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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Cable/sat boxes often have HDMI Handshake issues...

Cable/sat boxes often have HDMI Handshake issues when connected directly to an AVR. Work around is to connect cable box (HDMI) directly to TV and cable box (optical) to the AVR. And even when there...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 78,887
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, but never hurts to have someone confirm the...

Yes, but never hurts to have someone confirm the manual is correct. As I said, there has been very little info posted about the Custom mode. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It did do a factory reset if the front panel...

It did do a factory reset if the front panel display flashed when you pressed the appropriate reset buttons and you held them for at least 4-5 seconds. Otherwise, using only the Zone 2 HDMI Out will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The experience should get even better when the...

The experience should get even better when the new/improved app is released in May. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By jdsmoothie
With the exception of the lowest Denon model in...

With the exception of the lowest Denon model in each year's release which does not use Audyssey, all other models with Audyssey use a feature called Audyssey Dynamic Volume which offers 3 different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 78,887
Posted By jdsmoothie
And you confirmed audibly there is no signal...

And you confirmed audibly there is no signal going to the HT1 speaker posts?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 173,948
Posted By jdsmoothie
As you noted ... the DD PLIIx/z upmixers were...

As you noted ... the DD PLIIx/z upmixers were replaced by Dolby Surround, however, you should still be able to select DTS Neo:X.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 78,887
Posted By jdsmoothie
So then if you are using Custom with the Front...

So then if you are using Custom with the Front --> Wide and HT2/Wide ---> HT2, what other speaker set must be selected for pre-out besides the Front?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 187,325
Posted By jdsmoothie
If it does not work at all with any source, then...

If it does not work at all with any source, then yes ... defective. If it simply doesn't work with one source, but does with other sources, not defective.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11,155
Views: 938,830
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The take away from the above is to always...

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The take away from the above is to always send in an explanation of how you are able to recreate the issue so the technician can more easily replicate it in the shop as if they cannot replicate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 113
Posted By jdsmoothie
Every brand is going to have a small percentage...

Every brand is going to have a small percentage of defective units released.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 1. It's ON unless disabled manually or you...

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1. It's ON unless disabled manually or you select PURE DIRECT or DIRECT
2. Dyn Volume simply normalizes the volume level by raising lower dialog levels and compressing loud explosions (best...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 78,887
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ What about F --> Wide and letting HT2/Wide...

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What about F --> Wide and letting HT2/Wide --> HT2?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 312,440
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ HTPCs can have issues with any brand of AVR...

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HTPCs can have issues with any brand of AVR depending on the card installed. Review following link for some helpful information ...
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 87
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ It's a DLNA (Wifi) thing .... p. 106 Owner's...

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It's a DLNA (Wifi) thing .... p. 106 Owner's manual.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By jdsmoothie
Great! For more general helpful information on...

Great! For more general helpful information on your Denon 2113 .. review posts 3-6 in the Denon XX13 Owner's thread linked below ...
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 02:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Supposed to be a firmware upgrade although the...

Supposed to be a firmware upgrade although the mfr's should be publishing press releases in the next few months on their new 2015 lines.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12,762
Views: 747,219
Posted By jdsmoothie
Microprocessor reset - Press/hold GAME + SLEEP...

Microprocessor reset - Press/hold GAME + SLEEP buttons on front panel while powering on the unit (release GAME + SLEEP after 4-5 secs)

Network Reset (includes microprocessor reset) - Press/hold...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By jdsmoothie
Refer to post ##5 in the below thread and reset...

Refer to post ##5 in the below thread and reset the microprocessor and start the setup over again.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 25
Posted By jdsmoothie
Damage would occur if you hear prolonged...

Damage would occur if you hear prolonged distortion from the speakers .. which in that case .. simply lower the volume. :)

Also note there is a dedicated thread for the 2013 Denon AVRs linked...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 113
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Check all speaker wires are correctly...

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Check all speaker wires are correctly placed. It's also possible there is a short in one of the speakers which you would test by connecting one speaker at a time and see if the unit still heats...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:31 PM
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Views: 106,773
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ More than likely your sub is not placed well...

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More than likely your sub is not placed well in the room. Suggest you do a sub crawl for better sub placement.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 113
Posted By jdsmoothie
If you have 4-ohm speakers connected ... lower...

If you have 4-ohm speakers connected ... lower the volume as it's not designed to power 4-ohm speakers at high volume levels, otherwise .. if 6-ohm or 8-ohm speakers .... just exchange it. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 220,103
Posted By jdsmoothie
Hah! Not available in my country either. :D

Hah! Not available in my country either. :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 173,948
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The Dialogue Level Adjust setting is nothing...

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The Dialogue Level Adjust setting is nothing more than an adjustment of the center speaker volume; however, to avoid any strange issues by using the Dialog Level Adjust setting as you...
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