Via the RJ-45 wired LAN connection to your broadband home network, the AVR-4311CI opens up a whole world of content choices, including subscription music services Rhapsody and Napster, internet radio via Pandora, photo viewing via flickr, and access to photos and music tracks on your DLNA-compatible multi-media home PC. That LAN connection also allows for web control, and there's also an RS-232C serial port for custom integration with 3rd party whole home control systems.
Audyssey's advanced MultEQ XT32 room acoustic correction system features a microphone (included) to automatically measure the speaker configuration and provide acoustic tailoring for the best surround sound experience, and provides quick and easy setup. The new Sub EQ HT processor provides subwoofer tuning, and can even provide separate processing for each of two connected subwoofers.
Featuring 7 HDMI inputs, the AVR-4311CI is also equipped with Denon's high resolution video processor, which accepts standard definition video sources and upconverts them to 1080p HDMI. The latest HDMI 1.4a standard is supported, which provides 3D pass-through (Blu-ray and Broadcast), and also supports Audio Return Channel. The HDMI upconversion allows for a single HDMI cable run to the TV, avoiding the expense and hassle of multiple cable runs, and there are 2 HDMI outputs for even more configuration flexibility. One-Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty on Refurbished model
The AVR-4311CI features a full suite of the latest high resolution audio decoders, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. It also comes equipped with Audyssey's new DSX surround processor, which derives front height and front width channels for a dramatically expanded front soundstage. The Power Amp Assign function lets you specify the precise amplifier and speaker configuration that's right for your home theater setup, and there's also a special Pre-Amp only mode that completely disables the internal power amplifiers.
In addition to conventional AM and FM tuning, the AVR-4311CI also features HD Radio. With HD Radio AM sounds like FM, and FM HD radio sounds like CD.
The equal power amp design features 9 discrete power amp circuits, and each channel is rated at 140 watts (8 ohms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, .08% THD). The amplifier section also features the ability to easily handle 4 ohm speakers.