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Denon AVR-X4000 IN-Command

7.2-channel home theater receiver with Apple AirPlay®

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Our take on the Denon AVR-X4000 IN-Command

by David Brown
Denon

Receivers: Your ticket to sensational sound

Your receiver powers your speakers and lets you connect and select your entertainment sources. But a great receiver does a lot more — it ignites your emotions. From the passion of a favorite musical artist, to the crossfire of a super-charged movie soundtrack, to the intensity and immersion of a fast-paced video game, your receiver is the key to experiencing and enjoying it in full.

Powerful, versatile...wonderful

See and hear your movies and music the way they were meant to be experienced. Let Denon's AVR-X4000 IN-Command receiver transform a simple TV room into a true home theater. With so many connectivity and setup options, you can customize your system for audio and video playback in as many as three rooms. Stream music from portable devices and networked PCs, connect mountains of components, and control it all with your smartphone or tablet. With Denon's advanced audio and video processing, everything will look and sound its best — from movies in vibrant high definition, to soundtracks and music in robust stereo or room-filling surround sound.

Denon AVR-X4000 7.2-channel home theater receiver with Apple AirPlay

Stream music from your iPad, iPhone, or computer running iTunes with the AVR-X4000's built-in AirPlay support.

Stream easy with AirPlay

Whether you've got music stored on your iPhone®, iPad®, or computer running iTunes®, AirPlay makes it as simple as pressing “Play” to stream songs to the 'X4000. It's so easy to browse and listen, you may find yourself rediscovering music you forgot you owned. Even if you don't have hundreds of gigabytes of digital tunes, don't feel left out — the 'X4000 features built-in support for Spotify® and SiriusXM subscribers, as well as free Pandora® Internet radio and DLNA-compatibility for networked PCs. That's millions of songs at your fingertips before you've connected a single component to this receiver. AirPlay requires a wireless home network and a wired connection between the receiver and network.

Wide-ranging multi-zone, multichannel flexibility

Denon AVR-X4000 7.2-channel home theater receiver with Apple AirPlay

The AVR-X4000 offers lots of connection options, including 11 pairs of speaker outputs.

With an impressive 11 pairs of speaker outputs, the AVR-X4000 offers maximum setup flexibility, so you can customize your home theater to your own space and needs. You can connect and control audio and video components in up to three rooms. Connecting a 5.1 surround system in one room leaves outputs for a stereo system in a second room or third room — no additional amp required. Plus, the additional HDMI outputs means you can connect an HDTV and a projector in one room as well as another TV in a second room. Not interested in a multi-zone system? Then use those extra channels in Zone 1 for "front high", "front wide," or "surround back" speakers to give movie soundtracks even more depth and realism. Or try bi-amping your compatible front speakers to squeeze even more detail out of your two-channel music. By adding an additional stereo power amplifier, you can expand your options even further.

Customized setup with Audyssey

Denon's home theater receivers continue to get easier to set up and control. One of the ‘X4000's best setup features is the built-in Audyssey speaker calibration software. Not only does it optimize your system to fit your room, but it can also tone down loud commercials, improve dialogue and surround effects during low-level listening, and even reduce the amount of bass you can hear in the next room. The ‘X4000's full-color on-screen display uses lots of graphics makes these and other settings a breeze to navigate. Once you're set up, be sure to download the free Denon Remote app for your Apple or Android™ smartphone. It's the simplest and most intuitive way to control your receiver via your home Wi-Fi network.


High-res audio

Enhanced audio performance

If you're serious about your music, check out some of the audio features Denon included in the AVR-X4000. Hybrid PLL circuitry reduces timing errors — known as "jitter" — that occur with digitally connected components like Blu-ray players and hinder clear, accurate playback. You can even go a step further with Denon Link HD, a separate connection between the 'X4000 and a compatible Denon Blu-ray player. This connection separates the disc's timing data entirely from the HDMI audio stream, allowing the receiver to accurately re-clock the data for even more sonic accuracy. If you have a USB thumb drive with high-resolution files, pop it in the front-panel USB port and let the 'X4000's high-performance 192kHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converters translate them into rich, detailed music. Even MP3s and other compressed digital music formats can sound great thanks to Denon's Compressed Audio Restorer.

Denon AVR-X4000 7.2-channel home theater receiver with Apple AirPlay

The free Denon Remote app for Apple and Android lets you easily control the 'X4000 from your smartphone.

Audio, video, analog, digital...bring 'em on

With its abundance of inputs, the 'X4000 can handle just about any component you can throw at it. Seven HDMI inputs offers plenty of room for Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, cable boxes, and more. Analog-to-HDMI upscaling means you'll only need a single cable to connect this receiver to your HDTV. Add a second subwoofer for room-shaking movie effects. Connect your turntable and enjoy the warmth of vinyl. Or embrace the digital age with the front-panel USB connection for your iPod® or other Apple device. It creates a direct digital connection, so you can get even better sound from it using the 'X4000's circuitry. Throw in lots of digital and analog audio inputs and this receiver is prepared to take on almost any home theater setup, no matter how extensive.

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Highlights:

    Power and Processing:
    • 7-channel amplifier
    • 125 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD, with 2 channels driven
    • Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding, including Dolby PLIIz and DTS Neo:X
    • analog-to-HDMI video upconversion up to 1080p and 4K
    • Audyssey "Platinum" speaker calibration and system optimization includes:
      • MultEQ® XT32 advanced auto setup and room calibration uses high-resolution digital processing filters to deliver balanced, dynamic sound to as many as 8 listening positions (expandable to 32 with a professional installer)
      • Dynamic Volume anticipates loud sounds to keep volume levels even
      • Dynamic EQ improves dialogue, bass response, and surround channel levels at lower volumes
      • DSX® (Dynamic Surround Expansion) optimizes "front height" or "front width" speakers to create a larger soundstage with more engaging surround effects
      • Sub EQ HT provides individual calibration for dual subwoofers, for even bass response throughout the room
      • Low Frequency Containment reduces the amount of bass that bleeds into other rooms
    Digital and Streaming Music Options:
    • Internet-ready for listening to music from a networked PC, free Internet radio, and music services
      • includes support for Spotify, Pandora, and SiriusXM (subscription required for some services)
    • Apple AirPlay for streaming music from an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch® or computer running iTunes
    • plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer (up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution)
    • DLNA and Windows® 8 certified for streaming music with compatible devices and computers
    • front-panel USB input gives you a direct digital connection for your iPod for improved sound quality
    Multi-room Audio:
    • three-room/three-source output
      • two independent HDMI video zones
      • powered and line-level stereo audio output for 2nd and 3rd room (using powered 2nd or 3rd output allows 5.1 home theater in main room)
      • component and composite video outputs for Zone 2
      • amp assign function lets you use extra speaker outputs for Front Height, Front Wide, Zone 2 or 3, Front B, or bi-amping front speakers
      • supports 2nd zone output from digital sources
      • additional power amplifier or receiver required for three-zone output
    Audio Performance Features:
    • Hybrid PLL circuitry reduces timing jitter from digital sources, for improved sound quality
    • Denon Link HD creates a jitter-free connection to compatible Denon Blu-ray players
    • Pure Direct mode turns off unused circuitry for cleaner audio signals
    • Denon's Compressed Audio Restorer improves sound quality of MP3s and other digital music files
    • 24-bit/192kHz digital-to-analog converters for all channels
    • expandable to 9.2-channel output with an optional stereo power amplifier
    Connections:
    • HDMI 1.4a audio/video switching: 7 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 3 out
    • component video switching: 2 in, 1 out
    • composite video switching: 4 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 1 out
    • digital audio inputs: 2 optical and 2 coaxial
    • 6 analog stereo audio inputs (includes 1 front-panel input)
    • 11.2-channel preamp outputs include outputs for 2 powered subwoofers
    • phono input for use with a turntable
    • front-panel USB port for audio playback from USB flash drives and portable music players
    • Ethernet port for network connection
    • outputs for 11 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Front Height L/R, Front Wide L/R)
    • receiver can power a maximum of 7 channels at once
    • RS-232C input for use with external controllers
    • remote control (IR) input/output
    • dual 12-volt trigger outputs
    • full-sized headphone jack
    • detachable power cable
    General Features:
    • 3D and 4K HDMI pass-through
    • InstaPrevue provides live picture-in-picture preview of connected HDMI sources
    • use your computer's web browser to control receiver functions and settings
    • Video Select lets you listen to music (network, USB, HD Radio, or phono) while watching video from a different source
    • Setup Assistant guides you through the initial connection process and settings
    • intuitive, full-color on-screen menu
    • free Denon Remote app lets you use your Apple or Android device as a Wi-Fi® remote
    • support for third-party control systems by AMX, Control4, Crestron, RTI, Savant, and URC
    • HD Radio tuner and standard AM/FM tuner
    • remote control
    • 17-1/8"W x 6-5/8"H x 16"D
    • weight: 27.12 lbs.
    • warranty: 3 years
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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    Features and Specs
    General
    Number Of Channels
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    7
    Stereo RMS Power (watts)
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    125
    THD in Stereo
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    0.08 %
    Frequency Bandwidth (stereo)
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    20-20k Hz
    FM Sensitivity
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    14.8 dBf
    HD Radio Tuner
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    Built-in
    On-Screen Display
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    Thru HDMI
    Auto Speaker Calibration
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    Audyssey MultEQ XT32
    HDMI Standby Pass-through
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    Yes
    Composite Video Conversion
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    From Composite to HDMI
    S-Video Conversion
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    No
    Component Video Conversion
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    From Component Video to HDMI
    HDMI to HDMI Upconversion
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    Yes
    Internet-ready
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    Yes
    Apple AirPlay
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    Built in
    App Remote Control
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    Yes
    Bluetooth-compatible
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    No
    USB port for iPod/iPhone
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    Yes
    DLNA Certified
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    Audio
    Photo
    MHL-compatible
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    No
    Multibrand Remote Control
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    Learning Remote
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    LCD Remote
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    No
    Width (inches)
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    17-1/8
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    6-5/8
    Depth (inches)
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    16
    Weight (pounds)
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    27.12
    Parts Warranty
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    3 Years
    Labor Warranty
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    3 Years
    Multi-room Audio--Video
    Powered Multi-room Audio Output
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    Yes
    Preamp Multi-room Audio Output
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    Yes
    Multi-room Video
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    Yes
    Multi-room HDMI Output
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    Yes
    Surround Processing
    Dolby Digital
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    DD, EX, TrueHD, DD+
    DTS
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    DTS, ES, HD, HDMA, Neo6, 96/24
    Inputs & Outputs
    Phono Input
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    1
    Audio-Video Inputs
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    7
    Audio-only Inputs
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    2
    S-Video Inputs
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    None
    S-Video Outputs
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    None
    S-Video Monitor Outputs
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    None
    Component Video Inputs
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    2
    Component Video Monitor Outputs
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    1
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    Coaxial Digital Inputs
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    2
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    None
    Coaxial Digital Outputs
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    None
    HDMI Inputs
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    7
    HDMI Monitor Outputs
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    3
    Subwoofer Outputs
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    Multi-Channel Analog Input
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    Multi-channel Preamp Output
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    Yes
    Main Speaker Output Pairs
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    Main Speaker Terminals
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    Ethernet Port
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    USB Connections
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    1 Front
    Removable Power Cord
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    IEC 3-prong
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    • 7.2ch A/V Receiver
    • 5.5' AC power cord
    • Wireless remote control (RC-1185)
    • 2 "AAA" batteries
    • Audyssey setup microphone (ACM1HB)
    • AM loop antenna
    • FM wire antenna
    • Owner's Manual CD-ROM
    • Getting Started booklet (En/Fr/Sp)
    • Warranty Information
    • Safety Instruction Manual
    • Denon Extended Protection Plan
    • Sheet of adhesive labels

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    Audio Features
    Video Features
    Network + Tuner Functions
    iPod/USB Integration
    Convenience Features
    Remote Control

    Audio Features

    Equal Power Amp Design w Discrete Circuitry: The Denon AVR-X4000 is equipped with a 7 channel power amplifier rated at 125-watts (into 8-ohms, at 20-20kHz, with 0.08% THD, driving 2 channels) that reproduces high-fidelity sound in surround mode with equal quality and power for all channels, true to the original sound. The power amplifier circuit adopts a discrete-circuit configuration that achieves high-quality surround sound reproduction. To faithfully reproduce the original surround sound, each of the Denon AVR-X4000's seven channels are equipped with its own high-current power amp of equal power. Since these power amps also use discrete circuits configured with parts strictly selected for their contribution to high sound quality, rather than with low-cost integrated circuits (ICs), the surround sound playback is of impeccably high quality.

    Amplifier Assignment: The AVR-X4000's seven discrete amplifier channels can be configured to accommodate your type of home theater setup.

    • 7.1Ch (SB/FH/FW): Assigns all power amplifiers within the receiver for the Main Zone. In this configuration, up to 11 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Front Height L/R, Front Wide L/R) can be connected to the AV receiver. The receiver will automatically switch between the Surround Back (Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD), Front Height (Dolby Pro Logic IIx), and Front Wide (Audyssey DSX) speakers based on the type of 7.1ch content. You must use separate amplifiers for Zone 2 and Zone 3 speakers.
    • 5.1Ch + Zone 2: The AVR-X4000's amplifier channels can be configured as Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, and Zone 2 for Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic II 5.1ch playback in the main zone and 2ch PCM playback in the second zone. Surround Back, Front Height, and Front Wide speakers are not available. Zone 3 speakers must be powered by a separate amp.
    • 5.1Ch + Zone 3: The receiver's amplifier channels can be configured as Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, and Zone 3 for Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic II 5.1ch playback in the main zone and 2ch PCM playback in the third zone. Surround Back, Front Height, and Front Wide speakers are not available. Zone 2 speakers must be powered by a separate amp.
    • 5.1Ch + Zone 2/3-Mono: The AVR-X4000's amplifier channels can also be configured as Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, and Zone 2/3 for Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic II 5.1ch playback in the main zone and mono playback in the 2nd and 3rd zone. Surround Back, Front Height, and Front Wide speakers are not available.
    • 5.1Ch Bi-Amp: Assigns all amplifiers of the receiver to the Main Zone with the front speakers bi-amped. Up to five speakers (Front L/R, Center, & Surround L/R) can be connected to the AV receiver. The Surround Back amplifier channels of the AV receiver are reassigned to bi-amp the front speakers. A bi-amplification connection uses two amplifiers for one speaker. One amplifier is connected to the woofer section of a loudspeaker while the other is connected to the combined midrange and tweeter section. With this arrangement each amplifier operates over a limited frequency range, making its job easier. Surround Back, Front Height, and Front Wide speakers are not available. Zone 2  and Zone 3 speakers must be powered by a separate amp.
    • 7.1Ch/2Ch Front: Assigns all amplifiers within the receiver to the Main Zone for 7.1ch playback (w/ Surround Back speakers). You can also connect a second pair of front speakers that are different from the ones being used during multi-channel playback for playback of 2ch audio. The receiver will automatically switch the internal power amplifier between your multi-channel front speakers and your stereo front speakers when listening to surround sound or 2ch stereo. Front Height/Wide speakers are not available. A separate amp must be used for Zone 2 and Zone 3.
    • 5.1Ch + Front B: Assigns five amplifier channels of the receiver to the Main Zone for up to 5.1ch playback and two amplifier channels to power another pair of speakers, often called "Speaker B".  Surround Back, Front Height, and Front Wide speakers are not available. A separate amplifier must be used to power Zone 2 and Zone 3.
    • 9.1Ch (SB/FH/FW): Assigns all seven internal amplifiers to the receiver's main zone and also requires a 2ch external amplifier for 9.1ch playback. The Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Front Height, and Front Wide L/R speakers are powered by the internal amps. The receiver will automatically switch between the Front Height (Pro Logic IIz) and Front Wide (Audyssey DSX) speakers based on soundfield setting. The Surround Back L/R speakers will need to be powered by an external 2ch amplifier. Zone 2 and Zone 3 also require separate amps.

    24-bit/192kHz DACs + AL24 Processing Plus Technology:  This receiver is equipped with dual 24-bit/192-kHz DACs on all channels to decode and playback high-resolution recordings with less jitter and clearer sound. The AVR-X4000also offers AL24 Processing Plus for all channels (including Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, and Sub). Denon's proprietary AL24 Processing, an analog waveform reproduction technology, expands the original 16-bit audio data to 24-bits; and can support up to 192kHz sampling frequency. AL24 Processing Plus thoroughly suppresses quantization noise (the difference between the actual analog signal and the quantized digital signal) associated with D/A conversion of LPCM signals to reproduce the low level signals with optimum clarity that will bring out all the delicate nuances of your movie & music soundtracks.

    Dynamic Discrete Surround Circuit (D.D.S.C.-HD): The AVR-X4000 is equipped Denon's Proprietary Dynamic Discrete Surround Circuit-HD, featuring a dual high-speed 32-bit floating point DSP processors for high-quality surround audio performance. All elements of the Surround Processor are optimized to the highest standards by the use of selected high performance and discrete components, particularly the A/D and D/A converters and the sophisticated DSP surround decoder.

    Hybrid PLL Jitter Reducer: The AVR-X4000 is equipped with a "Hybrid PLL Jitter Reducer" that is capable of reducing jitter and phase noise that negatively affect sound quality. The "Hybrid PLL Jitter Reducer" provided with this unit improves the sound localization, reproducing a natural sound field that is closer to the original soundtrack.

    Denon Link HD Jitter Free Audio: The AVR-X4000 also incorporates Denon Link HD, Denon's proprietary jitter-free audio transmission technology, which is designed to work with Denon's DBT-3313CI Universal Blu-ray Player (033DBT3313, sold separately). This feature separates out the timing data from the HDMI stream, allowing the receiver to re-clock the data with maximum precision, eliminating distortion-causing jitter for pristine sound quality. This technology transmits digital sound by transmitting the Denon A/V receiver's master clock signal to your DBT-3313UDCI and operating the ICs (integrated circuits) on both sides based on a shared, uniform clock signal. In digital signal transmissions over conventional HDMI connections, the ICs are operated with separate clock signals, resulting in considerable jitter and loss of resolution in the sound. Denon Link HD works not only with Blu-ray disc, but with all HDMI digital output signals; including DVD, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD, music CD, and music streamed from a network.

    Multi-Channel Decoding Formats: The Denon AVR-X4000 AV receiver supports the following multi-channel (Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic) decoding formats.

    Note: Dolby Digital and DTS listening modes can only be selected if your audio source is connected to the AV receiver via a digital audio connection (HDMI, optical, or coaxial). To enjoy true 7.1ch Dolby Digital TrueHD and DTS-HD surround sound, the receiver must be connected to your Blu-ray player via HDMI.

    Denon Original Listening Modes: Denon's Original Listening Modes, combined with Dolby Digital/DTS/Dolby Pro Logic processing, produce more realistic, powerful sound effects for your movie and music sound tracks based on the type of content and your home theater setup. You can choose from the following:

    • Rock Arena: For rock and popular music sources, this mode surrounds you with reflected sound of the kind you would hear at a live concert.
    • Jazz Club: This mode recreates the atmosphere of a live house where the ceiling is low and you are enveloped with rich doses of reflected sound.
    • Matrix: With this mode, you can add rich reflected sound to 2-channel stereo music sources where reflected sound is normally not audible.
    • Video Game: This mode is suited for achieving surround sound with video games..
    • Mono Movie: This mode is used when you listen to recorded monaural sound sources such as AM radio broadcasts or news programs from the center speaker.
    • Virtual: Enjoy surround effects using only the front speakers or set of headphones.
    • Multichannel Stereo: Left and right stereo channels are distributed to all the speakers so that stereo sound can be heard from all directions at any listening position.
    Note: This unit automatically generates a list of all the playable sound modes based on the input audio format and the current speaker setup configuration and displays the list on the screen. Therefore, you can select a correct surround playback mode even if you are not familiar with sound mode selection.

    Direct Listening Modes: The Denon AVR-X4000 offers two Direct Listening Modes which bypass the receiver's tone & DSP processing for higher sound quality performance. Direct Mode provides playback of 2ch or Multichannel audio in its original form, without any surround or tone processing. Pure Direct Mode goes a step further by turning off the receiver's display and analog video circuitry to minimize the possibility of any noised being added to the audio signal.

    Audyssey Technology: The AVR-X4000 features a full package of Audyssey audio technologies for optimal sound quality. Audyssey Dynamic Volume offers real-time volume adjustment, while Audyssey DynamicEQ improves your system's surround effects during low volume levels. Audyssey MultEQ XT32 automatically sets speakers and subs to suit your room's listening environment and the speakers' characteristics. The AVR-X4--- also features two Audyssey technologies (Sub EQ HT & LFC) designed to optimize bass performance. The AV receiver even offers Audyssey DSX which adds front speaker effects.

    • Audyssey MultEQ XT32: Audyssey MultEQ XT32 technology helps create an optimal acoustic profile for your home theater. Using the included setup microphone, Audyssey MultEQ XT32 measures sound levels and adjusts speaker configuration accordingly, making setup fast and easy. This room acoustic measuring and correction system analyzes (via the included microphone) the audio characteristics of your speaker system and your listening environment at up to 8 measurement points and automatically tailors the sound for top audio fidelity. You can set the Audyssey MultEQ XT to one of the following modes.
      • Audyssey: Optimizes the crossover point, output level, delay time, and equalization of all speakers based on speaker frequency response, speaker location, and room acoustics.
      • Audyssey Bypass L/R: Optimizes all speakers except front left and right.
      • Audyssey Flat: Optimizes frequency response of all speakers to flat.
      • Manual: Adjusts the tonal quality for each speaker individually using the manual equalizer settings (63 Hz, 125 Hz, 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz, 4 kHz, 8 kHz, and 16 kHz); from -20 to +6 dB .
      • Off: Turns equalizer off.
    • Audyssey Sub EQ HT: Audyssey Sub EQ HT provides individual tailoring for each subwoofer in a dual subwoofer setup, delivering the optimum combination of highest deep bass output and lowest distortion.
    • Audyssey LFC: Audyssey LFC processing analyses and processes bass content on a continuous basis and custom tailors the sound via advanced psychoacoustic algorithms to deliver dynamic bass response within the listening room without annoying family members or neighbors in adjacent rooms.
    • Dynamic EQ: Audio engineers mix music and movie soundtracks at reference levels much louder than typical home listening levels. At lower volumes the human ear perceives sound differently; voices change, bass dissipates, and the surround effect becomes less enveloping. Dynamic EQ adjusts the frequency response curve based on volume to maintain consistent bass output, octave-to-octave balance, and surround impact, resulting in rich sound at any volume. You can set the Dynamic EQ to 0, 5, 10, or 15 dB.
    • Audyssey Dynamic Volume: Audyssey Dynamic Volume solves the problem of large variations in volume level between television programs, commercials, and between the soft and loud passages of movies. Dynamic Volume addresses the issue of commercials that are too loud and movie soundtracks with vast differences between soft and loud passages; the results are more intelligible dialogue, loud passages maintain impact, and soft whispers are heard clearly. When the volume level changes, Dynamic EQ also adjusts the frequency response to maintain sound quality. You can set the Dynamic Volume to Day (low), Evening (middle), Midnight (high), or off.
    • Audyssey Dynamic Surround Expansion (DSX): Audyssey DSX adds front effect speakers to improve spatial sound reproduction. Starting with a 5.1 channel system, DSX adds front Wide and/or front Height channels for better sound staging (although both wide and height speakers can be added, only one pair is used at a time). DSX also applies Surround Envelopment Processing to enhance the blend between the front and surround channels.

    Surround Parameters: You can adjust the following surround mode parameters:

    • Dolby Pro Logic II Music Settings: While listening in the Dolby Pro Logic II Music format, there are three further enhancements you can adjust:
      • Panorama: Broadens the front stereo image to the surround speakers to provide a wraparound effect, especially effective when there is limited output from the surround channels, panorama can be turned on/off in the menu.
      • Dimension: Allows you to move the sound field forward or backward.
      • Center Width: Allows you to adjust the width of the center channel.
    • Center Image: In the Neo:6 Music mode, the Center Image feature adjusts the output of the left and right channels relative to the center channel, allowing you to make the center channel more or less dominant as needed. This improves the image of the center channel, especially when the listener is off-center. Adjustment varies from 5 (nothing subtracted from the L/R channels) to 0 (L/R channel output is cut in half).
    • Denon Original Surround Mode Settings: While listening in one of the Denon Original Surround Modes, there are three further enhancements you can adjust:
      • Room Size: This feature allows you to set the size of your desired acoustic environment when using specific Denon Original Surround Modes; select Small, Medium small, Medium, Medium large, or Large.
      • Effect Level: This function adjusts the effect signal level from 1 to 15 when using specific Denon Original Surround Modes.
      • Delay Time: This feature adjusts the delay time (0-300ms) to control the sound stage size.
    • Height Gain: Adjust the volume (Low/Mid/High) of the Front Height channels in Dolby Pro Logic IIz.
    • Audyssey DSX Settings: While listening in the Audyssey DSX audio format, there are two further enhancements you can adjust:
      • Stage Height: adjust sound stage height (+/-10) when using front height speakers
      • Stage Width: adjust sound stage width (+/-10) when using front wide speakers
    • Center Gain: During DTS NEO:X, this function distributes the dialog output from the center channel to the front left and right channels and widens the sound image in t he front.

    Audio Enhancements: The Denon AVR-X4000 receiver provides various audio enhancements to deliver a high-quality listening experience every time.

    • CINEMA EQ (Cinema Equalizer): The Cinema EQ function gently decreases the level of the extreme high frequencies, compensating for overly-bright sounding motion picture soundtracks. Select this function if the sound from the front speakers is too bright. This function only works in the Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic (including PL II, PL IIx, PL IIz), and DTS Neo:6 modes.
    • Restorer: Compressed audio formats such as MP3, WMA (Windows Media Audio), and MPEG-4 AAC reduce the amount of data by eliminating signal components that are hard for the human ear to hear. The Restorer function generates the signals eliminated upon compression, restoring the sound to conditions near those of the original sound before compression. It also corrects the sense of volume of the bass to obtain richer sound with compressed audio signals.
    • Dynamic Range Compression (DRC): Motion picture soundtracks have tremendous dynamic range (the contrast between very soft and very loud sounds). For listening late at night, or whenever the maximum sound level is lower than usual, Compressing the dynamic range allows you to hear all of the sounds in the soundtrack with reduced dynamic range. DRC works when playing program sources recorded in Dolby Digital or DTS.
    • Tone Settings: You can independently adjust the system's overall Bass and Treble settings from -6 to +6 dB.

    Volume Settings: The AVR-X4000 offers the following volume settings.

    • Volume Scale: You can choose to display an Absolute volume scale (0-98) or Relative volume scale (-79.5 to 18dB).
    • Volume Limit: You can set a maximum volume level of 0, -10, or -20 dB to limit the receiver's total volume output.
    • Power On Level: You can define the volume setting that is active when the power is turned on (0, 1-98, -79 to +18dB, or Last)
    • Mute Level: You can set the amount of attenuation for the audio muting circuit; -40dB or -20dB below current volume, or full mute (sound turned off entirely).

    Level Adjustments:  The AVR-X4000 provides the following level adjustments.

    • Source Level: This function adjusts the playback level of the currently selected input source's audio input. Use this feature if there are differences in the input volume levels between different sources. You can correct the playback level of the audio input from -12 to +12dB.
    • Dialogue Level: You can adjust the output level (+/-12dB) to clarify the dialogue output from the center channel.
    • Subwoofer Level: You can set the receiver's subwoofer output level (+/-12dB) independent from the other speaker levels and system's main volume.

    Audio Inputs/Outputs: The Denon AV receiver offers a variety of analog and digital audio inputs/outputs.

    • Assignable Digital Inputs: The AVR-X4000 features two optical digital (Toslink) inputs and two coaxial digital inputs. Each input can be assigned to any of the different input sources, except Tuner.
    • Speaker Terminals w/ Color Labels: The receiver has binding-post terminals for all speaker connections. The binding-post terminals can accept bare wire, pin connectors, and banana plugs (single/dual). The receiver will accept speaker impedances of 6 to 16-ohm. The AV receiver comes with color labels to easily identify which channel a speaker cable should be connected to. Since the speaker cables have labels in the same colors as the connectors on the AVR-X4000's rear panel, there's no longer any confusion about which terminals they should be connected to.
    • 11.2Ch Pre-Outs: The AV receiver features 11.2ch pre-amp outputs (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Front Height L/R, Front Wide L/R, and Dual Subs) for connection to external power amplifiers.
    • Phono Input: The Denon AVR-X4000 is fitted with a Phono input (MM), so you can connect your turntable and listen to your vinyl records with high-quality sound.
    • Headphones: When headphones are plugged into the full-size 1/4" jack on the front panel, all the speakers are automatically muted.

    Video Features

    7 HDMI Inputs/3 HDMI Outputs: With seven HDMI v1.4 inputs (6 rear/1 front), the AVR-X4000 allows you to route multiple high-definition devices, such as your Blu-ray player and cable/satellite receiver, to your TV. It also allows you to connect all of your devices to up to three TVs with a HDMI cable (via its three HDMI outputs; two parallel and one discrete), reducing cable clutter. The two parallel HDMI outputs distribute the same video signal simultaneously to two separate displays. The discrete HDMI output allows you to play a different audio/video source in another zone. The HDMI inputs are assignable to different input sources. The receiver's HDMI v.1.4 jacks are compatible with 1080p/24Hz & 4K video, 3D video signals, Deep Color & x.v.Color technology; as well as LipSync, ARC, and HDMI control.

    • 3D Pass-Through: With the advent of 3D media, it is important to own a receiver that recognizes 3D video signals. The AVR-X4000 is able to pass through 3D signals from your Blu-ray player, ensuring that the 3D effect doesn't get lost in translation. It also recognizes signals from 3D television broadcasts. By connecting a 3D-compliant Blu-ray disc player and 3D-compliant TV to the AVR-X4000, you will have a 3D home theater where you can enjoy high-definition sound and video on a level you've never experienced before.
    • Deep/x.v.Color Support: The AVR-X4000 also supports Deep Color and x.v.Color content, which can display a larger color range than standard-definition schemes. The result is a more lifelike, vibrant picture.
    • LipSync: If needed, the audio signal can be manually delayed to match the video signal; adjust from 0-200ms.
    • ARC (Audio Return Channel): This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible HDTV to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your HDTV. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to your television.

    4K Pass-Through + Video Upconversion: The Denon AV receiver's Analog Device 12-bit video processor (ADV8003) supports pass-through of 1080p/24Hz and 4K Ultra HD video. This sophisticated video processor also provides upconversion from standard definition (480i/480p) and high definition (720p/1080i1080p) sources to 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160 pixels), which lets you connect all your analog (composite/component) or digital (HDMI) video sources to the AVR-X4000 and then connect to your HDTV with just a single HDMI cable.

    Note: The receiver's HDMI Zone 2 output does not support analog-to-HDMI conversion, nor does it support HDMI-to-HDMI scaling.

    HDMI Standby Pass-Through: When enabling the HDMI Standby Pass-Through function, regardless of whether the AV receiver is "On" or in "Standby" both audio/video streams from an HDMI input will be output to your television, via the receiver's HDMI monitor output. You can select between three HDMI through function modes.

    • HDMI Input: Selects the HDMI Input (1-4) for which the HDMI Standby Pass-Through function is enabled.
    • Last: The HDMI Standby-Through function is activated on the input source selected at the time of setting the AV receiver to the "Standby" mode.
    • Off: The HDMI Standby Pass-Through function is disabled.

    InstaPrevue: HDMI InstaPrevue Technology provides live video thumbnails of the available content on your devices connected to the receiver via HDMI 1 through 6 inputs (the HDMI 7 input does not support InstaPrevue). As a result, you can preview audio/video streams coming from up to 5 HDMI inputs previously assigned to input selectors on your HDMI connected TV, while enjoying viewing another source input.

    Analog Video Inputs: The receiver features four composite video inputs (3 rear/1 front) and one composite video output. There is also two component video inputs and one component video output (60MHz). The composite and component video outputs can be used as monitor outputs or Zone 2 outputs.

    Picture Mode: The receiver provides Picture Mode to adjust the picture quality for your viewing content and environment. You can select from Standard, Movie, Vivid, Streaming, Custom, or Off. The Custom mode lets you manually adjust Contrast, Brightness, Saturation, Hue, Noise Reduction, and Enhancer (sharpness).

    Video Select Function: While listening to Network/Tuner/USB content, you can switch the receiver's video input so you can display video while listening to an audio source.

    Network + Tuner Functions

    Network Connection: The Denon AVR-X4000 is equipped with an Ethernet (RJ-45) port that lets you connect the receiver to your home network (LAN) and your broadband internet provider. When connected to your home network, the AVR-X4000 lets you listen to Internet radio and a host of other online music sources from your broadband internet provider, as well as play audio files & display still images from your computer via its network connection (DLNA 1.5 certified). The AVR-X4000 also supports AirPlay that lets you stream your music library from an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or iTunes.

    Note: This unit's RJ-45 Ethernet port supports 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX and requires an Ethernet (LAN) category 5 or higher cable, Router, Modem, and Internet connection.

    DLNA 1.5 Certified: The AVR-X4000 is DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) 1.5 and Windows 7/8 compliant for audio and photo networking. This means it's easier for you to access and enjoy digital music and still-images (JPEG) stored on your Windows PC. You can use your PC to play high-bit rate music content through the A/V receiver and view still-images on your connected TV, or use the AVR-X4000's remote control to browse music & photo files on your hard drive. The receiver also supports ID3-Tag (ver.2) and META tag information; so song title, artist name, and album name can be displayed the unit's front-panel display or on-screen menu. In addition the unit will display Album Art on a connected television. The Denon AVR-X4000 supports the following audio formats, sampling frequencies, and bit rates via its wired network connection.

    Compatible Audio Formats Sampling Frequencies Bit rate Extension
    WMA (Windows Media Audio) 32/44.1/48 kHz 48-192 kbps .wma
    MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3) 32/44.1/48 kHz 32-320 kbps .mp3
    WAV 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz 16-bit .wav
    MPEG-4 AAC 32/44.1/48 kHz 16-320 kbps .aac/.m4a/.mp4
    FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz 16/20/24-bit .flac
    ALAC 32/44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz N/A .m4a
    Note: Your computer must meet the following system requirements - Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service or Windows Media DRM10. Album Art is only displayed when using Windows Media Player (ver.11/12).

    Online Services: The Denon AVR-X4000 lets you access Internet Radio, as well as other online music and photo services from your broadband Internet connection. Currently the AVR-X4000 supports Internet Radio from vTuner, Pandora, Spotify, and SiriusXM; as well as the Flickr online photo sharing site (as of 3/19/2013). The Denon receiver offers on-screen menu display and control over these web services.

    Online Services Description
    vTuner The online vTuner service which offers easy browsing of internet radio stations and podcasts. vTuner enables access to web-based radio stations and podcasts via an extremely reliable online database with a wide variety of content. Internet Radio stations in MP3 (32-320kbps) and WMA (48-192kbps) format are supported. You can browse content by Genre, Location, Language, and Favorites. You can store up to 56 Internet Radio stations as presets. The unit will automatically save up to 20 of the most recently played stations.

    Pandora

    Once the network audio player is registered with your Pandora account, you can listen to the automated music recommendation and Internet Radio service. You can create up to 100 personalized radio stations. You can sort tracks within these radio stations. You can skip up to 6 tracks that are being played back within 1 hour. You can also thumbs-up/thumbs-down and bookmark tracks. In Pandora, you can search for the track name or artist name using "keyword" searches. When the search is complete, tracks that have a similar rhythm or sound are streamed.
    Spotify Spotify is a digital music service that gives you on-demand access to one of the largest music libraries in the world (over 15 million tracks and counting). Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage, and share music with your friends. You can browse music by artist, album, track, or most popular; and create your own music library with customized playlists. A Spotify Premium subscription is required.
    SiriusXM SiriusXM Internet Radio lets you listen to over 120 channels of commercial-free music, talk radio, news, sports, entertainment, and more.
    Flickr Flickr is an online photograph sharing service that started in 2004. You can use this unit to view photographs on a connected TV that have been made public by Flickr users. You will need to setup an Flickr account to download, upload, and view photographs.

    Favorites: You can add up to 100 items as "Favorites" from vTuner, Pandora, SiriusXM, Flickr, and your media server for easier, quicker access.

    HD Radio Tuner: In addition to receiving standard analog AM and FM broadcasts, the AVR-X4000 features a built-in HD Radio tuner. HD Radio technology brings digital radio to conventional analog AM and FM radio stations, with improved sound quality, better reception, and new data services. HD Radio technology provides CD-quality sound for FM stations, and FM-quality sound for AM stations. In addition, FM HD Radio station can transmit multiple programs on the same frequency by using multicast channels. Text data display includes station name, song title, artist name, etc.

    • Station Text: AM/FM digital stations can offer text and data such as artist names and song titles.
    • Multicasting: Many HD Radio stations also offer more than one channel of programming. This service is called multicasting.
    • Station Presets: You can store up to 56 radio stations presets (8 stations each in 7 separate banks) and name each preset with an 8 character ID.
    • Direct Frequency Tuning: You can enter the receiving frequency directly to tune in a station, using the supplied IR remote control.
    Note: HD Radio is the system for digital AM and FM broadcasting in the U.S. More than 2,000 radio stations are broadcasting their primary signals in digital HD Radio technology, as a free service. Go to www.hdradio.com to check for HD Radio stations in your area.

    Web Control: You can control this A/V receiver from a web control screen on your Windows PC's web browser. The AVR-X4000 and your PC must be connected to the same home network.

    Software Updates: Using the receiver's network/internet connection, you can check for and update the latest firmware from the online Denon server. Visit Denon's Support Site for more details. The tested Denon AVR-X4000 contained firmware version 5330-4916-6420 (as of 5/23/2013).

    iPod/USB Integration

    AirPlay Compatible: AirPlay lets you stream your favorite songs directly from your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad, or from your iTunes library on your PC or Mac to the Denon AVR-X4000, over your home network connection. By downloading Apple's free "Remote" application onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to be in the same room as the components or your computer to play, pause, skip, and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. You will even see the iTunes music information, including your track titles and artist info via the Denon receiver's on-screen menu (via HDMI).

    Note: To use the AirPlay feature you need a Mac or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or later) connected to your wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have iOS 4.3 or later installed and connected to the same wireless home network.

    iPod/iPhone Direct: The Denon AV receiver is fitted with a front-panel USB (type-A) port and HDMI port for playback of audio and video files from select iPod, iPhone, or iPad devices.

    • Audio Playback: The AVR-X4000 supports digital music playback from an iPod, iPhone, or iPad using its front-panel USB (type-A) port. Simply plug your compatible Apple device into the receiver's front-panel USB port, using the cable that came with your iPod/iPhone/iPad. Stored music and music apps from your connected Apple device can be played through the AV receiver, bypassing the iPod/iPhone D/A converter for better sound quality. The iPod/iPhone/iPad can be controlled by the receiver's remote, or you can continue to use the Apple device's clickwheel or touchscreen. You can search for stored music on your iPod/iPhone/iPad by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, or Audiobook. Song/artist information and Album Art from stored music and music apps on your iPod/iPhone will display on your connected TV via HDMI (song/artist text will also display on receiver's front-panel display).
    • Video Playback: You can also view video from stored movies and movie apps from select iPods, iPhone, and iPads by connecting your Apple device to the AV receiver's front-panel USB and HDMI input. Use the Apple Lightning-to-Digital AV Adapter (472LT2HDMI sold separately), the Apple Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your device, and a HDMI cable (sold separately) to connect your iPod touch (5th gen), iPhone 5, iPad 4, or iPad mini to the AV receiver. Use the Apple Dock-to-Digital AV Adapter (47230PHDMI, sold separately), the Apple Dock-to-USB cable that came with your device, and a HDMI cable (sold separately) to connect your iPod touch (4th gen), iPhone 4/4S, or iPad (1/2/3). Using the HDMI input, video from your iPod/iPhone/iPad can only be navigated from your Apple device's clickwheel or touchscreen. Using the optional iPod/iPhone video dock (ASD-11R, sold separately), you can output video from your older Apple devices such as iPod video (5th gen), iPod classic (80/120/160GB), iPod touch (1st/2nd/3rd gen), and iPhone 2G/3G/3GS). This add-on dock only features an S-video output, so your TV must be equipped with an S-video input (the receiver has no S-video input).
    Note: Your Apple iPod/iPhone's battery will be charged while connected to the receiver (max. 1A). This unit will not charge the iPad.

    Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Denon AVR-X4000 is "made for iPod/iPhone" and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of 9/24/2013).

    Apple Device Generation Tested Version Connector Type Media Type Control Type Display Type Charge
    USB AirPlay Audio Video Remote iPod/iPhone Album Art Artist/Song Text Track Info
    iPad 1 5.1.1 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y N
    2 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y N
    3 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y N
    4 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y N
    mini 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    3G 4.2.1 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    3GS 5.1.1 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    4 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    4S 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    5 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    5C 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    5S 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    touch 1st 2.2.1 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    2nd 4.2.1 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    3rd 5.1.1 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    4th 6.1.2 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    5th 7.0 Y Y Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    nano 1st 1.3.1 Y N Y N Y N N Y Y Y
    2nd 1.1.3 Y N Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
    3rd 1.1.3 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    4th 1.0.4 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    5th 1.0.2 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    6th 1.2 PC Y N Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
    7th 1.02 PC Y N Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
    classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    120GB 2.0.1 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    160GB 2.0.4 Y N Y O Y Y N Y Y Y
    video 5th 1.3 Y N Y N Y N N Y Y Y
    Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

    USB Port: A USB memory device can be connected to the USB (type-A) port located on the front-panel, allowing you to play various music files and JPEG still-image files through the receiver. The USB memory device must be mass storage class (msc) or media transfer protocol (mtp) compliant, and be formatted in FAT16 or FAT32. The unit can recognize up to 500 folders/5,000 files. In addition to music and still-image playback, the A/V receiver supports basic playback control, song/artist information display, and charging (5V/1A) of your connected USB mass storage class device. The Denon AVR-X4000 supports the following audio formats, sampling frequencies, and bit rates via its USB (type-A) connection.

    Compatible Audio Formats Sampling Frequencies Bit rate Extension
    WMA (Windows Media Audio) 32/44.1/48 kHz 48-192 kbps .wma
    MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3) 32/44.1/48 kHz 32-320 kbps .mp3
    WAV 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz 16-bit .wav
    MPEG-4 AAC 32/44.1/48 kHz 16-320 kbps .aac/.m4a/.mp4
    FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz 16/20/24-bit .flac
    ALAC 32/44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz N/A .m4a
    Note: USB memory device will not work via a Hub.

    Convenience Features

    On-Screen GUI w/ Setup Assistant (via HDMI): The AV receiver's on-screen display (GUI) provides information about your system's settings (with video overlay). The on-screen graphical display combines large, clear text and icons, so you can easily make all necessary adjustments and settings during setup, to quickly and easily optimize the AVR-X4000 for your particular speaker setup and source equipment. The exclusive Denon Setup Assistant easily walks you through the whole process. When you control the sound volume, the volume level is displayed on-screen, and when you switch the input source, the name of the input source is also displayed on-screen. The on-screen menu can only be output to your TV via HDMI.

    Multi-Source/Multi-Zone: Denon's Multi-Zone/Multi-Source function lets you select different audio/video sources for listening and viewing in different locations of your home. The AVR-X4000's Zone 2 offers audio/video playback, while Zone 3 offers audio only playback. This unit is also quipped with an HDMI Zone 2 output connector for transfer of audio/video from connected HDMI sources to Zone 2. The source can be the same for all zones, or you can enjoy 3 different sources in those zones if you prefer.

    • Audio/Video Zone 2: Zone 2 allows stereo audio/video playback of another A/V source connected to the receiver in another room of your home via left/right RCA audio or speaker terminal output connections and composite or component video. To enjoy a video source in Zone 2, you must connect the same video connection to your second display monitor as connected to your receiver for that particular source (there is no video-conversion for Zone 2). Zone 2 features either a preamp-output or speaker terminal output so you can use this amp or a separate amp to power speakers in another room. When using the AVR-X4000 to power speakers in a second room of your home, the main zone is restricted to 5.1-channel. When using the receiver's preamp output terminals for the second room you need an additional amplifier in that room to power those speakers; the main Zone of the receiver remains 7.1-channel. The volume of Zone 2 can be controlled by the Denon receiver using either configuration or from your add-on amplifier when using the line-output.
    • HDMI Zone 2: The AVR-X4000 incorporates multi-zone HDMI audio/video distribution for Zone 2 with the inclusion of its HDMI matrix switching functionality. The receiver can send two different HDMI video feeds to two displays at the same time directly from the receiver. HDMI Zone 2 also supports 2ch PCM audio from the HDMI input source selected. The HDMI Zone 2 function is only compatible with the HDMI 1-6 input connectors. It is not compatible with the HDMI 7 input connector. The volume of HDMI Zone 2 will be controlled by your TV or additional receiver in Zone 2.
    • Audio Only Zone 3: Zone 3 allows you to play a different stereo audio source connected to the receiver in a third room of your house. Zone 3 features either a preamp-output or speaker terminal output so you can use this amp or a separate amp to power speakers in another room. When using the AVR-X4000  to power speakers in a second and third room of your home, the second and third zones are restricted to mono operation and the main zone is limited to 5.1 channels. When using the receiver's preamp output terminals for the 3rd Zone, you need an additional amplifier in that room to power those speakers; the main Zone of the receiver remains 7.1-channel. The volume of Zone 3 can be controlled by the Denon receiver using either configuration or from your add-on amplifier when using the line-output.
    Note: *Compatible Sources - Tuner, analog, optical/coaxial digital (2ch PCM), USB, and Network sources can be played in both Zone 2 & Zone 3. Zone 2 also supports output of HDMI 1-6 audio/video signals. To hear AirPlay in Zone 2/3, you must first start playing Airplay in the Main Zone. Once you have selected AirPlay in Zone 2/3, you can then switch the source of the Main Zone. *Incompatible Sources - You cannot select different AM/FM radio stations or different Network content for different zones. Zone 3 does not support HDMI audio. Zone 3 does not output any video sources (HDMI, composite, or component).

    All Zone Stereo Function: The All Zone Stereo function allows you to enjoy the AV receiver's Main Zone audio source in Zone 2 & Zone 3, simultaneously (regardless of input audio signal types - analog or digital). During the All Zone Stereo, 2ch playback is automatically selected for all zones and each zone will play at the same volume level. This is useful when you want to enjoy the same music at the same time in multiple rooms during a get together or party.

    Front-Panel Display Dimmer: The receiver features 4 display settings for the front-panel LCD window; Bright, Dim, Dark, and Off.

    Quick Select: The receiver's front-panel has four Quick Select buttons. Each button can be programmed with a specific input source, surround mode, and volume setting for easy recall.

    Source Rename/Hide: You can change the display name (up to 8 characters) of a selected input source. If an input isn't being used, you can hide it from the display so you don't have to scroll past it when you change sources.

    Text Search: You can search Internet Radio, USB, and DLNA content using keyword searches from the AV receiver's on-screen menu and remote control.

    Slide Shows/Picture View: You can play back still image (JPEG) files stored on a USB memory device or media server and pictures on Flickr website as a slide show. The display time can also be set. You can also play back music and a favorite picture at the same time via USB, Internet Radio, or Media Server.

    Personal Memory Plus: For each input, the receiver automatically memorizes the settings for input mode, surround mode, HDMI output mode, audio delay, etc. When the input source is switched, the settings last used for that source are automatically recalled. The surround parameters, tone control settings, and playback levels for the different output channels are memorized for each surround mode.

    Protection Circuit: This is a function to prevent damage to components within the power supply when an abnormality such as an overload, excess voltage, or over-heating occurs. In this unit, the power indicator blinks and the unit enters standby mode when an abnormality occurs.

    Timers: The receiver features a programmable Sleep Timer and Auto Standby function.

    • Sleep Timer: This function allows you to automatically set the power to standby after a predetermined amount of time has passed; set the sleep timer up to 120 minutes in 10 minute increments.
    • Auto Standby: The unit enters standby mode automatically when no commands are sent to the unit for the set time (30 or 60 minutes). Before it enters the standby mode, "Auto Standby" is displayed on the front-panel display of this unit and the on-screen menu.

    Remote Control

    Multibrand Remote Control: The AVR-X4000 comes with an IR wireless remote control that can operate the receiver as well as other remote control capable components. It is pre-programmed with control signals for other brand products; including DVD players, Blu-ray Disc players, VCRs, TVs, cable boxes, satellite receivers, and CD players. The remote control features Glow keys so it can easily be used in the dark.

    HDMI Control: The Denon AVR-X4000 can control select external audio/video components connected via HDMI which support HDMI control. When you make an HDMI connection with a TV or player compatible with the AVR-X4000's HDMI control function, you can perform the operations from the AVR-X4000's remote control; Power off, Switching of audio output devices, Switching of audio input devices, Volume adjustment, and Playback functions.

    Denon Remote App: The Denon Remote App lets you control the Denon Network A/V receiver using your Apple iOS or Android device. Simply download the free Denon Remote App from the iTunes App Store for the iPod touch/iPhone/iPad (iOS 4.3+), or download the free Denon Remote App from Google Play for your compatible Android device (1.5+). The AV receiver will need to be connected to the same network as your Apple iOS or Android device. This free Remote App lets you control the Denon A/V receiver's basic functions (power, volume, input, surround modes) from your Apple iOS or Android device. You can even navigate the A/V receiver's network and Internet content from your compatible Apple iOS or Android device. For added convenience, there are eight customizable home screen short cut buttons that allow you to tailor the look and function of the Denon Remote App to suit your needs.

    Custom Integration: The AVR-X4000 is part of Denon's IN-Command series line-up of receiver, which is Denon's certification to custom installers that the receiver has advanced connectivity and control features often required for custom home integration and theater applications using premium control systems. These features include a RS232C jack for use with whole house control systems, remote in/out IR command control, and dual 12V trigger outputs.

    • RS-232C Port: Port for connection to external whole-house control systems, from companies such as AMX, Crestron, etc.
    • Remote Jacks: Minijack input and output jacks for use with an optional IR repeater system (sold separately).
    • 12V Trigger Outputs: The AVR-X4000 has two minijack outputs to send a 12-Volt DC turn-on signal to other components that accepts a 12V trigger, such as power amplifiers in Zone 2 and Zone 3. The conditions under which the trigger output activates is programmable.

       

     
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    Written By Tom G, Kenosha, WI on Sunday, August 10, 2014
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    I purchased this to replace an Onkyo receiver. This a great receiver! I am using it in a 7.1 system, but can expand it to 9.2. I use the both powered zones, no need for an additional amplifier. I had one on hand from the old unit. I use it for my Zone 3 for the deck. Now I have 7.1 in main zone and full power for my zone 3 and it sounds great . I wish I had purchased the Denon first. I liked it so much I purchased an scratch and dent Denon AVR for my basement movie theater. The install and set up was very easy with the on-screen menu, and the Audyssey mic to fine tune the system. This is a great receiver that is very easy to do firmware updates. Buy this receiver you won't go wrong.
    Pros:
    Easy set up, simple to understand on-screen menu, Great sound!!
    Cons:
    None!
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    5 out of 5

    A great Amplifier and then some!

    Written By Perry, Greenville NC on Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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    A fabulous amplifier! Using Banana plugs is the way to go with this one. Using all of the speaker connections, including front height and width, and back surround. With my Polk speakers it is as good as the movie theater. The Audessey set up and the on screen help by Denon made the sound magical and completely fill the room with great frequency balance and accuracy. I have watched movies that I have already seen just to be immersed in the sound track that I was missing before. 7.1 surround is absolutely amazing. I have had no problems with the power requirements of my speaker set-up. A smashing success!!
    Pros:
    Powerful Balanced, accurate sound Easy set-up Great controller Nice to know Crutchfield is there if I ever need them Worth the money
    Cons:
    none come to mind
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    4 out of 5

    Workin great

    Written By Srichards, Yuma az 85367 on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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    Bought to replace an onkyo receiver that had problems. Got all hooked up and everything worked great! Very happy
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    5 out of 5

    Awesome Upgrade

    Written By NormanT, Holly Springs, GA on Wednesday, May 07, 2014
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    Upgraded from the AVR-3313CI to the AVR-X4000 for the preamp outputs, but the XT32 blew me away!. Movies are MUCH more detailed, dialogue is clearer and the highs are smoother.
    Pros:
    Audyssey XT32
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    5 out of 5

    Nice -

    Written By Mablt, Las Vegas NV on Sunday, March 16, 2014
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    Upgraded 8 year old Marantz SR8400 7.1 110W receiver that was pre-HDMI, and pre wi-fi. Audio playback was excellent but notably, movies soft spoken dialogue was lost despite re-balancing efforts. I aimed at an Audyssey licensed product with Sub bass EQ XT option, not just Multi EQ XT.

    Crutchfield was wonderful, answered their phone on Sunday, were polite when I wanted to change my online order (I'm a wishy-washy) and they delivered this Denon AVR-X4000, an open box special, at a competitive price. I couldn't tell why this was labelled open box. I printed out hard copy of the Denon User Manual off Denon website to have handy, and stripped out my Marantz. I followed the setup guide exactly. I HAD NO PROBLEMS. My first Audyssey set up was a fail. Redo worked. Audyssey helped me find reversed polarity center channel, and my cross labelled Surr Rear and Surr Side (Doh!). I ended up preferring direct tweaking with the Audyssey equalizer.

    I am happy - movie dialogue is noticeably better, and my sub-woofer is reborn!! It BOOMS!! So far my wi-fi and internet features are running through my wi-fi Blu-ray, and I haven't tasked the Denon with it yet, and I just downloaded the i-phone app and haven't tried it yet. i-phone direct hook up plays fine w/ on screen art. HD radio plays fine but it's not my thing. SACD audio 2 channel playback is great, but I "think" I preferred my Marantz sound? But like I said, movies are WAY better, and that's primary use nowadays!
    Pros:
    Up to date features and connectivity. Audyssey set-up made a difference and IMHO puts this product above competitors products at this price point.
    Cons:
    Um, none. You do need to have a little geek in you to set up ANY AVR receiver, but this one was easy enough.
    2 out of 2 people found this helpful
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    4 out of 5

    Denon AVR-X4000 IN-Command

    Written By BS, Tucson, AZ on Friday, February 21, 2014
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    Working great.
    Pros:
    Like the Audyssey speaker level automatic analyzer. Unit sounds great and functions good. AirPlay works good.
    Cons:
    Users manual is hard to understand. Unit doesn't display the network it is using. It cost me a day calling Denon, router provider, Apple, and Crutchfield to get AirPlay to work. Each provider blamed the other, but no one asked if there was more than one network. Miss having a n outlet on the rear panel.
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    4 out of 5

    Swiss Army Knife of AV Receivers

    Written By Jason Y., Burbank, CA on Sunday, February 09, 2014
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    This is a replacement for a Denon AVR-2310CI. The 2310CI is very complicated and has an excessive amount of remote control buttons and functions in comparison to the X4000. The X4000 on the other hand is very evolved from the predecessor 2310CI. The X4000 has improved and refined A/V processing power, and presents its features in an easy to use straightforward manner. The X4000 is what I imagined a 21st century receiver to be. There is a comprehensive list of subscriber based and free internet radio, including local over the air AM/FM HD radio capability. The X4000 will also playback music files on my NAS drive hosting DLNA file services. All of these functions just worked like an appliance, nearly plug and play (no fiddling around with complicated network settings that are often time consuming to set up). I was amazed at how far I got without the instruction manual. The X4000 has great sound and a much improved Audyssey processor from earlier generations. The X4000 feeds a Paradigm Studio 100 speaker system. The receiver is more than capable of driving these speakers with plenty of bass with clear mids and smooth highs. A few buyers may need 4 ohm capability and more power, though for most home theater and hi-fi systems, this receiver will exceed expectations.
    Pros:
    Lots of great features, easy to set up. Excellent cost/value to feature set ratio. Video processing is on par with great audio performance. This is a great AVR. If you're on the fence about this purchase, just buy it, you won't regret the purchase.
    Cons:
    No printed instruction manual; you'll have to read the manual on your computer or PDA. The next task for improvement should be in developing a much better I-Pad/PDA remote control app for these AVR receivers. The latest generation of apps are an improvement from past versions, though they still have a way to go. I would be OK with paying for a really great app to control and set the X4000. No 4 ohm output; you'll have to buy Denon's top of the line receiver to get this capability.
    5 out of 6 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    I am not disappointed

    Written By Mike B., Chicago, Il. on Thursday, February 06, 2014
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    I purchased this Denon X-4000 a couple of weeks ago. I am very happy with this purchase. What a difference the Audyssey MultiEQ XT32 makes. The sounds from blu-ray moves and PS3 games is astounding. I was using a cheap Sony AVR and everything sounded very dull and not appealing. Since I did the Audyssey, I have found new likeness for my movies and games. I watched the Superbowl using this receiver and it was a great sounding experience. I would highly recommend this receiver.
    Pros:
    Great Sound, looks good and was very easy setup.
    Cons:
    None
    1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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    3 out of 5

    AVRX4000

    Written By AV enthusiast, Doylestown, PA on Friday, January 17, 2014
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    I wanted to like this unit but it failed short , the second zone hdmi out did not work as I expected it, but that's just one of the hdmi standard limitations, so I can not blame denon for it, I had to use an hdmi repeater for the hdmi 2 out, also if I want to use the second or third zone for audio I would have to set the main zone for 5.1 and loose two speakers as I have 7 speakers in wall and in ceiling installed, I have invested "enough" money on it so I am not just going to have two speakers not doing anything, my old receiver would handle this just fine as the same built in amplifier shares SBSs and zone two speakers, I'm limited to 5.1 when using zone 2 but it's done with one simple click and not through the menu. So with regret I have to send it back, as I have to de install and re install all this equipment, Crutchfield support was very good, I called tech support twice...
    Pros:
    Sounds good, the app for the iPhone and iPad works very well, you're capable of switching inputs, adjust the volume, etc
    Cons:
    Second and third zone have too many limitations, and this was the reason why I got this unit
    6 out of 7 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Great so far

    Written By Jeff T, Richmond, VA on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
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    This replaced a Denon 3808ci. The main feature I was looking for was digital out for Zone 2. That function works well, however only if the original content is in 2-channel format. The Audyssey32 room correction is noticeably better and eight mic placements are allowed for the calculation. The GUI is much more intuitive and user friendly. Unlike other reviews I have seen, it does run any hotter than my old receiver. The ARC configuration is a little cryptic. I have decided not to use it, but did work with my Panny VT60. Bottom line is that sound is great, the room correction is really impressive and the sound stage seems more cohesive and integrated than the older model. I would recommend it.
    Pros:
    Great room correction, more intuitive than older Denons, digital out Zone 2.
    Cons:
    Flaky ARC
    4 out of 5 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Great AVR

    Written By HowieR, Fort Lee, NJ on Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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    Purchased one week ago as a replacement for an aged Onkyo in the family room. Right out of the box no problems. Fits perfectly in the console. AVR connection guide steps anyone through the speakers and input device connections. Plenty of HDMI inputs and outputs. Currently running a 7.2 configuration. Not yet taking advantage of multi zones but noted comments from other owners reviews. Using the Audyssey XT setup and microphone worked pretty well, however I did need go thru manual setup and tweak some of the speaker settings - subs and main speakers. Needed to make a fine adjustment to the xover frequencies for the floor standing speaker sound to open up more. Media server works great with streaming devices and controlling them from the remote straight forward. Found STB audio pass through a little quirky until setting change as well as power up was going into TV mode and not SAT/CBL. Using with B & W CM series floor standing speakers & Center, 2 subs that go down to 17hz and Klipsch ref series surround speakers mounted on the walls.
    Pros:
    Sounds great so far. A lot of musicality, not just oriented to theater sound reproduction as I have heard from others.
    7 out of 8 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Denon AVR-X4000 IN-Command

    Written By Ryan, Herlong, ca on Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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    Really like this amp
    1 out of 7 people found this helpful
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    1 out of 5

    No Joy Yet

    Written By JimS, Oklahoma City on Thursday, December 12, 2013
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    First unit arrived promptly but proved to be defective. Crutchfield offered replacement without any hassle, but delivery of this unit has been ponderously slow via UPS so I'm still waiting.
    Pros:
    Sounded good prior to repetitive shutdowns. Initial set up went smoothly.
    Cons:
    Play... shutdown. Play.....shutdown. Play.....shutdown. Ultimately it would shutdown with nothing connected. Web survey now suggests that others have experienced similar problems with the X4000. I hope the replacement works as advertised if and when it is delivered.
    5 out of 19 people found this helpful
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    1 out of 5

    Disappointed - too late to return it though

    Written By Anonymous, Dunedin, FL on Tuesday, December 03, 2013
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    I bought this unit in July and in October the unit shut down while using it and would not power up again. It went continually into protect mode. After working with Denon tech support (this happened just after Crutchfield's 2-month return policy) and was told I had to bring the receiver to a local Denon repair shop to get it repaired. A three-month old receiver! The authorized repair shop fixed a bad solder joint on internal connector CN203. I was told this was a factory defect (my receipt for the repair had Factory Mod. DZ10-171 on it for those who want more details). I asked the repair shop if there was anything in my home theater setup that could have caused/exacerbated this problem and he said no, it was just a factory defect.

    Beside that, I find the power of this unit to be weak. I replaced a Yamaha RX-2600 receiver with this unit and the power is NOTICEABLY less. I use all three zones of this unit and there is also an audio delay between the main zone and zone 3 if you and using the same source in both zones simultaneously. Both Crutchfield and Denon tech support could not find a solution for this issue. I stumbled upon a fix for me, which was there is not and audio delay between the main zone and zone 2 when playing the same source (the CBL/SAT source in my case) simultaneously. Luckily I stumbled across this and was able to rewire my zone hook ups to get by this rather unique issue I had.

    The remote is only semi useful. But I find the Denon iphone app VERY usable.
    Pros:
    Plenty of connections, including very good multi-zone support Internet connection and streaming pandora/XM-Sirius/etc works well Feature rich, about as many features as you can find at this price point
    Cons:
    Unit needed factory repair after only three months. That is just pathetic. The power of this unit may be disappointing to you if you are replacing another beefy-drive receiver The remote is only semi-useful. No backlight. Use the iphone/ipad app for configuration changes.
    16 out of 17 people found this helpful
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    4 out of 5

    Does not meet my requirements

    Written By rmast, PA on Thursday, November 28, 2013
     
    Replaced an Onkyo NR808 which died shortly after warranty expired. Specifications appear to be similar but I am hoping for better quality. My configuration has 7.1 in zone 1 (living room), powered zone 2 (kitchen/dining) and line in to zone 3 (office, powered by separate amp).

    Setup and connection were straight forward. Note that there is no physical manual. Instead you must use the included CD or better yet download the PDF. Setup software could be improved in the area of zone management. Zone 1 up and running is short order. However, now comes the issue. It is not possible to connect a powered zone 2 and keep 7.1 in zone 1. Most competition will on-the-fly convert from 7.1 to 5.1 when zone 2 is turned on. The Denon does not have this functionality. This is an unfortunate deal breaker. So it will be exchanged for a Yamaha RX-A2020. Fortunately it is on sale for less and adds additional features. The 9.2 system will allow concurrent 7.1 zone 1 and powered zone 2.

    Some other thoughts: The unit is smaller and lighter than competition. Remote is not fully back lit for all buttons and feels cheap. Sound after initial setup seemed good. Did not use long enough to compare to previous Onkyo. Did not try any networking features.

    Overall I think this is a good unit in many ways. However, it lacks the multi-room configuration of most competition. Therefore it seems overpriced making it not the best value.
    Pros:
    good sound, relative easy setup of main features, smaller case than most competition
    Cons:
    cannot use 7.1 in zone 1 anytime if connecting powered zone 2
    5 out of 8 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    What a difference!

    Written By Mike W, Knoxville, TN on Monday, November 25, 2013
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    I upgraded to this Denon AVR-X4000 from an older entry-level Onkyo which had served me well for 6 years. The difference was astounding. I plan to upgrade my speakers eventually, but this AVR has breathed new life into my DefTech ProCinema 600 speakers. Setup was fairly straightforward, and after running the Audyssey XT32 calibration, movies and music sound clearer, cleaner, and more lifelike. The sub is much better integrated than before, with smoother, less-boomy bass. I'm very pleased and highly recommend this receiver. As usual, service from Crutchfield was flawless.
    Pros:
    Audyssey MultEQ XT32 Clear, clean sound Straightforward setup
    Cons:
    None so far
    6 out of 6 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    great product

    Written By Anonymous, Lexington, sc on Friday, November 01, 2013
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    Sounds great with my SVS speakers.
    Pros:
    Great Sound
    Cons:
    None
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    5 out of 5

    Amazing!

    Written By Hansen, Alaska on Thursday, September 19, 2013
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    I bought this as a birthday present/replacement for my AVR-2802. AMAZING. Still learning all the new features and available apps..but after a few movies... AMAZING. Crutchfield service = AMAZING.
    Pros:
    Sound quality & clarity, the ability to connect a multitude of components including old definitives and polks..
    Cons:
    I was a little put off by the fact that the receiver is smarter than me. It told me during setup that one of my speakers was connected backwards. Really?
    9 out of 12 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Excellent Product

    Written By HM, Merced, CA on Saturday, August 31, 2013
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    I am glad I bought the x4000 which is the successor of the highly rated 3313ci. The feature that sold me on the system was the Audyssey MultEQ XT32, it's a great system for correcting room acoustics and is highly recommended if you plan on running dual subwoofers. I have an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and my previous Sony system was a pain to listen to. Because of the open floor plan I only have 3 walls onto which I can attach speakers so I opted to go with a 6.1 setup. Fronts(L/R), Center, Surrounds(L/R), Center(Back), and currently a single subwoofer. Eventual plan is to add Front Heights(L/R) and a second subwoofer. There is room for also adding Front Wides(L/R) but that might be too much.

    Setup was easy and the GUI is very refined and easy to understand. The included microphone is fairly long but I had to buy an extension because my room is even longer. You place it in eight different locations near the main listening position which didn't take too long. It is very important to do this while it is quiet.

    All I can say is that once it's calibrated the sound is amazing, dialog is a lot clearer and audible, the bass is not overpowering just the right amount at the right time, and the surround effects really envelope you. My system is mostly for movies so I have not listened to music but that will depend heavily on the type of speakers you have.

    Having a HDMI zone2 output is great if you also have a projector and TV in the same room as I do.

    ...
    Pros:
    Audyssey MultEQ XT32 Zone 2 HDMI output Dual Subwoofers Easy Setup 4K future proof
    Cons:
    None yet
    9 out of 10 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Great Receiver

    Written By Prince, Houston on Friday, August 09, 2013
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    I bought this receiver to replace a 6 year old Onkyo. I was going to get another Onkyo, but, after some research decided on Denon. A little further searching and I went for the 4000. I am extremely glad I did. The setup is stupid easy. The features are many and useful (wireless would be nice, but not critical). The best part, however, is the sound. I thought the Onkyo did a good job, but after listening to the Denon for a while, I realized how wrong I was.
    6 out of 9 people found this helpful
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    4 out of 5

    Flexible setup

    Written By John C, Indianapolis IN on Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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    I have an all NHT system that sounds great with this receiver. Classic 4s sound great with traditional hookup. I may biamp or run an outboard amp in the future. I really like the HDMI to zone 2, but wish it would stay connected when powered off, like the first zone.
    Pros:
    Value, HDMI to zone 2, sound
    Cons:
    Zone 2 connection not avail in standby ( as far as I know)
    8 out of 18 people found this helpful
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    4 questions already asked Show all answers

    Can the 4000 command use the 5,1 and Zone 2 at the same time from different sources ? ie my living watches a movie while I use the tuner or cd on zone 2 in another part of the house [ greg  Jul 17, 2014 ]
    3 answers
    • I only use this receiver in my home theater and cannot try what you are asking . however the user manual is available on denon web site and might be helpful. ed [ EDWARD   Jul 17, 2014 ]
    • Hey Greg, I don't have mine set up that way, but it should be able to handle that requirement, if not, by adding an amplifier to zone 2 would give you the power to drive the system. I am very happy with the receiver. [ THOMAS S   Jul 17, 2014 ]
    • Yep/ and it can be two different digital sources, not just an analog along with the 5.1. So you can watch a blu ray in one room and have apple airplay in the other at the same time. This truly is a fantastic reciever. [ JOHN E   Jul 17, 2014 ]
    My setup: - Room 1 - HDTV + 5.1 - Room 2 - quantity 2 in-ceiling speakers - Room 3 - HDTV and quantity two in-ceiling speakers Question 1: Can I play the same audio/video source in all 3 rooms simultaneously? For example, can I watch and listen to the same football game in all 3 rooms? Question 2: Can I play different sources in all three rooms without an additional amp? thanks! [ cseoni  Mar 29, 2014 ]
    1 answer
    • We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. [ Jeff Staff  Apr 02, 2014 ]
    I am planning to get speakers with 6ohm impedance. Can this receiver handle the speaker or I might blow this receiver out when using 9 speakers? [ cid  Dec 19, 2013 ]
    1 answer
    • The minimum speaker impedance listed for this receiver is 6-ohms. Based on the info you have provided I would recommend contacting an Advisor by phone or online to discuss your system plans. They'll be able to discuss your system plans and make sure everything will work out okay. [ Jeff Staff  Dec 19, 2013 ]
    I know the DSD-500 is airplay as well. Can I use this receiver to play directly to the airplay in another room to pipe sound from tv into my kitchen? Using receiver zone 1 as the source for the audio (same audio as whats playing in zone 1) [ Photonian  Dec 10, 2013 ]
    3 answers
    • As far as I know the AVR-X4000 can only be used as the airplay "slave" device, meaning it can receive/play a stream from a "master" device such as your PC with itunes. I don't believe the AVR-X4000 can send a stream to another airplay "slave" device such as an airplay speaker in your kitchen. [ KEN   Dec 10, 2013 ]
    • All in all, I was looking at this unit but may end up getting the Marantz 7008 instead, not so much for the extra amplifiers but for the higher quality components and longer warranty. The free unit that comes with the 7008 looks nicer as well. [ Photonian   Dec 10, 2013 ]
    • Yes, you must activate airplay in the main zone first, then switch on zone 2 [ GLENN   Dec 10, 2013 ]

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