Denon AVC-X8500HA - 13.2 Ch. AV Amplifier

Rs. 535,410 Rs. 594,900

Denon AVC-X8500HA

13.2Ch 8K AV Amplifier with 3D Audio, HEOS® Built-in and Voice Control

Powering the next generation in entertainment, the AVC-X8500HA offers powerful 13 channel amplification and full 8K pass-through. Our newest flagship AV Amplifier supports the latest surround sound formats, such as Dolby Atmos® , DTS:X® , DTS:X® Pro, IMAX Enhanced® , and even Auro-3D® . HEOS® Built-in adds wireless music streaming, voice control, and multi-room capability to your home entertainment.

The Ultimate 13.2 Channel Home Theater Experience

Featuring Denon’s most advanced and sophisticated power amplifier design, the AVC-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.

Advanced 8K HDMI Video Section and Various HDR Format Support

Enjoy your favourite movies, shows and games with the best picture quality available. 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 and HDCP 2.3 processing to freely play copy-protected content on all HDMI inputs.

Brilliant Color – Universal Compatibility, HDR10+ and Dynamic HDR

The AVC-X8500HA supports High Dynamic Range video formats HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast
content for a crisper, cleaner image. The AVC-X8500HA also supports HDR10+, which sends dynamic meta data to the TV for more realistic images, as well as Dynamic HDR.
(Some technologies are not available on all televisions).

Full 3D Audio Support up to 13.2 Channels

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

Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) Support

The main HDMI output of the AVC-X8500HA supports eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) to enable uncompressed and object-based audio transmission, like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, directly from your smart TV apps.

Dolby Atmos® and Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology

Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos® . Enjoy a 7.1 or 9.1 surround sound speaker system and additional overhead speakers or Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience — including Dolby Surround up-mixer for legacy content. For those without in-ceiling speakers, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology leverages Dolby’s deep understanding of human audio perception to create the sensation of overhead sound from listener-level speakers.

DTS:X® and DTS Virtual:X™

DTS:X® immersive audio content places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating life-like 3D audio. The included spatial remapping engine of DTS Neural:X™ offers improved immersion and heightened realism for all your favourite movies.

DTS Virtual:X™provides immersive audio without height channels,creating virtual height effects in a 7.1, 5.1, or 2.1 speaker arrangement.

DTS:X® Pro

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.

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.


With a combination of traditional channels supporting up to a 13.2 configuration and dedicated height and overhead channels, Auro3D® 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.

Take A Role in All of Your Favourite Films

Enjoy all your entertainment with the latest technology available and watch your movies in unprecedented clarity. Experience movies in 8K with 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, as well as the latest in AV amplifier technology like Quick Media Switching (QMS) which is used to eliminate video delay in movies.

The Next Level in Gaming

The AVC-X8500HA delivers the most up to date gaming thrills with 4K/120Hz pass-through, as well as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which reduces or eliminates lag and frame tearing to offer
a smoother, lag-free gaming experience.

Works with Amazon Alexa

Use hands-free control with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVC-X8500HA, HEOS devices, and other select Denon products. External voice access point needed.

Works with Google Assistant

Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. External voice access point needed.

Apple AirPlay 2 Built-in

Use AirPlay 2 to stream Apple music wirelessly to the AV amplifier, or group with other AirPlay compatible speakers to fill your home with music.

Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Capability

The Denon AVC-X8500HA is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust Bluetooth or WiFi streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favourite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.

HEOS® Built-in Multi-Room Streaming

With HEOS Built-in, every room in your home can have its own sound. Or, group HEOS enabled devices like wireless speakers, soundbars, or AV amplifiers to fill the house with the same song, using your home network. With HEOS Built-in, multi-room means multiple options. Also works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri to provide modern voice control and incredible sound for all your home entertainment.

HEOS® supports all your favourite free and premium services like Spotify, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, TuneIn, SoundCloud, and more. (Not all music services available in all regions.)

High-Resolution Audio Support

Discover the incredible fidelity of Hi-Res Audio tracks with the ability to decode up to 192-kHz/24-bit ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the front panel USB port and network sources. Or, listen to other popular file types such as MP3.

AL32 Processing Multichannel

Listen with advanced Denon audio processing features such as AL32 Processing. Denon-proprietary AL32 Processing technology provides multi-channel, ultra-high-resolution digital audio filtering on all audio channels and delivers a natural soundstage with enhanced sound imaging.

Phono Input for Turntable / Vinyl Support

The AVC-X8500HA offers the latest in AV amplifier technology yet remains deeply committed to the Denon legacy of audio excellence. The included phono input lets you connect your turntable and enjoy your vinyl collection in exceptional clarity.

Ultimate-performance discrete 13-channel amplifier  Delivers a precise and powerful 150W per channel (8 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, THD: 0.05%, 2ch drive), to provide trusted, precise, and powerful Denon sound.
Full 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through and upscaling With support for the latest in HDMI technology, you can enjoy 8K video with the highest quality available, with 1 supported 8K input and 2 outputs allowing for 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through and upscaling. 8K upscaling is available on all 8 HDMI inputs.
Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) HDMI support Through the main HDMI output, connect your TV via HDMI to allow uncompressed and object-based audio formats like Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® to be sent directly via eARC from your smart TV app to the AV Amplifier.
The latest in 3D sound Enjoy immersive 3D audio from your favourite movies with Dolby Atmos® , Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X®, DTS Virtual:X™, DTS:X® Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D®
The latest in video compatibility Supports all leading High Dynamic Range formats including HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, Dolby Vision, as well as Dynamic HDR to provide exceptional brightness, clarity, and contrast for the greatest picture quality. The latest gaming features like Auto Low Latency Mode and Variable Refresh Rate are on board as well..
Hi-Res Audio streaming for Hi-Fi enthusiasts  Enjoy your favourite digital Hi-Res Audio files with FLAC, ALAC, and WAV support, as well as DSD 2.8/5.6MHz.
HEOS® Built-in wireless multi-room music streaming technology  Listen from any room for a connected, whole-home audio experience. The AVC-X8500HA also works with the newly introduced Denon Home speakers to let you enjoy a whole-home audio experience.


Multichannel Surround

DTS HD Master / DTS:X / DTS:X Pro

Yes / Yes / Yes (update)

DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X

No / Yes (11ch)

DTS Virtual:X


IMAX Enhanced


Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos / Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization / Dolby Atmos Music

Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes

Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround

No / Yes

Auro 3D


360 Reality Audio / MPEG H


Audyssey DSX


Multichannel Stereo


Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels


Sound Enhancements

Mono Block Power Amp Construction

Yes (L/R separated)

Discrete Power Amplifier


D.D.S.C. HD Digital

Yes (32 bit)

Pure Direct


Gold Plated RCA Terminals


Clock Jitter Reducer


Alpha Processing

AL32 Processing Multichannel

Denon Link HD



MultEQ XT32

Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume

Yes / Yes

Audyssey LFC


Compressed Audio Restorer



Media Server


HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology


Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphones


Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePod

Yes / Yes / Yes

Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC

Yes / Yes / Yes

Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV

Yes / Yes / Yes

Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24

Yes / Yes / Yes

DSD Audio Streaming

Yes (2.8/5.6MHz)

FLAC HD 192/24


WAV 192/24


ALAC 192/24


Gapless playback


Photo Streaming (JPEG)


AirPlay Audio Streaming

Yes (AirPlay2)

Internet Radio

Yes (TuneIn)


Yes (connect)





Other Streaming Services

Amazon Music HD/

Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix

Roon Tested


HEOS App Control


Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones

Denon 2016 AVR Remote

Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets

Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle

Ethernet Ports







HDMI Inputs: Back / Front


HDCP2.3 support


HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone


Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI


Analogue to HDMI scaling

up to 8K 60/50

HDMI to HDMI Scaling

up to 8K 60/50

GUI Overlay on HDMI

Yes / Yes

HDMI: 8K/60Hz AB / 4K/120Hz AB

Yes / Yes

HDMI 2.0: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue

Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / No

Enhanced ARC


HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision / HDR10+ / Dynamic HDR

Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes

ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gaming


Variable Refresh Rate / Quick Flame Transport / Quick Media Switching

Yes / Yes / Yes

3D Signal Pass-through


8K signal pass-through / scaling / GUI overlay

Yes / Yes / Yes

4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay

Yes / Yes / Yes

HDMI pass-though in standby mode


Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction

Yes / Yes



DSD Audio Capability


Audio Return Channel


Auto LipSync


Multi-room CI

Multiroom zones


Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog

Yes (2ch) / Yes (2ch) / Yes / Yes

Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout

Yes / Yes

Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source


IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control

Yes / Yes /Yes / Yes

Remote In / Out

Yes / Yes

DC Trigger Output


HDMI Diagnostics



Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone

Audyssey MultEQ XT32

FL Display

2 lines

Graphic User Interface - GUI


ISF Certification


GUI Languages


Setup Assistent


Quick Select Plus / Quick Select

Yes / No

Firmware Update by: Network / USB

Yes / Yes

Variable Cross Over


Optimized Bass Redirection


Bass Sync


ECO Mode


Auto Power Off


Sleep Timer


Inputs Outputs

Composite In / Out


Component In / Out


HDMI In / Out

7+1 / 3

Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI

Yes / Yes

Analogue In/out

6 / No

Phono (MM) In


Digital In: Optical / Coaxial


Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital

2 / No

Multichannel Preout

Yes (15.2)

Subwoofer Out

2 (independent)

7.1 Multichannel Input


Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw

Yes / No

Number of Speaker Terminals


Speaker A / B


Bi-amp Drive


Multi-Room Speaker Terminal


Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB

No / No / No / Yes / Yes

USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone

Yes / No / No

AM/FM Tuner



Number of Power Amps


Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)


Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)

150 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)

190 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)

260 W


Metal Front Panel


System Remote Control


Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display

Yes / Yes / Yes

Power Consumption in W


Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W

70 W / 125 W

Standby Consumption in W


CEC Standby Consumption in W


Network Standby Consumption in W


Maximum Dimensions

17.1 x 19 x 7.7

Antenna:Horizontal:(W x D x H) in mm

( 17.1 x 19 x 10.2 )

( Antenna:Vertical :(W x D x H) in mm)

【 17.1 x 18.6 x 7.7 】

【 w/o Antenna :(W x D x H) in mm】


Carton Dimensions (Packaging) (W x D x H) in Inches)

22.4 x 21.2 x 12.9 (in)

Weight in LBS / kg

52 /23.59

Weight in LBS / kg (Packaging)

60 / 27.22

Power Supply

AC 120 V, 60 Hz

Speaker impedance

4 - 16Ω/ohms

Preamplifier section


Input sensitivity

200 mV

Frequency response

10 Hz - 100 kHz — +1, –3 dB (Direct mode)

S/N Ratio

102 dB (IHF-A weighted, Direct mode)

FM section (Tuning frequency range)

87.5 - 107.9 MHz

AM section (Tuning frequency range)

520 kHz – 1710 kHz


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