Denon Home Sound Bar 550 – Denon expands the Home family!
The Home family has expanded with the Denon Home Sound Bar 550.
The Sound Bar 550 can be used as a standalone sound bar or expanded with other wireless Denon Home speakers, including the Denon Home 150, 250 and 350, which can all be implemented as rear- channel surrounds. Listeners who want more impactful bass performance can add the DSW-1H wireless subwoofer separately for an even more realistic theater experience.
The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 is built to deliver best-in-class audio quality. With advanced acoustic
hardware, expertly tuned digital signal processing and premium drivers, this sound bar offers everything a home entertainment enthusiast needs for great 3D surround sound without taking up too much space
under the TV. Thanks to Dolby Atmos and DTS:X processing along with 4K video compatibility, the
Sound Bar 550 creates a lifelike 3D cinematic experience.
For added convenience, the sound bar’s control panel lights up automatically as an outstretched hand
approaches, enabling easy fingertip control of features like volume adjustment, play/pause and the ability
to skip or restart songs without using the app or remote control. Further, the remote control and HEOS
app are equipped with three Quick Select buttons. With Quick Select, listeners can store their preferred
source with listening modes, or Internet radio stations to enjoy them whenever they want with a single
The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 is easy to set up and can be controlled with the included remote and
most TV remotes, the HEOS app or the on-board illuminated control panel, allowing users to manipulate
the sound bar however they want. With eARC connectivity (Enhanced Audio Return Channel), the Sound
Bar 550 delivers superior sound quality via a single HDMI connection to the TV.
In addition, the Denon Home Sound Bar 550 is Roku TV Ready and was verified by Roku to work
seamlessly with Roku TV products. It is also compatible with Apple AirPlay 2 to easily stream from Apple
devices. To ensure effortless integration with popular smart home ecosystems, the Sound Bar 550 is the
first Denon sound bar to include onboard software drivers for Control4, Crestron, URC, Elan, and more.
The Sound Bar 550 joins the existing Denon Home lineup, which is comprised of three wireless multiroom
speakers, each expertly tuned by Denon’s sound masters to provide optimized, balanced performance
while blending seamlessly into any décor.
All Denon Home models, including the Sound Bar 550 provide effortless access to streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, and more,
as well as high-resolution files stored on phones or network via Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2 or Bluetooth.
HEOS Built-in functionality gives users access to millions of songs, including thousands of high-resolution
digital audio tracks all effortlessly controlled from a single app. Listeners can play different music in each
room or group all HEOS Built-in and Denon Home devices together to stream the same music in Party
Mode throughout the home or office.
In Spring 2021, Denon Home 550 and Denon Home wireless speaker owners will be able to activate
voice capabilities using Amazon Alexa. All Denon Home products feature built-in microphones, which can be enabled via a firmware update, and will allow for Alexa capability. If a user chooses to enable Alexa and link their account, Denon Home customers can use Alexa as they normally would on any other Alexa enabled device.
This will conveniently and discreetly add voice capabilities to the home theater, giving
users the ability to utter voice requests to adjust features like the sound bar’s volume, select inputs, and
bass and treble levels. The microphones will not be enabled without explicit user permission.
The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 will be available in February 2021 for $599 from authorized Denon
Retailers. For more information, visit www.denon.com.
The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 provides access to streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, and more. Equipped with a Bluetooth wireless interface for playing music from smartphones.