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Ultimate Audio Fidelity is Not a Pipe Dream - Here's How to Achieve it

Ultimate Audio Fidelity is Not a Pipe Dream - Here's How to Achieve it

When it comes to the sound quality of their favorite music, audiophiles don't settle for "good enough." Whether their media of choice is vinyl, MP3 or a streaming platform, those who appreciate the intricacies of a musical soundscape and can pinpoint nuances that distinguish, say, an original 1966 pressing of "Revolver" from a recent repressing will always pursue high-fidelity recordings.

Denon Wows with 13.2 Channel AVR-X8500H at CES 2018

Denon Wows with 13.2 Channel AVR-X8500H at CES 2018

The Consumer Electronics Showcase is the global stage for the latest in technology and innovation. If there’s something new and noteworthy in tech, you’ll see it first at CES. And this year, Denon delivered with the unveiling of the AVR-X8500H, the world’s first 13.2 channel AV receiver. It’s already been well-received by the press and was awarded an AVS Forum Best of CES 2018 accolade during the show, and was selected for Residential Systems CES Picks recognition.

A New Denon Legacy: AVR-X8500H is the World’s First 13.2 Channel AV Receiver

A New Denon Legacy: AVR-X8500H is the World’s First 13.2 Channel AV Receiver

Denon has a legacy of firsts, and AVR-X8500H continues to champion that mission. From its foundation in 1910 as Japan’s first audio electronics manufacturer, to producing the world’s first commercial CDs, Denon has been on the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the world of audio and home theater. Now, its time for another first with the flagship AVR in the X-Series line — one set to usher in a new era of home theater.

Redefine Home Theater with the Right AV Receiver

Redefine Home Theater with the Right AV Receiver

The line between the big screen and home theater continues to blur as high-end AV receivers bring cinema-quality video and audio capabilities to your living room. With the right home theater receiver, you can create a movie-watching experience that rivals even the best multiplex — completely redefining everything you love to watch.

How to Pick the Right AV Receiver for You: A Checklist

How to Pick the Right AV Receiver for You: A Checklist

True audiophiles understand that to create a rich audio environment and capture a cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home, you need a high-quality AV receiver.

4 Tips to Get the Best AV Receiver Performance in Your System

4 Tips to Get the Best AV Receiver Performance in Your System

AV receivers can make or break home entertainment systems, either supporting crisp visuals and high-fidelity audio, or miring the entire setup in muddy visuals and lo-fi music. If you want your home entertainment experience to be more than just "good enough," you need to properly configure your AV receiver to get the best performance possible.

3 Tips for Achieving the Clearest Turntable Sound

3 Tips for Achieving the Clearest Turntable Sound

Serious audiophiles know that vinyl provides a depth of sound that's just not possible with other mediums. Getting high-quality audio out of your turntable isn't as simple as flipping a switch, though. You need to have just the right configurations to enjoy the best audio experience possible.

How a Home Theater AV Receiver Brings the Cinematic Experience to Your Living Room

How a Home Theater AV Receiver Brings the Cinematic Experience to Your Living Room

Bringing the full cinematic experience into the comfort of your home with an AV receiver is easier than you think. Thanks to the widespread availability of 4K televisions, Blu-ray players and surround sound systems, anyone can set one up to enjoy immersive sound for all of your home entertainment.

Convert analog tracks to digital with your turntable

Convert analog tracks to digital with your turntable

Setting the needle to a groove and enjoying the warmth of analog sound is a uniquely satisfying experience for music lovers. However, there are good reasons to use your turntable to take your tracks from analog to digital. By digitizing your collection, you can preserve the sounds of those beloved items, including any rare albums or singles, and take those tracks with you anywhere.