Article ID : 00013896 / Last Modified : 10/27/2017Print

Initialize or Reset My Audio/Video (A/V) Receiver to Factory Default Settings

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    Make sure to use the buttons on the front of the A/V receiver for this procedure.

    WARNING! There is a risk of data loss. Performing these steps reset the receiver back to it's original factory settings. All programmed information will be lost.

    1. Press the POWER button to power off the receiver.
    2. Press and hold down the POWER button.
    3. Wait approximately 5 seconds and then release the POWER button.


    • CLEARING appears on the display panel, then changes to CLEARED.
    • It takes about 30 seconds for the memory to be cleared completely. Don't power off your receiver until CLEARED appears on the display.