Denon introduces upper class network AV receivers – AVR-X4200W and AVR-X3200W
Denon has introduced two new network AV receivers for demanding home cinema enthusiasts. Following the recently introduced entry and mid class X series models, the new upper class AVR-X4200W and AVR-X3200W home theatre receivers deliver outstanding feature sets and the finest Denon sound performance at the same time.
Both new AVRs already come with built-in Dolby Atmos and are ready for the brand new immersive surround sound format DTS:X as well. It just needs to be unlocked with a free-of-charge firmware update coming later this year. All new Denon AVRs are equipped as standard with the latest HDMI version including full 4K Ultra HD support and HDCP 2.2 capability on all HDMI inputs for ultimate future-proofness.
The AVR-X4200W will be available November and AVR-X3200W will be available October 2015 at authorised Denon retailers.
AVR-X3200W: A truly versatile entertainer (Available October)
Being again a step-up to the already introduced AVR-X2200W, AVR-X1200W and AVR-X520BT, the new AVR-X3200W delivers even more outstanding features and further tuned audio quality for demanding home cinema users looking for flexible custom installation options.
It features a power amplifier section with 180W on all seven channels to create a stunning cinema sound and powerful yet detailed music playback. To expand the audio experience even further, the AVR-X3200W is equipped with Dolby Atmos decoder and Dolby Surround upmixer to deliver captivating multi-dimensional sound through height speakers or Dolby Atmos enabled upfiring speakers. It is moreover ready for DTS:X and DTS Neural:X upmixer that can create an immersive sound field around the listener no matter the number of speakers installed.
The seven amplifier channels can be used to either experience one of the new 3D sound formats, or to bring the same or different audio signal to a second zone in another room. Thanks to a 7.2ch pre-out section, an RS232 port and flexible amp assignment options, the AVR-X3200W takes good care about custom installers in regards to multi-zone listening and home automation. Discerning users will also appreciate the Audyssey MultEQ XT room equalization program including Audyssey Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ, to perfectly tailor the sound to the owner’s room characteristics and personal taste.
The video section hosts a set of very advanced features including compatibility with the latest HDCP 2.2 specification required for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content. Eight HDMI inputs, of which one is conveniently located at the front panel, are plenty enough to connect today’s modern HDMI devices such as game consoles, Blu-ray players or set-top-boxes. The AVR further supports full rate 4K Ultra HD video along with 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, HDR and BT.2020 pass-through. And if that is not enough, the AVR-X3200W also features a powerful video processor to upconvert standard definition and high definition video sources to full rate 4k Ultra HD resolution, for the ultimate viewing experience. Thanks to the two HDMI outputs, you can enjoy a surround movie in the main room and a separate stereo program with video from a different source in the second room. The AVR-X3200W is also certified by the Imaging Science Foundation for video quality, and is equipped with the full suite of ISFccc advanced video calibration controls.
Next to its tremendous audio and video qualities, the AVR-X3200W comes with built-in Bluetooth for music streaming from a smartphone, and even WiFi to easily connect to a home network. Once connected, the AVR opens up the living room to unlimited music source and playback options, including Apple AirPlay, network attached storage devices (NAS), Internet Radio and Spotify Connect (where available; subscription required). High Resolution audio files like FLAC, AIFF or DSD are also supported and played back in impeccable sonic quality.
- 180W x 7ch high quality discrete power amplifier for powerful and detailed sound
- Built-in Dolby Atmos (up to 5.1.2); DTS:X ready (via firmware update later in 2015)
- Advanced quad-core 32-bit DSP processor
- Latest HDMI standard with 4K/60Hz full-rate pass-through on all inputs,
4:4:4 resolution, HDR, BT2020
- 8 HDMI inputs (1x front) and 2 HDMI outputs with full HDCP 2.2 support
- Advanced Video Processing with scaling of lower resolution signals up to 1080p and 4k Ultra HD
- ISF Certification
- Built-in WiFi with dual diversity antenna, built-in Bluetooth
- Front panel USB input
- Wide support for streaming formats including high resolution DSD, FLAC and AIFF
- AirPlay and DLNA music streaming;
Spotify Connect (where available); Internet Radio
- Advanced ECO mode with off/on/auto setting
- Audyssey MultEQ XT with Audyssey Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ
- New Denon AVR Remote App (available for Android and iOS)
- Setup Assistant in 9 languages; Colour-coded speaker terminals
- 2ch pre-puts: 2 multiroom zones; RS232 Control
- Easy to setup, easy to use
- Available in black
AVR-X4200W: Made from the premium class (Available November)
The AVR-X4200W resembles the Denon reference class AV Receivers visually by the bigger size cabinet as well as the control buttons hidden behind the trap door. And it shares some of the finest ingredients to lift audio performance as well.
Having all AVR-X3200W features on board, it comes with even more power at 200 Watts on all seven channels. All audio signals are delicately handled by famous Denon D.D.S.C-HD (Dynamic Discrete Surround Circuit High Definition) and unique AL24 Processing Plus, for the ultimate in sound refinement supported by the use of high quality 192kHz/32-bit D/A Converters. Denon Link HD Connection is provided for jitter-free transmission from a supporting Denon Blu-ray Player.
A third HDMI output gives even more convenience in connecting multiple displays. Thanks to its nine channel processing capability, eleven speaker terminals and 13.2ch pre-out connections, the AVR-X4200W offers huge flexibility in multi-room and amp assignment options. By adding an additional 2-channel power amplifier for example, it can run a big Dolby Atmos experience up to 5.1.4 or 7.1.2 configurations. And through a paid upgrade offer, the highly acclaimed Auro-3D sound processing engine can be added for another 3D sound experience. Professional installers will very much appreciate the fact that the AVR-X4200W comes with Audyssey MultEQ XT32 including Pro-calibration option, and LFC (Low Frequency Containment).
The AVR-X4200W will in addition be available in an elegant Premium Silver colour finish.
With the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant along with the Quick Start Guide, setting up a Denon AV Receiver is quick and easy. To conveniently keep control of all features, the new Denon AVR Remote App will be launched for iOS and Android devices.
- 200W x 7ch high quality discrete power amplifier for powerful and detailed sound
- 2ch processing
- Dolby Atmos up to 5.1.4 or 7.1.2 (with additional 2ch amplifier)
- Auro-3D, Auromatic (up to 9.1ch; paid Upgrade)
- D.S.C.-HD Digital and AL24 Processing Plus; Denon Link HD
- High quality 192kHz / 32bit D/A Converter
- Audyssey MultEQ XT32 (Pro ready), Sub EQ HT and LFC
- 8 HDMI inputs (1x front) and 3 HDMI outputs with full HDCP 2.2 support
- Phono (MM) input
- 2ch pre-out; 3 multiroom zones
- Clock Jitter Reducer
- Available in black