Denon AVR-S960H 7.2 Channel 8K AV Receiver with 3D Audio, HEOS Built-in and Voice Control

Denon

  • $ 699.00

Denon AVR-S960H 7.2 Channel 8K AV Receiver with 3D Audio, HEOS Built-in and Voice Control

 

Upgrade your home theater with the Denon AVR-S960H. Enjoy up to 7.2-channel or 5.1.2-channel object-based surround sound with your favorite speaker system and the Denon AVR-S960H 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver. The Denon AVR-S960H supports the latest in 3D sound formats such as Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X®, and DTS Virtual:X™. The Denon AVR-S960H 7.2 Channel 8K AV Receiver with 3D Audio, HEOS Built-in and Voice Control also supports the latest video technologies such as 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through, Dolby Vision™, HDR10, HDR10+, Dynamic HDR, HLG, as well as 8K upscaling and HDCP 2.3 support on all HDMI inputs (6 in/2 out). The Denon AVR-S960H has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HEOS, and Apple AirPlay 2 built-in for wirelessly connecting with your compatible smart devices. 

 

Product highlights:

  • 7.2-channel amplifier
  • 90 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD, with 2 channels driven
  • HDMI 2.1 audio/video switching: 6 in, 2 out/ Digital audio inputs: 2 Toslink optical, 1 coaxial/ 4 analog stereo RCA audio inputs
  • 1 input and 2 outputs support 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video
  • HDCP 2.3 technology ensures compatibility with Ultra HD sources and TVs
  • Dolby®, DTS®, and Auro-3D® surround sound decoding
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X® create three-dimensional effects without height speakers
  • Audyssey speaker calibration and system optimization included
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for listening to music from a networked PC, free internet radio, and music services
  • HEOS Built-in technology wirelessly connects compatible HEOS components for whole home audio
    • 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
  • Bluetooth transmission for sending audio from the receiver to Bluetooth-enabled headphones
  • 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)
  • Dual-room/dual-source output
    • Amp assign function lets you use surround back speaker outputs for front height, Zone 2, or bi-amping front speakers
    • Using powered 2nd-room output allows 5.2-channel sound in main room
    • Zone 2 compatible audio sources: HDMI audio, optical/coaxial digital inputs, analog audio inputs, AM/FM tuner, USB, Bluetooth, and HEOS music apps
  • eARC receives uncompressed surround sound signals including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via the HDMI connection with your compatible TV
  • Weight: 21 lbs.
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17-3/16"W x 6-9/16"H x 13-7/16"D (9-5/16"H with Wi-Fi antennas raised)
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • MFR # AVRS960HBKE3

 

ULTIMATE HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE - 8K READY

The AVR-S960H enables a superior movie experience with 8K/60Hz pass-through, as well as elevated gaming with 4K/120Hz pass-through and support for the latest HDMI specifications. With support for the highest quality 3D audio formats, experience your entertainment in more detail than ever. The new AVR-S960H lets you build the best 4K home theater today and gives you the comfort of knowing that your AV receiver is 8K ready when you are.

 

High-Performance Discrete 7-Channel Amplifier

Featuring discrete high-performance power amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-S960H powers 90W per channel (8 ohms, 20Hz20kHz, THD: 0.08%, with 2 channels driven). With low impedance driver capability, it offers operational stability with a wide range of speakers for balanced, quality sound. Plus, Auto Eco Mode adjusts power output to speakers based on volume level and on-screen eco meter, providing power consumption reduction in real-time.

 

Full 3D Audio Support

Immerse yourself in 3D audio with Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X® and DTS Virtual:X™. Set up Dolby Atmos with a 5.1.2 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers or dedicated overhead speakers for the ultimate home theater experience. DTS:X® immersive audio places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a lifelike, 3D audio experience in the home. The improved immersion and heightened realism draw you into the world of your favorite movies. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology and DTS Virtual:X™ provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.1, 5.1 or 2.1
speaker arrangement.


Advanced 8K HDMI Video Section and Various HDR Format Support

Enjoy your favorite movies, shows and games with the best picture quality available. The AVR-S960H features an advanced HDMI
section (6 in/2 out) with a dedicated 8K input that will support 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video pass-through. All HDMI inputs feature 4:4:4 Pure Color sub sampling, Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), Dynamic HDR, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast. Available on all HDMI ports, enjoy 8K upscaling, as well as HDCP 2.3, letting you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited. The AVR-S960H also adopts eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) to support 3D audio formats directly from your smart TV apps to your AV receiver.


Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) Support

The main HDMI output of the AVR-S960H supports eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) to enable uncompressed and object-based
audio transmission directly from your smart TV apps to your AV receiver.

 

THE NEXT GENERATION IN GAMING

With the new AVR-S960H, enjoy gaming to its fullest potential. The AVR-S960H supports 4K/120Hz pass-through as well as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which reduced or eliminates lag and frame tearing to offer a smoother, lag-free gaming experience.

 

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 favorite music, turn the volume up, skip to the next track, switch inputs and more. Switch between voice services or pick a favorite to use — the choice is yours. Functionality varies by voice agent.

 

BLUETOOTH AUDIO TRANSMISSION

Enjoy your favorite audio without waking your whole home by transmitting the audio coming from your AV receiver to your Bluetooth headphones. The AVR-S960H even allows you to play the audio on both Bluetooth headphones and connected speakers simultaneously. If you have a family member or a friend who is hearing impaired, we recommend this setup.

 

Apple AirPlay 2 Built-in

Use AirPlay 2 to stream Apple music wirelessly to the AV receiver, or group with other AirPlay compatible speakers to fill your home with music

 

All Zone TV Audio

Play the audio from your TV to all zones. Enjoy full discrete audio such as Dolby Atmos in the main zone for a totally immersed experience while playing the same source in the second zone. Select “Source” for the second zone to share the main zone audio. The AVR-S960H supports both HDMI and digital sources for your second zone.

 

Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Capability

With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-S960H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favorite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.

 

Audyssey Suite of EQ Calibration Technology

Professional home theater audio tuning at your fingertips. The latest Denon audio/video products use the Audyssey suite of EQ software for simple, accurate set-up and calibration. With the supplied measuring microphone, Audyssey measures all the speakers in your home theater, and tunes the AV receiver to provide the smoothest, most optimal overall listening experience for your room.

 

HEOS® BUILT-IN FOR WIRELESS MUSIC STREAMING

Enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home wirelessly with HEOS® Built-in 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, Google Assistant, Apple Siri and Josh.ai to provide cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for all your home entertainment. Connect your Denon Home speakers for a whole-home audio experience.

HEOS® supports free and premium Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music HD, TuneIn, SoundCloud, SiriusXM, TIDAL and more.

 

EASY SETUP EXPERIENCE

The included AVR-S960H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-S960H via HDMI, the award winning 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.