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RCA 600-Watt Owner's Manual

Complete 7-piece 600-watt home theater audio system with 3-dvd changer
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Complete 7-Piece 600-Watt Home
Theater Audio System
with 3-DVD Changer


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  • Page 1 Complete 7-Piece 600-Watt Home Theater Audio System with 3-DVD Changer...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Important Safety Instructions ... 3 Note to CATV System Installer ... 4 The FCC Wants You to Know ... 4 Notes on Copyright ... 4 R R R R ea ea ea ead B d Be e e e f f f f o o o o r r r r e e e e U U U U s s s s i i i i n n n n g g g g T T T T h h h h i i i i s s s s p p p p r r r r o o o o du duc c c c t t t t .
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Careful attention is devoted to quality standards in the manufacture of your system, and safety is a major factor in its design. However, safety is also your responsibility. This section lists important information that will help you properly use and enjoy your system.
  • Page 4: Note To Catv System Installer

    24. Replacement Parts — When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician uses replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or having the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards. 25.
  • Page 5: Notes On Unauthorized Discs

    • Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type. INTRODUCTION Your Complete 7-Piece 600-Watt Home Theater Audio System is a great system that incorporates some of the best features in home theater technology. The Home Theater Audio System comes complete with a...
  • Page 6: Connections

  • Page 7: Placing The Receiver

    PLACING THE RECEIVER Do not place objects directly on top of the receiver as it could prevent proper heat dispersal. When installing in a rack or shelf, be sure to leave an adequate amount of space above and behind the receiver for air circulation.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Tv

    Connecting a TV Use audio/video cables or an S-Video cable (not supplied) to connect a TV to the receiver. 1. For audio, connect the plug from the TV’ s AUDIO OUT right jack to the receiver’ s right AUDIO TV IN plug from the TV’...
  • Page 9: Connecting A Digital (Optical) Audio Device

    2. If your satellite receiver or cable box has analog audio connections, connect red plugs to the right white plugs to the left jacks. To use your satellite AUDIO receiver (or cable box), select the SAT function (see “Controlling a Satellite Receiver or Cable Box” on Page 21).
  • Page 10: Connecting Antennas

    CONNECTING ANTENNAS FM Indoor Antenna In an area with strong FM signals, the T-type FM antenna (supplied) is sufficient. 1. Use a flat or Phillips screwdriver to loosen the screws on the supplied transformer. 2. Place the metal connectors on the end of the T-type antenna’...
  • Page 11: A Quick Look At The Receiver's Controls

    A QUICK LOOK AT THE RECEIVER’S CONTROLS DISC SKIP/TUNING MODE skip discs in DVD/CD mode. In tuner mode, press to switch between presets and manual tuning (see “Switching Between Preset Stations and Manual Tuning” on Page 20). BAND/PLAY – Press to select AM or FM band in tuner mode.
  • Page 12: A Quick Look At The Remote Control

    A QUICK LOOK AT THE REMOTE CONTROL MUTE — Press to imme- diately stifle the sound CKJ; CKJ; CKJ; CKJ; level. appears on the receiver’s display panel. To restore the sound, press again. COMPONENT SELECTION KEYS — Press to select or to control a desired component.
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Surround Sound System

    SETTING UP THE SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM Your Home Theater Audio System speakers are timbre matched and ready to use “as is” as soon as you unpack them. If you wish to fine-tune the system (for example, substitute different speakers or alter the sound distribution), follow the directions below.
  • Page 14: Changing The Sound Mode

    . IFýI?P; IFýI?P; appears. IFýI?P; IFýI?P; 2. Press SETUP 7 7 7 7 . <HEDJ <HEDJ appears. <HEDJ <HEDJ 3. Press 7 7 7 7 again. <#B7H=; <#B7H=; appears. To change to <#IC7BB <#B7H=; <#B7H=; 4. Press 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 press N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : If the cone size (diameter) of the speaker is larger...
  • Page 15: Stopping Play

    • Do not push on the disc tray or put any objects other than discs on the disc tray. Doing so may cause the DVD player to malfunction. • Keep your fingers well clear of the disc tray as it is closing. Keep children’...
  • Page 16: Recording Audio From The Receiver To Digital Audio Equipment

    While in Dolby Digital or Dolby Digital Stereo mode, press to turn Night Mode on. The receiver displays NIGHT MODE D?=>JýED. Press D?=>JýED D?=>JýED D?=>JýED again to turn it off. The receiver NIGHT MODE displays D?=>JýE<< D?=>JýE<<. D?=>JýE<< D?=>JýE<< N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : Night Mode is not available for movies using DTS mode, or when the audio is set to PCM mode.
  • Page 17: Changing Subtitle Language

    The DVD menu’s contents and operation differ from disc to disc. The following procedure explains the basic operation when this feature is used. 1. Press during play. The DVD menu available on the MENU disc now appears. Pressing RETURN scene when was first pressed.
  • Page 18: Selecting Digital Audio Out

    *0)ýB8 *0)ýB8 (Letterbox) — If you have a conventional TV set and *0)ýB8 *0)ýB8 your DVD is formatted for widescreen viewing, use this setting. All video material not formatted in the Pan and Scan style is played back in the letterbox style. Black bands appear at the top and bottom of the screen.
  • Page 19: Mp3 Random Play

    Press during playback or when the player is stopped. REPEAT Each time you press this button, the repeat mode displayed on the TV screen changes between REPEAT ONE, REPEAT ALL, and REPEAT OFF. If you select REPEAT ONE the disc repeats a file. If you select REPEAT ALL the disc repeats a folder.
  • Page 20: Switching Between Preset Stations And Manual Tuning

    N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : Press again to stop auto scanning sooner. MEMO To store stations on the other band, repeat Steps 1–4, substituting the other band in Step 1. Switching Between Preset Stations and Manual Tuning If you store preset stations, pressing...
  • Page 21: Programming Tracks

    Programming Tracks You can program up to 32 tracks for playback in any desired order. This function only operates with audio CDs (not DVDs). N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : The disc must be recognized by the receiver, so play the disc for a little while after loading, then program it.
  • Page 22: Using The Sleep Timer

    To control the satellite receiver or cable box with the remote control, see “Using the Remote Control to Control Additional Components” on Page 22. USING THE SLEEP TIMER You can set the sleep timer to turn off the receiver after a set period of time.
  • Page 23 Brand Codes FUTURETEC 103, 104, 106, 110, 119, 121, 122, 152, 154, 155, 185, 187, 200, 221, 230, 264, 265, 281 GIBRALTAR GRUNDY 138, 146, 271 HALLMARK 104, 106 HARVARD HITACHI 104, 106, 110, 112, 113, 119, 140, 159, 160, 214, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 248, 279 INFINITY JC PENNEY...
  • Page 24: Vcr Codes

    Brand TELECAPTION 205, 270, 271 TOSHIBA 149, 172, 189, 205, 209, 210, 217, 218, 221, 260, 262 UNIVERSAL 152, 187 VICTOR VIDTECH 104, 105, 106 WARDS 101, 104, 105, 106, 107, 124, 146, 152, 162, 169, 174, 175, 176, 185, 187, 188, 219, 220, 284 YAMAHA 104, 105, 106, 119...
  • Page 25: Cable Codes

    Brand OPTONICA ORION PANASONIC 421, 446, 509, 525, 526, 531 PENTAX 416, 455, 456, 507, 520 PENTEX RESEARCH PHILCO 421, 462, 463 PHILIPS 421, 462, 496, 524 PILOT PIONEER 410, 443, 455, 480, 481, 523 PORTLAND 416, 417 PROSCAN 401, 412 PROTEC PULSAR QUARTER...
  • Page 26: Satellite System Codes

    Brand PHILIPS 711, 712, 713, 714, 725, 730, 731, 732 PIONEER 701, 733, 734, 742 PULSAR RADIOSHACK 770, 771, 779, 780 747, 749, 752 REALISTIC 709, 749 REGAL 722, 735 REGENCY REMBRANDT RUNCO 737, 738, 786, 787 SAMSUNG 714, 734 SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA 706, 736, 737, 738 SIGNAL...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING This receiver has been manufactured to the specifications of RadioShack and is covered by a limited warranty from RadioShack. If your receiver is not operating as it should, take it to your local RadioShack store or call 1-800-THE-SHACK for assistance. If you think that there is something wrong with this component, check the points below.
  • Page 28: Care

    Symptom Considerable noise in Incorrect frequency. radio broadcasts. The antenna is not connected. ΠRF (AC-3) and/or digital cables are near the antenna terminals and wires. (For FM) The FM antenna is not fully extended or is poorly positioned. (For FM) The signal is weak. (For AM) The AM antenna is poorly positioned.
  • Page 29: Cleaning Discs

    • Do not place discs on top of the receiver. • Do not touch the playback side of the disc. • Do not attach paper or tape to discs. • Do not store discs in a place subject to direct sunlight or near heat sources.
  • Page 30: Video Section

    (AM) Sensitivity (Loop Antenna) ... 600 V/m (AM) Selectivity, +/– 10K ... > 25 dB (AM) S/N Ratio... > 40 dB Video Section Output Level ... 1.0 V (p-p), 75 ohm S-Video Y-Output Level ... 1.0 V(p-p), 75 ohm S-Video C-Output Level ... 286 mV(p-p), 75 ohm S/N Ratio ...
  • Page 31: Setting A Rating Level And Password

    SETTING A RATING LEVEL AND PASSWORD You can prohibit the playing of specified DVDs which are unsuitable for children. Some DVD discs contain a restriction level which enables parents to remove scenes or prevent playback of discs by children. Your DVD player has a password device designed to prevent children from changing the level.
  • Page 32 This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workman- ship under normal use for two (2) years from the date of purchase from RadioShack company- owned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES...

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