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Denon 7.2ch. High-Power 4K AV Receiver with Dolby Atmos and Voice Control - AVRS950H

AVRS950H

$549 was( $849 )


7.2 channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV receiver with 185W per channel, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X™, DTS Virtual:X®, new eARC support, HDMI (8 inputs / 2 outputs), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HEOS built-in wireless multi-room music streaming and voice control compatibility.

Overview

Upgrade your home theater with the new Denon AVR-S950H (2019 Model). With 185W per channel, the performance-tuned Denon amplifier delivers an amazing 3D audio experience (supports Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology). Plus, support for latest 4K video technologies including Dolby Vision™, HDR10 and HLG ensures your TV or projector delivers the best possible picture.

The AVR-S950H supports eARC and 4K video upscaling, plus eight HDMI inputs and two outputs with full HDCP 2.3 support on all ports guarantee 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 2.8/5.6MHz files). Wirelessly stream popular music services like Spotify®, Pandora®, Tidal and more via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2 and Wi-Fi with HEOS built-in. Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for effortless voice control.

By visually guiding you through each step in the setup process, the award-winning Denon Setup Assistant ensures a fast, simple onboarding. Because the acoustics of every home theater are different, the AVR-S950H features premium room calibration technology from Audyssey to automatically measure and optimize your AV receiver’s performance, providing a truly immersive 3D audio experience.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE DISCRETE 7-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER

Featuring discrete high-current power amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-S950H delivers maximum performance and 185 watts of power per channel (6 Ohm, 1kHz, 1ch driven, 10% THD). 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.

AMAZING 3D-SOUND

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X.

SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos. 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. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.2, 7.2 or 2.2 speaker arrangement.

BE 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 favorite 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 5.2, 7.2 or 2.2 speaker arrangement.

GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD

Enjoy your favorite movies, shows and games with the best picture quality available.

THE LATEST HDMI SPECS WITH EARC

HDCP 2.3 processing is available on all HDMI ports, and with two HDMI outputs, connecting a TV and projector in parallel is possible. Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) support enables transmission of 3D audio directly from the TV to the AV receiver through the connected HDMI cable.

ADVANCED VIDEO CONTROLS

The AVR-S950H features eight HDMI inputs and two outputs — including one input on the front panel — that support full 4K Ultra HD, HDR10 (High Dynamic Range), BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut and 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling.

NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS

Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), 4K video upscaling, eARC and BT.2020 passthrough support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.

EASY SETUP EXPERIENCE

The included AVR-S950H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-S950H via HDMI, the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. The AVR-S950H automatically renames input source per HDMI info, and quick select offers one-push buttons for all zones. Color-coded speaker connections are laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.

SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

Control the Denon AVR-S950H with your Smart TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your Smart TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AVR-S950H with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AV receiver setup menu and four Smart Selects.

AUDYSSEY ROOM CORRECTION

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. Audyssey Dynamic Volume and Audyssey Dynamic EQ smooth out startling jumps in volume (such as TV commercials), letting you listen at lower levels and still enjoy clear dialogue, music, sound effects and precise tonal tailoring. For the enthusiast, the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app lets you view speaker detection data to check the before-and-after results of the Audyssey calibration, making it easy to optimize individual room acoustics to personal taste.

BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH AND WI-FI CONNECTIVITY

With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-S950H 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.

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. HEOS works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, providing effortless voice control.

HEOS supports free and premium Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, TuneIn, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, SiriusXM, Tidal and more.

EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL

Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-S950H 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-S950H 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-S950H 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.

HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO

Experience extraordinary musical sound quality.

FRONT USB PORT FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO

Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks with the ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the front panel USB port and network sources. Or, listen to other popular file types such as MP3. Whether you want to listen to your latest download or soak in the fidelity of audiophile-quality FLAC recordings, you have quick access to your favorite songs.

PHONO INPUT FOR TURNTABLE/VINYL SUPPORT

For nearly 50 years, Denon has been developing turntables and phono pre-amps. With the included Phono (MM) input, the AVR-S950H lets you connect your turntable. Enjoy your vinyl collection with exceptional quality and sound.

NETWORK ENABLED

Connect the AVR-950H to your network via Ethernet or Wi-Fi. Once connected, stream music wirelessly, get feature updates and remotely control the AV receiver with the Denon AV receiver or HEOS app.

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.

WORKS WITH AMAZON ALEXA

Control the AVR-S950H 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-S950H. 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 favorite 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.

JOSH.AI SMART HOME VOICE AUTOMATION

An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AVR and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.

HEOS BUILT-IN FOR WIRELESS MUSIC STREAMING

Stream your favorite 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, Pandora®, 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-S950H 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.

HEOS 1:

Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.

HEOS 3:

The perfect choice for medium sized rooms.

HEOS 5:

Bring beautiful sound into larger rooms.

HEOS 7:

Get the party going in wider spaces and open areas.

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 world’s first 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.

Multichannel Surround
DTS HD Master / DTS:XYes /Yes
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:XNo /Yes
DTS Virtual:XYes
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby SurroundNo
Dolby Height VirtualizationNo
Auro 3DNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
Multichannel StereoYes
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels7.1
Sound Enhancements
Mono Block Power Amp ConstructionNo
Discrete Power AmplifierYes
D.D.S.C. HD DigitalNo
Pure DirectYes
Gold Plated RCA TerminalsNo
Clock Jitter ReducerNo
Alpha ProcessingNo
Denon Link HDNo
AudysseyMultEQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic VolumeYes /Yes
Audyssey LFCNo
Compressed Audio RestorerYes
Network
DLNA CertifiedNo
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AACYes /Yes /Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAVYes /Yes /Yes
DSD Audio StreamingYes
Gapless playbackYes
Photo Streaming (JPEG)No
Windows PlayTo / Windows8 CertifiedNo
Internet RadioYes
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart PhonesDenon 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for TabletsAndroid / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet PortsYes
Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes
Media ServerYes
HEOS Wireless Multi-Room TechnologyYes
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24Yes /Yes /Yes
FLAC HD 192/24Yes
WAV 192/24Yes
ALAC 192/24Yes
Spotify*Yes
Pandora*Yes
SiriusXM*Yes
Other Streaming Services *Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
HEOS App ControlYes
Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphonesYes
AirPlay / Airplay2 Audio StreamingYes /Yes
Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePodYes /Yes /Yes
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front7/1
HDCP 2.2 supportYes
HDMI Outputs: Main / ZoneNo
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMINo
Analog to HDMI ScalingNo
HDMI to HDMI Scalingup to 4K 30/25/24
GUI Overlay on HDMIYes
3D Signal Pass-throughYes
4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI OverlayYes /Yes /Yes
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby ModeYes
Picture Adjust / Noise ReductionYes /Yes
CECYes
DSD Audio CapabilityYes
Audio Return ChannelYes
Auto LipSyncYes
HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevueYes /Yes /Yes /Yes /No
Enhanced Audio Return ChannelNo
HLG / Dolby VisionNo
HDR / HLG / Dolby VisionYes /Yes /Yes
ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gamingYes
Multi-room / CI
Multi-Room Zones2
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / AnalogYes /Yes /Yes /Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / PreoutYes /No
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI SourceNo
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App ControlYes /No /Yes /Yes
Remote In / OutNo
DC Trigger OutputNo
HDMI DiagnosticsYes
TV Sound groupingNo
Main room multichanel audio - Zone stereo downmixNo
OTHERS
Voice Control - Works with Amazon AlexaNo
Voice Control - Google Assist / Apple SiriNo
Auto Speaker Setup by MicrophoneAudyssey MultEQ
FL Display1 line
Graphic User Interface - GUIAdvanced
ISF CertificationNo
GUI Languages3
Setup AssistantYes
Quick Select Plus / Quick SelectYes /No
Firmware Update by: Network / USBYes /Yes
Variable Cross OverYes
Optimized Bass RedirectionYes
Bass SyncNo
ECO ModeYes
Auto Power OffYes
Sleep TimerYes
INPUTS/OUTPUTS
Composite In / Out2 / 1
Component In / Out2 / 1
HDMI In / Out7+1 / 2
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMINo
Analog In / OutNo
Phono (MM) InYes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial2 / 1
Multi-room Out: Analog / DigitalNo
Multichannel PreoutYes /No
Subwoofer Out2
7.1 Multichannel InputNo
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular ScrewNo /Yes
Number of Speaker Terminals7
Speaker A / BNo
Bi-amp DriveNo
Multi-Room Speaker Terminalassignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USBNo /No /No /Yes /Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhoneYes /No /No
AM/FM TunerYes
Tuner: FM / AMNo
Specifications
Number of Power Amps7
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)90 W
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)No
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)125 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)185 W
GENERAL
Metal Front PanelNo
System Remote ControlRC-1228
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD DisplayNo
Power Consumption in W500
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W35 W / 75 W
Standby Consumption in W0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W0.5
Network Control On Consumption in WNo
Maximum Dimensions Antenna: Horizontal: (W x D x H) in Inches Antenna: Vertical: (W x D x H) in Inches W/O Antenna: (W x D x H) in Inches17.1 x 13.4 x 6.6 ( 17.1 x 13.4 x 9.3 ) 【 17.1 x 13.0 x 6.6 】
Weight in LBS20.7
Carton Dimensions (Packaging) (W x D x H) in Inches)20.4 x 16.9 x 9.5 (in)
Weight in LBS (Packaging)25.4
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Speaker impedanceNo
Preamplifier sectionNo
FM section (Tuning frequency range)No
AM section (Tuning frequency range)520 kHz – 1710 kHz
Carton Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in InchesNo
Carton Weight (inc. product) in LBSNo

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