True home theater sound
This receiver incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you
maximum enjoyment from your video software. Select a surround mode
according to your equipment or the software you are going to play and
Dolby Pro Logic & Dolby 3 Stereo
This surround system reproduces theater-like surround sound from
video software marked
The PRO LOGIC mode uses the built-in adaptive matrix circuit to steer
the Left, Center, Right and Surround channel audio signals.
The 3 STEREO mode will redirect the Surround signal to the front left
and right speakers when only the front and center speakers are used.
Dolby Digital (AC-3)
The DOLBY DIGITAL (AC-3) mode lets you enjoy full digital surround
from software processed in the Dolby Digital (AC-3) format. Dolby
Digital (AC-3) provides up to 5.1 channels of independent digital audio
for better sound quality and more powerful presence than conventional
DTS (Digital Theater System) is a 5.1 channel digital audio format that
provides five full-spectrum channels and one low-frequency (subwoofer)
channel for unprecedented clarity, optimum channel separation and a
(wide) dynamic range.
In the DTS mode, the 5.1 channel digital input from a DTS CD, LD or
DVD disc (carrying the "DTS" marking) can be played in Digital Sur-
When a DTS disc is played on a CD, LD or DVD player, noise may be
output from the analog output. It is recommended that you connect the
digital output of the player to the digital input of this unit.
Multi channel music (SRS Circle Surround
SRS Circle surround enables you to listen to multi channel sound from
the stereo source. We assume you have already enjoyed listening to
Dolby digital sound/DTS multi channel sound with your multi speakers.
Now, this time try listening to the stereo source (ex. Audio CD) using
your multi speakers. You may discover a new type of "stereo" sound
through SRS Circle Surround.
New DSP surround modes
The DSP (Digital Signal Processor) used for this receiver incorporates
a variety of high quality adjustable sound fields, like "ARENA" and
"THEATER". It is compatible with almost any kind of program source.
DVD 6-channel input
If you own a DVD player equipped with 6-channel output, this receiver
allows you to obtain the full surround sound impact of DVD source
material featuring multi-channel encoding. Since the source signals are
digital and each channel is input independently, the resulting ambience
is far superior to what can be achieved with conventional surround
Universal IR (InfraRed) remote control
In addition to the basic receiver, the remote control supplied with this
receiver can also operate almost all of your remote controllable audio and
video components. Just follow the simple setup procedure to register the
components you have connected.
The MACRO function lets you perform a series of operations automati-
cally, like turning ON the power of the receiver and connected compo-
nents, switching the input selectors, and starting playback. (Be sure to
register your components before starting the macro set up procedure.
How to use this manual
This manual is divided in to four sections, Preparations, Operations,
Other, and Remote Control.
Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to the
receiver and prepare the surround processor.
We've tried to make setting up your system as easy as possible. However,
since this receiver works with all of your audio and video components,
connecting the system can be fairly complex.
Shows you how to operate the various functions available from the
Shows you additional information such as "In case of difficulty" (trouble-
shooting) and "Specifications".
Remote Control (Separate booklet)
Includes the "Quick Start Guide," which shows you how to operate other
components using the remote control, as well as a detailed explanation
of all remote control operations. Once you have registered your compo-
nents with the proper setup codes, you'll be able to operate both this
receiver and your other AV components (TV, VCR, DVD player, LD player,
CD player, etc.) using the remote control supplied with this receiver.
Before applying the power
Memory back up function
Please note that the following items will be deleted from the unit's
memory if the power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet for
approximately 3 days.
· Power mode.
· Input selector settings.
· Device preset.
· Picture output.
· Speaker ON/OFF
· Volume level.
· BASS, TREBLE, INPUT level.
· Subwoofer ON/OFF.
· Dimmer level.
· Monitor ON/OFF.
· MD/TAPE settings.
· 6CH/2CH input setting.
· Listen mode setting.
· Speaker settings.
· Input mode setting.
· Midnight mode setting.
· Broadcast band.
· Frequency setting.
· Preset stations.
· Tuning mode.