The Denon AVR-X2500H supports Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®, plus the latest video technologies such as Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and 4K video upscaling. It features 8 HDMI inputs and 2 outputs with HDCP 2.2 on all HDMI ports. Stream Spotify®, Pandora®, Tidal and more with HEOS multi-room wireless technology, play music in multiple rooms and control it all with your voice through Amazon Alexa compatibility. Ideal for custom integrations, the AVR-X2500H is the entertainment centerpiece to help you build your perfect home theater. With more than 100 years of audio excellence at Denon, true audio-enthusiasts are guaranteed the best quality sound.
POWERFUL 7.2 CHANNEL AMPLIFIER WITH THE LATEST HOME CINEMA SPECS
Featuring discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X2500H delivers high-power performance at 95 watts per channel (8ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.08% THD). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X2500H features three-dimensional sound formats Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, plus an HDMI section with HDCP 2.2 support and advanced video processing with 4K upscaling for HDMI sources.
SUPPORTS THE LATEST SUROUND AUDIO FORMATS
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional sound — the Denon AVR-X2500H powers Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X.
THE HEART OF YOUR WIRELESS NETWORK
Every sound, all your music, controlled effortlessly. Full wireless connectivity is provided via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The AVR-X2500H works with Apple Airplay 2 and Amazon Alexa, bringing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound to all your home entertainment. The built-in HEOS technology allows the AVR-X2500H to become the app-controlled heart of a whole-house wireless sound network.
PERFECT SET-UP FROM THE START
The AVR-X2500H easily guides you through the set-up process to ensure the most accurate configuration and lets you optimize all settings for the best possible sound and video quality. Audyssey MultEQ room measurement system guarantees great sound in every room.
Surround yourself in cinema-grade sound from literally any direction.
SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE
Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Dolby Atmos transports you into the story with moving audio that flows all around you with breathtaking realism. Enjoy a 5.2.2 surround sound speaker system including 2 overhead speakers or 2 Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience - including Dolby Surround upmixer for legacy content.
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.
LIFE-LIKE SOUND WITHOUT DEDICATED HEIGHT SPEAKERS
DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.
GEARED UP FOR 4K ULTRA HD
Enjoy ultra-high-definition pictures, from both analog and digital SD sources.
THE LATEST VIDEO TECHNOLOGY
The latest HDMI specs for the best home theater experience. All eight HDMI inputs — and two HDMI outputs — feature HDCP 2.2 support that lets you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited. 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) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.
BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LEGACY SOURCES
The AVR-X2500H boasts an advanced video processor to upscale existing lower resolution video from any analog or digital source to true 4K. With three HDMI outputs, you can even connect a TV and a projector in the main room, while playing back different content on a second zone screen.
NEXT GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS
The AVR-X2500H supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) video format. It is even ready for Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast, and color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content.
SET-UP AND CONNECT WITH EASE
Get your AVR-X2500H up and running in no time, perfectly tailored to your needs.
SMART TV CONNECTIVITY
Control your Denon AVR-X2500H 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-X2500H with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR's setup menu and four Smart Selects.
CUSTOMIZED SOUND FOR ANY ROOM
The AVR-X2500H features the Audyssey MultEQ room acoustic measurement system. With the supplied microphone, it precisely analyzes the output of each speaker to optimize every channel. Plus, the additional Audyssey MultEQ Editor app (available for purchase) allows advanced users to go "under the hood" for further adjustment and customization of your audio environment.
BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH, WI-FI AND AIRPLAY 2 CAPABILITY
The heart of your wireless network. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X2500H 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.
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.
EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL
Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-X2500H even easier — adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, select a source or switch to HEOS. Download the free Denon Remote app to your smartphone today.
QUICK SELECTS FOR USER-FRIENDLY AUDIO TUNING
The Denon AVR-X2500H 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-X2500H 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 AVR remote for faster control.
ADVANCED SOUND PROCESSING
Experience extraordinary sound quality from both music and movies.
POWERFUL DSP AUDIO PROCESSING
Incredible power for your music and movie needs. The AVR-X2500H includes an advanced DSP (Digital Sound Processor) chip for tremendous power processing. With four 300MHz DSP cores that are capable of processing over one billion computations per second, the AVR-X2500H supports the latest video, sound and processing needs.
ENJOY SUPERB AUDIO FIDELITY
Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks and enjoy music as the artist intended. The AVR-X2500H has the ability to decode multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC, WAV (up to 24-bit/196-kHz) as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD). Listen to high-resolution audio through network connected devices like your PC or NAS, or from a USB connected device.
BEST POSSIBLE SOUND STAGE
For optimum fidelity and the widest dynamic range with lowest distortion, the Denon AVR-X2500H features advanced reference-class 32-bit AKM AK4490EQD/A converters on all channels. Enjoy consistent high-fidelity and precise channel matching across all channels for the ultimate listening experience.
GET THE AMAZING HEOS EXPERIENCE
Enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home wirelessly with built-in HEOS 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 providing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for all of your home entertainment–or control it all with the free HEOS app.
Stream music stored on your home network–connect to HEOS wireless speakers or even other HEOS-enabled receivers and listen throughout the whole house. Enjoy music from TuneIn, Internet Radio, Pandora®, Spotify®, Amazon Prime Music, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Soundcloud®, Tidal, Napster or Deezer.
SELECT THE PERFECT HEOS FOR YOUR SETUP
HEOS technology within the AVR-X2500H allows you to stream your favorite music wirelessly around your home to any other HEOS-enabled device, like HEOS speakers.
AMAZON ALEXA VOICE CONTROL
Control the AVR 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 HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-S640H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products. *Availability varies per region and country
EXTERNAL CONTROL AND IP CONTROL CAPABILITIES
The AVR-X2500H is part of Denon's range of IN·Command series of custom integration friendly AV components, equipped with feature-rich enhanced control capabilities and compatibility with third-party and custom integration solutions.
The AVR-X2500H features IP control capability for an integration with major third-party control devices and Control4 SDDP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for quick and easy integration with Control4 home automation equipment. For direct connection to external home automation and control equipment, it's also equipped with an RS-232C serial port.
For simpler integrated control set-ups, the AVR-X2500H features an IR (infrared) remote control input on the rear panel, allowing remote control compatibility with other components in your home theater system.