Denon is back with its new IN-Command Series of network home theater receivers. Four models are included in the line – AVR-X1000, AVR-X2000, AVR-X3000 and the flagship AVR-X4000. All of them come with a range of IN-Command features such as Audyssey MultEQ XT, full network streaming functionality, multi-zone capability, remote access, Control4 certification.
The top-of-the-line AVR-X4000 is a 7.2-channel receiver with each channel delivering 125W of outpuet. It can be expanded to up to 9.2-channel by adding a separate power amp. The device supports 4K Ultra HD upscaling for compatibility with latest super high resolution displays. It features Audyssey DSX, Dolby Pro Logic IIz and DTS Neo:X decoders as well as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio.
The unit includes Audyssey MultEQ XT32 and Audyssey Sub EQ HT Dual subwoofer EQ calibration system for enhanced performance. It also includes Audyssey Dynamic EQ to improve surround effects at lower volume levels, Audyssey Dynamic Volume stabilizes volume levels for consistent sound, and Audyssey LFC solves the problem of low frequency sounds disturbing people in adjacent rooms.
The digital multi-zone functionality of the receiver allows users to enjoy music or video in separate room. With AirPlay, you can stream music and video wirelessly from your iOS devices or Windows/Mac with iTunes to the receiver. DLNA is also supported to stream from DLNA-enabled devices, such as your Windows laptops and Android devices. It also supports Internet Radio and music streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora and SiriusXM.
The X4000 provides 3 HDMI outputs and 7 HDMI inputs. There are also Composite, component, Ethernet network port ,RS-232 port, IR serial remote in/out, and USB connectors. The receiver is priced at $1299.
Denon will also release the 7.1-channel AVR-X2000 (95 watts per channel), the 7.2-channel AVR-X3000 (105 watts per channel) and the entry-level 5-channel (80 watts) AVR-X1000. The first two models include 4K upscaling and includes multi-zone capabilities. The X3000 includes many of the features of X4000 but lacks Dynamic Discrete Surround Circuit, AL24 Processing Plus, Denon Link and Phono input. The X2000 and X1000 come without multi-zone video output. The X3000, X200 and X100 are priced at $899.00, $649.00 and $449.00.