ABOUT DOLBY SURROUND
What is Dolby Surround sound?
Dolby Surround sound isa multichannel sound processing system originally
developed to enhance the soundtracks of theatrical motion pictures. The
film makers to present dialogue
sound effects in a more dimensional
manner that complements
occurring on the screen. Forexample,
from screen right to
screen left is accompanied
by the sound of the engine, screeching tires,
etc., moving inthesame
How does Dolby Surround sound work in the home?
Designed by the highly renowned Dolby Laboratories,
the home version
of this system utilizes a matrix encoding scheme that combines4
signals (left, right, surround, centre) into 2 channels, for distribution
stereo video tapes, laser discs, DVD, and other software. The built-in Pro
Logic surround decoder in the amplifier
restores the original left, right,
centre and surround channels, which stabilizes the action occurring at the
centre of the screen. The Pro Logic surround system recaptures the full
richness and depth of a film encoded in Dolby Surround, for enjoyment in
the comfort of your own home.
To achieve the best sound performance, select music sources which have
DOLBY, the double-D symbol no and "PRO LOGIC
The front (SX-F430)
magnetic stray field compensation.
Example: To set "PM 6:30,
Press the CLOCK button. The clock display appears.
After connecting the mains lead for the first time, when you press
the CLOCK button, the clock display blinks.
Press the MEMORY button.
The hours display blinks.
Turn the MULTI JOG control to set the "hours."
Press the MEMORY button.
The minutes display blinks.
Turn the MULTI JOG control to set the "minutes."
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Press the MEMORY button. The clock starts.
The time can be set accurately by pressing the MEMORY button
when a time signal is heard.
These operations can be done, even if in standby.
To display the clock during operation, press the CLOCK button. Press
it again to return to the original display.
When the display blinks because of a power failure, reset the time.
Turning the power on and off
Press theO/ON button. The indicators and displays light and the STANDBY
indicator goes out. (After connecting the mains lead, when you press the
&/ON button for the first time, the vOIUme reSet featUre automatically
the initial volume level.)
To turn off the power, press the WON button again. The STANDBY
indicator lights. The clock display remains lit.
When the mains lead is connected to the AC outlet, the STANDBY
indicator lights and the unit will respond to commands from the remote
Smart start function
If the following buttons are pressed when the unit is in standby, the unit
turns on automatically
and the selected function is set.
CD player section
DISC 1, DISC2, DISC3,
TAPE AIB, FWD PLAY, REV PLAY
Selecting the function
Press the desired function
button (CD, TAPE A/B, TUNEWBAND
The selected function indicator lights in red.
The function is automatically
selected when CD play or tape playback is
started, or when the TUNEWBAND
button has been pressed (except
during recording or tape dubbing).
When the function selection is changed, CD play or tape playback is
Adjusting the master volume
Turn the VOLUME control, or press the+ or– MASTER VOL button on the
remote control. The volume level appears on the display (VOL O - VOL
Adjusting the left/right speaker balance
Press the BALANCE button. The following indication appears on the
Turn the VOLUME
control while the balance indication
adjust the left/right speaker balance.
To reduce the overall volume temporarily
Press the MUTE –20dB button on the remote control. "MUTE
the display. To restore the previous volume setting, press the MUTE –
20dB button again. "MUTE
Press the BASSXPANDER
button to enhance the bass sound. "BASS"
appears on the display.
The initial setting of this function is ON.
Selecting the sound mode
Press the SOUND PRESET button to select the sound mode matching the
music to be listened to.
POP: Pops, etc.
Rock music, etc.
Classical music, etc.
JAZZ: Jazz, etc.
Indicates the input level and peak value of each sound range.
If the DISPLAY button is pressed, the display enters the demonstration
mode. To cancel this mode, press the DISPLAY button again.
TO DO IF ...
If the operation of the unit or display is not normal or when all the memory
contents are to be cleared, disconnect the mains lead from the AC outlet,
then press the RESET button (rear of the unit) for 30 seconds or more