T-4555P_En.book Page 1 Wednesday, August 9, 2006 3:42 PM Multi-Platform Tuner T-4555P Instruction Manual Thank you for purchasing an Onkyo Multi-Platform Tuner. Please read this manual thoroughly before mak- ing connections and plugging in the unit. Following the instructions in this manual will enable you to obtain optimum performance and listening enjoyment from your new Tuner.
T-4555P_En.book Page 2 Wednesday, August 9, 2006 3:42 PM WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
T-4555P must be plugged into an AC outlet in order to charge the backup system. Once it has been charged, the T-4555P will retain the settings for several weeks, although this depends on the environment and will be shorter in humid climates.
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Supplied Accessories ...6 Before Using the T-4555P...6 Connecting the Supplied Power Cord ...6 Installing the Batteries ...7 Aiming the Remote Controller ...7 Getting to Know the T-4555P ...8 Front Panel ...8 Display...9 Setting the Display Brightness ...9 Rear Panel ...10 Remote Controller ...11...
(Plug type varies from country to country.) * In catalogs and on packaging, the letter added to the end of the product name indicates the color of the T-4555P. Speci- ﬁcations and operation are the same regardless of color. Before Using the T-4555P Connecting the Supplied Power Cord Plug the supplied power cord into this AC INLET.
ﬂuorescent lights. Keep this in mind when installing. • If another remote controller of the same type is used in the same room, or the T-4555P is installed close to equipment that uses infrared rays, the remote control- ler may not work reliably.
STANDBY/ON button (19) Sets the T-4555P to On or Standby. STANDBY indicator (19) Lights up when the T-4555P is on Standby. CATEGORY [ ]/[ ] buttons (23, 26) Used to select categories for satellite radio. With HD Radio stations, they’re used to select multicast channels.
T-4555P_En.book Page 9 Wednesday, August 9, 2006 3:42 PM Getting to Know the T-4555P —Continued Display 1 2 3 XM (requires C-HDXM tuner board) Lights up if the installed tuner board supports XM Satellite Radio. When XM is selected, a box appears around it.
4 5 6 7 The 12V TRIGGER OUT jack can be connected to the 12-volt trigger input on another component, so that when the T-4555P is turned on, the other com- ponent turns on as well. IR IN/OUT (18) A commercially available IR receiver can be con- nected to the IR IN jack, allowing you to control the T-4555P while you’re in another room, or control it...
T-4555P_En.book Page 11 Wednesday, August 9, 2006 3:42 PM Remote Controller Remote Controller STANDBY/ON button (19) Sets the T-4555P to On or Standby. Number buttons (20, 23, 28) Used to select radio presets by number, and to enter AM/FM station frequencies and XM Radio channel numbers in Direct Tuning mode.
Board slot Caution: • Before installing or removing a board, be sure to turn off the T-4555P and unplug the power cord from the wall out- let. Failure to do so could seriously damage your equipment. AM Frequency Step Setup In most cases, you do not need to perform the following procedure.
Use the Allen wrench, hexagonal socket head screws, removal thumbscrews, and so on supplied with the tuner board. Turn off the T-4555P, and then unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Use the supplied Allen wrench to unscrew the two hexagonal socket head screws that are securing the existing board or blanking plate.
Attach the FM antenna, as shown. Insert the plug fully into the jack. Once the T-4555P is ready for use, you’ll need to tune into an FM radio station and adjust the posi- tion of the FM antenna to achieve the best possi- ble reception.
TV/FM antenna splitter, as shown. TV/FM antenna splitter To T-4555P Connecting an Outdoor AM Antenna If good reception cannot be achieved using the AM loop antenna, an outdoor AM antenna can be used in addition to the loop antenna, as shown.
TUNER Ampliﬁer Note: • If the T-4555P is used with another Onkyo compo- nent, such as the A-9555, refer to its instruction man- ual as well. RCA Audio Connection Color Coding • Red plugs are used for the right channel, white plugs are used for the left channel.
Likewise, to have another component turn on automati- cally when the T-4555P is turned on, connect the T-4555P’s 12V TRIGGER OUT jack to a 12-volt trig- ger input on the other component with a miniplug cable.
Xantech Controlling the T-4555P When It’s Out of Range If the T-4555P is located in another room, installed in a cabinet, or out of range of its remote controller, you can use a commercially available IR receiver to pickup the remote controller signals and feed them to the T-4555P, as shown below.
The T-4555P turns on, and the STANDBY indicator goes off. Remote controller To turn off the T-4555P, press the [STANDBY/ON] button. The T-4555P will enter Standby mode. Note that the T-4555P is not com- pletely shutdown in Standby mode.
T-4555P_En.book Page 20 Wednesday, August 9, 2006 3:42 PM Turning On and Listening to AM and FM Radio —Continued When tuned into a station, the TUNED indicator appears. Tuning into weak stereo FM stations If the signal from a stereo FM station is weak, it may be impossible to get good reception.
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Radio IDs: I, O, S, F. • XM Satellite Radio will transmit a special signal to the T-4555P to activate the full channel lineup. Acti- vation normally takes between 10 and 15 minutes, but during busy peak periods, you may need to leave the...
Channel Search Mode Press the [TUNING MODE] but- ton to select Channel Search mode. Remote controller Use the T-4555P’s TUNING/CH ] button, or remote con- troller’s Up and Down Arrow ] buttons to select a chan- nel. You can also use the remote control- Remote controller ler’s Left and Right Arrow [...
The signal is too weak. Check the XM Mini-Tuner DISPLAY and/or antenna connection and reposition it for the best reception. LOADING The T-4555P is tuning or decoding audio or text data. Please wait. OFF AIR The XM channel you selected is not currently broad- casting. Select another channel.
Station name Band HD Radio channel number • If the current AM or FM station supports HD Radio technology, the station’s name will be displayed instead of the band and frequency. • When music data is received, song title and artist name information will be displayed next to the HD indicator.
Song title information Using RDS RDS stands for Radio Data System and is a method of transmitting data in FM radio signals. RDS is approved by the National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) and is available in North America. Many FM stations use it these days. In addition to dis- playing text information, RDS can also help you ﬁnd...
Repeat this procedure for all of your favorite radio stations. Selecting Presets ■ Using the PRESET buttons: To select a preset, use the T-4555P’s PRESET [ ]/[ ] but- tons, or the remote controller’s PRESET [+]/[–] buttons. Remote controller ■ Using the Auto Scan function: Press the [AUTO SCAN] button.
Check whether the remote con- troller operates the T-4555P properly. Note: • The remote controller and T-4555P must be set to the same remote control ID. Otherwise, you won’t be able to control the T-4555P with the remote control- ler.
• Make sure that the power cord is properly plugged into the wall outlet (see page 19). And also, make sure that the other end of the power cord is properly connected to the T-4555P’s AC INLET (see page 6).
• Replace both batteries with new ones. (Do not mix different types of batteries or new and old batteries.) • The remote controller is too far away from the T-4555P, or there’s an obstacle between them (see page 7). • The T-4555P’s remote control sensor is being subjected to bright light (inverter-type ﬂuorescent light or sunlight).
T-4555P_En.book Page 31 Wednesday, August 9, 2006 3:42 PM Speciﬁcations General Power Supply: AC 120 V, 60 Hz Power Consumption: 27 W (when C-HDXM board is used) Stand-by Power Consumption: 0.2 W Dimensions (W × H × D): 435 × 81 × 306 mm (17-1/8" × 3-3/16" × 12-1/16") (not include a board) Weight: 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs.) (not include a board) Tuning frequency range:...