Setting the Delay Time
Adjust the delay time of the sounds from the center speaker and the
rear speakers, comparing to that of the sounds from the front
speakers. If the distance to the center speaker* and/or the rear
speakers** from your listening point is almost the same as from the
front speakers, select "00 MS (msec)."
* You can adjust the delay time only when the DOLBY DIGITAL
or DTS indicator is lit on the display.
** You can adjust the delay time only when the DOLBY DIGITAL,
DTS, or PRO LOGIC indicator is lit on the display.
Before you start, remember...
There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is
canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.
Activate Surround modes—Dolby Digital or DTS
Digital Surround—or Dolby Pro Logic.
For Dolby Digital or DTS Digital Surround:
Prepare a DVD encoded with Dolby Digital or DTS Digital
Surround, then start playback.
For Dolby Pro Logic:
1 Press AUX to select the external source.
2 Start playing the source.
3 Press PRO LOGIC on the remote control so that
"PRO LOGIC" appears on the display.
Press SETTING repeatedly until one of
delay time indications (with the current
setting*) appears on the display.
• Each time you press the button, the indication in the main
display changes as follows:
C–DEL (Center delay) : To register delay time for center
speaker—from 0 msec to 5 msec (not
selectable for Dolby Pro Logic).
R–DEL (Rear delay)
: To register delay time for rear
speakers—from 0 msec to 15 msec for
Dolby Digital and DTS Digital
Surround, and from 15 msec to 30
msec for Dolby Pro Logic.
* "00 MS" is the initial setting for the center speaker.
The initial setting for the rear speakers is "00 MS" for Dolby
Digital and DTS Digital Surround, "15 MS" for Dolby Pro
If you have already changed the setting, a different value will
Press 3 or 2 to adjust delay
• 3 : Increases delay time.
• 2 : Decreases delay time.
• 1 msec increase (or decrease) in delay
time corresponds to 30 cm increase (or
decrease) in distance.
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to adjust
the other delay time.
1 msec increase (or decrease) in delay time corresponds to
30 cm increase (or decrease) in distance.
Ex. : In this case, set C–DEL to "01 MS" and R–DEL to