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Denon AVR-1913 Receiver Reviews

Craer

Great Receiver

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Pros: Airplay, 7.1, 3D

Cons: No http control

The 1913 is a great receiver for the money. I was able to snag this receiver from Fry's for $288 from a black Friday sale. Setup - This was super easy. Very straight forward on screen setup was a huge plus. I used the Audyssey calibration to have it auto config my speaker volumes. This was very straight forward and sounded great once complete. There is only a Quick Start Guide and no manual but that wasn't such a big deal, you can grab it online if you need a copy. AirPlay - This was a great feature to have added on. My receiver is in a closet, so it used to be a pain to play any music from my phone to the receiver in the past. Now it is super simple to just load up ITunes and...
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thestumper

Not bad at the right price...

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Pros: REasonably. 7.1 capable. Good price (on sale). Clean sound. Audyssey works well. Intuitive menu system.

Cons: Heat. Power.

We all know that trying to extrapolate true power ratings for five or more driven channels simultaneously can be an exercise in frustration at times. 90 WPC stereo 8 ohms measures around 70 WPC according to the Home Theater Magazine review. I knew this going in, but still wish I had bought more power going in. I haven't had clipping issues to date, and it is capable of playing at SPL that I probably shouldn't, but still, there is no such thing as too much power. The biggest problem I have had has been heat. I've read various explanations as to why this is a problem, but I only have so many placement options for the unit. The unit was tripping thermal shutdown due to the...
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