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Denon launches their new affordable 2017 S-Series AVR models

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This month has and will continue to be a big one for product launches as companies ramp up and prepare to begin releasing their 2017 models. One of these is Denon, with the release of their new S-Series AVR models.

More affordable to those not looking to break the bank, the S-Series ranges from $299.99 to $599.99, all of which bring full 4K @60P support to your living room.

The series begins with the 5.1 channel AVR-S530BT, which also packs HDR (high dynamic range). It provides up to 140 watts per channel, providing a lot of power to your speakers and supports full 3D passthrough for those looking to enjoy 3D movies on their new 4K TV. All of this packed into an affordable unit which is currently around $299.99.

As you move to the next two models (AVR-S730H and AVR-S930H), you begin to pick up additional features such as 7.1 channels, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support, 160w-185w (max) per channel and WiFi with support for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz networks.

All three of the new models support Denon’s HEOS wireless music streaming system as well as Bluetooth compatibility. They are just beginning to ship now, so there may be a slight delay in the first batch of orders I’m sure, as they begin to pick up haste and move closer to your favorite sources of 1 to 2-day shipping.

 

Specifications: 

AVR-S530BT Key Features
• 5.2ch platform
• 140W maximum power output per channel
• 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR, BT.2020 pass-through (3 designated HDMI inputs)
• Full HDCP 2.2 support (on 3 HDMI inputs)
• Built-in Bluetooth
• Compatible with the HEOS Link
• Auto setup with room EQ
• Front panel USB input
• Denon Bluetooth Remote App (Denon 500 Series Remote, available for iOS/Android)
• ECO mode
• On-screen Setup Assistant
• On-screen GUI
• Larger Character Display
• 4 Quick Select buttons and RC buttons
• Sleep Timer, set up to 120 minutes in 10-minute increments
• Standby HDMI pass-through
• ARC and HDMI-CEC support
• Quick start guide and online manual
• Easy to use, simple remote


AVR-S730H- Additional Features
• 7.2ch platform
• 165W (maximum power output per channel)
• Dolby Atmos (5.1.2) and DTS:X  capability
• 4K/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, 4:4:4 color resolution, HDR, BT.2020 and Dolby Vision Compatibility
• Full HDCP 2.2 support
• Built-in WiFi with 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band support; built-in Bluetooth
• Built-in HEOS Wireless Multi-Room Audio Technology
• DSD (2.8/5.6MHz), FLAC, ALAC and WAV support
• AirPlay®, Bluetooth, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect®, Pandora®™, SiriusXM, Napster, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer and more*
• Audyssey MultEQ setup with MIC stand included in the box / Dynamic EQ & Volume
• Extensive network capability
• Best-in-class user interface
• Upgraded sound design
• Denon 2016 AVR Remote app
• Android, Kindle Fire, and iOS remote apps available
• Simple Remote handset
• Smart TV connectivity

AVR-S930H – Additional Features
• 185W maximum power output per channel
• Advanced Video Processing with 4k upscaling
• HDMI : Front 1in , Rear 7in/2 dual out
• Digital audio inputs : 2 Opt /1 Coax
• Audio: 4in, Video: CVBS 2in/1out, Component, 2in/1out
• Upgraded Denon sound engineering design

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