AVR-X2500H

The AVR-X2500H features Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, the latest video technologies; 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision™, HDR10 and HLG; and 8 HDMI in/2 out with HDCP 2.2 support on all ports. Stream Spotify®, Amazon Music, Deezer, Tidal and more with HEOS built-in. Features Amazon Alexa voice compatibility. The award-winning Denon Setup Assistant provides a seamless setup experience.

FEATURES – AVR-X2500H

7.2 Ch. 4K AV Receiver with Amazon Alexa Voice Control

Overview

The Denon AVR-X2500H supports Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®, plus the latest video technologies such as Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and 4K video upscaling. It features 8 HDMI inputs and 2 outputs with HDCP 2.2 on all HDMI ports. Stream Spotify®, Pandora®, Tidal and more with HEOS multi-room wireless technology, play music in multiple rooms and control it all with your voice through Amazon Alexa compatibility. Ideal for custom integrations, the AVR-X2500H is the entertainment centerpiece to help you build your perfect home theater. With more than 100 years of audio excellence at Denon, true audio-enthusiasts are guaranteed the best quality sound.

Features
  • High-performance 7.2 channel AV receiver with 95W power per channel with 7 powerful amplifiers tuned to provide the classic and dynamic Denon sound experience
  • Supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X for an immersive, three dimensional audio experience
  • Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility allows for the hands-free control of your AVR-X2500H and wireless music services
  • HDMI 8 inputs/2 outputs; 4K Ultra HD 60 Hz with full-rate pass-through HDCP 2.2 support on all HDMI ports
  • Dolby Vision, HDR10, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), 4:4:4 color resolution, and BT.2020
  • Award-winning Denon guided Setup Assistant and advanced Graphical User Interface for an easy and intuitive out-of-box setup experience
  • Stream the most popular music services — Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer and many others — via Bluetooth, AirPlay or the HEOS app
  • Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology
  • External and IP control capabilities for third-party integration solutions and remote monitoring capability
  • Audio playback of lossless files WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files
  • Smart TV connectivity to control the AVR with a TV remote via HDMI CEC
  • Phono input to connect your turntable and play vinyl records
  • DSP chip with four 300MHz DSP cores to support the latest video, sound and processing needs
  • Powered Zone 2 for displaying up to two different sources
  • Dual subwoofer outputs smooth out low frequencies for better bass dispersion
  • Optimize room acoustics with Audyssey MultEQ XT and included mic and stand/ Dynamic EQ & Volume
 
  • POWERFUL 7.2 CHANNEL AMPLIFIER WITH THE LATEST HOME CINEMA SPECS

    Featuring discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X2500H delivers high-power performance at 95 watts per channel (8ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.08% THD). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X2500H features three-dimensional 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 upscaling for HDMI sources.

  • SUPPORTS THE LATEST SUROUND AUDIO FORMATS

    Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional sound — the Denon AVR-X2500H powers Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X.

  • THE HEART OF YOUR WIRELESS NETWORK

    Every sound, all your music, controlled effortlessly. Full wireless connectivity is provided via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The AVR-X2500H works with Apple Airplay and Amazon Alexa, bringing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound to all your home entertainment. The built-in HEOS technology allows the AVR-X2500H to become the app-controlled heart of a whole-house wireless sound network.

  • PERFECT SET-UP FROM THE START

    The AVR-X2500H easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration and lets you optimize all settings for the best possible sound and video quality. Audyssey MultEQ XT room measurement system guarantees great sound in every room.

BLOCKBUSTING 3D-SOUND

Surround yourself in cinema-grade sound from literally any direction.

  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS:X
  • DTS Virtual: X
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    SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE

    Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Dolby Atmos transports you into the story with moving audio that flows all around you with breathtaking realism. Enjoy a 5.2.2 surround sound speaker system including 2 overhead speakers or 2 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.

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    BE CLOSER TO THE ACTION

    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.

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    LIFE-LIKE SOUND WITHOUT DEDICATED HEIGHT SPEAKERS

    DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.

GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD

Enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures, from digital SD sources.

  • LATEST HDMI SPECS
  • HDR / DOLBY VISION
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    THE LATEST VIDEO TECHNOLOGY

    The latest HDMI specs for the best home theater experience. All eight HDMI inputs — and two HDMI outputs — feature HDCP 2.2 support that lets you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited. Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color 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 color, clarity and contrast.

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    NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS

    The AVR-X2500H supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) video format. It is even ready for Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content.

SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE

Get your AVR-X2500H up and running in no time, perfectly tailored to your needs.

  • Smart TV
  • AUDYSSEY MULTEQ XT
  • Connectivity
  • App Control
  • Quick Select
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    SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

    Control your Denon AVR-X2500H with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your Smart TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AVR-X2500H 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.

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    CUSTOMIZED SOUND FOR ANY ROOM

    The AVR-X2500H features the Audyssey MultEQ XT room acoustic measurement system. With the supplied microphone, it precisely analyzes 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.

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    BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH, WI-FI AND AIRPLAY CAPABILITY

    The heart of your wireless network. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X2500H 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.

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    EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL

    Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-X2500H 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.

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    QUICK SELECTS FOR USER-FRIENDLY AUDIO TUNING

    The Denon AVR-X2500H 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-X2500H 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.

ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING

Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.

  • HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO
  • PHONO INPUT
  • DUAL SUBWOOFER OUTPUTS
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    ENJOY SUPERB AUDIO FIDELITY

    Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks and enjoy music as the artist intended. The AVR-X2500H 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.

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    PHONO INPUT FOR TURNTABLE / VINYL SUPPORT

    With the included phono input, the AVR-X2500H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your vintage collection with exceptional quality and sound.

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    DUAL SUBWOOFER OUTPUTS

    Immerse yourself in evenly distributed, accurate bass. The AVR-X2500H features two subwoofer outputs to smooth out low frequencies and provide better dispersion. No audible peaks or dips — just powerful, room-filling bass.

GET THE AMAZING
HEOS EXPERIENCE

Enjoy your favouritemusic in any room of your home wirelessly with built-in HEOS technology. Play the same song in every room, or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Also works with Amazon Alexa providing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for all of your home entertainment – or control it all with the free HEOS app.

Stream music stored on your home network – connect to HEOS wireless speakers or even other HEOS-enabled receivers and listen throughout the whole house. Enjoy music from TuneIn, Internet Radio, ®, Spotify®, Amazon Prime Music, , Soundcloud®, Tidal, Napster or Deezer.


AMAZON ALEXA 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-X2500H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products. *Availability varies per region and country

 
 

SELECT THE PERFECT HEOS FOR YOUR SETUP


HEOS technology within the AVR-X2500H allows you to stream your favourite music wirelessly around your home to any other HEOS-enabled device, like HEOS speakers.

  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • Livingroom

HEOS 1: Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.

EXTERNAL CONTROL AND IP CONTROL CAPABILITIES

The AVR-X2500H is part of Denon's range of custom integration friendly AV components, equipped with feature-rich enhanced control capabilities and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions.

The AVR-X2500H features IP control capability for an integration with major third-party control devices and Control4 SDDP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for quick and easy integration with Control4 home automation equipment. For direct connection to external home automation and control equipment.

Specifications / AVR-X2500H

Multichannel Surround
Sound Enhancements
Discrete Power Amplifier

7

Pure Direct

o

High Grade Audio Components

o

Audyssey

MultEQ XT

Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume

o / o

Audyssey APP support

o

Compressed Audio Restorer

o

Network
HEOS Multiroom and Streaming

o

Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC

o / o / o

Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV

o / o / o

Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24

o / o / o

DSD Audio Streaming

up to DSD5.6

FLAC HD 192/24

o

WAV 192/24

o

ALAC 192/24

o

Gapless Playback

o (FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD)

AirPlay Audio Streaming

o

Internet Radio

TuneIn

Spotify Connect / Tidal / Deezer / others

o / o / o / o

Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones

Android / iOS

Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets

Android / iOS/Amazon Kindle

Ethernet Ports

o

Wi-Fi

o

Bluetooth

o

Airplay 2

o (update)

HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front

7 / 1

HDCP 2.2 support

o

HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone

2 / -

HDMI to HDMI Scaling

up to 4K 30/25/24

GUI Overlay on HDMI

o

HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC

o / o / o / o

Dolby Vision / HLG

o / o

4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay

o / o / o

HDMI pass-though in standby mode

o

Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction

o / o

CEC

o

Audio Return Channel

o

Auto LipSync

o

Multiroom / CI
HEOS Multiroom integrated

o

TV Sound grouping

o

Multi-Room Zones

2

Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog

- / - / o / o

Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout

o / o

Webbrowser User Interface

o

Smart Remote Management

o

IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control

o / - / - / o

Remote In / Out

- / -

Others
Voice Control - Works with Amazon Alexa

o (update)

Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone

Audyssey MultEQ XT

FL Display

1 line

Graphic User Interface - GUI

Advanced

ISF Certification

o

GUI Languages

9

Setup Assistant

o

Quick Select Plus / Quick Select

o / -

Firmware Update by Network / USB

o / o

Variable Cross Over

o

Optimized Bass Redirection

o

ECO Mode

o

Auto Power Off

o

Sleep Timer

o

Inputs/Outputs
Composite In / Out

2 / 1

Component In / Out

2 / 1

HDMI In / Out

7+1 / 2

Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI

- / -

Analogue In / Out

4 / -

Phono (MM) In

o

Digital In: Optical / Coaxial

2 / 0

Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital

1 / -

Multichannel Preout

o (0.2)

Subwoofer Out

2

Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw

- / o

Number of Speaker Terminals

7

Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker

assignable

Speaker A / B

assignable

Bi-amp Drive

assignable

Multi-Room Speaker Terminal

assignable

Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB

- / - / - / o / o

USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone

o / AirPlay / AirPlay

FM Tuner with RDS

o

Specifications
Number of Poweramps

7

Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)

95 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)

125 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch Drive)

150 W

General
Available Colours: Black / Premium Silver

o / -

Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display

- / - / -

Power Consumption in W

500

Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W

35 W / 75 W

Standby Consumption in W

0.1

CEC Standby Consumption in W

0.5

Network Control On Consumption in W

3.7

Maximum Dimensions
Antenna:Horizontal: (W x D x H) in mm
Antenna:Vertical: (W x D x H) in mm
W/O Antenna: (W x D x H) in mm

434 x 339 x 167
( 434 x 339 x 235 )

Weight in kg

9.4

Downloads

  • Name
    Date
    Size
    Type
    Action
  • Online Manual
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  • AVR-X2500H Product Information Sheet
    06/03/2018
    1.45 MB
  • AVR-X2500H Quick Start Guide
    06/06/2018
    1.75 MB