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Denon AVR-1312

Home theater receiver with 3D-ready HDMI switching

11 Reviews

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With over a century in the audio business, Denon knows a thing or two about good sound. That's why you can count on their affordably priced AVR-1312 receiver to deliver solid home theater performance for years to come.

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With over a century in the audio business, Denon knows a thing or two about good sound. That's why you can count on their affordably priced AVR-1312 receiver to deliver solid home theater performance for years to come.

3D-ready HDMI audio/video switching
The AVR-1312's HDMI inputs let you connect up to four high-definition sources for convenient switching, like a gaming console, Blu-ray player, HD cable box and more. And you'll only need to run a single HDMI cable to your television, reducing cable clutter.

The wizard will see you now
Denon knows that what you're looking for in the AVR-1312 is great entertainment, not a crash course in home theater system design. That's why they included their first-time setup wizard. Just plug the receiver into power and connect it to your TV with HDMI and the '1312 guides you through the rest. From connecting components to setting up your remote, the wizard will navigate for you. No need to solve cryptic manual riddles or a game of "Guess where the plug goes?" Instead you'll be up and running in no time.

    Power and Processing:
    • 5-channel amplifier
    • 75 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD, with 2 channels driven
    • Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD™ Master Audio, Dolby® Digital Plus, DTS-HD™ High Resolution Audio, Dolby® Digital EX, DTS-ES™, and DTS Neo:6 decoding
    Digital Music Options:
    • iPod integration (requires optional Denon ASD-11R dock)
    Audio Performance Features:
    • high-current, low-impedance amp design
    • Compressed Audio Restorer for better sound with compressed music sources like MP3 files
    • 192kHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converters for all channels
    • 1080p-compatible HDMI digital audio/video switching (4 in, 1 out)
    • HDMI version 1.4 with support for 3D video, Deep Color, x.v.Color, auto lip-sync, and HDMI-CEC (does not support Audio Return Channel)
    • 3 audio/video inputs, including:
      • 1 front-panel input with composite video
      • 2 rear-panel composite inputs
    • no phono input — to connect a turntable you'll need to add a phono preamp
    • digital audio inputs: 1 optical, 1 coaxial
    General Features:
    • first-time setup wizard for easy operation
    • intuitive on-screen menu via HDMI
    • multibrand remote
    • 17-1/8"W x 6-5/16"H x 15-1/16"D
    • weight: 20.2 lbs.
    • warranty: 2 years
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

    What's in the Box:

    • 5.1ch A/V Receiver
    • Wireless remote control (RC-1158)
    • 2 "AAA" batteries
    • AM loop antenna
    • FM wire antenna
    • Owner's Manual CD-ROM
    • Getting Started (Eng/Fre/Spa)
    • Warranty information
    • Denon service network sheet

    This system is fantastic and best bang for your buck

    Teresa T, Vancouver WA


    Denon AVR-1312 Reviews

    Average Customer Review(s):

    (11 Reviews)

    Great sound for the price!

    Anonymous from Wright City Missouri on 6/5/2014

    Bought this in a package with the small satellite speakers from Best Buy. Lots of power, I blew the speakers so have since upgraded to all JBL studio quality and this pushes them great! The 8"sub isn't bad but upgraded to a 12" Polk and it shakes the whole house! YOU NEED TO GO IN AND MANUALLY ADJUST THE SOUND. Out of the box it's not very loud but can be. I love loud war/action movies and this is great! Adjusting the sound/speaker levels is a bit confusing but that's what GOOGLE is for. I've been abusing this receiver for 3+ years and still going strong.



    Excellent sound once adjusted

    Gtkt3 from San Diego on 6/3/2013

    Love this reciever, for the price it could not be better. Like the previous reviewer the my 200 watt powered subwoofer was barely audible, that was until I went through the manual and found many different ways to boost bass, treble and mids, now I can turn the bass so high it shakes my apartment to the ground. Video quality is also very good. The only downside which isn't a big deal is that you must have the remote in order to access many needed features(don't lose it).

    Pros: Sound Video

    Cons: Must have remote

    Denon AVR 1312

    dougiefresh from Naperville, IL on 3/9/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I'm a little disappointed in the sound. It's very loud, but all midrange. No sub woofer. When listening in 5 channel stereo I can't even hear the sub woofer. The sound is very bright, not well rounded. Again, it seems to completely turn off the sub woofer. There's no input for CD so I have my CD player plugged into imputs for Dock. Lot's of power for the price but there are no "Tone" nobs and if the sound can be altered, I haven't been able to figure it out.




    Teresa T from Vancouver WA on 2/7/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This system is fantastic and best bang for your buck

    Pros: Easy setup

    Cons: Had to print out manual

    Great Product

    Tim from Columbus, Oh on 2/6/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    great product! This was a fabulous deal, and has so many features that will take me months to figure out. In a addition Crutchfield was excellent! The shipping and delivery came exactly when they said it would.

    Pros: Sleek design, so many features! Great front display.

    Cons: None yet.

    I like it

    sneekpete from salem, OH on 2/4/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I like it, it's easy to program and use!



    Danon AVR-1312

    Tony J from Palm bay, FL on 2/2/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    It's not right to rate the overall review when something isn't right. The unit is great and fits my budget just fine. It has all I need. I'm not into Internet or 3-D. I use computer for that. When I watch TV i watch TV. Likewise for radio. The receiver is light and back panel marked clearly. Some assistance from the Tech department was helpful. Plenty of power. After all, ones ears can only go so far.

    Pros: Power, appearance. On screen assistance is nice. As mentioned, the unit didn't brake the bank. There may be more I need to find out but not having manual makes it learn process longer.

    Cons: No manual. One has to watch it on CD or print it out from Crutchfield. Very annoying it can be. I like to read and play to learn about new system. Denon doesn't want me to. I also believe in "green" but please, give the manual in its natural form; as a small booklet. The PDF file is, oh, so confusing. The links from one page to another don't work. And, like in the old days, make the manul that can be understood by writing in good English. Not a broken attempt.

    Great Receiver

    Jeff from Vincennes, IN on 1/28/2012

    Great product. I absolutely love mine. If you have a larger room I would suggest looking into one with a little more power. I am extremely pleased with mine, It's still going strong after 5 months absolutely no problems! No issues with picture quality, sound, or ANYTHING... Worth every penny!



    Best AV receiver for the money.

    SteveP from Indiana on 1/28/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Got this to replace a Pioneer Elite as I needed HDMI connectivity and switching. I have always heard good things about Denon and at this price point was hoping for good things and this receiver did not disappoint. Connectivity is exactly what I needed, I have a 5.1 system with in-wall speakers and I basically unplugged the old Pioneer and plugged in the Denon, found a 25 foot HDMI cable for $30 and ran it to my Epson HD projector and wow! Sounds great, looks good and again, at this price, sounds as good if not better than my old pioneer elite.

    Pros: Great value for the money HDMI connectivity

    Cons: Wish the front panel and remote labeling just said blu-ray, VCR, DVD, ipod and such rather than the confusing small pictures

    Nice Product, Poor Instructions

    Jim from Marion, MA on 1/23/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I am very happy with the receiver. Made an immediate difference in sound and picture quality.

    Pros: Works well. Met or exceeded all of my expectations.

    Cons: Instructions from Denon are extremely poorly organized, incomplete and unclear. Details are on a DVD and one leaps from place to place. The DVD is inconvenient to use and I ended up printing it out. One example: There is no specific jack for a CD Player. After calling Denon, I used the dock inputs (which I had already thought would be necessary). Why didn't Denon label the connection in the first place and/or put it in the instructions?


    DaveJr from Utica, Michigan on 1/23/2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Sub-out stop working in less than 10 hours of use.. makes me wonder what else will break soon ?? DENON is NOT what they used to be !!

    Pros: ONLY pro is the AWESOME CRUTCHFIELD CUSTOMER SERVICE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Cons: "Broke down" in less than 10 hours !! TINY letters/numbers which is tuff to see further than 6-10 feet away (you lose your onscreen volume level, and must look at receivers tiny numbers to see volume) I need a 70 mhz cross-over... and this only offers 80, then 60, etc... no 70 mhz available


    Hands-on research

    Features and Specs

    Number Of Channels 5
    Stereo RMS Power (watts) 75
    THD in Stereo 0.08 %
    Frequency Bandwidth (stereo) 20-20k Hz
    Minimum Impedance L/R 6 ohms
    Minimum Impedance Center 6 ohms
    Minimum Impedance Surround 6 ohms
    General Features
    Internet-ready No
    Bluetooth No
    Apple AirPlay No
    App Remote Control No
    USB port for iPod/iPhone No
    FM Sensitivity 12.8 dBf
    HD Radio Tuner No
    On-Screen Display Thru HDMI
    Auto Speaker Calibration No
    HDCP 2.2 for 4K Video No
    HDR-compatible No
    HDMI Standby Pass-through No
    4K Video Upscaling No
    HDMI to HDMI Upconversion No
    DLNA Certified
    MHL-compatible ---
    Multibrand Remote Control Yes
    Learning Remote No
    LCD Remote
    Width (inches) 17-1/8
    Height (inches) 6-5/16
    Depth (inches) 15-1/16
    Weight (pounds) 20.2
    Parts Warranty 2 Years
    Labor Warranty 2 Years
    Multi-room Audio--Video
    Powered Multi-room Audio Output No
    Preamp Multi-room Audio Output No
    Multi-room Video No
    Multi-room HDMI Output No
    Surround Processing
    Dolby Digital DD, EX, TrueHD, DD+
    Dolby Atmos N/A
    DTS DTS, ES, HD, HDMA, Neo6, 96/24
    DTS:X No
    Inputs & Outputs
    Phono Input No
    Audio-Video Inputs 6
    Audio-only Inputs 1
    Component Video Inputs None
    Component Video Monitor Outputs None
    Optical Digital Inputs 1
    Coaxial Digital Inputs 1
    Optical Digital Outputs None
    Coaxial Digital Outputs None
    HDMI Inputs 4
    HDMI Monitor Outputs 1
    Subwoofer Outputs 1
    Multi-Channel Analog Input No
    Multi-channel Preamp Output No
    Main Speaker Output Pairs 1
    Main Speaker Terminals Posts
    Ethernet Port None
    USB Connections None
    Removable Power Cord No

    Product Research

    Audio Features
    Video Features
    Convenience Features
    Remote Control

    Audio Features

    Equal Power Amp Design: The Denon AVR-1312 is equipped with a 5 channel power amplifier rated at 75-watts (into 8-ohms, at 20-20kHz, with 0.08% THD, driving 2 channels) that reproduces high-fidelity sound in surround mode with equal quality and power for all channels, true to the original sound. The power amplifier circuit adopts a discrete-circuit configuration that achieves high-quality surround sound reproduction. To faithfully reproduce the original surround sound, each of the Denon AVR-1312's five channels are equipped with its own high-current power amp of equal power. Since these power amps also use discrete circuits configured with parts strictly selected for their contribution to high sound quality, rather than with low-cost integrated circuits (ICs), the surround sound playback is of impeccably high quality.

    Minimum Signal Path Design: The simple & straight design concept has been thoroughly implemented in the signal paths to contribute to clean audio and video playback. Signal paths are as short as possible to keep signal degradation in the audio and video circuitry to a minimum.

    Direct Mechanical Ground Construction: Vibration-resistant construction has been used to suppress the adverse influences of vibration on sound quality. The power transformers, a source of vibration, have been securely mounted on the high rigid bottom chassis. Direct mounting of cast-iron feet to the radiator in near proximity to each other serves to suppress mutual vibration with the power transformers and other sources of vibration.

    Independent Power Supplies: The Denon AVR-1312 employs independent stable power supplies for high-quality sound and picture playback.

    24-bit/192-kHz DACs: This receiver is equipped with AKM Semiconductor 24-bit/192-kHz (AK4358VQ) DACs to decode and playback high-resolution recordings with less jitter and  clearer sound.

    High-Definition Audio Support: Fully compatible with current HD audio formats, the Denon AVR-1312 A/V Receiver provides powerful, theater-quality surround sound. The Denon AVR-1312 features support for Blu-ray high-resolution audio formats, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio for a dynamic surround-sound listening experience. These formats play back sound with exceptional fidelity, providing a more realistic listening experience.

    Surround Formats: This receiver incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you maximum enjoyment from your audio and video software. The unit can be set to store the most recently selected surround mode for each input, so it is automatically activated each time the particular input is chosen. The surround modes include:

    Listening Mode Description
    Direct In this mode the audio signal is played in its original form, without any surround or tone processing.
    Stereo This is the mode for playing in 2-channel stereo; bass and treble can be adjusted and sound is output from the front left and right speakers, along with a connected subwoofer.
    Multichannel Stereo This mode lets you enjoy stereo sound from all speakers.
    Virtual Surround Enjoy surround effects using only the front speakers or headphones.
    Dolby Pro Logic Dolby Pro Logic is a matrix decoding technology developed by Dolby Laboratories. Dolby Pro Logic processes any high-quality stereo (two-channel) movie and music audio into four playback channels of surround sound - Front Left, Front Right, Center, Mono-Surrounds.
    Dolby Pro Logic II

    Dolby Pro Logic II is a matrix decoding technology developed by Dolby Laboratories. Regular music such as that on CDs is encoded into 5 channels to achieve an excellent surround effect. The surround channel signals are converted into stereo and full band signals (with a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz or greater) to create a "three-dimensional" sound image offering a rich sense of presence for all stereo. sources

    Dolby Pro Logic IIx

    Dolby Pro Logic IIx is a further improved version of the Dolby Pro Logic II matrix decoding technology. Audio signals recorded in 2 channels are decoded to achieve a natural sound with up to 7.1 channels. There are three modes: "Music" suited for playing music, "Cinema" suited for playing movies, and "Game" which is optimized for playing games.

    Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the multi-channel digital signal format developed by Dolby Laboratories. Dolby Digital consists of up to 5.1 channels - front left, front right, center, surround left, surround right, and an additional channel exclusively reserved for additional deep bass sound effects. Dolby Digitals main channels can all contain full range sound information, from the lowest bass, up to the highest frequencies - 22 kHz. The signals within each channel are distinct from the others, allowing pinpoint sound imaging and tremendous dynamic range from the most powerful sound effects to the quietest, softest sounds, free from noise and distortion.
    Dolby Digital EX

    Dolby Digital EX is a 6.1-channel surround format proposed by Dolby Laboratories that allows users to enjoy in their homes the "DOLBY DIGITAL SURROUND EX" audio format jointly developed by Dolby Laboratories and Lucas Films. The 6.1 channels of sound, including surround back channels, provide improved.

    Dolby Digital Plus

    Dolby Digital Plus is an improved Dolby Digital signal format that is compatible with up to 7.1 channels of discrete digital sound and also improves sound quality thanks to extra data bit rate performance. It is upwardly compatible with conventional Dolby Digital, so it offers greater flexibility in response to the source signal and the conditions of the playback equipment.

    Dolby TrueHD

    Dolby TrueHD is a high definition audio technology developed by Dolby Laboratories, using lossless coding technology to faithfully reproduce the sound of the studio master. This format provides the facility to support up to 8 audio channels with a sampling frequency of 96kHz/24bit resolution and up to 6 audio channels with a sampling frequency of 192kHz/24bit resolution. Dolby TrueHD is adopted for applications that put very high importance on sound quality.


    DTS Digital Surround is the standard digital surround format of DTS, Inc., compatible with a sampling frequency of 44.1 or 48 kHz and up to 5.1 channels of digital discrete surround sound.

    DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 is a 6.1-channel discrete digital audio format adding a surround back (SB) channel to the DTS digital surround sound. Decoding of conventional 5.1-channel audio signals is also possible according to the decoder.
    Matrix 6.1

    DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 is a 6.1-channel discrete digital audio format inserting a surround back (SB) channel to the DTS digital surround sound through matrix encoding. Decoding of conventional 5.1-channel audio signals is also possible according to the decoder.

    DTS-HD High Resolution Audio

    DTS-HD High Resolution Audio is an improved version of the conventional DTS, DTS-ES and DTS 96/24 signals formats, compatible with sampling frequencies of 96 or 48 kHz and up to 7.1 channels of discrete digital sound. High data bit rate performance provides high quality sound. This format is fully compatible with conventional products, including conventional DTS digital surround 5.1-channel data.

    Master Audio

    DTS-HD Master Audio is a lossless audio format created by Digital Theater System (DTS). This format provides the facility to support up to 8 audio channels with a sampling frequency of 96kHz/24bit resolution and up to 6 audio channels with a sampling frequency of 192kHz/24bit resolution. It is fully compatible with conventional products, including conventional DTS digital surround 5.1-channel data.

    DTS Express

    DTS Express is an audio format supporting low bit rates (max. 5.1 channels, 24 to 256 kbps).

    DTS 96/24

    DTS 96/24 is a digital audio format enabling high sound quality playback in 5.1 channels with a sampling frequency of 96 kHz and 24 bit quantization on DVD-Video.

    DTS Neo: 6

    DTS NEO:6 is a matrix decoding technology for achieving 6.1-channel surround playback with 2-channel sources. It includes "DTS NEO:6 Cinema" suited for playing movies and "DTS NEO:6 Music" suited for playing music.

    Note: Dolby Digital and DTS listening modes can only be selected if your audio source is connected to the AV receiver via a digital audio connection (HDMI, optical or coaxial). Even though the AV receiver will decode 7.1channel surround sound (via HDMI), it will only output 5.1ch surround, because it lacks Surround Back channel speaker outputs (unless you connect an addition Surround Back amplifier to the receiver's SB Pre-Outs).

    Dolby Pro Logic II Music Settings: While listening in the Dolby Pro Logic II Music format, there are three further enhancements you can adjust:

    • Panorama: Broadens the front stereo image to the surround speakers to provide a wraparound effect, especially effective when there is limited output from the surround channels, panorama can be turned on/off in the menu.
    • Dimension: Allows you to move the sound field forward or backward.
    • Center Width: Allows you to adjust the width of the center channel.

    Center Image: In the Neo:6 Music mode, the Center Image feature adjusts the output of the left and right channels relative to the center channel, allowing you to make the center channel more or less dominant as needed. This improves the image of the center channel, especially when the listener is off-center. Adjustment varies from 5 (nothing subtracted from the L/R channels) to 0 (L/R channel output is cut in half).

    Speaker Setup: You can  setup your speaker system manually using the receiver's on-screen menu.

    • Speaker Configuration: Select speaker configuration and size (large/small/none), as well as subwoofer (yes/no).
    • Bass Setting: Set subwoofer and LFE signal range playback (LFE/LFE+Main).
    • Distance: Set distance (0-60') from listening position to speakers.
    • Channel Level: Set the volume (+/-12dB) of the test tone to be the same when it is output from each speaker.
    • Crossover Frequency: Set the maximum frequency (40/60/80/90/100/110/120/150/200/250Hz) of the bass signal output from each channel to the subwoofer.

    Tone Settings: You can independently adjust the system's overall Bass and Treble settings from -6 to +6 dB. You can also fade the sound from front to rear or vice-versa.

    Restorer: Compressed audio formats such as MP3, WMA (Windows Media Audio), and MPEG-4 AAC reduce the amount of data by eliminating signal components that are hard for the human ear to hear. The Restorer function generates the signals eliminated upon compression, restoring the sound to conditions near those of the original sound before compression. It also corrects the sense of volume of the bass to obtain richer sound with compressed audio signals.

    Dynamic Range Compression (DRC): Motion picture soundtracks have tremendous dynamic range (the contrast between very soft and very loud sounds). For listening late at night, or whenever the maximum sound level is lower than usual, Compressing the dynamic range allows you to hear all of the sounds in the soundtrack with reduced dynamic range. DRC works when playing program sources recorded in Dolby Digital or DTS.

    Night Mode: The Night Mode optimizes sound for late night listening. This function can be set to Low, Mid, High, or Off.

    Source Level: This function adjusts the playback level of the currently selected input source's audio input. Use this feature if there are differences in the input volume levels between different sources. You can correct the playback level of the audio input from -12 to +12dB.

    Volume Setting: You can set a maximum volume level of 0, -10, or -20 dB to limit the receiver's total volume output. You can also specify a turn-on volume, from -80 to +18dB or Last (whatever the volume setting when the receiver was turned off).

    Muting Level Adjustment: You can set the amount of attenuation for the audio muting circuit; -40dB or -20dB below current volume, or full mute (sound turned off entirely).

    Assignable Digital Inputs: The AVR-1312 features an optical digital (Toslink) input and a coaxial digital input. Each input can be assigned to any of the different input sources except Tuner.

    Speaker Terminals: The receiver has binding post terminals for the front speaker outputs and spring terminals for the center and surround outputs. The binding posts can accept bare wire, pin connectors, and single banana plugs. The terminals are spaced too far apart for dual banana plugs. The collar surrounding the binding post terminals prevent the use of spade connectors.

    Note: The receiver will accept speaker impedances of 6 to 16-ohm.

    Surround Back Pre-Out: The AV receiver is equipped with a pair of Surround Back Pre-Outs, so you can connect a secondary amplifier to power a pair Surround Back speakers for 7.1ch surround.

    Headphones: When headphones are plugged into the full-size 1/4" jack on the front panel, all the speakers are automatically muted.

    AM/FM Tuner: The Denon AV receiver features a built-in AM/FM tuner with 56 station auto-preset memory tuning. You can also set your presets manually.

    Video Features

    HDMI (v1.4): With four HDMI (v1.4) inputs, the AVR-1312 allows you to route multiple high-definition devices--like game consoles and Blu-ray players--to your TV. It also allows you to connect all of your devices to your TV with a single HDMI cable (via its HDMI monitor output), reducing cable clutter. The HDMI inputs are assignable to different input sources. They support HDCP copyright protection and are compatible with 3D signals, Deep Color, xvYCC technology, LipSync, and HDMI control.

    3D Pass-Through: With the advent of 3D media, it is important to own a receiver that recognizes 3D video signals. The AVR-1312 is able to pass through 3D signals from your Blu-ray player, ensuring that the 3D effect doesn't get lost in translation. It also recognizes signals from 3D television broadcasts. By connecting a 3D-compliant Blu-ray disc player and 3D-compliant TV to the AVR-1312, you will have a 3D home theater where you can enjoy high-definition sound and video on a level you've never experienced before.

    Deep Color & x.v.Color Support: The AVR-1312 also supports Deep Color and x.v.Color content, which can display a larger color range than standard-definition schemes. The result is a more lifelike, vibrant picture

    LipSync: If needed, the audio signal can be manually delayed to match the video signal; adjust from 0-200ms.

    Analog Video Inputs: The receiver features 3 composite video inputs (2 rear/1 front) and one composite video monitor output. There is also a single S-video input. You must connect the receiver to your TV via composite video to view incoming video from the receiver's composite or S-video inputs.

    Note: There are no component video inputs or outputs.

    Video Select Function: You can switch the video input source on the receiver while listening to a different audio signal.

    Front Panel AV Input: The front panel's Video Aux input features analog stereo RCA, composite video, and a 3.5mm stereo mini-plug.

    Convenience Features

    Simple Controls: With its intuitive button layout, the AVR-1312 is designed for ease of use. The front panel is smartly organized, featuring clearly labeled buttons and onboard controls for volume and source. The AVR-1312 includes one-touch Quick Selection buttons that let you instantly select frequently-used video/music sources and surround modes. Icon displays on the buttons make it easy to recognize the buttons' functions.

    On-Screen GUI (Graphic User Interface): The AV receiver's on-screen display (GUI) provides quick information about your system's settings (with video overlay). You can easily make settings for your home theater system while viewing menus on the TV screen.  Simple settings are enabled with the setting menus displayed on the TV screen. When you control the sound volume, the volume level is displayed on the screen, and when you switch the input source, the name of the input source is displayed These menu displays can be output to your TV via HDMI.

    Dimmer: The receiver features 4 display settings; Bright, Dim, Dark and Off.

    Sleep Timer: This function allows you to automatically set the power to standby after a predetermined amount of time has passed; set the sleep timer up to 120 minutes in 10 minute increments.

    Personal Memory Plus: For each input, the receiver automatically memorizes the settings for input mode, surround mode, HDMI output mode, MultEQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume, audio delay, etc. When the input source is switched, the settings last used for that source are automatically recalled. The surround parameters, tone control settings, and playback levels for the different output channels are memorized for each surround mode.

    iPod/iPhone Connectivity (optional): Using an optional iPod dock (ASD-11R, sold separately) you can integrate your iPod/iPhone with the AVR-1312. Song titles and elapsed time appear on the receiver's display panel, song titles, artist name, album title, and elapsed time appear on the connected TV monitor. The iPod/iPhone is controlled using the receiver's remote control or buttons on the main unit. Video and still photos can also be displayed on the TV monitor.

    Protection Circuit: This is a function to prevent damage to components within the power supply when an abnormality such as an overload, excess voltage, or over-heating occurs. In this unit, the power indicator blinks and the unit enters standby mode when an abnormality occurs.

    Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control: The AVR-1312 comes with an IR wireless remote control that can operate the receiver as well as other remote control capable components. It is pre-programmed with control signals for other brand products; including DVD players, Blu-ray Disc players, VCRs, TVs, cable boxes, satellite receivers, and CD players. The remote control features Glow keys so it can easily be used in the dark.

    Quick Select: The front panel and main remote both have four Quick Select buttons. Each button can be programmed with a specific input source, surround mode, and volume setting for easy recall.

    HDMI Control: The Denon AVR-1312 can control select external audio/video components connected via HDMI which support HDMI control. When you make an HDMI connection with a TV or player compatible with the AVR-1312's HDMI control function, you can perform the operations from the AVR-1312's remote control - Power off, Switching of audio output devices, Switching of audio input devices, Volume adjustment, and Playback functions.

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