AV Receiver
VSX-42
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Operating Instructions
VENTILATION CAUTION
IMPORTANT
When installing this unit, make sure to leave space
around the unit for ventilation to improve heat radiation
(at least 40 cm at top, 20 cm at rear, and 20 cm at each
side).
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, is intended to
alert the user to the presence of uninsulated
“dangerous voltage” within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
CAUTION:
TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
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WARNING
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the product,
and to protect it from overheating. To prevent fire
hazard, the openings should never be blocked or
covered with items (such as newspapers, table-cloths,
curtains) or by operating the equipment on thick carpet
or a bed.
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NOTE:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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Operating Environment
Information to User
Alterations or modifications carried out without appropriate authorization may invalidate the user’s right to operate
the equipment.
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WARNING
WARNING
This equipment is not waterproof. To prevent a fire or
shock hazard, do not place any container filled with
liquid near this equipment (such as a vase or flower
pot) or expose it to dripping, splashing, rain or
moisture.
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Before plugging in for the first time, read the following
section carefully.
The voltage of the available power supply differs
according to country or region. Be sure that the
power supply voltage of the area where this unit
will be used meets the required voltage (e.g., 230 V
or 120 V) written on the rear panel.
WARNING
To prevent a fire hazard, do not place any naked flame
sources (such as a lighted candle) on the equipment.
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Operating environment temperature and humidity:
+5 °C to +35 °C (+41 °F to +95 °F); less than 85 %RH
(cooling vents not blocked)
Do not install this unit in a poorly ventilated area, or in
locations exposed to high humidity or direct sunlight (or
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strong artificial light)
Caution
To prevent fire hazard, the Class 2 Wiring Cable
should be used for connection with speaker, and
should be routed away from hazards to avoid damage
to the insulation of the cable.
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This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A
grounding type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong. The wide blade or the third
prong are provided for your safety. If the provided
plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an
electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with
the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
when moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has
been damaged in any way, such as power-supply
cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled
or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture,
does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
CAUTION
This product satisfies FCC regulations when shielded
cables and connectors are used to connect the unit
to other equipment. To prevent electromagnetic
interference with electric appliances such as radios
and televisions, use shielded cables and connectors
for connections.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE
THE MODEL NUMBER AND SERIAL NUMBER OF
THIS EQUIPMENT ARE ON THE REAR OR BOTTOM.
RECORD THESE NUMBERS ON YOUR ENCLOSED
WARRANTY CARD AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
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WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or
cords associated with accessories sold with the
product may expose you to chemicals listed on
proposition 65 known to the State of California and
other governmental entities to cause cancer and
birth defect or other reproductive harm.
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If the AC plug of this unit does not match the AC
outlet you want to use, the plug must be removed
and appropriate one fitted. Replacement and
mounting of an AC plug on the power supply cord of
this unit should be performed only by qualified
service personnel. If connected to an AC outlet, the
cut-off plug can cause severe electrical shock. Make
sure it is properly disposed of after removal.
The equipment should be disconnected by removing
the mains plug from the wall socket when left unused
for a long period of time (for example, when on
vacation).
CAUTION
The STANDBY/ON switch on this unit will not
completely shut off all power from the AC outlet.
Since the power cord serves as the main disconnect
device for the unit, you will need to unplug it from the
AC outlet to shut down all power. Therefore, make
sure the unit has been installed so that the power
cord can be easily unplugged from the AC outlet in
case of an accident. To avoid fire hazard, the power
cord should also be unplugged from the AC outlet
when left unused for a long period of time (for
example, when on vacation).
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This product is for general household purposes. Any
failure due to use for other than household purposes
(such as long-term use for business purposes in a
restaurant or use in a car or ship) and which requires
repair will be charged for even during the warranty
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Contents
Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read
through these operating instructions so you will know how to
operate your model properly.
03 Basic Setup
Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC). . . . 23
Other problems when using the Auto MCACC setup . . . . 24
04 Basic playback
Before you start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Checking what’s in the box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Installing the receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Flow of settings on the receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
01 Controls and displays
Front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Remote control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Loading the batteries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Operating range of remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
02 Connecting your equipment
Determining the speakers’ application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Some tips for improving sound quality . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting the speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switching the speaker terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Making cable connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HDMI cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About HDMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Analog audio cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Digital audio cables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About the video converter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting a TV and playback components . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting using HDMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting your TV with no HDMI input . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting your DVD player with no HDMI output . . . .
Connecting optional Bluetooth® ADAPTER . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting to the network through LAN interface . . . . . .
Connecting antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using external antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting an IR receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switching components on and off using the 12 volt
trigger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting an iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting a USB device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Plugging in the receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Playing a source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Selecting the audio input signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing an iPod. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing back files stored on an iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Basic playback controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Watching photos and video content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing a USB device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing back audio files stored on a USB memory
device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing back photo files stored on a USB memory
device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About playable file formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bluetooth® ADAPTER for Wireless Enjoyment of
Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wireless music play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pairing the Bluetooth ADAPTER and Bluetooth
wireless technology device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening to Music Contents of Bluetooth wireless
technology device with Your System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
AIR JAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening to the radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Improving FM sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Saving station presets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening to station presets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Naming preset stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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05 Listening to your system
Choosing the listening mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Auto playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening in surround sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Advanced surround . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Stream Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Sound Retriever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening with Acoustic Calibration EQ. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Better sound using Phase Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using surround back channel processing . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the Up Mix function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the Audio options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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06 Playback with NETWORK features
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About playable DLNA network devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using AirPlay on iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, and
iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About the DHCP server function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Authorizing this receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playback with Network functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Basic playback controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening to Internet radio stations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listening to Pandora Internet Radio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing back audio files stored on components
on the network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing back your favorite songs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Network Setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Network Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Firmware Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Factory Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About network playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Content playable over a network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About playback behavior over a network . . . . . . . . . . . .
Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About playable file formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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07 Home Menu
Using the Home Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manual speaker setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Speaker Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
X.Over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Channel Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Speaker Distance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Input Assign menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Analog Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Component Input. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Speaker System setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Video Parameter setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Converter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Aspect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Auto Power Down menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Network Standby menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The ZONE2 Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The 12 V Trigger Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Contents
08 Control with HDMI function
Making Control with HDMI connections. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HDMI Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Before using synchronization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About synchronized operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cautions on the Control with HDMI function . . . . . . . . . .
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09 Using the MULTI-ZONE feature
MULTI-ZONE listening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Making MULTI-ZONE connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Using the MULTI-ZONE controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
10 Controlling the rest of your system
Setting the remote to control other components . . . . . . .
Selecting preset codes directly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Clearing all the remote control settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Controls for TVs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Controls for other components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Preset Code List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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11 Additional information
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
NETWORK feature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HDMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Important information regarding the HDMI
connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About iPod/iPhone/iPad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About FLAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About messages displayed when using network
functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Resetting the main unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning the unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Before you start
Checking what’s in the box
Please check that you’ve received the following supplied
accessories:
• Setup microphone
• Remote control
• AAA size IEC R03 dry cell batteries (to confirm system
operation) x2
• AM loop antenna
• FM wire antenna
• iPod cable
• Warranty card
• Quick start guide
• Safety Brochure
• These operating instructions (CD-ROM)
Flow of settings on the receiver
The unit is a full-fledged AV receiver equipped with an
abundance of functions and terminals. It can be used easily
after following the procedure below to make the connections
and settings.
The colors of the steps indicate the following:
speaker.)
The Input Assign menu (page 49)
(When using connections other than the recommended
connections.)
HDMI Setup (page 52)
(When the connected TV supports the HDMI Audio Return
Channel function.)
Required setting item
Setting to be made as necessary
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Installing the receiver
• When installing this unit, make sure to put it on a level and
stable surface.
Don’t install it on the following places:
– on a color TV (the screen may distort)
– near a cassette deck (or close to a device that gives off a
magnetic field). This may interfere with the sound.
– in direct sunlight
– in damp or wet areas
– in extremely hot or cold areas
– in places where there is vibration or other movement
– in places that are very dusty
– in places that have hot fumes or oils (such as a kitchen)
Speaker System setting (page 49)
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(Specify either using the surround back or front height
Connecting the speakers
Where you place the speakers will have a big effect on
the sound.
• Determining the speakers’ application (page 11)
• Connecting the speakers (page 13)
• Switching the speaker terminal (page 13)
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Connecting the components
For surround sound, you’ll want to hook up using a
digital connection from the Blu-ray Disc/DVD player to
the receiver.
• About the video converter (page 15)
• Connecting a TV and playback components (page 16)
• Connecting antennas (page 20)
• Plugging in the receiver (page 22)
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Use the on-screen automatic MCACC setup to set up
your system
• Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC)
(page 23)
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Basic playback (page 25)
• Selecting the audio input signal (page 25)
• Playing an iPod (page 27)
• Playing a USB device (page 28)
• Choosing the listening mode (page 33)
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Adjusting the sound as desired
• Using the Sound Retriever (page 34)
• Better sound using Phase Control (page 35)
• Listening with Acoustic Calibration EQ (page 34)
• Using surround back channel processing (page 35)
• Setting the Up Mix function (page 35)
• Setting the Audio options (page 36)
• Manual speaker setup (page 46)
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Making maximum use of the remote control
• Setting the remote to control other components
(page 55)
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Power On
Make sure you’ve set the video input on your TV to this
receiver. Check the manual that came with the TV if you
don’t know how to do this.
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Controls and displays
Front panel
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MCACC
SPEAKERS
HDMI
CONTROL MULTI-ZONE ON/OFF
BAND
TUNER EDIT
ALC/
AUTO SURROUND/
STREAM DIRECT STANDARD SURR
TUNE
ADVANCED
SURROUND
PRESET
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iPod iPhone iPad
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ENTER
iPod iPhone iPad
DIRECT CONTROL
STEREO
MASTER
VOLUME
INPUT
SELECTOR
STANDBY / ON
PHONES
USB
MCACC
SETUP MIC
11
12
13 14
VIDEO
24
iPod
iPhone
iPad
15
1 INPUT SELECTOR dial
Selects an input source (page 25).
2 SPEAKERS
See Switching the speaker terminal on page 13.
3 MCACC indicator
Lights when Acoustic Calibration EQ (page 34) is on (Acoustic
Calibration EQ is automatically set to on after the Auto
MCACC setup (page 23)).
4 ZONE controls
If you’ve made MULTI-ZONE connections (see Making MULTIZONE connections on page 54) use these controls to control
the sub zone from the main zone (see Using the MULTI-ZONE
controls on page 54).
5 Character display
See Display on page 8.
6 Tuner control buttons
BAND – Switches between AM, FM ST (stereo) and FM
MONO radio bands (page 32).
TUNER EDIT – Use with TUNE /, PRESET / and
ENTER to memorize and name stations for recall
(page 32).
27
28
29 28
30
16
TUNE / – Used to find radio frequencies (page 32).
PRESET / – Use to select preset radio stations
(page 32).
7 HDMI indicator
Blinks when connecting an HDMI-equipped component;
lights when the component is connected (page 16).
8 iPod iPhone iPad indicator
Lights when an iPod/iPhone/iPad is connected and iPod/USB
input is selected (page 27).
9 Remote sensor
Receives the signals from the remote control (see Operating
range of remote control on page 10).
10 MASTER VOLUME dial
11 STANDBY/ON
12 PHONES jack
13 Listening mode buttons
AUTO SURROUND/STREAM DIRECT – Switches between
Auto surround mode (page 33) and Stream Direct
playback (page 34).
ALC/STANDARD SURR – Press for standard decoding
and to switch between the modes of 2 Pro Logic II, 2
Pro Logic IIx, 2 Pro Logic IIz and NEO:6, and the Auto
level control stereo mode (page 33).
ADVANCED SURROUND – Switches between the various
surround modes (page 34).
STEREO – Press to select stereo playback (page 33).
14 MCACC SETUP MIC jack
Use to connect a microphone when performing Auto MCACC
setup (page 23).
15 iPod iPhone iPad/USB terminal
Use to connect headphones. When the headphones are
connected, there is no sound output from the speakers. The
listening mode when the sound is heard from the headphone
can be selected only from PHONES SURR, STEREO or
STEREO ALC mode (S.R AIR mode can be also selected with
ADAPTER input).
7
Use to connect your Apple iPod or USB mass storage device
as an audio source (page 21).
16 iPod iPhone iPad DIRECT CONTROL
Change the receiver’s input to the iPod and enable iPod
operations on the iPod (page 28).
1
Display
17 PHASE
Lights when the Phase Control is switched on (page 35).
18 AUTO
Lights when the Auto Surround feature is switched on
(page 33).
19 Tuner indicators
ST – Lights when a stereo FM broadcast is being received
in auto stereo mode (page 32).
TUNE – Lights when a normal broadcast channel.
PRESET – Shows when a preset radio station is registered
or called.
MEM – Blinks when a radio station is registered.
kHz/MHz – Lights when the character display is showing
the currently received AM/FM broadcast frequency.
20 ZONE
Lights when the MULTI-ZONE feature is active (page 54).
21 Speaker indicators
Shows if the speaker system is on or not (page 13).
22 Sleep timer indicator
Lights when the receiver is in sleep mode (page 9).
23 PRESET information or input signal indicator
Shows the preset number of the tuner or the input signal type,
etc.
24 Character display
Displays various system information.
25 DTS indicators
Controls and displays
26 Dolby Digital indicators
Removing the front cover
2 D – Lights when a Dolby Digital encoded signal is
detected.
2 D+ – Lights when a source with Dolby Digital Plus
encoded audio signals is detected.
2HD – Lights when a source with Dolby TrueHD encoded
audio signals is detected.
EX – Lights to indicate Dolby Digital EX decoding.
2PLII(x) – Lights to indicate 2 Pro Logic II/2 Pro Logic
IIx decoding. Light will go off during 2 Pro Logic IIz
decoding (see Listening in surround sound on page 33 for
more on this).
27 ADV.S.
Lights when one of the Advanced Surround modes has been
selected (see Using the Advanced surround on page 34 for
more on this).
28 SIGNAL SELECT indicators
DIGITAL – Lights when a digital audio signal is selected.
Blinks when a digital audio signal is selected and selected
audio input is not provided.
HDMI – Lights when an HDMI signal is selected. Blinks
when an HDMI signal is selected and selected HDMI input
is not provided.
29 Up Mix/DIMMER indicator
Lights when the Up Mix function is set to ON (page 35). Also,
lights when DIMMER is set to off.
30 DIR.
Lights when the DIRECT or PURE DIRECT mode is switched
on (page 34).
DTS – Lights when a source with DTS encoded audio
signals is detected.
HD – Lights when a source with DTS-EXPRESS or DTS-HD
encoded audio signals is detected.
ES – Lights to indicate DTS-ES decoding.
96/24 – Lights when a source with DTS 96/24 encoded
audio signals is detected.
NEO:6 – When one of the NEO:6 modes of the receiver is
on, this lights to indicate NEO:6 processing (page 33).
8
5V
MCACC
SETUP MIC
2.1 A
VIDEO
iPod
iPhone
iPad
USB
Attaching the front cover
2
USB
MCACC
SETUP MIC
VIDEO
iPod
iPhone
iPad
1
1
Controls and displays
1
2
3
4
Use to select the input source (page 25).
Press BD, DVD or DVR/BDR first to access:
TOP MENU – Displays the disc ‘top’ menu of a Blu-ray
Disc/DVD.
HOME MENU – Displays the HOME MENU screen.
RETURN – Confirm and exit the current menu screen.
MENU – Displays the TOOLS menu of Blu-ray Disc player.
Press TUNER first to access:
TOOLS – Memorizes stations for recall (page 32), also
used to change the name (page 32).
BAND – Switches between AM, FM ST (stereo) and FM
MONO radio bands (page 32).
Press iPod/USB first to access:
iPod CTRL – Switches between the iPod controls and the
receiver controls (page 27).
• PTY button is not used with this receiver.
5 Input function buttons
8 /// (TUNE /, PRESET /), ENTER
1 SLEEP
Remote control
11
RECEIVER SLEEP
SOURCE
Press to change the amount of time before the receiver
switches into standby (30 min – 60 min – 90 min – Off). You
can check the remaining sleep time at any time by pressing
SLEEP once.
2 RECEIVER
Switches the receiver between standby and on.
To switch ZONE 2 on/off, press and hold SHIFT button, then
press RECEIVER button.
RECEIVER
INPUT
12
3
RECEIVER
Switches the remote to control the receiver (used to select the
white commands above the number buttons (MIDNIGHT,
etc)). Also use this button to set up surround sound (page 46)
or Audio parameters (page 36).
5
4 INPUT SELECT
6
13
AUDIO
PARAMETER
TUNE
TOP
MENU
ENTER
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
TUNE
14
8
BAND
RETURN
MUTE
15
9
10
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CLR
0
ENTER
16
CH
SHIFT
RECEIVER
Use to select the input source to this receiver (page 25). This
will enable you to control other components with the remote
control (page 55).
6 Listening mode buttons
PRESET
PRESET
7
TOOLS
MENU
17
AUTO/DIRECT – Switches between Auto surround mode
(page 33) and Stream Direct playback (page 34).
ALC/STANDARD SURR – Press for standard decoding
and to switch between the modes of 2 Pro Logic II, 2
Pro Logic IIx, 2 Pro Logic IIz and NEO:6, and the Auto
level control stereo mode (page 33).
ADV SURR – Switches between the various surround
modes (page 34).
7 Receiver and component control buttons
The following button controls can be accessed after you have
selected the corresponding input function button (BD, DVD,
etc.).
Press RECEIVER first to access:
AUDIO PARAMETER – Use to access the Audio options
(page 36).
HOME MENU – Press to access the Home Menu
(page 46).
RETURN – Confirm and exit the current menu screen.
9
Use the arrow buttons when setting up your surround sound
system (page 46). Also used to control Blu-ray Disc/DVD
menus/options.
Use TUNE / can be used to find radio frequencies and
PRESET / can be used to select preset radio stations
(page 32).
9 Component control buttons
The main buttons (, , etc.) are used to control a component
after you have selected it using the input function buttons.
The controls above these buttons can be accessed after you
have selected the corresponding input function button (BD,
DVD and CD). These buttons also function as described
below.
Press RECEIVER first to access:
BASS +/–, TRE +/– – Use to adjust Bass or Treble.
• These controls are disabled when the listening mode is
set to DIRECT or PURE DIRECT.
• When the front speaker is set at SMALL in the Speaker
Setting (or automatically via the Auto MCACC setup)
and the X.Over is set above 150 Hz, the subwoofer
channel level will be adjusted by pressing BASS +/–
(page 47).
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10 Number buttons and other component controls
Use the number buttons to directly select a radio frequency
(page 32) or the tracks on a CD, etc. There are other buttons
that can be accessed after RECEIVER is pressed. (For example
MIDNIGHT, etc.)
EQ – Press to switch on/off Acoustic Calibration EQ
setting (page 34).
PHASE – Press to switch on/off Phase Control (page 35).
SIGNAL SEL – Press to select the audio input signal of the
component to play back (page 25).
S.RETRIEVER – Press to restore CD quality sound to
compressed audio sources (page 34).
SB CH – Press to select ON, AUTO or OFF the surround
back channel (page 35).
CH SELECT – Press repeatedly to select a channel, then
use LEV +/– to adjust the level (page 48).
LEV +/– – Use to adjust the channel level.
MIDNIGHT – Switches to Midnight or Loudness listening
(page 36).
SPEAKERS – See Switching the speaker terminal on
page 13.
DIMMER – Dims or brightens the display. The brightness
can be controlled in four steps.
11 SOURCE
Press to turn on/off other components connected to the
receiver (page 55).
12 TV CONTROL buttons
These buttons are dedicated to control the TV assigned to the
TV button. Thus if you only have one TV to hook up to this
system assign it to the TV button (page 56).
 – Use to turn on/off the power of the TV.
INPUT – Use to select the TV input signal.
CH +/– – Use to select channels.
VOL +/– – Use to adjust the volume on your TV.
13 +Favorite
Press while a song is being played back or stopped. The
selected song is then registered in the Favorites folder
(page 40).
Controls and displays
15 MUTE
Operating range of remote control
Mutes/unmutes the sound.
16 DISP
Switches the display of this unit. The listening mode, sound
volume, Speaker System setting or input name can be
checked by selecting an input source.
• The Speaker System setting may or may not be displayed,
depending on the input source you have selected.
17
SHIFT
This button is used for operating ZONE 2 (page 54).
The remote control may not work properly if:
• There are obstacles between the remote control and the
receiver’s remote sensor.
• Direct sunlight or fluorescent light is shining onto the
remote sensor.
• The receiver is located near a device that is emitting
infrared rays.
• The receiver is operated simultaneously with another
infrared remote control unit.
Loading the batteries
30°
The batteries included with the unit are to check initial
operations; they may not last over a long period. We
recommend using alkaline batteries that have a longer life.
CAUTION
• Incorrect use of batteries may result in such hazards as
leakage and bursting. Observe the following precautions:
- Never use new and old batteries together.
- Insert the plus and minus sides of the batteries properly
according to the marks in the battery case.
- Batteries with the same shape may have different
voltages. Do not use different batteries together.
- When disposing of used batteries, please comply with
governmental regulations or environmental public
instruction’s rules that apply in your country or area.
- Do not use or store batteries in direct sunlight or other
excessively hot place, such as inside a car or near a
heater. This can cause batteries to leak, overheat,
explode or catch fire. It can also reduce the life or
performance of batteries.
14 VOLUME +/–
Use to set the listening volume.
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30°
7 m (23 ft.)
Chapter
2
Connecting your equipment
Important
Determining the speakers’ application
By connecting the left and right front speakers (L/R), the
center speaker (C), the left and right surround speakers (SL/
SR), the left and right surround back speakers (SBL/SBR) (or
the left and right front height speakers (FHL/FHR)), and the
subwoofer (SW), a surround sound system up to 7.1 channel
can be enjoyed.
The 5.1 channel surround system is the most commonly-used
in home theaters. To achieve the best possible surround
sound, install your speakers as shown below.
5.1 channel surround
system:
6.1 channel surround
(Surround back) system:
R
R
L
L
C
C
SW
• Both the surround back speakers and the front height
speakers can be connected at the same time. In this case,
sound will be output from either the front height speaker or
the surround back speaker depending on which one was
selected in the Speaker System setting (see The Speaker
System setting on page 49).
SR
You can use the speakers connected to the B speaker
terminals to listen to stereo playback in another room. See
Switching the speaker terminal on page 13 for the listening
options with this setup.
• You will not be able to connect the B speakers if you
connect the front height speakers in the main zone.
Further, if you use the B speakers, a 5.1 ch playback will be
the maximum in the main zone. (No sound is output from
the surround back speaker.)
SR
SL
7.1 channel surround
(Surround back) system:
Main zone
Sub zone
Speaker B connection
SW
SL
• To connect the ZONE 2 speakers, an additional
amplifier is required.
SB
7.1 channel surround
(Front height) system:
R
L
Some tips for improving sound quality
Where you put your speakers in the room has a big effect on
the quality of the sound. The following guidelines should help
you to get the best sound from your system.
• It is best to angle the speakers towards the listening
position. The angle depends on the size of the room. Use
less of an angle for bigger rooms.
• Refer to the chart below for placement of speakers you
intend to connect.
SW
FHL
R
FHR
C
L
R
L
FHR
R
FHL
Main zone
R
L
30
30
Speaker B
C
SR
L
C
SL
SBL
120
Important
SW
SW
SBR
SR
SL
SL
• The Speaker System setting must be set if the above
connections are performed. Select Surr.Back if the
surround back speaker or speaker B is connected, and
Height if the front height speaker is connected (see The
Speaker System setting on page 49).
ZONE 2 connection (Multi Zone)
With these connections you can simultaneously enjoy the
surround sound in the main zone with stereo playback on
another component in ZONE 2 (The selection of input devices
is limited). See MULTI-ZONE listening on page 54.
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120
SR
60
SBL
SB
SBR
- Place the surround speakers at 120º from the center. If
you, (1) use the surround back speaker, and, (2) don’t use
the front height speakers, we recommend placing the
surround speaker right beside you.
- If you intend to connect only one surround back
speakers, place it directly behind you.
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Connecting your equipment
- If the surround speakers cannot be set directly to the side
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
of the listening position with a 7.1-channel system, the
surround effect can be enhanced by turning off the Up
Mix function (see Setting the Up Mix function on page 35).
For the best stereo effect, place the front speakers 2 m to
3 m (6 ft. to 9 ft.) apart, at equal distance from the TV.
If you’re using a center speaker, place the front speakers at
a wider angle. If not, place them at a narrower angle.
Place the center speaker above or below the TV so that the
sound of the center channel is localized at the TV screen.
Also, make sure the center speaker does not cross the line
formed by the leading edge of the front left and right
speakers.
Surround and surround back speakers should be
positioned 60 cm to 90 cm (2 ft. to 3 ft.) higher than your
ears and titled slight downward. Make sure the speakers
don’t face each other. For DVD-Audio, the speakers should
be more directly behind the listener than for home theater
playback.
Try not to place the surround speakers farther away from
the listening position than the front and center speakers.
Doing so can weaken the surround sound effect.
Place the left and right front height speakers at least one
meter directly above the left and right front speakers.
If you’re going to place speakers around your CRT TV, use
shielded speakers or place the speakers at a sufficient
distance from your CRT TV.
The subwoofer can be placed on the floor. Ideally, the other
speakers should be at about ear-level when you’re listening
to them. Putting the speakers on the floor (except the
subwoofer), or mounting them very high on a wall is not
recommended.
When not connecting a subwoofer, connect speakers with
low frequency reproduction capabilities to the front
channel. (The subwoofer’s low frequency component is
played from the front speakers, so the speakers could be
damaged.)
After connecting, be sure to conduct the Auto MCACC
(speaker environment setting) procedure.
See Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC)
on page 23.
The front height terminals can also be used for Speaker B.
Front height setting
Front height left
Front height right
Speaker B setting
Speaker B - left
Speaker B - right
Front left
Front right
Subwoofer
Center
LINE LEVEL
INPUT
COAXIAL
LAN (10/100)
IN
ASSIGNABLE
OPTICAL
ASSIGNABLE
DVD
SAT/CBL
PREOUT
BD
GAME
DVR/BDR
SUBWOOFER
IN 1
VIDEO
(CD)
IN 1
(TV)
PRE OUT
SUB WOOFER
ADAPTER PORT
SURROUND
R
L
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
2V
AX)
AUDIO
SAT/CBL
IN
DVD
IN
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
L
IN
ANTENNA
A
R
FRONT
L
CENTER
SURROUND
R
L
SURROUND BACK
R
L
SURROUND BACK
R
L(Single)
AM LOOP
FRONT HEIGHT/
R
B
L
FRONT
R L
R
PB
PR
DVD
ONENT VIDEO
Surround right
SAT/CBL ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
ASSIGNABLE
FM UNBAL
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CAUTION:
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANCE DE
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
CENTER
Surround
back right
SELECTABLE SEE INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SPEAKERS
Class 2 Wiring
Surround
back left
When using only one surround back speaker, connect it
to the SURROUND BACK L (Single) terminals.
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FRONT HEIGHT
R
L
SELECTABLE VOIR LE MODE D’EMPLOI
Surround left
2
Connecting your equipment
B-Speakers terminals:
CAUTION
• Make sure that all speakers are securely installed. This not
only improves sound quality, but also reduces the risk of
damage or injury resulting from speakers being knocked
over or falling in the event of external shocks such as
earthquakes.
Connecting the speakers
The receiver will work with just two stereo speakers (the front
speakers in the diagram) but using at least three speakers is
recommended, and a complete setup is best for surround
sound.
Make sure you connect the speaker on the right to the right (R)
terminal and the speaker on the left to the left (L) terminal.
Also make sure the positive and negative (+/–) terminals on
the receiver match those on the speakers.
You can use speakers with a nominal impedance between 6 Ω
and 16 Ω.
Be sure to complete all connections before connecting this unit
to the AC power source.
1 Twist exposed wire strands together.
2 Push open the tabs and insert exposed wire.
3 Release the tabs.
1
2
3
SPEAKERS
CAUTION
• These speaker terminals carry HAZARDOUS LIVE voltage.
To prevent the risk of electric shock when connecting or
disconnecting the speaker cables, disconnect the power
cord before touching any uninsulated parts.
• Make sure that all the bare speaker wire is twisted together
and inserted fully into the speaker terminal. If any of the
bare speaker wire touches the back panel it may cause the
power to cut off as a safety measure.
A-Speakers terminals:
1 Twist exposed wire strands together.
2 Loosen terminal and insert exposed wire.
3 Tighten terminal.
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If you selected Surr.Back in The Speaker System setting on
page 49, you can switch between speakers using the
SPEAKERS button. If you selected Height, the button will
simply switch your main speaker terminal on or off. The
options below are for the Surr.Back setting only.
 Use the SPEAKERS button on the front panel to select a
speaker terminal setting.
10 mm
(3/8 in.)
Bare wire connections
1
Switching the speaker terminal
CONTROL - MULTI-ZONE - ON/OFF
Press repeatedly to choose a speaker terminal option:
• SPA – Sound is output from the speakers connected to
the A-speaker terminals (multichannel playback is
possible).
• SPB – Sound is output from the two speakers connected
to the B-speaker terminals (only stereo playback is
possible).
• SPAB – Sound is output from the A-speaker terminals,
the two speakers in the B-speaker terminals, and the
subwoofer. Multichannel sources are downmixed only
when the STEREO or STEREO ALC mode is selected for
stereo output from A- and B-speaker terminals.
• SP – No sound is output from the speakers.
Note
• The subwoofer output depends on the settings you made in
Speaker Setting on page 46. However, if SPB is selected
above, no sound is heard from the subwoofer (the LFE
channel is not downmixed).
• All speaker terminals are switched off (SP) when
headphones are connected. SPB can be selected even
when headphones are connected.
3
10 mm
(3/8 in.)
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2
Connecting your equipment
Making cable connections
Make sure not to bend the cables over the top of this unit (as
shown in the illustration). If this happens, the magnetic field
produced by the transformers in this unit may cause a
humming noise from the speakers.
• If the video signal does not appear on your TV, try adjusting
the resolution settings on your component or display. Note
that some components (such as video game units) have
resolutions that may not be displayed. In this case, use a
(analog) composite connection.
• When the video signal from the HDMI is 480i, 480p, 576i or
576p, Multi Ch PCM sound and HD sound cannot be
received.
About HDMI
Important
• Before making or changing connections, switch off the
power and disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet.
• Before unplugging the power cord, switch the power into
standby.
HDMI cables
Both video and sound signals can be transmitted
simultaneously with one cable. If connecting the player and
the TV via this receiver, for both connections, use HDMI
cables.
HDM
I
Be careful to connect the terminal in the proper direction.
Note
• Set the HDMI parameter in Setting the Audio options on
page 36 to THRU (THROUGH) and set the input signal in
Selecting the audio input signal on page 25 to HDMI, if you
want to hear HDMI audio output from your TV (no sound
will be heard from this receiver).
The HDMI connection transfers uncompressed digital video,
as well as almost every kind of digital audio that the
connected component is compatible with, including DVDVideo, DVD-Audio, SACD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD,
DTS-HD Master Audio (see below for limitations), Video CD/
Super VCD and CD.
This receiver incorporates High-Definition Multimedia
Interface (HDMI®) technology.
This receiver supports the functions described below through
HDMI connections.
• Digital transfer of uncompressed video (contents protected
by HDCP (1080p/24, 1080p/60, etc.))
• 3D signal transfer
• Deep Color signal transfer
• x.v.Color signal transfer
• Audio Return Channel
• Input of multi-channel linear PCM digital audio signals
(192 kHz or less) for up to 8 channels
• Input of the following digital audio formats:
– Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, High bitrate audio
(Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio), DVD-Audio, CD,
SACD (DSD 2 ch only), Video CD, Super VCD
• Synchronized operation with components using the
Control with HDMI function (see Control with HDMI
function on page 52)
Note
• Use a High Speed HDMI® cable. If HDMI cable other than
a High Speed HDMI® cable is used, it may not work
properly.
• When an HDMI cable with a built-in equalizer is connected,
it may not operate properly.
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• 3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color signal transfer and Audio Return
Channel are only possible when connected to a compatible
component.
• HDMI format digital audio transmissions require a longer
time to be recognized. Due to this, interruption in the audio
may occur when switching between audio formats or
beginning playback.
• Turning on/off the device connected to this unit’s HDMI
OUT terminal during playback, or disconnecting/
connecting the HDMI cable during playback, may cause
noise or interrupted audio.
HDMI, the HDMI Logo and High-Definition Multimedia
Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing, LLC in the United States and other countries.
“x.v.Color” and
Corporation.
are trademarks of Sony
Analog audio cables
Use stereo RCA phono cables to connect analog audio
components. These cables are typically red and white, and
you should connect the red plugs to R (right) terminals and
white plugs to L (left) terminals.
White (Left)
L
R
AUD
IO
Red (Right)
Digital audio cables
Commercially available coaxial digital audio cables or optical
cables should be used to connect digital components to this
receiver.
Coaxial digital
audio cable
COA
XIA
IN L
OPT
ICA
IN L
Optical cable
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Connecting your equipment
Note
• When connecting optical cables, be careful when inserting
the plug not to damage the shutter protecting the optical
socket.
• When storing optical cable, coil loosely. The cable may be
damaged if bent around sharp corners.
• You can also use a standard RCA video cable for coaxial
digital connections.
About the video converter
The video converter ensures that all video sources are output
from the HDMI OUT terminal.
Playback component
Video cables
Terminal for connection with source device
Standard RCA video cables
These cables are the most common type of video connection
and are used to connect to the composite video terminals. The
yellow plugs distinguish them from cables for audio.
IN
IN
IN
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO
HDMI
VIDEO
VID
EO
Yellow
OUT
MONITOR
OUT
HDMI
VIDEO
Component video cables
Use component video cables to get the best possible color
reproduction of your video source. The color signal of the TV is
divided into the luminance (Y) signal and the color (PB and PR)
signals and then output. In this way, interference between the
signals is avoided.
CO
Y
Green (Y)
Blue (PB)
MP
Terminal for connection with TV monitor
ON
EN
TV
IDE
PB
O
PR
The OSD will
not appear.
TV
Red (PR)
Video signals can be output.
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Note
• If several video components are assigned to the same input
function, the converter gives priority to HDMI, component,
then composite (in that order).
• If the video signal does not appear on your TV, try adjusting
the resolution settings on your component or display. Note
that some components (such as video game units) have
resolutions that may not be converted. In this case, try
switching Video Converter OFF (see Video Converter on
page 49).
• The signal input resolutions that can be converted from the
component video input for the HDMI output are 480i/576i,
480p/576p, 720p and 1080i. 1080p signal cannot be
converted.
This item incorporates copy protection technology that is
protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property
rights of Rovi Corporation. Reverse engineering and
disassembly are prohibited.
2
Connecting a TV and playback components
Connecting your equipment
DVD player
HDMI/DVI-compatible components
Blu-ray Disc player
Connecting using HDMI
If you have an HDMI or DVI (with HDCP) equipped component
(Blu-ray Disc player, etc.), you can connect it to this receiver
using a commercially available HDMI cable.
If the TV and playback components support the Control with
HDMI feature, the convenient Control with HDMI functions
can be used (see Control with HDMI function on page 52).
• The following connection/setting is required to listen to the
sound of the TV over this receiver.
- If the TV does not support the HDMI Audio Return
Channel function, connect the receiver and TV with audio
cables (as shown).
- If the TV supports the HDMI Audio Return Channel
function, the sound of the TV can be input to the receiver
via the HDMI terminal, so there is no need to connect an
audio cable. In this case, set ARC at HDMI Setup to ON
(see HDMI Setup on page 52).
Note
• In order to listen to the audio from the TV that is connected
to this receiver using an analog audio cables, set-up for
analog audio input is required (see The Input Assign menu
on page 49).
HDMI OUT
HDMI OUT
Game console
DVD recorder,
Blu-ray Disc recorder
Set-top box
Video component
HDMI
OUT
COAXIAL
LAN (10/100)
IN
OPTICAL
IN1 (TV)
ASSIGNABLE
HDMI
OUT
OPTICAL
ASSIGNABLE
DVD
SAT/CBL
BD
HDMI IN
GAME
IN 1
VIDEO
DVR/BDR
IN 1
(TV)
(CD)
PRE OUT
SUB WOOFER
ADAPTER PORT
IR
IN
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
OUT
12 V
TRIGGER
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
AUDIO
VIDEO
MONITOR SAT/CBL
OUT
IN
DVD
IN
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
ANTENNA
A
R
FRONT
L
CENTER
SURROUND
R
L
SURROUND BACK
R
L(Single)
AM LOOP
L
IN
R
IN 1
(DVD)
ASSIGNABLE
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO
DVD
SAT/CBL ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
FM UNBAL
75
ASSIGNABLE
ATTENTION:
CAUTION:
SELE
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANCE DE
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
SPEAKERS
ANALOG
IN1 (CD)
HDMI IN
R
L
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
OPTICAL
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
Select one
HDMI/DVI-compatible TV
16
Class 2 Wiring
SELE
If the TV does not support
the HDMI Audio Return
Channel function, this
connection is required to
listen to the TV sound over
the receiver.
2
Connecting your equipment
Connecting your TV with no HDMI input
This diagram shows connections of a TV (with no HDMI input)
and DVD player (or other playback component) to the receiver.
• With these connections, the picture is not output to the TV
even if the DVD player is connected with an HDMI cable.
Connect the DVD player’s video signals using a composite
cable.
• In order to listening to HD audio with this receiver, connect
an HDMI cable, and use analog video cable for video signal
input.
Depending on the player, it may not be possible to output
video signals to both HDMI and other video output
(composite, etc.) simultaneously, and it may be necessary
to make video output settings. Please refer to the operating
instructions supplied with your player for more information.
DVD player
Set-top box
Select one
VIDEO OUT
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
R
Select one
VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
COAXIAL
OPTICAL
HDMI OUT
L
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
COAXIAL
OPTICAL
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
R
L
Important
• When the receiver and TV are connected by composite
cable, the OSD function allowing display of the receiver’s
settings, operations, etc., on the TV’s screen cannot be
used. In this case, watch the receiver’s front panel display
while performing the various operations and making
settings.
Note
• In order to listen to the audio from the TV that is connected
to this receiver using a analog audio cables, set-up for
analog audio input is required (see The Input Assign menu
on page 49).
• Only one component can be connected to both the optical
input terminal and coaxial input terminal. If connecting
other devices, please use a different method to connect the
audio.
In order to listen to the audio from the source component
that is connected to this receiver using an optical cable or
a coaxial cable, first, switch to the DVD (DVD player) or
SAT/CBL (set-top box), then use RECEIVER and SIGNAL
SEL to choose the audio signal O1 (OPTICAL1) or C1
(COAXIAL1) (see Selecting the audio input signal on
page 25).
HDMI
OUT
COAXIAL
LAN (10/100)
IN
ASSIGNABLE
HDMI
DVD IN
SAT/CBL
DVD
OPTICAL
OPTICAL
IN1 (TV)
ASSIGNABLE
BD
GAME
IN 1
VIDEO
DVR/BDR
(CD)
IN 1
(TV)
PRE OUT
COAXIAL
IN1 (CD)
SUB WOOFER
ADAPTER PORT
IR
IN
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
OUT
12 V
TRIGGER
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
AUDIO
VIDEO
MONITOR
OUT
MONITOR
OUT
SAT/CBL
IN
DVD
IN
ANTENNA
A
R
FRONT
CENTER
L
SURROUND
R
L
SURROUND BACK
R
L(Single)
AM LOOP
FRONT HEIGHT/
R
B
L
L
IN
IN 1
(DVD)
ASSIGNABLE
R
1
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO
DVD
DVD
IN
SAT/CBL IN
SAT/CBL
ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
FM UNBAL
75
ASSIGNABLE
CAUTION:
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANCE DE
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
SELECTABLE SEE INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SPEAKERS
Class 2 Wiring
SELECTABLE VOIR LE MODE D’EMPLOI
ANALOG
IN1 (CD)
This connection is
required in order to listen
to the sound of the TV
over the receiver.
R
VIDEO IN
OPTICAL
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
Select one
TV
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L
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
2
Connecting your equipment
Connecting your DVD player with no HDMI
output
This diagram shows connections of a TV (with HDMI input)
and DVD player (or other playback component with no HDMI
output) to the receiver.
• The following connection/setting is required to listen to the
sound of the TV over this receiver.
- If the TV does not support the HDMI Audio Return
Channel function, connect the receiver and TV with audio
cables (as shown).
- If the TV supports the HDMI Audio Return Channel
function, the sound of the TV can be input to the receiver
via the HDMI terminal, so there is no need to connect an
audio cable. In this case, set ARC at HDMI Setup to ON
(see HDMI Setup on page 52).
Note
• In order to listen to the audio from the TV that is connected
to this receiver using a analog audio cables, set-up for
analog audio input is required (see The Input Assign menu
on page 49).
• Only one component can be connected to both the optical
input terminal and coaxial input terminal. If connecting
other devices, please use a different method to connect the
audio.
In order to listen to the audio from the source component
that is connected to this receiver using an optical cable or
a coaxial cable, first, switch to the DVD (DVD player) or
SAT/CBL (set-top box), then use RECEIVER and SIGNAL
SEL to choose the audio signal O1 (OPTICAL1) or C1
(COAXIAL1) (see Selecting the audio input signal on
page 25).
DVD player
Select one
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
Y
PB
PR
Set-top box
Select one
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
R
HDMI
OUT
L
Select one
VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
COAXIAL
OPTICAL
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
COAXIAL
OPTICAL
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
R
L
COAXIAL
LAN (10/100)
IN
ASSIGNABLE
HDMI
OUT
OPTICAL
OPTICAL
IN1 (TV)
ASSIGNABLE
SAT/CBL
DVD
BD
GAME
DVR/BDR
IN 1
(CD)
VIDEO
PRE OUT
COAXIAL
IN1 (CD)
SUB WOOFER
ADAPTER PORT
IR
IN 1
(TV)
IN
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
OUT
12 V
TRIGGER
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
AUDIO
VIDEO
MONITOR
OUT
SAT/CBL
IN
SAT/CBL
IN
DVD
IN
ANTENNA
A
R
FRONT
CENTER
L
SURROUND
R
L
SURROUND BACK
R
L
IN
IN 1
(DVD)
ASSIGNABLE
R
1
Y
PB
PR
DVD
SAT/CBL
COMPONENT VIDEO
ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
FM UNBAL
75
ASSIGNABLE
DVD IN SAT/CBL
IN
CAUTION:
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANCE DE
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
R
L
HDMI IN
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Class 2 Wiring
OPTICAL
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
Select one
HDMI/DVI-compatible TV
B
SELECTABLE SEE INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SPEAKERS
ANALOG
IN1 (CD)
ANALOG AUDIO OUT
FRONT HEIGHT/
L
If
the TV does not
R
L
support the
HDMI
Audio Return Channel
function, this
connection is required
to listen to the TV
sound over the
receiver.
(Single)
AM LOOP
SELECTABLE VOIR LE MODE D’EMPLOI
2
Connecting your equipment
ConnectingtothenetworkthroughLANinterface
Connecting optional Bluetooth® ADAPTER
When the Bluetooth ADAPTER (Pioneer Model No. AS-BT100
or AS-BT200) is connected to this unit, a product equipped
with Bluetooth wireless technology (portable cell phone,
digital music player, etc.) can be used to listen to music
wirelessly.
 Connect a Bluetooth ADAPTER to the ADAPTER PORT
terminal on the rear panel.
• For instructions on playing the Bluetooth wireless
technology device, see Pairing the Bluetooth ADAPTER and
Bluetooth wireless technology device on page 30.
By connecting this receiver to the network via the LAN
terminal, you can listen to Internet radio stations. To listen to
Internet radio stations, you must sign a contract with an ISP
(Internet Service Provider) beforehand.
When connected in this way, you can play audio files stored
on the components on the local network, including your
computer.
Internet
Modem
Router
WAN
Important
• Do not move the receiver with the Bluetooth ADAPTER
connected. Doing so could cause damage or faulty contact.
HDMI
OUT
LAN
PC
1
to LAN port
2
LAN (10/100)
IN
3
DVD
SAT/CBL
BD
GAME
VIDEO
DVR/BDR
LAN cable
(sold separately)
PRE OUT
SUB WOOFER
ADAPTER PORT
IR
IN
12 V
TRIGGER
COAXIAL
LAN (10/100)
IN
ASSIGNABLE
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
OUT
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
AUDIO
VIDEO
MONITOR SAT/CBL
OUT
IN
DVD
IN
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
ANTENNA
A
R
FRONT
L
CEN
SAT/CBL
AM LOOP
BD
GAME
DVR/BDR
IN 1
(CD)
VIDEO
PRE OUT
SUB WOOFER
L
ADAPTER PORT
IN
R
IN 1
(DVD)
ASSIGNABLE
Y
PB
DVD
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO
SAT/CBL ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
FM UNBAL
75
ASSIGNABLE
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
CAUTION:
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANC
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
AUDIO
DVD
IN
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
ANTENNA
A
R
FRONT
L
CENTER
SURROUND
R
L
AM LOOP
L
IN
R
Bluetooth® ADAPTER
PR
VIDEO
DVD
SAT/CBL ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
ASSIGNABLE
FM UNBAL
75
CAUTION:
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANCE DE
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
SPEAKERS
Connect the LAN terminal on this receiver to the LAN terminal
on your router (with or without the built-in DHCP server
function) with a straight LAN cable (CAT 5 or higher).
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Turn on the DHCP server function of your router. In case your
router does not have the built-in DHCP server function, it is
necessary to set up the network manually. For details, see The
Network Setup menu on page 41.
Note
• Refer to the operation manual of the equipment you have as
the connected equipment and connection method may
differ depending on your Internet environment.
• When using a broadband Internet connection, a contract
with an Internet service provider is required. For more
details, contact your nearest Internet service provider.
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Connecting your equipment
Using external antennas
Connecting antennas
Connect the AM loop antenna and the FM wire antenna as
shown below. To improve reception and sound quality,
connect external antennas (see Using external antennas
below).
fig. a
Connecting an IR receiver
To improve FM reception
Use an F connector (not supplied) to connect an external FM
antenna.
fig. b
2
F connector
FM UNBAL
75
ANTENNA
If you keep your stereo components in a closed cabinet or
shelving unit, or you wish to use the sub zone remote control
in another zone, you can use an optional IR receiver (such as
a Niles or Xantech unit) to control your system instead of the
remote sensor on the front panel of this receiver.
Note
• Remote operation may not be possible if direct light from a
strong fluorescent lamp is shining on the IR receiver
remote sensor window.
• Note that other manufacturers may not use the IR
terminology. Refer to the manual that came with your
component to check for IR compatibility.
IR receiver
AM LOOP
To improve AM reception
4
3
FM UNBAL
75
Connect a 5 m to 6 m (16 ft. to 20 ft.) length of vinyl-coated
wire to the AM antenna terminal without disconnecting the
supplied AM loop antenna.
For the best possible reception, suspend horizontally
outdoors.
HDMI
DVD
1
SAT/CBL
IR
IN
IR
Outdoor
antenna
ANTENNA
1 Push open the tabs, then insert one wire fully into each
terminal, then release the tabs to secure the AM antenna
wires.
IN
AM LOOP
OUT
12 V
TRIGGER
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
AUDIO
VIDEO
MONITOR SAT/CBL
OUT
IN
Closet or shelving unit
2 Fix the AM loop antenna to the attached stand.
DVD
IN
IN 1
(DVD)
ASSIGNABLE
Y
PB
PR
DVD
COMPONENT VIDEO
To fix the stand to the antenna, bend in the direction indicated
by the arrow (fig. a) then clip the loop onto the stand (fig. b).
3 Place the AM antenna on a flat surface and in a direction
giving the best reception.
OUT
Other component
Indoor antenna
(vinyl-coated wire)
5 m to 6 m
(16 ft. to 20 ft.)
4 Connect the FM wire antenna into the FM antenna
socket.
For best results, extend the FM antenna fully and fix to a wall
or door frame. Don’t drape loosely or leave coiled up.
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 Connect the IR receiver sensor to the IR IN jack on the
rear of this receiver.
For more information on connecting the IR receiver, see the
Installation Instructions for the IR Receiver.
2
Connecting your equipment
Switching components on and off using the
12 volt trigger
You can connect components in your system (such as a
screen or projector) to this receiver so that they switch on or
off using 12 volt triggers when you select an input function.
However, you must specify which input functions switch on
the trigger using the The 12 V Trigger Setting on page 51. Note
that this will only work with components that have a standby
mode.
HDMI
OUT
Connecting an iPod
Connecting a USB device
This receiver has a dedicated iPod terminal that will allow you
to control playback of audio content from your iPod using the
controls of this receiver.
It is possible to play audio and photo files by connecting USB
devices to this receiver.
 Switch the receiver into standby, and then use the iPod
cable to connect your iPod to the iPod iPhone iPad USB
terminal on the front panel of this receiver.
• For the cable connection, refer to also the operating
instructions for iPod.
• For instructions on playing the iPod, see Playing an iPod on
page 27.
 Switch the receiver into standby then connect your USB
device to the USB terminal on the front panel of this
receiver.
• This receiver does not support a USB hub.
• For instructions on playing the USB device, see Playing a
USB device on page 28.
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HDMI
VSX-42
DVD
HDMI
iPod iPhone iPad
BAND
IR
TUNER EDIT
TO SURROUND/
ALC/
REAM DIRECT STANDARD SURR
IN
12 V TRIGGER
INPUT
CONTROL
BAND
OUT
12 V
TRIGGER
TUNER EDIT
TO SURROUND/
ALC/
REAM DIRECT STANDARD SURR
ADVANCED
SURROUND
ON / OFF
TUNE
SOUND
RETRIEVER AIR
PRESET
CONTROL
ADVANCED
SURROUND
TUNE ON / OFF
SOUND
RETRIEVER AIR
USB
MCACC
SETUP MIC
AUDIO
DVD
IN
VIDEO
iPod
iPhone
iPad
USB
MCACC
SETUP MIC
VIDEO
iPod
iPhone
iPad
IN 1
(DVD)
ASSIGNABLE
Y
PB
PR
DVD
COMPONENT VIDEO
 Connect the 12 V TRIGGER jack of this receiver to the
12 V trigger of another component.
Use a cable with a mono mini-plug on each end for the
connection.
After you’ve specified the input functions that will switch on
the trigger, you’ll be able to switch the component on or off
just by pressing the input function(s) you’ve set on page 51.
USB mass
storage device
iPod cable
(supplied)
iPod/iPhone/iPad
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ENTER
MASTER
VOLUME
MASTER
VOLUME
VIDEO
PRESET
iPod iPhone iPad
DIRECT CONTROL
ENTER
iPod iPhone iPad
DIRECT CONTROL
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
MONITOR SAT/CBL
OUT
IN
iPod iPhone iPad
SAT/CBL
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Connecting your equipment
Plugging in the receiver
Only plug in after you have connected all your components to
this receiver, including the speakers.
 Plug the AC power cord into a convenient AC power
outlet.
CAUTION
• Handle the power cord by the plug part. Do not pull out the
plug by tugging the cord, and never touch the power cord
when your hands are wet, as this could cause a short
circuit or electric shock. Do not place the unit, a piece of
furniture, or other object on the power cord or pinch the
cord in any other way. Never make a knot in the cord or tie
it with other cables. The power cords should be routed so
that they are not likely to be stepped on. A damaged power
cord can cause a fire or give you an electric shock. Check
the power cord once in a while. If you find it damaged, ask
your nearest Pioneer authorized independent service
company for a replacement.
• The receiver should be disconnected by removing the
mains plug from the wall socket when not in regular use,
e.g., when on vacation.
Note
• After this receiver is connected to an AC outlet, a 2 second
to 10 second HDMI initialization process begins. You
cannot carry out any operations during this process. The
HDMI indicator in the front panel display blinks during this
process, and you can turn on this receiver once it has
stopped blinking. When you set the Control with HDMI to
OFF, you can skip this process. For details about the
Control with HDMI feature, see HDMI Setup on page 52.
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Chapter
3
Basic Setup
Automatically setting up for surround sound
(MCACC)
The Auto Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration (MCACC) setup
measures the acoustic characteristics of your listening area,
taking into account ambient noise, speaker size and distance,
and tests for both channel delay and channel level. After you
have set up the microphone provided with your system, the
receiver uses the information from a series of test tones to
optimize the speaker settings and equalization for your
particular room.
1 Switch on the receiver and your TV.
the TV input to the input that connects this
2 Switch
receiver to the TV through the corresponding HDMI
cable.
the microphone to the MCACC SETUP MIC jack
3 Connect
on the front panel.
Make sure there are no obstacles between the speakers
and the microphone.
VSX-42
CAUTION
HDMI
Important
• The OSD will not appear if you have connected using the
composite output to your TV. Use HDMI connection for
Auto MCACC setup.
• The Auto MCACC setup will overwrite any existing speaker
settings you’ve made.
• Before using the Auto MCACC setup, the NETRADIO,
PANDORA, M.SERVER, FAVORITE, iPod/USB or
ADAPTER input should not be selected as an input source.
• When both the surround back speaker and the front height
speaker are connected, conduct Auto MCACC setup twice:
once with the Speaker System setting is in Surr.Back and
once with the Speaker System setting is in Height. (There
is no need to conduct Auto MCACC setup every time the
Speaker System setting is changed.)
TUNER EDIT
TO SURROUND/
ALC/
REAM DIRECT STANDARD SURR
CONTROL
ADVANCED
SURROUND
TUNE ON / OFF
SOUND
RETRIEVER AIR
PRESET
The Home Menu appears on your TV. Use /// and
ENTER on the remote control to navigate through the
screens and select menu items. Press RETURN to exit
the current menu.
• Press HOME MENU at any time to exit the Home
Menu. If you cancel the Auto MCACC setup at any
time, the receiver automatically exits and no settings
will be made.
• The screensaver automatically starts after three
minutes of inactivity.
ENTER
Hom e Menu
iPod iPhone iPad
DIRECT CONTROL
MASTER
VOLUME
USB
MCACC
SETUP MIC
RECEIVER
‘Auto MCACC’ from the Home Menu, then press
5 Select
ENTER.
iPod iPhone iPad
• The test tones used in the Auto MCACC setup are output at
high volume.
BAND
on the remote control, then press the
4 Press
HOME MENU button.
VIDEO
iPod
iPhone
iPad
Microphone
Tripod
If you have a tripod, use it to place the microphone so that
it’s about ear level at your normal listening position.
Otherwise, place the microphone at ear level using a
table or a chair.
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Auto MCACC
Manual SP Setup
I nput Assi gn
Speaker System
Vi deo Param eter
HDMI Setup
Auto Power Down
Network Standby
ZONE2 Setup
12V Tri gg er
• Mic In! blinks when the microphone is not connected
to MCACC SETUP MIC jack.
Try to be as quiet as possible after pressing ENTER. The
system outputs a series of test tones to establish the
ambient noise level.
the instructions on-screen.
6 Follow
• Make sure the microphone is connected.
• Make sure the subwoofer is on and the volume is
turned up.
• When using surround back or front height speakers,
turn on the power to the amplifier to which the
surround back or front height speakers are connected,
and adjust the sound level to the desired level.
• See below for notes regarding background noise and
other possible interference.
3
Basic Setup
for the test tones to finish.
7 Wait
A progress report is displayed on-screen while the
receiver outputs test tones to determine the speakers
present in your setup. Try to be as quiet as possible while
it’s doing this.
sure ‘OK’ is selected, then press ENTER.
9 Make
If the screen in step 7 is left untouched for 10 seconds
and ENTER is not pressed in step 8, the Auto MCACC
setup will start automatically as shown.
1 . Au to MCACC
1 . Au t o M C AC C
Now An a ly z i n g
N ow A n alyz in g
S u rro u n d An a ly z i n g
S p e a k e r S y s te m
S p e a k e r Di s ta n c e
Ch a n n e l L ev e l
Ac o u s ti c Ca l E Q
Enviro n m en t C h eck
A m b ien t N o ise
Sp eaker YES/N O
Re tu rn
Retur n
• For correct speaker settings, do not adjust the volume
during the test tones.
the speaker configuration.
8 Confirm
The configuration shown on-screen should reflect the
actual speakers you have.
Auto MCACC setup has finished! You return to the
10 The
Home Menu.
1 . Auto MCACC
The settings made in the Auto MCACC setup should give
you excellent surround sound from your system, but it is
also possible to adjust these settings manually using the
Home Menu (starting on page 46).
Check!
Front
Center
Surr
Surr. Back
Subwoofer
10:Next
[
[
[
[
[
A progress report is displayed on-screen while the
receiver outputs more test tones to determine the
optimum receiver settings for channel level, speaker
distance, and Acoustic Calibration EQ.
Again, try to be as quiet as possible while this is
happening. It may take 1 to 3 minutes.
YES
YES
YES
--YES
]
]
]
]
]
OK
Return
• With error messages (such as Too much ambient
noise) select RETRY after checking for ambient noise
(see Other problems when using the Auto MCACC
setup below).
If the speaker configuration displayed isn’t correct, use
/ to select the speaker and / to change the
setting. When you’re finished, go to the next step.
If you see an error message (ERR) in the right side
column, there may be a problem with the speaker
connection. If selecting RETRY doesn’t fix the problem,
turn off the power and check the speaker connections.
Note
• Depending on the characteristics of your room, sometimes
identical speakers with cone sizes of around 12 cm
(5 inches) will end up with different size settings. You can
correct the setting manually using the Speaker Setting on
page 46.
• The subwoofer distance setting may be farther than the
actual distance from the listening position. This setting
should be accurate (taking delay and room characteristics
into account) and generally does not need to be changed.
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Other problems when using the Auto MCACC
setup
If the room environment is not optimal for the Auto MCACC
setup (too much background noise, echo off the walls,
obstacles blocking the speakers from the microphone) the
final settings may be incorrect. Check for household
appliances (air conditioner, fridge, fan, etc.), that may be
affecting the environment and switch them off if necessary. If
there are any instructions showing in the front panel display,
please follow them.
• Some older TVs may interfere with the operation of the
microphone. If this seems to be happening, switch off the
TV when doing the Auto MCACC setup.
Chapter
4
Basic playback
Playing a source
Here are the basic instructions for playing a source (such as
a DVD disc) with your home theater system.
SLEEP
SOURCE
AUDIO
PARAMETER
RECEIVER
TUNE
TOP
MENU
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
ENTER
TUNE
PRESET
PRESET
INPUT
TOOLS
MENU
BAND
RETURN
MUTE
on your system components and receiver.
1 Switch
Start by switching on the playback component (for
example a DVD player), your TV and subwoofer (if you
have one), then the receiver (press RECEIVER).
• Make sure the setup microphone is disconnected.
2
Switch the TV input to the input that connects this
receiver.
For example, if you connected this receiver to the VIDEO
jacks on your TV, make sure that the VIDEO input is now
selected.
input function buttons to select the input function
3 Press
you want to play.
• The input of the receiver will switch over, and you will
be able to operate other components using the remote
control. To operate the receiver, first press RECEIVER
on the remote control, then press the appropriate
button to operate.
• The input source can also be selected by using INPUT
SELECT
buttons on the remote control, or by
using the front panel INPUT SELECTOR dial. In this
case, the remote control won’t switch operational
modes.
If you selected the proper input source and there is still
no sound, select the audio input signal for playback (see
Selecting the audio input signal below).
AUTO/DIRECT to select ‘AUTO SURROUND’ and
4 Press
start playback of the source.
If you’re playing a Dolby Digital or DTS surround sound
DVD disc, with a digital audio connection, you should
hear surround sound. If you’re playing a stereo source or
if the connection is an analog audio connection, you will
only hear sound from the front left/right speakers in the
default listening mode.
It is possible to check on the front panel display whether
or not surround sound playback is being performed
properly.
When using a surround back speaker, 2D+PLIIx is
displayed when playing Dolby Digital 5.1-channel signals,
and DTS+NEO:6 is displayed when playing DTS 5.1channel signals.
When not using a surround back speaker, 2D is
displayed when playing Dolby Digital signals.
If the display does not correspond to the input signal and
listening mode, check the connections and settings.
Note
• You may need to check the digital audio output settings on
your DVD player or digital satellite receiver. It should be set
to output Dolby Digital, DTS and 88.2 kHz/96 kHz PCM (2
channel) audio, and if there is an MPEG audio option, set
this to convert the MPEG audio to PCM.
• Depending on your DVD player or source discs, you may
only get digital 2 channel stereo and analog sound. In this
case, the receiver must be set to a multichannel listening
mode if you want multichannel surround sound.
VOLUME +/– to adjust the volume level.
5 Use
Turn down the volume of your TV so that all sound is
coming from the speakers connected to this receiver.
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Selecting the audio input signal
The audio input signal can be selected for each input source.
Once it is set, the audio input that was selected will be applied
whenever you select the input source using the input function
buttons.
RECEIVER SLEEP
SOURCE
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CLR
0
ENTER
CH
SHIFT
INPUT
, then press SIGNAL SEL to select the
 Press
audio input signal corresponding to the source
RECEIVER
component.
Each press cycles through the following:
• H – Selects an HDMI signal. H can be selected for BD,
DVD, SAT/CBL, DVR/BDR, VIDEO or GAME input. For
other inputs, H cannot be selected.
- When the HDMI option in Setting the Audio options
on page 36 is set to THRU, the sound will be heard
through your TV, not from this receiver.
• A – Selects the analog inputs.
• C1/O1 – Selects the digital input. The coaxial 1 input is
selected for C1, and the optical 1 audio input is
selected for O1.
When H (HDMI) or C1/O1 (digital) is selected and the
selected audio input is not provided, A (analog) is
automatically selected.
Note
• BD, DVR/BDR, VIDEO and GAME inputs are fixed to H
(HDMI). It cannot be changed.
• For the TV input, only A (analog) or C1/O1 (digital) can be
selected. However, if the ARC at HDMI Setup is set to ON,
the input is fixed to H (HDMI) and cannot be changed.
• When set to H (HDMI) or C1/O1 (digital), 2 lights when a
Dolby Digital signal is input, and DTS lights when a DTS
signal is input.
• When the H (HDMI) is selected, the A and DIGITAL
indicators are off (see page 8).
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• When digital input (optical or coaxial) is selected, this
receiver can only play back Dolby Digital, PCM (32 kHz to
96 kHz) and DTS (including DTS 96 kHz/24 bit) digital signal
formats. The compatible signals via the HDMI terminals
are: Dolby Digital, DTS, SACD (DSD 2 ch only), PCM
(32 kHz to 192 kHz sampling frequencies), Dolby TrueHD,
Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-HD Master Audio
and DVD Audio (including 192 kHz). With other digital
signal formats, set to A (analog).
• You may get digital noise when a LD or CD player
compatible with DTS is playing an analog signal. To prevent
noise, make the proper digital connections (page 14) and
set the signal input to C1/O1 (digital).
• Some DVD players don’t output DTS signals. For more
details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with your
DVD player.
Basic playback
Tip
• In order to enjoy the picture and/or sound from devices connected to each terminal, select the input by doing the following.
Audio
TV
DVD SAT/CBL CD
Video/Audio (HDMI)
DVD
SAT/CBL
BD
GAME DVR/BDR VIDEO
NETWORK
RECEIVER
SIGNAL SEL
3
HDMI
OUT
COAXIAL
LAN (10/100)
IN
C1
ASSIGNABLE
OPTICAL
ASSIGNABLE
DVD
SAT/CBL
BD
GAME
IN 1
VIDEO
DVR/BDR
(CD)
PRE OUT
ADAPTER PORT
ADAPTER
IN
DVD SAT/CBL RECEIVER
OUT
SIGNAL SEL
A
A
3
12 V
TRIGGER
Video
VIDEO
AUDIO
MONITOR SAT/CBL
SAT/CBL DVD OUT
IN
DVD
IN
ANTENNA
A
R
1.
TV
(TV input)
2. Other than TV input
(OUTPUT 5 V
0.1 A MAX)
L
ZONE 2
OUT
R
(OUTPUT 12 V
50 mA MAX)
(TV)
Audio
SUB WOOFER
Audio
IR
IN 1
FRONT
L
CENTER
RECEIVER
SIGNAL SEL
SURROUND
SURROUND BACK
R
L
L(Single)
3 R
O1
AM LOOP
L
IN
ASSIGNABLE
Y
PB
DVD
PR
SAT/CBL
COMPONENT VIDEO
ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
FM UNBAL
75
ASSIGNABLE
CAUTION:
Reassignable
(page 49)
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CD
TV
RECEIVER
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANCE DE
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
Audio
Video
DVD
TUNER
R
IN 1
(DVD)
SIGNAL SEL
3
A
SELECTABL
SPEAKERS
Class 2 Wiring
SELECTABL
ANALOG IN1 audio input terminal is
assigned to CD under factory settings.
If you want to change this to TV input,
please change the settings in the Input
Assign menu (page 49).
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Basic playback
This receiver has the iPod iPhone iPad USB terminal that will
allow you to control playback of audio content from your iPod
using the controls of this receiver.
Important
Note
• This receiver is compatible with the audio and video of the
iPod nano (audio only for the iPod nano 3G/4G/5G/6G), iPod
touch (1G/2G/3G/4G), iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS,
iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad and iPad 2. However, some of the
functions may be restricted for some models. The receiver
is not compatible with the iPod shuffle.
• This receiver has been developed and tested for the
software version of iPod/iPhone/iPad indicated on the
website of Pioneer (http://pioneer.jp/homeav/support/ios/
na/).
• Installing software versions other than indicated on the
website of Pioneer to your iPod/iPhone/iPad may result in
incompatibility with this receiver.
• iPod, iPhone and iPad are licensed for reproduction of noncopyrighted materials or materials the user is legally
permitted to reproduce.
• Features such as the equalizer cannot be controlled using
this receiver, and we recommend switching the equalizer
off before connecting.
on the receiver and your TV.
1 Switch
See Connecting an iPod on page 21.
the TV input so that it connects to the receiver.
2 Switch
• Switch the TV input to the input that connects this
receiver to the TV through the corresponding HDMI
cable.
When the display shows the names of folders and files,
you’re ready to play music from the iPod.
• If after pressing iPod/USB the display shows NO
DEVICE, try switching off the receiver and
reconnecting the iPod to the receiver.
• The controls of your iPod will be inoperable when
connected to this receiver.
Playing back files stored on an iPod
To navigate songs on your iPod, you can take advantage of the
OSD of your TV connected to this receiver.
• Note that non-roman characters in the title are displayed as
‘#’.
• This feature is not available for photos or video clips on your
iPod.
Finding what you want to play
When your iPod is connected to this receiver, you can browse
songs stored on your iPod by playlist, artist, album name,
song name, genre or composer, similar to using your iPod
directly.
Use / to select a category, then press ENTER to
1 browse
that category.
• To return to the previous level any time, press RETURN.
/ to browse the selected category (e.g.,
2 Use
albums).
• Use / to move to previous/next levels.
browsing until you arrive at what you want to
3 Continue
play, then press  to start playback.
Tip
• If you’re in the song category, you can also press ENTER to
start playback.
• You can play all of the songs in a particular category by
selecting the All item at the top of each category list. For
example, you can play all the songs by a particular artist.
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Basic playback controls
This receiver’s remote control buttons can be used for basic
playback of files stored on an iPod.
• Press iPod/USB to switch the remote control to the iPod/
USB operation mode.
MUTE
AUDIO
PARAMETER
TOOLS
MENU
TUNE
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
ENTER
TUNE
PRESET
• Pioneer cannot under any circumstances accept
responsibility for any direct or indirect loss arising from any
inconvenience or loss of recorded material resulting from
the iPod failure.
• About one minute is required between turning the power
on and completion of startup.
iPod/USB to switch the receiver to the iPod/USB
3 Press
input.
PRESET
Playing an iPod
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CH
SHIFT
Watching photos and video content
To view photos or video on your iPod, since video control is not
possible using this receiver, you must use the main controls
of your iPod instead.
Important
• iPod photos and video content can be viewed only when the
iPod is connected to the iPod VIDEO input on the front
panel.
• This feature can only be used with an iPod having video
output.
Press iPod CTRL to switch to the iPod controls for photo
1 and
video playback.
The receiver controls will be unavailable while you are
watching iPod videos or browsing photos.
iPod CTRL again to switch back to the receiver
2 Press
controls when you’re done.
Tip
• Change the receiver’s input to the iPod in one action by
pressing iPod iPhone iPad DIRECT CONTROL on the
front panel to enable iPod operations on the iPod.
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Basic playback
Important
• Pioneer cannot guarantee compatibility (operation and/or
bus power) with all USB mass storage devices and
assumes no responsibility for any loss of data that may
occur when connected to this receiver.
• About one minute is required between turning the power
on and completion of startup.
•
•
•
•
•
•
on the receiver and your TV.
1 Switch
See Connecting a USB device on page 21.
the TV input so that it connects to the receiver.
2 Switch
• Switch the TV input to the input that connects this
Playing back audio files stored on a USB memory
device
The maximum number of levels that you can select in Step 2
(below) is 8.
• Note that non-Roman characters in the playlist are
displayed as ‘#’.
Use / to select a folder, then press ENTER to browse
1 that
folder.
• To return to the previous level any time, press RETURN.
2
Continue browsing until you arrive at what you want to
play, then press  to start playback.
Basic playback controls
This receiver’s remote control buttons can be used for basic
playback of files stored on USB devices.
• Press iPod/USB to switch the remote control to the iPod/
USB operation mode.
receiver to the TV through the corresponding HDMI
cable.
TOOLS
MENU
TUNE
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
ENTER
TUNE
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CH
SHIFT
Playing back photo files stored on a USB memory
device
Use / to select a folder, then press ENTER to browse
1 that
folder.
• To return to the previous level any time, press RETURN.
2
Continue browsing until you arrive at what you want to
play, then press  to start playback.
The selected content is displayed in full screen and a
slideshow starts.
After a slideshow launches, pressing ENTER toggles
between play and pause.
• If the slideshow is left in the pause mode for five
minutes, the list screen reappears.
Basic playback controls
T
TOP
MENU
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
E
ENTER
TUNE
PRESET
•
Note
Compatible USB devices include external magnetic hard
drives, portable flash memory (particularly keydrives) and
digital audio players (MP3 players) of format FAT16/32.
Copyrighted audio files cannot be played back on this
receiver.
With large amounts of data, it may take longer for the
receiver to read the contents of a USB device.
If the file selected cannot be played back, this receiver
automatically skips to the next file playable.
When the file currently being played back has no title
assigned to it, the file name is displayed in the OSD instead;
when neither the album name nor the artist name is
present, the row is displayed as a blank space.
Note that non-roman characters in the playlist are
displayed as ‘#’.
Make sure the receiver is in standby when disconnecting
the USB device.
AUDIO
PARAMETER
PRESET
When the display shows the names of folders and files,
you’re ready to play from the USB device.
If a USB Error message lights in the display, try following
the points below:
• Switch the receiver off, then on again.
• Reconnect the USB device with the receiver switched
off.
• Select another input source (like BD), then switch back
to iPod/USB.
• Use a dedicated AC adapter (supplied with the device)
for USB power.
If this doesn’t remedy the problem, it is likely your USB
device is incompatible.
MUTE
PRESET
It is possible to play files using the USB interface on the front
of this receiver.
iPod/USB on the remote control to switch the
3 Press
receiver to the iPod/USB input.
PRESET
Playing a USB device
BAND
RETURN
MUTE
ENTER,  – Starts displaying a photo and playing a slideshow.
 – Stops the player and returns to the previous menu.
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Basic playback
AAC (MPEG-4 AAC LC, MPEG-4 HE AAC (aacPlus v1/2))
Tip
• Slideshows of photo files can be played while listening to
music files by returning to the folder/file list display while
playing a music file on a USB device then playing the photo
files.
.m4ac
.aac
.3gp
.3g2
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit
Channel
2 ch
Bitrate
16 kbps to 320 kbps
VBR/CBR
About playable file formats
The USB function of this receiver supports the following file
formats. Note that some file formats are not available for
playback although they are listed as playable file formats.
Supported/Supported
FLAC
.flac
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz,
176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit, 24 bit
Music files
Extension
Stream
Channel
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
.mp3a
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit
Channel
Bitrate
VBR/CBR
2 ch
8 kbps to 320 kbps
Supported/Supported
WAV (LPCM)
.wav
Sampling frequency
Quantization bitrate
Channel
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz,
176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
16 bit, 24 bit
2 ch
2 ch
a. MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from
Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia.
b. Files encoded using Windows Media Codec 9 may be playable
but some parts of the specification are not supported;
specifically, Pro, Lossless, Voice.
c. Apple lossless encoding is not supported.
Photo files
Extension
Format
JPEG
.jpg
Meeting the following conditions:
• Baseline JPEG format
• Y:Cb:Cr - 4:2:2
WMA (WMA2/7/8/9)
.wmab
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit
Channel
Bitrate
VBR/CBR
2 ch
5 kbps to 320 kbps
Supported/Supported
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4
Basic playback
Bluetooth® ADAPTER for Wireless Enjoyment
of Music
Bluetooth wireless technology enabled device:
cell phone
Bluetooth wireless technology enabled device:
Digital music player
Device not equipped with Bluetooth wireless
technology: Digital music player + Bluetooth
audio transmitter (sold commercially)
Music data
This receiver
Bluetooth®
ADAPTER
Remote control
operation
Wireless music play
When the Bluetooth ADAPTER (Pioneer Model No. AS-BT100
or AS-BT200) is connected to this unit, a product equipped
with Bluetooth wireless technology (portable cell phone,
digital music player, etc.) can be used to listen to music
wirelessly. Also, by using a commercially available transmitter
supporting Bluetooth wireless technology, you can listen to
music on a device not equipped with Bluetooth wireless
technology. The AS-BT100 and AS-BT200 model supports
SCMS-T contents protection, so music can also be enjoyed on
devices equipped with SCMS-T type Bluetooth wireless
technology.
• With the AS-BT100, some functions may not be available on
this receiver.
• It must be necessary that the Bluetooth wireless technology
enabled device supports A2DP profiles.
Important
• Pioneer does not guarantee proper connection and
operation of this unit with all Bluetooth wireless technology
enabled devices.
• About one minute is required between turning the power
on and completion of startup.
Remote control operation
The remote control supplied with this unit allows you to play
and stop media, and perform other operations.
• It must be necessary that the Bluetooth wireless technology
enabled device supports AVRCP profiles.
• Remote control operations cannot be guaranteed for all
Bluetooth wireless technology enabled devices.
Pairing the Bluetooth ADAPTER and Bluetooth
wireless technology device
“Pairing” must be done before you start playback of Bluetooth
wireless technology content using Bluetooth ADAPTER. Make
sure to perform pairing first time you operate the system or
any time pairing data is cleared. “Pairing” is the step
necessary to register Bluetooth wireless technology device to
enable Bluetooth communications. For more details, see also
the operating instructions of your Bluetooth wireless
technology device.
• Pairing is required when you first use Bluetooth wireless
technology device and Bluetooth ADAPTER.
• To enable Bluetooth communication, pairing should be
done with both of your system and Bluetooth wireless
technology device.
• If the Bluetooth wireless technology device’s security code
is “0000”, there is no need to make the security code setting
on the receiver. Press ADAPTER to switch the ADAPTER
input, then conduct the pairing operation on the Bluetooth
wireless technology device. If pairing is successful, there is
no need to performing the pairing operation below.
• When using the AS-BT200 only: This unit complies with
Bluetooth Specifications Ver. 2.1. When this unit and
another device equipped with Bluetooth wireless
technology both comply with Bluetooth Specification Ver.
2.1, pairing of the two may be possible without the need for
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inputting a password.
In this case, a passcode may be displayed on this receiver
and on the device equipped with Bluetooth wireless
technology. If this happens, check that the same passcode
is displayed on this receiver and the device equipped with
Bluetooth wireless technology, then press ENTER. After
this, also perform the connection operation on the
Bluetooth device to be connected. If the passcode does not
match the code displayed on the Bluetooth device to be
connected, press RETURN to cancel pairing, then try
starting over.
Press ADAPTER to set the ADAPTER input, then conduct
the pairing operation on the Bluetooth wireless technology
device. If pairing is successful, there is no need to
performing the pairing operation below.
• Pair one unit at a time.
• When connecting this receiver by Bluetooth connections
with a device equipped with the Bluetooth function to listen
to music, do not connect any devices other than this
receiver by Bluetooth connection to the Bluetooth-equipped
device. If a Bluetooth connection is already established with
a device other than this receiver, disconnect the other
device before connecting this receiver.
ADAPTER to switch the receiver to ADAPTER
1 Press
input.
2 Press TOP MENU to select Bluetooth Setup.
3 Use / to select PIN, then press ENTER.
Use / to select one of PIN codes 0000, 1234 or 8888,
4 then
press ENTER.
You can use any of 0000/1234/8888 PIN codes.
Bluetooth wireless technology device using any other PIN
code cannot be used with this system.
Switch on the Bluetooth wireless technology device
5 that
you want to make pairing, place it near the system
and set it into the pairing mode.
to see that the Bluetooth ADAPTER is detected by
6 Check
the Bluetooth wireless technology device.
When Bluetooth wireless technology device is connected:
Bluetooth wireless technology device name appears in
the receiver display.
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Basic playback
• The system can display alphanumeric characters only.
Other characters may not be displayed correctly.
When Bluetooth wireless technology device is not
connected:
WAITING appears in the receiver display. In this case,
perform the connection operation from the side of the
Bluetooth wireless technology device.
From the Bluetooth wireless technology device list,
7 select
Bluetooth ADAPTER and enter the PIN code
selected in the step 4.
• PIN code may in some case be referred to as
PASSKEY.
• Depending on Bluetooth wireless technology device
you use, operation may differ from what is shown in
the remote control buttons.
listening to a source, press
4 While
ADV SURR repeatedly to select S.R AIR.
RECEIVER then press
AIR JAM
Listening to Music Contents of Bluetooth wireless
technology device with Your System
ADAPTER to switch the receiver to ADAPTER
1 Press
input.
The ADAPTER input can also be selected by pressing
SOUND RETRIEVER AIR on the front panel. In this case,
S.R AIR, the optimum listening mode, is selected
automatically.
Air Jam – a Pioneer-exclusive application and available for
free.
Air Jam lets you connect multi compatible devices to this unit
using Bluetooth wireless technology. With it, you can make a
group playlist directly on a supported device to play in your
home theater through the unit. You and your friends can add
songs from your devices to the playlist. Also Air Jam lets you
delete the song before anyone has to hear it.
ADAPTER to switch the receiver to ADAPTER
1 Press
the connection operation from the side of the
input.
2 Perform
Bluetooth wireless technology device to the Bluetooth
ADAPTER.
2 Press TOP MENU to select Bluetooth Setup.
• When the Bluetooth ADAPTER is not plugged into the
3 Use / to select ‘Air Jam’, then press ENTER.
ADAPTER PORT terminal, NO ADP will be displayed if
ADAPTER input is selected.
4 Use / to select ‘Air Jam ON’, then press ENTER.
Start playback of music contents stored in Bluetooth
3 wireless technology device.
For more details on using Air Jam, access our website.
This receiver’s remote control buttons can be used for
basic playback of files stored on the Bluetooth wireless
technology device.
• Bluetooth wireless technology device should be
compatible with AVRCP profile.
http://pioneer.jp/support/soft/iapp_airjam/en.html
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered
trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such
marks by PIONEER CORPORATION is under license. Other
trademarks and trade names are those of their respective
owners.
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Basic playback
Improving FM sound
Listening to the radio
The following steps show you how to tune in to FM and AM
radio broadcasts using the automatic (search) and manual
(step) tuning functions. Once you are tuned to a station you
can memorize the frequency for recall later—see Saving
station presets below for more on how to do this.
AUDIO
PARAMETER
If the TUNE or ST indicators don’t light when tuning to an FM
station because the signal is weak, set the receiver to the
mono reception mode.
BAND to select FM MONO.
 Press
This should improve the sound quality and allow you to
enjoy the broadcast.
TOOLS
MENU
TOP
MENU
Listening to station presets
PRESET
PRESET
Saving station presets
ENTER
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
MUTE
1 Press TUNER to select the tuner.
BAND to change the band (FM or AM), if necessary.
2 Use
Each press switches the band between FM (stereo or
If you often listen to a particular radio station, it’s convenient
to have the receiver store the frequency for easy recall
whenever you want to listen to that station. This saves the
effort of manually tuning in each time. This unit can memorize
up to 30 stations.
ENTER
INPUT
to a station.
3 Tune
There are three ways to do this:
Automatic tuning
To search for stations in the currently selected band,
press and hold TUNE / for about a second. The
receiver will start searching for the next station, stopping
when it has found one. Repeat to search for other
stations.
Manual tuning
To change the frequency one step at a time, press
TUNE /.
High speed tuning
Press and hold TUNE / for high speed tuning.
Release the button at the frequency you want.
Press PRESET / to select the station preset you
 want.
• You can also use the number buttons on the remote
control to recall the station preset.
For easier identification, you can name all of your preset
stations.
SOURCE
mono) and AM.
You will need to have some presets stored to do this. See
Saving station presets above if you haven’t done this already.
Naming preset stations
AUDIO
PARAMETER
TOP
MENU
RECEIVER SLEEP
Note
• If the receiver is left disconnected from the AC power outlet
for over a month, the station memories will be lost and will
have to be reprogrammed.
• Stations are stored in stereo. When the station is stored in
the FM MONO mode, it shows as ST when recalled.
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
MUTE
the station preset you want to name.
1 Choose
See Listening to station presets above for how to do this.
TOOLS twice.
2 Press
The cursor at the first character position is blinking on
the display.
the name you want.
3 Input
Choose a name up to eight characters long.
1
2
3
DISP
to a station you want to memorize.
1 Tune
See Listening to the radio above for more on this.
TOOLS.
2 Press
The display shows PRESET, then a blinking MEM and
station preset.
Press PRESET / to select the station preset you
3 want.
You can also use the number buttons.
ENTER.
4 Press
The preset number stop blinking and the receiver stores
the station.
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• Use PRESET / to select character position.
• Use TUNE / to select characters.
• The name is stored when ENTER is pressed.
Tip
• To erase a station name, follow steps 1 and 2, and press
ENTER while the display is blank. Press TOOLS while the
display is blank, to keep the previous name.
• Once you have named a station preset, Press DISP to show
the name. When you want to return to the frequency
display, press DISP several times to show the frequency.
Chapter
Choosing the listening mode
This receiver offers a variety of listening modes to
accommodate playback of various audio formats. Choose one
according to your speaker environment or the source.
listening to a source, press the listening mode
 While
button repeatedly to select a listening mode you want.
Note
• Stereo surround (matrix) formats are decoded accordingly
using NEO:6 CINEMA or DOLBY PLIIx MOVIE (see
Listening in surround sound below for more on these
decoding formats).
• When listening to the ADAPTER input, the S.R AIR feature
is selected automatically (see Using the Advanced surround
on page 34 for more on this).
Listening in surround sound
AUDIO
PARAMETER
ULTI-ZONE - ON/OFF
BAND
TOOLS
MENU
TUNER EDIT
AUTO SURROUND/
ALC/
STREAM DIRECT STANDARD SURR
ADVANCED
SURROUND
TUNE
STEREO
iPod iPhone iPad
DIRECT CONTROL
• The listening mode is shown on the display on the front
panel.
Important
• The listening modes and many features described in this
section may not be available depending on the current
source, settings and status of the receiver.
Auto playback
AUTO/
DIRECT
AUTO SURROUND/
STREAM DIRECT
ALC/
STANDARD
ALC/
STANDARD SURR
Using this receiver, you can listen to any source in surround
sound. However, the options available will depend on your
speaker setup and the type of source you’re listening to.
• If the source is Dolby Digital, DTS, or Dolby Surround
encoded, the proper decoding format will automatically be
selected and shows in the display.
When you select STEREO ALC (Auto Level Control stereo
mode), this unit equalizes playback sound levels if each sound
level varies with the music source recorded in a portable
audio player.
When you select STEREO, you will hear the source through
just the front left and right speakers (and possibly your
subwoofer depending on your speaker settings). Dolby Digital
and DTS multichannel sources are downmixed to stereo.
The following modes provide basic surround sound for stereo
and multichannel sources.
Explanatory notes
No: No connected / Yes: Connected / Two: Two speakers are
connected / –: Whether connected or no
The simplest, most direct listening option is the AUTO
SURROUND feature. With this, the receiver automatically
detects what kind of source you’re playing and selects
multichannel or stereo playback as necessary.
• Press AUTO/DIRECT repeatedly until AUTO SURROUND
shows briefly in the display (it will then show the decoding
or playback format). Check the digital format indicators in
the display to see how the source is being processed.
Type of surround
modes
Suitable sources
Front height
speakers
Listening to your system
Surround back
speaker(s)
5
Two channel sources
STEREO ALC
See above.
–
–
DOLBY PLIIx MOVIE
Movie
Yesa
No
No
–
Music
Yesa
No
DOLBY PLII MOVIE
DOLBY PLIIx MUSICb
DOLBY PLII MUSICb
DOLBY PLIIx GAME
Video games
No
–
Yesa
No
No
–
No
Yes
Movie
–
–
Music
–
–
DOLBY PRO LOGIC
Old movies
–
–
Straight Decodee
No additional effects
No
–
STEREOf
See above.
–
–
DOLBY PLII GAME
DOLBY PLIIz HEIGHTc
Movie/Music
NEO:6 CINEMAd
NEO:6 MUSICd
Multichannel sources
STEREO ALC
See above.
–
–
DOLBY PLIIx MOVIE
Movie
Two
No
DOLBY PLIIx MUSICb
Music
Yes
No
DOLBY DIGITAL EX
Movie/Music
Yes
No
DTS-ES
Movie/Music
Yes
No
DTS NEO:6
Movie/Music
Yes
No
DOLBY PLIIz HEIGHT
Movie/Music
No
Yes
Straight Decodee
No additional effects
–
–
STEREOf
See above.
–
–
a. If surround back channel processing (page 35) is switched off,
or the surround back speakers are set to NO, DOLBY PLIIx
becomes DOLBY PLII (5.1 channel sound).
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Listening to your system
b. You can also adjust the C.WIDTH, DIMEN., and PNRM. effect
(see Setting the Audio options on page 36).
c. You can also adjust the H.GAIN effect (see Setting the Audio
options on page 36).
d. You can also adjust the C.IMG effect (see Setting the Audio
options on page 36).
e. Cannot be selected when the Speaker System is set to Surr.
Back (see The Speaker System setting on page 49).
f. • You can choose the STEREO mode by using STEREO button
on the front panel.
• The audio is heard with your surround settings and you can
still use the Midnight, Loudness, Phase Control, Sound
Retriever and Tone functions.
F.S.S.ADVANCE
(Front Stage
Surround
ADVANCE)
Allows you to create natural surround
sound effects using just the front speakers
and the subwoofer.
Use to provide a rich surround sound effect
directed to the center of where the front left
and right speakers sound projection area
converges.
Front left
speaker
Front right
speaker
Using the Advanced surround
ADV SURR
ADVANCED
SURROUND
The Advanced surround feature creates a variety of surround
effects. Try different modes with various soundtracks to see
which you like.
ACTION
Designed for action movies with dynamic
soundtracks.
DRAMA
Designed for movies with lots of dialog.
ENT.SHOW
Suitable for musical sources.
ADVANCED GAME Suitable for video games.
SPORTS
Suitable for sports programs.
CLASSICAL
Gives a large concert hall-type sound
ROCK/POP
Creates a live concert sound for rock and/or
pop music.
UNPLUGGED
Suitable for acoustic music sources.
EXT.STEREO
Gives multichannel sound to a stereo
source, using all of your speakers
When audio data is removed during the compression
process, sound quality often suffers from an uneven sound
image. The Sound Retriever feature employs new DSP
technology that helps bring CD quality sound back to
compressed 2-channel audio by restoring sound pressure
and smoothing jagged artifacts left over after compression.
RECEIVER SLEEP
Note
• In modes that give 6.1 channel sound, the same signal is
heard from both surround back speakers.
BD MENU
Using the Sound Retriever
SOURCE
INPUT
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CLR
0
ENTER
CH
SHIFT
, then press S.RETRIEVER to switch the
 Press
S.RTV (Sound Retriever) ON or OFF.
RECEIVER
S.R AIR
(Sound Retriever
AIR)
Suitable for listening to the sound from a
Bluetooth wireless technology device.
The S.R AIR listening mode can only
selected when the ADAPTER input.
PHONES SURR
When listening through headphones, you
can still get the effect of overall surround
Note
• The Sound Retriever is only applicable to 2-channel
sources.
Listening with Acoustic Calibration EQ
Using Stream Direct
AUTO/
DIRECT
AUTO SURROUND/
STREAM DIRECT
Use the Stream Direct modes when you want to hear the
truest possible reproduction of a source. All unnecessary
signal processing is bypassed.
You can listen to sources using the Acoustic Calibration
Equalization set in Automatically setting up for surround
sound (MCACC) on page 23. Refer to these pages for more on
Acoustic Calibration Equalization.
AUTO SURROUND See Auto playback on page 33.
DIRECT
PURE DIRECT
Sources are heard according to the settings
made in the Manual SP Setup (speaker
setting, channel level, speaker distance), as
well as with dual mono settings. You will
hear sources according to the number of
channels in the signal.
Phase Control, Acoustic Calibration EQ,
Sound Delay, Auto Delay, LFE Attenuate
and Center image functions are available.
Analog and PCM sources are heard without
any digital processing.
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RECEIVER SLEEP
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
SOURCE
7
8
9
CLR
0
ENTER
INPUT
CH
SHIFT
listening to a source, press
, then press
 While
EQ to switch the EQ (Acoustic Calibration EQ) ON or
RECEIVER
OFF.
The MCACC indicator on the front panel lights when
Acoustic Calibration EQ is active.
• You can’t use Acoustic Calibration EQ with Stream
Direct mode and it has no effect with headphones.
5
Listening to your system
Better sound using Phase Control
Using surround back channel processing
Setting the Up Mix function
This receiver’s Phase Control feature uses phase correction
measures to make sure your sound source arrives at the
listening position in phase, preventing unwanted distortion
and/or coloring of the sound.
Phase Control technology provides coherent sound
reproduction through the use of phase matching for an
optimal sound image at your listening position. The default
setting is on and we recommend leaving Phase Control
switched on for all sound sources.
You can have the receiver automatically use 6.1 or 7.1
decoding for 6.1 encoded sources (for example, Dolby Digital
EX or DTS-ES), or you can choose to always use 6.1 or 7.1
decoding (for example, with 5.1 encoded material). With 5.1
encoded sources, a surround back channel will be generated,
but the material may sound better in the 5.1 format for which
it was originally encoded (in which case, you can simply
switch surround back channel processing off).
• With a 7.1-channel surround system, audio signals that
have undergone matrix decoding processing through
surround back channel processing to which the Up Mix
function is added are output from the surround back
speakers.
In a 7.1-channel surround system with surround speakers
placed directly at the sides of the listening position, the
surround sound of 5.1-channel sources is heard from the side.
The Up Mix function mixes the sound of the surround
speakers with the surround back speakers so that the
surround sound is heard from diagonally to the rear as it
should be.
• Using the Up Mix function is effective when the speakers in
the 7.1-channel surround system are set up as
recommended in the example on page 11.
• Depending on the positions of the speakers and the sound
source, in some cases it may not be possible to achieve
good results. In this case, set the setting to OFF.
RECEIVER SLEEP
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
SOURCE
7
8
9
CLR
0
ENTER
INPUT

•
•
•
•
•
CH
1
SHIFT
RECEIVER SLEEP
SOURCE
While listening to a source, press RECEIVER , then press
PHASE to switch the P.CTL (Phase Control) ON or OFF.
Note
Phase matching is a very important factor in achieving
proper sound reproduction. If two waveforms are ‘in phase’,
they crest and trough together, resulting in increased
amplitude, clarity and presence of the sound signal. If a
crest of a wave meets a trough, then the sound will be ‘out
of phase’ and an unreliable sound image will be produced.
If your subwoofer has a phase control switch, set it to the
plus (+) sign (or 0°). However, the effect you can actually
feel when Phase Control is set to ON on this receiver
depends on the type of your subwoofer. Set your subwoofer
to maximize the effect. It is also recommended you try
changing the orientation or the place of your subwoofer.
Set the built-in lowpass filter switch of your subwoofer to
OFF. If this cannot be done on your subwoofer, set the
cutoff frequency to a higher value.
If the speaker distance is not properly set, you may not have
a maximized Phase Control effect.
The Phase Control mode cannot be set to ON in the
following cases:
- When the PURE DIRECT mode is switched on.
- When the headphones are connected.
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CH
CLR
0
ENTER
UP MIX OFF
UP MIX ON
L SW C
R
L SW C
R
SL
SR
SL
SR
SHIFT
INPUT
Press
, then press SB CH repeatedly to cycle
 the
surround back channel options.
RECEIVER
Each press cycles through the options as follows:
• SB ON – Matrix decoding processing for generating
the surround back component from the surround
component is turned on.
• SB AUTO – Matrix decoding processing for generating
the surround back component from the surround
component is switched automatically. Matrix
decoding processing is only performed when surround
back channel signals are detected in the input signals.
• SB OFF – Matrix decoding processing for generating
the surround back component from the surround
component is turned off.
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SBL
SBR
SBL
SBR
1 Switch the receiver into standby.
While holding down PRESET  on the front panel, and
2 hold
the STANDBY/ON for about two seconds.
UP MIX: OFF appears and the Up Mix function turns off.
If you want to turn this function on, perform steps 1 and
2 again.
• When set to ON, the
panel lights.
(Up Mix) indicator on the front
Note
• Set to ON regardless of this setting when playing DTS-HD
signals.
• May automatically be set to OFF even when set to ON,
depending on the input signal and listening mode.
• If the Network Standby is set to ON or Standby Through
is not set to OFF, you may not be able to set the Up Mix
function.
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Listening to your system
Setting the Audio options
There are a number of additional sound settings you can
make using the AUDIO PARAMETER menu. The defaults, if
not stated, are listed in bold.
Important
• Note that if a setting doesn’t appear in the AUDIO
PARAMETER menu, it is unavailable due to the current
source, settings and status of the receiver.
RECEIVER SLEEP
SOURCE
INPUT
1
/ to select the setting you want to adjust.
2 Use
Depending on the current status/mode of the receiver,
Press RECEIVER , then press AUDIO PARAMETER.
certain options may not be able to be selected. Check the
table below for notes on this.
/ to set it as necessary.
3 Use
See the table below for the options available for each
setting.
4
Setting/What it does
Option(s)
EQ (Acoustic Calibration EQ)
Switches on/off the effect of Acoustic
Calibration EQ.
S.DELAY (Sound Delay)
Some monitors have a slight delay when
showing video, so the soundtrack will be
slightly out of sync with the picture. By adding
a bit of delay, you can adjust the sound to
match the presentation of the video.
MIDNIGHT/LOUDNESSa
The MIDNIGHT allows you to hear effective
surround sound of movies at low volumes.
The LOUDNESS is used to get good bass and
treble from music sources at low volumes.
S.RTV (Sound Retriever)b
When audio data is removed during the
compression process, sound quality often
suffers from an uneven sound image. The
Sound Retriever feature employs new DSP
technology that helps bring CD quality sound
back to compressed 2-channel audio by
restoring sound pressure and smoothing
jagged artifacts left over after compression.
DUAL MONOd
Specifies how dual mono encoded Dolby
Digital soundtracks should be played.
Press RETURN to confirm and exit the menu.
ON
OFF
0.0 to 9.0
(frames)
1 second = 30
frames (NTSC)
Default: 0.0
M/L OFF
MIDNIGHT
LOUDNESS
OFFc
ON
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DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
Adjusts the level of dynamic range for movie
soundtracks optimized for Dolby Digital, DTS,
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD
and DTS-HD Master Audio (you may need to
use this feature when listening to surround
sound at low volumes).
LFE ATT (LFE Attenuate)
Some Dolby Digital and DTS audio sources
include ultra-low bass tones. Set the LFE
attenuator as necessary to prevent the ultralow bass tones from distorting the sound from
the speakers.
The LFE is not limited when set to 0 dB, which
is the recommended value. When set to –15
dB, the LFE is limited by the respective
degree. When OFF is selected, no sound is
output from the LFE channel.
SACD G. (SACD Gain)f
Brings out detail in SACDs by maximizing the
dynamic range (during digital processing).
CH1 – Channel 1
is heard only
CH2 – Channel 2
is heard only
CH1 CH2 – Both
channels heard
from front
speakers
F.PCM (Fixed PCM)
This is useful if you find there is a slight delay
before OFF recognizes the PCM signal on a
CD, for instance.
When ON is selected, noise may be output
during playback of non-PCM sources. Please
select another input signal if this is a problem.
Setting/What it does
OFF
ON
HDMI (HDMI Audio)
Specifies the routing of the HDMI audio signal
out of this receiver (AMP) or through to a TV
(THRU). When THRU is selected, no sound is
output from this receiver.
Option(s)
AUTOe
MAX
MID
OFF
0 (0 dB)
5 (–5 dB)
10 (–10 dB)
15 (–15 dB)
20 (–20 dB)
** (OFF)
0 (0 dB)
+6 (+6 dB)
AMP
THRU
A.DLY (Auto Delay)g
This feature automatically corrects the audioto-video delay between components
connected with an HDMI cable. The audio
delay time is set depending on the operational
status of the display connected with an HDMI
cable. The video delay time is automatically
adjusted according to the audio delay time.
OFF
C.WIDTH (Center Width)h
(Applicable only when using a center speaker)
Spreads the center channel between the front
right and left speakers, making it sound wider
(higher settings) or narrower (lower settings).
0 to 7
Default: 3
ON
5
Listening to your system
Setting/What it does
Option(s)
DIMEN (Dimension)
Adjusts the surround sound balance from
front to back, making the sound more distant
(minus settings), or more forward (positive
settings).
–3 to +3
Default: 0
PNRM. (Panorama)h
Extends the front stereo image to include
surround speakers for a ‘wraparound’ effect.
OFF
h
i.
Only when listening to 2-channel sources in NEO:6 CINEMA
and NEO:6 MUSIC mode.
ON
0 to 10
C.IMG (Center Image)i
Default: 3
(Applicable only when using a center speaker)
(NEO:6
MUSIC),
Adjust the center image to create a wider
10 (NEO:6
stereo effect with vocals. Adjust the effect
CINEMA)
from 0 (all center channel sent to front right
and left speakers) to 10 (center channel sent
to the center speaker only).
H.GAIN (Height Gain)
Adjusts the output from the front height
speaker when listening in DOLBY PLIIz
HEIGHT mode. If set to H, the sound from the
top will be more emphasized.
L (Low)
M (Mid)
H (High)
a. You can change the MIDNIGHT/LOUDNESS options at any
time by using MIDNIGHT button.
b. You can change the Sound Retriever feature at any time by
using S.RETRIEVER button.
c. The default setting when the iPod/USB, ADAPTER,
NETRADIO, PANDORA, M.SERVER or FAVORITE input is
selected is ON.
d. This setting works only with dual mono encoded Dolby Digital
and DTS soundtracks.
e. The initial set AUTO is only available for Dolby TrueHD signals.
Select MAX or MID for signals other than Dolby TrueHD.
f. You shouldn’t have any problems using this with most SACD
discs, but if the sound distorts, it is best to switch the gain
setting back to 0 dB.
g. This feature is only available when the connected display
supports the automatic audio/video synchronizing capability
(‘lip-sync’) for HDMI. If you find the automatically set delay time
unsuitable, set A.DLY to OFF and adjust the delay time
manually. For more details about the lip-sync feature of your
display, contact the manufacturer directly.
h. Only available with 2-channel sources in DOLBY PLII MUSIC
mode.
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Chapter
6
Playback with NETWORK features
Introduction
This receiver is equipped with the LAN terminal and you can
enjoy the following features by connecting your components
to these terminals.
Listening to Internet radio stations
You can select and listen to your favorite Internet radio station
from the list of Internet radio stations created, edited, and
managed by the vTuner database service exclusively for use
with the Pioneer products.
See Playback with Network functions on page 39 and Listening
to Internet radio stations on page 39.
Playback the music files stored in PCs
You can playback a lot of musics stored in your PCs using this
unit.
• Besides a PC, you can also play back audio files stored on
your other components with the built-in media server
function based on DLNA 1.0 or DLNA 1.5 framework and
protocols (i.e. network-capable hard disks and audio
systems).
See Playback with Network functions on page 39 and Playing
back audio files stored on components on the network on
page 40.
Listening to Pandora
See Listening to Pandora Internet Radio on page 40.
Note
• To listen to Internet radio stations, you must sign a contract
with an ISP (Internet Service Provider) beforehand.
• Photo or video files cannot be played back.
• With Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media Player
12, you can even play back copyrighted audio files on this
receiver.
About playable DLNA network devices
This unit allows you to play music on media servers connected
on an identical Local Area Network (LAN) as the receiver. This
unit allows for the playing of files stored on the following
devices:
• PCs running Microsoft Windows Vista or XP with Windows
Media Player 11 installed
• PCs running Microsoft Windows 7 with Windows Media
Player 12 installed
• DLNA-compatible digital media servers (on PCs or other
components)
Files stored in a PC or DMS (Digital Media Server) as
described above can be played via command from an external
Digital Media Controller (DMC). Devices controlled by this
DMC to play files are called DMRs (Digital Media Renderers).
This receiver supports this DMR function. When in the DMR
mode, such operations as playing and stopping files can be
performed from the external controller. Volume adjustment
and the muting control are also possible. The DMR mode is
canceled if the remote control unit is operated while in the
DMR mode (aside from certain buttons, including the
VOLUME +/–, MUTE and DISP).
• Depending on the external controller being used, playback
may be interrupted when the volume is adjusted from the
controller. In this case, adjust the volume from the receiver
or remote control.
Using AirPlay on iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, and
iTunes
AirPlay works with iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod
touch (4th, 3rd and 2nd generations), iPad 2, iPad with iOS 4.2
or later, and iTunes 10.1 (Mac and PC) or later.
To use AirPlay, select your receiver on your iPod touch,
iPhone, iPad or in iTunes. *1
The receiver’s input will switch automatically to AirPlay when
AirPlay is in use. *2
The following operations can be performed when in AirPlay
mode:
• Adjustment of the receiver’s volume from iPod touch,
iPhone, iPad or iTunes.
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• Pause/resume, next/previous track, and shuffle/repeat
from the remote control of the receiver. (Press NETWORK
to switch the remote control to the network operation
mode.)
*1: For more information, see the Apple website (http://
www.apple.com).
*2: The receiver’s power automatically turns on when
Network Standby is set to ON (page 51).
Note
• A network environment is required to use AirPlay.
• AirPlay provided on this receiver has been developed and
tested based on the software versions for the iPod, iPhone,
iPad and the software versions for iTunes that are indicated
on the Pioneer website. AirPlay may not be compatible with
iPod, iPhone, iPad or iTunes software versions other than
those indicated on the Pioneer website.
About the DHCP server function
To play back audio files stored on components on the network
or listen to Internet radio stations, you must turn on the DHCP
server function of your router. In case your router does not
have the built-in DHCP server function, it is necessary to set
up the network manually. Otherwise, you cannot play back
audio files stored on components on the network or listen to
Internet radio stations. See The Network Setup menu on
page 41 for more on this.
Authorizing this receiver
This receiver must be authorized to enable playback. This
happens automatically when the receiver makes a connection
over the network to the PC. If not, please authorize this
receiver manually on the PC. The authorization (or
permission) method for access varies depending on the type
of server currently being connected. For more information on
authorizing this receiver, refer to the instruction manual of
your server.
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Playback with NETWORK features
Important
• In case a domain is configured in a Windows network
environment, you cannot access a PC on the network while
you are logged onto the domain. Instead of logging onto the
domain, log onto the local machine.
• There are cases where the time elapsed may not be
correctly displayed.
• About one minute is required between turning the power
on and completion of startup.
Press NETWORK repeatedly to select the category you
1 want
to play back.
It may take several seconds for this receiver to access the
network.
Select a category from the following list:
• NETRADIO – Internet radio
• PANDORA – Internet radio that supports Pandora
• M.SERVER – Server components on the network
(Media server)
• FAVORITE – Favorite songs currently being registered
Depending on the selected category, the names of
folders, files, and Internet radio stations are displayed.
2
shown below.
• Internet radio stations – See Listening to Internet radio
stations below.
• Pandora – See Listening to Pandora Internet Radio on
page 40.
• Media server – See Playing back audio files stored on
components on the network on page 40.
• Favorites – See Playing back your favorite songs on
page 40.
Basic playback controls
You can perform the following operations with the remote
control of this receiver. Note that some buttons are not
available for operation depending on the category currently
being played back.
NETWORK to switch the remote control to the
 Press
NETRADIO, PANDORA, M.SERVER or FAVORITE
operation mode.
MUTE
Listening to Internet radio stations
Internet radio is an audio broadcasting service transmitted via
the Internet. There are a large number of Internet radio
stations broadcasting a variety of services from every corner
of the world. Some are hosted, managed, and broadcast by
private individuals while others are by the corresponding
traditional terrestrial radio stations or radio networks.
Whereas terrestrial, or OTA (over-the-air), radio stations are
geographically restricted on the range of radio waves
broadcast from a transmitter through the air, Internet radio
stations are accessible from anywhere in the world, as long as
there is a connection to the Internet, as services are not
transmitted through the air but are delivered over the World
Wide Web. On this receiver you can select Internet radio
stations by genre as well as by region.
Depending on the Internet line conditions, the sound may not
be smooth when playing Internet radio.
About list of Internet radio
The list of Internet radio stations on this receiver is created,
edited, and managed by the vTuner database service
exclusively for use with this receiver. For details about vTuner,
see vTuner on page 44.
Saving and retrieving Internet radio stations
AUDIO
PARAMETER
TUNE
HOME
MENU
PTY
iPod CTRL
ENTER
PRESET
Use / to select the folder, music files or Internet
radio station to play back, and then press ENTER.
Press / to scroll up and down the list and select the
desired item. When you press ENTER, playback starts
with the playback screen being displayed for the selected
item. To return to the list screen, press RETURN.
When the list screen is displayed from the playback
screen, the playback screen reappears automatically if
no operation is performed for 10 seconds while the list
screen is displayed.
Only audio files with the
mark can be played. In case
of the folders with the
mark, use / and ENTER to
select the desired folder and audio files.
step 2 to play back the desired song.
3 Repeat
For detailed operating instructions, refer to the section
PRESET
Playback with Network functions
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CLR
0
ENTER
CH
SHIFT
TUNE
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You can easily save and retrieve saved Internet radio stations.
See Playing back your favorite songs on page 40 for more on
this.
• To listen to Internet radio stations, you must have highspeed broadband Internet access. With a 56 K or ISDN
modem, you may not enjoy the full benefits of Internet
radio.
• The port number varies depending on the Internet radio
station. Check the firewall settings.
• A list of Internet radio stations provided by the vTuner
database service is subject to change or deletion without
notice due to various reasons.
• Broadcasts may be stopped or interrupted depending on
the Internet radio station. In this case, you cannot listen to
a radio station selected from the list of Internet radio
stations.
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Playback with NETWORK features
Registering broadcast stations not on the vTuner list
from the special Pioneer site
With the receiver, broadcast stations not included on the list
of station distributed by vTuner can be registered and played.
Check the access code required for registration on the
receiver, use this access code to access the special Pioneer
Internet radio site and register the desired broadcast stations
in your favorites. The address of the special Pioneer Internet
radio site is:
http://www.radio-pioneer.com
1
Display the Internet Radio list screen.
To display the Internet Radio list screen, perform step 1 at
Playback with Network functions on page 39.
2 Use / to select ‘Help’, then press ENTER.
/ to select ‘Get access code’, then press ENTER.
3 Use
The access code required for registration on the special
Pioneer Internet radio site is displayed. Make a memo of
this address.
The following can be checked on the Help screen:
• Get access code – The access code required for
registration on the special Pioneer Internet radio site is
displayed.
• Show Your WebID/PW – After registering on the
special Pioneer Internet radio site, the registered ID
and password are displayed.
• Reset Your WebID/PW – Resets all the information
registered on the special Pioneer Internet radio site.
When reset, all the registered broadcast stations are
also cleared. If you want to listen to the same stations,
re-register after resetting.
4
Access the special Pioneer Internet radio site from your
computer and perform the registration process.
http://www.radio-pioneer.com
Access the above site and use the access code in step 3
to perform user registration, following the instructions on
the screen.
the desired broadcast stations as your
5 Register
favorites, following the instructions on the computer’s
screen.
Both broadcast stations not on the vTuner list and
stations on the vTuner list can be registered. In this case
they are registered on the receiver as favorite broadcast
stations and can be played.
Listening to Pandora Internet Radio
Pandora is personalized internet radio that is designed to help
you discover new music you’ll love mixed in with music you
already know.
For details, check the website: http://www.pandora.com
• You must have a registered account in order to listen to
songs using Pandora Internet Radio.
Select PANDORA, then follow the instructions on the
screen to make the account settings.
• As of April 2011, the Pandora service is only offered in the
United States.
• Some functions may be changed at Pandora’s discretion.
Note
• When disposing of the product, we recommend you reset it
to delete the data. See Resetting the main unit on page 64.
Pandora®, the leading internet radio service, gives people
music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio
stations.
Playing back audio files stored on components on
the network
This unit allows you to play music on media servers connected
on an identical Local Area Network (LAN) as the receiver. This
unit allows for the playing of files stored on the following
devices:
• PCs running Microsoft Windows Vista or XP with Windows
Media Player 11 installed
• PCs running Microsoft Windows 7 with Windows Media
Player 12 installed
• DLNA-compatible digital media servers (on PCs or other
components)
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Playing back your favorite songs
Up to 64 favorite tracks on the media server and/or Internet
radio stations can be registered in the Favorites folder. Note
that only the audio files stored on components on the network
can be registered.
Registering and deleting audio files and Internet
radio stations in and from the Favorites folder
NETWORK to switch the remote control to the
1 Press
M.SERVER or NETRADIO operation mode.
the track or Internet radio station you want to
2 With
register selected, press +Favorite.
The selected song or Internet radio station is then
registered in the Favorite.
Note
• To delete a registered song, select the Favorites folder,
select the song you want to delete from the folder, and
press CLEAR. The selected song is then deleted from the
Favorites folder.
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Playback with NETWORK features
The Network Setup menu
Setting up the network to listen to Internet radio on this
receiver.
Press NETWORK repeatedly to switch the receiver to
1 NETRADIO
input.
Press HOME MENU.
2 Network Setup menu appears on your TV. Use ///
 and ENTER on the remote control to navigate through
the screens and select menu items. Press RETURN to
exit the current menu.
• Press HOME MENU at any time to exit the Network
Setup menu.
the setting you want to adjust.
3 Select
• Network Configuration
- IP Address, Proxy – Sets up the IP address/Proxy of
this receiver (see below).
- Friendly Name – The name of the receiver displayed
•
•
•
•
on a computer or other device connected to the
network can be changed (see below).
- Parental Lock – Restricts usage of network
functions (page 42).
Language – Language can be set the NETWORK
function OSD screen (page 42).
Firmware Update – Use to update the receiver’s
software and check the version (page 42).
Factory Reset – Use to reset all network connection
settings to their initial, factory-setting condition
(page 42).
System Info – You can check the network settings of
this receiver (page 42).
Network Configuration
IP address/Proxy setting
In case the router connected to the LAN terminal on this
receiver is a broadband router (with a built-in DHCP server
function), simply turn on the DHCP server function, and you
will not need to set up the network manually. You must set up
the network as described below only when you have
connected this receiver to a broadband router without a
DHCP server function. Before you set up the network, consult
with your ISP or the network manager for the required
settings. It is advised that you also refer to the operation
manual supplied with your network component.
• IP Address
The IP address to be entered must be defined within the
following ranges. If the IP address defined is beyond the
following ranges, you cannot play back audio files stored on
components on the network or listen to Internet radio
stations.
Class A: 10.0.0.1 to 10.255.255.254
Class B: 172.16.0.1 to 172.31.255.254
Class C: 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.255.254
• Subnet Mask
In case an xDSL modem or a terminal adapter is directly
connected to this receiver, enter the subnet mask provided
by your ISP on paper. In most cases, enter 255.255.255.0.
• Default Gateway
In case a gateway (router) is connected to this receiver,
enter the corresponding IP address.
• Primary DNS Server/Secondary DNS Server
In case there is only one DNS server address provided by
your ISP on paper, enter it in the “Primary DNS Server”
field. In case there are more than two DNS server
addresses, enter “Secondary DNS Server” in the other
DNS server address field.
• Proxy Hostname/Proxy Port
This setting is required when you connect this receiver to
the Internet via a proxy server. Enter the IP address of your
proxy server in the “Proxy Hostname” field. Also, enter the
port number of your proxy server in the “Proxy Port” field.
If there is no DHCP server on the network and you select
ON, this receiver will use its own Auto IP function to
determine the IP address.
• The IP address determined by the Auto IP function is
169.254.X.X. You cannot listen to an Internet radio
station if the IP address is set for the Auto IP function.
the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway,
4 Enter
Primary DNS Server and Secondary DNS Server.
Press / to select a number and / to move the
cursor.
‘OFF’ or ‘ON’ for the Enable Proxy Server setting
5 Select
to deactivate or activate the proxy server.
In case you select OFF, proceed with Step 8. In case you
select ON, on the other hand, proceed with Step 6.
the address of your proxy server or the domain
6 Enter
name.
Use / to select a character, / to set the position,
and ENTER to confirm your selection.
the port number of your proxy server.
7 Enter
Use / to select a character, / to set the position,
and ENTER to confirm your selection.
8 Select ‘OK’ to confirm the IP Address/Proxy setup.
Friendly Name
‘Network Configuration’ from the Network
1 Select
Setup menu.
Select ‘Friendly Name’ from the Network
2 Configuration
menu.
Select ‘Edit Name’ then select ‘Rename’.
3 If after changing the name you want to restore the name
‘Network Configuration’ from the Network
1 Select
Setup menu.
Select ‘IP Address, Proxy’ from the Network
2 Configuration
to the default, select Default.
menu.
the name you want.
Select the DHCP setting you want.
3 When you select ON, the network is automatically set up, 4 Input
Use / to select a character, / to set the position,
and you do not need to follow Steps 4. Proceed with Step
5.
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and ENTER to confirm your selection.
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Playback with NETWORK features
Parental Lock
Set restrictions for using Internet services. Also set the
password accompanying the usage restrictions.
• Upon shipment from the factory, the password is set to
“0000”.
‘Network Configuration’ from the Network
1 Select
Setup menu.
‘Parental Lock’ from the Network Configuration
2 Select
menu.
the password.
3 Input
Use / to select a character, / to set the position,
and ENTER to confirm your selection.
4
Specify whether to turn Parental Lock on or off.
• OFF – Internet services are not restricted.
• ON – Internet services are restricted.
you want to change the password, select ‘Change
5 IfPassword’.
In this case, the procedure returns to step 3.
Language
Language can be set on the NETWORK function OSD screen.
1 Select ‘Language’ from the Network Setup menu.
2 Select the language you want.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
3 When
You return to the Network Setup menu.
- Try disconnecting then reconnecting the USB device
Firmware Update
Use this procedure to update the receiver’s software.
Updating via a USB memory device is performed by
downloading the update file from a computer, reading this file
onto a USB memory device then inserting this USB memory
device into the USB port on the receiver’s front panel. With
this procedure, the USB memory device containing the
update file must first be inserted into the USB port on the
receiver’s front panel.
• If an update file is provided on the Pioneer website,
download it onto your computer. When downloading an
update file from the Pioneer website onto your computer,
the file will be in ZIP format. Unzip the ZIP file before saving
it on the USB memory device. If there are any old
downloaded files or downloaded files for other models on
the USB memory device, delete them.
Important
• DO NOT unplug the power cord during updating.
• Do not disconnect the USB memory device during
updating.
• Verify the software version of the receiver in the System
Info menu before updating and confirm that the software
in the USB memory device is a newer version.
• Updating may reset the receiver’s settings to the initial,
factory-setting condition. Whether this is applicable to your
receiver can be confirmed at our Pioneer website.
1
Select ‘Firmware Update’ from the Network Setup
menu.
The receiver checks whether the USB memory device
inserted into the USB port on the receiver’s front panel
contains updatable software.
2 To update, select ‘Start’.
‘Updating in progress, don’t unplug!’ is
3 When
displayed, select ‘OK’.
• If ‘File Not Found’ is displayed, try the following:
- No update file was found on the USB memory
device. Store the file in the USB memory device’s
root directory.
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or storing the update file again. If the error still
occurs, try using a different USB memory device.
software update will start. Please wait.
4 The
The OSD display will turn off during update and the words
‘UPDATE’ will flash on the front panel.
is displayed, updating is completed.
5 IfThe‘COMPLETE’
screen will return automatically to the play screen.
• If ‘FAIL’ is displayed on the front panel display,
updating has failed. Try the following:
- Turn the receiver’s power off, then turn it back on
and try updating the software again.
- Try disconnecting then reconnecting the USB device
or storing the update file again. If the error still
occurs, try using a different USB memory device.
Factory Reset
Use to reset all network connection settings to their initial,
factory-setting condition.
1 Select ‘Factory Reset’ from the Network Setup menu.
2 Select ‘Start’.
‘OK’ to confirm.
3 Select
The screen will return automatically to the play screen.
You return to the Network Setup menu.
System Information
The setting status of the following network-related items can
be checked.
• IP Address – Check the IP address of this receiver.
• MAC Address – Check the MAC address of this receiver.
• Release ID – Check the software version of this receiver.
‘System Info’ from the Network Setup menu.
1 Select
Display the setting status of the network-related items.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
2 When
You return to the Network Setup menu.
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About network playback
Playback with NETWORK features
DLNA
Disclaimer for Third Party Content
The network playback function of this unit uses the following
technologies:
Windows Media Player
See Windows Media Player 11/ Windows Media Player 12 on
page 44 for more on this.
Windows Media DRM
Microsoft Windows Media Digital Rights Management
(WMDRM) is a platform to protect and securely deliver
content for playback on computers, portable devices and
network devices. This unit’s functions as a WMDRM 10 for
networked devices. WMDRM protected content can only be
played on media servers supporting WMDRM.
Content owners use WMDRM technology to protect their
intellectual property, including copyrights. This device uses
WMDRM software to access WMDRM protected content. If the
WMDRM software fails to protect the content, content owners
may ask Microsoft to revoke the software’s ability to use
WMDRM to play or copy protected content. Revocation does not
affect unprotected content. When you download licenses for
protected content, you agree that Microsoft may include a
revocation list with the licenses. Content owners may require
you to upgrade WMDRM to access their content. If you decline
an upgrade, you will not be able to access content that requires
the upgrade.
This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights
of Microsoft. Use or distribution of such technology outside of
this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft.
DLNA CERTIFIED™ Audio Player
The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a cross-industry
organization of consumer electronics, computing industry
and mobile device companies. Digital Living provides
consumers with easy sharing of digital media through a wired
or wireless network in the home.
The DLNA certification logo makes it easy to find products
that comply with the DLNA Interoperability Guidelines. This
unit complies with DLNA Interoperability Guidelines v1.5.
When a PC running DLNA server software or other DLNA
compatible device is connected to this player, some setting
changes of software or other devices may be required. Please
refer to the operating instructions for the software or device
for more information.
DLNA™, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED™ are
trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital
Living Network Alliance.
Content playable over a network
• Even when encoded in a compatible format, some files may
not play correctly.
• Movie or Photo files cannot be played back.
• There are cases where you cannot listen to an Internet radio
station even if the station can be selected from a list of
radio stations.
• Some functions may not be supported depending on the
server type or version used.
• Supported file formats vary by server. As such, files not
supported by your server are not displayed on this unit. For
more information check with the manufacturer of your
server.
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ACCESS TO THIRD PARTY CONTENT SERVICES, INCLUDING
ALL ASSOCIATED FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITIES, IS
PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” AND AT THE USER’S
OWN RISK, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. PIONEER
DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN
CONNECTION WITH ACCESS TO AND USE OF CONTENT
SERVICES THROUGH THIS DEVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. PIONEER DOES NOT
GUARANTEE, REPRESENT, OR WARRANT THAT CONTENT
SERVICES WILL BE FREE FROM ERRORS, INTERRUPTION,
LOSS, CORRUPTION, ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE,
HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, AND PIONEER
DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE
FOREGOING. PIONEER IS NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE
FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM ACCESS TO OR
USE OF CONTENT. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION
OR ADVICE GIVEN BY PIONEER OR ITS CUSTOMER
SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES WILL CREATE ANY SUCH
WARRANTY.
IN NO EVENT WILL PIONEER, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR
RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OR EMPLOYEES BE
LIABLE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIRD PARTY
CONTENT SERVICES THROUGH THIS DEVICE FOR
PERSONAL INJURY OR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING
WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES,
LOST DATA OR LOST PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF THE
THEORY OF LIABILITY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF
THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL
PIONEER’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES
ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIRD
PARTY CONTENT SERVICES (OTHER THAN AS MAY BE
REQUIRED BY LAW IN CASES INVOLVING PERSONAL
INJURY) EXCEED $10.00. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS
WILL APPLY EVEN IF THE ABOVE REMEDY FAILS OF ITS
ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. IF ANY APPLICABLE AUTHORITY
HOLDS ANY PORTION OF THIS SECTION TO BE
UNENFORCEABLE, THEN LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO
THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
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About playback behavior over a network
• Playback may stall when the PC is switched off or any
media files stored on it are deleted while playing content.
• If there are problems within the network environment
(heavy network traffic, etc.) content may not be displayed or
played properly (playback may be interrupted or stalled).
For best performance, a 100BASE-TX connection between
player and PC is recommended.
• If several clients are playing simultaneously, as the case
may be, playback is interrupted or stalled.
• Depending on the security software installed on a
connected PC and the setting of such software, network
connection may be blocked.
Pioneer is not responsible for any malfunction of the player
and/or the NETWORK features due to communication error/
malfunctions associated with your network connection and/
or your PC, or other connected equipment. Please contact
your PC manufacturer or Internet service provider.
“Windows Media™” is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
This product includes technology owned by Microsoft
Corporation and cannot be used or distributed without a license
from Microsoft Licensing, Inc.
Microsoft®, Windows®7, Windows®Vista, Windows®XP,
Windows®2000, Windows®Millennium Edition, Windows®98,
and WindowsNT® are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or
other countries.
Playback with NETWORK features
Windows Media DRM
Glossary
aacPlus
AAC decoder uses aacPlus developed by Coding Technologies.
(www.codingtechnologies.com)
Windows Media DRM is a DRM (Digital Rights Management)
service for the Windows Media platform. It is designed to
provide secure delivery of audio and/or video content over an
IP network to a PC or other playback device in such a way that
the distributor can control how that content is used. The
WMDRM-protected content can only be played back on a
component supporting the WMDRM service.
Windows Media Player 11/
Windows Media Player 12
FLAC
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an audio format allows
lossless codec. Audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss
in quality. For more details about FLAC, visit the following
website: http://flac.sourceforge.net/
vTuner
vTuner is a paid online database service that allows you to
listen to radio and TV broadcasts on the Internet. vTuner lists
thousands of stations from over 100 different countries
around the globe. For more detail about vTuner, visit the
following website:
http://www.radio-pioneer.com
“This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights
of NEMS and BridgeCo. Use or distribution of such technology
outside of this product is prohibited without a license from
NEMS and BridgeCo or an authorized subsidiary.”
Windows Media
Windows Media is a multimedia framework for media
creation and distribution for Microsoft Windows. Windows
Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of
Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Use
an application licensed by Microsoft Corporation to author,
distribute, or play Windows Media formatted content. Using
an application unauthorized by Microsoft Corporation is
subject to malfunction.
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Windows Media Player is software to deliver music, photos
and movies from a Microsoft Windows computer to home
stereo systems and TVs.
With this software, you can play back files stored on the PC
through various devices wherever you like in your home.
This software can be downloaded from Microsoft’s website.
• Windows Media Player 11 (for Windows XP or Windows
Vista)
• Windows Media Player 12 (for Windows 7)
For more information check the official Microsoft website.
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Playback with NETWORK features
AAC (MPEG-4 AAC LC, MPEG-4 HE AAC (aacPlus v1/2))
About playable file formats
The NETWORK feature of this receiver supports the following
file formats. Note that some file formats are not available for
playback although they are listed as playable file formats.
Also, the compatibility of file formats varies depending on the
type of server. Check with your server to ensure the
compatibility of file formats supported by your server.
• Internet radio playback may be affected by the Internet
communications environment, and in this case playback
may not be possible even with the file formats listed here.
.m4a
.aac
.3gp
.3g2
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit
Channel
2 ch
Bitrate
16 kbps to 320 kbps
VBR/CBR
Supported/Supported
FLAC
.flac
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz,
176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit, 24 bit
Music files
Extension
Stream
Channel
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
.mp3a
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit
Channel
Bitrate
VBR/CBR
2 ch
8 kbps to 320 kbps
2 ch
a. MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from
Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia.
b. Files encoded using Windows Media Codec 9 may be playable
but some parts of the specification are not supported;
specifically, Pro, Lossless, Voice.
Supported/Supported
WAV (LPCM)
.wav
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz,
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz,
176.4 kHz, 192 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit, 24 bit
Channel
2 ch
WMA (WMA2/7/8/9)
.wmab
Sampling frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Quantization bitrate
16 bit
Channel
Bitrate
VBR/CBR
2 ch
5 kbps to 320 kbps
Supported/Supported
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Chapter
7
Home Menu
Using the Home Menu
The following section shows you how to make detailed
settings to specify how you’re using the receiver, and also
explains how to fine-tune individual speaker system settings
to your liking.
Important
• The OSD will not appear if you have connected using the
composite output to your TV. Use HDMI connection for
Home Menu.
• If headphones are connected to the receiver, disconnect
them.
• You can’t use the Home Menu when the NETRADIO,
PANDORA, M.SERVER, FAVORITE, iPod/USB or
ADAPTER input is selected.
on the receiver and your TV.
1 Switch
Press RECEIVER to switch on.
the TV input to the input that connects this
2 Switch
receiver to the TV through the corresponding HDMI
cable.
, then press HOME MENU.
3 Press
The Home Menu appears on your TV. Use /// and
RECEIVER
ENTER on the remote control to navigate through the
screens and select menu items. Press RETURN to exit
the current menu.
• Press HOME MENU at any time to exit the Home
Menu.
4 Select the setting you want to adjust.
Hom e Menu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Auto MCACC
Manual SP Setup
I nput Assi gn
Speaker System
Vi deo Param eter
HDMI Setup
Auto Power Down
Network Standby
ZONE2 Setup
12V Tri gg er
• Auto MCACC – This is a quick and effective automatic
surround setup (see Automatically setting up for surround
sound (MCACC) on page 23).
• Manual SP Setup
- Speaker Setting – Specify the size and number of
speakers you’ve connected (see below).
- X.Over – Specify which frequencies will be sent to the
subwoofer (page 47).
- Channel Level – Adjust the overall balance of your
speaker system (page 48).
- Speaker Distance – Specify the distance of your
speakers from the listening position (page 48).
• Input Assign
- Analog Input – Specify what you’ve connected to the
ANALOG IN1 audio input (page 49).
- Component Input – Specify what you’ve connected to
the component video inputs (page 49).
• Speaker System – Specifies how you are using the speaker
terminals (page 49).
• Video Parameter
- Video Converter – Converts video signals for output
from the HDMI OUT terminal for all video types (page 49).
- Resolution – Specifies the output resolution of the video
signal (page 50).
- Aspect – Specifies the aspect ratio (page 50).
• HDMI Setup – Set the audio return channel function or set
the HDMI input signal to Standby Through output or not
during standby (see HDMI Setup on page 52).
• Auto Power Down – Sets to automatically turn off the
power when the receiver has not operated for several hours
(see The Auto Power Down menu on page 50).
• Network Standby – Allows the AirPlay function to be used
even when the receiver is in the standby mode (see The
Network Standby menu on page 51).
• ZONE2 Setup – Setup the volume level of the audio from
the ZONE2 audio output. (see The ZONE2 Setup on
page 51).
• 12V Trigger – Sets the input function that enables the
signal output from the 12 V trigger terminal (see The 12 V
Trigger Setting on page 51).
Manual speaker setup
This receiver allows you to make detailed settings to optimize
the surround sound performance. You only need to make
these settings once (unless you change the placement of your
current speaker system or add new speakers).
These settings are designed to fine-tune your system, but if
you’re satisfied with the settings made in Automatically
setting up for surround sound (MCACC) on page 23, it isn’t
necessary to make all of these settings.
Important
• Depending on the Speaker System setting, there will be
differences in the speaker items that can be adjusted. The
OSD display for these operating instructions is an example
of when the Speaker System setting is set to Surr. Back.
Speaker Setting
Use this setting to specify your speaker configuration (size,
number of speakers). It is a good idea to make sure that the
settings made in Automatically setting up for surround sound
(MCACC) on page 23 are correct.
1 Select ‘Manual SP Setup’ from the Home Menu.
‘Speaker Setting’ from the Manual SP Setup
2 Select
menu.
2 a . S p e a k e r Se t t i ng
2 . Ma nu a l S P S e tu p
a.
b.
c.
d.
S p e a k e r S e tti n g
X . Ov e r
Ch a n n e l L ev e l
S p e a k e r Di s ta n c e
Re tu rn
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SMALL
F ro n t
Ce n te r
[ SMALL ]
S u rr
[ SMALL ]
S u rr. Ba ck [
]
NO
S u b wo o fe r:
YES
Re t ur n
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the set of speakers that you want to set then
3 Choose
select a speaker size.
Use / to select the size (and number) of each of the
following speakers:
• Front – Select LARGE if your front speakers reproduce bass
frequencies effectively, or if you didn’t connect a
subwoofer. Select SMALL to send the bass frequencies to
the subwoofer.
• Center – Select LARGE if your center speaker reproduces
bass frequencies effectively, or select SMALL to send bass
frequencies to the other speakers or subwoofer. If you
didn’t connect a center speaker, choose NO (the center
channel is sent to the other speakers).
• Front Height – Select LARGE if your front height speakers
reproduce bass frequencies effectively. Select SMALL to
send bass frequencies to the other speakers or subwoofer.
If you didn’t connect front height speakers choose NO.
- You can only adjust the Front Height setting when Pre
Out Setting is set to Height.
• Surr – Select LARGE if your surround speakers reproduce
bass frequencies effectively. Select SMALL to send bass
frequencies to the other speakers or subwoofer. If you
didn’t connect surround speakers choose NO (the sound of
the surround channels is sent to the other speakers).
• Surr. Back – Select the number of surround back speakers
you have (one, two or none). Select LARGE if your surround
back speakers reproduce bass frequencies effectively.
Select SMALL to send bass frequencies to the other
speakers or subwoofer. If you didn’t connect surround back
speakers choose NO.
- When using only one surround back speaker, connect it
to the SURROUND BACK L (Single) terminals.
• Subwoofer – LFE signals and bass frequencies of
channels set to SMALL are output from the subwoofer
when YES is selected (see notes below). Choose the PLUS
setting if you want the subwoofer to output bass sound
continuously or you want deeper bass (the bass
frequencies that would normally come out the front and
center speakers are also routed to the subwoofer). If you did
not connect a subwoofer choose NO (the bass frequencies
are output from other speakers).
Home Menu
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Manual SP Setup menu.
Note
• If you select SMALL for the front speakers, the subwoofer
will automatically be fixed to YES. Also, the center,
surround, surround back and front height speakers can’t
be set to LARGE if the front speakers are set to SMALL. In
this case, all bass frequencies are sent to the subwoofer.
• If the surround speakers are set to NO, the surround back
speakers will automatically be set to NO.
• If you have a subwoofer and like lots of bass, it may seem
logical to select LARGE for your front speakers and PLUS
for the subwoofer. This may not, however, yield the best
bass results. Depending on the speaker placement of your
room you may actually experience a decrease in the
amount of bass due to low frequency cancellations. In this
case, try changing the position or direction of speakers. If
you can’t get good results, listen to the bass response with
it set to PLUS and YES or the front speakers set to LARGE
and SMALL alternatively and let your ears judge which
sounds best. If you’re having problems, the easiest option
is to route all the bass sounds to the subwoofer by selecting
SMALL for the front speakers.
X.Over
• Default setting: 100Hz
This setting decides the cutoff between bass sounds playing
back from the speakers selected as LARGE, or the subwoofer,
and bass sounds playing back from those selected as SMALL.
It also decides where the cutoff will be for bass sounds in the
LFE channel.
• For more on selecting the speaker sizes, see Speaker Setting
on page 46.
1 Select ‘Manual SP Setup’ from the Home Menu.
2 Select ‘X.Over’ from the Manual SP Setup menu.
2b . X.Over
2 . Ma nu a l S P S e tu p
a.
b.
c.
d.
S p e a k e r S e tti n g
X . Ov e r
Ch a n n e l L ev e l
S p e a k e r Di s ta n c e
F re q u e n cy
1 0 0 Hz
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the frequency cutoff point.
3 Choose
Frequencies below the cutoff point will be sent to the
subwoofer (or LARGE speakers).
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Manual SP Setup menu.
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Home Menu
Channel Level
Using the channel level settings, you can adjust the overall
balance of your speaker system, an important factor when
setting up a home theater system.
the level of each channel using /.
5 Adjust
If you selected Manual, use / to switch speakers. The
Auto setup will output test tones in the order shown onscreen:
CAUTION
2 c . Ch a n n e l L ev e l
• The test tones used in the Channel Level settings are output
at high volume.
F ro n t L
Ce n te r
F ro n t R
S u rro u n d R
S u rr. Ba ck R
S u rr. Ba ck L
S u rro u n d L
S u b wo o fe r
1 Select ‘Manual SP Setup’ from the Home Menu.
2 Select ‘Channel Level’ from the Manual SP Setup menu.
a.
b.
c.
d.
S p e aker Set t in g
X . Over
Ch a n n el L evel
S p eaker D ist an ce
Test Tone
ENTE R:Next
R et u rn
3
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volume increases to the reference level, test tones will be
output.
[ Manual ]
For good sound depth and separation from your system, you
need to specify the distance of your speakers from the
listening position. The receiver can then add the proper delay
needed for effective surround sound.
1 Select ‘Manual SP Setup’ from the Home Menu.
‘Speaker Distance’ from the Manual SP Setup
2 Select
menu.
2 d . S p e a k e r Di s t a nc e
2 . Ma nu a l S P S e tu p
Manual
your selected setup option.
4 Confirm
The test tones will start after you press ENTER. After the
Test Tone
]
]
]
]
]
]
]
Adjust the level of each speaker as the test tone is
emitted.
Select a setup option.
• Manual – Move the test tone manually from speaker to
speaker and adjust individual channel levels.
• Auto – Adjust channel levels as the test tone moves
from speaker to speaker automatically.
2c . Channel Level
0dB
0dB
0dB
0dB
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0dB
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2 . Manu al SP Set u p
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[
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Speaker Distance
Note
• If you are using a Sound Pressure Level (SPL) meter, take
the readings from your main listening position and adjust
the level of each speaker to 75 dB SPL (C-weighting/slow
reading).
• The subwoofer test tone is output at low volumes. You may
need to adjust the level after testing with an actual
soundtrack.
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When you’re finished, press RETURN.
You return to the Manual SP Setup menu.
Tip
• You can change the channel levels at any time by press
RECEIVER , then press CH SELECT and LEV +/– on the
remote control. You can also press CH SELECT and use /
 to select the channel, and then use / to adjust the
channel levels.
Please Wait . . .20
Caution
Loud test tones
will be output.
Return
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a.
b.
c.
d.
S p e a k e r S e tti n g
X . Ov e r
Ch a n n e l L ev e l
S p e a k e r Di s ta n c e
F ro n t L
Ce n te r
F ro n t R
S u rro u n d R
S u rr. Ba ck R
S u rr. Ba ck L
S u rro u n d L
S u b wo o fe r
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the distance of each speaker using /.
3 Adjust
You can adjust the distance of each speaker in 0.1 feet
increments.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Manual SP Setup menu.
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Home Menu
The Input Assign menu
Assigns input function for analog audio input terminal and
component video input terminal.
• For the assignment of the digital signal inputs, see
Selecting the audio input signal on page 25.
2 Select ‘Component Input’ from the Input Assign menu.
3 b . Co mp o n e n t I n p u t
3 . Input Assi g n
Co mp o n e n t
a . Analog I n p u t
b . Compone n t I n p u t
DV D
This receiver can up-convert the video signal input from the
composite or component video terminals; the output is from
the HDMI OUT terminal. The following shows the various
settings for this function.
Video Converter
Analog Input
ANALOG IN1 audio input terminal is assigned to CD under
factory settings, but this can be changed to TV input.
1 Select ‘Input Assign’ from the Home Menu.
2 Select ‘Analog Input’ from the Input Assign menu.
3 . I n p u t Assig n
3a . Analog Input
a . A n alo g In p u t
b . C o m p o n en t In p u t
A nalog
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3
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Input Assign menu.
Select the desired input option for the ANALOG IN1
audio input terminal.
Note
• When playing analog input audio, switch to the CD or TV
input menu, press RECEIVER and press SIGNAL SEL
several times to choose A (Analog). (see Selecting the audio
input signal on page 25)
Select between DVD, SAT/CBL or OFF.
4
Select ‘Input Assign’ from the Home Menu.
When you’re finished, press RETURN.
You return to the Input Assign menu.
• Make sure you have connected the audio from the
component to the corresponding inputs on the rear of
the receiver.
This setting specifies valid/invalid for the function that
converts the input video signal from each composite video
terminal. When OFF is selected, Resolution and Aspect can
not be set.
1 Select ‘Video Parameter’ from the Home Menu.
‘Video Converter’ from the Video Parameter
2 Select
menu.
5 a . V i d e o C onv e r t e r
5 . V i d e o Pa ra me te r
DV D
S AT / CBL
a . V i d e o Co nv e r te r
b . Re s o l u ti o n
c . As p e c t
ON
[ ON
]
The Speaker System setting
Specify either using the surround back speaker (or the
speaker B), or the front height speaker connection with the Bspeaker terminals.
• Default setting: Surr. Back
1
Select ‘Speaker System’ from the Home Menu.
Home Menu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Component Input
COMPONENT VIDEO IN1 input terminal is assigned to DVD
under factory settings, but this can be changed to SAT/CBL
input.
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the desired input option for the COMPONENT
3 Select
VIDEO IN1 input terminal.
CD
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1
The Video Parameter setting
2
4 . S p e a k e r S y s te m
Auto MCACC
Manual S P S e tu p
Input As s i g n
S peaker S y s te m
V ideo Pa ra me te r
HDMI S e tu p
Auto Powe r Dow n
Networ k S ta n d by
ZONE 2 S e tu p
12V Tr igg e r
S P S y s te m
S u rr. Ba ck
Re tu rn
Select the speaker system setting using /.
• Surr. Back – Sound is output from the surround back
speaker or the speaker B.
• Height – Sound is output from front height speaker.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
3 When
You return to the Home Menu.
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the setting for converting each type of video
3 Select
input.
• ON – The signal is output also to the HDMI OUT
terminal.
• OFF – The signal input from the HDMI terminal of the
selected input function will be output from the HDMI
OUT terminal. The signal input from the composite
and component video terminals will not be output from
the HDMI OUT terminal.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Video Parameter menu.
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Home Menu
Resolution
Aspect
Specifies the output resolution of the video signal (when video
input signals are output at the HDMI OUT terminal, select this
according to the resolution of your monitor and the images
you wish to watch).
• This setting is not applicable for video signals input via
HDMI.
Specifies the aspect ratio when analog video input signals are
output at the HDMI OUT terminal. Make your desired settings
while checking each setting on your display (if the image
doesn’t match your monitor type, cropping or black bands
appear).
1
2 Select ‘Resolution’ from the Video Parameter menu.
Select ‘Video Parameter’ from the Home Menu.
R e solution
a . V i d eo C o nver t er
b . Reso lu t io n
c . Asp ect
5 c . As p e c t
5 . V ideo Par a me te r
NORMAL
DV D
[ T HRO UG H ]
S AT / CBL
F RONT V I DE O [ T HRO UG H ]
a . V ideo Co nv e r te r
b . Resoluti o n
c . Aspect
5b . Resolution
5 . V i d e o Paramet er
1 Select ‘Video Parameter’ from the Home Menu.
2 Select ‘Aspect’ from the Video Parameter menu.
AU TO
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Re tu rn
R et u rn
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output resolution.
3 Select
• AUTO – The resolution is selected automatically
according to the capacity of the TV (monitor)
connected by HDMI.
• PURE – The signals are output with the same
resolution as when input.
• 480p/720p/1080i/1080p – The signal is output with
the resolution specified here (480p means the
resolution of 480p/576p).
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Video Parameter menu.
desired output aspect ratio.
3 Select
• THROUGH – The input video signal is output
unchanged.
• NORMAL – Black bands will appear either at top and
bottom or on both sides.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Video Parameter menu.
Note
• If the image doesn’t match your monitor type, adjust the
aspect ratio on the source component or on the monitor.
Note
• When set to a resolution with which the TV (monitor) is not
compatible, no picture is output. Also, in some cases no
picture will be output due to copyright protection signals. In
this case, change the setting.
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The Auto Power Down menu
Set to automatically turn off the receiver after a specified time
has passed (when the power has been on with no operation
for several hours).
• Default setting: OFF
1 Select ‘Auto Power Down’ from the Home Menu.
Ho me Me nu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Au to MCACC
Ma nu a l S P S e tu p
I n p u t As s i g n
S p e a k e r S y s te m
V i d e o Pa ra me te r
HDMI S e tu p
Au to Powe r Dow n
Ne two rk S ta n d by
Z O NE 2 S e tu p
1 2 V Tri gg e r
7 . Au to Pow e r Down
Au to Powe r Down
OFF
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the amount of time to allow before the power
2 Specify
is turned off (when there has been no operation).
• You can select 2, 4 or 6 hours, or OFF (if no automatic
shutoff is desired).
you’re finished, press RETURN.
3 When
You return to the Home Menu.
Important
• If the Standby Through of the HDMI Setup is not set to
OFF, the Auto Power Down setting will automatically be
set to OFF and cannot be changed.
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Home Menu
The Network Standby menu
The ZONE2 Setup
The 12 V Trigger Setting
This setting allows the AirPlay function for operating the
receiver from a computer connected on the same LAN as the
receiver to be used even when the receiver is in the standby
mode.
When making multi-zone connections using the ZONE 2 OUT
terminals and performing playback in Zone 2, you can set
whether to adjust the Zone 2 volume on the receiver or to fix it
to a specific volume.
• Default setting: Variable
If the input switches over to the input function set here, a
control signal is output from the receiver’s 12 V trigger
terminal, and operations such as power coupling with other
devices and equipment can be achieved.
1 Select ‘Network Standby’ from the Home Menu.
H o m e Me nu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Au to M C AC C
Ma nual SP Set u p
I n p u t A ssig n
S p eaker Syst em
V i d e o Param et er
H DM I Set u p
Au to Power D own
N e t wo rk St an d by
Z O N E 2 Set u p
12V Trigg er
8 . Networ k S tandby
N e twor k S tandby
OFF
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ON or OFF for the Network Standby.
2 Choose
• ON – The AirPlay function can be used even when the
receiver is in the standby mode.
• OFF – The AirPlay function cannot be used when the
receiver is in the standby mode (This lets you reduce
power consumption in the standby mode).
- If the Network Standby setting is set to ON, the
power consumption during standby will increase.
3
When you’re finished, press RETURN.
You return to the Home Menu.
1 Select ‘ZONE2 Setup’ from the Home Menu.
Home Menu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Ho me Me nu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
9 . Z O NE 2 S e tu p
Auto MCACC
Manual S P S e tu p
Input As s i g n
S peaker S y s te m
V ideo Pa ra me te r
HDMI S e tu p
Auto Powe r Dow n
Networ k S ta n d by
ZONE 2 Se tu p
12V Tr igg e r
Vo l L ev e l
Va ri a bl e
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the Vol Level setting you want.
2 Select
• Variable – This will output audio at the same volume
as main zone.
• 40 Fixed – Volume will be fixed at 40.
• MAX Fixed – Volume will be fixed at maximum output.
you’re finished, press ENTER.
3 When
You return to the Home Menu.
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1 Select ‘12V Trigger’ from the Home Menu.
Au to MCACC
Ma nu a l S P S e tu p
I n p u t As s i g n
S p e a k e r S y s te m
V i d e o Pa ra me te r
HDMI S e tu p
Au to Powe r Dow n
Ne two rk S ta n d by
Z O NE 2 S e tu p
1 2 V Tri gg e r
1 0 . 1 2 V Tr i g g e r
DVR/ BDR
Input
]
1 2 V Tri gg e r [
OFF
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the input function that triggers simultaneous
2 Select
operation of 12 V trigger output.
3 Choose ON or OFF for the 12V Trigger.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
4 When
You return to the Home Menu.
Chapter
8
Control with HDMI function
Synchronized operations below with a Control with HDMIcompatible Pioneer TV or Blu-ray Disc player are possible
when the component is connected to the receiver using an
HDMI cable.
• Synchronized amp mode
The receiver’s volume can be set and the sound can be
muted using the TV’s remote control.
• Power synchronization with TV
• Automatic switching of inputs
The receiver’s input switches over automatically when the
TV’s input is changed or a Control with HDMI-compatible
component is played.
Important
• With Pioneer devices, the Control with HDMI functions are
referred to as “KURO LINK”.
• You cannot use this function with components that do not
support Control with HDMI.
• We only guarantee this receiver will work with Pioneer
made Control with HDMI-compatible components.
However, we do not guarantee that all synchronized
operations will work with components that support the
Control with HDMI function.
• Use a High Speed HDMI® cable when you want to use the
Control with HDMI function. The Control with HDMI
function may not work properly if a different type of HDMI
cable is used.
• For details about concrete operations, settings, etc., refer to
also the operating instructions for each component.
Making Control with HDMI connections
You can use synchronized operation for a connected TV and
other components.
• Be sure to connect the TV’s audio cable to the audio input
of this unit. When the TV and receiver are connected by
HDMI connections, if the TV supports the HDMI Audio
Return Channel function, the sound of the TV is input to the
receiver via the HDMI terminal, so there is no need to
connect an audio cable. In this case, set ARC at HDMI
Setup to ON (see HDMI Setup below).
For details, see Connecting using HDMI on page 16.
Important
• When connecting this system or changing connections, be
sure to switch the power off and disconnect the power cord
from the wall socket.
After completing all connections, connect the power cords
to the wall socket.
• After this receiver is connected to an AC outlet, a 2 second
to 10 second HDMI initialization process begins. You
cannot carry out any operations during initialization. The
HDMI indicator on the display unit blinks during
initialization, and you can turn this receiver on once it has
stopped blinking.
• To get the most out of this function, we recommend that
you connect your HDMI component not to a TV but rather
directly to the HDMI terminal on this receiver.
HDMI Setup
You must adjust the settings of this receiver as well as the
connected Control with HDMI-compatible components in
order to make use of the Control with HDMI function. For
more information see the operating instructions for each
component.
on the receiver and your TV.
1 Switch
Press RECEIVER to switch on.
the TV input to the input that connects this
2 Switch
receiver to the TV through the corresponding HDMI
cable.
3
Press RECEIVER , then press HOME MENU.
The Home Menu appears on your TV. Use /// and
ENTER on the remote control to navigate through the
screens and select menu items. Press RETURN to exit
the current menu.
• Press HOME MENU at any time to exit the Home
Menu.
4 Select ‘HDMI Setup’ from the Home Menu.
Ho me Me nu
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10 .
Au to MCACC
Ma nu a l S P S e tu p
I n p u t As s i g n
S p e a k e r S y s te m
V i d e o Pa ra me te r
HDMI S e tu p
Au to Powe r Dow n
Ne two rk S ta n d by
Z O NE 2 S e tu p
1 2 V Tri gg e r
6 . HDMI S et up
Co n tro l
[
ARC
S ta n d by T hrough [
ON
OFF ]
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the ‘Control’ setting you want.
5 Select
Choose whether to set this unit’s Control with HDMI
function ON or OFF. You will need to set it to ON to use
the Control with HDMI function.
When using a component that does not support the
Control with HDMI function, set this to OFF.
• ON – Enables the Control with HDMI function. When
this unit’s power is turned off and you have a
supported source begin playback while using the
Control with HDMI function, the audio and video
outputs from the HDMI connection are output from the
TV.
• OFF – The Control with HDMI is disabled.
Synchronized operations cannot be used. When this
unit’s power is turned off, audio and video of sources
connected via HDMI are not output.
the ‘ARC’ setting you want.
6 Select
When a TV supporting the HDMI Audio Return Channel
function is connected to the receiver, the sound of the TV
can be input via the HDMI terminal.
• ON – The TV’s sound is input via the HDMI terminal.
This can only be selected when Control is set to ON.
• OFF – The TV’s sound is input from the audio input
terminals other than HDMI inputs.
the ‘Standby Through’ setting you want.
7 Choose
When the receiver is in standby, the HDMI input signal
selected here will be output to the TV by HDMI.
• LAST – The HDMI input signal selected previously will
be output. This can only be selected when Control is
set to OFF.
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Control with HDMI function
• BD, DVD, SAT/CBL, DVR/BDR, VIDEO, GAME – The
HDMI input signal selected here will be output. This
can only be selected when Control is set to OFF.
• OFF – Signal will not be output during standby.
- If the Standby Through setting is not set to OFF, the
power consumption during standby will increase.
The Auto Power Down setting will also be
automatically set to OFF.
you’re finished, press RETURN.
8 When
You return to the Home Menu.
Before using synchronization
Once you have finished all connections and settings, you
must:
1 Put all components into standby mode.
the power on for all components, with the power
2 Turn
for the TV being turned on last.
the HDMI input to which the TV is connected to
3 Choose
this receiver, and see if video output from connected
components displays properly on the screen or not.
whether the components connected to all HDMI
4 Check
inputs are properly displayed.
About synchronized operations
The Control with HDMI-compatible component connected to
the receiver operates in sync as described below.
• Synchronized amp mode
- From the menu screen of the Control with HDMIcompatible TV, set audio to be played through this
receiver, and the receiver will switch to the synchronized
amp mode.
- When in the synchronized amp mode, the synchronized
amp mode is canceled when the receiver’s power is
turned off. To turn the synchronized amp mode back on,
set audio to be played through the receiver from the TV’s
menu screen, etc. This receiver will power up and switch
to the synchronized amp mode.
- When in the synchronized amp mode, the synchronized
amp mode is canceled if an operation that produces
sound from the TV is performed from the TV’s menu
screen, etc.
- When the synchronized amp mode is canceled, the
receiver’s power turns off if you were viewing an HDMI
input or a TV program on the TV.
• Power synchronization with TV
- When the TV’s power is set to standby, the receiver’s
power is also set to standby. (Only when the input for a
component connected to the receiver by HDMI
connection is selected or when watching the TV.)
• Automatic switching of inputs
- The receiver’s input switches automatically when the
Control with HDMI-compatible component is played.
- The receiver’s input switches automatically when the
TV’s input is switched.
- The synchronized amp mode remains in effect even if the
receiver’s input is switched to a component other than
one connected by HDMI.
Cautions on the Control with HDMI function
• Connect the TV and components (Blu-ray Disc player, etc.)
directly to this receiver. Interrupting a direct connection
with other amps or an AV converter (such as an HDMI
switch) can cause operational errors.
• When the receiver’s Control is turned ON, even if the
receiver’s power is in the standby mode, it is possible to
output the audio and video signals from a player via HDMI
to the TV without producing sound from the receiver, but
only when a Control with HDMI-compatible component
(Blu-ray Disc player, etc.) and compatible TV are
connected. In this case, the receiver’s power turns on and
the power and HDMI indicators light.
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Chapter
9
Using the MULTI-ZONE feature
MULTI-ZONE listening
This receiver can power up to two independent systems in
separate rooms after you have made the proper MULTI-ZONE
connections.
Different sources can be playing in two zones at the same
time or, depending on your needs, the same source can also
be used. The main and sub zones have independent power
(the main zone power can be off while the sub zone is on) and
the sub zone can be controlled by the remote or front panel
controls.
Making MULTI-ZONE connections
It is possible to make these connections if you have a separate
speakers for your sub zone. You will also need a separate
amplifier for your sub zone.
Note
• You can listen to the built-in tuner and other analog audio
sources in the sub zone.
• You can’t use sound controls (such as the bass/treble
controls or Midnight listening) or any surround modes with
a separate amplifier in the sub zone. You can, however, use
the features available with your sub zone amplifier.
(OUTPUT 5 V
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SAT/CBL
IN
DVD
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R
PB
PR
DVD
ONENT VIDEO
SAT/CBL ANALOG IN 1
(CD)
ASSIGNABLE
FM UNBAL
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CAUTION:
ATTENTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE ENCEINTE D’IMPEDANC
6 -16 .
6 -16 .
Sub zone
a separate amplifier to the ZONE 2 AUDIO OUT
you’re finished, press MULTI-ZONE CONTROL
 Connect
4 When
jacks on the rear of this receiver.
again to return to the main zone controls.
You should have a pair of speakers attached to the sub
zone amplifier as shown.
Using the MULTI-ZONE controls
The following steps use the front panel controls to select
sources. See MULTI-ZONE remote controls below.
SPEAKERS
CONTROL - MULTI-ZONE - ON/OFF
BAND
MULTI-ZONE ON/OFF button on the front panel.
1 Press
The ZONE indicator lights when the MULTI-ZONE control
has been switched ON.
• When the receiver is on, make sure that any operations
for the sub zone are done while ZONE lights in the
display. If this is not showing, the front panel controls
affect the main zone only. If the receiver is in standby,
the display is dimmed, and ZONE continues to light in
the display.
MULTI-ZONE CONTROL then use INPUT
2 Press
SELECTOR dial to select the source for the zone you
have selected.
For example, Z2: DVD sends the source connected to the
DVD inputs to the sub room (ZONE 2).
• If you select TUNER, you can use the tuner controls to
select a preset station (see Saving station presets on
page 32 if you’re unsure how to do this). The tuner
cannot be tuned to more than one station at a time.
Therefore, changing the station in one zone also
changes the station in the other zone. Please be
careful not to change stations when recording a radio
broadcast.
Use MASTER VOLUME dial to adjust the volume for the
3 sub
zone.
Separate amplifier
R
L
ANALOG
AUDIO IN
SPEAKER
R
SPEAKER
L
The volume output from the receiver’s ZONE 2 AUDIO
OUT jacks can be fixed to –40 dB or 0 dB and the volume
can be adjusted from the connected amplifier. If you want
to adjust the volume from the connected amplifier, see
The ZONE2 Setup on page 51.
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You can also press MULTI-ZONE ON/OFF button on the
front panel to switch off all output to the sub zone.
Note
• You won’t be able to switch the main zone off completely
unless you’ve switched off the MULTI-ZONE control first.
• If you don’t plan to use the MULTI-ZONE feature for a while,
turn off the power in both the sub and main rooms so that
this receiver is in standby.
MULTI-ZONE remote controls
Press RECEIVER button on the remote control, then with
SHIFT button pressed, press the buttons below to operate
the corresponding zone.
The following table shows the possible MULTI-ZONE remote
controls:
Button
What it does
RECEIVER
Switches on/off power in the sub zone.
INPUT SELECT Use to select the input source in the sub zone.
Input function
buttons
Use to select the input source directly in the
sub zone.
VOLUME +/–a
Use to set the listening volume in the sub zone.
MUTEa
Mutes the sound or restores the sound if it has
been muted (adjusting the volume also
restores the sound).
a. The volume cannot be adjusted on the receiver if Vol Level at
ZONE2 Setup is set to 40 Fixed or MAX Fixed.
Chapter
10
Controlling the rest of your system
Setting the remote to control other
components
Most components can be assigned to one of the input
function buttons using the component’s manufacturer preset
code stored in the remote.
However, please note that there are cases where only certain
functions may be controllable after assigning the proper
preset code, or the codes for the manufacturer in the remote
control will not work for the model that you are using.
Selecting preset codes directly
You can clear all presets and restore the factory default
settings.
RECEIVER SLEEP
SOURCE
INPUT
1
2
3
DISP
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
CH
CLR
0
ENTER
SHIFT
Note
• TV CONTROL buttons are only dedicated to control the TV
(for example, codes for TV, CATV, Satellite TV or DTV).
• You can cancel or exit any of the steps by pressing
RECEIVER .
• After one minute of inactivity, the remote automatically
exits the operation.
Clearing all the remote control settings
RECEIVER
1
the input function button for the component you
2 Press
want to control.
While pressing RECEIVER , press and hold the ‘1’ button
for three seconds.
The component can be assigned to the BD, DVD, DVR/
BDR, SAT/CBL, GAME, VIDEO, CD, or TV button.
• When assigning preset codes to TV CONTROL, press
INPUT here.
the number buttons to enter the preset code.
3 Use
You can find the preset codes on page 56.
If the correct code has been input the power of the
component being input will turn on or off.
The power of the component being input will only turn on
or off if that component is able to be turned on directly by
remote control.
steps 2 through 3 to try a different code, or to
4 Repeat
enter a code for another component you want to
control.
5 When you’re done, press
RECEIVER .
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pressing
 While
for three seconds.
RECEIVER , press and hold the ‘0’ button
Default preset codes
Input function
button
Preset code
BD
2 2 55
DVD
2 2 56
DVR/BDR
2 2 57
SAT/CBL
6 3 25
GAME
5 0 03
VIDEO
6 0 99
CD
5 0 00
TV
0 2 91
TV CONTROL
0 2 91
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Controlling the rest of your system
Controls for TVs
Controls for other components
Preset Code List
This remote control can control components (TV, DTV,
Satellite TV or Cable TV) after entering the proper codes or
teaching the receiver the commands (see Controlling the rest
of your system on page 55 for more on this). Use the input
function buttons to select the component.
• The TV CONTROL buttons on the remote control are
dedicated to control the TV assigned to the TV CONTROL
INPUT button.
This remote control can control these components (BD, DVD,
CD, DVR (BDR), VCR, CD-R) after entering the proper codes
or teaching the receiver the commands (see Controlling the
rest of your system on page 55 for more on this). Use the input
function buttons to select the component.
For Blu-ray Disc player, DVD player, CD player, DVR (BDR), VCR,
CD-R:
You should have no problem controlling a component if you
find the manufacturer in this list, but please note that there
are cases where codes for the manufacturer in the list will not
work for the model that you are using. There are also cases
where only certain functions may be controllable after
assigning the proper preset code.
Button(s)
Function
SOURCE
Press to switch the component between
standby and on.
• We do not guarantee the operations of all the
manufacturers and devices listed. Operation may not be
possible even if a preset code is entered.

Press to return to the start of the current track.
Repeated presses skips to the start of previous
tracks.
Button(s)
Function
TV CONTROL 
Switches the TV between standby and on.
TV CONTROL
INPUT
Switches the TV input. (Not possible with all
models.)
TV CONTROL CH Selects channels.
+/–

Press to advance to the start of the next track.
Repeated presses skips to the start of following
tracks.
TV CONTROL
VOL +/–
Adjust the TV volume.
SOURCE
Press to switch the component assigned to the
TV button on or off.

Pause playback or recording.

Start playback.
HOME MENU
Use as the GUIDE button for navigating.

Hold down for fast forward playback.
RETURN
Use to select closed captioning with DTV.

Hold down for fast reverse playback.

Stops playback (on some models, pressing this
when the disc is already stopped will cause the
disc tray to open).
Number buttons Use to select a specific TV channel.
ENTER
Use to enter a channel.
MENU
Press to display the TV menu.
////
ENTER
Press to select or adjust and navigate items on
the menu screen.
CH +/–
Selects channels.
Number buttons Use to enter a title/chapter/track number.
DISP
Press to display information.
TOP MENU
Displays the disc ‘top’ menu of a BD/DVD
player.
MENU
Displays menus for the current BD/DVD or
DVR you are using.
////
Navigates BD/DVD menu/options.
ENTER/RETURN
HOME MENU
Displays the HOME MENU.
CH +/–
Selects channels. (DVR/VCR only)
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Important
example:
TV
Pioneer 0004
Category
Preset code
Manufacturer
10
TV
Pioneer 0004, 0006, 0113, 0233, 0252,
0275, 0291, 0305
Admiral 0001, 0014
Adventura 0012
Aiwa 0002
Akai 0002, 0100
Albatron 0097
Alleron 0009
America Action 0104
Amtron 0008
Anam 0104
Anam National 0003, 0008
AOC 0004, 0005, 0006, 0100
Apex 0021, 0102, 0106
Audiovox 0008, 0104
Aventura 0103
Axion 0094
Bang & Olufsen 0111
Belcor 0004
Bell & Howell 0001
Benq 0064
Bradford 0008, 0104
Brillian 0109
Brockwood 0004
Broksonic 0104
Candle 0004, 0006, 0012, 0100
Carnivale 0100
Carver 0101
CCE 0110
Celebrity 0002
Celera 0106
Changhong 0106
Citizen 0004, 0006, 0008, 0100
Clarion 0104
Coby 0056
Colortyme 0004, 0006
Concerto 0004, 0006
Contec 0104
Contec/Cony 0007, 0008
Craig 0008, 0104
Crosley 0081, 0101
Crown 0008, 0104
CTX 0063
Curtis Mathes 0000, 0004, 0006,
0014, 0100, 0101
CXC 0008, 0104
Cytron 0093
Daewoo 0004, 0005, 0006, 0023
Daytron 0004 0006
Dell 0073
DiamondVision 0096
Dimensia 0000
Disney 0046
Dumont 0004, 0011, 0099
Durabrand 0041, 0103, 0104
Dwin 0014
Electroband 0002
Controlling the rest of your system
Electrograph 0107
Electrohome 0002, 0003, 0004, 0006
Element 0082
Emerson 0004, 0006, 0007, 0008,
0009, 0023, 0103, 0104
Emprex 0092
Envision 0004, 0006, 0100
Epson 0061
ESA 0103
Fujitsu 0009
Funai 0008, 0009, 0103, 0104
Futuretech 0008, 0104
Gateway 0067, 0107, 0108
GE 0000, 0003, 0004, 0006, 0010, 0016,
0039
GFM 0080, 0084
Gibralter 0004, 0011, 0099, 0100
Goldstar 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007, 0100
Gradiente 0066
Grunpy 0008, 0009, 0104
Haier 0112
Hallmark 0004, 0006
Harman/Kardon 0101
Harvard 0008, 0104
Havermy 0014
Hewlett Packard 0053
Hisense 0069
Hitachi 0004, 0006, 0007
Hyundai 0098
Ilo 0089, 0091
IMA 0008
Infinity 0101
InFocus 0074
Initial 0091
Insignia 0085, 0086
Inteq 0099
Janeil 0012
JBL 0101
JC Penney 0000, 0004, 0005, 0006,
0010
JCB 0002
Jensen 0004, 0006
JVC 0007, 0010, 0044
Kawasho 0002, 0004, 0006
KEC 0104
Kenwood 0004, 0006, 0100
KLH 0106
Kloss Novabeam 0008, 0012
KTV 0008, 0100, 0104, 0110
LG 0005, 0052, 0078, 0097
Logik 0001
Luxman 0004, 0006
LXI 0000, 0006, 0101, 0102
Magnavox 0004, 0006, 0019, 0020,
0037, 0042, 0100, 0101
Majestic 0001
Marantz 0004, 0006, 0062, 0100, 0101
Maxent 0087, 0107
Megapower 0097
Megatron 0006
Memorex 0001, 0005, 0006, 0041
MGA 0004, 0005, 0006, 0100
Midland 0010, 0011, 0099
Mintek 0091
Mitsubishi 0004, 0005, 0006, 0014,
0045
Monivision 0097
Montgomery Ward 0001
Motorola 0003, 0014
MTC 0004, 0005, 0006, 0100
Multitech 0008, 0104, 0110
NAD 0006, 0102
NEC 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0100
Net-TV 0107
Nikko 0006, 0100
Norcent 0060
Olevia 0048, 0054, 0059
Onwa 0008, 0104
Oppo 0095
Optimus 0105
Optoma 0075
Optonica 0014
Orion 0025
Panasonic 0003, 0010, 0017, 0027,
0105, 0114
Penney 0100, 0102
Philco 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007,
0100, 0101
Philips 0003, 0004, 0007, 0019, 0020,
0101
Philips Magnavox 0019
Pilot 0004, 0100
Polaroid 0057, 0106
Portland 0004, 0005, 0006
Prima 0065
Princeton 0097
Prism 0010
Proscan 0000
Proton 0004, 0006, 0007
Protron 0055
Proview 0068
Pulsar 0004, 0011, 0099
Quasar 0003, 0010, 0105
Radio Shack 0100, 0104
Radio Shack/Realistic 0000, 0004,
0006, 0007, 0008
RCA 0000, 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006,
0013, 0024, 0035
Realistic 0100, 0104
Runco 0011, 0099, 0100
Sampo 0004, 0006, 0100, 0107
Samsung 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007,
0022, 0032, 0076, 0077, 0083, 0100,
0110
Sansui 0025
Sanyo 0004, 0050
Sceptre 0072
Scotch 0006
Scott 0004, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0009,
0090, 0104
Sears 0000, 0004, 0006, 0009, 0101,
0102, 0103
Sharp 0004, 0006, 0007, 0014, 0033
Sheng Chia 0014
Shogun 0004
Signature 0001
Sony 0002, 0018, 0029, 0030, 0031,
0034
Soundesign 0004, 0006, 0008, 0009,
0104
Squareview 0103
SSS 0004, 0008, 0104
Starlite 0008, 0104
Superscan 0014
Supre-Macy 0012
Supreme 0002
SVA 0088
Sylvania 0004, 0006, 0049, 0079,
0080, 0100, 0101, 0103
Symphonic 0008, 0041, 0103, 0104
Syntax 0054
Syntax-Brillian 0054
Tandy 0014
Tatung 0003, 0108
Technics 0010, 0105
Techwood 0004, 0006, 0010
Teknika 0001, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007,
0008, 0009, 0101, 0104
TMK 0004, 0006
TNCi 0099
Toshiba 0026, 0028, 0036, 0038, 0040,
0043, 0102
Vector Research 0100
Vidikron 0101
Vidtech 0004, 0005, 0006
Viewsonic 0058, 0107
Viking 0012
Viore 0089
Vizio 0004, 0070, 0071, 0108
Wards 0000, 0001, 0004, 0005, 0006,
0009, 0100, 0101
Waycon 0102
Westinghouse 0047, 0051
White Westinghouse 0023
Yamaha 0004, 0005, 0006, 0100
Zenith 0001, 0004, 0011, 0015, 0099
DVD
If operations are not possible
using the preset codes below,
you may be able to conduct
operations with the preset codes
for the BD, DVR (BDR, HDR).
Pioneer 2014, 2197, 2256
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Accurian 2092
Advent 2072
Aiwa 2012
Akai 2066
Alco 2070
Allegro 2087
Amphion MediaWorks 2037
AMW 2037
Apex 2002, 2018, 2079, 2080
Apple 2058
Arrgo 2088
Aspire 2073
Astar 2052
Audiovox 2070
Axion 2040
Bang & Olufsen 2081
Blaupunkt 2080
Blue Parade 2078
Boston 2059
Broksonic 2066
California Audio Labs 2068
CambridgeSoundWorks 2065
CineVision 2087
Coby 2029
Curtis Mathes 2089
CyberHome 2000, 2088
Cytron 2039
Daewoo 2021, 2087
Denon 2026, 2068
Desay 2055
DiamondVision 2042
Disney 2022
Durabrand 2090
Emerson 2067, 2082, 2091
Enterprise 2082
ESA 2053, 2091
Fisher 2083
Funai 2091
GE 2016, 2077, 2080
GFM 2043
Go Video 2087
Gradiente 2068
Greenhill 2080
Haier 2094
Harman/Kardon 2030, 2084
Hitachi 2011
Hiteker 2079
iLive 2062
Ilo 2038
Initial 2038, 2080
Insignia 2036, 2064, 2091
Integra 2078
iSymphony 2060
JBL 2084
JVC 2013
Kawasaki 2070
Kenwood 2028, 2068
KLH 2070, 2080
Koss 2024, 2069, 2075
Landel 2093
Lasonic 2085
Lenoxx 2074, 2090
LG 2019, 2051, 2061, 2082, 2087
Liquid Video 2075
Liteon 2025, 2092
Magnavox 2067, 2076, 2091
Memorex 2066
Microsoft 2077
Mintek 2038, 2080, 2086
Mitsubishi 2020
Nesa 2080
Next Base 2093
Nexxtech 2056
Onkyo 2076
Oppo 2041, 2057
Oritron 2069, 2075
Panasonic 2005, 2007, 2017, 2032,
2033, 2050, 2068, 2076
Philips 2045, 2076
Proceed 2079
Proscan 2077
Qwestar 2069
RCA 2008, 2016, 2070, 2077, 2078,
2080
Regent 2074
Rio 2087
Rowa 2071
Samsung 2009, 2011, 2015, 2031,
2044, 2068
Sansui 2066
Sanyo 2066, 2083
Sharp 2035
Sherwood 2063
Shinsonic 2086
Sonic Blue 2087
Sony 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2027,
2046, 2047, 2048
Sungale 2054
Superscan 2067
Sylvania 2023, 2067, 2091
Symphonic 2023
Teac 2070
Technics 2068
Theta Digital 2078
Toshiba 2001, 2006, 2049, 2066, 2076
Trutech 2000
Urban Concepts 2076
US Logic 2086
Venturer 2070
Xbox 2077
Yamaha 2005, 2068
Zenith 2019, 2076, 2082, 2087
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BD
If operations are not possible
using the preset codes below,
you may be able to conduct
operations with the preset codes
for the DVD, DVR (BDR, HDR).
Pioneer 2034, 2192, 2255, 2258, 2259,
2260, 2281
Denon 2310, 2311, 2312
Hitachi 2307, 2308, 2309
JVC 2290, 2291, 2293, 2294, 2295, 2296
LG 2286, 2287
Marantz 2302, 2303
Mitsubishi 2300, 2301
Onkyo 2289
Panasonic 2277, 2278, 2279,
Philips 2280
Samsung 2282
Sharp 2304, 2305, 2306
Sony 2283, 2284, 2285, 2292
Toshiba 2288, 2262
Yamaha 2297, 2298, 2299
DVR (BDR, HDR)
If operations are not possible
using the preset codes below,
you may be able to conduct
operations with the preset codes
for the DVD, BD.
Pioneer 2078, 2099, 2107, 2109, 2144,
2193, 2194, 2195, 2196, 2257, 2258,
2259, 2260, 2261, 2264, 2265, 2266,
2270
Panasonic 2263, 2269
Sharp 2267, 2275
Sony 2268, 2271, 2272, 2273, 2276
Toshiba 2274
VCR
Pioneer 1053, 1108
ABS 1017
Adventura 1005
Aiwa 1005
Alienware 1017
American High 1004
Asha 1002
Audio Dynamics 1000
Audiovox 1003
Bang & Olufsen 1032
Beaumark 1002
Bell & Howell 1001
Calix 1003
Candle 1002, 1003
Controlling the rest of your system
Canon 1004
Citizen 1002, 1003
Colortyme 1000
Craig 1002, 1003
Curtis Mathes 1000, 1002, 1004
Cybernex 1002
CyberPower 1017
Daewoo 1005
DBX 1000
Dell 1017
DIRECTV 1016, 1020, 1022, 1023,
1024, 1027, 1030, 1031
Dish Network 1029
Dishpro 1029
Durabrand 1018
Dynatech 1005
Echostar 1029
Electrohome 1003
Electrophonic 1003
Emerson 1003, 1004, 1005
Expressvu 1029
Fisher 1001
Fuji 1004
Funai 1005
Garrard 1005
Gateway 1017
GE 1002, 1004
GOI 1029
Goldstar 1000, 1003
Gradiente 1005
Harley Davidson 1005
Harman/Kardon 1000
Headquarter 1001
Hewlett Packard 1017
HNS 1016
Howard Computers 1017
HP 1017
HTS 1029
Hughes Network Systems 1016,
1020, 1022, 1023, 1024
Humax 1016, 1020
Hush 1017
iBUYPOWER 1017
Instant Replay 1004
JC Penney 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003,
1004
JCL 1004
JVC 1000, 1001, 1020, 1029
Kenwood 1000, 1001
Kodak 1003, 1004
LG 1003
Linksys 1017
Lloyd’s 1005
LXI 1003
Magnavox 1004, 1018
Magnin 1003
Marantz 1000, 1001, 1004
Marta 1003
Media Center PC 1017
MEI 1004
Memorex 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004,
1005, 1018, 1019
MGN Technology 1002
Microsoft 1017
Mind 1017
Mitsubishi 1010
Motorola 1004
MTC 1002
Multitech 1002, 1005
NEC 1000, 1001
Nikko 1003
Niveus Media 1017
Noblex 1002
Northgate 1017
Olympus 1004
Optimus 1003
Orion 1014, 1019
Panasonic 1004, 1008
Philco 1004
Philips 1004, 1011, 1016, 1020, 1022,
1023, 1024, 1025
Philips Magnavox 1011
Pilot 1003
Proscan 1030
Pulsar 1018
Quarter 1001
Quartz 1001
Quasar 1004
Radio Shack 1003
Radio Shack/Realistic 1001, 1002,
1003, 1004, 1005
Radix 1003
Randex 1003
RCA 1002, 1004, 1007, 1016, 1020,
1022, 1030, 1031
Realistic 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005
ReplayTV 1026
Ricavision 1017
Runco 1018
Samsung 1002, 1016, 1022, 1024
Sanky 1018
Sansui 1014, 1019
Sanyo 1001, 1002
Sears 1001, 1003, 1004
Sharp 1012
Shogun 1002
Singer 1004
Sonic Blue 1026
Sony 1006, 1009, 1017, 1021
Stack 1017
STS 1004
Sylvania 1004, 1005
Symphonic 1005
Systemax 1017
Tagar Systems 1017
Tandy 1001
Tashiko 1003
Teac 1005
Technics 1004
Teknika 1003, 1004, 1005
Tivo 1016, 1020, 1021, 1022, 1025
TMK 1002
Toshiba 1015, 1017, 1028
Totevision 1002, 1003
Touch 1017
UltimateTV 1031
Unitech 1002
Vector Research 1000
Video Concepts 1000
Videosonic 1002
Viewsonic 1017
Voodoo 1017
Wards 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005
XR-1000 1004, 1005
Yamaha 1000, 1001
Zenith 1013, 1018
ZT Group 1017
Satellite Set Top Box
Pioneer 6097, 6098, 6325, 6328, 6329
ADB 6035, 6001
Akai 6102
Alba 6005, 6011, 6013
Allsat 6102
Alltech 6011
Amstrad 6033, 6030, 6044
Anttron 6013
Asat 6102
Austar 6000, 6045
Bell ExpressVu 6002, 6003
British Sky Broadcasting 6030
Canal 6105
Chaparral 6034
CNS 6001
Coolsat 6021
Crossdigital 6043
Digenius 6104
Digiwave 6053
DirecTV 6070, 6110, 6111, 6062, 6063,
6113, 6008, 6038, 6054, 6069, 6060,
6059, 6043, 6018, 6114, 6115, 6116,
6093
Dish Network System 6002, 6089,
6003, 6004
Dishpro 6002, 6089, 6004
Echostar 6002, 6089, 6036, 6005,
6003, 6004
Expressvu 6002, 6004
Fortec Star 6123, 6023
Fresat 6014
Funai 6070
GE 6111
General Instrument 6032
58
GOI 6002, 6004
Grundig 6007, 6030
Hirschmann 6033
Hisense 6020
Hitachi 6038, 6049
Houston 6002
HTS 6002, 6004
Hughes Network Systems 6113,
6038, 6054, 6114, 6115, 6116
Hyundai 6016
iLo 6020
Innova 6059
Jerrold 6032
JVC 6002, 6003, 6004
Kathrein 6096
Lava 6053
LG 6047, 6018
Marantz 6102
McIntosh 6032
Mitsubishi 6038
Motorola 6032, 6042
NEC 6050
Netsat 6059
Next Level 6032
nfusion 6015
Nokia 6025, 6026, 6118, 6119, 6121
Pace 6035, 6005, 6030, 6031
Panarex 6016
Panasonic 6008, 6009, 6030
Pansat 6016, 6022
Philips 6002, 6113, 6038, 6054, 6060,
6059, 6102, 6103, 6030, 6114
Primestar 6032
Proscan 6110, 6111
Proton 6020
RadioShack 6002, 6111, 6032
Radix 6036
RCA 6002, 6110, 6111, 6113, 6109,
6061, 6114
Saba 6014
Sagem 6041, 6120
Samsung 6070, 6113, 6091, 6043,
6017, 6114, 6093
Sanyo 6046
Sat Cruiser 6015
Schwaiger 6066
Siemens 6007, 6036
SKY 6042, 6059, 6030, 6031
SM Electronic 6011
Smart 6051
Sonicview 6055, 6107
Sony 6062, 6063, 6030
Star Choice 6032
Star Trak 6032
TechniSat 6033
Thomson 6110, 6111, 6014
Tivo 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116
Toshiba 6038, 6054, 6039
TPS 6041
Triasat 6033
Ultrasat 6021
US Digital 6020
USDTV 6020
ViewSat 6048
Voom 6032
Zehnder 6101
Zenith 6042, 6069, 6037
Satellite Set Top Box
(SAT/PVR Combination)
Bell ExpressVu 6002, 6003
DirecTV 6070, 6110, 6062, 6113, 6060,
6059, 6114, 6115, 6116
Dish Network System 6002, 6089
Dishpro 6002, 6089
Echostar 6002, 6089, 6003
Expressvu 6002
Hughes Network Systems 6113,
6114, 6115, 6116
JVC 6003
Motorola 6032
Philips 6113, 6114
Proscan 6110
Samsung 6114
Sonicview 6055, 6107
Sony 6062
Star Choice 6032
Tivo 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116
Cable Set Top Box
Pioneer 0297, 6028, 6029, 6095, 6099,
6325, 6328, 6329
ABC 6122
Accuphase 6122
Amino 6077, 6078
Auna 6082
BCC 6072
Bell & Howell 6122
Bright House 6074, 6029
Cable One 6074, 6029
Cablevision 6074, 6029
Charter 6074, 6029, 6058
Cisco 6029, 6028, 6083
Comcast 6074, 6029, 1982
Cox 6074, 6029
Digeo 6029, 6058
Director 6073
Emerson 6122
Fosgate 6072
General Instrument 6073, 6072,
6122
Homecast 6024
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Controlling the rest of your system
i3 Micro 6077
Insight 6074, 6073, 6029
Jebsee 6122
Jerrold 6073, 6072, 6122
Knology 6029
Macab 6040
Mediacom 6074, 6029
Memorex 6112
Motorola 6074, 6073, 6072, 6029,
6122, 6094
MTS 6094
Myrio 6077, 6078
Noos 6040
Pace 6074, 6029, 6028, 6106, 6083
Panasonic 6112, 6083
Paragon 6112
Penney 6112
Philips 6012
Pulsar 6112
Quasar 6112
Regal 6072
Rogers 6029
Runco 6112
Samsung 6095
Scientific Atlanta 6029, 6028, 6027,
6112
Sejin 6077
Shaw 6074
Starcom 6122
Stargate 6122
Suddenlink 6074, 6029
Supercable 6072
Time Warner 6074, 6029, 6058
Tivo 6076
Toshiba 6112
United Cable 6072, 6122
US Electronics 6072
Videoway 6112
Zenith 6112
Insight 6074, 6029
Knology 6029
Mediacom 6074, 6029
Motorola 6074, 6081
Myrio 6078
Pace 6029
Panasonic 6083
Rogers 6029
Scientific Atlanta 6029
Shaw 6074
Suddenlink 6074, 6029
Supercable 6072
Time Warner 6074, 6029, 6058
Tivo 6076
Cable Set Top Box (Cable/
PVR Combination)
Pioneer 5001, 5053, 5071
Philips 5054
Yamaha 5055
Pioneer 6029, 6325, 6328, 6329
Amino 6078
Bright House 6074, 6029
Cable One 6074, 6029
Cablevision 6074, 6029
Charter 6074, 6029, 6058
Cisco 6029, 6083
Comcast 6074, 6029, 6083, 6076
Cox 6074, 6029
Digeo 6081, 6058
Homecast 6024
CD
Pioneer 5000, 5011, 5070
AKAI 5043
Asuka 5045
Denon 5019
Fisher 5048
Goldstar 5040
Hitachi 5042
Kenwood 5020, 5021, 5031
Luxman 5049
Marantz 5033
Onkyo 5017, 5018, 5030, 5050
Panasonic 5036
Philips 5022, 5032, 5044
RCA 5013, 5029
Roadstar 5052
Sharp 5051
Sony 5012, 5023, 5026, 5027, 5028,
5039
TEAC 5015, 5016, 5034, 5035, 5037
Technics 5041
Victor 5014
Yamaha 5024, 5025, 5038, 5046, 5047
Digital Tape
Pioneer 5057
MD
Pioneer 5056
Network Audio Player
Pioneer 5063
Game
X-Box 2313
AV Receiver
Pioneer 5062
CD-R
Tuner
Pioneer 5060
Laser Disc Player
Pioneer 5002, 5003
Casette Deck
Pioneer 5058, 5059
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Chapter
11
Additional information
Troubleshooting
Incorrect operations are often mistaken for trouble and
malfunctions. If you think that there is something wrong with
this component, check the points below. Take a look at the
other components and electrical appliances being used,
because sometimes the problem may lie there. If the trouble
isn’t sorted out even after going through the checks below,
ask your nearest Pioneer authorized independent service
company to carry out repair work.
• If the unit does not operate normally due to external effects
such as static electricity disconnect the power plug from
the outlet and insert again to return to normal operating
conditions.
General
 The power does not turn on.
 Disconnect the power plug from the outlet, and insert again.
 Make sure there are no loose strands of speaker wire touching
the rear panel. This could cause the receiver to shut off
automatically.
 The receiver suddenly switches off.
 When the Auto Power Down function is working, the power will
automatically turn off if the receiver has not operated for
several hours. Check the setting for the Auto Power Down
function (see The Auto Power Down menu on page 50).
 After about a minute (you won’t be able to switch the unit on
during this time), switch the receiver back on. If the message
persists, call a Pioneer authorized independent service
company.
 The power suddenly turns on or off, or the input suddenly
changes (When the Control with HDMI is ON).
 This happens because of the synchronized operation due to
the Control with HDMI function. If synchronized operations
are not needed, set the Control with HDMI to OFF (see HDMI
Setup on page 52).
 OVERHEAT shows in the display and the power turns off.
 The temperature within the unit has exceeded the allowable
value. Try moving the unit for better ventilation (page 2).
 Lower the volume level.
 TEMP shows in the display and the volume level drops.
 The temperature within the unit has exceeded the allowable
value. Try moving the unit for better ventilation (page 2).
 Lower the volume level.
 No sound is output when an input function is selected.
 Use VOLUME +/– to turn up the volume.
 Press MUTE on the remote control to turn muting off.
 Press SPEAKERS to select the proper speaker set (see
Switching the speaker terminal on page 13).
 Set the SIGNAL SEL to H (HDMI), C1/O1 (digital) or A (analog)
according to the type of connections made (page 25).
 Make sure the component is connected correctly (refer to
Connecting your equipment on page 11).
 Check the audio output settings of the source component.
 Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the source
component.
 No image is output when an input function is selected.
 Make sure the component is connected correctly (refer to
Connecting your equipment on page 11).
 Check The Input Assign menu on page 49 to make sure you’re
assigned the correct input.
 The video input selected on the TV monitor is incorrect. Refer
to the instruction manual supplied with the TV.
 For HDMI, or when Video Converter is set to OFF and a TV and
another component are connected with different cords (in
Video Converter on page 49), you must connect your TV to this
receiver using the same type of video cable as you used to
connect your video component.
 Some components (such as video game units) have
resolutions that may not be converted. If adjusting this
receiver’s Resolution setting (in Resolution on page 50) and/or
the resolution settings on your component or display doesn’t
work, try switching Video Converter (in Video Converter on
page 49) OFF.
 No sound from subwoofer.
 Make sure the subwoofer is switched on.
 If the subwoofer has a volume knob, make sure it’s turned up.
 The Dolby Digital or DTS source you are listening to may not
have an LFE channel.
 Switch the subwoofer setting in Speaker Setting on page 46 to
YES or PLUS.
 Switch the LFE ATT (LFE Attenuate) on page 36 to LFEATT 0 or
LFEATT 5.
 No sound from surround or center speakers.
 Connect the speakers properly (page 13).
 Refer to Speaker Setting on page 46 to check the speaker
settings.
 Refer to Channel Level on page 48 to check the speaker levels.
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 The OSD screen (Home Menu, etc.) isn’t displayed.
 The OSD will not appear if you have connected using the
composite output to your TV. Use HDMI connection when
setting up the system.
 The Phase Control feature doesn’t seem to have an
audible effect.
 If applicable, check that the lowpass filter switch on your
subwoofer is off, or the lowpass cutoff is set to the highest
frequency setting. If there is a PHASE setting on your
subwoofer, set it to 0º (or depending on the subwoofer, the
setting where you think it has the best overall effect on the
sound).
 Make sure the speaker distance setting is correct for all
speakers (see Speaker Distance on page 48).
 Considerable noise in radio broadcasts.
 Connect the antenna (page 20) and adjust the position for best
reception.
 Route any loose cables away from the antenna terminals and
wires.
 Fully extend the FM wire antenna, position for best reception,
and secure to a wall (or connect an outdoor FM antenna).
 Connect an additional internal or external AM antenna
(page 20).
 Turn off equipment causing interference or move it away from
the receiver (or move antennas farther away from equipment
causing noise).
 Broadcast stations cannot be selected automatically.
 Connect an outdoor antenna (page 20).
 Noise during playback of a cassette deck.
 Move the cassette deck away from your receiver, until the noise
disappears.
 No sound is output or a noise is output when software
with DTS is played back.
 Make sure the player’s settings are correct and/or the DTS
signal out is on. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with
the DVD player.
 There seems to be a time lag between the speakers and
the output of the subwoofer.
 See Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC) on
page 23 to set up your system again using MCACC (this will
automatically compensate for a delay in the subwoofer output).
 After using the Auto MCACC setup, the speaker size
setting (LARGE or SMALL) is incorrect.
 Low-frequency noise could have been caused by an air
conditioner or motor. Switch off all appliances in the room and
rerun the Auto MCACC setup.
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 Can’t operate the remote control.
 Replace the batteries (page 10).
 Operate within 7 m (23 ft.), 30º of the remote sensor (page 10).
 Remove the obstacle or operate from another position.
 Avoid exposing the remote sensor on the front panel to direct
light.
 Display blinks 12V ERR.
 An error has arisen in the 12 V trigger jack. Reconnect
accurately then turn the power back on.
 The display is dark or off.
 Press DIMMER on the remote control repeatedly to return to
the default.
 The receiver doesn’t recognize iPod touch/iPhone.
 Try the following.
1. Simultaneously keep pressing the sleep button and home
button on the iPod touch or iPhone for over 10 seconds to
restart.
2. Turn on the receiver.
3. Connect the iPod touch/iPhone to the receiver.
Additional information
 The Bluetooth wireless technology device cannot be
connected or operated. Sound from the Bluetooth
wireless technology device is not emitted or the sound is
interrupted.
 Check that no object that emits electromagnetic waves in the
2.4 GHz band (microwave oven, wireless LAN device or
Bluetooth wireless technology apparatus) is near the unit. If
such an object is near the unit, set the unit far from it. Or, stop
using the object emitting the electromagnetic waves.
 Check that the Bluetooth wireless technology device is not too
far from the unit and that obstructions are not set between the
Bluetooth wireless technology device and the unit. Set the
Bluetooth wireless technology device and the unit so that the
distance between them is less than about 10 m and no
obstructions exist between them.
 Check that the Bluetooth ADAPTER and the ADAPTER PORT
terminal of the unit are correctly connected.
 The Bluetooth wireless technology device may not be set to the
communication mode supporting the Bluetooth wireless
technology. Check the setting of the Bluetooth wireless
technology device.
 Check that pairing is correct. The pairing setting was deleted
from this unit or the Bluetooth wireless technology device.
Reset the pairing.
 Check that the profile is correct. Use a Bluetooth wireless
technology device that supports A2DP profile and AVRCP
profile.
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NETWORK feature
 Cannot access the network.
 The LAN cable is not firmly connected. Firmly connect the LAN
cable (page 19).
 The router is not switched on. Switch on the router.
 Internet security software is currently installed in the
connected component. There are cases where a component
with Internet security software installed cannot be accessed.
 The audio component on the network which has been
switched off is switched on. Switch on the audio component
on the network before switching on this receiver.
 Playback does not start while ‘Connecting Wired...’
continues to be displayed.
 The component is currently disconnected from this receiver or
the power supply. Check whether the component is properly
connected to this receiver or the power supply.
 The PC or Internet radio is not properly operated.
 The corresponding IP address is not properly set. Switch on the
built-in DHCP server function of your router, or set up the
network manually according to your network environment
(page 51).
 The IP address is being automatically configured. The
automatic configuration process takes time. Please wait.
 The audio files stored on components on the network,
such as a PC, cannot be played back.
 Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media Player 12 is not
currently installed on your PC. Install Windows Media Player 11
or Windows Media Player 12 on your PC.
 Audio files recorded in MPEG-4 AAC or FLAC are being played
back on Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media Player
12. Audio files recorded in MPEG-4 AAC or FLAC cannot be
played back on Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media
Player 12. Try using another server. Refer to the operation
manual supplied with your server.
 The component connected to the network is not properly
operated.
- Check whether the component is affected by special
circumstances or is in the sleep mode.
- Try rebooting the component if necessary.
 The component connected to the network does not permit file
sharing. Try changing the settings for the component
connected to the network.
 The folder stored on the component connected to the network
has been deleted or damaged. Check the folder stored on the
component connected to the network.
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 Network connections could be restricted due to the
computer’s network settings, security settings, etc. Check the
computer’s network settings, security settings, etc.
 Cannot access the component connected to the network.
 The component connected to the network is not properly set. If
the client is automatically authorized, you need to enter the
corresponding information again. Check whether the
connection status is set to “Do not authorize”.
 There are no playable audio files on the component connected
to the network. Check the audio files stored on the component
connected to the network.
 Audio playback is undesirably stopped or disturbed.
 The audio file currently being played back was not recorded in
a format playable on this receiver.
- Check whether the audio file was recorded in a format
supported by this receiver.
- Check whether the folder has been damaged or corrupted.
- Note that there are cases where even the audio files listed as
playable on this receiver cannot be played back or displayed
(page 45).
 The LAN cable is currently disconnected. Connect the LAN
cable properly (page 19).
 There is heavy traffic on the network with the Internet being
accessed on the same network. Use 100BASE-TX to access the
components on the network.
 When in the DMR mode, depending on the external controller
being used, playback may be interrupted when a volume
operation is performed from the controller. In this case, adjust
the volume from the receiver or remote control.
 Cannot access Windows Media Player 11 or Windows
Media Player 12.
 In case of Windows Media Player 11: You are currently logged
onto the domain through your PC with Windows XP or
Windows Vista installed. Instead of logging onto the domain,
log onto the local machine (page 39).
 In case of Windows Media Player 12: You are currently logged
onto the domain through your PC with Windows 7 installed.
Instead of logging onto the domain, log onto the local machine
(page 39).
Additional information
 Cannot listen to Internet radio stations.
 The firewall settings for components on the network are
currently in operation. Check the firewall settings for
components on the network.
 You are currently disconnected from the Internet. Check the
connection settings for components on the network, and
consult with your network service provider if necessary
(page 41).
 The broadcasts from an Internet radio station are stopped or
interrupted. There are cases where you cannot listen to some
Internet radio stations even when they are listed in the list of
Internet radio stations on this receiver (page 39).
 The NETWORK function cannot be operated with the
buttons on the remote control.
 The remote control is not currently set to the NETWORK mode.
Press NETWORK to set the remote control to the NETWORK
mode (page 43).
HDMI
 No picture or sound.
 If the problem still persists when connecting your HDMI
component directly to your monitor, please consult the
component or monitor manual or contact the manufacturer for
support.
 No picture.
 Depending in the output settings of the source component, it
may be outputting a video format that can’t be displayed.
Change the output settings of the source, or connect using the
composite video jacks.
 This receiver is HDCP-compatible. Check that the components
you are connecting are also HDCP-compatible. If they are not,
please connect them using the composite video jacks.
 Depending on the connected source component, it’s possible
that it will not work with this receiver (even if it is HDCPcompatible). In this case, connect using the composite video
jacks between source and receiver.
 If video images do not appear on your TV, try adjusting the
resolution, Deep Color or other setting for your component.
 To output signals in Deep Color, use an HDMI cable (High
Speed HDMI® Cable) to connect this receiver to a component
or TV with the Deep Color feature.
 No sound, or sound suddenly ceases.
 Check that the HDMI setting is set to AMP (page 36).
 If the component is a DVI device, use a separate connection for
the audio.
 HDMI format digital audio transmissions require a longer time
to be recognized. Due to this, interruption in the audio may
occur when switching between audio formats or beginning
playback.
 Turning on/off the device connected to this unit’s HDMI OUT
terminal during playback, or disconnecting/connecting the
HDMI cable during playback, may cause noise or interrupted
audio.
 Synchronized operation not possible using Control with
HDMI function.
 Check the HDMI connections.
 The cable may be damaged.
 Select ON for the Control with HDMI setting (see HDMI Setup
on page 52).
 Turn the TV’s power on before turning on this receiver’s power.
 Set the TV side Control with HDMI setting to on (see TV’s
operating instructions).
Important information regarding the HDMI
connection
There are cases where you may not be able to route HDMI
signals through this receiver (this depends on the HDMI
equipped component you are connecting-check with the
manufacturer for HDMI compatibility information).
If you aren’t receiving HDMI signals properly through this
receiver (from your component), please try the following
configuration when connecting up.
Configuration A
Use component video cables to connect the video output of
your HDMI-equipped component to the receiver’s component
video input. The receiver can then convert the analog
component video signal to a digital HDMI signal for
transmission to the display. For this configuration, use the
most convenient connection (digital is recommended) for
sending audio to the receiver. See the operating instructions
for more on audio connections.
Note
• The picture quality will change slightly during conversion.
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Configuration B
Connect your HDMI-equipped component directly to the
display using an HDMI cable. Then use the most convenient
connection (digital is recommended) for sending audio to the
receiver. See the operating instructions for more on audio
connections. Set the display volume to minimum when using
this configuration.
Additional information
About iPod/iPhone/iPad
About FLAC
FLAC Decoder
Note
• Depending on the component, audio output may be limited
to the number of channels available from the connected
display unit (for example audio output is reduced to 2
channels for a monitor with stereo audio limitations).
• If you want to switch the input source, you’ll have to switch
functions on both the receiver and your display unit.
• Since the sound is muted on the display when using the
HDMI connection, you must adjust the volume on the
display every time you switch input sources.
“Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone” and “Made for iPad” mean
that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect
specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has
been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance
standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this
device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards.
Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone,
or iPad may affect wireless performance.
Apple, AirPlay, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod
touch, iTunes and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered
in the U.S. and other countries.
The AirPlay logo is a trademark of Apple Inc.
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Copyright © 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Josh Coalson
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or
without modification, are permitted provided that the
following conditions are met:
• Redistributions of source code must retain the above
copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
disclaimer.
• Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials
provided with the distribution.
• Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation nor the
names of its contributors may be used to endorse or
promote products derived from this software without
specific prior written permission.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS
AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO
EVENT SHALL THE FOUNDATION OR CONTRIBUTORS BE
LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE
GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGE.
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Additional information
About messages displayed when using
network functions
Refer to the following information when you come up with a
status message while operating the Network functions.
Status messages
Descriptions
Connection Down
The selected category or Internet radio
station cannot be accessed.
File Format Error
Cannot be played back for some
reasons.
Track Not Found
The selected song has not been found
anywhere on the network.
Server Error
The selected server cannot be accessed.
Server Disconnected The server has been disconnected.
Empty
There are no files stored in the selected
folder.
License Error
The license for the contents to be played
back is invalid.
Item Already Exists
This is displayed when the file you have
attempted to register in the Favorites
folder has already been registered.
Favorite List Full
This is displayed when you have
attempted to register a file in the
Favorites folder but the Favorites folder is
already full.
Resetting the main unit
Use this procedure to reset all the receiver’s settings to the
factory default. Use the front panel controls to do this.
• For instructions on resetting the network connection
settings, see Factory Reset on page 42.
1
holding down BAND, press and hold
2 While
STANDBY/ON for about two seconds.
you see RESET? appear in the display, press
3 When
AUTO SURROUND/STREAM DIRECT.
Switch the receiver into standby.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”,
“Pro Logic”, “Surround EX”, and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
OK? shows in the display.
ALC/STANDARD SURR to confirm.
4 Press
OK appears in the display to indicate that the receiver
has been reset to the factory default settings.
Important
• If the Control with HDMI function is set to ON, you may not
be able to reset the unit. In this case, reset either by turning
OFF the Control with HDMI function, or by putting the unit
into standby mode by turning off the power of all the
connected devices, and resetting after the HDMI indicator
on the front panel turns off.
Cleaning the unit
• Use a polishing cloth or dry cloth to wipe off dust and dirt.
• When the surface is dirty, wipe with a soft cloth dipped in
some neutral cleanser diluted five or six times with water,
and wrung out well, and then wipe again with a dry cloth.
Do not use furniture wax or cleansers.
• Never use thinners, benzine, insecticide sprays or other
chemicals on or near this unit, since these will corrode the
surface.
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Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674;
5,974,380; 6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,212,872; 7,333,929;
7,392,195; 7,272,567 & other U.S. and worldwide patents
issued & pending. DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS-HD and the
Symbol together are registered trademarks & DTS-HD Master
Audio is a trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes software.
© DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Specifications
Amplifier section
Continuous average power output of 80 watts* per
channel, min., at 8 ohms, from 20 Hz to 20 000 Hz with no
more than 0.08 %** total harmonic distortion.
Front (stereo) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 W + 80 W
Guaranteed speaker impedance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Ω to 16 Ω
* Measured pursuant to the Federal Trade Commission’s Trade
Regulation rule on Power Output Claims for Amplifiers
** Measured by Audio Spectrum Analyzer
Audio Section
Input (Sensitivity/Impedance)
LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200 mV/47 kΩ
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (IHF, short circuited, A network)
LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio [EIA, at 1 W (1 kHz)]
LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79 dB
Video Section
Signal level
Composite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Vp-p (75 Ω)
Tuner Section
Frequency Range (FM). . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.5 MHz to 108 MHz
Antenna Input (FM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Ω unbalanced
Frequency Range (AM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530 kHz to 1700 kHz
Antenna (AM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Loop antenna
Digital In/Out Section
HDMI terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Type A (19-pin)
HDMI output type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 V, 100 mA
USB terminal . . . . . . . USB2.0 High Speed (Type A) 5 V, 2.1 A
iPod terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . USB, and Video (Composite)
ADAPTER PORT terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 V, 100 mA
Additional information
Integrated control section
The Safety of Your Ears is in Your Hands
Miscellaneous
Get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a
safe level – a level that lets the sound come through
clearly without annoying blaring or distortion and, most
importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing.
Sound can be deceiving. Over time, your hearing
“comfort level” adapts to higher volumes of sound, so
what sounds “normal” can actually be loud and
harmful to your hearing. Guard against this by setting
your equipment at a safe level BEFORE your hearing
adapts.
Control (IR) terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ø 3.5 Mini-jack (MONO)
IR signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Active (High Level: 2.0 V)
12 V Trigger terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ø 3.5 Mini-jack (MONO)
12 V Trigger output type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 V, 50 mA
Power Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .520 W
In standby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.4 W (Control OFF)
Dimensions . . . . . 435 mm (W) x 168 mm (H) x 342.5 mm (D)
173/16 in. (W) x 65/8 in. (H) x 145/16 in. (D)
Weight (without package). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.3 kg (20 lb 9 oz)
Furnished Parts
Microphone (for Auto MCACC setup) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Dry cell batteries (AAA size IEC R03). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
AM loop antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
FM wire antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
iPod cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Warranty card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Quick start guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Safety Brochure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
These operating instructions (CD-ROM)
Note
• Specifications and the design are subject to possible
modifications without notice, due to improvements.
• This product includes FontAvenue® fonts licensed by NEC
Corporation. FontAvenue is a registered trademark of NEC
Corporation.
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LAN terminal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 BASE-T/100 BASE-TX
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ESTABLISH A SAFE LEVEL:
• Set your volume control at a low setting.
• Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it
comfortably and clearly, without distortion.
• Once you have established a comfortable sound
level, set the dial and leave it there.
BE SURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING
GUIDELINES:
• Do not turn up the volume so high that you can’t
hear what’s around you.
• Use caution or temporarily discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
• Do not use headphones while operating a motorized
vehicle; the use of headphones may create a traffic
hazard and is illegal in many areas.
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operating instructions, or accessories, please go to one of following URLs :
Pour enregistrer votre produit, trouver le service après-vente agréé le plus proche et pour acheter des
pièces de rechange, des modes d’emploi ou des accessoires, reportez-vous aux URL suivantes :
In the USA/Aux Etats-Unis
http://www.pioneerelectronics.com
In Canada/Aux Canada
http://www.pioneerelectronics.ca
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