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Sound circuit card has likely failed. Without the proper electrical tools (oscilloscope) it is hard to fix. Take it in and see what they say it will cost to repair. Take to at least two different shops.

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Dec 03, 2013


place your subwoofer approx 1m or 3 feet away from your media player, then one speaker below your TV, the other two in either corner in the front and the other two in either corner at the back of the room. try not to mount them too high, approx 3 feet off the ground or the same hight as your head when seated. this will give you the best sound quality. if the speaker is the front or back seem a little far you should be able to set the volume on each of them. if the back is further than the front then set the back speakers louder than the front ones or vis versa.

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Nov 07, 2013


how are your four outside speakers hooked up? If you have four speakers hooked up to only two output channels on the receiver, the receiver is sensing a short and shutting down to avoid damage to the amp.

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Jul 22, 2013


That is a very safe assumption.

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Jul 12, 2012


Generally speaking, an amp attempts to protect itself from heat, shorts, overloads and operator exuberance by refusing to turn on or stay on.

Overloads can be from excessive periods of high output or marginally low impedance loading by the speakers; and shorts would be wiring issues or a speaker blowing up.

You should be able to feel if it's hot. WHY is it overheating? Make sure it has sufficient ventilation on all sides and that vent holes are not blocked by dust balls. Ensure the fan (if equipped) is running as designed (some only operate on demand). Clean dust and debris from it.

If the amp comes back on after cooling, you're lucky. They only have so many self-protection cycles in their lives so continuously resetting or cycling their power without addressing the cause can do more harm than good.

If it protects immediately on a cool power up you should disconnect the speaker connections and try it 'naked'. If it comes up then diagnose which lead(s) are shorted. If it does not come up the problem is internal and should be left to an experienced and competent hands-on tech.

Check for loose speaker connections at the speaker as a possible root cause for intermittent shutdown.

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Jun 22, 2011


There are all kind of analog outputs. What are you looking for? The word "out" is a clue.

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Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on May 03, 2011


hi,
you reseiver is now in stereo mod that's why there is no surround and center. its some thing related to to the setting in the receiver or in the blue ray.

Settings in blue ray player
First of all check the audio settings in your blue ray players audio setting.
You didn't mentioned the brand of your blue ray player. Anyway go to its setup and set the audio output priority as HDMI. also turn OFF the DRC if its a sony blue ray player. Also check the down mixing setting make it satandard

Settings in receiver.
First of all check the surround settings.
Play a blue ray disk and press the STANDARD button o the receiver's remote and select STANDARD mode.

If you didn't get the surround channels follow the below procedure
Now go to the setup of your receiver.
1. Using the down arrow go to the Advanced play back and press enter.
2. In the Advanced playback menu select auto surround mode and press enter
3. Select it ON using right arrow or left arrow. and press enter
4. Exit the setup and check is every thing working fine.

If dosn't work
Again go to the setup of the receiver
1. Using down arrow select Speaker setup and press enter
2. In the speaker setup menu select speaker configuration and press enter
3. Check the status of all the speaker, if any speaker is in NONE position , make it LARGE or SMALL according to the speaker you are using.
Exit setup and check again.

If you need any more assistance feel free to contact me through fixya.

regards
Ajin

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Feb 05, 2011


Just fixed this myself - made my head hurt to figure out. 1. Switch to a setting (say DVD). 2. Watch the AVR screen as it switches. You'll see the audio and video settings. For example, Audio = DVD, Video = DVD (Mine showed Audio = DVD, Video = DBS even though is was set correctly using the SETUP for audio and video)3. Under the round control knob on the left, push the (tiny) Video Select button. 4. Turn control know to choose the correct video source
Your system should work right. Mine did.

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Jan 26, 2011


Hello
HDMI is however better than HD.
I also prefer HDMI
Good Luck

Denon AVR-3806... | Answered on Jan 18, 2011

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