Denon AVC-X4800H: impressive 3D sound and 8K images with 9.4 channels
True audiophiles know that creating a rich audio environment and a cinematic experience in the comfort of home requires a high-quality AV receiver like this new model. And it is that it is capable of filling the room with sophisticated sound with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X and, thanks to HEOS® Built-in, it plays music online wirelessly to share it with compatible HEOS speakers located in other rooms.
Denon, a leading manufacturer of premium home entertainment and personal audio products since 1910, has just introduced the AVC-X4800H receiver.
With the aim of offering the most immersive home theater experience, this powerful equipment is capable of driving 9.4 channels of high current amplification that provides up to 200 W per channel. In addition, thanks to Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, as well as IMAX Enhanced and Auro-3D technology, it is capable of enveloping the largest rooms with impressive 3D sound. It even allows you to enjoy impeccable 8K image quality with an 8K TV or projector, in addition to supporting both 8K signal pass-through and 8K upscaling of 4K content.
It also stands out for having 11.4-channel processing capacity, four subwoofer outputs designed to optimize low frequencies and improve dispersion, preamp mode and an optional upgrade with Dirac Live® (for a fee and available later this year). , room equalization that will digitally analyze and reduce the impact of the room and improve the performance of the speakers. Add to this HEOS® Built-In, which allows you to stream music wirelessly and is compatible with HDCP 2.3, the latest copy protection standard.
Fully immersive experience
Specifically, by having Dolby Atmos, this equipment provides a fully immersive 3D sound experience with a 5.4.4 speaker configuration. In fact, the Dolby Surround upmixer acts on all the speakers to create a sensation of 3D sound with older content. To this is added that Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology creates a height effect, even without a 5.1.2 system. Also, it is possible to enjoy Dolby Atmos music tracks available on Apple Music, Amazon HD, TIDAL or any other compatible streaming device.
Similarly, thanks to the integration of the DTS:X immersive system, you can place sound where it would naturally be in space, creating a realistic and multi-dimensional listening experience. For its part, the DTS Neural:X upmixer increases the sense of immersion and realism of older content. Meanwhile, DTS Virtual:X delivers immersive sound without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.1, 5.1, or 2.1 speaker setup.
Top quality content
With the AVC-X4800H it is possible to enjoy the most advanced home entertainment experience by integrating IMAX Enhanced, DTS’ cutting-edge technology that sets a new standard in terms of image, sound, spaciousness and clarity for home theater. Starting with a 5.1.4 speaker configuration, it delivers brighter, clearer images, impactful, immersive sound, and premium content digitally remastered by IMAX. It also requires a compatible TV or projector.
Three-dimensional and realistic sound
To live a cinema experience on another level, this new equipment incorporates Auro 3D, technology that not only provides exciting three-dimensional sound with music, games, television and movies, immersing the viewer in a natural sound bubble, but also allows you to enjoy an AURO-3D experience with your existing audiovisual collection thanks to the Auro-Matic mixer.
Likewise, with it it is possible to immerse yourself in a sound as real as if you were at a live concert or with the artist recording in the studio thanks to the incorporation of 360 Reality Audio. It even lets you discover the incredible fidelity of Hi-Res Audio tracks and enjoy music just as the artist intended via the built-in front USB port, which supports playback of Hi-Res Audio up to 24-bit/ 192 kHz from a USB drive. Supported audio formats are MP3, WMA, WAV, MPEG4/AAC, FLAC, and ALAC.
next generation games
Moreover, it offers VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), QFT (Quick Frame Transport) and ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) to ensure smooth and lag-free gaming when connected with compatible gaming devices.
Audyssey room equalization technology
The AVC-X4800H uses Audyssey’s suite of equalization programs to provide simple and accurate setup and calibration. Using the supplied measurement microphone, Audyssey measures all the speakers in your home theater and adjusts the AV receiver to provide the most consistent and optimal listening experience in every room.
Connections to the last
All inputs and their HDMI output are compatible with the most advanced technology: with ARC (audio return channel) or eARC (enhanced audio return channel), playing from the TV through this AV receiver is easy because it only requires a HDMI connection. eARC supports the transmission of HD and 3D audio such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD Master Audio, and Dolby Atmos, while ARC is limited to conventional 5.1 channel or PCM audio formats.
Finally, thanks to HEOS® Built-in, you can play online music from a variety of streaming services wirelessly and share it with HEOS-compatible speakers in other rooms.
RRP AVC-X4800H: 2,599 euros (VAT included)