Denon 7.2 Channel AV Reciever with 8K Video and 3D Audio Experience - AVRS970H

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Enjoy incredible 8K video and enveloping 3D audio from the AVR-S970H. Fill medium-size rooms with more refined sound from a 7.2 or 5.2.2 setup with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. And with HEOS® Built-in, wirelessly stream online music and share with HEOS-enabled speakers in other rooms.

Powerful sound

Fill a medium-size room with powerful, more refined sound.

Immersive 3D audio

Feel fully immersed in your music or movie sound.

Geared for 8K

Enjoy amazing video quality from the latest 8K technology available.

Music streaming throughout your home

With HEOS® Built-in, easily access streaming music and share with HEOS-enabled speakers in other rooms.


High-performance discrete 7-channel amplifier

Discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels to deliver up to 90W per channel (at 8 ohms, 20-20kHz, THD 0.08%)—enough power to drive any speaker.


Immersive audio experience

Get immersed in music and movies with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® plus Dolby Surround and DTS Neural:X upmixer to optimize older content.


Advanced 8K home theater

8K video is supported on three of six HDMI inputs and one of the two outputs. Enjoy easy video compatibility and great picture quality with HLG, HDR, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and Dynamic HDR pass-through.


HEOS® Built-in technology

Stream music wirelessly to compatible HEOS-enabled components from a variety of streaming services. Add Denon Home speakers to more rooms and control it all with the HEOS app.



  • Input Selector. Select from six HDMI connected devices, plus CD, phono, USB, Bluetooth, AM/FM, HEOS, and TV audio.
  • Headphone Jack,Connect your favorite headohone or use Bluetooth to connect your Bluetooth headphones wirelessly.
  • Quick Select Buttons. By pressing one of the four Quick Select buttons on the front panel or on the remote, you can easily store and retrieve your favorite audio settings such as an input source, volume level, and sound mode for your convenience. Long-press to store your preferred audio settings. Short-press to retrieve stored audio settings.
  • Large Display. Use the status button to change the large and clear display or dimmer button to dim the light.
  • USB Input.Enjoy your favorite music stored on a USB drive. MP3,WMA,WAV,FLAC,and ALAC are all supported.
  • Master volume Control.Enjoy engineering precision and a powerful yet detailed Denon sound signature.


  • Dual Subwoofer Outputs. Connect up to two subwoofers for more balanced bass performance throughout the room.
  • HDMI Inputs.Support six HDMI inputs and two outputs with three dedicated 8K/60Hz, 4K/120Hz capable inputs.All inputs support HDR, HLG, Dolby Vision,HDR10+,Dynamic HDR passthrough,and 8K upsacaling.
  • HDMI Output.supports eARC for simplified TV audio connection, HD, and 3D audio transmission.
  • Speaker Terminals.Connect up to seven speakers for 5.1.2 Dolby Atoms setup. You can also choose 7.1 floor only or 5.1+2.multi-zone speaker setup.
  • Dual Wi-Fi Antenna.Dual antenna for solid Wi-Fi connectivity even in congested environments.
Multichannel Surround
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, Dolby Atmos MusicYes, Yes, Yes, Yes
DTS Virtual:XYes
DTS Neo:X, DTS Neural:XNo, Yes
DTS HD Master, DTS:X, DTS:X ProYes, Yes, No
Max. Number of Processing (Pre-Amp) Channels7.1
Multichannel StereoYes
Sound Enhancements
Multichannel Surround
Dolby ProLogic Ilz, Dolby SurroundNo, Yes
Sound Enhancements
Pure DirectYes
Discrete Power AmplifierYes
DSD Audio StreamingYes (2.8/5.6MHz)
Sound Enhancements
Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic VolumeYes, Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC HD, WAV, ALAC (all 192kHz/24 bit)Yes, Yes, Yes
Lossless Formats: FLAC, ALAC, WAVYes, Yes, Yes
Lossy Formats: MP3, WMA, AACYes, Yes, Yes
Alexa / Google Voice Assistant / Apple HomePodYes, Yes, Yes
Media ServerYes
HEOS Wireless Multi-Room TechnologyYes
Sound Enhancements
Compressed Audio RestorerYes
Spotify ConnectYes
AirPlay 2Yes
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart PhonesDenon 2016 AVR Remote
Roon TestedYes
HEOS App ControlYes
ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Pass-through for gamingYes
HDR, HLG, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Dynamic HDRYes , Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes
HDMI 2.1: 8K/60Hz AB, 4K/120Hz ABYes, Yes
HDMI Outputs: Main, Zone2 / No
HDMI Inputs: Back, Front6, No
HDCP2.3 supportYes
Ethernet PortsYes
3D Signal Pass-throughYes
Auto LipSyncYes
8K Signal Pass-Through, Scaling, GUI OverlayYes, Yes, Yes
Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Flame Transport, Quick Media SwitchingYes, Yes, No
Audio Return Channel (ARC), Enhanced ARCYes, Yes
Multi-room CI
Zone Audio Source: HDMI; Optical, Coax, Network, USB; AnalogYes (2ch), Yes (2ch), Yes, Yes
Multi-Room Zones2
Front Display1-Line FLD
GUI Languages3
Auto Speaker Setup by MicrophoneAudyssey MultEQ
Multi-room CI
HDMI DiagnosticsYes
Remote In / OutNo, No
IP Control, RS232 Control, Web Control, App ControlYes, No, Yes, Yes
Zone Audio Output: Speaker, Pre-OutYes, No
Variable CrossoverYes
Quick Select Plus, Quick SelectYes, No
Setup AssistentYes
Inputs Outputs
HDMI In, Out6, 2
Optimized Bass RedirectionYes
Sleep TimerYes
Inputs Outputs
Multi-Room Video Out: Video, HDMINo, No
ECO ModeYes
Auto Power OffYes
Inputs Outputs
Multi-Room Speaker TerminalAssignable
Number of Speaker Terminals7
Speaker Terminal: Gold-Plated Screw, Regular ScrewNo, Yes
Subwoofer Out2
Multi-Room Out: Analog, DigitalNo, No
Multichannel PreoutYes (0.2)
Phono (MM) InYes
Digital In: Optical, Coaxial2, 1
Analog In, Out4, No
USB Audio, Made for iPod, Made for iPhoneYes, No, No
Front Inputs: Audio, Composite, Digital (Opt), HDMI, USBNo, No, No, No, Yes
AM/FM TunerYes
Number of Power Amps7
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)90W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)125W
Network Standby Consumption in WLess than 2.0
CEC Standby Consumption in W0.5
Standby Consumption in W0.1
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W35W/75W
Pre-Programmed, Learnable, LCD DisplayNo, No, No
Power Consumption in W500
System Remote ControlRC-1253
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)185W
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 x 13.4 x 6.6 ( 17.1 x 13.4 x 9.3 ) 【 17.1 x 13.0 x 6.6 】
Weight in LBS21.0
Weight in LBS (Packaging)25.4

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