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Pioneer VSX 1020 Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Pioneer VSX 1020

We have 1 Pioneer VSX 1020 manual available for free PDF download: Operating Instructions Manual

  • Table of contents
    Table Of Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
    Flow of settings on the receiver7................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking what's in the box8................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing the receiver8................................................................................................................................................................
    Loading the batteries8................................................................................................................................................................
    Front panel9................................................................................................................................................................
    Display10................................................................................................................................................................
    Remote control12................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating range of remote control unit13................................................................................................................................................................
    Rear panel14................................................................................................................................................................
    Determining the speakers' application15................................................................................................................................................................
    Other speaker connection16................................................................................................................................................................
    Placing the speakers17................................................................................................................................................................
    Some tips for improving sound quality17................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting the speakers18................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing your speaker system19................................................................................................................................................................
    Bi-amping your speakers20................................................................................................................................................................
    Bi-wiring your speakers20................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting the Speaker system21................................................................................................................................................................
    Front height setup21................................................................................................................................................................
    Front wide setup21................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker B setup21................................................................................................................................................................
    Bi-Amping setup21................................................................................................................................................................
    ZONE 2 setup21................................................................................................................................................................
    About the audio connection22................................................................................................................................................................
    About the video converter22................................................................................................................................................................
    components23................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting using HDMI23................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting your DVD player with no HDMI23................................................................................................................................................................
    output25................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting your TV with no HDMI input26................................................................................................................................................................
    other set-top box27................................................................................................................................................................
    other video sources27................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting other audio components28................................................................................................................................................................
    About the WMA9 Pro decoder28................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting AM/FM antennas29................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting external antennas29................................................................................................................................................................
    MULTI-ZONE setup30................................................................................................................................................................
    Making MULTI-ZONE connections30................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting Optional Bluetooth ADAPTER31................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting a SiriusConnectâ„¢ Tuner31................................................................................................................................................................
    interface32................................................................................................................................................................
    to the front panel input32................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting an iPod33................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting a USB device33................................................................................................................................................................
    MCACC output34................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting an IR receiver35................................................................................................................................................................
    this unit's sensor35................................................................................................................................................................
    Plugging in the receiver36................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup40................................................................................................................................................................
    The Input Setup menu40................................................................................................................................................................
    settings41................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing a source42................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing a source with HDMI connection43................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing an iPod43................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing back files stored on an iPod43................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing a USB device45................................................................................................................................................................
    memory device45................................................................................................................................................................
    About playable file formats47................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to the radio48................................................................................................................................................................
    Improving FM sound48................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Neural Surround48................................................................................................................................................................
    Tuning directly to a station48................................................................................................................................................................
    Saving station presets48................................................................................................................................................................
    Naming station presets49................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to station presets49................................................................................................................................................................
    Enjoyment of Music50................................................................................................................................................................
    Wireless music play50................................................................................................................................................................
    wireless technology device50................................................................................................................................................................
    System51................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to Internet radio stations52................................................................................................................................................................
    Programming the Internet radio stations52................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to Satellite Radio53................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to SIRIUS Radio54................................................................................................................................................................
    Saving channel presets55................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the SIRIUS Menu55................................................................................................................................................................
    Auto playback56................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening in surround sound56................................................................................................................................................................
    Standard surround sound56................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Advanced surround effects58................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening in stereo58................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Front Stage Surround Advance59................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Stream Direct59................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting MCACC presets60................................................................................................................................................................
    Choosing the input signal60................................................................................................................................................................
    Better sound using Phase Control61................................................................................................................................................................
    Making Control with HDMI connections62................................................................................................................................................................
    HDMI Setup63................................................................................................................................................................
    Before using synchronization64................................................................................................................................................................
    About synchronized operations64................................................................................................................................................................
    with HDMI function65................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the PQLS function65................................................................................................................................................................
    function66................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the Audio options67................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the Video options70................................................................................................................................................................
    Switching the speaker terminal72................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the MULTI-ZONE controls72................................................................................................................................................................
    Making an audio or a video recording73................................................................................................................................................................
    Reducing the level of an analog signal74................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the sleep timer74................................................................................................................................................................
    Dimming the display74................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking your system settings74................................................................................................................................................................
    Resetting the system75................................................................................................................................................................
    Default system settings75................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating multiple receivers76................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting preset codes directly77................................................................................................................................................................
    controls77................................................................................................................................................................
    input function79................................................................................................................................................................
    Direct function79................................................................................................................................................................
    Multi operation and System off80................................................................................................................................................................
    shutdown sequence80................................................................................................................................................................
    Using multi operations81................................................................................................................................................................
    Using System off81................................................................................................................................................................
    operation81................................................................................................................................................................
    Resetting the remote control presets82................................................................................................................................................................
    Default preset codes82................................................................................................................................................................
    Controls the components82................................................................................................................................................................
    MCACC menu85................................................................................................................................................................
    Automatic MCACC (Expert)86................................................................................................................................................................
    Manual MCACC setup89................................................................................................................................................................
    Fine Channel Level90................................................................................................................................................................
    Fine Speaker Distance90................................................................................................................................................................
    Standing Wave91................................................................................................................................................................
    Acoustic Calibration EQ Adjust92................................................................................................................................................................
    Acoustic Calibration EQ Professional92................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking MCACC Data95................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker Setting95................................................................................................................................................................
    Channel Level95................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker Distance95................................................................................................................................................................
    Acoustic Cal EQ96................................................................................................................................................................
    Output MCACC data96................................................................................................................................................................
    Data Management97................................................................................................................................................................
    Renaming MCACC presets97................................................................................................................................................................
    Copying MCACC preset data97................................................................................................................................................................
    Clearing MCACC presets98................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup menu99................................................................................................................................................................
    Manual speaker setup99................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker system setting100................................................................................................................................................................
    X-Curve103................................................................................................................................................................
    Network Setup menu103................................................................................................................................................................
    IP address/Proxy setting103................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking the MAC address104................................................................................................................................................................
    The Other Setup menu105................................................................................................................................................................
    Volume Setup105................................................................................................................................................................
    Remote Control Mode Setup106................................................................................................................................................................
    Flicker Reduction Setup106................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting107................................................................................................................................................................
    Power107................................................................................................................................................................
    No sound108................................................................................................................................................................
    Other audio problems110................................................................................................................................................................
    Video111................................................................................................................................................................
    HDMI115................................................................................................................................................................
    HDMI connection116................................................................................................................................................................
    USB interface117................................................................................................................................................................
    Internet radio118................................................................................................................................................................
    SIRIUS radio messages118................................................................................................................................................................
    About iPod119................................................................................................................................................................
    About SIRIUS119................................................................................................................................................................
    Surround sound formats120................................................................................................................................................................
    Dolby120................................................................................................................................................................
    Windows Media Audio 9 Professional120................................................................................................................................................................
    Auto Surround, ALC and Stream Direct with different input signal formats121................................................................................................................................................................
    Preset code list122................................................................................................................................................................
    Specifications127................................................................................................................................................................
    Cleaning the unit128................................................................................................................................................................