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Unresponsive remote I am having a problem with my Denon AVR-2803. The only responsive controls seem to be on/off and volume controls, I am unable to gain access to my System Setup. I have made sure that there are monitor cables connecting the Denon and the TV, I am using component cables. I have tried pressing all of the three shaded buttons at the top of my remote, then selecting System Setup. This seems like it should work as the button in grey lights up along with the learned/tx button at the top. I have also tried to gain access through system set-up with every function. I've even tried switching the batteries, resetting the Denon microprocessor as well as resetting the remotes learned controls. Essentially the 71 buttons that make up my remote limit me to adjusting the volume and turning the system on and off. Would very much appreciate help, thanks for your time.

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  • dilucca Feb 02, 2008

    I am having the same exact problem. I have disconnected all other components and have tried hooking up the receiver to the tv through optical, coaxial, and s-video and still cannot get any menu set-up on the box. I think it is something to do with the HDMI signal not correlating to the receiver or something like that but I can't figure it out. Denon tech support is closed on the weekends so I'm out of luck until Monday - um, that's the day AFTER the Superbowl isn't it? *#@! It's driving me nuts! Anyone out there please help us!

  • st0bart Mar 19, 2008

    Exactly the same problem here. My remote is basically useless. I can see the channel/function displayed on my monitor (e.g. if I change from DVD to TV) but I can't get the system setup menu.



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Had same problem with this reciever over the weekend. I had to hook up a TV to the COMPOSITE monitor jack and then I could see the menus. I could never get it to show the menu over the component outputs, however a DVD player hooked up played perfectly. Anyone have a solution?

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