Prepared for the future, Denon's AVR-S500BT A/V receiver delivers best-in-class sonic performance and a host of features that includes compatibility with the latest HDMI 2.0 specification and future ultra-high definition video formats, including 4K Ultra HD 60 Hz frame rate content and 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling pass-through for the ultimate viewing experience, and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding for superb sonic fidelity.
And, thanks to our exclusive Denon Setup Assistant, you can quickly and easily customize the AVR-S500BT for your particular speakers and source components to ensure top audio performance.
With the AVR-S500BT's Bluetooth technology, you can wirelessly stream your favorite audio tracks from a broad range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones, tablets and portable audio players.
More and more portable devices are equipped with Bluetooth wireless streaming capability, including smartphones, portable audio/video players and tablet devices. With the AVR-S500BT's built-in Bluetooth streaming function, you can wirelessly stream your favorite content without needing to purchase expensive adaptors. Simply select the AVR-S500BT from your device’s Bluetooth menu to automatically turn on the receiver and start playing your music.
With 5 HDMI inputs, the AVR-S500BT lets you connect multiple HDMI source devices. The Blu-ray and Game inputs support HDMI 2.0 with 4K Ultra HD 60 Hz and 4:4:4 Pure Color video pass-through. The AVR-S500BT's video section is also fully compatible with 3D content.
With Denon's exclusive on-screen Setup Assistant, along with the supplied Quick Start guide, you can connect and configure your home theater system quickly and easily. The Setup Assistant features clear on-screen graphics and text that optimizes critical system settings for your particular home theater setup.
During the automated setup process, the included measuring microphone determines the right combination of optimum settings to deliver the best possible sound quality from your particular speaker system.
For compatibility with dual subwoofer home theater systems, the AVR-S500BT features two subwoofer outputs. With dual subwoofers, which can be placed in different parts of the room, you'll benefit from response averaging, which helps provide smoother and more detailed deep bass, compared to a conventional single subwoofer speaker system.
The AVR-S500BT features a powerful Class AB power amplifier section equipped with discrete high current power transistors, and is rated at a maximum of 140 watts per channel for each of the 5 channels.
On the AVR-S500BT's front panel, you'll find 4 Quick Select buttons that let you quickly choose from the most popular input sources, and the ergonomically designed remote also includes Quick Select function buttons. With Quick Select, the AVR-S500BT remembers not only your preferred inputs but also your preferred audio settings, so you can enjoy precisely tailored sound with each one.
In addition to the many digital and analog audio and video connection options, the AVR-S500BT also features a convenient front panel USB port that's compatible with portable USB drives with MP3 and WMA audio tracks.
The AVR-S500BT features a stylish and ergonomic front panel design, with our new brushed hairline metalized finish, along with dual control knobs for volume and input selection. The front panel graphical display features clear text and easy to understand icons.
For quick and easy connections during setup, the AVR-S500BT features color coded loudspeaker terminals, and the supplied color coded speaker cable labels ensure the correct speaker hookups the very first time.