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.
Featuring discrete amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X1600H delivers high-power performance at 145W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1%, 1ch driven). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers for balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X1600H supports three-dimensional sound formats Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, plus an HDMI section with HDCP 2.3 support and advanced video processing with 4K upscaling for HDMI sources.
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X.
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos. Set up Dolby Atmos with a 5.2.2 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theatre experience. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.2, 5.2 or 2.2 speaker arrangement.
DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it would occur 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. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.2, 5.2 or 2.2 speaker arrangement.
Enjoy your favourite movies, shows and games with the best picture quality available.
The AVR-X1600H features 6 HDMI inputs and 1 output that support 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), eARC, 3D, and BT.2020 passthrough support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast. The eARC – enhanced Audio Return Channel – supports 3D audio transmission directly from the TV to your AV receiver.
HDCP 2.3 processing is available on all HDMI ports, letting you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited. Enjoy seamless compatibility with the latest HD and Ultra HD TVs, Blu-ray players and game consoles.
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. 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.
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 exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. A row of color-coded speaker connections is laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.
Control the Denon AVR-X1600H with your TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your TV. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AV receiver setup menu and four Quick Selects.
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 optimize every channel. Plus, the additional Audyssey MultEQ Editor app (available for purchase) allows advanced users to go “under the hood” for further adjustment and customization of your audio environment.
The heart of your wireless network. For Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay 2 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.
With HEOS Built-in technology you can play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. HEOS works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, providing effortless voice control.
HEOS supports free and premium Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music, TuneIn, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, SiriusXM, Tidal and more.
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 the HEOS app for wireless music streaming. Download the Denon AVR Remote app and the HEOS app to your smartphone today. Available for both iOS and Android.
Use Amazon Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant to control your music.
Play the audio from your TV to all zones. Supports both analog and digital audio connections.
The Denon AVR-X1600H front panel features four Quick Select buttons that store your preferred audio settings for each source. Switch between TV audio, Blu-ray, media players 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 AV receiver remote for faster control. Now allows for one-push all zone stereo mode via Quick Select.
Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.
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.
With the Denon AVR-X1600H, it’s possible to enjoy 5.2 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 music in a different zone without interruption. Make use of the internal amps to power the speaker.
Enjoy superb audio fidelity with your favourite high-resolution audio tracks. The AVR-X1600H with AKM 32-bit D/A converters features high-resolution audio decoding with multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC and WAV at up to 24-bit/196-kHz. It is also compatible with 2.8/5.6-MHz DSD files (DSD is the audio coding format of SACD). Play them from memory devices via the front panel USB, or over network sources. The AVR-X1600H also supports other file types such as MP3 and WMA.
For nearly 50 years, Denon has been developing turntables and phono pre-amps. With the included phono input, the AVR-X1600H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your collection with exceptional quality and sound.
Immerse yourself in evenly distributed, accurate bass. The AVR-X1600H features two subwoofer outputs to smooth out low frequencies and provide better dispersion. No audible peaks or dips — just powerful, room-filling bass.
Enjoy effortless voice control and total flexibility from the leading voice services. Using a smart speaker or your phone, speak commands with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri and high-end smart home automation, Josh.ai. Ask to play your favourite music, turn the volume up, skip to the next track, switch inputs and more. Switch between voice services or pick a favourite to use — the choice is yours. Functionality varies by voice agent.
Control the AVR-X1600H 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 free HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-X1600H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products. Requires Alexa app and Amazon Echo, Dot or equivalent.
Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more.
Use AirPlay 2 to stream music wirelessly to the AV receiver, or group with other AirPlay compatible speakers to fill your home with music.
Stream audio from your favourite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like YouTube and Netflix from any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV and hear the audio perfectly synced to your speakers AirPlay 2 sources.
AirPlay 2 also supports multi-room audio – wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 compatible devices simultaneously with improved audio buffering to ensure smooth audio playback. AirPlay 2 provides control and grouping of compatible audio devices within the Apple Music or Home app. Use AirPlay 2 in-app or with your voice via Siri.
Stream your favourite music from anywhere and everywhere around your home with HEOS Built-in 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. Control it all seamlessly with the free HEOS app.
With the HEOS multi-room function, the Denon AVR-X1600H can connect with any other product with HEOS Built-in, like HEOS speakers, to play music throughout your entire home. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours.
HEOS 1: Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.
The Denon AVR-X1600H features external control and IP control capabilities for easy customization and compatibility with third-party integration solutions. It offers IP control capability for major third-party control devices, as well as Control4 SDPP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for seamless integration with Control4 home automation equipment.
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 Denon AVR-X1600H AV receiver features “ihiji Invision”, “Domotz Pro” and "OvrC" remote monitoring and management interface and service compatibility. 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.
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 CD player and Dolby Atmos-enabled AV receiver. This focused investment in audio R&D ensures you get the latest technology and highest quality with every listening experience.
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7.2 channel 4K Ultra HD AV receiver with 150W per channel, HDMI (8in / 2out with eARC). Supports 3D audio formats Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®. Works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri for seamless voice control.Learn more