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Denon AVR-2805 Operating Instructions Manual

Denon user guide av surround receiver avr-2805.
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AV SURROUND RECEIVER
AVR-2805
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
MODE D'EMPLOI
ISTRUZIONI PER L'USO
FUNCTION
SOURCE
TUNING
ZONE 2 /
VIDEO
PRESET
REC SELECT
SELECT
ON / STANDBY
MODE
ANALOG
EXT. IN
INSTRUCCIONES DE OPERACION
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BRUKSANVISNING
MASTER VOLUME
FOR ENGLISH READERS
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PARA LECTORES DE ESPAÑOL
PAGINA 239 ~ PAGINA 297
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    AV SURROUND RECEIVER AVR-2805 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG MODE D’EMPLOI ISTRUZIONI PER L’USO FUNCTION SOURCE TUNING ZONE 2 / VIDEO PRESET REC SELECT SELECT ON / STANDBY MODE ANALOG EXT. IN INSTRUCCIONES DE OPERACION GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING BRUKSANVISNING MASTER VOLUME FOR ENGLISH READERS FÜR DEUTSCHE LESER...

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    ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANCAIS ITALIANO CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    We greatly appreciate your purchase of the AVR-2805. To be sure you take maximum advantage of all the features the AVR-2805 has to offer, read these instructions carefully and use the set properly. Be sure to keep this manual for future reference, should any questions or problems arise.

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    The unit is equipped with a Front Input connector for the convenient connection of a video camera or other equipment. The AVR-2805 is equipped with a function for up- converting video signals. Because of this, the AVR-2805’s MONITOR OUT jack can be connected to the monitor (TV) with a set of cables offering a higher quality connection, regardless of how the player and the AVR-2805’s...

  • Page 5

    • When making connections, also refer to the operating instructions of the other components. • The AVR-2805 is equipped with a function for up-converting video signals. • The signal connected to the video signal terminal is output to the S-Video and component video monitor out terminals.

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    MONITOR OUT jacks The AVR-2805 is equipped with a function for up-converting video signals. Because of this, the AVR-2805’s MONITOR OUT jack can be connected to the monitor (TV) with a set of cables offering a higher quality connection, regardless of how the player and the AVR-2805’s video input jacks are connected.

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    Connecting the antenna terminals AM LOOP ANTENNA DIRECTION OF (Supplied) BROADCASTING STATION FM ANTENNA 75 Ω/ohms COAXIAL CABLE AM OUTDOOR ANTENNA FM INDOOR ANTENNA GROUND (Supplied) • An F-type FM antenna cable plug can be connected directly. Notes: • Do not connect two FM antennas simultaneously. •...

  • Page 8: V. Aux Input Jacks

    If the protection circuit is activated again even though there are no problems with the wiring or the ventilation around the unit, switch off the power and contact a DENON service center. • The protector circuit may be activated if the set is played for long periods of time at high volumes when speakers with an impedance lower than the specified impedance (for example speakers with an impedance of lower than 4 Ω/ohms) are connected.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Connections • When making connections, also refer to the operating instructions of the other components. Connection jack SURROUND SPEAKER CENTER SPEAKER subwoofer with built-in SYSTEMS SYSTEM amplifier (super woofer), etc. ( L ) ( R ) NOTES: • To use Surround back with one speaker, connect the speaker to SURR.

  • Page 10: Surround

    ENGLISH Display INPUT SIGNAL indicator The respective indicator will light corresponding to the input signal. INPUT SIGNAL CHANNEL indicator The channels included in the input source will light. This displays bitstream signal channel. This does not light when signals are being input to the ANALOG or EXT.IN connectors.

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    SETTING UP THE SYSTEM • Once all connections with other AV components have been completed as described in “CONNECTIONS” (see pages 5 to 9), make the various settings described below on the monitor screen using the AVR-2805’s on-screen display function.

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    • The on-screen display signals are output with priority to the S-VIDEO MONITOR OUT jack during playback of a video component. For example, if the TV monitor is connected to both the AVR-2805’s S-Video and video monitor output jacks and signals are input to the AVR-2805 from a video source (VDP, etc.) connected to both the S-Video and video input jacks, the on-screen display signals are output with priority to the S- Video monitor output.

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    Before setting up the system Check that all the connections are correct, then turn on the main unit’s power. Setup will not be possible when the unit is set to Pure Direct ON or when the headphones are plugged in. Therefore, please cancel the mode or reverse the condition. Display the System Setup Menu.

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    ENGLISH q Select the “Start”. (Remote control unit) w Press the CURSOR left button. (Remote control unit) Start the measurements. Measurement of each channel is performed as follows. Display 1 Only the front speakers (A) is measured. Even if the front speakers (B) is set, the setting automatically switches front...

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    Check of the measurement results Select the items. The measurement results of each item can be checked here. (Remote control unit) Press the ENTER button and display the verification screen. (Remote control unit) NOTE: • When measurements have been made using the measurement microphone, speakers with a built-in filter such as subwoofers might be set with a value that differs from the physical distance because of the internal electrical delay.

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    • Use this setting when using a microphone other than the included one for measurements when performing the auto setup procedure. • The microphone included with the AVR-2805 is a measurement microphone designed specifically for use during the auto setup procedure. Select “Mic” and connect the included microphone to the “SETUP MIC”...

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    1-6 Check the EQ parameter • The frequency characteristic of each speaker is rectified and the tone of the speaker is unified. The EQ parameters that were set in Auto Setup can be checked. This item is automatically displayed, after the measurement result of the “Auto Setup / Room EQ” is decided. Select “EQ Parameter Check”...

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    ENGLISH Setting the Speaker Setup • Crossover Frequency and Subwoofer Mode Setup is not displayed when not using a subwoofer. Select “Speaker Setup” at the System Setup Menu. (Remote control unit) Display the Speaker Setup Menu screen. (Remote control unit) 2-1 Setting the type of speakers •...

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    Example: When “Meters” is selected Enter the setting. The Speaker Setup Menu reappears. The AVR-2805 automatically sets the optimum surround delay time for the listening room. (Remote control unit) NOTE: •...

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    ENGLISH 2-3 Setting the Channel Level • Use this setting to adjust so that the playback level between the different channels is equal. • From the listening position, listen to the test tones produced from the speakers to adjust the level. •...

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    2-4 Setting the crossover frequency • Set the crossover frequency mode according to the speaker system being used. Select the “Crossover Frequency” at the Speaker Setup Menu. (Remote control unit) Display the Crossover Frequency screen. (Remote control unit) Select the frequency. (Remote control unit) •...

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    Display the Input Setup Menu screen. (Remote control unit) 3-1 Setting the Digital In Assignment • This setting assigns the digital input jacks of the AVR-2805 for the different input sources. At the Input Setup Menu select “Digital In Assign”. (Remote control unit) Display the Digital Inputs screen.

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    When the component video terminals are used to connect the AVR-2805 with a TV (or monitor, projector, etc.) and the video (yellow) or S video terminals are used to connect the AVR-2805 with a VTR, depending on the combination of the TV and VTR the picture may flicker in the horizontal direction, be distorted, be out of sync or not display at all when playing video tapes.

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    ENGLISH 3-5 Auto Tuner Presets Use this to automatically search for FM broadcasts and store up to 56 stations at preset channels A1 to 8, B1 to 8, C1 to 8, D1 to 8, E1 to 8, F1 to 8 and G1 to 8. NOTE: •...

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    4-3 Setting the Auto Surround Mode The surround mode used at last for the three types of input signals shown below is stored in the memory, and the signal is automatically played with that surround mode the next time it is input. Note that the surround mode setting is also stored separately for the different input sources.

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    ENGLISH 5-2 Setting the Zone2 Vol. Level Set the Zone2 pre-out output level adjustment. At the Option Setup Menu select “Zone2 Vol. Level”. (Remote control unit) Display the Zone2 Vol. Level screen. (Remote control unit) Select the desired setting. Variable: The level can be adjusted freely using the buttons on the remote control unit.

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    5-5 Setting the Muting Level • This sets the amount of attenuation at audio output muting. Select “Muting Level” at the Option Setup Menu. (Remote control unit) Display the Muting Level screen. (Remote control unit) Select the desired setting. • –20 dB: It is turned down the volume to –20 dB from the present level.

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    Press the SYSTEM SETUP button at the System Setup Menu. The changed settings are entered and the on-screen display turns off. (Remote control unit) • On-screen display signals Signals input to the AVR-2805 On-screen display signal output VIDEO signal Video signal output to...

  • Page 29

    REMOTE CONTROL UNIT • The included remote control unit (RC-975) can be used to operate not only the AVR-2805 but other remote control compatible DENON components as well. In addition, the memory contains the control signals for other remote control units, so it can be used to operate non-DENON remote control compatible products.

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    • For details, refer to the component’s operating instructions. Some models cannot be operated with this remote control unit. 1. Digital video disc player (DVD, DVD SETUP) system buttons TV, VCR ...HITACHI CD, TAPE ...DENON CDR/MD ...DENON (CDR) DVD/VDP ...DENON (DVD) DBS/CABLE ...ABC (CABLE) 0000...

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    Learning function If your AV component is not a DENON product or if it cannot be operated using the preset memory, it can be controlled with the included remote control unit by storing its remote control signals in the remote control unit.

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    ENGLISH System call The accessorious remote control unit is equipped with “system call” function allowing a series of remote control signals to be transmitted by pressing a single button. This function can be used for example to turn on the amplifier’s power, select the input source, turn on the monitor TV’s power, turn on the source component’s power and set the source to the play mode, all at the touch of a button.

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    Resetting (1) Resetting “learned” buttons Press the USE/LEARN button with the tip of a pen, etc., to set the learn mode. • The mode selector buttons and LEARNED/TX indicator flash. Flashes 2, 3 Press the mode button of the equipment that is to be reset.

  • Page 34: Input Mode Button, Ext. In Button, Ext. In Button, Front Speaker Button, Source Button

    In this mode, the types of signals being input to the digital and analog input jacks for the selected (Main unit) input source are detected and the program in the AVR-2805’s surround automatically upon playback. This mode can be selected for all input sources other than PHONO and TUNER.

  • Page 35

    Input mode display Select the play mode. • In the AUTO mode Example: Stereo SELECT • In the DIGITAL PCM mode (Main unit) (Main unit) (Remote control unit) • In the DIGITAL DTS mode To select the surround mode while adjusting the surround parameters, •...

  • Page 36: Tone Control Button

    ENGLISH Playing audio sources (CDs and DVDs) The AVR-2805 is equipped with three 2-channel playback modes exclusively for music. Select the mode to suit your tastes. PURE DIRECT mode In this mode, the music is played with an extremely high level of sound quality.

  • Page 37: Dimmer Button, Status Button, Video Select Button, Zone2/rec Select Button

    [4] Combining the currently playing sound with the [5] Checking the currently playing program source, desired image etc. Display Simulcast playback Use this switch to monitor a video source other than the audio source. Press the VIDEO SELECT button, turn the FUNCTION knob until the desired source appears on the display.

  • Page 38: Multi Zone, Zone2/rec Select Button

    In this case, Surround Back PREOUT and speaker out cannot be used for MAIN ZONE. • The AVR-2805 is equipped with preout terminals for which the volume is adjustable (ZONE2) and speaker out terminals for which the volume is adjustable (ZONE2) and composite video output terminals as the ZONE2 output terminals.

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    [2] Remote control unit operations during multi-source playback (selecting the input source) This operation is not possible in the REC OUT mode. This operation is possible when ZONE2 mode is selected. Select “ZONE2” using the ZONE2 button. (Remote control unit) Press the ZONE2 “ON”...

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    ENGLISH Fader function • This function makes it possible to lower the volume of the front channels (FL, C and FR) or the rear channels (SL, SR, SBL and SBR) together. Use it for example to adjust the balance of the sound from each position when multi-channel music sources are played.

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    Set the various surround parameters. When the surround parameters are set using the buttons on the main unit, stop operating buttons after completing the settings. The SELECT settings are automatically finalized and the normal display reappears after several seconds. CH SEL ENTER When the settings are made using the buttons on the remote control unit, press the “ENTER”...

  • Page 42: Surround Back Button

    ENGLISH Dolby Digital mode (only with digital input) and DTS Surround mode (only with digital input) Select the input source. Playback with a digital input q Select an input source set to digital (COAXIAL/OPTICAL) (see page 22). FUNCTION (Main unit) (Remote control unit) w Set the input mode to “AUTO”...

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    Checking the input signal The input signal can be checked by pressing the remote control unit’s ON SCREEN button. (Remote control unit) SIGNAL: Displays the type of signal (DTS, DOLBY DIGITAL, PCM, etc.). Displays the input signal’s sampling frequency. FORMAT: Displays the input signal’s number of channels.

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    ENGLISH Adjusting the Audio Delay When watching a DVD or other video source, the picture on the monitor may seem delayed with respect to the sound. In this case, adjust the audio delay to delay the sound and synchronize it with the picture. The audio delay setting is stored separately for each input source.

  • Page 45: Dsp Surround Simulation

    DSP SURROUND SIMULATION • The AVR-2805 is equipped with a high performance DSP (Digital Signal Processor) which uses digital signal processing to synthetically recreate the sound field. One of ten preset surround modes can be selected according to the program source and the parameters can be adjusted according to the conditions in the listening room to achieve a more realistic, powerful sound.

  • Page 46

    ENGLISH • Operating the surround mode and surround parameters from the main unit‘s panel. Turn the SELECT knob to select the surround mode. SELECT (Main unit) (Main unit) • When turned clockwise DIRECT STEREO DOLBY PRO LOGIC DTS NEO:6 VIRTUAL MATRIX VIDEO GAME MONO MOVIE...

  • Page 47

    • Operate the tone control from the main unit. The tone switches as follows each time the TONE CONTROL button is pressed. BASS TREBLE Select with the name of the volume to be adjusted and adjust the level. • To increase the bass or treble: (Main unit) •...

  • Page 48: Listening To The Radio

    ENGLISH Signals and adjustability in the different modes SURROUND PARAMETER ROOM EFFECT EFFECT SUBWOOFER DELAY Mode SIZE ON/OFF LEVEL TIME ON/OFF DIRECT / PURE DIRECT C (OFF) STEREO EXTERNAL INPUT DOLBY PRO LOGIC II DOLBY PRO LOGIC II x DTS NEO:6 DOLBY DIGITAL SURROUND DTS SURROUND 5/7CH STEREO...

  • Page 49: Tuning Preset Button

    Preset memory Use the “Auto tuning” or “Manual tuning” operation to tune in the station to be preset in the memory. Press the MEMORY button. 2, 5 (Remote control unit) Press the SHIFT button and select the desired memory block (A to G). (Remote control unit) Press the CHANNEL + (UP) or –...

  • Page 50: Additional Information

    ENGLISH RDS (Radio Data System) RDS (works only on the FM band) is a broadcasting service which allows station to send additional information along with the regular radio program signal. The following three types of RDS information can be received on this unit: Program Type (PTY) PTY identifies the type of RDS program.

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    PTY search Use this function to find RDS stations broadcasting a designated program type (PTY). For a description of each program type, refer to “Program Type (PTY)”. Set the input function to “TUNER”. (Remote control unit) Press the RDS button until “PTY SEARCH”...

  • Page 52: Power Indicator, Troubleshooting

    ENGLISH RT (Radio Text) “RT” appears on the display when radio text data is received. When the RDS button is pressed until “RT” appears on the display while receiving an RDS broadcast station, the text data broadcast from the station is displayed.

  • Page 53

    7.1 channels using surround back speakers, for sources recorded in conventional Dolby Surround as well as Dolby Digital 5.1-channel and DTS Surround 5.1-channel sources. Furthermore, all the DENON original surround modes (see page 45) are compatible with 7.1-channel playback, so you can enjoy 7.1-channel sound with any signal source.

  • Page 54

    ENGLISH Speaker setting examples Here we describe a number of speaker settings for different purposes. Use these examples as guides to set up your system according to the type of speakers used and the main usage purpose. 1. DTS-ES compatible system (using surround back speakers) (1) Basic setting for primarily watching movies This is recommended when mainly playing movies and using regular single way or 2-way speakers for the surround speakers.

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    Surround The AVR-2805 is equipped with a digital signal processing circuit that lets you play program sources in the surround mode to achieve the same sense of presence as in a movie theater. Dolby Surround (1) Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the multi-channel digital signal format developed by Dolby Laboratories.

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    Before playing DTS signals for the first time, turn down the master volume to a low level, start playing the DTS disc, then check whether the DTS indicator on the AVR-2805 (see page 35) lights before turning up the master volume.

  • Page 57

    Pure Direct Mode/AL24 Processing The AVR-2805 is equipped with a pure direct mode allowing the effects of the video and digital circuitry to be shut down when playing CDs or records to achieve the ideal environment for analog playback, resulting in extremely high quality music playback.

  • Page 58

    ENGLISH 3. Input Setup Input Setup Input source Digital In This assigns the digital input jacks for the Assignment different input sources. Digital COAX1 COAX2 Inputs Ext. In Set the Ext. In Subwoofer terminal playback Subwoofer level. Level Component This assigns the color difference (component) In Assign video input jacks for the different input sources.

  • Page 59

    Surround modes and parameters 2 Surround modes and parameters Signals and adjustability in the different modes Channel output FRONT SURROUND SURROUND SUB- Mode CENTER BACK L/R WOOFER DIRECT / PURE DIRECT STEREO EXTERNAL INPUT DOLBY PRO LOGIC II DOLBY PRO LOGIC II x DTS NEO:6 DOLBY DIGITAL SURROUND DTS SURROUND...

  • Page 60

    ENGLISH Signals and adjustability in the different modes SURROUND PARAMETER ROOM EFFECT EFFECT SUBWOOFER DELAY Mode SIZE ON/OFF LEVEL TIME ON/OFF DIRECT / PURE DIRECT C (OFF) STEREO EXTERNAL INPUT DOLBY PRO LOGIC II DOLBY PRO LOGIC II x DTS NEO:6 DOLBY DIGITAL SURROUND DTS SURROUND 5/7CH STEREO...

  • Page 61

    SPECIFICATIONS 2 Audio section • Power amplifier 100 W + 100 W (8 Ω/ohms, 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz with 0.05% T.H.D.) Rated output: Front: 135 W + 135 W (6 Ω/ohms, 1 kHz with 0.7% T.H.D.) Center: 100 W 135 W 100 W + 100 W (8 Ω/ohms, 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz with 0.05% T.H.D.) Surround:...

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    16-11, YUSHIMA 3-CHOME, BUNKYO-KU, TOKYO 113-0034, JAPAN Telephone: (03) 3837-5321 Printed in Japan 511 4212 006...

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