Denon 2020 – A Whole New Range of 8K-Ready AV Receivers!

Denon X Series 2020 Models AV Receivers

Denon has been continuously leading the heritage of being the first in the industry. It has recently announced its 8K-ready range of AV receivers and amplifiers for 2020.

The new series of Denon AV receivers comprise of the following models; AVR-X2700H, AVR-X3700H, AVR-X4700H, and AVR-X6700H. All four of the models support 8K @ 60Hz, 4K @ 120Hz and 8K upscaling from 1080p and 4K resolution. This new series is geared to take advantage of the latest HDMI technologies. It supports the new HDR formats including HDR10+, Dynamic HDR, and older HDR10, Hybrid Log Gamma, Dolby Vision, 4:4:4 Pure Color subsampling, BT.2020 pass-through and HDCP 2.3. This series also support an all new HDMI feature called Quick Media Switching (QMS), which allows a source to instantly switch the resolution or frame rate to eliminate screen blackouts.

What is DTS:X Pro and what are it advantages?

What is DTSX Pro

The older processors that were found in the common receivers (except for super high-end models) were limited to 11.1 channels. Now, because of DTSX Pro, that limitation is no longer there. The top of the line model AVR-X6700H has DTS:X Pro® which is an update of the object based DTS:X format. This will let users enjoy up to 13.2 channels of audio processing with DTS:X® Pro. The result is an even more accurate, intricate and immersive surround sound. The DTS:X Pro feature will be delivered via a firmware update later this year. Also, you will need an additional external stereo amplifier connected to the AVR-X6700H to drive the additional 2 channels. And, the big thing is that you don’t need new DTS:X content because this is an object-based system not a channel-based system. So, all the DTS:X content that you have will immediately work in DTS:X Pro. You can now just have more speakers to get more out of it. So, the content will continue to grow.

The 2020 X-series receivers also support eARC or enhanced audio return channel. On the surround sound front, all the 4 models support Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X, and DTS Virtual:X. IMAX Enhanced is supported by AVR-X3700H, AVR-X4700H and AVR-X6700H while Auro-3D is only integrated in the AVR-X4700H and AVR-X6700H.

For gamers, all the 4 receivers support 4K @ 120Hz pass through, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and Quick Frame Transport (QFT) to reduce frame tearing, lag and drops along with improved overall precision.

For auto sound calibration, the AVR-X2700H supports Audyssey MultEQ XT while the rest of the lineup supports Audyssey MultEQ XT32 and LFC as well as subEQ HT for independent subwoofer calibration delivering a more balanced and controlled bass performance.

In case of channel-based systems like regular DTS or DTS-HD, it has the Neural:X. The new Neural:X up-mixer automatically process and delivers and output based on the number of speakers that you have. It also has the ability to take non-DTS content like PCM. This gives the ability to choose a new and higher performance up mixer for two channels. You can fully customize a multi-channel, up mix to surround music mode to make it exactly what you want.

All the models have dual subwoofers pre outputs. Other common features include all the goodies you find in new-age Denon AV receivers such as Voice control with Amazon Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant, AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, W-Fi, HiRes audio and HEOS® multi-room audio playback.

Denon X Series 2020 Models – Inputs & Power Output

The entry model of the range is AVR-X2700H – a 7.2 channel receiver which has 7 channels of amplification with an output of up to 95W @ 8 Ohms per channel. It integrates 6 HDMI inputs and 2 outputs. You can achieve a 5.2.2 Dolby Atmos surround system or a standard 7.1, 5.1 or 2.1 setup.

The next model is the AVR-X3700H which is 9.2 channel AVR and it has 9 channels of amplification with an output of up to 105W @ 8 Ohms per channel and 11.2 channel processing preamp outs. It integrates 7 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs. You can achieve a 5.2.4 or 7.2.2 Dolby Atmos surround system.

The third model is AVR-X4700H which is 9.2 channel AVR which has 9 channels of amplification with an output of up to 125W @ 8 Ohms per channel and 11.2 channel processing preamp outs. It integrates 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs. You can achieve 5.2.4 or 7.2.2 Dolby Atmos surround system.

Finally, the top-of-the-line model AVR-X6700H which is 11.2 channel AVR and has 11 channels of amplification with an output of up to 145W @ 8 Ohms per channel and 13.2 channel processing preamp outs. It integrates 8 HDMI inputs and 3 outputs. You can achieve 7.2.4 or 9.2.2 Dolby Atmos surround system or a 13.2 channels DTS:X® Pro setup.

Ideal for movie lovers, seasoned audiophile, and gaming enthusiasts, these 2020 launched AV receivers from Denon are possibly the most future-roof models out there.

 

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