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.