Saturday, January 23, 2016

DENON AVR-X1100W - AVR-S700W - Factory reset - Firmware update - idle current adjustment - Special mode - AV Receiver repair and service - Tips manual

                                                Category: AV Receiver Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access special mode 
  • Firmware update
  • Idle current adjustment  

DENON AVR-X1100W - AVR-S700

Initializing This Unit
Initialize this unit if you have replaced the microcomputer, one of the parts around the microcomputer, or the digital PCB.
1. Press the power button to turn off the power.
2. AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE" and "DIMMER" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons TUNER PRESET CH + and "TUNE -" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
3. Release the buttons after confirming that the display flashes in intervals of approximately 1 second.
The unit is initialized.
SPECIAL MODE
Special Mode Configuration Buttons (for AVR-X1100W)
Hold down buttons A, B and C at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Press the A and B buttons simultaneously while inserting the AC plug to turn the power on.
Special Mode Configuration Buttons (for AVR-S700W)
Hold down buttons A, B and C at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Press the A and B buttons simultaneously while inserting the AC plug to turn the power on.
Version Display Mode
Actions
Version information is displayed when the device is started in this mode.
Starting up
Hold down buttons "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Press the "STATUS" button after this to show the information in section 1.3 on the display.
A version list is also displayed on GUIs while the version appears on the display.
Display Order
Error information > Model destination information > Firmware Package Version > Main μ-com > Main 1st Boot Loader > DSP ROM > Audio PLD > GUI SFLASH > Ethernet 1st Boot Loader, Hardware ID > Ethernet 2nd Boot Loader, Rhapsody Flag > Q0 Ethernet IMAGE > Q1
Ethernet MAC ADDRESS information → Q2 BT MAC Address information.
Version Display in the Setup Menu
Follow the steps below to display the firmware information.
(1) Press the "SETUP" button on the remote control.
(2) Select "General - Information - Firmware".
The version information is displayed as a 12-digit number
PANEL / REMOTE LOCK Selection Mode
Actions
Turn the PANEL LOCK and REMOTE LOCK modes on and off.
Starting up
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH+" and "ZONE2 SOURCE" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the mode using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
Displaying and Selecting Each Mode
The information shown on the display changes each time the button "TUNER PRESET CH+" is pressed.
Press the button "STATUS" to set the currently displayed mode and restart the device.
The On/Off setting for each mode is shown by an asterisk.
Selection Modes for Service-related Operations
Actions
Select diagnostic mode (service path check mode), protection history display mode, or 232C standby clear mode.
Starting up
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE", "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH+", "TUNE -" and TUNE +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the mode using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
Displaying and Selecting Each Mode
The information shown on the display changes each time the button "TUNER PRESET CH+" is pressed.
Press the button "STATUS" to set the currently displayed mode and restart the device.
Canceling the mode
Press the power button to turn off the power.
DIAGNOSTIC MODE (Service Path Check Mode)
Actions
This function is convenient for confirming problem paths in the product and executing a path check after repair.
The Video and Audio paths can be checked.
The backup data is not rewritten.
Starting up
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE", "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH +", "TUNE -" and "TUNE +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the mode using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
Select "1. SERVICE CHECK" and press the "STATUS" button to start the diagnostic mode.
The "TUNED", "STERO" and "RDS" segments are lit in this mode.
Canceling diagnostic mode
Press the power button to turn off the power.
Protection History Display Mode
Actions
This mode records and displays an event in which the THERMAL, ASO or DC protection was activated.
If protections have been activated multiple times, the latest protection operation is recorded.
Starting up
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE", "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH+", "TUNE -" and "PRESET +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the "2. PROTECTION" using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+ / -", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
Protection information and displays
Press the "STATUS" button in Protection History Display Mode.
The protection history can be checked.
Operation Info Mode
Actions
This mode displays the accumulated operating time, power on count and each protection count.
Starting up
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE", "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH+", "TUNE -" and "PRESET +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the "4. OP INFO" using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+ / -", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
Operations
Press the "STATUS" button after starting this device in Operation Info mode.
TUNER STEP mode (for E2 / E3)
Actions
This is a special mode for enabling reception STEP of the ANALOG TUNER to be changed.
Starting up
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE", "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH+", "TUNE -" and "PRESET +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the "5. TUNER FRQ SER" using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+ / -", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
Displays
Start this unit in TUNER STEP mode, select using button "TUNER PRESET CH+/-" and enter using button "STATUS".
Remote ID Setup Mode
Actions
This function allows only the desired AV receiver to be operated if multiple DENON AV receivers are used in the same room.
Starting up
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE", "DIMMER" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH+", "TUNE -" and "TUNE +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Select the "6. REMOTE ID" using the button "TUNER PRESET CH+ / -", and press the button "STATUS" to commit the selection.
FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE
Updating by USB
The latest firmware can be downloaded to a USB memory for updates.
Connecting to the USB Memory
(1) Preparation
# USB format: Prepare a USB memory formatted in FAT16 or FAT32.
# Do not run the USB memory through a hub.
# Do not connect a computer to the USB port of this unit using a USB cable.
# Do not use an extension cable when connecting the USB unit.
Unzip Download File
Unzip the downloaded file on your computer.
You can find "firmwares" folder after unzipped.
Copy that folder to USB flash drive.
You have to put "firmwares" folder on root directly on USB flash drive(memory).
Insert the USB memory in the USB port.
NOTE
Remove the LAN cable from this unit when performing updates.
Start the update.
AVR-X1100W
Hold down buttons "TUNER PRESET CH +" and "STATUS" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
AVR-S700W
Hold down buttons "ZONE2 SOURCE" and "TUNE +" at the same time and press the power button to turn on the power.
Press the "ENTER" key on the remote control unit or this unit.
Precautions for Updates
# Never remove the USB memory before the update is finished.
# Never turn off the power before an update is completed.
# It takes around 1 hour to complete the update.
Once an update is started, normal operations cannot be performed until it is completed.
The GUI menu settings and image adjustment settings of this unit may be initialized.
Take note of your settings beforehand and reconfigure them after the update.
Forced USB All Device Write Mode
Actions
Mode used when this unit cannot be recovered.
Forcibly switches this unit to USB update mode.
Operations
AVR-X1100W
Press the "TUNER PRESET CH +" and "STATUS" buttons simultaneously while inserting the AC plug to turn the power on.
AVR-S700W
Press the "ZONE2 SOURCE" and "TUNE +" buttons simultaneously while inserting the AC plug to turn the power on.
The firmware update finishes.
The update after the restart, all devices will be updated.
Updating by DPMS
Download the latest firmware from the internet and update the firmware.
Network Connection
(1) System Requirements
# A broadband internet connection
# Modem
# Router
# Ethernet cable (CAT-5 or greater recommended)
Check and update the firmware
Check whether new firmware is available. It is also possible to check approximately how long the update will take.
(1) Press the button "SETUP" on the remote control to display the GUI menu.
(2) Press the cursor button to select "General" > "Firmware" > "Update" > "Check Update".
(3) Press the button "ENTER".
# The latest firmware version uploaded to our website is displayed.
# Proceed to (4) if new firmware is available on our website.
# If the latest firmware is already installed, press the button "SETUP" to exit the menu.
(4) Select "Start" using the cursor buttons and then press "ENTER".
# The power display lights in red and the GUI screen display disappears during the update.
The remaining time of the update is shown on the display of the unit.
# The normal status resumes after the update is completed.
Precautions for Updates
# The environment and settings must allow connection to broadband Internet for updates.
# Never turn off the power before an update is completed.
# It takes around 1 hour to complete the update.
Once an update is started, normal operations cannot be performed until it is completed.
The GUI menu settings and image adjustment settings of this unit may be initialized.
Take note of your settings beforehand and reconfigure them after the update.
ADJUSTMENT
Adjusting Idling Current
1. Preparation
(1) Prepare a DV voltmeter.
(2) Place the unit in normal usage conditions, away from highly ventilated areas such as next to an air conditioning machine or electric fan.
The set requires an ambient temperature of 15
to 30 and standard humidity.
(3) Settings of This Unit
# POWER (Power source switch) STANDBY
# SPEAKER (Speaker terminal) No load
( Do not connect equipment such as speakers or dummy resistors. )
2. Adjustment Procedure
(1) Remove the top cover and turn VR550, VR540, VR530, VR520, VR510, VR570 and VR560 of the AMP PCB as far
anticlockwise(c) as possible.
(2) Connect the DC Voltmeter test points.
FRONT-Lch
CN510
FRONT-Rch
CN550
CENTER ch
CN530
SURROUND-Lch
CN520
SURROUND-Rch
CN540
SURROUND-BACK Lch
CN560
SURROUND-BACK Rch
CN570
(3) Connect the power cord to an outlet. Next, press the power button to turn on the power.
(4) Set this unit as follows.
MASTER VOLUME : "---" anticlockwise (c min.)
SPEAKER (Speaker terminal)
No load
( Do not connect equipment such as speakers or dummy resistors. )
MODE
MCH STEREO
FUNCTION
DVD
(5) Turn VR550 clockwise (x) and adjust the voltage of the test point to "6.0mV ± 0.5mV DC" within 2 minutes.
(6) 10 minutes after the preliminary adjustment, turn VR550 and set the voltage as "8.0mV ± 0.5mV DC".
(7) Adjust the variable resistance of each channel using the same method.