Denon AVR-S970H 7.2 Ch. 185W 8K AV Receiver with HEOS® Built-in | Denon | Audio T
Denon AVR-S970H 7.2 Ch. 185W 8K AV Receiver with HEOS® Built-in

Denon AVR-S970H 7.2 Ch. 185W 8K AV Receiver with HEOS® Built-in

Enjoy incredible 8K video and enveloping 3D audio from the AVR-S970H. Fill medium-size rooms with more refined sound from a 7.2 or 5.2.2 setup with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. And with HEOS® Built-in, wirelessly stream online music and share with HEOS-enabled speakers in other rooms.

  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE DISCRETE 7-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER: Discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels to deliver up to 145W per channel - enough power to drive any speaker. 
  • IMMERSIVE AUDIO EXPERIENCE: Get immersed in music and movies with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X plus Dolby Surround and DTS Neural:X upmixer to optimize older content. 
  • ADVANCED 8K HOME THEATRE: 8K video is supported on three of six HDMI inputs and one of the two outputs. Enjoy easy video compatibility and great picture quality with HLG, HDR, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and Dynamic HDR pass-through. 
  • HEOS BUILT-IN TECHNOLOGY: Stream music wirelessly to compatible HEOS-enabled components from a variety of streaming services. Add Denon Home speakers to more rooms and control it all with the HEOS app. 
  • BUILT-IN WIFI AND BLUETOOTH: Provides both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for your wireless network or direct music streaming from your smart devices. Use AirPlay to stream Apple Music. 
  • SIMPLE SETUP AND AUDYSSEY ROOM CORRECTION TECHNOLOGY: Our award-winning guided Denon Setup Assistant provides clear step-by step instructions to get you started. Includes Audyssey Mult EQ software for accurate calibration that optimizes the listening experience in your room. 
  • OVER A CENTURY OF INNOVATION: Founded in 1910, Denon enables the moments that matter through the relentless pursuit of quality, innovation, and audio performance.

Number Of Channels
Stereo RMS Power (watts) 90 
THD in Stereo 0.08 % 
Frequency Bandwidth (stereo) 20-20k Hz 
Minimum Impedance L/R 4 ohms 
Minimum Impedance Center 4 ohms 
Minimum Impedance Surround 4 ohms 
Amplifier Class AB 
General Features
Bluetooth Built-in 
Apple AirPlay AirPlay 2 
Alexa-compatible Yes 
Google Assistant-compatible Yes 
Chromecast built-in No 
DTS Play-Fi No 
App Remote Control Yes 
Built-in Radio Tuner AM/FM 
On-Screen Display Thru HDMI 
Room Correction Audyssey MultEQ 
Multi-room Audio/Video
Powered Multi-room Audio Output Yes 
Preamp Multi-room Audio Output No 
Multi-room HDMI Output No 
Total Number of Zones
Playback from Digital Audio Inputs Yes 
Playback from Streaming Sources Yes 
Surround Processing
Dolby Digital DD, TrueD, DD+ 
Dolby Atmos Yes 
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualisation Yes 
DTS DTS, HD, HDMA, 96/24 
DTS:X Yes 
DTS Virtual:X Yes 
High-res Audio Playback
From Network Yes 
From USB Thumb Drive (USB-A) Yes 
From Computer (USB-B) No 
Audio-Video Inputs
Number of HDMI Inputs
Component Video Inputs None 
Audio-only Inputs
Phono Input
Optical Digital Inputs
Coaxial Digital Inputs
Multi-Channel Analog Input No 
Ethernet Port Yes 
USB Connections
HDMI Monitor Outputs
Component Video Monitor Outputs None 
Optical Digital Outputs None 
Coaxial Digital Outputs None 
Subwoofer Outputs
Discrete Subwoofer Outputs No 
Multi-channel Preamp Output No 
Main Speaker Output Pairs
Speaker Terminals Binding Posts 
HDMI Features
HDMI Version 2.1 
VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) Yes 
ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) Yes 
4K/120Hz-Capable Inputs
Audio Return Channel eARC supported 
Video Upscaling To 4K and 8K 
HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support
HDR10 Yes 
HDR10+ Yes 
HLG Yes 
Dolby Vision Yes 
Other Info
DAC Bit Depth 32-bit 
DAC Sample Rate 192 kHz 
FM Sensitivity 12.8 dBf 
Multibrand Remote Control No 
Learning Remote No 
Removable Power Lead No 
Supports Wireless Rear Speakers No 
Width (inches) 17.1875 
Height (inches) 6.5625 
Depth (inches) 13.625 
Weight (pounds) 21