Denon AVC-X3800H AV Receiver

Denon AVC-X3800H AV Receiver

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Key info

  • 9.4-channel, 8K ready AV Receiver by Denon
  • Power output: 105W per ch/ at 8 ohms
  • 2.1 HDMI connectors
  • Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Imax Enhanced and Auro 3D
  • Room correction options: Audyssey (installed) or Dirac Live (optional)
  • Spotify connect, Roon tested, AirPlay2 and lossless audio support
  • Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Siri functionality

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 12.5 Kg
Dimensions (HxWxD) 17.1 x 15.3 x 6.6 mm
Technical specifications
Power output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive) 105W (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive) 135W (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive) 215W

The Denon AVC-X3800H 9.4 channel 8K AV amplifier delivers an enveloping 3D audio experience and amazing picture quality thanks to Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X®, and the latest HDMI technology featuring HDR10+, Dolby Vision™, and 8K video. Powered by HEOS® Built-in, access streaming music services and share with HEOS-enabled speakers in other rooms. With flexibility to set up the best speaker arrangement for your space and Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room correction technology to optimise the sound, Denon made this AV amplifier to meet the demands of home theatre enthusiasts, like you.


Dolby Atmos
Feel every dimension in Dolby Atmos. Upgrade your home theatre 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
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.

IMAX Enhanced
Get the most premium at-home entertainment experience with IMAX Enhanced—the latest technology from DTS that sets a new standard for home theatre imaging, sound, scale, and clarity. See clearer pictures and brighter images. Feel immersive, heart-pounding audio and experience premium content digitally remastered by IMAX. You can enjoy IMAX Enhanced experience starting from 5.1.4 speaker setup. IMAX Enhanced compatible TV or projector is required.

Auro-3D
Auro-3D elevates the home theatre experience to amazing new levels by delivering the excitement of three dimensional sound for music, games, broadcast, and films, putting you in a cocoon of lifelike sound. Turn your existing audio-visual collection into an Auro-3D experience, thanks to the Auro-Matic up mixing engine. Supports up to 7.1.4 Auro 3D speaker configuration with an external 2 channel amplifier.

360 Reality Audio
360 Reality Audio is a new immersive music experience that uses Sony’s 360 Spatial Sound technology. Individual Sounds such as vocals, chorus, piano, guitar, bass and even the sounds of the live audience can be placed in a 360 spherical sound field. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real. Select Denon AV amplifiers are capable of 360 Reality Audio playback by connecting a 360RA streaming device via HDMI. Stay tuned for further updates!

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 colour 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 optimise shadows and highlights as screens change.

Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision is a stunning HDR imaging technology that brings extraordinary colour, 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, lag free gaming experience when connected with the compatible gaming devices.

HEOS Built-in
With HEOS® Built-in, your AV amplifier can stream music wirelessly across compatible HEOS components from a variety of free and premium streaming services. Consumers can also enjoy their favourite 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.

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 amplifier 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.

11-channel processing, 9- channel amplification
9-channel amplification does not mean you need to stop at max 11 channel speaker configuration. With external 2- channel amplification that can be assigned to either Front, Left, and Right, or a pair of height channels, you can setup an 11-channel speaker configuration such as 7.1.4, allowing you even more flexibility and an engulfing audio experience.

Subwoofer outputs & settings
Blanket yourself in evenly distributed, accurate bass. Featuring up to four subwoofer outputs to smooth out low frequencies and provide better dispersion. No audible peaks or dips — just powerful, room filling bass. Tweak your subwoofer settings to your preference when more than two subwoofers are connected. Select “Standard” if you want evenly distributed bass performance. Select “Directional” if you want more directional bass performance seamlessly integrated into the speaker channel closest to each subwoofer in the room.

Pre-Amplifier Mode
Your Denon AV amplifier can work as a perfect AV preamplifier with the latest HDMI connectivity. Pre-Amplifier Mode provides a cleaner signal path and more tolerance in clipping level by disconnecting internal amplifiers. Add the flexibility to disconnect select speaker channels so that you can use the AV amplifier’s built-in amplification to drive non-critical channels to get a clearer signal path for the channels driven by external amplification.

High-resolution audio
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, MPEG- 4/AAC, FLAC, and ALAC.

Denon Setup Assistant
Award-winning guide Denon Setup Assistant provides simple, clear instructions to get started. Just connect your AV amplifier 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 amplifier renames HDMI inputs automatically when connected or you can rename manually at your convenience.

Audyssey premium suites of room correction technology
Denon AV amplifiers use the Audyssey suite of EQ software for simple, accurate set-up and calibration. With the supplied Audyssey measuring microphone, Audyssey measures all the speakers in your home theatre, and tunes the AV amplifier to provide the smoothest, most optimal overall listening experience for your room. This AV amplifiers supports Audyssey MultEQ XT32 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 customise 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 XT32 to take total control of the way your home cinema sounds. The app is available for purchase in iOS and Google Play stores.

Dual speaker preset memory
Store two Speaker and Audyssey settings and switch between the two settings on the fly, giving you freedom to optimize your listening experience based on the content or listening environment. Settings also include Amp Assign, Speaker Config, Distances, Levels, Crossovers, Bass, Front Speaker, 2ch Playback, and Graphic EQ (when Audyssey is not used).

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