Denon AVR 789 Surround Sound Receiver

Denon AVR 789 Receiver

Denon AVR 789 Receiver

The AVR-789 Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding to handle the exciting soundtracks found on many of today’s advanced Blu-ray high definition discs, along with Dolby Digital Plus and DTS ES 6.1 surround decoding functions.

  • The video section includes Faroudja’s renowned DCDi processing and upconversion to provide near-HD picture quality from conventional sources such as cable, satellite and DVD, while at the same time providing a single video output connection to your HDTV.
  • In addition, the video section includes the latest specification HDMI v1.3a signal handling, with three inputs capable of handling Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks as well as uncompressed LPCM multi-channel sources.
  • Setup and operation are a piece of cake thanks to Denon’s enhanced icon-based on screen display that also features a screen saver.
  • Say good bye to loud commercials! To eliminate the loud volume shifts between TV shows and commercials, the AVR-789 features Audyssey Dynamic Volume automatic volume-leveling system, as well as Audyssey Dynamic EQ to ensure rich bass and smooth tonal balance, even at low volume levels.
  • Audyssey MultEQ in-room acoustic optimization and enhanced multimedia connectivity

GENERAL Features

  • Power Output; Watts Per Channel    90
  • All Channels Rated @ 0.08 THD
  • Weight: In Pounds    25.4
  • Width (inches)    17.1
  • Height (inches)    5.8
  • Depth (inches)    16.2


  • True 24-bit/96-kHz Digital Input Capability
  • Assignable Digital Inputs
  • Digital Inputs: Coaxial    2
  • Digital Inputs: Optical    2
  • Digital Outputs: Optical    1
  • Digital to Analog REC Out
  • Analog Audio Inputs, Incl. Tuner    8
  • Phono Input
  • Source Function Renaming
  • Analog Record Outputs    3
  • Front Panel A/V Inputs w/Cover * Composite and S-Video
  • Video Conversion –Composite to S-Video to Component
  • Video Conversion – Composite to S-Video to Composite
  • Video Conversion – Analog to HDMI    – Not Available
  • DVI/HDMI Video Inputs – Compatible with 1.1 Spec. – Multi-Channel Audio *1080p HDMI    – Not Available
  • HDMI Video Outputs *1080p    *
  • Composite Video Inputs    3
  • Composite Video Outputs    2
  • S-Video Inputs    3
  • S-Video Outputs    2
  • Component Video Inputs x Bandwidth – *Assignable    3 x 100*
  • XM Satellite Radio ‘Connect and Play’ Ready – with optional antenna    – Not Available
  • iPod Dock Control Port (Using optional ASD-1R Denon iDock)
  • Digital to Analog Conversion Multi Zone Outputs
  • Video Conversion Analog to HDMI Scaling 480p 720p 1080i 1080p
  • Faroudja DCDi Video Processing and Scaling FLI2310
  • HDMI Video Output s1.1 Spec 1080p    – Not Available
  • HDMI 1.3a Inputs    3
  • HDMI 1.3a Outputs    1
  • HDMI Audio/Video Repeater Function

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