Denon AVR-X4500H vs Denon AVR-X6500H

Denon AVR-X6500H vs Denon AVR-X4500H

Denon AVR-X6500H review

For the role of a cool music processor, which combines not only the preliminary and final amplification but also the functions of a universal network player with high-quality digital-to-analog internal converters, the AVC-X6500H is more than suitable. It supports Dolby Atmos, DTS: X and DTS Virtual: X shipping formats and has HDMI with HDCP 2.2 support, which allows you to watch movies and music broadcasts with 4K Ultra HD resolution with stunning colors and image brightness thanks to the new Dolby Vision, High Dynamic technologies Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG).

Denon AVR-X4500H review

The Denon AVR-X4500H has a 9-channel configuration and develops an output power of 125 W at 8 Ohm, which is clearly less versus the opponent in this Denon AVR-X6500H vs Denon AVR-X4500H comparison, which has a power of 140 W/channel. The X4500 equipped with decoders for all modern surround sound formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D. The system based on the unit for reproducing 3D sound can be configured as 7.2.2 or 5.2.4. The model has Bluetooth, as well as Ethernet and Wi-Fi. Supported playback of files with parameters up to 24 bit/192 kHz and DSD 2.8/5.6 MHz.

Denon AVR-X6500H pros and cons

Pros

  • The AVR-X6500H is equipped with the Audyssey MultEQ XT measurement system
  • User-friendly graphical interface Smart Menu provides quick access to source settings and surrounds modes

Cons

  • It is impossible to listen to radio broadcasting on AVR-X6500H

Denon AVR-X4500H pros and cons

Pros

  • The AV receiver uses a DSP based on four powerful SHARC processors and a proprietary AL32 processor
  • AVR-X4500H can convert video from analog and digital sources to 4K resolution

Cons

  • ARC connection creates extreme fluctuations in sound volume

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Rating 3.3 3.3

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Product

Denon AVR-X4500H
Denon AVR-X6500H

Model

AVR-X4500H
AVR-X6500H

Brand

Denon
Denon

Reviews

81
49

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
11.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

125/8 20Hz-20KHz, 165/6 1KHz
140/8 20Hz-20KHz, 175/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.05
0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
192KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Compressed Audio Restorer
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, Mood Mix

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
8/3

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

3
4

Component input/output

2/1
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG, BT.2020
HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App
HEOS App

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

2
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

710
750

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 15.2 x 38.1/17.1 x 6.6 x 15.3
43.5 x 15.2 x 38/17 x 6.7 x 14.9

Weight, kg/lbs

13.6/30.2
14.5/32
Denon AVR-X4500H
Denon AVR-X6500H
Denon AVR-X4500H
Denon AVR-X6500H

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