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.
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.
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.
Ideal for damp environments or outdoors.
The perfect choice for medium sized rooms.
Bring beautiful sound into larger rooms.
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.
|DTS HD Master / DTS:X||No /No|
|DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X||No /No|
|Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos||No|
|Dolby ProLogic Il / Dolby Surround||No|
|Dolby Height Virtualization||No|
|Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels||2.1|
|Mono Block Power Amp Construction||No|
|Discrete Power Amplifier||Yes|
|D.D.S.C. HD Digital||No|
|Gold Plated RCA Terminals||Yes|
|Clock Jitter Reducer||No|
|Denon Link HD||No|
|Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume||No /No|
|Compressed Audio Restorer||Yes|
|Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC||Yes /Yes /Yes|
|Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV||Yes /Yes /Yes|
|DSD Audio Streaming||Yes|
|Photo Streaming (JPEG)||No|
|Windows PlayTo / Windows8 Certified||No|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones||Denon 2016 AVR Remote|
|Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets||Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle|
|HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology||Yes|
|Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 192/24||No|
|FLAC HD 192/24||Yes|
|Other Streaming Services *||Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix|
|HEOS App Control||Yes|
|Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphones||Yes|
|AirPlay / Airplay2 Audio Streaming||No|
|Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePod||Yes /Yes /Yes|
|HDMI Inputs: Back / Front||No|
|HDCP 2.2 support||Yes|
|HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone||No|
|Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI||No|
|Analog to HDMI Scaling||No|
|HDMI to HDMI Scaling||No|
|GUI Overlay on HDMI||Yes|
|3D Signal Pass-through||Yes|
|4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay||Yes /No /Yes|
|HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode||Yes|
|Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction||No /No|
|DSD Audio Capability||No|
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue||Yes /Yes /Yes /Yes /No|
|Enhanced Audio Return Channel||No|
|HLG / Dolby Vision||No|
|HDR / HLG / Dolby Vision||Yes /Yes /No|
|ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gaming||Yes|
|Multi-room / CI|
|Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog||Yes /Yes /Yes /Yes|
|Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout||No /Yes|
|Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source||No|
|IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control||Yes /No /Yes /Yes|
|Remote In / Out||Yes /No|
|DC Trigger Output||No|
|TV Sound grouping||No|
|Main room multichanel audio - Zone stereo downmix||No|
|Voice Control - Works with Amazon Alexa||No|
|Voice Control - Google Assist / Apple Siri||No|
|Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone||No|
|FL Display||1 line|
|Graphic User Interface - GUI||Hybrid GUI|
|Quick Select Plus / Quick Select||Yes /No|
|Firmware Update by: Network / USB||Yes /Yes|
|Variable Cross Over||No|
|Optimized Bass Redirection||No|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Composite In / Out||No /No|
|Component In / Out||No /No|
|HDMI In / Out||5 / 1|
|Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI||No /No|
|Analog In / Out||No|
|Phono (MM) In||Yes|
|Digital In: Optical / Coaxial||2 / 1|
|Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital||1 / 0|
|Multichannel Preout||Yes /No|
|7.1 Multichannel Input||No|
|Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw||Yes /No|
|Number of Speaker Terminals||4|
|Speaker A / B||Yes|
|Multi-Room Speaker Terminal||No|
|Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB||No /No /No /No /Yes|
|USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone||Yes /No /No|
|Tuner: FM / AM||No|
|Number of Power Amps||2|
|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|
|Metal Front Panel||No|
|System Remote Control||RC-1235|
|Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display||No /No /No|
|Power Consumption in W||TBD|
|Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W||TBD|
|Standby Consumption in W||0.1|
|CEC Standby Consumption in W||0.5|
|Network Control On Consumption in W||No|
|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 Inches||17.1× 13.3 × 6 ( 17.1 x 13.3 x 8.5)|
|Weight in LBS||18.3|
|Carton Dimensions (Packaging) (W x D x H) in Inches)||No|
|Weight in LBS (Packaging)||No|
|Power Supply||AC 120 V, 60 Hz|
|FM section (Tuning frequency range)||No|
|AM section (Tuning frequency range)||520 kHz – 1710 kHz|
|Carton Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in Inches||No|
|Carton Weight (inc. product) in LBS||No|
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