Take control of your home theater experience with the HEOS Home Entertainment skill for Alexa. Beyond providing seamless multi-room music enjoyment, HEOS now comes equipped with the added control of Alexa for your favorite audio and video content.<br/><br/>Get great sound quality hands-free from the extensive range of HEOS devices as well as Denon and Marantz models with HEOS inside.<br/> <br/>Ask Alexa to increase and decrease volume, switch inputs, mute and unmute, play, pause or continue and more. That’s right… there’s no need to rely on your remote control when all you need to do is ask Alexa.<br/><br/>COMING SOON: Use voice commands to search for songs, albums, and artists as well as podcasts and internet stations, etc. Stream music to your HEOS compatible devices by voice.<br/><br/>NOTE: Alexa is still learning all the ways you might ask to control your HEOS device. If she doesn't understand your commands, try some of the example phrases on this page: http://www.heoshome.com<br/><br/>GETTING STARTED<br/>STEP 1: In the HEOS app <br/>Go to Settings-->My Devices.<br/>Choose an easy-to-say name like Living Room or Kitchen for each HEOS device.<br/>Tap the checkmark when you’re done to save the new name.<br/><br/>STEP 2: If you already have Alexa set up<br/>Say “Alexa, discover my devices”<br/><br/>NOTE: Whenever you change the name of one of your HEOS devices, you’ll need to ask Alexa to rediscover your devices so she can find the new name.<br/><br/>FAQ: Check here for some helpful troubleshooting tips and suggestions: http://denon.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5919<br/><br/>SUPPORTED DEVICES<br/>This skill is compatible with all current-generation (“HS2”) HEOS devices. Read more here. Compatible HEOS models are also listed below.<br/> * Speakers: HEOS 1 HS2, HEOS 3 HS2, HEOS 5 HS2, HEOS 7 HS2<br/> * Components: HEOS Link HS2, HEOS Amp HS2, HEOS Drive HS2<br/> * HEOS Bar<br/> * HEOS AVR<br/> * Denon AVR<br/> --- 2016 models: AVR-X4300H, AVR-X6300H<br/> --- 2017 models: AVR-S730H, AVR-S930H, AVR-X1400H, AVR-X2400H, AVR-X3400H, AVR-X4400H, AVR-X6400H <br/> * Marantz AVR<br/> --- 2016 models: SR7011, AV7703<br/> --- 2017 models: NR1508, NR1609, SR5012, SR6012, SR7012, AV7704, SR8012 (Nov 2017 release)<br/> * Marantz Hi-Fi<br/> --- ND8006 due (Nov 2017 release)<br/> * Coming 2018: A new version of the HEOS HomeCinema (soundbar & subwoofer combination). Note: the original version of HEOS HomeCinema is not compatible with this skill.<br/><br/>NOTES: Seeking within tracks: “fast forward” and “rewind” are not currently supported by this skill, but is supported through the HEOS app. “Next track” and “Previous track” are supported.<br/>HEOS speakers have smart automatic power management. The speakers can be left plugged in and do not require explicit power on or off.<br/>When using Mozilla Firefox to enable the HEOS Home Entertainment skill, it may take multiple clicks to operate the "Sign in as a different user" link.
September 22nd 2017