Denon AVR-X4500H & AVR-X4700H Black Friday Deals 2021
Today I have what I believe to be the best fully-featured receiver available right now, the Dead End X 4500 H stick around. It’s the Denon X 4500 H, and it’s a nine-channel receiver that can process up to eleven channels worth of Dolby Atmos, so you can have a Dolby Atmos configuration ranging from five to seven points two points four. If you want to go all out, and one of the reasons I believe that is because when I was building my home theatre a few years ago. I bought its predecessor, the X, for a 308 and it’s been fantastic.
Since I’ve had it, but now that I’m reviewing 2019 model TVs like the LG c9, which has things like ALM Auto low latency mode and EARC, I need a more modern receiver, so I restarted Denon and they were kind enough to let me use the X4500H, so of course I’ll be using it and I’ll be giving you my full review in a few weeks, and I also got a few demo discs that I’ll be giving away, let’s get this thing on the box, so you can see all the formats that it supports, including Dolby Atmos, IMAX, and IMAX enhance, which isn’t on there because it requires a firmware update, and he’ll switch it on.
I use heels as my entire home audio system, and the receiver has a zoning tool that powers the patio speakers outside right. There’s a lot to unpack here, but first and foremost, welcome to the heels family. These are the markers, these are the labels for the speaker wires. As a result, you can label all of the speaker wires connected to the receiver and the Wi-Fi Bluetooth antenna.
This is basically the antenna bag, and we have the remote, which looks exactly the same as previous years, and then we have the rocket shuttle calibration mic stand, which you use to actually do the Odyssey 32 calibration in your room, and Odyssey is one of the better calibration systems available. They are seeing calibration of their batteries. Mike, now we have the main event. It looks very nice, I can say that, and the back is where you install the two antennas that come with the package.
It has seven HDMI inputs for monitoring outputs, as well as a zone to HDMI output for a separate TV with a stereo system. It will have its own picture signal, and you can configure the zone to support audio as well. It also has pre-outs where you can connect an external amplifier, and this is the 12-volt trigger.
If you want to connect an amplifier and have the power trigger when you turn on and off the receiver, that’s how you’d do it, and these are the binding posts where you’d connect your speakers, so for your legacy devices, this is where you connect it. It also supports coaxial and optical digital audio in its nine-channel receiver, but it can process up to eleven channels.
It delivers 125 watts per channel into two 8-ohm channels. It features DTS X and Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound decoding, IMAX enhanced certification, and support for all major HDR standards, including HDR 10, Dolby Vision, and hybrid la gamma, as well as three configurable audio/video zones.
It has Alexa, Siri, and Google assistance and uses honestly multi eq x 32 for room calibration. So the receiver was installed a few days ago, and right now it’s connected to my Outlaw Model 5000 amp, which is driving my Pioneer Elite Andruw Jones-designed speakers, but in the future, I’ll be testing out the parent pinnacles from SVS.
So, if you want to see all the details behind that no, stick around. I’m sure you’re wondering what these are. Well, you probably saw the title, but these are also some demo discs that weren’t sent to me, so I’ll be giving away the majority of them. As a result, I have nine of them. I have three of each, so I’ll be giving away two of each. Of course, I’ll keep one for myself, but I’ll be giving them away.
So the giveaway video will be live at the same time, so check it out if you want one of these discs, but I’ll also be using them to test the X 4500 H because I want to see how well it performs, and since I’m also reviewing all these two thousand nine hundred mile TVs, seeing and hearing IMAX enhanced footage will likely be very cool.
So one thing I can tell you and something that has saved me a lot of time is labeling your cables. Whether it’s HDMI speaker cables or RCA cables, make sure they’re labeled. It includes labels in the packaging and they’re very useful, but if that’s not enough for you, you can always use markers to mark your cables.