Denon AVR-2312 AV Receiver at Richer Sounds for £399
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Denon AVR-2312 AV Receiver at Richer Sounds for £399

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Found 27th Dec 2011
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Decent AV receiver for very good price. I went to Richer sounds to buy one in store in Romford and they had lots of stock.

On Amazon this receiver is £660

amazon.co.uk/Den…8-1

Not much around online about it, but i've got it hooked up and it's all good so far!

Not sure how long they'll keep the prices this low for though!

From Richer sounds ---

With comprehensive networking, including Apple AirPlay, Analog Devices video processing and a powerful audio amp', the Denon AVR2312 is a superb all-rounder!

Using an uprated, sound optimised, heatsink and larger power supply, the Denon AVR2312 boasts an impressive 105 watts per channel. That's a handy 15 watts more than the AVR1912 and enough to make all the difference in larger rooms and with more current hungry speakers.

The AVR2312 also scores a big advantage over its smaller brother in terms of video processing. With a powerful Analog Devices video processor on board, the AVR2312 not only converts all signals to HDMI but will also upsample to 1080p - the highest resolution. Furthermore, a video equaliser, noise reduction system and enhancer ensure you get the very best from all signals - especially lower resolution ones.

Coming with an Ethernet socket, the AVR2312 is also ready for full network connectivity. Simply connect to your home network using an Ethernet connection and you can access over 12,000 Internet radio sites via radioDenon.com as well as subscription services such as last.fm. Additionally, you can stream music via DLNA from other sources such as your laptop or NAS drive. This is also one of the first Denon AVRs to be compatible with Apple's AirPlay wireless music system. Simply download the necessary App and stream your iTunes music library from your iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad to the Denon. With other AirPlay products available, this could also make the start of a cost effective multi-room system.

As before, the Denon AVR-2312 features Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby Pro-Logic IIz decoders. Thanks to the Compressed Audio Restorer, even MP3 files can sound good through the Denon. Working in conjunction with this a front-mounted USB socket that lets you connect and control an iPod or iPhone without the need for a separate dock. This high quality digital transfer improves the sound over many docks, in addition to being cost effective.

Another improvement to the latest Denon AVR is the addition of an extra HDMI socket. Now boasting six sockets at the rear and one at the front, the AVR2312 can handle the most complex of systems with ease. As before, these HDMI sockets are 3D TV compatible and feature an Audio Return Chanel (ARC) to allow for a single connection cable between TV and receiver.

Thanks to a new set-up wizard and GUI (Graphic User Interface) display, setting up the AVR-2312 is easier than ever. With the higher spec MultEQ XT technology it's also better, too. The XT version of this automatic measuring and set-up device features extra modes and offers the option to measure from eight points rather than the more basic version's six. For an even greater level of fine tuning you can now also adjust digital input level.

For an AV receiver that gives some of the most powerful video and audio processing at its price, plus the most comprehensive of networking, the AVR2312 is hard to beat.
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Seems to be a great price. Next cheapest I can see is £449.00 here.
I have an older, similar Denon and the internet radio functionality works well - very easy to use!
Good price, however, strangely this AV is not very high reviewed compared to other stuff at similar price. I thought that I will take my Yamaha back and buy this one, but after reading few reviews I will keep my 671.
knocik

Good price, however, strangely this AV is not very high reviewed compared … Good price, however, strangely this AV is not very high reviewed compared to other stuff at similar price. I thought that I will take my Yamaha back and buy this one, but after reading few reviews I will keep my 671.



You're right... not many reviews out there, which may put people off. :-)

My brother has an older 1610 which is brilliant, and since this is a better model, I went for it.

Works perfectly so far :-)

One thing to also note, it is a 7.2 av receiver... even though advertised as 7.1.

Meaning you can have 2 subs attached.
Edited by: "m3r84" 27th Dec 2011
How does this compare to the Onkyo 609? I'm tossing and turning between to the two, I want the upscaling and I'm only going to be matching it with the cheap Tannoy 5.1 set I got a while back.
I have the 2311 and its ace, excellent sound quality and connectivity. Bargain for this piece of kit.
Glix

How does this compare to the Onkyo 609? I'm tossing and turning between … How does this compare to the Onkyo 609? I'm tossing and turning between to the two, I want the upscaling and I'm only going to be matching it with the cheap Tannoy 5.1 set I got a while back.



I was a fan of Onkyo but their quality really went down the drain. Look great on feature lists, but Onkyos just don't last, read the forums around the web to see. My favourite is when they said you're supposed to have a fan pointed at the amp otherwise the HDMI will overheat and die.

Denon is so much more quality.

Great deal voted hot.
GuyUK

I can 2nd this comment as my onkyo went 'the way of the pear' recently … I can 2nd this comment as my onkyo went 'the way of the pear' recently cos of overheating issues on the HDMINow once its been on for about 15 mins it switches off (overheat cut out) about 5 times over every 10 second period - my ps3 home pool gaming suffers so much as I cant see the balls!!!!Only 3 years old :(total heap of pooI would be tempted by this offer but Im on holiday in cornwall so cant get to my local branch in kingston



GuyUK

I was a fan of Onkyo but their quality really went down the drain. Look … I was a fan of Onkyo but their quality really went down the drain. Look great on feature lists, but Onkyos just don't last, read the forums around the web to see. My favourite is when they said you're supposed to have a fan pointed at the amp otherwise the HDMI will overheat and die.quote]I can 2nd this comment as my onkyo went 'the way of the pear' recently cos of overheating issues on the HDMINow once its been on for about 15 mins it switches off (overheat cut out) about 5 times over every 10 second period - my ps3 home pool gaming suffers so much as I cant see the balls!!!!Only 3 years old :(total heap of pooI would be tempted by this offer but Im on holiday in cornwall so cant get to my local branch in kingston


Not had a problem with my 609 Onkyo, doesn't get hot at all, warm yes but not hot.
Glix

How does this compare to the Onkyo 609? I'm tossing and turning between … How does this compare to the Onkyo 609? I'm tossing and turning between to the two, I want the upscaling and I'm only going to be matching it with the cheap Tannoy 5.1 set I got a while back.



Funny you should ask... I bought the 609 first (same price) and it has a major problem with Toshiba LCD screens...

See below:

uk.onkyo.com/en/…tml

Unfortunately we've got 3 LCDs in the house.. all Toshiba! I couldn't be bothered to wait for an update, so went with the Denon. Similar spec, very higly rated... so far it's brilliant. And 7.2

Otherwise - I think the 609 should be good, also very highly reviewed and rated. I think the Denon looks much better though.

Hope this helps people.
I've got the 2310, can confirm this is a fantastic bit of kit!! Don't hesitate, buy it!! :P

I would, if I didn't already have the 2310
I've currently got a Denon 1909. I'm tempted to upgrade to the Onkyo NR609 which is a little bit cheaper on Richer Sounds. Would it be worth the jump or would I be better going for the DENON AVR2312? Not sure how much of a sound difference I would notice for the £250ish cost to change.
Syphon

I've currently got a Denon 1909. I'm tempted to upgrade to the Onkyo … I've currently got a Denon 1909. I'm tempted to upgrade to the Onkyo NR609 which is a little bit cheaper on Richer Sounds. Would it be worth the jump or would I be better going for the DENON AVR2312? Not sure how much of a sound difference I would notice for the £250ish cost to change.


I would keep the Denon tbh unless you want 7.2 and network connectivity....

Cheers. Network connectivity would be good, although I can get Spotify on the Tivo now. Don't need the 7.2.

The 1909 is ok but now and again I seem to lose the audio settings for some reason.


jrw

I would keep the Denon tbh unless you want 7.2 and network … I would keep the Denon tbh unless you want 7.2 and network connectivity....


OP, are you experiencing any HDMI hand-shaking issues with this receiver?
undercover82

OP, are you experiencing any HDMI hand-shaking issues with this receiver?



Hey - I've not had any issues with the 2313 at all. I'm running older hdmi cables and it works nicely.
I've currently got a sony blu ray player and an xbox 360 connected up and they work ok.

Note - I haven't touched the firmware, it was working straight out of the box.
Ah, thank you very much for the quick response. Just the info I needed too regarding the firmware. I've got one on reserve but just read a few horror stories about handshaking issues.

Thing is, firmware upgrade should be done shouldn't it?
undercover82

Ah, thank you very much for the quick response. Just the info I needed … Ah, thank you very much for the quick response. Just the info I needed too regarding the firmware. I've got one on reserve but just read a few horror stories about handshaking issues. Thing is, firmware upgrade should be done shouldn't it?



Regarding the firmware.... normally I would say yes, do the updates. I'm an IT engineer so would go with you on that one.

However - in some cases when things work... there's no need to do anything. (My theory).

If it's not broken, don't fix it! It may well be worth visiting denon's site and seeing what the firmware update addresses - normally fixes for functionality etc.

Hope that helps :-)
Yeh i had already checked Denon's site but before you can even enter the updates section they require a serial number.

Thanks for the help.
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