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Denon AVR-S970H 7.2 Channel 8K A/V Receiver Open Box

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  • Denon AVR-S970H 7.2 Channel 8K A/V Receiver Open Box


    Powering 90W per channel, the Denon AVR-S970H 7.2 channel 8K AV receiver delivers a fully immersive 3D audio experience, amazing picture quality and lag-free gaming experience thanks to Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and the latest HDMI technology featuring HDR10+, Dolby Vision™, and 8K/60 and 4K/120 passthrough. Powered by HEOS® Built-in technology, stream wirelessly your favorite music tracks through Spotify, Tidal, Amazon Music HD, AirPlay 2, and more. With our award-winning Denon Setup Assistant and Audyssey MultEQ room correction technology, the AVR-S970H ensures your system sounds better than ever

    Dolby Atmos
    Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Upgrade your home theater with height speakers to unleash a fully immersive 3D audio experience from Dolby Atmos content. Dolby Surround upmixer engages all speakers to create 3D audio sensation from legacy content. Dolby Atmos
    Height Virtualization Technology creates the sensation of overhead sound even without height speakers. You can also enjoy Dolby Atmos music tracks available from Apple Music, Amazon HD, and TIDAL and a compatible streaming device.

    DTS:X immersive audio content places sound where it would naturally occur in space, creating lifelike, multidimensional audio. DTS Neural:X upmixer offers improved immersion and heightened realism for legacy content. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 7.1, 5.1, or 2.1 speaker setup.

    HDMI Connectivity with ARC/eARC
    Supports the latest technology on all HDMI inputs and output. ARC (Audio Return Channel) or eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) makes playing TV audio through your AV receiver simple, with just a single HDMI connection. eARC provides HD and 3D audio transmission such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD Master Audio, and Dolby Atmos while ARC is limited to conventional 5.1ch audio formats or PCM.

    8K/HDCP 2.3
    Enjoy pristine 8K picture quality on your 8K TV or projector. Supports both 8K pass-through and 8K upscaling of 4K content. Supports HDCP 2.3, the latest copy protection standard, for peace of mind when streaming copy protected content.

    Brilliant color from HDR 10+
    Supports HDR (High Dynamic Range), HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), as well as Dynamic HDR and HDR10+ pass-through. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content. Both Dynamic HDR and HDR10+ use dynamic metadata to optimize shadows and highlights as screens change.

    Dolby Vison
    Dolby Vision is a stunning HDR imaging technology that brings extraordinary color, contrast, and brightness to the screen. Compatible with Dolby Vision so you can enjoy Dolby Vision content from a compatible source device and TV.

    Next generation gaming
    Supports Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) for smooth, lagfree gaming experience when connected with the compatible gaming devices.

    HEOS Built-in
    With HEOS® Built-in, your AV receiver can stream music wirelessly across compatible HEOS components from a variety of free and premium streaming services. Consumers can also enjoy their favorite music in any room of the home wirelessly. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room via a variety of streaming sources. Add Denon Home speakers to more rooms and control it all with the HEOS app.

    Airplay 2 and Apple Siri Voice Control
    Use AirPlay 2 to stream Apple music wirelessly to the AV receiver, or group with other AirPlay compatible speakers to fill your home with music.

    Works with Amazon Alexa
    Control your AV receiver handsfree 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.Requires Alexa app and Amazon Echo, Dot, or equivalent. Availability of features varies by region.

    High-resolution audio via USB input
    Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks and enjoy music as the artist intended. A front USB port supports up to 24bit/192kHz hires audio playback from a USB drive. Supported audio formats are MP3, WMA, WAV, MPEG4/AAC, FLAC, and ALAC.

    Bluetooth audio transmitter
    Pair your favorite Bluetooth headphones with your AV receiver to continue listening to your favorite music, movies, or TV programs at night. You can also play audio from both speakers and Bluetooth headphones simultaneously. If you have a family member or a friend who is hearing impaired, we recommend this setup. You can connect one pair of headphones at a time.

    Multi-source, multi-room
    By connecting a pair of speakers in a second room to the AV receiver, it’s possible to enjoy 5.1 channel surround sound in the main room and a separate source or music stream in the second room, such as den or patio. You can also play the same audio in both so that everyone in your home can enjoy and cheer your favorite team on Sunday evening or listen to the same song in both rooms. The AV receiver supports 2-source, 2-zone audio

    Denon Setup Assistant
    Award-winning guide Denon Setup Assistant supplies simple, clear instructions to get started. Just connect your AV receiver to your TV and follow the instructions on the TV screen to connect your speakers, perform speaker measurements, and connect source devices. For additional convenience, the AV receiver renames HDMI inputs automatically when connected or you can rename manually at your convenience.

    Audyssey suite of room correction technology
    Denon AV receivers use the Audyssey suite of EQ software for simple, accurate setup and calibration. With the supplied Audyssey 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. This AV receiver supports Audyssey MultEQ room-correction technology. The other supported Audyssey features are Dynamic EQ and Dynamic Volume.

    Audyssey MultEQ Editor app
    You can go even further with the Audyssey MultEQ Editor app, going “under the hood” to view and adjust settings for detailed tuning—allowing you to customize the sound more precisely to the specific problems in your room and tailor the sound to your personal preferences. With this comprehensive app, you can harness the power of Audyssey MultEQ to take total control of the way your home cinema sounds. The app is available for purchase in iOS and Google Play stores.

    Denon AVR Remote app
    This iOS or Android control app allows you to turn the receiver on and off, select an input source, adjust volume level, and browse music from your phone or in a USB drive when connected to the receiver.

    Works with Google Assistant
    Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks, mute, and unmute.
    Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks, mute, and unmute.


    DTS HD Master, DTS:X, DTS:X Pro o, o, -
    DTS Neo:X, DTS Neural:X -, o
    DTS Virtual:X o
    IMAX Enhanced -
    Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, Dolby Atmos Music o, o, o, o
    Dolby ProLogic Ilz, Dolby Surround -, o
    Auro 3D -
    360 Reality Audio/MPEG H -
    Audyssey DSX -
    Multichannel Stereo o
    Max. Number of Processing (Pre-Amp) Channels 7.1

    Mono Block Power Amp Construction -
    Discrete Power Amplifier o
    D.D.S.C. HD Digital -
    Pure Direct o
    Gold-Plated RCA Terminals -
    Clock Jitter Reducer -
    Alpha Processing -
    Denon Link HD -
    Audyssey MultEQ
    Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume o, o
    Audyssey LFC -
    Dirac Live Upgradability -
    Compressed Audio Restorer o

    Media Server o
    HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Technology o
    Bluetooth Re-transmit for Bluetooth headphones o
    Alexa/Google Voice Assistant/Apple HomePod o, o, o
    Lossy Formats: MP3, WMA, AAC o, o, o
    Lossless Formats: FLAC, ALAC, WAV o, o, o
    Lossless Formats: FLAC HD, WAV, ALAC (all 192kHz/24 bit) o, o, o
    DSD Audio Streaming o (2.8/5.6MHz)
    FLAC HD 192/24 o
    WAV 192/24 o
    ALAC 192/24 o
    Gapless playback o (FLAC, WAV, ALAC ,DSD)
    AirPlay 2 o
    TuneIn o
    Spotify Connect o
    Pandora o
    SiriusXM o
    Other Streaming Services Amazon Music HD/
    Amazon Music / TIDAL / Deezer / iHeart Radio / Napster / Soundcloud / Mood Mix
    Roon Tested o
    HEOS App Control o
    Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Denon 2016 AVR Remote
    Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
    Ethernet Ports o
    Wi-Fi o
    Bluetooth o

    HDMI Inputs: Back, Front 6, -
    HDCP 2.3 Support o
    HDMI Outputs: Main, Zone 2 / -
    Video conversion Analog -> HDMI -
    Analogue to HDMI scaling -
    HDMI to HDMI scaling 1080P/4K to 8K
    GUI Overlay on HDMI o
    HDMI 2.1: 8K/60Hz AB, 4K/120Hz AB o, o
    8K/60Hz AB / 4K/120Hz AB Pass-through In/Out 3 / 2 (up to 40Gbps)
    HDMI 2.0: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / InstaPrevue o / o / o / o / -
    Enhanced ARC o
    HDR, HLG, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Dynamic HDR o , o, o, o, o
    ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-Through for Gaming o
    Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Flame Transport, Quick Media Switching o, o, -
    3D Signal Pass-Through o
    8K Signal Pass-Through, Scaling, GUI Overlay o, o, o
    4K signal pass-through, scaling, GUI overlay o / o / o
    HDMI pass-though in standby mode o
    Picture adjust / Noise reduction - / -
    CEC o
    DSD Audio Capability -
    Audio Return Channel (ARC), Enhanced ARC o, o
    Auto LipSync o

    Multi-Room Zones 2
    Zone Audio Source: HDMI; Optical, Coax, Network, USB; Analog o (2ch), o (2ch), o, o
    Zone Audio Output: Speaker, Pre-Out o, -
    Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source -
    IP Control, RS232 Control, Web Control, App Control o, -, o, o
    Remote In/Out -, -
    DC Trigger Output -
    HDMI Diagnostics o
    Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ
    Front Display 1-Line FLD
    Graphic User Interface - GUI Modern HD GUI
    ISF Certification -
    GUI Languages 3
    Setup Assistent o
    Quick Select Plus, Quick Select o, -
    Firmware Update by Network / USB o / o
    Variable Crossover o
    Optimized Bass Redirection o
    Bass Sync -
    ECO Mode o
    Auto Power Off o
    Sleep Timer o

    Composite In / Out - / -
    Component In / Out - / -
    HDMI In, Out 6, 2
    Multi-Room Video Out: Video, HDMI -, -
    Analog In, Out 4, -
    Phono (MM) In o
    Digital In: Optical, Coaxial 2, 1
    Multi-Room Out: Analog, Digital -, -
    Multichannel Pre-Out o (0.2)
    Subwoofer Out 2
    7.1 multichannel input -
    Speaker Terminal: Gold-Plated Screw, Regular Screw -, o
    Number of Speaker Terminals 7
    Speaker A/B -
    Bi-Amp Drive -
    Multi-Room Speaker Terminal Assignable
    Front Inputs: Audio, Composite, Digital (Opt), HDMI, USB -, -, -, -, o
    USB Audio, Made for iPod, Made for iPhone o, -, -
    AM/FM Tuner o

    Number of Power Amps 7
    Power Output (8 ohm, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive) 90W
    Power Output (8 ohm, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive) -
    Power Output (6 ohm, 1kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive) 125W
    Power Output (6 ohm, 1kHz, 10% 1ch Drive) 185W

    Metal Front Panel -
    System Remote Control RC-1253
    Pre-Programmed, Learnable, LCD Display -, -, -
    Power Consumption in W 500
    Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO on/off) in W 35W/75W
    Standby Consumption in W 0.1
    CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5
    Network Standby Consumption in W Less than 2.0
    Network Control On Consumption in W -
    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】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 x 13.4 x 6.6
    ( 17.1 x 13.4 x 9.3 )
    【 17.1 x 13.0 x 6.6 】 
    17.1 x 13.4 x 6.6
    ( 17.1 x 13.4 x 9.3 )
    【 17.1 x 13.0 x 6.6 】
    Carton Dimensions (Packaging) (W x D x H) in Inches) 20.5 x 16.9 x 9.6 (in)
    Weight in lbs 21.0
    Weight in lbs (Packaging) 25.4

    2 Year Warranty