Denon Launches HEOS AVR
Combines 5.1 Channel Surround Capability With Multiroom Streaming Functionality
March 13, 2017
The AVR can be used with wireless HEOS speakers for the surround channels, and will also drive conventional speakers with its built-in Class D amplification.
Denon has launched the HEOS AVR, the latest addition to the growing HEOS range of multiroom entertainment products. The HEOS AVR continues Denon’s tradition of home theater products by delivering a surround sound experience without cables cluttering the room to the rear channels. HEOS AVR offers up to 5.1-channel surround sound and is expected to be available in April for $999.
Designed with a focus on easy setup and operation, the HEOS app leads the user through configuration for surround sound and integrating the HEOS AVR with a whole-house music system.
The HEOS AVR combines 5.1-channel surround sound with wireless multiroom music streaming. It can be used with wireless HEOS speakers for the surround channels to create a cable-free multichannel system, and will also drive conventional speakers with its built-in Class D amplification rated at 50W per channel.
Four HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 inputs enable users to enjoy movies in 4K Ultra HD and compatible with Blu-ray and online video streaming formats. Its has the ability to learn TV remote commands, with main AVR functions available from the TV remote. It can also stream music from a home computer or online services such as Spotify Connect, Pandora, and TIDAL.