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Denon® 13.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver
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Denon® 13.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver

Model #: AVR-X8500HA
At a Glance
Featuring Denon's most advanced and sophisticated power amplifier design, the AVR-X8500HA delivers high-power performance at 150 watts per channel(8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, THD: 0.05%, 2Ch driven) 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.


Get to know this product.

The Latest In Video Specs

The AVR-8500HA 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.2002 pass-through support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast. Enjoy 8K upscaling.

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 AVR-X8500HA supports up to 13.2 channels to power up to a 7.2.6 or 9.2.4 speakerconfiguratino for more immersive, 3D audio experiences.

HEOS® Built-In Wireless Music Streaming

Listen from any room for a connected, whole-home audio experience. The AVR-X8500HA also works with the newly introduced Denon Home speakers to let you enjoy your music in every room.

Dolby Atmos

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos®. Enjoy a 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound speaker system and four additional overhead speakers or four Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.


DTS:X™ immersive audio content places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating lifelike, multi-dimensional audio. The included spatial remapping engine of the DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightended realism in all your favorite movies.


Featuring the latest audio format support to experience your entertainment decoded with the most current DTS 3D audio technology. Enjoy up to 13.2 channels of audio processing with DTS:X® Pro for full surround sound in exquisite detail.


With a combination of traditional channel supporting up to a 13.2 configuration and dedicated height and overhead channels, Auro-3D® provides an immersive surround sound experience. Audio formatting identifies sound objects individually and projects them to different spaces in your listening environment, creating an immersive, 3D sound stage.

IMAX Enhanced

Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX® Enhanced - the latest technology from DTS that sets a new standard for home theater imaging, sound, scale and clarity. Content is digitally remastered by IMAX for clearer, brighter images and immersive, heart-pounding audio.

Dolby Vision

Dolby Vision® is a stunning HDR imaging technology that brings extraordinary color, contrast, and brightness to the screen. See what you've been missing.


HDR10+ is the advanced, improved version of HDR10, a technology that enhances the color and contrast of media. They both utilize metadata to tell your phone or TV how to show the HDR content, upgrading the view when you're watching a video.

Works With Amazon Alexa

Use your voice to stream your favorite music services through Alexa to the AVR-X8500HA with HEOS® Built-in. Ask Alexa to play music from Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL and more. Turn volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song - all with your voice.

Google Assistant Voice Control

Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Smart Home Voice Automation

An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, offers flexible voice controls for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertaiment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AV receiver and more. is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.

Bluetooth & Wi-Fi

Featuring dual diversity antennas, the AVR-X8500HA lets you stream your favorite audio tracks wirelessly via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The dual diversity antenna system ensures stable streaming even in congested urban environments.

AirPlay 2 and Apple Siri Voice Control

Stream audio from your favorite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like YouTube and Netflix fron any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV. Hear audio perfectly synced to your speakers from AirPlay 2 sources. AirPlay 2 also supports multi-room audio - wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 compatible devices simultaneously with improved audio buffering to ensure smooth audio playback. AirPlay 2 provides control and grouping of compatible audio devices within the Apple Music or Home app.Use AirPlay 2 in-app or with your voice via Siri.

"Roon Tested" Certified

All new Denon AV receivers are now Roon Tested. Get more out of your digital music library with searchable, surfable information about your favorite artists and songs. Find lyrics, concert dates, photos, bios, review and more.

Hi-Res Audio Support

The ability to decode Hi-Res Audio ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files up to 24-bit/192-kHz, as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) lets you enjoy each note exactly as the artist intended. Listen to your music via the front panel USB port or over network sources.


Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)52
Depth (in.)19
Width (in.)17.1
Height (in.)7.7
4k Ultra Hd CompatibleYes
Remote Control IncludedYes
Watts per Channel (Watts)150
Remote Control Type1 IR Remote Control
Color Finish NameBlack
Smart CompatibleYes
Wifi CapableYes
Bluetooth CapableYes
Shipping Height (in.)12.9
Shipping Depth (in.)21.2
Shipping Width (in.)22.4
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