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2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)

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D+M has started to release the new 2018 Denon models beginning with the "S" series and lower level "X" series models.  We now have the X1500H and X2500H in stock and available for purchase.  The X3500H should be available in July with the X4500H available late August and the X6500H available in September.

What's new or to be added via firmware update for the 2018 models?

S540BT
- Bluetooth Version 3.0
- Able to display menu on 4k video (except Dolby Vision)
-RESET - Menu setting that restores all settings to factory default (in addition to usual 2 button + power on reset)

S640H/S740H/X1500H/X2500H/X3500H
- Able to display menu on 4k video (except Dolby Vision)
- Introduction of the S640H as another 5CH model but with speaker posts and Audyssey
- RESET - Menu setting that restores all settings to factory default (in addition to usual 2 button + power on reset)
- PHONO input (also added as audio input available with <Video Select> feature)
- Airplay 2- S740H and higher models via future firmware update
- Panel Lock (either all front panel buttons or all but volume)
- Remote Lock
- Web Control (reintroduced after being previously dropped on all "H" series models)
- <Dialog Level> setting more appropriately relabeled as <Center Level> as it simply adjusts the volume of the center speaker
- <Center Level> (formerly Dialog Level Adjust) and <Subwoofer Level> (formerly Subwoofer Level Adjust) no longer have an ON/OFF setting, but rather simply mirror the Center/Subwoofer Manual Setup - Levels - Test Tones settings such that they can be adjusted on the fly now correctly as opposed to being in addition to the Manual Setup settings on previous year's models
- Surround Parameter - Panorama (S640H only) - expands front sound field towards the back when using Dolby PLII (Music)
- Detachable WiFi/Bluetooth antennas (new for S940H, X2500H, X3500H)
- “ihiji Invision” and Domotz Pro remote system management technology ("X" series)
- eARC (ie. enhanced ARC - able to play HD audio (ie. Dolby TrueHD/DTS HD-MA) from an eARC capable TV; only on X3500H/X4500H/X6500H - firmware update) 
           Note: Atmos over DD+ is not HD audio so therefore does not require eARC and can pass over the standard ARC connection
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
Email: jd@avscience.com

AVScience is an authorized dealer for Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha, as well as other audio and video related brands (eg. JVC, Sony, Def Tech, Polk, Martin Logan, etc.).

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Re: 2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2018, 01:21:32 PM »
Reserved .
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
Email: jd@avscience.com

AVScience is an authorized dealer for Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha, as well as other audio and video related brands (eg. JVC, Sony, Def Tech, Polk, Martin Logan, etc.).

AVSjd

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Re: 2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2018, 01:21:44 PM »
Reserved ..
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
Email: jd@avscience.com

AVScience is an authorized dealer for Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha, as well as other audio and video related brands (eg. JVC, Sony, Def Tech, Polk, Martin Logan, etc.).

AVSjd

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Re: 2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2018, 01:21:57 PM »
Reserved ...
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
Email: jd@avscience.com

AVScience is an authorized dealer for Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha, as well as other audio and video related brands (eg. JVC, Sony, Def Tech, Polk, Martin Logan, etc.).

AVSjd

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Re: 2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2018, 01:22:09 PM »
Reserved ....
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
Email: jd@avscience.com

AVScience is an authorized dealer for Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha, as well as other audio and video related brands (eg. JVC, Sony, Def Tech, Polk, Martin Logan, etc.).

AVSjd

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Re: 2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2018, 01:23:50 PM »
The X1500H/X2500H/X3500H 7CH models are all available and ready for purchase.  The X4500H (9CH)/X6500H(11CH) should be released by the end of August.  Purchase any of these models in August and receive a HEOS 5 HS2 (Black or White) for only $199 (MSRP $399).
« Last Edit: August 20, 2018, 01:25:25 PM by AVSjd »
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
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Re: 2018 Denon "X" series AVRs (X1500H, X2500H, X3500H, X4500H, X6500H)
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2018, 11:34:43 AM »
We now have the X6500H (11CH) AVR in stock and ready for purchase.   The X4500H units are expected within the next week.
Call me for pricing and availability at (585) 645-1006 from 8am - 8pm EST daily to include Sat/Sun
Email: jd@avscience.com

AVScience is an authorized dealer for Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha, as well as other audio and video related brands (eg. JVC, Sony, Def Tech, Polk, Martin Logan, etc.).