favourite Digital Hi-Res Audio Files With FLAC, ALAC, And WAV Support, As Well As DSD 2.8/5.6MHz.
  • Tick HEOS Built-In Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming Technology Listen From Any Room For A Connected, Whole-Home Audio Experience. The AVC-X8500HA Also Works With The Newly Introduced Denon Home Speakers To Let You Enjoy A Whole-Home Audio Experience.
Dolby Atmos Height

Dolby Atmos Height

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Enjoy a 7.1 or 9.1 surround sound speaker system and additional overhead speakers or Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theatre experience — including Dolby Surround up-mixer for legacy content. For those without in-ceiling speakers, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology leverages Dolby’s deep understanding of human audio perception to create the sensation of overhead sound from listener-level speakers.

Brilliant Colour

Brilliant Colour

The AVC-X8500HA supports High Dynamic Range video formats HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and colour. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content for a crisper, cleaner image. The AVC X8500HA also supports HDR10+, which sends dynamic meta data to the TV for more realistic images, as well as Dynamic HDR.

HEOS Built-in Multi-Room

HEOS Built-in Multi-Room

With HEOS Built-in, every room in your home can have its own sound. Or, group HEOS enabled devices like wireless speakers, soundbars, or AV amplifiers to fill the house with the same song, using your home network. With HEOS Built-in, multi-room means multiple options. Also works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri to provide modern voice control and incredible sound for all your home entertainment.

Next Level in Gaming

Next Level in Gaming

The AVC-X8500HA delivers the most up to date gaming thrills with 4K/120Hz pass-through, as well as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which reduces or eliminates lag and frame tearing to offer a smoother, lag-free gaming experience.

AL32 Processing

AL32 Processing

Listen with advanced Denon audio processing features such as AL32 Processing. Denon-proprietary AL32 Processing technology provides multi-channel, ultra-high-resolution digital audio filtering on all audio channels and delivers a natural soundstage with enhanced sound imaging.

Enhanced Audio Return

Enhanced Audio Return

The main HDMI output of the AVC-X8500HA supports eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) to enable uncompressed and object-based audio transmission, like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, directly from your smart TV apps.

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Power Amplification

Number of Power Amps 13
Power Output 210 Watts Per Channel (6 Ohms, 1 kHz, THD: 1%, 1ch Driven)
190 Watts Per Channel (6 Ohms, 1 kHz, THD: 0.7%, 2ch Driven)
150 Watts Per Channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, THD: 0.05%, 2ch Driven)
Speaker Impedance 4-16Ω/Ohms

Pre Amplifier Section

Frequency Response 10 Hz- 100 kHz - +1, -3 dB (Direct Mode)
S/N Ratio 102 dB (IHF-A Weighted, Direct mode)

Inputs and Outputs

Video Inputs 8 x HDMI Inputs
1 x 8K HDMI Input
3 x Component (Video)
Video Outputs 3 x HDMI Outputs (1 with EARC, 2 with 8K)
1 x Component Video
Audio Inputs 4 X Composite
1 x Phono
6 x Analogue Audio Inputs
2 x Digital Optical Inputs
2 x Digital Coaxial Inputs
Audio Outputs 2 x Composite
Audio Pre-out (SW) x 15.2 ch


Power Supply 230V/50/60Hz
Power Consumption 900W (Standby 0.1W, CEC Standby 0.5W)
Power Consumption (No Sound) 70W (ECO Mode On)
125W (ECO Mode Off)
Dimensions ( W x H x D ) Antenna Horizontal : 434mm x 482mm X 195mm
Antenna Vertical : 434mm x 482mm X 259mm
Without Antenna : 434mm x 472mm x 195mm
Weight 23.3Kg
Weight Packaged 26.9Kg

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Denon AVC-X8500HA Silver 13.2 Channel  8K AV Surround Amplifier

Denon AVC-X8500HA Silver 13.2 Channel 8K AV Surround Amplifier


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