HEOS Amp

  • NEW! Plays High Resolution Audio
  • NEW! Bluetooth® Integrated
  • Turn any speakers into a wireless zone
  • Features the same wireless ease of use as our self-powered HEOS speaker models
  • Featuring advanced Class D digital amplification in a sleek compact chassis

Features - HEOS Amp

HEOS wireless amplifier: turn any speakers into a wireless zone.

The HEOS Amp is designed to add HEOS multi-room audio functionality to a pair of stereo speakers, and features the same wireless ease of use as our self-powered HEOS speaker models.

Featuring advanced Class D digital amplification, the HEOS Amp delivers 100 watts maximum power per channel, with lowest distortion and high current capability that provides reliable and stable operation with lower impedance speakers, including 4 ohms models.

With the HEOS Amp, you can enjoy listening to your favorite loudspeakers, and the high power rating means that you can enjoy room-filling sound quality even at concert hall levels.

In addition to the stereo speaker outputs, the HEOS Amp features additional connectivity, including a sub output for connection to a powered subwoofer. There's also an analog stereo line input (via RCA jacks), and an additional auxiliary input via 3.5mm jack for direct connection to a portable player's headphone output.

An optical digital input lets you connect a digital music source such as a CD player, and a USB port lets you connect a portable thumb drive to listen to your favorite tracks. You can also use the USB port to charge your portable device. In addition to the built-in dual band "N" wireless system, the HEOS Amp is also equipped with an RJ-45 Ethernet port for direct connection to a wired LAN setup.

As with our HEOS wireless speaker models, you'll be able to stream your favorite music tracks and control the HEOS Amp with our HEOS App, which is available in both iOS and Android versions. With the HEOS App, you can choose to listen to music tracks on your smartphone, tablet or portable audio player, and you also can listen to your choice of internet radio stations, and you can also listen to your favorite music streaming service.

The home stereo amplifier lets you choose different songs for each room, or you can listen to the same song in all rooms. Our exclusive digital technology provides precise audio synchronization (within microseconds) to ensure top audio fidelity and stereo imaging quality.

The stylish HEOS Amp enclosure features elegant silver accents, and for convenience, there are volume and mute controls discreetly placed on the side panel.

  • TURN ANY EXISTING PAIR OF SPEAKERS INTO A HEOS ZONE
  • NOW OFFERING HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO DELIVERING THE ULTIMATE LISTENING EXPERIENCE OVER NETWORK OR USB ALL IN THE CONVENIENCE OF YOUR HOME.
  • 100W X 2 CLASS D AMPLIFICATION
  • STREAM FROM YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC SERVICE SUCH AS PANDORA, SPOTIFY, TUNEIN, AMAZON MUSIC, IHEART RADIO, SIRIUSXM, SOUNDCLOUD, TIDAL OR RHAPSODY VIA BLUETOOTH OR WI-FI AUDIO STREAMING.
  • PLAY ANY SONG IN ANY ROOM ON DEMAND FROM STREAMING SERVICES VIA BLUETOOTH OR WI-FI AUDIO STREAMING Bluetooth® on the HEOS wireless multi-room sound system.
  • MULTI-ROOM FUNCTION
  • SUPERIOR SOUND
  • EASY TO USE APP
  • EASY SETUP
  • PLAY AND SOURCE ON ANY SPEAKER FROM ANY SMART DEVICE: STREAMING CLOUD SERVICES, DIRECTLY FROM PHONE/TABLET,USB, NETWORK STORAGE, AUX IN.
  • BETTER INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

All HEOS speakers feature:

MULTI-ROOM SOUND

Every room can have its own HEOS sound. Or, group multiple speakers to fill the house with the same song. Multi-room means multiple options.
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APPS & STREAMING SERVICES

Cloud music, streaming music and your music library—all your favorite sources are supported by this amazing FREE app.
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AMAZING SOUND QUALITY

It’s no accident that HEOS speakers produce pristine sound. They are engineered by the experts at Denon, innovators in audio for more than 100 years.
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EASY SETUP

It’s amazing how quickly you can start listening to your HEOS speakers. Place your speakers, and you will be listening to music in minutes. It’s really that simple.
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Specs - HEOS Amp

Audio System

Power Amplifier Rated output 100 W+100 W (6 Ω/ohms, 1 kHz, T.H.D. 0.7 %)
70 W + 70 W (8Ω/ohms, 20 Hz _ 20 kHz, T.H.D. 0.05%)

Impedance 4 – 16 Ω/ohms

Input sensitivity/Input impedance 150 mV/47 kΩ/kohms

Total Distortion ANALOG IN: 0.1 %(1 kHz)

S/N ratio (10 W, 6 Ω/ohms, IHF-A) -

Frequency response 20 Hz to 20 kHz : ±1.5 dB

Music Sources

Music Services Supported Spotify, TuneIn, Napster, SiriusXM, Tidal, Deezer, Mood:Mix and SoundCloud with more coming soon.
Subject to availability in your area.

Music Stored On Phone/Tablet iTunes music stored locally on your iOS device or music files on your Android or Kindle Fire device.

NAS (Network Attached Storage) Play from your home network: DLNA compliant.

USB Storage Connected to the HEOS Amp or other HEOS player. Aux Input: Analog or optical digital sources connected to the HEOS Amp or other HEOS players.

Music Downloads DRM-free downloads from any service.
Subject to audio format support.

Internet Radio Supported Streaming AAC, MP3, WMA (via the TuneIn service).

Album Art Supported JPG, PNG, BMP and GIF picture formats.

Audio Formats Supported Audio Formats Supported:
WMA: Up to and including 192kbps
AAC and MP3: Up to and including 320kbps
WAV, ALAC and FLAC: Up to and including 24-bit/192kHz.
DSD: 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz

Bluetooth Supported Play on one speaker or add other HEOS speakers in party mode.

Aux Input Analog or optical digital sources connected to the HEOS Amp or other HEOS players.

Networking

Wireless Connectivity Supports latest dual band wireless networks (including 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac standards).

Wired Connectivity Single RJ-45 jack for connection to wired Ethernet

General

Power Supply AC 120 V, 60 Hz

Weight 6.2lbs

Operating Temperature Range 41°F to 95°F

Package Contents HEOS Amp
Power cord
3.5mm setup cable
Ethernet cable
Quick Start Guide

Buttons and Indicators Volume up/down
Mute / Mute button LED indicator
Multicolored LED status indicator
Network ‘connect’ button (rear)
Bluetooth ‘connect’ button (rear)

Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.7in x 8.74in x 8.43in

Product Finish Gunmetal Silver front, top and back panels with black sides.

Downloads - HEOS Amp

pdf file
Online Manual
pdf file
Owner's Manual - English

3.24 MB
12/20/2016

pdf file
Owner's Manual - French

3.26 MB
12/20/2016

pdf file
Quick Start Guide - English

3.23 MB
12/20/2016

pdf file
Quick Start Guide - French

3.73 MB
12/20/2016

pdf file
Specification Sheet - English

3.98 MB
9/25/2016

Videos - HEOS Amp

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Q&A - HEOS Amp

FAQ - HEOS Amp

  • WHAT IS HEOS BY DENON?
    HEOS by Denon is a Wireless Multi-Room Sound System comprising a family of great-sounding music players for your whole home. There is a free app to control them from your iOS, Android or Kindle phone or tablet. You can enjoy your favorite streaming music services, internet radio or your own music collection and set-up is a breeze. More
  • WHAT MAKES HEOS SPEAKERS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER WIRELESS SPEAKERS?
    HEOS is a true multi-room system. You can play the same song in every room or any combination of rooms you choose, including a different song in every room. These are distinct advantages over other wireless systems such as Airplay and Bluetooth. HEOS uses standard home wireless technology so you can use your existing router without the need for any new equipment such as a bridging device. The wireless range and sound quality is far superior to Bluetooth and any device on your network running the free HEOS app can control every speaker. Only HEOS comes with 100 years of audio expertise from Denon. More
  • WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE 4 HEOS SPEAKERS?
    The HEOS 1 compact enclosure features humidity resistance, making the HEOS 1 ideal for listening in damp or steamy environments, such as the bathroom. The HEOS 3 is a dual driver design with 2 Class D amp channels ideal for small to medium-sized rooms. The HEOS 5 is a 5 driver system with 4 active drivers (dual mid-woofers, dual tweeters) powered by 4 Class D amp channels, along with a passive radiator. It is ideal for medium to large rooms. The HEOS 7 features 7 drivers including dual mid-woofers, dual tweeters and an active sub-woofer, powered by 5 Class D amp channels, along with dual passive radiators. HEOS 7 includes a headphone output. The streaming functionalities, USB and Aux inputs are identical for all models. More
  • WHICH HEOS SPEAKER IS RIGHT FOR MY ROOM?
    All HEOS speakers provide an amazing music experience. Generally, HEOS 7 is suggested for large rooms and open areas such as living rooms, patios, or open-floor-plan homes or any enthusiast who wants the deepest bass and highest output; HEOS 5 for medium to large rooms such as dining rooms, larger bedrooms and offices or smaller living rooms; and HEOS 3 for small to medium sized rooms, such as bedrooms, offices or kitchens. The HEOS 1, because of its humidity resistance, is perfect for listening in damp or steamy environments, such as a bathroom. If you add the HEOS 1 Go Pack, you can even take your speaker to the park. More
  • WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO MAKE HEOS WORK IN MY HOME?
    You'll need to download the free HEOSbyDenon app on iPhone, iPad or iPod running iOS 5 or higher, Android smartphone or tablet running Android 2.3 or higher or Kindle. You will need a wireless network and internet connection and a mobile device connected to the wireless network. More
  • WHAT MUSIC SOURCES DOES HEOS SUPPORT?
    Spotify, Napster, TuneIn, SiriusXM, TIDAL, Deezer, Mood:Mix, and SoundCloud plus music on your phone or tablet, USB storage and analog sources. More
  • CAN I USE TWO HEOS SPEAKERS IN A STEREO PAIR?
    You can use two HEOS 1, two HEOS 3, two HEOS 5, or two HEOS 7 speakers as a stereo pair. More
  • HOW MANY HEOS SPEAKERS CAN BE USED AT ONE TIME?
    The system can support up to 32 HEOS music players on the network at once. More
  • WHAT IS THE FREE HEOS ACCOUNT AND WHAT ARE ITS BENEFITS?
    Your HEOS account remembers all your settings and preferences such as all your music service logins and HEOS playlists. When you'd like to add multiple phone or tablet controllers to your system, you only need to sign in to each new device with your HEOS user name and password. Instantly all your music services and HEOS playlists are available in the new controller too. If you prefer, we support multiple HEOS accounts in a single household. This way, every family member can enjoy their own personalized e.g. Pandora or Spotify account settings and still share all the same Wi-Fi speakers at home. More
  • WHERE CAN I PURCHASE HEOS?
    An authorized HEOS dealer can be found using the following link on the HEOS website: authorized dealers.More
HEOS AMP is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 7.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean sound, small package. I have limited space but had to drive some high quality Bowers and Wilkins speakers. The best solution for my needs. The speakers love some power and the Heos amp delivers plenty. My one and only quibble is I wish sometimes there was a simple, dedicated IR or IP remote that would offer simple volume up/down mute and standby functionality. Sometimes bringing the app on my iOS device Into focus takes longer than I would like when I need to turn the volume down NOW because the phone is ringing. Especially when the phone is same one I'm using to control the amp. Small quibble with an excellent product.
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a great addition to any HEOS system I have my entire house connected to HEOS from my bedroom, basement, bar, living room sound bar, outside patio and garage. I am very picky on my speakers so I use Def Tech in-ceiling for the bar. I was using the AV receiver for this area but I switched to the AMP and what ease of use and simplicity. I love this product, so so so easy to set up a monkey could do it. Flawless integration and app is incredible. The sub output is a nice feature as well! HEOS rocks, don't hesitate.
Date published: 2016-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great solution for our Gym. We start with a Bluetooth speaker and Pandora, we soon realized that the speaker couldn't be moved or we would lost the conection, Bad for business. As soon as I heard what Heos Amp could do for our business I was sold, we love it, our members love and comment on the great sound and quality.
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the amp and what it does but not the price. I am using this to control my outdoor speakers and love the flexibility of using my phone and being able to access several streaming features as well as my computer. But the unit is pricey - if it was cheaper I wouldn't hesitate to get another one.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Everything is good but... Need Airplay!!! Hate that cable option during setup! The app is not so intuitive for the firsttimers.
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound and total control! Clean, accurate and plenty of power. Best of all, it's all controlled from our devices.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sound; App needs a few additions I have seven of these at home and at work. They sound very good. An app on a mobile device sends control signals to the Heos amp which tell it to tune into an online radio feed, a music server on the LAN, a source attached to one of the inputs on the Heos amp, or stream from the mobile device using bluetooth. The ability to save stations as favorites is very nice. The default setup is for the amp and the app to both use wifi except when streaming from a mobile device over Bluetooth. This means that typical wifi problems can arise such as the mobile device losing connectivity when someone is at the door, and the music is loud. You can't turn down the music or make other changes until the mobile device reconnects. I have this problem at home where the app uses wifi despite the fact that my wifi at home is strong. Also, if your wifi signal isn't strong enough, the Heos can have occasional audio dropouts. These things are wifi issues and not the fault of the Heos amp or app, but they should be noted, especially if your wifi is weak in the area you want to place the Heos amp. The Heos amp can also be connected with a wired Ethernet connection which is how I did it at home and at work. I do not have any connectivity issues between the Heos amp and the internet radio feeds or my music server. The ability to use a wired Ethernet connection with its associated reliability over wifi is a huge plus. Needing to be able to control the Heos amps immediately at all times, I mounted the mobile devices on the walls of the rooms with Heos amps, and I hard wired POE Ethernet to all of them, so I do not have any connectivity problems at work. The app seriously needs some additions. When opening the app on a mobile device, the app doesn't always go back to the Heos amp it last controlled. So, it's easy to send a command to the wrong amp. Maybe your daughter turns on the music in your room by mistake at midnight, or maybe the people in the front office turn on the music in your office by mistake and keep changing the station and volume wondering why it's not affecting the music in the front office. Denon really has to either let the user set a default amp for the app on each mobile device to control, or they have to make the app automatically go back the amp it last controlled until the user changes the setting. Also, it would be nice to be able to save things other than radio feeds as favorites. For example, to get to the audio files on your music server, you have to click multiple times (for example using a Synology server, you click Music Servers, Name of Server, Music, and then By Folder, By Artist, etc.). It would be nice to be able to save "Music Servers/Name of Server/Music/By Folder" as a favorite similar to how you can save of shortcut on your computer desktop. To summarize, a great product if you need only one. A good product if you need multiple units for a house, office, etc, but it would be great with the app changes mentioned above.
Date published: 2017-03-30
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Can the Heos Amp be used in conjunction with the Heos Soundbar and wireless sub to created 5.1 with the Heos Amp powering in-ceiling speakers that are used as surrounds?

Asked by: Bryan76
Hello Bryan76. This is possible with the HEOS Bar which is soon to be released, but not with the HEOS HomeCinema.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-04-03

I've been using Heos link to play my SoundCloud wirelessly... It's lost the ability to connect. Any suggestions on how to get this back?

Asked by: Rosebank
Hi Rosebank. Due to recent changes on the Soundcloud server we are experiencing a temporary outage. We're working to resolve this as quickly as possible. In the meantime you can still stream audio from other music services. Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve the issue.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-03-06

I have 4 outdoor speakers which I would like to run off one Heos amp.  Is that possible or do I need two amps?

Asked by: Stevie
Hi Stevie. Our recommendation is to drive 2 speakers with one HEOS amp, but it's certainly possible to run 2 pairs using an impedance matching speaker selector. If you do this, match the impedance at 8 ohms to give the HEOS Amp a comfortable load. As long as you don't intend to crank the speakers at full volume you shouldn't have a problem. Thanks!
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-03-06

Does the hoes amp have to have internet to work where I live I have no internet

Asked by: alpha86
You would need internet to use internet radio or services such as Pandora. A local network can be set up without internet to play local music such as from a usb, an analog or digital course such as a CD player, or from your smartphone/tablet.
Answered by: ScottScott
Date published: 2017-02-22

Can I leave the Amps on 24/7 or is it recommended to turn them off overnight or when not in use for prolonged period?

Asked by: Wthach
Leaving them on overnight is not an issue with the HEOS AMP.
Answered by: Brett
Date published: 2017-02-10

What is the rated output for 4 and 16 ohm loads?

Asked by: diegoruiz
Hi Diego. We only record and publish the specifications at 8 and 6 ohms. The exact power output at 4 ohms or 16 ohms is not recorded. However, you can determine approximate values using the 8 and 6 ohm ratings provided. Since the 8 ohm rating is 70 watts, and the 6 ohm rating is 100 watts, we can estimate the 4 ohm rating at somewhere around 130 watts per channel.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-03-12

What is the difference between the Denon HEOS link wireless pre-amplifier and the Denon HEOSs amp wireless amplifier when using HEOS 3 or HEOS 5 speaker and Denon Soundbar?

Asked by: Escogido
The HEOS Link is a preamp intended for use with a separate AV receiver or amplifier. The HEOS Amp has amplifiers built in, so you can connect a pair of passive speakers directly to it. Both can be grouped for playback with other HEOS devices.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-01-24

Heos Amp - I read in the specs it can play DSD files. We went to HD tracks and downloaded a sample but could not get it to play from a USB Stick or over the network from my hard drive. Is anyone else able to play DSD tracks - maybe wrong file format?

Asked by: Dave R
Hi Dave. Only the current HS2 models are able to play Hi-Res audio files. If you look at the model number on your HEOS Amp, you should see HS2 indicated there. If you're not certain, the HS2 HEOS Amp also looks different from the original version. The HS2 is entirely dark grey, while the original version is light gray with a gloss black front panel. The HS2 also has a Bluetooth button where the original version has a recessed reset button. If you do have a HS2 model, there are still limits to the Hi-Res files which can be played. Please refer to the Supported Files list in the user manual at the link below. Thanks! http://manuals.denon.com/HEOSAmpHS2/ALL/EN/OKNRSYyqodrnii.php
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-01-19
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