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I received the Asus RT-N66U router today and had the same exact issues with AirPlay on my Denon. I tested it using only Ethernet from both my desktop and laptop. I think it's time to try the warranty repair process. Luckily, I still have 3 days until my 3 year time period has passed and there is a service center less than 30 minutes from my house.
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This issue is certainly a strange one as the Pandora volume level is likely at least 20-30db lower than TV viewing. Is the "red" blinking light fast (ie 2x/sec) or slow (once/2 sec) as the slow would indicate a ventilation problem? Check for a loose speaker wire from one post touching another if fast blinking. How much clearance above the unit? If you do have to send in for repair, consider shipping to the factory repair center (PanurgyOEM, NJ) as turn around times are generally much quicker (1-2 weeks) than at a local repair facility.
I use banana plugs and saw no wires crossed. However, I did decide to look behind the wall plate and founds some POS and NEG speaker wires touching for one speaker. I fixed that but haven't tried Pandora again. It never overheated watching TV so I'll give Pandora another try when I have the time to wait for it to overheat.
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I've been having issues with my home theater gear breaking down this summer like crazy. I wonder if power spikes are to blame. I live in FL where storms happen almost daily this summer. I have everything plugged into a Belkin Surge Protector and the "protected" light is on (not that that means everything but it's something).

June:
- Denon AVR-2112CI Video Out port stopped working
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working
I thought this was a coincidence or power surge

July:
- Denon AVR-2112CI fixed under Denon 3-yr warranty, "Video Out HDMI board" swapped out
- Bright House Digital Cable Box swapped out

August:
- Less than 60 days later, Denon AVR-2112CI video out stops working again
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working
I thought this was a power surge or maybe the repaired equipment was faulty?

Last Week:
- I used this situation to upgrade to the Denon X-2000
- Denon X-2000 Video Out port stopped working
- Panasonic Plasma TC-50G10 no picture
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working

In the past 3 years I've had zero issues in same living room with same gear plugged in, so this is all of a sudden.

I just bought a Furman Elite-15i to regulate the power and protect from power surges, and I'm hoping that it will fix my problem.
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I've been having issues with my home theater gear breaking down this summer like crazy. I wonder if power spikes are to blame. I live in FL where storms happen almost daily this summer. I have everything plugged into a Belkin Surge Protector and the "protected" light is on (not that that means everything but it's something).

June:
- Denon AVR-2112CI Video Out port stopped working
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working
I thought this was a coincidence or power surge

July:
- Denon AVR-2112CI fixed under Denon 3-yr warranty, "Video Out HDMI board" swapped out
- Bright House Digital Cable Box swapped out

August:
- Less than 60 days later, Denon AVR-2112CI video out stops working again
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working
I thought this was a power surge or maybe the repaired equipment was faulty?

Last Week:
- I used this situation to upgrade to the Denon X-2000
- Denon X-2000 Video Out port stopped working
- Panasonic Plasma TC-50G10 no picture
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working

In the past 3 years I've had zero issues in same living room with same gear plugged in, so this is all of a sudden.

I just bought a Furman Elite-15i to regulate the power and protect from power surges, and I'm hoping that it will fix my problem.
Use a UPS too.

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I've been having issues with my home theater gear breaking down this summer like crazy. I wonder if power spikes are to blame. I live in FL where storms happen almost daily this summer. I have everything plugged into a Belkin Surge Protector and the "protected" light is on (not that that means everything but it's something).

June:
- Denon AVR-2112CI Video Out port stopped working
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working
I thought this was a coincidence or power surge

July:
- Denon AVR-2112CI fixed under Denon 3-yr warranty, "Video Out HDMI board" swapped out
- Bright House Digital Cable Box swapped out

August:
- Less than 60 days later, Denon AVR-2112CI video out stops working again
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working
I thought this was a power surge or maybe the repaired equipment was faulty?

Last Week:
- I used this situation to upgrade to the Denon X-2000
- Denon X-2000 Video Out port stopped working
- Panasonic Plasma TC-50G10 no picture
- Bright House Digital Cable Box simultaneously stopped working

In the past 3 years I've had zero issues in same living room with same gear plugged in, so this is all of a sudden.

I just bought a Furman Elite-15i to regulate the power and protect from power surges, and I'm hoping that it will fix my problem.
The Belkin could have very well been the problem.

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^^^^ iIrc, it wouldn't be the 1st time
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I have an AVR-1612. Is there any way to output audio to the connected speakers as well as a simple analog stereo?


I connect my devices to the HDMI inputs of the AVR-1612 and then I use the HDMI out to connect it to my TV. I never used the audio from the TV as obviously the 5.1 sound is better than the TV speakers. However now I would also need another output of the audio (any format at all!).


I tried the optical out and headphone jack from the TV but it didn't work. As I read in this thread, the HDMI output of the AVR-1612 will only output to the speakers OR the TV (I changed the output to the TV but obviously I lost the audio of the speakers).


My first idea was to use the phones jack but I didn't have a 1/4" adapter on hand. Unfortunately from what I read once you connect headphones there audio to the speakers is muted so that won't work (I would buy an adapter if it worked). I didn't see any setting that would allow me to chose wether to mute the speakers or not on headphone connection.


It seemed pretty basic to me but from what I can see it would seem that it is impossible to output any audio at all from the AVR-1612 if you need the speakers to work? I am having a hard time believing that it is impossible. Is there any way to achieve what I am trying to do? I see there is a pre-out but I am not very familiar with the concept. From what I could see anyway it can only be configured for Surround backs or Height fronts.
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Unfortunately it's not possible. Even if your receiver had an RCA analog output (it doesn't) the vast majority of receivers do NOT downsample digital audio inputs to analog output.

Your best bet is probably a 3rd party device that converts HDMI to stereo analog RCA audio.

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I have an AVR-1612. Is there any way to output audio to the connected speakers as well as a simple analog stereo?


I connect my devices to the HDMI inputs of the AVR-1612 and then I use the HDMI out to connect it to my TV. I never used the audio from the TV as obviously the 5.1 sound is better than the TV speakers. However now I would also need another output of the audio (any format at all!).


I tried the optical out and headphone jack from the TV but it didn't work. As I read in this thread, the HDMI output of the AVR-1612 will only output to the speakers OR the TV (I changed the output to the TV but obviously I lost the audio of the speakers).


My first idea was to use the phones jack but I didn't have a 1/4" adapter on hand. Unfortunately from what I read once you connect headphones there audio to the speakers is muted so that won't work (I would buy an adapter if it worked). I didn't see any setting that would allow me to chose wether to mute the speakers or not on headphone connection.


It seemed pretty basic to me but from what I can see it would seem that it is impossible to output any audio at all from the AVR-1612 if you need the speakers to work? I am having a hard time believing that it is impossible. Is there any way to achieve what I am trying to do? I see there is a pre-out but I am not very familiar with the concept. From what I could see anyway it can only be configured for Surround backs or Height fronts.
There is a way depending on what it is you're trying to accomplish and if you can live with only stereo in the main zone. If you are trying to connect a set of wireless headphones, then you can connect the headphones transmitter to the Surr Back/Front Height pre-outs you mentioned and then set the AVR's surround mode to Multi CH Stereo. This will then play any input source to both the speakers (all be it only stereo) and the headphones at the same time.

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Unfortunately it's not possible. Even if your receiver had an RCA analog output (it doesn't) the vast majority of receivers do NOT downsample digital audio inputs to analog output.

Your best bet is probably a 3rd party device that converts HDMI to stereo analog RCA audio.
Thanks for the info. I have seen a device that had HDMI as an input and HDMI and a stereo jack as outputs (and it was about $25) but (and I might be wrong) I am not sure that type of device would play well with HDCP and Dolby HD or DTS HD to extract analog audio.
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There is a way depending on what it is you're trying to accomplish and if you can live with only stereo in the main zone. If you are trying to connect a set of wireless headphones, then you can connect the headphones transmitter to the Surr Back/Front Height pre-outs you mentioned and then set the AVR's surround mode to Multi CH Stereo. This will then play any input source to both the speakers (all be it only stereo) and the headphones at the same time.
Your solution looks promising but I am sorry I was not clear on what I am trying to achieve. When I said any audio format (even analog stereo) I meant for 2nd output. I would like my 5.1 speakers to play the original Dolby/DTS 5.1 track and the 2nd output could be any format, even stereo.


I guess what I am trying to achieve is impossible unfortunately with that receiver.


Thanks for your help guys!
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I am planning to add-on an external amp (thinking of Emotiva UPA-700) to my Denon 3312. Without adjusting any speaker level trim setting, will the final volume (SPL) increase or decrease or stay constant?
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Not sure, but you'll have to rerun Audyssey anyway so it's a moot point.

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Not sure, but you'll have to rerun Audyssey anyway so it's a moot point.
How about generally? Does adding an external amp make things louder or quieter?
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As there is generally no volume control on an emotiva amp, initially it would likely be louder, which the AVR would then try to compensate for after running Audyssey by attenuating the speaker volume. If the volume gets set to -12db (ie max) then you would have to use a set of 3rd party attenuators to reduce the volume even more such that the setting is something < -12db.

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I really tried to find the answer to this problem in the first thread but no luck so I will dare ask...

I have a Flac 5.1 file. I have tried steaming it to the Denon 1912 using a NAS and I have tried playing it directly using the USB connection on the front with a thumbdrive.

Either way it's non stop stutter for a few seconds then the AVR seems to give up.

What plays seems to play back in glorious 5.1 and I understand this AVR is somehow considered supporting flac 5.1.

Can't think of a way to get to to work though... except having a PC hooked up and sending it via HDMI ... using that way any AVR would support Flac 5.1...

So the NAS I mentioned it hooked up wired to a switch with 2 Gigabit connections (I know the Denon is 10/100 but the rest of the path is higher speed) and the thumb drive is solid state flash... I think the only thing failing here is the AVR... maybe I need to do a network reset?

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I really tried to find the answer to this problem in the first thread but no luck so I will dare ask...

I have a Flac 5.1 file. I have tried steaming it to the Denon 1912 using a NAS and I have tried playing it directly using the USB connection on the front with a thumbdrive.

Either way it's non stop stutter for a few seconds then the AVR seems to give up.

What plays seems to play back in glorious 5.1 and I understand this AVR is somehow considered supporting flac 5.1.

Can't think of a way to get to to work though... except having a PC hooked up and sending it via HDMI ... using that way any AVR would support Flac 5.1...

So the NAS I mentioned it hooked up wired to a switch with 2 Gigabit connections (I know the Denon is 10/100 but the rest of the path is higher speed) and the thumb drive is solid state flash... I think the only thing failing here is the AVR... maybe I need to do a network reset?

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Even though I am not a huge fan of Apple, this is why I have to give them credt for Airplay. I rip everything into lossless mp4s and beam it around the house using Airplay. Paired with the iTunes Remote on my phone, it couldn't be easier.

Do you have a blu-ray player than handles FLAC or a media player like WDTV Live?

Is the USB in Fat 16 or 32?

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Hi,

I was talking about a Hi Res Multichannel audio file... Airplay doesn't do anything like it.

The USB drive is Fat 32... And, I have a WDLive but it's quite not relevant as the WD Live doesn't do gapless playback so it's essentially worthless to me apart from the great things it does on the video side of things.
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Anyway, I found a work-around and that's all that matters.

It's clear the AVR supports flac 5.1, because it sort of played.. I just don't know how someone would go about feeding the AVR flac 5.1 since network or flash drive options seem too slow... I know you can use a PC and just send the audio via HDMI but at that point lots of AVRs would support Flac 5.1
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Anyway, I found a work-around and that's all that matters.

It's clear the AVR supports flac 5.1, because it sort of played.. I just don't know how someone would go about feeding the AVR flac 5.1 since network or flash drive options seem too slow... I know you can use a PC and just send the audio via HDMI but at that point lots of AVRs would support Flac 5.1
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I've been having difficulties with getting my new Samsung TV UN55HU8550 to work with my Denon AVR-2112CI using ARC. My goal is to be able to have the sound of the Samsung Smart TV apps to go through my Denon receiver.

Right now I have a brand new high speed HDMI cable connected from HDMI 4 on the Samung TV to the monitor out of the Denon receiver. Both of these ports are labelled ARC. I have also enabled HDMI control on the Denon receiver. Which after doing this I was able to select "receiver" as the TV sound output via the Samsung speaker settings.

Here are the HDMI settings I have on the receiver:

Audio Lip Sync: On
HDMI Audio Out: AMP
HDMI Control: Yes
Standby Source: Last
P. Off Control: All

and my Samsung speaker settings:

TV Sound Output: Receiver

While using the volume up/down on the Samsung remote I see on screen next to the speaker icon "AVR-2112". So it seems like some part of the audio return control is working.

I have even tried unplugging all the the HDMI inputs I have going into the receiver (i.e. cable box, bluray, apple tv) with no luck.

Using an optical cable going from the tv to receiver and that seems to work. However I really would prefer to get the audio return control working.

Is there anything else I can try? Is there something else I need to set on the receiver? Do I need to set the input selector on the receiver to a particular one?

I thought this was going to be easy but after spending a few hours on it I almost ready to admit defeat. I wonder if the issue is with the denon receiver.

thanks for any help,
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Connections with Samsung TVs don't always work as expected. At the very least, you must also have the Samsung Anynet+ set to ON.

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I've been having difficulties with getting my new Samsung TV UN55HU8550 to work with my Denon AVR-2112CI using ARC. My goal is to be able to have the sound of the Samsung Smart TV apps to go through my Denon receiver.

Right now I have a brand new high speed HDMI cable connected from HDMI 4 on the Samung TV to the monitor out of the Denon receiver. Both of these ports are labelled ARC. I have also enabled HDMI control on the Denon receiver. Which after doing this I was able to select "receiver" as the TV sound output via the Samsung speaker settings.

Here are the HDMI settings I have on the receiver:

Audio Lip Sync: On
HDMI Audio Out: AMP
HDMI Control: Yes
Standby Source: Last
P. Off Control: All

and my Samsung speaker settings:

TV Sound Output: Receiver

While using the volume up/down on the Samsung remote I see on screen next to the speaker icon "AVR-2112". So it seems like some part of the audio return control is working.

I have even tried unplugging all the the HDMI inputs I have going into the receiver (i.e. cable box, bluray, apple tv) with no luck.

Using an optical cable going from the tv to receiver and that seems to work. However I really would prefer to get the audio return control working.

Is there anything else I can try? Is there something else I need to set on the receiver? Do I need to set the input selector on the receiver to a particular one?

I thought this was going to be easy but after spending a few hours on it I almost ready to admit defeat. I wonder if the issue is with the denon receiver.

thanks for any help,
Should be working if you are getting the speaker icon.
Is your AVR on TV input? Make sure nothing is assigned to TV input also.

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Hi,

When I'm listening to music (via a 1st Gen AppleTv made into a music server running XMBC) via HDMI and I turn off my projector which is my main display (also hooked up via HDMI), There is a drop out right when the projector finishes it's turning off cycle. In other words ... when it stops running it's fan and certifies itself as "off" it seems it forces some type of refresh of the whole HDMI bus or something resulting in a drop out and a little noise.

Maybe this is normal... I certainly don't know. Cables are all good I think.... I am going to hook up the music sever via TOSlink to see if I can avoid this problem.

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If I were to enable the audio to be output via the HDMI to my TV instead of the 3312 AVR's speaker outputs, what's the supported output audio format? only downmixed stereo? Can the HDMI send out multichannel PCM? Or it only pass through?

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As is the case with any HDMI switch, it will pass whatever the HDMI sync (ie TV) can accept.

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I am planning to use the multi-zone function of the 3312...probably hook up a ceiling speaker in my kitchen. As there is only one speaker, it will be mono only. How do I downmix stereo to mono for this single ceiling speaker?
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You're fortunate in that the 3312CI is the lowest model that has an AMP ASSIGN setting of "Zone 2/3(M)" which you can use and then connect the speaker to either the SBL (Zone 2) or SBR (Zone 3) speaker posts. Also, ensure it is a "mono" speaker as some single speakers have stereo speaker posts.

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Sound from a different source than selected

I noticed this recently on my 3312 but just getting around to posting the question. I have multiple av sources hooked up via hdmi. Fios and appletv and sony bd.

What happens is if I've selected the appletv, watch something but power off the source, but not the avr, I can the. Hear very quietly the audio from my fios boxes selected channel...it's very quiet so I only noticed it while I was standing 2 feet away from my speaker rocking my newborn baby.

Anyway to remedy this? My avr runs super hot so I'm hoping every little bit of tuning will cool it down incrementally.
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Try doing a soft reset by unplugging the power cord for 10 minutes to see if that resolves the issue.

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