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Jeffy76's Avatar Jeffy76 10:02 AM 01-19-2013
I'm looking for a quality receiver with Zone 2 pre-outs. I originally picked up the Denon 1913 not realizing that it did not fit my needs. If i'm researching correctly, the first Denon model with Zone 2 pre-outs is the 2313. I really like that model, but the price is a little higher than i want to pay. Can anyone recommend something that will work for me?

jdsmoothie's Avatar jdsmoothie 02:15 PM 01-19-2013
The 1713 also has Zone 2 pre-outs.
M Code's Avatar M Code 02:56 PM 01-19-2013
Most mid-range AVRs and up have Zone II pre-outs..
However note that only sources connected (plus built in AM/FM tuner) via analog R/L cables will work...
Therefore run an extra set of cables for each, and things should be fine..


Just my $0.02... wink.gif
Jeffy76's Avatar Jeffy76 07:05 PM 01-19-2013
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The 1713 also has Zone 2 pre-outs.

Is that right???
M Code's Avatar M Code 08:27 PM 01-19-2013
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Is that right???

Yup...
The 1713 has Pre-Outs for Zone II, these have to be connected to an external stereo amplifier. As the 1713 is only a 5.1 with (5) channels of on-board amplification.

Just my $0.02... wink.gif
jdsmoothie's Avatar jdsmoothie 04:32 AM 01-20-2013
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Is that right???




Also, if you refer to post #2 in the Denon AVR-XX13 Owner's thread linked in my sig, you can view a comparison of all the various XX13 models.
Jeffy76's Avatar Jeffy76 01:48 PM 01-24-2013
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Also, if you refer to post #2 in the Denon AVR-XX13 Owner's thread linked in my sig, you can view a comparison of all the various XX13 models.

Awesome, thanks.
npgatech's Avatar npgatech 02:35 PM 01-24-2013
Keep in mind that the Zone 2 preouts will only pass the analog input signals. No HDMI or Digital inputs. So, you won't be able use your receiver as a DAC unless you go with the 3313CI or bigger I believe.
jdsmoothie's Avatar jdsmoothie 08:02 PM 01-25-2013
Actually that feature was also removed from the 3313CI as well, although the 3313CI does have the Zone 2 (HDMI) jack that can cnonect to either a TV or 2nd AVR.
Jeffy76's Avatar Jeffy76 11:25 PM 01-25-2013
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Keep in mind that the Zone 2 preouts will only pass the analog input signals. No HDMI or Digital inputs. So, you won't be able use your receiver as a DAC unless you go with the 3313CI or bigger I believe.

I am aware, thanks. I plan on connecting RCA's in addition to my HDMI's.
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