Our take on the Denon HEOS 5 Series 2
The Denon HEOS 5 comes with built in Bluetooth, bass and treble control’s, and four custom drivers that are controlled by state of the art digital signal processing. This beautifully styled speaker comes in a sleek and elegant design that packs an amazing bass performance. The sound is optimized via precision acoustical processing algorithms that originally come from some of the top recording studios.
Elegance meets performance.
The HEOS 5 is a great all-rounder which packs amazing bass performance into a discreet and sophisticated form. All HEOS speakers utilize Wi-Fi networks or Bluetooth® to stream music with High Resolution Audio Support.
This beautifully styled middle sized speaker plays cloud music, music stored on your phone or tablet, plus USB and NAS sources, too. Now you can even listen to your favorite Bluetooth® enabled sources on your HEOS system. Be greedy, you’re covered.
Ideal for medium to large rooms such as dining rooms, larger bedrooms and offices or smaller living rooms.
It also features a well-crafted blend of four custom drivers, one radiator and four Class-D amplifiers, all of which are controlled with state-of-the-art- digital signal processing, born in the studio. Translated from the tech: Really smart people engineered these medium speakers with really cool components, and you will hear it in every beat.
HEOS 5 Series 2 Features:
- Sleek and elegant form factor now with High Resolution Audio Support delivering the ultimate listening experience over network or USB all in the convenience of your home.
- Bluetooth® Built-In - giving you the choice of utilizing Wi-Fi networks or Bluetooth to stream music on the HEOS wireless multi-room sound system.
- Amazing output from a discreet footprint
- Sound is optimized via precision acoustical processing algorithms that originated in top recording studios.
- Stream from your favorite music service such as Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, SoundCloud, TIDAL or Rhapsody
- FREE HEOS app for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire Devices
- Stream music stored locally on your Smart Device or Tablet
- A USB jack and auxiliary input jack allow playback from these sources to one or more HEOS players, perfectly synchronized
- Built-in dual band wireless connects to standard home wireless networks
- Volume up, volume down and mute buttons, mute LED indicator, multicolor status LED indicator
- Ethernet jack for wired network connectivity
- Bass and treble controls
All HEOS speakers feature:
- Multi-room sound: Every room can have its own HEOS sound. Or, group multiple speakers to fill the house with the same song. Multi-room means multiple options.
- Apps & streaming services: Cloud music, streaming music and your music library—all your favorite sources are supported by this amazing FREE app.
- Amazing sound quality: It’s no accident that HEOS speakers produce pristine sound. They are engineered by the experts at Denon, innovators in audio for more than 100 years.
- Easy set up: It’s amazing how quickly you can start listening to your HEOS speakers. Place your speakers, and you will be listening to music in minutes. It’s really that simple.
HEOS 5 Series 2 Specifications:
- 5 Driver Speaker System: 4 active drivers, including 2 precision tweeters and 2 mid-woofers, plus 1 passive radiator which provides additional bass augmentation.
- Class D Digital Amplification: 4 channels of Class D digital amplification provide high efficiency, lowest distortion and widest dynamic range.
- Auxiliary Analog Line Input: The 3.5mm stereo analog auxiliary line input lets users connect a device with analog stereo output directly to the HEOS 5.
- Music Subscription Services: The HEOS app lets you choose from popular subscription streaming services including Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, SoundCloud, TIDAL and Rhapsody. More services will be added soon.
- Internet Radio Stations Streaming: Choose from your favorite internet radio stations and listen to MP3 and WMA streaming audio.
- Audio Formats Supported:
- WMA: Up to and including 192kbps
- AAC and MP3: Up to and including 320kbps
- WAV, ALAC and FLAC: Up to and including 24-bit/192kHz.
- *AIFF and DSD support are coming soon
- Bluetooth Supported: Play on one speaker or add other HEOS speakers in party mode.
- Picture Formats Supported: HEOS 5 supports JPG, PNG, BMP and GIF album art picture formats.
- USB Drives Supported: HEOS 5 supports USB thumb drives via the built-in USB port. Music content on a USB drive can be played back locally, or on any or all HEOS players on your network.
- Wireless Connection: Connect to your wireless network quickly and easily. HEOS 5 supports the latest 802.11 networks (including dual band "N") for the most reliable network connection.
- Wired Connection: Connect to your home or office LAN system via the RJ-45 wired LAN port.
- Ideal for: medium to large rooms such as dining rooms, larger bedrooms and offices or smaller living rooms.
- Drive Units: two tweeters, two woofers
- Bluetooth Capability: Yes
- High Resolution Audio Support: Yes
- Enclosure Design: single passive radiator
- Amplifier Channels: 4
- 3.5mm audio line-in connection: Yes (1)
- USB port for direct connection of stored music: Yes (1)
- Wired Network: Ethernet Jack (1)
- Wireless Network: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standard on 2.4GHz and 5Ghz bands
- 3.5mm Headphone Output jack: No
- Includes threaded hole for wall/stand mounting: No
- Placement: Horizontal
- Power Supply: 100~240 Volts AC, 50~60 Hz, auto-switching power adapter
- Controls and Indicators:
- Volume up/down
- Mute / Mute button LED indicator
- Multicolored LED status indicator
- Network ‘connect’ button (rear)
- Recessed reset button (rear)
- Bluetooth ‘connect’ button (rear)
- Weight: 6.6 lbs; 3.0 kg
- Multiple Language Support: English, French, Spanish
- Dimensions (H x W x D): 8.2 x 11.6 x 6.5 inches; 209 x 294 x 166 mm
- Operating Temperature Range: 41°F~95°F; 5°C~35°C
What's in the Box
What's in the Box:
- HEOS 5 player
- AC power adapter
- 3.5mm setup cable
- Ethernet cable for wired LAN hookup
- Quick Start guide.