Yamaha DSP-A595a Owner's Manual

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DSP-A595a
Natural sound AV Amplifier
Amplificateur audio-vidéo
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
BRUKSANVISNING
MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING

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    DSP-A595a Natural sound AV Amplifier Amplificateur audio-vidéo OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG BRUKSANVISNING MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING...

  • Page 2: Supplied Accessories

    SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES ACCESSOIRES FOURNIS MITGELIEFERTE ZUBEHÖRTEILE MEDFÖLJANDE TILLBEHÖR ACCESSORI IN DOTAZIONE ACCESORIOS INCLUIDOS BIJGELEVERDE ACCESSOIRES • Batteries (size AA, R6, UM-3) • Piles (taille AA, R6, UM-3) • Batterien (Größe AA, R6, UM-3) • Batterier (storlek AA, R6, UM-3) • Batterie (formato AA, R6, UM-3) •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Dolby Digital Decoder Dolby Pro Logic Decoder DTS Decoder CINEMA DSP: Theater-like Sound Experience by the Combination of YAMAHA DSP Technology and Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic or DTS SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES ... 2 FEATURES ... 3 CAUTION ... 4 Introduction FEATURES OF THE SOUND EFFECTS ...

  • Page 4: Caution

    Using this unit with a higher voltage than specified is dangerous and may result in fire or other accidents. YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from the use of this unit with a voltage other than that specified.

  • Page 5: Features Of The Sound Effects

    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 to your listening room, so you’ll feel all the sound of a live concert.

  • Page 6: Dolby Digital, Dts Digital Surround

    Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the next level of the Dolby Surround sound system that was developed for 35 mm-film movies by employing low bit-rate audio coding. Dolby Digital is a digital surround sound system that provides completely independent multi-channel audio to you. Dolby Digital provides five full-range channels in what is sometimes referred to as a “3/2”...

  • Page 7

    Dolby Stereo theater. Refer to pages 28 to 29 for the DSP program. However, YAMAHA DSP technology allows you to create nearly the same sound experience as that of a large movie theater in your home by compensating for the lack of presence and...

  • Page 8: Controls And Their Functions

    CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS FRONT PANEL Refer to pages 35 to 40 for the remote control. STANDBY/ON Press this switch to turn on the power of this unit. Press it again to set this unit in the standby mode. Standby mode In this state, this unit consumes a very small quantity of power to receive infrared-signals from the remote control.

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    SPEAKERS Set A or B (or both A and B) to the ON position for the main speaker system (connected to this unit) that you want to use. Set the button(s) for the main speaker system you don’t want to use to the OFF position.

  • Page 10: Display Panel

    DISPLAY PANEL Multi-information display This displays various information, for example the name of selected DSP program and name of selected input source. TAPE/MD MON indicator This 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.

  • Page 11: Speaker Setup

    LFE (low frequency effect) sound with high fidelity when playing back a source that is Dolby Digital or DTS-decoded. The YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System is ideal for natural and lively bass reproduction.

  • Page 12: Connections

    (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.

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    CONNECTING TO DIGITAL (COAXIAL AND/OR OPTICAL) TERMINALS If your DVD (LD) player, TV/DBS tuner, etc. are equipped with coaxial or optical digital audio signal output terminals, they can be connected to this unit’s COAXIAL and/or OPTICAL digital signal input terminals. Digital audio signals are transmitted with less loss than analog audio signals.

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    CONNECTING TO S VIDEO TERMINALS If you have a VCR and a monitor equipped with “S” (high- resolution) video terminals, those terminals can be connected to this unit’s S VIDEO terminals. Connect the VCR’s “S” video input and output terminals to this unit’s S VIDEO VCR OUT and IN terminals, respectively, and connect the monitor’s “S”...

  • Page 15: Impedance Selector Switch

    CONNECTING TO AN EXTERNAL DECODER This unit is equipped with additional 6-channel audio signal input terminals for inputting signals from an external decoder to this unit. Connect the 6-channel audio signal output terminals of the decoder to the EXTERNAL DECODER INPUT terminals of this unit.

  • Page 16: Connecting Speakers

    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.

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    How to connect Connect the SPEAKERS terminals to your speakers with wire of the proper gauge, cut as short as possible. If the connections are faulty, no sound will be heard from the speakers. Make sure that the polarity of the speaker wires is correct, that is the + and – markings are observed.

  • Page 18: Adjustments Before Using This Unit

    ADJUSTMENTS BEFORE USING THIS UNIT SELECTING THE OUTPUT MODES This unit provides you with the following five functions to determine the method of distributing output signals to speakers suitable for your audio system. When speaker connections have all been completed, select the proper setting for each function to make the best use of your speaker system.

  • Page 19: Adjustment Method

    ADJUSTMENT METHOD Adjustments should be made while watching the information on this unit’s display. When adjusting with the remote control, set the SELECTOR DIAL to the AMP/TUN or DSP position on the remote control. Turn the power on. Front panel Remote control Press SET MENU once or more to select the function “CNTR”...

  • Page 20: Speaker Balance Adjustment

    SPEAKER BALANCE ADJUSTMENT This procedure lets you adjust the sound output level balance between the main, center and rear speakers by using the built-in test tone generator. When this adjustment is performed, the sound output level heard at the listening position will be the same from each speaker.

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    Set BASS, TREBLE and BALANCE to the “0” position. Front panel Press TEST so that “TEST LEFT” appears on the display. Remote control Turn up the volume. Remote control You will hear a test tone (like pink noise) from each speaker for about two seconds in following order: left main speaker, center speaker, right main speaker, right rear speaker and left rear speaker.

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    Adjust the sound output levels of the center speaker and the rear speakers so that they become almost the same as that of the main speakers. Press TIME/LEVEL once or more to select the speaker to be adjusted so that “CENTER”, “R SUR.” or “L SUR.” appears on the display.

  • Page 23: Basic Operation

    BASIC OPERATION TO PLAY A SOURCE When using the remote control • Set the SELECTOR DIAL to the AMP/TUN position on the remote control. • To operate the tuner, the CD player, DVD/LD player, tape deck, MD recorder, or other components with this remote control, set the SELECTOR DIAL to the component to be used.

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    For a DVD/LD or TV/DBS source, the current input mode is also shown. * To change the input mode for the DVD/LD or TV/DBS source, press INPUT MODE (or the button that you have pressed to select the input source in step 3 on the remote control) once or more until the desired input mode is shown on the display.

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    Notes on using INPUT • The audio source selected by INPUT will not be played if the “TAPE/MD MON” indicator lights up or if “EXT. DECDR” is displayed. • If you select a video source by INPUT without canceling the selection of TAPE/MD MON / EXT.

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    TO RECORD A SOURCE ON TAPE, MD OR VIDEO CASSETTE Select the source to be recorded. Front panel Play the source and then turn up the volume to confirm the input source. Front panel Begin recording on the tape deck, MD recorder or VCR connected to this unit.

  • Page 27: Setting The Sleep Timer

    SETTING THE SLEEP TIMER The SLEEP timer can be used to make this unit automatically switch to the standby mode. When you are going to sleep while enjoying a broadcast or other desired input source, this timer function is useful. The SLEEP timer can only be controlled with the remote control.

  • Page 28: Sound Field Program

    The operation of built-in decoders (Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital and DTS) can be controlled by selecting a corresponding DSP program incorporating the combined operation of YAMAHA DSP and Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital or DTS. The following list gives you a brief description of the sound fields produced by each of the DSP programs. Keep in mind that most of these are precise digital re-creations of actual acoustic environments.

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    PROGRAM CINEMA DSP Program [1] 70 mm MOVIE THEATER ( • Input source : Dolby Surround 2-ch Dolby Digital • Output channel : 3 channels • DSP : 2 (presence & surround) [2] 70 mm MOVIE THEATER – DOLBY D. ( •...

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    PLAYING A SOURCE WITH THE DIGITAL SOUND FIELD PROCESSOR (DSP) EFFECT Follow steps 1 to 7 shown in “TO PLAY A SOURCE” on pages 23 to 24. Select the desired DSP program that is suitable for the source. Front panel Remote control Press DSP.

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    ADJUSTING THE DELAY TIME AND SPEAKER OUTPUT LEVELS When using the digital sound field processor with the Dolby Pro Logic decoder, the Dolby Digital decoder or the DTS decoder, you can adjust the delay time between the main sound and sound effect, and each speaker’s output level as you prefer. Adjustment method When adjusting with the remote control, set the SELECTOR DIAL to the AMP/TUN or DSP position on the...

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    Adjusting the delay time You can adjust the time difference between the beginning of the sound from the main speakers and the beginning of the sound effect from the rear speakers. The larger the value, the later the sound effect is generated. This adjustment can be individually made to all programs.

  • Page 33: Adjustments In The "set Menu" Mode

    ADJUSTMENTS IN THE “SET MENU” MODE The following ten types of functions will maximize the performance of your system and expand your enjoyment for audio listening and video watching. CNTR (CENTER SPEAKER) REAR (REAR SPEAKERS) MAIN (MAIN SPEAKERS) BASS (LFE/BASS OUT) M.LVL (MAIN LEVEL) D.D.LFE (DOLBY DIGITAL LFE LEVEL)

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    C.DELAY [Adjusting the delay of center sounds (dialog, etc.)] Control range: 0 ms to 5 ms (in 1 ms steps) Preset value: 0 ms * This adjustment is effective only when Dolby Digital or DTS is being decoded and the signals of the selected source encoded with Dolby Digital or DTS contain center-channel signals.

  • Page 35: Remote Control

    The position name is displayed in this window. TAPE/MD: The code for a YAMAHA tape deck is preset. (Be sure to preset the proper code when operating a YAMAHA MD recorder.) The code for a YAMAHA CD player is preset. DSP:...

  • Page 36

    A/B/C/D/E Selects the Press this button to select a group of preset stations when position for the using the YAMAHA tuner. component to be controlled. Press this button. While the indicator is lit up for about three seconds, select a DSP program by using the number buttons (1 to 8).

  • Page 37

    (PAUSE) Press this button to give a pause in operation. This button functions as PAUSE/ STOP* for operating YAMAHA CD players under factory settings. (STOP) Press this button to stop operation. This button functions as PAUSE/STOP* for operating YAMAHA CD players under factory settings.

  • Page 38

    DVD player. (LD) This button turns the unit on if you have preset the code for the YAMAHA LD player. If another code for your LD player whose remote control has a power button is preset, the button will turn on the LD player.

  • Page 39

    The lightly marked buttons do not function. See “AMP/TUN” on page 36 for those buttons which are not described here. Please refer to the owner’s manual for details of each component. Note: TV POWER, TV VOLUME and TV INPUT function if you have preset the code for your TV.

  • Page 40: Notes About The Remote Control

    NOTES ABOUT THE REMOTE CONTROL Battery installation 1. Turn the remote control over and slide the battery compart- ment cover in the direction of the arrow. 2. Insert the batteries (AA, R6 or UM-3 type) according the polarity markings on the inside of the battery compartment. 3.

  • Page 41: Setup Codes

    Factory-set codes POSITION Component Code 0037 CBL/DBS DBS tuner 2455 3072 DVD/LD DVD player 4545 YAMAHA CD player 6187 YAMAHA TAPE/MD Tape deck 8524 YAMAHA We recommend that you write all the code numbers you have preset on the “Quick Reference Card.”...

  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    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...

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    SYMPTOM No sound from the effect speakers. The sound effect setting is off. A Dolby Surround or DTS decoding program is being used with material not encoded with Dolby Surround or DTS. No sound from the rear speakers. The sound output level of the rear speakers is set to minimum.

  • Page 44

    When playing back a source encoded with DTS SYMPTOM A loud hissing noise is heard when you play back a source encoded with DTS. A percussive noise is heard when you begin playing back a source encoded with DTS. No sound is heard when you play back a source encoded with DTS, even though the AUTO input mode is selected on this unit.

  • Page 45: Specifications

    AUDIO SECTION Minimum RMS Output Power 8 ohms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.04% THD MAIN L/R ... 65 W + 65 W CENTER ... 65 W REAR L/R ... 65 W + 65 W 8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.07% THD MAIN L/R ...

  • Page 46: List Of Manufacturers' Codes

    LIST OF MANUFACTURERS’ CODES LISTES DES CODES FABRICANT VERZEICHNIS DER HERSTELLER CODES LISTA ÖVER TILLVERKARKODER ELENCO DEI CODICI DEL FABBRICANTE LISTA DE CÓDIGOS DE FABRICANTES LIJST VAN CODES VAN FABRIKANT Abex 0032 Acura 0009 Admiral 0093, 0163, 0213 Adyson 0217, 0032 Akai 0208, 0361 Akura...

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    0455, 0036 0037, 0431, 0337 Neckermann 0037, 0554, 0191, 0213, 0349 Nikkai 0037, 0216, 0218, 0072, 0264, 0035, 0032, 0337 Nikko 0317 Nobliko 0102, 0076 Nokia 0361 Nordmende 0109, 0196, 0198, 0213, 0287, 0343 Oceanic 0163, 0215, 0361 Optimus 0250 Optonica 0093 Orion...

  • Page 48

    CityCom 2394 Commlink 2288 Connexions 2396 Crown 2243 Cyrus 2200 D-box 2723 2362 2396, 2200 Diskxpress 2217 Drake 2268 2417 Echostar 2396, 2871 Emanon 2421 2331 Ferguson 2183, 2067, 2189, 2336 Fidelity 2252 Finlux 2455, 2108, 2344, 2397 Fracarro 2871 Freecom 2421, 2335 Fuba...

  • Page 49

    Vector Research 3038 Video Concepts 3045 Videosonic 3240 Wards 3072, 3000, 3081, 3042, 3048, 3047, 3240 White Westinghouse 3278 XR-1000 3072, 3000 Yamaha 3038 Yamishi 3072 Yokan 3072 Yoko 3020, 3240 Zenith 3000, 3033, 3034 DVD PLAYER Kenwood 4534 Magnavox...

  • Page 50

    Sega 5023 Sharp 5001 Sony 5193, 5201 Technics 5204, 5496 Telefunken 5059 Theta Digital 5194 Thorn 5014 Yamaha 5217 CD PLAYER Aiwa 6124, 6157, 6419 Akai 6108, 6156, 6199 Alba 6536, 6288, 6334 Arcam 6157 Audio Research 6157 Audio Ton...

  • Page 51

    YAMAHA ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. YAMAHA HOUSE, 200 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD WATFORD, HERTS WD1 7JS, ENGLAND YAMAHA SCANDINAVIA A.B. J A WETTERGRENS GATA 1, BOX 30053, 400 43 VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA, SWEDEN YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY, LTD. 17-33 MARKET ST., SOUTH MELBOURNE, 3205 VIC., AUSTRALIA...

  • Page 52

    Quick Reference Card AMP/TUN POWER STANDBY SELECTOR DIAL INPUT EXT. DEC. TEST A/B/C/D/E EFFECT ON/OFF PRESET UP DOWN VOLUME TV VOLUME MUTE SLEEP TV POWER REC/PAUSE DIR A (TAPE) REWIND (TAPE) SEARCH (MD) TIME/LEVEL SET MENU DSP program TAPE/MD POWER POWER INPUT DISC SKIP...

  • Page 53

    Quick Reference Card DVD MENU POWER Numeric buttons CLEAR DISC SKIP TV VOLUME TITLE/INDEX TV POWER TV INPUT VCR REC (*1) MENU UP MENU LEFT MENU RIGHT MENU SELECT MENU DOWN SET UP RETURN TITLE MENU *1: Press this button twice to start recording. *1: Appuyer deux fois sur cette touche pour démarrer l’enregistrement.

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