Denon AVR-X8500HA 13.2ch 8K AV Receiver with 3D Audio, HEOS Built-In and Voice Control

Model: AVR-X8500HA UPC: 883795005456 Item: 176593

Product Information

Denon AVR-X8500 HA - the world's first 8K 13.2 channel AV receiver.

Powering the next generation in entertainment, the AVR-X8500HA offers powerful 13 channel amplification and full 8K passthrough. Denon's newest flagship AV Receiver supports the latest 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.

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 eARC to allow uncompressed and object-based audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X directly from your smart TV app to the AV receiver.

The latest, next-gen sound

Enjoy immerse 3D audio from your favorite movies with Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, 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.

Hi-Res Audio streaming for Hi-Fi enthusiasts

Enjoy your favorite 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 AVR-X8500HA also works with the newly introduced Denon Home speakers to let you enjoy a whole-home audio experience.

Wireless streaming from the most popular music services

Enjoy all your favorite music services like Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, SiriusXM, Deezer, and more for limitless listening enjoyment. The AVR-X8500HA also lets you enjoy your music via AirPlay 2, letting you stream your favorite tracks from Apple Music.



  • Technical information
    • Number of Power Amps: 13
    • Power Ouptut:
      • 210 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD: 1%, 1ch driven)
      • 190 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD: 0.7%, 2ch driven)
      • 150 watts per channel (8 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, THD: 0.05%, 2ch driven)
    • Speaker Impedance: 4 - 16 Ω / ohms
    • Input Sensitivity: 200 mV
    • Frequency Response: 10Hz-100kHz - +1, -3 dB (Direct Mode)
    • S/N Ratio: 102 dB (IHF-A weighted, Direct mode)
    • FM Tuning Frequency Range: 87.5 MHz - 107.9 MHz
    • AM Tuning Frequency Range: 520 kHz - 1710 kHz
  • General
    • Power Supply: AC 120V, 60Hz
    • Power Consumption: 900W (Standby 0.1W, CEC standby 0.5W)
    • Power Consumption No-Sound: 
      • 70W (Eco Mode On)
      • 125W (Eco Mode Off)
    • Maxmimum Dimensions (W x H x D)
      • Antenna:Horizontal: 17.1" x 7.7" x 19"
      • Antenna:Vertical: 17.1" x 10.2" x 19"
      • w/o Antenna: 17.1" x 7.7" x 18.6"
    • Weight: 51.4 lbs
  • Ports
    • In
      • HDMI (Front + 1): x7 + 1
      • 8K HDMI: x1
      • Component (Video): x3
      • Composite: x4
      • Phono: x1
      • Analog Audio: x6
      • Digital Optical: x2
      • Coaxial: x3
    • Out
      • HDMI Montior (eARC): x3 (1 w/ eARC)
      • 8K HDMI: x2
      • Component (Video): x1
      • Composite: x2
      • Audio Pre-Out (SW): 15.2 ch


Customer Reviews for Denon AVR-X8500HA 13.2ch 8K AV Receiver with 3D Audio, HEOS Built-In and Voice Control

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Rated 5 out of 5
Power Master 8500HA
Very simple to use and works great with all my speakers and equipment.
September 12, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
8500 HA
Amazing power and sound clarity.
Brings my 5.2.4 Atmos set up to life!
Definitely worth the money
August 27, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
Worthy of a flagship name.
I have replaced my 7200WA with this unit and outside of having upgraded HDMI board with ver. 2.1 capabilities. Even the HDMI 2.0 feed has much better quality. I can also tell the difference on the sound quality for 2-channel listening, which I enjoy a lot on this device.
AVR-X8500HA comes with the built-in HEOS and I no longer have to use a separate HEOS link.
I was on the fence between AVR-A110, SR8015 and AVR-X8500HA. I ended up deciding on the AVR-X8500HA due to not having to deal with the HDMI 2.1 bug and additional HDMI device/adapter. I hope Sound united fixes the other models properly and not with extra device, so I can buy one of them to my other room.
July 22, 2021
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