Italia DICHIARAZIONE DI CONFORMITA’ Si dichiara che l’apparecchio HTR9900, AVR9900 Philips risponde alle prescrizioni dell’art. 2 comma 1 del D.M. 28 Agosto 1995 n. 548. Fatto a Eindhoven Philips Consumer Electronics Philips, Glaslaan 25616 JB Eindhoven, Norge Typeskilt ﬁ nnes på apparatens underside.
Contents 1 Important Safety and important notice Recycle notice Trademark notice 2 Your product Product overview Remote control Front panel Rear panel 3 Connect Place the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver 14 Connect speakers and subwoofer Connect radio antennas Connect power cord 4 Setup Subwoofer setup Speaker setup (SmartEQ)
1 Important Safety and important notice Warning! • Risk of overheating! Never install the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver in a conﬁ ned space. Always leave a space of at least 4 inches around the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver for ventilation. Ensure curtains or other objects never cover the ventilation slots on the High Deﬁ...
Mains fuse (UK only) This High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver is ﬁ tted with an approved moulded plug. Should it become necessary to replace the mains fuse, this must be replaced with a fuse of the same value as indicated on the plug (example 10A). Remove fuse cover and fuse.
Turns on the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver or turns it off to standby mode. BLU-PLAYER 2 • Turns on or turns off Philips Blu-Ray player to standby mode. SOURCE • Press this button for direct access to different source inputs selections.
TONE • Toggle to select different tone control: activate or deactivate tone control, bass tone or treble tone. • Turns on or off tone control circuits or selects bass or treble tone. TEST TONE • Press this button for the test tone of each speaker only when in "Speaker Levels"...
Front panel a b c d e f • Turns on the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver or turn off to standby mode. SETUP / MENU • Accesses or exits the Main menu options. SURROUND • Toggle to select through the various listening mode options.
CD or DVD players, HDTV or satellite tuners and other devices. Note • For Philips TV, connect it to the COAXIAL IN-TV. COAXIAL OUT OPTICAL OUT • Connect to the corresponding S/PDIF digital (coaxial/optical) input of a...
HDMI MONITOR OUT • Connect the HDMI OUT to a HDTV or projector with HDMI input. HDMI connection provides the best video quality. COMPONENT VIDEO IN 1-2-3, COMPONENT MONITOR OUT • Connect the Component video inputs to Component Video outputs from compatible source devices, typically a DVD player and terrestrial or satellite HDTV tuner.
PRE-OUT • Connect the SW output to powered subwoofer. • The PRE-OUT makes it possible to use the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver as a pre-ampliﬁ er to external power ampliﬁ ers for some or all channels. Connect FRONT L, FRONT R, CENTER, SURR R, SURR L, SURR-BL, SURR-BR and SUBW to the respective channel input of a power ampliﬁ...
VIDEO-AUDIO IN 1, VIDEO-AUDIO OUT 1 • Connect VIDEO-AUDIO IN 1 to the analogue audio/video output port of a recording device such as a video cassette recorder, DVD recorder or to an outboard audio/video processor. • Connect VIDEO-AUDIO OUT 1 to the recording device’s corresponding analogue audio/video input port.
AC INPUT • The High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver comes supplied with a separate AC Mains cable. Before connecting the cable to a live wall socket, ensure that it is ﬁ rmly connected to the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver’s AC Mains input socket ﬁ...
3 Connect Make the following connections to use your High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver. Connect this High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver: • Speakers and subwoofer (only included for HTR9900) • Radio antenna • Power Connect other devices: • Different types of connectors may be used to connect this product to your TV and other audio/video devices (for example, cable box, recorder, blu-ray disc player)
Connect speakers and subwoofer • Speakers and subwoofer are supplied with HTR9900 only Connect the speakers and subwoofer to the matching sockets on this High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver. Connect radio antennas Assemble the loop antenna Rotate the outer frame of the antenna. Insert the bottom edge of the outer frame into the groove on the stand.
4 Setup Subwoofer setup (For HTR9900 only) Fine-tune the subwoofer setting based on your listening preferences. Turn the subwoofer on with the POWER switch, Play music with bass content. Turn the OUTPUT LEVEL switch clockwise until you begin to hear the source.
Speaker setup (SmartEQ) The SmartEQ feature uses a microphone, along with sophisticated digital electronics built into your High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver, to automatically setup and calibrate the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver to the exact speakers and speaker placement of your own unique Home Theatre.
After the measurements, the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver calculates the ideal system response for your particular room and speaker setup. If some inconsistencies or discrepancies are detected during the setup, the process maybe interrupted or the problem is shown in the particular setup window.
Listening mode setup The High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver has various listening mode options and is mostly conﬁ gurable. These are provided to reproduce a variety of sound effects depending upon the content of the source to be played. Use a combination of B and vV buttons to conﬁ...
• [Other] If [None] is selected above for any of the Dolby Digital 2 Channel, Dolby Digital Surround and DTS options or if the audio input is an analogue signal, this [Other] section will manage the default audio format as per the [Digital] or [Analog Audio] settings.
[DTS Setup] Under this menu, the Centre Gain settings of DTS Neo:6 Music can be adjusted. DTS Setup : Neo:6 Music Center Gain : 0.2 [Center gain (0 to 0.5)] • – Adjust for better centre image in relation to the surround sound channels.
recorded in Dolby Digital Surround EX. With this additional channel you will experience improved dynamics and a better sensation of movement within the sound ﬁ eld. If media sources recorded in Dolby Digital EX are decoded with a Digital EX decoder, the format is detected automatically, and the Dolby Digital EX mode is selected.
[DTS+Neo:6™ Surround] - • applies the conventional 2-channel signals such as digital PCM or analogue stereo signals to the high precision digital matrix decoder used for DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 to achieve 6.1-channel surround playback. DTS Neo:6 surround includes two modes for selecting the optimum decoding of the signal sources: [Neo:6 Cinema]...
5 Enjoy Select a play source Route the audio from other devices to this High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver to enjoy the audio play with multi-channel surround capabilities. You can choose to connect to analogue or digital input socket depending on the device capabilities.
Listen to radio The High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver’s internal AM/FM tuner offers very high quality sound from radio broadcasts. The reception and sound quality will always be dependent to a degree however on the type of antenna(s) used as well as proximity to the broadcast origin, geography and weather conditions.
Note • One can store the same channel in two preset locations - one with "FM STEREO ON" and another with "FM STEREO OFF". Name a radio preset You can assign an eight character 'User Name' to each radio preset, which will show in the front-panel readout whenever that preset is recalled.
6 Adjust settings Settings menu The Settings menu allows one to customise the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver to the ancillary device used in one’s speciﬁ c AV system. Unless your system exactly matches the factory defaults, you will need to use the Settings menu to conﬁ...
• [Name] A new Name maybe assigned to a Source label. For example, if your DVD player is attached to "Source 3", it is possible to rename "Source 3" to 'DVD Player'. 1) In order to rename the Source label, scroll to “Name”, press B and then vV to pick and select through the alphanumeric selections.
• [Video] A speciﬁ c video input can be assigned a particular Source. The following are the assignable Video inputs: [HDMI Blu-ray Player/2/3/4] > [Component 1/2/3] > [S-Video 1/2/3/4] > [S-Video Front] > [Composite 1/2/3/4] > [Composite Front] If [Off] is selected, no video input signal is selected by the particular Source.
[Speaker Conﬁ guration] Speaker Configuration Front : S 80Hz Center : S 80Hz Surround : S 80Hz Back : S 80Hz Subwoofer : On Every surround-sound system requires “bass-management” to direct low frequency content from any or all channels to the speakers best able to reproduce it.
Setting speaker levels at test mode While at [Speaker Levels] menu, press the TEST TONE button activating the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver’s Speaker Levels balancing test signal. You will hear a “surf” sound as you continue testing your speakers beginning with the Front Left.
Trigger setup Settings menu Source setup Trigger out Speaker setup Delay Trigger setup Listening Mode setup Video setup Language setup The High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver features a conﬁ gurable +12V DC Trigger Output that can be used to activate a device or system it is fed into.
[Stereo] • - All output is directed to the front left/right channels. Low frequencies are directed by default to the subwoofer if one is present in the Speaker settings. Select “Stereo” when you wish to listen to a stereo (or monaural) production, such as music CD or FM broadcast, without surround enhancement.
[Tone controls] Listening mode Pure tone Audio synchs Treble Tone controls Bass Settings menu Pure Tone allows you vary or completely bypass the tone control section of the High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver. [Off] is selected, the Tone Control • circuits are active.
• [Cross Color suppressor] – Remove cross colour artifacts that can occur when high-frequency luminance (brightness) signals are misinterpreted as chroma (colour) signals. This can cause unwanted ﬂ ickering, ﬂ ashing colours or rainbow patterns. Select [On] to turn on this feature; otherwise, select [Off].
High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver and get support at www.philips.com/ welcome. If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the model and serial number of your High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver. The model number and serial number are on the back or bottom of this player.
8 Speciﬁ cations Note • Speciﬁ cation and design are subject to change without notice. • This High Deﬁ nition A/V Receiver does not support Philips EasyLink. Accessories supplied • 1 AM loop antenna • 1 FM antenna cable •...
• [Contrast] – Adjust bright areas (white level) of the picture. • [Color] – If brightness and contrast levels are set optimally, adjust the colour control to the level of your preference. • [MPEG Noise reduction] designed to address two speciﬁ c types of video distortion - mosquito noise and blocking artifacts.