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Denon AVR-X1600 Home Cinema AV Receiver

Upgrade your home theatre with the Denon AVR-X1600H. With 145W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1%, 1ch driven), this performance-tuned Denon AV receiver provides a truly immersive 3D audio experience.

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€ 509.00

€ 549.00

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Upgrade your home theatre with the Denon AVR-X1600H. With 145W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1%, 1ch driven), this performance-tuned Denon AV receiver provides a truly immersive 3D audio experience. Supports Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X. Watch your TV or projector video content with the best possible picture thanks to the latest 4K video technologies like Dolby Vision™, HDR10 and HLG.

With eARC support pass-through, 6 HDMI inputs and 1 output with full HDCP 2.3 support on all ports, enjoy seamless compatibility with the latest HD and Ultra HD TVs, Blu-ray players and game consoles. The front-panel USB offers convenient audio playback of MP3 and Hi-Res audio formats (WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD 2.8/5.6 MHz files). Stream popular music services like Spotify®, Deezer, Tidal and more wirelessly via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2 and Wi-Fi with HEOS Built in. The Denon AVR-X1600H also works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri for effortless voice control.

By visually guiding you through each step in the setup process, the award-winning Denon Setup Assistant ensures you get setup right the first time. Every home theatre is different — that’s why Denon uses premium room calibration technology from Audyssey that automatically measures and optimizes your AV receiver to provide a truly immersive 3D audio experience custom-tailored to your unique listening environment.

Key Features

  • 7.2 channel AV receiver with 145W power per channel: Seven powerful amplifiers tuned to provide the classic and dynamic Denon sound experience
  • Supports Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X: Enjoy an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience up to 5.2.2
  • 6 HDMI inputs with full HDCP 2.3 support, 1 HDMI output: Connect up to six media devices and output to one display (ex. TV or projector in the living room and another device in the multi-zone)
  • 4K/60 Hz, Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG, 4:4:4 color resolution and BT.2020: Provides the greatest video quality with exceptional brightness, contrast and color
  • Award-winning Denon Setup Assistant and graphical user interface: Easy and intuitive out-of-box setup experience
  • Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice control: Use your voice to control the AVR-X1600H and wireless music services hands-free
  • HEOS Built-in wireless multi-room music streaming technology: Listen from any room of your home for a connected, whole-home audio experience
  • Smart TV connectivity: Control the Denon AVR-X1600H with your TV remote via HDMI CEC
  • Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC): Supports the latest 3D audio formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X from your TV audio signal via HDMI
  • Game Mode: Supports Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) for lag-free gaming (requires supported 4K display and game console)
  • Supports Spotify, Deezer, TuneIn, Deezer and more: Wirelessly stream and enjoy the most popular music services
  • High-resolution DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support: High-resolution audio streaming for Hi-Fi enthusiasts
  • Integrated Phono input: Supports vinyl records for Hi-Fi listening
  • DSP chip with four 300MHz DSP cores: Powers the latest video, sound and processing needs
  • All Zone TV audio: Play the audio from your TV to all zones
  • Audyssey MultEQ XT calibration software: Delivers ultimate equalization for your unique listening environment
  • “ihiji Invision”, “Domotz Pro” and "OvrC" remote system monitoring and management technology: Lets custom integrators monitor and troubleshoot remotely, drastically reducing downtime

Powerful 7-Channel Amplifier with the Latest Home Cinema Specs
Featuring discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X1600H delivers high-power performance at 80 Watts per
channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.08% THD). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers
and create balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X1600H features threedimensional sound formats Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X,
plus an HDMI section with HDCP 2.2 support and advanced video processing with 4K up scaling for HDMI sources.


Dolby Atmos, Dolby Height Virtualization, DTS:X
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X. Set up Dolby Atmos with a 5.1.2 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theatre experience. DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it wouldoccur naturally in space, creating a lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience in the home. The improved immersion and heightened realism draw you into the world of your favourite movies. The included DTS Neural:X™ gives your movies, games and music a realism unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound. Dolby Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X provide immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.


Works with Amazon Voice Control
Control the AVR hands-free with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more – “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-X1600H, HEOS devices and other selected Denon products. An Echo Dot or similar Amazon device is required. (Availability variesper region/country).


Advanced HDMI Video Section
The latest HDMI specs for the best home theatre experience. All 6 HDMI inputs – including one on the front panel – feature HDCP 2.2 support for copy-protected content. Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Colour sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional colour, clarity and contrast. The eARC – enhanced Audio Return Channel – support allows 3D audio transmission directly from the TV to the AVR through the connected HDMI cable.


Easy Setup Experience
The included AVR-X1600H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-X1600H via HDMI, the Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. A row of colour-coded speaker connections is laid out horizontally, making organising and connecting speaker wires simple.


Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay2 Capability
The heart of your wireless network. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X1600H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favourite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.


HEOS Multi-room Streaming

Enjoy your favourite music in any room of your home wirelessly with built-in HEOS technology. Enjoy high quality music from a wide range of streaming services including Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer Amazon Prime Music, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Soundcloud, Tidal, Napster, Deezer or local music sources. Play the same song in every room, or select a different song for each connected room – the choice is yours. Also works with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri providing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for all of your home entertainment.


Custom Install Ready
The Denon AVR-X1600H features external control and IP control capabilities for easy customisation and compatibility with thirdparty integration solutions. It offers IP control capability for major third-party control devices.


Remote Monitoring Capability
In today’s custom install environment, it’s critical for integrators to provide quick, reliable assistance and service to their clients, even after the install is complete. To support this effort, the AVR-X1600H AV receiver features “ihiji Invision” remote system management technology and “Domotz Pro” remote monitoring and management technology. These programs allow custom integrators to monitor the status of connected products and troubleshoot remotely from the office or on the go, radically reducing the time it takes to address the issue.


High-resolution Audio Decoding
Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks and enjoy music as the artist intended. The AVR-X1600H has the ability to decode multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC, WAV (up to 24-bit/196-kHz) as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD). Listen to high-resolution audio through network connected devices like your PC or NAS, or from a USB connected device.


DSP Power Processing
Incredible power for your music and movie needs. The AVR-X1600H includes an advanced DSP (Digital Sound Processor) chip for tremendous power processing. With four 300MHz DSP cores that are capable of processing over one billion computations per second, the AVR-X1600H supports the latest video, sound and processing needs.


Multi-source, Multi-room
With the Denon AVR-X1600H, it’s possible to enjoy 5.1 channel surround sound in one room and a separate source or music stream in another. Watch a movie in one room while another family member listens to a CD in a different zone without interruption. Or just enjoy the movie in surround in the main room and the sameaudio as stereo downmix in the second room.


Phono Input for Turntable / Vinyl Support
With the included phono input, the AVR-X1600H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your vintage collection with exceptional quality and sound.


TV Connectivity
Control the Denon AVR-X1600H with your TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AVR-X1600H with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR’s setup menu and four Smart Selects. With ARC the TV Audio will be provided to the AVR-X1600H by the connected HDMI cable too.


Denon AVR Remote for Seamless Control
Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-X1600H even easier – adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, select a source or switch to HEOS. Download the free Denon Remote app to your smartphone today.


Audyssey Room Correction
The AVR-X1600H features the Audyssey MultEQ XT room acoustic measurement system. With the supplied microphone, it precisely analyses the output of each speaker to optimise every channel. Plus, the additional Audyssey MultEQ Editor app (available for purchase) allows advanced users to go “under the hood” for
further adjustment and customisation of your audio environment.


Quick Selects for User-friendly Audio Tuning
The Denon AVR-X1600H front panel features four Quick Select buttons that store your preferred audio settings for each source. Switch between television, Blu-ray, pre-amplifiers and more, and the AVR-X1600H adjusts the EQ settings to your preferences for that media source. Use the buttons on the front panel or opt for the
same Quick Selects on the AVR remote for faster control.


100+ Years of Firsts in Audio Technology
Founded in 1910, Denon has a deep heritage of “firsts” in audio technology – from Japan’s first audio electronics manufacturer, to producing the world’s first commercial CDs. This focused investment in audio R&D ensures you get the latest technology and highest quality with every listening experience

Channels7.2
Output Power80 W per Channel @ 8 Ohms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels 
120 W per Channel @ 6 Ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7% THD, 2 Channels 
145 W @ 6 Ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1 Channel
Object-Based Audio SupportDolby Atmos (up to 5.2.2), DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X
Speaker Impedance4 to 16 Ohms
Frequency Response10 Hz to 100 kHz, +1, -3 dB (Direct Mode)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio98 dB (IHF-A Weighted, Direct Mode)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance200 mV / 47 kohms
Pass-Through4K/60 Hz, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision, and BT.2020
HDCP Version2.3
TunerAM / FM
Tuner Frequency RangeAM: 520 to 1611 kHz 
FM: 87.5 to 108 MHz
Wireless ConnectivityBluetooth, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2
Inputs6 x HDMI (1 Front) 
2 x Optical TOSLINK 
1 x RCA Digital Coaxial 
2 x RCA Composite Video 
3 x Stereo RCA Audio (1 Phono with Ground Screw)
Outputs1 x HDMI 
1 x RCA Composite Video 
2 x Subwoofer Pre-Out 
1 x Zone 2 RCA Stereo Pre-Out 
1 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm Headphone (Front)
Other Ports1 x USB (Front) 
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Setup Microphone Input (Front) 
1 x FM Antenna 
1 x AM Antenna 
1 x RJ45 Ethernet 
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm IR Remote In
Speaker Connectors7 x Color-Coded Binding Post Pairs
Power Requirements120 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Active)430 W
Power Consumption (Standby)0.1 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)17.1 x 6 x 13.3" / 434.3 x 152.4 x 337.8 mm
Weight19 lb / 8.6 kg
Package Weight20.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.5 x 17.4 x 9"

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