DENON confirmed information leaked to the network ahead of time. The new X-series receivers, which includes four models, are the first with 8K video support, common to them is the presence of two outputs to the subwoofer, built-in phono amplifier and support for proprietary HEOS streaming technology. System of adaptation to room acoustics – Audyssey. Dolby Atmos and DTS multi-channel formats are supported: X, playback of ALAC, FLAC and WAV files with a resolution of up to 24 bit / 192 kHz and DSD up to 5.6 MHz, Roon Tested certification obtained. New Bluetooth transmitter provides quick pairing with wireless headphones.
First model AVR-X2700H will be available in the regular version with an FM tuner and in the DAB version with a digital broadcast receiver, the price difference is about 30 euros. Otherwise, they are the same: they have 7 gain channels of 150 watts each, six HDMI inputs and two outputs. There are no analog outputs for the preamplifier.
The AVC-X3700H and AVC-X4700H are 9-channel, both with three HDMI outputs and eight inputs. Output power – 170 watts per channel. There is support for Auro 3D.
The flagship of the AVC-X6700H series is 11 channels, has two line outputs for additional high-altitude channels. This is the only model in the series with gold-plated connectors and support for the DTS: X Pro format, which allows the receiver to work in a 13-channel configuration (with the addition of two external power amplification channels).
Two top models start sale in Europe in July, the average model AVC-X3700H – in August, both versions of the youngest – in September. Estimated prices: AVC-X6700H – €2499, AVC-X4700H – 1499€, AVC-X3700H – €1099, AVR-X2700H – 649€, AVR-X2700H DAB – €679.