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- UNMATCHED 3D REALISM FOR YOUR HOME THEATER SYSTEM – Enjoy Immersive surround sound with Auro-3D, IMAX Enhanced, DTS Virtual:X and Dolby Atmos and crisp, clean picture with advanced video processing, 8K/60Hz, and 4K/120Hz pass-through
- Enjoy high quality 3D audio & video knowing that AVR-X6700H IS 8K READY WHEN YOU ARE; This high-power amplifier capable of 13.2 channel processing allows to build your choice of speaker configuration; TO MEET YOUR EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAINMENT NEEDS
- NEXT GEN GAMING – Enjoy a smooth, lag-free gaming experience with spectacular imaging, reduced lag & frame tearing with 4K/120Hz pass-through, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)
- ENJOY THE MOST ADVANCED VIDEO TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE with Dynamic HDR and HDR10 plus; This 11.2 channel receiver delivers clarity, contrast & color, & Quick Media Switching eliminates video delay
- CONNECT WITH ANY HD/ULTRA HD TV, SUBWOOFER, BLU-RAY PLAYER & TURNTABLE FOR INCREDIBLE STEREO SOUND – USB, 11 HDMI ports (8 In/ 3 Out) with HDCP 2.3 processing, Digital In, Phono input & Network support with a range of wireless connections
Denon gave us this good news this week on its 110th anniversary by announcing the first time in the world its 8K AV receivers. These home theatre receivers are made to improve the home theatre, gaming, and music system to the next level.
Denon AVR X6700H Overview
This next-level receiver is built on its famous line of X-Series AVRs, the Denon AVR-X6700H, AVR-X4700H, AVR-X3700H, and AVR-X2700H. the company statement says that this 8K is a thrilling update for Denon lovers.
These new X-series AVRs offer a complete group of new exciting features for home theatre enthusiasts, gamers, and music lovers who are looking to upgrade their 4K games to 8K.
Denon AVR-X6700H Receiver Features
Denon announced the launch of high-power, precision-based home theatre entertainment, as the company announces the launch of Denon AVR-X6700H.
13.2 Channel Processing Capability with Full 3D Support
This Denon receiver supports the Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro 3D that will deliver an immersive 3D audio experience with eARC supported pass through and the new HDE format support. This includes the Dynamic HDR, HDR10+, and feature of HDMI named QMS that is used to allow to make the switch in resolution and frame rate so that blackouts can be eliminated whenever needed.
Furthermore, these Denon X-series will also support the HLG called (Hybrid Log-Gamma), HDR10, Dolby Vision. These AVR X series of Denon will support the enhanced audio return channel like the previous devices that are used in these to deliver the object-based audio and uncompressed audio from your TV toward the receiver through the use of a single HMDI cable.
HDCP 2.3 preparation is accessible on all HDMI ports, making you appreciate duplicate ensured content uninhibited. Confirmed by the Imaging Science Foundation, the receiver highlights a full set-up of video alignment controls (for use by an ISF expert), alongside ISF Day and ISF Night video modes.
Appreciate consistent similarity with the most recent HD and Ultra HD TVs, Blu-beam players, and gaming consoles.
The videos can be directly played via the TV through the TV apps, enabling the best picture quality, which can be in 4K or even 8K format, and leave the rest to the receiver to decode the best surround sound format for decoding purposes.
8k ULTRA HDMI With EARC
With the combination of eARC and HDMI CEC connectivity supports at max 8K UHD, this new receiver will provide the seamless connection that will be available with 8K TVs for gaming consoles, streaming devices, and other source players.
AVR-X6700H receiver embeds the latest technology of HDMI 2.1 support that uses the 8K video quality that you can enjoy with the 8K source devices enabling the highest quality available.
There is one input for 8K and two outputs for allowing the 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz to pass through. With the launch of this device, 8k upscaling is available on all 8 HDMI inputs.
Discussing the features of this receiver, it has 11 channels of amplifications which is a 13.2 channel processing which is the highest number of channels supported by Denon’s device to date.
3D audio is supported with Denon AVR-X6700H and AVR-X4700H, including Dolby Atmos, Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X along IMAX Enhanced and Auro 3D out of the box.
With the support of DTS:X Pro, it will allow you to enjoy music or games through the 13 channels of DTS: X through the speaker configuration such as 9.2.4 or 7.2.6. Furthermore, with the use of IMAX, users can like the latest IMAX films in the speaker configuration due to the use of 13.2 channel processing with external amplification.
With the future firmware update, make the most of your diversion decoded with the most recent in DTS 3D sound innovation. Appreciate up to 13.2 channels of sound handling with DTS:X Pro to appreciate a full encompass sound in wonderful detail.
You will require an extra outside sound system enhancer associated with the AVR-X6700H to drive an extra 2 channels.
Placing you in a cover of life-like sound. Auro-3D lifts the home performance center understanding to stunning new levels by conveying the energy of three-dimensional sound for music, games, communication, and films while improving your current broad media assortment, because of the Automatic up-blending motor.
Perfect for the New Generation Voice Assistants
The Denon X-series is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, Josh.ai along with Google Assistant meaning listeners can easily use the Amazon Alexa in a lot of commands that include substituting inputs for the various inputs for various media players and the Siri and Google Assistant to modify the volume or jump to the next level and much more.
Furthermore, Josh.ai (voice-controlled) is used to control the integrators over voice integration for the various smart home platforms.
Wireless Music Streaming through HEOS Built-in
This new series of Denon AVRs come with built-in HEOS that you can use to stream music seamlessly with the HEOS compatible devices including Spotify, SoundCloud, TIDAL, TuneIn, Amazon Music HD, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, and much more.
Listeners can play any of your selected songs in whichever room they want through this or play different songs for each room when connected to the streaming sources and switch it with the app; Built-in Bluetooth and Apple Airplay 2 are the apps that is also supported in which Apple music streaming is possible only with Airplay 2.
With the 11. 2 surround sound it is possible to enjoy the separate sound in one room and another one in another room with a separate source or music stream in up to two others for a total of 3 sources and 3 zones as you can simply enjoy a movie in one room and music in another.
This 2020 X-Series includes the most advanced AKM 32 bit DA that allows for high-res files for audio decoding including the FLAC, ALAC, and WAV at max 192 kHz/24bit.
Now you can listen to your favorite tracks with advanced processing features like the AL32 that implements multi-channel UHR on all channels, delivering a natural sound with enhanced sound imaging.
Moreover, with the phono input included in this series, this device lets you connect and play vinyl records as well which gives you the chance to enjoy your retro collection as well. The presence of two subwoofers gives an accurate and evenly distributed bass by smoothing out the low bass and giving you better dispersion of sound.
The subwoofers connected in the device can be independently calibrated with Audyssey Sub EQ HT for more seamless music tailored around your respective room.
The new X-series of Denon now includes the Roon tested and HiRes Technology that gives you access to make the most of your music libraries with the Roon music interface on PCs and smartphones. Denon’s Roon Tested AVRs can be easily found and set up using the Airplay 2 or hardwired into a Roon Core Device.
Advanced Sound Processing
In this device, a very sophisticated processing system is incorporated i.e. 2 dual SHARC + core Digital signal Processing chips that are inherited from Denon’s flagship device AVR-X8500H.
This system allows 13 channel decoding of audio and has the processing capability of the latest 13 channel DTS: X reproduction and DTS: X Pro Support.
The preamplifier mode makes the Denon AV amplifier a perfect AV processor with the newest HDMI connectivity. This mode gives a more precise signal path and more threshold in clipping by connecting the internal amplifiers.
This device also gives you the liberty to enjoy audio such as Dolby Atmos in the same zone for an immersed audio experience and at the same time playing the identical source in the 2nd or 3rd zone. This device supports both the HDMI and the digital sources for your 2nd and 3rd zones.
This receiver lets you play the audio on the Bluetooth devices connected simultaneously to this device and is ideal if you are looking to not disturb the whole family.
Easy Setup – Denon AVR-X6700H
The Denon AVR Remote for Android and iOS makes utilizing the AVR-X6700H much simpler; modify volume, turn it on or off, quiet the music, select a source or change to HEOS.
With the provided estimation mouthpiece, MultEQ XT32 breaks down every speaker’s yield (counting subwoofers) at up to eight estimation areas and produces exactness advanced channels that streamline each channel for the right recurrence and time-space reaction.
Audyssey Dynamic Volume smooths out problematic hops in volume, (for example, TV plugs), letting you tune in at more moderate levels while as yet getting a charge out of the clear exchange, sound and music.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ gives full-run lucidity at any listening level, and Audyssey Low-Frequency Containment utilizes progressed psychoacoustic calculations to convey a full-go balance, including profound bass, without upsetting neighbors or individuals in different rooms of your home.
The new AVR-X6700H permits putting away 2 Audyssey settings just as exchanging amid the 2 settings on the fly, allowing you to change your experience for the substance or listening condition.
Regardless of whether it’s a fan or a projector control, the Denon X6700H accompanies two 12V trigger yields that work in any event, when the receiver is on backup.
Now once you get hold of this device, it is fairly very simple for you to connect and get started. Once it is connected to your TV via an HDMI the Denon Set-up Assistant will walk you through the set-up step by step.
Custom Install Capability
This series X6700H highlights outside IP control capacities for simple customization and similarity with outsider joining arrangements. With the IP control capacity for significant outsider control gadgets, just as Control4 SDPP confirmation for consistent reconciliation with Control4 home mechanization gear.
Read: Denon AVR-X8500HA Review
An IR remote control is remembered for the backboard for controlling similarity with different segments in the theater framework for homes, and remote observing capacity is presently upheld for investigating.
Remote Monitoring Capable
In the present custom introduce condition, it’s basic for the integrations to give snappy, dependable help and administration to their customers, much after the introduction is finished. To help this exertion, the Denon AVR series recipient highlights OvrC along with Domotz Pro remote framework observing and the executives’ innovation.
These projects permit convention integrators to screen the prominence of associated items and investigate distantly from the workplace or in a hurry, fundamentally decreasing the time it takes for issue resolution.
|Certified 4 Ω Performance||✔|
|Continuous 6 Ω Rated||✔|
|Front Wide Channel Support||✔|
|Mono Block Power Amplifier Construction||✔|
|Air Studios Monitor Certification||✖|
|Alpha Processing||AL32 Processing Multichannel|
|Audyssey Dynamic EQ||✔|
|Audyssey Dynamic Volume||✔|
|Audyssey Sub EQ HT||✔|
|Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer||13.1-ch (Built-In)|
|Compressed Music Enhancer||✔|
|D.D.S.C. HD Digital||32 bit|
|Dialog Level Adjustment||✔|
|Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engine||Two dual SHARC+ core DSP|
|Dolby Atmos||up to 7.1.6 or 9.1.4|
|Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization||✔|
|Dolby Digital EX||✔|
|Dolby Digital Plus||✔|
|Dolby Pro Logic||✖|
|Dolby Surround Upmixer||✔|
|DSD to PCM Converter||✖|
|DSD via HDMI||2-ch/Multi-ch Input|
|DSD via USB||2-ch Input|
|DTS Dialog Control||✔|
|DTS:X||Pro up to 7.1.6 or 9.1.4|
|DTS-ES||Discrete 6.1, Matrix 6.1|
|DTS-HD High Resolution Audio||✔|
|DTS-HD Master Audio||✔|
|High Resolution Audio Formats via USB||Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, DSD|
|High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network Sources||up to 192 kHz|
|High-resolution Music Enhancer||✖|
|Independent Dual Subwoofer Output||✔|
|Maximum Channel Processing||13.2|
|Multi-Channel Music File Playback via USB||✖|
|Music Playback via USB||MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, DSD|
|Pure Direct Mode||✔|
|Audyssey App Support||✔|
|Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.||Audyssey MultEQ XT32|
|Optimized Bass Redirection||✔|
|Analog to Analog Video conversion||✖|
|Analog To HDMI Upconversion||Component**, Composite|
|Auto Low Latency Mode Pass-through||✔|
|BT.2020 color space||✔|
|Component Video Upscaling||✖|
|Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)||✔|
|isf Certified Calibration Control||✔|
|Quick Frame Transport (QFT)||✔|
|Quick Media Switching (QMS)||✔|
|Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)||✔|
|Video Signal Format (Video Conversion)||NTSC/PAL/SECAM|
|Video Signal Passthrough||up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 100/120Hz 4:4:4|
|Video Signal Type||NTSC/PAL|
|Video Signal Upscaling||up to 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 100/120Hz 4:4:4|
|Analog Audio Line Input||6|
|Analog Audio Line Output||✖|
|Apple Product Connection||iPod, iPhone and iPad|
|Bluetooth Headphone Transmission||✔|
|Component Video Input||2|
|Component Video Output||1|
|Composite Video Input||4|
|Composite Video Output||1|
|Front A/V Inputs||HDMI, USB|
|HDMI Output||3 (2 x 8K for MAIN, 1 x 4K for ZONE2)|
|Headphone Out||6.3 mm|
|InstaPrevue Input Source Prevue||✖|
|Remote App||Denon 2016 AVR Remote App for iOS and Android devices and Kindle Fire|
|USB DC Out Port||✖|
|USB Input||1 Front for USB memory|
|Works with Amazon Alexa||✔|
|Works with SONOS||✖|
|‘+12V Trigger Output||2|
|Powered Zones||2 and 3|
|Zone 2||HDMI, Component, Composite, Pre Out|
|Zone 3 Outs||Pre Out|
|Denon Link HD||✖|
|Detachable Power Cord||✔|
|FL Display||2 lines|
|IP Control for CI||✔|
|On-Screen Display||Advanced Graphic User Interface|
|Quick Select plus||✔|
|Web Browser Control||✔|
|SiriusXM Internet Radio||✔|
|Color-Coded Speaker Terminals||✔|
|Gold plated RCA terminals||✔|
|High Grade Audio Components||✔|
|Large Speaker Terminals||13|
|Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals||✔|
|No Sound Power||ECO On/Off: 65 W/110 W|
|Power Consumption||750 Watt|
|Power Supply||AC 120 V, 60 Hz|
|Standby Power||0.1 W|
|Auto Power off||✔|
|Dimensions (W x H x D) with Anteena||17.09 x 9.25 x 15.31 inch (43.4 x 23.5 x 38.9 cm)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D) without Anteena||17.09 x 6.57 x 15.31 inch (43.4 x 16.7 x 38.9 cm)|
|Package Dimensions (W x H x D)||53.1 x 30.2 x 46.4 cm|
|ECO Mode / Hybrid Standby Function||✔|
|Weight||32.19 lb (14.6 kg)|
|Package Weight||38.36 lb (17.4 kg)|
|AM Effective Sensitivity||18 µV|
|AM Frequency||520 kHz – 1710 kHz|
|Analog Distortion||0.005% (20 Hz-20 kHz, Direct mode)|
|Bluetooth Frequency||2.4 GHz|
|DSD Sampling Rates via HDMI||2.8 MHz|
|DSD Sampling Rates via USB||5.6 MHz, 2.8 MHz|
|Dynamic Power per Channel (4 Ω, Front)||250 W x 2-channel|
|Dynamic Power per Channel (8 Ω, Front)||160 W x 2-channel|
|Dynamic Range (digital)||100 deciBel|
|FM 50 dB Quiet Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% MOD.)||Mono: 2.8 µV (20.2 dBf)|
|FM Effective Sensitivity||1.2 µV (12.8 dBf)|
|FM Frequency||87.5 MHz – 107.9 MHz|
|FM Harmonic Distortion (IHF, 1 kHz)||Mono/Stereo: 0.7%/1.0%|
|FM S/N Ratio||Mono/Stereo: 70 dB/67 dB|
|Frequency Response (Analog In)||‘+1/-3 dB (10 Hz to 100 kHz, Direct mode)|
|Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line)||200 mV/47 kΩ|
|Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Phono MM)||2.5 mV|
|Phono Distortion||0.03% (1 kHz, 3 V)|
|Phono RIAA Deviation||±1 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)|
|Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 2||175 W (0.7% THD)|
|Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 2||140 W (0.05% THD)|
|Rated Lineout Level and Impedance||1.2 V|
|Rated Output digital||2 V (at 0 dB playback)|
|Rated Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, IEC)||205 W (1% THD)|
|S/N Ratio (digital)||102 dB|
|S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A)||102 dB|
|S/N Ratio (Phono MM, IHF-A)||74 dB|
|THD digital||0.008% (1 kHz, at 0 dB)|
|USB Terminal||USB2.0 5V, 1 A|
|Video Frequency Response||5 Hz to 60 MHz, 0 dB/-3 dB (Component)|
|Video Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance||1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component Y) 0.7 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component PB/CB, PR/CR) 1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Composite)|
|Wi-Fi Standard||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Wi-Fi Terminal Frequency||5 GHz, 2.4 GHz|
- 13.2 Channel Processing
- Voice assistant – Amazon alexa, Apple Siri, Google Alexa
Denon AVR-X6700H vs AVR-X6500H
The key distinction is that the AVR-X6700H has an 8K signal pass-through and scaling. While the AVR-X6500H supports the 4K signal pass-through and scaling.
Denon AVR-X6700H vs Marantz SR8015
Marantz SR8015 offers more traditional functionality than Denon AVR-X6700H but doesn’t offer any additional features like 2 zone functionality or an improved look for its UI.
This receiver is available in the $2k price range in which you get 11 channels of enhancement (140wpc x 11) and 13 channels of preparing, 8K/60Hz or 4K/120Hz video, 8K upscaling, and most importantly up to date HDMI usefulness. During our Denon AVR-X6700H Review, we found that gamers will adore the 120Hz invigorate rate alongside different highlights to lessen the slack period.
These Denon AVR X-Series A/V receivers are overwhelming, so it will be intriguing to perceive how their opposition sees the purchasing patterns of things to come. Eight years prior it was about 3D vivid sound, and throughout the previous years, it was a brilliant home combination and voice switch.
With Denon’s struggle for video innovation upgrades custom fitted for gamers, this device will move enormous changes in ALL the AV collectors being discharged later this fall.
Denon AVR-X6700H Frequently Asked Questions
Does this unit support iPod music playback?
Yes, it supports iPod audio playback through Airplay2.
Can I use external amps with AVR-x6700H?
Yes, it supports external amps up to 11 channel outputs.
What is the best speaker package for this receiver?
You can use any speaker setup that is within your range but the front L & R should be identical and match the impendence of the amplifier.
How long is the warranty?
The warranty of this receiver is 2 years.
Which Dolby vision profiles are supported by this receiver?
It supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and DTS:X Pro.
What is the Denon AVR-X6700H release date?
On Amazon, it was first available on June 4, 2020.
Where can I get the Denon AVR-X6700H manual?
You will get the manual with your purchase. You can also download the X6700H’s manual here.
What is AVC-X6700H?
Denon AVC-X6700H is a 11.2 channel 8K AV Amplifier. It has innumerable features including VRR, Dynamic HDR, HDR10+, ALLM, eARC, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D.
How much is the watt per channel?
The AVRX6700H delivers high-power performance at 140 Watts per channel.
31 thoughts on “Denon AVR-X6700H Review and Specifications”
This receiver was so good that we actually purchased one after the review!
Not only does it have an exhaustive array of surround channels and amps, but Denon has also thrown in a phono preamp for those with older turntables.
As far as I’m concerned Denon took everything great about their $3k flagship receiver and put it into a $2k package.
It is a high-end amplifier that, despite its lack of object-based audio support, should be on the shortlist for anyone considering a premium A/V receiver.
Denon’s AVR-X6700H does it all; it has abundant power to drive even difficult speaker configurations with ease or play loudly while retaining superb detail and control. The sound quality is simply outstanding! It offers cutting-edge features such as full 4K/60 4:4:4 HDR passthrough, Bluetooth, Airplay, and more.
The X6700H is a beast and really can reproduce audio as I’ve never heard before at this price point. If you want the absolute best for music and movies, look no further.
X6700H is a phenomenal sounding receiver that will satisfy both music aficionados and home theater enthusiasts alike.
This receiver has it all! I feel confident that you can’t find a better receiver at this price range.
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Denon’s new flagship receiver is a powerhouse AV amp with all the features you could ask for! This 7 channel amplifier sounds fantastic and should meet the needs of even the most demanding audiophile.
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The AVR-X6700H has an impressive specification sheet but it’s the way it sounds that will capture your heart.
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This is a worthy flagship receiver to go along with the X6300H. Denon wants to get back into the game. The audio industry may be all about multi-channel amplification these days, but I can’t help thinking that this AVR will appeal to anyone who loves good sound.
Denon’s new AVR packs a ton of very high-end features and delivers fantastic sound performance. It’s one of the best sounding receivers we’ve ever heard!
The denon receiver offers superb audio/video processing, 11 channels of amplification, and wireless streaming via Bluetooth.
It offers the mightily impressive sound quality, extreme flexibility and should serve you well into many future years of happy home entertainment listening and viewing.
Denon employed some very clever tech to make these amps perform extremely well with speaker loads ranging from 4 ohms to 16 ohms, while still maintaining stability on each channel This allows your speakers an easier time at the low end, while still supporting high total impedance for demanding speakers.
It offers a level of sonic performance that has been unheard of in this price range and is competitive with models almost twice its cost.
It is a straightforward, powerful amplifier with excellent sound quality, fantastic built-in amplification for 7 or 9 channels, and a well-designed remote control that can be programmed with learning ability.
Just make sure you budget enough for a pair of really high-quality speaker cables to hook up this powerhouse, or better yet bi-wire your speakers!
AVR-X6700H is a swiss army knife that has just about everything you could ask for, looks great, and sounds amazing! If you are looking for a flagship receiver with all the bells and whistles this one should be at the top of your list.
Best sounding receiver under $2,000 – Most receivers in this price range don’t come close to offering the same level of performance as this one does!
It’s a powerhouse that ticks all the right boxes for any fan of movies and music.
This flagship Denon features 11 channels of amplification including 9 for surround sound channels, one mono channel, and an additional stereo channel specifically designed for two-channel Hi-Res Audio or multi-room applications.
All in all this is a very fine machine from Denon, I was thoroughly impressed with its abilities right from when I opened the box!
If you want an amazing bit of kit at a great price then this is the ticket! I would recommend it to anyone looking for a super high-quality receiver!
I wanted this for my home theater setup and I’m so glad I got it. It has spectacular sound and looks great too.
Overall this is a fantastic piece of equipment that I would recommend to anyone looking for a high-powered AV receiver that has just about every feature you could imagine!
If you are looking to do a full Atmos setup with 11 speakers and don’t want to break the bank then look no further than Denon’s top-of-the-line model in its price range
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