Denon AVR-X1600H Review and Specs

Denon AVR-X1600H Denon AVR-X1600H is an entry-level AV receiver, equipped with many features that are available in more expensive models of this company. Want to see what are the Denon AVR-X1600H specs? Check out this Denon AVR-X1600H review.

Denon AVR-X1600H review

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Features

The AV receiver has a 7.2-channel configuration and supports all popular surround formats. In addition, the Denon AVR-X1600H also has Dolby Atmos, DTS: X and DTS Virtual: X processors for the latest object-oriented formats that are used to record an increasing number of films on BD. Thanks to the presence of digital high-current power amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X1600H provides high performance at 80 watts per channel (8 ohms).

Design and build

Amplifiers of all channels in the receiver Denon AVR-X1600H are made on floppy components and provide significant output current, allowing you to effectively work with a wide variety of acoustics. Reliable screw terminals conveniently located in a single line at the bottom of the front panel are used to connect the speakers.

Denon AVR-X1600H

Connectivity

With end-to-end eARC support, 6 HDMI inputs and 1 output with full HDCP 2.3 support on all ports, you can seamlessly combine them with the latest HD and Ultra HD televisions, Blu-ray players and game consoles. USB on the front panel provides convenient audio playback in MP3 and Hi-Res formats (WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD files 2.8 / 5.6 MHz). Streaming popular music services such as Spotify®, Deezer, Tidal, etc., Wirelessly via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2 and Wi-Fi with integrated HEOS. The Denon AVR-X1600H also works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri for easy voice control.

Setup

A pleasant surprise in the AV receiver of this cost is the presence of the Audyssey MultEQ XT automatic surround calibration system, which works using the included external microphone. After connecting the TV to the AVR-X1600H via HDMI, an exclusive Denon Setup Assistant will appear on the TV screen, which will guide you through the setup step by step.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • A number of color-coded speakers are located horizontally, which simplifies the organization and connection of speaker wires
  • The included AVR-X1600H Quick Start Guide contains simple, clear instructions for getting started

Cons

  • Needs a lot of tweaking to be optimized on high end system

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Common features

Product

Denon AVR-X1600H

Model

AVR-X1600H

Brand

Denon

Reviews

29

Amplifier

Channels

7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 120/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Mood Mix

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2

Coaxial digital input

1

Composite input

2

Component input/output

0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

Display

colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App

RS-232

0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

430

Standby consumption, W

0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.2 x 33/17 x 6 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19
Denon AVR-X1600H
Denon AVR-X1600H

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