I been using my denon amp for 2 years now and yesterday While I was watching a movie the sound went POP! and the amp went into standby mode. I let it cool down and turned it back on and it goes striaght into standby,I then turned it on via the remote and it starts to work normally but after a few seconds goes back to standby. I tried holding down the A& B buttons but still reverts back to stand by Any idea,s Thanks mark
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Re: stuck on standby
Unit is in protect mode there are a few problems that can trigger protect mode the most common is blown channel (shorted outputs). Sometimes one of the 15v regulators may go bad causing imbalance of supplys triggering protect mode. Also sometimes a bad solder connection could cause unit to go into protect also. I work for Denon authorzied repair center in Michigan if your nearby and Shipping to Michigan is economical let me know firstname.lastname@example.org
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THE BEST SOUND IS WHAT SOUNDS BEST TO YOU, HOWEVER DO THIS:
1, USING THE SETUP MIC CONFIGURE YOUR DENON, PAGE 8 OF THE MANUAL. NEXT
2. RAISE THE REAR SPKR LEVELS, PAGE 46,47. NEXT
3. WHEN LISTENING TO AUDIO CD OR RADIO TRY THE 5 CH STEREO DSP MODE.
4. WHEN WATCHING A DVD USE DSP DOLBY PROLOGIC OR TRY 5CH STEREO IF THE MOVIE IS MOSTLY TALKING.
5, TRY 5CH STEREO WHEN WATCHING PROGRAMS WITH MOSTLY TALKING
Does it still power up for a little bit or so with no sound what so ever?....I there is no dents in it or metal pushed in causing cracked connector boards....I can take it off you hands for a couple parts I need ...because your transformer and 2 resisters are shot and it will cost almost as much as the unit cost's.
I do have a brand new never opend $649.99 Denon AVR-788 for $365.00.
And 2 used AVR units Denon and Onkyo.....ALL HDMI
1. check if the amp is in PROTECTION mode (might be a bad speaker or shorted output)
2. check the 'MUTE' switch
3. try to use the FM/AM mode to isolate an input source. If there is sound then check input source.
4. ...still no sound have a techinician check it.
i had this condition on another denon a/v receiver it started clicking got worse as time went on progressed to snaping sound more so when switching modes ie dvd to tv etc then l/frt speaker would cut out found by gently tapping l/side of the chassis it would pop & snap sent it out to denon & they replaced the dsp unit no problem since hope this helps Alan
1. The power cord is not completely insered.
2. the impedance selector switch on the rear panel is not fully set to the upper or lower end - (set it when the unit is in the standby mode)
other then that, you will have to call for a service.