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Denon AVR-1312 5.1-Channel AV Surround Receiver - Open Box

SKU AVR-1312
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Original price $989.00
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Original price $989.00
Current price $889.00
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Current price $889.00
  • 75 Watts x 5 Channels
  • 4 HDMI 1.4a Inputs With 3D
  • Compressed Audio Restorer
  • Vibration-Resistant Construction


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Denon AVR-1312 5.1-Channel AV Surround Receiver - Open Box

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The AVR-1312 5.1-Channel AV Surround Receiver from Denon offers an excellent feature set at a competitive price point to provide a solid foundation for any home theater system. Featuring four HDMI version 1.4a inputs and one output with support for 3D video, this receiver is a superb match for the Blu-ray A/V format as well as DVD players, game consoles and other entertainment devices. The AVR-1312 also supports processing for high resolution audio formats including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio and vibration resistant construction to ensure quality audio reproduction.

If you've got an iPod or other portable media player, you can hook it up to the stereo mini jack on the front panel for additional options. Or, you can enjoy network music via the Denon Networked Control Dock (ASD-3N, ASD-51W or ASD-51N). This receiver also features a Compressed Audio Restorer, which restores compressed music sources to their original pre-compressed quality to give you a lively sonic ambiance with greater detail and depth. You'll also find a slew of features that make this receiver easy to operate, including a GUI overlay onto your HD sources as well as icon-based Quick Select buttons that let you instantly select frequently used video and music sources as well as surround modes.

New Features

  • Easy operation, Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • GUI overlay on HDMI source
  • Four (4) Quick Select buttons, for easy operation

Full HD Support

With four HDMI inputs, the AVR-1312 allows you to route multiple high-definition devices--like game consoles and Blu-ray players--to your TV. It also allows you to connect all of your devices to your TV with a single HDMI cable, reducing cable clutter.

Vivid 3D Visuals with HDMI 1.4a

The AVR-1312 comes equipped with HDMI 1.4a, allowing you to make the most of several premium video features:

3D Pass Through: With the advent of 3D media, it is important to own a receiver that recognizes 3D video signals. The AVR-1312 is able to pass through 3D signals from your Blu-ray player, ensuring that the 3D effect doesn't get lost in translation. It also recognizes signals from 3D television broadcasts.

Deep Color and x.v.Color Support: The AVR-1312 also supports Deep Color and x.v.Color content, which can display a larger color range than standard-definition schemes. The result is a more lifelike, vibrant picture.

State-of-the-art Denon Solutions for Maximizing Content Quality

Fully discrete, identical quality and power for all 5 channels (75 W x 5 ch)

To faithfully reproduce the original surround sound, each of the AVR-1312's 5 channels is equipped with the same power amp of equal power. Since these power amps also use discrete circuits configured with parts strictly selected for their contribution to high sound quality, rather than with low-cost integrated circuits (ICs), the surround sound playback is of impeccably high quality.

High-definition audio support

The AVR-1312 has a decoder that supports Dolby TrueHD, the audio format of Blu-ray disc players, and DTS-HD Master Audio, another high-grade digital audio format.

Minimum Signal Path for clear audio and video signal

The "simple and straight" design concept has been thoroughly implemented in the signal paths to contribute to immaculately clean audio and video playback. Signal paths are as short as possible to keep signal degradation in the audio and video circuitry to an absolute minimum.

Direct Mechanical Ground Construction

Vibration-resistant construction has been reviewed to thoroughly suppress the adverse influences of vibration on sound quality. The power transformers, a source of vibration, have been securely mounted on the highly rigid bottom chassis. Direct mounting of feet to the radiator in near proximity to each other serves to suppress mutual vibration with the power transformers and other sources of vibration.

Stereo Mini Jack and iPod Connectivity

With the front-side stereo mini jack, the AVR-1312 supports audio playback from any portable audio player. This receiver can also be used with the Denon Networked Control Dock (sold separately) for network streaming or docking your iPod/iPhone. A compressed audio restorer guarantees that standard MP3 playback is crisp and clear.

Easy Operation, GUI

GUI overlay on HDMI Source: You can easily make settings for your home theater system while viewing menus on the TV screen. These menu displays can also be output to the monitor over HDMI.

Easy operation via icon displays: The AVR-1312 includes one-touch Quick Selection buttons that let you instantly select frequently-used video/music sources and surround modes. Icon displays on the buttons make it easy to recognize the buttons' functions.

Additional Features

  • Audio Delay function (max. 6 frames or 200 msec)
  • Muting level settings (Full/-40 dB/ -20 dB)
  • Variable subwoofer crossover switching
  • Lower power consumption at standby (0.5 watts)

Item Includes

  • Denon AVR-1312 5.1-Channel AV Surround Receiver
  • Remote Control (RC-1158)
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • FM Indoor Antenna
  • Service Network List
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • CD-ROM (Owner's Manual)
  • 2-Year Warranty


Power OutputFront L/R:
75 W + 75 W
(8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.08 %)
110 W + 110 W
(6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)

75 W
(8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.08 %)
110 W
(6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)

Surround L/R:
75 W + 75 W
(8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, THD 0.08 %)
110 W + 110 W
(6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.7%)
Input Sensitivity200 mV / 47 kohms
Frequency Response10 Hz ~ 100 kHz - +1, -3 dB (DIRECT mode)
Signal to Noise Ratio98 dB (IHF-A weighted, DIRECT mode)
No. of Channels5.1
Audio Processing 
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital EXYes
Dolby TrueHDYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
DTS ESYes (Discrete, Matrix 6.1)
DTS Neo:6No
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
DTS-HD HR AudioYes
THX Surround EXNo
THX CertifiedNo
Speaker SelectorNo
Multi Room/SourceNo
AM/FM TunerFM tuning frequency range: 87.5 - 107.9 MHz
AM tuning frequency range: 520 - 1710 kHz
Usable Sensitivity1.2 ?V (12.8 dBf)
Remote ControlYes
InputsHDMI 1.4a x 4
S-Video x 1
Composite video x 3
Analog audio (1 front) x 4
Stereo mini input (for portable) x 1
Digital optical audio x 1
Digital coaxial audio x 1
OutputsHDMI 1.4a monitor x 1
Composite video monitor x 1
Audio preout (surround back L/R, SW) x 2
Phones x 1
Other PortsiPod dock control port x 1 (optional dock ASD-11R)
FM tuner antenna x 1
AM tuner antenna x 1
Video Input ConversionNo
Power Requirements120 V AC 60 Hz
Power Consumption330 W
Standby: 0.5 W
Dimensions (WxHxD)17.1 x 6.4 x 15.0" (43.4 x 16.2 x 38.1 cm)
Weight19.2 lb (8.7 kg)