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.
- 2 channel AV receiver with 145W power per channel: Seven powerful amplifiers tuned to provide the classic and dynamic Denon sound experience
- Supports Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X: Enjoy an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience up to 5.2.2
- 6 HDMI inputs with full HDCP 2.3 support, 1 HDMI output: Connect up to six media devices and output to one display (ex. TV or projector in the living room and another device in the multi-zone)
- 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
- Award-winning Denon Setup Assistant and graphical user interface: Easy and intuitive out-of-box setup experience
- Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice control: Use your voice to control the AVR-X1600H and wireless music services hands-free
- HEOS Built-in wireless multi-room music streaming technology: Listen from any room of your home for a connected, whole-home audio experience
- Smart TV connectivity: Control the Denon AVR-X1600H with your TV remote via HDMI CEC
- Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC): Supports the latest 3D audio formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X from your TV audio signal via HDMI
- Game Mode: Supports Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) for lag-free gaming (requires supported 4K display and game console)
- Supports Spotify, Deezer, TuneIn, Deezer and more: Wirelessly stream and enjoy the most popular music services
- High-resolution DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support: High-resolution audio streaming for Hi-Fi enthusiasts
- Integrated Phono input: Supports vinyl records for Hi-Fi listening
- DSP chip with four 300MHz DSP cores: Powers the latest video, sound and processing needs
- All Zone TV audio: Play the audio from your TV to all zones
- Audyssey MultEQ XT calibration software: Delivers ultimate equalization for your unique listening environment
- “ihiji Invision”, “Domotz Pro” and “OvrC” remote system monitoring and management
technology: Lets custom integrators monitor and troubleshoot remotely, drastically reducing downtime
POWERFUL 7-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER WITH THE LATEST HOME CINEMA innovation
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 pass-through for HDMI sources.
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X.
DRIVE IMMERSIVE SURROUND SOUND
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.
GET 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. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.2, 5.2 or 2.2 speaker arrangement.
GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD
Enjoy your favourite movies, shows and games with the best picture quality available.
ADVANCED HDMI VIDEO SECTION WITH eARC
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.
ADVANCED VIDEO CONTROLS
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.
NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS
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.
EASY SETUP EXPERIENCE
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.
SMART TV CONNECTIVITY
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.
AUDYSSEY ROOM CORRECTION
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.
BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH AND WI-FI CONNECTIVITY
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.
YOU’RE IN CONTROL
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.
ALL ZONE TV AUDIO
Play the audio from your TV to all zones. Supports both analog and digital audio connections.
QUICK SELECTS FOR USER-FRIENDLY AUDIO TUNING
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.
ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING
Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.
DSP Power Processing
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.
FRONT USB PORT FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO
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.
Phono Input for Turntable/Vinyl Support
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.
Dual Subwoofer Outputs
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.
WORKS WITH LATEST VOICE ASSISTANTS
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.
WORKS WITH AMAZON ALEXA
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.
WORKS WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT
Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more.
AIRPLAY 2 + APPLE SIRI VOICE CONTROL
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.
HEOS BUILT-IN FOR WIRELESS MUSIC STREAMING
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.
PLAY YOUR MUSIC ANYWHERE WITH HEOS SPEAKERS
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.
Custom Install Ready
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.
Remote Monitoring Capability
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.
100+ Years of Firsts in Audio Technology
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.
Power and processing:
- 7-channel amplifier
- 80 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD, with 2 channels driven
- Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding
- Dolby Atmos® processing for use with in-ceiling or “height” speakers for more enveloping home theater sound
- Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization (via future firmware update) and DTS Virtual:X® create three-dimensional effects without height speakers
- Audyssey speaker calibration and system optimization includes:
- MultEQ XT auto setup and room calibration delivers balanced, dynamic sound with enhanced surround performance
- Dynamic Volume anticipates loud sounds to keep volume levels even
- Dynamic EQ improves dialogue, bass response, and surround channel levels at lower volumes
- Audyssey MultEQ Editor app for further audio customization (paid app; not included)
Digital and streaming music options:
- built-in Wi-Fi for listening to music from a networked PC, free internet radio, and music services
- HEOS Built-in wirelessly connects compatible HEOS components for whole home audio
- includes support for Pandora®, SiriusXM, and Spotify® (subscription required for some services)
- free HEOS app offers easy Wi-Fi control, settings adjustments, and music selection and playback
- works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home voice control assistants
- Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream directly from an iPhone® or iPad® and ask Siri to play Apple Music
- supports multi-room audio with compatible wireless speakers
- built-in Bluetooth® for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and compatible computers
- built-in Bluetooth transmission for listening to content on Bluetooth-enabled headphones (available with future firmware update)
- plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer (PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution; DSD up to 5.6 MHz)
- Compressed Audio Restorer improves sound quality of MP3s and other digital music files
- dual-room/dual-source output
- powered and line-level stereo outputs for 2nd room (using powered 2nd-room output allows 5.2-channel sound in main room)
- amp assign function lets you use surround back speaker outputs for front height, Zone 2, Front B, or bi-amping front speakers
- Zone 2 compatible audio sources: analog audio inputs, AM/FM tuner, USB, Bluetooth, HEOS music apps, and other network sources
- optical/coaxial digital and HDMI audio sources cannot be output to Zone 2
- HDMI 2.0b audio/video switching: 6 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 1 out
- HDCP 2.3 technology ensures compatibility with 4K Ultra HD sources and TVs
- HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible 4K TVs and HDR-encoded content
- supports HDR 10, Dolby Vision™, and HLG
- eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) supports the most advanced surround sound formats, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, via a single HDMI connection to your TV
- passes full-resolution surround sound signals from over-the-air broadcasts and streaming media
- composite video switching: 2 inputs, 1 output
- digital audio inputs: 2 optical and 1 coaxial
- 2 analog stereo audio inputs
- preamp outputs for two powered subwoofers
- MM (moving magnet) phono input for connecting a turntable
- front-panel USB port for audio playback from USB flash drives
- Ethernet port for network connection
- outputs for 7 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R)
- IR input for external controllers
- full-sized headphone jack
- removable power cord
- 4K/60p and 3D video pass-through
- free Denon AVR Remote app lets you use your Apple or Android™ device as a Wi-Fi remote
- Setup Assistant guides you through the initial connection process and settings
- HDMI standby pass-through allows HDMI switching without powering up receiver
- intuitive, full-color on-screen guide
- AM/FM tuner
- remote control
- 17-3/16″W x 5-15/16″H x 14-3/16″D (8-1/2″H with Wi-Fi antennas raised)
- weight: 19 lbs.