Denon Launches DRA-900H

Denon’s First 8k stereo receiver combines audiophile heritage with music streaming smarts, says the maker.

Denon’s DRA-900H blends more than 110-year Hi-Fi legacy with 8K vision, alongside a marriage of multi-room HEOS streaming, hi-res audio and versatile inputs.

Denon, introduces its first stereo network receiver with the picture quality of 8K video, premium high-resolution audio, and all the smarts of HEOSBuilt-in, the Denon DRA-900H.

A modern take on the classic stereo system, the DRA-900H expands on the DRA-800H with the latest HDMI technology. Able to form the heart of any two-channel music enthusiast’s home entertainment setup, the new receiver delivers a compelling combination of precise Denon sound with high-performance cinematic viewing.

The DRA-900H bridges the gap between the legacy Hi-Fi systems that Denon is known for and the limitless possibilities of modern audiovisual technology. Proving that stereo sound needn’t come with compromise, Denon says the DRA-900H can handle many varied audio needs by offering owners:

  • Superb sound meeting 8K vision with premium listening and 8K video from a 2.2-channel AV receiver. With discrete high-current amplifiers delivering up to 145 W per channel, the new AVR ensures your stereo speakers drive detailed, precise imaging and impactful sound for both music and movies. For pristine picture quality and smooth latency-free gaming, three of six HDMI inputs and one output are dedicated 8K video, and supported for eARC connectivity making it simple to hook up your TV.
  • Expertly engineered designed to make it easy to listen your way, with the ability to connect up to two pairs of speakers for A/B switching, parallel playback, or bi-wiring, and dual subwoofer outputs to send balanced bass throughout the room. Alongside a range of advanced HDMI inputs, CD, Phono, USB, Bluetooth, DAB+/FM, HEOS Music, and TV Audio inputs mean you can enjoy your music, movies, or gaming soundtracks however you want, whenever you want.
  • High resolution music streaming throughout your home using HEOS Built-in technology. The DRA-900H can stream music wirelessly across compatible HEOS components from the most popular music streaming services, including Spotify, Amazon Music HD, Tidal and more, through other HEOS-enabled speakers.

With support for ALAC, FLAC, and WAV at up to 192kHz/24 bit, as well as 2.8/5.6- MHz DSD files, users can also enjoy high fidelity and uncover new detail from your most-loved high resolution audio tracks, whether you’re streaming wirelessly over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Apple AirPlay 2, or using the AVR’s USB port.

The DRA-900H is £799 / €899 and will be available at the end of September to authorised Denon dealers.

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