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post #9571 of 10468
Thread Starter 
That seems like the type of Question that would be Frequently Asked about Denons: http://batpigworld.com/fadq.html#audio
post #9572 of 10468
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Originally Posted by Selden Ball View Post

Right: in this case you should select "stereo", since you're listening to two-channel audio. By definition, that's "stereo". ProLogic expands stereo into more channels. Direct and Pure Direct disable any processing at all.

The listening modes that are available vary depending on the number of channels in the incoming audio signal. See pages 75-80 in the 3313's owner's manual.

Does this help?

Yes. That makes sense. Thanks, much!
post #9573 of 10468
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Originally Posted by batpig View Post

Seriously dude. Audyssey.com

Drop the attitude please. The question was answered, leave it at that. I've never heard of audyssey before purchasing this receiver. And the Denon setup doesn't show squat after setup other than dB levels.
post #9574 of 10468
I was jamming some tunes on the 2113CI last night when the AVR suddenly went into protection mode (blinking red every 2 sec). I was surprised because I was merely driving my two 8-ohm Polk Monitor50 Series II floor-standing loudspeakers at reference level for about 20 minutes. The AVR is on top of a stand that is completely open to the room, so I would not expect the unit to overheat.

Do you folks think this is normal behavior for the 2113CI?
post #9575 of 10468
Sorry if this question has been asked before, but couldn't find any related.

I have the AVR-1913 paired with Boston Acoustics Soundware XS speakers set (which includes subwoofer). I've had some electrical problems at home lately so I'd like to protect this set of equipment.

What would you recommend to do that? An UPS? A surge protector? What kind of specifications should I look for when buying the protection equipment? I'm not an expert in electrical's so any advice is well appreciated

Thanks
post #9576 of 10468
It's definitely in here, around P. 300 I believe. UPS are good, but there's some whole-home device that runs about the same price.
post #9577 of 10468
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Originally Posted by hhiguera View Post

Sorry if this question has been asked before, but couldn't find any related.

I have the AVR-1913 paired with Boston Acoustics Soundware XS speakers set (which includes subwoofer). I've had some electrical problems at home lately so I'd like to protect this set of equipment.

What would you recommend to do that? An UPS? A surge protector? What kind of specifications should I look for when buying the protection equipment? I'm not an expert in electrical's so any advice is well appreciated

Thanks

A whole home surge protector can be purchased/installed by an electrician on your outside main power box for about $200-$250.
post #9578 of 10468
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Originally Posted by meddler76 View Post

I was jamming some tunes on the 2113CI last night when the AVR suddenly went into protection mode (blinking red every 2 sec). I was surprised because I was merely driving my two 8-ohm Polk Monitor50 Series II floor-standing loudspeakers at reference level for about 20 minutes. The AVR is on top of a stand that is completely open to the room, so I would not expect the unit to overheat.

Do you folks think this is normal behavior for the 2113CI?

This "slow" blinking normally indicates a ventilation problem. Was the unit hot?
post #9579 of 10468
I assume it was hot because it incurred the fault. I did not immediately inspect it at the time because I was clipped into my bike and wanted to finish my workout. The unit is ventilated well beyond the manufacturer's requirements, so I would not expect a fault under these conditions.
post #9580 of 10468
What surround mode were you using? Is there a sub in the setup that the Polks are crossed over to or were you just going 2.0? If the latter, you may have to lower the master volume to avoid the shut down.
post #9581 of 10468
I was using Stereo mode with a powered sub. The front speakers are set at 80 Hz crossover, so there should be "headroom."
post #9582 of 10468
Newbi here, Just got the avr 2313 and finished setting it up. all went well except for the fact that i get no display when using the internet radio or fm radio. I hear the sound but no picture. Everything is connected by HDMI and works fine. It's a refurbished model from accessories4less. So i'm not sure if it's the receiver. Any help would be great Thank you.
post #9583 of 10468
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Originally Posted by bill68 View Post

Newbi here, Just got the avr 2313 and finished setting it up. all went well except for the fact that i get no display when using the internet radio or fm radio. I hear the sound but no picture. Everything is connected by HDMI and works fine. It's a refurbished model from accessories4less. So i'm not sure if it's the receiver. Any help would be great Thank you.

Try a soft reset by unplugging the unit for 10 minutes.
post #9584 of 10468
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Originally Posted by meddler76 View Post

I was using Stereo mode with a powered sub. The front speakers are set at 80 Hz crossover, so there should be "headroom."

That is strange then for sure. Even though the indication was a ventilation issue, check to ensure there are no loose speaker wires from one post touching another post.
post #9585 of 10468
Thanks, JDS. I inspected my speaker wire connections. I use banana plugs, so everything looks clean.

I will see if the fault happens again. If so, I'll run a fan under similar conditions. I may consider a warranty claim.
post #9586 of 10468

Hi I recently bought a Denon AVR 1713.  Do you guys think this receiver is sufficient to power a pair of KEF Q300 bookshelf speakers and a powered sub?

post #9587 of 10468
^^
As long as the speakers are crossed over at 80Hz or higher, there shouldn't be any problem.
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Hey folks, just joined because I've been in the midst of making a decision to upgrade my computer audio. I have two Pioneer SB21's with 84db sensitivity and a Dayton Sub-100...nothing amazing but it's gotta last until I'm done with college. I was using a Dayton DTA100-a to power the speakers for the last couple of years...but as with most Class-T amps, it failed me. So I've been working with other resources and narrowed down to the Denon AVR-1612 or 1613. They are $10 in price difference at Accessories4Less so I will probably grab the refurb'd 1613. 

 

I currently go between my Auzen Forte 7.1 PCI-e sound card and my FiiO E9 for headphone amp duty...but I'd like to take the E9 out of the picture and sell it to recoup my losses. How is the headphone output on these AVR's? 

 

I have JVC HARX700, HADX 3, Denon D2000 (my primary set), Sony XB500, and various earbuds (primarily Iron Buds).

 

All of these have varying ohms ratings on them, I am just hoping the HP output is superior to my FiiO E9 HP amp as I want an all-in-one solution. But knowing it can at least do a good job of powering and pushing good quality sound out of the hp jack is my hardest to find question atm. I have found a little on it, and have searched this thread some..I will search more as well. Thanks in advance!

post #9589 of 10468
Been running a 2113 for a while now and a couple days ago started getting an HDCP warning on all sources instead of a picture. Directly connecting the sources to the display worked fine. So, thanks to jdsmoothie's very clear and concise instructions at the beginning of this thread, I saved my config via the web control, did a microprocessor reset, uploaded the saved config, and she's all better. Thanks JD!
post #9590 of 10468
Sure. Glad to assist. smile.gif
post #9591 of 10468

Hey Guys,

 

Have a quick question on biamping with Denon 3313ci

 

 I have a pair of  B&W 683's. I have connected the front and assignable surround outputs to the 4 respective binding posts of each speaker. Removed the breakers.

Is there anything I need to do from the receiver side.

I don't think it is working. I am in fact hearing less volume that before.

post #9592 of 10468
Thread Starter 
You have to actually set the receiver to blamp mode in the amp assign settings.
post #9593 of 10468
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Originally Posted by live4rush View Post

Hey Guys,

Have a quick question on biamping with Denon 3313ci

 I have a pair of  B&W 683's. I have connected the front and assignable surround outputs to the 4 respective binding posts of each speaker. Removed the breakers.
Is there anything I need to do from the receiver side.
I don't think it is working. I am in fact hearing less volume that before.

See batpig's excellent reference: http://batpigworld.com/setup.html#amp_assign
post #9594 of 10468
Hi everyone....quick question and apologies if its been asked before. I have a Denon 1713 and understand that it is not preset with external amp hookups....but I have Polk Monitor 70's and wanted to push some more juice to them. Is there ANYWAY to add external amperage/power to boost the wattage to my speakers?. Any words of caution if you dont think its a good idea? Many thanks!
post #9595 of 10468
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Originally Posted by live4rush View Post

Hey Guys,

Have a quick question on biamping with Denon 3313ci

 I have a pair of  B&W 683's. I have connected the front and assignable surround outputs to the 4 respective binding posts of each speaker. Removed the breakers.
Is there anything I need to do from the receiver side.
I don't think it is working. I am in fact hearing less volume that before.

It's unlikely there would be any noticeable difference even when the settings are correct. frown.gif
post #9596 of 10468

So noone's running any headphones or iems from the headphone port on these units? I found a couple of posts in the 100+ pages I scoured in this thread. Am I one of the very few using this for a PC entertainment system for speakers when I can be loud and headphones when I can't?

 

I ended up ordering the 1613 from Accessories4Less, shipped out yesterday, should arrive next Wednesday. Hopefully I'll have time between kids and school and work to hook it up and do some of my own tests! I'm hoping the output is decent so I can sell my FiiO E9 headphone amp! :)

post #9597 of 10468
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Originally Posted by batpig View Post

You have to actually set the receiver to blamp mode in the amp assign settings.


Thanks batpig.

 

I have set the amp assign to "bi amp"

Connected Front LR to lower binding posts on the speakers and assignable surrounds to top binding posts

Removed the breakers.

Performed audyssey setup again.

 

But what I see is that the volume level decreased from before. ie. it sounds lower at -40db compared to what it sounded before.

Is there anything that I am missing. I am totally clueless now.

 

Thanks

post #9598 of 10468
What are the trim levels now for all of the receiver's speaker channels?

My suspicion is that it sounds quieter because the calibration would up setting the channels driving the woofers to -12dB, effectively disabling them, so all you're hearing are the midrange drivers and tweeters. That's just a guess on my part, though.

One of the primary reasons for calibrating is to cause the sound level at the primary listening position to be exactly the same when you've set the main volume control to be the same no matter what speakers you're using. If bii-amping is working correctly, it won't change that. Also, don't forget that since there's only the one power supply in the receiver, bi-amping when using only the receiver's internal amps can't make the receiver able to provide more power, either. The maximum available power is still the same, which means that the maximum aggregate sound level is the same.
post #9599 of 10468
Thread Starter 
That hypothesis isn't possible Selden. When you blamp both sets of speaker outputs get an identical signal, the receiver can't set different channel levels for the woofers vs the mids/tweets.
post #9600 of 10468
Thanks for the clarification/correction about the levels. Nonetheless, the woofer should be checked to make sure it is actually doing something.

Some people who have tried to biamp have complained that Audyssey was setting the speaker crossover frequencies absurdly high (typically near 250Hz, which is the usual crossover between the woofer and the higher-frequency drivers) implying that the biamped woofer channel wasn't working at all.

Since in-receiver biamping can't do anything useful for so many reasons, I've never bothered to try it to see what would happen. The biamped sound is actually coming by way of separate audio channels, so I just assumed Audyssey could individually EQ each of those channels, just as it does when they're not being used to biamp.
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