About this unit
! Following functions cannot be operated when
DVH-P7000R, DVH-P5000MP or AVH-
P6500DVD is connected to this unit.
Using the down-mix function
Using the Dolby Pro Logic B
Selecting the time alignment adjustment
Using the auto-equalizer
Auto TA and EQ (auto-time alignment and
Resetting the audio functions
! If DVH-P7000R, DVH-P5000MP or AVH-
P6500DVD is connected to this unit, operation
of following function is limited.
Selecting a cross-over frequency
About this units optical input
This unit provides two optical inputs, however,
units that can be connected to each input are
limited. Refer to following chart, and use the
optical inputs correctly. Otherwise, this unit
may not operate properly.
Optical 1 input
Optical 2 input
Optical 2 input is not available.
! Only the system with AVH-P6600DVD can
use both optical 1 input and optical 2 input.
Otherwise, optical 2 input is not available.
Dolby Digital/DTS compatibility
When using this unit with a Pioneer DVD
player, you can enjoy the atmosphere and exci-
tement provided by DVD movie and music
software featuring 5.1 channel recordings.
! Manufactured under license from Dolby La-
boratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
! DTS and DTS Digital Surround are regis-
tered trademarks of Digital Theater Sys-
About this manual
This unit features a number of sophisticated
functions ensuring superior reception and op-
eration. All the functions have been designed
for the easiest possible use, but many are not
self-explanatory. This operation manual will
help you benefit fully from this units potential
and to maximize your listening enjoyment.
We recommend that you familiarize yourself
with the functions and their operation by read-
ing through the manual before you begin
using this unit. It is especially important that
you read and observe precautions noted on
the next page and in other sections.
Before You Start