Denon AVC-X8500HA
AV Amplifier

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Denon AVC-X8500HA AV Amplifier

The Home Theatre Reference

Upgrade your expectations in home theatre and audio entertainment with the AVC-X8500HA – the world’s first 13.2Ch 8K AV amplifier.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

Powerful 13- channel amplifier

Featuring its best-in-class, monolithic power amplifier design to ensure a dynamic and precise entertainment experience.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

The ultimate 8K home theatre experience

Delivers 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, 4K/120Hz pass-through for gaming, and support for the latest HDMI specifications.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

Masterful 3D audio processing

13.2 channel processing to power up to a 7.2.6 or 9.2.4 speaker configuration for the most immersive, 3D audio experiences.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

110 years of defining audio excellence

For 110 years, Denon has delivered the most cutting-edge audio and video technical achievements.

Powerful Amplification

Featuring Denon’s most advanced and sophisticated power amplifier design, the AVC-X8500HA delivers high-power performance at 210 watts per channel to ensure a dynamic and precise entertainment experience. Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create a balanced, tonal sound.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

The latest in video specs

The AVC-X8500HA offers an advanced HDMI section (8 in/3 out) with a dedicated 8K input that supports 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz video pass-through. All HDMI inputs feature 4:4:4 Pure Color sub sampling, HDR10, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional colour, clarity, and contrast. Enjoy 8K upscaling.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

Feel every dimension

Immerse yourself in 3D audio with Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X®, DTS Virtual:X™, DTS:X Pro®, IMAX® Enhanced, and Auro-3D®. The AVC-X8500HA supports up to 13.2 channels to power up to a 7.2.6 or 9.2.4 speaker configuration for more immersive, 3D audio experiences.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

HEOS® Built-in Wireless Music Streaming

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 your music in every room.

Denon AVC-X8500HA | AV Amplifier | 13.2Ch | 8K

Multichannel Surround

IMAX EnhancedYes
DTS HD Master / DTS:XYes / Yes
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:XNo / Yes
DTS Virtual:XYes (update)
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby AtmosYes / Yes
Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby SurroundNo / Yes
Auro 3DYes
Multichannel StereoYes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels13.2

Sound Enhancements

Mono Block Power Amp ConstructionYes (L/R separated)
Discrete Power Amplifier13
D.D.S.C. HD DigitalYes (32 bit)
Pure DirectYes
High Grade Audio ComponentsYes
Gold Plated RCA TerminalsYes
Clock Jitter ReducerYes
Alpha ProcessingAL32 Processing Multichannel
Denon Link HDYes
AudysseyMultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic VolumeYes / Yes
Audyssey LFCYes
Audyssey APP SupportYes
Compressed Audio RestorerYes


HEOS Multiroom and StreamingYes
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AACYes / Yes / Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAVYes / Yes / Yes
DSD Audio Streamingup to DSD5.6
FLAC HD 192/24Yes
WAV 192/24Yes
ALAC 192/24Yes
Gapless playbackYes (FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD)
AirPlay Audio StreamingYes
Internet RadioTuneIn
Spotify Connect* / Tidal* / Deezer* / others *Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart PhonesAndroid / iOS
Compatible with Remote APP for TabletsAndroid / iOS/Amazon Kindle
Ethernet PortsYes
AirPlay 2Yes (update)


HDMI Inputs: Back / Front44203
HDCP2.3 supportYes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone44198
HDMI max Resolution (8k / 4k)8k/60 - 4k/120**
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMIYes
HDMI to HDMI Scalingup to 8K 60/50
HDMI: 8K / 4K / CEC / eARCYes / Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI: Dolby Vision / HDR 10+ / Dynamic HDR / HLGYes / Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI: ALLM / QMS / QFT / VRRYes / Yes / Yes / Yes
HDMI pass-though in standby modeYes
DSD Audio CapabilityYes

Multi-room CI

HEOS Multiroom integratedYes
TV Sound groupingYes
Multi-Room Zones3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / AnalogYes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / PreoutYes / Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI SourceYes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App ControlYes / Yes / No / Yes
Remote In / OutYes / Yes
DC Trigger Output2


Auto Speaker Setup by MicrophoneAudyssey MultEQ XT32
FL Display2 lines
Graphic User Interface - GUIAdvanced
ISF CertificationYes
GUI Languages9
Setup AssistantYes
Quick Select Plus / Quick SelectYes / No
Firmware Update by: Network / USBYes / Yes
Variable Cross OverYes
Optimized Bass RedirectionYes
Bass SyncYes
ECO ModeYes
Auto Power OffYes
Sleep TimerYes

Inputs Outputs

Composite In / Out44231
Component In / Out44199
HDMI In / Out7+1 / 3
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMIYes / Yes
Analogue In/out6+1 / No
Phono (MM) InYes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial44229
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital2 / No
Multichannel PreoutYes (15.2)
Subwoofer Out2 (independent)
7.1 Multichannel InputYes
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular ScrewYes / No
Number of Speaker Terminals15
Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speakerassignable
Speaker A / Bassignable
Bi-amp Driveassignable
Multi-Room Speaker Terminalassignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USBNo / No / No / Yes / Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhoneYes / AirPlay / AirPlay


Number of Power Amps13
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)150 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)190 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch Drive)210 W


Metal Front PanelYes
System Remote ControlRC-1221
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD DisplayYes / Yes / Yes
Power Consumption in W900
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W70 W / 125 W
Standby Consumption in W0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W3.7
Maximum Dimensions434 x 482 X 195
Antenna: Horizontal: (W x D x H) in mm(434 x 482 X 259)
Antenna: Vertical: (W x D x H) in mm? 434 x 472 x 195 ?
W/O Antenna: (W x D x H) in mm
Weight in kg23.3

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