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RX-V1400
AV Receiver
OWNER'S MANUAL

Summary of Contents

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    RX-V1400 AV Receiver OWNER'S MANUAL...

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. • Explanation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...

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    This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2 IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.

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    Retain this Owner’s Manual in a safe place for future reference. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION FEATURES... 2 GETTING STARTED... 3 Supplied accessories ... 3 Installing batteries in the remote control ... 3 CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS ... 4 Front panel ... 4 Remote control... 6 Using the remote control ... 7 Front panel display ... 8 Rear panel ...

  • Page 6: Features

    Center: 110 W Surround: 110 W + 110 W Surround Back: 110 W + 110 W Sound field features Proprietary Yamaha technology for the creation of sound fields Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital EX Decoder DTS/DTS ES Matrix 6.1, Discrete 6.1, DTS...

  • Page 7: Getting Started, Supplied Accessories, Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    Supplied accessories Please check that you received all of the following parts. Batteries (4) Remote control (AAA, R03, UM-4) TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR LEARN SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP INPUT MODE PHONO TUNER MULTI CH IN V-AUX CBL/SAT MD/TAPE CD-R VCR 1 DVR/VCR2 SELECT POWER...

  • Page 8: Controls And Functions, Front Panel

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Front panel INPUT STANDBY SPEAKERS MULTI CH INPUT MODE INPUT 1 STANDBY/ON Turns on this unit or sets it to the standby mode. When you turn on this unit, you will hear a click and there will be a 4 to 5-second delay before this unit can reproduce sound.

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    B INPUT MODE Sets the priority (AUTO, DTS, ANALOG) for the type of signals received when one component is connected to two or more of this unit’s input jacks (see page 34). Priority cannot be set when MULTI CH INPUT is selected as the input source.

  • Page 10: Remote Control

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Remote control This section describes the function of each control on the remote control. See “REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES” on page 59 to operate other components with this remote control. TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP PHONO TUNER MULTI CH IN V - AUX...

  • Page 11: Using The Remote Control

    H SELECT k/n Selects another component that you can control independently of the input component selected with the input selector buttons. I AV POWER Turns on and off the power of the component selected by the input selector button. J AMP Selects AMP or other component selected by the input selector button.

  • Page 12: Front Panel Display

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Front panel display V–AUX DVR/VCR2 VCR 1 MATRIX VIRTUAL DISCRETE NIGHT DIGITAL SILENT 1 Decoder indicators When any of this unit’s decoders function, the respective indicator lights up. 2 Sound field indicators Light to indicate the active DSP sound fields. Presence DSP sound field Listening position Left surround...

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    J TUNED indicator Lights up when this unit is tuned in to a station. K MEMORY indicator Flashes to show a station can be stored. L 96/24 indicator Lights up when a DTS 96/24 signal is input to this unit. M LFE indicator Lights up when the input signal contains the LFE signal.

  • Page 14: Rear Panel

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Rear panel AUDIO AUDIO VIDEO DIGITAL OUTPUT OPTICAL VIDEO MD/TAPE (PLAY) MD/TAPE CD-R (REC) DIGITAL INPUT (PLAY) /SAT CD-R (REC) VCR 1 PHONO CBL/SAT DVR/ FRONT (6CH)/SB (8CH) VCR 2 COAXIAL ZONE 2 SURROUND CD-R DVR/ VCR 2 ZONE 3 WOOFER CENTER...

  • Page 15: Speaker Setup, Speaker Placement

    Ideally, they should be positioned at the same width as the front speakers. Subwoofer The use of a subwoofer, such as the YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System, is effective not only for reinforcing bass frequencies from any or all channels,...

  • Page 16: Speaker Connections

    SPEAKER SETUP Speaker connections Be sure to connect the left channel (L), right channel (R), “+” (red) and “–” (black) properly. If the connections are faulty, no sound will be heard from the speakers, and if the polarity of the speaker connections is incorrect, the sound will be unnatural and lack bass.

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    Speaker layout (U.S.A. model) You can connect both surround back and presence speakers to this unit, but they do not output sound simultaneously. • The surround back speakers output the surround back channel included in Dolby Digital EX and DTS ES software and only operate when the Dolby Digital EX or DTS ES decoder is turned on.

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    SURROUND terminals Connect surround speakers to these terminals. SUBWOOFER jack Connect a subwoofer with built-in amplifier, such as the YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System, to this jack. SURROUND BACK terminals Connect surround back speakers to these terminals. If you...

  • Page 19: Connections, Before Connecting Components

    Before connecting components CAUTION Do not connect this unit or other components to the mains power until all connections between components are complete. Signal directions and cable indications audio signal direction video signal direction For analog signals left analog cables right analog cables For digital signals optical cables...

  • Page 20: Connecting Video Components

    CONNECTIONS Connecting video components Connections for DVD playback Optical out DVD player Audio out AUDIO DIGITAL OUTPUT OPTICAL MD/TAPE ( PLAY ) MD/TAPE CD-R ( REC ) DIGITAL INPUT ( PLAY ) CD-R ( REC ) PHONO CBL/SAT MAIN/SURROUND BACK COAXIAL SURROUND WOOFER...

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    Connecting to the MULTI CH INPUT jacks This unit is equipped with 6 additional input jacks (left and right FRONT, CENTER, left and right SURROUND and SUBWOOFER) for discrete multi-channel input from a multi-disc player, external decoder, sound processor or pre- amplifier.

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    L AUDIO R OPTICAL S VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO AUX COMPONENT VIDEO TUNER FM ANT SURR 75Ω UNBAL. Connect a YAMAHA WOOF CD recorder that outputs OSD signals. (U.S.A. model) Optical out Audio out R Game Audio out L console or Video out...

  • Page 23: Connecting Audio Components

    Connecting audio components Connections for audio components Optical out Audio out CD player Coaxial out (U.S.A. model) Connecting a turntable PHONO jacks are for connecting a turntable with an MM or high-output MC cartridge. If you have a turntable with a low-output MC cartridge, use an in-line boosting transformer or MC-head amplifier when connecting to these jacks.

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    Surround back or presence channel line output jacks. 5 SUBWOOFER PRE OUT jack Connect a subwoofer with built-in amplifier, such as the YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System, to this jack. Notes • Each PRE OUT jack outputs the same channel signal as the corresponding speaker terminals.

  • Page 25: Connecting The Antennas

    • A property installed outdoor antenna provides clearer reception than an indoor one. If you experience poor reception quality, an outdoor antenna may improve the quality. Consult the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center about outdoor antennas. 75-ohm/300-ohm antenna adapter (U.K.

  • Page 26: Connecting The Power Supply Cord

    CONNECTIONS Connecting the power supply cord AC OUTLETS (U.S.A. model) VOLTAGE SELECTOR VOLTAGE SELECTOR (Asia and General models) Connecting the AC power cord (U.S.A. and Canada models) Plug the power cord into the AC inlet after all other connections are complete, then plug the power cord to an AC wall outlet.

  • Page 27: Speaker Impedance Setting, Turning On The Power

    Speaker impedance setting CAUTION If you are using 6 ohm speakers, set the impedance to 6 ohms as follows before turning on the power. Be sure this unit is in the standby mode. On the front panel, while pressing down SPEAKERS A, press STANDBY/ON.

  • Page 28: Auto Setup, Introduction, Optimizer Microphone Setup

    AUTO SETUP Introduction This receiver employs YAMAHA Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) technology which lets you avoid troublesome listening-based speaker setup and achieves highly accurate sound adjustments. The supplied optimizer microphone collects and analyzes the sound your speakers produce in your actual listening environment.

  • Page 29: Starting The Setup

    Starting the setup For best results, make sure the room is as quiet as possible during the auto setup procedure. If there is too much ambient noise, the results may not be satisfactory. If your subwoofer can adjust the output volume and the crossover frequency, set the volume to about half way (or slightly less) and set the crossover frequency to the maximum.

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    AUTO SETUP If you selected AUTO in step 6 The RESULT display appears for a few seconds after each check, then settings of the next item will start. The RESULT:EXIT display appears after all items are set. You can display each result by pressing u once and pressing i repeatedly before exiting.

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    Troubleshooting for auto setup procedure Before auto setup Error message Connect MIC! Optimizer microphone is not connected. Unplug HP! Headphones are connected. During auto setup Press j / i to display the detailed information about the individual error. Select RETRY to try auto setup procedure again. Error message E-1:NO FRONT SP Front L/R channel signal(s) is (are) not...

  • Page 32: Basic Setup, Using Basic Setup

    BASIC SETUP The basic system parameters are set automatically when you run auto setup (page 24). The basic settings are useful if you want to quickly setup your speakers or to manually adjust some of the items set in auto setup •...

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    Press d to select SPEAKERS, then press j / i to select the number of speakers connected to the unit. The choices vary as follows depending on the PRESENCE setting: PRESENCE setting Choices — — SL SB SR L L C R —...

  • Page 34: Basic Operations

    PLAYBACK Basic operations INPUT STANDBY PRESET/ PRESET TUNING A/B/C/D/E TUNING /TUNING FM/AM MEMORY MODE TUNER SPEAKERS MULTI CH INPUT MODE EDIT MAN'L/AUTO FM AUTO/MAN'L MONO INPUT PHONES S VIDEO VIDEO SILENT (U.S.A. model) TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR LEARN DISC SKIP SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP...

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    To listen with headphones (SILENT CINEMA) The SILENT CINEMA mode allows you to enjoy multi- channel music or movie sound, including Dolby Digital and DTS surround, through ordinary headphones. SILENT CINEMA activates automatically whenever you connect headphones to the PHONES jack while listening to CINEMA DSP or HiFi DSP sound field programs.

  • Page 36: Selecting Sound Field Programs

    PLAYBACK Selecting sound field programs Front panel operation INPUT STANDBY PRESET/ PRESET TUNING A/B/C/D/E TUNING /TUNING FM/AM MEMORY MODE TUNER SPEAKERS MULTI CH INPUT M MODE EDIT MAN'L/AUTO FM AUTO/MAN'L MONO INPUT PHONES S VIDEO VIDEO SILENT (U.S.A. model) Rotate PROGRAM to select the desired program. The name of the selected program appears on the front panel display and on the video monitor.

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    Notes • Some 6.1-channel compatible discs do not have a signal (flag) which this unit can automatically detect. When playing these kinds of discs with 6.1-channel, select “ON”. • 6.1-channel playback is not possible even if EX/ES is pressed in the following cases: –...

  • Page 38: Selecting Input Modes

    PLAYBACK Downmixing to 2 channels You can enjoy 2-channel stereo playback even from multi- channel sources. Rotate PROGRAM (or press STEREO on the remote control) to select 2ch Stereo. PROGRAM STEREO ENTERTAIN Front panel 2 c h S t e r e o You can use a subwoofer with this program when SWFR or BOTH is selected in LFE/BASS OUT.

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    Notes • When you play DTS encoded sources with the input mode set to AUTO: – This unit automatically switches to the DTS decoding mode. The unit remains in DTS mode (and the “t” indicator may flash) for up to 30 second after playback of the DTS source is complete.

  • Page 40: Tuning, Automatic And Manual Tuning

    TUNING Automatic and manual tuning There are 2 tuning methods; automatic and manual. Automatic tuning is effective when station signals are strong and there is no interference. Automatic tuning INPUT STANDBY PRESET/ PRESET TUNING A/B/C/D/E TUNING /TUNING FM/AM MEMORY MODE TUNER SPEAKERS MULTI CH...

  • Page 41: Presetting Stations

    Presetting stations Automatically presetting FM stations You can use the automatic preset tuning feature to store FM stations. This function enables this unit to automatically tune in to FM stations with strong signals, and to store up to 40 (8 stations x 5 groups) of those stations in order.

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    TUNING Manually presetting stations You can also store up to 40 stations (8 stations x 5 groups) manually. INPUT STANDBY PRESET/ PRESET TUNING A/B/C/D/E TUNING /TUNING FM/AM MEMORY MODE TUNER SPEAKERS MULTI CH INPUT MODE EDIT MAN'L/AUTO FM AUTO/MAN'L MONO INPUT PHONES S VIDEO...

  • Page 43: Selecting Preset Stations, Exchanging Preset Stations

    Selecting preset stations You can tune any desired station simply by selecting the preset station number under which it was stored. INPUT STANDBY PRESET/ PRESET TUNING A/B/C/D/E TUNING /TUNING FM/AM MEMORY MODE TUNER SPEAKERS MULTI CH INPUT MODE EDIT MAN'L/AUTO FM AUTO/MAN'L MONO INPUT PHONES...

  • Page 44: Recording

    RECORDING Recording adjustments and other operations are performed from the recording components. Refer to the operation instructions for those components. INPUT STANDBY PRESET/ PRESET TUNING RDS MODE A/B/C/D/E TUNING /TUNING FM/AM MEMORY MODE /FREQ TUNER SPEAKERS MULTI CH INPUT MODE EDIT MAN'L/AUTO FM AUTO/MAN'L MONO...

  • Page 45: Descriptions, For Movie/video Sources

    The Yamaha CINEMA DSP modes are compatible with all Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby Surround sources. Set INPUT MODE to AUTO (see page 34) to enable this unit to automatically switch to the appropriate digital decoder according to the input signal.

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    SOUND FIELD PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS Program DOLBY D EX CINEMA DSP enhanced 6.1 channel processing (Dolby Digital EX) for Dolby Digital sources. SUR. ENHANCED Standard 5.1 channel processing for DTS and 96kHz/24-bit DTS sources. SUR. STANDARD CINEMA DSP enhanced processing for DTS sources. SUR.

  • Page 47: For Music Sources

    For music sources You can select from the following sound fields when playing music sources, like CD, FM/AM broadcasting, tapes, etc. Program CONCERT HALL HiFi DSP processing. A classic shoe-box type concert hall with approximately 1700 seats. Pillars and ornate carvings create extremely complex reflections which produce a very full, rich sound.

  • Page 48: Selecting The Osd Mode, Using The Sleep Timer

    ADVANCED OPERATIONS Selecting the OSD mode You can display this unit’s operating information on a video monitor. If you display the SET MENU and sound field program parameter settings on a monitor, it is much easier to see the available options and parameters than it is by reading this information on the front panel display.

  • Page 49: Manually Adjusting Speaker Levels

    Canceling the sleep timer Press SLEEP repeatedly until “SLEEP OFF” appears on the front panel display. After a few seconds, “SLEEP OFF” disappears, and the “SLEEP” indicator goes off. SLEEP The sleep timer setting can also be canceled by pressing STANDBY on the remote control (or STANDBY/ON on the front panel) to set this unit to the standby mode.

  • Page 50: Using The Test Tone

    ADVANCED OPERATIONS Using the test tone You can use the test tone feature to manually balance your speaker levels. Please note that this operation will override the level adjustments made in “AUTO SETUP” (page 24), “Speaker level” (page 50) and “Manually adjusting speaker levels”...

  • Page 51: Set Menu

    You can use the following parameters in the set menu to adjust a variety of system settings and customize the way this unit operates. Change the initial settings (indicated in bold under each parameter) to reflect the needs of your listening environment.

  • Page 52: Using Set Menu

    SET MENU Option menu Use to adjust the optional system settings. Item DISPLAY SET Adjusts the OSD and converts video signals. MEMORY GUARD Locks sound field program parameters and other SET MENU settings. PARAM. INI Initializes the parameters of a group of sound field programs. SP IMP.

  • Page 53: Manual Setup: Sound

    Manual setup: SOUND Use to manually adjust any speaker setting or compensate for video signal processing delays when using LCD monitors or projectors. Most of the SOUND parameters are set automatically when you run auto setup (See page 24). 1 SOUND MENU .

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    SET MENU Presence speakers PRESENCE SP Choices: NONE, YES PRESENCE [YES NONE • Select YES if you have presence speakers. • Select NONE if you do not have presence speakers. LFE/bass out LFE/BASS OUT LFE signals carry low-frequency effects when this unit decodes a Dolby Digital or DTS signal.

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    Speaker distance SP DISTANCE Use this feature to manually input the distance of each speaker and adjust the delay applied to respective channel. Ideally, each speaker should be the same distance from the main listening position. However, this is not possible in most home situations.

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    SET MENU Dynamic range DYNAMIC RANGE Use to select the amount of dynamic range compression to be applied to your speakers or headphones. This setting is effective only when the unit is decoding Dolby Digital and DTS signals. To access these parameters, select: MANUAL SETUP >...

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    Headphone tone control Use to adjust the amount of bass and treble output to your headphones. To access these parameters, select: MANUAL SETUP > SOUND MENU > HP TONE CTRL > H)HP TONE CTRL . BASS TRBL : Up/Down -/+ : Adjust •...

  • Page 58: Manual Setup: Input

    SET MENU Manual setup: INPUT 2 INPUT MENU . A)I/O ASSIGNMENT B)INPUT MODE C)INPUT RENAME D)EXT.INPUT : Up/Down - / + : Select Input/output assignment You can assign jacks according to the component to be used if this unit’s initial settings do not correspond to your needs.

  • Page 59

    Input rename INPUT RENAME Use this feature to change the name of the inputs on the OSD and front panel display. MANUAL SETUP > INPUT MENU > INPUT RENAME > C)INPUT RENAME -> -/+ : Position : Character Press an input selector button to select the input you want to change the name of.

  • Page 60: Manual Setup: Option

    SET MENU Manual setup: OPTION 3 OPTION MENU . A)DISPLAY SET B)MEMORY GUARD C)PARAM. INI D)ZONE SET : Up/Down - / + : Select Display set DISPLAY SET MANUAL SETUP > OPTION MENU > DISPLAY SET > A)DISPLAY SET . DIMMER;;;;;;;;;0 OSD SHIFT;;;;;;0 GRAY BACK;;;AUTO V CONV.;;;;;;;ON...

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    Parameter initialization PARAM. INI Use this feature to initialize the parameters for each sound program within a sound program group. When field field you initialize a sound program group, all of the field parameter values within that group revert to their initial settings.

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    SET MENU Zone 2 set ZONE2 SET (U.S.A., Canada and Australia models only) MANUAL SETUP > OPTION MENU > ZONE2 SET > E)ZONE2 SET OUTPUT VOL;;VAR. ZONE2 AMP;;;OFF : Up/Down -/+ : Select Output volume OUTPUT VOL Use to select how the volume control will operate with regard to the ZONE 2 OUTPUT jacks.

  • Page 63: Remote Control Features, Control Area

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES In addition to controlling this unit, the remote control can also operate other A/V components made by YAMAHA and other manufacturers. To control other components, you must set up remote control with the appropriate manufacturer codes. This remote control also has a learn feature which allows the remote to acquire functions from other remote controls equipped with an infrared remote control transmitter.

  • Page 64: Setting Manufacturer Codes

    VCR 1 DVR/VCR2 Note You may not be able to operate your Yamaha component even if a Yamaha manufacturer code is initially set as listed above. In this case, try to set other Yamaha manufacturer code(s). Press an input selector button to select the source component you want to set up.

  • Page 65: Programming Codes From Other Remote Controls

    • The supplied remote control does not contain all possible manufacturer codes for commercially available AV components (including Yamaha AV components). If operation is not possible with any of the manufacturer codes, program the new remote control function with the Learn feature (see below) or use the remote control supplied with the component.

  • Page 66: Changing Source Names In The Display Window

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES Press and hold the button you want to program on the other remote control until “OK” appears in the display window. Notes • “NG” appears in the display window if programming was unsuccessful. In this case, start over from step 5. •...

  • Page 67: Clearing Function Sets, Clearing Individual Functions

    Clearing function sets You can clear all changes made in each function set, such as learned functions, renamed source names and setup manufacturer codes. Press CLEAR by using a ballpoint pen or similar object. CLEAR Complete each of the following steps in 30 seconds. Other wise, the learning mode will be automatically canceled.

  • Page 68: Controlling Each Component

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES Controlling each component Once you set the appropriate manufacturer codes, you can use this remote to control your other components. Note that some buttons may not correctly operate the selected component. Use the input selector buttons to select the component you want to operate.

  • Page 69

    Operating a digital TV (DTV area) or a cable/satellite TV (CBL/SAT area) TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR LEARN SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP INPUT MODE PHONO TUNER MULTI CH IN V-AUX CBL/SAT MD/TAPE CD-R VCR 1 DVR/VCR2 SELECT POWER POWER TV POWER AUDIO DISC SKIP TV operation –...

  • Page 70

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES Operating a CD player (CD area) TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP INPUT MODE PHONO TUNER MULTI CH IN V-AUX CBL/SAT MD/TAPE VCR 1 DVR/VCR2 SELECT POWER POWER TV POWER DISC SKIP AUDIO (CD changer) DISC SKIP Skip backward Search backward...

  • Page 71

    Operating a tape deck (MD/TAPE area) TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR LEARN SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP INPUT MODE PHONO TUNER MULTI CH IN V-AUX CBL/SAT MD/TAPE CD-R VCR 1 DVR/VCR2 SELECT POWER POWER TV POWER Pause Record AUDIO DISC SKIP Direction A –...

  • Page 72: Zone 2/zone, Zone 2/zone 3 Connections

    Zone 2/Zone 3 connections which will best meet your This unit requirements. • Some YAMAHA models are able to connect directly to the REMOTE CONTROL OUT jack of this unit. If you own these products, you may not need to use an infrared emitter. Up to 6 YAMAHA components can be connected as shown.

  • Page 73: Remote Controlling Zone 2/zone 3

    Using this unit’s internal amplifier To use this unit’s internal amplifier, select ON in ZONE2 AMP. Remote controlling Zone 2/Zone 3 The supplied remote control can be used to control Zone 2/Zone 3. You can even select the input source and control components located in the main room directly from the second room regardless of the listening condition in the main room.

  • Page 74

    ZONE 2/ZONE 3 (U.S.A., CANADA AND AUSTRALIA MODELS ONLY) You can control Zone 2 or Zone 3 by using the input selector, STANDBY, SYSTEM POWER, MUTE and VOL –/+ buttons. TRANSMIT RE–NAME CLEAR LEARN DISC SKIP SYSTEM POWER STANDBY SLEEP INPUT MODE PHONO TUNER...

  • Page 75: What Is A Sound Field, Changing Parameter Settings

    The acoustics in your room could be changed to those of a concert hall, a dance floor, or virtually any size room at all. This ability to create sound fields at will is exactly what YAMAHA has done with the digital sound field processor. EDITING SOUND FIELD PARAMETERS...

  • Page 76

    EDITING SOUND FIELD PARAMETERS Press u / d to select the parameters. Press j / i to change the parameter value. When you set a parameter to a value other than the factory value, an asterisk mark (*) appears by the parameter name on the video monitor.

  • Page 77: Sound Field Parameter Descriptions

    SOUND FIELD PARAMETER DESCRIPTIONS You can adjust the values of certain digital sound field parameters so the sound fields are recreated accurately in your listening room. Not all of the following parameters are found in every program. DSP LEVEL Function This parameter adjusts the level of all the DSP effect sounds within a narrow range.

  • Page 78

    SOUND FIELD PARAMETER DESCRIPTIONS LIVENESS Function: This parameter adjusts the reflectivity of the virtual walls in the hall by changing the rate at which the early reflections decay. Description: The early reflections of a sound source decay much faster in a room with acoustically absorbent wall surfaces than in one which has highly reflective surfaces.

  • Page 79

    REV.TIME (Reverberation time) Function: This parameter adjusts the amount of time it takes for the dense, subsequent reverberation sound to decay by 60 dB (at 1 kHz). This changes the apparent size of the acoustic environment over an extremely wide range. Description: Set a longer reverberation time for “dead”...

  • Page 80

    SOUND FIELD PARAMETER DESCRIPTIONS DIALG.LIFT (Dialog lift) Function: This parameter adjusts the height of the front and center channel sounds by assigning some of the front and center channel elements to the presence speakers. Description: The larger the parameter, the higher the position of the front and center channel sound. Choices: 0/1/2/3/4/5, initial setting is 3.

  • Page 81: Troubleshooting

    Refer to the chart below when this unit does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, set this unit to the standby mode, disconnect the power cord, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center. General...

  • Page 82

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem The sound suddenly The protection circuit has been activated goes off. because of a short circuit, etc. The sleep timer has turned the unit off. The sound is muted. Only the speaker on Incorrect cable connections. one side can be heard.

  • Page 83

    Problem Dolby Digital or DTS The connected component is not set to sources cannot be output Dolby Digital or DTS digital played. (Dolby Digital signals. or DTS indicator on INPUT MODE is set to ANALOG. the front panel display does not light up.) A “humming”...

  • Page 84

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem There is noise This unit is too close to the digital or high- interference from frequency equipment. digital or high- frequency equipment, or this unit. The picture is The video source uses scrambled or disturbed. encoded signals to prevent dubbing. There is noise when The OSD may be disturbed when the OSD is displayed.

  • Page 85

    Remote control Problem The remote control Wrong distance or angle. does not work nor function properly. Direct sunlight or lighting (from an inverter type of fluorescent lamp, etc.) is striking the remote control sensor of this unit. The batteries are weak. The manufacture code has not correctly set.

  • Page 86: Glossary

    Based on a wealth of actually measured data, YAMAHA CINEMA DSP uses YAMAHA original sound field technology to combine Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital and DTS systems to provide the visual and audio experience of movie theater...

  • Page 87

    SILENT CINEMA YAMAHA has developed a natural, realistic sound effect DSP algorithm for headphones. Parameters for headphones have been set for each sound field so that accurate representations of all the sound field programs can be enjoyed on headphones. Virtual CINEMA DSP...

  • Page 88

    GLOSSARY Timbre Matching The human ear changes our perception of a sound depending on the direction from which the sound is coming. In a movie theatre, there is an array of surround speakers so that the surround information is all around you.

  • Page 89: Specifications

    AUDIO SECTION • Minimum RMS Output Power for Front, Center, Surround, Surround back 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.04% THD, 8 ... 110 W • Maximum Power (EIAJ) [China, Asia, Korea and General models] 1 kHz, 10% THD, 8 ... 165 W •...

  • Page 90

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