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Manuals and User Guides for Pioneer VSX-2014i

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  • Pioneer VSX-2014i Operating Instructions Manual (84 pages)

    Pioneer a/v receiver operating instructions vsx-1014, vsx-2014i

    Table of contents
    Table Of Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
    Features6................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking what's in the box6................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing the receiver7................................................................................................................................................................
    Loading the batteries7................................................................................................................................................................
    Introduction to home theater8................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to Surround Sound8................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup13................................................................................................................................................................
    player13................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing a source13................................................................................................................................................................
    About cable types14................................................................................................................................................................
    Analog audio cables14................................................................................................................................................................
    Digital audio cables14................................................................................................................................................................
    Video cables14................................................................................................................................................................
    When making cable connections15................................................................................................................................................................
    About the RS-232C connector15................................................................................................................................................................
    About the video converter15................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting digital audio components16................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting analog audio components17................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting multichannel analog components17................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting video components18................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting to the front panel video terminal18................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting antennas19................................................................................................................................................................
    FM wire antenna19................................................................................................................................................................
    AM loop antenna19................................................................................................................................................................
    Using external antennas19................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting the speakers20................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker terminals21................................................................................................................................................................
    Hints on speaker placement21................................................................................................................................................................
    AC outlet22................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating other Pioneer components22................................................................................................................................................................
    Front panel23................................................................................................................................................................
    Display25................................................................................................................................................................
    Remote control27................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating range of remote control unit29................................................................................................................................................................
    Auto playback30................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening in surround sound30................................................................................................................................................................
    Standard surround sound30................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Home THX modes31................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Advanced surround effects31................................................................................................................................................................
    Dolby Pro Logic IIx Music settings32................................................................................................................................................................
    Neo:6 Music settings32................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening in stereo32................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening with Acoustic Calibration EQ33................................................................................................................................................................
    Choosing the input signal33................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Loudness and Midnight listening36................................................................................................................................................................
    Enhancing dialog36................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the tone controls36................................................................................................................................................................
    Playing other sources37................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting the multichannel analog inputs37................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the sleep timer37................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup menu38................................................................................................................................................................
    Surround back speaker setting38................................................................................................................................................................
    Manual MCACC speaker setup39................................................................................................................................................................
    Fine Channel Level40................................................................................................................................................................
    Fine Channel Distance40................................................................................................................................................................
    Acoustic Calibration EQ41................................................................................................................................................................
    Manual speaker setup43................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker Setting44................................................................................................................................................................
    Crossover Network45................................................................................................................................................................
    Channel Level45................................................................................................................................................................
    Speaker Distance46................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to the radio47................................................................................................................................................................
    Improving FM stereo sound47................................................................................................................................................................
    Tuning directly to a station47................................................................................................................................................................
    Saving station presets48................................................................................................................................................................
    Naming station presets48................................................................................................................................................................
    Listening to station presets48................................................................................................................................................................
    An introduction to RDS49................................................................................................................................................................
    Displaying RDS information49................................................................................................................................................................
    Searching for RDS programs50................................................................................................................................................................
    Using EON50................................................................................................................................................................
    searches51................................................................................................................................................................
    Making an audio or a video recording52................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the remote to control other components53................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting preset codes directly53................................................................................................................................................................
    Programming signals from other remote controls54................................................................................................................................................................
    Erasing one of the remote control button settings55................................................................................................................................................................
    Erasing all of the remote control presets55................................................................................................................................................................
    Direct function55................................................................................................................................................................
    Confirming preset codes55................................................................................................................................................................
    Controls for TVs56................................................................................................................................................................
    Controls for other components57................................................................................................................................................................
    Second Zone speaker B setup59................................................................................................................................................................
    Switching the speaker system59................................................................................................................................................................
    Bi-amping your front speakers60................................................................................................................................................................
    Bi-wiring your speakers60................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting additional amplifiers61................................................................................................................................................................
    Multi-room listening61................................................................................................................................................................
    Making multi-room connections61................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the sub room controls62................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the i.LINK interface63................................................................................................................................................................
    About i.LINK64................................................................................................................................................................
    About PQLS rate control64................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating an i.LINK network64................................................................................................................................................................
    volt trigger65................................................................................................................................................................
    Using this receiver with a Pioneer plasma display65................................................................................................................................................................
    The Input Assign menu67................................................................................................................................................................
    The Other Setup menu69................................................................................................................................................................
    Dynamic Range Control Setup70................................................................................................................................................................
    Dual Mono Setup70................................................................................................................................................................
    LFE Attenuator Setup70................................................................................................................................................................
    SR+ Setup for Pioneer plasma displays71................................................................................................................................................................
    Multi Room Setup71................................................................................................................................................................
    Volt Trigger Setup72................................................................................................................................................................
    SACD Gain Setup72................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting73................................................................................................................................................................
    Power73................................................................................................................................................................
    No sound74................................................................................................................................................................
    Other audio problems75................................................................................................................................................................
    Video76................................................................................................................................................................
    Settings77................................................................................................................................................................
    i.LINK interface79................................................................................................................................................................
    i.LINK messages79................................................................................................................................................................
    Resetting the main unit80................................................................................................................................................................
    Switching the speaker impedance80................................................................................................................................................................
    Surround sound formats81................................................................................................................................................................
    Dolby81................................................................................................................................................................
    About THX82................................................................................................................................................................
    Specifications83................................................................................................................................................................
    Cleaning the unit83................................................................................................................................................................