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AV Receiver
TX-SR603X
Instruction Manual
Thank you for purchasing an Onkyo AV Receiver.
Please read this manual thoroughly before making
any connections and plugging it in.
Following the instructions in this manual will enable
you to obtain optimum performance and listening
enjoyment from your new AV Receiver.
Please retain this manual for future reference.
Contents
Introduction......................................2
Connections...................................20
First Time Setup.............................38
Basic Operations ...........................51
Advanced Operations....................64
Advanced Setup.............................68
Zone 2 .............................................74
Controlling Other Components ....78
Specifications ................................83
Troubleshooting.............................84
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  • Page 1 AV Receiver TX-SR603X Instruction Manual Thank you for purchasing an Onkyo AV Receiver. Please read this manual thoroughly before making any connections and plugging it in. Following the instructions in this manual will enable you to obtain optimum performance and listening enjoyment from your new AV Receiver.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
  • Page 3: For Canadian Model

    2. AC Fuse— The AC fuse inside the AV receiver is not user-serviceable. If you cannot turn on the AV receiver, contact your Onkyo dealer. 3. Care—Occasionally you should dust the AV receiver all over with a soft cloth. For stubborn stains, use a soft cloth dampened with a weak solu- tion of mild detergent and water.
  • Page 4: Supplied Accessories

    We, ONKYO EUROPE ELECTRONICS GmbH LIEGNITZERSTRASSE 6, 82194 GROEBENZELL, GERMANY declare in own responsibility, that the ONKYO product described in this instruction manual is in compliance with the corresponding technical standards such as EN60065, EN55013, EN55020 and EN61000-3-2, -3-3. GROEBENZELL, GERMANY...
  • Page 5 “Dolby,” “Pro Logic,” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. *2. “DTS,” “DTS 96/24,” “DTS-ES,” and “Neo:6” are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc. *3. “CinemaFILTER” is a trademark of Onkyo Corporation. ® XM Connect & Play™, XM Ready , XM Public Radio™...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Table of Contents Introduction Important Safety Instructions ...2 Precautions ...3 Supplied Accessories...4 Features ...5 Table of Contents ...6 Front & Rear Panels...8 Remote Controller...13 About Home Theater ...19 Connecting the AV Receiver About AV Connections ...20 Connecting Your Speakers...21 Connecting Antenna...23 Connecting Your TV or Projector ...26 Connecting AV Components ...27 Connecting Audio Components ...33...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Controlling Other Components Entering Remote Control Codes... 78 Advanced Learning Commands from Other Remote Controllers... 81 Features Using Macros... 82 Advanced Setup Adjusting the Bass & Treble ... 68 Audio Adjust Functions... 68 Assigning Listening Modes to Input Sources ... 70 Advanced IntelliVolume ...
  • Page 8: Front Panel

    Front & Rear Panels Front Panel TX-SR603X STANDBY/ON STANDBY ZONE2 TONE ZONE 2 LEVEL PHONES MULTl CH The page numbers in parentheses show where you can find the main explanation for each item. STANDBY/ON button (37) This button is used to set the AV receiver to On or Standby.
  • Page 9 Front & Rear Panels SETUP button This button is used to access the onscreen setup menus that appear on the connected TV. MASTER VOLUME control (51) This control is used to adjust the volume of the AV receiver to MIN, 1 through 99, or MAX. PHONES jack (52) This 1/4-inch phone jack is for connecting a stan- dard pair of stereo headphones for private listening.
  • Page 10 Front & Rear Panels Display The page numbers in parentheses show where you can find the main explanation for each item. MUTING indicator (52) This indicator flashes while the AV receiver is muted. ZONE 2 indicator (76) This indicator lights up when Zone 2 is selected. Listening mode &...
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Front & Rear Panels Rear Panel TX-SR603X IR IN 12 V TRIGGER OUT AV RECEIVER ZONE 2 MODEL NO. DIGITAL COAXIAL IN 1 ANTENNA COMPONENT VIDEO IN 3 IN 2 IN 1 IN 2 VIDEO 3 VIDEO 2 OPTI -...
  • Page 12 REMOTE CONTROL This (Remote Interactive) jack can be con- nected to an jack on another Onkyo AV compo- nent. The AV receiver’s remote controller can then be used to control that component. To use , you must make an analog audio connection (RCA) between the AV receiver and the other AV compo- nent, even if they are connected digitally.
  • Page 13: Remote Controller

    Remote Controller Installing the Batteries To open the battery compartment, press the small hollow and slide off the cover. Insert the three supplied batteries (AA/R6) in accordance with the polarity diagram inside the battery compartment. Put the cover onto the remote controller and slide it shut.
  • Page 14: About The Remote Controller Modes

    In RECEIVER/TAPE mode, you can control the AV receiver and an Onkyo cassette recorder connected via ■ DVD Mode By default, you can control an Onkyo DVD player in this mode. By entering the appropriate remote control code, you can control components made by other manufactur- ers (see page 78).
  • Page 15 Remote Controller For detailed information, see the pages in parentheses. STANDBY button (37) This button is used to set the AV receiver to Standby. ON button (37) This button is used to turn on the AV receiver. INPUT SELECTOR buttons (51) These buttons are used to select the input sources.
  • Page 16: Dvd Mode

    Remote Controller DVD Mode To set the remote controller to DVD mode, press the [DVD] REMOTE MODE button. STANDBY MULTI CH TAPE TUNER + 10 CLEAR - - /- - - INPUT SELECTOR MACRO REMOTE MODE RECEIVER TAPE/AMP CABLE DIMMER DISC ENTER ALBUM...
  • Page 17 [MD] or [CDR] REMOTE MODE button to select the MD or CDR remote controller mode. To control an Onkyo MD recorder or CD recorder, or a component made by another manufacturer, you must first enter the appropriate remote control code (see page 78).
  • Page 18 Remote Controller HDD Mode HDD mode is for controlling Onkyo’s next generation HDD-compatible components. As of 2005, it can be used with the Onkyo DS-A1 Remote Interactive Dock and Apple iPod connected via When Using the DS-A1: • Connect the DS-A1 to the TAPE IN or VIDEO 3 IN jacks.
  • Page 19: About Home Theater

    With DVDs you can enjoy DTS and Dolby Digital. With analog and digital TV you can enjoy Dolby Pro Logic IIx or Onkyo’s own DSP surround listening modes. Front left and right speakers These output the overall sound.
  • Page 20: Connecting The Av Receiver

    Connecting the AV Receiver About AV Connections • Before making any AV connections, read the manuals supplied with your other AV components. • Don’t connect the power cord until you’ve completed and double-checked all AV connections. Optical Digital Jacks The AV receiver’s optical digital jacks have shutter-type covers that open when an optical plug is inserted and close when it’s removed.
  • Page 21: Connecting Your Speakers

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting Your Speakers Speaker Configuration For the best surround sound experience, you should con- nect seven speakers and a powered subwoofer. The following table indicates the channels you should use depending on the number of speakers that you have. Number of speakers: ✓...
  • Page 22 Doing so may damage the AV receiver. • Make sure the metal core of the wire does not have contact with the TX-SR603X’s rear panel. Doing so may damage the AV receiver. • Don’t connect more than one cable to each speaker terminal.
  • Page 23: Connecting Antenna

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting Antenna This section explains how to connect the supplied indoor FM antenna and AM loop antenna, and how to connect commercially available outdoor FM and AM antennas. The AV receiver won’t pick up any radio signals without any antenna connected, so you must connect the antenna to use the tuner.
  • Page 24: Connecting An Outdoor Fm Antenna

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting an Outdoor FM Antenna If you cannot achieve good reception with the supplied indoor FM antenna, try a commercially available out- door FM antenna instead. Notes: • Outdoor FM antennas work best outside, but usable results can sometimes be obtained when installed in an attic or loft.
  • Page 25: Which Connections Should I Use

    MONITOR OUT jacks, not the VIDEO 1 and VIDEO 2 OUT V and S jacks. Note: The TX-SR603X can be set to upconvert com- posite video and S-Video input signals and output them from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (see page 43).
  • Page 26: Connecting Your Tv Or Projector

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting Your TV or Projector COAXIAL IN 1 IN 2 OPTI - OPTI- IN 1 IN 2 IN 3 REMOTE CONTROL Connect one or the other DIGITAL OUT DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL COAXIAL Monitor Out You only need to use one of the following connection methods.
  • Page 27: Connecting A Dvd Player

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting a DVD Player IR IN DIGITAL COAXIAL IN 1 IN 2 OPTI - IN 1 OPTI- IN 2 IN 3 REMOTE CONTROL Connect one or the other DIGITAL OUT DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL COAXIAL Video Connections You only need to use one of the following connection methods.
  • Page 28 Connecting the AV Receiver ■ Using a Multichannel Connection If your DVD player supports multichannel audio formats such as DVD-Audio, and it has a 5.1-channel analog audio output, you can enjoy DVD-Audio playback. Use a multichannel analog audio cable to connect the AV receiver’s DVD IN FRONT L/R, CENTER, SUR- ROUND L/R, and SUBWOOFER jacks to the 5.1- channel analog audio output on your DVD player, as...
  • Page 29 Connecting an HDD/DVD recorder for Playback Video Connections With the initial settings of the TX-SR603X, the VIDEO 1 input source is set for the COMPONENT VIDEO IN 2 jacks. If you connect the device to the COMPONENT VIDEO IN 3 jacks, see page 43.
  • Page 30 Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting a VCR for Recording This section explains how to connect a VCR for recording from a TV or another VCR. Video Connections • Use an S-Video cable to connect the AV receiver’s S VIDEO 1 OUT jack to an S-Video input on the recording VCR.
  • Page 31 Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting Other Video Sources— Satellite, Cable, Set-top box, LD Player, etc. Video Connections You only need to use one of the following connection methods. ■ Using Composite Video Use a composite video cable to connect the AV receiver’s V VIDEO 3 IN jack to a composite video output on your video source, as shown.
  • Page 32 Connecting the AV Receiver ■ Using Analog Connections If your video source doesn’t have a digital audio output, or you want to record from it, you’ll need to make the following analog audio connection. Use an analog audio cable to connect the AV receiver’s VIDEO 3 IN L/R jacks to the analog audio output on your video source, as shown.
  • Page 33: Connecting A Cd Player

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting a CD Player ■ Using Optical or Coaxial Connections If you connect to a digital audio input, you’ll need to assign it (see page 42). • Use an optical digital audio cable to connect one of the AV receiver’s OPTICAL DIGITAL IN jacks to the optical output on your CD player, as shown.
  • Page 34 Connecting the AV Receiver ■ Using Optical or Coaxial Connections (playback only) If you connect to a digital audio input, you’ll need to assign it (see page 42). • Use an optical digital audio cable to connect one of the AV receiver’s OPTICAL DIGITAL IN jacks to the optical output on your recorder, as shown.
  • Page 35: Connecting A Turntable

    Connecting the AV Receiver Connecting a Turntable ■ Turntable with a Built-in Phono Preamp Use an analog audio cable to connect an unused audio input on the AV receiver to the audio outputs on your turntable, as shown. IR IN 12 V TRIGGER OUT AV RECEIVER ZONE 2...
  • Page 36: Connecting Components

    Connecting Components With (Remote Interactive) you can control your -compatible Onkyo CD player, DVD player, and so on with the AV receiver’s remote controller, as follows: • To use , you must make an analog audio con- nection between the AV receiver and the other AV components, even if they are connected digitally.
  • Page 37: Turning On The Av Receiver

    Connecting the AV Receiver Turning On the AV Receiver • Before connecting the power cord, connect all your speakers and AV components. • Turning on the AV receiver may cause a momentary power surge that might interfere with other electrical equipment on the same circuit.
  • Page 38: First Time Setup

    First Time Setup This chapter explains the settings that you need to make before using the AV receiver. Automatic Speaker Setup With the supplied speaker setup microphone, the Auto- matic Speaker Setup function can measure the test tone output by each speaker and automatically determine the number of speakers connected, their sizes, the distance from each speaker to the listening position, and so on.
  • Page 39 First Time Setup Press [ENTER]. ENTER The automatic speaker setup starts. The test tone is output by each speaker in turn, measured by the microphone, and the speaker settings set accordingly. The whole process takes about 2 minutes. If any extraneous noise is picked up by the microphone, the automatic setup may not work correctly, so be careful.
  • Page 40 First Time Setup (Menus vary depending on country) When a speaker has a warning, its abbrevia- tion (e.g., L, R, and so on) appears. Not Detect: No speaker was detected. Make sure the connection is secured correctly. Distance Error: The positions of the speakers are too close or too far, or the distance could not be measured.
  • Page 41: About The Onscreen Setup Menus

    First Time Setup About the Onscreen Setup Menus The AV receiver is configured using onscreen setup menus, which are displayed on the TV that’s connected to either of the MONITOR OUT jacks. Because they appear on your TV, they’re large and clear, making setup a breeze. Main menu * For multichannel connection, “3.
  • Page 42: First Time Setup

    First Time Setup Initial Setup Digital Input If you connect a component to a digital input jack, you must assign that jack to an input selector. For example, if you connect your CD player to the OPTICAL IN2 jack, you should assign that jack to the CD input selec- tor.
  • Page 43: Component Video Setup

    First Time Setup Component Video Setup If you connect to a COMPONENT VIDEO IN, you must assign it to an input selector. For example, if you connect your DVD player to COMPONENT IN 3, you should assign it to the DVD input selector. If you want to output composite and S-Video sources from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT, select VIDEO, as explained below.
  • Page 44: Speaker Setup

    First Time Setup Speaker Setup Some of the settings in this section are set automatically by the Automatic Speaker Setup function (see page 38). Here you can check the settings made by the Automatic Speaker Setup function, or set them manually, which is useful if you change one of the connected speakers after using the Automatic Speaker Setup function.
  • Page 45 First Time Setup Use the Up and Down [ buttons to select “d. Surround,” and then use the Left and Right ENTER ] buttons to select: Small: Select if the surround left and right speakers are small. Large: Select if the surround left and right speakers are large.
  • Page 46 First Time Setup Double Bass This setting is not set automatically by the Automatic Speaker Setup function (see page 38). With the Double Bass function, you can boost bass out- put by feeding bass sounds from the front left and right channels to the subwoofer.
  • Page 47 First Time Setup Speaker Distance This setting is set automatically by the Automatic Speaker Setup function (see page 38). Here you can specify the distance from each speaker to the listening position so that the sound from each speaker arrives at the listener’s ears as the sound designer intended.
  • Page 48 First Time Setup Speaker Level Calibration This setting is set automatically by the Automatic Speaker Setup function (see page 38). Here you can adjust the level of each speaker with the built-in test tone so that the volume of each speaker is the same at the listening position.
  • Page 49 First Time Setup Equalizer Setting This setting is set automatically by the Automatic Speaker Setup function (see page 38). Here you can adjust the EQ of individual speakers. To set the volume of individual speakers see page 48. TAPE TUNER TV VOL + 10 CLEAR...
  • Page 50: Changing The Input Display

    First Time Setup Changing the Input Display If you connect an -capable Onkyo MiniDisc recorder, CD recorder, or next generation HDD-compat- ible component to the TAPE IN/OUT or VIDEO 3 IN jacks, for to work properly, you must change this setting.
  • Page 51: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Selecting the Input Source This section explains how to select the input source (i.e., the AV component that you want to listen to or watch). STANDBY/ON STANDBY ZONE2 TONE STEREO LISTENING MODE ZONE 2 LEVEL PHONES MULTl CH VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3...
  • Page 52: Using The Sleep Timer

    Basic Operations TAPE TUNER + 10 CLEAR --/- - - INPUT SELECTOR MACRO Press REMOTE MODE [RECEIVER] RECEIVER TAPE/AMP first CABLE DIMMER DIMMER DISC ENTER ALBUM PREV DISPLAY PLAYLIST Setting the Display Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the display. Press the [RECEIVER] button, RECEIVER and then press the [DIMMER]...
  • Page 53: Displaying Source Information

    Basic Operations Displaying Source Information You can display various information about the current input source as follows. + 10 CLE R --/--- INPUT SELECTOR MACRO ZONE2 REMOTE MODE RECEIVER RECEIVER TAPE/AMP CABLE DIMMER SLEEP DISC ENTER ALBUM PREV DISPLAY DISPLAY MUTING PLAYLIST RANDOM...
  • Page 54: Using The Tuner

    Basic Operations Using the Tuner With the built-in tuner you can enjoy AM and FM radio stations. You can store your favorite stations as presets for quick selection. Listening to the Radio Use the [TUNER] input selector TUNER button to select either AM or FM. In this example, FM has been selected.
  • Page 55: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Listening to XM Satellite Radio What’s XM Satellite Radio? There is a world beyond AM and FM. It is XM Sat- ellite Radio. XM offers more than 150 digital chan- nels of audio entertainment, including 100% commercial-free music channels, in the top markets in the U.S.
  • Page 56 Basic Operations Selecting XM Radio Channels There are two modes for selecting XM radio channels: Channel Search mode, which allows you to select any channel. Category Search mode, which allows you to select channels by category. STANDBY MULTI CH TAPE + 10 - -/- - - INPUT SELECTOR...
  • Page 57 Basic Operations DISPLAY TUNING / PRESET STANDBY/ON ENTER STANDBY ZONE2 RETURN TONE STEREO LISTENING MODE DISPLAY DIGITAL INPUT DIMMER MEMORY TUNING MODE ZONE 2 LEVEL CLEAR PHONES MULTl CH VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 VIDEO 4 TAPE TUNER VCR 1 VCR 2 TUNER Selecting XM Channels from the Front Panel:...
  • Page 58 Basic Operations MULTI CH TAPE TUNER + 10 CLEAR --/--- INPUT SELECTOR MACRO REMOTE MODE RECEIVER TAPE/AMP CABLE DIMMER DISC ENTER ALBUM PREV DISPLAY Positioning the XM Antenna You can check the signal strength of the XM radio signal and adjust the position of the XM antenna accordingly. Press the [RECEIVER] button fol- RECEIVER lowed by the [SETUP] button.
  • Page 59: Presetting Am/Fm Stations & Xm Channels

    Basic Operations Presetting AM/FM Stations & XM Channels 2, 4 TUNING / PRESET STANDBY/ON ENTER STANDBY ZONE2 RETURN TONE STEREO LISTENING MODE DISPLAY DIGITAL INPUT DIMMER MEMORY TUNING MODE ZONE 2 LEVEL CLEAR PHONES MULTl CH VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 VIDEO 4 TAPE...
  • Page 60: Selecting Listening Modes

    Direct Stereo Mono Surround (e.g., PLIIx, Neo:6, Dolby D EX, DTS/DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, and ➔ so on) Onkyo original DSP Selecting with the Remote Controller STEREO SURR DIRECT ■ [SURR] button This button selects the Dolby Digital, Pro Logic IIx, Neo:6, DTS, and other listening modes.
  • Page 61 Basic Operations The following table lists all the listening modes and shows which modes can be selected for each input signal format. Analog, Input signal format PCM*1 Source CD, TV, LD, VHS, MD, turntable, radio, Listening mode cassette, DTV, etc. ❍...
  • Page 62: About The Listening Modes

    Basic Operations About the Listening Modes With its built-in surround sound decoders and DSP pro- grams, the AV receiver can transform your home listen- ing room into a movie theater or concert hall. If you connect two surround back speakers (i.e., left and right), both will be used for 6.1-channel surround play- back.
  • Page 63 field that cannot be produced with conven- tional stereo. Use this mode with stereo material such as music CDs. Onkyo Original DSP Modes Orchestra Suitable for classical or operatic music. The surround channels are emphasized in order to widen the stereo image.
  • Page 64: Advanced Operations Using The Late Night Function (Dolby Digital Only)

    Advanced Operations TAPE TUNER + 10 CLEAR --/--- INPUT SELECTOR MACRO REMOTE MODE RECEIVER RECEIVER TAPE/AMP CABLE DIMMER PLAYLIST LISTENING MODE STEREO SURR REPEAT AUDIO SUBTITLE DIRECT TEST TONE CH SEL LEVEL OPEN/CLOSE VIDEO OFF L NIGHT L NIGHT RC-623M Using the Late Night Function (Dolby Digital only) With the Late Night function, you can reduce the...
  • Page 65: Adjusting Individual Speaker Levels

    Advanced Operations STANDBY INPUT TV CH MULTI CH MULTI CH TAPE TUNER TV VOL + 10 CLEAR - - / - -- INPUT SELECTOR MACRO ZONE2 REMOTE MODE RECEIVER RECEIVER TAPE/AMP CABLE SLEEP DIMMER LISTENING MODE STEREO SURR REPEAT AUDIO SUBTITLE PLAY MODE DIRECT...
  • Page 66: Recording

    Advanced Operations Adjusting Individual Speaker Levels You can adjust the level of individual speakers while using the DVD analog multichannel input. Adjusting with onscreen setup menus: Press the [RECEIVER] button fol- RECEIVER lowed by the [SETUP] button. The main menu appears onscreen. Use the Up and Down [ buttons to select “3.
  • Page 67 Advanced Operations AV Recording You can record AV input sources to an AV recording component (VCR, etc.) connected to the VIDEO 1 OUT, VIDEO 2 OUT, or TAPE OUT. See pages 26–36 for information on connecting components. TUNING / PRESET STANDBY/ON ENTER STANDBY...
  • Page 68: Advanced Setup

    Advanced Setup Adjusting the Bass & Treble You can adjust the bass and treble for the front speakers, except when the Direct listening mode is selected. STANDBY/ON STANDBY ZONE2 TONE STEREO LISTENING MODE DISPLAY DIGITAL INPUT DIMMER ZONE 2 LEVEL PHONES MULTl CH VIDEO 1...
  • Page 69 Advanced Setup The Audio Adjust functions are explained below. Input Channel Settings ■ Multiplex This setting determines which channel is output from a stereo multiplex source. Use it to select audio channels or languages with multiplex sources, multilingual TV broadcasts, and so on. Main: The main channel is output (default).
  • Page 70: Assigning Listening Modes To Input Sources

    Advanced Setup Assigning Listening Modes to Input Sources You can assign a default listening mode to each input source that will be selected automatically when you select each input source. For example, you can set the default listening mode to be used with Dolby Digital input signals.
  • Page 71: Intellivolume

    Advanced Setup IntelliVolume You can set the input level for each input source. This is useful if some of your AV components are louder or qui- eter than others. While this menu is shown onscreen, you can select each input source and set the levels while listening to and comparing them.
  • Page 72: Advanced Setup

    ID. You may need to change this if the remote controller’s control codes overlap with those of another Onkyo component located in the same room. • If you change the AV receiver’s remote control ID, be sure to set the same ID on both the AV receiver and remote controller (see page 73).
  • Page 73: Changing The Remote Controller's Id

    Advanced Setup Changing the Remote Controller’s ID If several Onkyo components are used in the same room, the remote controller’s control codes may overlap with those of another component. To differentiate the remote controller’s control codes, you can change its ID to another number.
  • Page 74: Zone 2

    Zone 2 Connecting Zone 2 With the Zone 2 function, you can enjoy one input source in the main room and a different source in another room. There are two connection methods: using a receiver/inte- grated amp in Zone 2 or using only a pair of speakers in Zone 2.
  • Page 75: Setting The Powered Zone 2

    Zone 2 Setting the Powered Zone 2 To use Zone 2, you must make this setting. It enables the speakers connected to the ZONE 2 SPEAKERS termi- nals so that they produce sound when Zone 2 is used. TV VOL + 10 CLEAR --/---...
  • Page 76: Using Zone 2

    Zone 2 Using Zone 2 Here you can turn on Zone 2, select an input source, and adjust the volume. STANDBY MULTI CH TAPE TUNER + 10 CLEAR --/--- INPUT SELECTOR MACRO REMOTE MODE RECEIVER TAPE/AMP LISTENING MODE STEREO SURR REPEAT AUDIO SUBTITLE...
  • Page 77: Using The Remote Control In Zone 2

    Zone 2 Using the 12V Trigger When Zone 2 is turned on, the ZONE 2 12V TRIGGER OUT outputs 12 volts (100 milliamperes max). By con- necting this jack to the 12-volt trigger input on, say, a power amp in Zone 2, that power amp will turn on and off automatically as and when Zone 2 is turned on and off on the AV receiver.
  • Page 78: Entering Remote Control Codes

    ALLST LEVEL • The HDD remote mode can only be used with the CINE FLTR Onkyo DS-A1 Remote Interactive Dock at this time. • The [DVD] and [CD] REMOTE MODE buttons are preprogrammed for use with Onkyo DVD players and CD players respectively.
  • Page 79: Resetting The Remote Controller

    Press the REMOTE MODE button, point the remote controller at the AV receiver, and operate the component. If you want to control an Onkyo component by pointing the remote controller directly at it, or you want to control an Onkyo component that’s not connected via the following remote control codes: •...
  • Page 80: Controlling Other Components

    Controlling Other Components • To control another component, point the remote controller at it and use the buttons explained below. (You must select the appropriate remote control mode first.) With some AV components, certain buttons may not work as expected, and some may not work at all. ■...
  • Page 81: Features Learning Commands From Other Remote Controllers

    • Remote controller buttons such as Play, Stop, Pause, and so on are preprogrammed with commands for controlling Onkyo CD players, cassette decks, and DVD players. However, they can learn new com- mands, and you can restore the preprogrammed com- mands by resetting the remote controller (page 79).
  • Page 82: Controlling Other Components

    Controlling Other Components Using Macros You can program the remote controller’s MACRO but- tons to perform a sequence of actions. Example: To play a CD, you typically need to perform the follow- ing actions: 1. Press the [RECEIVER] REMOTE MODE button to select Receiver mode.
  • Page 83: Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier Section Power Output 2 channel driven: 90 W + 90 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz–20 kHz, FTC) 225 W + 225 W (3 Ω, Front) Dynamic Power 175 W + 175 W (4 Ω, Front) 105 W + 105 W (8 Ω, Front) THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) 0.08 % (Power Rated)
  • Page 84: Troubleshooting

    The AV receiver turns off as soon as it’s turned • The amp protection circuit has been activated. Remove the power cord from the wall outlet immedi- ately and contact your Onkyo dealer. Audio There’s no sound, or it’s very quiet? •...
  • Page 85 Troubleshooting The subwoofer produces no sound? • When you play source material that contains no infor- mation in the LFE channel, the subwoofer produces no sound. • Make sure the speakers are configured correctly (page 44). There’s no sound with a certain signal format? •...
  • Page 86 • Make sure to set the same ID on both the AV receiver and remote controller (pages 72 and 73). Can’t control other components? • If it’s an Onkyo component, make sure that the cable and analog audio cable are connected properly. Connecting only an cable won’t work (page 36).
  • Page 87 five seconds, and then plug it back in again. Onkyo is not responsible for damages (such as CD rental fees) due to unsuccessful recordings caused by the unit’s malfunction. Before you record important data, make sure that the material will be recorded cor- rectly.
  • Page 88 Units 2102-2107, Metroplaza Tower I, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, N.T., HONG KONG Tel: 852-2429-3118 Fax: 852-2428-9039 http://www.ch.onkyo.com/ SN 29344095 (C) Copyright 2005 ONKYO CORPORATION Japan. All rights reserved. HOMEPAGE http://www.onkyo.com/ D0508-1 * 2 9 3 4 4 0 9 5 *...

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