AVR-X1300WRefurbished

7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDCP2.2, HDR, Audyssey MultEQ XT, 6/1 HDMI In/Out

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Features - AVR-X1300W

7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD Network AV Receiver with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Overview

Experience state-of-the-art surround sound with the AVR-X1300W 7.2 channel Dolby Atmos AV receiver, which delivers breathtaking immersive surround sound with today's advanced movie soundtracks. Bring home the same revolutionary 3D surround sound used in premium movie theatres, with the ability to create an overhead soundfield to deliver a dramatically expanded sonic space. What's more, a future firmware update will enable the AVR-X1300W to decode DTS:X soundtracks, for full compatibility with all current 3D sound formats.

The AVR-X1300W is futureproof, too, thanks to an advanced video section fully compatible with the latest HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all six of its HDMI inputs. With 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support on every input, the AVR-X1300W is ready for the next generation of Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other 4K Ultra HD sources.

And it has the sonic firepower to deliver cinema-sized thrills: the powerful amplifier section features discrete high current output devices on all seven channels, each of which is configured identically and rated at 80 watts per channel (8 ohms, 0.08%THD, 20Hz~20kHz). That generous current also means the AVR-X1300W has the ability to drive even lower impedance 4ohm speakers on all channels.

Meanwhile the AVR-X1300W's built-in multiroom capability you can enjoy two different sources in different rooms at the same time, so you could watch a movie in superb surround sound in one room while another member of the family enjoys great-sounding music in another part of the house.

Full wireless connectivity is provided by both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, with dual antennas to ensure robust signal transmission and reception, and you can stream your favourite music through AirPlay, or from Spotify Connect or local network storage drives. High-resolution audio playback, all the way up to 192kHz/24bit and DSD5.6, delivers incredible fidelity.

Using the AVR-X1300W is simple, too: the brand-new "Denon 2016 AVR Remote" app is available from the Apple app store, Google Play, and the Amazon appstore, allowing you to control the receiver from your smartphone or tablet.

Dolby Atmos

Dolby's revolutionary Dolby Atmos technology dispenses with the channel-based surround sound coding used for decades, in favour of advanced object-based coding, giving the sound designer the ability to place sounds precisely anywhere in the three-dimensional soundspace. Now you can enjoy this award-winning technology at home with the AVR-X1300W, which features the ability to connect a 5.1 surround sound speaker system and 2 additional overhead speakers or 2 additional Dolby Atmos elevation speakers for the ultimate home theater experience.

DTS:X

The latest immersive surround sound system, DTS:X features similar object-based audio coding, and provides for overhead speakers to deliver a stunning surround sound experience. (DTS:X will be enabled via future firmware update: for more info, please visit www.denon.com/dtsx.)

The AVR-X1300W also features Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and other Dolby Digital and DTS audio decoding and processing. This includes both Dolby Surround and Neural:X upmixing: users with a '3D' sound speaker set-up are able to get an enhanced surround experience from conventional Dolby or DTS–encoded content, or even music in stereo, using the full set of speakers installed in the listening room.

DTS:X

High Resolution Audio

Discover the incredible fidelity of high resolution audio tracks with the AVR-X1300W's ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz lossless files (AIFF, FLAC and WAV; ALAC/Apple Lossless to 24-bit/96kHz), as well as DSD 2.8MHz (the audiophile format of SACD) and now 5.6MHz track. Play them from memory devices via the front panel USB, or from network sources – the AVR-X1300W will also play lossy file types such as MP3.

DTS:X

Latest HDMI 2.0a Connectivity; HDCP 2.2 Compatible

The AVR-X1300W's six HDMI inputs, including one conveniently located on the front panel, all confiorm to the latest HDMI specifications, including 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support. The advanced video section also features HDCP 2.2 compatibility, a requirement for 4K Ultra HD copy-protected content, ensuring the AVR-X1300W is ready for the next generation of Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other 4K Ultra HD sources.

HDMI HDCP2.2

Built-in Bluetooth & Wi-Fi

Featuring Bluetooth & Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the AVR-X1300W is equipped with an advanced dual antenna system for robust and error-free streaming even in congested urban environments. Connected to the Internet through your home Wi-Fi network (or with a hard-wired connection via the RJ-45 Ethernet LAN port), it allows you to enjoy your favorite tracks from streaming music services such as Pandora, Spotify Connect and Sirius XM (depending on local availability). You can also choose from thousands of Internet radio stations from around the world, and enjoy music and speech entertaiment of virtually every genre.

AirPlay lets you play your favourite tracks wirelessly from your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad, and via network streaming you can listen to music files stored on your home PC or Mac, or NAS devices.

The all-new Denon 2016 AVR Remote App lets you control the AVR-X1300W with your smartphone or tablet: it's available for both Apple iOS and Android devices.

Denon 2016 AVR Remote

With the free "Denon 2016 AVR Remote" for iOS and Android, available from the Apple appstore, Google Play or the Amazon appstore, you can control the receiver's operation, as well as accesing its set-up menu, from a smartphone or tablet. The app also gives you quick access to the receiver's status display, option menus, Denon Blu-ray player control, and an online owner's manual for your convenience, while the new queue management feature means you can browse and add new tracks to the playlist on the fly.

Powerful 7 Channel Discrete Amplifier with Eco Mode

Featuring high current discrete power output devices on all seven channels, the AVR-X1300W is rated at 80 watts per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz~20 kHz, 0.08% THD). It's also equipped with high-current low impedance drive capability, for compatibility with the widest range of loudspeaker models (down to 4 ohms).

The Eco mode adjusts the power amplifier's output according to the volume level to reduce power consumption, with an on-screen Eco meter providing real-time monitoring of the power-saving.

Dual Subwoofer Outputs

A single subwoofer can give an uneven bass response at the main listening position, with audible peaks and dips. The AVR-X1300W provides for two subwoofers: positioned in different locations, they will even out the low frequencies, for more accurate bass anywhere in the listening area.

Smart TV Connectivity

Using the HDMI CEC (consumer electronics control) functionality provided on some Smart TVs, it's possible to control Denon receivers with the TV's remote handset. Set the receiver's "HDMI control" to ON, choose the "Smart Menu" receiver control functions on the TV, and the Smart Menu home screen allows direct access to a range of receiver functions including source and surround mode, the main setup menu, and the Quick Select 'one-touch' presets.

Audyssey Silver

As the first AV receiver manufacturer to embrace Audyssey's advanced DSP audio algorithms, Denon brings to the AVR-X1300W the Audyssey Silver suite of DSP functions, which includes MultEQ XT, Dynamic EQ and Dynamic Volume.

Audyssey MultEQ XT automatic room acoustic measurement and correction system uses athe supplied microphone and a test-tone sequence to match your speakers to your room's acoustics, giving the smoothest, most natural tonal balance. The MultEQ XT system here provides greater filter precision for the main and satellite speakers, with eight times the resolution of the base MultEQ system, at for up to 8 measurement locations to ensure the best sound for the whole family, not just one ideal 'sweet spot'.

Audyssey Dynamic EQ uses advanced psychoacoustic algorithms to continually adjust tonal balance to deliver full range sound, even at lower volume levels; Audyssey Dynamic Volume smoothes out those annoying volume jumps – especially from loud commercials – for an easier viewing experience.

Multi-Source/Multi-room

With the AVR-X1300W it's possible to enjoy 5.1-channel surround in one room, while another 'zone' plays another source—such as CD or steraming audio. You can simply connect a pair of stereo speakers to the multi-room amplified outputs. Or, connect a separate stereo amp and speakers to the Zone 2 pre-outs, allowing full 7 channel surround sound in the main room with stereo in the second.

Convenient USB Port

The convenient front panel USB port provides a digital connection from music from your iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, while also charging the device. You can also connect a USB drive and listen to files from MP3 all the way up to high resolution DSD (2.8/5.6 MHz), and lossless FLAC lossless (up to 24-bit/192-kHz).

Color Coded 4-Way Speaker Terminals

The high quality multiway speaker terminals handle a number of cable terminations including banana plugs, and are also color-coded for correct first-time hook-up; color-coded speaker cable labels are provided.

Easy To Use Quick Select Functions

There are four Quick Select Function buttons on the front panel and the remote control, letting you choose your preferred input set-up and sound mode for your favorite sources. You can even set up your favourite Internet radio station on a Quick Select button.

Easy To Setup, Easy To Use

The AVR-X1300W's clear, easy to understand graphical on-screen display guides you through the set-up process to ensures the correct configuration. The exclusive Setup Assistant and the included Quick Start guide together provide easy setup guidance, leading the user step by step to optimise critical settings for the best possible sound and video quality with your system.

External Control and IP Control Capabilities

The AVR-X1300W is part of Denon's range of IN•Command series of custom integration friendly AV components, equipped with a range of features to provide enhanced control capabilities and compatibility with 3rd party and custom integration solutions.

The AVR-X1300W can be set up and operated by a home computer on the network via IP control, either via wired LAN connection or Wi-Fi, and also features Control4 SDDP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for quick and easy integration with Control4 home automation equipment.

For simpler integrated control set-ups, the AVR-X1300W features an IR (infrared) remote control input on the rear panel, allowing remote control compatibility with other components in your home theatre system.

Specs - AVR-X1300W

Multichannel Surround

DTS HD Master / DTS:X o / (update)

DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X _ / o (7ch) (update)

Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos o / o

Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround _ / o

Auro 3D _

Audyssey DSX _

Multichannel Stereo o

Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels 7.1

Sound Enhancements

Mono Block Power Amp Construction _

Discrete Power Amplifier 7

D.D.S.C. HD Digital _

Pure Direct _

High Grade Audio Components _

Gold Plated RCA Terminals _

Clock Jitter Reducer _

Alpha Processing _

Denon Link HD _

Audyssey MultEQ XT

Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume o / o

Audyssey LFC _

Compressed Audio Restorer o

Network

Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC o / o / o

Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV o / o / o

Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24 o / o / o

DSD Audio Streaming up to DSD5.6

Gapless playback o (FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD)

AirPlay Audio Streaming o

Internet Radio vTuner

Spotify Connect / Pandora / SiriusXM* _

Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones Andriod / iOS

Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets Andriod / iOS / Amazon Kindle

Ethernet Ports o

Wi-Fi o

Bluetooth o

HDMI

HDMI Inputs: Back / Front 5 / 1

HDCP 2.2 support o

HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone 1 / _

Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI _

Analog to HDMI Scaling _

HDMI to HDMI Scaling _

GUI Overlay on HDMI o

HDMI: 3D / 4K / CEC / ARC / INSTAPreview o / o / o / o / _

3D Signal Pass-through o

4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay o / _ / _

HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode o

Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction _ / _

CEC o

DSD Audio Capability _

Audio Return Channel o

Auto LipSync o

Multi-room / CI

Multi-Room Zones 2

Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog _ / _ / o / o

Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout o / _

Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source _

IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control o / _ / o / o

Remote In / Out _ / _

DC Trigger Output _

Others

Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone Audyssey MultEQ XT

FL Display 1 Line

Graphic User Interface - GUI Hybrid GUI

ISF Certification _

GUI Languages 9

Setup Assistant o

Quick Select Plus / Quick Select o / _

Firmware Update by: Network / USB o / o

Variable Cross Over o

Optimized Bass Redirection o

Bass Sync _

ECO Mode o

Auto Power Off o

Sleep Timer o

Inputs/Outputs

Composite In / Out 2 / 1

Component In / Out _ / _

HDMI In / Out 5+1 / 1

Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI _ / _

Analog In / Out 2 / _

Phono (MM) In _

Digital In: Optical / Coaxial 2 / 0

Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital _ / _

Multichannel Preout o (0.2)

Subwoofer Out 2

7.1 Multichannel Input _

Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw _ / o

Number of terminals 7

Speaker A/B / Bi-amp Drive / Multi-Room Speaker Assignable

Speaker A / B Assignable

Bi-amp Drive Assignable

Multi-Room Speaker Terminal Assignable

Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB _ / _ / _ / o / o

USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone o / o / o

Specifications

Number of Power Amps 7

Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive) 80 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive) 120 W

Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive) 175W

General

Available color: Black o

System Remote Control RC-1189

Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display _ / _ / _

Power Consumption in W 430

Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W 29 W / 39 W

Standby Consumption in W 0.1

CEC Standby Consumption in W 0.5

Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in inches 17.1 x 13.3 x 5.9

Weight in LBS 18.7

Network Control On Consumption in W 2.7

Downloads - AVR-X1300W

pdf file
Online Manual
pdf file
AVR-X1300W Owner's Manual - English

6.06 MB
4/28/2016

pdf file
AVR-X1300W Owner's Manual - Spanish

6.10 MB
4/28/2016

pdf file
AVR-X1300W Quick Start Guide - English

1.59 MB
4/22/2016

pdf file
AVR-X1300W Quick Start Guide - Spanish

1.59 MB
4/22/2016

pdf file
AVR-X1300W Specification Sheet

0.86 MB
5/10/2016

pdf file
PROTOCOL SHEET V01(2)

0.27 MB
6/14/2016

pdf file
IR_CommandChart_Summer_2016

1.95 MB
6/14/2016

pdf file
PROTOCOL_V02(1)

0.30 MB
10/11/2016

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Comparison - AVR-X1300W

Model
AVR-X1300W
General
Metal Front Panel
-
_
_
System Remote Control
RC-1189
RC-1192
RC-1192
Pre-programmed / Learnable / LCD Display
_ / _ / _
_ / _ / _
_ / _ / _
Power Consumption in W
430
500
500
Power Consumption No-Sound (ECO On / Off) in W
29 W / 39 W
35 W / 75 W
35W / 75W
Standby Consumption in W
0.1
0.1
0.1
CEC Standby Consumption in W
0.5
0.5
0.5
Network Control On Consumption in W
2.7
2.7
2.7
Maximum Dimensions
Antenna: Horizontal: (W x D x H) in Inches
Antenna: Vertical: (W x D x H) in Inches
W/O Antenna: (W x D x H) in Inches
-
-
17.1 x 13.3 x 6.6
17.1 x 13.3 x 9.3
-
Weight in LBS
18.7
20.7
20.7
Specifications
Number of Power Amps
7
7
7
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)
80 W
-
90W
Power Output (8 ohm, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.05% 2ch Drive)
-
-
-
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)
120 W
125 W
125W
Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)
175W
185 W
185W
Multichannel Surround
Audyssey DSX
_
_
_
Multichannel Stereo
o
o
o
Max Number of Processing (Preamp) Channels
7.1
7.1
7.1
DTS HD Master / DTS:X
o / (update)
o / o (update)
o / o (update)
DTS Neo:X / DTS Neural:X
_ / o (7ch) (update)
_ / o (update)
_ / o (update)
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Atmos
o / o
o / o
o / o
Dolby ProLogic Ilz / Dolby Surround
_ / o
_ / o
_ / o
Auro 3D
_
_
_
Sound Enhancements
Mono Block Power Amp Construction
_
_
_
Discrete Power Amplifier
7
7
o
D.D.S.C. HD Digital
_
_
_
Pure Direct
_
o
o
High Grade Audio Components
_
o
o
Gold Plated RCA Terminals
_
_
_
Clock Jitter Reducer
_
_
_
Alpha Processing
_
_
_
Denon Link HD
_
_
_
Audyssey
MultEQ XT
MultEQ XT
MultEQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ / Dynamic Volume
o / o
o / o
o / o
Audyssey LFC
_
_
_
Compressed Audio Restorer
o
o
o
Network
DLNA Certified
-
-
-
Lossy Formats: MP3 / WMA / AAC
o / o / o
o / o / o
o / o / o
Lossless Formats: FLAC / ALAC / WAV
o / o / o
o / o / o
o / o / o
DSD Audio Streaming
up to DSD5.6
up to DSD5.6
o (2.8/5.6MHz)
Gapless playback
o (FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD)
o (FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, DSD)
o (FLAC, WAV)
Photo Streaming (JPEG)
-
-
o
AirPlay Audio Streaming
o
o
o
Windows PlayTo / Windows8 Certified
-
-
-
Internet Radio
vTuner
vTuner
-
Compatible with Remote APP for Smart Phones
Andriod / iOS
Android / iOS
Denon 2016 AVR Remote
Compatible with Remote APP for Tablets
Andriod / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Android / iOS / Amazon Kindle
Ethernet Ports
o
o
o
Wi-Fi
o
o
-
Bluetooth
o
o
o
Lossless formats: FLAC HD 192/24 / WAV 192/24 / ALAC 96/24
o / o / o
o / o / o
o / o / o
Spotify Connect / Pandora / SiriusXM*
_
o / o / o
-
HDMI
HDMI Inputs: Back / Front
5 / 1
7 / 1
7 / 1
HDMI Outputs: Main / Zone
1 / _
2 / _
2 / _
Video Conversion Analog -> HDMI
_
_
_
Analog to HDMI Scaling
_
_
_
HDMI to HDMI Scaling
_
up to 4k 30/25/24
up to 4K 30/25/24
GUI Overlay on HDMI
o
o
o
3D Signal Pass-through
o
o
o
4K Signal Pass-through / Scaling / GUI Overlay
o / _ / _
o / o / o
o / o / o
HDMI Pass-Through in Standby Mode
o
o
o
Picture Adjust / Noise Reduction
_ / _
o / o
o / o
CEC
o
o
o
DSD Audio Capability
_
_
_
Audio Return Channel
o
o
o
Auto LipSync
o
o
o
HDCP 2.2 support
o
o
o
Multi-room / CI
Multi-Room Zones
2
2
2
Zone Audio Source: HDMI / Opt, Coax / Network, USB / Analog
_ / _ / o / o
_ / _ / o / o
_ / _ / o / o
Zone Audio Output: Speaker / Preout
o / _
o / o
o / o
Zone HDMI Output from HDMI Source
_
_
_
IP Control / RS232 Control / Web Control / App Control
o / _ / o / o
o / _ / o / o
o / _ / o / o
Remote In / Out
_ / _
_ / _
o / o
DC Trigger Output
_
_
_
Others
Auto Speaker Setup by Microphone
Audyssey MultEQ XT
Audyssey MultEQ XT
Audyssey MultEQ XT
FL Display
1 Line
1 Line
1 line
Graphic User Interface - GUI
Hybrid GUI
Advanced
Advanced
ISF Certification
_
o
o
GUI Languages
9
9
3
Setup Assistant
o
o
o
Quick Select Plus / Quick Select
o / _
o / _
o / _
Variable Cross Over
o
o
o
Optimized Bass Redirection
o
o
o
Bass Sync
_
_
_
ECO Mode
o
o
o
Auto Power Off
o
o
o
Sleep Timer
o
o
o
Firmware Update by: Network / USB
o / o
o / o
o / o
Inputs/Outputs
Composite In / Out
2 / 1
2 / 1
2 / _
Component In / Out
_ / _
2 / 1
2 / 1
HDMI In / Out
5+1 / 1
7+1 / 2
7+1 / 1
Multi-room Video Out: Video / HDMI
_ / _
_ / _
_ / _
Analog In / Out
2 / _
4 / _
4 / _
Phono (MM) In
_
_
_
Digital In: Optical / Coaxial
2 / 0
2 / 0
2 / 1
Multi-room Out: Analog / Digital
_ / _
1 / _
1 / _
Multichannel Preout
o (0.2)
o (0.2)
o (0.2) / _
Subwoofer Out
2
2
2
7.1 Multichannel Input
_
_
_
Speaker Terminal: Gold Plated Screw / Regular Screw
_ / o
_ / o
_ / o
Number of Speaker Terminals
-
-
7
Speaker A / B
Assignable
Assignable
assignable
Bi-amp Drive
Assignable
Assignable
_
Multi-Room Speaker Terminal
Assignable
Assignable
assignable
Front Inputs: Audio / Composite / Digital (Opt) / HDMI / USB
_ / _ / _ / o / o
_ / _ / _ / o / o
_ / _ / _ / o / o
USB Audio / Made for iPod / Made for iPhone
o / o / o
o / o / o
o / o / o
AM/FM Tuner
-
o
o
AVR-X1300W is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 5.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything i wanted for little budget Bought it 6m ago, enjoyed it ever since. Good sound good video and a lot of options for old and new tech
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Massive improvement I have been using a Onkyo amp for the past 9 years and enjoyed its sound quality very much....Until I bought this Denon last week on a whim while in Best Buy. All I can say is WOW...I am impressed and glad I did. It rreally brings out so much more in my Klipsch subwoofer and Boston Acoustics speakers. Excellent choice and a big thanks for the recommendation from the Best Buy rep.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Makes Home Cinema like the real thing. got this as a replacement for an older Denon AVR. It is a big improvement. Only thing missing is HEOS capability.... that would make it 5 stars.
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ok Väga hea ja kvaliteetne. Lihtne kasutada online raadioid.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Garbage! Couldn't set audyssey up. Unit telling me speakers wired wrong. 1st test speakers ok, 2nd test...I'm missing a rear speaker. ... Couldn't get any video on tv from DVD or PlayStation. 6 hrs fooling about. Returning this first thing in the morning
Date published: 2017-03-05
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Hi, I am planning to connect the Jbl Cinema 610 5.1 speakerset to the avr-1300w. The specs says sub max 60 amplifier power. Is the Denon providing 80w on each output including the sub? Do you think this combination will work nicely? Thanks 

Asked by: Martinvdm
Hello. The receiver does not provide power to the subwoofer output. There is a subwoofer pre-out which is meant to be connected to a powered subwoofer, which would have its own built-in amp to power the subwoofer. You can use any powered subwoofer.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-03-10

Hi, I just bought the Denon AVR-X-1300. My question is can I hook up an external amp and where do I plug it into? Thanks for your help. Robert Jackson

Asked by: Monte2win
Hi Robert. The AVR-X1300W only has pre-out terminals for Zone 2. You can connect an external amp there to drive speakers in another area of your house. There are no connections for an external amp in the main zone.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-03-06

Does the 1300 have a graphical volume overlay through HDMI on a TV? In other words, can I see what volume level is at on the TV if the receiver is hidden away?

Asked by: TommyH
Hi TommyH. Yes, this unit does have a volume status display which will show up on the TV, as long as the video source is not 4k. It will not superimpose the volume display on a 4k input source.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-02-24

Where do I connect my Dolby atmos speakers? In the spot labeled surround and my rear speakers in the apt labeled surround rear? 

Asked by: Armyguy27639
Hello. The Dolby Atmos speakers would connect to the Surround Back/Assignable terminals. The amp assign should be set to Front Dolby, or Rear Dolby depending on where they're positioned.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-02-24

Can software updates be done via wifi. I have AT&T Direct TV and they do not offer internet service at this time. I have a hot spot and was wondering if using my hotspot is a viable solution. If not can the download be done thru my computer? If so how?

Asked by: David B
Hi David. This unit does support WiFi and can be updated using a WiFi connection. You should be able to use your WiFi hotspot to update the firmware, but in your case it may be better to do the update via USB instead. You can find the latest firmware for your model on our website at the link below. Please be sure to carefully follow the update instructions that are downloaded with the firmware. Thanks! https://usa.denon.com/us/downloads/productupdates
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-02-13

Can i use 3ohm impedance speakers as surround speakers?

Asked by: Andre777
Hi Andre777. It wouldn’t be recommended to use 3 ohm speakers with the AVR-X1300W, as this receiver has been rated for performance with speakers whose impedance are between 4 and 16 ohms. This is especially true when mixing speaker impedances, because the lower-impedance speaker(s) will draw more current from the unit, which also means more heat will be generated by the receiver’s power amps that are powering the low-impedance speakers. In turn, the more heat that is generated, the greater the chance of the unit entering protection mode, or possibly being damaged as a result. Otherwise using speakers with mixed impedances isn't generally a problem, emphasizing that they must be between 4-16 ohms. Audyssey can compensate for the different levels to ensure a proper mix. Be sure to run the Audyssey calibration for best results.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-02-13

Do the multi-channel coax/optical inputs mix down to 2 channels for Zone 2 operation?

Asked by: bwit
Hi bwit. The AVR-X1300W is not able to output digital audio on zone 2 independently. However you can use All Zone Stereo mode to play any source in the main zone and zone 2 simultaneously.
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-02-11

I am looking at the 1300W, I know it supports 4K but doesnt provide video upgrade to 4K. If I am running a Blu Ray player that already does this video upgrade will that still process through the 1300W with the upgraded video.

Asked by: FlashEMT
Hi FlashEMT. If you send a 4k signal into the AVR-X1300W it will pass through without any processing. Sending a 4k signal from your blu-ray player to the AVR should work just fine. Thanks!
Answered by: Mike D
Date published: 2017-02-07
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