UAL
Home Theater Package
(Subwoofer Integrated Receiver + Speaker)
YHT-S400
(SR-300 + NS-BR300)
For further information, refer to “Owner’s Manual” in the supplied CD-ROM.
To use the CD-ROM, click on “English” in the screen displayed automatically when you insert the CD-ROM into your PC. Then follow the on-screen
instructions. If the screen is not displayed automatically, open the “index.html” in the CD-ROM.
Caution: Do not attempt to play this CD-ROM on an audio CD player.
Quick Reference Guide
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO
NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
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Explanation of Graphical Symbols
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence
of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
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The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle
is intended to alert you to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the appliance.
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IMPORTANT
Please record the serial number of this unit in the space below.
MODEL:
Serial No.:
The serial number is located on the rear of the unit. Retain
this Owner’s Manual in a safe place for future reference.
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with
one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two
blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the
third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug
does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has
been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not
operate normally, or has been dropped.
FCC INFORMATION (for US customers)
1 IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS
UNIT!
This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions
contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements.
Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void
your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.
2 IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to
accessories and/or another product use only high quality
shielded cables. Cable/s supplied with this product MUST
be used. Follow all installation instructions. Failure to
follow instructions could void your FCC authorization to
use this product in the USA.
3 NOTE: This product has been tested and found to comply
with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for
Class “B” digital devices. Compliance with these
requirements provides a reasonable level of assurance that
your use of this product in a residential environment will not
result in harmful interference with other electronic devices.
This equipment generates/uses radio frequencies and, if not
installed and used according to the instructions found in the
users manual, may cause interference harmful to the
operation of other electronic devices.
Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee that
interference will not occur in all installations. If this product is
found to be the source of interference, which can be determined
by turning the unit “OFF” and “ON”, please try to eliminate the
problem by using one of the following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that is being
affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit
breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient
the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead,
change the lead-in to coaxial type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory
results, please contact the local retailer authorized to
distribute this type of product. If you can not locate the
appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Electronics
Corp., U.S.A. 6660 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, CA
90620.
The above statements apply ONLY to those products
distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America or its
subsidiaries.
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Caution: Read this before operating your unit.
1 To assure the finest performance, please read this manual
carefully. Keep it in a safe place for future reference.
2 Install this unit in a well ventilated, cool, dry, clean place –
away from direct sunlight, heat sources, vibration, dust,
moisture, and/or cold. For proper ventilation, allow the
following minimum clearances.
Top: 5 cm (2 in)
Rear: 5 cm (2 in)
Sides: 5 cm (2 in)
3 Locate this unit away from other electrical appliances, motors,
or transformers to avoid humming sounds.
4 Do not expose this unit to sudden temperature changes from
cold to hot, and do not locate this unit in an environment with
high humidity (i.e. a room with a humidifier) to prevent
condensation inside this unit, which may cause an electrical
shock, fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
5 Avoid installing this unit where foreign objects may fall onto
this unit and/or this unit may be exposed to liquid dripping or
splashing. On the top of this unit, do not place:
– Other components, as they may cause damage and/or
discoloration on the surface of this unit.
– Burning objects (i.e. candles), as they may cause fire,
damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
– Containers with liquid in them, as they may fall and liquid
may cause electrical shock to the user and/or damage to
this unit.
6 Do not cover this unit with a newspaper, tablecloth, curtain,
etc. in order not to obstruct heat radiation. If the temperature
inside this unit rises, it may cause fire, damage to this unit,
and/or personal injury.
7 Do not plug in this unit to a wall outlet until all connections
are complete.
8 Do not operate this unit upside-down. It may overheat,
possibly causing damage.
9 Do not use force on switches, knobs and/or cords.
10 When disconnecting the power cable from the wall outlet,
grasp the plug; do not pull the cable.
11 Do not clean this unit with chemical solvents; this might
damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.
12 Only voltage specified on this unit must be used. Using this
unit with a higher voltage than specified is dangerous and may
cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage resulting
from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.
13 To prevent damage by lightning, keep the power cable and
outdoor antennas disconnected from a wall outlet or the unit
during a lightning storm.
14 Do not attempt to modify or fix this unit. Contact qualified
Yamaha service personnel when any service is needed. The
cabinet should never be opened for any reasons.
15 When not planning to use this unit for long periods of time
(i.e. vacation), disconnect the AC power plug from the wall
outlet.
16 Be sure to read the “Troubleshooting” section in the owner’s
manual on common operating errors before concluding that
this unit is faulty.
17 Before moving this unit, press
to set this unit in standby
mode, and disconnect the power supply cable from the wall
outlet.
18 Condensation will form when the surrounding temperature
changes suddenly. Disconnect the power supply cable from
the outlet, then leave the unit alone.
19 Install this unit near the wall outlet and where the AC power
plug can be reached easily.
20 The batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or like.
21 Secure placement or installation is the owner’s responsibility.
Yamaha shall not be liable for any accident caused by
improper placement or installation of speakers.
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
As long as this unit is connected to the AC wall outlet,
it is not disconnected from the AC power source even
if you turn off this unit by . In this state, this unit is
designed to consume a very small quantity of power.
FOR CANADIAN CUSTOMERS
To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to
wide slot and fully insert.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES-003.
POUR LES CONSOMMATEURS CANADIENS
Pour éviter les chocs électriques, introduire la lame la
plus large de la fiche dans la borne correspondante de
la prise et pousser jusqu’au fond.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à
la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of your
equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that lets the sound come through loud and clear without annoying blaring or
distortion – and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is
often undetectable until it is too late, Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group
recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
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Contents
UNPACKING & PLACEMENT
UNPACKING &
PLACEMENT
Unpacking : Check the supplied units and accessories................................................................2
Installing the batteries ...................................................................................................................2
Placing ..............................................................................................................................................3
Placing the speaker........................................................................................................................3
CONNECTION
CONNECTION
Connection .......................................................................................................................................4
Overview .......................................................................................................................................4
Connecting a TV ...........................................................................................................................5
Connecting Blu-ray disc player or set-top box .............................................................................5
PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK
Basic playback operation................................................................................................................6
Enjoying sound modes ....................................................................................................................7
Surround mode ..............................................................................................................................7
Stereo mode...................................................................................................................................7
UniVolume™ ................................................................................................................................7
Listening to FM broadcasts............................................................................................................8
Basic tuning operation...................................................................................................................8
Editing the preset FM station ........................................................................................................8
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For other features............................................................................................................................9
ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION
■ About this guide
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English
• In this guide, operations that can be performed using either the front panel buttons or remote control are explained
using the remote control.
• y indicates a tip for your operation. Notes contain important information about safety and operating instructions.
• This guide is printed prior to production. Design and specifications are subject to change in part as a result of
improvements, etc. In case of differences between the guide and the product, the product has priority.
UNPACKING & PLACEMENT
Unpacking : Check the supplied units and accessories
This product consists of the following items. Before making connections, make sure you have received all of the following
items.
■ Units
Subwoofer Integrated Receiver (SR-300)
Speaker (NS-BR300)
■ Accessories
Speaker cable (3 m)
Remote control
Indoor FM antenna
(U.S.A., Canada and
Asia models)
Stand × 2
(for speaker)
Battery × 2 (AAA, R03, UM4)
Non-skid pad
(4 pieces)
Screw × 2
(for stand)
Quick Reference
Guide
(Europe, Russia and
Australia models)
Mounting template
CD-ROM
(Owner’s Manual)
Installing the batteries
Notes
• If the effective operation distance of the remote control decreases considerably, replace the batteries
with two new ones as soon as possible.
• Do not use an old battery together with new one.
• Do not use different types of batteries (for example, alkaline and manganese) together. Their
performance will vary, even if they are similar in shape.
• If the batteries run out, immediately remove them from the remote control to prevent an explosion
or acid leak.
• Dispose of batteries according to regional regulations.
• If a battery starts leaking, dispose of it immediately. Be careful not to let leaking battery acid come
into contact with your skin or clothing. Before inserting new batteries, wipe the compartment clean.
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Placing
To enjoy quality sound thoroughly, place this system in the appropriate positions, and install the components properly.
The following illustrations are the setting images of this system.
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Example 2: Mounting the speaker on the wall
(Refer to Owner’s Manual for details.)
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1 Subwoofer integrated receiver (SR-300)
UNPACKING &
PLACEMENT
Example 1: Placing the speaker beneath your TV
2 Speaker (NS-BR300)
Notes
• Do not place this system on/under any other components such as Blu-ray disc player in a pile. The vibration of this system may cause
system failure, etc. in other components.
• Keep enough ventilation space on the front, the rear, and the bottom side (that attached legs) of this system. Do not place this system
on a thick carpet etc.
• If the picture on your CRT TV screen becomes blurred or distorted, we recommend moving the system away from your TV.
• Low frequency sound produced by the subwoofer integrated receiver may be heard differently depending on the listening position and
subwoofer location. To enjoy desired sounds, try changing the location of the subwoofer integrated receiver.
• Depending on your installation environment, connections to external components can be done before installing this system. We
recommend that you temporarily place and arrange all components in order to decide which procedure is best done first.
Placing the speaker
You can place the speaker on a rack or attach it to a wall. Select an installation method that suits your environment.
■ Placing the speaker beneath/under a TV
Example 1:
With attaching TV
stand
Put the speaker on the stands and secure them
with the supplied screws as shown in the
illustration below.
Screw holes
Screw holes
Example 2:
Without attaching
TV stand
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• If there is any obstacle (TV stand, etc.) under the speaker, use
the supplied stand as shown in Example 1.
• If you are not using the supplied stands as shown in Example 2,
attach the supplied non-skid pads to the bottom of the speaker.
Note
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English
You can adjust the height and width at which to attach the stands
to the speaker horizontally by selecting screw holes in the back of
the speaker.
The above illustration shows attaching the stands using lower and
inner sides of screw holes.
CONNECTION
Connection
• Do not connect the power cable until all connections are completed.
• Do not use excessive force when inserting the cable plug. Doing so may damage the cable plug and/or
terminal.
Overview
Follow the procedure below to connect the subwoofer integrated receiver and the external components.
Indoor FM antenna (supplied)
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Twist and pull off the
insulation tube on the
lead wire.
Insert into the terminal by
matching the wire color
with the color-coded
terminal on the rear panel.
If the radio wave reception is weak in your area or
you want to improve the radio wave reception, we
recommend that you use an outdoor antenna. For
details, consult your nearest authorized Yamaha
dealer or Service Center.
See “Using optional
equipment” (☞ P. 18)
in Owner’s Manual.
VCR, etc.
Brown Red Black Green Gray White
To AC wall outlet
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After you have made all connections, connect the
power cable of the subwoofer integrated receiver.
See “Connecting Blu-ray disc player or set-top
box”. (☞ P. 5)
See “Connecting a TV”. (☞ P. 5)
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Connection
Connecting a TV
If a DVD player, etc., is connected to one of the HDMI IN jacks, connect your TV or video monitor (projector, etc.) to
the HDMI OUT jack of the subwoofer integrated receiver.
To output the sound of a TV from this system, you can select optical digital input and connect to digital output jack.
TV
CONNECTION
Signal flow
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For analog connection, you need to connect an audio cable to the analog input terminal.
Connecting Blu-ray disc player or set-top box
You can connect external components with HDMI output. You can select from HDMI IN 1, 2, or 3. These three jacks
are identical.
Blu-ray disc player or
set-top box
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PLAYBACK
Basic playback operation
Once you have finished all cable connections and remote control operation, follow the procedure below to start basic
playback operation.
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2 Press one of the input buttons to select an
input source.
3 Start playback on the selected external
component.
For information on the external component, refer to
the instruction manual for the product.
4 Press VOLUME +/– to adjust the volume
level.
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To turn off the volume temporarily, press MUTE. While the
mute function is activated, the VOLUME indicator flashes.
To resume the volume, press MUTE again or press
VOLUME +/–.
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Note
When sound of HDMI is output from the TV, the volume
level does not change if you press VOLUME +/–.
Press
mode.
again to set the system to standby
When the “HDMI CONTROL” is set to “ON”, the STATUS
indicator lights red. When the “HDMI CONTROL” is set to
“OFF”, the STATUS indicator turns off.
1 Press
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This system is turned on and the STATUS indicator
lights green.
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This system has the auto-sleep function, which will
automatically switch the system to turn off if the system is
left turned on for 24 hours without any operation being
performed.
■ Using the remote control
Use the remote control within 6 m (20’) of the
subwoofer integrated receiver and point it toward
the remote control sensor.
Notes
• Be careful not to spill liquid on the remote control.
• Be careful not to drop the remote control.
• Do not leave the remote control in a place that is:
– hot or humid, such as near a heater or in a bathroom
– extremely cold
– dusty
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Within 6 m (20’)
Enjoying sound modes
STEREO MODE
UNIVOLUME
SURROUND MODE
Surround mode
Stereo mode
You can enjoy a realistic sound effect using Yamaha’s
exclusive AIR SURROUND XTREME.
An extended sound is achieved for a 2 channel source
such as a CD player.
Press SURROUND MODE to set surround
mode.
Press STEREO MODE to enter extended
stereo mode.
Press SURROUND MODE repeatedly until desired
mode appears in the front panel display.
Each time you press STEREO MODE, the function is
turned on (EXTENDED STEREO) and off (STEREO)
alternately.
Surround mode descriptions
This mode is useful when you enjoy movie
contents on media such as Blu-ray disc, etc.
MUSIC
This mode is useful when you listen to music
contents on media such as Blu-ray disc, etc.
SPORTS
This mode is useful when you enjoy sports
programs or TV news.
GAME
This mode is useful when you enjoy video games.
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The system automatically memorizes the settings assigned to
each input source. When you select another input, the system
automatically recalls the last settings for the selected input.
“STEREO”: Reproduces the sound without any effect.
“EXTENDED STEREO”: Reproduces a wider stereo
image.
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• The default setting is “EXTENDED STEREO”.
• The system memorizes the settings assigned to each input
source.
PLAYBACK
MOVIE
UniVolume™
While watching TV, use this function when you feel
uncomfortable with the difference in volume between
channels, TV programs, and commercials to keep the
volume at an even level.
Press UNIVOLUME to activate or deactivate
the function.
When UniVolume is activated, UNIVOLUME indicator is
displayed and the sound volume of TV is uniformed.
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English
• The system memorizes the setting assigned to each input
source.
• When the input source is DOCK and UniVolume is activated,
compressed music enhancer function is invalid (ENHANCER
indicator disappears).
Listening to FM broadcasts
Basic tuning operation
FM
INFO
Sets the input to FM.
Selects the information
displayed in the front panel
display.
MEMORY
Stores preset stations manually.
PRESET
/
Select the preset FM stations.
TUNING
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Press to change the frequency by
1 step, or press and hold to
search stations automatically.
Cursor in OPTION menu
RETURN
OPTION
Returns to the previous menu or
cancels the operation.
Enters OPTION menu when the
input is set to FM.
Editing the preset FM station
■ Automatic preset
You can store up to 40 FM stations (01 to 40).
1 Press OPTION to enter OPTION menu.
“AUTO PRESET” appears firstly in the front panel
display.
2 Press
(Center).
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Press PRESET / repeatedly to select a preset
number to which the first station will be stored.
After approximately 5 seconds, automatic presetting
starts from the lowest frequency and proceeds
through higher frequencies. When the frequency is
stored, the TUNED indicator lights up.
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When automatic preset tuning is completed, the front
panel display shows message “Preset Complete” for three
seconds firstly and returns to OPTION menu secondly.
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Press RETURN while searching automatically, automatic preset
is stopped.
Notes
• Any stored station data existing under a preset number is
cleared when you store a new station under the same preset
number.
• If the number of received stations does not reach 40, automatic
preset tuning automatically stops after searching for all the
available stations.
• Only the station with strong signals can be stored. If the desired
station is not stored, or a station is not stored to the desired
preset number, preset the station manually. (☞ P. 17 in
Owner’s Manual)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For other features
See Owner’s Manual in the supplied CD-ROM about the features as below.
Contents
Placing/
Connection
About
Attaching the speaker to a wall
Page in
Owner’s Manual
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P. 11
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P. 17
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P. 18
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P. 19
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P. 21
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P. 22
Manual station preset
FM tuning
Clearing the preset station
Using the monaural reception mode to listen an weak FM
broadcast
Connecting Yamaha iPod universal dock or Yamaha
Bluetooth wireless audio receiver
Optional
equipment
Using iPod™
Using Bluetooth™ components
Adjusting the volume balance during playback
Adjusting high/low frequency sound (tone control)
Adjusting the audio delay to match the audio with the video
Setup menu
Selecting the HDMI™ audio output
Changing the brightness of the front panel display
Setting the distance between the speakers
Using the HDMI™ control function
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P. 21, 23
ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION
English
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