FRONT PANEL VIEW
POWER switch (for all models other than
USA, Canadian and Australian models)
Press to turn on and off the main power supply for
the TX-NR801/TX-NR801E. When the TX-NR801/
TX-NR801E is turned on with the POWER switch,
the ST ANDBY indicator lights.
* Before turning on the power, check to mak e sure
that all cords are properly connected.
* When the power is turned on, a sudden surge of cur-
rent will occur that may adv ersely af fect the opera-
tion of other devices.To prevent this, do not plug the
TX-NR801/TX-NR801E into the same circuit used
by sensitive equipment, e.g., computers.
If pressed with the POWER switch turned on (with
the receiver plugged in for USA, Canadian and Aus-
tralian models), the TX-NR801/TX-NR801E turns
on and the display lights up. If pressed again, the
TX-NR801/TX-NR801E returns to the standby state.
In the standby state, the display is turned of f and the
TX-NR801/TX-NR801E cannot be operated.
Lights when the TX-NR801/TX-NR801E is in the
standby state and when a signal is received from the
AUDIO SELECTOR button
Press to select the type of audio input signal.
DIRECT/PURE AUDIO button
Press to switch between the direct and pure audio
Remote control sensor
Press to display information about the current input
source signal. Each time you press the DISPLAY
button, the screen changes to show you dif ferent
information concerning the input signal.
DIMMER button (Other than European
Press to set the brightness of the front display.
three settings available: normal, dark, and very dark.
The brightness of the front display can also be
changed using the remote controller
RT/PTY/TP button (European models only)
This b utton is only available on European models.
Press this button to tune into the Radio Data System
(RDS) for FM broadcasting. RDS was de veloped
within the European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
and is available in most European countries. Each
time the button is pressed, the display changes from
RT(radio te xt) to PTY (program type) to TP (traffic
program) and then back to RT again.
Selects for the stereo listening mode.
Selects for the Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Neo:6,
Dolby Digital, or DTS listening modes.
Selects for the THX listening mode.
Switches to the DSP (Digital Signal Processing) modes.
Press to assign the radio station to which you are
currently tuned to a preset channel or press to delete
a previously preset station.
FM MODE button
Press to change the stereo mode from AUTO to
MONO and vice versa. Each time this button is
pressed, the AUTO indication turns on and of f indicat-
ing the current mode. If you are listening to an FM
radio station in stereo and the sound cuts out or there is
a great deal of noise, switch from AUTO to MONO.
To tune into a radio station, press the TUNING
buttons.The tuner frequenc y is displayed in the
front display and it can be changed in 100-kHz (or
50-kHz) increments for FM and 10-kHz (or 9-kHz)
increments for AM.
When FM is selected as the input source, you can hold
down either the TUNING
button and then
release it to activate the auto-search feature. It will
search for a station in the direction of the button you
pressed and stop when it tunes into one. When navigat-
ing through the menu settings, these buttons move the
cursor up or do wn (or change the highlighted item).
To select a radio station that was stored using the
MEMORY button, press the PRESET
When navigating through the menu settings, these
buttons select the v alue or item that you selected
When you press the SETUP button, the TUNING
and PRESET buttons become cursor buttons to be
used for Setup Menu operations.
REC OUT/ZONE 2/OFF buttons
These buttons allow you to use the TX-NR801/
TX-NR801E to output to a remote zone (Zone 2) or
to another component for recording (Rec Out). Press
the REC OUT button to output the audio and video
signals to a recording component for recording. Press
the ZONE 2 button to enjo y the output from the
TX-NR801/TX-NR801E in a dif ferent room, which is
referred to as the remote zone (Zone 2).
When either button is pressed, the currently selected
input source for recording or outputting to the remote
zone is displayed in the front panel display. If
"SOURCE" is displayed, then the same input source
as that selected for the main zone will be output.