Denon AVC X8500HA 13.2 channel AV Amplifier Black


Dolby Atmos and DTS:X AV Amplifier

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.

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.


DTS HD Master Yes
DTS:X: Yes
DTS Neural: X: Yes
Dolby TrueHD: Yes
Dolby Atmos: Yes

Multichannel Surround

Dolby ProLogic II: No
Dolby Surround: No
Multichannel Stereo: Yes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels: 13.2
Mono Block Power Amp Construction: Yes (L/R separated)
Discrete Power Amplifier: 13
D.D.S.C. HD Digital: Yes (32-bit)
Pure Direct: Yes
High Grade Audio Components: Yes
Gold Plated RCA Terminals: Yes

Sound Enhancements

Clock Jitter Reducer: Yes
Alpha Processing: AL32 Processing Multichannel
Audyssey: MultEQ XT32
Audyssey Dynamic EQ : Yes
Dynamic Volume: Yes
Audyssey LFC: Yes
Compressed Audio Restorer: Yes


HEOS Multiroom and Streaming : Yes
Network Audio Streaming: Yes
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC: Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV: Yes, Yes, Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24: Yes, Yes, Yes
DSD Audio Streaming: up to DSD5.6
FLAC HD 192/24 Yes


WAV 192/24: Yes
ALAC 192/24: Yes
Gapless Playback Yes, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD
AirPlay Audio Streaming: Yes
Spotify Connect* / Tidal* / Deezer* / others *: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes
Ethernet Ports Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Radio: TuneIn
HDMI Inputs: 7 Back, 1 Front
HDCP 2.2 support: Yes
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 2 / 1
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI: Yes
HDMI max Resolution (8k / 4k): 8k/60 – 4k/120**
HDMI to HDMI Scaling: up to 8K 60/50
GUI Overlay on HDMI: Yes


4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay: Yes, Yes, Yes
HDMI pass-though in standby mode: Yes
Picture Adjust: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
CEC: Yes
Audio Return Channel: Yes
DSD Audio Capability: Yes
Audio Return Channel: Yes
Auto LipSync: Yes
HEOS Multi-room and Streaming : Yes
Multi-Room Zones: 3
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog: Yes(2ch), Yes (2ch), Yes, Yes

Multi-room / Ci

Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout: Yes, Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source: Yes
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control: Yes, Yes, No, Yes
Remote In / Out: Yes, Yes
DC Trigger Output: 2
TV Sound Grouping: Yes
Composite In / Out: 4 / 2
Component In / Out: 3 / 1
HDMI In / Out: 7+1 / 3
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI: Yes, Yes
Analogue In / Out: 6 + 1, 0
Phono (MM) In: Yes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial: 2, 2
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital: 2 / 0
Multichannel Preout: Yes (15.2)

Inputs / Outputs

Subwoofer Out: 2 (independent)
7.1 Multichannel Input: No
Speaker Terminal:: Gold Plated Screw
Number of Speaker Terminals: 15
Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker: assignable
Speaker A / B: assignable
Bi-amp Drive: assignable
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal: assignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB: Yes, Yes, No, Yes, Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone: Yes, Airplay, Airplay
FM Tuner with RDS: Yes
Number of power amps : 13
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive): TBC


Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive) 150
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 Panel: Yes
System Remote Control: RC-1221
Power Consumption in W: 900 W


Standby Consumption in W: 0.1 W
CEC Standby Consumption in W: 0.5W
Network Control On Consumption in W: 2.9 – 3.7W
Dimensions (W x D x H): 434 x 482 x 195 mm
Dimensions Antenna Vertical (W x D x H): 434 x 482 x 259 mm
Weight in kg: 23.3 Kg