HEOS AVR is awarded “Best Product 2017-18” in the HOME THEATRE SOLUTION category – Home Cinema Choice.
“With its HEOS AVR, Denon reimagines the traditional home cinema receiver for the wireless, multiroom generation by allowing cable-free HEOS speakers to be used for the rear channels and subwoofer. Add in the uncluttered front panel and slim chassis, plus extensive connectivity for Ultra HD sources, and you get a receiver that can grace any modern living room.”
“Powerful five-channel Class-D amplification breathes life into Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio mixes, and the HEOS AVR plays nice with hi-res audio too, streaming up to DSD128 wirelessly or via USB.”
“Integration into a wider HEOS setup, and foolproof setup and operation, are the icing on the cake.”
The HEOS AVR is Denon’s latest receiver, designed to bring striking style and rich audio recreation to the home theatre without cable clutter. The HEOS AVR can be used with wireless HEOS speakers for surround channels, creating a cable-free multichannel system, but can also drive conventional speakers with its built-in Class D amplification at 50W per channel.
It can also work with a mix of both wired and wireless speakers for the ultimate home theatre experience. Featuring the latest HDMI standards, the HEOS AVR, boasts four HDMI 2.0b/HDCP 2.2 inputs which ensure users can enjoy movies in 4K Ultra HD and remain compatible with Blu-ray and online video streaming formats. The HEOS AVR also has the ability to learn TV remote commands, making home theatre operation intuitive. Audio Return Channel capability means just one optical cable is needed between the TV and the HEOS AVR for superb sound and vision.
Setup and use is easy with the HEOS app, which leads users through configuration process, and enables listeners to play different music in every room, or join all connected speakers together for a singular listening experience. In addition, the AVR can stream music from a home computer or online services like Spotify Connect, Pandora and Tidal.
S&I Verdict -The HEOS AVR is designed not only to be an outstanding player in the world of AV-receivers, it is a design statement that will guarantee jaws to drop.