A New Anniversary Edition A/V Receiver, Integrated Amplifier, SACD Player, and Cartridge Offer Best-in-Class Audio Performance and Commemorative Design
Shopping for your family members can be tough — keeping the conversation neutral during dinnertime tougher still. One of the best, universally adored presents for our baby boomer parents is something transportive, sentimental and a good time for all — music. Here’s our hand-picked list of albums that your parents will enjoy.
The most distinct attraction of a great video game is the ability to enter an escapist realm separate from our day-to-day reality. In the latest titles for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and other major consoles, you can be anyone or anything: an elite soldier, an NBA superstar, a man of the Old West brought back into a world of gunfighting and thievery — you name it, there's a game for it.
"Artisanal" speaks to the craftsmanship and quality of a product — factors that discerning buyers consider before making any purchase. Carefully designed and manufactured items that use only the highest-quality materials provide the best experience. It’s true of craft beer, hand-picked coffee beans or over-ear headphones. Regardless of the specific industry, connoisseurs gravitate toward meticulously crafted products that source only the best materials available.
Next-gen video game consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One take full advantage of the latest high-definition television capabilities, supporting 4K video playback. The current gold standard in video resolution, 4K Ultra HD enables more detailed, crisp visuals than ever.
More gamers are flocking to mobile platforms to get their fix these days. With a massive built-in install base numbering in the hundreds of millions — according to the Pew Research Center, more than three-quarters of Americans own a smartphone — mobile gaming has a distinct advantage over traditional console or PC markets.
When the weather warms up, you know what that means: It's time for runners to break from the cold and hit the trails again. There's no denying running’s popularity, either. According to a Timex survey, running is the No. 1 form of exercise in the U.S. So what would a satisfying workout session be without some propulsive tunes to get that heart rate up and legs pumping?
Denon has a legacy of firsts, and AVR-X8500H continues to champion that mission. From its foundation in 1910 as Japan’s first audio electronics manufacturer, to producing the world’s first commercial CDs, Denon has been on the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the world of audio and home theater. Now, its time for another first with the flagship AVR in the X-Series line — one set to usher in a new era of home theater.
The line between the big screen and home theater continues to blur as high-end AV receivers bring cinema-quality video and audio capabilities to your living room. With the right home theater receiver, you can create a movie-watching experience that rivals even the best multiplex — completely redefining everything you love to watch.
True audiophiles understand that to create a rich audio environment and capture a cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home, you need a high-quality AV receiver.
AV receivers can make or break home entertainment systems, either supporting crisp visuals and high-fidelity audio, or miring the entire setup in muddy visuals and lo-fi music. If you want your home entertainment experience to be more than just "good enough," you need to properly configure your AV receiver to get the best performance possible.
Serious audiophiles know that vinyl provides a depth of sound that's just not possible with other mediums. Getting high-quality audio out of your turntable isn't as simple as flipping a switch, though. You need to have just the right configurations to enjoy the best audio experience possible.
Bringing the full cinematic experience into the comfort of your home with an AV receiver is easier than you think. Thanks to the widespread availability of 4K televisions, Blu-ray players and surround sound systems, anyone can set one up to enjoy immersive sound for all of your home entertainment.