Add outstanding dimension, clarity and power to your favorite movies, music and video games with the Denon DHT-S516H sound bar and wireless subwoofer with HEOS Built-in. The Denon DHT-S516H features bi-amplified mid-woofers and tweeters with advanced DSP processing, Hi-Res audio playback support, plus a powerful wireless subwoofer. Enjoy single-wire connection to your TV with included HDMI input and output with Audio Return Channel (ARC). Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS decoding for immersive sound. Stream your favorite music services wirelessly with HEOS Built-in, AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth. Hands-free convenience thanks to Amazon Alexa voice control. All cables are included for simplified setup.
Two bi-amplified mid-woofers, two tweeters, and advanced DSP processing paired with a powerful wireless subwoofer with two drivers add dimension and depth to your favorite movies and TV shows.
Music streams effortlessly from services like Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music and more with Apple AirPlay 2 compatibility and built-in Bluetooth technology. Working as a HEOS speaker, you can stream music in one room or to other HEOS Built-in products, controlling everything with the free HEOS Home Entertainment app.
No matter what you watch or listen to, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS decoding bring forward an immersive surround sound experience.
The HDMI input and output features Audio Return Channel (ARC) for single cable connection from the sound bar to your TV. Supports 4K with HDCP 2.2, Dolby Vision and HDR10.
With Optical, HDMI, Ethernet and IR blaster cables included, the DHT-S516H comes with everything needed to quickly start your home theater enjoyment without missing cable frustration. Designed to work with any* TV to eliminate compatibility worry.
Stream your favorite music wirelessly with HEOS Built-in technology. Experience wireless, whole-home audio through the free HEOS app available for IOS and Android. With additional HEOS Built-in AV receivers, sound bars and speakers, you can choose to play the same song everywhere or select different songs for each connected room. The capability to play music from Spotify Premium and free, Pandora, TIDAL, TuneIn Internet Radio, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Napster, Deezer or your local music file libraries is built in and ready to enjoy.
Simply download the free HEOS Home Entertainment Skill app and go hands-free with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Say the word and the DHT-S516H sound bar will adjust the volume, skip to the next track, and more. Requires Alexa app and Amazon Echo, Dot or equivalent.Learn More
Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more.Learn More
Use AirPlay 2 to stream music wirelessly your DHT-S516H sound bar, or group with other AirPlay compatible speakers to fill your home with music.
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.Learn More
An elevated voice agent for the ultimate integrated high-end smart home, Josh.ai gives you 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, AV receiver and more, including your Denon DHT-S516H. Josh.ai is installed by custom integrators and accessed through an app on your phone or tablet. Works with iOS and Android devices.Learn More
Connect and play music directly from your smartphone, tablet, or other compatible device.
Enjoy the ultimate music listening experience with high-resolution playback, whether you stream over your network or plug in a USB to play previously saved tracks. Supports the most demanding high-quality audio and high-resolution audio formats, including DSD (2.4, 5.6 MHz), FLAC, WAV, ALAC (192/24), MP3, WMA and AAC file playback (USB/Network).
Roon transforms the experience of browsing music. Access Roon for your Denon product to browse artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates, and composers. Easily build a surfable, searchable digital magazine about your music collection. And Roon finds all the same links between your personal files and the millions of tracks available on TIDAL, so you can start with the music you know, then explore and discover new music from the world beyond your collection.Learn More
The DHT-S516H features pre-set EQ modes optimized for movie and music listening. Select the Movie mode to punch up the bass of an action scene or to make dialogue sound clearer. Choose the Music mode for a wider soundstage and even dispersion. Or, switch to Night mode for lowered bass and clear dialogue when you it’s time to quiet things down.
Easily mount the sound bar to a shelf or wall — the choice is yours.
Founded in 1910, Denon has a deep heritage of “firsts” in audio technology — from Japan’s first audio electronics manufacturer, to producing the world’s first commercial CD player and Dolby Atmos-enabled AV receiver. This focused investment in audio R&D ensures you get the latest technology and highest quality with every listening experience.
(2) 2”x5” full range drivers
(2) soft-dome tweeters
(2) 5.25” woofers
4 channels of high efficiency, cool-running Class D digital amplification delivers pristine sound, wide dynamic range and low distortion.
Supports Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS decoding for an immersive surround sound experience.
Supports 4K with HDCP 2.2, Dolby Vision and HDR10, allows single cable connection from the sound bar to your TV.
3.5mm analog line input jack for connection to an analog music source.
Lets you control the DHT-S516H with your TV remote.
The HEOS App lets you choose from popular subscription streaming services including Rhapsody, Pandora, Spotify and TuneIn, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, MOOD:MIX and from other services that offer DRM-free tracks. More services will be added soon.*
Choose from your favorite internet radio stations and listen to MP3, AAC and WMA (via the TuneIn service).
WMA: Up to and including 192kbps AAC and MP3: Up to and including 320kbps FLAC, WAV and ALAC: Up to and including 24-bit/192kHz DSD 5.6 (streaming)
DHT-S516H supports JPG, PNG, BMP and GIF album art picture formats.
DHT-S516H supports USB thumb drives via the built-in USB port. Music content on a USB drive can be played back locally, or on any or all HEOS players on your network.
*Availability of music services may vary by region. Not all services may be available at time of purchase. Some services may be added or discontinued from time to time based on decisions of the music service providers or others. Visit www.usa.denon.com/us/heos for announcements and details.
Use Airplay 2 in-app or with Siri with an iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV. Experience support for multi-room audio – wirelessly stream content to multiple AirPlay 2 speakers 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.
Connect to your wireless network quickly and easily. DHT-S516H supports the latest 802.11 networks (including dual band "N", "AC") for the most reliable network connection.
Connect to your home or office LAN system via the RJ-45 wired LAN port.
100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz
DHT-S516H Sound Bar
(2) Power cords
3.5mm AUX cable
Optical cable (2m)
HDMI cable (2m)
Ethernet cable (3m)
IR blaster cable (0.6m)
Quick Start Guide
Volume Up/Down (+, -), Mute, Mute LED indicator
6 lbs 13 oz; 3.1 kg
14 lbs 9 oz; 6.6 kg
English, French, Spanish
40 1/8 x 2.78 x 4 1/8 (in.)
6 ¾ x 12 ¼ x13 1/16 (in.)
Note: Especially as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our products, specifications are subject to change without notice.