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Equipped to handle virtually any combination of speaker configurations, HEOS Drive HS2 features built-in DSP high pass/low pass filters – set any output to full range, subwoofer or satellite speaker modes, with adjustable crossover points.
The speaker outputs feature 4-way binding posts that are compatible with banana plug terminations, and there are 4 12V trigger outputs. The chassis features quiet fan cooling for long term stability and operational reliability.
Dual RJ-45 Ethernet LAN ports are provided, for connection to the network and sharing the internet connection with other devices, and HEOS Drive HS2 is 3rd party control compatible.
HEOS Drive HS2 comes with removable feet and attachable rack ears, allowing rack or shelf placement.
- MULTI-ROOM SOUND – Every room can have its own HEOS sound. Or, group multiple devices to fill the house with the same song. Multi-room means multiple options.
- APPS & STREAMING SERVICES – Cloud music, streaming music and your music library—all your favourite sources are supported by this amazing FREE app.
- AMAZING SOUND QUALITY – It’s no accident that HEOS speakers produce pristine sound. They are engineered by the experts at Denon, innovators in audio for more than 100 years.
- EASY SETUP – It’s amazing how quickly you can start listening to your HEOS speakers. Place your speakers, and you will be listening to music in minutes.. It’s really that simple.
- HEOS + Alexa – Speak Your Commands – Use your voice to stream your favourite music services to this HEOS-enabled device. Ask Alexa to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, and more. You can also turn the volume up or down, pause, mute and play the next song — all with your voice. To start streaming with Alexa voice commands, open the Alexa app and select “Skills.” Add HEOS Home Entertainment to enable. Then, go to Smart Home in the Alexa app menu and choose Devices and Discover or say “Alexa, discover my devices.” With HEOS Home Entertainment and Alexa, you can stream to this product and any other HEOS-enabled device. Play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, and TuneIn with more streaming services also to come. All you have to do is ask.
- Google Assistant – Ask your Google Home, Google app or other devices with Google Assistant built-in to control content across your listening environment. Start music in the HEOS app, then ask your Google Assistant to control volume, play, pause, skip tracks and more. ‘Works with the Google Assistant’ feature is always improving.
- Music Subscription Services – The HEOS app lets you choose from popular subscription streaming services including Rhapsody, Pandora, Spotify and TuneIn, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, and from other services that offer DRM-free tracks. More services will be added soon.
- Internet Radio Stations – Choose from your favorite internet radio stations and listen to MP3, AAC and WMA streaming audio tracks.
Music Formats Supported – HEOS Drive HS2 supports MP3 and WMA music files, including purchased WMA downloads, as well as AAC (MPEG4) and FLAC (lossless) file types, along with WAV files. Supports 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz sampling rates.
- Picture Formats Supported – HEOS Drive HS2 supports JPG, PNG, BMP and GIF album art picture formats.
USB Drives Supported – HEOS Drive HS2 supports USB thumb drives via the built-in USB port. Music content on a USB drive can be played back locally, or on any or all HEOS players on your network.
“Availability of music services may vary by region. Not all services may be available at time of purchase. Some services may be added or discontinued from time to time based on decisions of the music service providers or others. Visit usa.denon.com/us/heos for announcements and details.”
Once installed and connected, HEOS Drive HS2 setup and configuration is fast and easy via our HEOS app (iOS and Android).
- Whole home amplified multi-zone audio (4 HEOS zones)
- 8 Channels Class D digital amplification; 60 wpc 8 ohms; 4 ohms compatible; bridge mode
- Pre-amp outputs for each zone
- Dual RJ-45 Ethernet LAN ports
- Stereo/Mono selectable output
- Only 2RU high; removable rack ears included
- 3rd Party Controllable
- TV-Sound Grouping allows you to enjoy TV sound throughout the HEOS ecosystem
- Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital+ downmixing to stereo