AUDIO/VIDEO CONTROL RECEIVER
AUDIO/VIDEO-RECEIVER MIT STEUEREINHEIT
AMPLI/TUNER DE COMMANDE AUDIO/VIDEO
GEINTEGREERDE AUDIO/VIDEO-VERSTERKER
RECEPTOR DE CONTROL DE AUDIO/VÍDEO
RICEVITORE DI CONTROLLO AUDIO/VIDEO
RX-888RBK
TV/CATV/DBS
VCR 1
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TAPE/MD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
ANALOG/DIGITAL
SLEEP
SURROUND
CNTR TONE
1
ON/OFF
CNTR
2
3
MENU
TEST
SURROUND
REAR-L
MODE
4
DISC
EFFECT
5
6
ENTER
REAR-R
8
7/P
SOUND
SEA MODE
9
SUBWOOFER
0
10
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
MENU
CATV/DBS
MASTER VOLUME
SET
RX-888R AUDIO/VIDEO CONTROL RECEIVER
–
STANDBY
DIGITAL SOURCE FORMAT
MPEG
TV VOL
D I G I T A L
TEXT
DISPLAY
EXIT
CHANNEL
DTS
DOLBY
DIGITAL
LINEAR
PCM
DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF
VCR 1
CD
PHONO
VCR 1
TAPE/MD
+
VOLUME
EON
TA/NEWS/INFO
PTY SEARCH
DISPLAY MODE
DSP MODE
SEA MODE
STANDBY/ON
TV/VIDEO
DVD
TV SOUND/DBS
TAPE
MUTING
VCR 2
FM
VIDEO
AM
CONTROL
PLAY
/REW
PTY
PTY SEARCH
STOP
REC
FF/
MULTI JOG
PTY
INPUT
ANALOG/DIGITAL
FM/AM TUNING
TUNER PRESET
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
FM MODE
SOURCE SELECTOR
PAUSE
DISPLAY MODE
SPEAKERS
PHONES
1
2
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
VIDEO
L
AUDIO
R
D I G I T A L
SETTING
SOUND SELECT LOUDNESS
INPUT ATT
ONE TOUCH OPERATION
SOURCE NAME
COMPULINK
Remote
RM-SRX888R
VIDEO
S-VIDEO
SEA ADJUST
1 BIT P-E-M D-D-COMVERTER
REMOTE CONTROL
INSTRUCTIONS
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
MANUEL D’INSTRUCTIONS
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
ISTRUZIONI
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial
No. which are located either on the rear,
bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
LVT0177-001A
[E]
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Warnings, Cautions and Others/Warnung, Achtung und sonstige Hinweise/
Mises en garde, précautions et indications diverses/Waarschuwingen,
voorzorgen en andere mededelingen/Avisos, precauciones y otras notas/
Avvertenze e precauzioni da osservare
IMPORTANT for the U.K.
DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this equipment. If the plug
fitted is not suitable for the power points in your home or the
cable is too short to reach a power point, then obtain an
appropriate safety approved extension lead or consult your
dealer.
BE SURE to replace the fuse only with an identical approved
type, as originally fitted.
If nonetheless the mains plug is cut off ensure to remove the
fuse and dispose of the plug immediately, to avoid a possible
shock hazard by inadvertent connection to the mains supply.
If this product is not supplied fitted with a mains plug then follow
the instructions given below:
IMPORTANT.
DO NOT make any connection to the terminal which is marked
with the letter E or by the safety earth symbol or coloured green
or green-and-yellow.
The wires in the mains lead on this product are coloured in
accordance with the following code:
Blue :
Neutral
Brown : Live
As these colours may not correspond with the coloured
markings identifying the terminals in your plug proceed as
follows:
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured black.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red.
IF IN DOUBT - CONSULT A COMPETENT ELECTRICIAN.
Per I’ltalia:
“Si dichiara che il questo prodotto di marca JVC è conforme
alle prescrizioni del Decreto Ministeriale n.548 del 28/08/95
pubblicato sulla Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana
n.301 del 28/12/95.”
Caution –– STANDBY/ON
switch!
Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off completely. The
STANDBY/ON
switch in any position does not disconnect the
mains line. The power can be remote controlled.
Achtung –– STANDBY/ON
-Schalter!
Den Netzstecker aus der Steckdose ziehen, um die Stromversorgung
vollkommen zu unterbrechen. Der Schalter STANDBY/ON
unterbrichet in keiner Stellung die Stromversorgung vollkommen. Die
Stromversorgung kann mit der Fernbedienung ein- und ausgeschaltet
werden.
Attention –– Commutateur STANDBY/ON
!
Déconnecter la fiche de secteur pour couper complètement le courant.
Le commutateur STANDBY/ON
ne coupe jamais complètement la
ligne de secteur, quelle que soit sa position. Le courant peut être
télécommandé.
Voorzichtig –– STANDBY/ON
schakelaar!
Om de stroomtoevoer geheel uit te schakelen, trekt u de stekker uit het
stopkontakt. Anders zal er altijd een geringe hoeveelheid stroom naar
het apparaat lopen, ongeacht de stand van de STANDBY/ON
schakelaar. U kunt het apparaat ook met de afstandsbediening aanen uitschakelen.
!
Precaución –– Interruptor STANDBY/ON
Desconectar el cable de alimentación para desactivar la alimentación
totalmente. Cualquier que sea la posición de ajuste del interruptor
STANDBY/ON
, la alimentación no es cortada completamente. La
alimentación puede ser controlada remotamente.
Attenzione –– L’interruttore STANDBY/ON
!
Disinserire la spina del cavo di alimentazione dalla presa della rete
elettrica per staccare completamente l’alimentazione. L’interruttore
STANDBY/ON
in nessuna posizione stacca la linea di alimentazione
elettrica principale. È possibile il controllo remoto dell’alimentazione.
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of electrical shocks, fire, etc.:
1. Do not remove screws, covers or cabinet.
2. Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
VOORZICHTIG
Ter vermindering van gevaar voor brand, elektrische schokken, enz.:
1. Verwijder geen schroeven, panelen of de behuizing.
2. Stel dit toestel niet bloot aan regen of vocht.
ACHTUNG
Zur Verhinderung von elektrischen Schlägen, Brandgefahr, usw:
1. Keine Schrauben lösen oder Abdeckungen enternen und nicht
das Gehäuse öffnen.
2. Dieses Gerät weder Regen noch Feuchtigkeit aussetzen.
PRECAUCIÓN
Para reducir riesgos de choques eléctricos, incendio, etc.:
1. No extraiga los tornillos, los cubiertas ni la caja.
2. No exponga este aparato a la lluvia o a la humedad.
ATTENTION
Afin d’éviter tout risque d’électrocution, d’incendie, etc.:
1. Ne pas enlever les vis ni les panneaux et ne pas ouvrir le coffret
de l’appareil.
2. Ne pas exposer l’appareil à la pluie ni à l’humidité.
ATTENZIONE
Per ridurre il rischio di scosse elettriche, incendi, ecc...
1. Non togliere viti, coperchi o la scatola.
2. Non esporre l’apparecchio alla piogggia e all’umidità.
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Spacing 15 cm or more
Abstand von 15 cm oder mehr
Dégagement de 15 cm ou plus
Minstens 15 cm tussenruimte
Espacio de 15 cm o más
15 cm di distanza o più
Front
Vorderseite
Avant
Voorkant
Frente
Davanti
RX-888RBK
Wall or obstructions
Wand oder Hindernisse
Mur, ou obstruction
Wand of meubilair
Pared u obstrucciones
Parete o ostacol
Stand height 15 cm or more
Standhöhe 15 cm oder mehr
Hauteur du socle: 15 cm ou plus
Standard op minstens 15 cm van de vloer
Allura del soporte 15 cm o más
Altezza del tavolino 15 cm p plù
Floor
Boden
Plancher
Vloer
Piso
Pavimento
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English
Deutsch
Français
Attenzione: Problemi di Ventilazione
Per evitare il rischio di folgorazioni ed incendi e proteggere l’unità da
danni, installarla nel modo seguente.
Davanti:
Nessun ostacolo, spazio libero
Lati:
Nessun ostacolo per almeno 10 cm
Sopra:
Nessun ostacolo per almeno 10 cm
Retro:
Nessun ostacolo per almeno 15 cm
Fondo:
Libero ed in piano
Inoltre, mantenere il più possibile la circolazione dell’aria.
Nederlands
Attention: Ventilation Correcte
Pour éviter les chocs électriques, l’incendie et tout autre dégât.
Disposer l’appareil en tenant compte des impératifs suivants
Avant:
Rien ne doit gêner le dégagement
Flancs:
Laisser 10 cm de dégagement latéral
Dessus:
Laisser 10 cm de dégagement supérieur
Arrière:
Laisser 15 cm de dégagement arrière
Dessous:
Rien ne doit obstruer par dessous; poser l’appareil sur
une surface plate.
Veiller également à ce que l’air circule le mieux possible comme
illustré.
Precaución: Ventilación Adecuada
Para evitar el riesgo de choque eléctrico e incendio y para proteger el
aparato contra daños.
Ubique el aparato de la siguiente manera:
Frente:
Espacio abierto sin obstrucciones
Lados:
10 cm sin obstrucciones a los lados
Parte superior: 10 cm sin obstrucciones en la parte superior
Parte trasera: 15 cm sin obstrucciones en la parte trasera
Fondo:
Sin obstrucciones, colóquelo sobre una superficie
nivelada
Además, mantenga la mejor circulación de aire posible como se
ilustra.
Español
Achtung: Angemessene Ventilation
Stellen Sie das Gerät zur Verhütung von elektrischem Schlag und
Feuer und zum Schutz gegen Beschädigung wie folgt auf:
Vorderseite: Offener Platz ohne Hindernisse.
Seiten:
Keine Hindernisse innerhalb 10 cm von den Seiten.
Oberseite: Keine Hindernisse innerhalb 10 cm von der Oberseite.
Rückseite: Keine Hindernisse innerhalb 15 cm von der Rückseite.
Unterseite: Keine Hindernisse. Auf eine ebene Oberfläche stellen.
Zusätzlich die bestmögliche Luftzirkulation wie gezeigt erhalten.
Voorzichtig: Zorg Voor Goede Ventilatie
Om gevaar voor brand of een elektrische schok te voorkomen, dient u
bij opstelling van het apparaat op de volgende punten te letten:
Voorkant:
Voldoende ruimte vrij houden.
Zijkanten:
Minstens 10 cm aan weerszijden vrij houden.
Bovenkant: Niets bovenop plaatsen; 10 cm speling geven.
Achterkant: Minstens 15 cm ruimte achteraan vrij houden.
Onderkant: Opstellen op een egaal horizontaal oppervlak.
Bovendien moet er rondom voldoende luchtdoorstroming zijn, zoals in
de afbeelding aangegeven.
Italiano
Caution: Proper Ventilation
To avoide risk of electric shock and fire and to protect from damage.
Locate the apparatus as follows:
Front:
No obstructions open spacing.
Sides:
No obstructions in 10 cm from the sides.
Top:
No obstructions in 10 cm from the top.
Back:
No obstructions in 15 cm from the back
Bottom:
No obstructions, place on the level surface.
In addition, maintain the best possible air circulation as illustrated.
English
Table of Contents
Parts Identification ...................................... 2
Getting Started ........................................... 3
Before Installation ...................................................................... 3
Checking the Supplied Accessories ........................................... 3
Connecting the FM and AM (MW/LW) Antennas ..................... 3
Connecting the Speakers ............................................................ 4
Connecting Audio/Video Components ....................................... 5
Connecting the Power Cord ....................................................... 8
Putting Batteries in the Remote Control .................................... 8
Using the DSP Modes ................................ 23
Available DSP Modes According to the Speaker Arrangement .. 25
Adjusting the 3D-PHONIC Modes .......................................... 26
Adjusting the DAP Modes ....................................................... 26
Adjusting the Surround Modes ................................................ 27
Activating the DSP Modes ....................................................... 30
Using the DVD MULTI Playback Mode .......... 32
Activating the DVD MULTI Playback Mode .......................... 32
Basic Operations ......................................... 9
Turning the Power On and Off (Standby) .................................. 9
Selecting the Source to Play ....................................................... 9
Adjusting the Volume ............................................................... 10
Selecting the Front Speakers .................................................... 10
Muting the Sound ..................................................................... 11
Listening at Low Volume (Loudness) ...................................... 11
Attenuating the Input Signal .................................................... 11
Adjusting the Subwoofer Output Level .................................... 11
Basic Settings ........................................... 12
Recording a Source .................................................................. 12
Adjusting the Front Speaker Output Balance ........................... 12
Changing the Source Name ...................................................... 12
Setting the Subwoofer Information .......................................... 12
Digital Input (DIGITAL IN) Terminal Setting ......................... 13
Selecting the Analog or Digital Input Mode ............................ 13
Showing the Text Information on the Display ......................... 13
Setting the Speakers for the DSP Modes ................................. 14
Storing the Basic Settings and Adjustments — One Touch
Operation ........................................................................... 16
Using the Sleep Timer .............................................................. 16
Receiving Radio Broadcasts ........................ 17
Tuning in Stations Manually .................................................... 17
Using Preset Tuning ................................................................. 17
Selecting the FM Reception Mode ........................................... 18
Assigning Names to Preset Stations ......................................... 18
Using the RDS (Radio Data System) to Receive FM Stations ... 19
Searching for a Program by PTY Codes .................................. 19
Switching to a Broadcast Program of Your Choice
Temporarily ........................................................................ 21
Using the On-Screen Menus ........................ 34
Selecting the Source to Play ..................................................... 34
Selecting Different Sources for Picture and Sound .................. 34
Activating the DSP Modes ....................................................... 34
Adjusting the Front Speaker Output Balance ........................... 34
Listening at Low Volume (Loudness) ...................................... 35
Attenuating the Input Signal .................................................... 35
Adjusting the Subwoofer Output Level .................................... 35
Adjusting the DSP Modes ........................................................ 35
Activating the DVD MULTI Playback Mode .......................... 36
Selecting Your Favorite SEA Mode ......................................... 36
Creating Your Own SEA Mode ................................................ 36
Setting the Basic Setting Items ................................................ 37
Operating the Tuner .................................................................. 37
Storing the Preset Stations ....................................................... 38
Assigning Names to Preset Stations ......................................... 38
COMPU LINK Remote Control System ......... 39
TEXT COMPU LINK Remote Control System .. 40
Showing the Disc Information on the TV Screen .................... 41
Searching for a Disc (Only for the CD player) ........................ 42
Entering the Disc Information .................................................. 43
Operating JVC’s Audio/Video Components ... 45
Operating Other Manufacturers’ Video
Equipment ............................................ 47
Troubleshooting ......................................... 54
Specifications ............................................ 55
Using the SEA Modes ................................ 22
Selecting Your Favorite SEA Mode ........................................... 22
Creating Your Own SEA Mode ................................................ 22
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Parts Identification
Become familiar with the buttons and controls on the receiver before use.
Refer to the pages in parentheses for details.
1
2
3
4
5
6 78
9
p
q
MASTER VOLUME
RX-888R AUDIO/VIDEO CONTROL RECEIVER
D I G I T A L
–
STANDBY
DIGITAL SOURCE FORMAT
MPEG
DOLBY
DIGITAL
DTS
LINEAR
PCM
DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF
EON
TA/NEWS/INFO
PTY SEARCH
DISPLAY MODE
DSP MODE
SEA MODE
INPUT
ANALOG/DIGITAL
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
SEA ADJUST
SETTING
STANDBY/ON
MULTI JOG
FM/AM TUNING
TUNER PRESET
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
FM MODE
TV SOUND/DBS
PHONO
VCR 1
TAPE/MD
VCR 2
FM
VIDEO
AM
SOURCE SELECTOR
VIDEO
SPEAKERS
PHONES
1
2
S-VIDEO
SOUND SELECT LOUDNESS
INPUT ATT
e
rt y
p
1
TV/CATV/DBS
VCR 1
TAPE/MD
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
ANALOG/DIGITAL
SLEEP
SURROUND
CNTR TONE
ON/OFF
1
SURROUND
TEST
MODE
4
DISC
EFFECT
2
w
3
e
REAR-L
5
6
ENTER
REAR-R
8
7/P
SOUND
q
CNTR
MENU
4
5
6
SEA MODE
SUBWOOFER
0
10
r
9
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
MENU
CATV/DBS
7
t
SET
TEXT
DISPLAY
EXIT
y
u
8
TV VOL
TV/VIDEO
CHANNEL
VOLUME
TAPE
VCR 1
MUTING
CONTROL
9
PLAY
/REW
PTY
FF/
PTY SEARCH
REC
PTY
STOP
PAUSE
DISPLAY MODE
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AUDIO
R
SOURCE NAME
1 BIT P-E-M D-D-COMVERTER
w
3
VIDEO
ONE TOUCH OPERATION
COMPULINK
Remote
2
+
CD
DVD
REMOTE CONTROL
2
i
o
u
i o; a
s d f
g
h
Front Panel
Remote Control
1 STANDBY/ON
button and STANDBY
lamp (9)
2 Remote sensor (8)
3 DIGITAL SOURCE FORMAT lamps (10)
MPEG, DTS, DOLBY DIGITAL, LINEAR
PCM
4 DOLBY/DTS/MPEG SURROUND ON/OFF
button and lamp (30)
5 SEA MODE button (22)
6 INPUT ANALOG/DIGITAL button (13)
7 FM/AM TUNING button (17) *
8 FM MODE button (18)
9 Display (9)
p Source lamps (9)
q MASTER VOLUME control (10)
w PHONES jack (11)
e SPEAKERS 1/2 buttons and lamps (10)
r RDS operation buttons (19 – 21)
EON, TA/NEWS/INFO, PTY SEARCH,
DISPLAY MODE
t DSP MODE button (26)
y BALANCE/SURROUND ADJUST button
(11, 12, 26) *
u SEA ADJUST button (22) *
i SETTING button (12 – 15) *
o TUNER/SEA MEMORY button (17, 18, 22)
; SOUND SELECT/INPUT ATT button
(10, 11)
a LOUDNESS/SOURCE NAME button
(11, 12)
s ONE TOUCH OPERATION button and lamp
(16)
d TUNER PRESET button (18) *
f MULTI JOG control
What this control actually does depends on
which function you are trying to adjust. Before
using this control, select the function by pressing
one of the buttons marked with *.
g SOURCE SELECTOR control (9)
h VIDEO input jacks (7)
1 TV/CATV/DBS
button (46 – 48)
2 Source selecting buttons (9)
DVD, DVD MULTI, CD, TAPE/MD, TV/DBS,
VIDEO, PHONO, FM/AM, VCR 1, VCR 2
3 SURROUND ON/OFF button (30)
4 SURROUND MODE button (26)
5 DISC button (45)
6 SOUND button (22, 26)
7 On-screen operation buttons (34, 41)
MENU, SET, EXIT, %, fi, @, #
8 TV VOL +/– buttons (46, 47)
9 • RDS operation buttons (19 – 20)
PTY SEARCH, PTY –/+, DISPLAY MODE
• Operating buttons for audio/video components
(45 – 48)
p AUDIO buttons (9)
,
q VCR 1
button (46, 48)
w SLEEP button (16)
e ANALOG/DIGITAL button (13)
r • 10 keys for selecting preset channel (18)
• 10 keys for adjusting sound (26 – 29, 33)
• 10 keys for operating audio/video components
(45 – 48)
t Remote control mode selector (9, 45, 47)
y TEXT DISPLAY button (41)
u CHANNEL +/– button (46 – 48)
i VOLUME +/– button (10)
o MUTING button (11)
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Getting Started
This section explains how to connect audio/video components and speakers to the receiver, and how to connect the
power supply.
Before Installation
General
• Be sure your hands are dry.
• Turn the power off to all components.
• Read the manuals supplied with the components you are going to
connect.
Connecting the FM and AM (MW/LW)
Antennas
FM Antenna Connections
A
A
NN
TE
AN
B
75
FMAXIAL
A
NN
TE
AN
CO
75
FMAXIAL
CO
Locations
• Install the receiver in a location that is level and protected from
moisture.
• The temperature around the receiver must be between –5˚ and 35˚
C (23˚ and 95˚ F).
• Make sure there is good ventilation around the receiver. Poor
ventilation could cause overheating and damage the receiver.
Handling the receiver
Check to be sure you have all of the following items, which are
supplied with the receiver.
The number in the parentheses indicates quantity of the pieces
supplied.
• Remote Control (1)
• Batteries (2)
• AM (MW/LW) Loop Antenna (1)
AMP
O
LO
Extend the supplied FM antenna horizontally.
ANTENNA
FM 75
COAXIAL
AM
LOOP
Outdoor FM Antenna Cable
AM
EXT
A. Using the Supplied FM Antenna
The FM antenna provided can be connected to the FM 75Ω
COAXIAL terminal as temporary measure.
B. Using the Standard Type Connector (Not Supplied)
A standard type connector (IEC or DIN45325) should be
connected to the FM 75Ω COAXIAL terminal.
Note:
• FM Antenna (1)
If anything is missing, contact your dealer immediately.
If reception is poor, connect the outdoor antenna.
Before attaching a 75Ω coaxial cable (the kind with a round wire going
to an outdoor antenna), disconnect the supplied FM antenna.
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T
EX
FM Antenna
• Do not insert any metal object into the receiver.
• Do not disassemble the receiver or remove screws, covers, or
cabinet.
• Do not expose the receiver to rain or moisture.
Checking the Supplied Accessories
AM
T
EX
AMP
O
LO
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Snap the tabs on the loop into the
slots of the base to assemble the
AM (MW/LW) loop.
ANTENNA
FM 75
COAXIAL
Basic connecting procedure
AM (MW/LW) Loop Antenna
AM
EXT
4
3
2
1
1
1
1
RIG
AM
LOOP
English
AM (MW/LW) Antenna Connections
RIG
HT
HT
RIG
HT
1 Cut, twist and remove the insulation at the end of
each speaker signal cable (not supplied).
2 Turn the knob counterclockwise.
1
2
3
3 Insert the speaker signal cable.
4 Turn the knob clockwise.
Connecting the front speakers
Outdoor single vinyl-covered wire
You can connect two pairs of front speakers (one pair to the FRONT
SPEAKERS 1 terminals, and another pair to the FRONT
SPEAKERS 2 terminals).
FRONT SPEAKERS 1
Right speaker
Left speaker
Turn the loop until you have the best reception.
Notes:
• Make sure the antenna conductors do not touch any other
terminals, connecting cords and power cord. This could cause poor
reception.
• If reception is poor, connect an outdoor single vinyl-covered wire to
the AM EXT terminal. (Keep the AM (MW/LW) loop antenna
connected.)
1
1
– –
+
Connecting the Speakers
+
2
2
RIGHT
You can connect the following speakers:
• Two pairs of front speakers to produce normal stereo sound.
• One pair of rear speakers to enjoy the surround effect.
• One center speaker to produce more effective surround effect (to
emphasize human voices).
• One subwoofer to enhance the bass.
IMPORTANT:
After connecting the speakers listed above, set the speaker
setting information properly to obtain the best possible DSP
effect. For details, see page 14.
LEFT
FRONT SPEAKERS
Right speaker
FRONT SPEAKERS 2
Left speaker
For each speaker (except for a subwoofer), connect the (–) and (+)
terminals on the rear panel to the (–) and (+) terminals marked on
the speakers. For connecting a subwoofer, see page 5.
CAUTION:
Use speakers with the SPEAKER IMPEDANCE indicated by the
speaker terminals.
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About the speaker impedance
Connecting the subwoofer speaker
The required speaker impedance of the front speakers does differ
depending on whether both the FRONT SPEAKERS 1 and FRONT
SPEAKERS 2 terminals are used or only one of them is used.
You can enhance the bass by connecting a subwoofer.
Connect the input jack of a powered subwoofer to the
SUBWOOFER OUT jack on the rear panel, using a cable with RCA
pin plugs (not supplied).
CASE 1
When you connect only one set of front speakers
Front
speaker 1
SUBWOOFER
OUT
Front
speaker 1
Powered subwoofer
Connecting Audio/Video Components
Use front speakers with 4 – 16 ohm impedance.
You can connect the following audio/video components to this
receiver. Refer also to the manuals supplied with your components.
CASE 2
When you connect two sets of front speakers
Front
speaker 1
Front
speaker 1
Front
speaker 2
Front
speaker 2
Audio Components
• Turntable
• CD player*
• Cassette deck
or MD recorder*
•
•
•
•
•
Video Components
DVD player*
TV
DBS tuner*
VCRs
Video camera
* You can connect these components using the methods described
in “Analog connections” (below) or in “Digital connections” (see
page 8).
Use front speakers 8 – 16 ohm impedance.
Analog connections
CAUTION:
Audio component connections
Use speakers with the SPEAKER IMPEDANCE indicated by the
speaker terminals.
Use the cables with RCA pin plugs (not supplied).
Connect the white plug to the audio left jack, and the red plug to the
audio right jack.
Connecting the rear and center speakers
CAUTION:
Connect rear speakers to the REAR SPEAKERS terminals and a
center speaker to the CENTER SPEAKER terminals.
If you connect a sound-enhancing device such as a graphic equalizer
between the source components and this receiver, the sound output
through this receiver may be distorted.
CENTER
SPEAKER
Center speaker
+
Left rear
speaker
Turntable
REAR
SPEAKERS
If an earth cable is provided for your
turntable, connect the cable to the
screw marked (H) on the rear panel.
+
Right rear
speaker
–
–
RIGHT
LEFT
RIGHT
Turntable
LEFT
AUDIO
PHONO
CD
OUT
(REC)
TAPE
/MD
To audio output
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IN
(PLAY)
IMPORTANT:
Any turntables incorporating a small-output cartridge such as an MC
(moving-coil type) must be connected to this receiver through a
commercial head amplifier or step-up transformer. Direct connection
may result in insufficient volume.
This receiver is equipped with both the composite video and S-video
input/output terminals for connecting video components.
You do not have to connect both the composite video and S-video
terminals.
However, remember that the video signals from the composite
video input terminals are output only through the composite
video output terminals, while the ones from the S-video input
terminals are output only through the S-video output terminals.
Therefore, if a recording video component and a playing video
component are connected to the receiver through the different video
terminals, you cannot record the picture from the playing component
on the recording component. In addition, if the TV and a playing video
component are connected to the receiver through the different video
terminals, you cannot view the playback picture from the playing
component on the TV.
CD player
RIGHT
LEFT
AUDIO
PHONO
CD player
CD
OUT
(REC)
To audio output
TAPE
/MD
IN
(PLAY)
Cassette deck or MD recorder
To view and record the playback picture from the video
component connected to the VCR 2 jacks, you must connect the
TV and the recording video component through the composite
video terminals.
Cassette deck
VCR
To audio input
To audio output
RIGHT
LEFT
AUDIO
S-VHS (or VHS) VCR
A
PHONO
C D
CD
B
AUDIO
OUT
(REC)
RIGHT
E F
VIDEO
LEFT
VIDEO
S-VIDEO
DVD
TAPE
/MD
IN
(PLAY)
TV SOUND
/DBS
MD recorder
OUT
(REC)
To audio output
To audio input
VCR 1
IN
(PLAY)
Note:
OUT
(REC)
You can connect either a cassette deck or an MD recorder to the
TAPE/MD jacks. When connecting an MD recorder to the TAPE/MD
jacks, change the source name, which will be shown on the display
when selected as the source, to “MD.” See page 12 for details.
VCR 2
IN
(PLAY)
MONITOR
OUT
A
If your audio components have a COMPU LINK-3 or TEXT
COMPU LINK terminal
• See also page 39 for detailed information about the connection and
the COMPU LINK-3 remote control system.
• See also page 40 for detailed information about the connection and
the TEXT COMPU LINK remote control system.
Video component connections
Use the cables with RCA pin plugs (not supplied).
Connect the white plug to the audio left jack, the red plug to the
audio right jack, and the yellow plug to the video jack.
If your video components have S-video (Y/C-separation) terminals,
connect them using S-video cables (not supplied). Connecting these
video components through the S-video input/output terminals will
give you better picture playback (or recording) quality.
B
Å
ı
Ç
Î
‰
Ï
D
VHS VCR
E
To left/right channel audio output
To left/right channel audio input
To S-video output
To composite video output
To composite video input
To S-video input
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Note:
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DVD player
Video camera
The VIDEO jacks on the front panel is convenient when connecting
and disconnecting the equipment frequently.
• When you connect the DVD player with stereo output jacks:
VIDEO
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
L
AUDIO
DVD player
A
R
B C
DVD
To audio
output
To S-video output
VIDEO
AUDIO
To composite
video output
VIDEO
RIGHT
LEFT
VIDEO
LEFT
VIDEO
S-VIDEO
DVD
TV and/or DBS tuner
RIGHT
AUDIO
RIGHT
S-VIDEO
Å To front left/right channel audio output (or to audio mixed
output if necessary)
ı To S-video output
Ç To composite video output
DVD
• When you connect the DVD player with its analog discrete output
(5.1 CH reproduction) jacks:
TV SOUND
/DBS
To audio
output
OUT
(REC)
A
VCR 1
DVD player
B
C
IN
(PLAY)
DVD
OUT
(REC)
D
VCR 2
TV
AUDIO
IN
(PLAY)
F
E
RIGHT
VIDEO
LEFT
VIDEO
DVD
MONITOR
OUT
TV SOUND
/DBS
Connect the TV to the MONITOR
OUT jack to view the playback
picture from the other connected
video components.
OUT
(REC)
VCR 1
IN
(PLAY)
To composite video input
SUB
WOOFER
To S-video input
CENTER
OUT
(REC)
DVD
VCR 2
IN
(PLAY)
Notes:
MONITOR
OUT
• Use a TV of the PAL- or multi-color system.
• When connecting the TV to the TV SOUND/DBS jacks, DO NOT
connect the TV’s video output to these video input terminals.
VIDEO
RIGHT
AUDIO
RIGHT
LEFT
VIDEO
S-VIDEO
DVD
To audio
output
TV SOUND
/DBS
OUT
(REC)
DBS tuner
Å
ı
Ç
Î
‰
Ï
To center channel audio output
To subwoofer audio output
To S-video output
To front left/right channel audio output
To rear left/right channel audio output
To composite video output
IN
(PLAY)
DBS
OUT
(REC)
To composite video output
To S-video output
VCR 2
IN
(PLAY)
Note:
When connecting the DBS tuner to the TV SOUND/DBS jacks,
change the source name, which will be shown on the display when
selected as the source, to “DBS.” See page 12 for details.
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Connecting the Power Cord
Digital connections
This receiver is equipped with three DIGITAL IN terminals — one
digital coaxial terminal and two digital optical terminals.
You can connect any component to any one of the digital terminals
using the digital coaxial cable (not supplied) or digital optical cable
(not supplied).
IMPORTANT:
• When connecting the DVD player or the DBS tuner using the digital
terminal, you also need to connect it to the video jack (either
composite video terminal or S-video terminal) on the rear. Without
connecting it to the video jack, you can view no playback picture.
• After connecting the components using the DIGITAL IN terminals,
set the following correctly if necessary.
– Select the digital input mode correctly. For details, see “Selecting
the Analog or Digital Input Mode” on page 13.
– Set the digital input (DIGITAL IN) terminal setting correctly. For
details, see “Digital Input (DIGITAL IN) Terminal Setting” on page
13.
DBS tuner
DVD player
Before plugging the receiver into an AC outlet, make sure that all
connections have been made.
Plug the power cord into an AC outlet.
Keep the power cord away from the connecting cables and the
antenna. The power cord may cause noise or screen interference. We
recommend that you use a coaxial cable to connect the antenna,
since it is well-shielded against interference.
Note:
The preset settings such as preset channel and sound adjustment
may be erased in a few days in the following cases:
– When you unplug the power cord.
– When a power failure occurs.
CAUTIONS:
• Do not touch the power cord with wet hands.
• Do not pull on the power cord to unplug the cord. When unplugging
the cord, always grasp the plug so as not to damage the cord.
DBS
DVD
Putting Batteries in the Remote Control
MD recorder
CD player
Before using the remote control, put two supplied batteries first.
When using the remote control, aim the remote control directly at
the remote sensor on the receiver.
1
When the component has a digital
coaxial output terminal, connect it to the
DIGITAL 1 (DBS) terminal, using the
digital coaxial cable (not supplied).
2
3
DIGITAL IN
PCM / DOLBY DIGITAL
MPEG / DTS
When the component has a digital
optical output terminal, connect it to the
DIGITAL 2 (DVD) or DIGITAL 3 (CD)
terminal, using the digital optical cable
(not supplied).
DIGITAL 1 (DBS)
DIGITAL 2 (DVD)
DIGITAL 3 (CD)
Before connecting a digital
optical cable, unplug the
protective plug.
1. On the back of the remote control, remove the
battery cover.
2. Insert batteries. Make sure to match the polarity:
(+) to (+).
3. Replace the cover.
If the range or effectiveness of the remote control decreases, replace
the batteries. Use two R6P(SUM-3)/AA(15F) type dry-cell batteries.
CAUTION:
Notes:
• When shipped from the factory, the DIGITAL IN terminals has been
set for use with the following components.
– DIGITAL 1 (coaxial): For DBS tuner
– DIGITAL 2 (optical): For DVD player
– DIGITAL 3 (optical): For CD player
• When you want to operate the CD player or MD recorder using the
COMPU LINK remote control system, connect the target
component also as described in “Analog connections” (see page 6).
• When you want to operate the DVD player using the AV COMPU
LINK remote control system, connect the DVD player also as
described in “Analog connections” (see page 7).
Follow these precautions to avoid leaking or cracking cells:
• Place batteries in the remote control so they match the polarity: (+)
to (+).
• Use the correct type of batteries. Batteries that look similar may
differ in voltage.
• Always replace both batteries at the same time.
• Do not expose batteries to heat or flame.
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Basic Operations
The following operations are commonly used when you play any sound source.
From the remote control:
Press one of the source selecting buttons.
IMPORTANT:
When using the remote control, check to see if its
remote control mode selector is set to the correct
position:
To operate an audio system, TV, and VCR, set it
to “AUDIO/TV/VCR.”
To operate a CATV converter and DBS tuner,
set it to “CATV/DBS.”
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TAPE/MD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
CATV/DBS
Turning the Power On and Off (Standby)
On the front panel:
To turn on the power, press STANDBY/ON
The STANDBY lamp goes off. The name of the
current source (or station frequency) appears on
the display.
Selected source name appears
EON
CH–
STANDBY
.
SEA
FR CNTR
100
1k
L
C
R
LEE
10k
LS
S
D S P
3D-PHONC
RS
THEATER
LIVE CLUB ACTION
MUTE AUTO
DANCE CLUB
LOUDNESS
HALL
ATT
SLEEP
PAVILION
TA
NEWS
INFO
VOLUME
STANDBY/ON
Current source name appears
DVD
DVD MULTI
VOLUME
100
1k
10k
CD *
TAPE/MD *
TV/DBS
Current volume level is shown here
To turn off the power (into standby mode),
again.
press STANDBY/ON
The STANDBY lamp lights up. A small amount
of power is consumed in standby mode. To turn
the power off completely, unplug the AC power
cord.
STANDBY
VIDEO
STANDBY/ON
PHONO *
FM/AM *
From the remote control:
To turn on the power, press AUDIO .
The STANDBY lamp goes off. The name of
the current source (or station frequency)
appears on the display.
VCR 1
VCR 2
To turn off the power (into standby mode),
.
press AUDIO
The STANDBY lamp lights up.
Select the DVD player.
Select the DVD player for viewing the digital video
disc using the analog discrete output mode (5.1CH
reproduction) on the DVD player.
To enjoy the DVD MULTI playback, see page 32.
Select the CD player.
Select the cassette deck (or the MD recorder).
• Select TV sounds when the remote control mode
selector is set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR.”
• Select the DBS tuner when the remote control
mode selector is set to “CATV/DBS.”
Select video component connected to the VIDEO
jacks.
Select the turntable.
Select an FM or AM (MW/LW) broadcast.
• Each time you press the button, the band alternates
between FM and AM (MW/LW).
Select the video component connected to the VCR 1
jacks.
Select the video component connected to the VCR 2
jacks.
Notes:
• When connecting an MD recorder (to the TAPE/MD jacks), and a
DBS tuner (to the TV SOUND/DBS jacks), change the source name
shown on the display. For details, see page 12.
• When you press one of the source selecting buttons on the remote
control marked above with an asterisk (*), the receiver
automatically turns on.
Selecting the Source to Play
On the front panel:
SOURCE SELECTOR
Turn SOURCE SELECTOR until the source
name you want appears on the display.
• As you turn the selector, the source changes as
follows:
CD O PHONO O TAPE (or MD) O FM O
AM O DVD O DVD MULTI O
TV SOUND (or DBS) O VCR 1 O
VCR 2 O VIDEO O (back to the beginning)
The selected source lamp also lights up.
• The DVD lamp lights up both for “DVD” and
“DVD MULTI.”
DVD
CD
TV SOUND/DBS
PHONO
VCR 1
TAPE/MD
VCR 2
FM
VIDEO
AM
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• The DIGITAL SOURCE FORMAT lamps on the front panel
indicate what type of the digital signal comes into the receiver.
DIGITAL SOURCE FORMAT
MPEG
DTS
DOLBY
DIGITAL
LINEAR
PCM
MPEG:
Lights up when MPEG Multichannel signals
(see page 24) come in.
DTS:
Lights up when DTS Digital Surround
signals (see page 24) come in.
DOLBY DIGITAL: Lights up when Dolby Digital signals (see
page 24) come in.
LINEAR PCM:
Lights up when Linear PCM signals come in.
• The signal indicators also light up on the display to indicate the
incoming channel signals. (Only the indicators for the incoming
signals light up.)
L
C
R
LFE
LS
S
RS
L:
R:
C:
LS:
RS:
S:
LFE:
Left front channel
Right front channel
Center channel
Left rear channel
Right rear channel
Rear channel (monaural)
Subwoofer channel
Selecting different sources for picture and
sound
You can watch picture from a video component while listening to
sound from another component.
On the front panel:
1. Press SOUND SELECT (INPUT
ATT) briefly while viewing the
picture from a video component
such as the VCR or DVD player,
etc.
SOUND SELECT
INPUT ATT.
Adjusting the Volume
On the front panel:
To increase the volume, turn MASTER
VOLUME clockwise.
To decrease the volume, turn it
counterclockwise.
• When you turn MASTER VOLUME rapidly,
the volume level also changes rapidly.
• When you turn MASTER VOLUME slowly,
the volume level also changes slowly.
MASTER VOLUME
–
+
From the remote control:
To increase the volume, press VOLUME +.
To decrease the volume, press VOLUME –.
VOLUME
CAUTION:
Always set the volume to the minimum before starting any source. If
the volume is set at its high level, the sudden blast of sound energy
can permanently damage your hearing and/or ruin your speakers.
Note:
The volume level can be adjusted within the range of “0” (minimum) to
“90” (maximum).
Selecting the Front Speakers
On the front panel ONLY:
When you have connected two pairs of the front speakers, you can
select which to use.
Press SPEAKERS 1 or SPEAKERS 2 to select
the speaker to use.
• Each time you press the button, the lamp on
the respective button turns on and off. When
the lamp on either button lights up, the
respective speakers are activated.
SPEAKERS
1
2
IMPORTANT:
“SOUND SELECT” appears on the display.
2. Turn SOURCE SELECTOR to
select the sound (except the TV
sound), while the indication of the
above step is still on the display.
English
When playing a digital source through a digital
terminal
SOURCE SELECTOR
From the remote control:
Press one of the audio source selecting buttons (CD, TAPE/MD,
PHONO, FM/AM), while viewing the picture from a video
component such as the VCR or DVD player, etc.
You can activate two pairs of the front speakers at the same time only
when no signals are sent to the center and rear speakers. Otherwise,
activating one pair of the speakers deactivates the other.
Note:
If you use any of the DSP modes other than the 3D-PHONIC modes
with both front speakers activated, the speakers connected to the
FRONT SPEAKERS 2 terminals are deactivated.
Notes:
• Once you have selected a video source, pictures of the selected
source are sent to the TV until you select another video source.
• When you select “TV SOUND” as the source, this function does not
work.
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Listening only with headphones
1. Connect a pair of headphones to the PHONES jack on the front
panel.
2. Press SPEAKERS 1 and/or 2 so that no lamps on the buttons are
turned on.
CAUTION:
Be sure to turn down the volume before connecting or putting on
headphones, as high volume can damage both the headphones and
your hearing.
Muting the Sound
Attenuating the Input Signal
When the input level of the playing source is too high, the sounds
will be distorted. If this happens, you need to attenuate the input
signal level to prevent the sound distortion.
On the front panel ONLY:
Press and hold INPUT ATT (SOUND
SELECT) so that the ATT indicator lights up
on the display.
• Each time you press and hold the button, the
Input Attenuator mode turns on (“INPUT ATT
ON”) or off (“INPUT NORMAL”).
SOUND SELECT
INPUT ATT
Notes:
From the remote control ONLY:
Press MUTING to mute the sound through all
speakers and headphones connected.
“MUTING” appears on the display and the
volume turns off (the volume level indicator goes
off).
MUTING
To restore the sound, press MUTING again so that “OFF” appears
on the display.
• Turning MASTER VOLUME on the front panel or pressing
VOLUME +/– on the remote control also restores the sound.
Listening at Low Volume (Loudness)
Human ears are not sensitive to bass at low volume. To compensate
for this, the loudness function automatically boosts the bass level as
you lower the volume.
On the front panel ONLY:
LOUDNESS
Press LOUDNESS (SOURCE NAME) briefly
to select the loudness function.
SOURCE NAME
• Each time you press the button, the loudness
function turns on (“LOUDNESS ON”) and off
(“LOUDNESS OFF”).
– Select “LOUDNESS ON” to activate the loudness function.
The LOUDNESS indicator lights up on the display.
– Select “LOUDNESS OFF” to cancel it.
The indicator goes off.
• This function is available only for the sources connected using the
analog terminals.
• This function takes effect when the DSP mode is in use.
• When selecting “DVD MULTI” as the source, this effect does not
work.
Adjusting the Subwoofer Output Level
You can adjust the subwoofer output level if you have selected
“YES” for the “SUBWOOFER” (see page 12).
Once it has been adjusted, the receiver memorizes the adjustment.
Before you start, remember....
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
On the front panel:
1. Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until
“SUBWFR LEVEL” appears on
the display.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
The display changes to show the current setting.
MULTI JOG
2. Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
subwoofer output level (–10 dB to
+10 dB).
From the remote control:
Note:
SOUND
1. Press SOUND.
The loudness function affects the front speaker sounds only.
The 10 keys are activated for sound adjustments.
2. Press SUBWOOFER –/+ to adjust
the subwoofer output level (–10 dB
to +10 dB).
SUBWOOFER
0
+10
FM MODE/MUTING 100+
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Some of the following settings are required after connecting and positioning your speakers in your listening room, while
others will make operations easier.
IMPORTANT:
Changing the Source Name
When using the remote control, check to see if its
remote control mode selector is set to the correct
position:
To operate this receiver, set it to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR” (except when selecting the DBS tuner as
the source).
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
CATV/DBS
When you have connected an MD recorder to the TAPE/MD jacks
or the DBS tuner to the TV SOUND/DBS jacks on the rear panel,
change the source name shown on the display when you select the
MD recorder or DBS tuner as the source.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. When changing the source name
from “TAPE” to “MD”:
• Turn SOURCE SELECTOR
until “TAPE” appears.
When changing the source name from “TV
SOUND” to “DBS”:
• Turn SOURCE SELECTOR until “TV
SOUND” appears.
SOURCE SELECTOR
Recording a Source
You can record any source playing through the receiver to a cassette
deck (or an MD recorder) connected to the TAPE/MD jacks and the
VCRs connected to the VCR 1 and VCR 2 jacks at the same time.
While recording, you can adjust the volume level, without affecting
the sound levels of the recording.
IMPORTANT:
LOUDNESS
• Before recording a digital source, turn off the DSP mode (see page
23).
• While recording a digital source, do not change the SEA mode
(see page 22) or DSP mode (see page 23); otherwise, recording
will be interrupted.
2. Press and hold SOURCE NAME
(LOUDNESS) until “ASSGN.
MD” or “ASSGN. DBS” appears
on the display.
Note:
To change the source name to “TAPE” or “TV SOUND,” repeat
the same procedure above — in step 1, select “MD” or “DBS” then
press and hold SOURCE NAME (LOUDNESS).
The SEA modes and DSP modes cannot affect the recording while
recording an analog source.
SOURCE NAME
Note:
Adjusting the Front Speaker Output
Balance
If the sounds you hear from the front right and left speakers are
unequal, you can adjust the speaker output balance.
Before you start, remember....
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “L/R
BALANCE” appears on the
display.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
• Turning it clockwise decreases the left
channel output.
• Turning it counterclockwise decreases the
right channel output.
Setting the Subwoofer Information
Register whether or not you have connected a subwoofer.
Before you start, remember....
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
The display changes to show the current setting.
2. Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
balance.
Without changing the source name, you can still use the connected
components. However, there may be some inconvenience.
– “TAPE” or “TV SOUND” will appear on the display when you select
the MD recorder or DBS tuner.
– You cannot use the digital input (see page 13) for the MD recorder
and the DBS tuner.
– You cannot use the COMPU LINK remote control system (see page
39) to operate the MD recorder.
On the front panel ONLY:
MULTI JOG
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“SUBWOOFER” appears on the
display.
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
MULTI JOG
2. Turn MULTI JOG to register
whether you have connected a
subwoofer or not.
• As you turn it, the subwoofer setting alternates between
“YES” or “NO.”
YES:
Select this when a subwoofer is used.
NO:
Select this when no subwoofer is used.
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Basic Settings
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Digital Input (DIGITAL IN) Terminal
Setting
2. Press INPUT ANALOG/DIGITAL
to change the input mode.
When you use the digital input terminals, you have to register what
components are connected to which terminals (DIGITAL IN 1/2/3).
Before you start, remember....
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“DIGITAL IN” appears on the
display.
SETTING
DIGITAL 2 terminal setting
From the remote control:
1. Press the source selecting button
(CD, TAPE/MD, TV/DBS*, or
DVD) for which you want to
change the input mode from
analog input to digital input.
DIGITAL 3 terminal setting
MULTI JOG
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
appropriate digital terminal
setting.
• As you turn it, the display changes to show the following:
1 MD 2 DVD 3 CD
1 MD 2 DBS 3 DVD
1 CD 2 DBS 3 MD
1 DVD 2 CD 3 MD
1 DVD 2 DBS 3 CD
1 DBS 2 DVD 3 MD
“
“
“
“
“
“
Note:
When shipped from the factory, the DIGITAL IN terminals can be used
as the digital input for the following components.
• DIGITAL 1 (coaxial): For DBS tuner
• DIGITAL 2 (optical): For DVD player
• DIGITAL 3 (optical): For CD player
Selecting the Analog or Digital Input
Mode
When you have connected some components such as CD player,
MD recorder, DVD player and the DBS tuner using digital terminals
(see page 8), you need to change the input mode for these
components to the digital input.
TAPE/MD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
ANALOG/DIGITAL
Showing the Text Information on the
Display
When you have connected an MD recorder or CD player equipped
with TEXT COMPU LINK remote control system (see page 40),
you can show the text information, such as disc title or track title,
on the display of this receiver. To show it on the display, follow the
procedure below.
Before you start, remember....
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“FL DISPLAY” appears on the
display.
SOURCE SELECTOR
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select either
the source name or the text
information to be shown on the
display.
MULTI JOG
• As you turn it, the display changes to show the following:
NORMAL
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CD
* Before pressing TV/DBS, make sure that the remote control mode
selector on the remote control is set to “CATV/DBS.”
• Once you have set the digital input for these components, it is always
used every time you select these components as the source.
TEXT
NORMAL: Source name appears during play.
TEXT:
Text information appears during play.
Notes:
• Though you have selected “TEXT,” the source name such as “CD”
or “MD” appears if a playing disc has no text information.
• Though you have selected “NORMAL,” the setting is changed to
“TEXT” in the following case:
– If the power failure occurs.
– If you unplug the AC power cord.
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Notes:
On the front panel:
1. Turn SOURCE SELECTOR until
the source (CD, MD, DBS, or
DVD) for which you want to
change the input mode from
analog input to digital input
appears on the display.
DVD
• Each time you press the button, the input
mode alternates between the digital input
and analog input.
VOLUME
1 DBS 2 DVD 3 CD “
1 MD 2 DBS 3 CD “
1 CD 2 DVD 3 MD “
1 CD 2 DBS 3 DVD “
1 DVD 2 DBS 3 MD “
1 DBS 2 CD 3 MD “
(back to the beginning)
• Each time you press the button, the input
mode alternates between the digital input and
analog input.
2. Press ANALOG/DIGITAL to
change the input mode.
The display changes to show the current setting.
DIGITAL 1 terminal setting
INPUT
ANALOG/DIGITAL
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Center Delay Time Setting
Before you start, remember....
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
Register the delay time of the sound from the center speaker,
comparing that of the sound from the front speakers.
If the distance from your listening point to the center speaker is
equal to that to the front speakers, select 0 msec. As the distance to
the center speaker becomes shorter, increase the delay time.
• 1 msec increase (or decrease) in delay time corresponds to 30 cm
(11 13/16 inches) decrease (or increase) in distance.
• When shipped from the factory, delay time is set to 0 msec.
Front, Center, and Rear Speaker Setting
On the front panel ONLY:
Register the sizes of all the connected speakers.
• When you change your speakers, you need to register the
information about the speakers again.
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“CENTER DELAY” appears on
the display.
To obtain the best possible surround sound of the DSP modes, you
have to register the information about the speakers arrangement after
all connections are completed.
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
On the front panel ONLY:
MULTI JOG
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“FRONT SPK” (Front Speaker),
“CENTER SPK” (Center
Speaker) or “REAR SPK” (Rear
Speaker) appears on the display.
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
MULTI JOG
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
appropriate item about the speaker
selected in the above step.
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
delay time of the center speaker
output.
• Turn it clockwise to increase the delay time from 0 msec (“C.
DELAY: 0ms”) to 5 msec (“C. DELAY: 5ms”).
• Turn it counterclockwise to decrease the delay time from 5
msec (“C. DELAY: 5ms”) to 0 msec (“C. DELAY: 0ms”).
Note:
Center delay time setting is not valid for the DVD MULTI playback
mode.
• As you turn it, the display changes to show the following:
LARGE
SMALL
NONE
Rear Delay Time Setting
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to select the appropriate
items for the other speakers.
Register the delay time of the sound from the rear speakers,
comparing that of the sound from the front speakers.
If the distance from your listening point to the rear speakers is equal
to that to the front speakers, select 0 msec. As the distance to the
rear speakers becomes shorter, increase the delay time.
• 1 msec increase (or decrease) in delay time corresponds to 30 cm
(11 13/16 inches) decrease (or increase) in distance.
• Rear delay time for Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, and
MPEG Multichannel is to be set to 5 msec.
• When shipped from the factory, delay time is set to 5 msec.
Notes:
On the front panel ONLY:
• Keep the following comment in mind as reference when adjusting.
– If the size of the cone speaker unit built in your speaker is greater
than 12 cm (4 3/4 inches), select “LARGE,” and if it is smaller than
12 cm (4 3/4 inches), select “SMALL.”
• If you have selected “NO” for the subwoofer setting, you can only
select “LARGE” for the front speaker setting.
• If you have selected “SMALL” for the front speaker setting, you
cannot select “LARGE” for the center and rear speaker settings.
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“REAR DELAY” appears on the
display.
LARGE: Select this when the speaker size is relatively large.
SMALL: Select this when the speaker size is relatively small.
NONE:
Select this when you have not connected a speaker.
(Not selectable for the front speakers)
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
MULTI JOG
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
delay time of the rear speaker
output.
• Turn it clockwise to increase the delay time from 0 msec (“R.
DELAY: 0ms”) to 15 msec (“R. DELAY: 15ms”).
• Turn it counterclockwise to decrease the delay time from 15
msec (“R. DELAY: 15ms”) to 0 msec (“R. DELAY: 0ms”).
Note:
Rear delay time setting is not valid for the DVD MULTI playback mode.
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Setting the Speakers for the DSP Modes
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MULTI JOG
Crossover Frequency Setting
Small speaker cannot reproduce the bass sound very well. So, if you
have used a small speaker any for the front, center, or rear channels,
this receiver automatically reallocates the bass elements, originally
assigned to the channel for which you have connected the small
speaker, to another channel (for which you have connected the large
speaker).
To use this function properly, you need to set this crossover
frequency level according to the size of the small speaker connected.
• This function takes effect only when playing back a source using
Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, or MPEG
Multichannel. However, if you have selected “LARGE” for all
speakers (see page 14), this function will not take effect.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“CROSSOVER FRQ” (Crossover
Frequency) appears on the display.
SETTING
100Hz
0dB
10dB
0dB:
Normally select this.
10dB:
Select this when the bass sound is distorted.
Note:
Low frequency effect attenuator setting is not valid for the DVD MULTI
playback mode.
Dynamic Range Compression Setting
MULTI JOG
On the front panel ONLY:
• As you turn it, the display changes to show the following:
80Hz
• As you turn it, the display changes to show the following:
You can compress the dynamic range (difference between maximum
sound and minimum sound) of the reproduced sound. This is useful
when enjoying surround sound at night.
• This function takes effect only when playing back a source using
Dolby Digital.
The display changes to show the current setting.
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
crossover frequency level
according to the size of the small
speaker connected.
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
low frequency effect attenuator
level.
120Hz
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“D. RANGE COMP.” (Dynamic
Range Compression) appears on
the display.
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
MULTI JOG
• Use the following comments as reference when adjusting.
80Hz:
Select this when the cone speaker unit built in the
speaker is about 12 cm (4 3/4 inches).
100Hz:
Select this when the cone speaker unit built in the
speaker is about 10 cm (3 15/16 inches).
120Hz:
Select this when the cone speaker unit built in the
speaker is about 8 cm (3 3/16 inches).
2. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
appropriate item about the
compression level.
• As you turn it, the display changes to show the following:
OFF
Select this when you want to enjoy surround with its
full dynamic range. (No effect applied)
MID:
Select this when you want to reduce the dynamic
range a little. (Factory setting)
MAX:
Select this when you want to apply the compression
effect fully. (Useful at night)
Low Frequency Effect Attenuator Setting
If the bass sound is distorted while playing back a source using
Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, or MPEG Multichannel,
follow the procedure below.
Note:
Dynamic Range Compression setting is not valid for the DTS Digital
Surround, MPEG Multichannel, and DVD MULTI playback mode.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Press SETTING repeatedly until
“LFE ATT” (Low Frequency
Effect Attenuator) appears on the
display.
SETTING
The display changes to show the current setting.
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MAX
OFF:
Note:
Crossover frequency setting is not valid for the DVD MULTI playback
mode.
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JVC’s One Touch Operation function is used to assign and store
different sound settings for each different playing source. By using
this function, you do not have to change the settings every time you
change the source. The stored settings for the newly selected source
are automatically recalled.
The following can be stored for each source:
• Volume level (see page 10)
• Loudness (see page 11)
• Input attenuator mode (see page 11)
• Subwoofer output level (see page 11)
• Balance (see page 12)
• Analog/digital input mode (see page 13)
• SEA modes (see page 22)
• DSP modes
– 3D-PHONIC mode settings (see page 26)
– DAP mode settings (see page 26)
– Surround mode settings (see page 27)
• DVD MULTI playback mode settings (see page 32)
On the front panel ONLY:
To store the sound settings
1. Press ONE TOUCH OPERATION.
ONE TOUCH OPERATION
English
Storing the Basic Settings and
Adjustments — One Touch Operation
Using the Sleep Timer
Using the Sleep Timer, you can fall asleep to music and know the
receiver will turn off by itself rather than play all night.
From the remote control ONLY:
Press SLEEP repeatedly.
The SLEEP indicator lights up on the display,
and the shut-off time changes as follows (in
minutes):
10
20
30
40
50
60
SLEEP
70
80
90
00 (Canceled)
When the shut-off time comes
The receiver turns off automatically.
To check or change the time remaining until the shut-off time
Press SLEEP once.
The remaining time until the shut-off time appears in minutes.
• To change the shut-off time, press SLEEP repeatedly.
To cancel the Sleep Timer
Press SLEEP repeatedly until “SLEEP 00min.” appears on the
display. (The SLEEP indicator goes off.)
• Turning off the power also cancels the Sleep Timer.
The ONE TOUCH OPERATION lamp lights
up, then the previously memorized settings
are recalled.
2. Adjust the sound using the functions listed above.
The newly adjusted settings are memorized.
To recall the sound settings
With the ONE TOUCH OPERATION lamp lit, the settings for the
currently selected source are recalled when the source is selected.
To cancel the One Touch Operation function
Press ONE TOUCH OPERATION so that the lamp goes off.
(Even though the One Touch Operation function is canceled, the
recalled sound effects remain active.)
Notes:
• If the source is FM or AM (MW/LW), you can assign a different
setting for each band.
• The DSP modes and DVD MULTI playback mode cannot be used
at the same time.
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Receiving Radio Broadcasts
You can browse through all the stations or use the preset function to go immediately to a particular station.
IMPORTANT:
Using Preset Tuning
When using the remote control, check to see if its
remote control mode selector is set to the correct
position:
To operate this receiver, set it to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR” (except when selecting the DBS tuner as
the source).
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
CATV/DBS
Once a station is assigned to a channel number, the station can be
quickly tuned. You can preset up to 30 FM and 15 AM (MW/LW)
stations.
To store the preset stations
Before you start, remember...
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
Tuning in Stations Manually
On the front panel ONLY:
SOURCE SELECTOR
1. Turn SOURCE SELECTOR to
select the band (FM or AM —
MW/LW).
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Tune in the station you want to preset (see
“Tuning in Stations Manually”).
The last received station of the selected band
is tuned in.
• If you want to store the FM reception mode for this station,
select the FM reception mode you want. See “Selecting the
FM Reception Mode” on page 18.
EON
TA
NEWS
INFO
VOLUME
100
1k
EON
TA
NEWS
INFO
VOLUME
10k
2. Press FM/AM TUNING.
3. Turn MULTI JOG until you find
the frequency you want.
FM/AM TUNING
100
1k
10k
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
2. Press TUNER/SEA MEMORY.
MULTI JOG
• Turning it clockwise increases the
frequency.
• Turning it counterclockwise decreases the
frequency.
• When you turn MULTI JOG quickly, the
frequency keeps changing until a station is
tuned in.
EON
CH–
100
TA
NEWS
INFO
VOLUME
1k
10k
“CH-” appears and the channel number position starts flashing
on the display for about 10 seconds.
MULTI JOG
3. Turn MULTI JOG to select a
channel number while the channel
number position is flashing.
Note:
When a station of sufficient signal strength is tuned in, the TUNED
indicator lights up on the display.
When an FM stereo program is received, the STEREO indicator also
lights up.
Note:
You can use the 10 keys on the remote control to select the preset
number. When using the 10 keys, be sure that they are activated
for the tuner, not for the CD and others. (See page 45.)
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
4. Press TUNER/SEA MEMORY
again while the selected channel
number is flashing on the display.
The selected channel number stops flashing.
The station is assigned to the selected channel number.
EON
CH–
100
TA
NEWS
INFO
VOLUME
1k
10k
5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 until you store all the stations
you want.
To erase a stored preset station
Storing a new station on a used number erases the previously stored
one.
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Note:
When using the FM MODE/MUTING button on the remote control, be
sure that the 10 keys are activated for tuner, not for the CD and
others. (See page 45.)
On the front panel:
SOURCE SELECTOR
1. Turn SOURCE SELECTOR to
select the band (FM or AM —
MW/LW).
Assigning Names to Preset Stations
The last received station of the selected band
is tuned in.
TUNER PRESET
You can assign a name of up to four characters to each preset
station. When a preset station is tuned in, its assigned name will
appear on the display.
2. Press TUNER PRESET.
3. Turn MULTI JOG until you find
the channel you want.
MULTI JOG
Before you start, remember...
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
• You can use the following characters: Space, A – Z, and 0 – 9.
• Turning it clockwise increases the channel
numbers.
• Turning it counterclockwise decreases the
channel numbers.
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Tune in a preset station.
From the remote control:
See the left.
FM/AM
1. Press FM/AM.
• Each time you press the button, the band
alternates between FM and AM (MW/LW).
2. Press the 10 keys to select a preset
channel number.
•
•
•
•
For channel number 5, press 5.
For channel number 15, press +10 then 5.
For channel number 20, press +10 then 10.
For channel number 30, press +10, +10,
then 10.
2. Press TUNER/SEA MEMORY.
CNTR TONE
1
The preset channel number starts flashing for
about 10 seconds.
CNTR
2
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
3
MENU
TEST
4
REAR-L
5
CH–
6
ENTER
EFFECT
7/P
SEA MODE
10
VOLUME
REAR-R
8
9
SUBWOOFER
0
• If you turn MULTI JOG while the preset channel number is
flashing, you can change the preset channel number.
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
Note:
When you use the 10 keys on the remote control, be sure that they
are activated for the tuner, not for the CD and others. (See page 45.)
TUNER PRESET
3. Press TUNER PRESET, while the
preset channel number is flashing.
The first character position starts flashing.
CH–
Selecting the FM Reception Mode
When an FM stereo broadcast is hard to
receive or noisy
You can change the FM reception mode while receiving an FM
broadcast.
• You can store the FM reception mode for each preset station.
Press FM MODE on the front panel or FM MODE/MUTING on
the remote control.
• Each time you press the button, the FM reception mode alternates
between “AUTO” and “MONO.”
4. Turn MULTI JOG to select the
first character, while the first
character position is flashing.
VOLUME
MULTI JOG
CH–
5. Press TUNER PRESET, while a
character you want is flashing.
TUNER PRESET
The next character position starts flashing.
CH–
VOLUME
FM MODE
SUBWOOFER
0
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to enter up to four
characters.
FM MODE/MUTING
On the front panel
On the remote control
AUTO: When a program is broadcasted in stereo, you will hear
stereo sound; when in monaural, you will hear
monaural sounds. This mode is also useful to suppress
static noise between stations. The MUTE AUTO
indicator lights up on the display.
MONO: Reception will be improved although you will lose the
stereo effect. In this mode, you will hear noise while
tuning into the stations. The MUTE AUTO indicator
goes off on the display.
7. Press TUNER/SEA MEMORY
while the last selected character is
flashing after you have assigned a
name.
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
To erase the input characters
Insert spaces using the same procedure described above.
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To tune in a preset station
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Using the RDS (Radio Data System) to
Receive FM Stations
RDS allows FM stations to send an additional signal along with their
regular program signals. For example, the stations send their station
names, as well as information about what type of program they
broadcast, such as sports or music, etc.
When tuned to an FM station which provides the RDS service, the
RDS indicator lights up on the display.
You can also show the RDS information on the TV screen.
To use this function, you need to connect the TV to the MONITOR
OUT jack on the rear panel (see page 7), and set the TV’s input
mode to the proper position to which the receiver is connected.
• When the TV’s input mode is incorrect; for example, a different
video input or TV tuner mode is selected, you cannot show the
RDS information on the TV screen.
Press TEXT DISPLAY while listening to an FM
station.
The following information appears on the TV screen.
TEXT
DISPLAY
With the receiver, you can receive the following types of RDS
signals.
PS (Program Service): Shows commonly known station names
Selected station
Program service
Program type
Radio text
PTY (Program Type): Shows types of broadcast programs
RT (Radio Text):
Shows text messages the station sends
EON (Enhanced Other Network): See page 21.
Notes:
• RDS is not available for AM (MW/LW) broadcasts.
• RDS may not operate correctly if the station tuned is not
transmitting RDS signal properly or if the signal strength is weak.
What information can RDS signals provide?
You can see the RDS signals the station sends on the display.
To show the RDS signals
Press DISPLAY MODE while listening to an FM station.
To erase the RDS information, press EXIT.
EXIT
Note:
The on-screen display will disappear in the following case:
– if no operation is done for about 10 minutes.
– if you do any operation other than explained in this section.
Searching for a Program by PTY Codes
DISPLAY MODE
STOP
DISPLAY MODE
On the front panel
On the remote
• Each time you press the button, the display changes to show you
the following information:
PS
Frequency
PTY
RT
PS (Program Service):
While searching, “PS” appears and then the station names will be
displayed. “NO PS” appears if no signal is sent.
PTY (Program Type):
While searching, “PTY” appears and then the type of the broadcast
program will be displayed. “NO PTY” appears if no signal is sent.
RT (Radio Text):
While searching, “RT” appears and then text messages the station
sends will be displayed. “NO RT” appears if no signal is sent.
One of the advantages of the RDS service is that you can locate a
particular kind of program from the preset channels (see page 17) by
specifying the PTY codes.
To search for a program using the PTY codes
Before you start, remember...
• The PTY Search is only applicable to preset stations.
• To stop searching any time during the process, press PTY
SEARCH while searching.
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
• When pressing the buttons on the remote control, make sure that
you have selected the FM station using the remote control. If not,
the RDS operation buttons do not work for RDS operation.
(Pressing FM/AM activates the remote control for RDS
operation.)
FM/AM
/REW
PTY
Frequency:
Station frequency (non-RDS service)
PLAY
FF/
PTY SEARCH
STOP
DISPLAY MODE
Notes:
• When pressing DISPLAY MODE on the remote control, make sure
that you have selected FM station using the remote control. If not,
the DISPLAY MODE button does not work for tuner operation.
(Pressing FM/AM activates the remote control for tuner operation.)
• If searching finishes at once, “PS,” “PTY,” and “RT” will not appear
on the display.
On the front panel:
1. Press PTY SEARCH while
listening to an FM station.
“PTY SELECT” flashes on the display.
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PTY SEARCH
PTY
MULTI JOG
PTY codes
NONE
The display gives you the PTY codes described to the right.
3. Press PTY SEARCH again, while
the PTY code selected in the
previous step is still on the display.
PTY SEARCH
To continue searching after the first stop
Press PTY SEARCH again while the indications on the display are
flashing.
If no program is found, “NOTFOUND” appears on the display.
From the remote control:
“PTY SELECT” flashes on the display.
ALARM
NEWS
TEST
AFFAIRS
DOCUMENT
INFO (INFORMATION)
FOLK M (MUSIC)
While searching, “SEARCH” and the
selected PTY code alternate on the display.
The receiver searches 30 preset FM stations, stops when it finds
the one you have selected, and tunes in that station.
1. Press PTY SEARCH while
listening to an FM station.
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2. Turn MULTI JOG until the PTY
code you want appears on the
display, while “PTY SELECT” is
flashing.
PLAY
EDUCATE (EDUCATION)
OLDIES
NATIONAL (NATIONAL MUSIC)
DRAMA
CULTURE
COUNTRY
SCIENCE
JAZZ
LEISURE
VARIED
TRAVEL
POP M (MUSIC)
PHONE IN
ROCK M (MUSIC)
PTY SEARCH
M.O.R. M (MIDDLE OF ROAD MUSIC)
RELIGION
2. Press and hold PTY –/+ until the
PTY code you want appears on the
display, while “PTY SELECT” is
flashing.
SPORT
FF/
PTY SEARCH
/REW
PTY
SOCIAL A (AFFAIRS)
LIGHT M (MUSIC)
CHILDREN
CLASSICS
FINANCE
OTHER M (MUSIC)
PTY
PTY SEARCH
The display gives you the PTY codes
described to the right.
WEATHER
3. Press PTY SEARCH again, while
the PTY code selected in the
previous step is still on the display.
PLAY
PTY SEARCH
While searching, “SEARCH” and the
selected PTY code alternate on the display.
The receiver searches 30 preset FM stations, stops when it finds
the one you have selected, and tunes in that station.
To continue searching after the first stop
Press PTY SEARCH again while the indications on the display are
flashing.
If no program is found, “NOTFOUND” appears on the display.
When an emergency broadcast (ALARM signal) is sent from an
FM station:
The receiver automatically tunes in the station except in the
following cases:
• When you are listening to non-RDS stations (all AM — MW/LW
and some FM stations).
• When the receiver is in standby mode.
While receiving an emergency broadcast, “ALARM” appears on the
display.
The TEST signal is used for equipment test — whether it can
receive the ALARM signal correctly.
The TEST signal makes the receiver work in the same way as the
ALARM signal does. If the TEST signal is received, the receiver
automatically switches to the station broadcasting the TEST signal.
While receiving the test signal, “TEST” appears on the display.
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Switching to a Broadcast Program of
Your Choice Temporarily
Another convenient RDS service is called “EON (Enhanced Other
Network).”
The EON indicator lights up while receiving a station with the EON
code.
This allows the receiver to switch temporarily to a broadcast
program of your choice (NEWS, TA, and/or INFO) from a different
station except in the following cases:
• When you are listening to non-RDS stations (all AM — MW/LW
and some FM stations).
• When the last received FM station is a non-RDS station.
• When the receiver is in standby mode.
Before you start, remember...
• The EON function is only applicable to preset stations.
CASE 2
If there is a station broadcasting the program
you have selected
The receiver changes the source (all sources except AM —
MW/LW), and tunes in the station. The indicator of received
PTY code starts flashing.
‘
When the program is over, the receiver goes back to the
previously selected source, but still remains in EON standby
mode. The indicator of received PTY code stops flashing and
remains lit.
CASE 3
If the FM station you are listening to is
broadcasting the program you have selected
On the front panel ONLY:
1. Press EON so that the last selected
program type appears on the
display.
EON
The receiver enters EON standby mode. When the receiver is in
EON standby mode, the receiver is ready to receive the EON
data (TA/NEWS/INFO) you select.
2. Press TA/NEWS/INFO until the
program type you want appears on
the display.
NEWS/INFO
NEWS
INFO
TA/INFO
‘
When the program is over, the indicator of received PTY code
stops flashing and remains lit, but the receiver remains in EON
standby mode.
TA/NEWS/INFO
• Each time you press the button, the display changes to show
the following:
TA
The receiver continues to receive the station, but the indicator
of received PTY code starts flashing.
TA/NEWS
TA/NEWS/INFO
To stop listening to the program selected by EON
Press EON so that the program type (TA/NEWS/INFO) indicator
goes off from the display. The receiver enters EON off mode and
goes back to the previously selected source.
• Each time you press EON, the EON mode alternates between
standby mode and off mode.
Notes:
TA:
Traffic Announcement in your area.
NEWS: News.
INFO:
CASE 1
Program the purpose of which is to impart advice in
the widest sense.
If there is no station broadcasting the program
you have selected
• EON data sent from some stations may not be compatible with this
receiver.
• In EON standby mode, if you change the source to AM (MW/LW) or
if you carry out synchronized recording (see page 39), EON
standby mode is canceled temporarily. The receiver goes back to
EON standby mode again when you have finished that operation.
• While listening to a program tuned in by the EON function, you
cannot use source selecting buttons and PTY SEARCH button.
• While listening to a program tuned in by the EON function, you
cannot perform the on-screen operations (pages 34 and 41).
The receiver continues playing the current source (all sources
except AM — MW/LW).
‘
When a station starts broadcasting the program you have
selected, the receiver automatically switches to the station. The
indicator of received PTY code starts flashing.
‘
CAUTION:
When the source alternates intermittently between the station tuned in
by the EON function and the currently selected source, press EON to
cancel the EON function.
If you do not press the button, the currently tuned station is received
finally, and the indication of the EON program type flashing on the
display disappears.
When the program is over, the receiver goes back to the
previously selected source, but still remains in EON standby
mode. The indicator of received PTY code stops flashing and
remains lit.
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Using the SEA Modes
The SEA (Sound Effect Amplifier) modes give you control of the way your music sounds.
IMPORTANT:
When using the remote control, check to see if its
remote control mode selector is set to the correct
position:
To operate this receiver, set it to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR” (except when selecting the DBS tuner as
the source).
Creating Your Own SEA Mode
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
You can adjust and store your own SEA adjustment into memory
(SEA USERMODE).
CATV/DBS
Before you start, remember...
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
Selecting Your Favorite SEA Mode
On the front panel:
Press SEA MODE repeatedly until the SEA
mode you want appears on the display.
• Each time you press the button, the SEA mode
changes as follows:
SEA ROCK
SEA MUSICAL
SEA MODE
On the front panel ONLY:
If you do not want to store your adjustment, but rather want to adjust
the SEA temporarily, skip step 4 below.
SEA ADJUST
1. Press SEA ADJUST repeatedly
until the frequency range (100Hz,
1kHz or 10kHz) you want appears
on the display.
SEA MOVIE
SEA COUNTRY
SEA OFF
SEA USERMODE
SEA JAZZ
SEA
FR
VOLUME
SEA ROCK:
Gives a heavy sound. Both high and low
frequencies are boosted.
SEA MUSICAL:
Enhances the mid-frequency range, which
the human voice is mostly made up of.
SEA MOVIE:
Adds breadth to sounds so you feel like
you are in a movie theater.
SEA COUNTRY:
Enhances the high-frequency range so that
instruments such the violin and banjo are
emphasized.
SEA JAZZ:
Gives a feeling of a live atmosphere.
Good for acoustic music.
SEA USERMODE:
SEA OFF:
Your original SEA adjustment (see the
right).
No SEA mode is applied (see below).
100
1k
SEA
FR
10k
VOLUME
100
1k
10k
MULTI JOG
2. Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
SEA level of the selected frequency
range.
• Turning it clockwise increases the level.
• Turning it counterclockwise decreases the level.
SEA
FR
100
1k
This FR means this adjustment can be
applied to the front speakers only.
Notes:
• The SEA modes cannot be used for recording.
• When the SEA mode is turned on, the SEA indicator lights up on
the display.
• When the SEA mode is used with the DAP mode (see page 26),
sounds may be distorted. If this happens, turn off the DAP mode or
decrease the effect level of the DAP mode.
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3. Repeat step 1 and 2 to adjust other frequency
ranges if necessary.
4. Press TUNER/SEA MEMORY.
To cancel the SEA mode
Press SEA MODE repeatedly until “SEA OFF” appears. The SEA
indicator goes off from the display.
From the remote control:
Your adjustment is stored into the SEA
USERMODE.
To recall your own SEA adjustment
SOUND
1. Press SOUND.
The 10 keys are activated for sound adjustments.
2. Press SEA MODE repeatedly until
the SEA mode you want appears
on the display.
TUNER/SEA MEMORY
Press SEA MODE repeatedly until “SEA USERMODE” appears.
To erase a stored adjustment
SEA MODE
10
Storing a new adjustment into SEA USERMODE erases the
previously stored one.
RETURN
To cancel the SEA mode
Press SEA MODE repeatedly until “SEA OFF” appears in step 2
above. The SEA indicator goes off from the display.
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Using the DSP Modes
The built-in Surround Processor provides three types of the DSP (Digital Signal Processor) mode — 3D-PHONIC mode,
DAP (Digital Acoustic Processor) mode and Surround mode.
3D-PHONIC modes
DAP modes
The 3D-PHONIC mode gives you such a nearly surround effect as it
is reproduced through the Dolby Surround decoder, which is widely
used to reproduce sounds with a feeling of movement like those
experienced in movie theaters. The 3D-PHONIC mode is the result
of research on sound localization technology carried out at JVC for
many years. This mode can be used when the front speakers are
connected to this receiver (without respect to the rear/center
speaker connection).
• You can select either 3D ACTION or 3D THEATER to your
preference when playing an analog or Linear PCM (digital)
source.
• You can select either 3D DIGITAL or 3D THEATER to your
preference when playing a Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround,
or MPEG Multichannel source.
The sound heard in a concert hall or club consists of direct sound
and indirect sound — early reflections and reflections from behind.
Direct sounds reach the listener directly without any reflection. On
the other hand, indirect sounds are delayed by the distances of the
ceiling and walls. These direct sounds and indirect sounds are the
most important elements of the acoustic surround effects. The DAP
mode can create these important elements, and gives you a real
“being there” feeling. This mode can be used when the front
speakers are connected to this receiver (without respect to the
rear/center speaker connection).
You can select one of the following to your preference.
LIVE CLUB:
Gives the feeling of a live music club with a low
ceiling.
DANCE CLUB: Gives a throbbing bass beat.
3D ACTION:
3D DIGITAL:
Best for action and war movies — where the
action is fast and explosive.
Reproduces multi-sound source encoded with
Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, or MPEG
Multichannel.
HALL:
Gives clear vocal and the feeling of a concert hall.
PAVILION:
Gives the spacious feeling of a pavilion with a high
ceiling.
3D THEATER: Reproduces the sound field of a large theater. This
mode can be selected when only front speakers are
connected to this receiver and “REAR SPK” and
“CENTER SPK” is set to “NONE” (see page 14).
Note on the subwoofer sound when using the 3D-PHONIC
modes
Sound will or will not come out of the subwoofer according to the
selected 3D-PHONIC mode.
Early reflections
• With “3D ACTION” selected: No sound comes out.
• With “3D DIGITAL” selected: Sound comes out if the subwoofer
channel signals come into this receiver ( LFE of the signal
indicators lights up — see page 10) while playing a multi-sound
source encoded with Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, or
MPEG Multichannel.
Direct sounds
• With “3D THEATER” selected:
– If “FRONT SPK” is set to “SMALL,” sound comes out while
playing any source.
– If “FRONT SPK” is set to “LARGE,” sound comes out only if
the subwoofer channel signals come into this receiver ( LFE of
the signal indicators lights up — see page 10) while playing a
multi-sound source encoded with Dolby Digital, DTS Digital
Surround, or MPEG Multichannel.
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behind
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Surround modes
With this receiver, you can use four types of the Surround mode.
Following modes cannot be used when only the front speakers
are connected to this receiver (without the rear speakers or
center speaker).
Dolby Surround (Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro Logic)*
Used to watch the soundtracks of software encoded with Dolby
) or with Dolby Surround
Digital (bearing the mark
DOLBY SURROUND ).
(bearing the mark
Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro Logic can be selected automatically
according to software played back and the speaker arrangement you
have done.
• To enjoy the software encoded with Dolby Digital, you must
connect the source component using the digital terminal on the
rear of this receiver. (See page 8.)
DTS Digital Surround**
DTS Digital Surround is a discrete 5.1 channel digital audio format
available on CD, LD, and DVD software.
,
To watch the soundtracks of video software bearing the mark
the receiver can provide you with DTS Digital Surround decoder.
DTS Digital Surround is automatically selected according to
software played back and the speaker arrangement you have done.
• To enjoy the software encoded with DTS Digital Surround, you
must connect the source component using the digital terminal on
the rear of this receiver. (See page 8.)
Note:
A CD encoded with DTS Digital Surround cannot be played back
through this receiver.
MPEG Multichannel
MPEG Multichannel is another discrete 5.1 channel digital audio
format available on DVD software, and uses encoding method called
MPEG2-Audio. (MPEG stands for “Motion Picture Expert Group”
and has been originally developed for compressing video signals. )
To watch the soundtracks of video software bearing the mark
, the receiver can provide you with MPEG
Multichannel decoder.
MPEG Multichannel is automatically selected according to software
played back and the speaker arrangement you have done.
• To enjoy the software encoded with MPEG Multichannel, you
must connect the source component using the digital terminal on
the rear of this receiver. (See page 8.)
JVC Theater Surround
In order to reproduce a more realistic sound field in your listening
room while playing soundtracks of software encoded;
DOLBY SURROUND ),
– with Dolby Surround (bearing the mark
),
– with Dolby Digital (bearing the mark
– with DTS Digital Surround (bearing the mark
),
),
– with MPEG Multichannel (bearing the mark
you can use JVC Theater Surround.
• When playing a source encoded with Dolby Digital, with DTS
Digital Surround, or MPEG Multichannel, “DIG THEATER” is
selected automatically.
• When playing a source encoded with Dolby Surround,
“THEATER” is selected automatically.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby,” “Pro
Logic,” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories. Confidential Unpublished Works. ©1992–1998 Dolby
Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.
Notes:
• The DSP modes have no effect on monaural sources.
• The DSP modes cannot be used for recording an analog source.
• When you select “DVD MULTI” as the source to play, you cannot
select or adjust the DSP modes.
• The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up when the Dolby Pro Logic
decoder built in this receiver is activated.
• The Ÿ DIGITAL indicator lights up when the signals encoded with
Dolby Digital come into the receiver.
• The Dolby Pro Logic decoder is used not only for the analog
sources but also for the sources encoded with Dolby Digital, DTS
Digital Surround, or MPEG Multichannel in the following cases:
– When only front channel signals are encoded.
– When front channel and monaural rear channel signals are
encoded.
IMPORTANT:
Before recording a digital source, turn off the DSP mode.
DVD MULTI Playback Mode
This receiver provides the DVD MULTI playback mode for
reproducing the analog discrete 5.1 channel output mode of the
DVD player or other equipment.
You can adjust the DVD MULTI playback mode while playing
back a video software such as a DVD using the analog discrete
5.1 channel output mode.
• For the DVD MULTI playback mode connection, see page 7.
• For details on the DVD MULTI playback mode, see page 32.
** Manufactured under license from Digital Theater Systems, Inc. US
Pat. No. 5,451,942 and other world-wide patents issues and
pending. “DTS” and “DTS Digital Surround” are trademarks of
Digital Theater Systems, Inc. ©1996 Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
All rights reserved.
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Available DSP Modes According to the Speaker Arrangement
Available DSP modes will vary depending on how many speakers are used with this receiver.
Make sure that you have set the speaker information correctly (see page 14).
Speaker arrangements
Front
speaker
Front
speaker
Front
speaker
TV
TV
Center speaker
TV
Front
speaker
Front
speaker
TV
Center speaker
Rear
speaker
Each time you press DSP MODE on the front panel or SURROUND MODE on
the remote control, the DSP modes change as follows:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
3D THEATER
LIVE CLUB
DANCE CLUB
HALL
PAVILION
3D ACTION (or 3D DIGITAL)
DSP OFF (DSP mode is canceled)
Each time you press DSP MODE on the front panel or SURROUND MODE on
the remote control, the DSP modes change as follows:
By pressing DSP MODE:
• THEATER (or DIG THEATER)
• LIVE CLUB
• DANCE CLUB
• HALL
• PAVILION
• 3D ACTION (or 3D DIGITAL)
• DSP OFF (DSP mode is canceled)
Front
speaker
Rear
speaker
Rear
speaker
Front
speaker
Available DSP modes
Front
speaker
Rear
speaker
To activate the Surround
mode, press DOLBY/DTS/
MPEG SURROUND ON/OFF
button so that the lamp on the
button lights up.
By pressing SURROUND MODE:
• DOLBY/DTS/MPEG SURROUND
(DOLBY PRO LOGIC, DOLBY
DIGITAL, DTS SURROUND, or
MPEG SURROUND)
• THEATER (or DIG THEATER)
• LIVE CLUB
• DANCE CLUB
• HALL
• PAVILION
• 3D ACTION (or 3D DIGITAL)
• DSP OFF (DSP mode is canceled)
To activate the Surround
mode, you can also use the
SURROUND ON/OFF button.
Note on the center speaker sound when using the DAP modes:
Sounds come out of the center speaker only if the following take place at
the same time;
• If “CENTER SPK” is set to “LARGE” or “SMALL.”
• If the center channel signals come into this receiver ( C of the signal
indicators lights up — see page 10) while playing a multi-sound source
encoded with Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, or MPEG
Multichannel.
In this case, you cannot adjust the center speaker output level.
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When using the remote control, check to see if its
remote control mode selector is set to the correct
position:
To operate this receiver, set it to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR” (except when selecting the DBS tuner as
the source).
CATV/DBS
DSP EFFECT 1
Before you start, remember...
• Make sure that you have set the speaker information correctly
(see page 14).
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
On the front panel:
DSP MODE
The 3D-PHONIC, DSP, PRO LOGIC and selected 3D-PHONIC
mode indicators also light up on the display.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “DSP
EFFECT” appears on the display.
The display changes to show the current
setting.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to select the effect
level.
• As you turn it, the effect level changes
as follows:
DSP EFFECT 2
DSP EFFECT 5
MULTI JOG
DSP EFFECT 3
DSP EFFECT 4
As the number increases, the selected 3D-PHONIC mode
becomes stronger.
From the remote control:
1. Press SURROUND MODE
repeatedly until “3D ACTION (or
3D DIGITAL)” or “3D
THEATER” appears on the
display.
7/P
DSP EFFECT 3
DSP EFFECT 4
As the number increases, the selected 3D-PHONIC mode
becomes stronger.
Once you have adjusted the 3D-PHONIC modes, the adjustment is
memorized for each 3D-PHONIC mode.
DSP EFFECT 1
DSP EFFECT 2
DSP EFFECT 5
Adjusting the 3D-PHONIC Modes
2. Adjust the effect level.
EFFECT
• Each time you press the button, the effect
level changes as follows:
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
1. Press DSP MODE repeatedly until
“3D ACTION (or 3D DIGITAL)”
or “3D THEATER” appears on
the display.
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3. Press EFFECT to select an effect
level you want.
IMPORTANT:
SURROUND
MODE
Adjusting the DAP Modes
Once you have adjusted the DAP modes, the adjustment is
memorized for each DAP mode.
Before you start, remember...
• Make sure that you have set the speaker information correctly
(see page 14).
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
• You cannot adjust the rear speaker output level when you have set
“REAR SPK” to “NONE.” See page 14.
• When the DAP mode is used with the SEA mode (see page 22),
sounds may be distorted. If this happens, turn off the SEA mode.
On the front panel:
1. Press DSP MODE repeatedly until
the DAP mode — LIVE CLUB,
DANCE CLUB, HALL, or
PAVILION — appears on the
display.
DSP MODE
The DSP and the selected DAP mode indicators also light up on
the display.
• When you have set “REAR SPK” to “NONE,” the 3DPHONIC indicator also lights up.
2. Adjust the speaker output levels.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until one of the
indications appears on the display.
“REAR L LEVEL”:
To adjust the left rear speaker level.
“REAR R LEVEL”:
To adjust the right rear speaker level.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
selected speaker output level (from –10
dB to +10 dB).
3) Repeat 1) and 2) to adjust the other
speaker output level.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
MULTI JOG
The 3D-PHONIC, DSP, PRO LOGIC and selected 3D-PHONIC
mode indicators also light up on the display.
SOUND
2. Press SOUND.
The 10 keys are activated for sound adjustments.
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3. Adjust the effect level.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “DSP
EFFECT” appears on the display.
The display changes to show the current
setting.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to select the effect
level.
• As you turn it, the effect level changes
as follows:
DSP EFFECT 1
DSP EFFECT 2
DSP EFFECT 5
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
Adjusting the Surround Modes
Once you have adjusted the Surround modes, the adjustment is
memorized for each Surround mode.
Dolby/DTS/MPEG Surround adjustments
MULTI JOG
DSP EFFECT 3
DSP EFFECT 4
As the number increases, the selected DAP mode becomes
stronger.
Before you start, remember...
• Make sure that you have set the speaker information correctly
(see page 14).
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
• You cannot adjust the rear speaker output levels when you have set
“REAR SPK” to “NONE.” See page 14.
• You cannot adjust the center speaker output level and center tone
when you have set “CENTER SPK” to “NONE.” See page 14.
From the remote control:
From the remote control:
1. Press SURROUND MODE
repeatedly until the DAP mode —
LIVE CLUB, DANCE CLUB,
HALL, or PAVILION — appears
on the display.
1. Press SURROUND MODE
repeatedly until the mode — PRO
LOGIC, DOLBY DIGITAL, DTS
SURROUND, or MPEG
SURROUND — appears on the
display.
SURROUND
MODE
The DSP and the selected DAP mode indicators also light up on
the display.
SURROUND
MODE
• When “PRO LOGIC” is selected, the PRO LOGIC indicator
lights up on the display.
SOUND
2. Press SOUND.
Note:
The 10 keys are activated for sound adjustments.
REAR•L
3. Adjust the speaker output levels.
5
• To adjust the left rear speaker level, press
REAR•L –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the right rear speaker level, press
REAR•R –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
6
ENTER
SOUND
2. Press SOUND.
The 10 keys are activated for sound adjustments.
REAR•R
8
4. Press EFFECT to select an effect
level you want.
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EFFECT
7/P
• Each time you press the button, the effect
level changes as follows:
DSP EFFECT 1
DSP EFFECT 2
DSP EFFECT 5
You can also press SURROUND ON/OFF to activate an
appropriate Surround mode — PRO LOGIC, DOLBY DIGITAL,
DTS SURROUND, MPEG SURROUND. Each time you press the
button, the Surround mode turns on and off alternately.
DSP EFFECT 3
DSP EFFECT 4
3. Press TEST to check the speaker
output balance.
TEST TONE L
TEST TONE C
TEST TONE R
(Left front speaker)
(Center speaker)
(Right front speaker)
TEST TONE LS
TEST TONE RS
(Left rear speaker)
(Right rear speaker)
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“TEST TONE L” starts flashing on the
display, and a test tone comes out of the
speakers in the following order:
As the number increases, the selected DAP mode becomes
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• You can adjust the speaker output levels without outputting the
test tone.
• No test tone comes out of the center speaker when “CENTER
SPK” is set to “NONE” (see page 14).
• No test tone comes out of the rear speakers when “REAR SPK”
is set to “NONE” (see page 14).
• If the TV is turned on and the proper video input is selected on
the TV, the test tone screen will appear on the TV.
• The signal indicators also light on the display while the test tone
comes out of the speakers.
C
L
R
L:
Lights when the test tone comes out of
the left front speaker.
C: Lights when the test tone comes out of
LS
RS
the center speaker.
R: Lights when the test tone comes out of the right front
speaker.
RS: Lights when the test tone comes out of the right rear
speaker.
LS: Lights when the test tone comes out of the left rear
speaker.
4. Adjust the speaker output levels.
• To adjust the center speaker level, press
CNTR –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the left rear speaker level, press
REAR•L –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the right rear speaker level, press
REAR•R –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
CNTR
2
3
MENU
REAR•L
5
6
ENTER
REAR•R
8
5. Press TEST again to stop the test tone.
9
TEST
4
6. Press CNTR TONE to select the
center tone level you want.
CNTR TONE
1
The center tone adjustment affects the midfrequency range, which the human voice is
mostly made up of.
• Each time you press the button, the display changes to show
the following:
SOFT 2 SOFT 1 FLAT SHARP 1 SHARP 2
Adjusted levels are also shown on the equalizer display.
CNTR
SEA
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On the front panel:
You can also use the buttons on the front panel to adjust the
Surround modes. However, no test tone is available when using the
buttons on the front panel. So, make adjustments while listening to
the sound of the source played back.
1. Press DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF to activate
an appropriate Surround mode —
PRO LOGIC, DOLBY DIGITAL,
DTS SURROUND, or MPEG
SURROUND.
DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF
• Each time you press the button, the Surround mode turns on
and off alternately.
• When “PRO LOGIC” is selected, the PRO LOGIC indicator
lights up on the display.
2. Adjust the speaker output levels.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until one of the
indications appears on the display.
“CENTER LEVEL”:
To adjust the center speaker level.
“REAR L LEVEL”:
To adjust the left rear speaker level.
“REAR R LEVEL”:
To adjust the right rear speaker level.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
selected speaker output level (from –10
dB to +10 dB).
3) Repeat 1) and 2) to adjust the other
speaker output levels.
MULTI JOG
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
3. Adjust the center tone.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “CENTER
TONE” appears on the display.
The display changes to show the current
setting.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to select the center
tone level you want.
• As you turn it, the display changes to
show the following:
SOFT 2
SOFT 1
FLAT
SHARP 1
MULTI JOG
SHARP 2
This CNTR means this adjustment can
be applied to the center speaker only.
(Example: When “FLAT” is selected.)
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To make the dialogue clearer, select “SHARP 1” (little) or
“SHARP 2” (much).
To make the dialogue softer, select “SOFT 1” (little) or “SOFT
2” (much).
When “FLAT” is selected, no adjustment is applied.
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JVC Theater Surround adjustments
4. Adjust the speaker output levels.
Before you start, remember...
• Make sure that you have set the speaker information correctly
(see page 14).
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
• You cannot adjust the rear speaker output levels when you have set
“REAR SPK” to “NONE.” See page 14.
• You cannot adjust the center speaker output level and center tone
when you have set “CENTER SPK” to “NONE.” See page 14.
CNTR
2
• To adjust the center speaker level, press
CNTR –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the left rear speaker level, press
REAR•L –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the right rear speaker level, press
REAR•R –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
3
MENU
REAR•L
5
6
ENTER
REAR•R
8
9
From the remote control:
1. Press SURROUND MODE
repeatedly until “THEATER” or
“DIG THEATER” appears on the
display.
SURROUND
MODE
5. Press TEST again to stop the test tone.
4
• When “THEATER” is selected, the PRO LOGIC, DSP, and
THEATER indicators also light up on the display.
• When “DIG THEATER” is selected, the DSP and THEATER
indicators also light up on the display.
SOUND
2. Press SOUND.
The 10 keys are activated for sound adjustments.
3. Press TEST to check the speaker
output balance.
TEST
4
“TEST TONE L” starts flashing on the
display, and a test tone comes out of the
speakers in the following order:
TEST TONE L
(Left front speaker)
6. Press CNTR TONE to select the
center tone level you want.
SOFT 2
TEST TONE C
TEST TONE R
(Center speaker)
(Right front speaker)
TEST TONE LS
TEST TONE RS
(Left rear speaker)
(Right rear speaker)
Notes:
SOFT 1
CNTR
FLAT
SHARP 1
SHARP 2
1k
This CNTR means this adjustment can
be applied to the center speaker only.
(Example: When “FLAT” is selected.)
10k
To make the dialogue clearer, select “SHARP 1” (little) or
“SHARP 2” (much).
To make the dialogue softer, select “SOFT 1” (little) or “SOFT
2” (much).
When “FLAT” is selected, no adjustment is applied.
EFFECT
7. Press EFFECT to select an effect
level you want.
7/P
• Each time you press the button, the effect
level changes as follows:
DSP EFFECT 1
DSP EFFECT 2
DSP EFFECT 5
DSP EFFECT 3
DSP EFFECT 4
As the number increases, JVC Theater Surround becomes
stronger.
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• You can adjust the speaker output levels without outputting the
test tone.
• No test tone comes out of the center speaker when “CENTER
SPK” is set to “NONE” (see page 14).
• No test tone comes out of the rear speakers when “REAR SPK”
is set to “NONE” (see page 14).
• If the TV is turned on and the proper video input is selected on
the TV, the test tone screen will appear on the TV.
• The signal indicators also light on the display while the test tone
comes out of the speakers.
L:
Lights when the test tone comes out of
C
L
R
the left front speaker.
C: Lights when the test tone comes out of
LS
RS
the center speaker.
R: Lights when the test tone comes out of the right front
speaker.
RS: Lights when the test tone comes out of the right rear
speaker.
LS: Lights when the test tone comes out of the left rear
speaker.
CNTR TONE
The center tone adjustment affects the midfrequency range, which the human voice is
mostly made up of.
• Each time you press the button, the display changes to show
the following:
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DSP MODE
1. Press DSP MODE repeatedly until
“THEATER” or “DIG
THEATER” appears on the
display.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until one of the
indications appears on the display.
“CENTER LEVEL”:
To adjust the center speaker level.
“REAR L LEVEL”:
To adjust the left rear speaker level.
“REAR R LEVEL”:
To adjust the right rear speaker level.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
selected speaker output level (from –10
dB to +10 dB).
3) Repeat 1) and 2) to adjust the other
speaker output levels.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
MULTI JOG
SOFT 2
SOFT 1
FLAT
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “DSP
EFFECT” appears on the display.
The display changes to show the current
setting.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to select the effect
level.
• As you turn it, the effect level changes
as follows:
DSP EFFECT 1
DSP EFFECT 2
DSP EFFECT 5
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
For Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital
Surround, and MPEG Multichannel
1. Press DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF so that the
lamp on the button lights up.
DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF
• Each time you press the button, the Dolby/
DTS/MPEG Surround turns on and off
alternately.
2. Select and play a sound source.
• To enjoy Dolby Pro Logic, play back a software encoded with
DOLBY SURROUND mark.
Dolby Surround and labeled with
• To enjoy Dolby Digital, play back a software encoded with
mark.
Dolby Digital and labeled with
• To enjoy DTS Digital Surround, play back a software encoded
with DTS Digital Surround and labeled with
mark.
• To enjoy MPEG Multichannel, play back a software encoded
with MPEG Multichannel and labeled with
mark.
Press DOLBY/DTS/MPEG SURROUND ON/
OFF again so that the lamp on the button goes
off. (“SURROUND OFF” appears on the
display.)
DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF
From the remote control:
MULTI JOG
SHARP 1
4. Adjust the effect level.
You can use only one DSP mode at a time. When a DSP mode is
activated, another DSP mode is canceled if in use.
To cancel the Dolby/DTS/MPEG Surround mode
3. Adjust the center tone.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “CENTER
TONE” appears on the display.
The display changes to show the current
setting.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to select the center
tone level you want.
• As you turn it, the display changes to
show the following:
Activating the DSP Modes
On the front panel:
• When “THEATER” is selected, the PRO LOGIC, DSP, and
THEATER indicators light up on the display.
• When “DIG THEATER” is selected, the DSP and THEATER
indicators light up on the display.
2. Adjust the speaker output levels.
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On the front panel:
You can also use the buttons on the front panel to adjust the
Surround modes. However, no test tone is available when using the
buttons on the front panel. So, make adjustments while listening to
the sound of the source played back.
SHARP 2
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
MULTI JOG
DSP EFFECT 3
DSP EFFECT 4
As the number increases, JVC Theater Surround becomes
stronger.
1. Press SURROUND ON/OFF so
that the lamp on the DOLBY/DTS/
MPEG SURROUND ON/OFF
button on the front panel lights up.
SURROUND
ON/OFF
• Each time you press the button, the Dolby/DTS/MPEG
Surround turns on and off alternately.
• You can also turn on Dolby/DTS/MPEG Surround by pressing
SURROUND MODE. (See page 25 for more details.)
2. Select and play a sound source.
• To enjoy Dolby Pro Logic, play back a software encoded with
DOLBY SURROUND mark.
Dolby Surround and labeled with
• To enjoy Dolby Digital, play back a software encoded with
mark.
Dolby Digital and labeled with
• To enjoy DTS Digital Surround, play back a software encoded
with DTS Digital Surround and labeled with
mark.
• To enjoy MPEG Multichannel, play back a software encoded
with MPEG Multichannel and labeled with
mark.
To cancel the Dolby/DTS/MPEG Surround mode
Press SURROUND ON/OFF again.
(“SURROUND OFF” appears on the display.)
SURROUND
ON/OFF
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For the other DSP modes
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On the front panel:
1. Press DSP MODE repeatedly until
the mode you want appears on the
display.
DSP MODE
Use this column to write down your DSP mode adjustments for
your future reference.
• Each time you press the button, the DSP
modes change. (See page 25 for more
details.)
2. Select and play a sound source.
• To enjoy 3D-PHONIC and JVC Theater Surround, play back a
software:
– encoded with Dolby Surround and labeled with
DOLBY SURROUND mark.
– encoded with Dolby Digital and labeled with
mark.
– encoded with DTS Digital Surround and labeled with
mark.
– encoded with MPEG Multichannel and labeled with
mark.
To cancel the DSP mode
Press DSP MODE repeatedly until “DSP OFF”
appears on the display.
DSP MODE
From the remote control:
1. Press SURROUND MODE
repeatedly until the DSP mode you
want appears on the display.
SURROUND
MODE
• Each time you press the button, the DSP
modes change. You can also turn on Dolby/
DTS/MPEG Surround. (See page 25 for
more details.)
2. Select and play a sound source.
• To enjoy 3D-PHONIC and JVC Theater Surround, play back a
software:
– encoded with Dolby Surround and labeled with
DOLBY SURROUND mark.
– encoded with Dolby Digital and labeled with
mark.
– encoded with DTS Digital Surround and labeled with
mark.
– encoded with MPEG Multichannel and labeled with
mark.
To cancel the DSP mode
Press SURROUND MODE repeatedly until
“DSP OFF” appears on the display.
SURROUND
MODE
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Using the DVD MULTI Playback Mode
This receiver provides the DVD MULTI playback mode for reproducing the analog discrete output mode of the DVD
player. Before playing back a DVD, refer also to the manual supplied with the DVD player.
4. Adjust the center tone.
IMPORTANT:
When using the remote control, check to see if its
remote control mode selector is set to the correct
position:
To operate this receiver, set it to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR” (except when selecting the DBS tuner as
the source).
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
CATV/DBS
Activating the DVD MULTI Playback Mode
You can adjust the DVD MULTI playback mode while playing back
a DVD using the analog discrete output mode on the DVD player.
Once you made adjustments, the receiver memorizes the
adjustments until you change them. You also need to set the DVD
player to the analog discrete output mode.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until “CENTER
TONE” appears on the display.
The display changes to show the current
setting.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to select the center
tone level you want.
The center tone adjustment affects the
mid-frequency range, which the human
voice is mostly made up of.
• As you turn it, the display changes to
show the following:
SOFT 2
FLAT
SHARP 1
MULTI JOG
SHARP 2
Adjusted levels are also shown on the equalizer display.
Before you start, remember...
• There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
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On the front panel:
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1. Turn SOURCE SELECTOR until
“DVD MULTI” appears on the
display.
SOFT 1
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
CNTR
1k
This CNTR means this adjustment can
be applied to the center speaker only.
(Example: When “FLAT” is selected.)
10k
SOURCE SELECTOR
To make the dialogue clearer, select “SHARP 1” (little) or
“SHARP 2” (much).
To make the dialogue softer, select “SOFT 1” (little) or “SOFT
2” (much).
When “FLAT” is selected, no adjustment is applied.
Note:
When you select “DVD MULTI” as the source to play, the DSP
mode is canceled temporarily, and the DOLBY/DTS/MPEG
SURROUND ON/OFF and DSP MODE buttons do not work.
2. Select the analog discrete output mode on the
DVD player, and start playing a DVD.
• Refer to the manual supplied with the DVD player.
If you need to make any adjustment, go to the following
steps.
3. Adjust the speaker output levels.
1) Press BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST repeatedly until one of the
indications appears on the display.
“CENTER LEVEL”:
To adjust the center speaker level.
“REAR L LEVEL”:
To adjust the left rear speaker level.
“REAR R LEVEL”:
To adjust the right rear speaker level.
2) Turn MULTI JOG to adjust the
selected speaker output level (from –10
dB to +10 dB).
3) Repeat 1) and 2) to adjust the other
speaker output levels.
BALANCE/SURROUND
ADJUST
MULTI JOG
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From the remote control:
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DVD MUILTI
1. Press DVD MULTI so that “DVD
MULTI” appears on the display.
Use this column to write down your DVD MULTI playback
mode adjustments for your future reference.
Note:
When you select “DVD MULTI” as the source to play, the DSP
mode is canceled temporarily, and the SURROUND ON/OFF and
SURROUND MODE buttons do not work.
2. Select the analog discrete output mode on the
DVD player, and start playing a DVD.
• Refer to the manual supplied with the DVD player.
If you need to make any adjustment, go to the following
steps.
SOUND
3. Press SOUND.
The 10 keys are activated for adjusting the sound.
4. Adjust the speaker output levels.
• To adjust the center speaker level, press
CNTR –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the left rear speaker level, press
REAR•L –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
• To adjust the right rear speaker level, press
REAR•R –/+ (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
CNTR
2
3
MENU
REAR•L
5
6
ENTER
REAR•R
8
5. Press CNTR TONE to select the
center tone level you want.
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CNTR TONE
1
• Each time you press the button, the display
changes to show the following:
SOFT 2
SOFT 1
FLAT
SHARP 1
SHARP 2
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You can use the Menus on the TV screen to control the receiver.
To use this function, you need to connect the TV to the MONITOR OUT jack on the rear panel (see page 7), and set the
TV’s input mode to the proper position to which the receiver is connected.
• When the TV’s input mode is incorrect; for example, a different video input or TV tuner mode is selected, you
cannot show the Menus on the TV screen.
On-Screen Operation buttons (on the remote control)
Selecting Different Sources for Picture and
Sound (Also see page 10)
1. Press MENU.
TV/CATV/DBS
VCR 1
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TAPE/MD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
ANALOG/DIGITAL
SLEEP
SURROUND
CNTR TONE
ON/OFF
1
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “VISUAL.”
CNTR
2
3
MENU
TEST
SURROUND
REAR-L
MODE
4
DISC
EFFECT
5
MAIN MENU
SOURCE :PHONO
VISUAL :VCR1
MODE
:OFF
6
ENTER
REAR-R
7/P
SOUND
8
SUBWOOFER
SEA MODE
0
10
MENU
9
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
SET
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
MENU
CATV/DBS
3. Press @ / # to select a
different video source.
SOUND CONTROL
TUNER CONTROL
SETTING
TEXT
DISPLAY
TV VOL
CHANNEL
VCR 1
TV/VIDEO
VOLUME : 20
EXIT
4. When you finish, press EXIT.
VOLUME
TAPE
The menu disappears from the TV.
MUTING
CONTROL
PLAY
/REW
PTY
PTY SEARCH
REC
:OPERATE
SET
EXIT
STOP
FF/
PTY
PAUSE
Activating the DSP Modes (Also see page 30)
DISPLAY MODE
1. Press MENU.
RM-SRX888R
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
REMOTE CONTROL
2. Press % / fi to move
to “MODE.”
Selecting the Source to Play (Also see page 9)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
MAIN MENU
SOURCE :ch 1 FM 87.5 MHz
VISUAL :VCR1
MODE
:OFF
SOUND CONTROL
TUNER CONTROL
SETTING :OPERATE
VOLUME : 20
Shows the buttons you
can use on the current
menu.
In this case, use % / fi to
up and down,
move
and @ / # to select,
adjust or set the item.
Notes:
• If your TV is not of the PAL- or multi-color system, the TV
screen will be distorted.
• The on-screen display will disappear if no operation is done for
about 1 minute.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOURCE.”
3. Press @ / # to select the source.
4. When you finish, press EXIT.
MAIN MENU
SOURCE :VCR1
VISUAL :VCR1
MODE
:PRO LOGIC
3. Press @ / # to select the
DSP mode you want to
use.
SOUND CONTROL
TUNER CONTROL
SETTING
:OPERATE
VOLUME : 20
4. When you finish, press EXIT.
The menu disappears from the TV.
Adjusting the Front Speaker Output Balance
(Also see page 12)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “BAL.” (Balance).
SOUND CONTROL
SURROUND
LEVEL
SEA
4. Press @ / # to adjust
the balance.
The menu disappears from the TV.
BAL.:R-21
LOUDNESS
: OFF
INPUT ATT
: NORMAL
SUBWFR LEVEL:
0dB
NEXT PAGE
:OPERATE
5. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
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Using the On-Screen Menus
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Listening at Low Volume (Loudness)
(Also see page 11)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “LOUDNESS.”
SOUND CONTROL
SURROUND
LEVEL
SEA
BAL.:R-21
LOUDNESS
: OFF
INPUT ATT
: NORMAL
SUBWFR LEVEL:
0dB
NEXT PAGE
:OPERATE
4. Press @ / # to turn the
loudness “ON” or
“OFF.”
5. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
Attenuating the Input Signal
(Also see page 11)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “INPUT ATT.”
4. Press @ / # to turn the
Input Attenuator mode
“ATT ON” or
“NORMAL.”
3. Press % / fi to move
to “SUBWFR LEVEL.”
4. Press @ / # to adjust
the subwoofer output
level.
SURROUND
LEVEL
SEA
BAL.:R-21
LOUDNESS
: OFF
INPUT ATT
: NORMAL
SUBWFR LEVEL:
0dB
NEXT PAGE
:OPERATE
5. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
Adjusting the Subwoofer Output Level
(Also see page 11)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
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BAL.:R-21
LOUDNESS
: OFF
INPUT ATT
: NORMAL
SUBWFR LEVEL:
0dB
NEXT PAGE
:OPERATE
Adjusting the DSP Modes
(Also see pages 26 – 30)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
3. Press @ / # to select the
DSP mode you want to
adjust.
to “MODE.”
MAIN MENU
SOURCE :VCR1
VISUAL :VCR1
MODE
:THEATER
• In this example,
“THEATER” is selected.
SOUND CONTROL
TUNER CONTROL
SETTING
:OPERATE
VOLUME : 20
4. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then
press @ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL
menu appears.
5. Press % / fi to move
to “SURROUND
LEVEL,” then press
@ / #.
The SURROUND LEVEL
menu appears.
SOUND CONTROL
SURROUND
LEVEL
SEA
BAL.:R-21
LOUDNESS
: OFF
INPUT ATT
: NORMAL
SUBWFR LEVEL:
0dB
NEXT PAGE
:ENTER
SURROUND LEVEL
TEST TONE
: OFF
CENTER LEVEL:
0dB
REAR L LEVEL:
+6dB
REAR R LEVEL:
4dB
CENTER TONE : FLAT
DSP EFFECT
:
3
:OPERATE
6. Press % / fi to move
to the item you want to
set or adjust, then press @ / #.
On these adjustment menus, you can do the following:
For 3D-PHONIC (3D ACTION, 3D DIGITAL, 3D THEATER):
“DSP EFFECT”:
Select the effect level.
For DAP (LIVE CLUB, DANCE CLUB, HALL, PAVILION):
“REAR L LEVEL”: Adjust the left rear speaker output
level. *
“REAR R LEVEL”: Adjust the right rear speaker output
level. *
“DSP EFFECT”:
Select the effect level.
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LEVEL
SEA
5. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
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6. Press % / fi to move
to the item you want to
set or adjust, then press @ / #.
On this adjustment menu, you can do the following:
“CENTER LEVEL”: Adjust the center speaker output level.
“REAR L LEVEL”: Adjust the left rear speaker output
level.
“REAR R LEVEL”: Adjust the right rear speaker output
level.
“CENTER TONE”: Select the center tone level.
7. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
Selecting Your Favorite SEA Mode
(Also see page 22)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “SEA,” then press @
/ #.
SEA
SEA MODE
:ROCK
SEA ADJUST
The SEA menu appears.
Notes:
* Not displayed when “REAR SPK” is set to “NONE” (see page
14).
** Not displayed when “CENTER SPK” is set to “NONE” (see
page 14).
7. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
Activating the DVD MULTI Playback Mode
(Also see page 32)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOURCE.”
4. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
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1k
10kHz
:OPERATE
5. Press @ / # to select the SEA mode you want.
6. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
Creating Your Own SEA Mode
(Also see page 22)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
@ / #.
The SOUND CONTROL menu appears.
The SURROUND LEVEL
menu appears.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SOUND
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
3. Press @ / # to select “DVD MULTI.”
5. Press % / fi to move
to “SURROUND
LEVEL,” then press
@ / #.
4. Press % / fi to move
to “SEA MODE.”
to “SEA,” then press
The SEA menu appears.
SURROUND LEVEL
CENTER
REAR L
REAR R
CENTER
LEVEL:
0dB
LEVEL:
+6dB
LEVEL:
4dB
TONE : FLAT
:OPERATE
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For Dolby Pro Logic:
“TEST TONE”:
Output a test tone.
“CENTER LEVEL”: Adjust the center speaker output
level. **
“REAR L LEVEL”: Adjust the left rear speaker output
level. *
“REAR R LEVEL”: Adjust the right rear speaker output
level. *
“CENTER TONE”: Select the center tone level. **
For Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, and MPEG
Multichannel:
“TEST TONE”:
Output a test tone.
“CENTER LEVEL”: Adjust the center speaker output
level. **
“REAR L LEVEL”: Adjust the left rear speaker output
level. *
“REAR R LEVEL”: Adjust the right rear speaker output
level. *
“CENTER TONE”: Select the center tone level. **
For JVC Theater Surround:
“TEST TONE”:
Output a test tone.
“CENTER LEVEL”: Adjust the center speaker output
level. **
“REAR L LEVEL”: Adjust the left rear speaker output
level. *
“REAR R LEVEL”: Adjust the right rear speaker output
level. *
“CENTER TONE”: Select the center tone level. **
“DSP EFFECT”:
Select the effect level.
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4. Press % / fi to move
to “SEA ADJUST.”
“LFE ATT.”:
SEA ADJUST
SEA USERMODE
“COMP.”:
The SEA ADJUST menu
appears.
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5. Press % / fi / @ / # to
adjust the SEA mode as
you want.
1k
10kHz
“DIGITAL 1/2/3”:
SET:MEMORY
“FL DISP.”:
@ / # : Select the frequency ranges.
% / fi : Adjust the frequency levels.
Set the low frequency effect attenuator
level (see page 15).
Set the dynamic range compression
(see page 15).
Set the digital input terminal
(see page 13).
Shows the disc text information on the
display (see page 13).
Notes:
6. Press SET to store the setting into the SEA
USERMODE.
• If you press EXIT, without pressing SET in this step, you can
return to the SEA menu. (The adjustment you have made is
active but not stored.)
7. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
* Not adjustable when “CENTER SPK” is set to “NONE” (see
page 14).
** Not adjustable when “REAR SPK” is set to “NONE” (see page
14).
4. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
Operating the Tuner (Also see pages 17 and 18)
1. Press MENU.
Setting the Basic Setting Items (Also see
pages 12 – 15)
1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SETTING,” then
press @ / #.
SETTING 1
SUBWOOFER
FRONT
SPK
CENTER SPK
REAR
SPK
CNTR DELAY
REAR DELAY
CROSSOVER
NEXT
The SETTING 1 or SETTING
2 menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to the item you want to
set or adjust, then press
@ / #.
• To go to the SETTING 2
menu, move
to “NEXT
PAGE,” then press @ / #.
• To go back to the SETTING
to
1 menu, move
“PREVIOUS PAGE,” then
press @ / #.
: NO
: LARGE
: SMALL
: LARGE
: 3msec
: 5msec
:100Hz
PAGE
:ENTER
SETTING 2
LFE ATT.
COMP.
DIGITAL 1
DIGITAL 2
DIGITAL 3
FL DISP.
:
:
:
:
:
:
0dB
OFF
DBS
CD
MD
NORMAL
2. Press % / fi to move
to “TUNER
CONTROL,” then
press @ / #.
:ENTER
“CENTER SPK”:
“REAR SPK”:
“CNTR DELAY”:
“REAR DELAY”:
“CROSSOVER”:
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PRESET CH
BAND
FREQUENCY
FM MODE
: 1
:FM
: 87.50MHz
:AUTO
PRESET
MEMORY
:OPERATE
On the TUNER CONTROL menu, you can do the following:
“PRESET CH”:
“BAND”:
“FREQUENCY”:
“FM MODE”:
“PRESET MEMORY”:
Select a preset channel station.
Select the band.
Tune in a station manually.
Select the FM reception mode.*
See “Storing the Preset Stations” on
the next page.
Note:
* Not displayed when an AM (MW/LW) station is selected.
4. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
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3. Press % / fi to move
to the item you want to
set or adjust, then press @ / #.
Set the subwoofer information (see
page 12).
Set the front speaker information (see
page 14).
Set the center speaker information (see
page 14).
Set the rear speaker information (see
page 14).
Adjust the delay time of the center
speaker output (see page 14). *
Adjust the delay time of the rear
speaker output (see page 14). **
Set the crossover frequency
(see page 15).
“FRONT SPK”:
TUNER CONTROL
The TUNER CONTROL menu
appears.
PREVIOUS
PAGE
On the SETTING 1 and 2 menus, you can do the following:
“SUBWOOFER”:
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
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1. Press MENU.
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “TUNER
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The TUNER CONTROL menu appears.
3. Tune into a station on the TUNER CONTROL
menu, referring to “Operating the Tuner” on the
previous page.
4. Press % / fi to move
to “PRESET
MEMORY,” then press
@ / #.
PRESET MEMORY
FM
87.50MHz
AUTO
PRESET CH
: CH 1
PRESET NAME: WABC
6. Press % / fi to move
to “PRESET NAME,”
then press SET.
The character entry screen
appears.
7. Press % / fi / @ / # to move
character you want.
SET :MEMORY
:OPERATE
5. Press @ / # to select a preset station number you
want.
6. Press SET to store the setting.
7. When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
AUTO
CH 1
G H I J K
R S T U V
7 8 9 0
CANCEL
SET :ENTER
:OPERATE
in front of a
You can also select the following:
:
:
:
To enter space
To erase the character
To go back to the previous character position or go
to the next character position
8. Press SET to enter the
selected character.
The PRESET MEMORY
menu appears.
PRESET MEMORY
FM
87.50MHz
PRESET CH
:
PRESET NAME:
A B C D E F
L M N O P Q
W X Y Z
1 2 3 4 5 6
SPACE
English
Storing the Preset Stations (Also see page 17)
9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to
enter up to four
characters.
10.Press % / fi / @ / # to
to “PRESET
move
NAME,” then press
SET to store the setting.
PRESET MEMORY
FM
87.50MHz
PRESET CH
:
PRESET NAME:
A B C D E F
L M N O P Q
W X Y Z
1 2 3 4 5 6
SPACE
PRESET CH
BAND
FREQUENCY
FM MODE
1. Press MENU.
7 8 9 0
CANCEL
SET :MEMORY
:OPERATE
TUNER CONTROL
The TUNER CONTROL menu
appears again.
Assigning Names to Preset Stations
(Also see page 18)
AUTO
CH 1
ABCD
G H I J K
R S T U V
: 1 ABCD
:FM
: 87.50MHz
:AUTO
PRESET
MEMORY
:ENTER
The MAIN MENU appears on the TV.
• Pressing one of the % / fi / @ / # buttons also displays the
MAIN MENU.
11.When you finish, press EXIT repeatedly until the
menu disappears from the TV.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “TUNER
CONTROL,” then press @ / #.
The TUNER CONTROL menu appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “PRESET CH.”
You can show the RDS information on the TV screen.
For details, see page 19.
4. Press @ / # to select a preset station.
5. Press % / fi to move
to “PRESET
MEMORY,” then press
@ / #.
The PRESET MEMORY
menu appears.
PRESET MEMORY
FM
87.50MHz
AUTO
PRESET CH
: CH 1
PRESET NAME: WABC
SET :MEMORY
:OPERATE
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COMPU LINK Remote Control System
The COMPU LINK remote control system allows you to operate JVC audio components through the remote sensor on
the receiver.
To use this remote control system, you need to connect JVC audio
components through the COMPU LINK-3 (SYNCHRO) jacks (see
below) in addition to the connections using cables with RCA pin
plugs (see pages 5 and 6).
• Make sure that the AC power cords of these components are
unplugged before connection. Plug the AC power cords only after
all connections are complete.
CD player
Cassette deck
or
MD recorder
COMPU LINK – 3
(SYNCHRO)
Automatic Power On/Off (Standby): only possible
with the COMPU LINK-3 connection
Both the CD player and cassette deck (or MD recorder) turn on and
off (standby) along with the receiver.
When you turn on the receiver, the CD player or cassette deck (or
MD recorder) will turn on automatically, depending on which
component has been previously selected.
When you turn off the receiver, both the CD player and cassette
deck (or MD recorder) will turn off (standby).
Synchronized Recording
Synchronized recording means the cassette deck (or MD recorder)
starts recording as soon as a CD or a record begins playing.
To use synchronized recording, follow these steps:
1. Put a tape in the cassette deck (or an MD in the
MD recorder), and a disc in the CD player (or a
record on the turntable).
2. Press the record (¶) button and the pause (8)
button on the cassette deck (or MD recorder) at
the same time.
Turntable
Notes:
• If your audio component has two COMPU LINK-3 (SYNCHRO)
jacks, you can use either one. If it has only one COMPU LINK-3
(SYNCHRO) jack, connect it so that it is the last item in the series
of components. (For example, the turntable or CD player in the
diagram above.)
• To operate the cassette deck or MD recorder using the COMPU
LINK remote control system, set the source name correctly. (See
page 12.)
• Refer also to the manuals supplied with your audio components.
This remote control system allows you to use four functions listed
below.
Remote Control through the Remote Sensor on the
Receiver
You can control the connected audio components through the remote
sensor on the receiver using this remote control. Aim the remote
control directly at the remote sensor on the receiver. For details, see
pages 45 and 46.
This puts the cassette deck (or MD recorder) into recording
pause.
If you do not press the record (¶) button and pause (8) button at
the same time, the synchronized recording feature will not
operate.
3. Press the play (3) button on the CD player or on
the turntable.
The source changes on the receiver, and as soon as play starts,
the cassette deck (or MD recorder) starts recording. When the
play ends, the cassette deck (or MD recorder) enters recording
pause, and stops about 4 seconds later.
Notes:
• During synchronized recording, the selected source cannot be
changed.
• If the power of any component is shut off during synchronized
recording, the COMPU LINK remote control system may not
operate properly. In this case, you must start again from the
beginning.
Automatic Source Selection
3) button on a connected component or
When you press the play (3
on its own remote control, the receiver automatically turns on and
changes the source to the component. On the other hand, if you
select a new source on the receiver or on the remote control, the
selected component begins playing immediately.
In both cases, the previously selected source continues playing
without sound for a few seconds.
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The TEXT COMPU LINK remote control system has been newly developed to deal with the disc information recorded in
the CD Text* and MDs. Using these information in the discs, you can operate the CD player or MD recorder equipped
with the TEXT COMPU LINK remote control system through the receiver.
CONNECTIONS:
FUNCTIONS:
To use this remote control system, you need to connect the CD
player and/or MD recorder you want to operate, following the
procedures below.
1. If you have already plugged your CD player, MD
recorder, and this receiver into the AC outlets,
unplug their AC power cords first.
2. Connect your CD player, MD recorder, and this
receiver as follows, through the COMPU LINK-3
(SYNCHRO) jacks and TEXT COMPU LINK
jacks.
1) COMPU LINK-3 (SYNCHRO) jacks: Use the cables with
the monaural mini-plugs (not supplied with this receiver).
CD player
This remote control system allows you to use the functions listed
below.
Displaying the Disc Information on the TV screen
Disc information such as its performer and disc title (and track titles
only when a CD Text is selected) is shown on the TV screen.
Disc Search: Only for CD Player
This remote control system can allow you to search discs by the
performer, disc title, and music genre.
With this disc search, you can easily find the disc you want to play.
Disc Title Input
If your CD player or MD recorder has the disc memory function,
you can input the following information about the normal audio CDs
or MDs on the TV screen.
• For CDs: Performer, disc title, and music genre
• For MDs: Disc title and song titles
*What is a CD Text?
MD recorder
COMPU LINK – 3
(SYNCHRO)
2) TEXT COMPU LINK jacks: Use the cables with the
stereo mini-plugs (not supplied with this receiver).
CD player
MD recorder
TEXT
COMPU LINK
1(MASTER UNIT)
2(SLAVE UNIT)
IMPORTANT:
In a CD Text, some information about the disc (its disc title, performer,
composer, arranger, etc.) is recorded.
Notes:
• If your audio component has two COMPU LINK-3 (SYNCHRO)
jacks, you can use either one. If it has only one COMPU LINK-3
(SYNCHRO) jack, connect it so that it is the last item in the series
of components. (For example, the CD player in the diagram to the
left.)
• If your audio component has two TEXT COMPU LINK jacks, you
can use either one. If it has only one TEXT COMPU LINK jack,
connect it so that it is the last item in the series of components. (For
example, the CD player in the diagram to the left.)
• “TEXT COMPULINK SOURCE NOT CONNECTED” appears on the
display in the following cases:
– When the connections explained to the left are not correctly done.
– When you try to use the TEXT COMPU LINK function a few
seconds after you turn on the connected equipment. This is not a
malfunction of the units.
• Refer also to the manuals supplied with your CD player or MD
recorder.
IMPORTANT:
Set the Master/Slave Selector on the rear to “1(MASTER UNIT).”
• “2(SLAVE UNIT)” is just for the serviceman’s use. The TEXT
COMPU LINK remote control system does not function with the
selector set to “2(SLAVE UNIT).”
3. Connect your CD player, MD recorder and this
receiver, using the cables with RCA pin plugs (see
page 6).
If you turn on the receiver before turning on the other components
after connecting the components, the TEXT COMPU LINK remote
control system does not work correctly.
If this happens:
1. Turn off all the components including this receiver.
2. Turn on the connected components.
3. Turn on this receiver.
4. Plug the AC power cords of these components
above into the AC outlets.
5. When turning on these components for the first
time, turn on the connected components first,
then turn on this receiver.
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TEXT COMPU LINK Remote Control System
English
OPERATIONS
To use this remote control system, you need to connect the TV to the
MONITOR OUT jack on the rear panel (see page 7), and set the
TV’s input mode to the proper position to which the receiver is
connected. Make sure you have connected the CD player or
MD recorder equipped with the TEXT COMPU LINK
remote control system. If not, you cannot use the
following functions.
On-Screen Operation buttons (on the remote control)
TV/CATV/DBS
VCR 1
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TAPE/MD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
ANALOG/DIGITAL
VCR 1
VCR 2
SURROUND
CNTR TONE
ON/OFF
1
SLEEP
CNTR
2
3
MENU
SURROUND
TEST
REAR-L
MODE
4
DISC
EFFECT
5
SOUND
SEA MODE
6
ENTER
REAR-R
7/P
8
9
SUBWOOFER
0
10
MENU
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
SET
MENU
CATV/DBS
SET
TEXT
DISPLAY
EXIT
TV VOL
TV/VIDEO
CHANNEL
VCR 1
EXIT
TEXT
DISPLAY
VOLUME
TAPE
MUTING
1 Source name: CD or MD
or
, then press SET to change the disc.
2 Select
3 Track numbers and track titles.
• The current playing (selected) track is indicated in
yellow.
to a track number, you can
• When you move
change the track information by pressing @ / #. Each
time you press the button, track information alternates
between its track title and its performer. (You can also
start playing the track by pressing SET.)
in front), then press SET to go to
4 Select this (move
the DISC SEARCH screen (see page 42).
in front), then press SET to go to
5 Select this (move
the TITLE INPUT screen (see page 43).
6 This appears only when a CD Text is selected.
7 Disc information such as the disc title, performer, and
music genre.
in front), you can change the
When this is selected (
disc information by pressing @ / #. Each time you press
the button, disc information (see “Note on 7”) changes.
or
, then press SET to change the track.
8 Select
9 Usable buttons and their functions for the current
selection.
Indication here will be changed according to what is
currently selected (
in front) on the screen. See “Note
on 9.”
CONTROL
PLAY
/REW
PTY
PTY SEARCH
STOP
REC
FF/
PTY
Note on 7:
PAUSE
DISPLAY MODE
RM-SRX888R
The following information will appear on the display:
• Disc title
• Performer
• Genre
• Song writer
• Composer
• Arranger
• Message
Only recorded information will be shown. If there is no data, “NO
DATA” will appear.
REMOTE CONTROL
Showing the Disc Information on the TV
Screen
Note on 9:
Press TEXT DISPLAY while “CD” or “MD” is
selected as the source.
For example, the SET button will be used to start play (PLAY), to go to
the next screen (ENTER), and to determine the selection (ENTER).
The Disc Information screen appears on the TV.
To exit from the Disc information screen:
Press EXIT.
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
5
9
Notes:
• The on-screen display will disappear in the following case:
– if no operation is done for about 10 minutes.
– if you do any operation other than explained in this section.
• To control the MD recorder using the TEXT COMPU LINK remote
control system, you have to change the source name shown on the
display from “TAPE” to “MD.” (See page 12.)
• Some special characters and marks cannot be displayed correctly.
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Search for a disc by its performer:
1. Press TEXT DISPLAY while “CD” is selected as
the source.
The Disc Information screen appears on the TV.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SEARCH,” then
press SET.
Search for a disc by its disc title:
1. Press TEXT DISPLAY while “CD” is selected as
the source.
The Disc Information screen appears on the TV.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SEARCH,” then
press SET.
The DISC SEARCH screen
appears.
The DISC SEARCH screen
appears .
3. Press % / fi to move
to “PERFORMER”,
then press SET.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “DISC TITLE,
then press SET.
The DISC TITLE SEARCH
screen appears.
The PERFORMER SEARCH
screen appears.
4. Press % / fi / @ / # to move
in front of the
first character of the performer you want to
search, then press SET.
To correct the incorrect entry, press % / fi / @ / # to move
in front of the correct character, then press SET.
4. Press % / fi / @ / # to move
in front of the
first character of the disc title you want to search,
then press SET.
To correct the incorrect entry, press % / fi / @ / # to move
in front of the correct character, then press SET.
Note:
Symbols such as @, # or $ cannot be available for search.
Note:
Symbols such as @, # or $ cannot be available for search.
5. Press SET again.
Disc search starts, then the
SEARCH RESULT screen,
showing the performers,
appears.
6. On the SEARCH RESULT screen, you can do the
following:
• Changing the indication of the disc information: Press % /
fi to move
to a searched disc, then press @ / #. Each time
you press @ / #, the disc information alternates between its
performer and its disc title.
• Starting a disc play and going to the Disc Information
to a searched
screen (see page 41): Press % / fi to move
disc, then press SET.
• Showing unseen disc information (if more than 5 discs are
listed as a result of the search): Press % / fi until they
appear.
• Going back to the PERFORMER SEARCH screen: Press
EXIT.
5. Press SET again.
Disc search starts, then the
SEARCH RESULT screen,
showing the disc titles,
appears.
6. On the SEARCH RESULT screen, you can do the
following:
• Changing the indication of the disc information: Press % /
to a searched disc, then press @ / #. Each time
fi to move
you press @ / #, the disc information alternates between its
disc title and its performer.
• Starting a disc play and going to the Disc Information
screen (see page 41): Press % / fi to move
to a searched
disc, then press SET.
• Showing unseen disc information (if more than 5 discs are
listed as a result of the search): Press % / fi until they
appear.
• Going back to the DISC TITLE SEARCH screen: Press
EXIT.
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Searching for a Disc (Only for the CD player)
English
Search for a disc by its genre:
1. Press TEXT DISPLAY while “CD” is selected as
the source.
The Disc Information screen appears on the TV.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “SEARCH,”
then press SET.
The DISC SEARCH screen
appears.
3. Press % / fi to move
to “GENRE”, then
press SET.
Entering the Disc Information
For the CD Player with the disc memory function:
You can use the disc memory function through this receiver.
The disc information (its performer, disc title, and music genre) of
normal audio CDs will be stored into the memory built in the CD
player.
For the disc memory function, refer to the manual supplied with your
CD player.
• The performer, disc title, and music genre information are usually
recorded in a CD Text. However, if a CD Text has no genre
information recorded in the disc itself, you can input its music
genre by yourself.
Note:
The GENRE SEARCH
screen appears.
You can enter the TITLE INPUT screens for a CD Text and input its
titles. However, you cannot store the titles you have input for a CD
Text.
Example: Entering the following information for Disc 1
Performer: “MICHAEL”
Disc title: “MY FAVORITE”
4. Press % / fi to move
to the genre you want to
search, then press SET.
To show the unseen genres, press % / fi until they appear.
Disc search starts, then the
SEARCH RESULT screen,
showing the disc titles,
appears.
5. On the SEARCH
RESULT screen, you
can do the following:
• Changing the indication of the disc information: Press % /
to a searched disc, then press @ / #. Each
fi to move
time you press @ / #, the disc information alternates
between its disc title and its performer.
• Starting a disc play and going to the Disc Information
screen (see page 41): Press % / fi to move
to a searched
disc, then press SET.
• Showing unseen disc information (if more than 5 discs are
listed as a result of the search): Press % / fi until they
appear.
1. Press TEXT DISPLAY while “CD” is selected as
the source.
The Disc Information screen appears on the TV.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “TITLE INPUT,”
then press SET.
3. Press % / fi / @ / # to move
in front of a
character you want, then press SET to enter the
character.
• If the current CD is a CD Text, go to step 5 without entering the
performer.
To use the lower case letters, press % / fi / @ / # to move
to
, then press SET.
To use the upper case letters again, press % /
to
, then press SET.
fi / @ / # to move
• Going back to the GENRE SEARCH screen: Press EXIT.
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PERFORMER screen appears.
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To insert a space, press % / fi
to
/ @ / # to move
, then press SET.
To correct an incorrect character:
1) Press % / fi / @ / # to move
to + or =, then press
SET until the incorrect character is selected.
to
, then press SET
2) Press % / fi / @ / # to move
to erase the character.
3) Press % / fi / @ / # to move
in front of the correct
character, then press SET to enter a correct character.
5. Press % / fi / @ / # to
to “DISC 1:
move
MICHAEL (in this
example),” then press
SET.
3. Enter the title, referring
to steps 3 and 4 of “For
the CD Player with the
disc memory function”
to the left.
• You can enter up to 32
characters for the disc title.
The TITLE INPUT: DISC 1
GENRE screen appears.
8. Press % / fi to move
then press SET.
The Disc Information screen appears on the TV.
The DISC TITLE INPUT
screen appears.
• If the current CD is a CD
Text, go to the next step
without entering the disc
title.
7. Press % / fi / @ / # to
to “DISC 1:
move
MY FAVORITE (in this
example),” then press
SET.
1. Press TEXT DISPLAY while “MD” is selected as
the source.
2. Press % / fi to move
to “TITLE INPUT,”
then press SET.
The TITLE INPUT: DISC
TITLE screen appears.
6. Enter the disc title,
referring to steps 3 and
4.
You can write the disc information (disc title and song titles) into the
disc. You can only write the song title for the song currently
selected.
• If you have the CD-MD combination deck, you can also enter the
disc information (its performer, disc title, and its music genre) of
normal audio CDs into the memory built in the CD-MD
combination deck. (To do this, follow the procedure of “For the
CD Player with the disc memory function” to the left.)
• If you change the disc or song title with more than 32 characters,
the characters following the 32nd will be erased from the title.
to the genre you want,
The Disc Information screen appears again.
To show the unseen genres, press % / fi until they appear.
4. Press % / fi / @ / # to
to the disc title
move
you have just entered,
then press SET.
The disc title is stored into the
memory, and the SONG
TITLE INPUT screen for the
currently selected song
appears.
• You can enter a song title for the song currently selected
(indicated in yellow on the TV screen).
5. Enter the song title, referring to steps 3 and 4 of
“For the CD Player with the disc memory
function” to the left.
• You can enter up to 32 characters for the song title.
6. Press % / fi / @ / # to move
to the song title
you have just entered, then press SET.
The song title is stored into the memory, and the Disc
Information screen appears again.
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For the MD recorder:
4. Repeat step 3 until you
finish putting a
performer name (up to
32 characters).
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Operating JVC’s Audio/Video Components
You can operate JVC’s audio and video components with this receiver’s remote control, since control signals for JVC
components are preset in the remote control.
IMPORTANT:
To operate JVC’s audio components using this remote control:
• You need to connect JVC audio components through the COMPU
LINK-3 (SYNCHRO) jacks (see page 39) in addition to the
connections using cables with RCA pin plugs (see pages 5 and 6).
• Aim the remote control directly at the remote sensor on the receiver.
• If you use the buttons on the front panel or the menu function to
choose a source, the remote control will not operate that source. To
operate a source with the remote control, the source must be
selected using source selecting buttons on the remote control.
• To operate the cassette deck or MD recorder using the COMPU
LINK remote control system, set the source name correctly. (See
page 12.)
• Refer also to the manuals supplied with your components.
TV/CATV/DBS
VCR 1
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TAPE/MD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
ANALOG/DIGITAL
SLEEP
SURROUND
CNTR TONE
ON/OFF
1
SURROUND
TEST
3
4
EFFECT
SOUND
SEA MODE
5
6
ENTER
REAR-R
8
7/P
9
SUBWOOFER
0
10
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
CATV/DBS
CATV/DBS
SET
TV VOL
TV/VIDEO
VOLUME
TAPE
VCR 1
Check to see if its remote
control mode selector is set
to the correct position.
To operate the audio
system, TVs, and VCRs,
set it to “AUDIO/TV/VCR.”
MUTING
CONTROL
PLAY
/REW
PTY
PTY SEARCH
REC
STOP
FF/
PTY
PAUSE
DISPLAY MODE
RM-SRX888R
CD player
PLAY:
4:
¢:
STOP:
PAUSE:
1 – 10, +10:
REMOTE CONTROL
Tuner
After pressing FM/AM (with the remote control mode selector set to
“AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations:
FM/AM:
1 – 10, +10:
Alternates between FM and AM (MW/LW).
Selects a preset channel number directly.
For channel number 5, press 5.
For channel number 15, press +10, then 5.
For channel number 20, press +10, then 10.
FM MODE/MUTING: Changes the FM reception mode.
PTY SEARCH:
Searches for a program by PTY codes.
PTY – / +:
Selects the PTY codes.
DISPLAY MODE:
Shows the RDS signals.
Starts playing.
Returns to the beginning of the current (or
previous) track.
Skips to the beginning of the next track.
Stops playing.
Pauses playing. To release it, press PLAY.
Selects a track number directly.
For track number 5, press 5.
For track number 15, press +10, then 5.
For track number 20, press +10, then 10.
For track number 30, press +10, +10, then 10.
CD player-changer
After pressing DISC (with the remote control mode selector set to
“AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations on a
CD player-changer:
PLAY:
4:
¢:
STOP:
PAUSE:
1 – 6, 7/P:
Starts playing.
Returns to the beginning of the current (or previous)
track.
Skips to the beginning of the next track.
Stops playing.
Pauses playing. To release it, press PLAY.
Selects the number of a disc installed in a CD
player-changer.
After pressing CD (with the remote control mode selector set to
“AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations on
the CD player-changer:
1 – 10, +10: Selects a track number directly.
For track number 5, press 5.
For track number 15, press +10, then 5.
For track number 20, press +10, then 10.
For track number 30, press +10, +10, then 10.
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Changes the SEA modes.
Adjusts the subwoofer output level.
Adjusts the center speaker output level.
Adjusts the left rear speaker output level.
Adjusts the right rear speaker output level.
Selects the effect level.
Turns on or off the test tone output.
Selects the center tone.
After pressing CD (with the remote control mode selector set to
“AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations on
the CD player:
TEXT
DISPLAY
CHANNEL
SEA MODE:
SUBWOOFER – / +:
CNTR – / +:
REAR•L – / +:
REAR•R – / +:
EFFECT:
TEST:
CNTR TONE:
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
MENU
EXIT
After pressing SOUND (with the remote control mode selector set to
“AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations:
After adjusting sounds, press the corresponding source selecting
button or DISC to operate your target source by using the 10 keys;
otherwise, the 10 keys cannot be used for operating your target
source.
MENU
REAR-L
DISC
SURROUND ON/OFF: Turns on or off the Surround modes —
Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital, DTS
Digital Surround, and MPEG
Multichannel.
SURROUND MODE: Selects the DSP modes.
Note:
CNTR
2
MODE
Sound control section (Amplifier)
You can always perform the following operations (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”):
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After pressing PHONO (with the remote control mode selector set to
“AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations on a
turntable:
PLAY:
STOP:
Starts playing.
Stops operations.
Cassette deck
After pressing TAPE/MD or TAPE CONTROL (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform
the following operations on a cassette deck:
PLAY:
1:
¡:
STOP:
PAUSE:
¶ REC:
Starts playing.
Fast winds the tape from right to left.
Fast winds the tape from left to right.
Stops operations.
Pauses playing. To release it, press PLAY.
Press this button with the PLAY button to start
recording.
Press this button with the PAUSE button to enter
recording pause.
MD recorder
After pressing TAPE/MD or TAPE CONTROL (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform
the following operations on the MD recorder:
PLAY:
Starts playing.
4:
Returns to the beginning of the current (or previous)
track.
¢:
Skips to the beginning of the next track.
STOP:
Stops playing.
PAUSE:
Pauses playing. To release it, press PLAY.
¶ REC:
Press this button with the PLAY button to start
recording.
Press this button with the PAUSE button to enter
recording pause.
Note:
You can use either TAPE/MD button or the TAPE CONTROL button to
activate the buttons listed above. If you press TAPE/MD, the playing
source also changes. On the other hand, if you press TAPE
CONTROL, the playing source does not change.
VCR
You can always perform the following operations (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”):
VCR 1
:
Turns on or off the VCR.
After pressing VCR 1 or VCR 1 CONTROL (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform
the following operations on the VCR:
1 – 9, 0:
PLAY:
1:
¡:
STOP:
PAUSE:
¶ REC:
Selects the TV channels on VCR.
Starts playing.
Rewinds a tape.
Fast winds a tape.
Stops operations.
Pauses playing. To release it, press PLAY.
Press this button with the PLAY button to start
recording.
Press this button with the PAUSE button to enter
recording pause.
CHANNEL +/–: Changes the TV channels on the VCR.
Note:
You can use either VCR 1 button or the VCR 1 CONTROL button to
activate the buttons listed above. If you press VCR 1, the playing
source also changes. On the other hand, if you press VCR 1
CONTROL, the playing source does not change.
DVD player
After pressing DVD or DVD MULTI (with the remote control mode
selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following
operations on a DVD player:
PLAY:
4:
¢:
STOP:
PAUSE:
Starts playing.
Returns to the beginning of the current (or previous) track.
Skips to the beginning of the next track.
Stops playing.
Stops playing temporarily. To release it, press PLAY.
After pressing DVD or DVD
MULTI, these buttons can be used
for the DVD menu operations.
CNTR
2
4
To operate JVC’s video components using this remote control:
• Aim the remote control directly at the remote sensor on the VCR,
DVD player or TV, not on the receiver.
• Some JVC VCRs can accept two types of the control signals —
remote code “A” and “B.” Before using this remote control, make
sure that the remote control code of the target VCR is set to code
“A.”
REAR-L
5
Note:
6
ENTER
REAR-R
For detailed menu operations, refer to the
instructions supplied with the discs or the
DVD player.
IMPORTANT:
3
MENU
TEST
8
TV
You can always perform the following operations (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”):
: Turns on or off the TV.
TV/CATV/DBS
TV VOL +/–: Adjusts the volume.
TV/VIDEO: Sets the input mode (either TV or VIDEO).
After pressing TV/DBS (with the remote control mode selector set
to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following operations
on a TV:
CHANNEL +/–: Changes the channels.
1 – 9, 0, 100+: Selects the channels.
RETURN:
Alternates between the previously selected channel
and the current channel.
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Turntable
English
Operating Other Manufacturers’ Video Equipment
This remote control supplied with the receiver can transmit control
signals for other manufacturers’ VCRs, TVs, CATV converters and
DBS tuners. By changing the transmittable signals from preset ones
to the other manufacturers’, you can operate the other
manufacturer’s components using this remote control.
When operating the other manufacturers’ components, refer also to
the manuals supplied with them. To operate these components with
the remote control, first you need to set the manufacturer’s code
each for VCR, TV, CATV converters, and DBS tuner.
To change the transmittable signals for
operating another manufacturer’s TV
1. Set the remote control mode to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR.”
2. Press and hold TV/CATV/DBS
.
3. Press TV/DBS.
4. Enter manufacturer’s code (three digits) using
buttons 1 – 9, and 0.
See the list on pages 49 to 51 to find the code.
Examples: For a JVC product, press 0, 3, then 6.
For a Hitachi product, press 0, 3, then 2.
5. Release TV/CATV/DBS
TV/CATV/DBS
VCR 1
TAPE/MD
DVD
DVD MUILTI
CD
TV/DBS
VIDEO
PHONO
FM/AM
VCR 1
VCR 2
ANALOG/DIGITAL
SLEEP
SURROUND
CNTR TONE
ON/OFF
1
SURROUND
TEST
MODE
4
TV/CATV/DBS
CNTR
2
3
MENU
TV VOL +/–:
TV/VIDEO:
REAR-L
5
6
ENTER
DISC
EFFECT
REAR-R
8
7/P
SOUND
9
SUBWOOFER
SEA MODE
0
10
+10
RETURN FM MODE/MUTING 100+
MENU
CATV/DBS
CATV/DBS
SET
TV VOL
TEXT
DISPLAY
TV/VIDEO
CHANNEL
VCR 1
Check to see if its remote
control mode selector is set to
the correct position.
To operate the audio
system, TVs, and VCRs, set it
to “AUDIO/TV/VCR.”
To operate the CATV
converter and DBS tuner, set
it to “CATV/DBS.”
VOLUME
TAPE
MUTING
CONTROL
PLAY
/REW
PTY
PTY SEARCH
STOP
REC
:
Turns on and off the TV.
Adjusts the volume.
Sets the input mode (either TV
or VIDEO).
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
AUDIO/
TV/VCR
EXIT
.
The following buttons can be used for operating the TV (with
the remote control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”):
FF/
PTY
PAUSE
DISPLAY MODE
After pressing TV/DBS (with the remote control mode selector
set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can perform the following
operations on a TV:
CHANNEL +/–:
Changes the channels.
1 – 10, 0, 100+ (+10): Selects the channels.
100+ (+10) button will function as
the ENTER button if your TV requires
pressing ENTER after selecting a
channel number.
Note:
Refer to the manual supplied with your TV.
RM-SRX888R
REMOTE CONTROL
6. Try to operate your TV by pressing TV/CATV/
.
DBS
When your TV turns on or off, you have entered the correct
code.
If there are more than one code listed for your brand of TV,
try each one until the correct one is entered.
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To change the transmittable signals for
operating another manufacturer’s VCR
1. Set the remote control mode to “CATV/DBS.”
1. Set the remote control mode to “AUDIO/TV/
VCR.”
2. Press and hold TV/CATV/DBS
.
3. Press TV/DBS.
4. Enter manufacturer’s code (three digits) using
buttons 1 – 9, and 0.
See the list on pages 51 and 52 to find the code.
Examples: For a JVC product, press 5, 1, then 5.
For a Philips product, press 2, 0, then 0.
5. Release TV/CATV/DBS
.
After setting the remote control mode selector to “CATV/DBS,”
you can perform the following operations on the CATV
convertor or on the DBS tuner:
TV/CATV/DBS
:
Turns on and off the CATV converter
or DBS tuner.
CHANNEL +/–:
Changes the channels.
1 – 10, 0, 100+ (+10): Selects the channel.
100+ (+10) button will function as the
ENTER button if your equipment
requires pressing ENTER after
selecting a channel number.
Note:
Refer to the manual supplied with your CATV converter or DBS
tuner.
6. Try to operate your CATV converter or DBS
.
tuner by pressing TV/CATV/DBS
When your CATV converter or DBS tuner turns on or off, you
have entered the correct code.
If there are more than one code listed for your brand of
CATV converter or DBS tuner, try each one until the correct
one is entered.
2. Press and hold VCR 1
English
To change the transmittable signals for
operating a CATV converter or DBS tuner
.
3. Press VCR 1.
4. Enter manufacturer’s code (three digits) using
buttons 1–9, and 0.
See the list on pages 52 and 53 to find the code.
Examples: For a JVC product, press 0, 0, then 8.
For a Funai product, press 0, 0, then 0.
5. Release VCR 1
.
Following button can be used for operating the VCR (with the
remote control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”):
VCR 1
:
Turns on and off the VCR.
After pressing VCR 1 or VCR 1 CONTROL (with the remote
control mode selector set to “AUDIO/TV/VCR”), you can
perform the following operations on the VCR:
CHANNEL +/–: Changes the TV channels on the VCR.
1 – 10, 0, 100+ (+10): Selects the TV channels.
100+ (+10) button will function as
the ENTER button if your VCR
requires pressing ENTER after
selecting a channel number.
PLAY:
Starts playback.
1:
Rewinds a video tape.
¡:
Fast winds a video tape.
STOP:
Stops operation.
PAUSE:
Pauses.
¶ REC:
Starts recording or enters recording pause.
Notes:
• Refer to the manual supplied with your VCR.
• You can use either VCR 1 button or the VCR 1 CONTROL
button to activate the buttons listed above. If you press VCR 1,
the playing source also changes. On the other hand, if you
press VCR 1 CONTROL, the playing source does not change.
6. Try to operate your VCR by pressing VCR 1
.
When your VCR turns on or off, you have entered the correct
code.
If there are more than one code listed for your brand of
VCR, try each one until the correct one is entered.
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Manufacturers’ codes for TV
Acura
Admiral
Adyson
AGB
Akai
Akura
Alba
Allorgan
Amplivision
Amstrad
Anitech
Arcam
ASA
Asberg
Asuka
Atlantic
Audiosonic
Autovox
Baird
Bang & Olufsen
Barco
Basic Line
Baur
Beko
Beon
Binatone
Blaupunkt
Blue Sky
Blue Star
Bondstec
Boots
BPL
Brandt
Brionvega
Britannia
Bruns
BSR
BTC
Bush
Carrefour
Cascade
Cathay
Centurion
Century
CGE
Cimline
Clarivox
Clatronic
Clayton
Condor
Contec
Continental Edison
Crosley
Crown
Crystal
CS Electrinics
CTC
Cybertron
Daewoo
Dainichi
Dansai
Dayton
De Graaf
Decca
Dixi
Dual
Dual Tec
Dumont
Elbe
009
087, 163, 213
032, 217
516
208, 361, 516
218, 264, 369
009, 036, 037, 211, 218, 235, 371
294
217, 400
009, 037, 171, 177, 354, 362, 369, 371,
412, 433, 516
009, 068, 076
216, 217
087
076
218
206
037, 109
076, 087, 206, 336
343, 557
087
380
009, 218
010, 037, 349, 361, 505, 512, 535, 554
370, 486
037
217
191, 195, 200, 213, 327, 328, 535, 554
218
282
247
217
282
109, 196, 198, 205, 333, 335
087, 362
216
087
294
218
009, 036, 037, 211, 218, 282, 294, 349,
355, 371, 374, 519
036
009
037
037
087, 213
074, 076, 084, 247, 306
009
037
076, 247, 370
385
320, 370
009, 036, 216
196, 198, 205, 333, 399
074, 076, 084, 087, 213
009, 037, 076, 370, 418, 579
431
216
247
218
009, 037, 374, 499
215, 218
037
009
208, 227, 548
037, 072, 249, 516
009, 037
336, 352, 519
217
070, 087
259
Elin
Elite
Elta
Emerson
Erres
Europhon
Expert
Ferguson
Fidelity
Finlandia
Finlux
Firstline
Fisher
Flint
Formenti
Frontech
Fujitsu
Funai
GEC
Geloso
Genexxa
Goldstar
Goodmans
Gorenje
GPM
Graetz
Granada
Grandin
Grundig
Hanseatic
Hantarex
Harwood
HCM
Hinari
Hisawa
Hitachi
Huanyu
Hypson
ICE
ICeS
Imperial
Indiana
Ingelen
Inno Hit
Interbuy
Interfunk
Intervision
Isukai
ITS
ITT
JVC
Kaisui
Kapsch
Kathrein
Kendo
Kingsley
Kneissel
Korpel
Korting
Koyoda
Leyco
Liesenk & Tter
Lloytron
Loewe
Luma
037, 548
218, 320
009
087, 213, 361
012, 037
516
206
005, 037, 073, 109, 190, 238, 287, 335,
343
216, 361, 372
208, 346, 359
037, 070, 072, 087, 105, 179, 346, 411,
516
009, 216, 217, 247, 294, 321
208, 217, 303, 370
455
037, 087, 213, 320
163, 247, 264, 431, 448
072, 206
179, 264, 294, 303
037, 043, 072, 205, 217, 516, 557
009, 213
163, 218
037, 109, 217, 290
036, 037, 072, 179, 217, 235, 257, 317,
343, 371, 374, 499
370
218
163, 361, 557
037, 072, 146, 201, 208, 217, 339, 359,
516
282
070, 191, 195, 205, 487, 535, 554
037, 320, 361, 556
516
257
009, 282, 412
009, 036, 037, 179, 218
282, 400, 455
032, 036, 043, 044, 105, 109, 163, 196,
198, 217, 225, 227, 306, 349, 481, 548,
557
216, 374
037, 264, 282
217, 264, 371
218
074, 076, 084, 247, 370, 418
037
163, 557
072, 516
068
037, 163, 247, 361, 512, 557
037, 068, 102, 217, 264
218
371
163, 361, 548, 557
036, 053, 094, 190, 192, 371, 800
009, 216, 217, 218, 282
163, 206, 557
556
037, 235, 362
216
259, 435
037
087
009
037, 072, 264, 294
037
032
075, 087, 512
206
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Magnadyne
Magnafon
Manesth
Marantz
Marelli
Mark
Matsui
McMichael
Mediator
Memorex
Memphis
Metz
Minerva
Minoka
Mitsubishi
Mivar
Motion
MTC
Multitech
Neckermann
NEI
Nesco
Nikkai
Nobliko
Nokia
Nordmende
Oceanic
Onwa
Orion
Osaki
Oso
Osume
Otake
Otto Versand
Palladilum
Panama
Panasonic
Pathe Cinema
Pathe Marconi
Pausa
Perdio
Phase
Philco
Philips
Phoenix
Phonola
Pioneer
Prandoni Prince
Profex
Proline
Protech
Pye
Quelle
Questa
R-Line
Radiola
Radiomarelli
Rank Arena
RBM
Rediffusion
Revox
349, 361
009, 037, 068, 105, 109, 163, 217, 287,
346, 374, 480
087, 102, 247, 516
076, 102, 213, 516
217, 235, 264, 320
037, 556
087
037
009, 011, 035, 036, 037, 072, 177, 208,
211, 217, 235, 294, 354, 355, 371, 443,
487, 516, 579
043
012, 037
009
337
087, 213, 367, 535
070, 487, 535, 554
369, 412
036, 087, 108, 150, 201, 354, 512, 535
216, 290, 291, 292, 516
076
349, 512
009, 076, 102, 216
037, 087, 191, 213, 349, 505, 554, 556
037, 337, 431
179
032, 035, 037, 072, 216, 218, 264, 337
076, 102
361, 480, 548
109, 196, 198, 213, 287, 343
163, 215, 361
433
037, 177, 235, 294, 320, 321, 355, 443,
516
032, 072, 217, 218, 257, 264, 412
218
032, 072, 157
317
010, 036, 037, 191, 213, 217, 320, 343,
349, 505, 512, 535, 554, 556
370, 418
217, 264
100, 126, 163, 213, 214, 226, 250, 340
367, 557
213, 216, 238, 320
196, 198, 205, 333
009
320
032
074, 076, 084, 087, 213, 247
012, 037, 043, 087, 323, 374, 554, 556
087
012, 037, 087
109, 163, 287
516
009 ,076, 361
321
009, 037, 102, 217, 247, 264, 337, 418,
431
012
010, 011, 037, 070, 074, 084, 200, 213,
306, 327, 328, 361, 505, 512, 535, 554
036
037
012, 037, 323
087, 516
036
070, 089
201, 361
037
Rex
RFT
Roadstar
Saba
Saccs
Saikou
Saisho
Salora
Sambers
Samsung
Sandra
Sanyo
Schaub Lorenz
SBR
Schneider
SEG
SEI
Sei-Sinudyne
Seleco
Sentra
Sharp
Shorai
Siarem
Siemens
Silver
Singer
Sinudyne
Solavox
Sonitron
Sonoko
Sonolor
Sontec
Sony
Soundwave
Standard
Stern
Sunkai
Susumu
Sysline
Tandy
Tashiko
Tatung
Tec
Technema
Technics
Technol Ace
Teleavia
Telefunken
Telemeister
Teletech
Teleton
Tensai
Texet
Thomson
Thorn
Tomashi
Toshiba
Triumph
Uher
Ultra
Ultravox
Universum
163, 206, 259, 264
087
009, 218, 264, 418
075, 087, 109, 163, 196, 198, 205, 213,
287, 335, 343, 557
238
257
009, 011, 177, 211, 235, 264, 354, 431,
516
163, 349, 359, 361, 548
076, 102, 213, 516
009, 037, 090, 217, 264, 290, 370, 488,
556
216
011, 036, 072, 146, 157, 208, 213, 339
361, 557
012, 037, 043
037, 218, 247, 303, 323, 336, 352, 371,
394
036, 076, 217, 264
087, 102, 177, 213, 294
010, 516
163, 206, 259, 362, 411
035
036, 093
294
087, 102, 213, 516
037, 157, 191, 195, 200, 213, 327, 328,
535, 554
036
087
087, 102, 177, 213, 235, 294
032, 163
208
009, 037
163, 208, 215
037
010, 011, 036, 505
037, 418
009, 217, 218
163, 206, 259
294, 321, 355
218
037
072, 163, 217, 218
036, 043, 217, 359
037, 072, 217, 249, 516
217, 247
320
250
179
205, 333, 343
005, 074, 084, 101, 109, 213, 262, 306,
335, 343, 471, 498, 625
320
009
206, 217, 349
218, 294, 317, 320
216, 218
109, 196, 198, 205, 287, 333, 343, 349,
399
035, 037, 072, 074, 084, 190, 192, 343,
361, 499, 505, 512, 535, 553
282
035, 036, 070, 089, 243, 508, 553
177, 243, 516
206, 303, 320
192
102
037, 105, 264, 346, 370, 421, 492, 535
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Luxor
M Electronic
English
Vestel
Videosat
Videotechnic
Vision
Voxson
Waltham
Watson
Watt Radio
Wega
White Westinghouse
Yoko
Zanussi
037
247
217
320
087, 163
217
037, 320
102
036, 087
037, 216, 320
037, 217, 264, 431
206
Manufacturers’ codes for DBS tuner
Akai
Alba
Aldes
Amstrad
Ankaro
Anttron
Armstrong
AST
Astra
Astro
Avalon
Axis
BT
Beko
Best
Blaupunkt
Boca
Brain Wave
Bush
Cambridge
Channel Master
CNT
Commlink
Connexions
Conrad
Crown
Cyrus
DDC
DNT
Echostar
Emanon
Ferguson
Fidelity
Finlux
Freecom
Fuba
G-Sat
Galaxis
Gooding
Goodmans
Grundig
Hinari
Hirschmann
Hitachi
Houston
Huth
IRTE
Intervision
ITT
Johansson
JVC
Kathrein
515
362, 421, 455, 515, 613
288
080, 252, 345, 461, 501, 509, 689
220, 288, 369, 519
183, 421
243
351
108
173, 501, 520
396
369, 530
515, 668
189
369
173
243, 513
332
067, 522
344, 515
362
520
288
396
607
243
200
362
200, 396
396, 713
421
067, 183, 189, 336
252
108, 344, 397, 455
421
369, 396, 421
183
288
571
189
173, 189, 328, 571, 750
183
173, 397, 501, 502, 573
455
668
220, 243, 288, 346
609
592
108
332
515, 571
092, 173, 200, 442, 504, 622, 658
Kreiselmeyer
Kyostar
La Sat
Lenco
Lennox
Lupus
Luxor
Manhattan
Marantz
Maspro
Matsui
Mediamarkt
Minerva
Mintec
Morgan’s
Navex
Neuhaus
Newhaus
Nikko
Nokia
Nordmende
Orbitech
Orion
Oxford
Pace
Palladium
Palsat
Panda
Philips
Phonotrend
Promax
Prosat
Quadral
Radiola
Radix
RFT
Saba
Sabre
Salora
SAT
Satcom
Satec
Satmaster
SatPartner
Schwaiger
Seemann
SEG
Siemens
Skymaster
SM Electronic
Sony
Sunstar
Tantec
TechniSat
Techniland
Telefunken
Teleka
Telesat
Thomson
Tonna
Triad
Triasat
Unitor
Universum
Ventana
Vortec
Vtech
Winersat
Wisi
Zehnder
173
421
513, 520, 607
421
592
369
108, 573
455, 520, 592
200
092, 328, 336, 750
344, 571
243
571
578
243, 513
332
501
220
360, 713
108, 328, 397, 455, 573
362
501
522
344
067, 183, 328, 336, 455, 795
571
501
455
200, 292, 328, 455, 571, 750
288, 592
455
288
362, 519, 628
200
396
200, 220, 288
336, 520
455
108
351, 461
346, 605
183, 328
346
332, 421, 502, 520
183, 504
396, 530, 578, 626
369, 421
173
288, 519, 605, 628
713
704
513
336, 455
501
346
421
243, 613
605
455
346, 668
351
501
332
173, 571
200
421
351
332
173, 351, 396, 455
520
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Brigminghan Cable Communications
British Telecom
003, 105
Decsat
423
Filmnet
443
France Telecom
451
Jerrold
003, 276
MNet
443
PVP Stereo Visual Matrix 003
Salora
382
Scientific Atlanta
008, 277
Tele+1
443
United Cable
003
Westminster
105
Zenith
000
276
Manufacturers’ codes for VCR
Aiwa
Akai
Akiba
Akura
Alba
Ambassador
Amstrad
Anitech
ASA
Asuka
Baird
Basic Line
Blaupunkt
Brandt
Brandt Electronic
Brionvega
Bush
Catron
CGE
Cimline
Clatronic
Combitech
Condor
Crown
Cyrus
Daewoo
Dansai
De Graaf
Decca
Denon
Dual
Dumont
Elbe
Elcatech
ESC
Ferguson
Fidelity
Finlandia
Finlux
Firstline
Fisher
Frontech
Funai
GEC
General
GoldHand
GoldStar
Goodmans
Graetz
000, 307, 348, 352
041, 049, 053, 106, 281, 288, 315
072
271
020, 072, 209, 278, 295, 315, 333, 334,
352
020
000, 278, 325, 332
072
037, 081
037
000, 041, 104, 107
020, 072, 278
003, 006, 016, 034, 154, 162, 195, 226,
227, 403
187, 320, 321
041
344
072, 209, 278, 333, 334, 352
020
000
072
020
352
020
020, 072, 278
081
020, 278
072
042, 166
000, 081
042
041
000, 081, 104, 105
038
072
240, 278
041, 084, 098, 107, 320, 321
000
081, 104
000, 042, 081, 104, 105
037, 043, 045, 072, 209
046, 047, 054, 104
020
000
081
020
072
037, 225
000, 020, 037, 072, 278, 403
005, 041, 104, 240, 344
Granada
Grandin
Grundig
Hanseatic
HCM
Hinari
Hitachi
Hypson
Imperial
Ingersol
Interfunk
ITT
ITV
JVC
Kaisui
Kendo
Kenwood
Korpel
Lenco
Leyco
Loewe
Logik
Luxor
M Electronic
Manesth
Marantz
Matsui
Melectronic
Memorex
Memphis
Metz
Minerva
Mitsubishi
Multitech
Murphy
NEC
Neckermann
Nesco
Nokia
Nordmende
Oceanic
Okano
Orion
Osaki
Otto Versand
Palladium
Panasonic
Pathe Cinema
Pathe Marconi
Pentax
Perdio
Philco
Philips
Phonola
Pioneer
Portland
Profex
Profitronic
Proline
Pye
Quartz
Quelle
Radiola
Rex
RFT
Roadstar
Saba
Saisho
Salora
046, 081, 104
000, 037, 072
003, 006, 007, 016, 072, 081, 195, 207,
226, 347, 349, 403
037
072
004, 072, 208, 240, 352
000, 004, 041, 042, 105, 166, 235, 240
072
000
004
081
005, 041, 046, 104, 106, 240, 344, 384
037, 278
008, 041, 067, 084, 206, 207, 384, 486
072
106, 209
041
072
278
072
004, 006, 037, 081
004, 240
043, 046, 048, 104, 106
000
045, 072
003, 006, 081, 295
004, 036, 088, 208, 209, 295, 348, 352
038
000, 037, 046, 104
072
003, 006, 037, 162, 195, 227, 347
006, 016, 195
043, 067, 081
000, 072
000
038, 041, 067
081, 344
072
041, 046, 104, 106, 240, 344
041, 297, 320, 321, 384
000, 041
315, 348
004, 036, 088, 208, 209, 295, 333, 334,
348, 352
000, 037, 072
081
006, 037, 041, 072
162, 226, 227
036
041
042, 105
000
038
081, 384, 403
081
067, 081, 235
020
322
240
000
081
046
081, 344
081
041, 384
403
037, 072, 240, 278
041, 206, 207, 297, 320, 321, 384
004, 036, 088, 208, 209
043, 046, 106
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Manufacturers’ codes for CATV converters
English
Samsung
Sansui
Sanyo
Saville
SBR
Schaub Lorenz
Schneider
SEG
SEI
Seleco
Sentra
Sharp
Shintom
Shorai
Siemens
Silva
Singer
Sinudyne
Solavox
Sonolor
Sontec
Sony
Sunkai
Sunstar
Suntronic
Tashiko
Tatung
Tec
Technics
Teleavia
Telefunken
Tenosal
Tensai
Thomson
Thorn
Toshiba
Towada
Triumph
Uher
Ultravox
Universum
240, 432
041, 067, 271
046, 104
352
081
000, 005, 041, 104, 344
000, 072, 081
240, 322
004, 081
041
020
048
072, 104
004
003, 006, 016, 037, 054, 081, 104, 195
037
045
004, 081
020
046
037
011, 032, 033, 034
348
000
000
000
000, 041, 081
020
162, 226
041
041, 187, 320, 321,384
072
000, 322
041, 320, 384
036, 041, 084, 104
041, 043, 045, 081, 384
322
208
240, 344
049, 344
000, 006, 016, 037, 049, 081, 106, 195,
240, 325
White Westinghouse 344
Yamishi
072
Yokan
072
Yoko
020, 240
Manufacturers’ codes listed on pages 49 to 53 are subject
to change without notice. If they are changed, this
remote control cannot operate the equipment.
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Use this chart to help you solve daily operational problems. If there is any problem you cannot solve, contact your JVC
service center.
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
The display does not light up.
The power cord is not plugged in.
Plug the power cord into an AC outlet.
No sound from speakers.
Speaker signal cables are not connected.
Check speaker wiring and reconnect if
necessary.
The SPEAKERS 1 and 2 buttons are not
set correctly.
Press SPEAKERS 1 and 2 correctly.
An incorrect source is selected.
Select the correct source.
Muting is activated.
Press MUTING to cancel the mute.
Speaker signal cables are not connected
properly.
Check speaker wiring and reconnect if
necessary.
The balance is set to one extreme.
Adjust the balance properly (see page 12).
Incoming signal is too weak.
Connect an outdoor FM antenna or contact
your dealer.
The station is too far away.
Select a new station.
An incorrect antenna is used.
Check with your dealer to be sure you have
the correct antenna.
Antennas are not connected properly.
Check connections.
Occasional cracking noise during FM
reception.
Ignition noise from automobiles.
Move the antenna farther from automobile
traffic.
No colors on the on-screen display.
The color system of the connected TV is
not PAL.
Connect a PAL- or multi-color system TV.
Howling during record playing.
Your turntable is too close to speakers.
Move speakers away from the turntable.
“OVERLOAD” starts flashing on the
display.
Speakers are overloaded because of high
volume.
Rotate the MASTER VOLUME control
counterclockwise three or four times, then
press STANDBY/ON
on the front panel.
If “OVERLOAD” does not disappear, unplug
the AC power cord, then plug it back again.
Speakers are overloaded because of short
circuit of speaker terminals.
on the front panel,
Press STANDBY/ON
then check the speaker wiring.
If “OVERLOAD” does not disappear, unplug
the AC power cord, then plug it back again.
If speaker wiring is not short-circuited, contact
your dealer.
The remote control mode selector is not
set correctly.
Set the selector correctly either to “AUDIO/
TV/VCR” or to “CATV/DBS.”
There is an obstruction in front of the
remote sensor on the receiver.
Remove the obstruction.
Batteries are weak.
Replace batteries.
Sound from one speaker only.
Continuous hiss or buzzing during FM
reception.
Remote control does not work.
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Specifications
Amplifier
Output Power
At Stereo operation:
Front channels:
100 watts per channel, min. RMS, driven into 4 ohms, 1 kHz with
no more than 0.8% total harmonic distortion. (IEC268-3/DIN)
At Surround operation:
Total Harmonic Distortion (8 ohms):
Audio
Audio Input Sensitivity/Impedance (1 kHz):
Audio Input (DIGITAL IN)* :
Front channels:
70 watts per channel, min. RMS, driven into 4 ohms at 1 kHz
with no more than 0.8% total harmonic distortion.
Center channel:
70 watts, min. RMS, driven into 4 ohms at 1 kHz, with no more
than 0.8% total harmonic distortion.
Rear channels:
70 watts per channel, min. RMS, driven into 4 ohms at 1 kHz,
with no more than 0.8% total harmonic distortion.
0.02%* at 50 watts output (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
(* Measured by JVC Audio Analysis System)
PHONO (MM):
2.5 mV/47 kohms
CD, TAPE/MD, TV SOUND/DBS, VCR 1, VCR 2, VIDEO, DVD:
200 mV/47 kohms
Coaxial: DIGITAL 1 (DBS):
0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms
Optical: DIGITAL 2 (DVD), DIGITAL 3 (CD): –21 dBm to –15 dBm (660 nm ±30 nm)
* Corresponding to Linear PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, and MPEG
Multichannel (with sampling frequency — 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz).
Audio Output Level:
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (’66 IHF/DIN):
Frequency Response (8 ohms):
RIAA Phono Equalization:
Loudness Control (Volume Control at –30 dB):
SEA:
TAPE/MD, VCR 1, VCR 2:
200 mV
PHONO:
70 dB/66 dB (at REC OUT)
CD, TAPE/MD, TV SOUND/DBS, VCR 1, VCR 2, VIDEO, DVD:
91 dB/67 dB
PHONO:
20 Hz to 20 kHz (±1 dB)
CD, TAPE/MD, TV SOUND/DBS, VCR 1, VCR 2, VIDEO, DVD:
20 Hz to 20 kHz (±1 dB)
±1.0 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
+6 ±1.0 dB at 100 Hz
+4 ±1.0 dB at 10 kHz
Center frequencies:
Control range:
100 Hz, 1 kHz, 10 kHz
±10 dB ±2 dB
Video
Video Input Sensitivity/Impedance:
Composite video:
S-video:
Video Output Level:
Composite video:
S-video:
Synchronization:
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
On-Screen Color System:
TV SOUND/DBS, VCR 1, VCR 2, VIDEO, DVD:
1 Vp-p/75 ohms
TV SOUND/DBS, VCR 1, VIDEO, DVD: (Y: luminance):
1 Vp-p/75 ohms
(C: chrominance, burst): 0.286 Vp-p/75 ohms
VCR 1, VCR 2, MONITOR OUT:
VCR 1, MONITOR OUT: (Y: luminance):
(C: chrominance, burst):
Negative
45 dB
PAL
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1 Vp-p/75 ohms
0.286 Vp-p/75 ohms
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FM tuner (IHF)
Tuning Range:
87.50 MHz to 108.00 MHz
Usable Sensitivity:
Monaural:
12.8 dBf (1.2 µV/75 ohms)
50 dB Quieting Sensitivity:
Monaural:
Stereo:
21.3 dBf (3.2 µV/75 ohms)
41.3 dBf (31.5 µV/75 ohms)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (IHF-A weighted):
Monaural:
Stereo:
78 dB at 85 dBf
73 dB at 85 dBf
Total Harmonic Distortion:
Monaural:
Stereo:
0.4% at 1 kHz
0.6% at 1 kHz
Stereo Separation at REC OUT:
Alternate Channel Selectivity:
Frequency Response:
35 dB at 1 kHz
45 dB: (±400 kHz)
30 Hz to 15 kHz: (+0.5 dB, –3 dB)
AM (MW/LW) tuner
Tuning Range:
Usable Sensitivity:
MW:
LW:
522 kHz to 1,629 kHz
144 kHz to 288 kHz
Loop antenna
400 µV/m
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
50 dB (100 mV/m)
General
Power Requirements:
AC 230V
Power Consumption:
250 watts (at operation)
2 watts (in standby mode)
Dimensions (W x H x D):
Mass:
, 50 Hz
435 x 157 x 412.5 mm
(17 3/16 x 6 3/16 x 16 1/4 inches)
11.3 kg (25.0 lbs)
Designs & specifications are subject to change without notice.
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