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Harman Kardon AVR80 Owner's Manual

Harman-kardon owner's manual audio/videoreceiver avr80.
AVR80 manual
11/01/98 13:01
TV LD VCR 12 AUX
VISUAL
TEST
MEMO AUTO TUNED
SIGNAL
CH
LEVEL
STEREO
THX CINEMA
PRO
LOGIC MOVIE
HALL
MATRIX MONO MULTI
3-LOGIC AUTO MEMO
P-SCAN
TAPE
COPY
Aux
MULTI
DISP
OSD
Delay
RDS
ar
Mode
DISP.
AF
PTY.
Side 1
Harman Kardon
AVR80
Audio/VideoReceiver
STEREO
dB
kHz
MHz
VCR1
DISP
MODE
P•SET
P•Scan
Bass
Treble
Min
Max
Min
Max
L
Owner's Manual
Volume
TUNE
Mute
Balance
AUX
R
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
L–AUDIO–R

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  • Page 1

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Audio/VideoReceiver TV LD VCR 12 AUX VISUAL TEST MEMO AUTO TUNED STEREO SIGNAL LEVEL STEREO THX CINEMA LOGIC MOVIE HALL MATRIX MONO MULTI • 3-LOGIC AUTO MEMO P-SCAN TAPE COPY VCR1 DISP MULTI DISP Delay MODE...

  • Page 2

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 2 Declaration of Conformity We, Harman Kardon Europe A/S Kongevejen 194B DK-3460 Birkerød DENMARK declare in own responsibility, that the product described in this owner's manual is in compliance with technical standards: EN 55 013...

  • Page 3

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 3 Front Panel AVR80 AM/FM T-MON T·2 6-ch Copy direct Power Phones Tape1 mode 4 5 6 Ó Ô 1 Information display 2 Remote Sensor Window 3 AM/FM Tuner Mode Selection 4 CD 5 Tape1/ Monitor...

  • Page 4

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 4 Rear Panel – Audio and System Connections ® é ANTENNA ∫ TAPE2 ƒ å (75 ) ç TAPE1 ∂ © AUDIO å FM Antenna ∫ AM Antenna ç Tape 1 Out ∂ Tape 1 In é...

  • Page 5

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 5 Remote Control a Use/Learn b Main Power c Source Selection d Source Power e Surround Mode Selection f Main Volume g TV Volume h Mute i Transport Controls j Tune/Search & Fast Forward k Channel/Skip...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 6 Table of Contents Introduction ........1 Features .

  • Page 7: Introduction, Features

    While complex digital systems are hard at work within the AVR80 to make all of this happen, hook-up and operation are simple. Color keyed connections, a comprehensive remote control and on screen menus make the AVR80 easy to use.

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    11/01/98 13:01 Side 2 Important Safety Information Verify Line Voltage Before Use Your AVR80 has been designed for use with 220–240 volt AC current. Connection to a line voltage other than that for which it is intended can create a safety and fire hazard, and may damage the unit.

  • Page 9: Unpacking And Installation, Conventions

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 3 Unpacking and Installation The carton and shipping materials used to protect your new receiver during shipment were specially designed to cushion it from shock and vibration. We suggest that you save the carton and...

  • Page 10: Front Panel Controls

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 4 1 Information display: This display delivers messages and status indications to help you operate the receiver. Refer to the separate diagram for a complete explanation of the FL display. 2 Remote Sensor Window: The...

  • Page 11: Front Panel Information Display

    ‚ Multi: This indicator signifies that the AVR80 is sending a program source to a remote room location. Note that it may be illuminated even when the unit is “off” in the main...

  • Page 12: Rear Panel Audio & Systems Connections

    50 watts. œ Multi IR: Connect the output of an √ Remote IR In: If the AVR80’s front IR sensor in a remote room to this jack panel IR sensor is blocked due to to operate the AVR80’s multiroom...

  • Page 13: Rear Panel Video Connections

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 7 A VCR 1 Audio In: Connect these jacks to the audio PLAY/OUT jacks of a VCR. B VCR 1 Audio Out: Connect these jacks to the RECORD/IN audio jacks of a VCR. C VCR 1 Video In: Connect this jack to the composite video PLAY/OUT jack of a VCR.

  • Page 14: Remote Control Functions

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 8 a Use/Learn: This switch selects the operation mode of the remote control. Slide it to the left for normal operation. Slide it to the right when the remote is being programmed. b Main Power: Press these buttons to turn the unit on or off.

  • Page 15

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 9 n P-Scan: Press this button to automatically scan through the stations preset into the tuner memory. Press the button again to end the scan when the tuner stops at the desired station. o Memo: The memo button is used to enter stations to the tuner’s preset...

  • Page 16: Installation, Set Up And Configuration

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 10 Installation, Set Up & Configuration System Installation After unpacking the unit, and placing it in on a solid surface capable of supporting its weight, you will need to make the connections to your audio and video equipment.

  • Page 17

    “black” wire to the same terminal on the receiver and the speaker. Similary the “Red“ wire should be connected to the like terminal on the AVR80 and speaker. NOTE: While most speaker manufacturers adhere to an industry convention of using black terminals for...

  • Page 18

    AC wall outlet. Note that the ring surrounding the Power Switch Use these connections when the AVR80’s will turn amber. You’re almost ready internal amplifiers are re-configured from to enjoy the AVR80!

  • Page 19: Remote Control Programming And Operation

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 13 Remote Control Programming & Operation This product is equipped with a powerful remote control. As supplied, it will operate the receiver, as well as most CD players and tape decks manufactured by Harman Kardon. In addition, it is preprogrammed...

  • Page 20

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 14 Remote Control Programming & Operation Another group of keys may only be programmed with one remote code. The code contained in these keys remains the same regardless of the source selection. WARNING: These keys transmit codes that are vital to the operation of the product.

  • Page 21: System Configuration

    System Configuration No more than 60cm The AVR80 may be used with either A) Front Channel Speaker Installation conventional (point source) surround with Direct View TV Sets or Rear Screen speakers or with THX Certified diffuse Projectors surround speakers.

  • Page 22

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 16 TV or Projection Screen Left Front Center Front Right Front Speaker Speaker Speaker Optional Rear Wall Mounting At least 15 cm from ceiling At least 60 cm System Configuration Surround speakers should be placed on the side walls of the room, at or slightly behind the listening position.

  • Page 23

    : Choose this option if VARIABLE the volume control in the remote rooms will be controlled by a remote control and a sensor connected to the AVR80 via the input on MULTI IR the rear panel. : Choose this option if there...

  • Page 24

    If the sound from a speaker location does not match the location shown on the video and front panel displays, turn the AVR80 off and check the speaker wiring to make certain that the speaker is connected to the correct output terminals.

  • Page 25: Basic Operation, Source Selection, Volume Control, Surround Mode Selection

    Surround Mode Selection One of the most important features of the AVR80 is its ability to reproduce a full multichannel surround soundfield from surround encoded programs and standard stereo programs. In addition,...

  • Page 26: Tv Auto Function, Tuner Operation, Tuner Operation

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 20 Modes may also be selected using the on screen display. Press SELECT r the remote to display the MAIN MENU Then press twice so that the on ¤ screen cursor is next to SURROUND .

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    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 21 Automatic Station Preset Selection This process automatically scans the AM and FM bands and enters all stations with proper signal strength into the memory. To automatically preset the tuner’s memory, follow these steps: 1. Select the tuner as the unit’s input by...

  • Page 28

    CLEAR appears on the display. MEMO NOTE: When a complete memory clear is performed the AVR80 will turn off as part of the process. After clearing the memory it is necessary to reset all stations and set up parameters.

  • Page 29: Rds Operation, Rds Operation

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 23 RDS Operation Now in use in many countries, RDS (Radio Data System) is a means of transmitting station call signs or network identification, a description of the station’s programming, indication of national, regional or local programmes and others using hidden space in the FM signal.

  • Page 30

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 24 Table 1: RDS Programme Type (PTY) Groups DISPLAY PTY Button Numeric PTY Display Group Button EASY CLASSIC INFO CULTURE OTHER Basic Operation Programme Data Type Pop Music ROCK Rock Music Middle of the Road Music...

  • Page 31: On Screen Display

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 25 On Screen Menus In addition to the information shown on the front panel display, it is also possible to obtain the unit’s current status through the use of on screen video messages. The on screen menus may also...

  • Page 32

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 26 Input Selection When the source input is changed, this message will appear (Figure #7). The top line is the audio input source, the bottom line is the video input source. Remember, when choosing an input, select the video...

  • Page 33

    Manual, page 18. : For information MULTI-ROOM SEL on configuring and using the multiroom audio functions of the AVR80, consult the appropriate section of this Manual, page : For information on SET UP MENU using the Set Up menus, refer to the System Configuration section of this Manual.

  • Page 34: Video Dubbing, Audio/video Simulcast Recording, Audio/video Simulcast Recording

    For the ultimate in sound reproduction, the AVR80 is equipped for digital input from laser disc or CD players with a coaxial digital output, so that the sound reaching the surround processor comes directly from the disc.

  • Page 35: Delay Time Adjust, Direct Digital Decoding, Direct Digital Decoding

    If your player has this type of output, connect the LD player to the AVR80 with a high quality digital interconnect (110 ohm cable with RCA plugs). The connection should be made to the jack on the rear panel.

  • Page 36: Channel Direct Operation

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 30 Once this connection is made, the AVR80 will accept the digital output directly from your LD or CD player, no matter if any Surround mode is selected or pure Stereo mode. To select the direct digital input, press the LD button hold it for three seconds.

  • Page 37: Surround Mode Chart

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 31 Surround Mode Chart MODE FEATURES DOLBY PRO LOGIC Dolby Pro Logic is the standard mode for surround sound decoding. It uses information encoded in a two channel stereo recording to produce four distinct channels: Left, Center, Right and Surround.

  • Page 38: Multiroom Operation

    AVR80 via standard coaxial cable. Plug the IR connection cable into the mini jack inside the Multi area in the middle of the AVR80’s rear panel. œ If other Harman Kardon compatible source equipment is part of the main...

  • Page 39

    , use the MAIN MENU navigational arrow buttons on the remote to exit from the main system. The AVR80 is now configured for multi room operation. Operation Multi room operation is simple, and it may be controlled from either the main...

  • Page 40

    POWER ON turn on the remote room feed. This will activate the multi room portion of the AVR80 whether or not it may be on in the main listening room. The initial feed to the remote room will be the last station selected by the tuner.

  • Page 41: Troubleshooting Chart, System Reset

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 35 Troubleshooting Chart SYMPTOM No front panel lights when power switch is pressed Display lights, but no sound or picture No sound from surround or center speakers No On Screen Control Menus Unit does not respond to remote commands...

  • Page 42: Technical Specifications

    AVR80 manual 11/01/98 13:01 Side 36 Audio Section Stereo Mode Continuous Average Power (FTC) 95 Watts per channel 20Hz–20kHz: @ < 0.09% THD, both channels driven into 8 Ohms Five Channel Surround Mode Continuous average power per channel (FTC) Front L&R channels: 85 Watts per channel from 20Hz–20KHz,...

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