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AV SURROUND RECEIVER

AVR-4308
AVR-3808
Owners Manual
GAdditional functions editionH
Bedienungsanleitung
GKapitel ber ZusatzfunktionenH
Manuel de lUtilisateur
Gdition des fonctions supplmentairesH
Manuale delle istruzioni
GEdizione Funzioni aggiuntiveH
Manual del usuario
GEdicin de funciones adicionalesH
Gebruiksaanwijzing
GEditie aanvullende functiesH
Bruksanvisning
GUtgvan fr ytterligare funktionerH
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The AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 Owners manual is organized in the following two volumes.
GTheoriginalversionHandGAdditionalfunctionseditionH (Thisversion)
This version contains descriptions of additional and changed functions only.
Theadditionalandchangedfunctionsareitemsindicatedby intheGUIMenuMap.
GUIMenuMap:AVR-4308(vpage2),AVR-3808(vpage3)
WheretheGAdditionalfunctionseditionHandGTheoriginalversionHcontainitemswiththesamename,pleaserefertotheGAdditionalfunctionseditionH.
DEUTSCH
Die Bedienungsanleitung des AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 ist in folgende zwei Teile gegliedert.
GDieOriginalversionHunddasGKapitelberZusatzfunktionenH (dievorliegendeVersion)
In dieser Version sind nur Erluterungen zu den ergnzenden und genderten Funktionen enthalten.
DieergnzendenundgendertenFunktionensindinderGUI-MenplanmitdemSymbol ekennzeichnet.
GUI-Menplan:AVR-4308(vSeite2),AVR-3808(vSeite3)
FallsdasGKapitelberZusatzfunktionenHundGdieOriginalversionHTeilemitderselbenBezeichnungenthalten,habendieErluterungenimGKapitelber
ZusatzfunktionenHVorrang.
FRANCAIS
Le manuel de lUtilisateur de lAVR-4308 / AVR-3808 est organis en deux volumes, comme suit.
GLaversionoriginaleHetGditiondesfonctionssupplmentairesH (Laprsenteversion)
La prsente version contient uniquement les descriptions des fonctions supplmentaires et modifes.
Lesfonctionssupplmentairesetmodifessontsignalesparlesymbole dansplandumenudelinterfacegraphiqueGUI
PlandumenudelinterfacegraphiqueGUI:AVR-4308(vpage2),AVR-3808(vpage3)
LorsquelaversionGditiondesfonctionssupplmentairesHetlaGVersionoriginaleHcontiennentdeslmentsayantlemmenom,veuillezvousrfrer
laversionGditiondesfonctionssupplmentairesH.
ITALIANO
Il manuale delle istruzioni AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 si articola nei due seguenti volumi.
GLaversioneoriginaleHeGledizioneFunzioniaggiuntiveH (Lapresenteversione)
Le presente versione contiene solo la descrizione delle funzioni aggiuntive e delle funzioni modifcate.
Lefunzioniaggiuntiveelefunzionimodifcatesonoindicateconilsimbolo nellamappamenuGUI.
MappamenuGUI:AVR-4308(vpagina2),AVR-3808(vpagina3)
LaddoveGledizioneFunzioniaggiuntiveHeGlaversioneoriginaleHcontengonovociconlostessonome,fareriferimentoalcontenutoGdelledizioneFunzioni
aggiuntiveH.
ESPAOL
El manual del usuario del AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 est organizado en los dos volmenes siguientes.
GLaversinoriginalHyGLaedicindefuncionesadicionalesH (estaversin)
Esta versin solo contiene descripciones de funciones adicionales y modifcadas.
Lasfuncionesadicionalesymodifcadassonelementosindicadoscomo enelestructuradelosmensGUI.
EstructuradelosmensGUI:AVR-4308(vpgina2),AVR-3808(vpgina3)
CuandolaGEdicindefuncionesadicionalesHyGLaversinoriginalHcontenganelementosconelmismonombre,indqueloenlaGEdicindefunciones
adicionalesH.
NEDERLANDS
De AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 gebruiksaanwijzing is ingedeeld in de volgende twee delen.
GDeorigineleversieHenGEditiemetaanvullendefunctiesH (Dezeversie)
Deze versie bevat uitsluitend beschrijvingen van aanvullende en veranderde functies.
Deaanvullendeenveranderdefunctieszijnitemsdiestaanaangegevenmet indeoverzichtvanhetGUImenu.
OverzichtvanhetGUImenu:AVR-4308(vblz.2),AVR-3808(vblz.3)
AlsdeGEditieaanvullendefunctiesHenGDeorigineleversieHitemsbevattenmetdezelfdenaam,dientudeGEditieaanvullendefunctiesH teraadplegen.
SVENSKA
Bruksanvisning fr AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 r uppdelad i fljande tv volymer.
GOriginalversionenHochGUtgvanfrytterligarefunktionerH (Dennaversion)
Denna version innehller endast beskrivningar av ytterligare och ndrade funktioner.
Ytterligareochndradefunktionerrmrktamed iGUI-menyversikt.
GUI-menyversikt:AVR-4308(vsidan2),AVR-3808(vsidan3)
IdefalldrGUtgvanfrytterligarefunktionerHochGOriginalversionenHinnehllerfunktionermedsammanamn,vnligenanvndGUtgvanfrytterligare
funktionerH.
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A NOTE ABOUT RECYCLING:
Thisproductspackagingmaterialsarerecyclableandcanbereused.Please
disposeofanymaterialsinaccordancewiththelocalrecyclingregulations.
Whendiscardingtheunit,complywithlocalrulesorregulations.
Batteries should never be thrown away or incinerated but disposed of in
accordancewiththelocalregulationsconcerningbatterydisposal.
Thisproductandthesuppliedaccessories,excludingthebatteries,constitute
theapplicableproductaccordingtotheWEEEdirective.
Settings Related to Playing Input Sources 5
a Assign 5
Audio 6
a SurroundParameters 6
s AudysseySettings 6
HDMI Setup 4
a HDMIControl 4
Option Setup 5
a GUI 5
s 232CPort 5
d AddNewFeature 5
n Contents
Manual Setup
Source Select
Parameter
Playback
Preparations 8
TurningthePowerOn 8
iPod

Playback 8
BasicOperation 8
ListeningtoMusic 9
ViewingVideos(Browsemode) 9
ViewingStillPicturesorVideos(Remotemode) 10
Other Operations and Functions
Convenient Functions 10
HDMIControlFunction 10
QuickSelectFunction 11
Other Information12
GUI Menu Map
For AVR-4308 2
For AVR-3808 3
Troubleshooting12
n Additional functions
1. Corresponding with New DENON control dock for
iPod ASD-11R
You can enjoy iPod playback (music / photos / movies) by
connectingASD-11R.
2. Addition of Audyssey Dynamic Volume
While constantly monitoring the sound source, Audyssey
Dynamic Volume delivers optimum volume adjustment
withoutlosingdynamicrange.
3. Addition of Audyssey Dynamic EQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ assures there is no loss of sound
qualityevenatlowvolume.
4. HDMI control function included
ByconnectingaHDMIcompatibleTVorrecorderwithHDMI
cable,youcanoperatethepoweron/off,volumecontroland
othermainfunctionsviatheTVsremotecontrolunit.
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GUI Menu Map
Parameter
(vpage6,7)
Information
n Status
MAINZONE
ZONE2/3/4
n AudioInputSignal
n HDMIInformation
n AutoSurroundMode
n QuickSelect
n PresetStation
n Audio
SurroundParameters
Mode
CinemaEQ
DRC
D.COMP
LFE
CenterImage
Panorama
Dimension
CenterWidth
DelayTime
Effect
EffectLevel
RoomSize
AFDM
SBCHOut
SubwooferAtt.
Subwoofer
Default
Tone
ToneDefeat
Bass
Treble
Audyssey Settings
Room EQ
Dynamic EQ
Dynamic Volume
Setting
RESTORER
NightMode
AudioDelay
n PictureAdjust
Contrast
Brightness
ChromaLevel
Hue
n SpeakerSetup
SpeakerConfguration
SubwooferMode
Distance
ChannelLevel
CrossoverFrequency
SurroundSpeaker
n HDMISetup(vpage4)
i/pScaler
Resolution
ProgressiveMode
Aspect
ColorSpace
RGBRange
AutoLipSync
Audio
MonitorOut
HDMI Control
Control
Control Monitor
Power Off Control
n AudioSetup
EXT.INSetup
SurroundSpeaker
SubwooferLevel
2chDirect/Stereo
DownmixOption
AutoSurroundMode
ManualEQ
Manual Setup (vpage4,5)
Auto Setup
n AutoSetup
STEP1:SpeakerDetection
STEP2:Measurement
STEP3:Calculation
STEP4:Check
STEP5:Store
n Option
DirectMode
MicSelect
n ParameterCheck
SpeakerConfgurationCheck
DistanceCheck
ChannelLevelCheck
CrossoverCheck
EQCheck
Restore
n NetworkSetup
NetworkSetup
Other
PowerSaving
Character
PCLanguage
NetworkInformation
n ZoneSetup
ZONE2/ZONE3
Bass
Treble
HPF
LchLevel
RchLevel
Channel
VolumeLevel
VolumeLimit
PowerOnLevel
MuteLevel
n OptionSetup(vpage5)
AmpAssign
VolumeControl
VolumeLimit
PowerOnLevel
MuteLevel
SourceDelete
GUI
Screensaver
WallPaper
Format
Text
MasterVolume
NET/USB
iPod
Tuner
QuickSelectName
TriggerOut1
TriggerOut2
DigitalOut
RemoteID
232C Port
Dimmer
SetupLock
MaintenanceMode
FirmwareUpdate
AddNewFeature
n Language
Source Select (vpage5,6)
n TUNER(FM/AM)
Play
AutoPreset
PresetSkip
PresetName
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
n PHONO
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
n CD,DVD,HDP,TV/CBL,SAT,VCR,DVR,V.AUX
Play(iPod)
PlaybackMode(iPod)
Assign
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
VideoConvert(ExcludingCD)
SourceLevel
n NET/USB
Play
PlaybackMode
StillPicture
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
Surround Mode
n STEREO
n DIRECT
n STANDARD
n DOLBY PLIIx, DOLBY PLII or
DOLBYPL
n DTSNEO:6
n 7CHSTEREO
n WIDESCREEN
n SUPERSTADIUM
n ROCKARENA
n JAZZCLUB
n CLASSICCONCERT
n MONOMOVIE
n VIDEOGAME
n MATRIX
n VIRTUAL
For AVR-4308 indicates newly added function.
Audyssey Settings
Room EQ
Dynamic EQ
Dynamic Volume
Setting
HDMI Control
Control
Control Monitor
Power Off Control
232C Port
n DAB
Play
AutoTune
PresetSkip
TuningAid
DRCValue
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
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Parameter
(vpage6,7)
Information
nStatus
MAINZONE
ZONE2/3
nAudioInputSignal
nHDMIInformation
nAutoSurroundMode
nQuickSelect
nPresetStation
nAudio
SurroundParameters
Mode
CinemaEQ
DRC
D.COMP
LFE
CenterImage
Panorama
Dimension
CenterWidth
DelayTime
Effect
EffectLevel
RoomSize
AFDM
SBCHOut
SubwooferAtt.
Subwoofer
Default
Tone
ToneDefeat
Bass
Treble
AudysseySettings
RoomEQ
DynamicEQ
DynamicVolume
Setting
RESTORER
NightMode
AudioDelay
nPictureAdjust
Contrast
Brightness
ChromaLevel
Hue
Manual Setup (vpage4,5)
nSpeakerSetup
SpeakerConfguration
SubwooferMode
Distance
ChannelLevel
CrossoverFrequency
SurroundSpeaker
nHDMISetup(vpage4)
i/pScaler
Resolution
ProgressiveMode
Aspect
ColorSpace
RGBRange
AutoLipSync
Audio
HDMIControl
Control
PowerOffControl
nAudioSetup
EXT.INSetup
SurroundSpeaker
SubwooferLevel
2chDirect/Stereo
DownmixOption
AutoSurround
ManualEQ
Auto Setup
nAutoSetup
STEP1:SpeakerDetection
STEP2:Measurement
STEP3:Calculation
STEP4:Check
STEP5:Store
nOption
DirectMode
MicSelect
nParameterCheck
SpeakerConfgurationCheck
DistanceCheck
ChannelLevelCheck
CrossoverCheck
EQCheck
Restore
nNetworkSetup
NetworkSetup
Other
PowerSaving
Character
PCLanguage
NetworkInformation
nZoneSetup
ZONE2/ZONE3
Bass
Treble
HPF
LchLevel
RchLevel
Channel
VolumeLevel
VolumeLimit
PowerOnLevel
MuteLevel
nOptionSetup(vpage5)
AmpAssign
VolumeControl
VolumeLimit
PowerOnLevel
MuteLevel
SourceDelete
GUI
Screensaver
WallPaper
Format
Text
MasterVolume
NET/USB
iPod
Tuner
QuickSelectName
TriggerOut1
TriggerOut2
RemoteID
232CPort
Dimmer
SetupLock
MaintenanceMode
FirmwareUpdate
AddNewFeature
nLanguage
Source Select (vpage5,6)
nTUNER(FM/AM)
Play
AutoPreset
PresetSkip
PresetName
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
nPHONO
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
nCD,DVD,HDP,TV/CBL,SAT,VCR,DVR,V.AUX
Play(iPod)
PlaybackMode(iPod)
Assign
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
VideoConvert(ExcludingCD)
SourceLevel
nNET/USB
Play
PlaybackMode
InputMode
Rename
Other
VideoSelect
SourceLevel
Surround Mode
nSTEREO
nDIRECT
nSTANDARD
nDOLBY PLIIx, DOLBY PLII or
DOLBYPL
nDTSNEO:6
n7CHSTEREO
nWIDESCREEN
nSUPERSTADIUM
nROCKARENA
nJAZZCLUB
nCLASSICCONCERT
nMONOMOVIE
nVIDEOGAME
nMATRIX
nVIRTUAL
For AVR-3808 indicates newly added function.
Audyssey Settings
Room EQ
Dynamic EQ
Dynamic Volume
Setting HDMI Control
Control
Power Off Control
232C Port
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HDMI Setup
MakesettingsforHDMIvideo/audiooutput.
F Menu tree F
Manual Setup
HDMI Setup
a HDMI Control
a HDMI Control
MakesettingsforHDMIcontrolfunction.
Control
SetHDMIcontrolfunctionON/OFF.
[Selectable items] ON

OFF
Control Monitor (AVR-4308 only)
SelecttheinterlockingmonitorwiththeHDMIcontrol.
[Selectable items] Monitor1

Monitor2
Power Off Control
InterlockpowerOFFwithHDMIcontrol.
[Selectable items] ON

OFF
ThiscanbesetwhenControlissettoON.
ThiscanbesetwhenControlissettoON.
Pleaseconsulttheoperatinginstructionsforeachconnecteddevice
tocheckthesettings.
NOTE
WhentheControlsettinghasbeenchanged,alwaysturnoffthe
powertotheconnectingdevicesafterwardsandthenturnbackon.
The HDMI control function does not work when the power to the
equipmentisoff.
Fordetails,seeHDMIControlFunction(vpage10).

Manual Setup
ROOM EQ
<p>
STANDARD <STATUS>
[PARA]
STANDARD ROOM EQ
[ AMP]
Buttonlocatedonboththemainunit
andtheremotecontrolunit BUTTON
Buttononlyonthemainunit <BUTTON>
Buttononlyontheremotecontrolunit [BUTTON]
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual
Makedetailsettingsforvariousparameters.
NOTE
If you set Control to ON, the HDMI and Digital assignment
in Source Select Assign (vpage 5, 6) under the GUI menu
changes.
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d Add New Feature
Display the new features (payment required) which can be
purchased for downloading to the AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 and
upgrade.
Whenyoupurchaseanewfeatureandregisteryouruserinformation,
Registeredisdisplayedonthismenuandyoucanproceedwiththe
upgrade.
WhenNotRegisteredisdisplayedontheAddNewFeaturescreen,
youcannotupgrade.
Tousetheupgradefunction,youshouldpurchaseanupgradepackage
fromtheDENONwebsite.
Topurchasethepackage,youwillneedtheIDnumbershownonthis
screen.
To display the ID number on the screen, hold <p> and <STATUS>
downfor3secondsormore.
Usethisproceduretoselecttheinputsourceandmakethesettings
relatedtoplayinginputsources.

Source Select
Upgrade Status
A list of the additional functions provided by the Upgrade will be
displayed.
1

None
DVD

HDP

TV/CBL

SAT

VCR

DVR

V.AUX
a Assign
Assigninputsourcestoinputconnectors.
HDMI
SelectHDMIconnectortoassigntothissource.
[Input source]
[Selectable items]
Input
source
DVD HDP TV/CBL SAT VCR DVR V.AUX
Default
setting
HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 None None HDMI4 None
Input
source
DVD HDP TV/CBL SAT VCR DVR V.AUX
Default
setting
HDMI1 HDMI2 None HDMI3 None HDMI4 None
When HDMI Control is set to ON, the HDMI connector
assignment changes as follows.
Option Setup
Makevariousothersettings.
F Menu tree F
Manual Setup
Option Setup
a GUI
s 232C Port
d Add New Feature
a GUI
MakeGUIrelatedsettings.
Master Volume
Mastervolumedisplayduringadjustment.
[Selectable items] Bottom

Top

OFF
If the Master Volume display is superimposed on the flm subtitles
makingitdiffculttosee,selecttheTopsetting.
s 232C Port
Set when external controller or 2-way remote control unit is
connected.
[Selectable items]
Serial Control : Setwhenusinganexternalcontroller.
2Way Remote : Setwhenusinga2-wayremotecontrolunit.
NOTE
Whenusinga2-wayremotecontrolunit(RC-7000CIandRC-7001RCI,
soldseparately),setthisto2WayRemote.
In this case, you can not use the RS-232C connector as an external
controller.
Settings Related to Playing
Input Sources
F Menu tree F
Source Select
TUNER
PHONO
CD, DVD, HDP, TV/CBL, SAT, VCR, DVR, V.AUX
a Assign
NET/USB
DAB
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Donotturnoffthepowerordisconnectfromthenetworkduringan
upgrade.
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Digital
Selectdigitalinputconnectortoassigntothissource.
[Input source]
[Selectable items]
z: When a DENON DVD player and the DENON LINK have been
connected,besuretomakeasettingtoDENONLINK.
NOTE
This cannot be set for input sources for which iPod dock is
assigned.
WhenaninputsourcetowhichDENONLINKhasbeenassigned
isselectedintheMAINZONE,thePCMsignalandnetworkaudio
signal (Internet radio, music server or USB) input from the digital
inputconnectorcannotbeoutputtotheanalogRECOUTconnector
ormulti-zone.
Input
source
CD DVD HDP TV/CBL SAT VCR DVR V.AUX
Default
setting
Coaxial
3
Coaxial
1
None
Coaxial
2
Optical
1
Optical
3
Optical
2
Optical
4
Coaxial1 ~ 3

Optical1 ~ 4

DENON LINK
z
None
CD

DVD

HDP

TV/CBL

SAT

VCR

DVR

V.AUX

WithHDMI,thevideoandaudiosignalsaretransferredsimultaneously.
To play the video signal assigned at HDMI combined with the
audio signal assigned at Digital, select Digital at GUI menu
SourceSelectInputMode.
WhentheAVR-4308/AVR-3808andmonitorareconnectedwithan
HDMIcable,ifthemonitorisnotcompatiblewithHDMIaudiosignal
playback,onlythevideosignalsareoutputtothemonitor.
Theaudiosignalsinputfromtheanalog,digitalandEXT.INconnectors
arenotoutputtothemonitor.
NOTE
WhenHDMIControl(vpage4)issettoON,HDMIcannotbe
assignedtoTV/CBL.
When HDMI Control is set to ON, the digital input connector
assigned to TV/CBL changes to Optical3.

Parameter
Audio
Adjustvariousaudioparameters.
F Menu tree F
Parameter
Audio
a Surround Parameters
s Audyssey Settings
a Surround Parameters
Adjustsurroundsoundparameters.
The adjustable parameters differ for the different surround
modes.
NON MTRX

MTRX ON

PLIIx CINEMA
z1

PLIIx MUSIC
z2

ES MTRX
z3

ES DSCRT
z4
DSCRT ON

OFF
z1:ThiscanbeselectedwhenSurroundBackissetto2spkrs
attheGUImenuManualSetupSpeakerSetupSpeaker
Confgurationsetting.
z2:ThiscanbeselectedwhenSurroundBackissetto2spkrs
or1spkrattheGUImenuManualSetupSpeakerSetup
SpeakerConfgurationsetting.
z3:ThiscanbeselectedwhenplayingDTSsources.
z4:This can be selected when playing DTS sources including a
discrete6.1-channelsignalidentifcationsignal.
SB CH Out(forMulti-channelsources)
Selectplaybackmodeforsurroundbackchannels.
[Selectable items]
When using the surround back speaker, you can change the SB
CH Out setting by pressing STANDARD.
s Audyssey Settings
SelectRoomEQ,DynamicEQandDynamicVolume.
Room EQ
[Selectable items]
Audyssey

: Optimizefrequencyresponseofallspeakers.
Audyssey Byp. L/R

: Optimize frequency response of speakers


exceptfrontLandRspeakers.
Audyssey Flat

: Optimizefrequencyresponseofallspeakers
tofatresponse.
Manual

: Apply frequency response set with Manual


EQ.
OFF

: Turnequalizeroff.

Operating from the main unit or main remote
control unit
PressROOM EQ.
Audyssey Audyssey Byp. L/R
Audyssey Flat Manual
OFF
When Audyssey, Audyssey Byp. L/R or Audyssey Flat is
selected, lights.
After running Auto Setup, if the Speaker Confguration, Distance,
Channel Level, and Crossover Frequency have changed without
increasing the number of speakers measured, only
lights.
Audyssey, Audyssey Byp. L/R and Audyssey Flat can be
selectedaftertheautosetupprocedurehasbeenperformed.
AfterperformingAutoSetup,theRoomEQsettingautomatically
becomesAudyssey.
IfthesettingsofspeakersforwhichNonehasbeendetermined
at Auto Setup are changed, Audyssey, Audyssey Byp. L/R
andAudysseyFlatcannotbeselected.EitherperformAutoSetup
again,orreturntothesettingafterrunningAutoSetupwithAuto
SetupParameterCheckRestore.
When using headphones or EXT. IN mode, Room EQ cannot
used.
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Dynamic EQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ solves the problem of deteriorating sound
quality as volume is decreased by taking into account human
perception and room acoustics. Audyssey Dynamic EQ works in
tandemwithAudysseyMultEQ

XTtoprovidewell-balancedsound
foreverylisteneratanyvolumelevel.
[Selectable items]
ON

: UseDynamicEQfunction.
OFF

: DonotuseDynamicEQfunction.

Operating from the main remote control unit
Press[PARA].
Dynamic EQ / Volume : ON Dynamic EQ : ON / Volume : OFF
Dynamic EQ / Volume : OFF
DynamicEQcanonlybesetwhenautosetuphasbeenperformed.
After performing Auto Setup, the Dynamic EQ setting
automaticallybecomesON.
DynamicEQcannotbesetinthefollowingsituations.
IfAutoSetupfailstobecompleted.
AfterrunningAutoSetup,whenthenumberofusedspeakershas
increasedfromthenumberofmeasuredspeakers.
WhenRoomEQissettoOFForManual,DynamicEQis
automaticallysettoOFF.
Before running Auto Setup and after running Auto Setup, if the
number of speakers has increased or you pressed [PARA], Run
Audysseyisdisplayed.Inthiscase,eitherperformAutoSetup,or
return to the setting after running Auto Setup with Auto Setup
ParameterCheckRestore.
n Operating conditions for each function
Dynamic EQ:When Room EQ is set to Audyssey,
AudysseyByp.L/RorAudysseyFlat
Dynamic Volume:WhenDynamicEQissettoON
Setting:WhenDynamicVolumeissettoON
Room EQ
Dynamic EQ
Dynamic Volume
Setting
NOTE
When you set Dynamic EQ to ON, Tone and Night Mode
cannotbeused.
Dynamic Volume
Audyssey Dynamic Volume solves the problem of large variations
in volume level between television programs, commercials, and
betweenthesoftandloudpassagesofmovies.
AudysseyDynamicEQisintegratedintoDynamicVolumesothatas
the playback volume is adjusted automatically, the perceived bass
response, tonal balance, surround impression, and dialog clarity
remainthesame.
NOTE
DynamicVolumeandNightModecannotbeusedjointly.
[Selectable items]
ON

: UseDynamicVolume.
The Dynamic Volume effect will be at the level of the
Setting.
OFF

: DonotuseDynamicVolume.
Dynamic Volume can only be set when auto setup has been
performed.
DynamicVolumecannotbesetinthefollowingsituations.
IfAutoSetupfailstobecompleted.
AfterrunningAutoSetup,whenthenumberofusedspeakershas
increasedfromthenumberofmeasuredspeakers.
WhenRoomEQissettoOFForManual,DynamicVolume
isautomaticallysettoOFF.
Before running Auto Setup and after running Auto Setup, if the
number of speakers has increased or you pressed [PARA], Run
Audysseyisdisplayed.Inthiscase,eitherperformAutoSetup,or
return to the setting after running Auto Setup with Auto Setup
ParameterCheckRestore.

Operating from the main remote control unit
Press[PARA].
Dynamic EQ / Volume : ON Dynamic EQ : ON / Volume : OFF
Dynamic EQ / Volume : OFF
Setting
CanbesetwhenDynamicVolumeissettoON.
SetDynamicVolumeeffect.
[Selectable items]
Midnight

: Highsettingaffectsvolumethemost,causingallsounds
tobeofequalloudness.
Evening

: Middle setting prevents loud and soft sounds from


beingmuchlouderandsofterrespectivelythanaverage
sounds.
Day

: Low setting provides the least adjustments to the


loudestandsoftestofsounds.
NOTE
Settingcanonlybesetwhenautosetuphasbeenperformed.
Settingcannotbesetinthefollowingsituations.
IfAutoSetupfailstobecompleted.
AfterrunningAutoSetup,whenthenumberofusedspeakershas
increasedfromthenumberofmeasuredspeakers.
IfDynamicVolumesettingisOFF.
About Dynamic Volume
AudysseyDynamicVolumesolvestheproblemoflargevariations
in volume level between television programs, commercials, and
betweenthesoftandloudpassagesofmovies.
DynamicVolumelooksatthepreferredvolumesettingbytheuserand
thenmonitorshowthevolumeofprogrammaterialisbeingperceived
bylistenersinrealtimetodecidewhetheranadjustmentisneeded.
Whenevernecessary,DynamicVolumemakesthenecessaryrapid
or gradual adjustments to maintain the desired playback volume
levelwhileoptimizingthedynamicrange.AudysseyDynamicEQis
integratedintoDynamicVolumesothatastheplaybackvolumeis
adjustedautomatically,theperceivedbassresponse,tonalbalance,
surround impression, and dialog clarity remain the same whether
watchingmovies,fippingbetweentelevisionchannels,orchanging
fromstereotosurroundsoundcontent.
About Dynamic EQ
AudysseyDynamicEQsolvestheproblemofdeterioratingsound
quality as volume is decreased by taking into account human
perception and room acoustics. Dynamic EQ selects the correct
frequency response and surround levels moment-by-moment at
anyuser-selectedvolumesetting.Theresultisbassresponse,tonal
balance, and surround impression that remain constant despite
changes in volume. Dynamic EQ combines information from
incomingsourcelevelswithactualoutputsoundlevelsintheroom,
aprerequisitefordeliveringaloudnesscorrectionsolution.Audyssey
DynamicEQworksintandemwithAudysseyMultEQXTtoprovide
well-balancedsoundforeverylisteneratanyvolumelevel.
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[SEARCH]
[ iPod]
<ON/STANDBY>
<SOURCE SELECT>
<POWER>
Preparations
Turning the Power On
[SOURCE
SELECT]
[POWER ON]
[QUICK SELECT]
[ AMP]
[iPod]
1
Press <POWER>.
The power indicator lights red and the power is set to the
standbymode.
2
Press <ON/STANDBY> or [POWER ON].
Thepowerindicatorfashesgreenandthepowerturnson.
bAlsopress[SOURCE SELECT]wheninstandbymode,thepower
turnson.Inthiscasetheinputsourceisselectedbymainremote
controlunit.
bAlso press [QUICK SELECT] when in standby mode, the power
turnson.InthiscaseQuickSelectisselected.
Playback
Buttonlocatedonboththemainunit
andtheremotecontrolunit BUTTON
Buttononlyonthemainunit <BUTTON>
Buttononlyontheremotecontrolunit [BUTTON]
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual
iPod

Playback
ThemusiconaniPodcanbeplayedbyusingtheControlDockfor
iPod(ASD-1RorASD-11R,soldseparately).
Theoperationcanalsobeperformedusingthebuttonsonthemain
unitorremotecontrolunitwhilewatchingtheGUImenus.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S.
andothercountries.
bTheiPodmayonlybeusedtocopyorplaycontentsthatarenot
copyrighted or contents for which copying or playback is legally
permittedforyourprivateuseasanindividual.Besuretocomply
withapplicablecopyrightlegislation.
1
Make the necessary preparations.
q SettheiPodintheDENONControlDockforiPod.
(vSeetheControlDockforiPodsoperatinginstructions.)
wAssigntheControlDockforiPodsinput.

: Source Select (input source) Assign


iPod dock
Basic Operation
2
Either turn <SOURCE SELECT> or press [iPod] (AMP
mode) to select the input source assigned in step 1-w
above.
GUIscreen
Music [1/6]
Playlists
Artists
Albums
Songs
Composers
Genres

iPod [1/2]
Music
Videos
(WhenusinganASD-1R) (WhenusinganASD-11R)
b WhenusingtheASD-11R,MusicandVideosfoldersappear
intheTopmenu.
b WhencommunicationbetweenAVR-4308/AVR-3808andiPodis
complete,therelevantGUIscreenisdisplayed.Ifthescreenisnot
displayed,theiPodmaynotbeproperlyconnected.Tryconnecting
again.

: Source Select (inputsource) Play


3
To operate using the main remote control unit, set the
remote control unit to the iPod mode.
4
Press [SEARCH] and hold it down for a 2 seconds or
more to select the display mode.
Toswitchbetweenmodes,pressandholddownthebutton.
Whenremotemodeisactive,Remoteisdisplayed.
[Selectable mode]
Browse mode Remote mode
Displaylocation Mainunitdisplay iPoddisplay
Playable
files
Audiofile S S
Videofile Sz
1
Sz
2
Active
buttons
Remote
controlunit
(AVR-4308/
AVR-3808)
S S
iPod A S
z
1
:WhenusinganASD-11RcontroldockforiPod.
z
2
:Video may not be output, depending on the combination of
ASD-1RandiPod.
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NOTE
Depending on the type of iPod and the software version, some
functionsmaynotoperate.
DENONwillacceptnoresponsibilitywhatsoeverforanylossofiPod
data.
With the default settings, the iPod can be used connected to the
VCR(iPod)connector.
Use the RESTORER mode to expand the low and high frequency
componentsofcompressedaudioflesandachievearichersound.
ThedefaultsettingisMode3.
Press <ON/STANDBY> or [POWER OFF] and set the AVR-4308 /
AVR-3808s power to the standby mode before disconnecting the
iPod. Also switch the input source to one to which the GUI menu
iPoddockisnotassignedbeforedisconnectingtheiPod.
<ON/STANDBY>
<STATUS> ENTER
uiop
Buttonlocatedonboththemainunit
andtheremotecontrolunit BUTTON
Buttononlyonthemainunit <BUTTON>
Buttononlyontheremotecontrolunit [BUTTON]
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual
Listening to Music
1
Use ui to select the search item or folder, then press
ENTER or p.
b WhenusingtheASD-11R,selectMusicontheTopmenu.
2
Use ui to select the music le, then press ENTER or
p.
Playbackstarts.
n Stopping playback temporarily
Duringplayback,pressENTERor[1].
Pressagaintoresumeplayback.
n Fast-forwarding or fast-reversing
Duringplayback,eitherpressandholdu(tofast-reverse)ori(to
fast-forward),orpress[6]or[7].
n To cue to the beginning of a track
Duringplayback,eitherpressu(tocuetotheprevioustrack)ori
(tocuetothenexttrack),orpress[8]or[9].
n To stop
Duringplayback,eitherpressandholdENTERorpress[2].
n Playing repeatedly
Press[CHANNEL ]or[REPEAT]onthesubremotecontrolunit.
[Selectable items] All

One

OFF

: Source Select (inputsource)


Playback Mode (iPod) Repeat
n Shufing playback
Press[CHANNEL +]or[RANDOM]onthesubremotecontrolunit.
[Selectable items] Albums

Songs

OFF

: Source Select (inputsource)


Playback Mode (iPod) Shufe
n Searching up or down pages
Press[SEARCH],thenpresso(down)orp(up).
Tocancel,pressuior[SEARCH].
n To switch between the Browse and Remote modes
Eitherpressandhold[SEARCH].
The title name, artist name and album name can be checked by
pressing<STATUS>duringplayback.
OntheAVR-4308/AVR-3808,folderandflenamescanbedisplayed
astitles.Anycharactersthatcannotbedisplayedarereplacedwith
.(period).
Thetime(default:30sec)forwhichtheGUImenusaredisplayed
canbesetatGUImenuManualSetupOptionSetupGUI
iPod.
Viewing Videos (Browse mode)
WhenyouconnectaniPodequippedwithavideofunctiontothe
ASD-11R,videofleswillbevisibleinBrowsemode.
1
Use ui to select Videos, then press ENTER or p.
2
Use ui to select the search item or folder, then press
ENTER or p.
3
Use ui to select the video le, then press ENTER or
p.
Playbackstarts.
[SEARCH]
[POWER OFF]
[CHANNEL + ]
ENTER
uiop
[ iPod]
[8], [9],
[6], [7],
[1], [2]
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[2]
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[SEARCH]
[9]
[1/3]
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1
Press and hold [SEARCH] to set the Remote mode.
Remote iPod is displayed on the AVR-4308 / AVR-3808s
display.
2
Watching the iPods screen, use ui to select
Photos or Videos.
3
Press ENTER until the image you want to view is
displayed.
TV Out at the iPods Slideshow Settings or Video Settings
mustbesettoOninordertodisplaytheiPodsphotodataorvideos
onthemonitor.Fordetails,seetheiPodsoperatinginstructions.
When unable to operate by the remote control unit, use the iPod
unit.
Viewing Still Pictures or Videos
(Remote mode)
PhotoandvideodataontheiPodcanbeviewedonthemonitor.
(OnlyforiPodequippedwithslideshoworvideofunctions.)
Other Operations and Functions
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Convenient Functions
HDMI Control Function
When AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 is connected to a TV and player compatible with HDMI control function, you can perform the following
operations.
Settings other than AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 settings must be made on the respective devices. (Check the operating instructions of each
devicefordetails.)
NOTE
WhenusingtheHDMIcontrolfunction,youcannotassignHDMIinputtoTV/CBLbysettingSourceSelect(inputsource)Assign
HDMIintheGUImenu.
If you set Control to "ON", the Digital assignment in Source Select Assign (vpage 5, 6) under the GUI menu changes.
When HDMI Control is set to ON, the digital input connector assigned to TV/CBL changes to Optical3.
WhenyouwanttolistentoTVaudiobyAVR-
4308 / AVR-3808, connect optical digital or
analog.
IftheTVyouareusinghasbothconnection
jacks,usetheopticaldigitalconnection.
When using these functions set as follows:
GUImenuManualSetupHDMISetup
HDMI Control Control set to ON
(vpage4).
AVR-4308/AVR-3808poweroffcanbelinked
totheTVpoweroffstep.
When you set Output audio from amp in
theTVaudiooutputsetupoperation,youcan
switchtheamppoweron.
Youcanswitchaudiooutputdeviceswitha
TVoperation.
(When outputting from the TV speakers,
outputswitchesfromspeakersconnectedto
AVR-4308/AVR-3808.)
YoucanadjustAVR-4308/AVR-3808volume
intheTVvolumeadjustmentoperation.
You can switch AVR-4308 / AVR-3808
functionsthroughlinkagetoTVinputfunction
switching.
Whenplayingtheplayer,theAVR-4308/AVR-
3808inputfunctionswitchestothefunction
ofthatplayer.
Connections
Player compatible
with HDMI
control function
Television compatible with
HDMI control function
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Quick Select Function
Withthisfunction,thecurrentlyplayinginputsource,inputmode,
surround mode, room EQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume
settingsandvolumecanbestoredinthememory.
1
Set the input source, input mode, surround mode,
room EQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume settings
and volume to the conditions you want to store.
2
Press and hold the desired QUICK SELECT.
Keeppressingthebuttonuntilthequickselectindicatorlights.
Input Source Volume
Quick Select 1 DVD 40dB
Quick Select 2 TV/CBL 40dB
Quick Select 3 VCR 40dB
[Quick Select Defaults]
1
Connect the HDMI to the AVR-4308 / AVR-3808
with equipment compatible with the HDMI control
function.
2
Put the power on for all the equipment connected to
the HDMI.
3
Check the settings for all the equipment connected to
the HDMI and make HDMI available to them.
bPlease consult the operating instructions for the connected
equipmenttocheckthesettings.
bSteps1~3donothavetoberepeatedoncestarted.
bCarryoutsteps2and3shouldanyoftheequipmentbeplugged
out.
4
Switch the television input to the HDMI connected to
the AVR-4308 / AVR-3808.
5
Switch the AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 input to the HDMI
input source and check if the picture from the player
is ok.
6
Put the television power on standby and check if the
AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 goes into standby.
If the AVR-4308 / AVR-3808 does not work please check the
following.
IstheGUImenuManualSetupHDMISetupHDMIControl
Control(vpage4)settoON?
Is the GUI menu Manual Setup HDMI Setup HDMI
ControlControlMonitor(vpage4)setforthemonitoroutput
connectedtotelevision?(AVR-4308only)
IstheGUImenuManualSetupHDMISetupHDMIControl
PowerOffControl(vpage4)settoON?
Is the control function used for the television HDMI properly set?
(Checkthetelevisionoperatinginstructionsfordetails.)
Shouldanyoftheoperationsbelowbeperformed,theinterlocking
functionmaybereset,inwhichcase,repeatsteps2and3.
GUImenuSourceSelect(inputsource)AssignHDMI
(vpage5)settinghaschanged.
Thereisachangetotheconnectionbetweentheequipmentand
theHDMI,oranincreaseinequipment.
Operations
QUICK SELECT
QUICK SELECT
Buttonlocatedonboththemainunit
andtheremotecontrolunit BUTTON
Buttononlyonthemainunit <BUTTON>
Buttononlyontheremotecontrolunit [BUTTON]
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual
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Audyssey
Audyssey MultEQ

XT
AudysseyMultEQXTisaroomequalizationsolutionthatcalibratesanyaudiosystemsothatitcanachieve
optimumperformanceforeverylistenerinalargelisteningarea.Basedonseveralroommeasurements,
MultEQXTcalculatesanequalizationsolutionthatcorrectsforbothtimeandfrequencyresponseproblems
inthelisteningareaandalsoperformsafullyautomatedsurroundsystemsetup.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ
Audyssey Dynamic EQ solves the problem of deteriorating sound quality as volume is decreased by
takingintoaccounthumanperceptionandroomacoustics.AudysseyDynamicEQworksintandemwith
AudysseyMultEQXTtoprovidewell-balancedsoundforeverylisteneratanyvolumelevel.
Audyssey Dynamic Volume
Audyssey Dynamic Volume solves the problem of large variations in volume level between television
programs,commercials,andbetweenthesoftandloudpassagesofmovies.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ is integrated into Dynamic Volume so that as the playback volume is adjusted
automatically,theperceivedbassresponse,tonalbalance,surroundimpression,anddialogclarityremain
thesame.
ManufacturedunderlicensefromAudysseyLaboratories.U.S.andforeignpatentspending.Audyssey
MultEQ

XT is a registered trademark of Audyssey Laboratories. Audyssey Dynamic EQ is a


trademark of Audyssey Laboratories. Audyssey Dynamic Volume is a trademark of Audyssey
Laboratories.
Other Information
If a problem should arise, frst check the following:
1. Are the connections correct?
2. Is the set being operated as described in the owners manual?
3. Are the other components operating properly?
Ifthisunitdoesnotoperateproperly,checktheitemslistedinthetablebelow.Shouldtheproblempersist,
theremaybeamalfunction.
Inthiscase,disconnectthepowerimmediatelyandcontactyourstoreofpurchase.
Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page
Whenperforming
thefollowing
operationsona
connecteddevice,
AVR-4308/AVR-
3808hasthe
sameoperations.
PowerON/OFF
Switchingaudio
outputdevices
Adjustvolume
Switchinput
source
HDMI Control function is
operating.
Set Manual Setup HDMI
Setup HDMI Control
ControltoOFF.
When you only want to operate
thepoweron/offeachdevice,set
PowerOffControltoOFF.
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