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Onkyo TX-DS474 Instruction Manual

Onkyo audio video control receiver instruction manual.

 
Audio Video Control Receiver
TX-DS474
Instruction Manual
Thank you for purchasing the Onkyo Audio Video
Control Receiver.
Please read this manual thoroughly before making
connections and turning on the power.
Following the instructions in this manual will enable
you to obtain optimum performance and listening
enjoyment from your new Audio Video Control
Receiver.
Please retain this manual for future reference.
Contents
Before using
Important Safeguards........................ 2
Precautions ....................................... 3
Features............................................. 4
Supplied accessories......................... 4
Before operating this unit ................. 5
Preparation
Connecting other devices ................. 8
Connecting speakers....................... 10
Positioning speakers ....................... 11
Connecting the power..................... 11
Operation
Speaker setup.................................. 14
Selecting a sound source ................ 16
To enjoy Surround mode
or Stereo mode............................. 20
Tuning in a radio station................. 22
Recording a source ......................... 24
Appendix
Troubleshooting guide.................... 26
Specifications ................................. 27
Control guide

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Audio Video Control Receiver TX-DS474 Instruction Manual Thank you for purchasing the Onkyo Audio Video Control Receiver. Please read this manual thoroughly before making connections and turning on the power. Following the instructions in this manual will enable you to obtain optimum performance and listening enjoyment from your new Audio Video Control Receiver.

  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. 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.

  • Page 3: Precautions

    3. AC Fuse The fuse is located inside the chassis and is not user-serviceable. If power does not come on, contact your Onkyo authorized service station. 4. Care From time to time you should wipe the front and rear panels and the cabinet with a soft cloth.

  • Page 4: Features, Supplied Accessories

    Features Amplifier Features 55 Watts MINIMUM OF CONTINUOUS RMS POWER to each of the five channels into 8 ohms from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 0.08% THD (North American models, FTC rating) — enough solid, clean power to drive your home theater speakers with authority and produce dynamically rich music, even at low volume levels.

  • Page 5: Before Operating This Unit

    (OPTICAL) MONI- (PLAY) SURROUND SPEAKERS REMOTE CONTROL CENTER WOOFER VIDEO-1 10kHz FRONT SPEAKERS 9kHz AM FREQUENCY STEP MODEL NO. TX-DS474 VIDEO-2 220-230V 120V VOLTAGE SELECTOR PHONO 220-230V VOLTAGE SELECTOR – – – Remote control sensor STANDBY indicator 30˚ 30˚ Setting the AM tuning step frequency...

  • Page 6: Audio Equipment Connections

    See page 7 MULT I CHANNEL WOOFER I NPUT PRE OUT FRONT SURROUND MONI- CENTER WOOFER FRONT SPEAKERS TX-DS474 MODEL NO. OUTPUT (COAXIAL) OUTPUT (ANALOG) OUTPUT (DIGITAL) CD Player Audio connection cable L (Left) R (Right) Improper connection Insert completely...

  • Page 7: Video Equipment Connections

    I NPUT FRONT CENTER SPEAKER SURROUND SURROUND SPEAKERS CENTER WOOFER FRONT SPEAKERS MODEL NO. TX-DS474 VIDEO IN VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT Monitor TV Audio connection cable L (Left) R (Right) Video connection cable V (Video) Digital audio connections This receiver has a powerful digital signal processor for use with DVD players, DAT decks, and CD players.

  • Page 8: Connecting Other Devices

    L (Left) R (Right) Video connection cable V (Video) Monaural audio cable (mono) DIGITAL INPUT DIGITAL 2 ( COAXIAL ) CENTER SPEAKER DIGITAL 1 ( OPTICAL ) SURROUND AC OUTLETS SPEAKERS AC 230V SWITCHED REMOTE CONTROL TOTAL 100W MAX. TX-DS474 50Hz...

  • Page 9

    – the audio connection cables must also be connected. This receiver’s remote controller does not support control of Onkyo turntables. If the connecting device has two con- nectors lined-up vertically or horizontally, you can use either of them. They both offer...

  • Page 10: Connecting Speakers

    I NPUT PRE OUT FRONT SURROUND MONI- CENTER WOOFER FRONT SPEAKERS TX-DS474 MODEL NO. – – R ch. L ch. Front Speakers B When you use only one speaker or wish to listen to monaural (mono) sound, a single speaker should never be connected in parallel to both the right and left channel terminals simultaneously.

  • Page 11: Positioning Speakers, Connecting The Power

    Positioning speakers TV or Screen Sub- Center woofer speaker speaker Surround speaker Left Listener Connecting the power 3. STANDBY/ON button 2. POWER switch STANDBY indicator Display STANDBY/ON PARAMETER SELECTOR STANDBY PARAMETER CONTROLLER POWER SCAN GROUP PRESET TUNING HIGH CURRENT DISCRETE OUTPUT STAGE AMPLIFIER SPEAKERS SURROUND MODE MIDNIGHT THEATER...

  • Page 12: Making Antenna Connections

    Making antenna connections Slit C To TX-DS474 Insert into the hole. Outdoor Indoor Connecting the 300 ohm ribbon wire: antenna antenna Loosen the screws and wrap the wire around these screws. Then tighten the screws with a screwdriver. 300 ohms...

  • Page 13

    Making antenna connections ANTENNA ANTENNA Connecting the included antennas Connecting the T-shaped FM antenna: The T-shaped FM antenna is for indoor use only. Extend the ANTENNA antenna and move it in various directions until the clearest signal is received. Fix it with push pins or similar implements in the posi- tion that will cause the least amount of distortion.

  • Page 14: Speaker Setup

    PARAMETER SELECTOR/ PARAMETER CONTROLLER buttons Use these buttons to set the speaker parameters, such as the type and distance. Before operating your stereo system, you need to set the type and position of the connected speakers. 1. Press the PARAMETER SELECTOR ® button once to dis- 2.

  • Page 15

    Speaker setup PARAMETER SELECTOR PARAMETER CONTROLLER PARAMETER SELECTOR PARAMETER CONTROLLER PARAMETER SELECTOR PARAMETER CONTROLLER 9, 10 PARAMETER SELECTOR PARAMETER CONTROLLER PARAMETER SELECTOR PARAMETER CONTROLLER 1, 3 TEST TONE Parameter selector This chart shows how the display changes when the PARAMETER SELECTOR buttons are pressed. Selecting a parameter and pressing the PARAMETER CONTROLLER button will change the value or setting for the selected parameter.

  • Page 16: Selecting A Sound Source

    Selecting a sound source Follow the steps below to select a device to play the sound source. 2. Make sure that the SPEAKERS A indicator is lit on the display. If it is not lit, press the SPEAKERS A button. (Refer to the “Speakers selector”...

  • Page 17

    +12dB. R-SUR TEST TONE Switching between digital and analog inputs TX-DS474 Either a digital or analog device can be connected to the digital connector. Follow the steps below to select digital or analog DIGITAL 2 ( COAXIAL ) according to the type of the connected device.

  • Page 18

    Selecting a sound source Speakers selector (SPEAKERS A, B) SPEAKERS A: This button turns on or off the speakers connected to the FRONT SPEAKERS A, CENTER SPEAKER, SURROUND SPEAKERS and SUBWOOFER terminals. When you select Dolby Pro Logic, Hall, Live, or Multi-CH INPUT, be sure to turn on SPEAKERS A.

  • Page 19

    Selecting a sound source Sleep function (Remote controller only) The sleep timer can turn off the power to the system after a speci- fied time period. To set up this function, use the remote controller supplied with this receiver. 1. Start playing the source you would like to listen to (CD, tape, or radio broadcast).

  • Page 20: To Enjoy Surround Mode Or Stereo Mode

    To enjoy Surround mode or Stereo mode 2. SURROUND MODE button This button allows you to select a Surround mode. VOLUME button (πup/†down) Use this button to adjust the volume level. This receiver has five Surround modes. Select a suitable mode according to the type of music you are listening to, the media used, and your personal preference.

  • Page 21

    To enjoy Surround mode or Stereo mode SURROUND MODE Dolby Pro Logic / Dolby Digital Stereo / Arena Dolby Digital (Stereo) MIDNIGHT THEATER STANDBY/ON PARAMETER SELECTOR STANDBY PARAMETER CONTROLLER POWER SCAN GROUP PRESET HIGH CURRENT DISCRETE OUTPUT STAGE AMPLIFIER SPEAKERS SURROUND MODE MIDNIGHT THEATER DIMMER...

  • Page 22: Tuning In A Radio Station

    Tuning in a radio station SPEAKERS A TUNING MEMORY FM MUTE / MODE CLEAR √ TUNING ® STANDBY/ON STANDBY POWER SCAN GROUP PRESET HIGH CURRENT DISCRETE OUTPUT STAGE AMPLIFIER SPEAKERS SURROUND MODE MIDNIGHT THEATER DIMMER PHONES TI CH INPUT VIDEO VIDEO TAPE( MONITOR...

  • Page 23: Using Preset Radio Stations

    Using preset radio stations SCAN GROUP STANDBY/ON STANDBY POWER SCAN GROUP PRESET HIGH CURRENT DISCRETE OUTPUT STAGE AMPLIFIER SPEAKERS SURROUND MODE MIDNIGHT THEATER TI CH INPUT VIDEO VIDEO TAPE( MONITOR PHONES √ PRESET ® MEMORY SPEAKERS A FM MUTE TUNED MEMORY FM MUTE / MODE VIDEO CLEAR...

  • Page 24: Recording A Source

    Recording a source STANDBY/ON STANDBY POWER SCAN GROUP PRESET HIGH CURRENT DISCRETE OUTPUT STAGE AMPLIFIER SPEAKERS SURROUND MODE MIDNIGHT THEATER TI CH INPUT VIDEO VIDEO TAPE( PHONES 1·3 Tape deck (TAPE) VIDEO PHONO TAPE ( MONITOR Make all connections between the tape deck and the receiver as shown in the “Audio equipment connections”...

  • Page 25

    Recording a source STANDBY/ON PARAMETER SELECTOR STANDBY PARAMETER CONTROLLER POWER SCAN GROUP PRESET HIGH CURRENT DISCRETE OUTPUT STAGE AMPLIFIER SPEAKERS SURROUND MODE MIDNIGHT THEATER DIMMER MEMORY FM MUTE / MODE TI CH INPUT VIDEO VIDEO TAPE( MONITOR PHONO PHONES 1·3 VDP, DVD player (VIDEO-2) VIDEO...

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting Guide

    Turn the power button off and then on again or remove the AC plug from the outlet and then plug it again. Contact your Onkyo Service Center. Press the TAPE (MONITOR) button. Press the MUTING button on the remote con- troller to turn it off.

  • Page 27

    Specifications AMPLIFIER SECTION Continuous Average Power output (FTC) All channels: 55 watts per channel min. RMS at 8 ohms, 2 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 0.08% total harmonic distortion. 70 watts min. RMS at 6 ohms, 2 chan- nels driven from 1 kHz with no more than 0.1% total harmonic distortion.

  • Page 28: Control Positions And Names

    Volume level) MASTER VOLUME PARAMETER SELECTOR PARAMETER CONTROLLER TUNING MEMORY FM MUTE / MODE CLEAR BASS TREBLE PHONO TX-DS474 AUDIO VIDEO CONTROL RECEIVER j k l m TUNED FM STEREO GROUP A B C DIGITAL 1 2 MEMORY SLEEP mSEC...

  • Page 29: Remote Controller Rc-385s

    Remote controller RC-385S POWER MODE SLEEP DIMMER INPUT SELECTOR TAPE TUNER PHONO TUNER VIDEO-1 VIDEO-2 GROUP PRESET DISC TAPE CH SEL TEST TONE LEVEL MUTING REMOTE CONTROLLER 1. Power button (POWER) [11] 2. Sleep button (SLEEP) [16, 19] 3. Input selector buttons [16] (Video 1, 2, PHONO, CD, DVD, TAPE) 4.

  • Page 30: Using The Remote Controller

    MUTING RC-385S Using an Onkyo CD player MULTI-CH MODE INPUT These buttons enables you to control ONKYO CD players that can PHONO be remotely controlled. (Refer to page 9.) TUNER PRESET 1. Press the CD button. 2. Press the transport buttons.

  • Page 31

    MEMO...

  • Page 32

    Tel: 201-825-7950 Fax: 201-825-8150 E-mail: onkyo@onkyousa.com ONKYO EUROPE ELECTRONICS GmbH Industriestrasse 20, 82110 Germering, GERMANY Tel: 089 84 93 20 Fax: 089 84 93 226 E-mail: info@onkyo.de ONKYO EUROPE FRANCE BRANCH Domaine Technologique de Saclay 4, Rue René Razel, SACLAY-91892...

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