Denon Home Sound Bar 550 with Dolby Atmos and HEOS Built-in

Model: DENONHOMESB550 UPC: 883795005470 Item: 176036

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Powerful Denon Home audio from a compact sound bar for your television and music. Engineered for Denon 3D audio with Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X. Syncs with other Denon Home and HEOS Built-in products to play Hi-Res music throughout your home.

The Denon Home Sound Bar

Engineered to deliver powerful Denon home theater, 3D audio for your movies, and to work seamlessly within the Denon Home ecosystem for Hi-Res audio streaming and multi-room music enjoyment.

Dolby Atmos & DTS:X 3D Audio

Denon has been the leader in home theater audio for decades, including deep expertise in 3D surround sound from Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Theater-grade processing for the Denon Home Sound Bar 550's six-driver array makes every movie feel huge. Add optional rear Denon Home speakers as surrounds to really open up the room.

Stream Music with HEOS Built-in

Millions of available songs. Thousands of Hi-Res audio tracks. Controllable with a single app. Stream the music of your choice, including your own digital library, directly to your sound bar or throughout your HEOS or Denon Home ecosystem.

Compact and Clean

Big, bulky sound bars have their place in the world, but not under your TV. The Denon Home Sound Bar 550’s compact 26” footprint saves space without sacrificing performance. The clean, simple industrial design makes it suitable for any room.

Control at Your Fingertips

When your hand gets close, the on-speaker control panel lights up, allowing for easy control including volume adjustment, play/pause, and the ability to skip or restart songs without using the app.

Wireless Whole-Home Audio

Sync your Denon Home Sound Bar 550 to your HEOS or Denon Home network and play your favorite music wirelessly throughout your home for a synchronized, multi-room listening experience.

Works with Most TV Remotes

The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 has most of the leading television remote control codes built-in, so you can control the sound bar with your TV’s remote.

Compatible with HEOS Built-in Products

The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 syncs with your current Denon AV receiver, Hi-Fi system, or speakers with HEOS Built-in to expand the way you enjoy music in your home. Play multiroom audio with any HEOS Built-in product, not just Denon Home or HEOS speakers, including non-Denon HEOS products.


eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) receives unprecedented amounts of audio data from your TV, including 3D Atmos and DTS:X audio signals. Get great Denon home theater sound from the simplest setup.



  • Atmos / DTS:X: Yes / Yes
  • Wireless Surrounds: Optional
  • Subwoofer: Optional
  • Streaming Audio: HEOS Built-in
  • Voice Agent Built-in: Alexa
  • Airplay2: Yes
  • Input/Output: HDMI 1 in / 1 out (eARC), Optical, Aux
  • Spotify Connect: Yes
  • Hi-Res Audio Support: HEOS & Alexa
  • USB Music Playback: Yes
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 25.95" x 3" x 4.72"

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • Denon Home Sound Bar 550
  • Denon Home Sound Bar Remote
  • 2 x AAA batteries for the remote
  • HDMI cable
  • Optical cable
  • Power cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Wall mount template


Customer Reviews for Denon Home Sound Bar 550 with Dolby Atmos and HEOS Built-in

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Rated 5 out of 5
Solid product for pro ears
It's important to judge this product by its price point. With that in mind, I am very happy with the sound. the frequency response feels appropriate to the movies/shows I watch, and after a marvel film or two, you won't be able to live without the spatial vibe that this single unit puts out. The only thing I didn't enjoy was the set up, which wasn't particularly intuitive, but that once it's going, it does the job very well. So much so that I have two of them.
October 5, 2021
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Rated 2 out of 5
Great sound....when it works....
Sound quality is great, but.......................Still will not connect with wireless denon sub!!!! often times this soundbar has a mind of its own...exmaple: walk by and it suddenly changes the volume drastically!!! so annoying that we currently have it shut off...... not sure I could recommend based upon these two problems......
October 4, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
Great soundbar with big sound
I love my new soundbar and i love the design and that it ain't so big. Had the Heos HS2 soundbar and bought the new Denon Home sound bar 550 and it did not disappoint me :- BUT to use the DSW-1H with the sound bar do not work....where is the update?? :-(
September 17, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
An excellent audio and image device.
I want to affirm that this Denon 550 Soundbar is the best product I could buy.
I am a user with a very sensitive ear, in the past I bought a Denon DHT-T100 Base, many, many years ago.
But the magnificent and harmonious set of a wonderful audio, together with the compatibility with Dolby Vision or HDR 10+ with 4K Passthrough, is the best I have been able to choose to complete my entertainment room, cinema, series.
Its pure and crystalline sound with the most current standards is part of Denon's DNA with DTS, DTS X, Dolby Atmos.
The HEOS App for IOS is perfect for all its functions.
August 20, 2021
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Rated 3 out of 5
Good sound, lots of small issues
It’s a decent sound bar, but it loses connection with my devices after about 10 minutes so I have to change the volume to get it to turn back on. Also, it relies on an iPhone app for a lot of the settings. The remote is only partly useful. And the remote is doesn’t have a good feel, i keep using it when it’s turned around in my hand. I wouldn’t buy it again but I’m not going to get rid of it either. Just disappointing.
July 11, 2021
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Rated 3 out of 5
Good sound but dialogue enhancer sub-par
Title speaks for itself. I don't get any sense of height when playing Atmos content. Dialogue isn't as clear as I anticipated even when set to high. Gets plenty loud but I've noticed a delay in the speaker sound "kicking in" once I start video. Also, when will native Alexa support be activated? I've seen some dissatisfaction in other comments that firmware update should have happened last week of June 2021.
July 6, 2021
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Rated 3 out of 5
Source input
I dont love that every time we turn on the tv, we have to go to the app and switch the input to optical.
June 28, 2021
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Rated 1 out of 5
Doesn’t do what it advertises
I had purchased this product the day it launched as I had been looking forward to it coming out. I also purchased the Denon DSW-1H subwoofer to use along with it. After spending over $1,200 I tried to set them up and noticed that the two products will not work together. After doing some digging online on forums, I found out that there is a firmware update that will be coming out “Spring 2021”. I emailed Denon and asked when the firmware was coming out. They said “June 23, 2021”. Today is June 24, 2021. The first day of Summer was June 20th, meaning “Spring” has already come and gone and still no firmware update. I feel that I was conned into purchasing this product by false advertising and lies by what is supposed to be a reputable company. The soundbar sounds good, but is lacking bass. If you’re planning on purchasing this product to pair with a subwoofer, I would hold off and save your money until AFTER the firmware update is released. I wish someone had told me this as I would have spread out the two purchases.
June 24, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
easy set up!
They sound is great. I have it installed in the bedroom, and movie night has never been better! The soundbar pairs easily with my heos5 speaker... sound great !
April 19, 2021
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Does the Denon Home Sound Bar 550 with Dolby Atmos and HEOS Built-in have the capability to use an HDMI cable, or is it strictly wireless?
A shopper on Sep 21, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. The Bar 550 can connect via HDMI/ARC connections.
A shopper on Jul 19, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 is not compatible with non Heos enabled speakers or subwoofers.