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> Before start
> Hookup
Basic
Manual
SC-LX801
SC-LX701
AV RECEIVER
> Setup
> Playback
> Part Names
Hookup
Step1: Speaker Layout ........................................................... 3
Step2: Connect the Speakers ............................................... 10
Step3: Connect the TV ......................................................... 12
Step4: Connect the AV Components .................................... 14
Step5: Multi-zone Connection ............................................... 18
Step6: Connect Other Cables ............................................... 21
Setup
Step7: Power On & Initial Setup ........................................... 22
HDMI Setup .......................................................................... 23
Basic Playback ..................................................................... 24
Network Functions ................................................................ 25
Others ................................................................................... 27
Front Panel ........................................................................... 30
Rear Panel ............................................................................ 31
Remote Controller ................................................................ 33
Display .................................................................................. 33
This manual includes information needed when starting up and also
instructions for frequently used operations. The "Advanced Manual" is
available on the internet with details about the playback features/
listening modes/settings details, specifications, and troubleshooting.
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http://www.pioneer-audiovisual.com/manual/sclx801701/adv/en.html
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Step4: Connect the AV Components ........14 Step5: Multi-zone Connection ..........18 Step6: Connect Other Cables ..........21 Setup Step7: Power On & Initial Setup ........... 22 SC-LX801 HDMI Setup ................23 Playback Basic Playback ..............24 Network Functions ..............25 SC-LX701 Others ...................
  • Page 2 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names What's in the box 1. Main unit 2. Remote controller (RC-927R) ×1, Batteries (AAA/R03) ×2 3. Indoor FM antenna ×1 4. AM loop antenna ×1 5. Speaker setup microphone ×1 6.
  • Page 3: Step1: Speaker Layout

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step1: Speaker Layout 7.1-Channel System Front speakers output front stereo sound and a center speaker outputs center sound such as dialogs and vocals. Surround speakers create back sound field. Powered subwoofer reproduces bass sounds and creates rich sound field.
  • Page 4 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Height Speakers; Front High Speakers/ Rear High Speakers These are types of height speakers. Furthermore, by 3´ (0.9 m) installing height speakers, you can select the Dolby or more Atmos listening mode, which realizes the most up-to-date 3D sound including overhead sounds, when the input format is Dolby Atmos.
  • Page 5 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Height Speakers; Ceiling Speakers These are types of height speakers. Furthermore, by installing height speakers, you can select the Dolby Atmos listening mode, which realizes the most up-to-date 3D sound including overhead sounds, when the input format is Dolby Atmos.
  • Page 6 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Height Speakers; Dolby Enabled Speakers (Dolby Speakers) These are types of height speakers. Dolby enabled speakers are special speakers designed to face the ceiling so that sound is heard after bouncing off the ceiling so that sound appears to be coming from overhead.
  • Page 7 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Speaker B System Apart from the main speaker system (Speaker A System), you can also connect another system of front speakers to be the Speaker B System. When you do so, you can switch the same audio to output from A, B, or A+B.
  • Page 8 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Bi-Amping the Speakers It is possible to connect front speakers, a center speaker, and surround speakers supporting Bi-Amping to improve quality of the bass and treble. The effects and placements for speakers are the same as for a system that doesn't use Bi-Amping speakers.
  • Page 9 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Speaker combinations In any of the combinations, up to two powered subwoofers can be connected. Speaker SURROUND SP B ZONE 2 ZONE 3 * 1 * 1 * 1 FRONT CENTER SURROUND...
  • Page 10: Step2: Connect The Speakers

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step2: Connect the Speakers Standard Connections Refer to the illustration to connect the speaker system. * Depending on the combination of speakers, you may need to connect to other jacks. See "Points to note with speaker combinations"...
  • Page 11 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Connections with Bi-Amping speakers With a Center Speaker When using Bi-Amping connections for Front Speakers For high- frequency For low- frequency With Surround Speakers For high- For high- frequency frequency For low-...
  • Page 12: Step3: Connect The Tv

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step3: Connect the TV TV-1 (ARC TV) This describes the connections for a TV that supports the ARC (Audio Return Channel) feature. By connecting with a single HDMI cable, you can not only output the video input to this unit to the TV, but you can also play the sound from the TV through this unit.
  • Page 13 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names TV-2 (Non-ARC TV) This describes the connections for a TV that does not support the ARC (Audio Return Channel) feature. By connecting with both an HDMI cable and a digital optical cable, you can not only output the video input to this unit to the TV, but you can also play the sound from the TV through this unit.
  • Page 14: Step4: Connect The Av Components

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step4: Connect the AV Components HDMI AV Components This is an example of connection with an AV component that has an HDMI jack. With connection to an AV component that conforms with the CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) standard, you can use features such as the HDMI CEC feature that links with the input selector,...
  • Page 15 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Non-HDMI AV Components This is an example of connection with an AV component that does not have an HDMI jack. Make the connections to the AV component to match the jacks it has. When video input connection is to the BD/DVD jack, the audio input connection should also be to the BD/DVD jacks, and so on, so that you connect the video input jacks to the...
  • Page 16: Audio Components

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Audio Components Example of a connection with an Audio Component. Connect a CD player using a digital optical cable or analog audio cable. You can also connect a turntable that has an MM-type cartridge to the PHONO jack.
  • Page 17 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Component Video Monitor Use a component video cable to connect a TV or projector that has component video input jacks rather than an HDMI input jack. To output video from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks, you must connect the external AV components using a component video cable.
  • Page 18: Step5: Multi-Zone Connection

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step5: Multi-zone Connection ZONE 2 TV You can enjoy content from a Blu-ray Disc player on a TV equipped with an HDMI input jack in the separate room (ZONE 2) by playing a Blu-ray Disc player in the main room (where this unit is located), or play the content from another AV component.
  • Page 19 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names ZONE 2 PRE/LINE OUT / ZONE 2 SPEAKER You can enjoy audio in the separate room by, for example, playing a Blu-ray Disc player in the main room (where this unit is located) and listening to internet radio in the separate room (ZONE 2).
  • Page 20 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names ZONE 3 PRE/LINE OUT / ZONE 3 SPEAKER Along with the main room and ZONE 2, you can also enjoy audio in yet another room (ZONE 3). Connections with an AV component To output the audio of an external AV component to ZONE 3, connect using an analog audio cable.
  • Page 21: Step6: Connect Other Cables

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step6: Connect Other Cables Antenna Hookup Move the antenna around while playing the radio to find (North American (European and the position with the best reception. Use a thumb tack or models) Asian models) similar to attach the indoor FM antenna to a wall.
  • Page 22: Step7: Power On & Initial Setup

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Step7: Power On & Initial Setup 1. Full Auto MCACC Place the supplied speaker setup microphone in the listening position, measure the test tones emitted by the speakers, then the unit automatically sets the optimum volume level for each speaker, the crossover frequencies, and the distance from the listening position.
  • Page 23: Hdmi Setup

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names HDMI Setup 2. Source Connection To switch between upper and lower case, select "A/a" on HDMI CEC the screen and press ENTER. To select whether to mask Make this setting to enable the control feature for devices the password with "*"...
  • Page 24: Basic Playback

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Basic Playback AV Component Playback display of the main unit, then the listening mode Input source & volume selected automatically (Dolby Digital for multi- channel input signals, Stereo for 2 channel input 1.
  • Page 25: Network Functions

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Network Functions Network Services Player 11 or 12 network servers or NAS that are compatible with home network functionality. You may need to make some 1. Switch the input on the TV to that assigned to ®...
  • Page 26 8 paired devices. mode, press the button on the remote controller, Pioneer SC-LXXXX then in the Home displayed set "System Setup" – 0 The coverage area is 48 feet (15 meters). Note that "Hardware" – "Power Management" – "Network connection is not always guaranteed with all Standby"...
  • Page 27: Others

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Others Listening To the Radio Multi-zone 1. Press TUNER (a) on the remote controller repeatedly to Play select either "AM" or "FM" on the display. 1. Switch the remote controller to the mode for controlling 2.
  • Page 28 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names "USB" input selector. Home that is displayed. AV Adjust 4. To adjust the volume on the power amplifier in the – When you have connected a TV in the separate room separate room or the ZONE speaker, adjust with VOL+/–...
  • Page 29 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Home When the unit is operating erratically When the subwoofer produces no sound When you press on the remote controller, the Home is Try restarting the unit If the setting of the front speakers is "Large" and during 2ch displayed and you can make settings in the various menus.
  • Page 30: Front Panel

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Front Panel 11 12 1. INPUT SELECTOR dial: Switch the input to be played. standby mode, this lights when functions such as HDMI 19.RETURN button: Returns the display to the previous state. 2.
  • Page 31: Rear Panel

    > Setup > Playback > Part Names Rear Panel SC-LX801 1. COMPONENT VIDEO IN/OUT jacks: Transfer the video 7. HDMI OUT jacks: Transmit video signals and audio 13.IR IN/OUT port: Allows you to connect a multiroom signals of an AV component with a component video signals with a HDMI cable connected to a monitor such remote control kit.
  • Page 32 > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names SC-LX701 1. COMPONENT VIDEO IN/OUT jacks: Transfer the video 7. HDMI OUT jacks: Transmit video signals and audio 13.ANTENNA AM LOOP/FM UNBAL 75Ω terminal: The signals of an AV component with a component video signals with a HDMI cable connected to a monitor such supplied antennas are connected.
  • Page 33: Remote Controller

    > Before start > Hookup > Setup > Playback > Part Names Remote Controller Display 1. Í button: Turns the unit on or into standby mode. 2. Input selector buttons: Select the input to be played. Use the buttons in 3 to select "STRM BOX", "AUX", or "PHONO". 3.
  • Page 34: License And Trademark Information

    License and Trademark Information “Alle andere handelsmerken zijn eigendom van de desbetreffende rechthebbenden.” “Все товарные знаки являются собственностью соответствующих PANDORA, the PANDORA logo, and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks владельцев.” or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. Used with permission. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 35 DISCLAIMER Through this device you are able to link to other services or websites which are not under the control of any company which has designed, manufactured or distributed/have distributed this device, and its affiliates (collectively, “Company”). We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those services.
  • Page 36 (Europe) © 2016 Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation. All rights reserved. © 2016 Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation. Tous droits de reproduction et de traduction réservés. http://www.pioneer-audiovisual.com/privacy/ F1606-0 “Pioneer” and “MCACC logo” are trademarks of Pioneer Corporation, and are used under license.

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