Article ID : 00013176 / Last Modified : 11/27/2012

How to reset the Audio/Video (A/V) receiver.

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Before using this model of A/V receiver for the first time (see the Products section below) or to return settings you have made back to the factory defaults, follow these steps for initializing the A/V receiver:

IMPORTANT: 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 this operation will reset the A/V receiver back to the original factory settings. All programmed information will be lost.

  1. Press the POWER button to turn off the A/V receiver.
  2. Press and hold down the TONE MODE and HDMI IN buttons,
  3. While holding down the TONE MODE and HDMI IN buttons, press and release the POWER button to turn the A/V receiver on.
  4. Wait approximately 5 seconds and then release the TONE MODE and HDMI IN buttons.


    • MEMORY CLEARING will temporarily appear in the display of the A/V receiver and then MEMORY CLEARED will appear.
    • It takes about 30 seconds for the memory to be cleared completely. Do not turn the A/V receiver off until MEMORY CLEARED appears on the display.