DENON 7.2 channel AV Surround Receiver User Manual

DENON 7.2 channel AV Surround Receiver


The 7.2 channel AVR-X3500H 4K Ultra HD AV amplifier supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and passes-through Auro-3D, and powers Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG. An advanced HDMI section (8 in/3 out) supports HDCP 2.2 processing on all ports and Enhanced Auto Return Channel (eARC). Stream Spotify® , Tidal and more with HEOS built-in. Features Amazon Alexa voice compatibility for seamless control.

7.2 channel AV receiver with 180W power per channel 7 powerful amplifiers tuned to provide the dynamic Denon sound experience
Supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X Enjoy an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience
Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility Hands-free control of you AVR-X3500H and online music services
8 HDMI inputs with full HDCP 2.2 support and 3 HDMI outputs Connect up to 8 of your favourite media devices and output to 2 displays
4K/60 Hz upscaling, Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG, 4:4:4 color resolution, BT.2020 Provides the greatest picture quality
Award-winning Denon guided setup assistant and graphical user interface Easy and intuitive out-of-box and setup experience
Stream the most popular music services – Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer and more plus AirPlay, Bluetooth, Internet Radio, and Network Audio Streaming Access to a wide array of unlimited online and offline music sources
Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology Listen from any room of your home
Audyssey MultEQ XT32, LFC, Sub EQ Volume and Dynamic EQ Delivering perfect equalization for your individual room
Audio playback of lossless files WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files Listen to the highest quality music files available
7.2 pre-out, RS-232 Control Easily expand power amplification or active speakers
Dedicated Phono input Connect your turntable and play vinyl records


Powerful 7-Channel AmplifierFeaturing discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X3500H delivers high-power performance at 180W per channel (6 ohm, 1kHz, 1% 1ch Drive). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create balanced, tonal sound.

Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:XImmerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X. Set up Dolby Atmos with a 5.2.2 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theater experience. DTS:X creates lifelike realism to draw you into your favorite movies, games and music unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.

Amazon Alexa Voice ControlControl the AVR hands-free with Amazon Alexa and your voice.Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-X3500H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products. *Availability varies per region and country

Advanced HDMI Video Section with eARCThe latest HDMI specs for the best home theater experience. All eight HDMI inputs — and three HDMI outputs — feature HDCP 2.2 support that lets you enjoy copy-protected content uninhibited.

Brilliant Picture QualityWatch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub sampling. The AVR-X3500H supports High Dynamic Range (HDR10) video format, Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma).Dolby Vision transforms the viewing experiences with astonishing brightness, contrast and color. HLG offers HDR technology over broadcast content. Also features 21:9 video, 3D and BT.2020 passthrough support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.

Easy Setup ExperienceThe included AVR-X3500H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-X3500H via HDMI, the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. A row of color-coded speaker connections is laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.

Built-in Bluetooth® , Wi-Fi and AirPlay CapabilityThe heart of your wireless network. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X3500H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favorite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.

HEOS Multi-room StreamingEnjoy your favorite music in any room of your home wirelessly with built-in HEOS technology. Play the same song in every room or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Also works with Amazon Alexa providing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for all your home entertainment.

Phono Input for Turntable / Vinyl SupportWith the included phono input, the AVR-X3500H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your vintage collection with exceptional quality and sound.

High-resolution Audio SupportEnjoy superb audio fidelity with your favorite high-resolution audio tracks. The AVR-X3500H with AKM 32-bit D/A converters features high-resolution audio decoding with multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC and WAV at up to 24-bit/192 kHz. It is also compatible with 2.8/5.6-MHz DSD files (DSD is the audio coding format of SACD). Play them from memory devices via the front panel USB, or over network sources. The AVR-X3500H also supports other file types such as MP3 and WMA.

Technical Information

Number of power amps 7 (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R)
Power output 180 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1%, 1ch driven)
  135 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1kHz, THD 0.7%, 2ch driven)
  105 watts per channel (8 ohms, 20Hz – 20kHz, THD 0.08%, 2ch driven)
Speaker impedance 4 – 16 Ω ohms
Preamplifier section  
Input sensitivity/ impedance 200mV / 47 Ω ohms
Frequency response 10 Hz – 100kHz – +1, -3 dB (DIRECT mode)
S/N Ratio 100 dB (IHF-A weighted, DIRECT mode)
FM section  
Tuning frequency range 87.5 – 107.9MHz
AM Section  
Tuning frequency range 520 kHz – 1710 kHz
Power supply AC 230 V, 50 Hz
Power consumption 600 W (Standby 0.1 W, CEC standby 0.5 W)
Power consumption No-sound 65 W (ECO on), 110W (ECO off)
Dimensions (W x H x D 434 x 167 x 391 mm
Weight (kg) 10.8 kg
EAN AVRX3500HBKE2 4951035065952 Black
UK AVRX3500HBKE2GB 4951035066416 Black


IN HDMI (Front 1) x7+1
  Composite (Video) x3
  Component (Video) x2
  Analog audio x5
  Digital Optical / Coaxia x2 / x2
  USB (Front) x1
  Phono x1
OUT HDMI monitor / Zone2 x3
  Video / Component monitor – / x1
  Audio preout: Zone2 / SW x1 / 7.2 ch
  Phones x1
  Ethernet x1
OTHER Microphone port x1
  FM tuner antenna x1
  AM tuner antenna x1
  Remote Monitoring/Control Yes
  RS232/12 V Trigger out x1 / x1

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  • DTS, the Symbol, DTS in combination with the Symbol, DTS:X, and the DTS:X logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of DTS, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
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