With the New 2020 Denon X-Series AV Receivers, they have the look to build on their predecessors’ staggering success with these Home Cinema Amplifiers
With the introduction of the latest generation of X-Series home cinema amplifiers for 2020. The Successors of last year’s Award Winners.
There are four new models, which are each replacing a unit from last year’s range, The New X-Series Models are as follows:
- Denon AVC-X6700H Black & AVC-X6700H Silver
- Denon AVC-X4700H Black & AVC-X4700H Silver
- Denon AVC-X3700H
- Denon AVR-X2700H
Support for 8K Pass-through
With the first 8K-supporting home cinema receivers to be announced. Each amplifier supports HDMI input as it enables 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video pass through and the playback of HDR formats includes HDR10+ and Dynamic HDR Dolby Vision and HLG. They also support a new HDMI feature called Quick Media Switching which allows a source to instantly switch the resolution or frame rate to eliminate screen blackout.
With these new Denon AV Amplifiers, they cover the latest surround sound formats. From 11 channel AVC-X6700H and a 9-channel AVC-X4700H, it supports Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, and Auro 3D straight from the box. In exception to this new development, the AVC-X6700H will support 13 channels making speaker configurations such as 7.2.6 or 9.2.4
Both of these amps, give 9 channel AVC-X3700H can decode IMAX Enhanced soundtracks too. In addition to AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth, the HEOS Multi-room streaming platform is built-in and offers direct access to a streaming service, including Spotify, Tidal, Amazon Music HD, and Deezer. Thanks to Roon Tested Certification, the 2020 X-Series AVRs can be integrated into a Room setup too.
Gamers are catered to with support for a Variable Refresh Rate, Auto Low Latency Mode and Quick Frame Transport for decreased display latency and automatic switching to “Game Mode “.
With the entry-level AV Receiver AVR-X2700H it supports Audyssey MultEQ XT Room EQ calibration technology, while the rest of the lineu[ supports the superior Audyssey MultEQ XT32 software. There’s also subEQ HT for independent subwoofer calibration, promising more balanced and controlled bass performance. Audyssey memory mode allows owners to store two Audyssey configurations and switch between them on the fly
Denon has trickled down its ‘Pre-Amplifier’ mode from its 2019 flagship AVC-X8500H to the new AVC-X3700H, AVC-X4700H and AVC-X6700H. It’s mode provides more tolerance in clipping levels by disconnecting internal amplifiers when the receiver is used as an AV processor and all speakers are powered by external amplifiers