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  • Brand: Pioneer
  • Product: Receiver
  • Model/name: VSX-S520D
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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Before Start
What's in the box .................................................................... 2
Part Names
Front Panel ............................................................................. 3
Rear Panel .............................................................................. 4
Remote Controller .................................................................. 6
Display .................................................................................... 7
Install
1. Speaker Layout .................................................................. 8
2. Connect the Speakers ...................................................... 13
3. Connect the TV ................................................................. 15
4. Connect the HDMI AV Components ................................. 16
5. Connect the Audio Components ....................................... 17
6. Connect Other Cables ...................................................... 18
Initial Setup
Initial Setup with Auto Start-up Wizard ................................. 19
Playback
AV Component Playback ...................................................... 22
Internet Radio ....................................................................... 23
Spotify ................................................................................... 25
Music Server ......................................................................... 26
USB Storage Device ............................................................. 28
AirPlay®
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BLUETOOTH®
Playback ...................................................... 31
Listening to the FM/DAB Radio ............................................ 32
Listening Modes ................................................................... 35
AV Adjust .............................................................................. 44
Supplementary information
Supplementary information for player functions .................... 46
Advanced Setup
System Setup ........................................................................ 47
MCACC ................................................................................. 56
Network/Bluetooth ................................................................. 59
Firmware Update .................................................................. 62
Others
Troubleshooting .................................................................... 65
General Specifications .......................................................... 70
About HDMI .......................................................................... 72
License and Trademark Information ..................................... 73
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AV RECEIVER
VSX-S520D
VSX-S520
Instruction
Manual
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Before Start
What's in the box
0 Connect speakers with 4 Ω to 8 Ω impedance.
0 The power cord must be connected only after all other cable connections are completed.
0 We will not accept responsibility for damage arising from the connection of equipment
manufactured by other companies.
0 Functionality may be introduced by firmware updates and service providers may cease
services, meaning that some network services and content may become unavailable in
the future. Furthermore, available services may vary depending on your area of
residence.
0 Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice.
0 We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio format through a
firmware update for this unit. Refer to our website for more information.
Main unit (1)
Remote controller (RC-933R) (1), batteries (AAA/R03) (2)
Speaker setup microphone (1)
DAB/FM antenna (1) (VSX-S520D)
Indoor FM antenna (1) (VSX-S520)
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Part Names
Front Panel
1. Í STANDBY/ON button: Turns the unit on or into standby mode.
2. Display (P7)
3. Remote control sensor
4. INPUT SELECTOR dial: Switches the input to be played. (BD/DVD / CBL/SAT / GAME /
STRM BOX / CD / TV / PHONO / DAB (VSX-S520D) / FM / NET / USB / BT AUDIO)
5. MASTER VOLUME dial: Allows you to adjust the volume.
6. PHONES jack: Stereo headphones with a mini plug (Ø 3.5 mm) are connected.
7. MCACC SETUP MIC jack: The supplied speaker setup microphone is connected.
8. USB port: A USB storage device is connected so that music files stored in it can be
played. You can also supply power (maximum 5V/1A) to USB devices with a USB cable.
9. FL OFF indicator: This lights when you have pressed DIMMER repeatedly to turn the
display off.
10.NETWORK indicator: When the power of the unit is on, this lights when "NET" is selected
with the input selector and the unit is connected to the network. If the unit is in standby
mode, this lights when functions such as HDMI CEC and Network Standby are enabled.
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Rear Panel
1. ANTENNA DAB / FM jack: Connect the supplied antenna.
2. Wireless antenna: Raise for Wi-Fi connection or when using a BLUETOOTH enabled
device. The diagram shows the movable range for the wireless antenna. Do not try to
force it beyond this range otherwise you may break it.
3. AUDIO IN jacks: Input AV component audio signals with an analog audio cable.
4. SIGNAL GND terminal: The ground wire of the turntable is connected.
5. DIGITAL IN OPTICAL/COAXIAL jacks: Input TV or AV component digital audio signals
with a digital optical cable or digital coaxial cable.
6. Power cord
7. NETWORK port: Connect to the network with an Ethernet cable.
8. HDMI OUT jack: Connect a HDMI cable to transfer video signals and audio signals to a
TV.
9. HDMI IN jacks: Input video signals and audio signals with a HDMI cable connected to an
AV component.
10.SPEAKERS terminals: Connect speakers or passive subwoofers with speaker cables.
11.SUBWOOFER PRE OUT jack: Connect a powered subwoofer with a subwoofer cable.
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1. ANTENNA FM UNBAL 75h jack: Connect the supplied antenna.
2. Wireless antenna: Raise for Wi-Fi connection or when using a BLUETOOTH enabled
device. The diagram shows the movable range for the wireless antenna. Do not try to
force it beyond this range otherwise you may break it.
3. AUDIO IN jacks: Input AV component audio signals with an analog audio cable.
4. SIGNAL GND terminal: The ground wire of the turntable is connected.
5. DIGITAL IN OPTICAL/COAXIAL jacks: Input TV or AV component digital audio signals
with a digital optical cable or digital coaxial cable.
6. Power cord
7. NETWORK port: Connect to the network with an Ethernet cable.
8. HDMI OUT jack: Connect a HDMI cable to transfer video signals and audio signals to a
TV.
9. HDMI IN jacks: Input video signals and audio signals with a HDMI cable connected to an
AV component.
10.SPEAKERS terminals: Connect speakers or passive subwoofers with speaker cables.
11.SUBWOOFER PRE OUT jack: Connect a powered subwoofer with a subwoofer cable.
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Remote Controller
1. Í button: Turns the unit on or into standby mode.
2. Input selector buttons: Switches the input to be played.
3. (AV ADJUST) button: You can perform common settings on the TV screen. (P44)
4. Cursors, ENTER button: Select the item with the cursors and press ENTER to confirm.
5. button: Displays the Home.
6. Volume buttons: Allows you to adjust the volume. This button also cancels the muting.
7. button: Temporarily mutes audio. Press again to cancel muting.
8. Listening mode buttons: Allows you to select the listening mode. (P35)
9. Play buttons: You can start play of the Music Server or USB.
10. button: You can start repeat or random play of the Music Server or USB.
CLEAR button: Deletes all characters you have entered when entering text on the TV
screen.
11. (STATUS) button: Switches the information on the display.
12. button: Returns the display to the previous state during setting.
13.DIMMER button: You can switch the display off or adjust the brightness of the display in
three steps.
14.MODE button: Switches tuning to an FM station between automatic tuning and manual
tuning.
15.+Fav button: Used to register FM/DAB radio stations.
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Display
1. Lights in the following conditions.
HDMI: HDMI signals are input and selected.
ARC: Audio signals from the ARC compatible TV are input and selected.
USB: When "USB" is selected with the input selector and the unit is connected by USB
and the USB device is selected. Flashes if the USB is not properly connected.
NET: When "NET" is selected with the input selector and the unit is connected to the
network. It will flash if the connection to the network is not correct.
DIGITAL: Digital signals are input and the digital input selector is selected.
2. Lights when operating the "NET" or "USB" input selector indicating remote controller
cursor operations are possible in screens showing list of tracks, for example.
3. Lights when headphones are connected.
4. Lights when operating the "NET" or "USB" input selector when tracks are played or
paused.
5. Lights according to the type of input digital audio signals and the listening mode.
6. Lights in the following conditions.
RDS (European models): Receiving RDS broadcasting.
AUTO: When FM tuning mode is auto.
TUNED: Receiving FM radio.
FM STEREO: Receiving FM stereo.
SLEEP: Sleep timer has been set.
ASb: When Auto Standby function is enabled. (P54)
7. Flashes when muting is on.
8. Displays various information of the input signals. Characters that cannot be displayed on
this unit are replaced with asterisks ( * ).
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Install
1. Speaker Layout
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*2
* 1: 22° to 30°, * 2: 120°
5.1 Channel System
Front speakers output front stereo sound and the center
speaker outputs sounds emanating from the center of the
screen, such as dialog and vocals. Surround speakers
create the sound field at the rear. The powered subwoofer
reproduces bass sounds and enriches the sound field. The
optimal positioning for front speakers is at ear height, and for
surround speakers it is just above ear height. The center
speaker should be set up at an angle to face the listening
position. Placing the powered subwoofer between the center
speaker and a front speaker gives you a natural sound even
when playing music.
1,2 Front Speakers
3 Center Speaker
4,5 Surround Speakers
6 Powered Subwoofer
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*1
3´ (0.9 m)
or more
* 1: 22e to 30e
3.1.2 Channel System-1
(Front High Speakers)
This is a 3.1-channel system consisting of front speakers, a
center speaker, and a powered subwoofer, with the addition
of front high speakers, a type of height speaker. Front high
speakers should be situated at least 3y/0.9 m higher than
the front speakers. They should also be put directly above
the front speakers, angled to face the listening position.
0 We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos audio
format through firmware updates for this unit. After this
firmware update, by installing height speakers, you can
select the Dolby Atmos listening mode, which realizes the
most up-to-date 3D sound including overhead sounds,
when the input format is Dolby Atmos. Visit our website
for details about firmware updates.
1,2 Front Speakers
3 Center Speaker
4,5 Front High Speakers
6 Powered Subwoofer
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*1
* 1: 65° to 100°
3.1.2 Channel System-2
(Ceiling Speakers)
This is a 3.1-channel system consisting of front speakers, a
center speaker, and a powered subwoofer, with the addition
of top middle speakers, a type of height speaker. Fit top
middle speakers on the ceiling directly above the listening
position. The distance between each pair should match the
distance between the two front speakers.
0 We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos audio
format through firmware updates for this unit. After this
firmware update, by installing height speakers, you can
select the Dolby Atmos listening mode, which realizes the
most up-to-date 3D sound including overhead sounds,
when the input format is Dolby Atmos. Visit our website
for details about firmware updates.
0 Dolby Laboratories recommends placing this type of
height speakers to obtain the best Dolby Atmos effect.
1,2 Front Speakers
3 Center Speaker
4,5 Top Middle Speakers
6 Powered Subwoofer
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*1
* 1: 22° to 30°
3.1.2 Channel System-3
(Dolby Enabled Speakers (Dolby Speakers))
This is a 3.1-channel system consisting of front speakers, a
center speaker, and a powered subwoofer, with the addition
of Dolby enabled speakers (front), a type of height speaker.
Dolby enabled speakers are special speakers designed to
face the ceiling so that sound is heard after bouncing off the
ceiling so that sound appears to be coming from overhead.
Place Dolby enabled speakers (front) above the front
speakers.
0 We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos audio
format through firmware updates for this unit. After this
firmware update, by installing height speakers, you can
select the Dolby Atmos listening mode, which realizes the
most up-to-date 3D sound including overhead sounds,
when the input format is Dolby Atmos. Visit our website
for details about firmware updates.
1,2 Front Speakers
3 Center Speaker
4,5 Dolby Enabled Speakers (Front)
6 Powered Subwoofer
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Speaker combinations
Speaker Channels FRONT CENTER SURROUND HEIGHT
2.1 ch
3.1 ch
4.1 ch
5.1 ch
2.1.2 ch
3.1.2 ch
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2. Connect the Speakers
a speaker cable, b subwoofer cable
1/2˝
(12 mm)
a
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b
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2
3
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b
Connect the speakers
Refer to the illustration to connect the speaker system.
Twist the wires of the speaker cable tightly before inserting
into the terminals. Make correct connection between the
unit’s jacks and speaker’s jacks (+ to + and – to –) for each
channel. If connection is wrong, a bass sound may become
poor due to reverse phase.
Either a powered subwoofer or passive subwoofer may be
connected. To connect a powered subwoofer, use a
subwoofer cable and connect to the SUBWOOFER PRE
OUT jack. To connect a passive subwoofer, connect to the
SPEAKERS terminals with speaker cables as shown below.
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Make sure the exposed wires of the speakers do not stick
out of the speaker terminals when connecting. If the
exposed wires of the speakers touch the rear panel or the +
and – wires touch each other, the protection circuit will be
activated. (P65)
Setup
0 Settings for the speaker configuration you have
connected need to be made in "1. Full Auto MCACC"
(P20) in Initial Setup.
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3. Connect the TV
a HDMI cable, b digital optical cable
a
b
DIGITAL
OPTICAL OUT
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To ARC TV
For a TV that supports the ARC (Audio Return Channel)
(P72) feature, use an HDMI cable and connect according
to illustration "a". Choose an HDMI IN jack on the TV that
supports ARC when connecting.
To Non-ARC TV
For a TV that does not support the ARC (Audio Return
Channel) feature, connect both the HDMI cable in illustration
"a" and the digital optical cable in "b".
Setup
0 Settings are required to use the ARC function. Select
"Yes" in "4. Audio Return Channel" (P21) in the Initial
Setup.
0 Please refer to the TV’s operation manual for directions
on connections and setup for the TV.
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4. Connect the HDMI AV Components
a HDMI cable
e.g. BD
a
HDMI OUT
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BD/DVD
GAME
a
Cable/Satellite
set-top box
Streaming media
player
This is an example of connection with an AV component
that has an HDMI jack. With connection to an AV
component that conforms with the CEC (Consumer
Electronics Control) standard, you can use features such as
the HDMI CEC feature that links with the input selector, and
the HDMI Standby Through feature which allows you to
play video and audio from AV components on the TV even
when this unit is in standby mode. (P72)
0 To play 4K or 1080p video, use the high speed HDMI
cable.
Setup
0 Settings are required to use the HDMI CEC and HDMI
Standby Through features. (P53) Make settings after
all connections are complete.
0 To enjoy digital surround sound including Dolby Digital,
audio output should be set to "Bitstream output" on the
connected Blu-ray Disc player or other device.
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5. Connect the Audio Components
a digital coaxial cable, b analog audio cable
CD
a
b
Turntable
Connecting a CD player
Use a digital coaxial cable to connect a CD player to the
DIGITAL IN COAXIAL jack.
Connecting a turntable
You can also connect a turntable that has an MM-type
cartridge to the PHONO jack.
0 If the turntable has a built-in audio equalizer, connect it to
an AUDIO IN jack other than the PHONO jack. Further, if
the turntable uses an MC type cartridge, install an audio
equalizer compatible with the MC type cartridge between
the unit and the turntable, then connect to any AUDIO IN
jack other than the PHONO jack.
If the turntable has a ground wire, connect it to the SIGNAL
GND terminal of this unit.
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6. Connect Other Cables
a DAB/FM antenna, b FM indoor antenna, c Ethernet cable, d Power cord
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d
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c
b
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VSX-S520D VSX-S520
(North American
models)
(North American
models)
Antenna Hookup
DAB/FM antenna (VSX-S520D) : Connect the supplied
DAB/FM antenna to the ANTENNA DAB/FM terminal. Make
sure the plug is pushed in all the way, then fix in place by
turning the nut to the right. Use a tack or similar to fix the
antenna to a wall.
FM indoor antenna (VSX-S520) : Connect the supplied FM
indoor antenna to the ANTENNA FM UNBAL 75h terminal.
Move the FM indoor antenna around while playing the radio
to find the position with the best reception.
Network Hookup
Connect this unit to the network using wired LAN or Wi-Fi
(wireless LAN). You can enjoy network features such as
internet radio by connecting the unit to the network. If you
connect by wired LAN, connect with an Ethernet cable to the
NETWORK port as shown in the illustration. To connect by
Wi-Fi, then after selecting "Wireless" in "3. Network
Connection" (P20) in Initial Setup, select the desired
setting method and follow the onscreen instructions to
configure the connection.
Power Cord Hookup
Connect the power cord of this unit only after all other
connections are completed.
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Initial Setup
Initial Setup with Auto Start-up Wizard
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TV's remote controller
Initial Setup starts automatically
1. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
2. Put batteries into the remote controller of this unit.
3. Press Í on the remote controller. When power turns on
for the first time, an Initial Setup screen is automatically
displayed on the TV to allow you to make settings
required for start up.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to select the item with
the cursors of the remote controller and press ENTER to
confirm your selection.
0 To return to the previous screen, press .
To redo Initial Setup: If you terminate the procedure on the
way or want to change a setting made during Initial Setup,
press on the remote controller, select "Miscellaneous" -
"Initial Setup" in the System Setup menu from Home and
press ENTER. To select the language displayed again,
change "OSD Language". (P47)
Initial Setup
Language Select
English
Deutsch
Français
Español
Italiano
Nederlands
Svenska
Русский язык
中文
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1. Full Auto MCACC
Place the supplied speaker setup microphone in the
listening position, measure the test tones emitted by the
speakers, then the unit automatically sets the optimum
volume level for each speaker, the crossover frequencies,
and the distance from the listening position. This also
automatically adjusts the equalizers for the speakers and
enables correction of distortion caused by the acoustic
environment of the room.
0 Calibration takes between 3 to 12 minutes to be
completed. The speakers emit the test tone at high
volume during measurement, so be careful of your
surroundings. Keep the room as quiet as possible during
measurement.
0 If the power of this unit suddenly turns off, the wires in the
speaker cables may have touch the rear panel or other
wires and tripped the protection circuit. Twist the wires
again properly and make sure they do not stick out of the
speaker terminals when connecting.
1. Place the supplied speaker setup microphone in the
listening position, and connect to the MCACC SETUP
MIC jack on the main unit.
When putting the speaker setup microphone on a tripod,
refer to the illustration when putting it in place.
0 To cancel Full Auto MCACC partway through,
disconnect the speaker setup microphone.
2. Select the connected speaker configuration.
The image on the screen changes as you choose the
number of channels in "Speaker Channels", so refer to it
when performing the settings. Also use this screen to
select whether you have connected a subwoofer.
0 If you have connected a subwoofer, check the power
and volume of the subwoofer. The low frequencies
played by the subwoofer may not be discernible, so
set its volume to at least halfway.
3. Test tones are emitted by the speakers, and firstly the
unit detects the speakers connected and the noise in the
environment.
4. After the results of the above measurements are
displayed, select "Next", press ENTER on the remote
controller, and the test tones are emitted again, and the
unit automatically makes settings such as the optimum
volume level and the crossover frequency.
5. When the measurement is completed, the measurement
result is displayed.
Press the cursors / on the remote controller to check
the settings. Press ENTER when "Save" is selected to
save the settings.
6. Disconnect the speaker setup microphone.You cannot
use any other menu options while it is connected.
2. Source Connection
Check that each input source is connected correctly. Follow
the guidance, select the input you want to confirm, start play
of the selected player, and confirm that the images appear
on the TV and that sound is played.
3. Network Connection
Set up Wi-Fi connection with an access point such as a
wireless LAN router. There are the following two methods of
connecting by Wi-Fi:
"Scan Networks": Search for an access point from this
unit. Find out the SSID of the access point beforehand.
"Use iOS Device (iOS7 or later)": Share the iOS device's
Wi-Fi settings with this unit.
If you select "Scan Networks", there are a further two
choices of connection method. Check the following.
0 "Enter Password": Enter the password (or key) of the
access point to connect.
0 "Push Button": If the access point has an automatic
connection button, you can connect without entering a
password.
0 If the SSID of the access point is not displayed, then in
the screen listing the SSIDs, select "Other..." with the
MCACC
SETUP MIC
Select how many speakers you have.
5.1 ch
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button on the remote controller and press ENTER, then
follow the on-screen instructions.
Keyboard input: To switch between upper and lower case,
select "A/a" on the screen and press ENTER. To select
whether to mask the password with "*" or display it in plain
text, press +Fav on the remote controller. Pressing CLEAR
will delete all the input characters.
Privacy policy: A confirmation screen asking you to agree
to the privacy policy is displayed during network setting.
Select "Yes" and press ENTER to indicate agreement.
4. Audio Return Channel
If you have connected a TV that supports ARC, select
"Yes". This unit's ARC setting turns on and you can listen to
the TV's audio through this unit.
0 If you select "Yes", the HDMI CEC function is enabled
and power consumption increases during standby.
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Playback
AV Component Playback
Basic operations
Play an AV component or TV connected to this unit with an
HDMI cable or other cable.
1. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
2. Press the input selector (a) on the remote controller with
the same name as the jack to which you connected the
player to switch the input.
For example, press BD/DVD to play the player connected
to the BD/DVD jack. Press TV to listen the TV's sound.
0 Note that when the CEC link function works, the input
switches automatically when you have connected a
CEC compliant TV and player to this unit using HDMI
connection.
3. Start play on the player.
4. Use VOL+/– (b) to adjust the volume.
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Internet Radio
Basic operations
When this unit is connected to a network, you can listen to
TuneIn or other preregistered Internet radio services.
Depending on the internet radio service, the user may need
to register from their computer first.
1. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
2. Press NET on the remote controller.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions, using the cursors to
select radio stations and programs, then press ENTER
(b) to play. Play starts when 100% is displayed for
buffering.
0 To return to the previous screen, press (c).
0 If you cannot select a network service, it will become
selectable when the network function is started.
Regarding TuneIn Radio
To display the TuneIn Radio menu during play, press
ENTER (b) on the remote controller.
Add to My Presets: Registers radio stations being
broadcast and programs in "My Presets". Once registered,
"My Presets" is displayed in the level under TuneIn Radio.
To play, select the program you like from "My Presets".
Remove from My Presets: Removes a radio station or
program from "My Presets" in TuneIn Radio.
Pandora® (U.S. only)
Pandora is a free, personalized Internet radio service that
plays the music you know and helps you discover music
you’ll love. After selecting "Pandora", do the following.
1. Use / (a) on the remote controller to select "I have a
Pandora Account" or "I’m new to Pandora" and then
press ENTER (b).
If you are new to Pandora, select "I’m new to Pandora".
You will see an activation code on your TV screen.
Please write down this code. Go to an Internet connected
computer and point your browser to www.pandora.com/
pioneer. Enter your activation code and then follow the
instructions to create your Pandora account and your
personalized Pandora stations. You can create your
stations by entering your favorite tracks and artists when
prompted. After you have created your account and
stations you can return to your receiver and press
ENTER (b) to begin listening to your personalized
Pandora.
If you have an existing Pandora account, you can add
your Pandora account to your receiver by selecting "I
have a Pandora Account" and logging in with your email
and password.
2. To play a station, use / (a) on the remote controller to
select the station from your station list, and then press
ENTER (b). Playback starts and the playback screen
appears.
Create new station: Enter the name of a track, artist, or
genre and Pandora will create a unique radio station for you
based on the musical qualities of that track, artist, or genre.
Regarding the Pandora Menu: Icons are displayed on the
screen while playing a station. You can do the following by
selecting the icon with / (a) on the remote controller and
pressing ENTER (b).
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(I like this track) :
Give a track “thumbs-up” and Pandora will play more music
like it.
(I don't like this track) :
Give a track “thumbs-down” and Pandora will ban that track
from the current station.
:
Automatically find stations matching your preferences
based on genre, specific artists, and songs, and delete
those stations you don't need.
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Spotify
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Spotify Connect play is possible by connecting this unit to
the same network as a smart phone or tablet. To enable
Spotify Connect, install the Spotify application on your
smartphone or tablet and create a Spotify premium account.
1. Connect the smartphone to the network that this unit is
connected to.
2. Click the Connect icon in the track play screen of the
Spotify app.
3. Select this unit.
4. This unit turns on automatically and the input selector
changes to NET and streaming of Spotify starts.
0 If "Hardware" - "Power Management" - "Network
Standby" is set to "Off" in the System Setup menu from
Home, manually turn the unit on and then press NET on
the remote controller.
0 Refer to the following for Spotify settings:
www.spotify.com/connect/
0 The Spotify software is subject to third party licenses
found here:
www.spotify.com/connect/third-party-licenses
The following remote controller operations are also
possible.
(a) Pressed during play, this button changes the displayed
track information.
(b) This button plays the previous track.
(c) This button lets you start repeat or random playback.
Pressing this button repeatedly cycles through the
repeat modes.
(d) Pressed during play this button pauses playback.
Pressed while paused, and it restarts play.
(e) This button plays the next track.
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Music Server
It is possible to stream music files stored on PCs or NAS
devices connected to the same network as this unit. The
network servers this unit is compatible with are those PCs
with players installed that have the server functionality of
Windows Media® Player 11 or 12, or NAS that are
compatible with home network functionality. You may need
to make some settings in advance to use Windows Media®
Player 11 or 12. Note that only music files registered in the
library of Windows Media® Player can be played.
Configuring Windows Media® Player
∫ Windows Media® Player 11
1. Turn on your PC and start Windows Media® Player 11.
2. In the "Library" menu, select "Media Sharing" to display a
dialog box.
3. Select the "Share my media" check box, and then click
"OK" to display the compatible devices.
4. Select this unit, click "Allow" and put a check mark next to
the icon for this unit.
5. Click "OK" to close the dialog.
0 Depending of the version of Windows Media® Player,
there may be differences in the names of items you can
select.
∫ Windows Media® Player 12
1. Turn on your PC and start Windows Media® Player 12.
2. In the "Stream" menu, select "Turn on media streaming"
to display a dialog box.
0 If media streaming is already turned on, select "More
streaming options..." in the "Stream" menu to list players
in the network, and then go to step 4.
3. Click "Turn on media streaming" to list players in the
network.
4. Select this unit in "Media streaming options" and check
that it is set to "Allow".
5. Click "OK" to close the dialog.
0 Depending of the version of Windows Media® Player,
there may be differences in the names of items you can
select.
Playing
1. Start the server (Windows Media® Player 11, Windows
Media® Player 12, or NAS device) containing the music
files to play.
2. Make sure that the PCs and/or NASs are properly
connected to the same network as this unit.
3. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
4. Press NET on the remote controller.
5. With the cursors on the remote controller, select "Music
Server", and then press ENTER (b).
6. Select the target server with the cursors on the remote
controller and press ENTER (b) to display the items list
screen.
7. With the cursors on the remote controller, select the
music file to play, and then press ENTER (b) to start
playback. To return to the previous screen, press (d).
0 If "No Item." is displayed, check whether the network is
properly connected.
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0 Depending on the server and share settings, the unit may
not recognize it, or may not be able to play its music files.
Furthermore, the unit cannot access pictures and videos
stored on servers.
0 For music files on a server, there can be up to 20,000
tracks per folder, and folders may be nested up to 16
levels deep.
The following remote controller operations are also
possible.
(a) When the folder or file lists are not shown on one screen,
you can change the screen.
(c) Pressed during play, this button changes the displayed
track information. Pressed while a folder or file list is
displayed, this button returns you to the play screen.
(e) This button plays the previous track.
(f) This button lets you start repeat or random playback.
Pressing this button repeatedly cycles through the
repeat modes.
(g) Pressed during play this button pauses playback.
Pressed while paused, and it restarts play.
(h) This button plays the next track.
Controlling Remote Playback from a PC
You can use this unit to play music files stored on your PC
by operating the PC inside your home network. The unit
supports remote playback with Windows Media® Player 12.
1. Turn on your PC and start Windows Media® Player 12.
2. Open the "Stream" menu and check that "Allow remote
control of my Player..." is checked. Click "Turn on media
streaming" to list players in the network.
3. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
4. Select and right-click the music file to play with Windows
Media® Player 12. To remotely play a music file on
another server, open the target server from "Other
Libraries" and select the music file to play.
5. Select this unit in "Play to" to open the "Play to" window
of Windows Media® Player 12 and start playback on the
unit. If your PC is running on Windows® 8.1, click "Play
to", and then select this unit.
If your PC is running on Windows® 10, click "Cast to
Device", and select this unit. Operations during remote
playback are possible from the "Play to" window on the
PC. The playback screen is displayed on the TV
connected to the HDMI output of the unit.
6. Adjust the volume using the volume bar on the "Play to"
window.
0 Sometimes, the volume displayed on the remote
playback window may differ from that appeared on the
display of the unit. Also, when the volume is adjusted
from this unit, this is not reflected in the "Play to" window.
0 Remote playback is not possible when using a network
service or playing music files on a USB storage device.
0 Depending of the version of Windows®, there may be
differences in the names of items you can select.
Supported Audio Formats
This unit supports the following music file formats. Remote
play of FLAC, DSD, and Dolby TrueHD is not supported.
MP3 (.mp3/.MP3):
0 Supported formats: MPEG-1/MPEG-2 Audio Layer-3
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
0 Supported bitrates: Between 8 kbps and 320 kbps and
VBR.
WMA (.wma/.WMA):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
0 Supported bitrates: Between 5 kbps and 320 kbps and
VBR.
0 WMA Pro/Voice/WMA Lossless formats are not
supported
WAV (.wav/.WAV):
WAV files include uncompressed PCM digital audio.
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit
AIFF (.aiff/.aif/.aifc/.afc/.AIFF/.AIF/.AIFC/.AFC):
AIFF files include uncompressed PCM digital audio.
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit
AAC (.aac/.m4a/.mp4/.3gp/.3g2/.AAC/.M4A/.MP4/.3GP/
.3G2):
0 Supported formats: MPEG-2/MPEG-4 Audio
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
0 Supported bitrates: Between 8 kbps and 320 kbps and
VBR.
FLAC (.flac/.FLAC):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit
LPCM (Linear PCM):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 16 bit
Apple Lossless (.m4a/.mp4/.M4A/.MP4):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 16 bit, 24 bit
DSD (.dsf/.dff/.DSF/.DFF):
0 Supported formats: DSF/DSDIFF
0 Supported sampling rates: 2.8 MHz, 5.6 MHz
0 Variable bit-rate (VBR) files are supported. However,
playback times may not be displayed correctly.
0 Remote playback does not support the gapless playback.
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USB Storage Device
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Play music files on a USB storage device.
1. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
2. Plug your USB storage device with the music files into
the USB port on the front of this unit.
3. Press "USB" on the remote controller.
0 If the "USB" indicator flashes on the display, check
whether the USB storage device is plugged in properly.
0 Do not unplug the USB storage device connected to this
unit while "Connecting…" is on the display. This may
cause data corruption or malfunction.
4. Press ENTER (b) on the remote controller in the next
screen. The list of folders and music files on the USB
storage device are displayed. Select the folder with the
cursors and press ENTER (b) to confirm your selection.
0 To return to the previous screen, press (d).
5. With the cursors on the remote controller, select the
music file, and then press ENTER (b) to start playback.
0 The USB port of this unit conforms with the USB 2.0
standard. The transfer speed may be insufficient for
some content you play, which may cause some
interruption in sound.
The following remote controller operations are also
possible.
(a) When the folder or file lists are not shown on one screen,
you can change the screen.
(c) Pressed during play, this button changes the displayed
track information. Pressed while a folder or file list is
displayed, this button returns you to the play screen.
(e) This button plays the previous track.
(f) This button lets you start repeat or random playback.
Pressing this button repeatedly cycles through the
repeat modes.
(g) Pressed during play this button pauses playback.
Pressed while paused, and it restarts play.
(h) This button plays the next track.
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USB Storage Device Requirements
0 Note that operation is not guaranteed with all USB
storage devices.
0 This unit can use USB storage devices that comply with
the USB mass storage device class standard. The unit is
also compatible with USB storage devices using the
FAT16 or FAT32 file system formats.
0 If the USB storage device has been partitioned, each
section will be treated as an independent device.
0 Up to 20,000 tracks per folder can be displayed, and
folders may be nested up to 16 levels deep.
0 USB hubs and USB storage devices with hub functions
are not supported. Do not connect these devices to the
unit.
0 USB storage devices with security function are not
supported on this unit.
0 If you connect a USB hard disk drive to the USB port of
the unit, we recommend that you use its AC adapter to
power it.
0 Media inserted to the USB card reader may not be
available in this function. Furthermore, depending on the
USB storage device, proper reading of the contents may
not be possible.
0 We accept no responsibility whatsoever for the loss or
damage to data stored on a USB storage device when
that device is used with this unit. We recommend that you
back up your important music files beforehand.
Supported Audio Formats
For server playback and playback from a USB storage
device, this unit supports the following music file formats.
Note that sound files that are protected by copyright cannot
be played on this unit.
MP3 (.mp3/.MP3):
0 Supported formats: MPEG-1/MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
0 Supported bitrates: Between 8 kbps and 320 kbps and
VBR.
WMA (.wma/.WMA):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
0 Supported bitrates: Between 5 kbps and 320 kbps and
VBR.
0 WMA Pro/Voice/WMA Lossless formats are not
supported
WAV (.wav/.WAV):
WAV files include uncompressed PCM digital audio.
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit
AIFF (.aiff/.aif/.aifc/.afc/.AIFF/.AIF/.AIFC/.AFC):
AIFF files include uncompressed PCM digital audio.
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit
AAC (.aac/.m4a/.mp4/.3gp/.3g2/.AAC/.M4A/.MP4/.3GP/
.3G2):
0 Supported formats: MPEG-2/MPEG-4 Audio
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
0 Supported bitrates: Between 8 kbps and 320 kbps and
VBR.
FLAC (.flac/.FLAC):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit
Apple Lossless (.m4a/.mp4/.M4A/.MP4):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Quantization bit: 16 bit, 24 bit
DSD (.dsf/.dff/.DSF/.DFF):
0 Supported formats: DSF/DSDIFF
0 Supported sampling rates: 2.8 MHz, 5.6 MHz
Dolby TrueHD (.vr/.mlp/.VR/.MLP):
0 Supported sampling rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 64 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
0 Variable bit-rate (VBR) files are supported. However,
playback times may not be displayed correctly.
0 This unit supports the gapless playback of the USB
storage device in the following conditions.
When playing WAV, FLAC and Apple Lossless, and the
same format, sampling frequency, channels and
quantization bit rate are played continuously
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AirPlay®
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You can wirelessly enjoy the music files on an iPhone®,
iPod touch®, or iPad® connected to the same access point
as this unit.
0 Update the OS version on your iOS device to the latest
version.
1. Connect the iOS device to the access point.
2. Press NET.
3. Tap the AirPlay icon in the control center of the iOS
device and select this unit from the list of devices
displayed, and tap "Done".
4. Play the music files on the iOS device.
0 The default status is for the Network Standby feature to
be on, so when you do steps 3 and 4 above, this unit
automatically comes on and input switches to "NET". To
reduce the amount of power consumed in standby mode,
press the button on the remote controller, then in the
Home menu displayed set "System Setup" – "Hardware"
– "Power Management" – "Network Standby" to "Off".
0 Due to the characteristics of AirPlay wireless technology,
the sound produced on this unit may slightly be behind
the sound played on the AirPlay-enabled device.
You can also play back music files on the computer with
iTunes (Ver. 10.2 or later). Before operation, make sure this
unit and the PC are connected to the same network, then
press NET on this unit. Next, click the AirPlay icon in
iTunes, select this unit from the list of devices displayed,
and start play of a music file.
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BLUETOOTH® Playback
Pairing Playing Back Pairing
1. When you press the button on the remote controller,
"Now Pairing..." is displayed on this unit's display, and the
pairing mode is enabled.
2. Enable (turn on) the BLUETOOTH function of the
BLUETOOTH enabled device, then select this unit from
amongst the devices displayed. If a password is
requested, enter "0000".
0 To connect another BLUETOOTH enabled device, press
and hold the button until "Now Pairing..." is displayed,
then perform step 2 above. This unit can store the data of
up to eight paired devices.
0 The coverage area is 15 meters (48 feet). Note that
connection is not always guaranteed with all
BLUETOOTH enabled devices.
Playing Back
1. When the unit is on, perform the connection procedure
on the BLUETOOTH enabled device.
2. The input selector on this unit automatically switches to
"BT AUDIO".
3. Play the music files. Increase the volume of the
BLUETOOTH enabled device to an appropriate level.
0 Due to the characteristics of BLUETOOTH wireless
technology, the sound produced on this unit may slightly
be behind the sound played on the BLUETOOTH
enabled device.
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Listening to the FM/DAB Radio
Listening to FM Radio
Tuning Automatically
1. Press TUNER on the remote controller repeatedly to
select either "FM" on the display.
2. Press MODE (e) on the remote controller so that "AUTO"
appears on the display.
3. When you press the cursor / buttons (a) on the
remote controller, automatic tuning starts, and searching
stops when a station is found. When tuned into a radio
station, the "TUNED" indicator on the display lights.
When tuned into a stereo FM station, the "FM STEREO"
indicator lights.
0 No sound is output while the "TUNED" indicator is off.
When FM broadcasts reception is poor
Radio waves may be weak depending on the building
structure and environmental conditions. In that case,
perform the procedure as explained below in "Tuning
Manually" to manually select the desired station.
Tuning Manually
1. Press TUNER on the remote controller repeatedly to
select either "FM" on the display.
2. Press MODE (e) on the remote controller to turn off
"AUTO" on the display.
3. While pressing the cursor / buttons (a) on the remote
controller, select the desired radio station.
0 The frequency changes by 1 step each time you press
the button. The frequency changes continuously if the
button is held down and stops when the button is
released. Tune by looking at the display.
To return to the auto tuning mode
Press MODE (e) on the remote controller again so that
"AUTO" appears on the display. The unit tunes
automatically into a radio station.
Frequency step setting (North American models)
Press the button on the remote controller to select
"System Setup" – "Miscellaneous" – "Tuner" – "FM
Frequency Step" and select the frequency step for your
area. Note that when this setting is changed, all radio
presets are deleted.
Using RDS (European models)
RDS stands for Radio Data System and is a method of
transmitting data in FM radio signals. In regions using RDS,
the radio station name is displayed when you tune into a
radio station broadcasting program information. When you
press (b) on the remote controller in this state, you can
use the following functions.
Displaying text information (Radio Text)
1. While the name of the station is being displayed on the
display, press (b) on the remote controller once.
Radio Text (RT) broadcast by the station is displayed
scrolling across the display. "No Text Data" is displayed
when no text information is available.
0 Unusual characters may be displayed when the unit
receives unsupported characters. However, this is not a
malfunction. Also, if the signal from a station is weak,
information may not be displayed.
Search for stations by Program Type
1. While the name of the station is being displayed on the
display, press (b) on the remote controller twice.
2. Press the cursor / buttons (a) on the remote
controller to select the Program Type you want to find,
then press ENTER (a) to start the search.
The Program Types displayed are as follows:
None
News (News reports)
Affairs (Current affairs)
Info (Information)
Sport
Educate (Education)
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Drama
Culture
Science (Science and technology)
Varied
Pop M (Pop music)
Rock M (Rock music)
Easy M (Middle of the road music)
Light M (Light classics)
Classics (Serious classics)
Other M (Other music)
Weather
Finance
Children (Children's programmes)
Social (Social affairs)
Religion
Phone In
Travel
Leisure
Jazz (Jazz music)
Country (Country music)
Nation M (National music)
Oldies (Oldies music)
Folk M (Folk music)
Document (Documentary)
0 The information displayed may sometimes not match the
content being broadcast by the station.
3. When a station is found, the station flashes on the
display. Press ENTER (a) while this is happening to start
receiving that station. If you don't press ENTER (a), the
unit continues to search for another station.
0 If no stations are found, the message "Not Found" is
displayed.
0 Unusual characters may be displayed when the unit
receives unsupported characters. However, this is not a
malfunction. Also, if the signal from a station is weak,
information may not be displayed.
Listening to DAB Digital Radio (VSX-S520D)
1. Press TUNER on the remote controller repeatedly to
select either "DAB" on the display.
0 The very first time you select DAB, the Auto Tuning
function automatically scans the DAB Band 3 for the
multiplexes (i.e., stations) available in your area.
0 Once the scanning process is complete, the first
station that was detected is selected.
0 If a new DAB station is introduced, or you move to a
new area, press the button on the remote
controller, then in the Home menu displayed set
"System Setup" "Miscellaneous" – "Tuner" – "DAB
Auto Scan".
2. Select the desired radio station with the cursors  / 
buttons (a) on the remote controller.
Changing the order stations are displayed
You can sort the abailable stations alphabetically or by
multiplex.
1. Press MODE (e) repeatedly to set the method for sorting
the display order from the following.
Alphabet (default setting) : Sort stations alphabetically.
Multiplex : Sort stations by multiplex.
Displaying DAB Radio Information
1. Press the button (b) repeatedly to display more
information about the selected DAB station.
DLS (Dynamic Label Segment) : When tuned to a
station that's broadcasting DLS text data, the text will
scroll across the display.
Program Type : Displays the type of program.
Bit Rate and Audio Mode : Displays the station's bit rate
and audio mode (Stereo, Mono).
Quality : Displays the signal quality.
0 - 59: Poor reception
60 - 79: Good reception
80 - 100: Excellent reception
Multiplex Name : Displays the name of the current
multiplex.
Multiplex Number and Frequency : Displays the
number and frequency of the current multiplex.
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Presetting a Radio Station
It allows you to register up to 40 of your favorite FM/DAB
stations. Registering radio stations in advance allows you to
tune into your radio station of choice directly.
1. Tune into the radio station you want to register.
2. Press +Fav (d) on the remote controller so that the preset
number on the display flashes.
3. While the preset number is flashing (about 8 seconds),
repeatedly press the cursor / buttons (a) on the
remote controller to select a number between 1 and 40.
4. Press +Fav (d) on the remote controller again to register
the station. When registered, the preset number stops
flashing.
Selecting a Preset Radio Station
1. Press TUNER on the remote controller.
2. Press the cursor / buttons (a) on the remote
controller to select a preset number.
Deleting a Preset Radio Station
1. Press TUNER on the remote controller.
2. Press the cursor / buttons (a) on the remote
controller to select the preset number to delete.
3. After pressing +Fav (d) on the remote controller, press
CLEAR (c) while the preset number is flashing to delete
the preset number.
0 When deleted, the number on the display goes off.
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Listening Modes
Selecting Listening Modes
You can change the listening mode during play by pressing
repeatedly "AUTO/DIRECT" or "SURR".
AUTO/DIRECT button (b)
Press repeatedly and the listening modes suited to the input
signal are switched between "Auto Surround", "Direct" and
"Pure Direct". After selecting one of them, "Auto Surround"
(or "Direct", "Pure Direct") is displayed on the display, then
the most suitable listening mode for the audio format is
selected automatically (Dolby Digital for multi-channel input
signals, Stereo for 2 channel input signals, etc.) and an
indicator such as "Dolby D" is displayed on the display.
The Direct mode shuts down some processing that can
affect sound quality, such as the tone control features, so
you can enjoy even better sound quality. The Pure Direct
mode shuts down even more processes that affects sound
quality, so you get a more faithful reproduction of the
original sound. In this case, the speaker calibration made
with MCACC is disabled.
SURR button (c)
By pressing repeatedly you can select the audio format of
the signals being input and switch between a variety of
listening modes. Select the mode that suits your preference.
The selected listening mode is displayed on the display.
For details on the effects of each of the listening modes see
"Listening Mode Effects" (P36). For listening modes
selectable for each of the audio formats in the input signals,
refer to "Selectable listening modes" (P39).
The listening mode last selected for the source is
remembered for each of the AUTO/DIRECT and SURR
buttons. If content you play is not supported by the listening
mode you selected last, the listening mode that is standard
for that content is selected automatically.
Press (a) repeatedly to switch the display of the main
unit in order of:
b
c
a
The display changes
automatically.
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Listening Mode Effects
Updating of listening modes
We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
audio format through firmware updates for this unit. This
means that the selectable listening modes depend on the
version of firmware.
On firmware version before Dolby Atmos support
0 Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ related modes can be selected.
On firmware version after Dolby Atmos support
0 Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, and Surround Enhancer
can be selected. (Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ -related modes
cannot be selected after updating.) Also, when Surround
Enhancer can be selected, F.S.Surround (Front Stage
Surround) cannot be selected.
On firmware version before DTS:X support
0 You can select Neo:6 Cinema and Neo:6 Music.
On firmware version after DTS:X support
0 You can select DTS:X and DTS Neural:X. (You cannot
select Neo:6 Cinema and Neo:6 Music after updating.)
In alphabetical order
Action
Mode suitable for movies with a lot of action scenes.
AdvancedGame
Mode suitable for game content.
Classical
Suitable for classical or operatic music. This mode
emphasizes the surround channels in order to widen the
stereo image, and simulates the natural reverberation of a
large hall.
Dolby Atmos
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the Dolby Atmos audio format.
The Dolby Atmos audio format has been implemented in
movie theaters equipped with the latest facilities and
enables a revolutionary sound experience in home theaters.
Unlike existing surround systems, Dolby Atmos doesn't rely
on channels, but rather enables the accurate placement of
sound objects that have independent motion in a three-
dimensional space with even greater clarity. Dolby Atmos is
an optional audio format on Blu-ray Discs and achieves a
three-dimensional sound field by introducing a sound field
above the listener.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
Dolby D (Dolby Digital)
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the Dolby Digital audio format.
Dolby Digital is a multi-channel digital format developed by
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. widely adopted for use in movie
production. It is also a standard audio format on DVD-Video
and Blu-ray Discs. It is possible to record a maximum of 5.1
channels on a DVD-Video or Blu-ray Disc; two front
channels, a center channel, two surround channels, and the
LFE channel dedicated to the bass region (sound elements
for the subwoofer).
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via digital
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
Dolby Di (Dolby Digital Plus)
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the Dolby Digital Plus audio format.
The Dolby Digital Plus format is a revision based on Dolby
Digital, increasing the number of channels and endeavoring
to improve sound quality by giving more flexibility in data bit
rates. Dolby Digital Plus is used as an optional audio format
on Blu-ray Discs, based on 5.1ch, but with additional
channels such as the surround back channel added for a
Input source & volume
Listening mode
Signal format
Sampling frequency
Input signal resolution
The display changes few
seconds later.
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maximum of 7.1ch.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
Dolby PL Ⅱ (Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ )
These listening modes allow you to expand the playback
signal to 5.1 channels to suit the connected speaker
configuration when the input signal is 2 channel.
Broadening the sound field provides you with a seamless
sound with more depth and realism. Along with CD and
movie sources, games can also benefit from the vivid sound
localization. Choose from a mode ideal for movies (Movie),
a mode ideal for music (Music), and a mode ideal for
gaming (Game).
Dolby Surround
These listening modes allow you to expand the playback
signal to multiple channels to suit the connected speaker
configuration when the input signal is 2 channel or 5.1
channel. Along with past speaker setups, this is also
compatible with playback systems for Dolby Atmos that
include Dolby speaker technology.
Dolby TrueHD
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the Dolby TrueHD audio format.
The Dolby TrueHD audio format is a reversible format
expanded based on the lossless compression technology
referred to as MLP, and it makes it possible to faithfully
reproduce the master audio recorded in the studio. Dolby
TrueHD is used as an optional audio format on Blu-ray
Discs, based on 5.1ch, but with additional channels such as
the surround back channel added for a maximum of 7.1ch.
7.1ch is recorded at 96 kHz/24bit, and 5.1ch is recorded at
192 kHz/24bit.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
Drama
Suitable for TV shows produced in a TV studio. This mode
enhances the surround effects to the entire sound to give
clarity to voices and create a realistic acoustic image.
DSD
Mode suitable for playing sources recorded in DSD.
0 This unit supports DSD signals input through HDMI IN.
However, depending on the connected player, better
sound is possible when output from the PCM output of
the player.
0 This listening mode cannot be selected if the output
setting on your Blu-ray Disc/DVD player is not set to
DSD.
DTS
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the DTS audio format.
The DTS audio format is a multi-channel digital format
developed by DTS, Inc. This format is an optional audio
format on DVD-Video and a standard on Blu-ray Discs. It
enables recording of 5.1 channels; two front channels, a
center channel, two surround channels, and the LFE
channel dedicated to the bass region (sound elements for
the subwoofer). The content is recorded with a rich volume
of data, with maximum sampling rate of 48 kHz at a
resolution of 24 bits and a bit rate of 1.5 Mbps.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via digital
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
DTS 96/24
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the DTS 96/24 audio format.
The DTS 96/24 format is an optional audio format on DVD-
Video and Blu-ray Discs. It enables recording of 5.1
channels; two front channels, a center channel, two
surround channels, and the LFE channel dedicated to the
bass region (sound elements for the subwoofer). Detailed
reproduction is achieved by recording the content at a
sampling rate of 96 kHz at a resolution of 24 bits.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via digital
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
DTS Express
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the DTS Express audio format.
DTS Express is used as an optional audio format on Blu-ray
Discs, based on 5.1ch, but with channels such as the
surround back channel added for a maximum of 7.1ch. It
also supports low bit rates.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
DTS-HD HR (DTS-HD High Resolution Audio)
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the DTS-HD High Resolution Audio audio format.
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio is used as an optional
audio format on Blu-ray Discs, based on 5.1ch, but with
additional channels such as the surround back channel
added for a maximum of 7.1ch. It can be recorded at a
sampling rate of 96 kHz with a resolution of 24 bits.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
DTS-HD MSTR (DTS-HD Master Audio)
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the DTS-HD Master Audio audio format.
DTS-HD Master Audio is used as an optional audio format
on Blu-ray Discs, based on 5.1ch, but with additional
channels such as the surround back channel added for a
maximum of 7.1ch, recorded using lossless audio
reproduction technology. 96 kHz/24bit is supported with
7.1ch, and 192 kHz/24bit is supported with 5.1ch.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
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cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
DTS Neo:6
These listening modes allow you to expand the playback
signal to 5.1 channels to suit the connected speaker
configuration when the input signal is 2 channel. It offers
full-bandwidth on all channels, with great independence
between the channels. There are two variants for this mode:
Neo:6 Cinema which is ideal for movies and Neo:6 Music
which is ideal for music.
DTS Neural:X
This listening mode allows you to expand the playback
signal to suit the connected speaker configuration when the
input signal is 2 channels or 5.1 channels.
DTS:X
This mode faithfully reproduces the sound design recorded
in the DTS:X audio format.
The DTS:X audio format is a combination of the mixing
methodology based on past channel based formats and
object based dynamic audio mixing, and it is characterized
by the precise positioning of sounds and the ability to
express movement.
0 To enable transfer of this audio format, connect via HDMI
cable and set audio output on the player to bitstream
output.
Ent.Show (Entertainment Show)
Suitable for rock or pop music. Listening to music in this
mode creates a lively sound field with a powerful acoustic
image, like being at a club or rock concert.
Ext.Mono (Extended Mono)
In this mode, all speakers output the same sound in mono,
so the sound you hear is the same regardless of where you
are within the listening room.
In this mode, sound localization is distinct with emphasis on
bass.
Ext.Stereo (Extended Stereo)
Ideal for background music, this mode fills the entire
listening area with stereo sound from the front, surround,
and surround back speakers.
F.S.Surround (Front Stage Surround)
In this mode, you can enjoy a virtual playback of
multichannel surround sound even with only two or three
speakers. This works by controlling how sounds reach the
listener's left and right ears.
Mono
Use this mode when watching an old movie with a mono
soundtrack, or use it to separately reproduce soundtracks in
two different languages recorded in the left and right
channels of some movies. It is also suitable for DVDs or
other sources containing multiplexed audio.
Multich PCM (Multichannel PCM)
Mode suitable for playing sources recorded in multichannel
PCM.
Rock/Pop
Mode suitable for rock content.
Sports
Mode suitable for sport content.
Stereo
In this mode, sound is output from the front left and right
speakers and subwoofer.
Surround Enhancer
This mode allows you to enjoy sound with a rich sound field,
enveloping you naturally without relying on reflections from
walls. A virtual surround channel is created to give you a
broader sound field.
Unplugged
Suitable for acoustic instruments, vocals and jazz. This
mode emphasizes the front stereo image, giving the
impression of being right in front of the stage.
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Selectable listening modes
You can select a variety of listening modes to suit the audio
format of the signal being input.
0 The Stereo mode can be selected with any audio format.
0 Listening modes available when headphones are
connected are: Pure Direct and Stereo.
Updating of listening modes
We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
audio format through firmware updates for this unit. This
means that the selectable listening modes depend on the
version of firmware.
On firmware version before Dolby Atmos support
0 Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ -related modes can be selected.
On firmware version after Dolby Atmos support
0 Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, and Surround Enhancer
can be selected. (Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ -related modes
cannot be selected after updating.) Also, when Surround
Enhancer can be selected, F.S.Surround (Front Stage
Surround) cannot be selected.
On firmware version before DTS:X support
0 You can select Neo:6 Cinema and Neo:6 Music.
On firmware version after DTS:X support
0 You can select DTS:X and DTS Neural:X. (You cannot
select Neo:6 Cinema and Neo:6 Music after updating.)
Input Format Listening Mode
Analog Stereo
Mono
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
PL Ⅱ Movie1
PL Ⅱ Music1
PL Ⅱ Game1
Neo:6 Cinema1
Neo:6 Music1
DTS Neural:X
Classical2
Unplugged2
Ent.Show2
Drama2
AdvancedGame2
Action2
Rock/Pop2
Sports2
Ext.Stereo1
Ext.Mono1
F.S.Surround
1: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
2: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
PCM
Music files (except DSD/
Dolby TrueHD)
Stereo
Mono
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
PL Ⅱ Movie1
PL Ⅱ Music1
PL Ⅱ Game1
Neo:6 Cinema1
Neo:6 Music1
DTS Neural:X
Classical2
Unplugged2
Ent.Show2
Drama2
AdvancedGame2
Action2
Rock/Pop2
Sports2
Ext.Stereo1
Ext.Mono1
F.S.Surround
1: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
2: Surround speakers need to be installed.
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Input Format Listening Mode
Multich PCM Stereo
Multich PCM1
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
DTS Neural:X
Classical2
Unplugged2
Ent.Show2
Drama2
AdvancedGame2
Action2
Rock/Pop2
Sports2
Ext.Stereo1
Ext.Mono1
F.S.Surround
1: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
2: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
DSD Stereo
DSD12
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
DTS Neural:X
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is monaural or
2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
Dolby Atmos Stereo
Dolby Atmos
Surround Enhancer
Classical
Unplugged
Ent.Show
Drama
AdvancedGame
Action
Rock/Pop
Sports
Ext.Stereo
Ext.Mono
F.S.Surround
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Input Format Listening Mode
Dolby D Stereo
Dolby D12
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
Dolby D+ Stereo
Dolby D+123
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
PL Ⅱ Movie4
PL Ⅱ Music4
PL Ⅱ Game4
Neo:6 Cinema4
Neo:6 Music4
Classical5
Unplugged5
Ent.Show5
Drama5
AdvancedGame5
Action5
Rock/Pop5
Sports5
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Dolby D+ cannot be selected if the input source is Blu-ray
Disc. You can select the Dolby D listening mode instead.
4: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
5: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
Dolby TrueHD Stereo
Dolby TrueHD12
Dolby Surround
Surround Enhancer
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
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Input Format Listening Mode
DTS Stereo
DTS12
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
DTS Neural:X
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
DTS 96/24 Stereo
DTS 96/2412
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
DTS Neural:X
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
DTS Express Stereo
DTS Express12
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
DTS Neural:X
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
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Input Format Listening Mode
DTS-HD HR Stereo
DTS-HD HR12
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
DTS Neural:X
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
DTS-HD MSTR Stereo
DTS-HD MSTR12
PL Ⅱ Movie3
PL Ⅱ Music3
PL Ⅱ Game3
Neo:6 Cinema3
Neo:6 Music3
DTS Neural:X
Classical4
Unplugged4
Ent.Show4
Drama4
AdvancedGame4
Action4
Rock/Pop4
Sports4
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Cannot be selected when the input format is 2 ch.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
3: Can only be selected when the input format is 2 ch and a
center speaker or surround speakers are installed.
4: Surround speakers need to be installed.
Input Format Listening Mode
DTS:X Stereo
DTS:X
Classical1
Unplugged1
Ent.Show1
Drama1
AdvancedGame1
Action1
Rock/Pop1
Sports1
Ext.Stereo2
Ext.Mono2
F.S.Surround
1: Surround speakers need to be installed.
2: A center speaker or surround speakers need to be installed.
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AV Adjust
By pressing the button on the remote controller during
play, you can adjust frequently used settings, such as the
sound quality, using on-screen menus. Note that there is no
display on the TV screen when the input selector is "CD",
"TV", "PHONO", or "TUNER", so follow the display while
doing the operations.
1. Press on the remote controller.
2. After the AV Adjust is displayed, select the content with
/ on the remote controller and press ENTER to
confirm your selection.
0 Change the initial values for each of the settings with the
cursors /.
0 To return to the previous screen, press .
3. To exit the settings, press .
∫ Tone
Bass: Enhance or moderate the bass range of the speaker.
Treble: Enhance or moderate the treble range of the
speaker.
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Direct or Pure
Direct.
∫ Level
Center: Adjust the speaker level of the center speaker
while listening to some sound.
Subwoofer: Adjust the speaker level of the subwoofer
while listening to some sound.
0 The adjustment you made will be reset to the previous
status when you turn the unit to standby mode.
∫ MCACC
MCACC EQ: Enable or disable the equalizer function that
corrects for distortion caused by the acoustic environment
of the room.
0 This setting cannot be selected if Full Auto MCACC
setting has not been performed.
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Pure Direct.
Manual EQ Select: Select "Preset 1" to "Preset 3"
configured in "MCACC" - "Manual MCACC" - "EQ Adjust"
(P56) in the Home. The same sound field setting is
applied all ranges when set to "Off".
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Pure Direct.
Phase Control: Correct phase disturbance in the low range
to enhance the bass. This enables you to achieve powerful
bass reproduction that is faithful to the original sound.
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Pure Direct.
Theater Filter: Adjust the soundtrack that was processed to
enhance its high pitch range, in order to make it suitable for
home theater. This function can be used in the following
listening modes: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby PL
II Movie, Dolby Surround, Dolby TrueHD, Multichannel,
DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD
Master Audio, DTS Neural:X, DTS Express, Neo:6 Cinema,
and DSD.
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Direct or Pure
Direct.
∫ Other
Sound Delay: If the video is behind the audio, you can
delay the audio to offset the gap. Different settings can be
set for each input selector.
Sound Retriever: Improve the quality of the compressed
audio. Playback sound of lossy compressed files such as
MP3 will be improved. The setting can be separately set to
each input selector. The setting is effective in the signals of
1
BD/DVD
AV Adjust
Tone
Level
MCACC
Other
Bass
Treble
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48 kHz or less. The setting is not effective in the bitstream
signals.
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Direct or Pure
Direct.
DRC: Make small sounds easily heard. It is useful when you
need to reduce the volume while watching a movie late
night. You can enjoy the effect only when playing Dolby
series and DTS series input signals.
0 It cannot be set if the listening mode is Direct or Pure
Direct.
0 The setting cannot be used in the following cases.
– If "System Setup" - "Audio Adjust" - "Dolby" -
"Loudness Management" (P51) in the Home is set
to "Off" when playing Dolby Digital Plus or Dolby
TrueHD
– When the input signal is DTS and "Dialog Control" is
other than 0 dB
Panorama: Broaden the sound field laterally when playing
in the Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ Music listening mode.
Dimension: Adjust the depth of the sound field in the front
to back direction when playing in the Dolby Pro Logic Ⅱ
Music listening mode. Set a small number to move the
sound towards the front. Set a large number to move the
sound back.
Center Width: Adjust the width of the front sound field
when playing in the Dolby Pro LogicⅡMusic listening mode.
Set a small number to concentrate sound in the middle. Set
a large number to distribute the central sound out to the left
and right.
Dialog Control: You can increase the dialog portion of the
audio in 1 dB steps up to 6 dB so that you can make dialog
easier to hear over background noise.
0 This cannot be set for content other than DTS:X.
0 The effect may not be selectable with some content.
Center Image: Adjust the width of the front sound field
when playing in the DTS Neo:6 Music listening mode. Set a
small number to concentrate sound in the middle. Set a
large number to distribute the central sound out to the left
and right.
We plan to provide support for the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
audio format through firmware updates for this unit. This
means that the selectable listening modes depend on the
version of firmware.
On firmware version before Dolby Atmos support
0 Panorama, Dimension, Center Width can be set.
On firmware version after Dolby Atmos support
0 You cannot set Panorama, Dimension, Center Width after
updating.
On firmware version before DTS:X support
0 Center Image can be set.
On firmware version after DTS:X support
0 You can set Dialog Control. (You cannot set Center
Image after updating.)
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Supplementary information
Supplementary information for player functions
Due to firmware (the software for the system) updates after
you make your purchase or firmware changes during
production of the product, there may be additions or
changes to the features available compared to what is in the
instruction manual.
For information about player functions that have been
added or changed, see the following references.
Supplementary information for player functions
>>> Click here <<<
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Advanced Setup
System Setup
The unit allows you to configure advanced settings to provide you with an even better experience.
1. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to the unit.
2. Press on the remote controller to display the Home screen, then select System Setup
with the cursors on the remote controller and press ENTER.
3. Select the item with the cursor  /  /  /  buttons of the remote controller and press
ENTER to confirm your selection.
0 Change the initial values for each of the settings with the cursors  / .
0 To return to the previous screen, press .
4. To exit the settings, press .
Input/Output Assign
∫ TV Out / OSD
1 2
TV's remote controller
1080p -> 4K Upscaling When using a TV that supports 4K, video signals input at 1080p
can be automatically upscaled to 4K for output.
"Off (Default Value)": When not using this function
"Auto": Use this function
0 Select "Off" if your TV does not support 4K.
Super Resolution When you have set "1080p -> 4K Upscaling" to "Auto", you can
select the degree of video signal correction from "Off" and
between "1" (weak) and "3" (strong).
OSD Language Select the on-screen display language.
(North American models) English, German, French, Spanish,
Italian, Dutch, Swedish
(European models) English, German, French, Spanish, Italian,
Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Chinese
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∫ HDMI Input
You can change input assignment between the input selectors and HDMI IN jacks.
∫ Digital Audio Input
You can change input assignment between the input selectors and DIGITAL IN COAXIAL/
OPTICAL jacks. If you do not assign a jack, select "-----".
0 Supported sampling rates for PCM signals (stereo, mono) from a digital input are 32kHz,
44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz/16bit, 20bit, and 24bit.
∫ Analog Audio Input
You can change input assignment between the input selectors and AUDIO IN jacks. If you
do not assign a jack, select "-----".
Impose OSD Set whether or not to display the information on the TV when the
volume is adjusted or input is changed, for example.
"On (Default Value)": OSD displayed on the TV
"Off": OSD not displayed on the TV
0 OSD may not be displayed depending on the input signal
even if "On" is selected. If the operation screen is not
displayed, change the resolution of the connected device.
Screen Saver Set the time to start the screen saver.
Select a value from "3 minutes (Default Value)", "5 minutes", "10
minutes" and "Off".
BD/DVD "HDMI 1 (HDCP 2.2)" to "HDMI 4 (HDCP 2.2)": Assign a desired
HDMI IN jack to the BD/DVD input selector. If you do not assign
a jack, select "-----". To select an HDMI IN jack already assigned
to another input selector, change the input selector setting to "---
--" first. (Default Value is "HDMI 1 (HDCP 2.2)")
CBL/SAT "HDMI 1 (HDCP 2.2)" to "HDMI 4 (HDCP 2.2)": Assign a desired
HDMI IN jack to the CBL/SAT input selector. If you do not assign
a jack, select "-----". To select an HDMI IN jack already assigned
to another input selector, change the input selector setting to "---
--" first. (Default Value is "HDMI 2 (HDCP 2.2)")
GAME "HDMI 1 (HDCP 2.2)" to "HDMI 4 (HDCP 2.2)": Assign a desired
HDMI IN jack to the GAME input selector. If you do not assign a
jack, select "-----". To select an HDMI IN jack already assigned to
another input selector, change the input selector setting to "-----"
first. (Default Value is "HDMI 4 (HDCP 2.2)")
STRM BOX "HDMI 1 (HDCP 2.2)" to "HDMI 4 (HDCP 2.2)": Assign a desired
HDMI IN jack to the STRM BOX input selector. If you do not
assign a jack, select "-----". To select an HDMI IN jack already
assigned to another input selector, change the input selector
setting to "-----" first. (Default Value is "HDMI 3 (HDCP 2.2)")
BD/DVD "COAXIAL", "OPTICAL ": Assign a desired DIGITAL IN jack to
the BD/DVD input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
CBL/SAT "COAXIAL", "OPTICAL ": Assign a desired DIGITAL IN jack to
the CBL/SAT input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
GAME "COAXIAL", "OPTICAL ": Assign a desired DIGITAL IN jack to
the GAME input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
STRM BOX "COAXIAL", "OPTICAL ": Assign a desired DIGITAL IN jack to
the STRM BOX input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
CD "COAXIAL", "OPTICAL ": Assign a desired DIGITAL IN jack to
the CD input selector. (Default Value is "COAXIAL")
TV "COAXIAL", "OPTICAL ": Assign a desired DIGITAL IN jack to
the TV input selector. (Default Value is "OPTICAL")
BD/DVD "AUDIO 1" to "AUDIO 2": Assign a desired AUDIO IN jack to the
BD/DVD input selector. (Default Value is "AUDIO 1")
CBL/SAT "AUDIO 1" to "AUDIO 2": Assign a desired AUDIO IN jack to the
CBL/SAT input selector. (Default Value is "AUDIO 2")
GAME "AUDIO 1" to "AUDIO 2": Assign a desired AUDIO IN jack to the
GAME input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
STRM BOX "AUDIO 1" to "AUDIO 2": Assign a desired AUDIO IN jack to the
STRM BOX input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
CD "AUDIO 1" to "AUDIO 2": Assign a desired AUDIO IN jack to the
CD input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
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Speaker
You can make changes to the connection environment of the speakers and change the
volume level. Settings are automatically configured if you use Full Auto MCACC. This setting
cannot be selected if headphones are connected or audio is output from the speakers of the
TV because "Hardware" - "HDMI" - "Audio TV Out" is set to "On".
∫ Configuration
∫ Crossover
TV "AUDIO 1" to "AUDIO 2": Assign a desired AUDIO IN jack to the
TV input selector. (Default Value is "-----")
Speaker Channels Select from "2.1 ch", "3.1 ch", "4.1 ch", "5.1 ch (default value)",
"2.1.2 ch", or "3.1.2 ch" to suit the number of speaker channels
connected.
Subwoofer Set whether a subwoofer is connected or not.
"Yes (Default Value)": When subwoofer is connected
"No": When subwoofer is not connected
Height Speaker Set the speaker type if height speakers are connected to the
SURROUND terminals. Select from "Front High", "Top Middle
(default value)", or "Dolby Speaker (Front)" to suit the type and
layout of the connected speakers.
0 If an item cannot be selected even though connection is
correct, check that the settings in "Speaker Channels"
matches the number of connected channels.
Front Set the low range capabilities for each channel by setting either
small or large.
"Small (Default Value)": For small speakers whose low range
capabilities may be limited
"Large": For full-range speakers with sufficient low range
capabilities
0 If "Configuration" - "Subwoofer" is set to "No", "Front" will be
fixed to "Large" and the low pitched range of the other
channels will be output from the front speakers. Refer to the
instruction manual of your speakers to make the setting.
Center Set the low range capabilities for each channel by setting either
small or large.
"Small (Default Value)": For small speakers whose low range
capabilities may be limited
"Large": For full-range speakers with sufficient low range
capabilities
0 When "Front" is set to "Small", this is set to "Small".
0 If an item cannot be selected even though connection is
correct, check that the settings in "Configuration" - "Speaker
Channels" matches the number of connected channels.
Height Set the low range capabilities for each channel by setting either
small or large.
"Small (default value)": For small speakers whose low range
capabilities may be limited
"Large": For full-range speakers with sufficient low range
capabilities
0 When "Front" is set to "Small", this is set to "Small".
0 If an item cannot be selected even though connection is
correct, check that the settings in "Configuration" - "Speaker
Channels" matches the number of connected channels.
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∫ Distance
Set the distance from each speaker to the listening position.
0 Default values vary depending on the regions.
0 Distance units can be switched by pressing MODE on the remote controller. When the
unit is set as feet, you can set between 0.1 ft and 30.0 ft in increments of 0.1ft. When the
unit is set as meters, you can set between 0.03 m and 9.00 m in increments of 0.03 m.
∫ Channel Level
Surround Set the low range capabilities for each channel by setting either
small or large.
"Small (Default Value)": For small speakers whose low range
capabilities may be limited
"Large": For full-range speakers with sufficient low range
capabilities
0 When "Front" is set to "Small", this is set to "Small".
0 If an item cannot be selected even though connection is
correct, check that the settings in "Configuration" - "Speaker
Channels" matches the number of connected channels.
Crossover When there are speakers that have been set to "Small", set the
Hz under which you would like other speakers to play bass, and
also set Hz under which you would like the LFE (low frequency
effect) to play the bass.
0 The value from "50Hz" to "200Hz" can be set. (Default Value
is "80Hz")
Double Bass This can be selected only when "Configuration" - "Subwoofer" is
set to "Yes" and "Front" is set to "Large".
Boost bass output by feeding bass sounds from the front left and
right, and center speakers to the subwoofer.
"On": Bass output will be boosted
"Off": Bass output will not be boosted
0 The setting will not automatically be configured even if you
performed Full Auto MCACC.
Front Left Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Center Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Front Right Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Height Left Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Height Right Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Surround Right Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Surround Left Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Subwoofer Specify the distance between each speaker and the listening
position. (Default Value is "10.0ft/3.00m")
Front Left Select a value between "-12 dB" and "+12 dB" (in 1 dB
increments). A test tone will be output each time you change the
value. Select the desired level (Default Value is "0 dB").
Center Select a value between "-12 dB" and "+12 dB" (in 1 dB
increments). A test tone will be output each time you change the
value. Select the desired level (Default Value is "0 dB").
Front Right Select a value between "-12 dB" and "+12 dB" (in 1 dB
increments). A test tone will be output each time you change the
value. Select the desired level (Default Value is "0 dB").
Height Left Select a value between "-12 dB" and "+12 dB" (in 1 dB
increments). A test tone will be output each time you change the
value. Select the desired level. (Default Value is "0 dB")
Height Right Select a value between "-12 dB" and "+12 dB" (in 1 dB
increments). A test tone will be output each time you change the
value. Select the desired level. (Default Value is "0 dB")

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