Question about Denon AVR-1803 Receiver

2 Answers

Power button won't shut off

My receiver power button wouldn't turn on last night, the little red stand by botton was on. It is connected to a power strip, so I turned it off and then back on-The receiver came on but now when you push the botton to turn it off-it won't go off-Any suggestions????

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that has over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 71 Answers
Re: Power button won't shut off

Did it reset O.K, ?
If not then sounds like a bad connection on the ON/OFF push button switch!!!
Probably you'll need to fit a new one.

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 3,130 Answers
Re: Power button won't shut off

First thing to do is unplug the reciver for 12 to 24 hours. Sounds like it needs to be reset.

Posted on Sep 18, 2006

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I was playing my Yamaha RX-V995 last night and it got really hot and subsequently shut off. Now, when I press the Power/Standby button, it turns on for a second. And then turns off again. Is this an easy...

Well - you may have. BUT try this. Turn the volume all the way down, disconnect the speakers, and power it up. If it comes up OK, you've got a fried speaker (or bad wiring). If not - yep, you fried it.

Oct 23, 2010 | Yamaha RX-V995 Receiver

1 Answer

Power light is flashing and power won't turn on

these a couple things you can try to reset,if resetting dont work you will have a amp problem.Try pushing and holding down these 3 buttons s.speaker b and att and exit buttons for at least 3 sec or more.should reset.If not also try pushing and holding down mult speaker and exit and att buttons together for at least 3 or more seconds.if still shuts down you will have shorted transistors inside of unit.

Apr 17, 2010 | Marantz SR4002

2 Answers

Dead no power.. checked main fuse, worked fine last night, went to turn it on today and nothing. its a sx-316 not sx-315, I say this because it tells me this is not a valid model#, but sx316 is printed on...

Check the resistance of the primary on the main power transformer, (with power off) should be 1-3 ohms. If open you need a new transformer.

If good turn it on and check for ac voltage (120v) there.

Nov 26, 2009 | Pioneer SX-315

1 Answer

I have a Denon receiver, had it for a couple years now and has worked perfectly. Last week I was watching a movie and all of a sudden my receiver shut off and it blinked a red ring of death. I let it rest...

Did you recently move any speakers around or any items near the speaker wire connections?
It sounds like you may have a speaker wire shorting which is causing the receiver to go into "auto protect" mode. Check all of the speaker wire connections on the back of the receiver and at all of the speakers to make sure the wires are not touching or close enough to possibly touch.

Jul 22, 2009 | Audio & Video Receivers

1 Answer

When I turn on my receiver, it automatically turns off and the power button flashes red. Prior to shut down, the receiver display notes "Tuner Ext. In" What's the problem? It has worked p

Protection circuit turns off the unit because of critical conditions- wrong power supply voltages or one of the power amplifier channels is bad. First, visual inspect the power amp board near the heat sink for burned resistors, test outputs for a short. If there are no problem you may try to turn the unit on and you have several second before it shuts down to check power supply voltages and power amp output voltages and bias, then ... Long story you'd better take it to a repair shop or repair at

May 09, 2009 | Denon AVR 2808Ci Receiver

1 Answer

No power

Cathie, What **** installed the dimmer? Sorry you said not to ask. No power and no stand-by light, it may need a stand-by power transformer or the main micro. If the stand-by light is on and the receiver clicks when you push the power button it may only need a fuse. Make sure you replace with a fast acting fuse of the same rating for current (amps). NOT WITH A SLOW BLOW FUSE!!! If it blows again there is somthing shorted and it needs service.

Jan 12, 2009 | JVC 500W 5.1 Channel Surround Sound...

1 Answer

Power Button Flashing Red

Try unplugging the entire unit and letting it sit for 5 minutes. See if this helps. If not, you need to do a complete reboot, which will cause you to lose your settings, but will probably solve your problem. To do a complete reboot, you will need to hold down two of the front bottons on the front panel. I'm not sure which, so either consult your manual or see other posts here which describe the reboot process for Denons. Hope this helps.

Dec 14, 2008 | Denon AVR-1908

1 Answer

Red ring

speakers terminal maybe short circuit------connect it properly.
---ventilation holes are blocked----turn it off let it cool down and turn it on.
-------the unit is operating in continuous high power condition---turn it off-----and let it to cool down.-------turn it on.


Aug 04, 2008 | Denon AVR-2307 Receiver

1 Answer

Receiver makes clicking sound when I push power, but does not turn on.

Sounds like a fualty push button - try connecting/soldering on a new one of a different type!

Jul 04, 2008 | Audio & Video Receivers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Denon AVR-1803 Receiver Logo

Related Topics:

133 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Denon Audio & Video Receivers Experts


Level 2 Expert

49 Answers


Level 1 Expert

4 Answers

Tech Leprechaun
Tech Leprechaun

Level 2 Expert

59 Answers

Are you a Denon Audio and Video Receiver Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides