Denon Details New S-Series AV Receiver Lineup, Prices Start at $279

Posted Thu Mar 16, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT by
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Three new AV receiver models have been revealed.

Denon has announced the latest additions to its S-Series line of Network AV receivers. The upcoming collection includes the AVR-S530BT ($279), AVR-S730H ($479), and AVR-S930H ($579).

The AVR-S530BT is a 5.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver with Bluetooth. The device is rated for a maximum of 140 watts per channel and includes 4K Ultra HD, HDCP 2.2, HDR (High Dynamic Range), BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, 21:9, and 3D video pass-through support. Meanwhile, the AVR-S730H is a 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD Network AV Receiver with HEOS technology. The device is rated for a maximum of 165 watts per channel and includes support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio, along with Dolby Vision and HLG HDR video pass-through. Finally, the flagship AVR-S930H is a 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD Network AV Receiver with HEOS tech, a max output of 185 watts per channel, and many of the same features found in the AVR-S730H. 

Here's a full rundown of key features for each model per Denon:

AVR-S530BT Key Features

  • 5.2ch platform
  • 140W maximum power output per channel
  • 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR, BT.2020 pass-through (3 designated HDMI inputs)
  • Full HDCP 2.2 support (on 3 HDMI inputs)
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Compatible with the HEOS Link
  • Auto setup with room EQ
  • Front panel USB input
  • Denon Bluetooth Remote App (Denon 500 Series Remote, available for iOS/Android)
  • ECO mode
  • On-screen Setup Assistant
  • On-screen GUI
  • Larger Character Display
  • 4 Quick Select buttons and RC buttons
  • Sleep Timer, set up to 120 minutes in 10-minute increments
  • Standby HDMI pass-through
  • ARC and HDMI-CEC support
  • Quick start guide and online manual
  • Easy to use, simple remote

AVR-S730H- Additional Features

  • 7.2ch platform
  • 165W (maximum power output per channel)
  • Dolby Atmos (5.1.2) and DTS:X capability
  • 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR, BT.2020 and Dolby Vision Compatibility
  • Full HDCP 2.2 support
  • Built-in WiFi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support; built-in Bluetooth
  • Built-in HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Audio Technology
  • DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support
  • AirPlay®, Bluetooth, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect®, Pandora®™, SiriusXM, Napster, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer and more*
  • Audyssey MultEQ setup with MIC stand included in the box / Dynamic EQ & Volume
  • Extensive network capability
  • Best-in-class user interface
  • Upgraded sound design
  • Denon 2016 AVR Remote app
  • Android, Kindle Fire, and iOS remote apps available
  • Simple Remote handset
  • Smart TV connectivity

AVR-S930H – Additional Features

  • 185W maximum power output per channel
  • Advanced Video Processing with 4k upscaling
  • HDMI : Front 1in , Rear 7in/2 dual out
  • Digital audio inputs : 2 Opt /1 Coax
  • Audio: 4in, Video: CVBS 2in/1out, Component, 2in/1out

The Denon AVR-S530BT ($279), AVR-S730H ($479), and AVR-S930H ($579) are expected to start shipping in April.

Source: Denon

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