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Denon Stereo Network Receiver - DRA800H

DRA800H


Built with Hi-Fi amplification, the Denon DRA-800H stereo receiver seamlessly integrates with the latest Hi-Res audio, wireless music, voice control platforms and AV receiver technologies including five 4K Ultra HD HDMI inputs and ARC support.

Overview

The Denon DRA-800H seamlessly integrates Hi-Fi amplification, a network player and advanced AV receiver technologies. Featuring advanced custom amplifier design, the DRA-800H ensures your loudspeakers drive detailed, precise imaging through the dedicated circuitry. With five 4K Ultra HD HDMI inputs and the latest wireless music streaming technologies (Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2, Bluetooth and HEOS Built-in), the DRA-800H integrates seamlessly with your TV, game consoles, turntable, CD Player, wireless music and Hi-Fi systems.

Enjoy network streaming and USB front-panel audio playback of MP3, WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files. Equipped with A/B speaker terminals (supports bi-wiring), dual subwoofer pre-outs, three digital and two analog inputs, one phono (MM) input and ARC for TV audio, the DRA-800H delivers a premium stereo listening experience for your music

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 2-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER

The DRA-800H stereo network receiver amplifier is specifically designed to meet the needs of your two-channel system. Featuring a custom discrete high-current power amplifier, symmetrical design and an OFC (oxygen-free copper) winding power transformer, the DRA-800H delivers maximum performance and 100W of power per channel (8ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, THD: .08%, 2ch driven). With low impedance drive capability, it offers greater stability with a wide range of floor-standing and bookshelf loudspeakers for balanced, quality sound, every time. Optional auto ECO mode helps reduce power consumption, without sacrificing audio quality.

EXPERT SOUND ENGINEERING

Denon sound engineers use carefully selected Hi-Fi parts, including custom resistors and audio grade capacitors, to tune the stereo receiver. Using the design principles found in Denon award-winning amplifiers, the DRA-800H features a symmetrical layout, double differential DAC circuit and analog preamp circuits that don’t interfere with the power supply. The dedicated circuitry with its short, straight paths between the power supply, signal and amplification ensure your loudspeakers drive detailed and precise imaging.

HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO

Enjoy superb audio fidelity with your favorite high-resolution audio tracks. The DRA-800H 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’s 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 DRA-800H also supports other file types such as MP3 and WMA.

SPEAKER A/B AND ZONE 2 PRE-OUT

Connect two pairs of speakers for easy A/B switching. Or, extend your system to a second room and listen to a different source in Zone 2 via pre-outs.

INTEGRATED PHONO INPUT

For nearly 50 years, Denon has been developing and manufacturing turntables and cartridges. The Denon designed phono input allows you to easily connect your turntable to the receiver and enjoy your vinyl collection.

DUAL DAC DIFFERENTIAL CIRCUIT

The DRA-800H utilizes an eight-channel premium DAC to deliver amazing stereo imaging and detail. By assigning two DAC’s per channel including the subwoofer output, hear increased dynamic range and improved signal to noise (s/n).

ADVANCED HDMI VIDEO SECTION

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

ADVANCED HDMI VIDEO SECTION WITH ARC

The DRA-800H features 5 HDMI inputs and 1 output — that support full 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast. HDCP 2.3 processing is available on all HDMI ports. Audio Return Channel (ARC) support enables the transmission of audio directly from the smart TV to the receiver through the connected HDMI cable.

ADVANCED VIDEO CONTROLS

HDCP 2.3 processing is available on all HDMI ports, letting you enjoy copy-protected content totally uninhibited. Enjoy seamless compatibility with the latest HD and Ultra HD TVs, Blu-ray players and game consoles.

EASY SETUP EXPERIENCE

The included DRA-800H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the DRA-800H via HDMI, the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step-by-step.

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.

YOU’RE IN CONTROL

Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the DRA-800H even easier — adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, select a source or switch to HEOS. 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.

SMART TV CONNECTIVITY

Control the Denon DRA-800H 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.

AUTO LOW LATENCY MODE

Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) ensures Xbox One users have a more responsive and immersive gaming experience when connected with select TV models that also support ALLM.

QUICK SELECTS FOR USER-FRIENDLY AUDIO TUNING

The Denon DRA-800H 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 DRA-800H adjusts the EQ settings to your preferences for that media source. Use the buttons on the front panel or opt for the same Quick Select on the AV receiver remote for faster control. Now allows for one-push all zone stereo mode via Quick Select.

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 DRA-800H 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 DRA-800H, 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 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.

Custom Install Ready

The Denon DRA-800H 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. An IR (infrared) remote control jack is on the rear panel for remote control compatibility with other components in your home theater system, and remote monitoring capability is now supported for troubleshooting.

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.

Multichannel Surround
DTS HD Master / DTS:XNo /No
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:XNo /No
DTS Virtual:XNo
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby SurroundNo
Dolby Height VirtualizationNo
Auro 3DNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
Multichannel StereoNo
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels2.1
Sound Enhancements
Mono Block Power Amp ConstructionNo
Discrete Power AmplifierYes
D.D.S.C. HD DigitalNo
Pure DirectYes
Gold Plated RCA TerminalsYes
Clock Jitter ReducerNo
Alpha ProcessingNo
Denon Link HDNo
AudysseyNo
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic VolumeNo /No
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 192/24No
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 StreamingNo
Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePodYes /Yes /Yes
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / FrontNo
HDCP 2.2 supportYes
HDMI Outputs: Main / ZoneNo
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMINo
Analog to HDMI ScalingNo
HDMI to HDMI ScalingNo
GUI Overlay on HDMIYes
3D Signal Pass-throughYes
4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI OverlayYes /No /Yes
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby ModeYes
Picture Adjust / Noise ReductionNo /No
CECYes
DSD Audio CapabilityNo
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 /No
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 / PreoutNo /Yes
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI SourceNo
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App ControlYes /No /Yes /Yes
Remote In / OutYes /No
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 MicrophoneNo
FL Display1 line
Graphic User Interface - GUIHybrid GUI
ISF CertificationNo
GUI Languages3
Setup AssistantYes
Quick Select Plus / Quick SelectYes /No
Firmware Update by: Network / USBYes /Yes
Variable Cross OverNo
Optimized Bass RedirectionNo
Bass SyncNo
ECO ModeYes
Auto Power OffYes
Sleep TimerYes
INPUTS/OUTPUTS
Composite In / OutNo /No
Component In / OutNo /No
HDMI In / Out5 / 1
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMINo /No
Analog In / OutNo
Phono (MM) InYes
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial2 / 1
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital1 / 0
Multichannel PreoutYes /No
Subwoofer Out2
7.1 Multichannel InputNo
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular ScrewYes /No
Number of Speaker Terminals4
Speaker A / BYes
Bi-amp DriveNo
Multi-Room Speaker TerminalNo
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USBNo /No /No /No /Yes
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhoneYes /No /No
AM/FM TunerYes
Tuner: FM / AMNo
Specifications
Number of Power Amps2
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)100 W
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)No
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)120 W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)175 W
GENERAL
Metal Front PanelNo
System Remote ControlRC-1235
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD DisplayNo /No /No
Power Consumption in WTBD
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in WTBD
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× 13.3 × 6 ( 17.1 x 13.3 x 8.5)
Weight in LBS18.3
Carton Dimensions (Packaging) (W x D x H) in Inches)No
Weight in LBS (Packaging)No
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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