Denon has added two new S-series 8K-compatible AV receivers geared toward small to medium-sized rooms. The AVR-S670H ($549) is a 5.2-channel mannequin, and the AVR-S770H ($649) is a 7.2-channel, Dolby Atmos-compatible receiver. Each fashions can be found for pre-order beginning July 25 and are anticipated to ship by mid-August.
The AVR-S670H combines Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Grasp Audio encompass sound codecs with Audyssey MultEQ room correction know-how, together with six HDMI inputs (three of that are 8K succesful) and one HDMI output. It has full help for HDMI 2.1 together with 4K at 120Hz, Variable Refresh Charges (VRR), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), however does not help Fast Media Switching (QMS). All main HDR releases are included, together with Dolby Imaginative and prescient and HDR10+. With 5 energy amps, it may possibly ship 75 watts per channel.
Along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, the AVR is appropriate with Apple AirPlay 2 and Denon’s HEOS system for wi-fi multiroom music streaming, which might be managed through an app in your smartphone, pill or PC. There is a devoted phono enter for shifting magnet-style turntable cartridges, and it is appropriate with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Apple HomeKit for Siri voice instructions.
The AVR-770H takes all of the options of the S670H and provides immersive 3D audio help with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, with two further channels of 75-watt amplification. It additionally provides a second out there zone that may obtain its personal stereo sign.
Denon final launched an replace to its AVR lineup in 2022, with a full refresh together with A-series, X-series and S-series fashions, nevertheless, the S-series, which is Denon’s most inexpensive choice, had no fashions within the $450-$850 value vary. The brand new S670H and S770H fill this hole.