Denon AVR-A1H 15.4 Channel 8K Home Theater Receiver IMAX Enhanced with Dolby Atmos/DTS:X, and HEOS Built-In

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Model: AVR-A1H UPC: 747192137458 Item: 178405

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Revolutionary Flagship Denon AVR

With 15 channels of amplification, Denon's most powerful transformer, carefully selected parts, and hefty, high-rigidity construction, their flagship AVR-A1H delivers a professional theater experience in your home cinema. Weighing in at more than 70 pounds, it powers 150W per channel and supports up to a 9.4.6 speaker configuration for the ultimate setup flexibility. Enjoy amazing 8K video quality and HEOS® Built-in wireless music streaming. Designed and manufactured at their factory in Shirakawa, Japan and tuned by the Denon Sound Master, Denon's flagship AVR inherits Denon’s signature sound design and takes it into the future.


  • Cinema sound from 15.4 channels, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro 3D, and IMAX Enhanced
  • Simple, intuitive setup, including Audyssey Room Correction Suite
  • HEOS Built-in, with WiFi and BT
  • Ultimate configuration flexibility with 15.4 channel processing capability and Pre-Amplifer mode
  • Supports up to 9.1.6 Dolby Atmos speaker layout
  • 4 independent RCA and XLR subwoofer outputs
  • Advanced bass management options for ultimate setup flexibility
  • 8K and 4K/120 on all inputs and 2 outputs - total 7/3 HDMI
  • New and modern HD GUI TV user interface for setup and daily use

Unleash 15 Channels of Power

The world’s first 15-channel AV receiver delivering up to 150W per channel (at 8 ohms, 20-20kHz, THD 0.05%, 2ch driven).

Unparalleled Quality and Performance

The largest power transformer we have ever used and new, larger capacitors make AVR-A1H respond quickly and dynamically to your music to reproduce audio as the artist intended.

The Latest Technologies

Equipped with the latest dualcore, 1GHz digital signal processor (DSP) and the latest HDMI standards, the receiver supports all 3D audio formats and 8K entertainment.

Hi-fi Grade Components

Audiophile grade two-channel DAC for all 19 channels, hefty gold-plated speaker terminals, cast iron feet, and rigid construction protects against vibration and interference, greatly reducing noise impacts.

Connection Choices

Both professionals and enthusiasts will appreciate the selection of connectivity options, like 15.4 channel pre-outs with PreAmplifier mode, both RA and XLR subwoofer connections, and integration with home automation control systems.

Setup and Room Correction

Denon's award winning setup assistant provides step by step setup instructions. Supports the highest suite of Audyssey MultEQ technologies (installed) and Dirac Live upgradability (with fee).

Built to High Standards

Designed and manufactured in Denon’s state of the art manufacturing facility in Japan, where traditional practices fuse seamlessly with technologies designed for the future.

HEOS® Built-in Technology

Stream music wirelessly from a variety of free and premium streaming services. Share content to HEOS enabled devices, like Denon Home speakers, in other rooms.

110 Years of Innovation

Founded in 1910, Denon enables the moments that matter through the relentless pursuit of quality, innovation, and audio performance.



  • Multichannel Surround 
    • DTS HD Master, DTS:X, DTS:X Pro: Yes, Yes, Yes
    • DTS Neo:X, DTS Neural:X: No, Yes (15ch)
    • DTS Virtual:X: Yes
    • IMAX Enhanced: Yes
    • Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, Dolby Atmos Music: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes
    • Dolby ProLogic Ilz, Dolby Surround: No, Yes
    • Auro 3D: Yes
    • 360 Reality Audio/MPEG H: Yes, Yes
    • Multichannel Stereo: Yes
    • Max. Number of Processing (Pre-Amp) Channels: 15.4
  • Sound Enhancements   
    • Mono Block Power Amp Construction: Yes (L/R separated)
    • Discrete Power Amplifier: Yes
    • D.D.S.C. HD Digital: Yes (32 bit)
    • Pure Direct: Yes
    • Gold-Plated RCA Terminals: Yes
    • Clock Jitter Reducer: Yes
    • Alpha Processing: AL32 Processing Multichannel
    • Audyssey: MultEQ XT32
    • Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume : Yes, Yes
    • Audyssey LFC: Yes
    • Dirac Live Upgradability: Yes
    • Compressed Audio Restorer: Yes
  • Network             
    • Media Server: Yes
    • HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology: Yes
    • 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, WAV, ALAC (all 192kHz/24 bit): Yes, Yes, Yes
    • DSD Audio Streaming: Yes (2.8/5.6MHz)
    • AirPlay 2: Yes
    • TuneIn: Yes
    • Spotify Connect: Yes
    • Pandora: Yes
    • SiriusXM: Yes
    • Roon Tested: Yes
    • HEOS App Control: Yes
    • Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones: Denon 2016 AVR Remote
    • Ethernet Ports: Yes
    • Wi-Fi: Yes
    • Bluetooth: Yes
  • HDMI   
    • HDMI Inputs: Back, Front: 7, No
    • HDCP2.3 Support: Yes
    • HDMI Outputs: Main, Zone: 2, 1
    • HDMI 2.1: 8K/60Hz AB, 4K/120Hz AB: Yes, Yes
    • HDR, HLG, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Dynamic HDR: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes
    • ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-Through for Gaming: Yes
    • Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Flame Transport, Quick Media Switching: Yes, Yes, No
    • 3D Signal Pass-Through Yes
    • 8K Signal Pass-Through, Scaling, GUI Overlay       Yes, Yes, Yes
    • DSD Audio Capability : Yes
    • Audio Return Channel (ARC), Enhanced ARC: Yes, Yes
    • Auto LipSync: Yes
  • Multiroom / CI 
    • Multi-Room Zones: 3
    • Zone Audio Source: HDMI;  Optical, Coax,  Network,  USB; Analog: Yes (2ch), Yes (2ch), Yes, Yes
    • Zone Audio Output: Speaker, Pre-Out: Yes, Yes
    • Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source: Yes
    • IP Control, RS232 Control, Web Control, App Control: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes
    • Remote In/Out: Yes, Yes
    • DC Trigger Output: 2
    • HDMI Diagnostics: Yes
  • Others 
    • Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone: Audyssey MultEQ XT32, Dirac Live (upgrade)
    • Front Display: 2-Line FLD
    • GUI Languages: 3
    • Setup Assistant: Yes
    • Quick Select Plus, Quick Select: Yes, No
    • Variable Crossover: Yes
    • Optimized Bass Redirection: Yes
    • Bass Sync: Yes
    • ECO Mode: Yes
    • Auto Power Off: Yes
    • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Inputs/Outputs        
    • Video   
      • HDMI In, Out : 7, 3
      • Multi-Room Video Out: Video, HDMI: No, Yes
    • Audio   
      • Analog In, Out: 5 (1x XLR), No
      • Phono (MM) In: Yes
      • Digital In: Optical, Coaxial: 2, 2
      • Multi-Room Out: Analog, Digital : 2, No
      • Multichannel Pre-Out: Yes (17.4)
      • Subwoofer Out: 4 (independent)
    • Other   
      • Speaker Terminal: Gold-Plated Screw, Regular Screw: Yes, No
      • Number of Speaker Terminals: 17
      • Speaker A/B: Assignable
      • Bi-Amp Drive: Assignable
      • Multi-Room Speaker Terminal: Assignable
      • Front Inputs: Audio, Composite, Digital (Opt), HDMI, USB: No, No, No, No, Yes
      • USB Audio, Made for iPod, Made for iPhone: Yes, No, No
      • AM/FM Tuner: Yes
    • Power
      • Number of Power Amps : 15
      • Power Output (8 ohm, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive): No
      • Power Output (8 ohm, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive): 150W
      • Power Output (6 ohm, 1kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive): 190W
      • Power Output (6 ohm, 1kHz, 10% 1ch Drive): 260W
  • General
    • Metal Front Panel: Yes
    • System Remote Control: RC-1250
    • Pre-Programmed, Learnable, LCD Display: Yes, Yes, Yes
    • Power Consumption in W: 900W
    • Power Consumption No-Sound  (ECO on/off) in W: 70W/125W
    • Standby Consumption in W: 0.1
    • CEC Standby Consumption in W: 0.5
    • Network Standby Consumption in W: Less than 2.0
    • Maximum Dimensions
      • W/ Antenna Horizontal (W x H x D): 17.1” x 7.7” x 19.6”
      • W/ Antenna Vertical (W x H x D): 17.1” x 10.2” x 19.6”
      • W/o Antenna (W x H x D): 17.1” x 7.7” x 19.4”
    • Weight in lbs: 70.5

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • AVR-A1H 15.4 Channel 8K Home Theater Receiver IMAX Enhanced with Dolby Atmos/DTS:X, and HEOS Built-In
  • Remote Control
  • Batteries
  • AM/FM Antennas
  • Wire Labels
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Audyssey Microphone
  • 2 External Detachable Antenna
  • AC Cord


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Just opened the box, and the first thing I noticed was the weak remote? I love Denon and therefore bought the top dog receiver, but at a $2K price difference I expected the remote to be on par with the previous top dog receiver.
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