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Is there a way to check the temperature on Denon AVR`S?
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It might be possible using the Maintenance mode, however, AFAIK, there is no available procedure at the consumer level.
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OK, thanks for replying.
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Someone suggested IR thermometer:

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1427422/what-temperature-is-bad-for-a-receiver

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Thank you. I see that Amazon has them.
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Keep in mind that the AVR will shut down in protection mode if the unit gets too hot (power light flashes red about every 2 seconds). To mitigate this from occurring, ensure there is at least 3-4" of clearance all around the AVR as well as considering a small PC fan to exhaust the heated air if in an enclosed cabinet.
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Good advice. Thanks
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Depending on what model you have, my Denon runs much cooler (feels like about 70-80F) when watching movies. At least they are not as 'hot' to the touch compared to some of my older H/K receivers. My 2310Ci runs relatively cool, and mounting a cooler fan wouldn't hurt, but requires regular maintenance to clean out the lint on the fan blades which is a real hassle.
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