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IMPORTANT SAFETY This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict quality and safety standards. There are, however, some installation and operation precautions which you should be particularly aware of. Read Instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions –...
Servicing – Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Damage Requiring Service – Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
THE MULTI ROOM OUT TERMINALS ... 38 OPERATION TO MULTI ROOM OUTPUTS WITH THE REMOTE CONTROLLER FROM SECOND ROOM..38 REMOTE CONTROLLER OPERATION ... 39 CONTROLLING MARANTZ COMPONENTS ... 39 LEARN MODE ... 41 MACRO MODE ... 42 TROUBLESHOOTING ... 46 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS...
INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the Marantz SR7300 Surround receiver. This remarkable component has been engineered to provide you with many years of home theater enjoyment. Please take a few minutes to read this manual thoroughly before you connect and operate the SR7300.
The stereo CD is a 16-bit medium with sampling at 44.1 kHz. Professional audio has been 20- or 24-bit for some time, and there is increasing interest in higher sampling rates both for recording and for delivery into the home. Greater bit depths provide extended dynamic range.
Dolby Pro-Logic II (Movie and Music), Circle Surround II (Cinema and Music) . In addition, Marantz has focused on the future. By utilizing pre-out jacks, 7.1 direct inputs and a RS232C communication port, the SR7300 is upgradeable to tomorrow's technology, today!
FRONT PANEL AV SURROUND RECEIVER SR7300 SELECTOR SELECT ENTER STANDBY POWER ON/STANDBY PHONES q POWER switch and STANDBY indicator When this switch is pressed once, the unit turns ON and display appears on the display panel. When pressed again, the unit turns OFF and the STANDBY indicator lights.
!3 AUX1 input jacks These auxiliary video/audio and optical digital input jacks accept the connection of a camcorder, portable DVD, game etc. !4 INPUT FUNCTION SELECTOR buttons (AUDIO/ VIDEO) These buttons are used to select the input sources. The video function selector, such as TV, DVD, VCR1, DSS and AUX1, selects video and audio simultaneously.
FL DISPLAY DISP MULTI AUTO SLEEP AUTO SURR ¡8 a DISP (Display Off) indicator This indicator lights when the SR7300 is in the display off condition. s SLEEP timer indicator This indicator lights when the seep timer function in main-room is in use.
REAR PANEL ANTENNA FM (75Ω) VIDEO VCR1 DIGITAL IN VCR1 DSS / VCR2 ⁄7 ⁄6 z VIDEO IN/OUT (TV, DVD, VCR1, DSS/ VCR2) These are the video inputs and outputs. There are 4 video inputs and 2 video outputs and each one includes both composite video and S- video configurations.
OUT: Connect to the Marantz component equipped with remote control (RC-5) terminals in Multi zone (Multi room). ⁄5 REMOTE CONT. IN/OUT terminals Connect to a Marantz component equipped with remote control (RC- 5) terminals. ⁄6 AUDIO IN/OUT (CD, TAPE, CD-R, TV, DVD, VCR1, DSS/VCR2) These are the analog audio inputs and outputs.
REMOTE CONTROLLER RC7300SR NAMES AND FUNCTIONS ⁄0 ⁄1 ⁄2 ⁄3 ⁄4 ⁄5 ⁄6 ⁄7 ⁄8 ⁄9 z Infrared window Outputs and inputs an infrared control signals. x LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Used to display information about currently selected functions. c / (open/close) button Used to open or close the door.
⁄5 CURSOR / OK button Used to operate on-screen and other displays used by receivers and other components. ⁄6 CH SEL. (channel select) button (when AMP mode is selected) Used to call up SETUP MAIN MENU and adjust speaker levels or 7.1 ch input level.
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Information about currently selected functions and modes is displayed on the LCD. a Function Name indicator Displays the name of the currently selected function (DVD, TV, etc.) using up to 5 characters. b LEARN indicator Indicates when the remote controller is in the LEARN mode. c USE indicator For normal operation the USE indicator is displayed.
GENERAL INFORMATION OF RC7300SR TO SR7300 To control the SR7300 by your RC7300SR, you have to select the device AMP or TUNER by function selector button. Please refer as below for the details in AMP and TUNER mode. AMP MODE POWER ON/OFF Turns the SR7300 on and off POWER ON Turns the SR7300 on...
CONNECTIONS SPEAKER PLACEMENT The ideal surround speaker system for this unit is 7-speaker systems, using front left and right speakers, a center speaker, surround left and right speakers, a surround back and a subwoofer. For best results we recommend that all front speakers be of the same type, with identical or similar driver units.
CONNECTING SPEAKERS PASSIVE POWER SUBWOOFER AMPLIFIER INVERT INPUT INPUT EXT. CONT. IN REMOTE CONT. OUTPUT LEVEL MASTER SLAVE VIDEO/ SYSTEM OUT +5~13V DC SPEAKER SYSTEM MINIMUM 4 OHMS ANTENNA FM (75Ω) VIDEO VCR1 DIGITAL IN VCR1 DSS / VCR2 AMPLIFIER CONNECTING SPEAKER WIRE Strip away approx.
CONNECTING AUDIO COMPONENTS CD RECORDER / MD DECK OUT IN DIGITAL DIGITAL INPUT OUTPUT The output audio signal from the TAPE OUT jack and the CD-R/MD OUT jack is the sound source currently selected. Caution: • Do not connect this unit and other components to mains power until all connections between components have been completed.
CONNECTING VIDEO COMPONENTS DVD PLAYER COMPONENT DIGITAL AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO ANTENNA DSS / VCR2 FM (75Ω) VIDEO VIDEO VCR1 VCR1 DSS / VCR2 MONI MULTI RC-5 MULTI DIGITAL IN DIGITAL IN DIGITAL OUT COAX VCR1 VCR1 DSS / VCR2...
Therefore you need to aim the remote MULTI DC OUT signal only to the unit. Also, if a Marantz power amplifier (some models excluded) is connected with this terminal, the power amplifier’s power switch is synchronized with this unit’s power switch.
CONNECTING THE ANTENNA TERMINALS FM EXTERNAL ANTENNA ANTENNA ANTENNA FM (75Ω) FM (75Ω) VIDEO VCR1 DIGITAL IN VCR1 DSS / VCR2 ASSEMBLING THE AM LOOP ANTENNA Release the vinyl tie and take out the connection line. Bend in the reverse direction. Inserting into the hole to attach the loop antenna to the antenna stand.
CONNECTING FOR THE MULTI ROOM COMPONENT VIDEO DSS / VCR2 MONI OUT VCR1 DSS/VCR2 DSS / VCR2 MONI MULTI MULTI RC-5 MULTI MULTI DC OUT DIGITAL OUT COAX DSS / VCR2 TAPE CDR / MD MULTI MULTI MULTI MULTI AUDIO (AUX2) MODEL NO.
SETUP After all components are connected, initial setup must be performed. ON SCREEN DISPLAY MENU SYSTEM The SR7300 incorporates an on-screen menu system, which makes various operations possible by using the cursor ( , , buttons on the remote control unit or MULTI FUNCTION dial, TUNING button and ENTER button on the front panel.
1 INPUT SETUP (ASSIGNABLE DIGITAL INPUT) Six digital inputs can be assigned as the desired source. Use this menu to select the digital input jack to be assigned to the input source. Select “INPUT SETUP” in SETUP MAIN MENU with button, and press the OK button.
(There are several useful books and special DVD and LD’s available to guide you through proper home theater configuration. If you are unsure, have your Marantz dealer perform the installation for you. They are trained professionals familiar with even the most sophisticated custom installations.
Notes: • Speakers that you selected “None” for in the Speaker Size menu will not appear. • The setting of Surr.Back L and Surr.Back R appears if set for two surround back speakers in the Speaker Size menu. • The setting of Surr.Back appears if set for one surround back speaker in the Speaker Size menu.
5 PL II (PRO LOGIC II) MUSIC PARAMETER Pro Logic II-Music mode creates a rich and enveloping surround ambience from stereo sources such as CDs. In this mode, SR7300 includes three controls to fine-tune the soundfield as follow. 5 P L II MU S I C P ARAME T E R P ARAME T E R D E F AU L T P ANOR AMA...
8 7.1 CH INPUT LEVEL This sub-menu is to adjust the speaker levels for 7.1-channel input sources. Here you will adjust the volume for each channel so that they are all heard by the listener at the same level. 7 . 1 CH I N P U T L E V E L F RON T L C E N T ER...
BASIC OPERATION SELECTING AN INPUT SOURCE. Before you can listen to any input media, you must first select the input source at the SR7300. E.G. : DVD AV SURROUND RECEIVER SR7300 SURROUND CLEAR MEMORY TUNING MODE SPEAKRS A/B 7.1CH INPUT S-DIRECT MULTIROOM SELECT...
TEMPORARILY TURNING OFF THE SOUND VOLUME DOWN CLEAR MEMORY TUNING MODE SPEAKRS A/B 7.1CH INPUT S-DIRECT MULTIROOM MUTE VCR1 DSS/VCR2 AUX1 AUX2 CD-R TAPE TUNER AUX1 INPUT DIGITAL S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO To temporarily silence all speaker outputs such as when interrupted by a phone call, press the MUTE button on the front panel or MUTE button on the remote.
SURROUND MODE The SR7300 is equipped with many surround modes. These are provided to reproduce a variety of surround sound effects, according to the content of the source to be played. The available surround modes may be restricted depending on the input signal and speaker setup.
CIRCLE SURROUND II (CSII-CINEMA, CSII-MUSIC, CSII-MONO) Circle Surround is designed to enable multi-channel surround sound playback of non-encoded and multi-channel encoded material. Backward compatibility provides listeners with up to 6.1 channels of surround performance from entire collection of music and film, including broadcast, videotape and stereo recorded music.
The relation between the selected surround mode and the input signal The surround mode is selected with the surround mode selector on SR7300 or the remote control unit. However, the sound you hear is subject to the relationship between the selected surround mode and input signal. That relationship is as follows; Surround Mode Input Signal Decoding AUTO...
OTHER FUNCTION TV AUTO ON/OFF FUNCTION This function allows the component connected to the TV-VIDEO in jack to control the power (ON/OFF) to the SR7300. AUTO POWER ON Be sure TV auto mode is ENABLE. (Refer page 24 : System Setup) Connect your TV TUNER (etc) to the TV-VIDEO in terminal.
RECORDING AN ANALOG SOURCE In normal operation, the audio or video source selected for listening through the SR7300 is sent to the record outputs. This means that any program you are watching or listening to may be recorded simply by placing machines connected to the outputs for TAPE OUT , CD-R/MD OUT, VCR1 OUT, and DSS/VCR2 OUT in the record mode.
7.1 CH INPUT. The SR7300 is equipped for future expansion through the use of Multi channel SACD multi channel player or DVD-Audio player. This is selected, the input signals connected to the L(front left), R (front right), CENTER, SL (surround left), SR (surround right), SBL (surround back left) and SBR (surround back right) channels of the 7.1 CH.
BASIC OPERATION (TUNER) LISTENING TO THE TUNER Frequency scan step for AM is selectable. Default setup is 10 kHz step, if your country’s standard is 9 kHz step, Press TUNER button on the remote more than 6 seconds. Scan step will change.
Each time the tuner finds a station, scanning will pause and the station will be played for five seconds. During this time, the following operations are possible. 1) The band can be changed by TUNER button . 2) The tuning mode can be changed by MODE button. If no button is pressed during this period, the current station is memorized in location Preset 02 If you wish to skip the current station, press the TUNING...
SORTING PRESET STATIONS AV SURROUND RECEIVER SR7300 SURROUND CLEAR MEMORY TUNING SPEAKRS A/B 7.1CH INPUT S-DIRECT SELECT ENTER VCR1 DSS/VCR2 AUX1 AUX2 CD-R TAPE STANDBY POWER ON/STANDBY PHONES Stored preset stations number can be kept line. To sort the numbers, press and hold the MEMORY and the F/P buttons. “PRESET SORT”...
SR7300 is located. To use this function, a multi room remote unit and remote control signal receiver available from your Marantz dealer are necessary. The operations possible with the multi room function are explained briefly below.
• For details, refer to the components’s user guide. • It may not be possible to operate some models. CONTROLLING A MARANTZ DVD PLAYER (DVD MODE) POWER ON/OFF Turns the DVD player on and off POWER ON Turns the DVD player on...
CONTROLLING A MARANTZ MD DECK (MD MODE) POWER ON/OFF Turns the MD deck on and off POWER ON POWER OFF 0 - 9 MEMO MENU/OSD ¢ 5 / 6 CONTROLLING A MARANTZ TAPE DECK (TAPE MODE) POWER ON/OFF Turns the tape deck on and off...
LEARNING PROCEDURE Place the remote controller so that its infrared signal transmitter is facing the infrared signal receiver on the Marantz remote controller at a distance of about 5 centimeters. Press and hold down the T.MODE and MEMO buttons until LEARN is displayed in the display.
Erasing the all functions Press and hold down the T.MODE and MEMO buttons until LEARN is displayed in the display. Press and hold down the CL button and press POWER ON and POWER OFF button. • A-CLR and LEARN are blinking. Press OK button to continue erasing.
When you are finished programming macros, press and hold the OK button until the display returns to USE mode. • Macros cannot be programmed for the MEMO, cursor/OK, or CL buttons. In the macro mode it is possible to program the memory to perform macros containing up to 10 steps.
EXAMPLES OF MACRO PROGRAMS Example 1 Change the input source for the amplifier to CD and play the 3rd track on a CD in the CD player. Press and hold the T.MODE and MENU button until the MACRO is displayed on the LCD. •...
CLEARING MACRO PROGRAMS The following procedure is used to erase macros you have programmed into the remote controller’s memory. Press and hold the T.MODE and MENU button until the MACRO is displayed on the LCD. • LEARN and MACRO is displayed blinking. Press and hold the CL button, then press the button for the Function to be cleared (in this case DVD) for 3 seconds.
If your trouble cannot be recovered with the remedy actions listed in the following table, malfunction of the internal circuitry is suspected; immediately unplug the power cable and contact your dealer, nearest Marantz distributor or the Marantz Service Center in your country. CAUSE Connect the power plug to the outlet.
GENERAL MALFUNCTION If the equipment malfunctions, this may be because an electrostatic discharge or AC line interference has corrupted the information in the equipment memory circuits. Therefore: disconnect the plug from the AC line supply after waiting at least three minutes, reconnect the plug to the AC line supply re-attempt to operate the equipment Memory backup...
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