HEOS Amp

HEOS AMP is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 48.
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  • Plays High Resolution Audio
  • 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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Amazon Alexa Voice Control

Use your voice to stream your favorite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Music and much more. Switch between inputs (Blu-ray, DVD, Media Player, etc.), turn volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song — all with your voice.

To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select “Skills.” Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu and choose Devices and Discover or say “Alexa, discover my devices.”

With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other HEOS-enabled device.
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Google Assistant Voice Control

Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. ‘Works with the Google Assistant’ feature is always improving — further enhancements arrive in 2019.
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AirPlay 2 + Apple Siri Voice Control

Stream audio from your favorite music services like Apple Music and Spotify or watch videos from services like Youtube and Netflix from any iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV and hear the audio perfectly synced to your speakers Airplay 2 sources.

Airplay 2 also supports multi-room audio – wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 compatible devices simultaneously with improved audio buffering to ensure smooth audio playback. AirPlay 2 provides control and grouping of compatible audio devices within the Apple Music or Home app. Use Airplay 2 in-app or with your voice via Siri.

Josh.ai Smart Home Voice Automation

An elevated voice agent for the high-end smart home, Josh.ai offers flexible voice control for nearly any aspect of your day-to-day experience and entertainment environment. Use voice commands to control the thermostat, lights, home appliances, speakers, AVR and more. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.
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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
2016-12-20

pdf file
Owner's Manual - French

3.26 MB
2016-12-20

pdf file
Quick Start Guide - English

3.23 MB
2016-12-20

pdf file
Quick Start Guide - French

3.73 MB
2016-12-20

pdf file
Specification Sheet - English

3.98 MB
2016-09-25

Videos - HEOS Amp

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HEOS Loves Spotify Connect

Reviews And Awards - HEOS Amp

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 4 out of 5 by from Works well! when building my new home mew I wanted great sound thru-out the house after looking at the smart home systems the where way out of my budget and costly to maintain, but with the heos system I was able to hook 4 of the heos amps a Denon avr-6400 in master bedroom and Marantz sr7011 in the family area, I also installed 15 new in ceiling speakers and made use of my older b&w speakers . and no I can control all of my music from my iPhone (or Ipad) in any room all play the same or all playing something different ! and as a added bonus it works pretty well with Alexa so I can say "Alexa play Christmas music in the kitchen" and it does ! I for me its the best money spent !!!
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not totally great I bought this while in the process of building a new house. Audio company installed it. They sold me on two things that are not accurate. I was advised I could play music from my phone or mac and that is not the case. I was able to play my Itunes from my iPad mini but it freezes up and I have no chance playing any of my google play music. One other thing, I was told I could patch my audio from my tv to my speakers. The issue with that is it is about a 2 second delay. I have no desire for my tv to be like an old 60's Godzilla movie where the audio does not match the movement of the mouth. The audio apps that run radio and amazon work perfectly.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Spotty service Not sure this was the right purchase for us. We’ve had nothing but problems with it since we installed it almost 2 years ago. We have 4 amps and 6 zones. And they are constantly “disconnecting”. We had geek squads come out numerous times to reboot the system. After a while they stopped coming out and said it was no longer their problem. The sound bar in the living room has never worked with the heos. “Not discoverable”. We’ve now hired a sound guy to come in and hard wire all the amps but the sound bar still doesn’t work. Very frustrated. Maybe the sound bar is defective ? Why didn’t the geek squad suggest this 2 years ago??
Date published: 2018-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great option for a remote zone I have been a Netstreams dealer from almost day one before they decommissioned the home program. This was at least a great viable option to replace those zones. This unit can easily power four speakers although I have managed to power up to six speakers as long as you don't just crank it. All in all two thumbs up. Just ensure you have strong WiFi and if possible a hard line to the unit.
Date published: 2017-06-08
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 Denon sound you love w/ new technology you expect! This little amp packs a punch. I have them running a pair of Mirage m990's in my bedroom. Makes these speakers sing. I need a couple more for the kitchen and bathroom. Maybe one for the backyard too, we'll see. I install a lot of these units where I work, never an issue and they sound great. I also have a link and a home cinemas, love them both. Bought my parents a link and a heos 7, they love both of those as well. They take the 7 with them to Florida for the winter.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Could be great but Still needs some work I have several sonos products.  Bought the HEOS amp to go with my new Denon multi zone receiver (this is my 2nd Denon reciever) The sonos is still a more stable platform.  HEOS gets confused sometimes and glitches up.  Hoping you will correct the problems with a software upgrade 
Date published: 2018-06-03
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Q&A - HEOS Amp

Can I use Marantz or Denon avr rear surround signal pre amp output to drive HEOS link wirelessly, to drive wired passive rear speakers?  The idea is to use the avr to drive front wired passive, and the rear ones  wirelessly.  

Asked by: Ccfh
Hello Ccfh, Any speakers will have to be wired to a receiver. The HEOS link is a pre-amplifier, it will not work the way you want it to.
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-09-19

I go to my iPhone and I can’t play what on my iPhone list does not populate .  I have a lot of music on my phone I can’t play ? Why?

Asked by: Bryman1
Hello Bryman1, There are a few things that it could be. The music must be on your phone and not in the cloud. The music has to be from iTunes and not Apple Music.
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-08-22

How can I play my iPhone playlist through the heos amp hs2

Asked by: Bryman1
Hello Anonymous, Go into the HEOS App. Then go to "this ihpone" Select "Playlists"
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-08-07

Your products are compatible with DTS Play-Fi app?

Asked by: Cesar
Hello Cesar, No, DTS Play-FI and HEOS are two completely separate technologies.
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-07-23

where can i take my heos amp to be repaired?

Asked by: lloyd
Hello Lloyd, Please reach out to United Radio, they are the repair center. Contact them first before sending anything, so we can make sure it needs to be repaired. https://denon.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1917/related/1
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-06-12

Does spotify, pandora, etc. connect through the amp or phone. I want to be able to play spotify, leave the house and have it still playing while I'm gone. Will it disconnect when I get too far away?

Asked by: BrandonV
Hello BrandonV, If you are using Spotify on your phone and you leave or go off wifi then the HEOS Amp will stop playing. The work around would be to purchase an Echo product and have Alexa play the music from Spotify to the HEOS Amp.
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-06-06

My heos amp times out with an error 514 when trying to access playlists in my Jriver media server. Not always, but more often than not.

Asked by: Joetiii
Hello Joetiii, We do not have a list of error codes, so the best option is to first make sure a static IP is assigned to the Jriver media server. You can also try installing different Media Server Software such as Plex to see if this helps. Another option if using a HEOS Amp HS2 is accessing the music library via the Network Share option in the HEOS App. See following link for instructions: https://denon.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4752/session/L3RpbWUvMTUyNDY3MDg4Ny9zaWQva0xSR3kzTG4
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-04-25

what is the latest firmware version for Heos

Asked by: Rfarrell
Hello Rfarrell, Latest Production HEOS device firmware is 1.442.150
Answered by: Ken C
Date published: 2018-04-11
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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