Denon AVR-X1700H - Dreamedia AV
Denon AVR-X1700H - Dreamedia AV
Denon AVR-X1700H - Dreamedia AV
Denon AVR-X1700H - Dreamedia AV
Vendor: Denon

Denon AVR-X1700H AV Receiver

7.1-channel AV receiver with 8K HDMI

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Denon AVR-X1700H AV Receiver

Elevate Your Home Theater Experience

Welcome to the realm of pristine audio and cutting-edge video technology that transforms your living room into a cinematic paradise. The Denon AVR-X1700H, a marvel in the world of AV receivers, stands ready to anchor your entertainment system, offering a symphony of features that cater to audiophiles and gamers alike.

Audio Excellence Unleashed

At the heart of the Denon AVR-X1700H lies its unparalleled audio prowess. This receiver doesn't just play sound; it breathes life into every beat, dialogue, and sound effect:

  • Power and Precision: With 7.2 channels of audio and 80 watts of power per channel, your listening experience is both expansive and exquisitely detailed.
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X: Immerse yourself in three-dimensional soundscapes that make you feel like you're inside the movie with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support.
  • Heightened Virtualization: No ceiling speakers? No problem. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology and DTS Virtual:X create an overhead sound experience without the need for additional speakers.
  • Multi-Room Audio: HEOS built-in technology allows you to enjoy your favorite music in any room of your home, creating a seamless multi-room listening experience.
  • Phono Input: Vinyl enthusiasts rejoice! Connect your turntable directly and savor your records with impeccable clarity.

Video that Dazzles

The Denon AVR-X1700H is not just about sound. It ensures that your visual experience is as compelling as the audio:

  • Latest HDMI Technology: Six HDMI inputs, all featuring HDMI 2.1, support 8K upscaling, 4K/120Hz pass-through, and the latest HDR formats.
  • Dynamic HDR: Every frame of your video content is delivered with the best possible brightness, contrast, and color with support for HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision, and Dynamic HDR.
  • Gaming Optimized: With 4K/120Hz pass-through, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), and Quick Frame Transport (QFT), gaming is smooth, uninterrupted, and immersive.

Seamless Connectivity and Control

The world is at your fingertips with the Denon AVR-X1700H's extensive connectivity options:

  • Wireless Streaming: Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, and the Heos wireless streaming platform enable effortless streaming from your favorite devices.
  • Voice Control: Compatibility with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri means you can control your AV receiver with just your voice.
  • Remote Access: Adjust settings, switch inputs, and more from your smartphone with the Denon 500 Series Remote App.

Smart Home Ready

Integrating the Denon AVR-X1700H into your smart home setup is a breeze, providing you with a central hub for all your entertainment needs:

  • Streaming Services: Access Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Deezer, Amazon Music, and more, directly through the receiver.
  • Dual Zone Capability: Send different audio content to separate rooms or areas in your home, ensuring everyone is entertained their way.

Thoughtful Design and Build

Every aspect of the Denon AVR-X1700H is designed with the user in mind:

  • Intuitive Rear Panel: The well-thought-out rear panel features easy-access HDMI inputs and color-coded speaker connectors for a hassle-free setup.
  • Dual Subwoofer Outputs: For those who demand even more bass, the dual subwoofer outputs allow for a more balanced and powerful low-end response.
  • Compact Size: Measuring just 17.1" x 6.6" x 13.3" and weighing 20.7 lbs, this receiver fits comfortably in most entertainment centers.

Uncompromised Quality and Service

The Denon AVR-X1700H is synonymous with quality, not just in terms of audio and video performance, but also in customer care:

  • Audyssey MultEQ XT: Advanced room calibration technology tailors the sound to the unique acoustics of your space.
  • Responsive Support: Denon's commitment to customer satisfaction is reflected in their responsive and helpful customer service.

Your Entertainment, Your Way

The Denon AVR-X1700H is more than just an AV receiver; it's the heart of your home entertainment system, capable of delivering an unmatched audio-visual experience whether you're watching movies, playing games, or enjoying your favorite tunes. With its robust feature set and intuitive operation, it's designed to be the centerpiece of your home theater for years to come.

Installation and Setup

Dreamedia is here to ensure that your transition to unparalleled audio-visual excellence is smooth and enjoyable. Our experts are available to design your home theater system around the Denon AVR-X1700H, ensuring that every cable is neatly tucked away and every setting is optimized for your personal enjoyment.

In Summary

The Denon AVR-X1700H stands as a testament to what an AV receiver can be – a hub of technological excellence that brings together the best of audio, video, and user experience. With Dreamedia's support, this receiver will not only meet but exceed your expectations, providing an entertainment experience that resonates with the passion of a true enthusiast.

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Designed for 4K or 8K setups, the AVR-X1700H delivers the ultimate 3D audio home theater/gaming experiences and supports the latest HDMI specifications.

7.2 Channel AV Receiver

The AVR-X1700H 7.2 channel receiver supports total home theater surround sound including stereo subwoofers.

Dolby Atmos Surround Sound

Every Dolby Atmos receiver from Denon supports lifelike, immersive 3D audio and Height Virtualization Technology.

Wireless Streaming with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

The AVR-X1700H functions as both a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth receiver. It supports HEOS multi-room audio, high quality music streaming and home theater surround all in one.

4K & 8K Ready for the Ultimate Home Theater

The AVR-X1700H 8K receiver delivers the ultimate home theater experience with 8K/60Hz pass-through, 4K/120Hz pass-through, and support for the latest HDMI specifications.

This AV Receiver comes with HEOS® Built-In

HEOS® allows you to wirelessly stream music from your smartphone to your Denon AV receiver and to Denon Home wireless speakers in any room of your home.

Our Review


The Denon AVR-X1700H is a 7.2 channel AV receiver that offers an immersive audio-visual experience for home theater enthusiasts. With support for 4K and 8K video sources, this receiver is designed to deliver exceptional picture quality. It can accommodate up to a 7.2-channel configuration, with each channel delivering 80 watts of power for a dynamic and powerful soundstage. The AVR-X1700H also boasts a range of features, including virtual height effects, HDR support, gaming capabilities, and wireless streaming options. In this review, we will delve into the design, performance, connectivity options, and user experience of the Denon AVR-X1700H.

Design and Build Quality

The Denon AVR-X1700H exhibits a meticulous design, with high-spec HDMI ports and enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) functionality. The receiver's build quality is robust, ensuring durability and longevity. Additionally, the advanced circuit design of the AVR-X1700H contributes to its exceptional audio performance. The wiring layout is clean and well-organized, making it easier to manage cables and maintain a tidy setup.

Audio and Video Performance

One of the standout features of the Denon AVR-X1700H is its support for 8K and 4K video sources, enabling users to experience stunning visuals in their home theater setup. This receiver can accommodate a 7.2-channel speaker system, with each channel delivering 80 watts of power. This power output ensures a rich and immersive soundstage, with clear dialogue, impactful low frequencies, and detailed high frequencies. The AVR-X1700H also excels in handling Hi-Res high-resolution audio formats, allowing audiophiles to enjoy their favorite music with exceptional clarity and fidelity. Furthermore, the virtual height effects feature enhances the surround sound experience, creating a more realistic and immersive audio environment. The receiver also supports various HDR formats, including HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, and Dolby Vision, ensuring compatibility with the latest content and delivering vibrant and lifelike visuals. For gaming enthusiasts, the AVR-X1700H offers features like Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), optimizing the gaming experience by reducing input lag and ensuring smooth gameplay.

Connectivity and Streaming Options

The Denon AVR-X1700H provides users with multiple input terminals, including HDMI, RCA, Phono, digital optical, and coaxial connections. This wide range of options allows for easy connectivity with various audio and video sources. Additionally, the receiver supports wireless transmission through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay 2. This enables users to effortlessly stream music from their smartphones, tablets, or computers, enhancing convenience and flexibility. Moreover, the Denon AVR-X1700H integrates with Denon's HEOS streaming system, providing access to a vast library of music streaming services and allowing for multi-room audio playback. The receiver also offers smart voice assistant capabilities, with support for Google Assist and Apple Siri, enabling users to control their home theater system using voice commands.

User Experience

Setting up the Denon AVR-X1700H is a user-friendly process, thanks to its intuitive interface and clear instructions. The receiver's on-screen setup assistant guides users through the initial configuration, making it easy to optimize the system according to their preferences. However, some users have reported experiencing video degradation when connected to certain video sources. This issue can be frustrating, especially considering the receiver's emphasis on high-quality video playback. Another minor drawback is the lack of backlighting on the remote control, which can make it challenging to use in low-light conditions. Additionally, the AVR-X1700H does not include Dirac Live for audio calibration as a standard feature, unlike some of its competitors. While Dirac Live is available as an upgrade option, its cost compared to competitors' offerings may be a deterrent for some users. Lastly, the receiver lacks detailed information about specific connectivity options and streaming services supported, which can be a drawback for those seeking specific compatibility or functionality.


The Denon AVR-X1700H is a feature-rich AV receiver that offers exceptional audio and video performance for home theater enthusiasts. Its meticulous design, robust build quality, and advanced circuitry contribute to a high-quality audio experience. The support for 8K and 4K video sources, along with virtual height effects and HDR compatibility, ensures an immersive and visually stunning home theater setup. The receiver's multiple connectivity options, wireless streaming capabilities, and smart voice assistant integration enhance convenience and flexibility. However, the reported video degradation issues, lack of backlighting on the remote control, absence of standard Dirac Live audio calibration, and limited information about connectivity options and supported streaming services are minor drawbacks to consider. Overall, the Denon AVR-X1700H is a solid choice for users seeking a powerful and versatile AV receiver, but it's important to weigh the pros and cons to ensure it aligns with specific needs and preferences.



  • Number Of Channels: 7.2
  • Stereo RMS Power (watts): 80
  • THD in Stereo: 0.08%
  • Dolby Digital: Dolby Atmos, TrueHD, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology
  • DTS: DTS
  • Multi-Room Audio: Yes (HEOS built-in)
  • Phono Input: Yes
  • Audyssey: MultEQ XT
  • Audio Decoding: ALAC, FLAC, WAV (up to 24-bit/196kHz), DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz
  • Zone 2 Outputs: Yes
  • Wireless Audio: AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, Network Audio Streaming


  • HDMI Inputs: 6
  • HDMI Outputs: 1
  • HDMI Version: 2.1
  • HDMI eARC: Yes
  • HDMI CEC: Yes
  • Video Processing: 8K upscaling, 4K/120Hz pass-through, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, Dynamic HDR
  • HDR Support: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision, Dynamic HDR
  • HDCP Version: 2.3


  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes (2.4GHz/5GHz)
  • Voice Control: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri
  • Streaming Services: Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Deezer, Amazon Music, TuneIn, and more
  • Remote App: Denon 500 Series Remote App


  • USB Port: Yes
  • Dual Subwoofer Outputs: Yes
  • AM/FM Tuner: Yes
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17.1" x 6.6" x 13.3"
  • Weight (lbs): 20.7

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