Digital sound field processing amplifier (48 pages)
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B G R T DSP-A595 Natural Sound AV Amplifier Amplificateur audiovisuel OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG BRUKSANVISNING MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING 3/27/99, 1:32 PM...
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Dolby Digital Decoder Dolby Pro Logic Surround Decoder CINEMA DSP: Theater-like Sound Experience by the Combination of Dolby Surround and YAMAHA DSP Technology 6-Channel External Decoder Input for DTS and other future formats SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES ... 2 FEATURES ... 3 CAUTION ...
Using this unit with a higher voltage than speci- fied is dangerous and may result in fire or other accidents. YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.
Extensive research into the exact nature of the sonic reflections that create the ambience of a large hall has made it possible for YAMAHA engineers to bring you this same sound in your listening room, so you’ll feel all the sound of a live concert.
SPEAKERS terminals or SUBWOOFER terminal to maximize system performance. YAMAHA DSP technology made it possible to present you with nearly the same sound experience as that of a large movie theater in your listening room by compensating for lack of presence and dynamics in your listening room with its original digital sound fields combined with Dolby Surround sound field.
“EXT. DECDR” appears on the display and you can play the signal connected to the EXTERNAL DECODER INPUT terminals. DSP-A595-1 INPUT Turn this selector to select the program source (VCR, VIDEO AUX, TV/DBS, DVD/LD, CD, TUNER, PHONO) to listen to or watch.
“0” position produces flat response. TREBLE Used to increase or decrease the high frequency response. The “0” position produces flat response. DSP-A595-1 BALANCE This control is effective only for the sound from the main speakers. Adjusts the balance of the output volume to the left and right speakers to compensate for sound imbalance caused by speaker location or listening room conditions.
Lights up when the tape deck (or MD recorder etc.) is selected as the input source by pressing TAPE/MD MON / EXT. DECODER on the front panel or TAPE/MD on the remote control transmitter. DSP-A595-1 indicators “ ” lights up when the built-in Dolby Digital decoder is on and the signals of selected source encoded with the Dolby Digital is not in 2-channel.
LFE (low frequency effect) sound with high fidelity when playing back a source with the Dolby Digital decoded. You may wish to choose the convenience of a YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System, which has its own built-in power amplifier. 4-Speaker Configuration The center speaker is not used in this configuration.
SPEAKER PLACEMENT When you place the speakers, refer to the following diagram: Center speaker Main speaker Subwoofer DSP-A595-2 Main: The position of your present stereo speaker system. Rear: Behind your listening position, facing slightly inward. Nearly 1.8 m (approx. 6 feet) up from the floor.
(left) to L, R (right) to R, “+” to “+” and “–” to “–”. Also, refer to the owner’s manual for each component to be connected to this unit. * If you have YAMAHA components numbered as !, @, #, $, etc. on the rear panel, connections can be made easily by making sure to connect the output (or input) terminals of each component to the same-numbered terminals of this unit.
When using the DTS or other decoder with 6-channel discrete outputs, connect the 6CH DISCRETE OUTPUT terminals of the decoder to the EXTERNAL DECODER INPUT terminals of this unit. DSP-A595-2 GND terminal (For turntable use) Connecting the ground wire of the turntable to the GND terminal will normally minimize hum, but in some cases better results may be obtained with the ground wire disconnected.
“digital” and “analog” easily. (See page 26 for details.) DVD or LD player DSP-A595-2 Notes • When connecting an audio/video unit to both of the digital and analog terminals of this unit, make sure to connect to both terminals of the same name.
CONNECTING TO VIDEO AUX TERMINALS (ON THE FRONT PANEL) These terminals are used to connect any video input source, such as a camcorder, to this unit. Camcorder DSP-A595-2 3/25/99, 3:53 PM...
If you have a subwoofer with built-in amplifier, including the YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System, connect the SUBWOOFER OUTPUT terminal of this unit to the input terminal of the subwoofer system.
Europe models). Simply insert the banana plug connector into the corresponding terminal. OUTPUT TERMINALS (FOR DRIVING SPEAKERS WITH EXTERNAL AMPLIFIERS) (MAIN, CENTER and REAR OUTPUT terminals are provided for U.K. and Europe models only.) DSP-A595-2 For connecting to the REAR and CENTER SPEAKERS terminals Red: positive (+) Black: negative (–)
In this position, low bass signals (below 90 Hz) at the main channels are output from the SUBWOOFER OUTPUT terminal if the SW or BOTH position is selected on “4. BASS”. DSP-A595-2 3. MAIN (MAIN SPEAKER) 5. M.LVL (MAIN LEVEL) 4. BASS (LFE/BASS OUT)
* After pressing SET MENU once on the remote control transmitter, you can also select the title by pressing . (Pressing goes back one selection.) Appears. DSP-A595-2 Press + or – once or more to select the position you want. Front panel Remote control...
Set the SELECTOR DIAL to the AMP/TUN or DSP position on the remote control transmitter. Set VOLUME to the “ ” position. Front panel DSP-A595-2 ) on the remote control transmit- Turn the power on. Front panel Select the main speakers to be used.
Front panel Press TEST (so that “TEST LEFT” appears on the display). Remote control DSP-A595-2 Turn up the volume. Remote control You will hear a test tone (like pink noise) from the left main speaker, then the center speaker, then the right main speaker, then the right rear speaker, and then the left rear speaker, for about two seconds each.
Remote control Press TEST once more to cancel the test tone. Remote control DSP-A595-2 Notes • Once you have completed these adjustments, you can adjust the overall sound level on your audio system by using VOLUME (or VOLUME ( transmitter) only.
SELECTOR DIAL to the component to be used. (See “SETUP CODES” on page 42.) Set VOLUME to the “ ” position. Front panel Turn the power on. Front panel DSP-A595-3 BASIC OPERATIONS 3 1,7 Select the desired input source by using INPUT. (For video sources, turn the TV/monitor ON.) See page 26 if you are using an external decoder or playing a tape or an MD.
* If you use two main speaker systems, press both A and B. Play the source. Adjust the volume to the desired output level. Front panel DSP-A595-3 If desired, adjust BASS, TREBLE, BALANCE, etc. (see below) and use the digital sound field processor. (see page 29.)
TAPE/MD MON / EXT. DECODER on the front panel (or, TAPE/MD or EXT. DEC. on the remote control transmitter). DSP-A595-3 • Once you play a video source, its video image will not be interrupted even if INPUT for an audio source is selected.
Front panel Begin recording on the tape deck, MD recorder or VCR connected to this unit. DSP-A595-3 When the tape deck or MD recorder is used for recording, you can monitor the sounds being recorded Remote control by pressing TAPE/MD MON / EXT.
SLEEP timer was set. The unit will be switched to the standby mode automati- cally at the selected SLEEP time. DSP-A595-3 To cancel the selected SLEEP time Press SLEEP once or more so that “SLEEP OFF” appears on the display.
Functions when the input signal is encoded with the Dolby Digital (not in 2-channel). Speaker output: main, center, rear DSP-A595-4 Reproduces video discs, video tapes and similar sources which are Dolby Surround encoded and bear the “DOLBY SUR- ROUND” logo.
Dolby Digital (not in 2-channel). Speaker output: main, center, rear Note: When the NONE position is selected on “1. CNTR” in the SET MENU mode, no sound is output from the center speaker(s). DSP-A595-4 FEATURE This program is designed specifically to enhance mono source programs.
DSP program using the numeric buttons (1 to 8). The name of selected program appears on the display. DSP-A595-4 If desired, adjust the delay time and the output level of each speaker. (For details, see pages 33 and 34.) Notes •...
Dolby Surround. The operation of these decoders can be controlled by selecting a corresponding DSP program including the combined operation of YAMAHA DSP and Dolby Digital or Dolby Pro Logic Surround. To enjoy a video source with the Dolby Pro...
* Depending on the mode of this unit, you cannot select all items. DSP-A595-4 Press + or – to adjust the settings for delay time or speaker output levels. Front panel...
However, if the power cord is kept disconnected for more than one week, these values will automatically change back to the original factory settings. DSP-A595-4 Notes • Adding too much delay will cause an unnatural effect with some sources.
LFE signal level to the level of other signals are adjusted. (See page 5 for details about the LFE channel.) DSP-A595-5 LFE (LFE LEVEL) D.RNG (DYNAMIC RANGE) C.DELAY (CENTER DELAY) GUARD (MEMORY GUARD) 10.
* See page 26 for details on switching the input mode. DSP-A595-5 Adjusting method Operations should be made while watching the information on this unit’s display.
You can use this remote control transmitter to control not only this unit but also other components connected to it. This is factory set to control this unit and most YAMAHA audio components. To control other brands of components, you must preset the remote control transmitter with the manufacturer’s codes listed on pages 311 to 322.
A/B/C/D/E Selects the Press this button to select a group of preset stations when component to be using the YAMAHA tuner. controlled. DSP selector Press this button. While the indicator lights up for about three seconds, select a DSP program using the number buttons (1 to 8).
TV. POWER This button turns this unit on under the default settings. (The code for a YAMAHA CD player is preset as the default code.) If other codes are preset, only those CD players having a remote controller with a POWER button will be turned on.
DVD/LD POWER (DVD) This button turns this unit on under the default settings. (The code for a YAMAHA DVD player is preset as the default code.) If other codes are preset, only those preset DVD players having a remote controller with a POWER button will be turned on.
Note: TV POWER, TV VOLUME and TV INPUT function if you have preset the code for your TV. CHANNEL ENTER CHANNEL UP DOWN DSP-A595-6 Note: You can control your VCR if you have preset the code for CHANNEL CHANNEL ENTER CHANNEL UP DOWN...
0037 0047 CBL/DBS DBS tuner 2455 2566 3072 3060 DVD/LD DVD player 4545 YAMAHA CD player 6187 YAMAHA TAPE/MD Tape deck 8524 YAMAHA *1: U.K. and Europe models *2: China and General models We recommend that you write all code numbers you have preset on the “Quick...
• If batteries leak, dispose of them immediately. Avoid touch- ing the leaked material or letting it come in contact with clothing, etc. Clean the battery compartment thoroughly before installing new batteries. DSP-A595-6 Remote control transmitter operation range Remote control sensor...
If the unit fails to operate normally, check the following points to determine whether the fault can be corrected by the simple measures suggested. If it cannot be corrected, or if the fault is not listed in the SYMPTOM column, disconnect the power cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center for help. SYMPTOM...
The sound is degraded when listening with headphones to a CD player or tape deck that is connected to this unit. DSP-A595-7 CAUSE Direct sunlight or lighting (of an inverter Change the position of the main unit. type of fluorescent lamp etc.) is striking the remote control sensor of the main unit.